Sun July 18 - Sat July 31, 2021
Wheel, Walk, or Run! Proceeds support seniors in need.
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Run, Walk, or Wheel anywhere between July 18th - 31st! Participate on your own time wherever you like.
Description

Please join us Molly's Angels in its second annual Angel Dash Virtual 5k Benefiting Seniors! All proceeds go directly to support seniors in the community. You can safely participate from home and support our nonprofit organization at the same time. Molly's Angels has proudly been serving seniors for the last 20+ years, currently with over 100 volunteers providing free transportation and from medical appointments, weekly check-in calls to isolated seniors, emergency grocery delivery, and more to our senior clients in need. Please spread the word and share your photos by emailing them to mollysangels@mollysangels.com or submitting them with your race time.

How a Virtual 5k Works

Run, Walk, or Wheel at your own pace. This is a time to bring the community together virtually to benefit our senior neighbors in need. It is a 5K Race in total or 2.5K for those in need of a shorter distance or if you are walking with a pet. Walk in your neighborhood, your local park, wherever is easiest for you.

Complete your race anytime between the event dates of July 18th - 31st and submit your time/view other participant race times on the Results page here. Any participant that submits race time and/or photos will be entered into the prize raffle! 

*Important: Please do not run on unsafe roads, or areas that have been closed off to the public. Please ensure to continue to practice social distancing and any other requirements set forth by local, state and federal guidelines. 

What You Get

In addition to supporting local seniors and getting some exercise in, all Participants will receive their choice of a Molly's Angels-

  • Tote bag or Baseball Cap
  • Custom Race Bib
  • Virtual Race Kit (start/finish lines and mile markers)
  • All participants are eligible to win prizes by submitting photos and/or their race time.
Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

FAQ

Q: Do I have to be in California to register for this event?
A: No, you can register and complete the race anywhere! 

Q: How do I record my miles? 
A: Upon registration, you will receive basic instructions on how to easily record your miles. *Please note submitting your time is optional, but you must submit either your race time and/or some race photos to be entered in the prize raffle.

Q: Do I have to run or can I walk?
A: You can run, walk, wheel, bike, etc.- any way you can to get the miles. It's your challenge, as long as you are moving and getting either a 2.5k or 5k complete, it counts. 

Q: Do I have to run/walk outside?
A: You can go outside, inside, on a treadmill, on a trail, on the beach... Any way you can get your miles in, count!

Common Trouble Shooting Questions For Recording Miles (OPTIONAL)

Q: I need to enter my second run but I keep entering it and my first run disappears, how do I fix it?
A: In this example, you are overwriting the first run.  Instead, keep the data the same for the first run, and click ADD ANOTHER ACTIVITY in order to add your second run/walk. You will continue to do this every time you add a run/walk. 

Q: I got my link, but I'm confused on how to log my miles.
A: Here is a video to walk you through how to log miles with the link: https://youtu.be/s2eIBZq6fkM  

Q: I did not get my link, how do I log my miles?
A: Some email servers block our emails to you.  If you do not have your daily link, you can follow this video for instructions on how to log your miles in.  Keep in Mind you MUST BE LOGGED INTO THE https://RUNSIGNUP.COM/LOGIN  ACCOUNT THAT YOU USED TO REGISTER FOR THE RACE BEFORE YOU DO ANY OF THE STEPS IN THE VIDEO: https://youtu.be/Y-S0GKs4XxM  (You can now also log your miles using your email or phone number without being logged in).

Q: When I search my name it does not come up to enter virtual results or it says I don't have permission?
A: You must be logged into the same https://runsignup.com/login  account that you registered with.

Q: I don't see the date when I try to log my results, why not?
A: Once you get into the results page, you have to click Add Another Activity.  You have to do this every time you log an activity. The time and distance on the right is the total time and distance.  It will automatically add this to your total distance and percentage completed. 

Q: I ran again today, how do I enter a second entry of results?
A: In the results page, choose Add Another Activity.  DO NOT JUST OVERWRITE THE PREVIOUS ACTIVITY OR IT WILL DISAPPEAR. Each time you do a new run/walk, you need to click Add Another Activity.  At the end of the challenge, If you ran once per day and have 62 runs, you will see all 62 activities in the submit results page. Don't overwrite them.

Q: I made a mistake on entering my results, how do I change it.

A: In this example, you can go in and overwrite the mistake.  Don't just enter it again correctly, you have to overwrite the incorrect data.

Q: I entered my results but I don't see them in the listing.
A: The results take a few minutes to update. 

Q: Someone registered for me, how do I move that to my account?
A: Here is a link to and article on How to move a sub-account to another user.  Follow the section titled: Transfer Sub-Account To Another Existing Account https://help.runsignup.com/support/solutions/articles/17000062878-access-manage-a-sub-account  

Q: I am listed as anonymous in the results, why? 
A: When you create an account, you have an option to be listed as anonymous in results.  If you do not want this, go into your https://runsignup.com   profile and click to edit profile.  You will see a check box at the bottom that you want to UNCHECK to be listed again.  

If you have any other questions, please contact mollysangels@mollysangels.com and we will be happy to assist!

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