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Atlanta Track Club's Kilometer Kids is a free, incentive-based running program designed to get kids (ages 7 to 14) in the community active! The mission of Kilometer Kids is to promote a healthy and active lifestyle to area youth through a running-based program, empowering children with the knowledge they need to make smart lifestyle choices.
The program launched in 2007 with one location serving 38 kids. Kilometer Kids has grown significantly and now impacts more than 7,500 children each year in the Atlanta region and beyond. The program is funded by Atlanta Track Club, private donations and partners including the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, Atlanta Braves Foundation, Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation, Chick-fil-A and PNC Bank.
To learn more about the program, or how to get involved, contact us.
Kilometer Kids is an official charity of the AJC Peachtree Road Race.
Date & Time
- Tuesday, March 29, 2016 – Grant Park
- Tuesday, April 12, 2016 – Tribble Mill Park (Lawrenceville)
- Wednesday, April 27, 2016 – Kennesaw State University (Cobb)
All events begin at 5:30 p.m.
START A PROGRAM
Whether you are a school teacher looking to start an after-school program or a parent who wants to run with your child in the neighborhood, the free, 11-week program is a great way to get started! A few of the program features include:
Free access to curriculum, including running game ideas and mileage tracking tools
Incentive items at end of program to all participants who reach their mileage goals
Flexibility - parents, teachers and site coordinators can begin the program in the Fall or Spring
Opportunity to participate in free, mid-week fun runs and other youth running events organized by Atlanta Track Club
Kilometer Kids seeks to create lifelong runners, instilling in participants the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle. Through the program, kids learn that exercise is a fun and rewarding activity, opening the door for physical activity to become a lifelong habit.
To learn more about the program, or how to get involved: Contact us