NGWSD 5K & 50 Mile Challenge FAQs

How do I register for the NGWSD Virtual 5K & 50 Mile Challenge?
This event has passed.

After I’ve registered, can I complete the NGWSD Virtual 5K at any time?
This event ran from February 1, 2022 to February 28, 2022.

When will registration close for the NGWSD Virtual 5K?
Registration closed on February 28.

Do you have any resources for planning a 5K event?
Yes, we do! Check out our NGWSD 5K Planning Guide if you’re planning an event for your community or program.

What is your refund policy?
Virtual 5K & 50 Mile Challenge entry fees are non-refundable.

What is included in the Digital Finisher’s Bundle?
The Digital Finisher’s Bundle is included in every participant package. It comprises special discounts and offers from our sponsor partners. More information on these participant perks will be announced soon.

When will I receive my participant package if I registered for the $15 tier?
Participants who have registered for the $15 tier will receive their digital finisher’s bundle via email in February 2022.

When will I receive my participant package if I registered for the $35 tier?
Participant packages will be shipped out in the lead-up to the NGWSD 2022. More information on shipping will become available closer to the event.

What is the 50 Mile Challenge?
The 50 Mile Challenge was  an extension of our celebrations for NGWSD through to the 50th Anniversary of Title IX on June 23, 2022.

What is the timeline to complete the 50 Mile Challenge?
This event ran from February 1, 2022 – June 23, 2022.

What if I don’t feel comfortable participating in the race outdoors and/or don’t have access to a treadmill?
We’ve compiled a few accessible exercise options for participants for whom weather or other safety concerns may impact their ability to complete the 5K; these options will be announced soon and emailed to everyone who registers.