Jul 31, 2020 4:09 PM

Virtual 5K for United Way serving Box Butte and Dawes Counties

Posted Jul 31, 2020 4:09 PM

Alliance- Run, jog, walk or roll a 5k from any location for United Way!

Beginning August 1 through September 15 United Way of Western Nebraska serving Box Butte and Dawes Counties is hosting a Virtual 5K for United Way presented by Box Butte General Hospital.

How does a virtual 5k work? 1. Register for the race ($25 for adults, $20 under 18) by going to www.uwwn.org/5kforUnitedWay. You will receive your choice of t-shirt or ladies razorback tank and holographic Virtual 5K for United Way sticker. All your race goodies will be mailed to you!

2. You can run, jog or walk on a trail, on the treadmill, in the hills, on the track, whatever location you choose! Run (or walk) your own race, at your own pace and time yourself. There are lots of free apps that track time, route and distance. Choose your favorite one and track your race route, time and completion! Complete 5k on your own or with your family or group any time before September 15, 2020 at Midnight.

3. Upload your race route that includes distance and time (or take a picture of your treadmill with distance after your 5k) to the event page or email to [email protected] by September 15, 2020 at midnight. Selfies before, during or after your race are welcome. Show us you're having fun on the 5k for United Way! This step enters you to win a prize basket!

Three prize baskets will be awarded. Basket #1 is for the Most Creative Route. Show us your creative side and have fun with that route. Life is what you make it, so have fun on the 5k for United Way. Basket #2 is the Family Finish. Complete the 5k with your family. Show us your family fun and be entered to win a fun-filled basket. Basket #3 is the Lone Wolf. Sometimes races are meant to be done alone and if you fit that category then this basket is for you.

For more information, visit uwwn.org/5KforUnitedWay or call United Way at 763-8031.