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Kids crossing a 5K finish line
04.06.21Training Tips, Middle school age, High school age

How to Build Your Own Training Plan

Starting a new workout plan or committing to get in shape can be a daunting task. Where do you start? How often should you workout? Keep reading as we answer important questions like these and help you every step of the way!

Olympian Jared Ward stands in front of a sunset with his wife and four young children.
03.23.21

Guest Blog: Olympian Jared Ward shares "A Goal-Driven Approach to Screen Time"

Jared Ward is an Olympian, husband, and father of four. Now, he's sharing some parenting advice and inspiration with us!

Warming up before a race
03.15.21

How and Why to Warm Up

Ever wondered why warming up is important?  What a great warm-up routine consists of? You’ve come to the right place!

virtual race plan
03.03.21About Running

How to Make Your Virtual Race Even More Fun

Move this Spring with Kids of STEEL and be ready for the 2021 Virtual Chick-fil-A Pittsburgh Kids Marathon! Run your race on your own at any time and at any location. A virtual run can be a rewarding experience because you have a goal to train for, you can personalize your race, and celebrate your training season!
Run with us on strava
01.14.21High school age, Middle school age, Training Tips

Introducing the 4RUN2 Varsity Strava Club

We are so excited to launch our newest opportunity for teenage runners, the 4RUN2 Varsity Strava Club! The club is a great way to track your mileage during your training, view our running resources, participate in fun and challenging contests, and much more!

Girl receiving a medal after a race
12.21.20

New Year, New Goals!

At the start of each New Year people across the country set New Year’s Resolutions for themselves. This blog will help you decide on what to make your New Year’s Resolution, but more importantly, how to stick to it throughout the whole year and beyond!

Teenage runner stretching before a race
12.16.20

Learning Your Running Lingo

Just like any sport, running has its very own language. Some of the vocabulary and terms that are used by runners might be hard to decode by those who are new to the sport. Don't worry though, this blog will explain the most popular running terms that you need to know!

10.26.20About Running

MOVE this fall with the EQT Kids Virtual 10, Presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods

07.30.20About Running

Pro Advice: Mile Race Strategy - The 4 P's

06.26.20About Running

Conquering Your Running Goals