We all know that the last year has been a rough one. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we made the decision to postpone the Polio Purple Pinkie Trail Run in 2020. This year, we decided to move the run virtual so no matter where you are in the world, you can participate!
Please join the Rotary Club of Reno Centennial Sunset and Immunize Nevada for a virtual 1 mile, 5K & 10K! You will have from May 1st - May 8th to complete your distance.
.....How This Works:
REGISTER FOR THE RUN!
GET READY TO RUN OR WALK FOR THE CAUSE!
Once you're registered, click the button below for full instructions on how to record and submit your time:
- Registration for this event will close on Saturday, May 8th, 2021 at 3:00 PM PST.
- All registrants must run their virtual race by 5:00 PM on May 8th. After that, time submissions will no longer be posted to the results.
Don’t forget to check out our silent auction baskets! We have some amazing baskets that you will not want to miss! Click here to check them out and place your bid!
The proceeds of the run will go to the Rotary Foundations Polio Plus Fund, the RCS Rotary Foundation Inc. and Immunize Nevada.
Rotary, along with our partners, has reduced polio cases by 99 percent worldwide since our first project to vaccinate children in the Philippines in 1979. We are close to eradicating polio, but we need your help!
Why Purple Pinkie? Every time a child is immunized, their pinkies are colored purple to show that they are safe from this crippling and deadly disease. Now with new reports of polio amongst the refugees, it continues to be of importance to help us fight. The polio cases represented by the remaining one percent are the most difficult to prevent, due to factors including geographical isolation, poor public infrastructure, armed conflict and cultural barriers. Until polio is eradicated, all countries remain at risk of outbreaks.