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Sonoma Family Life Magazine

Not All Marathons Are Run. Some Are Read.

Not all marathons are run. Some are walked or talked, or even read. Just ask Marathon Kids. Through its Run and Read program, it encourages parents and their kids to run or walk 26.2 miles over the summer and read 26 books. And in the Talk and Walk program (no reading required) participants walk 26.2 miles and have a good conversation while they are doing it. The organization will even provide conversation-starter cards. To find out about either the Run and Read or the Talk and Walk programs, go to