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New Bridge Middle School    Jacksonville, NC
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STRIDE

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Mr. Barhydt Phone Icon 9103465144 Email Icon Email
  Mr. Turner Phone Icon 9103465144 Email Icon Email

Summary Statement:  Stride is an afterschool running program for boys.  It is the companion program to Girls on the Run.   NBMS male students in grades 6 through 8 are welcome to participate.

 

Purpose:

Stride is a non-profit prevention program that encourages boys to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running.   The programs aren’t just about finishing a race. It is about developing a lifetime of healthy habits and healthy living. Every participant learns valuable life lessons that include:

 

  • nutrition and fitness
  • goal setting
  • communication skills
  • making a difference
  • working as a team
  • character development

 

Who can join?

Boys in middle school are eligible to participate. There is no need to have any previous running experience and kids don’t even have to consider themselves athletic to participate. The great thing about running is that anyone can do it! You don’t need lots of money or time to get in shape and learn a new skill. Come join the fun and experience the positive rewards of finishing a race and stepping across that finish line!

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