• Youth Series

    Looking to introduce your child to running? 

    Space Coast Runners’ Youth Series presented by Apollo Realty offers FUN RUNS (ages 12 & under) at 6 different track events in conjunction with the SCR Runner of the Year Series 2023-2024. These non-competitive runs are FREE, but parents will be required to sign a waiver on the day of the races for their children to participate. If they wish, parents may run along with their children that are 4 years of age and under. You can preprint your child's waiver - see link below.

    RACE DISTANCES vary per age group

    2 & 3 years old 100 meters
    4 years 1/8 mile (200 meters)
    5 & 6 years old 1/8 mile (200 meters)
    7 & 8 years old 1/4 mile (400 meters)
    9 & 10 years old 1/4 mile (400 meters)
    11 & 12 years old 1/2 mile (800 meters)

    2023 - 2024 SCHEDULE

    August 19, 2023  Viera High School 9:00 AM
    September 23, 2023   Cocoa High School 9:00 AM
    October 21, 2023   Merritt Island High School 9:00 AM
    December 2, 2023 Satellite High School 9:00 AM
    February 24, 2024 Space Coast Jr/Sr High School 9:00 AM
    April 6, 2024  Eau Gallie High School 9:00 AM

    If you would like to volunteer at an event, please email Youth Series coordinator, Donna Arnister at donna@spacecoastrunners.org


    • A fun, custom award at the finish of each race to recognize their participation and efforts. Collect all 6 for a complete Youth Series set.
    • Any child who completes all 6 runs and is a SCR member (under student or family membership) will receive a special Ran All Races Limited Edition Jacket and be recognized at the SCR Celebration Night at the end of the season. Info on membership: click here.

    What Parents Need to Know

    • Each race will be held at a local high school track on a Saturday morning warmups will begin around 8:50am with with races commencing at 9am.
    • The Youth Series races are free to everyone.
    • Parents or guardians should go to the SCR Tent prior to the scheduled Youth fun run to sign the waiver and pick up race bib.
    • To save time, download the Youth Waiver on the club’s website and bring it with you signed.
    • Every child will receive a participation award at the end of each of the races.
    • For a child to be eligible for the annual Youth Series big award, they must be an active member of Space Coast Runners and complete all 6 races.
    • The Youth Series awards will be presented at the SCR Awards Night which will be held in June 2024.

    Youth Series Waiver

    Click Here to Dowload Participant Waiver which we require for all participants. Parents, fill out the form prior to the race and bring it with you. Drop it off at the SCR Tent on race day.


    Check out the fun photos by our club member, Keith Snodgrass. All picture downloads are free. Click here to view.

    CURRENT RESULTS: Click here to view results from all SCR Youth Series races.

    Thank You Sponsors

    Presenting Sponsor:

    Track Star Sponsors:

    • The Cain Family

    SCR is now accepting sponsorship for the 2023 - 2024 Youth Series. Click here to view the different sponsorship levels still available.

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