I Am Hampton Roads: Holden McCormick


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) *updated 4/12/14

11 year-old Holden McCormick’s passion for running began with a free pair of running shoes. At the age of nine, Holden ran his first race and he is now making it his mission to introduce younger kids to the sport. His journey as a runner is this week’s I Am Hampton Roads.

His mom shares how they have supported him through the process, while Holden chimes in on his personal goals as a runner (to have his first half-marathon under his belt before age 12!), and tips for other kids who are interested in setting running goals for themselves.

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Holden will run his first half marathon on Saturday, April 12 at the Dismal Swamp Half Marathon – check out the segment to find out his goal time for this event!

Do your children participate in running events? Do you run together as a family? 


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