Verdugo Hills Council Hosts Virtual 5K for Scouts and Families

Verdugo Hills Council of the Boy Scouts of America will offer a virtual 5K for families to complete at home between April 25 and May 9. A kickoff video featuring Scout Executive Mark Kraus will be released on April 25.

The Verdugo Hills Council presents the virtual 5K to promote physical fitness during this time of social distancing as well as to support frontline workers. Families and individuals can sign up to participate at Fifty percent of the recommended donation of $25 for individuals and $50 for families will go to frontline COVID-19 health care workers. 

Once they have signed up, families and individuals will plan a 5-kilometer or 3.1-mile route to walk or run in their neighborhood between April 25 and May 9. Participants will receive a link to submit their time along with a runner’s bib. All those completing the 5K will be recognized with a certificate of participation.