Following the Pulse nightclub tragedy, onePULSE foundation, the non-profit created to honor the 49 lives lost on June 12, 2016, has been working tirelessly to give back, educate, and provide healing for the community. In remembrance of the victims, onePULSE Foundation is hosting the fourth annual CommUNITY Rainbow Run on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The 4.9k race and celebration of hope and love will begin at 7 a.m. at Wadeview Park near downtown Orlando.
A Run for the Community
All proceeds from the CommUNITY Rainbow Run will benefit onePULSE Foundation and their plans for a museum, scholarships, and a memorial. The day of the race will include:
- T-shirts for every participant
- Kid’s fun run for any child 12 years or younger
- Guided group warm ups
- CommUNITY Rainbow Run race medal
- CommUNITY festival
If you are unable to participate in person, there is also a virtual run available. The virtual run can be completed anywhere and encourages people all over the world to participate.
Before and after the race there will be a free festival that all participants, volunteers, spectators, and members of the community are welcome to enjoy. The festival will feature live music, entertainment, games, booths, and prizes for the following categories:
- Best Dressed
- Farthest Traveler
- Biggest Volunteer Group
- Biggest Group Participation
About the onePULSE Foundation
Created by Pulse nightclub owner Barbara Poma, the onePULSE Foundation was established to honor the 49 lives that were taken as well as anyone who was injured and the brave first responders who arrived on the scene. Since the tragedy, the onePULSE foundation has organized many events to support its cause and raise awareness on inequality in Orlando and around the world. The foundation has begun creating 49 unique college scholarships, a memorial that honors the lost lives, and a museum to bring people together through education and love.
Rest Comfortably Post Race
After spending the day running, celebrating, and raising your pulse at the CommUNITY Rainbow Run, cool off with a relaxing stay at Rosen Inn International. We offer affordable rooms close to Orlando’s hottest venues and attractions.
For the well-being for our guests and associates, our comfortable hotel is dedicated to the highest standards of cleanliness and safety. We’ve enhanced our facilities with multiple hand sanitizer dispensers throughout the hotel, floor markers in common areas to help maintain proper social distancing, clear protective borders between you and the front desk staff, and the use of hospital-grade disinfectants in each room.
To book the perfect stay after a long race, click “Check Room Availability” above or call the Rosen Inn International at 407-996-1600.