GYMM Run 1 4 Fun


The Run 1, 4 Fun! is our family friendly 1.2 Mile Fun Run/Walk held in association with the 50 day “Get Our Youth Moving Marathon”


Novo Nordisk promotes the following healthy lifestyle:

5 fruits and vegetables per day
2 hours or less of screen time per day
1 hour or more of physical activity per day
Almost None – almost no sugar-sweetened beverages; 2 or less per week

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2016

Location: START Line of the Discover Bank Delaware Marathon™ on the Wilmington Riverfront

Time: 10:30am           Pre-Event Activities START at 9:30 am.

Course/Distance: 1.2 Mile Fun Run/Walk on the RiverWalk, from our Delaware Marathon START to our Delaware Marathon FINISH Line

Cost: The event is FREE to those schools who participate in GYMM and for the families of Delaware Marathon participants who wish to run/walk together.

Amenities: Race number.  Run 1, 4 Fun tee shirt.  Child’s finisher’s medal.  Healthy refreshments.  Also, enjoy our family friendly entertainment before the event!

Thank You to all our Sponsors: NOVO NORDISK,  Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware, Service Mark

Age Limit: The one mile fun run \ walk is designed for kids 17 and under. The one mile walk is open to families and kids of all ages.

Why: To promote a healthy lifestyle for children and adults!

GYMM: The Get Our Youth Moving Marathon is a 50 day, habit changing healthy activity curriculum for kids that starts in March. Participants engage in 30 minutes of a wide variety of healthy activities per day, earning 25 miles towards the completion of their own marathon. They then finish their 26th mile on Delaware Marathon™ race weekend on the actual Delaware Marathon™ course.  GYMM is ideal for elementary schools, churches, scout troops and other youth groups. Want to participate?  Contact Jim Walter at  GYMM supplies curriculum books for the children to track their activities and provides motivation and instruction for the youth groups to succeed.

A great way for kids and families to come out and support Delaware’s marathon and Team Relay!!

Marathoners: interested in running/walking with our kids for free!! – drop us an email to to reserve your spot.



Event sanctioned by USA Track and Field