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Get In Touch with ShadowChase ShadowChase Running ClubP.O. Box 3605Modesto, CA 95352 info@shadowchase.org Business Office:1325 11th St.Modesto, CA. 95354 Facebook @shadowchaserunningclub

membership

Become A Member

Become A Member Don’t let the word “running” in our name scare you. We invite runners and joggers of all levels, as well as walkers, to join, participate in club events, and enjoy the benefits of club membership. Bring the family, well-behaved pets, and baby joggers out to our weekly club runs or events. Register…

SAFE Bucket

Most people are not aware of the Silver Award in Girl Scouts. However, Kiana Engel, 13, and Katrina Fitzpatrick, 14, took on the ambitious project to educate runners about the safety of running to complete their Silver project. This award is the second highest award in Girl Scouts and the top accomplishment at the Cadette…

Blog

Blog Your place for the latest news and happenings with the ShadowChase Running Club. Annual Awards Banquet January 21, 2023 Club members, Events, SocialRead more Flat Arch Run Events, UncategorizedRead more ShadowChase Runners History in a Mural Club members, NewsRead more Training group is starting in October Club Updates, UncategorizedRead more Sports Basement discount in…

Optimum G.I. Functioning (i.e., Preventing Upset Stomach) During Long Distance Running

Prevent dehydration, and get acclimated to heat; Adequate electrolytes (sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium); Anti-acids: Zantac or Pepcid (before and during run; I even start the night before); No diet sodas (before or during run); limit fructose (fruit – sugar drinks); Stomach – soothers during run: Tum’s, ginger (e.g., gel candy), peppermint candy, sodium bicarbonate (baking…

Motivating Kids in Physical Activity

Motivation is defined as behavioral choice, effort, persistence, and performance. It can be characterized by frequency, intensity, time (F.I.T.), and level of physical activity. Why children and adolescents participate in physical activity (leisure time activity, organized sports) — 3 major motives: Youths want to develop and demonstrate physical competence/adequacy, such as athletic skills, physical fitness,…

Sports Nutrition

Introduction Physical performance depends on multiple factors: Endurance: length of time a given level of activity can be maintained, or resistance to fatigue; Aerobic capacity: ability to perform despite symptoms of shortness of breath; Pain threshold; Body hydration; Temperature control. Physical training maximizes physical performance, and quality practice equals improvement. To achieve maximum benefit of training, proper…