Generally, it’s a large outdoor event where teams of friends and family gather to walk 5K together. There is music, food, vendors, and it basically feels like a big party. It has become one of my family’s favorite traditions. The energy at these events — seeing thousands of people rally together for the same cause — is truly heartwarming.
However, due to the pandemic, the main event was cancelled last year. It was moved to a virtual platform and teams/individuals walked on their own. Once again, that will be the case (thanks, COVID!) but I’m still excited to participate.
Do you participate in Great Strides or other CF fundraising events? If you’re not in the United States, are there similar events in your country/area? I’d love to hear about your experience with fundraising.
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