August 2020 5K a Day: Week 3 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.
I posted about the second week here: August 2020 5K a Day Week 2.

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

1 Track Shack's Celebration of Running Virtual 5K

  • Race: Celebration of Running
  • Completed: August 15, 2020
  • Charity: Track Shack Youth Foundation
  • Cost: $44.00
  • Swag: Medal, t-shirt, Tyvek bib
  • Time: 42:35
  • Recommendation: Great swag, reasonable price, super fast timely shipping. This race is over but I highly recommend Track Shack virtual races, especially for other central Floridians. #SupportLocal

2 sMiles for Owen Virtual 5K

  • Race: sMiles for Owen Virtual 5K
  • Completed: August 16, 2020
  • Charity: SUDC Foundation (Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood)
  • Hashtags: #SUDC
  • Cost: FREE
  • Time: 59:05

4 DIY Virtual 2017 Wine & Dine Fall Feast 5K

  • Race: DIY Virtual 2017 Wine & Dine Fall Feast 5K 
  • Completed: August 18, 2020
  • Charity: I made a donation to Joe Biden's presidential campaign in honor of this 5K
  • Cost: $24.11 for the swag
  • Swag: Medal, t-shirt
  • Time: 49:22

5 DIY Virtual Home Alone Kevin's AHHHHHHHHHH 5K

  • Race: Home Alone Kevin's AHHHHHHHHHH 5K (as a DIY Virtual)
  • Completed: August 19, 2020
  • Charity: I made a donation to the ACLU in honor of this 5K
  • Cost: $7 for the swag
  • Swag: Medal
  • Time: 53:38

6 Space Mountain runDisney Virtual Series #2

  • Race: Space Mountain 5K, part of the runDisney Virtual Series
  • Completed: August 20, 2020
  • Charity: Orlando Fisher House
  • Cost: $154.57 for three race challenge series
  • Swag: Medal (not received yet as of 8/21/20)
  • Time: 49:47
  • Recommendation: TBD, awaiting medal. This race series sold out.

7 DIY Virtual Home Alone McCallister House 10K

  • Race: Home Alone McCallister House 10K (as a DIY Virtual)
  • Completed: August 21, 2020
  • Charity: I made a donation to the American Bird Conservancy in honor of this 5K
  • Cost: $7 for the swag
  • Swag: Medal
  • Time: 1:39:19

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