Tuesday, June 9, 2009

It's Official!! WOO-HOO!!


You have been selected to be a team member for the 2009 ING NYC Marathon with Team Autism Speaks On November 1, 2009 in the city that never sleeps. We are so excited to have been chosen as a charity partner once again this year marking our third year of Running for the Cause. This year we are fortunate to have been awarded 125 positions for the 2009 ING NYC Marathon to be used for fundraising and awareness.

As a runner on Team Autism Speaks you will receive:

· Guaranteed Entry position with Team Autism Speaks in the ING NYC Marathon

· Team clothing – singlet to run in on race day and long sleeve top

· Training shirt to raise awareness while you train for the big race

· Pre-race private team dinner on October 31, 2009, for you and 1 guest, location TBA

· Customized fundraising page for your usage to raise money online

o If you already fundraise for Autism Speaks your login and password will remain the same

o If this is your first time fundraising for Autism Speaks a login and password will be emailed to you

· Bi-Monthly team emails to help motivate and keep you on track for fundraising.

· Discounts from our team sponsors including Modell’s Sporting Goods

· Message boards to talk with other team members regarding training

· Online coaching from our Official Training Partner “Train4Autism”

· Fundraising Tips and Opportunities

· Dedicated Autism Speaks staff to answer questions you have and assist

Fundraising required

· All Team Autism Speaks runners are required to raise either through fundraising or direct donation a minimum of $2600.
· All monies are due by race day, no exceptions.

As soon as I have a fundraising page set up, I'll let everyone know. Let the fun (draising) begin!!


lindsay said...

sweet! great news :) i was hoping you wouldn't get another rejection letter ;)

pasta dinner and running-gear discounts! you're def gonna have to take advantage of those.

Running through Life said...

Good for you!! Looks like they take good care of their runners. :D

You're going to New York!

Lisa said...

Yay you! Looks like they give you lots of fun stuff. Good luck with the fundraising. I just read on another blog I that some runners had a garage sale and the proceeds went to their cause.

Candice said...

Congrats!! Sounds like you will be running in style. Enjoy every 26.2 moment of New York!

Irish Cream said...

YAY! Congrats! Sounds like a great organization to be running for!! :)

Lisa said...

Congrats!! It is wonderful that you can support a cause that you feel strongly about while getting to run your goal race.

Good luck with the training and fund raising.

Anais said...

Yay! Your welcome for the donation btw :) I would have given more but with my friend being here I overspent a teensy little bit...My question might be answered in your upcoming posts (which I'm in the process of reading), but what are you going to do for fundraising? :)