Convention 2023
Convention 2023
Convention 2023


The Sigma Foundation for Nursing is excited to hold the first Virtual 5K Your Way event as part of Sigma’s 46th Biennial Convention. You can complete the 5K distance by walking, running, biking, swimming, or come up with a unique way all your own! Proceeds from this event will fund research grants that are available to nurses in all global regions.

Register on your own or form a team with your chapter members, family, or friends. Chapters are encouraged to recruit members of their chapter to participate as a team.

5K Your Way


Any time between 27 October and 10 November 2021. You pick the time, date, and location.


US $25 for individual registration
US $100 for team registration (includes 5 registrations for event)


Registration is available as part of the 46th Biennial Convention registration. If you would like to add this to your registration, or you are not attending convention but would still like to participate, please call Becky Frey at +1.317.917.4977. Credit card payment will be due at the time of the call.

Complete the 5K

Complete the 5K any way you want. You can walk, run, bike, swim, or choose another exercise you prefer. Use a fitness tracker or other device to record your distance. Submit a screenshot of your time for entry in a prize drawing.

Photo/social media contest

Registrants are encouraged to post individual and team photos on social media using #SigmaFoundationVirtual5K. Registrants who post photos that can be viewed by the public will be entered for a prize drawing.

Fundraising challenge

Help us raise even more money to support Sigma’s research grants! Ask your family, friends, and colleagues to sponsor you with a donation. Download the fundraising pledge form and create an online fundraiser on Givebutter. To start fundraising on Givebutter, go to and click the Fundraise button to begin. Donations must be received by the end of the day 10 November 2021 to be eligible for the prize.


Individuals can win $50 worth of merchandise from Sigma Marketplace one of three ways:

  • Complete the 5K. Email a photo of your tracked distance to
  • Post photos on social media. Post a fun photo of yourself completing the 5K and tag us #SigmaFoundation5K.
  • Raise the most in the fundraising challenge. Donations are due by 10 November 2021.

Are you participating as a team? If your team raises the most in the fundraising challenge, your team will receive $100 worth of merchandise from Sigma Marketplace. Team members are also eligible to win individual prizes.

Questions? Contact Becky Frey at, 888.634.7575 (US/Canada toll-free), or +1.317.634.8171 (International).