PHRC News

A Message from Adult Literacy League

Dear Witches, Wizards, and ALL our friends at the Potterhead Running Club, How could we ever find the words to thank you for your extraordinary kindness? Thank you to you and your amazing fanthropy running community for supporting Adult Literacy League through the No Post on Runday 5k. We received the [first] event proceeds in the amount of of $4,746.00 on March 30, 2021. Your support shows our students that you believe in them and the hard work they’re putting […]

Announcing: Chaser 15 Mile!

  Potterhead Running Club is thrilled to present the third event of the 2021 season: Chaser 15 Mile! Your registration includes featuring the most famous enchanted sporting equipment on the pitch! The badge is evocative of the trophy where Harry first learned that playing Quidditch was “in his blood” as his father, per the book series, was a chaser for his House team. As with every PHRC medal, all registrants also receive the beautiful custom sublimated ribbon, and the always-popular […]

Our Next Charity Partner: US Quidditch!

Brooms up! The impact of the global pandemic has been felt from one corner of the globe to the other, from families to businesses, from government agencies to the performing arts, from close-knit communities to casual acquaintances.  And what of sporting organizations? What — quite particularly — of an organization that plays and champions a sport near and dear to those who know the “magical” feeling of a hard-fought victory on the pitch? If the local and regional shutdowns had […]

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On Our Seventh Birthday

One year ago today, Potterhead Running Club celebrated it’s sixth birthday. On that day we had no idea what the coming year had in store for us.   It was a year of loss and tragedy. It was a year of stress and insecurity. We stayed home. Toilet paper became the currency of the realm. We found a new appreciation for teachers, restaurant employees, and grocery store workers. We learned how to Zoom. We made bread…so much bread.   All […]

Announcing: Chocolate Jog 7k!

  Potterhead Running Club is pleased to present the ‘sweet’ second event of the 2021 season: Chocolate Jog 7k! Your registration includes featuring ‘the frog who got away’! As with every PHRC medal, all registrants also receive the beautiful custom sublimated ribbon, and the always-popular personalized digital bib!   Our charity partner for the next PHRC event is Dentaid! With so many sweets in the magical world, we are surprised that there aren’t any known spells to help people’s teeth! […]

Our Next Charity Partner: Dentaid!

Imagine suffering the agony of toothache, but having no way of seeing a dentist. Lack of dental care — dental access — is a widespread problem, particularly serious for those dealing with financial hardship or homelessness. Simply put, the people who need the services the most are the ones who get them the least. Sadly, more than 70 percent of the global population has no access to dental care of any kind. At this very moment, more than a billion […]

Announcing: No Post On Runday 5k!

  Potterhead Running Club is thrilled to present the first event of the 2021 season: No Post On Runday 5k! Your registration includes this beautiful 3″ medal featuring the flood of letters that marked the beginning of Harry’s magical journey! As with every PHRC medal, all registrants also receive the beautiful custom sublimated ribbon, and the always-popular personalized digital bib!

Our Next Charity Partner: Adult Literacy League!

Education is the single greatest tool to overcome a myriad of societal injustices. It’s the path to a better future for everyone, yet millions of adults read at or below a fifth grade reading level.  Illiteracy turns simple, everyday tasks into real problems. Reading product labels, following street signs, or filling out job applications can be difficult and frustrating.  Our charity partner for the first PHRC event of 2021 is the Adult Literacy League! The Adult Literacy League helps over […]

Announcing: Our Winter 2020 Direct Impact Project!

This group, this community, this family of fanthropists has done some incredible things over the years, no matter the challenges. You might say we’ve “stuck together” through it all. It’s time once again to see what we can do when we direct our energy towards one goal: bringing a smile to the face of kids who need it the most. We couldn’t be more pleased to announce that the Winter 2020 DIP will be supporting Noah’s Bandage Project! The organization was […]

Announcing: 2021 Pre-registration!

— one of our magical fanthropists during Time Turner 2020 Your chance has come to pre-register for the 2021 season events to guarantee your Perfect Prefect status for the year!   You’ll also be getting your registrations at a discount: since knowing the number of pre-registrants will help us predict expenses, you’re getting $2 per event off the regular donation/registration fee, and international members will have their pre-registered medals shipped at domestic rates! (Credit card processing fees have already been […]