5k Run/Walk

Each year during the SVC TechCon, the Foundation organizes a 5k run/walk to raise funds to benefit the Academic and Industrial Scholarship Funds. We are offering two events again for 2024:  both in-person and virtual !   Please also consider sponsoring this event for a great cause.


  • Choose to run/walk in-person with us in Chicago on Wednesday morning, May 8th
    or choose your own virtual 5k route, anytime between May 1 – May 31
  • For virtual event, submit a screenshot of your phone/watch to enter your time for consideration of medals and team awards
  • Team Challenge (see details below)
  • Corporate sponsorships available – $350 with company logo printed on technical t-shirt
  • $35/person, sign up when you register for the TechCon or sign up here!

Team Challenge

  • Minimum 4 members/team (we collect the top 4 times from each organization)
  • Top team wins a traveling trophy
  • No additional fee!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Corporate sponsorship opportunities are now available for the 18th Annual 5k Walk/Run. Add your logo to the back of the official 5K race technical t-shirt. Your company logo will highlighted on this website and also be seen on shirts around the world! Register today! Sponsorship registration is easy!


In Person:  May 8th 2024, 6am start

Virtual:  any time in May


In Person:  Meet in the lobby of the Hilton Chicago Hotel by 5:50am to walk to the start. Please pick up bibs and shirts at the TechCon registration desk by end of day on May 7th.

Virtual:  You choose your route!  Just send us an image of your route/time

Ways To Support The SVC Foundation

Make a
Cash Donation



Establish an
Endowed Scholarship