About the 5k Event

Global Business Travel Association is teaming up with ECPAT-USA and American Airlines at GBTA Convention 2019 to help end child trafficking. Join us for an Awareness 5k Run and Walk on August 4 at 7:00am!

Enjoy a jog (or stroll) around the beautiful Chicago Burnham Harbor, while supporting an important cause in the business travel industry. Regardless of your fitness level, take part and help us keep children free and safe from trafficking.

Click here for instructions on adding the 5K to your existing GBTA registration.

How to Sign Up


Register to attend GBTA and select register for the Awareness Project


After you register, create a Crowdrise campaign here to make your miles mean more.


Spread the word! See below for sample social media messaging to take your campaign to the next level.

For #GBTA2019, I’m running in support of @ECPATUSA’s mission to end child trafficking! Donate to my campaign today [[your Crowdrise campaign link]] #GBTAxECPATUSA

I’ve raised $$$ with $ left go! Support my campaign to raise funds to end child trafficking with @ECPATUSA. # GBTAxECPATUSA #GBTA2019 [[your Crowdrise campaign link here]]

Support my campaign today! I’m running with my friends at #GBTA2019 to support @ECPATUSA’s mission to end child trafficking! Every amount helps. #GBTAxECPATUSA [[your Crowdrise campaign link]]