In these COVID-19 times, Run for the Troops has found a SAFE and FUN alternative to our 2020 5K walk/run so we can provide the much needed support to our benefactors through our new partnership with Charge Running.
What is Charge Running?
Charge Running is a LIVE virtual training and racing app that includes:
LIVE LEADER BOARD
Using this advanced technology you will feel like you are participating in real-time 5K race.
Can’t make the LIVE event on Charge – that’s okay. You can still support Run for the Troops and do your run/walk ON DEMAND later on Charge Running. Run from anywhere you are in the world together LIVE on Charge!
How do you sign up or are there other options?
To sign up for Charge Running you can DEFER the registration fee you already paid for the Run for the Troops 5K to Charge Running at no added cost. If you aren’t able to participate in this new event, you can DONATE your registration fee to Run for the Troops and its benefactors or you can request a REFUND. You have until September 26th** to make your selection by clicking the link below.
**If you do not make your selection at the link above by September 26th, your registration fee will default to Donate to Run for the Troops.
If someone used one email address to register multiple people they need to make a selection (defer, donate, refund) for each person they registered.
If you still want to learn more about how the Charge Running app works before making your decision, click on the link. Also, if you are going to participate, more information will be coming about downloading the app including a 2 week trial period.
Why is it important to sign up?
With your continued support, together we can raise the needed funds for Homes For Our Troops, Ironstone Farm, and Homeland Heroes Foundation. Each of these organizations provide support to our veterans and their families, and are in need now more than ever because so many fundraising events have been cancelled or postponed due to the pandemic. You can learn more about each organization and some of the veterans they have helped, by clicking on their logos.
For those wishing to run the 5k route individually or with their team at their convenience, we encourage you to record a video of your run and submit to Charge Running.