Check out these awesome custom Virtual Races hosted by Gone For a RUN
The OLC School and Youth Foundation of Jersey City Virtually Unstoppable 5K
Celebrate your unstoppable spirit in this year of everything virtual by completing a 5K at your own pace and on your own time. Enjoy some fresh air, complete the 5K goal as a family or with friends, then submit your time through the website. Recruit other family and friends to participate too from their own location!
BuyVet 5K Stroll/Walk/Run
Get Out, and Get Fit with your family, friends, co-workers, or neighbors to enjoy the greenery and the scenery!! Safe, Happy, and Healthy, is our motto for 2021! Support our Troops, Support our Veterans!
Creek Wood HS JROTC Annual Virtual 5K
Creek Wood JROTC 1st Annual Virtual 5k Run/Walk. Complete this race on your terms, morning, noon, or night. Run/Walk on a track or through the forest, you choose. Portions of the funds raised are going back to the community. We will be donating a portion to the Dickson County Help Center.
Run for Dreams
Run, walk, or bike and join us this May 2-15 in a virtual Run for Dreams to support Project Lakeview! Help raise money to honor police officers, firefighters, and EMT's killed in the line of duty. Learn more about our mission to support and honor the families and dream at
VAW/VRC Merit and Memorial Scholarship Fun Run
The VAW/ VRC memorial and merit scholarship fund ( VVOSA) is honoring our military children this month with a virtual race April 16th-18th! We will be hosting a virtual 5k and encourage kids to sign up to do the 1 mile “fun run”! Each registration receives a digital bib to be printed at home and a t-shirt! All proceeds support merit and memorial scholarships for our Hawkeye and Greyhound community! Be sure to upload your race time and pictures to the website when completed so we can share them! Everyone is welcomed to participate so share with your friends and family! Thank you for your participation and for supporting our community!
USO Spring Break 5K
For 80 years, the USO has stood by America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country. The USO is not part of the federal government and relies on the generosity of individual supporters like you, organizations and corporations to support its activities for our service members and their families.
Illini Veterans Memorial 5K
The Illini Veterans is an organization dedicated to serve fellow veterans and military-connected students. We are focused on enabling students and connecting members with the benefits they're entitled to while at the University of Illinois. Illini Veterans is filled with a very diverse group of individuals with experience in all branches on the United States military and familiarity with resources on campus. Being a part of the Illini Veterans will allow students that aren’t staying at the center to gain access to all of the resources it provides. All our proceeds go to continuing to support Veterans at the University of Illinois while Veterans transition from military life to student life. Illini Veterans is a non-profit 501(C)(3) organization.
Safe Harbor Support Center’s Run for Child Abuse Awareness
Safe Harbor Support Center is a small nonprofit in the Tri-Cities, WA. Our mission is to help children and families heal from abuse and neglect. We provide evidence-based intervention and education to help children with a history of trauma or extreme and challenging behaviors. Children develop resilience and healthy coping skills through our programs, while we work with their families to ensure parents have the skills necessary for them to have healthy and loving homes. Our agency also helps combat the effects of poverty on children by providing necessary items for families in need including hygiene items, diapers and wipes, clothing, and food assistance. Our flagship program, My Friend’s Place is the only overnight shelter for homeless teens in the southeastern area of Washington. All proceeds from the race will help us continue our work to help the most vulnerable members of our community.
Noodle Virtual Marathon (2021)
Noodle is excited to announce that our first annual Virtual Marathon Challenge is here! The Marathon Challenge is a Virtual Race where you will cover a marathon’s distance (26.2 miles) by logging your progress and distance milestones online! Run it or walk it. Go it alone or as part of a team. Complete it all at once or over the course of twelve days. Your marathon, your way! Stay (or get) healthy, crush your goals, meet more Noodlers, and get a t-shirt and a medal!
27th Annual Road Race for Animals 5K
Omega Tau Sigma veterinary fraternity would like to invite new and returning Road Racers to join us in this year's virtual 5k race! Every year we strive to help our local community through our 5k fundraiser. Due to restrictions amid the covid-19 pandemic and a necessity to keep all of our runners and their furry companions safe, we have decided to transition to a virtual format. Similar to previous years, the proceeds from this race will be donated to the Wildlife Medical Clinic at Illinois and the Champaign County Humane Society. We hope you will be able to join us this year and help us give back to two organizations that are vital to our community!
Viking Strong 5K/10K
Holtville High School swim team has been active for 9 years, serving both boys and girls. We are going with the school's theme of “Viking Strong” to show unity in a time when uniting is difficult. Last year we used all our funds and were unable to re-coop funds with school closing. This year we have no pool and with every sport starting our small club has taken on financial challenges. We hope this run/walk/swim will help us pay for some basic supplies and keep everyone in shape.
