Vitiligo TouCan 5K Race, Run, & Walk
Come out and support National Vitiligo Bond Inc Foundation
and enjoy a great morning race
on the Atlanta BeltLine.
The Start & Finish is in Historic Fourth Ward Park, but the rest of the race is on the BeltLine between Krogg & Ponce Market.
Great race shirts & Awards to the overall M/F, overall masters M/F, grand master M/F, senior master M/F, and the top 3 in all the usual age groups 10 & under through 75+.
Put your feet on the ground and come out to the morning event.
Can't make it out on race day but still want a shirt and a shot at a medal...then the virtual run is for you.
*All participants registered by 10/29 are guaranteed a great race shirt in their size. We'll have extras, but registrations afterwards will receive a shirt while supplies last.
National Vitiligo Bond Inc Foundation aka Vitiligo Bond Inc., (VBI) is the beneficiary. VBI is a registered nonprofit 501c(3) organization that aims to provide support and advocacy for people living with vitiligo. VBI has grown into a worldwide support group, through its social media presence. VBI is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and a cure for vitiligo.
The founder of VBI, Natasha Pierre McCarthy is a vitiligan, and understands what it is like to live with the disorder. This has given her the passion and understanding to advocate for others living with the disorder. Natasha hopes that her platform will provide support to members and improve their quality of life.
VBI continues to grow in popularity. Its social media presence provides hundreds of vitiligans worldwide to access with a private VBI Facebook support group. VBI has mentored several state start-up support groups. The last seven years VBI has worked with legislation and state governors to help coordinate state awareness for 18 states. In addition, VBI works with community partners to educate about vitiligo. VBI has a vitiligo awareness, anti-bullying intervention program and a self-esteem social on-going program geared towards youth and adults. VBI supporters are proud of the organization’s many accomplishments and look forward to its continued success.
SUPPORT THE BIPARTISAN EFFORT TO HELP PRIORITIZE VITILIGO
Tips to get your representative to cosponsor H.Res.213
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Double your donations through your employer's matching gift program.
Can't make it out to the event site on race day?
Still want to participate and have a shot at an award?
Or Maybe your just in love with the shirt or the cause?
Then the virtual race is for you.
Here's how it works.
We've got great custom awards in the following age groups.
Grab your family, friends, and co-workers and participate as a team…you can score a great discount, and nothing will replace the additional fun.
There's loads of benefits when you come out with a group...
One of which is the Team Check In Box
When you join a team you'll have the option to have your bib, shirt, and any other goodies put into a team box. The first member just picks up the box, and hands everything out to all the participants. No lines! It's quick & easy.
October 15 11:59 PM EDT - Last day for early bird pricing
October 29 11:59 PM EDT - Last day for guaranteed shirt in your size
November 4 7:30 AM EDT - Race Day Check In Open
November 4 8:30 AM EDT - 5K Starts