Run Leo Run: Free Running Clinic

Run Leo Run: Free Running Clinic with Newton Marathoner!

Marathoner and Newton South ‘11 graduate Leo Westebbe will lead a free running clinic for kids, teens and novice runners.  The clinic is prime preparation for young and old alike running in the April 15 Heartbreak Hill Road Race.  Join Leo, Charles d’Hemecourt from the Division of Sports Medicine at Children’s Hospital Boston, and local running experts in running stretches, drills and techniques, discuss nutrition, and take a practice run around the Newton North Track facility.  Families are welcome and participants should wear proper clothing and footwear for athletic activity.

Saturday March 31 at 1-3 p.m
Newton North High School Track and Field
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Ages 8 and up
Weather permitting

Leo is running the 2012 Boston Marathon to raise money for the Newton Schools Foundation, whose mission is to support the Newton Public Schools. The NSF is currently raising funds to secure the technology, tools and teacher training to transform teaching and learning in Newton and prepare our kids for the challenges of tomorrow.

Support Leo’s effort and learn about how training for a marathon helped Leo turn his life around at

Register for this free clinic at

Pledge to support Leo in his marathon run for the Newton Schools Foundation at

Questions? Call the NSF at 617-559-6120.