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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 percentage of each race registration is donated directly to the selected charity.


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.
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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.

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
FBC Family Fun 5K 2021
Grab your friends and family, lace up your shoes, and get outside and have some fun in the sun! Please join us for our first ever FBC Family Fun 5k. No pressure, just fun with your family and friends on your own time!! All proceeds from this race will go to our family birthing center with the hopes of purchasing live streaming video cameras for our special care nursery. These cameras will allow our patients to view their newborns while they are separated due to medical conditions.
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.
2021 Edward’s Pawsitive Run for JHS
This is the 3rd Annual Birthday Fundraiser that Edward has conducted for the Jacksonville Humane Society, and he is truly excited about adding a Virtual Run this year. You can walk, run, hike, with or without your furry friend, inside or outside, and at your own pace for this wonderful event. Your registration for this event will help provide life-saving care for pets in need. #EdwardsPawsitiveRun
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.
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!
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>
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.
A Run to Remember
Join us for our first annual Run to Remember. Once again, we are honored to be co-sponsors with the Bulletproof Veterans Podcast team for this Virtual 5K. We are running or walking to remember those we have lost and those sick and suffering. The Stronghold Freedom Foundation is 100% volunteer-run and all proceeds benefit K2 Veterans and their families. We will never forget and will ALWAYS KEEP THE PROMISE!
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.
NC Memorial Day 5k
This race sponsored by NC FiVE is to remind us that freedom is not free, it was paid for by those who served and sacrificed the ultimate price for a cause greater than themselves. We hope that you will run in this race and think about those men and women who have come before us and to not them be forgotten.
5K Be Your Best Self
Our 5k Challenge walk & run was customized and created for our Marketing Cloud team. Whether you are a beginner runner or a seasoned runner our virtual race was designed to inspire, challenge you and create a bit of competition amongst us! This is your race at your pace. The 5k run or walk can be completed at any time during the month of May.
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.
Beta Chapter Military Appreciation Month
Beta Chapter is one of the organizations that fall under Kappa Lambda Chi Military Fraternity Inc as a non-collegiate, national service-based fraternity, considered a professional fraternity that accepts U.S. military members of all branches. Beta Chapter is sponsoring a 5K Run or Walk event to support our Scholarship program. No one should have their education limited due to a lack of household income. One of the essential scholarship benefits for society is that it gives us engineers, doctors, academics, nurses, lawyers, and scientists from backgrounds to make traditional college financial aid hard to secure. Having more people in these professions is better for us as a society and helps us fill any employment gaps that would otherwise be empty.
The Wes Strong Foundation 2021 Virtual 5k
Unite in the fight with runners and walkers around the world in our 2021 Wes Strong Virtual 5k! Your participation will directly help us carry on the legacy of a 12-year-old boy who was determined to change the world before passing from neuroblastoma. It is The Wes Strong Foundation’s mission to continue Wes’s passion for helping others and our planet. As a 100% volunteer-based 501c3 nonprofit charity organization, their purpose is to provide financial assistance, wishes, and holiday help for families facing pediatric cancer, as well as support for our environment and injured wildlife. To learn more, please visit
The USO Fort Hood Memorial Day 5K Virtual Run/Walk sponsored by GEICO local office
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.
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!
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.
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 100 Club - Running Is In Our Blood
Running isn't just something we like to do it's IN OUR BLOOD! Help the fight against blood cancer by hitting the pavement! Run, walk, or something in between a 5K, 10K, or half marathon to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society! Be a part of The 100 Club and vow to give it 💯! Follow our journey to raise $100,100 on Instagram @the100club_lls Together we can make a difference.
Run for the Fund
Welcome to Benco Dental’s First Run for the Fund Virtual 5K! The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted us all and the Associate Emergency Fund has been an integral part of helping associates overcome hardships. Run for the Fund is the first fundraising event of its kind for Benco Dental and we hope many of you will participate. For every participant, the Benco Family Foundation will donate $10 to the Associate Emergency Fund.
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>
Brown School Superhero Scramble Virtual 5k
Celebrate your favorite superhero this spring by joining Brown School's virtual Superhero Scramble 5k! Dress up and run, walk or bike anytime between May 29th and June 6th to complete this mission. Participants will receive a race bib and a medal.
