Running Club


Running club is back for our 7th year.  Student check-in and stretching will begin at 7:45 on the Gold Rush field.  Running club is open to 2nd - 5th grade students only.  Participants are encouraged to move at their own speed (walk, jog, run) and must be willing to engage in a variety of running activities such as lap counts, timed runs, relays, and scavenger hunts.  Students will be dismissed at 8:20 to enter the building.  Select the session that works best for your family.  Keep in mind that band and orchestra meet before school as well, usually on Tuesday and Thursday.  Registration and payment is on line.  

To register:  Go to the Gold Rush main web page...then across the top bar to "Parent Resources"...scroll down to "My School Bucks" to register and pay.  This is the same site parents will use to pay for field trips and other school related events.  Or try the link below                     

Monday & Wednesday Session:
Aug. 22, 27, 29, Sept. 5, 10, 12, 17, 24, 26, Oct. 1  (10 on site classes)
Sept. 3 no class - holiday break
Sept. 19 no class - rest day before Digger Dash

Tuesday & Thursday Session: 

 Aug. 23, 30 Sept. 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 25, 27, Oct. 2  (10 on site classes)
August 28 no class - assessment day 
Sept. 20 no class - Digger Dash

Participants should wear tennis shoes and bring a full water bottle. Classes will be held in the gym during rainy weather.  

The popular "reward tokens" will be used again to keep our runners motivated and consistent with their work-outs.  The tokens are tiny achievement symbols (see below) and will be given out at the end of each class.  Students who miss a class can make up 20-30 minutes of exercise on their own time, turn in a parent confirmation note, and receive the missed token.     

Come rumble in the jungle with running club and collect all 10 animals!