2021 Virtual Pear Blossom Run

Register for 2021 Virtual Pear Blossom Run

The tradition of the Pear Blossom Run lives on! The 2021 Pear Blossom Run will be a virtual event with lots of opportunity to connect with participants from the beautiful Rogue Valley, across the country, as well as around the world.

EVENT WINDOW: Saturday, April 10 thru Sunday, April 25, 2021

How does it work?  Run or walk at your own pace from any location you choose.  You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym or on the track.  You can do your event alone, with a friend or with a group of friends.  You get to time yourself and upload your results.  Be sure to join in the fun contests and interact with us via social media, use #PearBlossomRunYMCA. 

Who does it benefit?  The Rogue Valley Family YMCA where “Everyone’s a Winner”!  Registration fees or donations go towards the YMCA’s Strong Communities Fund and Pear Blossom Run Scholarship Foundations, which aid local children, families and student runners.


Virtual 10-Mile Race
$28 through April 25

Virtual 5K Race
$28 through April 25

Race packets and Pear Blossom shirts (if pre-ordered by March 18) will be mailed to participants on a weekly basis. Shirts will not be available after March 18.  YOU'RE IN LUCK, the shirt purchase deadline has been extended to 11:59 PM, March 21!

Event registration price includes: race/bib packet by mail, including a commemorative medal; opportunity to upload personal run/results; digital downloadable finisher's certificate; goodie bag with cool swag; also prizes via social and virtual contests. 

Prize Categories for the Virtual 10-Mile and Virtual 5K Include:

 • Fastest time (please provide proof via watch, Garmin, Strava, etc.)
 • Most elevation gain (please provide proof via watch, Garmin, Strava, etc.)
 • Most weight pushed in stroller
 • Cutest 4-legged running partner
 • Best costume

 • Participating from farthest away in the USA
 • Participating from farthest away international
 • Youngest runner
 • Oldest runner
 • Most years competed in Pear Blossom Run
To enter your submission for one of the prize categories please send a photo or details to Jeni Beck at jbeck@rvymca.org by 11:59 PM on April 25.

Goodie bag pick up will be on Friday, April 30 from 12:00 to 6:00 pm and Saturday, May 1 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Rogue Valley Family YMCA, 522 West Sixth Street, Medford OR 97501. Please bring the tear off section of your race bib to receive your goodie bag and the opportunity to win a prize.  Goodie bags will not be mailed out.

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