The fourth-annual Vernon Schools Marathon is under way.
Local youth coach, runner and Eastern Connecticut State University faculty member Charlie Chatterton, along with Rockville High School Athletic Director Steven Phelps are running a 26-mile route around town today - Thursday - and stopping at each school to promote the School Wellness Council’s message of encouraging kids to be more active.
The are welcoming folks to join them for parts of the tour.
Food drives for the Hockanum Valley Community Council are taking place at each school s today as well as a day-long book drive at Skinner Road School.
The route schedule is attached. The runners should be done by 1:55 at Skinner Road.