Run for HD-Care in the OC Marathon/5K!

New year means new opportunities to support UCI HD-CARE! OC Marathon May 6th & 7th 2023 is offering Kids Run, 5K Run, Half Marathon, and a Full Marathon, and we are entering as a charity partner this year. 

Come join the fun as we will have food, snacks, and hydration for our runners! This 2-day event is a way to connect our community and have fun raising money for our cause. 

Interested in Participating as a Runner?

  1. Visit OC Marathon and click “Register Now”.
  2. Place all of your information and be sure to choose the following run:
    1. 5K
    2. Half Marathon
    3. Full Marathon
    4. 5K/Half Marathon Combo Crush
    5. 5K/Full Marathon Combo Crush
    6. Or Virtual Event
  3. At the bottom, you should be asked “would you like to join or create a Team/Club?” Click Yes. 
  4. Make sure to join the Team/Club HD-CARE and to enter event code HDCARE10 for 10% discount. 

Interested in Participating as a “Runraiser” to try to RUN FOR FREE?

What is a Runraiser? A runner and fundraiser combined! Want a chance to represent our charity and earn money to run for free? Follow the instructions below!

  1. Register to run, walk, or skip for free! Choose either the 5K, Half Marathon, Full Marathon, or any Combo Crush event. 
  2. Once you are registered, click create a fundraising page on the bottom right and sure to include our charity that you will be supporting (HD-CARE) to raise money for our cause. Below are the fundraising minimums for each event. Reaching the minimums will get you reimbursed for your run!
    1. 5K – $150
    2. Half Marathon – $350
    3. Full Marathon – $500
    4. Half Combo Crush – $500
    5. Full Combo Crush – $650

*To clarify, signing up as an individual fundraiser for our charity is all you need to do to try to run for free. However, if you have a group of friends or a club you want to make a fundraising team for HD-CARE, we encourage it! The teams that earn enough money for HD-CARE has a chance to win prizes!! All money made by a fundraising team for HD-CARE will go straight towards making a better tomorrow for the HD community.

Feel free to make your own team if you have a group of people, or join us HD-CARE WARRIORS

Interested in Volunteering?

  1. We need active volunteers for the water station for our runners and at our tent! Interested in volunteering? E-mail [email protected] (Amber Rose Keith, Board Treasurer)

Cannot attend, but want to participate? Plan to Donate! 

  1. Consider donating to current fundraisers to help them run for free, or just donate to our page! All donations to our fundraisers will go straight to HD-CARE.
    1. Current HD-CARE Warriors fundraising for HD-CARE!
      1. Amber’s Run for HD
      2. Katerina’s Run for HD CARE
    2. Donate straight to our page!
      1. HD-CARE