May 24-31, 2020
Hosted by UConn Club Running
Anywhere Your Heart Desires
Terrain: Hopefully somewhere flat
Spikes can be worn at the runner's discretion.
Top 10 in each race
Top 5 Teams Recognition
Place of quarantine
No reservation needed!
Step 1) Wake Up
Step 2) Put on Shoes (left foot first)
Step 3) Run a Fun 5K!
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Are you quarantined at home? Do you like to run? Do you have shoes? Well do we have a race for you! We are RunUC the club running team from the University of Connecticut and we are planning a nationwide virtual national 5k event for all and any club runners in the USA.
What’s the best part of the race? It is completely FREE!
How does it work you ask? Just follow these simple steps:
1) Register your runners on this race page (virtually!)
2) Receive bib packet (virtually!)
3) Distribute bibs to your runners (virtually!)
4) Put on shoes (optional)
5) Run your fastest (optional) 5K
6) Send us your time (with photo proof of performance)
7) See how you rank against the nation!
8) Take your shoes off
9) Drink chocolate milk (mandatory)
Race motto: “Distant Socializing > Social Distancing”
We are very fortunate to be partnering with Positive Tracks for this event. This nonprofit group will be matching donations up to $100 that are made on our GoFundMe site here: link
All money raised will go directly towards the Center for Disaster Philanthropy's COVID Response Fund. If you’re able to donate anything at all (even a dollar makes a difference), we’d greatly appreciate it :)
Registration opens on April 29, 2020
Registration closes on May 20, 2020 at 11:59pm
Cost: $0 per runner. No team rate.
Checks payable to: https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/nirca-virtual-5k-for-covid-19-relief
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