Virtual Race, Run from anywhere, District of Columbia, United States

Start Date

11/01/2021

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Activities: Virtual race, 1K, 5K (3.1 Miles), 10K (6.2 Miles), Half Marathon (13.1 Mi)

November is Alzheimer's Awareness month, a time to inform people about this horrible disease and help raise funds for research that will someday provide a cure. Alzheimer’s disease is defined as an irreversible, progressive disorder that results in the physical atrophy of the brain. Memory functions slowly slip away, and cognitive skills are lost. Eventually, the degradation of the brain can result in heart attack, stroke, or other physical maladies that lead to death. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia.

This race benefits Cure Alzheimer's Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to funding research with the highest probability of preventing, slowing or reversing Alzheimer’s disease.

HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR VIRTUAL RUN/WALK

  • Register for the race and print your bib
  • Complete a 1k, 5k, 10k or Half Marathon run/walk at your convenience, any time, anywhere between November 1-30, 2021
  • Submit your time (optional) to see how you placed overall and receive your finisher certificate.
  • Celebrate your accomplishment by sharing on social media! #RunsForAPurpose
  • Feel free to join the Virtual Runs for a Purpose Facebook Group to share and celebrate with other participants. Don't forget to follow our Facebook page too!

REGISTRATION INCLUDES

  • Alzheimer's Awareness Medal (SOLD OUT)
  • Printable Race Bib
  • Printable Finisher Certificate

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Do I have to track my time / How do I track my time?
    No, tracking your time is optional. There are several apps available that you can use to track your time. Here is a list of the top 10 apps.
  • Do all team members have to participate together?
    No, that is the great part about a virtual race! Each team member can run/walk at their own pace on their own time.
  • Do all team members have to do the same distance?
    No, each team member can choose to do their own distance.
  • Can I split up the distance over several days?
    Yes, you can certainly split up your distance over time if needed.
  • Do I have to submit my time to get my medal?
    No, submitting your time is optional, you will still get your medal regardless. But if you would like to print off your finisher certificate, you will need to submit your time.
  • When will I get my medal and/or shirt?
    Medals will start to ship first week of October. Shirts ordered by October 10th will arrive in time for the race. Shirts ordered after October 10th will ship after the race.
  • How do I print my bib?
    Bibs are provided in digital format. Once you register, you will be automatically assigned a bib number. In your RunSignUp.com account, under “Profile” then “Upcoming Events”, you will see an option to print your bib for this race.

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. 1k Run/Walk

    Activity Starts: 11/1/2021 00:00 - Activity Ends: 11/30/2021 23:59
    Registration opens : 9/9/2021 14:07
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 9/9/2021 14:07
      Registration closes : 10/10/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74
    • Registration opens : 10/11/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 11/25/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.03
    • Registration opens : 11/26/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 11/30/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  2. 5k Run/Walk

    Activity Starts: 11/1/2021 00:00 - Activity Ends: 11/30/2021 23:59
    Registration opens : 9/9/2021 14:07
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 9/9/2021 14:07
      Registration closes : 10/10/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74
    • Registration opens : 10/11/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 11/25/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.03
    • Registration opens : 11/26/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 11/30/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  3. 10k Run/Walk

    Activity Starts: 11/1/2021 00:00 - Activity Ends: 11/30/2021 23:59
    Registration opens : 9/9/2021 14:07
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 9/9/2021 14:07
      Registration closes : 10/10/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74
    • Registration opens : 10/11/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 11/25/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.03
    • Registration opens : 11/26/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 11/30/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  4. Half Marathon Run/Walk

    Activity Starts: 11/1/2021 00:00 - Activity Ends: 11/30/2021 23:59
    Registration opens : 9/9/2021 14:07
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 9/9/2021 14:07
      Registration closes : 10/10/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74
    • Registration opens : 10/11/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 11/25/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.03
    • Registration opens : 11/26/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 11/30/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


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