2021 Virtual Race Series

Run across the regions as a Force Behind the Forces®

On Your Mark, Get Set…GO for the 2021 USO Virtual Race Series

Lace up your running shoes, grab your workout partners, enjoy the fresh air and sweat for a cause with the inaugural 2021 USO Virtual Race Series.

Gobble 'til You Wobble this Thanksgiving with the USO Trot for the Troops Virtual 5K!

November 20-28, 2021

Let’s salute our brave service members and military families this Thanksgiving and be a Force Behind the Forces® from November 20-28, 2021 for the second running of the USO Trot for the Troops 5K virtual race. Register to run, jog, walk, bike, or swim 3.1 miles and know that your participation and support is helping keep our military strong by keeping them connected to family, home and country throughout their service to the nation.

Register for the USO Trot for the Troops 5K Here

Workouts are more fun with a friend, so grab a partner and help us spread the word! Register and easily share information on your social media channels.

Race Details

  • Register for the race.
  • Registration will remain open through November 28th.
  • Race packet includes a T-shirt, finishers medal and downloadable bib. The first 1,000 registrations will receive a limited-edition custom 2021 USO Trot for the Troops medal.
  • Cost is $38 per registration with the option to sponsor a service member.
USO Trot for the Troops participants have a unique opportunity to connect with U.S. military members across the world:
  1. Share your USO Trot for the Troops Virtual 5K stories on social media using the hashtag #USOTrot and connect with runners worldwide.
  2. Donate a race bib to a military service member when you register.
  3. Share your race photos and times on the leaderboard and connect with service members in real-time.

Already completed the USO Spring Break 5K, USO Four on the 4th 4-Miler, and USO Run for the Brave 5K? Be sure to register for the final race in the 2021 USO Virtual Race Series no later than November 28th, and you’ll receive a commemorative wall hook to proudly display your race medals!

Help support the USO this holiday season as we fulfill our mission of keeping service members connected to family, home and country. See you at the finish line!

Finish Line: Completed USO Virtual Races

USO Finish Line (Completed Races)

USO Spring Break 5K

April 24-30, 2021
Race Complete

USO Four on the 4th 4-Miler

July 1-5, 2021
Race Complete

USO Run for the Brave 5K

September 1-6, 2021
Race Complete

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