Read what others are saying about NYRR's Running Start.

Juliann Ken

"This is totally what I've been looking for, something not out of a book, but visual for me as a coach and for my runners. It has all of the features I sometimes feel my program lacks from time during the season. Has everything from what to do to keep them running, healthy, and happy in being a part of the team."


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Pete Rea

"A Running Start is the most thorough video resource I have ever seen for the introduction and implementation of training for young runners. From games to keep training enjoyable to the proper stretching techniques for young runners, A Running Start is a must-use resource for all those who work with our young athletes."


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Curtis Granderson

A Running Start is a great resource because it promotes activity and healthier living while also helping parents understand how to work with their children in the activities that keep them strong. Studies have shown that a more active child is more likely to perform better in school as well.

Curtis Granderson, New York Yankees Outfielder and Founder of the Grand Kids Foundation

Paula Radcliffe

"A Running Start is an excellent and exciting resource for anyone interested in spreading the joy, fun, and benefits of running to youngsters of all ages. As someone who is very passionate about passing onto youngsters the very many advantages I have discovered through running, and ensuring that they discover the fun, love, and joy of the sport as well as the increased self confidence and health benefits...

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Mike Prutz

"Ok, your site has got to be the most comprehensive and informative running site for a coach!! It gives me ideas when needed and basics that the students can understand. THANK YOU!!!"

Mike Prutz, Cross Country Coach
- Lowell HS, San Francisco, CA

Terrence Mahon

"New York Road Runners has done a wonderful job with the A Running Start video series. It is important to keep training both educational and fun for runners of all ages. This new program will instruct runners on the fundamentals of our sport while keeping it interesting and entertaining."

"If we can all get out and challenge ourselves to learn something new while testing the limits...

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Kara Goucher

"A Running Start is an incredible source for athletes of any age and level. Keeping running fun and teaching the basic fundamentals is key to an athlete's success and enjoyment of the sport. A Running Start does just that. It educates athletes on important basics in a manner that will keep them motivated and give them an understanding of what they are doing."


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Annette Kenealy

"Wow! Checked out your website today - I LOVE IT! I have a middle school running club and will be using your site often!! Thanks for making new, exciting plans for the club so much easier!"

Annette Kenealy,
Rockingham County MS, Wentworth, NC