RUN/WALK 500, 1000, 1500, OR 2,021 MILES IN 2021!


10 Days

10 5K's

10 Chances To Win $500

How Does It Work?


For 10 days, starting November 11th, we gave away $500 every day!

You are eligible to win $500 when you run or walk 5K that day and enter it into our tracker.

Every day we start fresh! Run or walk a 5K and you are entered to win another $500!

YES, this means you have 10 chances to win $500!

AND yesss...Wave At A Runner is officially complete for 2020, but you can still buy the official swag!

SO...If You Can't Hug...Wave!

Every year we celebrate Globally Organized Hug A Runner day on November 20th with the Hug A Runner 5K for $5K Challenge. This year circumstances require creativity with this annual tradition. So...

Hug A Runner Has Been Temporarily Changed To The 2020 Wave At A Runner 5K for $5K Challenge.

Get The Official 2020 Gear Below!

Shirt & Medal Combo $25

→ Wave At-able (yes that is a word) Poly-Blend Short Sleeve Shirt.

→ Official Wave At A Runner Challenge Medal

Official Medal ONLY $12

→ Official Wave At A Runner Challenge Medal.

Official Shirt ONLY $25

→ Wave At-able (yes that is a word) Poly-Blend Short Sleeve Shirt.

About This Year's Charity Partner

40% of all Wave At A Runner 5k for $5k registration proceeds (or a minimum of $5,000) will be donated to Running Strong for American Indian Youth.

Running Strong’s mission is to help Native American people meet their immediate survival needs – food, water, and shelter – while implementing and supporting programs designed to create opportunities for self-sufficiency and self-esteem. 

Running Strong helps strengthen American Indian communities across the nation. With a focus on serving American Indian youth, they tackle complex challenges that stem from years of oppression and poverty.

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