The 4th Running for the I.V.Y. 5K Run/Walk (Draft)

June 3, 2023 Broward, FL 33067 US Directions
This Race is in Draft Mode

UPDATED NOTICE Race rescheduled for JUNE 3, 2023!

New Date: June 3, 2023

The corporate arm of our organization , Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated  has finally approved a return to large scale in person activities after an almost 3 year hiatus. In  order to hold a quality event, we are again pushing the date back again to June 3, 2023.   Please be on the lookout for information on changes. We are still determined to continue Running for the I.V.Y. !   We are so excited that races are starting back up again and we hope that 2023 will see the full return of Running for the I.V.Y.  We are planning some very new and exciting changes including a change of location. We are in the process of securing another home for Running for The IVY 5K race. 

We, at the A Plus Foundation, strive to put safety first in order to minimize the risk of infection to our participants, sponsors, volunteers, and the community at large. Therefore, all prepaid registrations in 2020  for our charity race will be rolled over to  June 3, 2023 race.  You will not have to re-register for this year's run.

Thank you for your understanding and continued support.



Here Are Your Options:

We will transfer your registration to the new event date once it is set, and look forward to having you join us. Thanks for your patience!

Virtual races happen all the time, and allow you to join the fun without the crowds. You simply run the distance on your own, and report your results - we’ll send you instructions.

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs and donate the rest of the proceeds to our foundation.  We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.


TBA- we are looking for a new location. Stay Tuned
Broward, FL US 33067


Join the A PLUS Foundation, along with the Chi Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. for our 4th Annual 5K Run/Walk “Running for the I.V.Y” and GET SOME RACE SWAG !  Not to brag but we think we  have the best custom medals (First 400 people to cross the finish line ) and a coolest tee shirt !(First 400 people). Besides all of the great swag you will receive from our sponsors, after the race, we do a  Flat screen TV raffle, dance to awesome music  AND  you get to enjoy FREE JEREMIAH'S Italian Ice ! All of this AND you get to help kids go to college so they can change the world! How awesome is that ? Please register! You can run, walk or crawl! Or better yet, you can run virtually from the comfort of your bed or while sipping on a mimosa! Our virtual 5K can be run or walked from any location you choose. You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym, or on the track.  You get to run at your own pace and time it yourself. Your finisher medal  and T-Shirt(if you choose that option) will be shipped directly to you. We still want to share the moment with you, please post your photos and tag us on our social media threads! We even have a kids run!! Join us and help these kids change the world !  This is a AccuChip timed and scored event.  

ABOUT US: Chi Psi Omega, in conjunction with the A PLUS Foundation, provides scholarships and educational opportunities to deserving Innovative Visionary Youth in the underserved communities in Broward County. Chi Psi Omega also contributes generously to Alzheimer’s Association, American Cancer Society, Educational Advancement Foundation and many other organizations. Our mission is to render unparalleled and unmatched service to the community through international initiative programs and local activities.

ABOUT THE CAUSE: The A PLUS Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 non-profit philanthropic arm of the Chi Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated .Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated ® (AKA) is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908. It is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African American college-educated women. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is a sisterhood of national and international stature. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated® is comprised of more than 325,000 initiated members in graduate and undergraduate chapters located in 12 countries including the United States, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Dubai, Germany, Japan, Liberia, Nigeria, South Korea, South Africa and the U.S. Virgin Islands..

Currently, Danette Anthony Reed serves the  International President & CEO of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®. She is the  31st woman to lead the nation’s first African American sorority for college-educated women. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is a sisterhood of national and international stature. Its members, including Vice President Kamala Harris, share the same high moral, ethical, scholastic, and spiritual standards; and are leaders in their community, – inspiring, serving, and empowering all with whom they come in contact, while addressing the social and economic ills of our society.

For more information about Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., visit our websites at or

The  Chi Psi Omega Chapter was chartered in 2005 and serves the communities of Coral Springs, North Lauderdale, Margate, Tamarac, Parkland and Coconut Creek.

A Plus Foundation, Inc. is a not for profit organization 501 (c) 3 registration #ch 24383.A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free (800) 435-7352 within the State. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State.

** Please note** The run fee includes the park entrance fee in the price.

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2023 Running for the I.V.Y. Custom Medal

For the last two years,  Ampros has helped us design our Custom Running for the I.V.Y. medals.  What will will we come up with next? We will unveil the medal in May of 2023, but you know it will be unique! 


Ampros Awards & Trophies
3005 W Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312



Since 1977, Ampros has served thousands of customers with the widest selection of customizable plaques, trophies and awards. Founded in Fort Lauderdale. Ampros has been a family owned business for almost 4 decades which during that time has allowed us to become very experienced and resourceful, a company you can rely on. Ampros offers a wide selection of Crystal, Glass or Acrylic Awards, Trophies, Plaques, Medals, Name Badges, Door Signs, Ribbons and Certificates, Personalized gifts and many other awards for practically any occasion.

Ampros believes in creating a friendly environment where our customers will feel right at home browsing in our retail store or shopping on our user friendly e-commerce website.

Ampros has earned an excellent reputation in the area of satisfying the needs of leagues, schools, clubs and other business organizations as well as individuals looking to provide trophies or recognition awards.  Ampros is known for its friendly customer service, quality workmanship, customized products and all provided at very reasonable, competitive pricing.

Please give them a try when ordering your next award. You will not be disappointed!



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