GIVE KIDS THE WORLD VILLAGE GINGERBREAD RUN 5K is an annual event that celebrates the joys of childhood and inspires hope for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. It is a professionally timed race that can be walked, run or strolled through our 79-acre whimsical Village—past snoring trees, magic castles, the world's largest CANDY LAND game and more.

Date: Saturday, November 14, 2015
Location: Give Kids The World Village
Run Time: 8 a.m.

VIP Runner Experience: $135 Includes race registration, VIP packet pickup express line, $100 purple runner's performance shirt, and entrance into the indoor VIP area. Pamper yourself pre and post-race with special snacks, drinks, and massages.

Adults: All participants will receive a 2015 Gingerbread Run medal, goody bag and refreshments.

February 19 - August 31: $35
September 1 - October 15: $40
October 16 - November 13: $45
Day of Registration: $50
unless sold out

Juniors 3 – 12: $20 with paid adult

Virtual Runners: $45 All virtual runners will receive a 2015 Gingerbread Run medal.

For a child battling a life-threatening illness, the chance to smile, laugh and truly be a kid may sometimes seem like a distant dream. By raising funds for Give Kids The World Village, you can help make that dream possible and bring happiness and hope to children who need it most!

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Introducing our new VIP Runner Experience!

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(Ginger) Spice Up Your 5K Experience! VIP Runners will get:

  • Race registration
  • VIP packet pickup express line
  • $100 purple runner's performance shirt
  • Entrance to an indoor VIP area with goodies such as snacks, drinks, and massages!

2015 fundraising contest winners will be granted admittance.

You could be a contest winner!


We have some amazing prizes for our top teams and fundraisers! Click here for more information.