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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$190,500

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$77,860.02

RAISED

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: $45 (All virtual runners will receive an event T-shirt and a 2014 Collectible Gingerbread Run medal)

Gingerbread News

Win two round-trip domestic airline pickets!

Beginning Monday, October 20, and continuing through Thursday, October 30 at noon, we will place your name on an entry into our prize barrel for every $100 you are able to raise for the Gingerbread Run. In other words, if you raise $1,000 we will submit 10 entries with your name on it for a chance to win the round-trip airline tickets! The more money you raise, the better your chances are of flying off to your dream destination!

Congratulations to Wendy Clarke!

She is the winner of the Romantic Staycation Package.

#RunMurphyRun

One of Give Kids The World’s most beloved characters, Murphy, our resident gingerbread man, is packing his bags and embarking on a “virtual” trip around the world to promote the upcoming Gingerbread Run 5K presented by Aaron’s. Help Murphy travel throughout the nations by downloading and printing the Murphy jpg. Take a photo of him in your hometown and/or visiting destination and post it on social media using the hashtag, #RunMurphyRun.

Need more fundraising tips?

Visit our tools and tips page.Download the Orlando Sentinel form.

Event Schedule

6:00 a.m. Parking will be available at Plaza Del Sol with bus transportation to Medieval Times. 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. Registration

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.

Out of town? Be a virtual runner

All virtual runners will receive an event T-shirt and a 2014 Collectible Gingerbread Run medal. Click here to register as a virtual runner.

Top Fundraisers

  1. Elite Fundraiser Audra Accola - $4,645.00
  2. Elite Fundraiser Kristina Berkeley - $4,110.00
  3. Elite Fundraiser Karen Rose - $2,962.00
  4. Elite Fundraiser Robert Baldwin - $2,735.00
  5. Almost an Elite Fundraiser! Marty Folk - $2,325.00
  6. Sapphire Shirt - Preserve the memorable, joyful, moments of a family's special wish trip. Dylan McShane - $1,500.00
  7. Sapphire Shirt - Preserve the memorable, joyful, moments of a family's special wish trip. Sherry Campbell - $1,325.00
  8. Sapphire Shirt - Preserve the memorable, joyful, moments of a family's special wish trip. Diane Schneck - $1,285.00
  9. Sapphire Shirt - Preserve the memorable, joyful, moments of a family's special wish trip. Jessica Estrada - $1,220.00
  10. Sapphire Shirt - Preserve the memorable, joyful, moments of a family's special wish trip. Cindy Robert - $1,160.00

Top Teams

  1 -  Team Tailgate ($7,482.00)
  2 -  Team Ashtyn ($6,080.00)
  3 -  Alaska's Angels ($5,780.00)
  4 -  Team Pineapple ($5,711.00)
  5 -  Cadence ($4,486.25)
  6 -  Running in memory of Claire Mattox ($3,795.00)
  7 -  Fishy Folks ($3,710.00)
  8 -  Super Wish Squad ($3,161.00)
  9 -  Team Nick ($3,030.00)
  10 -  Boston Market ($1,650.00)

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