31st Annual YMCA Run Thru the Woods "VIRTUAL" Run/Walk/Team Challenge

Sat November 14 - Sat December 5 Any Where, TX 77380 US Directions RaceJoy Ready
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Any Where, TX US 77380
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31st Annual YMCA Run Thru the Woods Virtual Run, Walk, and the NEW Team Challenge

Join the YMCA Run Cause Squad and Run/Walk/Donate for a CAUSE!

Virtual: Run Any Where and Any Time: November 14 - December 5.
Involve the entire family! Pets, Wagons, Bikes, Strollers etc . . . .
 

NEW! 10 Mile Race has been Added and Team Challenge in all Distances. Register your Running Clubs, Non-Profit Groups, Family Teams and more! 
Super Runner Triple 18 Mile Challenge Event: Complete all 3 distances (3 Mile, 5 Mile and 10 Mile) for a special award.
Youth Triple Challenge: Complete all 3 distances (1 Mile, 3 Mile and 5 Mile) for a special award! 


All registrations after Nov. 15th: Your packet will be available in early December. 


A local Thanksgiving morning tradition, YMCA Run Thru the Woods  has supported local non-profits with the goal of strengthening The Woodlands, Spring and Oak Ridge communities for 30 years. The event brings thousands of community members together for entertainment and run/walks designed for all ages,

Whether you’re a veteran runner or participating in your first race, we have an event for you, including a 3-mile run, 5-mile run, 10-mile run, 3-mile walk, 1-Mile Kids Race and Team Challenge. 

If you love to dress up for races, we encourage you to do so! Take pictures and share on social media and share with Race Director. 

If a virtual event is not for you but you want to shirt to add to your collection, Support Running for a Cause option is for you!   When registering choose the "Donate for a CAUSE " Option as your participation type.

RACES
Multiple race options are available so everyone in your family can participate. Awards will be awarded to top finishers in 1 mile, 3 mile, 5 mile, 10 mile and Team Challenge runs. Everyone who registers will receive a finisher medal.


1 Mile Children’s Race Presented by Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands
• Ages 1 - 12 years
• Participant medal
• Shirt
• Awards for the overall top four finishers
• Awards for the top four finishers of each age group
Age Groups:
1-5;  6-8; 9-10; 11-12

3 Mile Run Presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors 
• All ages
• Participant medal
• Shirt
• Awards for overall top three finishers, male and female
• Awards for the top three finishers of each age group, male and female
• Master’s division for ages 40 and older 

3 Mile Walk Presented by Alight Solutions
• All ages
• Participant medal
• Shirt

5 Mile Race Presented by Houston Methodist The Woodlands
• All ages
• Participant medal
• Shirt
• Includes a Masters division for ages 40 and older 
• Awards for overall top three finishers, male and female 
• Awards for the top three finishers of each age group, male and female 

10 Mile Race Presented by Repsol
• All ages
• Participant medal
• Shirt
• Includes a Masters division for ages 40 and older 
• Awards for overall top three finishers, male and female 
• Awards for the top three finishers of each age group, male and female 

Team Challenge: Choose your Distance: 1 Mile, 3 Mile, 5 Mile and 10 Mile.
5 team members must be registered for the same distance and report results, to be eligible for Team Challenge Awards for each Race. 

Reminder 1 Mile is for ages 12 and under. 

• Participant medal
• Shirt
• Awards for overall top 3 Teams in each Distance
 
Super Triple Challenge: Complete all 3 distances and report your time for each distance: 3 Mile, 5 Mile and 10 Mile. (does not have to be completed in 1 day)
• Special Participant medal
• Shirt
• Awards for Top 3 Finishers

Youth Super Triple Challenge for ages 5 - 12: Complete all 3 distances and report your time for each distance: 1 Mile, 3 Mile and 5 Mile. (does not have to be completed in 1 day)
• Special Participant medal
• Shirt
• Awards for Top 3 Finishers


COURSE - ANYWHERE and ANYTIME.  Choose the a day with gorgeous weather. 
The beauty of a Virtual Race . . . you choose the course.  However, we will have course maps available for those that prefer it. 
For more information visit www.runthruthewoods.org.

DRIVE THRU PACKET PICKUP for registrations received by Oct. 22nd. 
Nov. 12 - 13, 2 - 7pm
Location: Shadowbend YMCA
For an additional fee, mailing packet is an option.

• RACE RESULTS: To be eligible for Awards, all results must be posted by December 5th, 2020. 
Virtual results can be added through your RunSignUp Profile.  Log into your account and manage your registration. Click on submit Virtual Results. 

OUR CAUSE
In 2019, YMCA Run Thru the Woods brought together more than 5,000 people, who raised more than $160,000 for the benefiting charities and collected more than 1,000 pounds of food for Can-n-Keys Christian Food Bank. Every dollar raised is an investment in our community. Net proceeds benefit local non-profits and their missions:
The Woodlands Family YMCA Annual Campaign – The YMCA Annual Campaign helps everyone, regardless of age, income or background, have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive at the Y. Programs include life-saving swim lessons, after school care, parent/child programs, summer day camp and youth sports.
For more information on Run Thru the Woods, please call 281-367-9622 or visit www.runthruthewoods.org.

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