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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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Check out these awesome custom Virtual Races hosted by Gone For a RUN
USO Trot for the Troops 2020
For 79 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.
LLEF Turkey Trot 2020
The mission of the Foundation is to raise funds to bridge the gap between public funding and the actual cost of high-quality education. The Foundation is a non-profit, mostly volunteer-run, community organization dedicated to fostering and enriching the tradition of educational excellence in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District.
Charlestown Nursery School Virtual Family Fun Run
Join us for our first-ever virtual Family Fun Run to support Charlestown Nursery School. You pick your route, and then run, walk, or scoot at any time during our virtual race period to raise money for this incredible school. CNS is a place where parents and educators are raising expectations and creating a center that reflects research, thoughtfulness, and commitment to young children right in their neighborhood. Particularly now in these challenging times, CNS is looking beyond the walls of the traditional school to create enriching learning experiences in nature and the local urban environment. Because children only have that first school experience once—it should be in the most nurturing and intellectually rich environment possible.
6th Annual Santa Fun Run
Join us for the 6th Annual virtual Santa Fun Run supporting the deserving charities of the Steadfast Giving Tree Foundation and Toys for Tots. More than ever before, these charities need our help so they can continue improving the lives of those they serve. You can help by registering to run, walk, or stroll anytime on your schedule between December 5-12th.
3/11 245th Marine Corps Birthday Thunder Run
3rd Battalion 11th Marines is celebrating the 245th Marine Corps Birthday with its first-ever virtual run! Please join the Thunder family in promoting physical fitness and Esprit de Corps through a run that can be done at your pace and on your schedule. Feel free to run solo or with a team, just have fun doing it! All proceeds will be used to directly support the Marines and Sailors of 3/11. “God fights on the side with the best artillery, God fights with Third Battalion!”
Staten Island Zoo Virtual Fun Run/Walk
Run for the Staten Island Zoo and walk with us too! We are committed to conserving wildlife and providing education to the public. The Zoo maintains over 1,200 animals, including more than 70 endangered or threatened species. Run or walk with us and support New York’s Biggest Little Zoo, to help rebuild vanishing populations and increase appreciation for our natural world.
Love for Laraine Virtual 5K
The 1st Annual Love for Laraine 5k is going virtual! Run a 5K or walk a 3K, or any combination, between Monday, November 9th, and Friday, January 29th (Laraine's birthday). You can be a part of finding a cure for leukemia and lymphoma while staying healthy and social distancing. Most importantly you can get out and have fun! Proceeds from the race will go directly to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in the name of Laraine Gegerson, our mother, sister, wife, grandmother, friend, and angel.
2020 ABPA #ThriveTogether Tiger Trot
The Association of Black Princeton Alumni (ABPA) works to strengthen the relationships among Black Princeton Alumni and with the broader Princeton University Community by providing content, access to resources, and opportunities that allow for deeper connection and engagement. This year, ABPA is hosting a series of virtual events that will encourage all in our diverse Black alumni community to continue to #ThriveTogether even as we're apart. Make sure to use #ABPATigerTrot when posting your post-race selfies and join us on Facebook to stay up to date with the ABPA!
Bighorns Booster Club 5K
The mission of the Helena Bighorns Booster Club is to support the sport of ice hockey in Helena, Montana. Providing support to the Bighorns Hockey Club helps the players to succeed on and off the the ice. Join us in our 1st ever Bighorns Booster Club 5K to raise money for supplies the Helena Bighorns Hockey team.
City of South Lake Tahoe and TCH Virtual 5K Turkey Trot
With a lot of uncertainty surrounding large scale events in South Lake Tahoe this fall due to COVID-19, we've made the tough decision to turn the Turkey Trot 2020 into a virtual event. The Turkey Trot has been about creating a family-friendly local event that supports the Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless. With a virtual event, we hope to continue to offer a fun experience that provides much-needed funds to the Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless to allow us to continue our great work helping individuals and families. Complete your race anytime/anywhere! There isn't a set time or place since the virtual run is meant to complete at your convenience and at your own pace. Whether you run on a treadmill, job around the neighborhood, or walk around the block, our Virtual Turkey Trot 5K is a great way to Join the Thanksgiving family fun!
