Emily’s Dri Tri and Spring Festival @ OTF Smyrna
Apr 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Run for Rett @ Busse Woods, Grove #28 Elk Grove, Illinois, (Forest Preserve District of Cook County)
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Live Rett Free @ E A Powell Elementary School
May 5 all-day

5K Run, 1 Mile Fun Run & 1 Mile Walk or Stroll

To Benefit
For more information, please email Live Rett Free. You may also call Amanda at (419) 306-4234 or Karen at (419) 957-3875. Download the Offline Registration Form to register, sponsor or make a donation by check.
Running for Rett Syndrome 5K
Aug 17 @ 8:30 am


Saturday, August 17, 2019 Registration – 8:30am Run Starts – 9:00am Entry Fee – $20.00 Inquiries – Leah(507)251-4815 Registration & Information
Gulf Coast Endurance Ride
Oct 5 @ 1:00 am
RRAA 2018 Launch

Gulf Coast Endurance Ride

Saturday, October 5th from Biloxi MS to Pensacola FL. If you’re up for a challenging ride, consider joining KC Byers and friends for a century ride. KC is the creator of the Rett Ride Across America and step-dad to Katelyn with Rett. Last year he completed his second 2,600 mile ride across the country. Here are the details for this year’s Endurance Ride: Start: Mary Mahoneys, 110 Rue Magnolia, Biloxi, MS 39530 Finish: WEAR TV, 4990 Mobile Highway, Pensacola FL 32506 114 mile with volunteer sag support & police escorts Join for any length of the ride. Here are the multiple lag points where you can join. Lag Point #1 (120 Miles): Meet at Mary Mahoneys, 110 Rue Magnolia, Biloxi, MS 39530 Lag Point #2 (90 miles): Meet at US Hwy 90 at the Missippi/Alabama line Lag Point #3 (70 miles): Meet at Raceway 6709, 5455 Government Bvld, Mobile AL 36619 (Theodore exit junction I-10 and US 90) Lag Point #4 (45 miles): Meet at Eastern Shore Bike Shop, 845 US-90 Ste 102, Daphne, AL 36526 Lag Point #5 (20 miles): Maw Maw’s Country Market, 26010 US Hwy 90, Robertsdale, AL Junction 90 & 87 END at: WEAR Channel 3, 4990 Mobile Hwy, Pensacola Fl Ride in style with your RRAA gear- select a jersey, cycle shorts or both. Shop here. Register TODAY!
OKC River Run @ Wiley Post Park
Oct 5 @ 8:00 am

OKC River Run

The goal of the OKC River Run is to raise support and awareness for Rett Syndrome, which is a genetic disorder that affects mainly girls and severely impairs "nearly every aspect of the child’s life: their ability to speak, walk, eat, and even breathe easily." The need for research is critical. The OKC River Run is a USATF sanctioned and certified course along the picturesque Oklahoma River that provides a smooth, level, paved trail through downtown Oklahoma City free of vehicle traffic.
  • 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. - Packet Pick Up and onsite Registration.
  • 8:00 am. - Half Marathon* Start
  • 8:50 a.m. - 5K Start
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10K Start
  • 9:00 -11:00 a.m. - Awards Ceremony *See Details
All races will use chip timing for official race results.
All courses are USATF certified.
Registration & Information
Napa Valley 1/2 & Full Marathon
Mar 1 @ 6:00 am

Join us for the Napa Valley Half & Full Marathon!

