9th Annual Walk|Run for Kids 2024

Sunland Park, New Mexico

Sunland Park, New Mexico

Sat 15th June 2024

4 races

Organiser's Description

Thank you for your interest in the 9th Annual Walk/Run for Kids 2024! 
Proceeds from this event benefit seriously ill children and their families staying at the Ronald McDonald House of El Paso while their child receives medical care at an area hospital in El Paso or Las Cruces. Our champion programs improve the health, education, and well-being of children and their families.
During the online registration process, you can register as an individual, start your own team and even join an existing team. Add Team Members at any time!  Day of Event Registration will be at 7 am at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino. 
Last year, Freddy's Wild Sliders won the TROPHY for the Largest Team Challenge.  They recruited 135 members!!  This year they'll have to pass the trophy down to a new winner for 2024.  Will it be you and your team??  
Can't make it to the event but still want to support our mission? You can make a donation on our page which will go towards our fundraising goal!
Follow us on our social media platforms to stay up to date on upcoming events:

 Facebook @rmhcep

 Instagram @rmhcep

Tik Tok @rmhcep

T-Shirt & Swag Bag Pick Up Info:
Swag Bags can be picked up at Ronald McDonald House starting Thursday, June 13th though Friday, June 14th from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm.
-Team bags can be picked up by one individual.
-If you are picking up five or more packets, please call ahead at (915) 542-1522 so we can have your packets ready before you arrive.
-If you purchased socks, they will be included with your bag.
Ronald McDonald House is located at 300 E. California Avenue, El Paso, TX 79902, North of Downtown El Paso.
If you have any questions please call (915) 542-1522 and ask for Adriana.
 
AGE GROUP FOR MEDALS:
-Medals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in the following age groups:

12 and Under

13-17

18-24

25-29

30-39

40-49

50-59

60-69

70+

*Winners will be announced after the start of the 1 Mile Fun Walk.
                                                    
EVENT CHALLENGES:
Win awesome prizes by participating in our challenges:
 
BEST DRESSED PET - Dress up your pet in their most unique costume and bring them along to walk or run during the event! All leashed pets are welcome to walk with you! The most unique costumes will win gift cards to Pet's Barn. First, second and third place winners will be announced after the 1 Mile Walk. Bonus points if the costumes align with our mission! 
 
BEST DRESSED TEAM -  Get Creative! We love a good theme and can't wait to see what your team comes up with.  Winners will be announced before the start of the 1 Mile Walk. 
 
LARGEST TEAM - Last year, Freddy's Wild Sliders KEPT the TROPHY for the THIRD year in a row for the Largest Team Challenge! They recruited 150 members!! Will they have to pass the trophy down to a new winner for 2024?  Will it be you and your team?? 
Don't forget to share your photos with us!  Tag @rmhcep on Facebook and Instagram and use #EPRunForKids24 so we can find you! You can also email photos with your contact information to adesantiago@rmhcelp.org.  
 
REGISTRATION DATES:
Special Online Early Bird Registration through April 7, 2024
Early Birds get a discount on registration and are guaranteed to receive an Official Walk|Run T-shirt in your preferred size and a Swag Bag full of goodies provided by our sponsors.
Regular Online Registration starts April 8 - June 4, 2024
When you register by June 4th, 2024 you are guaranteed to receive an Official Walk|Run T-shirt in your preferred size, and a Swag Bag.
Late Online Registration is June 5, 2024 - June 17, 2024
The last day to register online for the in-person event is the day of the event. Virtual participants can register through June 17th. Swag Bags will be available but LIMITED on a first-come-first-served basis. 
In-Person registration will be available the day of the event beginning at 7 am.
 
5K RUN | 1MILE FUN WALK FACTS
When:
Saturday, June 15th, 2024
Registration 7 am - 7:45 am
Run begins at 8 am
Walk Begins at 8:30 am
Where:
Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino 
1200 Futurity Dr. Sunland Park, NM 88063
 
VIRTUAL 5K RUN | 1MILE FUN WALK FACTS
All Day Saturday, June 15th. Walk. Run. Anywhere. Walk or Run in your backyard, on your treadmill, in your living room, in your community or a park.  Take photos and share with us on Facebook and Instagram @rmhcep !
 
Official Walk|Run T-Shirts:
T-shirts are guaranteed if registered by May 26, 2024. 
T-shirts are NOT guaranteed for registrants between May 27 - June 15, 2024.
 
Download Official Race Bib:
Virtual Participants- Provided within your Walk|Run for Kids email confirmation are instructions on how to download your digital bib. The instructions include a link that will redirect you to your digital bib which you can download and print.   
                                    
MAKE A DIFFERENCE | BE A SPONSOR 
Ronald McDonald House Charities of El Paso and this fun family-friendly event could not be possible without the generosity of our amazing Sponsors!
We have Sponsorship Levels for all budgets and every little bit counts to help us continue with our mission!
Sponsorship levels come with varying benefits. The most rewarding benefit, however, is that your organization would have the opportunity to help provide a home away from home to the families of critically ill children receiving treatment in area hospitals.
For more information please call Adriana at (915) 542-1522. 
 
START A COMPANY TEAM
Challenge another organization to see who can recruit the most team members and win our Largest Team Trophy! Wet N' Wild's Freddy's Wild Sliders has held the title and kept the trophy for the past THREE years with a team of 150 participants! Last year they had
Encourage your friends and family to join!
 
DONATE SWAG ITEMS
Promote your organization by donating branded giveaway items for our Swag Bags. We make about 300 bags for our participants and would be happy to include anything you'd like to donate!
 
RESERVE A VENDOR BOOTH
We have over 300 registered participants along with families and friends who attend our event annually. The number grows each year! Reserve your vendor booth today, for your small or large business for only $100.
 
Every payment or donation made for this event will go towards our fundraising goal. The last thing parents of critically ill children should have to worry about are shelter and food costs. Every effort helps those families remain close to their babies through some of the toughest times in their lives. 
Contact Adriana to discover how you can make a real and impactful difference: 915-542-1522 or adesantiago@rmhcelp.org. 
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Special thank you to Scott Fister, our Race Consultant, Scott has provided incredible added value to our special event.

Races

  • 1 Mile Fun Walk

    Sat 15th June 2024

  • 5K Run

    Sat 15th June 2024

  • Virtual 1 Mile Fun Walk

  • Virtual- 5K Run

Book

  • 1 Mile Fun Walk

    Sat 15th June 2024

  • 5K Run

    Sat 15th June 2024

  • Virtual 1 Mile Fun Walk

  • Virtual- 5K Run

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