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

GOAL

$33,024.72

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

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.

Congratulations Karen Rose!

Karen Rose of Team Cadence raised $1,782 between 9/3-9/18 to win 2 roundtrip airline tickets! Thank you to everyone that participated in the contest. You helped us raise $8,457 in two weeks.

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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.

Top Fundraisers

  1. Elite Fundraiser Robert Baldwin - $2,710.00
  2. Elite Fundraiser Audra Accola - $2,650.00
  3. Sapphire Shirt - Preserve the memorable, joyful, moments of a family's special wish trip. Kristina Berkeley - $1,860.00
  4. Sapphire Shirt - Preserve the memorable, joyful, moments of a family's special wish trip. Karen Rose - $1,852.00
  5. Sapphire Shirt - Preserve the memorable, joyful, moments of a family's special wish trip. Scarlett Litton - $1,061.25
  6. Red Shirt - Training and support for volunteers who serve our special families. Diane Schneck - $715.00
  7. Red Shirt - Training and support for volunteers who serve our special families. Glenn Schneck - $690.00
  8. A warm welcome to families visiting Give Kids The World Nancy Chrans - $540.00
  9. Red Shirt - Training and support for volunteers who serve our special families. Linda Ajootian - $530.00
  10. Red Shirt - Training and support for volunteers who serve our special families. Jennifer Clarke - $525.00

Top Teams

  1 -  Team Tailgate ($3,190.00)
  2 -  Alaska's Angels ($3,150.00)
  3 -  Team Nick ($2,710.00)
  4 -  Cadence ($2,473.00)
  5 -  Team Pineapple ($2,465.00)
  6 -  Running in memory of Claire Mattox ($2,370.00)
  7 -  Team Ashtyn ($1,585.00)
  8 -  Super Wish Squad ($1,281.00)
  9 -  Team FEBU ($1,081.25)
  10 -  Fishy Folks ($1,060.00)

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