Ever wanted to run through wine country? Well here is your chance! has been granted ten charity bibs for the 2020 Napa Valley Half & Full Marathon! We are excited for this new partnership and can’t wait to grow our #RettRacer team! Help to end Rett syndrome while you run through wine country at this Boston qualifier race. Whether you plan to run or want to cheer on our team, please note all of the exciting information below! Date: Sunday, March 1st, 2020 Location: Napa, California Website (inclusive of hotel details, routes, etc): To participate as a Rett Racer in the Napa Valley Half or Full Marathon, please follow the steps below. *Note: there is a $2500 fundraising requirement for this event* Runners are responsible for all expenses incurred from race (registration, travel, etc).
  1. Register for the full or half marathon at
  2. Half marathon Rett code (10% reg discount): RETTHALF2020
  3. Full marathon Rett code (10% reg discount): RETTFULL2020
  4. After registration, please visit Napa Valley team page to create your personal fundraising page.
  6. Note: You must login with an Everyday Hero account FIRST before you can join the ‘team’.
  7. Create & customize your fundraising page and share via social media and email with your contacts.
  8. Contact Jackie Ventura at [email protected] to order your Rett Racer t-shirt. will have a tent at location TBD where runners can congregate post-race, Rett families can mingle and RSO will be passing out awareness information to spectators! Please follow this event to stay current on up to date information.
Rett Racer Virtual Summer 5K
Jun 6 all-day is excited to be hosting a virtual 5k on June 6th. Wherever you are lace up your shoes and hit your local neighborhood, trail (social distancing required) or treadmill and run (or walk!) to end Rett syndrome!
When: Saturday, June 6th, 2020
Where: Anywhere you are!
How: Register by creating an Everyday Hero page with us here.
·       No registration fee, however, fundraising is encouraged.
·       Once $100 has been raised, we will send you a Rett Racer t-shirt.
·       Share your photos on race day in our Facebook event on or on your Everyday Hero page. Use the hashtag #rettracers.
Any questions, please contact Jackie Ventura at [email protected] or 978-500-2495.
Run For Rett 2020 – Virtual
Sep 19 all-day
WHEN: Saturday, September 19, 2020 LOCATION: Busse Woods, Grove 28 Elk Grove Village, IL Contact info: Diane Ross ([email protected]). From the serious runner to the recreational runner, to family members and friends of all ages the Run For Rett is an event you don’t want to miss. Make a difference in the life of those affected by Rett Syndrome and join us for the Run For Rett 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Fun Run. Information & Registration Facebook Event
Rett Gets Rocked Ultramarathon
Oct 3 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 4 @ 8:00 pm

Rett Gets Rocked Ultramarathon

A weekend in which participants complete an ultra marathon of their choosing--from 50K to 100 miles, or from 6 to 48 hours. They can stretch their event over the month of October if desired. Proceeds from the event go to and the Rett Spectrum Clinic at St. Louis Children's Hospital! Register for RGRVUW by purchasing a race shirt! REGISTER Jay Murry will be doing his ultra-marathon in his local sub-division, the Vineyards. The Rett Gets Rocked headquarters will be located at: 756 Napa Lane, St. Charles MO 63304 on Sat 10/3 from 12pm- Sun 10/4 at 8pm. To donate to Jay, please click here. To follow along on Facebook, visit: For more information, contact Jay at [email protected]
Run for Rett
May 8 – May 16 all-day

Run for Rett


When: Saturday, May 8th - Sunday, May 16th Where: Any time and any place Our responsibility is to the health and well being of our participants and volunteers for the Run For Rett. The decision to change to a virtual event was thoughtfully made with extreme concern for our entire Rett syndrome community and our dedicated participants and volunteers. Thank you for your understanding, cooperation and support. How you participate is totally up to you. You can run the 5K, walk a mile or sit in your recliner. No matter what you choose you are a winner because you are making a difference in the lives of those impacted by Rett syndrome. We encourage you to register online. It’s easy to register at Follow us on Facebook: Click here - Run Rett 2021
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am

The 2nd Annual Summer Virtual 5K is Back!