Southwest Kids Cancer Foundation 5k Fun Run!
Southwest Kids Cancer Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that provides a cost-free summer camp experience for kids with cancer and their siblings. Each summer we serve over 200 kids from all over the Southwestern United States at our campsite in Prescott Arizona. We are solely committed to ensuring the life-changing programs of Arizona Camp Sunrise and Sidekicks remain available to children and families at no cost and believe that children with cancer should have the same opportunities to experience joys and freedoms as a healthy child, including a meaningful camp experience.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region Virtual 5K
This spring, you're invited to "Go BIG for Kids' Sake" with our Virtual 5K Walk/Run. Head outside with family, friends, and neighbors, and join us in our efforts to keep kids connected, healthy, and engaged during 2021. You can make a BIG impact by connecting youth with caring mentors who help their mentees build resilience and confidence. Inspire a new generation to explore their potential!
Open Streets Returns with Virtual 5K
This May, Open Streets is back! While our event will be virtual this year, our mission remains the same — encouraging folks of all ages and fitness levels to get active, spend time outdoors, and build community connections. So run, walk, skip or stroll with our Open Streets Virtual 5k. You can race at your pace wherever you are, at any time, and at any location of your choosing.
The Wes Strong Foundation 2021 Virtual 5k
Strides for St. Jude 5K
Join rSpace in Your Space as we take strides against childhood cancer with St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Regardless if this is your first 5k or your 50th, together we can virtually come together to do good! You're welcome to take the miles at your own pace, on your own course, and YES, you can even walk it! It's time to drop our excuses and show up for the littles that are fighting for their chance to do the same. Each registration will include a donation to this wonderful non-profit hospital.
Spring Into Action
RVA Adult Autism Services Is A 501 (c) (3) Organization Dedicated to providing training and support for Adults on the Spectrum. Our Mission is to ensure Adults on the spectrum are equipped with all the skills necessary to sustain meaningful and steady employment, healthy living habits, and confidence in independent living. We are literally hitting the ground running with our first event. With our Spring to action 5K, we hope to raise awareness and support for the need for Adult Autism Service.
Woodbridge Kappas Virtual 5K Run/Walk
Get Active - Wherever You Are The Annual Woodbridge Kappa Community 5K Run/Walk will be a virtual race for 2021. That means that you can run or walk the 3.1 miles right where you live! Run/walk alone, with family, or a group of friends. Your race at your pace! For added flexibility, you can break up the distance over a few days or even ride your bike. The cycling equivalent is a nice 9.3-mile ride. This will be the third of four events as part of a Challenge Series spread out over the course of a year that is designed to keep us active. You can participate in one event, a few events, or participate in all four events and collect all four medals in the series! The dates of the other events will be announced later. Join the event's Facebook Group to stay up-to-date and to share your progress and pictures.
Move for Mental Health
In honor of Mental Health Awareness month, Great Lakes Psychology Group will be sponsoring its first annual Move for Mental Health virtual 5K event this May! Run, walk, or bike a total of 3.1 miles at any time during the month of May in solidarity with advocates of mental health around the world. All proceeds will support the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - a free and confidential crisis line that is available 24/7 at 800-273-8255. Great Lakes Psychology Group connects thousands of people in the Midwest every month with online and in-person outpatient counseling services.
Amur Leopard Conservation Run
Join us for the second annual Amur Leopard Conservation Run! Grab a friend and complete this virtual 5k anywhere! All proceeds go directly to preserving the most critically endangered big cat in the world. There are only about 100 Amur leopards left in the wild so the first 100 to post their result or share a picture with #runfortheroar will receive a custom medal in addition to the custom shirt and bib!
Rick's Run for ALS
For the entire month of April, run, walk, or bike a 5K to help bring awareness to ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,) because even though Rick isn't here anymore, ALS very much still is. For every race registration, a portion will be donated to CCALS (Compassionate Care ALS), a nonprofit organization with a mission to support people diagnosed with ALS and their families. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook: @RicksRun4ALS
Running with the Wildcats 2021 Virtual 5K
The class of 2022 and 2023 have teamed together for this fundraiser. Get out and walk, run, hike, or bike our 5k with the Fall Mountain Wildcats. Bring your family, friends, pets and enjoy the great outdoors. All proceeds of this race will go to the classes of 2022 and 2023 towards the Fall Mountain prom expenses. Submit your photos onto our Facebook page to share in all of your fun.
