Run for the Memories Virtual 5k/10k

Thu October 15, 2020 Port Charlotte, FL 33952 US Directions
“You have to find a way to respect these new boundaries, but still live the version of life you’re used to. That’s what life is, regardless of circumstance.”


Port Charlotte Beach Park
Port Charlotte, FL US 33952


                                   This is our 3rd Annual  5K/10K 

This race is being held Virtually due to COVID 19 mandates.



This year it does have a new name.

It's now the


Run For the Memories Virtual 5K/10K

(formally the Run Like A Bandit 5K/10K.)


It is stilled till produced by My Favorite Race Events.


The proceeds from this race benefit the

Florida Compassion Foundation
and the
Sarasota Gulf Coast Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.


This will be the Run for the Memories Virtual 5k/10k. It is being hosted by the Florida Compassion Foundation.  


All proceeds from the event benefit the Florida Compassion Foundation and the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.


The Race is being produced and directed by My Favorite Race Events, LLC.

Race Directors are Tracy Hussey and Chris Fleeman


It is a virtual 5k and a virtual 10k that you can run on your own anywhere and anytime as long as your results are reported before the cut-off.


We’ve made the incredibly difficult decision to cancel ALL 2020 in-person My Favorite Race Events, Races. 

Please know that all of us at MFRE are devastated as well. We had hoped that we would be able to put on events this fall with extra safety precautions. However, we’ve run through many different scenarios, and it has become increasingly obvious we simply cannot offer our events this fall without compromising our runners' safety and the safety of My Favorite Race Events' staff and volunteers and the quality of the races we produce.  The health and safety of our runners, volunteers, partners, and local community are paramount and something we do not take lightly.

So what is next?

This event has been switched to a Virtual Only event.   You will be able to enter your results on the RunSignUp Race registration site.    You will be able to sign up until September 19th, 2020, and then have 30 days to complete your run and submit your time.
We will still be awarding the awards to our overall winners.  The male and female overall winners will each receive a plaque and free entry into next year's event.
We will also be awarding each age group winner a 50% off coupon toward next year's event.
We will have a packet pick up where you will be able to pick up your packet, including your race shirt, medal, and race bib.

We will be having a Fun Run at packet pickup where, if you would like, you can come prepared to go on a Fun Run.    (This will be on your own).   Publix will be providing bottled water, bananas, and granola bars for after your run!   The date and location will be announced soon!


Overall Youth Male/Female will have prizes as well.
Age group awards will go to the winner only!
There will also be awards for all the Masters' Categories.
There will be a custom finishers medal for every finisher of both virtual races.
Each participant will also receive an Official Custom Race Shirt.




Protect Your Registration Fees

Get reimbursed up to 100% for an additional $7.99 if you can’t attend this event for a number of reasons, including covered injury, illness, traffic accidents, and more. Terms, conditions, and exclusions apply. Insurance benefits are underwritten by Jefferson Insurance Company. Recommended by AGA Service Company, the licensed producer, and administrator of these plans.

Race Refund Policy

Your entry into this race is considered a Charitable Donation to the Florida Compassion Foundation.  You can cancel your registration online within 15 minutes of registering and receive a full refund.  After 15 minutes there are no refunds for any reason!   This race has a NO REFUND POLICY.  By registering, you are accepting and agreeing to this policy.

                                            Packet Pick Up - TBA


The Run for the Memories virtual 5k/10k is being produced by Race Director, Tracy Hussey and his team from
My Favorite Race Events, LLC
3258 North Chamberlain Blvd. North Port, FL  34286

Co-Race Director is Chris Fleeman




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