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Mount Kisco's Saw Mill Club Prepares Kids To Run 5K In September

Saw Mill Club trainers are training kids who will participate in the Kids On The Run 5K race in September.
Saw Mill Club trainers are training kids who will participate in the Kids On The Run 5K race in September. Photo Credit: Contributed
As preparation, kids are running up stairs.
As preparation, kids are running up stairs. Photo Credit: Contributed
The Kids on the Run 5K race will be held on Sunday, Sept. 21.
The Kids on the Run 5K race will be held on Sunday, Sept. 21. Photo Credit: Contributed

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- In an effort to get ready for Kids On The Run 5K race on Sunday, Sept. 21, Saw Mill Club trainers Carrie Martabano and Lucia Luppino Andrew Ricketts have been training kids who will participate in the race throughout the summer. 

The training sessions have been taking place on Tuesdays at the Recreation Field next to Saw Mill Club and on Saturdays at the Fox Lane field. 

Approximately 20 kids and 6 mothers are in the program from Mount Kisco and surrounding areas. The participants are having fun, getting stronger and gaining confidence.

In order to prepare, they are running stairs, rolling down hills, doing sprints, running laps, doing calisthenics, learning how to stretch and how to eat healthy.