Arthritis National Research Foundation

WHO ARE WE? Mission To provide initial research funding to brilliant, investigative scientists with new ideas to cure arthritis and related autoimmune diseases. Since 1970, the Arthritis National Research Foundation has funded arthritis research to understand the causes, prevention and development of new treatments for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, juvenile arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.
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In-Person running is back – join us this November 6 & 7, 2021

The past year has been hard but… IN-PERSON RUNNING AND RACING IS BACK AND WE WANT TO THANK YOU WITH THIS EXTRA GIFT! PRICES WILL GO UP IN EARLY JUNE! Not ready to run in-person yet?  Our virtual options are still available and offer an opportunity to run from anywhere at anytime! GET REGISTERED NOW!
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American Heart Association

Run or Walk at the OC Running Festival and raise money for American Heart AssociationWhy run for American Heart Association? For nearly 100 years,  The American Heart Association has been fighting heart disease and stroke, striving to save and improve lives.  Heart disease is the No. 1 killer worldwide, and stroke ranks second globally. Even
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Imaginology Virtual Run – April 2021

Go further or faster tomorrow than today, IT’S ABOUT TIME! (or maybe it’s about the SUPER COOL Medal!) We are excited to announce the Inaugural Imaginology Virtual Run! This virtual challenge is fun for the entire family The OC Fair’s Youth Expo, “Imaginology Goes Virtual” with The OC Fair and Event Center begins April 19 and ends April 25,
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America’s Shamrock Run

Your March Virtual Race is here. The OC Marathon is proud to join other races from across the country to bring you America’s Shamrock Run! This race has all of our favorite things – an amazing SWAG package, a deserving benefitting charity (St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital)  and the support of the running community!  Join
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2021 Registration Information

The 2021 SDCCU OC Running Festival has been postponed to November 6 & 7, 2021.  Registration is open for In-Person and Virtual 2021 SDCCU OC events.   *Please note that there will be absolutely no refunds for the 2021 event. The 2021 in-person event race date is November 6-7, 2021. If for any reason you cannot
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Virtual FAQ

HOW DOES A VIRTUAL RUN WORK? -Track your run with a virtual fitness tracker (Fitbit, Strava, Runkeeper, etc.) -Complete the virtual 13.1-mile race (Half Marathon) or 26.2-mile race (Full marathon) by November 8, 2020 and submit proof through the Virtual Run Submission Link by November 30, 2020. How do I submit proof? Fill out the
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OUR 2020 TITLE SPONSOR IS SAN DIEGO COUNTY CREDIT UNION Learn More SDCCU – It’s not big banking, it’s better! Voted best credit union 21 years in a row San Diego County Credit Union is San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution. With over $8.3 billion in assets, SDCCU is a not-for-profit credit union wholly owned and
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Spring Cleaning

SUBMIT MY 26.2 MILES OC SPRING CLEANING MAY MARATHON CHALLENGE RUN 26.2 MILES IN THE MONTH OF MAY, RECEIVE A SURPRISE OC MARATHON GIFT PACKAGE26.2 Miles In May We were supposed to kick off May with the 2020 SDCCU OC Marathon Running Festival. Instead, we’re inside our office cleaning out every closet we have! We
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2020 Two Timer Challenge


Important Update Regard Covid-19

UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19 Hi OC Marathon Runners –  In response to the ongoing public health concerns, the continued uncertainty and the increasing numbers across the country in COVID-19 cases, it is with great disappointment that we announce the cancellation of our rescheduled November SDCCU OC Marathon Running Festival. Back in March when we received the
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American Heart Association

WHO ARE WE? The Hailey Mayz Foundation/aMAYZing Kids provides pediatric physical, occupational, and speech therapy to children in Orange County who are in need of special care and attention. We rely on fundraising support to help maintain our facility and highly trained therapists in order to enhance the quality of care provided and in turn
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We Inspire Girls to be joyful, healthy & confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. At Girls on the Run, all girls are inspired and motivated to understand and accept others, while standing up for what they believe. Girls on the Run reaches girls at a critical stage, strengthening their confidence at
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What is Casa OC? Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Orange County is a non-profit organization serving our county’s most severely abused, abandoned and neglected children through the recruitment, training, and supervision of community volunteers who advocate for their best interests. It is the CASA volunteer who advocates to ensure that a child who cannot
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North Orange County Central Office (Team NOCCO)

