Sun March 21 - Sun April 25 Southern Pines, NC 28387 US Directions

PreK 2/3 Yr Old - 50 Yard Dash

3:00PM EDT - 5:00PM EDT

PreK 4/5 Yr Old - 75 Yard Dash

3:00PM EDT - 5:00PM EDT

2nd & 3rd Grade - 1/2 Mile

3:00PM EDT - 5:00PM EDT

4th & 5th Grade - 1 Mile

3:00PM EDT - 5:00PM EDT

6th to 8th Grade - 1 Mile

3:00PM EDT - 5:00PM EDT

Healthy Kids Running Series is a five (5) week running program in the spring and fall for kids Pre-K through 8th grade. Each HKRS Series takes place once a week and offers age appropriate running events including the 50 & 75 yard dashes, the 1/4 mile, the 1/2 mile and the 1 mile run. Kids compete each week for a chance to earn points. At the end of the Series the boys and girls who accumulate the most points in their respective distances are awarded trophies.  All participants receive a medal on Week 5!

The registration fee covers the entire five (5) weeks of the series and is non-refundable.

Southern Pines Elks Lodge
280 Country Club Circle
Southern Pines, NC US 28387
Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
Healthy Kids Running Series Referral Program!


* Sign up for Healthy Kids Running Series!
* Once the registration is complete, you will receive a unique referral link to share with your friends & family via social media and e-mail!
* Get 3 friends to sign up using your unique referral link and you will automatically receive a refund of $10. Boom!
* Get 5 friends to sign up using your unique referral link and you will receive an exclusive HKRS Beach Towel!


Volunteer opportunities are available for one or all of the races. High school and college students, we are happy to sign for service hours, or provide letters of reference. For more information please email or click HERE.


Many sponsorship opportunities are available. If you own a business or know someone who does, this is a great way to achieve name recognition with our participants and families. For more information, please email or click HERE.

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Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

 We are excited to host Healthy Kids Running Series in-person this season! However, we realize this may not be the best choice for every family. If this is a concern for you, please click here and you can register for our HKRS Virtual World Race! 


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