Forty-eight Top of the World Elementary School students participated in the mile-long Kids Run at the OC Marathon on May 5.
The race was part of a 12-week fitness training program, which parents and teachers implemented this spring to encourage physical activity and healthy eating habits, according to a news release.
During the program, known as KROC, students engaged in 25.2 miles of moderate to vigorous physical activity.
The Kids Run at the OC Marathon event marked 26.2 miles the kids have accumulated in exercise, the full distance of a marathon, and they will receive an official OC Marathon medal.
Culinary students receive scholarships
Pinkberry Chief Executive Ron Graves awarded $5,500 in scholarships to culinary students from Laguna Culinary Arts, according to a news release.
The students were asked to come up with sweet and savory recipes using the frozen yogurt retailer's fresh toppings and yogurt as a key ingredient.