WHO ARE WE? NOCCO, a 501c3 non-profit group, is a non-professional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical “mechanism of change” providing a support network to promote physical, mental and spiritual sobriety in North Orange County. The group delivers the message of hope to live our best life through self-awareness and self-acceptance. We are Responsible. GOALS & REQUIREMENTS We
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OC Marathon Race Raves

Register now and use code “RACERAVES” to save 10%! Make the OC your 2020 Resolution! Run it. Experience it. LOVE IT. OC Marathon Running Festival May 1-3, 2020

CHARITY SPOTLIGHT – Seneca Family of Agencies

Seneca fosters Unconditional Care for children and families going through the most difficult times of their lives! With your support, Seneca offers mental health, education support, and adoption/placement services to 1,000 children in OC. Seneca believes that children and youth do not themselves fail, but are failed by systems unable to address their complex and specialized needs. Since 1985, Seneca has
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LEARN MORE ABOUT CELEBRATE OC Coming in 2022 to the SDCCU OC Marathon.Bringing Music, Food, Fitness, and Fun together to Celebrate the BEST of OC Festival Celebrate OC is a two-day festival showcasing the talent, tastes, trends that make Orange County the best place to live and play. Held within the iconic Orange County Marathon
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HD-CARE is a University of California Irvine support group, 501(c)(3) Non-Profit organization. The “HD” in HD-CARE stands for Huntington’s Disease, a progressive, inherited neurodegenerative brain disorder for which there is currently no treatment or cure.  “CARE” denotes the organization’s promotion of Community, Advocacy, Research, and Education.  Huntington’s Disease (HD) is a progressive, inherited neurodegenerative brain disorder for
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2021 OC Ambassadors

Sharon is in the healthcare industry and lives with her family in Orange County, CA.  She is an OC legacy runner and believes running and staying active is a big part of staying healthy, along with keeping up with routine check-ups and a healthy diet (and the occasional beer).  A melanoma survivor, Sharon is an
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Charity Program Quicklinks

Charity Partner and Fundraising Quicklinks Charity Partner Quicklinks Look up your Charity Team. Charity Team Lookup Create Charity Team Login. Create Login Login to your Team Page and see fundraisers. Login Charity Fundraiser/Runner Quicklinks Create your fundraising page. Create Page Login to your fundraising page. Login Find your public fundraising page. Find your page.

We Run OC Kids

WHO ARE WE? We Run Orange County’s Kids is a nonprofit, public-service corporation that provides after-school intervention programs for Middle and High School students in the Orange County, California area. Based on the idea that life is like a Marathon, the mission of We ROCK is to teach our community’s teenagers the important life skills
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2020 OC Marathon AmbassadorsCelerina Dugat, Elizabeth Forney, Kerry Vicencia, Natalia Winter, Ismail Amin, Donovan Querubin, Justin Dugat, Rebecca Sales, Nani Lauriano, Kristin Stehly, Jenny Bradley, Naader Reda, Tyler Meier, Nicole Castillo, Becca Brockmeyer, Kristen Webster, Briana Sharp, Almi Del Villar, Victor Hurtado, Lindsay Collins, Becky Bell, Caitlin Oishi, Moises Alvarez, Megan Huston MEET THE TEAM
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Running Clubs

A social club designed to accommodate athletes of all abilities. You may have seen us in our New Balance Snails Pace uniforms at local races. The club consists of four Chapters with over 400 members: the original Fountain Valley Chapter, the Mission Viejo, Brea and Monrovia chapters. Our members run at all levels of ability,
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Run For Free

Run the OC For Free by Fundraising For a Cause$650,000 Raised in 2019. Join the race for 2021! Choosing the Run For Free option during registration allows you to team up with the charity of your choice to fundraise for a cause that matters to you. As a Run for Free runner, you pay nothing
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OC Marathon-Landing

Register OC Marathon Running Festival May 1-3, 2020 SoCal’s Premier Running Event! Join the OC Marathon Running Festival May 1-3, 2020 At the OC Marathon, you’re not only signing up for a fun, fast, scenic race in the most beautiful part of California—you’re signing up for an experience in the infamous Orange County! The OC
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