Youth Running Tips for the Grasshoppers

As a parent, it's exciting to see your child dive into the sport of running - but it's common to have a TON of questions about youth running.  We're here to help.  Below, you'll find a series of downloadable pdf guides.  Each covers a different topic specific to your child's new sport.  If you have further questions beyond this, please reach out to us at info@columbusrunning.com, and we're always glad to help.

  • Getting Started with Youth Running
  • Shoes
  • How to Dress for Different Conditions
  • Youth Racing 
  • The Importance of Recovery 
  • The Sport of Running: Track, XC, Road Racing, and More

Runner's World has a great article on children running long distance, and we recommend that all parents of youth runners read this one here.