Running for Hope 5K (+ a giveaway!)

Now that I’m officially a 10K finisher, it’s of course time to start thinking about “What’s Next” as far as my running goes. Since my training didn’t go quite as planned, I’m holding off on doing any more 10Ks for a while, but I’m still wanting to do at least a 5K or two (it’s on my 25 before 25 list!). I was approached by one of the organizers for the Running For Hope 5K race coming up at the end of June and it seemed like the perfect opportunity to do that 5K I’ve been wanting to do!

Running for Hope 5k Fun Run/Walk


Running for Hope is an annual race in which all proceeds are donated directly to a charity. We will be running together to show hope to those in need across the globe. This year the selected charity is Love Without Boundaries (LWB). Last year was the inaugural race & had almost 200 participants and raised almost $7000 – 100% of which went to Love Without Boundaries

LWB is a non-profit organization with a vision to provide the most loving and compassionate help possible to orphaned and impoverished children in China. They show the world that every child, regardless of his or her needs, deserves to experience love and be treated with dignity and care.

Date: June 28th, 2014
Organization: Love Without Boundaries
Location: Kopf Family Reservation in Avon Lake
Address: 32649 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, Ohio 44102
Time: Race begins at 9:00 A.M. (Race day registration will open at 6:45)
Registration Cost: $20 for adults, $10 for kids
For more event details, visit this link.



There’s going to be an awesome prize for the overall race winner, too: a $100 gift card to Red, the Steakhouse / Moxie. Register online by clicking the image above, or keep reading to enter my race giveaway! One winner will win a free entry. Contest runs through Friday, 6/13.

To enter the giveaway, complete the following (and leave a comment for each entry):

  1. Leave a comment below telling me why you want to run this race.

  2. Like Anchored in CLE and Running for Hope 5K on Facebook and leave a comment.

  3. Follow Anchored in CLE and Love Without Boundaries on Twitter and leave a comment.

  4. Tweet the following: “I want to win a free race entry from @AnchoredinCLE to the Running for Hope 5K benefitting @LoveWB #RunCLE
    (You can tweet once per day for additional entries, just be sure to leave a comment on this post each time you tweet.)


Disclosure: I was asked to help promote the Running for Hope 5K. In return, I will receive a free race entry for myself. No other compensation was received. All opinions are 100% my own.

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