Start your kids on the road to a healthy and active lifestyle while they’re young!
Whether you’re a parent, teacher or just plain running and walking enthusiast, there are plenty of ways to get today’s kids up, moving and on the path to an active and healthy lifestyle. The #1 rule is to make things fun!
To help jump start training for the kids in your life, we’ve enlisted the help of Competitor.com, the Official Magazine of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. Check out these four helpful tips to make running exciting and enjoyable for the entire family!
For the complete article on Getting Kids Running, visit Competitor.com here.
#1: MAKE IT FUN
Move away from running laps as punishment and teach kids that running is enjoyable!
#2: PARENT INVOLVEMENT
Kids are more likely to be lead by example. Lace up your running shoes and join the next run!
Talk about the importance of eating healthy and growing up strong
Your little rock star will take home plenty of well-earned rewards on race day.
These are just a few ideas to pass on the running torch to your kids and youth, but it’s important to start them young to instill healthy building blocks for life.
Register your Rock Star for KiDS ROCK taking place Saturday, October 7 to make it a race weekend family affair!