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High school run club

We give young runners a leg up

Brooks is proud to support high school running teams through cash and product donations. The Brooks Booster Club is an ongoing, needs-based program that provides performance running footwear, apparel, and funding to under-resourced cross country and track teams.

The Brooks Booster Club

Since 2015, the Brooks Booster Club has helped 150 schools and 6,100 young runners across the country. Through this program, Brooks has invested more than $2.1 million in cash and gear.

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Des Linden gives Booster Club Scholarship to BPS Citywide XC Team

FAQ

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  • We accept applications throughout the year and reward teams quarterly.

  • Yes. We require a coach or AD because we need accountability for the team’s current financial situation.

  • Yes. We know there are at-need programs at all levels, but this program is designed to respond to the drastic cuts at the high school level in the U.S.

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  • Stay tuned for 2023 updates!

  • Through this application-based program, schools receive training shoes, racing shoes, uniforms, and warm-up apparel for a 30-person team. Each recipient also receives $2,000 to help with expenses, including pay-to-play fees, meet entries, transportation costs, etc.

  • Take a peek at the contest rules for a full lowdown on the Booster Club program.

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To the high school coaches who go above and beyond in their communities, this award is for you.

If you are interested in recognizing an outstanding coach, please visit the Booster Club's sister program: Inspiring Coaches.