The Monumental Kids Movement is a nine week youth running program held two days each week culminating with participants running the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 5k on Saturday, November 1st, 2014. Seventy-five percent attendance (14 out of 18 sessions) is required for free 5k race entry. Currently 18 Indianapolis Public Schools plan to participate in the program. Those schools are...
- IMM is a 501-c-3 not-for-profit dedicated to supporting public education. In just the first five years, the IMM has donated over $400,000 to support local education based not for profits.
- In 2013, the Monumental Kids Movement saw remarkable growth in participation. From one IPS school in 2012, to 18 schools in 2013, 17 of which were IPS.
- In 2012 IMM created an 8-week pilot running program in IPS #19, culminating with 150 students running the Monumental 5k.
Julie Herdman, Physical Education teacher at IPS #19, with students and staff at the finish of the 2012 Monumental.
The Monumental Kids Movement is a collaborative partnership with the following organizations;