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1. Getting Started

As a Young Runners coach, you are in charge of the overall administration of the program at your site. NYRR assigns one of our Field Coordinators to assist you, and the Field Coordinator is your main point of contact with us.

New Young Runners

As a new site, you will receive a Young Runners Start-Up Kit to help you get up and running.  The kit includes:

  • 1 measuring wheel
  • 1 clipboard
  • 1 stopwatch
  • 1 whistle
  • 4 batons
  • 10 cones
  • 1 first-aid kit
  • T-shirt Sizing Chart

If any of these items are missing from your kit, contact your Field Coordinator or email us at

Returning Young Runners

Returning sites can request replacement items, such as a clipboard, first-aid kit, or measuring wheel during the application process or by emailing


  • 2. Set Up

    In our experience, thorough preparation leads to engaged students, inspired coaches, enthusiastic administrators, and successful programs.

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