Formerly known as the Gingerbread Run, GKTW’s signature event returns for its 9th year with a new name! Challenge for Hope will celebrate the happiness that has inspired hope for thousands of children and families at Give Kids The World. Take on the challenge and walk, run, roll or stroll through a 5K that highlights the magic and experiences families enjoy at the Village. Become a fundraising hero and get started!
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Give Kids The World Village
210 South Bass Road
Kissimmee, FL 34746
Give Kids The World Village is a 79 -acre, nonprofit “storybook” resort in Central Florida. Children with life-threatening illnesses and their families are treated to weeklong, cost-free vacations, complete with accommodations, donated attraction tickets, meals and more. Since 1986, Give Kids The World Village has welcomed more than 152,000 families. For more information, visit givekidstheworld.org.
VIP Challenge Experience: $145 per person and includes registration, limited edition Challenge for Hope medal, official Challenge for Hope shirt, VIP parking, VIP packet pickup express line, additional swag and indoor VIP area with special snacks, drinks, and pre and post-race massages.
Adults: All participants will receive a limited edition Challenge for Hope medal, goodie bag, snacks, refreshments and access to finish line pictures with free download.
April 17–August 31: $35
September 1–October 15: $40
October 16–November 11: $45
Day of Registration: $50 unless sold out
Juniors: (ages 3 12): $20 with paid adult. Includes limited edition Challenge for Hope medal, goodie bag, snacks, refreshments and access to finish line pictures with free download.
Virtual Challengers: $35 All Virtual Challengers will receive a limited edition Challenge for Hope medal.
**Please note registration fees are not included in fundraising totals. Also, the official Challenge for Hope shirts are limited to 1 per person, and to those participants raising $100 or more, or to those signing up for the VIP Challenge Experience.
The individual who raises the most money by Wednesday, November 8 at 12 p.m. EST will win access to the VIP area and will receive a top fundraising trophy presented at the race.
The four teams that raise the most money by Wednesday, November 8 at 12 p.m. EST will receive trophies, presented to them at the Challenge for Hope.
The top four teams that raise the most money by Wednesday, November 8 at 12 p.m. EST will each win their own VIP area which includes special goodies, beverages and massages.
The top two Challengers between the ages of 3 and 12 who raise the most money by Wednesday, November 8 at 12 p.m. EST will earn tickets for a special prize.
The top two teams who raise the most money by Wednesday, November 8 at 12 p.m. EST will earn tickets for the indoor VIP area.
Have a school class, club, group or team that would like to take on the challenge? Then take the Challenge for Hope as a group! More information to come.