October 31

Heat times may vary

Register for the Monster Mayhem 5k and Monster Mile at The Bates Motel!


Community Coordinator Spotlight: Sara Nearman

Sara Nearman – HKRS Stafford, VA How many seasons have you been a Community Coordinator? I have completed two seasons as Community Coordinator. What’s a great mission moment you’ve experienced as a Coordinator? I had one girl who had aged up to the mile but didn’t realize it until the first race. She didn’t think […] >> 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.    Exposing kids to a “race” is a way for them […] >> 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

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
Nutrition, Uncategorized

lidl presents – spooky meets satisfying

spooky meets satisfying Halloween calls for frightfully delightful afternoon snacks. Little monsters of all ages will love this fangtastic recipe. You can find the ingredients (and other Halloween must-haves) for scary low prices at Lidl, a proud partner of Healthy Kids Running Series.   Beware: this snack is so delicious, it may stay in the […] >> READ MORE
Nutrition, Uncategorized

Back to School Meal Planning

The end of summer and beginning of the school year is often a big change for many families.  After a summer of fun in the sun and relaxation, adjusting to regular sleep schedules and meal routines is a difficult transition.  Follow these 6 tips to help make back to school meal planning easier!   Eat […] >> READ MORE
Nutrition, Uncategorized

Every day is Earth Day (if you’re Lidl)

  Our partner Lidl is known for high-quality groceries at unbelievably low prices, but they’re also committed to sourcing sustainable products. That’s why Lidl’s everyday assortment of fresh and frozen seafood is always certified sustainable or responsibly sourced, helping protect precious ocean ecosystems. When you shop at Lidl, you’re getting seafood that will make you […] >> READ MORE
Kids Health, Uncategorized

Outdoor Fall Activities and Snacks

September is a time for new beginnings, cooler weather, and fun outdoor Fall activities like apple picking!  Apple picking is a great activity that the whole family can enjoy together exploring the outdoors, gathering a nutritious snack! Did you know? Apples are one of the worlds most popular fruits.  They are high in fiber, vitamin […] >> READ MORE
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