Kade Meyer Celebration Run
 

 

Training Preparation

TRAINING PREPARATION FOR KIDS

Consult your Child’s doctor prior to any new exercise program. Here is an example training schedule to help kids prepare safely for the Kade Meyer Celebration 1 mile fun run!

Starting Level of Activity - Unacustomed to Physical Activity

Weeks

Run and Walk Reports

Total Daily Distance

One and Two Run one minute, walk two minutes 1/2 mile
Three and Four Run two minutes, walk two minutes 1/2 mile
Five and Six Run three minutes, walk two minutes 3/4 mile
Seven and Eight Run four minutes, walk two minutes 3/4 mile
Nine and Ten Run five minutes, walk two minutes 1 mile

 

Starting Level of Acitivity - Fairly Fit but Non-Runner

Weeks

Run and Walk Reports

Total Daily Distance

One and Two Run two minutes, walk two minutes 1/2 mile
Three and Four Run four minutes, walk two minutes 1/2 mile
Five and Six Run five minutes, walk one minute 3/4 mile
Seven and Eight Run five minutes, walk thirty seconds 3/4 mile
Nine and Ten Run ten minutes, walk thirty seconds 1 mile

 

Starting Level - Runs at Recess, in Gym Class or in Sports

Weeks

Run and Walk Reports

Total Daily Distance

One and Two Run four minutes, walk two minutes 1/2 mile
Three and Four Run four minutes, walk one minute 1/2 mile
Five and Six Run five minutes, walk one minute 3/4 mile
Seven and Eight Run six minutes, walk thirty seconds 3/4 mile
Nine and Ten Run ten minutes, walk thirty seconds or run the entire distance with no walking breaks 1 mile

 

Eat healthy everyday. Drink LOTS of water! Cross train (ride a bike, take a hike, play basketball, etc.) on alternate days. Take one day of rest a week if you wish or cross train easy on that 7th day. Have fun and be proud of yourself! You are awesome! See you in September!