NGWSD 5K & 50 Mile Challenge FAQs

How do I register for the NGWSD Virtual 5K & 50 Mile Challenge?
Click on the button below to register for the 2022 NGWSD Virtual 5K on and/or the 50 Mile Challenge for the 50th Anniversary of Title IX. Choose your registration tier, click register and fill out the registration form.

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After I’ve registered, can I complete the NGWSD Virtual 5K at any time?
You can complete the NGWSD Virtual 5K any time between February 1, 2022 – February 28, 2022.

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

Can I register a group of people?
Yes. In addition to registering as an individual, you have the option to register as a team or community group. Visit the registration page to learn more. For bulk pricing of 25 or more participants, please email

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.

I’m a member of a WSF community partner. Can I receive a discount to register our group?
If you’re a WSF community partner and you’d like to register your program for the NGWSD Virtual 5K, please email

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 is 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?
You can complete the 50 Mile Challenge anytime between 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.