RUN OR WALK FOR A CAUSE
Help to raise money for a great cause! The purpose of this virtual run is to unite, commemorate July 4th and raise money for the following nonprofit organizations. When you sign up, choose from one of the following charities that your run will benefit:
Proceeds from this event will go directly to your chosen beneficiary.
Anywhere! Trail, road, cross country style – your choice. Preferably outdoors, but your treadmill works, too.
Complete your chosen distance of a Half Marathon, 10K or 5K anytime between Friday, July 3 and Sunday, July 5
Half Marathon, 10K, 5K
Run (or walk) your chosen distance, at your own pace, whenever and wherever you’d like. The goal of this event is to energize and applaud one another as we engage in physical activity and take care of ourselves, in whatever way that looks like for you. You can run, walk, jog, skip, stop and smell flowers -- it's all good!
SOME COURSE OPTIONS
Below are a few course options that could be used - courses that have been used for other events in the past. While the course links have a stated start and end point, these routes could be accessed from a number of different locations, with the total distance being the same.
You can use mapmyrun.com or your GPS watch to help you track your miles.
STROLL AS A TEAM
When you register, you have the option to create a team name and then tell your friends, so they can join your team. Teams can be all male, all female, or coed and can have an unlimited number of members. The first five finishers on a team will have their times added for a total team time. Divisions include Healthcare Professionals, First Responders, Active Duty Military, Veterans and Community / Open.
Shirts are included with your entry, available in women's, men's and youth sizes (shirt preview below), and guaranteed through June 22, 2020. Please make your shirt selection carefully during online registration when you decide between a men's/unisex size or a women's size shirt in the drop down menu.
VIRTUAL RACE DETAILS
You're invited to the Freedom Frolic, a running + walking event to honor veterans, healthcare heroes and first responders. Help raise money for some incredible nonprofit organizations while you work towards your personal health and fitness goals. Participating in a virtual race is a great way to motivate and encourage one another, building our sense of community, while we cannot come together at a typical running event. Encourage your family and friends to sign up with you as a team, agree on a time to run and share your success with one another in the private Freedom Frolic Facebook Group.
Join to commemorate July 4th and show your support for one of the following hardworking nonprofit organizations: Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Charitable Service Trust, Eugene Family YMCA, Equal Justice Initiative, Habitat For Humanity or Lane County Legal Aid. Prioritize your health by staying active and participating in an event that directly supports some incredible organizations.
HOW IT WORKS
1. REGISTER FOR YOUR VIRTUAL RACE
Sign up online -- choose your distance and the cause you want to support with your run. Each race package contains a unique race bib, a custom event shirt + a finisher’s medal mailed directly to you. You are contributing to a cause with a portion of your registration donated to a great nonprofit organization. If you plan to participate, don't wait to register! Click the link below to register online.
2. RACE PACKET
Your event shirt, keepsake bib + medal will be shipped to you after you sign up. You do not have to wait for your bib to arrive to complete your race. Join the private Facebook Group, where you can connect with other participants and upload photos of you + your race swag!
Complete your virtual race anytime between July 3rd and July 5th, at your own pace and wherever you like. Snap a few photos to share later! We want to build our sense of community, positivity and togetherness in a time when we cannot come together in person at a typical running event.
4. SEND YOUR RESULTS
Submit your finish time (along with optional photos) online using this link: CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR TIME
Once results are finalized on the evening of July 5, you can print your personalized finisher certificate from the Freedom Frolic Results Website.
5. TAKE PHOTOS WITH YOUR MEDAL & SHARE YOUR RACE WITH US
We would love to hear about your race. Once you are registered, we invite you to join the official Freedom Frolic Facebook Group to share your photos/ videos/ awesomeness + engage with fellow participants.
Tag @eclecticedgeracing when you post on Instagram, so we can all stay connected!
Registration is available through the link below.
A Virtual Race by Eclectic Edge Racing
FRIDAY, JULY 3 - SUNDAY, JULY 5
ECLECTIC EDGE RACING