Cool Kids Run offers individualized training for 9 to 13 year olds in the Raleigh, NC area.

Practices are small, FUN, group sessions tailored to young runners aspiring to run competitively and continue in high school..


About the program...

  • Flexible Practice Times (after school and school breaks). Tuesday & Thursday with group runs on the weekend.
  • Seasonal Running Clinics (hosted by top area coaches and runners)
  • Parental participation and support a prerequisite

About our founder Coach Julie Shea

  • 4-time USA World Cross Country Team Member
  • 8-time Collegiate National Champion
  • 2-time ACC Athlete of the Year


To schedule an initial, free, individual session, email:

NOTE: Parents or legal guardian must be present and sign a waiver.