Sunburst Races

Beacon Health System invites you to register for 2023 Sunburst Races. Held in South Bend and Elkhart, these annual endurance events raise funds to support Beacon Children’s Hospital and at-risk mothers and infants. The South Bend race was first held in 1983 and we’re proud to continue growing this popular event. This year’s race will be on June 3 and features some exciting changes – including a new start-finish line and an after party for adults and families. Find all the details here (under the New in 2023 tab). Register today and get ready to celebrate big in The Bend!

Sunburst Races directly support Beacon Children’s Hospital

A burst of hope for our kids

We are celebrating 12 years of supporting Beacon’s Children’s Hospital. When you choose to run or walk with us, you are helping some of the youngest and most vulnerable among us. Help us continue this great tradition by running or walking with us on race day OR by donating any amount at any time. 

Sunburst Race proceeds and donations directly support the Child Life and Creative Services Program at Beacon Children’s Hospital – providing vital services to children and their families. 

An impact that goes far beyond the finish line

It’s more than just a race

When you choose to participate in Sunburst, you’re choosing to help kids and their families when they need it most. These families and more have discovered that the doctors and care they need are right here in their community at Beacon Children’s Hospital.

Sunburst is a race that makes a difference all year long. You’re not just registering for you, you’re registering to help our kids. 

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