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Armed Forces Kids Run

Note: This event has already passed.

Calling all kids ready to run!

Join a free youth run for fun! The 2023 America’s Armed Forces Kids Run is Saturday, April 29 at Cowan Stadium. 

Registration forms and entry boxes are available at JBLM School Age Centers, JBLM commissaries, the Youth Sports office and CYS Parent Central offices. The last date to preregister is Monday, April 3. Completed forms may also be emailed to:

Late registration is April 4-28 at the Youth Sports office only.  Late registrations are now also being accepted over email until April 25.

Same-day registration will be on-site an hour before the run begins.

Race packet pickup for preregistered applicants is April 26–28, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. at the Youth Sports office at 6398 Garcia Blvd., Lewis Main. The office opens at 8:30 a.m. weekdays. Preregistered participants that do not pick up their shirts by April 28 will not be guaranteed a shirt on race day.

Please note that late and same-day registrations will not be guaranteed a T-shirt.

Distance: 5 & 6 year olds: 1/2 mile, 7 & 8 year olds: 1 mile, 9-16 year olds: 2 miles.

After the run, stay for KIDS' FEST!