The Serenity Ranch Youth Running program is open to kids in Kindergarten through 8th grade.  All workouts will be on trails or grass. Our science-based approach ensures the safety and appropriate activity level for all participants. 

 

6 Week Program- Includes: 

Monday: Dynamic Warm-Up, Drills, Workout and/or games, Cool-Down, Stretch

Wednesday’s: Coach-led warm-up & races. 

Race distances: 50m, 400m, 800m, & 1 mile runs

 

Coaches: 

Shannon Grady is a nationally recognized expert in the field of Applied Physiology and Exercise Science.  Over the past 20 years, she has worked with 100s of the world’s top running coaches and teams in the US and around the world. Shannon is a former Professional Middle Distance Runner and Elite Triathlete earning 4-Top 10 Triathlon World championship finishes, 2-time US National Champion, and 10-time USA Triathlon All-American. She ran track at the University of Florida, was an NCAA All-American, High School All-American, and 6-time PA State Champion. 

 

Megan Brown has over 15 years of coaching experience.  She was a 4-time PA State champion.  She received a scholarship and competed in Division I at LaSalle University.  She currently trains athletes of all ages and abilities while continuing to pursue her passion for running. 

 

Ryan Comstock has over 18 years of coaching experience including elite, high school, and youth level runners.  He coached men’s and women’s cross country and track at West Chester University and at Conestoga High School.  He has coached both the

conference freshman and Runner of the year and NCAA National qualifier, ​15 NSSF All-Americans, 11 state champions, and 71 state championship medalists during his 15 years of coaching high school cross country and track & field.  Comstock holds certifications as a USATF Level 1 Coach and USTFCCCA Endurance Specialist.  He ran cross country and track at Lock Haven University and was an 8-time PA state medalist and National champion.

Chrissy Dwyer is the track and cross country coach for Holy Family CYO.  She started running later in life and believes that creating a community of runners who are inclusive and lift each other up is the best part of the sport.