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Kids Run SARR 5K Training Program!       (The spring program has been postponed until further notice.)
 

Kids Run SARR 5K Training  is a fun, 8-week run program geared toward helping youths run a 10K. It builds upon the pacing, competitive and non-competitive exercises, and other overall wellness practices taught in the Kid's Intro to Running Program. 
 

The age for registration is 10-14 years old.  Participants must be able to run 15 minutes without stopping before registering. Please let anyone know who may be interested!

 

THE PROGRAM

This will be a 8-week program for kids ages 8-13.

 

Meetings will be held weekly, on Tuesday evenings, and Saturday mornings.

 
Once a week on Wednesday the kids should perform a strength training exercise routine as predetermined by the Coach.  Handouts with the routine of the week will be handed out at the at the Saturday/Sunday long run.
 

Participants should be able to run 15 minutes without stopping prior to beginning of training.  The focus will be on the basics of running, including form and techniques.  It will not focus on speed or racing.     

 
At the completion of the 8-week program, the kids will have the option of participating in a 5K.
 

CURRICULUM

Develop an understanding of a running program, as well as learn the physiological components of the sport.

Achieve the ability to jog or run for 30 minutes several days a week and a 5K long run.

Encourage proper running form and incorporate yoga and other stretching techniques.

Develop character skills (setting goals, encouraging others, positive attitude, etc.) and an understanding of the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

 

REGISTRATION

This inaugural program is only open to family members of the San Antonio RoadRunners. Registration for each child will be $20.00 and will include training, materials (journals) and a T-shirt.  Registration will be available shortly.

This program is sponsored by the San Antonio Road Runners, a local non-profit organization serving the community since 1973. 

 

QUESTIONS?

Contact Gabriella Hernandez at kidsrunsarr@gmail.com

 

Presented by San Antonio Road Runners (a non-profit running club dedicated to providing events and education on running since 1973)