Healthy Kids Running Series Klamath Falls Announces Spring 2018 Series!

Stock Photo - Photo by  Noah Silliman

Stock Photo - Photo by Noah Silliman

Registrations is now open for the HKRS Klamath Falls program beginning April 8, 2018.

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Healthy Kids Running Series (“HKRS”) is thrilled to return this spring for its 4th season at a new location! We will be hosting our event at Steen Sports Park beginning April 8, 2018. Since 2014, the HKRS Klamath Falls hosted over 250 runners and expects continued growth in 2018.

HKRS is a five-week, nonprofit youth running program created by Jeff Long, Founder and President of HKRS. The program is designed to combat childhood obesity while providing children with a positive, educational and fun introduction in the world of running. The divisions and race distances are as follows:

50 Yard Dash
Kindergarten & 1st Grade
¼ Mile
2nd & 3rd Grade
½ Mile
4th & 5th Grade
1 Mile
Middle School
1 Mile

“The Healthy Kids Running Series is all about having fun and motivating kids to be active! Our goal is to provide a fun and positive experience for every participant and see them improve over the five weeks.  The support and growth of our Series has confirmed our value and mission.” said Jeff Long, Founder and President. 

At the completion of the series each participant receives a medal and trophies will be awarded based on total points to the top boy and girl in each age group. All runners registered for the five-week program will receive a race-bag and HKRS tech shirt. The series provides participants with a fun learning experience which includes living an active lifestyle, dedication and goal setting. 

To register your children, 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 fifty communities across the country. HKRS is its own 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

Press release from Healthy Kids Running Series.