MASON, Ohio -- Kids from all over the Tri-State are invited to begin - or deepen - a hobby of running this fall.
The Youth Running Club, which begins Monday, August 18, is a program open to children and teens, ages 9 to 15.
By signing up, participants will run and learn regularly outdoors, with the potential to develop a lifetime hobby, according to Mason spokeswoman Jennifer Trepal.
She said the Youth Running Club provides instruction on the basic techniques of running. In addition, kids will have opportunities to practice teamwork skills, self-discipline, good sportsmanship and achievement of goals.
The program welcomes all running levels.
Meetings are held twice per week, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 - 5:15 p.m., and will run through October 8.
Participation cost for Mason Community Center Premier Membership is $80, basic members will be charged $95, Mason residents must pay $119 and the fee for non-residents will be $143.
To enroll, visit Imagine Mason online , and select activity number 536523. For further information, the Mason Community Center can be reached at 513-229-8555.