Announcing: The 2018 Time Turner!

It’s finally here! This is your chance to register for those events you might have missed in 2018 and register for the amazing Phoenix Challenge medal! The Time Turner is NOT a running event and there is no “Time Turner Medal”…this is our way of “turning back the clock” to reopen previous Hogwarts Running Club events for the year. CRITICAL INFORMATION: First, use the “+” sign to select the number of PEOPLE you are registering. After you enter your registration […]

HRC Featured In Women’s Running Magazine

In the Harry Potter universe, you need access to Platform 9 and ¾ to get to Hogwarts. But for the web-based Hogwarts Running Club, you just have to log in. “The beauty of HRC is that [location] doesn’t matter; you can participate wherever you are in the world,” says Kim Moody, the “Hufflepuff Head Girl” of the Hogwarts Running Club. Hogwarts Running Club is one of many online running clubs that has recently gained popularity with runners interested in joining an athletic […]

HRC and Friends Featured in USA Today

Harry Potter is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its U.S. release this month, and 20 years later the series has proved to be not only a pop-culture phenomenon but a lasting influence on a generation dedicated to social and political activism. J.K. Rowling’s beloved children’s books about a heroic boy wizard and his friends (and enemies) touches on topics such as inclusion, acceptance and standing up for marginalized communities. And in America, fans (from original readers, now in their 30s, to newer enthusiasts still […]

The First of September: Back to School

“We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry…” Can you imagine opening a letter and reading those words? The shock. The joy. A dash of apprehension and a smidge of doubt…quickly overwhelmed by the anticipation and the excitement. Then there’s the journey to Diagon Alley. Choosing your animal…your wand choosing you. The parchment, the quills, the cauldron…all the bits and bobs for doing your wizardry. Then the day arrives and […]