Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be food and water provided?

Yes, all participants are provided snacks & water or Gatorade for every meeting at no cost. Participants are encouraged to bring their own food and water if they'd like.

What if I’m not a runner?

Steps to Success is a great program for beginners, intermediate, and advanced runners alike. Students don’t need to run any longer than they are comfortable with.

What does a typical day look like?

There will be an introduction to the day's discussion topics as we stretch and warm-up. A group run follows, and the day concludes with an open discussion exploring the discussion topics.

How much does it cost to join Steps to Success?

Nothing! Steps to Success is completely free to join. All you have to do is fill out and submit the sign up form and someone will contact you shortly after.

How long do the group runs typically last?

It varies! Some days we run longer than others, but a typical run is anywhere from 20-40 minutes.

How many weeks will the program last?

Our summer program runs until September 5, but participants are welcome to join or leave anytime within the summer.

Can I join if I’m not in high school yet?

Yes! Steps to Success is open to all students ages 13-18.

Is transportation to meetings provided?

No, participants are responsible for arranging transportation to and from program meetings.

How many staff members will be present at meetings?

There will always be at least two program staff members in attendance.

How do I sign up?

Simply fill out and submit the program sign up form and your chapter leader will contact you shortly.

Westport, CT

Chapter Details


All students ages 13-18 are encouraged to join! (no previous running experience required)


We currently meet twice a week for roughly 90 minutes.

Tuesdays 5:30pm-7:00pm

Roosevelt Forest

700 Peters Lane

Stratford, CT 06614

Sessions Structure:

A typical club meeting will begin with an introduction of the session's topic along with a guided warm-up for our run. The specific run type, distance, and groupings will vary week to week and will be adjusted as needed in order to be inclusive of all participants. During some runs, participants may be asked to reflect on aspects of the session's topic. Each session will end with further exploration of, reflection on, and discussion about the topic.


Free! Snacks and drinks will also be provided at no cost (though donations are always welcome).


Thursdays 5:30pm-7:00pm

Waveny Park

677 South Ave

New Canaan, CT 06840

Ready to Run?

If you're interested in participating in our Westport chapter of Steps to Success, your first step is to fill out the sign up form below!

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Steps to Success has chapters in Connecticut and New Jersey run by Move for Mind team members. Click below to find out more.


Steps to Success is free to join and open to all students ages 13-18. Come run with us!


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