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CUSTOM VIRTUAL RACES
Check out these awesome custom Virtual Races hosted by Gone For a RUN
Run for History 5K
The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society has been running since 1972! You can be a part of this legacy by participating in the Run for History 5k in celebration of their 50th Anniversary. The funds raised from this event will keep the society on track to collect, preserve, and share the history of the Lake Minnetonka area for future generations.
Run with Smiles For Miles!
Smiles For Miles 5K Fun Run is raising money for Healing Angels Organization’s FREE Holistic Wellness Day event July 16,2022. https://www.facebook.com/hao.wellnessday/ Come run with us and help bring a service to those in need. Smiles For Miles 5K Fun Run
His Fight Is My Fight
The Glass family & friends are turning our pain into PURPOSE. In March 2022, the Glass family created the Montel Allen Glass MBK Foundation Inc to raise awareness about schizophrenia, mental health referrals, and award sponsorships for the Brain SPECT Imaging at the Amen Clinic for young adults between the ages of 18 to 30 years old. This type of testing is very costly and not paid for by medical insurance. The goal is to award one individual this year to attend the Amen Clinic for testing in honor of Montel. Montel only had 2 weeks before getting the help that he knew was the best support and treatment plan for tackling the symptoms of schizophrenia. He would have wanted to help others get the services that he didn't get. Your financial support will help make this a reality.
Moving For Missions 5K
We are hosting this event to raise money to help fund a mission trip to Mexico. Join us in reaching out to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ to others! Help us "Move for Missions" beyond the church building!!
wear blue: run to remember | Honor Through Action
Challenge yourself this summer to move with purpose. Join wear blue: run to remember as we prepare physically and mentally to observe the 21st anniversary of 9/11 and as we train for the fall race season. You will choose the distance to train for - 5K, 10K, Half Marathon or Full Marathon - and together we will build a healthier and more resilient community that honors the service and sacrifice of the American military.
Hearts United in God's Service Race for Education 5K
Proceeds from this event will be used to purchase school supplies, uniforms and help cover school fees for 56 orphaned and abandoned children at the Pillars of Africa Children’s Ministry (PACM). Thank you for helping us give the children at PACM hope for a better future. Hearts United in God's Service is a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation that serves underprivileged youth at the Pillars of Africa Children's Ministry (PACM) in Manyangwa, Uganda, by providing monetary, material, and prayerful support to meet educational, physical, and spiritual needs.
Support The Perla Garcia’s Mysteries Podcast for Children
Mystery Buster, Perla Garcia, and her trusty sidekick, Valiente, need your help with production costs associated with the Second Season of their podcast. Your support will go toward costs associated with the creation and the distribution of the podcast and educational materials.
Kawasaki Disease Foundation 1000K
What is our Kawasaki Disease Virtual Race? A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill at the gym or on the track (or even at another race). You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself. Running or walking our virtual race can be on your own, or with friends! And your medal will be shipped directly to you. Complete a virtual 5K or 10k, or challenge yourself and complete our virtual half marathon! This is a national group virtual 1000k race, designed to support the efforts of the Kawasaki Disease Foundation.
WNY Pride 5K
Niagara Pride, Inc. envisions an LGBTQ+ community in which individuals and families feel safe, secure, and affirmed where they live, work, worship, and play, especially in the Niagara County and surrounding Western New York areas. To that end, Niagara Pride strives to bring awareness of LGBTQ+ issues, create safe and welcoming events for people of all ages, promote visibility of the LGBTQ+ community, and partner with other agencies to connect LGBTQ+ individuals with resources. Our WNY Shopping with Pride event serves as way to promote locally owned LGBTQ+ and ally businesses. Since its inception in January 2021, Niagara Pride’s Diversity and Inclusivity for Businesses and Agencies training has successfully trained over 200 people on not only the importance of LGBTQ+ diversity in the workforce, but also how to make changes to be more affirming and accepting for employees and consumers. Through collaborations with other agencies, Niagara Pride has been able to provide referrals to specific LGBTQ+ services for addictions/recovery, Veteran support and benefits, sexual health and wellness, youth programs, and other medical based care. To promote visibility in the community, Niagara Pride created the first ever Pride Garden in Niagara Falls, NY, worked with local leaders to host five Pride flag raising ceremonies throughout the county, and partnered with local businesses to create the first Pride Celebration for one of the major cities in Niagara County, NY. Additionally, Niagara Pride’s dedication to community service and charity is reflected in their donation drives, having collected over 2,000 pairs of socks for local homeless individuals and over 150 backpacks filled with supplies for local LGBTQ+ youth in 2021 alone. The WNY Pride 5K is a virtual race and walk, allowing individuals wishing to participate the opportunity to complete the event anywhere they choose…be it their treadmill, a gym, outside in a park, or their favorite running/walking location. Participants can complete the WNY Pride 5K anytime between June 1, 2022, and June 30, 2022. The proceeds from the WNY Pride 5K will benefit Niagara Pride, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, to help fund the expansion of LGBTQ+ community-based programs and services the agency offers in Niagara County as well as throughout WNY, including additional community outreach, groups and programs for youth and senior LGBTQ+ individuals, and increasing our health awareness initiatives.
Let’s run together!
It's Doctorarunner's anniversary week. Celebrate with me this new cycle doing what we enjoy the most and helping those who need us most. Join us!
Taco & Tequila 5K/10K
Who doesn't love a good taco and a little tequila. Let's celebrate our hard earned miles by lacing up, then eating and drinking up! Pick your distance, 5K or 10K. Grab your compadres and hit the pavement (run it or walk it), then hit the bar. By running this race you are supporting the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, which is a 501(c)(3) organization. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) is a global leader in the fight against cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care. Read more about this amazing foundation at: https://www.lls.org/
