Make your miles matter by fundraising for one of the SDCCU OC Marathon's amazing causes in 2021!

$650,000 Raised in 2019. Our charities need us more than ever!

Join the race ror 2021.

Here's how to run & raise money for a cause!

2021 Charity Partners

KIDS RUN THE OC

Kids Run the OC is designed to help pre-adolescent kids learn physical fitness, healthy lifestyle habits and combat onset childhood obesity – all while having fun! Local coaches lead games to improve speed, agility, hand-eye, coordination, flexibility and your child’s overall health and wellness.

PROJECT YOUTH OCBF

Project Youth OCBF works to keep Orange County’s at-risk youth in school, healthy and drug free through education, counseling, mentoring and family strengthening. Our program empowers youth and their families to make positive choices, building the foundation for a lifetime of opportunity and success.

JOHN WAYNE CANCER FOUNDATION

Team John Wayne is the John Wayne Cancer Foundation’s walking and running fundraising program. Join the team and fundraise to end cancer. Team John Wane members receive fundraising tips, fun incentives, special jerseys and more! Together we will win the fight against cancer with GRIT!

TEAM WORLD VISION

We are a community of people helping each other get to the finish line while changing lives around the world. Team World Vision runs so that children in Africa can have clean water and fullness of live

CASA Orange County

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.

OUTREACH TO THE WORLD, INC.

Outreach to the World, Inc. supports orphans and widows, the sick and the poor in the rural community of Kiminini, Kenya. Our mission is to educate, equip and empower. Our main focus is affording vulnerable orphans healthcare and more importantly, a way out of the cycle of poverty by offering a K-12 education. Join us now in changing the life trajectory of these vulnerable kids, whose biggest wish is to go to school and gain a better life out of utter poverty!

Arthritis National Research Foundation

The Arthritis National Research Foundation’s main focus is supporting cutting-edge arthritis research. Help cure arthritis by running for the cure.

PUSH Pregnancy

Join us in empowering birthing people & healthcare providers to end preventable stillbirth. 70 US families leave the hospital with an empty infant carrier instead of their baby Every. Single. Day. Together, we can change this. You can help.

American Heart Association

For nearly 100 years, AHA has been fighting heart disease and stroke, striving to save and improve lives. Runners can join our team and fundraise to help us succeed in this mission!

HD – CARE

HD – CARE is a University of California Irvine support group. Huntington’s Disease is a progressive, inherited neurodegenerative brain disorder for which there is no current treatment or cure. HD – CARE promotes community, advocacy, research and education – CARE.

PROJECT INDEPENDENCE

Project Independence promotes civil rights for people with developmental disabilities. We offer services to expand independence. We envision a society who values individuals and sees beyond disabilities, focuses on capabilities and expands possibilities.

SENECA FAMILY OF AGENCIES

Seneca Family of Agencies provides care through community and family-focused treatment for children and families who experience high levels of trauma who are at risk for family disruption or institutional care for the children. Seneca envisions community-engaged service with high standards of practice.

HD – CARE

HD – CARE is a University of California Irvine support group. Huntington’s Disease is a progressive, inherited neurodegenerative brain disorder for which there is no current treatment or cure. HD – CARE promotes community, advocacy, research and education – CARE.

PROJECT INDEPENDENCE

Project Independence promotes civil rights for people with developmental disabilities. We offer services to expand independence. We envision a society who values individuals and sees beyond disabilities, focuses on capabilities and expands possibilities.

SENECA FAMILY OF AGENCIES

Seneca Family of Agencies provides care through community and family-focused treatment for children and families who experience high levels of trauma who are at risk for family disruption or institutional care for the children. Seneca envisions community-engaged service with high standards of practice.

aMAYzing Kids

These aMAYZing people are the engine of aMAYZing Kids. They are the visionaries who manifest the legacy of Hailey Mayz in their work with children each day.

PROJECT PURPLE

Project Purple uses running to fund their mission of beating pancreatic cancer. The mission has three parts: 1) educational grants, 2) patient financial aid and 3) research for a cure of pancreatic cancer.

WE RUN OC KIDS

WE ROCK is an educational, after-school, intervention program for Middle and High School students in the Orange County area. WE ROCK focuses on endurance running and promotes a team atmosphere among participants. WE ROCK seeks to improve the lives of Orange County’s youth by improving physical health, personal character and long-lasting healthy habits.

ARTHRITIS NATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION

The Arthritis National Research Foundation is committed to supporting cutting-edge arthritis research in the fight to cure arthritis

Team Jake/The OM Foundation

The vision of the OM Foundation is to empower children with disabilities and their families to live life beyond limits.