Date: June 5, 2021 Join our community around the world by lacing up your shoes and hitting your local neighborhood, trail (social distancing required), or treadmill. Run, walk, skip, or stroll to end Rett syndrome! No registration fee; however, fundraising is encouraged. Once $200 has been raised, we will send you a Rett Racer t-shirt. Share your photos on race day to our Facebook event or your personal fundraising page! Use the hashtag #rettracers. Information & Registration
Run for Rett 5K
Oct 9 @ 7:00 am

2nd Annual Run for Rett 5k

Date: Saturday, October 9th, 2021 Location: Bradenton, FL We are very excited to have the Second Annual Run for Rett 5K to help spread awareness about Rett Syndrome. This year plans to be quite exciting with donations going to International Rett Syndrome Foundation as well the We Carry Kevan crew here to help any families who would like to join in the area with a child afflicted with Rett Syndrome. There will be food, prizes, and much more! Registration Make a Donation You can also check out our Facebook event for more information: Please direct any questions to event chair, Artie Phillips at [email protected]
Rett Gets Rocked
Oct 23 – Oct 24 all-day
Be sure to support Jay Murry, avid Rett Racer & supporter as he takes on his 4th Annual Rett Gets Rocked initiative. Over the past three years, nearly $14,000 have been raised—split between IRSF and the Rett Spectrum Clinic at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Rett Gets Rocked combines Jay’s love for running ultramarathons with the intent to help find a cure for Rett syndrome. In 2021, Jay will run 100 miles and has one other big goal--to help bring a cure of Rett syndrome to those who battle it every day. To support Jay in his efforts, go cheer him on at Wash-U on Sat 10/23 and 10/24. More details can be found at:
Run for Rett 2022
Apr 23 @ 8:30 am


Saturday, April 23, 2022

IN PERSON EVENT!!! & VIRTUAL EVENT!!! Location: Busse Woods, Grove #28 Elk Grove, IL Schedule: 5K – 8:30 am (on-site registration begins at 7:30) 1 mile fun run – 9:00 am HOW TO RUN VIRTUALLY Register at Run anytime between April 16 and April 23, 2022. Choose your own course Most importantly….have fun and enjoy the time outside! To register for either event visit First 200 participants will receive an official Run for Rett T-Shirt! Contact Person: Diane Ross, Email: [email protected], Tel: 847-524-7540
IRSF’s 3rd Annual Virtual Summer 5K
Jun 4 all-day
IRSF's 3rd Annual Virtual Summer 5K

The Virtual Summer 5K is back this June!

Join our community around the world right from your local neighborhood, trail, or treadmill. Whether you run, walk, or stroll, you'll be going ALL IN for a cure!

Why Lace Up for Rett?

  1. It raises money for Rett syndrome research. Once you raise $200, we'll send you a Rett Racer t-shirt.
  2. It unites us as a community. Share your photos on race day to our Facebook Event Page or your personal fundraising page. Use the hashtag #rettracers.
  3. It's FUN! Whether you're a seasoned runner or on a stroll with your family, everyone can join in on the fun - anywhere and at any time!

THE DETAILS Saturday, June 4th, 2022 Anywhere you are! No registration fee; however, fundraising is encouraged

Contact Jackie Ventura at [email protected] with questions.

Bee The Light 5K @ Southeastway Park
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am
Date: Saturday, October 15th, 2022 Time: 9am-12pm ET Address: Southeastway Park, 5624 S. Carroll Rd, New Palestine, IN 46163 Register and Learn More Event Info: A great opportunity to run or walk in the cool fall weather, the Bee the Light 5K is the first annual race sponsored by The Shelby Foundation for Kindness Delivered. This exciting event on a paved trail will highlight the family-friendly environment of Southeastway Park which also includes bike trails, a playground, shelters, an education center, wooded areas, and a pond. This race is held in honor of Shelby Kraft, who passed away in early 2022, and 100% of registration proceeds will be donated to the International Rett Syndrome Foundation. Rett Syndrome is a neurologic disorder, primarily affecting girls and women, which can lead to significant disability. Shelby is also the namesake of Kindness Delivered, an organization that delivers kindness in Jesus' name throughout the community. For more information on Shelby and Kindness Delivered, visit