COURT HOUSE - Healthy Kids Running Series, a national inclusive and fun youth running experience where youngsters (ages 2-14) celebrate their success and develop an active healthy lifestyle, is accepting registrants for its five-week spring Series at HealthyKidsRunningSeries.org.
According to a release, the season’s first race will be March 29 at 3:30 p.m. at the Cape May County 4-H Grounds.
“Part of an active healthy lifestyle is getting kids out from behind gaming consoles and other screens and playing outside. Whether it’s running or another outdoor activity, we want to get kids moving,” stated Tamara Conan, national director, Healthy Kids Running Series. “Our races are kid focused on the ultimate goal of teaching them how to be active and healthy and creating meaningful relationships within our community.”
“We believe that sports, particularly running, teach lifelong values, such as confidence and accomplishment,” stated Jeff Long, founder, Healthy Kids Running Series. “We teach effort, perseverance, persistence, sportsmanship, independence, and grit to our participants and their families, as together, we are building a healthier generation of active kids.”
Healthy Kids Running Series offers a five-week program in the spring and again in the fall with age-appropriate race distances.
Children compete each week for a chance to earn points, and at the end of the series, the top boy and girl with the most points in their respective age division earn a trophy. All participants receive a finisher’s medal, race bibs and Healthy Kids Running Series tech T-shirt for their achievements.
Early bird registration for the five-week series is less before March 8 and then increases slightly.
The series impacts more than 60,000 youth runners in 300+ communities across the United States.
Healthy Kids Running Series engages communities and families by providing an inclusive youth running experience, inspiring kids to believe in themselves and lead active healthy lifestyles.
Learn more at www.HealthyKidsRunningSeries.org.