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KIDS CLUB

$0 Tuesdays at 5:15 PM at Lakeland High School
Description

The LRC Kids Run Club prepares kids for a lifetime of running. This is program is held during the school year, is gender-neutral, and designed for children in kindergarten through fourth grade regardless of school affiliation.  The emphasis of this program is on participation and developing a healthy lifestyle as opposed to being a competitive running program. The workouts include stretching, repeats, sprints, and distance runs. 

Parents are required to stay at the practice location for the entirety of the workout and are encouraged to participate with the kids.

For older children, we offer a Middle School Development Program during the summer and early fall.


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Meeting Location: Common Ground Park Grass Field
When: Tuesdays when PCSB are in session
Check-In: 5:00 PM
Workout Starts: 5:15 PM
Wrap Up: 5:45 PM

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RECOMMENDATIONS FOR YOUTH PARTICIPANTS FROM THE RRCA

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.

Founded in 1958, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) is the oldest and largest national association of runners and running organizations dedicated to growing the sport of running. The RRCA uses the term “running” ​to encompass the broad spectrum of “running” in the US, including competitive running, jogging, fitness walking, race walking, and wheelchair fitness/racing on roads, trails, and tracks.

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1000 Edgewood Drive
Common Ground Park
Lakeland, FL US 33803
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