To register for Lace Up for RAINN 2017, please visit:

Benefiting: RAINN
Hosted by:RAINN

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Lace Up for RAINN is back again!

Visit the 2017 race page to register.


Welcome to the Lace Up for RAINN 5K 2016 race!

The Lace Up for RAINN 5K race is entering its third year! Over 500 participants across all 50 states having raised enough to help more than 3,000 survivors through RAINN’s National Sexual Assault Hotline. A huge thank you to past participants for getting active and raising awareness in your local communities.

Online registration is now closed as of Wednesday, May 18th. If you are still interested in purchasing a ticket, please contact

We will be keeping the donation pages for all participants open through May 31st. Thank you for your support for survivors!

This year, there are two ways to participate in Lace Up for RAINN. Ask your family, friends, and coworkers to register with you as a team and support survivors together through one of the following events:

Lace Up for RAINN 5K Virtual Race (Saturday, May 21)

Location: Nationwide
Registration Fee: Online registration is now closed as of May 18th. Please contact if you would like to purchase a ticket.

Anyone in the world can register and receive their race t-shirt, bib, and program materials in the mail. This unique race has no physical location, allowing participants to run, walk, or even ride their 5K from wherever they are on Saturday, May 21st, 2016.


Lace Up for RAINN 5K In-Person Race (Saturday, May 21)
Location: Washington, DC
Registration Fee: Online registration is now closed as of May 18th. Please contact if you would like to purchase a ticket. There will also be on-site registration available at the race grounds from 7:45am - 8:30am. Please arrive earlier to ensure you are able to get through the line ahead of the race start.

This year, we will host our inaugural in-person race in Washington, DC! The race will take place on Saturday, May 21st, 2016, at the Historic Congressional Cemetery at 1801 E Street SE, Washington, DC. This course will be chip-timed and is USATF Certified!

Thank you to our incredible runners! Race results can be found at:

Please note: For in-person participants, packet pickup is scheduled for Friday, May 20th, from 11am - 9pm at the 14th Street Pacers Running store located at 1821 14th Street NW, Washington, DC, or on-site at Congressional Cemeteray from 7:45am - 8:30am on race day.

Can’t participate this year? Here are other ways you can help:

  1. Consider donating on behalf of one of our incredible runners, listed along the right side of this page.
  2. Donate directly to Lace Up for RAINN through the “Donate Now” link above.
  3. Volunteer at the Washington, DC in-person race on May 21st! Simply email Kay Ericson at to learn how to get involved.

Every $10 you raise or donate will help one survivor get the help they deserve through RAINN's National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE). 

Event Partners

RAINN thanks the following event partners and corporate donors, for their support for Lace Up for RAINN: