5th Anniversary 5K: A Virtual Walk/Run/Roll Fundraiser

Sat, Aug 29th 2020 at 12:00 AM EDT · By Point of Pride
Date & Time
Sat, Aug 29th 2020 at 12:00 AM EDT
Sun, Aug 30th 2020 at 11:30 PM EDT
Event Details

It's our birthday!

Point of Pride is turning five this year! While our official birthday is in October, we couldn't wait to celebrate five years of supporting our international trans community. So, we're kicking off the festivities during Pride season with a 5th Anniversary Virtual 5K!

Read our full kick-off announcement

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We have different participation levels so everyone can get involved and make a difference! Note: Register before July 31, 2020 to guarantee arrival before the event. All mailed items will in mid-August. (If you register after July 31, we cannot guarantee when your items arrive!)

In the coming days, we'll be sharing info on training/preparing for the event, ways to have fun during the event, ways to share your progress, and more. Stay tuned!

Tier 1: Participant – $3 

  • We recognize not everyone is in a place to contribute financially at this time, but we still want you to be involved! You'll receive 3 custom Point of Pride phone wallpapers you can also use to share on social.
  • This donation covers the cost to ship a garment within the U.S.


Tier 2: Virtual Bib – $10

  • You'll receive Tier 1, plus a virtual bib you can print out or share online. Customize it with your name, a favorite number – whatever you'd like!
  • This donation covers the cost to ship a garment internationally.


Tier 3: Embroidered Patch – $25

  • You'll receive Tiers 1-2, plus an embroidered event patch.
  • This donation covers the purchase a pair of tucking garments.

Neck gaiter

Tier 4: Neck Gaiter – $35

  • You'll receive Tiers 1-3, plus a trans pride neck gaiter sunshield.
  • This donation covers the purchase and shipment of a brand-new chest binder.
  • The neck gaiter is soft and breathable, is made of moisture-wicking material, and offers 30SPF sun protection for your neck and face.


Tier 5: T-Shirt – $50

  • You'll receive Tiers 1-4, plus a moisture-wicking athletic t-shirt.
  • This donation provides an emergency microgrant to a trans person who cannot afford necessary health and wellness services or medicine.
  • The shirt has subtle mesh texture, moisture-wicking performance and is purple. The event logo is on the front, and sponsor logos/names on the back. It is 100% polyester and available in sizes XS – 4XL.


Add-On: Participation Medal – $10

  • At any tier, you can add-on a participation medal!
  • This donation covers the cost to process and ship 3 chest binders within the U.S.

If you want to participate with a donation but you do not want any physical items mailed to you, you may register at Tier 1 and then make an additional donation via this page. Thank you for your generosity!

By registering for this event, I agree to the following disclaimer.

I acknowledge and attest that participating in an event organized as a virtual activity where I walk/run/roll on my own, during the weekend of August 29-30, 2020 at a time of my choosing, in a location and route of my choosing, will not have any support or security measures in place by Point of Pride.

Participating in a road race is a potentially hazardous activity, which could result in injury or death. I acknowledge that I am participating in the activity, outlined by this virtual event, by my own free will and at my own personal risk. I will not walk/run/roll in this virtual event unless I am medically able and properly trained, and by my signature, I certify that I am medically able to perform this event, I am in good health, and I am properly trained.

I further agree to abide by the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations for the prevention of the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and other communicable diseases, and I attest to having read the CDC’s guidance at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html. I attest that if my community has a shelter in place order, that I will only participate in the virtual event by using a personal treadmill or moving around my home, and I will not walk/run/roll outside in the community during the duration of a shelter in place order. I agree to follow all pedestrian safety ordinances, including staying on a sidewalk where available and not in the road. I agree to follow the rules of the road if no sidewalk or multi-use trail is available, and I will travel against oncoming traffic and not with traffic.

I agree to not walk/run/roll in this event while wearing a chest binder or other similar compression garment, which can restrict my ability to breathe and move freely.

I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to any aspect of my participation in this virtual event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I attest that I, having read the rules of the virtual race scheduled for August 29-30, 2020, assume all risks to me associated with running on my own as part of this virtual activity, including but not limited to: falls, contact with other pedestrians, the effects of the weather (including high heat and/or humidity), traffic and the conditions of the road or trail, and all such risks being known or unknown and appreciated by me when out walking/running/rolling on my own without any type of support from local officials or Point of Pride event organizers.

Having read this waiver, knowing these facts, and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release Point of Pride's Virtual 5k, all event sponsors, their representatives, and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this virtual event, and waive my ability to bring any legal action against the entities outlined in this waiver as I am voluntarily electing to run on my own as part of this virtual event. I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use my photographs, which I may share online as part of the event, personal data provided during registration and post-event reporting, video or audio recordings, or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. I understand that this event does not provide refunds in the event of a cancellation, and by signing this waiver, I consent that I am not entitled to a refund if the event is cancelled before or during the event.

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