Presenting Sponsorship

Thornton, PA (March 7, 2013) – The Healthy Kids Running Series Mechanicsburg (“HKRS”) today announced Carlisle Regional Medical Center as its Series’ Presenting Sponsor for both the Spring and Fall Series in 2013. This is HKRS Mechanicsburg’s first Presenting Sponsorship, which will include exclusive access to the program as well as a revised logo, which will include the Carlisle Regional Medical Center’s name and marks.

“We’re thrilled to have the support from Carlisle Regional Medical Center and The Musculoskeletal Institute of Pennsylvania,” said Scott Ely, Director of HKRS. “The synergies between the leadership at Carlisle Regional Medical Center and Healthy Kids Running Series are perfectly inline. It’s with great pleasure that we welcome Carlisle Regional Medical Center as a partner and we thank them for their recognition and support of our program.”

“We here at the MSI in Carlisle are thankful to have the opportunity to support the HKRS, an event that teaches healthy habits and empowers children to lead active lives,” said Mark Perlmutter, M.D., Director of the Musculoskeletal Institute of PA at Carlisle Regional Medical Center.  “The MSI aims to serve local communities and enhance the lives of the members within them.  We provide state of the art medicine and strive to provide national excellence, compassionately delivered.”

Registered participants will receive a Healthy Kids Running Series T-Shirt and sponsor gift bag. Points are accumulated during each race, based each runner’s finish position (10 pts for 1st place, 9 pts for 2nd place, etc).  Trophies are awarded based on total accumulated points to the top boy and girl in each age group following the final race of each Series. Additionally, every participant receives a medal at the completion of the series.

To register your children for the Healthy Kids Running Series or to sponsor HKRS, please visit our website at If you are interested in starting a Healthy Kids Running Series program in your community, visit the “LOCATIONS” 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 a positive, educational and fun introduction to running. What began in West Chester, PA is now in thirteen communities across four states. HKRS is a 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

About Carlisle Regional Medical Center
Carlisle Regional Medical Center is a comprehensive, regional healthcare resource, committed to offering high-quality healthcare, state-of-the-art equipment, expansive services and unique programs, meeting the needs of patients, physicians, employees and the community. Recognized nationally for our commitment to the highest patient standards, our high-quality physicians and 165-bed facility makes Carlisle Regional Medical Center one of the best community medical centers. Find out more about what makes us “Positively Great” by visiting our website at

About The Musculoskeletal Institute of Pennsylvania
The MSI is dedicated to providing superior and comprehensive musculoskeletal medical care to our patients. Our highly trained physicians evaluate and treat every type of Orthopedic, arthritic, and neurologic medical condition. Although we manage all Orthopedic injuries, we specialize in both the conservative and surgical management of problems hurting the function of the hand and upper extremity. At the MSI our patients will receive internationally recognized excellence with unsurpassed support, empathy, and compassion.

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