TC10K ToolKit Kids

1 Week to Go!

Have you been following your Thrifty Foods Kid’s Trainer for the Family Run? Or are you following our training plan for the 10K? We know you are doing an excellent job, so thought it was time to just have a little laugh. In this video a few kids were asked to pretend they were running a race. This is what they came up with.  CLICK HERE  Good luck in your race!

Bored snippets


2 Weeks to Go!

Check out this article about a 12 year old girl in the United States who set a huge goal to run in every county in her home state. What kind of goal could you set for yourself?  CLICK HERE

running girl


3 Weeks to Go!

Here is a really cute video for the little ones wanting to do some exercises. 14 minutes of exercises for the young (and older!) at heart. CLICK HERE.

Excercises for kids


4 Weeks to Go!

This is a great Ted-Ed talk about muscle We have over 600 muscles in our bodies that help bind us together, hold us up, and help us move. Your muscles also need your constant attention, because the way you treat them on a daily basis determines whether they will wither or grow. Jeffrey Siegel illustrates how a good mix of sleep, nutrition and exercise keep your muscles as big and strong as possible.  CLICK HERE



5 Weeks to Go!

Here is a professional athlete talking about what he does before his sporting event and what he recommends for kids to do too! Healthy food and sleeping well are key! Watch the video. CLICK HERE.

How to run healthy


6 Weeks to Go!

Do you need a little pep talk? Well have a listen to this motivational speech by high school football player Apollos Hester. You can be young and motivational!  CLICK HERE.

Apollos Hester


7 Weeks to Go!

You are never to young to start learning to train. Watch this 8 year old and the determination he has with his training! Click on the image to watch the story from the Ellen Show.

Young trainer


8 Weeks to Go!

Did you print off your Training Plan yet? Look below at Week 9 because now is the time!  Have fun!!


9 Weeks to Go!

Time to get the kids thinking about their Training Plan for the Thrifty Foods Family Run. Print off and put on your fridge. Help your little one plan out their 1.5km race!  The trainer starts on March 1. Click on the image for a PDF copy.

Kids Trainer


10 Weeks to Go!

Watch this story about two brothers who compete together in triathlons. You will be amazed!



11 Weeks to Go!

Check out this Crunch and Go Card from Thrifty Foods!

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