6th annual Good Karma (Virtual) 5K Run/Walk
The Good Karma 5K Run/Walk Race Committee and Underdog Race Timing are pleased to offer a Virtual 5K race for the health and safety of our racers this year. Participants can choose between a 5K race or walk as they have done in past years. Participants may choose to complete the 5K distance at a safe location of their choice while maintaining safe social distancing rules as advised by our nation and state health guidelines.
Where will your entry fees and donations go?
Good Karma of the Capital Region is a New York State registered 501(3c) with Tax ID 83-0743139. We hope you will be able to take this opportunity to promote your health, while supporting the very worthy cause of child education in rural India and the well being of the New York State community.
All net proceeds of Good Karma 5K will support Hunger relief in USA and unlock access to K-12 education for lesser privileged children in rural India. Hunger relief in USA will be channeled via Feeding America a nationwide charity through its network of food banks. Support for rural child food and education will be channeled via AIM for SEVA, supporting 4,000 students in 104 Free Student Homes across 16 states in India. Feeding America and AIM for SEVA are highly impactful, efficient and transparent 4-star rated charities.
About our 5K
Please accept our thanks if you are a returning participant. Good Karma 5K is growing each year based on your patronage. We hope you cherish the good memories of our 5K from past years. If you are a first time participant to our Virtual 5K, this year, welcome. We are very glad you are here. We want you to get out and enjoy a run/walk and contribute in a healthy way. Sign up, run/walk, submit your time, and be a part of this great nationwide event.
For additional donations to support a child for a year please visit AIM for SEVA, USA.
This year there is no official course, so you get to pick your favorite 5K course on road, trail, track or treadmill. Please note you must sign up before you run and complete your run/walk any time between June 20 - June 28, 2020..
Women's race shirts tend to run small. Order up one size for a looser fit or refer the chart below (all measurements are in inches):
|Full Body Length
How to measure:
BODY LENGTH: Lay garment flat (face down). Measure from center back neckline seam straight down to bottom of the front hem.
BODY WIDTH: Lay garment flat. 1" below the armhole flat measure the garment across the chest.
FULL BODY LENGTH: Lay garment flat(face down). Measure from center back neckline seam straight down to back bottom hem.
SLEEVE LENGTH: Lay garment flat(face down). Measure from center back neck to outer edge of shoulder seam, then along outer edge to sleeve end.
All shirt orders are final after 6/28/2020.
How does Virtual Race work?
Step 1: Register any time before June 28, 2020. Registration fee is $25. 100% of your entry fee will go directly to the charities above. A processing fee of $3.25 will be deducted from your $25 registration fee. Please select the appropriate size for your T-shirt (M/F and S/M/L/XL/2XL). To control costs, we will coordinate T-shirts distribution through your local AIM chapter coordinator
Step 2: Run/Walk your chosen course at a time of your choosing between 12:01am June 20 and 11:59pm June 28, 2020. Note: All current local municipality Stay at Home orders allow us to run outdoors (observing social distancing guidelines).
Step 3: Submit your Time. Use the IYR Virtual App on your Smart phone or Time your race on your own (with a watch, GPS or an app like MapMyRun or Strava) and then follow the directions below to enter your time. We are on an honor system here as this is a charity race.
Final results will be posted on June 29 on goodkarmany.org..
How to Record & Upload Your Run Results with the IYR Results App
- Download the IYR Virtual App to your phone for the Apple App store or Google Play store
2. Login with the email address used to register
for Sixth Annual Good Karma (Virtual) 5K
3.Search for this event: Good Karma 5K
4. Go to "Tracker" and click "Ready to Start My Race"
5. Run or Walk the distance you signed up for and the app will automatically upload your results (as long as your login email matches your registration email
6. Check your results
How to manually upload your results:
Questions about the virtual race or registration can be directed to Mona Kulkarni-Caron at 518-429-9068 or email@example.com OR Prashant Gawde at 518-596-8113 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information can also be found at www.goodkarmany.org