2014 Give Kids The World Gingerbread Run
Gingerbread Run 5K Presented by Aaron's

is a 70-acre, nonprofit “storybook” resort, located near Central Florida’s most beloved attractions, where children with life-threatening illnesses and their families are treated to weeklong, cost-free fantasy vacations. For more information, please visit givekidstheworld.org.

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GIVE KIDS THE WORLD GINGERBREAD RUN 5K is an annual event that celebrates the joys of childhood and inspires hope for families who need it most. It is a professionally timed race that can be walked, run or strolled. The race winds through the 70-acre whimsical Give Kids The World Village, past snoring trees, magic castles and the world’s largest CANDY LAND game.

Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014
Location: Medieval Times
4510 West Vine Street, Kissimmee FL 34746

Adults: $30 (All participants will receive an event T-shirt, a 2014 Collectible Gingerbread Run medal, goody bag and refreshments) Juniors 3-12: $15 with paid adult
Virtual Runners: $40 (All virtual runners will receive an event T-shirt and a 2014 Collectible Gingerbread Run medal)

Gingerbread News

Gingerbread Run Contest: Win iFly Tickets!


Raise just $100 between Monday, April 7 and Wednesday, April 30 by 12 noon (online only) and you will be entered to win a pair of iFLY tickets!


Winners will receive (2) complimentary iFLY gift certificates which entitles you to two-1 minute flight rotations each, flight instruction, rental gear and a personalized flight certificate. Each ticket is valued at $64.00. Learn more about iFLY at www.iFLYworld.com.

Congratulations to last month's winner!

Congratulations to Frank Brito, the winner of Chick-Fil-A for the rest of the year! Frank sent out his fundraising page to over 240 people and won! Thank you so much Frank. Enjoy your Chick-Fil-A!"

Event Schedule

6:00 a.m.

Parking will be available at Medieval Times with bus transportation to the Village. More parking areas TBD.

Please do not park at Walmart!

6:50 – 7:15 a.m.

Live Entertainment on Stage

6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.


7:15 a.m.

Zumba dance warm up.

7:30 a.m.

Opening Ceremony

8 a.m.

Run Time!

9:10 a.m.

Closing Ceremony

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Tours of Give Kids The World.

9:15 – 11:00 a.m.

Mears shuttle bus to participants.

Top Fundraisers

  1. A warm welcome to families visiting Give Kids The World Cathy Mehrl - $345.00
  2. Karla Chamorro - $210.00
  3. Yvonne Heep - $185.00
  4. Melissa Flanigan - $160.00
  5. Debbie Pozar - $150.00
  6. Wendy Giannattasio - $135.00
  7. Elizabeth Sturgill - $125.00
  8. Audra Accola - $120.00
  9. Beverly Leonard - $110.00
  10. Stacy Larsen - $100.00

Top Teams

  1 -  Beauties & the Beast ($460.00)
  2 -  Makaze Streakers ($345.00)
  3 -  Bringing Joy to Families ($210.00)
  4 -  Team Tailgate ($200.00)
  5 -  Dan's Gang ($185.00)
  6 -  Super Wish Squad ($145.00)
  7 -  Alaska's Angels ($120.00)
  8 -  Team Gingerbuff ($46.32)
  9 -  Moms RUN to Give Kids the World ($45.00)
  10 -  Janeen's Team ($40.00)