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Featured Web Site: Kids Running

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kid runningAaron posted an article on Children’s Running back in September. I’m an avid believer in children getting out there to run. I ran with my daughter when she was younger and now I run with my 5-year-old grand daughter. She has run several races and loves it. That’s why I was so excited when I accidently came across the KidsRunning.com.

KidsRunning is presented by Runner’s World and contains lots of great information to motivate youngsters. The graphics and layout are presented with a kid in mind.They even have Running Games. They look like a lot of fun and I can’t wait to try some of them with my little runner.

In the Columns section there are inspirational and informational writings by the editor, teachers, coaches and guest writers. There’s also a Resources section that lists some great books for kids to read about running.

The site has a lot to offer for youngsters and adults alike. If you’ve got a child who should be out there running, be sure to check it out.

Got a Web site to recommend? Leave me a comment with the details.

About Dawn - Pink Chick

For several years the only running I did was to run the annual 10k race in the spring. I got my best time when I ran hungover on only a few hours sleep. Finally one year I decided maybe I should really pick up running again on a regular basis and attended a running clinic. After finishing the 10k that year I continued to train and ran my first half marathon. That was in 2002. Later in 2002 I moved to Calgary where my running friends nick-named me Pink Lady, Pinko, Pinky and finally Pink Chick simply because I almost always wore pink when I ran. Truth be known I wear it almost all the time. I ran, well mostly walked, my first marathon in 2003. Since then I've run a ton of shorter 5/10k races, 9 half marathons and I added a second marathon in 2007 when I ran the San Diego RnR Marathon. Today I still run. I'm slow but I'm still out there and lovin' it. Someday I hope to join the Triathlon world.



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  1. Kids Running at Career Mom Radio on October 17th at 6:51 pm

    […] Does anyone remember my exercise piece from a couple weeks ago? I want my kids to learn early to love exercise. CRN pointed me to a great site, Kidsrunning.com. […]

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