Kids Marathon 2012

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Kids Marathon 2012
One day before the big race, hundreds of kids and their parents came Downtown for the Pittsburgh Kids Marathon on Saturday, May 5. Kids Marathon Video
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Kids Marathon 2012
The kids had a blast participating in the One Mile Fun Run!
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(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Kids Marathon 2012
Many lined the race route to cheer on the kids!
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(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Kids Marathon 2012
"All the exercising; it makes me feel good about running." -- Kids Marathon participant Sam Snider of Johnstown
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(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Kids Marathon 2012
The start line was located at the Boulevard of the Allies between Stanwix Street and Commonwealth Place.
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Kids Marathon 2012
Then, followed the Boulevard of the Allies to Wood Street, making a left onto Wood Street, and then onto 6th Avenue...
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Kids Marathon 2012
The course then followed a turn around at 6th Avenue and return to Wood Street, and then a right onto Boulevard of the Allies. And the race finished back where it started!
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Kids Marathon 2012
Many parents ran the course with their children.
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Kids Marathon 2012
Pittsburgh Steeler Ryan Clark even made an appearance!
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Kids Marathon 2012
"I just think it's really exciting that I get this opportunity to run this, and get exercise." --Kids Marathon participant Ian Snider of Johnstown
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(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Kids Marathon 2012
Some of the runners are part of the Giant Eagle Kids of Steel program.
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Kids Marathon 2012
Those kids have had to run a total of 25.2 miles over the last few months. They ran the last mile during the kids race.
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Kids Marathon 2012
The crowd took photos and cheered on the kids!
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Kids Marathon 2012
All the kids got medals...
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(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Kids Marathon 2012
Here's a closer look!
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(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Kids Marathon 2012
They also had their picture taken. Kids Marathon Video
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