On September 8th, Vitality will be hosting our 3rd Fundraiser of the year!! This time for all the fitness and OCR fanatics that can come on down, get a killer workout and support a great cause!
One of our long standing members, Elizabeth McGuigan, will be running the New York Marathon and raising money for cancer research at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Center. But this is much more than just running a race. Elizabeth's reasons are much more personal and inspiring. Here's her story in Elizabeth's words.
"I am running the NY Marathon for the first time, in honor of my late cousin Mac. A couple weeks before my son Frankie was born, my cousins had twin boys – Mac and Ailyn. I was so excited to watch the three of them grow up together. It was devastating when Mac was diagnosed with an aggressive childhood cancer – neuroblastoma – and passed away at the age of two. He has left a huge imprint on our lives. I can’t do anything to give him the experiences that I watch Frankie and Ailyn have. Riding bikes, going to school, giggling at body parts in the Natural History museum, camping out… but I can help raise money to fund more research and more answers for other families going through this. I’ll be running with Fred’s team, to support cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Center, where Mac was treated. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation here: http://mskcc.convio.net/site/TR/RunsWalks/FredsTeam…, or search for my name on the Fred’s Team page here: https://www.fredsteam.org/donate."
The workout on September 8th will be full on awesome!! We have designed a multi-level full blown obstacle race here at Vitality! Every donator will be able to select their workout! We have 3 Courses!
Sprint - 3 miles / 12 obstacles
Super - 6 miles / 24 obstacles
Beast - 8 miles (with a surprise!) / 30 obstacles
Each participant will also be timed (optional) and you can compete as an individual or a team! There will be prizes and challenges as well!!
And so we can encourage a great turnout for the cause, the donation is only $10 per participant and 100% of that will be donated!
Wave 1 - 8am Wave 2 - 8:30am Wave 3 - 9am Wave 4 - 9:30am Wave 5 - 10am
So PLEASE sign up below and tell your friends! All ages welcomed! Donation is due day of the race! Thank you!