We understand that children’s bodies are still growing and that running long distances regularly can also have an adverse effect on a child’s physical development. Therefore you will find that most of our challenges for Kids are for distances of 5km or below and all of our challenges can be broken down into multiple parts and can be completed on a scooter or bike if preferred, or even walked or skipped.
Our challenges are designed to help children stay active. How far they should run in one go is a difficult question, as every child is different and it depends on age, physical development, fitness levels, type of running and personal preference. Although many children have naturally high levels of aerobic fitness, they are limited in their capacity to generate energy for high-intensity activities. A child's aerobic system is not fully developed so it's