I just felt like running 5k

Lace up your shoes and join the FREE virtual 5k event to celebrate the sport of running. Because some days all you need is a good run. 

Every registration includes:

  • Digital finisher badge
  • VRC app access to report your race miles
  • ACCOUNTABILITY to get some miles in!


  • official race shirt
  • Free shipping on all items!
4-inch vinyl sticker of a multi-colored running shoe made out of the words I Just Felt Like Running

official race gear


Click an item from the dropdown menu below for help. 

Do I have to run?

Nope. You can complete your race distance in your movement method of choice. Running is great, but so is walking, hiking, dancing, swimming, rucking…

Check out our mileage conversion chart if you plan to transpose another physical activity into wellness miles.

how does shipping work?

Swag ships separately in the methods and timeframes listed below.

Shirts & Stickers

  • Printed on-demand and expected to arrive roughly 2 weeks after you place an order

what are the registration deadlines?

Registration remains open while supplies last. 

how do i log my miles?

Your registration comes with access to the VRC mobile app. Use the app to report your race completion.

Click here to download the app on iOS or Android, then follow the instructions below:

  1. 1
    Enter the email associated with your registration.
  2. 2
    Click the "I Just Felt Like Running 5k" to report your race completion.
  3. 3
    Select “Add Activity”.
  4. 4
    Enter your completed race distance and click “Save”. Your freshly earned digital badge will pop up on your screen. Congrats!


This event is available as the classic 5k (3.1 miles)!

Looking for more mileage? We've got loads of options. Check them out here

How long do I have to complete MY RACE?

Pick a a day that works best for you to complete your race. No matter when or where you do your 5k, we'll be cheering you on at the finish line. 

where will i receive email updates from?

Our messages come from support@virtualrunningclub.com. Please add this address to your safe list so you're sure to get all updates.

Can I double-dip my miles with other events?

We find some of our participants like to do multiple Virtual Running Club events at once. If you want to double-dip – that is, apply your miles to multiple events – you have our full permission to do so. Choose whatever works best for you!

Is extra race gear available for purchase?

Extra gear is available for purchase while supplies last. Click here to visit the "Felt Like Running" store.

Available Challenges & Races

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