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Run, walk, or bike to support families staying at the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware.

Summer Distance Challenge

Run, walk, or bike to support families staying at the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware.

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So far, our challenge participants have completed 981 miles towards our 434 mile target! That’s 226% of the goal!

How do I participate?

  1. Register as a virtual participant in our Go the Distance Run/Walk
  2. Run, walk or bike 3.1 miles (or more!) between now and August 11 and keep track of your miles using a fitness tracker, phone, fitness app, or even pen and paper.
  3. When you’ve racked up your miles, submit them on the form to the right.

How many miles should I aim for?

We suggest running or walking at least 3.1 miles (a 5K) or biking at least 10 miles, but the more the better! Our goal is for our participants to log A COMBINED 434 miles between now and August 11. That’s among all participants… don’t worry, you don’t have to run 434 miles yourself!

Why 434 miles?

434 miles represents the number of families who stayed at RMHDE in 2021. These families found a “home-away-from-home” at our House when their child was being treated at a local hospital.

Can I use my Peloton or stationary bike for this?


How does this help families at the House?

Your registration fee is a donation that will directly go to supporting the operating needs of RMHDE.

That’s awesome! How do I increase my impact?

Fundraise! When you register, a fundraising page will be automatically created for you. Set a fundraising goal, then reach out to your friends and family and ask for their support. Check out all of our fundraising tips and tricks here. You’ll even be eligible for our fundraising incentives.

Oh, wow. And I get a T-shirt?

Yep! We can either mail your t-shirt, or you can pick it up at our Summer Distance Challenge Party on August 11.

Summer Distance Challenge Party?

Join us at the House on Thursday, August 11 at 5:30 p.m. for a celebration of our Summer Distance Challenge participants! We’ll have water ice, face painting, music, t-shirt pickups, and prizes for our Summer Distance Challenge winners. Rain date for the party is August 16.


Yes! We want to celebrate our challenge participants! Each of the following challenge winners will receive a restaurant gift card:

  • Most miles logged (runner/walker)
  • Most miles logged (biker)
  • Top fundraiser (among all virtual participants)

Submit your miles

You MUST register as a virtual participant for our Go the Distance Run/Walk before submitting your miles below for them to count toward our goal total and be eligible for prizes!

Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Did you track your miles using an app, phone, or fitness tracker? Upload your screenshot! We'd also love to see your photos of YOU participating. By submitting your photos, you agree that the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware may use them in print and/or digital communications. Please be sure to cover any identifying information you would not want to be public.