What is Team U2FP?
Team U2FP is a group of hard working athletes committed to helping create change and find a cure for those affected with spinal cord injury through fundraising. Our athletes participate in a number of events throughout the year and are using their passions to make a difference! Join our team in one of the featured events, or in any race in which you are participating. Meet our team members and encourage them to reach their goals. To learn more about upcoming events and how you can join us: Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon: Team SCIS/u2fp
Sunday, October 8, 2017
Unite 2 Fight Paralysis and Spinal Cord Injury Sucks have proudly partnered again as an official charity team for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Team SCIS/u2fp is a group of passionate, hard working runners and wheelchair racers committed to running the 26.2 miles and fundraising to advance research towards a cure for spinal cord injury. Registration begins on October 25, 2016. Team members who register between October 25 and November 29 pledge to raise a minimum of $1000. Participants registering after the drawing closes on November 29 are expected to meet the $1500 fundraising minimum. Visit the Chicago Marathon website for additional event info.
Our team of runners and wheelchair racers has raised over $73,000 in the last two years. All funds directly support our mission: to cure paralysis through advocacy, education, and support for research.
As a member of Team SCIS/u2fp, you’ll receive:
– personalized fundraising page
– team performance shirt for the race
– fundraising toolkit
– ample support
– party to celebrate your achievement.
Please contact Kathryn at email@example.com to join our team!
Here’s a list of great races with a variety of distances for runners and wheelchair racers, as well as one for cyclists and handcyclists. Let us know if you participate in one of these races or ANY RACE of your choosing. Join the fight to cure paralysis from spinal cord injury by fundraising with U2FP.
Wings for Life World Run
Various locations worldwide
Sunday, May 7, 2017
This unique race came to life in 2014: everyone, worldwide, running at the same time for one cause. Runners and wheelchair racers can participate at one of the 33 locations across the globe, or virtually through a “selfie run.” There is no finish line, only “catcher cars” that increase their speed at set intervals until the last participant is caught, signaling the end of the race. 100% of the entry fee goes to SCI research.
Fifth Third River Bank Run
Grand Rapids, MI
Saturday, May 13, 2017
The 40th Annual Fifth Third River Bank run is designed for runners of all distances and offers competitive 25K handcycle and wheelchair divisions. Join more than 18,000 people to run the 5K, 10K, or the largest 25K road race in the country.
Madeline Island Marathon & Half Marathon
Madeline Island (La Pointe), WI
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Registration is open and limited to 150 people for the marathon and 300 people for the half. The courses are point to point with one section of out and back, and the terrain is mostly pavement with a section of packed gravel. Enjoy the spectacular views of this unique race!
Surfer’s Path Marathon, Half Marathon, and Relay
Santa Cruz, CA
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Treat yourself to breathtaking views along the coastline of Santa Cruz County, overlooking Monterey Bay, while running the marathon or half marathon distance.
Follow our facebook group to learn about upcoming events and training information! Team U2FP on Facebook.
–Free personalized fundraising web page and support
–Free Team U2FP racing shirt and other merchandise
–Access to helpful resources such as a fundraising toolkit
–Support of Team U2FP staff and community of fellow athletes
Are you participating in another race or athletic event and want to choose U2FP as your charity? We can help! Contact us firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!