STRIDE is a fun fitness and running program for boys in grades 3rd - 5th. Boys have the chance to share their thoughts and opinions about various life topics in a safe, encouraging environment that helps them develop character while building their running endurance to compete in a 5K.
Success + Teamwork + Respect + Inspiration + Determination = Excellence in Character
We encourage boys to exhibit excellence in character in all aspects of their lives, make healthy choices and build confidence by leading them through a curriculum that incorporates fun activities and running.
To provide a high quality program for all boys in third through eighth grade where the focus is on fun and fitness
To increase the confidence of participants by helping them feel good about themselves and their abilities
To create an opportunity to share information about various topics to help them reach a “whole person” excellence by being better individuals, students, team members, athletes and members of their community
To provide a valuable experience for our coaches with a program that will improve their lives and the lives of the participant
To improve the participants' fitness level by training and preparing them to complete a 5K
Fall 2019 STRIDE 5K Challenge
When: Sunday, November 17 at 2 PM
Where: Walker Johnston Park (9000 Douglas Ave, Urbandale, IA 50322)
Each STRIDE participate is paired with an adult running buddy to support and encourage him along the 5K route. Register to be a running buddy below.
No 5K is possible without willing and dedicated volunteers. Help make a memorable experience for all the participants. Volunteer shift will be from 11:30 AM-3:30 PM Sunday, November 17th at Walker Johnston Park in Urbandale.