Alexandria’s Latino population has been heavily impacted by COVID-19, and an annual 5K to support them is going virtual.
From October 8-26, nonprofit Casa Chirilagua will conduct its virtual 5k run and walk to help support students and families impacted by COVID-19, virtual schooling and unemployment.
Participants will need to download the atlasGO app to track progress and win prizes.
Registration costs $25 and participants are asked to go outside to run or walk.
“We can not track your activity indoors,” notes the website for the 5k. “It is difficult to catch the right satellite signal indoors. For the optimal accuracy please add your activity manually if you are running on a treadmill or if you are walking in a building.”
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