Budget Virtual Races with Swag Late June 2020

Throughout the spring of 2020, many races were cancelled and postponed due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. Runners saw the rise in popularity of virtual races. 

Are you looking for your next virtual race? I found the following budget virtual races that offer different levels of swag. Most include a t-shirt or a medal and another item; some include both a t-shirt and a medal. These might have additional fees, like a sign-up platform fee or a shipping fee. They also have different requirements for submitting results and when you need to complete your run.

I'm not affiliated with any of these races and cannot vouch for their quality. Please check all available information before registering in case of errors in the list below. Also note that some of these races support charitable causes and will give you the option to add a donation to your low-cost registration.

The Beer Run Virtual Event
Cost: $24 + $2.50 SignUp Fee; includes shipping
Charity: American Red Cross
Swag: Beer Koozie, Medal
Note: Registration ends June 16

Independent Brewing Summer Solstice Virtual 5K
Cost: $25 + $2.50 SignUp Fee; no information about shipping
Swag: T-Shirt, Medal
Note: Registration ends June 19; run June 20-21

New River Gorge Virtual 10K
Cost: $25 + $3.75 SignUp Fee; no information about shipping
Beneficiary: "Funds raised will support free youth running programs in southern West Virginia"
Swag: T-Shirt, Participant Pin
Note: Registration ends June 20; run now through June 20

Father's Day Virtual 5K
Cost: $30; shipping presumed included
Swag: Tank or T-Shirt, Souvenir Beer Mug
Note: Registration ends June 21; run June 19-21

Fight Cancer 5K
Cost: $25; shipping presumed included
Swag: T-Shirt, Medal
Note: Registration ends June 21; run through June 21

Virtual Summer Sizzler 5K Run
Cost: $25 + $2.50 SignUp Fee; shipping presumed included
Beneficiary: Randolph WI School District Booster Club
Swag: T-Shirt, Finisher Water Bottle
Note: Registration ends June 21

America's Heroes Virtual 5K/10K/13.1
Cost: $25 + $3.25 SignUp Fee + $5 shipping
Beneficiary: Team RWB
Swag: T-Shirt, Medal
Note: Price increases after June 21

Marathon Mania Virtual Race 
Cost: $29.90 + $2.50 SignUp Fee; shipping included
Swag: Tech Hoodie, Finisher Medal
Note: Registration ends June 22

Virtual quaRUNtine 8 Mile
Cost: $25 + $2.50 SignUp Fee; shipping presumed included
Swag: T-Shirt, Medal
Note: Registration ends June 26

Raymond James ROYGBIV Virtual Run
Cost: $25; shipping included
Beneficiary: Metro Inclusive Health Center
Swag: T-Shirt, Medal
Note: Registration ends June 27; run by June 27

Race for American Warriors Virtual 5k
Cost: $25 + $2.99 SignUp Fee + $5 shipping
Swag: T-Shirt, Medal
Note: Registration ends June 27; run through June 30

Levi's Link Virtual Fun Run
Cost: $20 + $2.75 SignUp Fee; shipping presumed included
Beneficiary: The Levi's Link special needs program at McLaren Port Huron Hospital
Swag: T-Shirt (size no longer guaranteed), Medal
Note: Registration ends June 27

Homes and Hops Virtual 5K
Cost: $20 + $2.95 Sign Up Fee + $10 shipping
Swag: T-Shirt & Medal
Note: Registration ends June 27; run through June 28

Run For... Virtual Run
Cost: $25 + $2.50; shipping included
Beneficiary: Local (Gatesville TX) Heath Care Workers
Swag: Fandana (sounds like a buff?), Medal
Note: Registration ends June 28; run week of July 4

Get Lost 5k with Northwest PA K9 Search and Rescue
Cost: $27 + $2.50 SignUp Fee; shipping presumed included
Swag: T-Shirt, Medal
Note: Registration ends June 30; run through June 30

All-American Virtual 5K
Cost: $25; shipping presumed included
Swag: T-Shirt, Medal
Note: Registration ends June 30

Disaster Dash 5k Run & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Cost: $25 + $2.50 SignUp Fee; no shipping information
Beneficiary: Jannette Jaco Memorial Endowment
Swag: T-Shirt, Medal
Note: Registration ends June 30

2020 CAMC Foundation Virtual Run For Your Life 5 Mile Run
Cost: $25; shipping presumed included
Swag: T-Shirt, Buff
Note: Registration ends June 30; run through June 30

Whiskey Run 5K
Cost: $25 + $5 shipping
Swag: Shirt, Medal, Whiskey Glass
Note: Registration ends June 30; run through June 30

Nurses Are Heroes 5k Virtual Run
Cost: $29 + $2.99 SignUp Fee; shipping included
Swag: T-Shirt, Medal
Note: Registration ends June 30; run through June 30

OASL Lead the Way Virtual 5k and 10k
Cost: $30 + $3.95 SignUp Fee; shipping included
Swag: T-Shirt & Medal
Note: Registration ends July 5; run through July 5

Virtual Wine Run
Cost: $29 + $2.99 SignUp Fee; shipping included
Swag: T-Shirt, Wine Glass, Finisher Medal
Note: Registration ends July 30

Run for the Dogs 5K Virtual Run
Cost: $25 + $2.99 SignUp Fee + $4.99 shipping fee
Swag: T-Shirt, Medal
Note: Registration ends July 30

Father's Day Virtual Run
Cost: $29 + $6 shipping
Swag: Singlet, Medallion

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