Happy Hug Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2 - 2021

National Hug Day is January 21st, and along with lots of hugs, we’re celebrating with our third annual Happy Hug Day virtual race. This virtual running event has many races to choose from including 1 mile, 5k, 10k, 13.1, and 26.2 distances! Register today!

  • Happy Hug Day virtual races can be completed anytime in January 2021!
  • Invite your friends and family for some fun competition
  • A portion of every registration will be donated to HUGS Foundation, Inc,
  • Comes with a ‘Happy Hug Day’ cactus medal

A single hug can turn a bad day into a good one. Why not celebrate the glory of hugs with this fun and unique virtual race? This virtual running event can be completed at any time of the month of January, from anywhere. You choose the course and time yourself, reporting your finishing time online! This makes running fun and unique, plus it helps a good cause. A portion of every registration fee (20%) is donated to the HUGS (Help Us Give Smiles) Foundation, Inc, which works to deliver free medical care to children and adolescents challenged by microtia, cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities.

  • Registration Fee: $25 (includes a medal, bib, and shipping)
  • Race packages will start shipping out December 15. If you sign up after that they will ship out within 2 to 5 days of signing up
  • Official ‘Happy Hug Day’ race swag is available here for a limited time only

Receive a 15% discount when you add 2 or more people to the cart.

Since you are running on your own, participation is at your own risk, and by participating you consent to our standard waiver/release of liability. I waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against this virtual race, and sponsors and their representatives, successors and assigns for any and all injuries suffered by me in said event. I attest that I will participate in this event and honestly log all miles I complete by walking, jogging, running and on the elliptical and that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained for the completion of this event.

WAIVER: I, the undersigned participant (and my parent or guardian if I am younger than 18 years of age), intending to be legally bound, do hereby forever release and waive any and all rights, claims, and actions for damages that we, our heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns may have, or that may hereafter accrue against any and all persons, organizations, and other entities associated with the event, including, but not limited to Race Entry, Virtual Run Events, USA Track and Field, sponsors, affiliates, volunteers, Happy Hug Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2, and individual Happy Hug Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2 organizers, arising out of or in connection with my involvement before, during, or after the event.

I verify that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained to participate in this event and I assume the risks involved in this activity. I further attest that I will be mindful of traffic along the race course, and hold said sponsors and organizers blameless in any harm that may happen.

I consent to the collection and use of my Personal Information as contained in the Privacy Policy. I also give my permission for the free use of my name and/or pictures in telecasts, broadcasts, newspapers, posters, advertising, etc.

I also acknowledge understanding that the charge to my card will show up as Race Entry. I acknowledge that the online processing fees and charitable donations are non-refundable. I also acknowledge that any charitable donations will have 4.97% withheld from the donation to pay credit card and administrative costs.

Race Entry and its partner Virtual Run Events shall not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages including, but not limited to, loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible loses. Race Entry and its partner Virtual Run Events does not guarantee the completeness or accuracy of any information contained in, or provided in conjunction with the http://www.raceentry.com website. Race Entry and its partner Virtual Run Events is not responsible for any omissions or inaccuracies, or for the results obtained from this information.

Race Entry and its partner Virtual Run Events facilitates registration for various events, some of which allow participants under the age of thirteen (13). We require a submission of birth date for all registration entries. For children under the age of thirteen (13), parental or guardian consent is required.

You agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Utah, USA, will apply to all matters relating to this Agreement and Waiver. You irrevocably consent that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Race Entry and its partner Virtual Run Events relating to this Agreement and Waiver resides in the courts of Utah, and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of Utah in conjunction with any such dispute including any claim involving Race Entry and its partner Virtual Run Events.