Some people find a way to make everything into a race, even a casual jaunt of 5 kilometers where strangers hand out cups of water along the way. Enjoy some friendly competition with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $17 for one race entry to 10k run ($35 value)
- $15 for one race entry to 5k run ($30 value)
- $10 for two Groupons, each good for one entry to fun run ($20 value)
In 2008, at the age of 20, former athlete Jeremy Glass lost his battle against heroin addiction. To raise awareness and help others overcome their addictions, Jeremy's parents started an annual event: Jeremy's Run. By their estimation, the annual USATF-sanctioned walk and run has raised more than $110,000 and counting for drug-prevention programs. Participants choose from three runs—1 mile, 5K, or 10K—that take them on a leisurely path through verdant residential areas. Each runner also receives a virtual goodie bag that, in addition to helping reduce paper waste, allows them to pick and choose which items they'd like in advance. Race proceeds go to support three programs: The Partnership at Drugfree.org, the Jeremy Glass Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Kolmac Foundation, and "Jeremy's Hour—Knowledge Can Save a Life," an addiction outreach program through MedStar Montgomery.