Stop and Go

Format: Running

Materials: Stop watch, 4 cones

Set Up: Set up 4 cones, marking off a running area

Object: To run the entire time without needing to sit out a round

Details:

  1. Have all of the kids spread out around the running area inside or outside
  2. They should run on the perimeter of the field to avoid collisions.
  3. Trainer says “Go” and the kids start running for 30 seconds. The trainer says “Stop” and the kids will have 30 seconds to rest and recover
  4. Next, the trainer says “Go” and the kids start running for 40 seconds. The trainer says “Stop” and the kids will have 20 seconds to rest and recover. Then, the trainer says “Go” and the kids start running for 50 seconds. The trainer says “Stop” and the kids will have 10 seconds to rest and recover.
  5. Then, the trainer says “Go” and the kids run for an entire minute. The trainer says “Stop” and the kids will have a minute to rest and recover.
  6. Repeat as desired, if time allows.