Kids running program returns

Comox Valley Road Runners once again hosting Kids Run4Fun

junior running program for youth ages eight to 14 is being offered once again by the Comox Valley Road Runners (CVRR). The program begins Monday, April 15 and will be held each Monday until June 10 between 6 and 7 p.m.

Entering its fifth year, Run4Fun focuses on proper running techniques, infused with a sense of fun and adventure occurring within a dynamic social environment.  Participants can expect to learn about the general principles of physical fitness and correct running techniques – including injury prevention, nutrition and diet.

Although the program focuses on running and fitness, it also has great potential to guide youth toward making healthier lifestyle choices. Seven locations have been selected for this year’s running schedule and promise to keep running fresh and exciting for participants.

During the Grande Finale on June 10, participants will take part in fun races and each participant will receive a prize.  Each participant will also be timed and will likely be amazed at their noticeable improvement in comparison to their initial assessment of the first day of the program.  Graduates have gone on to run “fun races” including the July 1st CVRR Mile.

Cost of the program is $25 per participant, which includes a CVRR membership, a water bottle, a Run4Fun T-shirt and treats such as juice, fruit or other healthy food. The CVRR, Re/Max Ocean Pacific Realty, Extreme Runners, Thrifty Foods and Rawthentic Eatery generously sponsor this program.

For more information or to register, drop-in at Extreme Runners on Fifth Street in Courtenay or call Mary Ann at 250-339-9730.

 

 

Just Posted

Highway 19A closed following collision near Union Bay

The collision happened around 1 p.m. on Sunday

Fire damages Too Good to be Threw

Emergency crews responded to a fire that broke out in Too Good… Continue reading

WATCH: Teams gather in Comox for VEX competition

More than 40 teams across Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland gathered… Continue reading

Dementia village planned for Comox hospital

Providence Health takes ownership of St. Joseph’s April 1

Vehicle crashes into ground floor of Comox retirement building Saturday

A driver narrowly avoided injury to herself or others as her vehicle… Continue reading

Students seen mocking Native Americans could face expulsion

One 11-minute video of the confrontation shows the Haka dance and students loudly chanting

12 poisoned eagles found in Cowichan Valley

Improper disposal of euthanized animal suspected

Comox Valley libraries have plenty to offer during Family Literacy Week

Colleen Nelson Special to The Record Do you have a young reader… Continue reading

Olympic softball qualifier to be held in B.C.

Tournament is to be held Aug. 25 to Sept. 1

B.C. resident creates global sport training program

The 20 hour course teaches the science and application of interval training at the university level

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

May plans next move in Brexit fight as chances rise of delay

Some say a lack of action could trigger a ‘public tsunami’

Group challenges ruling for doctors to give referrals for services that clash with beliefs

A group of five Canadian doctors and three professional organizations is appealing

Major winter storm wreaks havoc on U.S. travel

Nearly 5,000 flights were cancelled Sunday around the country

Most Read