Pioneers Race to Success
Cripple Creek Victor School District is full of students and employees that are passionate about supporting each other. We want to support our athletes and community with an outdoor track and field stadium. Currently, we have a cracked asphalt circle with dead grass in the middle… our students make this work and try hard- but it does not instill pride. Cripple Creek Junior-Senior High School is located at about 9,500 feet elevation- this track and field complex could be a perfect place for Olympic and professional athletes to train! This will make the facility more than just a huge addition to the school, but potentially for the Colorado community as a whole. But we cannot make this happen without a lot of support. So we are holding a virtual race as a fundraiser to start the train. Run with us and support our race to success! You can run, walk, or crawl with us virtually from anywhere! If you live close, you can also come out in person on July 3rd. The starting line will be at Cripple Creek Victor High School. If you come in person, there will be post-race water and snacks available. If you would like to donate an additional amount to this cause- please send via snail mail to CCV Track and Field, 410 N B Street, Cripple Creek, CO 80813.
Action 2021 Superhero 5K
In a world where you can be anything….be an ACTION-HERO! Team members of all Action regions demonstrated their superpowers this past year caring about our community’s happiness and health. Now it’s time for our Heroes to have some virtual fun! Calling all ACTION-HERO runners/walkers/bikers…you are invited to join in as we master the art of celebration from region to region. Using our secret code all participants will receive race entry, printable bib, a t-shirt, and a medal…ya know, all that swag! Whether you are a Spiderman, Wonder Woman, or Joker….this virtual race is for you! So, go ahead, sign-up and run/walk/bike your hearts out wearing your favorite Superhero garb as we celebrate all the ACTION-HEROS. Don’t forget to take pictures and send them to
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
EQUI-KIDS Cross Country Run 2021
EQUI-KIDS is an equine therapy center founded in 1989 and changes lives one stride at a time. EQUI-KIDS serves up to 135 participants per week, with the help of 500 volunteers, through six specialized programs. Please visit their site to learn more about this incredible organization. All proceeds from this race will benefit EQUI-KIDS. Our presenting sponsors are Primrose School of Virginia Beach South, Xylem Tree Experts, and Endurance IT.
Willkie Ice Cream Social 5K Run/Walk
Get your family together and participate in our newest virtual run or walk! Join us as we celebrate the summer season with our ice cream social virtual 5K run/walk. Have fun as a family and send us a photo of your family decked out in our special ice cream race swag and be featured on Willkie360!
NCAJ Virtual 5K Fun Run/Walk
NCAJ will host another virtual 5K in conjunction with the NCAJ Virtual Convention 2021. All convention attendees receive free entry into the 5K race and will be awarded prizes delivered directly to your home. Participants will have a full week to complete the 5K! The Virtual 5K Fun Run/Walk is sponsored by Milberg.
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.
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.
Kicks for Kids
Kicks 4 Kids Run/Walk. This event raises money in support of year-round meal programs that feed hungry children in southern Fauquier County, VA. Throughout the summer, on weekends, and breaks during the school year, these programs offer easy to prepare breakfasts, lunches, and snacks for elementary students who qualify for free or reduced meals. The programs help to bridge the gap so that no child in our community will go hungry, even when school is not in session. HUNGER TAKES NO HOLIDAY!
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!
Woodland 5K Wolf Run
Join the Eastern Shore Rabbit Rescue and Education Center and the Mud Hud Clay Art Studio to "run hard for the bunny" in the first ESRREC Bun Run. This virtual 5k lets you pick your date, pick your route, and pick your speed. Join us May 22-31 to raise money to help abandoned domestic rabbits find loving forever homes! Who: Anyone! What: 5k fun-"run" When: June 4th - 13th, 2021 Where: Anywhere! On a treadmill, around your neighborhood, in the park, wherever! Why: To help domestic rabbits find loving homes :) How: Run, walk, skip, hop, roll. Whatever moves you!
Post & Schell’s 1st Annual Virtual 5k Run/Walk/Bike
Lace-up your sneakers, pump up your tires, and join the Parental Support Committee for Post & Schell's 1st Annual Virtual 5K Run/Walk/Bike & Fun Run Event! All employees and their immediate family members age 5 and up are encouraged to register. Prizes will be awarded for most creative event photos and the fastest average time (per office) in the bike, running, and walking categories.
Miles For Memories
Walk with us. Pat's Place Adult Social Center For Memory Care, Shiawassee Counties only Adult Daycare. A Social center available During day hours that offers a safe place for Memory Care, meals, companionship, games, field trips, and crafts. This fundraiser was created to set up a scholarship fund to help families afford the day center for their loved ones. Scholarship monies are also used for activity supplies, Parties, and holidays. Thank you for helping those that helped us.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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
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.
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