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Share your passion for running and Christ by helping others complete their first 5K.

Run for God's 5K Challenge is a 12-week Bible study program that allows runners to combine faith and endurance training in a way that helps take people, even those who have never run, through their first 5K.

Become a 5k Challenge Instructor

Why become a Run For God 5K Challenge Instructor?

Share Your Passion for Running

Run for God's 5K Challenge is a 12-week Bible study program that allows runners to combine faith and endurance training in a way that helps take people, even those who have never run, through their first 5K.

Help Others Achieve Fitness Goals

For some, running can be a little daunting. However, the 5K Challenge training program makes it possible for anyone to train for and complete 3.1 miles!

Bring God's Glory Through Running

Running can easily become an idol, but our 5K Challenge is designed to help you put God at the center of your passion so you can use running to spread God’s word.

How is Run For God changing people's lives?
  • "Run For God is awesome! Ran my first 5K this past June at Camp Jordan. It was a great experience and emotional for me, also. As I crossed the finish line, I imagined crossing the final finish line of life and the Lord saying, ‘Well done thy good and faithful servant!"

    -Crystal Brown
  • "I ran my first 5K at Run at the Mill and it was awesome! Everyone was so encouraging. I never saw myself doing anything like this but God has given me the strength and determination to do it. Can't wait for my next Run For God race!"

    -Kim Crowe
  • "Life changing class! So glad I found Run For God! Great way to spread God's message and get in shape too!"

    -Renée V. Pound
  • "Run For God changed my life in so many ways! Thank you from the bottom of my heart!"

    -Cressy Sturgeon
  • "Taught a Run For God group at our church and loved every minute of it!"

    -Robert LaPointe
  • “Best way to run! With Him, all things are possible!”

    -Dessiree Urbina

Who should become an instructor?

You might be a runner and you might be steadfast in your faith, but we completely understand that you might be nervous about starting your own Run For God 5K Challenge. The truth is, everyone feels that way before they start. Here are the main reasons people become instructors:

  • To fulfill a calling from God

  • To help others accomplish a lifelong goal

  • To strengthen their relationship with God

  • To help lead others to Christ

  • To strengthen their own bodies physically

  • To develop newfound friendships

How do I get started as an Instructor?
  • Purchase a 5K Challenge Instructor's Kit.

  • Watch our "Getting Started" videos.

  • Start your first class.

Run For God's Instructor 5K Challenge Kit

What's in the 5K Instructor's Kit?

Worried about not having the materials or knowledge you need to lead a class? Don’t let this stop you! Your 5K Challenge Kit contains everything you need to lead. Each kit includes:

  • A comprehensive Instructor’s Guide that will walk you step-by-step through your class

  • Access to the “Getting Started Series,” a collection of instructional videos

  • A Run For God 5K Challenge Student Edition so you can see what your students will see

  • A guide to getting your Run For God class started

  • A Kickstarter DVD for each week's class

  • A copy of Steps to Peace with God Gospel Tract

  • A “Run For God” car decal

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