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In 2020, the 5K@EASD had over 5,900 finishers and raised 93,000+ DKK for World Diabetes Foundation Kyrgyzstan project. For 2021, we are aiming to raise 100,000 DKK for the World Diabetes Foundation Guatemala project to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin.
Join us for the 5K@EASD Virtual Challenge anytime during 25-29 September, 2021! The 5K@EASD Virtual Challenge brings together people across the globe and EASD attendees to emphasize the need for increased physical activity to help prevent diabetes and diabetes complications. This disease awareness activity provides participants with the opportunity to raise public awareness about the importance of a healthy lifestyle in preventing and controlling diabetes.
Through Novo Nordisk's continued support, the 5K@EASD Virtual Challenge will be free of charge to all. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin, Novo Nordisk is challenging participants to step up and take the WDF Pledge. 100% of the proceeds from the WDF Pledge will directly benefit the World Diabetes Foundation Guatemala Project 2021. Novo Nordisk will donate on behalf of the first 10,000 registrants and finishers. Please note, there will be no runner shirt for the 5K@EASD Virtual Challenge. We encourage everyone to support the World Diabetes Foundation by taking the WDF Pledge.
- What is a virtual 5K? A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, or on the track.
- When? Starting on Saturday, 25 September "running" through Wednesday, 29 September.
- How? Review this link for directions on how to post your results.
- Download the 5K@EASD app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store to unlock your digital experience for the 5K@EASD Virtual Challenge. It features social media, interactive photo booth, training plans, finisher certificate and all information you need to know about the 5K@EASD.
Help set the pace for changing diabetes by running or walking the 5K@EASD Virtual Challenge!