Promise Run

Date: 9/6/20

Join us on our virtual Promise Run on Sunday, September 6th. We have seen an enormous movement in the US and around the world in response to the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. This summer, our MOVE campaign has raised a significant amount of money for organizations like the NAACP and National Bailout. We want to maintain this momentum continuing into the Fall. One part of this will be our Promise Run. This run symbolizes our Promise to not stop pushing for equality whether that means attending protests, continuing to educate yourself on issues of race, or supporting organizations that advocate for BIPOC.

There is no fee for registration but we are asking all runners to pledge to fundraise for this event. This fundraising pledge is non-binding but we would love for all runners make an earnest effort to meet their goal. The top 5 fundraisers will receive FREE New Balance X Medicine in Motion apparel. All proceeds will go to the NAACP and National Bailout.

Find out more about the impactful charities we are supporting in our fight against racial injustice: https://medmotion.org/move-mission/

A template email to ask for donations can be found below:
Donation email template

The Promise Run is a charity run to remember the lives of Ahmaud, Breonna, George, and Jacob as well as a fundraiser working to forge forward to try and make a lasting change. We look forward to seeing you ~virtually~ out on the pavement.

Distances:
2.23 – Ahmaud’s distance
3.13 – Breonna’s distance
5.25 – George’s distance
8.23 – Jacob’s distance

Fundraising pledge:
We are asking for runners to pledge to raise money for this race. We have no minimum but ask that runners pledge what they think is reasonable for them. We hope that runners will ask friends, family, colleagues and peers to help reach their pledge amount and let them know WHY you are running and the promise you’re making.
Navigate to a chapter page via the top menu bar to make a donation towards the pledge of a member of that chapter.
Click HERE to make your pledge

Charities:
All money raised will be distributed to our charities. Click HERE to find more information on each of the charities the MOVE campaign supports.

Additionally, if you would like a portion of your donation to Medicine in Motion, that option is available at the donate window.

Be featured on the MM social media:
Send us a picture of you going on a training run for this race and a blurb on WHY you’re running and we’ll feature you on our social media. Email your picture and blurb to info@medmotion.org

Donation template: Use the template here for sending out emails.

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