August 2020 5K a Day: Week 2 Virtual Events Recap

I'm trying to complete a 5K a day runstreak (or walkstreak) this month. My aim is to have each 5K (or longer) be some kind of "event", from free online challenges to organized virtual races plus a few DIY runs.

I posted about the first week here: August 2020 5K a Day Week 1.

Here's a recap of what the second week was like.

1 I Run Solo | A 2020 Story

  • Race: I Run Solo | A 2020 Story
  • Completed: August 8, 2020
  • Charity: Feeding America
  • Hashtags: #IRunSOLO #IRun4Movement
  • Cost: $44.94
  • Swag: Medal, t-shirt, Tyvek bib
  • Time: 47:22
  • Recommendation: Nice swag, reasonable price, timely shipping. Recommended virtual race company.

2 DIY Virtual 2020 WDW 10K

3 J-Hawk Free August Virtual 5K

4 Bon Air Just For Fun 5K

5 Run to the Future 5K

  • Race: Run to the Future, another fun Back to the Future themed virtual race
  • Completed: August 12, 2020
  • Charity: Feeding America
  • Hashtag: #RunToTheFuture  #IRun4Movement
  • Cost: $44.94
  • Swag: Medal, t-shirt, Tyvek bib
  • Time: 53:36
  • Recommendation: Nice swag, reasonable price, timely shipping. Recommended virtual race company.

6 Quarantine 6K

  • Race: Quarantine 6K
  • Completed: August 13, 2020
  • Charity: COVID-19 Response Fund
  • Cost: $19.00
  • Swag: Medal, Tyvek bib
  • Time: 55:06
  • Recommendation: Good swag, reasonable price, timely shipping. Recommended.

7 Strava August 5K

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