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Join us Sunday, October 13th at our 10 Fest race to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Healthy Kids Running Series. Enjoy a day of family fun and of course races!

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Kids Health

‘Sportsboyship’ by Kimberly Emilia

My husband and I enjoy sport and competition. When we had children, there was never doubt that we would introduce them to the values we have learned from sport, namely teamwork, and sportsmanship. Now that our oldest ‘little man’ is four and our second-born son is two, we thought it a great time to sign […] >> READ MORE

Food Truck Making You Work Up A Sweat To Earn Your Lunch

Click Here to read the original article from runnersworld.com written by:  Manon Blackman! Thanks Runnersworld! The Moving Food Truck in Portugal is accepting a new form of payment. No credit card or cash here…. physical exercise only. “Customers who wanted a cheeseburger needed to walk 5.4 kilometers or run 4.2 kilometers. If they wanted ketchup, too, […] >> READ MORE
Running

Part Three: Running Advice from Coaches at YouthRunner

In the third installment of this series, we have a couple of questions about what parents can do to ensure their children are healthy runners. We also have great advice, once again from our friends at YouthRunner, about training and drills they can do! What can I do as a parent to ensure that my […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families

Making Physical Activity a Part of a Child’s Life

Last week we talked about maintaining a healthy weight through physical activity. Why it’s important and what to do in terms of exercise to maintain your weight. Today we’ll dive a bit deeper into the topic and look at how you can make physical activity a part of your child’s life – after all, there […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families

Time out! How, When, and Why to Use Them

Time out is a parenting technique to encourage children to stop doing things that you don’t want them to do. When your child misbehaves, you can calmly remove your child from the activity and put them in time out. Your child usually will stop doing the behavior to avoid going into time out. Time out […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families

Adventures in Parenting: 3 and Under

Responding, Preventing, Monitoring, Mentoring, and Modeling. Five seemingly simple steps in parenting are rarely so simple! The system, known as “RPM3,” is outlined in the Adventures in Parenting series from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Some of our runners are as young as two years old, so many of our athletes’ parents […] >> READ MORE
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