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10 Spring Virtual Races To Liven Up Your Daily Runs

This spring season is bringing some exciting changes! From the return of social plans to nicer weather, there’s a lot to look forward to, and a virtual race allows you to get back into the running groove from the comfort of home. Ahead, we’re sharing the scoop on the top 10 virtual races to run this spring and these selections won’t disappoint. Mark your calendar for these virtual trips to far-off trails. 

Fun Virtual 5K Runs 

Earth Day Virtual Race

Now thru April 23rd - Free Event 

Get outside and get moving with your fellow #ShokzSquad members. Enter our free Earth Day 5K Virtual Race on the running social network Strava for a chance to win a pair of Blue Eclipse Aeropex and Forest Green Air headphones. Enter Now

AST Virtual Run and Fitness Challenge

Now thru May 21st - $35 Registration 

The American Society of Transplantation is on a mission to raise both awareness and needed funds with thiis fitness challenge. Join a team or participate solo and get rewarded with  a free shirt and the chance to help out the transplant community. Get Fit

Guide Dog Foundation Virtual 5K Run and Dog Walk

April 24th thru May 9th - $30 Registration 

It’s the Guide Dog Foundation’s 75th anniversary and they want you to join the celebration! You can help support their mission to train and connect guide dogs with those in need with some logged running mileage. The best part? Your dog can come along, too. Lend A Paw 

All in For Autism

April 25th thru June 17 - $30 Registration

April is Autism Awareness Month! Join the community of Bellevue, Washington virtually in supporting children with an autism diagnosis and their families. Funds raised will help provide them with the resources they need to thrive. Join Now 

Aruna Run For Her

May 8th - $35 Registration 

Support the Aruna Project’s mission to help empower victims of human trafficking with every stride. The nonprofit uses funds raised through races to provide women artisans with what they need to thrive after surviving a trafficking experience. Race participants will also receive  a personal playlist dedicated to an artisan. Join Now

Go The Distance with Virtual Long Distance Runs 

Hot Chocolate Virtual Race Series

Now thru December 31st - $40 Registration 

Claim sweet victory when you sign up for this virtual race series. This race medal comes with a chocolate treat inside! All the motivation you need to finish your 15K or 5K while raising funds for St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital. The prize pack also comes with a cool hoodie to sweeten the deal. Treat Yourself

The Great Virtual Salmon Run

April 15th thru October 31st - $50 Registration 

Earth Day is just around the corner — the perfect time to be one with nature! Follow the migration path of salmon in this unique virtual race experience. You’ll learn more about the history and environment of salmon as well as First Nation traditions along the 640 river kms. Just Keep Swimming

Yosemite Challenge

April 22nd thru July 31st - $20-$60 Registration 

Always wanted to check out Yosemite? Now’s your chance! This virtual running challenge gives you an inside look at the most scenic spots in Yosemite park. The interactive map makes you feel like you're running in the park, and digital postcards are sent your way to mark the 250-mile journey. Start Exploring

2021 MMIW Virtual Event

May 5th thru May 8th - $35 Registration 

Choose your own distance for this race while standing in solidarity with Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirits as well as their grieving families. MMIW USA is working to report these missing cases as well as reunite families with your financial help. A few miles can make a huge difference. Get Involved

Coeur D’Alene Marathon

May 30th - Registration starting at $40 

This virtual race has something for everyone, which means it’s a perfect option for runners of all experience levels. Run the full marathon, half, a 10K, or 5K with a shirt and medal sent to your home. If you’ve got your fingers crossed for participating in the Boston Marathon, this can be your qualifying race! Sign Up



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