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K-6 Students Invited to Join Kids of Steel Running Team

Mars Area School District elementary students (Grades K-6) are invited to join the District’s Kids of Steel running team.

Team members will be asked to run a total of 25 miles (or approximately 1 to 3 miles per week) and to record their miles at home. Participants will then join in the 1.2-mile Chick-fil-A Pittsburgh Kids Marathon to be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, on the North Shore.

Students may register for the race online at When registering, students should enter “Yes” in the “Are you participating in our Kids of Steel program?” field; then, in the next field, students should select “Mars K-6th.” Cost is $20.

The deadline to register is Thursday, March 31. For more information, visit