HOW IT WORKS_
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When children enrol in school, they are allocated a Unique Pupil Number. Marathon Kids’ ‘Digital Tracking System’ (DTS) simply uses this number to match the child to distance completed, all safely logged on the system.
For Marathon Kids Schools, children complete laps of a course during each session, earning a wristband for every lap completed. The distance each child accumulates is added on to the Digital Tracking System at the end of the session, showing the total distance each budding athlete has clocked up during the course of the programme.
Marathon Kids are given the annual challenge of completing four marathons in an academic year, a feat many achieve, with some going far beyond this. More than 140,000 children have benefited from the two programmes over the past 10 years, and in 2019/20 kids ran more than 365,000km together.
Marathon Kids Parks works in a similar way, but instead of uploading the data to the DTS, children use the Marathon Kids App on a mobile device to log their activity.
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