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5k for May

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20 Apr 2023
Written by Kelly Cornish
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5k for May
5k for May

It's officially National Walking Month! Challenge yourself to a 5K walk at any time throughout the month of May. Ask your family, friends or colleagues to sponsor your walking challenge and raise much needed donations for us.


Fundraising walks can have many benefits, both for the individual participants and the larger community. Some of the benefits include:

  • Raising awareness: Fundraising walks are often held to raise awareness for a particular cause or issue, such as a disease, a social justice issue, or an environmental problem. By participating in the walk and sharing information about the cause with others, participants can help raise awareness and educate the public.
  • Generating funds: The primary goal of a fundraising walk is to raise money for a particular cause or organization. Participants can ask friends, family members, and colleagues to sponsor them, which can generate significant funds for the cause.
  • Building community: Fundraising walks are often social events that bring together people who are passionate about a particular cause. Participants can meet and connect with like-minded individuals, and build a sense of community around the cause.
  • Improving health: Walking is a low-impact form of exercise that can improve cardiovascular health, boost mood, and reduce stress. By participating in a fundraising walk, participants can improve their health while supporting a worthy cause.
  • Making a difference: By participating in a fundraising walk and raising funds for a cause, individuals can feel a sense of accomplishment and pride in making a positive difference in their community or the world.

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