Running Start

We can only build the next generation of athletes by supporting coaches, educators, and fitness leaders. NYRR is committed to developing these leaders by providing tools, materials, and expertise that help get kids running for life.

Bookmark this page so you have ready access to our free resources including our award-winning library of coaching videos, P.E. lesson plans, event guides, and nutrition activities. New digital resources will soon be added, including high school training plans for the mile, 5k, and 10k.

Coaching Videos

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

 

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P.E. Lesson Plans

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

 

Elementary School

Use these lessons to teach a unit on running and watch your students have fun while improving their coordination, athleticism, and form.

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Other resources

Running Start resources also include complementary resources and lessons to promote running and fitness.

Nutrition Activities

Use these fun physical activities to teach children about making healthy food choices.

Training Plans

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

Event Guides

Host fun and safe athletic events for kids with Running Start resources.

RUNNING START NEWS

Spring Grant Roundup

Improve your school’s physical education programs with the following grants.

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