Get ready for our Mascot Games Virtual 5K Fun Run!

Due to the pandemic the Mascot Games were cancelled in 2020 and 2021. With the help of our talented and creative Mascots, a new door has opened to a new approach to fan engagement and interaction, the Mascot Games 5K Fun Run.

With continuing support of our community partners, New Hope for Kids is exploring this new event to keep fans engaged and moving forward in a fun way.

The goal of the virtual 5K fun run is multi-faceted. With the Mascot Games paused for the time being, the 5K will allow fans to remain engaged and looking forward to the future debut. Another purpose is to get fans moving and staying safe with those close to them as summertime approaches. There are also several sponsors that have been involved with the Games for several years and the virtual 5K fun run allows for New Hope to continue that relationship and provide them exposure in the virtual world. Finally, while this will be decided after the first event, the 5K could be an activity to accompany the Mascot Games in years to come.

The Mascot Games Virtual 5K fun run will allow fans of the Mascots from around the country (and Canada) to register, walk, and earn their finish line medals in their own neighborhood with friends and family. Walkers will show their participation with completed route maps and pictures shared on social media and/or email with the organization.


  • Commemorative T-Shirt (first 400 paid registrations)
  • Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate (downloadable)
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable mile markers
  • Mascot Training Plan
  • Mascot Games Spotify Playlist
  • Inaugural Customized Finisher Medal


* shipping charges will apply if race packet to be shipped


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