Sun, Sep 21, 2014
Port Matilda, PA
The Healthy Kids Running Series is a non-profit youth running program started by the Pattison Sports Group to provide kids with a positive, educational, and fun experience in the world of running. To combat the increasing rates of childhood obesity in America, the Healthy Kids Running Series offers a running program that motivates kids to be healthy and active and provides a fun environment to improve children's self-esteem. Healthy Kids Running Series encourages kids to adopt a "Get Up and Go" attitude.
The Healthy Kids Running Series is a five week running program for kids Pre-K to 8th grade. Each Race Series takes place once a week and offers running events such as the 50 yard dash, the 1/4 mile, the 1/2 mile and the 1-mile run. Kids will compete each week of the Series based on their grade level. Score is kept, but the goal is to help kids improve their times every week and have fun!