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Start 'Em Young!

T. J. Murphy dives into the motivation and keys to success behind Rod Dixon's KiDSMARATHON...

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Rod Dixon, Mayor Neil O'Leary Help Launch Kid's Marathon In Waterbury

Rod Dixon - "Lots of schools and students are signing up and the enthusiasm is growing in Connecticut. Schools are really into it and there's such a different in acceptance of the idea than years ago." Just yesterday in the Waterbury Observer - "Long-distance running legend, Rod Dixon, of New Zealand, was back in Waterbury Thursday morning to help kick-off the second year of his Kid’s Marathon running program in the city. Dixon won the bronze medal in the 1500 meter run at the 1972 Olympics...

March 28, 2014 12:00 am

LA KiDSMARATHON Final Mile @ Dodger Stadium

Despite rare overcast skies, the LA KiDSMARATHON Final Mile at Dodger Stadium was run by 5000 Students! Over 500 Teachers, Mentors, and Coaches, and 12,000+ family members witnessed their achievement. NBA Lakers legend, AC Green, ran the Final Mile with the KiDs.

March 22, 2014 12:00 am

Checking in with 32nd St. School

LA KiDSMARATHON is having it's most successful year yet! 27,000 KiDS in school training in Los Angeles, Glendora, Inland Empire, and Chino Hills. LA KiDSMARATHON Final Mile Celebration will be held in Dodger Stadium on March 2nd, 2014.

March 21, 2014 12:00 am

Asics LA Marathon 2014

Rod Dixon is pleased to announce an agreement between LA MARATHON LLC and the Rod Dixon’s KiDSMARATHON Foundation. The partnership... View Article

December 17, 2013 12:00 am


Olympic medallist and world champion runner returns home to launch KiDSMARATHON in New Zealand Obesity is killing us and with... View Article

April 26, 2013 12:00 am