Kids Run the Nation has been a Road Runners Club of America program since 2008, starting in response to the growing national concern for children’s health. It is a gender inclusive program with an emphasis on participation and developing a healthy lifestyle. Coach Kelly utilizes the Kids Run the Nation curriculum, however, makes changes as needed to fit each child’s fitness level. She has been coaching this kids program for 4 years, covering topics like physiology and good form, concepts of warm-up, pacing, and cool down and eating healthy. The graduation race at the end of the program will be the Irondequoit 2 mile or 10k on July 4th. T-shirts available for purchase.