Browse our resources for coaches below, all free of charge.


The Latest AMA YRC Resources

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Check out our newest handbook for the GO! Run Club. It features helpful conversation starters for support, fun games, top 10s and more!

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Let's warm up poster (in english & french)

Use this poster as a quick & easy warm up activity. Choose two activities from each column, start some music & go!

top 10 warm up activities

A compilation of some of our favourite warm up activities, tried and tested by AMA Youth Run Club Coaches across the province.

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video library

A library of video resources to support your club! Theres something for everyone: coaches, runners, physician volunteers, parents & more!


AMA YRC Essentials To Get You Started

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Coach's handbook

Download the Coach's Handbook for information on implementing the Youth Run Club, motivating participants, proper technique, and more!

Guide du coureur

The Runner's Handbook is now available in French!

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Runner's handbook (english)

The Runner's Handbook provides participants with information about why physical activity is important, how to run properly and safely, training programs, and more!

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Running Log

Logging your runs is a great way to stay motivated to reach your goal. Track your runs and your progress. Download the Running Log.


Finisher Prizes

Prizes for all! Schools must submit the Finisher Prize Request Form 3 weeks prior to completion of the AMA Youth Run Club to receive finisher prizes for all participants. Please note: prizes will take 2-3 weeks to arrive at your school.


Request A Doctor's Visit

Sign up for a free AMA Youth Run Club Doctor talk! A doctor can come to your school to give a talk about a variety of health topics. Click to fill out the request form.


All Other Resources

Healthy Schools Alberta Map

Connect with other Run Clubs in your area! Search this up-to-date interactive map to view where all of the AMA Youth Run Clubs are located in Alberta.

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fun run guide

How to host your own fun run: planning, supplies, race distances, race day and tips!

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We encourage all participants to complete this PIPA form. This form gives Ever Active Schools and the Alberta Medical Association permission to collect, use and disclose personal information in the form of photos or videos taken at or related to AMA Youth Run Club events.

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Eat. Move. Play. Guide

Use this guide to set goals for physical activity, healthy eating, and screen time. 


free coach workshops

Registration is now open for our spring coach workshops. Stay tuned for more workshops coming soon.

Ever Active Schools Resources

Ever Active Schools supports healthy school communities in Alberta. Learn more about their resources, professional learning opportunities, projects, and more!



Click to view the 2017 Spring AMA Youth Run Club Community Fun Run List. Short distances, low cost, great fun!

Word Search and Cross Word Puzzle 

Click to download the English Word Search and Cross Word Puzzle from our Runners' Handbook

2016/2017 Brochure

An overview of the program to share with your colleagues and friends.

Word Search and Cross Word Puzzle

Click here to download the French Word Search and Cross Word Puzzle from our Runners' Handbook

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Download the form in English and in French to send to parents for permission to participate in the Youth Run Club. Feel free to adapt this letter to suit your needs.