Announcing: Our 2019 Summer Direct Impact Project!

Who wants to help break a Guinness World Record? Well, that’s what we are about to do!   Education is the key to the future, but many families cannot afford to give their kids the supplies needed to be successful in school. One incredible organization based in Minneapolis (founded by an EIGHT year-old philanthropist!) has been supporting children in numerous ways for a decade.   They’ve been so successful, their “High Five for Supplies” program set a Guinness World Record […]

Announcing: The Vanishing Half-Marathon!

  Potterhead Running Club is pleased to present our fourth event of 2019: The Vanishing Half-Marathon! For our fourth event of 2019, we’re exploring another mysterious magical object used by witches and wizards for both good and evil purposes for years: The Vanishing Cabinet. During the first Wizarding War, many used vanishing cabinets to swiftly disappear if Death Eaters paid them a visit. Later on, a pair of vanishing cabinets, one at Borgin & Burkes and the other in the […]

Our Next Charity Partner: Wildlife Protection Solutions

We come from different places and have different opinions on lots of different issues. We disagree, we debate, and we argue. But there are some issues where pretty much everyone agrees. Poaching wild animals is WRONG! Intentionally destroying ecosystems is WRONG! BUT… Catching bad guys is GOOD! Potterhead Running Club is thrilled to announce that our charity partner for the next PHRC event is Wildlife Protection Solutions​! Wildlife Protection Solutions is a team of technology experts seeking to enhance conservation […]

The 2019 Event Four Hint #4

What future lies in wait? What strange ideas rest in the minds of the Headmaster and Bosswitch? You have only two days to wonder, because on May 18, our fourth event of the 2019 PHRC season will be revealed!⁣ ⁣ Check back tomorrow (Friday) on our social media feeds and website blog to learn who our charity partner for this upcoming virtual run will be. We know you’re going to absolutely love them!⁣

The 2019 Event Four Hint #3

Well, we hope you’re pleased with yourselves. Looking at this third of four clues from the Headmaster, it looks like you’ve broken him.⁣ ⁣ What the heck IS this mess?⁣ ⁣ He assures us that it’s a perfectly valid hint to the next PHRC event unveiling on Saturday at 12:00 Noon Eastern, but he’s also been known to claim that he can smell sounds and ‘taste the rainbow’, so who can be sure?⁣ ⁣ Keep the guesses formulating!⁣

The 2019 Event Four Hint #2

Your second clue, and your second opportunity to TRY and decipher what the Headmaster is hinting at! ⁣ ⁣ Our fourth virtual running event of 2019 will be revealed on Saturday, May 18…so tighten down those thinking caps (or visors, or sweatbands, or whatever your preferred headgear may be), and wrestle with these riddles for a few more days!⁣

The 2019 Event Four Hint #1

The time has come! The wait is over! Headmaster has begun offering you hints to the fourth event of the PHRC season!   What does it mean? Why these specific words? Are there double meanings to every syllable? Wait..should we count the vowel-to-consonant ratio? Why does he DO this to us?   Ponder it and the three clues that will follow this week. On Friday evening, we’ll announce the next incredible charity partner. Then on Saturday at 12:00 noon Eastern, […]

Announcing: The Pensieve 10k!

  Potterhead Running Club is pleased to present our third event of 2019: The Pensieve 10k! For this event, we’re diving into the mysterious magical object used by Hogwarts headmasters (and Harry, of course) to examine and re-live memories. Legend has it that the founders of Hogwarts found the Pensieve half buried in the ground, and supposedly one of the reasons the school was located in such a remote location. In the dark days leading up to the Second Wizarding […]

Our Next Charity Partner: Music & Memory!

I was four years old and sitting in a warm, loving kitchen in a small house in Neillsville, Wisconsin. My grandmother made me fish sticks and sat at the table talking with me while I ate. It was a perfect moment. It’s one of my earliest childhood memories…and it’s the only one I have of my grandmother before the Alzheimer’s and dementia put her in a nursing home for more than 10 years. Every other memory of my grandmother is […]

The 2019 Event Three Hint #4

We commend you, students, for working SO hard to figure out the Headmaster’s clues to Event 3 this week! That doesn’t necessarily mean ANY of your guesses were correct, of course. But look at how hard you’ve tried! Tomorrow night, we tell the world about the incredible new charity partner we’ll be running for. And then on Saturday, April 6 at noon Eastern, we’ll launch the event, reveal the gorgeous new medal that the Bosswitch has designed for you, and […]