Fun Events that Support a Great Cause
The following charity events combine the best of both fitness and philanthropy. If you’re looking for a fun way to support a good cause, check out the list of upcoming events below.
Angel 5k at Pasadena Triathlon | March 7, 2020
The Angel 5k supports Angel City Sports, the charity leading the Paralympic movement in Southern California, creating sports opportunities for anyone with a physical disability. Angel City Sports creates sports programming for kids, adults, and veterans with a physical disability or visual impairment, including the annual Angel City Games and year round clinics and events.
The Angel 5k takes place at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Post-race, enjoy a lively festival and beer garden. Every participant gets a beautiful finisher medal and race shirt.
Register here with code ANGELS and get $5 off.
Walk ‘n’ Run for Hope | April 26, 2020
The Run for Hope benefits Our House Grief Support Center, a truly one of a kind charity that provides grief support services, education, and community.
The event offers an In Memory Ceremony for both kids and adults, personalized t-shirts, and a post run brunch. Register and learn more here.
Fight for Air Climb | May 2, 2020
Climb 63 floors and 1,393 stairs a this unique event, which supports the American Lung Association. In addition to working to defeat lung cancer, the American Lung Association is on a mission to improve air quality, and reduce tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases. Fight for Air Climb’s take place across the U.S. at various skyscraper buildings.
Learn more and register here.
Homeboy 5k | September, 2020
The Homeboy 5k is a lively 5k run/walk that supports Homeboy Industries, a charity that provides hope, training, and support to formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated men and women allowing them to redirect their lives and become contributing members of society. Services offered include substance abuse support, mental health support, tutoring & education, tattoo removal services, solar panel training, career training and more. This inspiring charity is worth visiting for a tour to see the amazing work they do in person.
Stay tuned for the 2020 event date and learn more here.
Turkey Trot Los Angeles | November 26, 2020
This annual Thanksgiving tradition is more than just a chance to burn some calories before you feast. The event benefits The Midnight Mission, an amazing organization that offers a path to self sufficiency for those experiencing homelessness. In addition to serving three hot meals per day and providing a safe shelter, The Midnight Mission offers a slew of life-changing services including health & wellness programs, career services, mental health services, transitional housing support and so much more.
This family friendly event offers a 5k, 10k, and Kids Widdle Wobble. Learn more here.