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Co-op 5k draws participants from across the U.S.

Co-ops and cooperators from coast to coast are lacing up their sneakers and cranking up the music on their headphones in preparation for the Virtual Co-op 5k. From Sunkist in California to Cabot in Vermont, co-op employees, families and friends are signing up to participate in the virtual Co-op 5k . On the week of September 29 – October 2, a record number of teams will compete for such recognition as "Fastest Team" and "Team Spirit". There's still time to sign up a team or join as an individual runner.

2020 Teams include:

  • Cabot's Seriously Sharp Team

  • Capital Impact Partners

  • CooperationWorks!

  • Co+op Pacers

  • CoBank: Growing Rural America

  • DC Credit Union

  • Fredericksburg Food Co-op

  • GROW Communities Boise

  • International Centre for Co-operative Management

  • NCB Sole Shakers

  • NCBA CLUSA Non-Stop Co-op

  • National Information Solutions Cooperative


  • NRECA: The Electric Lights

  • Sunkist Delites

  • Team CFC

Register by September 1 to be guaranteed a t-shirt in your size. T-shirts, race bibs and co-op coupons will be mailed to participants prior to race week. Visit the race website to learn more about participating in the Virtual Co-op 5k. Contact Kirstie Boyette to register a team.

Contribute to the Co-op 5k playlist by sending your recommendation of a song(s) that captures that "better together" spirit and a beat to get the move on. If your song is selected for the playlist, you will receive a pair of Twin Pines Socks.

About the Co-op 5k

The Co-op 5k is a fun, family friendly event held each October to kick off Co-op Month. It serves as a major fundraiser for the Cooperative Development Foundation. Funds raised through the event support cooperative development nationwide and allows CDF's Disaster Recovery Fund to continue without overhead costs allowing every dollar donated to the Fund to go out to cooperatives in need. To register individually, visit To register a team, contact Kirstie Boyette at Register by September 1st to be guaranteed a race t-shirt in your desired size!

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