“Our mission is to promote balanced, healthy lifestyles to young adults and show them that they can achieve anything they put their heart into, all by simply running”.
In the programs first year, Rogue AC coached and mentored 17 high school students to finish the Austin Marathon, most of whom haven’t run before. Now in its second year, Marathon High is in 7 schools in Austin. Rogue Ac Athletes strive to positively influence the youth of Austin not only to run and achieve their goals but adopt healthy lifestyles.
Marathon High has partnered with several community partners.
- Whole Foods Healthy eating department are providing cooking classes on healthy eating.
- Urban Roots are facilitating a field day to teach the students sustainable agriculture and ways to live healthy through nutrition.
- The Trail Foundation are providing a Kayak tour of the recently developed boardwalk trail.