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Virtual 5K Races

Anywhere. Any way you like. 100% of your participation fee goes to help youth scholarships here at our YMCA.

Virtual 5Ks are a great introduction to running or just a fun way to train for other events. Whether you run on a treadmill, jog around your neighborhood, or walk around the block, the Ys Virtual 5K is the perfect launching pad into healthier living!

With three opportunities to participate, you can take pride in knowing that you are helping those in need at our YMCA right here in Red Wing.



Kick off the holiday season with a 3.1 mile run/walk.
Completion Time frame: November 1-30, 2019

Join us for the first 5K of the holiday season! Put on your running shoes, get a friend, and set off on a course of your choosing. You'll receive good vibes knowing that you are helping support youth scholarships here at our YMCA.




Completion Time frame: December 1-31, 2019

Now the holiday season is in full swing-so grab a friend, and your favorite running or walking shoes, and hit the track or the tread for 3.1 miles of fun! You'll get all the feels knowing you are keeping the YMCA's programs available to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.



Completion Time frame: January 1-31, 2020

End the holiday season and start 2020 off on the right foot with 3.1 miles. Don your favorite running or walking gear and make this one to remember. Those who benefit from our scholarships certainly thank you!


Challenge (All three races)

Completion Time frame: November 1-January 31, 2020

A triple feat: 3 virtual 5Ks for a total of 9.3 miles. By registering for the challenge, you are able to complete your 9.3 miles one 5K at a time, or all at the same time. the choice is yours! You can also take pride in knowing that you are supporting our local youth scholarships here at the Red Wing YMCA.