• Upcoming Events

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    5:30 pm Summer Social Run Meet-Up
    Summer Social Run Meet-Up
    Jul 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
    TRDC is offering weekly summer social runs from the last week of June through the end of July! Meeting at the Yards Park each Wednesday at 5:30pm, these runs are open to the entire TRDC community, and will provide an opportunity to stay connected over the summer months.  TRDC summer social runs will be held on the following dates: Wednesday, June 28 Wednesday, July 5 Wednesday, July 12 Wednesday, July 19 Wednesday, July 26 New students are welcomed to attend; however, they must bring a completed student enrollment packet in order to participate in group runs. We look forward to seeing[...]

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    Our Mission

    Teens Run DC empowers underserved youth to envision and work towards the achievement of personal goals through a youth mentoring and distance running program.

    During the year, students train alongside teachers and individual mentors who challenge and guide these youth to develop greater responsibility, discipline, perseverance, and goal-setting skills as they train for progressively longer distance races. They meet with teachers twice weekly at their home schools and on weekends as a larger community with their individual mentors. Mentors and mentees have regular contact throughout the week, and at least once monthly outside of practice for more social activities.

    “We want our youth to recognize that who they are is worth valuing.”

    Between teachers and mentors who serve as strong, positive role models, and peers working towards similar goals, Teens Run DC creates a thoughtful and supportive community fostering a sense of belonging for all participants, making the journey easier and more fun – whether training for a 5K race or a half marathon, attempting to lose 5 pounds or trying to find a healthier lifestyle.

     

    TRDC CORE VALUES

    Vision

    Commitment

    Effort

    Ownership

    Community