Can Kids Run 10km? Teaching Kids to Run Distance

Some kids seem to run before they learn to walk, but when can kids start running longer distances? I’m not talking ‘chasing a ball’ running or ‘playing soccer’ running, I mean ‘race bib, starting time and crossing a finish line’ running. At what age can kids safely run a 5km or even a 10km race? Important…

Triathlon Tips for Kids: Swim, Bike, Run, Fun

Triathlons for kids are popping up in communities all across Canada and with the recent announcement from the Active Healthy Kids Canada 2014 Report Card that kids are getting a D- in physically activity levels, this is great to see. Most kids triathlons are based on fun first and not competition and that must be…

Raising Runners: Teaching Kids How to Run

Kids know how to run right? You see them in the field at school chasing each other and they play soccer at the park.  Do you really need to teach kids how to run? You actually do if they want to run as a sport rather than just for play.  For Track there are advantages…