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Friends of Fuel Up to Play 60 Running Team

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Run in the Chicago Marathon while supporting the development of healthy, high-achieving students in Chicago!

Join the Friends of Fuel Up to Play 60 Running Team!

You can help the Fuel Up to Play 60 program to provide health and wellness opportunities for local Chicago youth by joining this important initiative! Your support helps to fight food insecurity, provide creative breakfast programs, and combat child obesity by growing opportunities for students to be physically active in underserved Chicago schools.

By choosing to run on TEAM FUTP60 you will help us to make a difference for Chicago youth. Your 26.2 miles will help change lives!


RUNNER BENEFITS

Become a part of our network to support youth and FUEL Up greatness! Join us today and you’ll receive:

  • Free Guaranteed Entry for 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon (Valued at $195 US/$220 International plus $11.72 processing fee) if you meet your minimum fundraising goal
  • Official Team FUTP60 technical running shirt
  • Customized Donation Page & Social Media help to give family and friends an easy way to donate and show their support for you.
  • Group Marathon Training Programs (including complimentary virtual training program) or discounted programs through Chicago Area Runners Association.
  • Regular e-newsletters: featuring training, fundraising tips, and team updates
  • Awards and incentives for the top fundraisers
  • Team Kick-off Event and other social opportunities including fun runs and social outings
  • Pre-Race Party
  • Post Race Celebration
  • Free Cheer Squad Shirts for your friends and family to wear on race day
  • Start-to-finish inspiration and encouragement: from your Team FUTP60 teammates, from FUTP60 staff and supporters, and most of all, from the FUTP60 schools and students!

RUNNER COMMITMENTS

As part of our charity team, you will agree to raise funds for FUTP60. Per Chicago Marathon charity rules, $1500 is the SUGGESTED minimum fundraising goal. Our team members will not have to pay out of pocket costs since you are doing the service of running for our charity. Every effort must be made to raise as much money as possible!

Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email from Christine Garza along with your "Waiver and Commitment form" for Team Fuel Up to Play 60. Once your form is completed and returned your registration will be confirmed. You will then receive instructions to set up your Crowdrise fundraising account.

Be the change you wish to see in the world! Make a difference today! See you at the start line!!


If you have any questions, please contact: Christine Garza, christine.garza@genyouthnow.org


VOLUNTEER

Not a runner? You can still be part of Team Fuel Up to Play 60. Volunteer on race day (Sunday, October 8, 2017) to cheer on Team FUTP60. There will be a variety of volunteer opportunities available. Please contact us! Christine.garza@genyouthnow.org




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