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

$79,308.02

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

Congratulations to Marty Folk!

He is the winner of the round-trip airline tickets for two!

Packet pick-up

Monday, November 3 – Tuesday, November 4 from 11 am 7 pm at the Gallery of Hope, located at Give Kids The World Village, 210 South Bass Road, Kissimmee, FL.
Race day pickup will be available if you cannot make it ahead of time, however there is no bag check at the event.

Contest Deadlines

November 3 at noon
VIP Tent Area Selected
The top four fundraising teams with 10 or more participants on each team will enjoy a tent in the VIP area on race day where they will receive special goodies, beverages, and massages for the entire team. The top ten individual fundraisers will also receive this special VIP treatment.

November 7 at noon
Top Fundraisers and Top Teams Selected
The top fundraiser will be selected and win 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage milesThe top four teams will receive a trophy.

Need more fundraising tips?

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

Event Schedule

Race Map

Download the race map

6:00 a.m. Limited parking will be available at Medieval Times. Please enter through the main entrance on HWY 192. Additional parking will be available at the Plaza Del Sol (formally the Osceola Square Mall) on HWY 192.

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 ($4,180.00)
  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)

Contest

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