Kid’s Running Form: Under-6 200m Race Footage from the 2011 Stanford Invitational

Steve Magness just tweeted a link to an awesome video of the kid’s under-6 200m race on the track at the 2011 Stanford Invitational. Steve’s quote introducing the video really hits the nail on the head: “After watching this under 6 200m…kids know how to run/sprint… if only we didn’t screw them up!

Watch them run down the homestretch – love it!

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About Peter Larson

This post was authored by Peter Larson. Pete is a recovering academic who currently works as an exercise physiologist, running coach, and writer. He's also a father of three and a fanatical runner with a bit of a shoe obsession. In addition to writing and editing this site, he is co-author of the book Tread Lightly, and writes a personal blog called The Blogologist. Follow Pete on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and via email.


  1. Misszippy1 says:

    So true. I watch my 6-yr. old when she is running and it is beautiful. I want that!

  2. go little dudes!
    i remember when i was like that…smiling while running down the track, good times

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