Newtowne School Fun Run
Whether you are a current Newtowne family, Newtowne alumni, or just someone who cares about making high-quality early education more accessible, come be part of the Newtowne School community this spring as a participant in our first ever Virtual Fun Run! &nbsp Pick your own route anywhere in the world (though local folks can visit for some special route tips and free bonus activities). Run (or walk, or even pogo stick!) a 5k anytime between May 16 and May 22 to support our little school with a big mission.
WE RACE for Water - 5K/1K Fun Run or Walk
WE RACE for WATER! You’ll want to get moving after our All Virtual ACE21, so join us on Saturday, June 19, 2021, for a 5k/1k Fun Run or Walk to benefit AWWA’s Water Equation’s mission! Your registration will help to provide funding for water industry scholarships, student and young professional leadership programs, and safe water projects. T-shirt, digital bid, and bragging rights included in the registration!
Kaylan's 5K Warrior Run
<p>Kaylan's 5k Warrior Run and Kaylan Strong's Fight Like A Warrior Foundation is named after Kaylan &quot;Momi Girl&quot; Haywood who was 11 when she was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), a terminal form of brain cancer.</p> <p>She died just 6 months later on August 22, 2018. Kaylan's 5k Warrior Run is the first of its kind here in the Hawaii community for Brain Tumor Awareness Month, which is in May. It&rsquo;s the first 5k dedicated exclusively to pediatric brain cancer awareness and research in our community.</p> <p>We are here to help Ohanas affected by DIPG and Childhood Brain Cancer. This is our 1st Annual Kaylan's 5K Warrior Run. Because of Covid, we had to make this race a virtual run. Please post pictures to our Facebook page Kaylan Strong's Fight Like A Warrior Foundation.</p>
ACOFP’s Family Med Tread Hosted by the Student Association of the ACOFP
By running this race, you will raise money for the nonprofit Skin of Color Society, an organization whose mission is to provide information related to all aspects of skin of color in order to educate physicians, residents, scientists, and the general public about the unique properties and diseases of individuals with skin of color. This is done through promoting research studies and dermatologic literature written about these disease processes and by mentoring individuals interested in the field of skin of color.
Dutchie Dash - Run, Skate, Walk
Register now for Dutchie Dash, a Virtual 5K supporting the Dutchland Rollers, the internationally-ranked women’s roller derby league from Lancaster, PA. For more information, visit
National Harbor Chapter Annual 5k and Trike & Bike
The National Harbor Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is proud to virtually host our 10th Annual Family 5K Trike & Bike on April 24, 2021 to promote the healthy well-being of Prince George’s County residents and other communities.
Run with Willie 5K
Join fellow Wildcats and their families in completing Willie’s 5k run/walk wherever you are and however you can participate safely. Show us your Wildcat spirit by wearing your JWU swag. Post a picture and tag it with #JWUNMIUltimateSendOff for a chance at social media glory!
Join us for EXHALE 2021 - Walk, Ride or Run Join us as we take a deep inhale and EXHALE in celebration for the nameless... the parents of infant/child loss. No matter the age, our babies will always be our babies and on May 15th, 2021 we will join together to EXHALE, shout their names, and collectively breathe in their honor. Joyfully Grieving is a 501c3 nonprofit for advocacy, community, and holding space for parents of infant and child loss.
A Step From Silence
At Love Me Enough To Leave Inc., we provide resources and assistance to victims and their families of domestic violence. As the pandemic continues the rise of domestic abuse has risen 20% as of May. We would like to show solidarity to victims who are quietly quartered with abusive spouses and let them know we are still working with each step run. Each mile will represent a victim who is waiting to take their first steps from silence and abuse. All proceeds will be the foundation to our home we look forward to opening October 2021.
Run For Families
The Upstate Family Resource Center works with families to provide the tools and resources needed to overcome hardships, improve familial relationships, and create a prosperous community. Run for Families is a fun and “safe” way for families, friends, co-workers, and more to go outside, enjoy fresh air, get their heart pumping and help families all at the same time!
2021 Memorial Torch Run
This event pays honor to the fallen law enforcement officers who have given their lives in the service to the community of Los Angeles County. Participants can run, skate, bicycle, or skateboard one or more of the 57 pre-determined legs. We honor these officers by giving the small sacrifice of our time and sweat while wearing their names on the back of the T-shirt designed for this years' honorees.
Paradyme Management 2021 Virtual 5K
Hello Paradymers! We’ve been locked down and locked in for too long – it’s time to get out and get healthy! The Focus on the Paradymer Committee challenges you to run (or walk) 5k by the end of April. Enter your best time by the deadline and qualify to win a prize!
