Hep us reach our goal!

$187.50

achieved

$20,000.00

goal

of your goal reached

Running Challenge Ideas!

  1. Run a mile

  2. Run a 5k

  3. Run a 10k

  4. Run a half marathon

  5. Run X amount of days in a week

  6. Run X amount of miles in a week

  7. Run a 10 day streak

  8. Run a 30 day streak

  9. Compete a friend to run the most miles in a week

  10. Run to a Chicago Park District Park

  11. Run to a friend’s house and take a photo

  12. Run around Midway virtually (4 miles)

  13. Run with your dog (take photos!)

  14. Run a marathon relay

  15. Run to misericordia

#CanDoRunningSeries

The 2020 #CanDoRunningSeries offers a fun way to support Special Olympics Chicago through running! You can participate in one of the races benefiting Special Olympics Chicago, run a virtual event of your choosing or create a running challenge of your own! Complete any event or running challenge and raise a minimum of $250 to unlock special benefits and support the 7,500 athletes that Special Olympics Chicago serves.

How to participate:

1. Create a fundraising page! Click register today on the left hand side to get started.

2. Choose how you would like to participate:

• Register to run in a virtual race of your choosing. Check out active.com or runningintheusa.com for an event near you! 

• Create a running challenge of your own! Set a goal for yourself to run x amount of miles, gather a group of friends and run a relay that equals the distance of a marathon, encourage friends and family to pledge a certain amount of money for every mile you run, the ideas are endless!

3. Finish your running challenge and raise a minimum of $250 by December 31, 2020 to redeem your benefits

Join the #CanDoRunningSeries Community!

CONNECT WITH OTHER RUNNERS BY JOINING OUR STRAVA CLUB!

https://www.strava.com/clubs/cando

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information email Emily at emily.smith@sochicago.org

What You'll Get!

Participants who complete one challenge and raise $250 will receive:

  • Finisher Medal
  • #CanDoRunningSeries dri-fit t-shirt

Participants who complete one challenge and raise $500 will receive:

  • Finisher Medal
  • #CanDoRunningSeries dri-fit t-shirt
  • #CanDoRunningSeries Backpack

Participants who complete one challenge and raise $750 will receive:

  • Finisher Medal
  • #CanDoRunningSeries dri-fit t-shirt
  • Hyrdation pack Backpack

Participants who complete one challenge and raise $1,000 will receive:

  • Finisher Medal
  • #CanDoRunningSeries dri-fit t-shirt
  • FitBit Inspire

Participants who complete THREE challenges and raise $1,000 will receive:

  • Finisher Medal
  • #CanDoRunningSeries dri-fit t-shirt
  • FitBit Inspire
  • Hydration Pack
  • #CanDoRunningSeries

 

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