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The Gateway Pediatric Dentistry WildOnes Kids MaraFun is a unique race format that allows young people ages 4-12 to participate in their first race. On race day the course is 1.2 km but the kids are encouraged to do a 4-6 week training program to log their kilometers. If they get up to 41 km by race day they will complete their first "MaraFun" on the course! Don't forget to check out the Race Village in St. Albert, which includes a kids' fun zone, live entertainment, food and beverages and much more!
Coming back for 2024!
We are excited to bring the WildOnes MaraFun to more communities! Our WildOnes MaraFun racers will have the following options for participation:
Please note that the St. Albert WildOnes MaraFun will still be a part of the entire St. Albert RunWild event, including the 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon races, as it has in previous years. The satellite WildOnes MaraFun events in Sherwood Park and Spruce Grove will be on a smaller scale as it is only for the 1.2K MaraFun racers.
*Keep checking back for updates and more training tips as we add more links
MaraFun Race Details
In St. Albert, the formal stage program takes place at 11:00 am, before the race begins. Racers should be gathered in their teams by then as the warm-up takes place immediately after the program. Heats will be ran by school teams with the first heat being the independent racers, followed by the rest of the school teams.
Kids can sign up with their school (if participating), with a friend, or on their own. All WildOnes Kids MaraFun participants receive a competitors t-shirt, a race bib and a medal when they cross the finish line
APPROXIMATE RACE START TIMES
St. Albert: 11:30 am heats
Spruce Grove: 10:30 am
Sherwood Park: 2:00 pm
St. Albert: The start Line is on the trail next to Millennium Park.
Spruce Grove: New this year, the start line is located in Jubilee Park
Sherwood Park: The Start line is located in Greengrove Park in Glen Allen
St. Albert Course Map
Spruce Grove Course Map
Sherwood Park Course Map