Cedar City, UT 84721
Run4Meghan Virtual 5K Race
We hope this 5k will give you a great reason to get out, be safe, and run. The run4meghan 5k is first and foremost a fundraising event. Our friend and former teammate at SUU, Meghan, was diagnosed with cancer this past September. Since October she has had 18 weeks of intense chemotherapy treatment along with a double mastectomy. She is now in the middle of her radiation treatments and will finish up at the end of April. Meghan has had a serious uphill climb over these past 7 months, yet has handled it with such strength. She is an amazing mother to 3 beautiful little girls, incredible wife, and is a great example to all who meet her. We, as her friends, wanted to find a way to support her through her trial. Holding a 5k just made sense, since running is where our relationship started. We love Meghan, and know that this will be a great way to support her. We would love for all to join us in our efforts in bringing some relief to her and her family. #run4meghan5k
For more information on Meghans story check out our Facebook and Instagram pages @run4meghan5k..
What is a Virtual Race?
A Virtual race is one where you can run/walk it from a location of your choosing. For this specific race...you register, receive an awesome t-shirt, run the race distance, upload your finishing time, and feel that runner's high all for a really great cause.
Why a Virtual Race?
It makes racing really convenient. You have a several hour time window to complete the race. No hassle with parking, porta potty lines, and especially right now, big crowds. It is a great way to get out and race off all the stress surrounding the Coronavirus while also being safe. So, in the spirit of social distancing, a virtual 5K is a perfect way to get in that race you've been looking for.
Date: June 6, 2020
Race Distance: 5 kilometers (3.1 miles), Kids Race: Pick your distance
Cost: 5K: $25.00, Kids Race: $15.00
Register for run4megan5k on runnercard.com. All who register by May 18, 2020 by 12:00pm (noon) will receive a race t-shirt. Registration will stay open up until the day of the meet.
T-shirts will be available for pick-up or mailed out before the race. This way you can wear the shirt for the virtual race if you would like. There will be three drive by, pick up points. Nephi, Cedar City, and St. George, Utah. More pick up points may become available near you. We will send updates. If you are unable to pick up in these locations, we will happily mail you your t-shirt. We are simply doing a few pick-up locations to help avoid some shipping costs.
5K Race Rules:
To be eligible for overall award or age group division awards and prize drawings:
On race day, choose a course that is a safe 3.1 mile loop. Try to avoid too much down or up hill in efforts to keep an even playing field. Run your race between 5:00am and 10:00am on June 6, 2020. Email proof of your run by 10:00am the day of the race to firstname.lastname@example.org. In email include name and picture of your GPS watch or phone app that must contain date, 5k race time, and distance.
To be eligible for only participation prize drawings:
If you are just wanting to run or walk for the fun of supporting a great cause, when you finish, simply send an email to email@example.com or tag us on social media by 10:00am day of the race. Be sure to include your name.
And most importantly, be safe and follow your local guidelines for the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Kids Race Rules:
Pick your distance and get out and run. All kids who register will receive a t-shirt and a little prize. They are welcome to do it anytime before June 6, 2020 by 10:00 AM. Most importantly, be safe!
Overall awards will be given to the fastest male and female times. Depending on the number of participants, there will also be 1st place age group awards given.
If you register for this event and email or tag us on social media the day of the meet by 10:00am that you finished the race, you will be eligible for the drawings.
If you have any other questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will also have a Venmo account set up for those who would like to donate more to the cause. We want to thank all those who will be participating with us in this virtual 5k for Meghan. Lets run together while being apart.
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Virtual Kids Race
Pick your distance, be safe, get out and run.
Distance: 1 km
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Virtual 5k Race
Pick your course, be safe, send us your results.
Distance: 5 km
Start Time: 5:00 AM