Online Event Registration with Wizevents - Online Event Journal

Online Event Registration with Wizevents - Online Event Journal

Wiz Central - Community 5k Run/Walk

Taking Wizevents to a new level for Community Walk/Run fundraisers with
Setting up an online Community 5k Run/Walk event site with online registration provides a convenient way for participants to register for your event and automatically create a personal fundraising page to use for social fundraising for your organization's cause.

Involve Your Community In Your Online Fundraising

Wizathon is a service and custom event platform, for your non profit organization, that provides social fundraising and financial administration tools that allow participants to promote your cause in order to raise charitable funds. Use Wizathon for your running, biking, walking and swimming events.
We partner with Nonprofit organizations to take their online fundraising events to a whole new level by utilizing social fundraising tools.

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Build. Brand. Register.

Build an event website that matches your organization's branding and colors. Accept participant and team registrations online.

Fundraise. Expand.

Get your community involved by providing them with the social media tools to fundraise for you! Expand your supporter base using our peer to peer fundraising platform.

Manage. Report. Encourage.

Track both individual and team progress. Communicate with participants and team captains to maximize participation and sponsorships.

Wizathon Includes: Branded Event Website, Event Registration, Social Fundraising Tools, Integrated Credit Card processing, Personalized Participant and Team Pages.
Below you will find useful information about using the online Wizathon platform for Community 5k Run/Walk fundraisers.
If you have additional questions for setting up a community 5k Run/Walk fundraiser, you can contact Wizevents customer support or sales. Click here to contact us.
Description: A popular and fun community wide fundraiser is the 10k or 5k Run/Walk. Once you establish the date of the event, starting location, course, participation prices and sponsorship opportunities you are ready to setup your branded website that includes: event registration, social fundraising tools, Integrated credit card processing, personalized participant and team pages. To maximize the number of participants and sponsors, it is important that you put together a good publicity team to publisize the 10k or 5k Run/Walk to the entire community and to clearly state how the proceeds from the event will be used.
  • Setting up an online Community 5k Run/Walk event site with online registration provides a convenient way for participants to register for the event at any time (not only when the office is open). 
  • Administrative costs are lower since office staff save time otherwise spent by manually collecting registration information and processing credit card transactions.
  • Race day committee saves time by collecting information online such as age category, gender, shirt size, etc.   
  • Registration transactions are saved in a database for easy reporting and export to an excel spreadsheet.
  • Participant information is saved into a database for easy export to spreadsheet for timing company.
  • Sponsor information is save in a database easily searched by participant sponsored.
  • Raise more money when partiicpants use social fundraising tools to publicize their involvement in your cause.
  • Statistics for information collected is readily available making it simple to know how many of each size T-shirt or other items to order.
Registration Form Setup
Pre Setup Questions:
  • Name of the link on website: (i.e. Community 5k Run/Walk)
  • Description of the event and how money will be used
  • Starting and finishing locations
  • 5K Course Route
  • Other activities for younger children (i.e. face painting)?
  • Placement of water stops
  • Placement of spot a pots
  • T-shirts for all participants?
  • Medallions for all participants?
  • Prizes / prize categories?
  • Trophie categories
  • Race Timing company?
  • Organization contact person, email address and phone number
  • Text for notification email sent after registration is made.
  • Payment methods: Credit Card/Accept Checks/Bill the Account
  • Participation pricing
  • Sponsorship package (i.e. Corporate, Family, etc.)
  • Number of participation ticket included in a sponsorship package?
  • Participation pricing
  • Will there be an option to just give a donation amount?
Ticket Types Ideas:

Individual Participant 5K - $25  
Patron - Includes up to 6 participants - please select number of runners $250
Donation - I will not be able to attend, please accept my donation
Logo on T-Shirt $750
Start/Finish Line Sponsorship Banner $1,500 
Water Station Sponsors $350
Survey Questions Ideas:
Participant Details

First Name:

Last Name:

  • Male
  • Female
T-shirt size:
  • Youth Small
  • Youth Medium
  • Youth Large
  • Adult Small
  • Adult Medium
  • Adult Large
  • Adult X-Large
Date of Birth:* (mm/dd/yyyy)

Race Type:*
  • 5K Road Race
WAIVER: In consideration of this entry being accepted, I hereby for myself, heirs, executors and administrators, waive any claim that I and those who I have registered for (race name) may have against (organization name) or their representatives. I certify that I am physically able to compete in this event.
  • I agree
Time Line: Less than two hours, assuming that all information is available and your Wizathon account, including the gateway is already set up and live. 
Marketing Strategies: Place “Community 5k Run/Walk” text or graphic link on e-Newsletters and on your website. Send an e-invite promoting the event with a link to the registration form.  Spread the word to the entire community. Built-in social fundraising tools.
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