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 [email protected]  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 [email protected] to reserve your spot.



Event sanctioned by USA Track and Field