Many running how-to books exist for adults, and there are even training manuals for high school runners. But lately many children in grades one through six have been discovering the joys and benefits of running as a sport, with very little to guide them other than their natural exuberance. This book is written specifically for them.In straightforward, simple language, "Kids Running" discusses the basic elements of running: proper footwear, training, diet, and competition. Additional sections cover cross-training, safety, running games, after-school clubs, clothing, mileage tracking, and preventing injuries. With a good balance of graphics, information, vocabulary, and some entertaining asides, this book will help channel all that youthful energy toward excellent running and a lifetime of health.Goodrow, Carol is the author of 'Kids Running', published 2008 under ISBN 9781891369766 and ISBN 1891369768.