REALTOR® Memorial Run
This memorial run is for Brian Russell and all the other friends and colleagues that have lost their battle with cancer. This run is organized by volunteers of the Pinal Chapter of WeSERV. Your support is sincerely appreciated. 100% of the proceeds benefit Alliance Cancer Care Arizona.
Country Church Scramble
Have you ever had that Sunday Morning scramble? We understand the "little things" in life that arise on Sunday morning. Use that energy and join Village Missions for the Country Church Scramble to help raise awareness and funds for rural churches across the U.S. & Canada
Run For Vets 5K
ASAP - 20 November 2020, VIRTUAL – Run from anywhere! Run For Vets 5K. Veterans High School, Kathleen, GA. Due to the COVID-19 virus, we feel it is best to make this year’s race a virtual one. We will miss seeing all of you celebrate and support our Veterans together, with honor we can all show up together virtually to race and raise money for the homeless and near-homeless Veterans in our community!
Toxic Trudge Run/Walk 5K
Join our 1st annual Stronghold Freedom Foundation Virtual 5K Sludge Trudge. We will Run, Walk, or Crawl through symbolic toxic sludge to raise money for Karshi-Kanabad veterans and their families. They had to live, breathe, and work in actual toxic and radioactive sludge while defending our freedoms post 9/11 and are now suffering the consequences. This 5K will help show them we are thankful for their service and we are here to help them and their families in the aftermath of their exposure! All proceeds will benefit the veterans and their families that served at the Karshi-Kanabad (K2) base in Uzbekistan.
UCA Alumni Homecoming 5K
The UCA Alumni Association exists to connect alumni to the University of Central Arkansas, to each other, and to help provide a lifetime of support for students and alumni. The Association oversees over 17 different scholarships, including the Alumni Assistance Fund that supports recent graduates by assists in paying down their student loans.
Girls On Fire 5K
As most of you know, we were involved in an accident where we suffered burns approximately one year ago. OUR CAUSE: The Midwest Children's Burn Camp helps children ages 6 to 17 discover that who they are on the inside is much more valuable than the scars they see on the outside. It costs $2,000 to send one child. Please help us raise funds by joining us in our virtual 5k any time beginning October 1 through November 15. This is our first virtual 5k so please bear with us as we figure this out. We will provide a link in a few days with more details. Please like and share!!!
Running On A Mission 5K
Please help us support the individuals struggling with homelessness in our community while exercising at the same time. Register online, complete the 5k, enjoy your swag.
STOMP out Human Trafficking 5K
Join us for the first ever virtual 5K to support the STOMP (Stop Trafficking of Minors and Pedophilia) movement. Our mission is to raise awareness and help end the world-wide issue of Trafficking and Sexual Abuse of Children. We are an action based organization that challenges legislations, initiates petitions, and aides in the prevention and educational opportunities throughout our communities. Proceeds from the race will go to the STOMP movement along with being distributed to other important non-profits fighting for this issue such as Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R) ourrescue.org among others. All ages are welcome to participate! You can run/walk anytime, anywhere! Let's get moving and help STOMP out Human trafficking. <a href="https://STOMPMovement.com" target="_blank">STOMPMovement.com<span class="visually-hidden">opens a new window</span></a>
Kappa Psi Zeta Epsilon 5K 2020
Kappa Psi is the largest and oldest pharmaceutical fraternity in the world. Kappa Psi is dedicated to fostering industry, sobriety, fellowship, and high ideals in its members not just in the pharmacy profession, but in our lives in general. We also seek to advance the profession of pharmacy by supporting and participating in many projects which endeavor to do so.
1st Annual CAMMO Music Run/Walk
The Center for American Military Music Opportunities (CAMMO), is an innovative 501(c)3 nonprofit organization committed to bringing Military Service Members, Veterans, and their families together to share the joy and love of music, performance, and audio. All while cherishing and sharing the phenomenal benefits of the healing power of music and sound to the mind, body, and soul.
