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The LRC KIDS Program is open to kids 5 years old and up, regardless of ability or school affiliation. The program helps prepare kids for a lifetime of running. The workouts will include stretching, repeats, sprints, and distance runs. Parents are required to stay at the practice location for the entirety of the kids program and are encouraged to participate in the workout.

Please join our REMIND text group for weather cancellation or location change updates: text @19lrckids to the number 81010

When: Tuesdays

Season: when PCSB schools are in session

Where: Lakeland High School Track

Schedule: Check-In: 5:00 PM
Workout Starts: 5:15 PM
Wrap Up: 5:45 PM

Participation is free, but requires registration.

Participation in Age Appropriate Events

Running in a kid’s fun run or youth track event can be a great experience for kids. For children 5 and under focus on “dash” events that range from a few yards to 400 meters. For children 5 and over, kids fun runs that are a ½ to 1 mile long may be considered, but allow for a combination of running and walking. Children ages 12 and over may want to participate in a 5K run. Children ages 15 and older may want to participate in a 10K to half marathon event. Children 18 and older may want to participate in a marathon or further distance. These are general guidelines and the distance a child can physically and emotionally tolerate will depend on the individual, however, longer distances (10K and over) should wait until after puberty.

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