Saenz Elementary students and staff members will be participating in the 2017 Beach to Bay marathon with more than 2,000 teams Saturday, May 20.

There are two student teams with a total of 12 students and one staff team.

The students teams are made up of second, third and fourth graders. The students are Joshua Munoz, Josiah Godines, Francisco Urrutia, Randall Torres, Troy Ramirez, Jeremiah Casas, Dantae Harris, Ayden Ramos, Ryan Yfante, Robert Ramirez and Esteban Garcia.

Students run every morning two to four miles around the campus, said Coach Debra Beltran.

This is the third year in a row Saenz Elementary represents Alice Independent School District at the Beach to Bay Marathon, Beltran stated.