Red Shoe 5k

Mark your calendars for the Red Shoe 5k on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, VA!

Stay tuned for more announcements about registration opening, sponsorship and volunteer opportunities, and fun activities we're planning for our new location!

Last year, 621 pairs of feet (and dozens of paws) walked and ran, but we raised a lot more than just feet in 2018!  Thanks to our generous sponsors, fundraisers, donors, walkers, and runners, $89,715 was raised to help families in need at the 8th Annual Red Shoe 5k Run & Walk!  High fives all around!

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Since beginning more than 20 years ago, this event has had different names and different locations, but always the same goal at its heart - to give our community a way to come together, show support for, and make a positive impact on the families served by RMHCDC.

Thanks to all who supported the Red Shoe 5k, critical programs that ease the hardship of children's illness on families and children will be supported!  Together, we will continue growing, changing, improving, and supporting families and children in our community.

To all of our participants, volunteers, donors, sponsors, and friends, thank you for being a special part of this race day; thank you for becoming a member of the RMHCDC family; and thank you for making a difference in the lives of families in need.  On behalf of the families and children served by RMHCDC, we thank you for every dollar given, every hour volunteered, every foot raised, and each ounce of love shared.

Since the 2017 Red Shoe 5k, support from friends like you has made it possible to provide more than 15,539 nights and visits to our Ronald McDonald Houses, Ronald McDonald Family Rooms, and Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles. Your support helped to put a second Ronald McDonald Care Mobile on the road and for a Ronald McDonald Hospitality a la Carte program to begin in two partner hospitals.  Without you, this wouldn't be possible.

Thank you for raising your feet to raise hope for families!

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Visit our Facebook page for more photos from the Red Shoe 5k.  We encourage you to tag yourself in photos and share with friends!

Thank you to everyone who made the Red Shoe 5k possible - the participants, sponsors, donors, volunteers, and Red Shoe 5k committee, who raised their feet to raise hope for families... and raised the bar while they were at it!  The Red Shoe 5k was hugely successful thanks to all of your hard work and support!

Thank You 2018 Supporters!

Congratulations to all of the participants of the 8th Annual Red Shoe 5k!  

Julie Jones and son Red Shoe 5k

We are excited to recognize some of the award winners from the 2018 race:

  • Largest Team: Team Elms
  • Highest Fundraising Team: Team Raffa (Team Captain, Julie Jones, pictured above with her son)
  • Highest Individual Fundraiser: Meera Pillai
  • Best Team T-shirt: Alpha Omega and Team WALK-anda Forever
  • Most Funds Raised through Employee Giving: Raffa, PC

Congratulations to our male/female 5k winners: Nick Lenssen and Mia McCarrick.  Click here to see all of the Runner Results and Overall Winners.

Thank you to our 2018 Red Shoe 5k Run & Walk Sponsors:

Miracle Sponsors

Hope Sponsors

Caring Partners

Faith Sponsors

Love Sponsors

Family Sponsors:

Akira Technologies, Inc.

EPSG Merchant Services – Greater Washington


Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.

Pivotal Consulting Group

Taylor AFS

TD Bank



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