AlertDue to the extreme heat forecast, the TCS New York City Marathon Long Training Run #1 has been shortened by five miles. See the race page for details, and read our warm-weather running tips in advance of Saturday's event. 



Try these overall activities after you've used some form and pacing lessons and watch your kids bring the basics together.

After students have played with form and pacing skills, use these activities to combine them, so that kids have a bigger picture of what strong running entails. Combined, these skills form the foundation for more precise running techniques that students will learn as they mature.

Lesson Plans

Continuous Relay

With plenty of team cheering, students run fast repeatedly, building strength and endurance

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Tags: elementary school

Ten Seconds and Counting

Like a car going through the gears, kids get to see how their form changes while slowing or increasing speed

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Tags: elementary school, overall skills

Funky Run

Students get funky with their running and then use the skills they've learned to correct their form

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Tags: elementary school, overall skills

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