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Healthy Kids Spotlight

Community Coordinator Spotlight: Christi Sube

Christie Sube – HKRS Glenview, IL How many seasons have you been a HKRS Community Coordinator? This Fall is my 4th season as Community Coordinator.   What’s a great mission moment you’ve experienced as a Coordinator?  My favorite mission moment so far was our entire Spring 2023 series when we reached many new families and […] >> READ MORE

Fun Fall Recipes from Giant

Hoodies and crunchy leaves are starting to appear which can only mean one thing…fall is finally near!  It may surprise you, but fruits and veggies are big contributors to the warm and cozy feel as the weather begins to change. If you think about it, we couldn’t have PSL season if it wasn’t for pumpkins. […] >> READ MORE

Rethinking Competition For Our Youngest Runners

By Dawn Epstein, Executive Director Healthy Kids Running Series (HKRS) was created to motivate kids to lead a healthy and active lifestyle through a positive introduction to the world of running. The goal is for kids to have fun, get active, and gain confidence.    For the Fall 2023 season HKRS has selected a number […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Kids Spotlight

Community Coordinator Spotlight: Kelly Jones

  This month, our HKRS Community Coordinator Spotlight features Kelly, Jones of Key West, Florida. In our first CC spotlight done by video, HKRS Executive Director, Dawn Epstein, sits down with Kelly Jones and discusses everything from her inspiration to her strategy for coordinating the Healthy Kids Running Series in Key West, FL. Watch now: […] >> READ MORE

Board of Directors Opening

Healthy Kids Running Series Board of Directors Opening   Healthy Kids Running Series, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization that is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, is currently accepting applications for open positions.    The purpose of the Board of Directors is to oversee the execution of the HKRS mission, manage organizational finances, […] >> READ MORE

Back-To-School Meal Plans from Giant

It’s back-to-school season! What’s the breakfast plan? What are you packing in the lunchbox?  What’s on the dinner table between extracurricular activities? Ah! It sounds more like back to busy season! Don’t fret, dietitians from GIANT/MARTINS are here with meal inspiration to get you and your family through busy days from morning to night!  Breakfast  […] >> READ MORE
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HKRS Wants You To Coordinate A Race!    HKRS has races needing a Community Coordinator for Fall 2023, so our healthy kids don’t miss out on the #GetUpAndGo fun!  Without a new Coordinator, the kids in these towns cannot run with HKRS this fall. We don’t want that to happen, and we need your help! […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Kids Spotlight

Community Coordinator Spotlight: Ashley Burkett

Ashley Burkett HKRS Concord Township, PA TELL US MORE ABOUT HOW YOU GOT YOUR START WITH HKRS (as a runner, to a volunteer, to a Community Coordinator): Back in 2013, I was a participant with HKRS Concord Township…and now 10 years later I am the Community Coordinator of this AMAZING organization! Though I had always […] >> READ MORE

Everything is Peachy with These Summer Recipes from GIANT

  It’s stone fruit season! Stone fruits, also known as drupes, are fruits that have a “stone” or pit in their center. Peaches, plums, nectarines, and apricots are a few stone fruits that are at their juicy prime in July. These versatile produce stars can make for a refreshing addition to any meal and snack. […] >> READ MORE

Worried about your family meeting their hydration needs this summer? No sweat! The GIANT Company Dietitians have tips and tricks to help everyone crush their goals with a splash of fruits and veggies! These hydrating produce picks are at least 90% water and can easily be added to meal or snack time to help meet […] >> READ MORE
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