QOV Take 5: Run, Walk, Block
Quilts of Valor Take 5: Run, Walk, Block
It’s time to lace up those running or walking shoes, or set up your sewing machine and iron, to Run, Walk, Block for a great cause…the Quilts of Valor Foundation is pleased to invite YOU to join us in our annual, VIRTUAL event!!! The Quilts of Valor Take 5: Run, Walk, Block will raise essential funds to help advance the Mission of our Foundation: to cover Service Members and Veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor. We have awarded over 348,550 Quilts of Valor, with over 4,000 so far in 2023.
Thank you SEW much to our 10,000 (and growing) volunteers nationwide who donate their time and talents to make it possible to award these beautiful quilts to deserving individuals who have – or still are – serving our country! Won’t you join us?
Register NOW to get your swag bag in time for race day.
WHO: Runners, walkers, sewists and quilters of ALL ages and abilities are invited to participate!
WHAT: This is a VIRTUAL race/event, so you have the flexibility to participate in a safe manner that is convenient for you. The Take 5 concept allows you to scale up or down, as well as get creative! For instance, you can run 5 miles, race/walk 5K, walk the dog 5 blocks, run/walk multiple 5K (or 5 block) intervals with 5-minute breaks. If you’re a sewist or quilter, you can sew 5 quilt blocks, sew blocks for 5 hours, sew blocks with a “5-chocolates reward.” You get the idea! We look forward to seeing your creative interpretations of Take 5, even if it is simply choosing miles vs kilometers, or blocks vs hours. Have FUN with it!
WHERE: With our VIRTUAL event, you can choose where you want to Run, Walk, Block. Maybe your neighborhood or home is the most convenient location. Perhaps you have a favorite park or trail for running or walking. Maybe you’d like to safely meet with friends or family for sewing blocks. You decide!
WHEN: As a nod to in-person road races/events, our “official” date is May 28, 2024 on Armed Forces Day.
WHY: Quilts = Healing, which we see and hear time and time again. Enjoy some healthy FUN, while showing appreciation and making a difference in someone’s life!!! We invite you to Take 5 with us, and Run, Walk, Block.
HOW: Register Now to secure your spot in the QOVF Take 5!!