Woodland 5K Wolf Run
The Second Annual Wolf Run aims to build on the success of our inaugural run last year. This run was part of the Woodland Health and Wellness Magnet Elementary Centennial Celebration. Hope you will join us for this fun and healthy way to celebrate our school.
James Nursing Run for Hope
<p>As James Nurses, we take pride in the compassionate, relationship-based, and evidence-based care we provide to our patients and their families. Help us continue to inspire hope and healing by joining us in a 5K race during Oncology Nursing Month.</p> <p>All race proceeds will go towards the James Nursing Scholarship Fund. This fund is used to encourage and support James employees enrolled in academic (under-graduate or graduate) nursing education programs.</p> <p>Happy Oncology Nursing Month! Thank a James Nurse, today!</p>
USO Four on the 4th (2021)
For 80 years, the USO has stood by America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country. The USO is not part of the federal government and relies on the generosity of individual supporters like you, organizations and corporations to support its activities for our service members and their families.
eRun for eLearning
Go the distance to help connect disadvantaged students to virtual classrooms! Run or walk this virtual 5k at your pace to help us fund the installation of wifi towers to support distance learning and ensure no child gets left behind. Over the past year, many students have found themselves struggling to connect to schools and learn virtually during the global pandemic. The FELI Class of 2021 pledges to install additional wifi towers to bring internet access to underprivileged communities and students in Florida. Your support will help the Class achieve this goal.
Home Run Virtual 5K
Run/Walk/Skip your way through a 5k and contribute to Habitat's ability to build more affordable housing in our community.
Go the Distance for Autism Society Inland Empire
Go the Distance for Autism Acceptance! By running this race you will be championing this organization to deliver additional programs. Autism Society Inland Empire believes in a community where children and adults with autism are respected, safe, included, and feel empowered to achieve their aspirations. Autism Society IE provides advocacy, information & referral, education, and support to individuals and families on the autism spectrum. We exist because we make a difference to the people we serve.
Roe’s Way 5K
Let’s do it Roe’s Way and race at your own pace! Join the event as a family, with friends or co-workers. Help us raise scholarship funds for deserving students that shutdown bullying and rise above the influence of others! Visit or visit our Facebook and Instagram pages. Don’t forget to share your photos and use #RoesWay5k!
Ludwick Eye Center’s Virtual Run for the Vets
All proceeds from this event will go directly to sponsoring the training of a service dog through the Save-a-Vet, Save-a-Pet program with Franklin County Veteran Affairs for a local veteran. Take this “run” at your own pace and know that with each step you are helping raise money for a wonderful cause!
Instafam Fitness Anniversary 5K
Hey Instafam! To celebrate our first anniversary, we want everyone to participate in a virtual 5K! Get your friends and family together to walk, run, jog, or dance your way to a 5K! All proceeds will benefit Level82.
Fun in the Sun Run
DeMolay is an organization dedicated to preparing young men to lead successful, happy, and productive lives. Basing its approach on timeless principles and practical, hands-on experience, DeMolay opens doors for young men aged 12 to 21 by developing the civic awareness, personal responsibility, and leadership skills so vitally needed in society today. DeMolay combines this serious mission with a fun approach that builds important bonds of friendship among members in more than 1,000 chapters worldwide. The Northern California DeMolay Jurisdiction supports youth in Northern California, Northern Nevada, and Hawaii.
1st Annual InReach 5K for a Cause
Join us for our first InReach Annual 5K for a Cause. This year we will be walking/running for the American Heart Association. You can choose any day in the month of February and March to complete your 5K. Be sure to get a picture and share it with us on Facebook. Included in your registration: Shirt, medal, and a donation to the American Heart Association. Please feel free to make additional donations.

Run with Us and Never Stop Running! You can run alone or with a group of friends. It’s your race, on your terms! Each of our fun themed races vary in distance, beginning at 5K (3.1 miles).


A wonderful component of our Virtual Race Series is the contribution to various charities. A percentage of each race registration is donated directly to the selected charity for that particular race. Our great community of virtual race runners have made it possible for Gone For a Run to donate thousands of dollars to an assortment of charities including:

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A Virtual Race Series that trains, encourages and celebrates your journey.


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Complete a 5K! Includes a training program, medal, t-shirt, race bib and a virtual running coach.
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Complete a 10K! Includes a training program, medal, t-shirt, race bib and a virtual running coach.
Image of Virtual Race - Half Marathon Challenge
Complete a half marathon! Includes a training program, medal, t-shirt, race bib and a virtual running coach.
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Complete a marathon! Includes a training program, medal, t-shirt, race bib and a virtual running coach.
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