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Coaching Videos

These award-winning coaching videos will help you start a youth running team or take your coaching to the next level.

P.E. Lesson Plans

The first and only set of comprehensive lesson plans to help students make running fun while developing important movement skills.

Training Plans

Turnkey plans to help you organize and structure practices for a variety of distances.

 

This free youth running program gets kids moving during the school day. They earn rewards as they rack up the miles running with their classmates and teachers.

Learn More About Mighty Milers

  • 07/30 – Save The Date – Fall Youth Jamboree
  • 06/30 – Mighty Milers Fun Run Photos
  • 05/22 – Fun Runs Are Off To a Great Start

Miles For Books

Earn books for your school, the Mighty Milers way!

Coaching and Games

Look here for coaching videos, activity ideas and games to enrich and enliven your running sessions.

Incentives and Awards

Mighty Milers is all about encouragement! A variety of incentives year-round for students and teachers keep enthusiasm high.

 

Introduce kids to cross country running and sportsmanship with Young Runners. They’ll learn to run distances from 1 to 6.2 miles while training with a coach and teammates. This free program is designed for kids at all fitness levels.

Learn More About Young Runners

  • 07/30 – Save The Date – Fall Youth Jamboree
  • 07/22 – Young Runners News Summer 2014
  • 07/01 – Young Runners Championship Photos

Coaching

Look here for coaching tips to teach running fundamentals, as well as games that enliven practices while honing skills.

Team Gear

Show team spirit by getting team shirts and your runners will look as sharp as they run.

Coach Awards

NYRR celebrates coaches and teams with annual awards that recognize the effort you devote to youth health and fitness.

 

Short-term series and day-long events are fun ways to introduce kids to running. Whether they’re beginners who want to learn or athletes who want to enhance their skills, kids will enjoy these events, which provide team support or competition in fun settings.

Learn More About Series and Events

NYRR Youth Running Series

This three-season program includes cross country, indoor track, and road running, and because the races feature kid-friendly distances ranging from three-quarters of a mile to two miles, they're perfect for youngsters of all fitness levels. Kids run with their age and gender group, and all races are timed and scored.

Summer Running Series

NYRR's free family-friendly series teaches running basics for kids and lets mom and dad join too.

High School Cross Country Training Series

A great fall season starts in the summer! Train with NYRR coaches in this 4-week program for cross country runners.