YMCA of the Triangle

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FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
FOR HEALTHY LIVING
FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Do you have an aspiring runner interested in learning more about the sport?  Y Runners is designed for kids, ages 6 to 14, who wish to get intentional individual training in endurance, cross-country, running technique, and sprinting.

Y Runners will meet twice weekly for an hour to an hour and 15 minutes. Athletes are introduced to form and technique as well as a program designed to increase stamina. Runners will aim to build confidence and enhance endurance.

Athletes will participate in two cross-country meets, as well as time trials throughout the season to measure their individual improvement. The program begins the week of September 13 continues through the week of November 6 at Alexander Family YMCA, Kraft Family YMCA, Southeast Raleigh YMCA and Taylor Family YMCA.

Like everyone, we are keeping up with the latest North Carolina and CDC guidelines around COVID safety. Please be sure to check our Youth Sports Health and Safety page for the latest information. 

SPORTS DIRECTORS

Alexander Family YMCA and Southeast Raleigh YMCA, Eric Rhinehalt
Kraft Family YMCA and Taylor YMCA: Mark Simmons