Registration is Open for the Healthy Kids Running Series!

Health and Fitness

February 27, 2014

From: Healthy Kids Running Series

Healthy Kids Running Series SE Aurora Announces Spring 2014 Series

Registrations is now open for the HKRS SE Aurora program beginning May 3, 2014.


Aurora, CO (May 3, 2014) Healthy Kids Running Series ("HKRS") is thrilled to debut this spring for its 1st season at Piney Creek Hollow Park beginning May 3, 2014. I


HKRS is a five-week, nonprofit youth running program created by Jeff Long, Founder and President of HKRS. The program is designed to combat childhood obesity while providing children with a positive, educational and fun introduction in the world of running. The divisions and race distances are as follows:





50 Yard Dash

Kindergarten & 1st Grade

¼ Mile

2nd & 3rd Grade

½ Mile

4th & 5th Grade

1 Mile

Middle School

1 Mile



"The Healthy Kids Running Series is all about having fun and motivating kids to be active! Our goal is to provide a fun and positive experience for every participant and see them improve over the five weeks.  The support and growth of our Series has confirmed our value and mission." said Jeff Long, Founder and President. 


At the completion of the series each participant receives a medal and trophies will be awarded based on total points to the top boy and girl in each age group. All runners registered for the five-week program will receive a race-bag and HKRS tech shirt. The series provides participants with a fun learning experience which includes living an active lifestyle, dedication and goal setting. 


To register your children, volunteer or become a sponsor, please visit our website at If you are interested in starting a Healthy Kids Running Series program in your community, visit the "Start a Race" page on for more information.


About Healthy Kids Running Series & Pattison Sports Group

The Healthy Kids Running Series was founded in 2009 to combat increasing rates of childhood obesity through the introduction of running. What began in West Chester, PA now operates in upwards of fifty communities across the country. HKRS is its own non-profit entity managed by the Pattison Sports Group staff. Pattison Sports Group is Philadelphia's premier sports marketing firm specializing in Corporate Consulting, Property Representation and Event Management.  For more information please visit or