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Health Matters Virtual 5K Run/Walk

WHO: If you are a State of Idaho employee, this virtual 5K run/walk is for you!

WHAT: A virtual 5K is a race that can be completed from any location you choose. You get to run or walk your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself.

WHERE: Anywhere you want! A treadmill, a neighborhood street, a track, a foothill trail…it’s up to you.

WHEN: Complete your virtual 5K any time between October 20 and 26, 2021.


  1. Register online to receive your virtual race packet via email*. You must be a State of Idaho employee to register.
  2. Train and prepare for your 5K. Try one of the training plans found in your virtual race packet!
  3. Run, walk, jog, or skip a 5K distance (3.1 miles) anytime between October 20th and 26th.
  4. Report your race completion to be eligible for prizes!

*Virtual race packets will be sent via email within one business day of registering.

This virtual 5K is open to State of Idaho employees only. 

Prizes & Recognition

Everyone who completes the virtual 5K will receive a special finisher’s button. See below for additional ways to win prizes and recognition for your accomplishments!*

Fastest Run Time
The fastest man and woman in each age category will win a prize!

Personal Record (PR)
Set a PR to receive recognition and be entered in a special prize drawing.

Very First 5K
Complete your very first 5K to receive recognition and entered in a special prize drawing.

Photo Contest
Submit a photo from your 5K to be entered into the photo contest. DHR staff will vote for their favorite.

Cross the Finish Line
Simply cross the finish line to be entered to win various prize drawings, regardless of your time!

*Individual completion of the 5K distance and finishing time are “on your honor.” Just do your best and have fun!

This virtual 5K is open to State of Idaho employees only. 

2020 Race Results

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