Phi Eta Sigma Virtual 5K

Thu October 14 - Mon November 1 Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 US
Description

The Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society's Virtual $5K has the goal of raising $10,000 for literacy programs, kickstarting a yearlong campaign of fundraising and book donation collection leading up to our national convention in Birmingham, Alabama, in October of 2022.

When and where can I walk or run the race?

Any time between Oct. 14 and Oct. 28, and wherever you are. Just make sure to give yourself some time to drum up some interest, book donations and monetary contributions before you go on your walk or run.

How do I collect donations?

The easiest way is to use the personalized link you are given as you register as a racer. You can send that link to anyone interested in donating to the cause or sponsoring your run per each of the five kilometers. (If you have trouble with your personalized link, you can always send them to this link, where they can donate and search for a participation to tag.) You can collect donations physically (in cash) if you prefer, with those funds needing to go to your chapter's advisor or to the national headquarters.

If you're collecting books, you can do so however you see fit. Those books can either be contributed to your chapter's overall effort, or if you're using the books to count toward your $100 raised for a Member of Distinction status qualification, they can be sent to the national office for verification. More information on that process will be available on our website before the Virtual 5K begins.

How can I donate?

If you'd like to donate to a specific runner, they have a personalized link they can send you. You can also hit the Donate button in the top right corner of this page to make a general donation.

Do I have to post my time?

No — we're raising money for a good cause, not qualifying for the Olympic trials. That being said, if you're proud of your time, throw it up there!

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