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HKFR Course Map ButtonThe MCM Kids Run, located in the Pentagon North Parking Lot, is an out-and-back, closed course which is completely enclosed by 3-foot tall bike rack. Thirty-five uniformed Marines are located throughout the run route as well as the Family Link Up tent, start line, and finish line to ensure all children are encouraged and safe. Parents are not permitted on the course, but may run alongside their child on the outside of the bike rack.

The course is designed with the parent-child team in mind. Several photo opportunities are available along the C-shaped route for adults to catch their youngsters in action. From the start line, spectators can walk to the turnaround point, and then to the finish, snapping photos all the way!

Children should report to the starting area 15 minutes prior to their start time. Parents must remove the Kid Claim Coupon from the runners' bib prior to dropping the child at the start line. This coupon must be handed to the uniformed Marine at the Family Link Up station to retrieve your runner after the race. Parents must also fill in the emergency information on the back of the child's bib to complete the check-in process.

The MCM Kids Run will launch young runners in waves beginning at 9:30 a.m. Parents can choose the wave in which their child will participate during the registration process. Wave times for individuals include 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:20 a.m., and 11:40 a.m. Waves at 9:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. are largely designated for school groups. Please note there is limited registration in each wave.

Time Wave Color Bib Numbers
9:30 a.m. Red 1 - 600
10:00 a.m. White 601 - 1,200
10:30 a.m. Blue 1,201 - 1,800
11:00 a.m. Gold      1,801 - 2,400 
11:20 a.m. Purple 2,401 - 3,000
11:40 a.m.  Green  3,001 - 3,600


2013 HKFR BibThe MCM Kids Run is a closed course. For the safety of all participants, access to the course is limited to registered runners, MCM staff and uniformed Marine support personnel. After crossing the finish, children will receive their medal and post-race snacks. They will then be escorted to the Link-up Area. Parents can locate their children based on the last number on the child’s bib and will need their Kid Claim Coupon for children to be released from the corrals.


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