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1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
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Though the 2022 Santa Clarita Marathon, presented by Parkway Motorcars, has been cancelled, local elementary students are still encouraged to complete their training and finish the Final Mile Challenge.

The Final Mile Challenge, presented by Kaiser Permanente, is a free-running program designed to promote health and fitness among children in Santa Clarita. The challenge consists of participants registering online and logging 25 miles run prior to the official Santa Clarita Marathon race day, which was scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 12. Virtual Final Mile Challenge participants must register online by Jan. 15.

With the switch to a virtual format this year, participants will be asked to log a total of 25 miles prior to race day then complete the final 1.2 miles of the marathon distance on Feb. 12. The city of Santa Clarita will deliver finishers’ medals to each participant’s school for distribution. An alternate pickup option will be made available to homeschooled students only and will be coordinated via email.

How to Participate:

– Register online at SCMarathon.org by Saturday, Jan. 15, and begin training

– Complete 25 training miles and track your progress using the Mileage Tally Sheet

– Follow along with weekly practices emailed every Monday leading up to your individual “race day” on Feb. 12

– On your own, run the final 1.2 miles on Saturday, Feb. 12 and submit your Mileage Tally Sheet to finish your “marathon”

– Earn your finisher’s medal, which will be distributed to your school the following week

Download Mileage Tally Sheet [here].

Submit Your Mileage Tally Sheet [here].

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