Announcing: The Slug Club Armchair to 5k!

  Potterhead Running Club is pleased to present our second event of 2019: The Slug Club Armchair to 5k! Professor Horace Slughorn is a wonderfully complex character and proof that while a Slytherin might desire power and influence (by “collecting” famous witches and wizards), they can also by chivalrous and selfless. Despite the fact that he was born in a pure-blood family (one of the so-called “Sacred Twenty Eight”), he wasn’t prejudiced against half-bloods and muggle-borns and frequently “collected” those […]

Our Next Charity Partners: The Harry Potter Alliance; Transfiguring Adoption; The Protego Foundation!

  June 26th, 2015. The day everything changed. Our organization was tiny. The Great Hall didn’t exist. There were no Common Rooms. We were just 15 months old, with a mere 4,086 likes on Facebook, when we got a lot of attention in one amazing moment. MuggleNet.com published an article about us and 1,200 people joined HRC in a single evening. A few days later, the story was picked up by Runner’s World magazine and we were off and running […]

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 […]