Trina’s Trek
In honor of Trina Mock’s magnanimous spirit, we have organized Trina’s Trek. This will be an annual event honoring Trina’s compassionate nature by raising funds & donations via a variety of events. This year Trina’s Trek has chosen to organize a virtual fun run. All proceeds raised will be donated to The Gentle Barn Los Angeles. The Gentle Barn Los Angeles is a non-profit organization that rescues, rehabilitates, and gives sanctuary to severely abused animals. Trina’s Trek is dedicated to honoring the compassionate & giving nature that was Trina Mock. Through a variety of events, this organization looks to raise funds for different non-profits that advocate for the inclusion of people from every discipline and culture, & groups that strive to teach people kindness & compassion to animals.
Supporting Restoration Of The Historic Eureka Theater
The Eureka Film and Concert Center is working to restore it's beloved historic Eureka Theater, a 1939 streamline Modern movie Palace. The theater is adored by the community and has hosted many community events, fundraisers, and weekly classic films. Due to Covid, this year has found us without an income but still with a need to complete urgent projects such as restoring a room attached to the live-in apartment that is at risk of deterioration, reattaching the historic blade sign, and repairing our roof before winter. Please help us and our community save our theater.
Junior League of Gwinnett and North Fulton
An organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Participate by helping JLGNF make a difference in the communities of Gwinnett and North Fulton!
American Cancer Society
Been trying to figure out what to wear to this year's Making Strides Gulf Coast event on October 17th? Or you won't be able to make it that day? Well, we have good news! The 2020 Hunt For A Cure VIRTUAL WALK is live October 1st - November 31st! Two "race" packet options are available for purchase: medal and bib only, or medal, tshirt and bib. This gives you just another chance to help us in the fight against cancer! We encourage you to go at your own pace with the "race" and have fun with it! Also, if you take a picture and post on social media wearing your medal and/or shirt, please TAG US! Awareness is where it starts! Thank you for ALL that YOU do to support the American Cancer Society's Making Strides of the Gulf Coast. *Order no later than October 6th to receive in time for the hunt, but the virtual package purchasing option will stay open until November 30th. This does not count to your team total*
The Next Picture Show Run Your Art Off 5K
The Next Picture Show (TNPS) is a non-profit community art center in downtown Dixon, Illinois. We strive to nurture, develop, educate, and galvanize artists and communities within northwest Illinois. The art center is supported primarily through donations, grants, and fundraisers. Learn more about us at <a href="http://www.nextpictureshow.org/" target="_blank">nextpictureshow.org.<span class="visually-hidden">opens a new window</span></a>
Run For Vets 5K
Southern Maryland Community Network, Inc. is a private,-non-profit mental health agency that serves over 2,000 children, adolescents, and adults in the Tri-County area. Through our community mental health programs, we offer support services to individuals suffering from severe mental illnesses with the goal of rehabilitation. We need both community support and understanding to create awareness and serve these individuals in need. Annually, SMCN hosts a 5K Resolution Race fundraiser, and the money raised directly benefits our programs. This year we are hosting a Virtual 5K Resolution Race for the entire month of January 2021. Your support can directly impact our consumers by helping us to provide rehabilitative services. Please consider joining us to change lives and fight the stigma of mental illness by donating to our cause.
The 2020 Marine Detachment 27th Annual Devil Dog Run
The 2020 MarDet Fort Sill, OK 27th Annual Devil Dog Run is hosted by the Marine Detachment Artillery Detachment, Fort Sill, OK and benefits their entry-level Marines to attend their first Marine Corps Ball.
I'd Rather Be At The Track 5K
The Steve King Foundation is a non-profit organization established for the purpose of helping the dirt track racing community. We provide assistance to race car drivers, pit crew members, racing officials, and track operations personnel or the immediate families of those individuals who are involved in dirt track racing and are seriously ill, severely injured, or killed. Since inception, we have helped more than 200 individuals and families across the country, Australia, and Canada. 100% of funds raised go to individuals and families in need as we Help Racing Families Heal.
