Healthy Kids Running Series, a national inclusive and fun youth running experience, inspiring boys and girls (ages 2-14) to believe in themselves and lead an active healthy lifestyle, is conducting a safe, five-week in-person spring running series featuring once-a-week racing. It will be held at the Tennessee Riverpark, 4301 Amnicola Hwy., beginning Sunday, March 27, at 3 p.m.
Registration is now open at HealthyKidsRunningSeries.org. Registration starts at $35 for the five-week series.
“Each race is an exciting opportunity for kids to develop a community connection and teaches healthy active lifestyles in the scenic environment of the Chattanooga Riverpark,”said Jin Copp, community coordinator of the Chattanooga, TN Healthy Kids Running Series.
Healthy Kids Running Series is a five-week program with once-a-week races on Sundays, beginning March 27, with age-appropriate race distances. Kids compete each week in their designated age or grade level division. Every participant will receive a T-shirt and medal.
Healthy Kids Running Series programming is supported by Stride Rite.
“We are closely following the guidelines as suggested by the CDC and have implemented measures to ensure our runners and their families feel safe on event day,” said Tamara Conan, vice president, Healthy Kids Running Series. “We recognize and understand these are challenging times, but we are offering our runners and their families a unique experience that teaches kids effort, perseverance, persistence, sportsmanship, independence and a love for being active outdoors.”
Healthy Kids Running Series impacts more than 60,000 youth runners in 300+ communities across the United States. Learn more at www.HealthyKidsRunningSeries.org.