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  • TCS New York City Marathon 2015 Team Water For People

    TCS New York City Marathon 2015 Team Water For People

    November 1, 2015
    Event time zone is GMT -5.0.
    Location: Five Boroughs of NYCMap
    Water For People has been selected as a Community level charity partner for the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon happening on November 1, 2015. Become one of our TEN (10) team members and join us in running from Staten Island to Central Park, New York. Spots are first come first serve, email Michael Johnson (msj@bsjinc.com ) for a short application for one of our spots. Background The average person in developing countries dedicates hours of their day just collecting water, most... of them women and children. On November 1st, the Water For People team will mimic the hours required to collect water by running for hours to support projects that will bring safe and sanitary water to developing countries. The Plan Runners who join our team will receive the following perks: - A 16 week training guide to help you prepare for your marathon (beginner, moderate and advanced plans depending on your ability and goals) - Weekly newsletter with tips/advice from experienced runners of marathons and the NYC marathon - A running singlet to wear with pride for our team - Promotion of you and our team with all of our contacts in our industry, which will assist you to reach your goal - Tips and advice on how to meet your fundraising goal Requirements All runners will be required to fundraise through CrowdRise.org, which after joining our team we will create with and for you. Each individual will have a minimum fundraising goal of $2,500 to support Water For People programs worldwide. Each team member that meets the fundraising goal will have their registration for the marathon paid for by the charity as a way of saying thank you. We are now building our team. Email Michael Johnson ( msj@bsjinc.com ) to receive a short application to run with us. Spots will go fast! New York City Marathon History Since 2013, Water For People New York City Marathon team members have raised almost $40,000. The 2014 team, raised over $24,000 alone. Thank you to the 2014 Team Water For People which consisted of: Amy Rockhill, Anthony Tomasello, Donald Hughes, Eric Thornburg, Lisa McKeon, Mike DeCarlo, Rose Ann Harris, and Sue Dorsey...join our team for 2015 and this could be with you with your shiny new medal as well! Pictured: Eric Thornburg, Team Water For People 2014 Pictured: Mike DeCarlo, Team Water For People 2014 moreless