Healthy Kids Running Series gets ready for spring

GREENVILLE — The 2022 Wholesome Youngsters Functioning Series (HKRS) drop session was a fantastic success. HKRS children and volunteers want to thank Harry D. Stephens Memorial and the Darke County United Way for adding their assist for the series.

The tumble sequence, held in Oct, experienced 75 runners. This was virtually 4 situations far more than the 20 youngsters who loved the spring series.

“This was an incredible enhance, and one that went smoothly for HKRS. We had a wonderful group of

runners, families, and volunteers this fall. The community’s assistance was mind-boggling, and proceeds to be,” explained Elise Hays with HKRS.

The program saw numerous runners return and boost on their progress from the spring. The series concluded with a costume operate for the runners. There ended up several smiling faces as the runners obtained to gown up and race to the complete line.

“The finest aspect of each race was staying ready to join with the runners at the finish line. Due to the fact I manually take off each name tag on the racing bibs, I can interact and say, ‘great job’ normally just before anyone else. Every single runner justifies to know they achieved something, no make a difference how speedy they ran,” Hays extra.

This drop, HKRS was satisfied to welcome awesome volunteers from the Greenville Cross Nation, Ansonia Cross Country , and Edison State’s Communications course taught by Bob Robinson.

Quite a few firms like Up and Managing Health shoes and Attire, Zechar-Bailey Funeral Homes, Professional Spouse and children Eyecare, Younger Forest Martial Arts, and GNB Banking Facilities, ended up series sponsors.

Wayne Health care Foundation, Gain Nourishment, and a lot of people served assist the sequence by way of monetary and product or service donations. Some persons in the community also sponsored many young athletes in the neighborhood to operate in the collection/

Now, Healthful Children Functioning is delighted to announce that the Harry D. Stephens Memorial Inc. and Darke County United Way have graciously aided to fund the up coming yr of races. This is the very first time HKRS Greenville has used for any grant funding.

Hayes mentioned, “This funding is going to assist the plan a lot more than I can categorical. I am so thankful and look ahead to putting the funds to superior use in the coming months. It has opened so lots of prospects for the spring, we have so significantly in keep!”

The spring dates for the collection will be declared quite soon, so keep an eye out for the dates.

“We hope to see our runners return, as well as some new faces. It is vital to us to have runners from all all-around Darke County appear collectively for this. Till spring, we want everybody healthful needs, and don’t forget to Get Up and Go,” mentioned Hayes.

If you have concerns get hold of Elise Hayes at [email protected], or stop by the Healthy Little ones Working Collection Greenville, OH Fb and Instagram internet pages to see the most present-day updates. For a lot more facts go to the web page Healthier Young ones Jogging Collection and lookup for the Greenville application.