What is STRIDE?

  • A program designed to inpsire young boys to recognize their inner strength and develop essential skills for navigating life and establishing a healthy lifestyle.  Trained coaches lead the small team through a curriculum of lessons including, discussions, activities, and running games.  The program culminates with a service project, impacting their community and a celebratory 5K event.  This is the companian program to Girls on the run. 

How can I participate?

  • The 2019 Fall session will begin the week of October 3rd for 3rd-5th graders.  Ask Mr. Jarman or Mrs. Shinskie for more information. 

    Practices will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays right after school until 4:30 PM

What is the Format of STRIDE?

  • There is a fall and spring session.  Each session will end with a 5K.  Come Run with Us! 

    The fall 2019 season will end with the Merry Fitness 5K at Jacksonville Commons Elementary on Saturday, December 7th