Healthy Kids Running Series

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Healthy Kids Running Series (“HKRS”) is a national, community-based nonprofit which provides a fun, five-week running program for ages 2-14 that gets kids active, feel accomplished and lays the foundation for a healthy lifestyle.  HKRS is seeking participants for its program in Frisco, TX. The first of five consecutive Sunday afternoon races commences on Sunday, September 16th at 4:00 p.m. at Warren Sports Complex (7599 Eldorado Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034).

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Each Healthy Kids Running Series takes place once a week and offers age-appropriate race distances. Kids compete each week for a chance to earn points, and at the end of the Series, the top boy and girl with the most points in their respective age division earn a trophy. All participants receive a finishers medal, race bag and Healthy Kids Running Series tech shirt for their achievements courtesy of Healthy Kids Running Series!

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Kids racing & having fun at the Healthy Kids Running Series

Healthy Kids Running Series teaches its participants to live an active lifestyle through goal setting and dedication.

“Healthy Kids Running Series is designed to combat the increasing rates of childhood obesity in America,” said Jeff Long, Healthy Kids Running Series Founder. “My goal is to motivate and inform kids to be healthy and active. We are providing a fun environment to improve their self-esteem and inspire them to adopt a ‘Get Up and Go’ attitude. The support and growth of our Series have confirmed our value and mission.”

“The Healthy Kids Running Series is about having fun and encouraging our kids to remain active,” said Tamara Conan, Director, Healthy Kids Running Series. “Our goal is to provide a fun and positive experience for every participant and see them improve over the five weeks.” 

Over 50,000 kids participate in more than 200 Healthy Kids Running Series nationwide.

HKRS is a five-week, nonprofit youth running program where kids can be competitive in their age bracket. The divisions and race distances are as follows:

healthy kids running series gridTo register a child, 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 200 communities across the country. HKRS is a non-profit entity managed by the Pattison Sports Group staff, Philadelphia’s premier sports marketing firm specializing in Corporate Consulting, Property Representation and Event Management. Visit us at or

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