Paragon, a non-for-profit aim is to create events for overall wellness through various events is pleased to host #YOURBLOODMATTERS Blood Flow 5k Walk/Run to commemorate the Annual World Blood Donor Day to incorporate the 5 aspects of wellness: Physical & Mental health, Giving, Connecting and Purpose. This campaign will draw attention to the importance of blood as it relates to physical and mental wellbeing. It's also provide an opportunity to connect socially, to give back and to raise awareness for the importance of blood donations. Every 2 seconds someone in the United States needs blood and every blood donation helps save lives.
Paragon has linked arms with The Blood Initiative to launch #YourBloodMatters Campaign for the month of June, which is aimed at recruiting and honoring blood donors alike, especially in such a critical time of need. Every blood donation helps save lives.
The funds raised will go towards Paragon Initiatives for wellness including supporting the Red Cross.
How to participate VIRTUALLY:
Our Virtual #YBM Blood Flow 5K Walk/Run is a SAFE way to enjoy your city, community or local park as you help raise awareness for blood donations around Annual World Blood Donor Day. Run your race, and let your "Blood Flow" anytime throughout June 1-25th. Post a sweaty pic to #YourBloodMatters or #YBM. Winners will be announced during our GRAND FINALE.
5K REGISTRATION (Ends May 31, 2022): $30
(Includes T-Shirt, Medal, Terrycloth Wristband, Bib)
5K TEAM REGISTRATION (Ends May 31, 2022): $25
(Minimum of 5 members per team, Largest Team wins a prize)
Kids under 10 years old walk/run for FREE (race packet not included)
ALL ENTRIES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. Donations are tax deductible!
All Race Packets will be mailed to registrants.
If you register after May 15, 2022 we cannot guarantee arrival by June 1, 2022 (race kickoff)
- June 1 7:00 PM EDT - #YourBloodMatters Campaign Kickoff and Trivia Night
- June 12 8:00 AM EDT - #YourBloodMatters Blood Flow Virtual 5K Walk/Run Participant Observance
- June 14 7:00 PM EDT - #YourBloodMatters World Blood Donor Day Observance: A Tribute to Blood Donors "Happy Hour"
- June 25 4:00 PM EDT - #YourBloodMatters GRAND FINALE