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The Truth About Running Health For The Young

By on Jun 11, 2014

Want to know about running for the young? Then there’s probably no better person you could ask than Caitlin Chock.

Chock was a running childhood prodigy. She reached the 2004 World Junior Track Championships. And she set what was, at the time, the best time ever for a US High School 5k.

Before long, she had joined famed coach Alberto Salazar at the Nike Oregon Project – the very place where Salazar has had such huge success with the likes of Mo Farah and Galen Rupp.

Then running tragedy hit. In 2010, while out running, she was struck by a hit and run driver. Told she would never walk again, she did. And she doesn’t just walk, the lady is back running again.

Let’s turn back the clock to her running youth and hear Chock’s own thoughts about running health for the young. (You can find more on the issue of running as a youngster in the featured video above.)

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