Sat October 29, 2022 Salt Lake City, UT 84121 US Directions
Events

Avalaunch Gives Back 5k

$30 9:30AM MDT - 12:00PM MDT Price increases after September 30, 2022 at 11:59pm MDT

Avalaunch Yeti Mascot Family Fun Run

$15 9:00AM MDT - 12:00PM MDT Price increases after October 26, 2022 at 11:59pm MDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://avalaunchmedia.com/avalaunch-gives-back-5k/.

Place
6351 S 900 E
Salt Lake City, UT US 84121
Description

The Event:

Avalaunch Gives Back 5k and Family Fun Run

Join Avalaunch Media on Saturday October 29th at Wheeler Historic Farm in Salt Lake City for the Avalaunch Gives Back Charity 5k and Eddie the Yeti Mascot Family Fun Run. Proceeds from the event will go to support Water For Life Charity, as well as Allies 2 Refugees. See info on these two outstanding organizations below!


It is our goal for 100% of sponsorship dollars to be donated to these charities. Payments can be remitted to Water For Life and you will receive charitable donation paperwork. 

Help us reach our goal of $15,000 raised!

Event Details:

This is the 2nd year for this event and we’re excited to bring it back. The event includes a 5k at the beautiful and historic Wheeler Farms, plus a mascot family one mile fun run hosted by Avalaunch Media’s own, Eddit the Yeti!

There will be post race awards and breakfast after the event concludes plus overall and age group awards and a very nice runners gift bag (with race t-shirt!) courtesy of our sponsors. Last year we raised over $12,000 for the Water for Life Charity and the Michael J Fox foundation. This year we have identified some new charities to partner with. It is our goal for 100% of the sponsorship dollars given to the race to be donated to charity. And we successfully accomplished that goal last year.

Event Schedule:

7:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Packet Pick up and Event Registration (no cash will be accepted. You can just sign up online on your way to the race or once you've arrived. Show our volunteers your race confirmation and they will get your chip timed bib and add you to the list!)

9:00 a.m. Avalaunch Yeti Mascot Family Fun Run (1 mile long) - FREE for 5k participants to do! 

9:30 a.m. Avalaunch Gives Back 5k on the Wheeler Historic Farm USATF Certified 5k course. This will be a chip timed event on a flat, fast, beautiful course through the farm!

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Post race breakfast, and awards ceremony.

Awards Given: Top 3 overall male, top 3 overall female, top 3 age group male and female in the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49,  50-59, 60+

Our causes:

Allies 2 Refugees (https://allies2refugees.org/): 


Allies to Refugees is an international 501(c)3 non-profit organization that focuses on creating a sustainable, long-term change to the displacement and refugee

crisis in Afghanistan and Syria. We currently teach literacy classes to 311 displaced Afghan children and women in Herat, Afghanistan. We are currently working to open a new literacy center in Syria, to give the hundreds of children on our waiting list access to literacy and education: a fundamental human right.


Water For Life(https://waterforlifecharity.org/):


WE OFFER SUPPORT & RELIEF TO THE WORLD WHERE TOO MUCH OR TOO LITTLE WATER AFFECTS HUMAN LIFE
Dedicated to saving lives through clean water and clean living conditions
Water For Life Charity drills wells and supplies water filters to developing countries lacking safe, clean drinking water. A single water filter supplied has the capacity to purify over 100,000 gallons of water removing 99.9999% of water borne diseases. Water For Life Charity’s mission is to help women, children and families live bacteria free, productive lives. With the support of our generous donors, we give the hope of life through clean water. Save Lives. Give Clean Water.

We are proud to let you know that both of these charities are operated by individuals who work with and have family ties to Avalaunch Media. 

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