In the Community:
Fitness University is a free running fitness program for children ages 3 to 14 in the greater Nashua area. Developed in 1989 by the Gate City Striders, Fitness University is dedicated to promoting the importance of fitness, fun and good health. Children of all abilities are encouraged to participate.
Running clinics are held weekly in June and July at the track at Nashua High School South.
2018 dates and registration will be published soon.
Nashua PAL Striders Cross-Country
The Nashua Police Athletic League (PAL) and the Gate City Striders (GCS) have partnered to offer a professional, fun youth cross-country program to all youth runners between the ages of 7 and 18 from any New Hampshire or Massachusetts community.
It has produced a number of USATF Junior Olympic National Championship teams as well as numerous All-Americans in various age groups for both boys and girls.
Registration begins in October 2018 with practices and cross-country meets occurring through December.
Youth Track & Field
The youth track & field program is a program offered by the Nashua Police Athletic League (PAL) and Gate City Striders (GCS) for boys and girls ages 7 through 12, who are interested in competing in track and field events. Middle school and High school athletes under 18 are invited to participate at the conclusion of their school track & field season. It includes twice-weekly coached workouts--Mondays and Thursdays from 6pm - 7:30pm--beginning April 12th and extending through June 18th at Pennichuck Middle School, 207 Manchester Street, Nashua. It also includes a series of local meets. Runners can also choose to participate in the USATF Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships in June (optional). Click here for further information and to register.