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Virtual Pug Run 1 Mile/5k/10k

Mon October 31, 2016 Your Hometown- It's a Virtual Run!, IL 78218 US


Anywhere, USA - your treadmill, track or trail
Your Hometown- It's a Virtual Run!, IL US 78218


Run or walk a 5k, 10k or 1 Miler and be rewarded with the most magestic medal to grace the skies - the magical PUGASUS!  


This is our best medal yet-  3" (so bigger than last year!), glittered, double-sided, stained glass-effect clouds and a gorgeous, water colored ribbon.



Registration closes October 30th or until we sell out of spots!  To earn your medal- sign up before we sell out and you'll earn your mileage on your own time, on your own turf before Halloween.  Simply run, walk, skip or jump, it's all on the honor system. You do not need to report your miles, but we do love seeing your tweets & posts!  Reach out to us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or upload your photos for fun using #VirtualPugRun

All medals will be shipped out by October 31st, Halloween- but you should have yours much before then if you sign up early!  

Race Contact Info

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

The Medals

These are our best medals yet!  Third time's a charm right?  We've been doing this pug run for 3 years now, and we wanted this one to be extra special.  This pugasus medal is even bigger than ever, 3"!  It's also double sided, with gorgeous window-pane style panels for the light to shine through and a vibrant, silk finish water color ribbon. 

Truly, this medal will be one to treasure.  We've sold out the last two years, and this medal is even more magical- it's sure to be a favorite! 

Can't Run? Donate!

If you'd rather not run but still would like to support the cause, you can donate by clicking the "donate," blue tab above...or if you'd like to run but want to chip in extra (all donations go straight to the cause!), please do!


International Shipping

We would LOVE to have international runners, but due to the high cost of international shipping from the states, it lowers the donation amount significantly from each medal. 

If you are located outside the U.S., please make an extra donation during your checkout process in order to cover shipping costs.  International Shipping costs around $7-$10 USD, so please consider this when signing up so we can still save pugs but get you your medal.

Additional donations can be made during the registration/checkout process.  Thank you for your understanding, we're trying to save puggies!

About The Cause

Often, the cost to get a rescue pug rehabilitated and ready for adoption (antibiotics, shots, neuter/spay, surgery) far exceeds the adoption cost for families, so this fundraiser helps the organization get pugs the medical care they need which adoption fees don't always cover.  We are fundraising for the Northern Illinois Pug Rescue- a worthy cause that takes in pugs of all ages and needs, in order to make sure they have a fur-ever home.  

Group Registrations- Super Easy!

You are encouraged to register multiple runners at a time- for orders of 3 or more, the processing fees will go down. We're trying to save a lot of pugs this year, so every runner helps! 

To save on shipping costs and pass along more $ to the charity- we highly encourage groups to register together. Could you buy a regisration or organize a group for your runner friends, church or family?  Placing ONE ORDER for your group will cut YOUR COSTS and we'd appreciate group orders! 

TO REGISTER A GROUP:  Simply start by registering your name and information.  Click the blue "Add Another Registrant" button near the bottom of the first page.  As you check out, the order processing fees passed along from RunSignUp will be calculated based on your total order, not per person, and your fees will go down. Having the medals shipped to one place is helpful, but not necessary. Thanks for running!  


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