1st Annual Merritt Mustangs Football 5K
Join us for the 1st Annual Merritt Mustangs Football 5k fundraiser! We are looking to grow our community involvement with our Mustang Football program. Join us for this virtual 5k race where you register online and enter your race results online. Run at your own pace, on your own time! There will be prizes for different classes, including tickets to a 2022 home Merritt Football game!
The Fit's Possible Trucking Cab To 5K
Truckers make sure the world keeps moving, and now it's time for you to get moving while you do. Getting moving physically is one of the best ways to improve almost every area of our lives. Life on the road is not set up to make living a healthy lifestyle easy, but it is POSSIBLE! Sometimes we can think we need to do a lot in order to be active, but in reality, walking is one of the most effective ways to live an active lifestyle. One of the best ways to help along your path to sustained wellness is connecting and being a part of a like-minded community. Make sure you head over to “Trucking Cab to 5k” "@truckingcabto5k” on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, & TikTok for tips, more connection, info, and more. You can also reach Candace at candace@fitspossibletrucking.com Candace at Fit's Possible Trucking is so excited about launching the virtual Cab to 5k for the trucking community. This virtual challenge is open to anyone in or around the trucking industry. We greatly encourage family, corporation, & company participation. Which will allow you to stay connected, be motivated, get encouraged, and reach your wellness goals with others all across the United States and beyond. How Exciting Right?! Registration opens July 1st and will remain open until October 1st, 2022. October 1st we encourage everyone to come together for an in-person meet up on the final day of this Cab to 5k challenge. (Participation is not required, this is just a fun gathering for anyone who is available to join) The Cab to 5k in-person (optional, not required) finale will be held in Mt Airy, NC at the Mayberry Truck Show & Convoy October 1st at 9am. You will be able to sign up virtual on Oct 1st, but you will not receive your run Swag for 7-10 days after. The whole course will be outlined by some of the finest Semi's you've ever seen. So while you're going, you will have one of the most unique 5k courses there has ever been to enjoy while you do. The Cab to 5k is for YOU, no matter your fitness level. You can walk, jog, slog (slow jog 😅), or run every step of the way. Candace has great tips, suggestions, prizes, and more that will be distributed throughout the Virtual Fit's Possible Trucking Cab to 5k. Also, while you are moving you will be helping the Brenner Children's Hospital where portions of the proceeds will be donated. We are excited that you are signing up to be a part of this amazing time. Thank you for all that you do, and being a part of the 1st Fit’s Possible Trucking Cab to 5k! Let’s have fun, connect, & come together to continue to make Fit Possible Trucking.😊
Women in Electronics Virtual 5K
Welcome to the 3rd Annual Women in Electronics 5K Walk! In the spirit of unity, while incorporating the organizational values of honor, authenticity, courage, and commitment, Women in Electronics (WE) strives to expand the opportunities for women in the Electronics Industry. As a 5013c social impact organization, WE is dedicated to our goals to celebrate, advocate, develop, and empower our members professionally and personally through industry-leading leadership growth programs, resources, and events. Our Annual 5K Walk provides members with the opportunity to get moving and enjoy some fresh air, while contributing to the enhancement of WE programs and the development of new programs intended to lift up our next generation of leaders! Women in Electronics encourages all of our members to come together as a collective community to hit the pavement, take to the trails, and raise funds for the essential programming to help advance our mission!
NGAW Race Series (2022)
Join NGAW for our virtual 3-race series! Run, walk, bike, or swim. Races are open to anyone and everyone; no military connection needed. Participate with your Unit during drill, with your family at home or on your own. Log your time on the website and earn your collectible medal. You do not need to participate in all 3 races. Proceeds help Washington Guardsmen with financial needs in education, professional development, emergency assistance, and family support. The National Guard Association of Washington is a non-profit 501(c)4 professional organization comprised of officer and enlisted members both currently serving and retired. NGAW is organized at the state level for the purpose of advocating for the most effective legislation to maximize Washington State Army and Air Guardsmen benefits and resources. NGAW is not a part of the Washington Military Department, and this race is not sponsored by the WMD
USO March For The Fallen
The USO in partnership with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard Training Center is hosting the Fort Indiantown Gap 11th Annual March For The Fallen on Saturday September 24, 2022 at Strickler Field. March for the Fallen is an event for the military and civilian communities to join annually in honoring the memory of all Fallen Service Members who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of our great nation. The events are the 28 and 14 mile marches, 5k run/walk, a virtual 28 mile hand cycle and a virtual 28 mile march for deployed service members only. Volunteers and spectators are also welcome in support of the event, to volunteer please contact Jenna Price at jprice@uso.org.
MORE VIRTUAL RACES
GONE FOR A RUN VIRTUAL RACES

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).

'RUN' IT FORWARD

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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VIRTUAL TRAINING
& RACE CHALLENGE SERIES

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

CHOOSE FROM 5K, 10K, HALF MARATHON, AND MARATHON DISTANCES.

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5K CHALLENGE
Complete a 5K! Includes a training program, medal, t-shirt, race bib and a virtual running coach.
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10K CHALLENGE
Complete a 10K! Includes a training program, medal, t-shirt, race bib and a virtual running coach.
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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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MARATHON CHALLENGE
Complete a marathon! Includes a training program, medal, t-shirt, race bib and a virtual running coach.
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