City of Peoria Press Release
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City Launches Summer Running Program for Kids
Peoria’s Recreation Division is introducing a summer running program designed for youths ages 7 through 13. Matt Repak, a PF Chang’s Rock-n-Roll Marathon all-star, will teach proper running form, hydration, race preparation and skills. Weekly workouts will include a warm up, cool down, running drills and speed work, with an average of 2-to-4 miles per workout. The program will begin the week of May 27 and run through July. Participants may choose mornings or evenings from one-to-three days per week. The fees for Peoria residents are $20 for once a week, $40 for twice a week and $75 for unlimited workouts. Non-residents must pay an additional $5. To register, call 623-773-7137.