Why (and how) to get your kids into running this year

Our Manager of Junior Programs, Andrew Pagé, was a guest author on the Run Ottawa blog this week discussing “Why (and how) to get your kids into running this year”.  Please find an excerpt from Andrew’s blog below, with a link to the complete article.

There are lots of reasons for kids to get involved in track and field. It’s a great way to stay active, develop fitness, and build confidence at a young age. But did you know it’s also one of the best ways for kids to improve at all other sports?

Every year we hear from parents who tell us that since taking one of our programs their child is stronger on his or her skates, faster on the soccer pitch, throwing harder and with more accuracy but most importantly, enjoying their favorite sport more.

See full article here.