Virtual Running Races 5K Challenge

5K Challenge Medal
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5K Challenge

The 5k Challenge is a Virtual Race like no other - we train you, encourage you, and celebrate you along the way to your 5k finish line with this progressive 5k challenge. All while helping you build life-long memories and friendships with runners from across the globe! Best of all, your running supports St. Judes Children Hospital.

How does the Gone for a Run 5K Challenge work?

5K Challenge Package

Every step of the way you have coaching, support as you reach your milestones in this progressive 5K. As you complete each Milestone distance you add the magnetic distance token to your 5K Challenge Medal.

  • First Milestone 1 mile
  • Second Milestone 2 miles
  • Third Milestone 5K
  • 5K Challenge Medal
  • Authentic 5K Race Bib
  • FREE 5K challenge T-shirt
  • Up to 50% off 5K Swag
  • Exclusive Training Program for each Milestone
  • Access to exclusive coaching tips, guides, and videos from Coach Guy, on our exclusive members facebook page.
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Our Exclusive Training Program

Virtual Race Training Program

We offer exclusive milestone training programs by Coach Guy who will guide you through each distance on your way to your 5K. These training programs are customizable to your schedule and provide the training and the support to get you to your goal. You can watch training videos, download guides, or view them on your device. By registering for the 5K Challenge you’ll receive exclusive access to the Gone For a Run Virtual Training & Race Challenge Series Facebook Page where you can:

  1. View exclusive training content
  2. Ask Coach Guy questions
  3. Share pics of your accomplishments and see others
  4. Receive encouragement from your 5K Challenge teammates from all over the country

Introducing Coach Guy

Coach Guy - 5K Challenge Trainer

Our exclusive training Coach Guy is an amazing elite distance runner who has competed in races throughout the USA and Canada and has been involved in the sport of running for over 18 years.

He holds a degree in exercise physiology and coaches both amateur and elite runners. We love his coaching philosophy because Guy strives to give you a better understanding of training and the benefits of each workout so you’re able to grow and develop as a runner.

With training centers around running with purpose and understanding the purpose of a particular workout or run. To follow where Guy has run check out his career highlights here.


I am here to not only help you improve as a runner, but to give you a better understanding of training and the benefits of each workout.
- Coach Guy

Run with a Friend(s)!

Run Virtual Races with Your Friends

Have a running buddy or group?

We encourage runners to grab a friend and experience this remarkable and rewarding challenge together. You’ll be able to see and share amazing benefits to your body and mind along the way. The challenge starts with lower mileage and allows you to build to your goal to join the ranks as a 5K-er!

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