Ready, Set, Run! is a character-building running program that trains kids to participate in a 5K run. This curriculum-based program equips youth ages 8 to 13 with the physical training and goal-setting mentality needed to accomplish their running goals. Issues like enhancing confidence and self-esteem, respecting authority, dealing with peer pressure and fueling their bodies through proper nutrition are covered during this eight-week program. Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday from 8 to 9 a.m. starting June 6 at the Recreation Center, 17301 E. Lincoln Ave. The eight-week session costs $92 for Parker residents and $101 for non-residents. Registration includes entry into the So Long to Summer 5K scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 12 at Salisbury Park. For more information, contact Hillary at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us online at www.ParkerRec.com/YouthFitness.