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

Gingerbread News

Win a Gingerbread Run Armband!

Raise just $50 between today, Friday, June 20 and Thursday, July 3 by 12 noon (online only) and you will be entered to win one of 15 Gingerbread Run iPhone arm bands!

Not comfortable asking friends or family for a donation?

We have a special offer from The Orlando Sentinel and Missing Piece Foundation that allows you to sell a whole year of Thursday and Sunday subscriptions to The Orlando Sentinel for only $10! The BEST news is that all $10 comes straight to Give Kids The World! This means you only need to sell 5 subscriptions to qualify for the prize. Who doesn’t love coupons! Download to customize and print these fundraising forms.

Fundraising Tip of the Month

Use Social Media to promote your participation in the event and fundraising. Share your fundraising page on Facebook. Join the official event on Facebook which you can easily share with your friends and invite them to join your team!

Event Schedule

6:00 a.m.

Parking will be available at Osceola Mall 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.


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 Robert Baldwin - $2,200.00
  2. Sapphire Shirt - Preserve the memorable, joyful, moments of a family's special wish trip. Audra Accola - $1,700.00
  3. A warm welcome to families visiting Give Kids The World Nancy Chrans - $540.00
  4. Red Shirt - Training and support for volunteers who serve our special families. Cathy Mehrl - $500.00
  5. Linda Ajootian - $280.00
  6. Cindy Robert - $250.00
  7. Melissa Flanigan - $210.00
  8. Karla Chamorro - $210.00
  9. A warm welcome to families visiting Give Kids The World Gail Huffington - $200.00
  10. Yvonne Heep - $185.00

Top Teams

  1 -  Team Nick ($2,200.00)
  2 -  Alaska's Angels ($1,700.00)
  3 -  Team Ashtyn ($860.00)
  4 -  Beauties & the Beast ($535.00)
  5 -  Makaze Streakers ($500.00)
  6 -  Cadence ($461.00)
  7 -  Team Tailgate ($385.00)
  8 -  Super Wish Squad ($346.00)
  9 -  Bringing Joy to Families ($290.00)
  10 -  HELPERS ($280.00)
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