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Kids Run the Nation Program Guide

Program Guide CoverThe new Kids Run the Nation Program Guide is designed to help teachers, coaches, and program directors develop youth running programs that can be implemented as a physical education or classroom wellness curriculum, as a before or after-school program, or as a community-based youth running program. The emphasis of this program is on participation and developing a healthy lifestyle as opposed to being a competitive running program.

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Kids Run the Nation Running Guide for Kids

Running Guide for Kids image for website 3.2.18The Kids Run the Nation Running Guide for Kids is designed to motivate students to continue their running program or start their own running routine at home. This pocket-sized booklet, designed specifically for children, contains 16 pages of information about running that can be shared with parents or guardians. Program directors are encouraged to purchase the booklets and provide them to participants as an incentive and to solidify important concepts such as running form, safety, and energy balance. Bulk purchase discounts available for orders of 25 or more.

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Kids Run the Nation Backpack Tags

Backpack tagIncentives like our Kids Run the Nation backpack tags are great motivators for young runners. While they are designed to complement the Kids Run the Nation curriculum, anyone may purchase a backpack tag to encourage a child, and any running program leader can purchase multiple backpack tags to be given away as incentives to program participants. They also make great key chains! Bulk purchase discounts available for orders of 25 or more.

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Kids Run the Nation BOCO Hats

Support the RRCA's Kids Run the Nation program and grant fund through the purchase of a custom BOCO Technical Trucker hat. Purchase hats to reward your dedicated young runners, for your coaches and volunteers, or for yourself! $7 of your purchase will go towards the Kids Run the Nation Fund.

The hat features the Kids Run the Nation logo complemented by fun designs in the program's colors on the front panel and under the brim.

Sizes: Youth/Women's and Adult/Men's

 snap back

Material: 100% polyester

Care: machine washable

Bulk purchase discounts available for orders of 25 or more. Email for more information.
KRTN BOCO Hat - Front 1
KRTN BOCO Hat - Front 2
KRTN BOCO Hat - Back
KRTN BOCO Hat - Underbrim
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Fitness Finders® Toe Tokens®

Kids Run the Nation token 

We are excited to have partnered with our friends at Fitness Finders to create a custom Kids Run the Nation token. Fitness Finders designed their Toe Tokens specifically for youth running programs, and our affordable, custom incentives will brighten up runners' token chains and make great awards for achieving distance, attendance, or sportsmanship goals. They are available in a mix of Kids Run the Nation colors in quantities of 25 to 1,000.

Complementing the custom token is the Kids Run the Nation Token Tote, which is designed to organize tokens and accessories in an easy-to-carry tote.

Kids Run the Nation Token Tote     Kids Run the Nation Token Tote open

Toe Tokens serve as a visual reminder of progress and achievement. Click the blue links above to browse their selection of economical incentives and choose the colors and shapes that will best inspire your participants - you'll order directly from the Fitness Finders website. Don't forget to order chains or shoelaces to hold each runner's collection!


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