Run Like the Wind, Kid
The North West Broward Road Runners Club’s Youth Running Program motivates the training of beginner
and advanced runners interested in learning and improving running skills. The program focuses on endurance, speed training and helps kids enhance running skills for sports like baseball, basketball, football, lacrosse, softball, volleyball, soccer and other athletics.
Head Coach Melissa Hinton
USATF Level 1 Certified
Coach Melissa has been coaching the Youth Running program and beginning adult runners for 12 seasons over the past 6 years. Her philosophy of training kids eager to run is to make the program not only challenging and rewarding, but most of all FUN. She strives to get to know the each child and inspire and motivate them to achieve their goals and become fit, well-rounded ‘athletes’! Her personal experience includes over 12 years of competitive running, at distances from the mile to the half marathon, as well as Masters swimming, both pool and open water events. She holds a USATF Level 1 coaching certification. Melissa is club coach as well as the Vice President of the NWBRRC.