Healthy Kids Spotlight

Healthy Kids Running Series – Runner Spotlight! – Running Fitness Article

Healthy Kids Running Series – Runner Spotlight! Each HKRS Series presents a Healthy Kid Award to the child who embodies the mission of Healthy Kids Running Series. In Peters Township, the Healthy Kid Award was presented to Wil. The Community Coordinator, Carey, wanted to recognize the spirit and enthusiasm he brought to the Series.   Wil completed his seventh Healthy Kids Running Series this past Fall, but if you ask his mom Wil has been running since the time he could…

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Runner spotlight – Healthy Kid Award Winner – Running Fitness Article

Runner spotlight – Healthy Kid Award Winner From Katie Bailey: (Coordinator) Some kids wear their hearts on their sleeves.  Healthy Kids in Rockville, Maryland was blessed to have many joyful kids racing in our Fall series.  One of the brightest stars, however, was a boy with a can-do attitude by the name of Gavi Tinsley. As soon as Gavi arrived on the scene, there were smiles.  As a race coordinator, as soon as I’d see Gavi, a feeling would wash…

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Jeff Long is Selected by the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition for its Highest Award in 2019! – Running Fitness Article

Jeff Long started Healthy Kids Running Series 10 years ago in an effort to spread his love for running and getting outside to the youth of the West Chester, PA area.  What he did not foresee is that it would turn into a movement that has spread across the country, affecting tens of thousands of kids and their families every year.  This summer, Jeff is being recognized at the highest level! The President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition has…

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Giving Back: A Coordinator Spotlight – Running Fitness Article

Giving Back: A Coordinator Spotlight If you have ever been a part of a Healthy Kids Running Series, then you have seen crowds of enthusiastic children outfitted in the organization’s t-shirts running many a Sunday in your local parks. But these shirts have also been helping make life a little easier for some special students in the Dominican Republic. It began when HKRS Community Coordinator Madelin LoBue formed efforts to provide school supplies to children attending an elementary school in…

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