Fundraising With Spirit Run

Spirit Run is presented by Newport Mesa Spirit Run, Inc. (NMSRI), a 501(c)(3) non profit dedicated to youth fitness and education. NMSRI invites participating NMUSD high school clubs and teams to fundraise through Spirit Run. As part of this fundraiser, the clubs and teams can solicit tax deductible, credit card donations through Spirit Run’s online pledge campaign through If you are a NMUSD high school club or team interested in this opportunity, read our NMUSD High School Fundraising Offer.

In addition, on a case by case basis, NMSRI allows other clubs, teams, and nonprofits to fundraise through Spirit Run, including through Spirit Run’s online pledge campaign. To learn more about this opportunity, email

Check out Spirit Run’s Campaign Page on

So far, Spirit Run, Newport Harbor Girls Lacrosse, and the Friends of Newport Beach Animal Shelter have signed up to fundraise through Spirit Run on Read on to view the online pledge campaigns established on thusfar.

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Youth training and scholarship Program

NMSRI is dedicated to promoting youth fitness. As we all know, poor eating, inactivity, and obesity is on the rise in our children. To help stop this trend, in 2011, NMSRI founded its Youth Running Training and Scholarship Program. With the help of members of the University of California - Irvine Cross Country and Track Team, NMSRI conducts free running training at elementary schools to prepare students for Spirit Run. 

Also, to ensure every child has a chance to participate in the training and Spirit Run, NMSRI makes scholarships for entry fees and free bus transportation available to underprivilged NMUSD students. 

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Newport Harbor Girls Lacrosse

The team’s members are seeking donations in support of their running Spirit Run’s Youth 5K. The teams coaches, Varsity, and JV squads will be running in team shirts. The team is inviting its community, neighbors, friends, family, and lacrosse enthusiasts to support the program with a tax deductible donation. Sailor Girls Lacrosse will receive 100% of the funds Spirit Run collects on its behalf. Your donation will support tournament registration fees, equipment, coaches, clinics, and scholarships for our athletes!