What is Run for Freedom?

Run for Freedom is a 5K walk/run to change the lives for survivors of human trafficking and exploitation in Cambodia.


Learn more about why we run.

When is Run for Freedom?

The event will ​take place in three cities:

  • Gig Harbor, WA: Saturday, May 18th

  • Bellevue, WA: Sunday, June 2nd

  • Chicago, IL: Saturday, August 10th

Please visit each city's registration page for details.

Is this a competitive run?

No. Run for Freedom is a fun walk/run.

Is this event suitable for all ages?

Yes, all ages are welcome! The routes are family-friendly, pet-friendly, and stroller-friendly!

How long will the 5K take?

If you're running at a steady pace, the route should only take you about 30 minutes to complete. If you're walking at a normal pace, it'll take you about an hour.

What's the route?

Please visit each city's registration page for details.

What should I wear?

Wear a comfortable pair of running shoes, and weather-appropriate athletic wear.

What if it rains?

We'll pray for good weather. There's always the chance of a little drizzle, though, so please check the weather forecast and dress appropriately!

Are my donations tax-deductible?

Yes! Ratanak International USA is a 501(c)(3) organization. Our tax ID is 47-2032787. Visit our fundraising page to donate, and be sure to share it with your friends and family!

What is your refund policy?

We don't offer refunds after you register for the event, but your gifts to Ratanak International USA will help change the lives of survivors of human trafficking and exploitation in Cambodia.

How do I volunteer with

Run for Freedom?

We're glad you asked! It takes dozens of volunteers to host an event like this. If you're interested in volunteering with us, please contact us at ratanakusa@ratanak.org.

How do I fundraise?

It's simple!

  1. Visit our fundraising page

  2. Choose Become a fundraiser to create a personalized fundraising page

  3. Share your fundraiser with friends & family!

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Ratanak International is committed to empowering and upholding the dignity of those we serve.

We make every effort to use pictures in our promotional material that do not depict men, women or children who have been exploited.