5/4 – 5/5: OC Marathon: Running our Pain Into Purpose

Looking for an OC Marathon coupon code? Join our 5K race team here, select Gloves 4 Grief as your race team, and then enter code GLOVESFORGRIEF15 to save 15%!

At Gloves For Grief, we are dedicated to fostering community and offering experiences for healing during difficult times. Discover the transformative power of fitness and health as we navigate through grief together.

Grief Workouts & Community can provide opportunities for healing: The combination of endorphin release, stress reduction, improved sleep, outlet release, and social connection creates a unique approach to grief healing. By prioritizing your physical well-being, you’re nurturing not only your body but also your mind and spirit on your path towards resilience.

Exciting Partnership Announcement: We are thrilled to announce our partnership with The 2024 OC Marathon!

Ways You Can Support Us and Get Involved on OC Marathon Weekend

  • 5/4: OC Lifestyle & Fitness Expo- 10:00AM-5:00PM
  • -We need support to help us man our booth and participate in our boxing demo. E-mail volunteers@glovesforgrief.org
  • 5/4 Celebrate OC 5K 5:30PM-6:30PM- Join our walk team!
  • -Save 15% on your event registration with code GLOVESFORGRIEF15
  • Volunteer at the Mile 13.5 Water Station with us on May 5th
  • Not a runner or walker? Click here to volunteer at our water station at mile 13.5
  • Event Shift: Sunday, May 5, from 5:30 am to 10 am. Experience music, community, and contribute to our mission.

Support Our Cause: Gloves For Grief is an official charity of the OC Marathon running festival. Help us reach our goal of raising $10,000 to fund two projects in 2024:

  • 12 Grief Retreats in healing locations
  • 150 First response baskets to families providing resources for those in fresh loss

Instructions to Walk the 5K For Free for Gloves for Grief  

Visit OCmarathon.com – click blue REGISTER NOW button

  1. Choose Event + Charity Team – Gloves for Grief
  2. Continue with registration steps (waiver + additional questions) 
  3. On donation page, select Orange “Fundraiser” option and click the button “Become a Fundraiser” 
  4. Enter your fundraiser information + be sure to check the refund agreement box. 
  5. Make a donation to the fundraiser (optional)
  6. Continue to follow registration steps and use code GLOVESFORGRIEF15 to save 15% on your original registration 

Once you have completed your registration use your fundraising links to tell friends and family about the awesome event you are doing for charity, collect donations and reach your fundraising goals. 

Once your fundraising threshold of $150.00 is met your registration refund will be automatically credited back to your account. 

Pledge to Fundraise:

  • Fundraise $150: Receive a G4G Team T-shirt “I am Running For _____”
  • Fundraise $350: Receive a G4G Team T-shirt & embroidered hat
  • Fundraise $500: Receive a G4G Team T-shirt, embroidered hat, & jean jacket!

Business Sponsorships:

  • $1000 Donation: Your business logo on our team T-shirts
  • $2000 Donation: Your business as the main T-shirt sponsor with a prominent logo
  • $5000 Donation: Your business sponsors our water station at mile 13.5 with extensive logo visibility

Register Now!

February 21, 2024


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We organize fitness and wellness-inspired events to build a strong community and offer an outlet for physical release.

We are creating a network of mental health professionals and need-based financial assistance to support grieving families beyond our events. 

We offer opportunities for post-event connection through referrals to local faith-based support groups, which is what brought our co-founders together. 

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