Run for a Cause - Together We Can Make a Difference
Hand to Hold supports NICU families before, during, and after a NICU stay and infant loss by providing powerful resources for the whole family, and most importantly, one-on-one mentoring from someone who has been there. Any funds that are given to Hand to Hold are used directly to fulfill this mission. Our services to NICU families include support groups (in 5 Texas hospitals and virtually nationwide), counseling services for NICU families, our award-winning peer mentor program, our Milestone Bead program, five podcast channels, educational resources, and online communities for continuing the conversation and ongoing support. All services are free to NICU families and NICU Graduate families and most are offered in both English and Spanish. Since the onset of COVID, we have seen tremendous growth in the request for our services and we are now serving more NICU families than ever before!
The 5K Sugar Rush
Join the sweetest City in Texas for a Virtual Holiday 5K, the 5K Sugar Rush! Get into the holiday spirit by challenging yourself to complete a 5K as part of the 12 Days of Christmas. Perfectly planned right after Thanksgiving and before Christmas, let's start your December on the right track. Get it, right "track"? LOL!
Troop 673: Gobble 'Till You Wobble
Please join Troop 673 for our first annual Gobble till we Wobble 5K! This fun run is open to anyone. To help you along in your training, we are including a link to our 6-week couch to 5K training program. All proceeds from the event will help our Scouts serve the community through leadership, conservation, and service projects. Once registered, any participating Scouts will also receive a code to our google classroom to work on the Personal Fitness Merit Badge.
Healthy Holiday Hustle Run/Walk 5K
The Sparta Community Hospital’s Healthy Holiday Hustle is an annual event that is held in conjunction with the City's Lighted Christmas Parade on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year’s event will be a virtual run due to our following social distancing guidelines and maintaining the safety of our participants. Proceeds from the run and walk go to the Shop with a Cop program in Sparta. This program allows police officers to take on a positive role for less fortunate children and take them shopping at Christmas time. Sparta Community Hospital is a rural district hospital that exists to improve the wellness of our rural communities by providing and coordinating compassionate, value-based health services.
Red Lippy Race for Grace 5K
I started this race in memory of my grandmother who lost her battle with dementia in September of 2018. Her name was Grace. Her favorite color was red, and often wore red lipstick when she went anywhere. She was the matriarch of our family. A strong woman who was also caring, giving and always put her family first.
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.
Get Out & Walk Garland
Get Out & Walk, Enjoy, and Experience Garland. This is your race at your pace. Complete the 75-mile goal as a family, with a friend or co-worker, or take some 'me' time while enjoying the fresh winter air. Visit GarlandParks.com to find parks and trails to explore.
Register, Represent, Reclaim – VOTE!
Proceeds raised from the event will benefit the Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund (KSEF), which provides mentoring services targeting African American men through its Kappa League Program.
Water Walk 2020
Our mission is to bring a clean and reliable source of water to communities in rural Nigeria. The Water Walk is a major annual fundraising effort to acquire the necessary funds to drill and construct freshwater wells within these communities. Currently, the members of the community are forced to walk over 2 miles (if not more) every single day to get water. Even then, this water is not sanitary and as a result, there are high risks of illness and death due to water-borne bacteria and viruses. The Water Walk is our attempt to raise awareness about these conditions and bring attention to the urgency of this issue. Countless lives could be saved, and the quality of life improved significantly, just by having easy access to clean water. Help us achieve our goal!
Brrrry-Scurrry
Beginning on December 1 and continuing through March 1, all Oakwood associates, including family members, can sign up individually or as part of a team. The virtual race allows you to log miles for walking, biking, swimming for a race through all of our Oakwood sites. Individuals can choose to make their way through Colorado or to include Utah as well. Teams will compete for the quickest time to go through Colorado and Utah. Each participant will get a shirt and a medal and winners will get prizes and bragging rights.
THHS Pep Squad 5K Jingle Run/Walk
Come out and support Trabuco Hills High School Pep Squad's 1st Virtual 5K Jingle Run/Walk! Dress in your favorite Holiday themed clothing and tie jingle bells to your running shoes! Complete the race at your own pace, anywhere you'd like in the month of December!
SVMS Dolphin Dash 5K
Make a splash at the Dolphin Dash! Lace up with SVMS and join us for a virtual 5K family fun run. Students can log training days for PE credit. This event is sponsored by the SVMS PTA.
Quarantine Lift Off 5K
Women on the move toward a healthier lifestyle. Looking forward to a brighter day, it's a Quarantine Lift Off !! 5, 4, 3, 2, 1...
Support Our Sisters
Women Veterans of America (WVA) is a voice for women who have and are serving in the United States Armed Forces and act as an advocate for women veterans' rights, issues, benefits, and recognition. WVA is an advocate for all women veterans and for women currently serving in the military.
Boots n’ Booties
OSOAmil is a 501(c)3, non-profit tax-exempt organization, whose mission is to honor our Military, Veterans, Reserves, Wounded Warriors, First Responders, Gold Star Families, and Blue Star Mothers, and their families by supporting them with programs designed to provide assistance within everyday life and letting them know the many sacrifices of both the families and those serving are appreciated.
#NotForSale 5K
This race is to bring awareness to human trafficking and all fundraised from participation will go directly towards purchasing items that will be placed in our One Lyfe Strength packs. These packs will be given to human trafficking survivors. The human trafficking survivors have been identified through RISE Court (Restoring Independence, Strength, and Empowerment), a specialized sub-division within the juvenile dependency and delinquency divisions that addresses children known or suspected of being a victim of human trafficking.
Water Walk 2020
RUN TO END DIABETES - November 14th, 2020 World Diabetes Day Join the movement to flatten the curve to End Damn Diabetes. Since 1980 there has been a 308% increase of Diabetics in the United States. Virtually Run anywhere in the world to END DIABETES <a href="https://enddamndiabetes.com/" target="_blank">enddamndiabetes.com.<span class="visually-hidden">opens a new window</span></a>
Race Towards a Brighter Future 5K
The Mid-Atlantic Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine chapter believes in promoting the optimal health, well being, and equity for all children and adolescents. Our region actively supports the health and future of all children in Delaware, Southern New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
Walking Dead & Zombie Run Virtual Race 2020
Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA Area, Inc. hosts this annual 5K to support our coats for kids program; providing new coats and winter accessories to area children to make sure all kids stay warm in the cold weather. We are a nonprofit whose mission is to empower people to overcome employment barriers and provide life enrichment tools and resources to strengthen individuals, families, and communities.
Murrieta Walk/Run for History
The Murrieta Valley Historical Society and The Murrieta Museum are Non-Profit organizations are working to preserving and promoting the Murrieta legacy of the Murrieta Valley and to educate the public about its historical significance. The Murrieta Museum offers educational programs for the local schools and in the future hopes to offer scholarships for students to pursue Museum Studies.
Wonder Woman Warfighter 5K/10K
Loretta Perfectus Walsh enlisted in the United States Navy on 17 March 1917. She was also the first American active-duty Navy woman, and the first woman allowed to serve in any of the United States armed forces. She was the first and is an inspiration to all of us who serve. Who is your inspiration and why? Let us all celebrate the women who have brought us here today!
Preferred Medical’s 2020 Turkey Trot
Join Preferred Medical and “trot” (walk or run) to raise funds for Feeding America for those encountering food insecurity during the holiday season. This is a Win-Win because it helps others while helping you by promoting exercise. Contact Mark.Pew@ThePreferredMedical.com for a $21 off “discount code” as Preferred Medical’s gift to you. Happy Thanksgiving!
Turkey Trot 2020 for AHG VA3130
American Heritage Girls (AHG) was founded by a group of parents wanting a faith-based, scout-type character development program for their daughters in 1995. The AHG Program is dedicated to the mission of building women of integrity through service to God, family, community, and country. AHG girls across the nation and the globe participate in badge programs, service projects, leadership opportunities, and outdoor experiences, all with an emphasis on Christian values and family involvement.
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