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Join us in using your healthy muscles to help free individuals, and their families, from the debilitating effects of ALS, muscular dystrophy, and additional forms of muscle-debilitating disease. "RUN for STRENGTH" to enhance our Muscle Champions' strength, autonomy, and quality of life, and enjoy an after party following the race with a live band, refreshments, food, and 21+ beverages! All contributions from this race will benefit our affected families in the state of Delaware and surrounding areas.
Our RUN for STRENGTH 5k is an inclusive walk/run, which provides the chance for our "Muscle Champions" and their supporters to cross the finish line together! This event will take place on Saturday, March 9th, 2019 at Saint Mark's High School!
Create a team, join a team, or sign-up individually to cross the finish line with our "Muscle Champions"! Visit the "TEAMS" page to join, or create a team, and encourage your supporters to register with your team! Click the "DONATE" button to create your own fundraising team and inspire supporters to help you reach your team's fundraising goal!
2018 TOP RACE TEAMS: 2018 OVERALL CHAMPION:
1.) RUN for ROB Michael DiGennaro - 16:18:3
2.) Strides for Strength
3.) Saint Mark's High School Spartans
4.) The Sell Team at Patterson Schwartz
5.) RUN JAC - Jack's Country Maid Deli
"Muscle Champion" (n.) - An individual living and refusing to lose to muscle disease.
*The Muscle Movement Foundation (MMF) is an IRS-registered 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving the lives of families affected by neuromuscular disease, by way of physical, financial, and emotional accommodations. The Muscle Movement Foundation's Leadership Team honors the fiduciary responsibility associated with our participants' involvement. MMF's Leadership Team is volunteer, which ensures 100% of your philanthropic dollar is truly re-directed to assisting affected families in need!
ID #: 46-0554462
Top 3 in each age group Male/Female
9 and under, 10-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Early Race Bib Pick-Up:
If you would like to pick-up your race bib early, stop by New Balance Christiana on Friday, March 8th from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. New Balance has a special gift for each race registrant when they pick their bib up early!
New Balance Christiana: 1271 Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE 19713
Event Day Bib Pick-Up:
Bib pick up will be on Saturday, March 9th at Saint Mark's High School from 8:00-8:45am, directly at the front of the school.
This is the start and finish line.
5K starts at 9:00am.
After you complete your 5K MMF invites you inside Saint Mark's High School for some food, drinks, music, and fun!
Awards ceremony will be located at the after party inside the school.
Additional race information can be found at http://www.musclemovementfoundation.org/runforstrength5k.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Please feel free to comfortably park in the parking lot located in front of the school for this event.
1. What are the time limits for the races? Is the race walker friendly?
Walkers are welcome in all the races. The 5K course is open for 1.5 hours.
2. Will I receive a refund if I cannot attend?
Fusion Racing does NOT process refunds for events..
3. I’m registered to run and I’ll be pushing a Rider in an adaptive running chair on the race course. How do I sign up my Rider to get a Rider Bib?
Only people with a bib will be permitted on the race course. Riders will need to register for a Rider Bib through their pushers registration, at no charge, by visiting the registration table during packet pick up. Please ask for a Fusion Staff Member.
Please email email@example.com so we know how many adaptive chairs to expect at the race and we can provide special instructions.
4.Are baby joggers or strollers allowed during the race?
If you choose to run with a baby jogger, you must seed yourself in the last corral–behind all other runners. It is your responsibility to make sure your baby jogger does not impede other runners, and you must take extra precaution to ensure your safety, your child’s safety, and the safety of the runners around you. We reserve the right to pull any participant from the race who is endangering other runners or themselves.
To get a rider bib for your baby jogger or stroller please ask for you at packet pick up.
5.Why do I need to register for a Rider Bib and what do I get with my Rider Bib?
For your continued safety, it’s important that race officials are aware of each person on the race course. In a medical situation, your emergency contact information will be obtained from your rider bib. Rider bibs give you access to the race course only. Riders do not receive any race swag, including but not limited to; race shirt, medal, finisher item, finisher food, etc. A rider is permitted to register, at the current registration rate, as a race participant instead of as a Rider if he/she wishes to enjoy all of the race benefits.
6.Are pets permitted on the course?
For the safety of the participants and spectators, pets are not permitted in any of the Fusion Racing races.
7.Are headphones (iPods, mp3 players, etc) allowed during the race?
Headphones are allowed for any runner who is not competing for a cash prize (if a cash prize is associated with the race).
However, we do strongly encourage that participants abstain from using headphones during the race.
8.Can I wear someone else's bib who cannot make the race?
It is imperative that the registration data associated with your race number does in fact belong to you, the participant.
While wearing someone else’s bib may seem harmless to the parties perpetrating the unauthorized bib transfer, it does convey serious consequences to the organizers and participant field alike.
From race results to finishers’ awards being impacted as well as medical staff being able to correctly identify participants in need of treatment, it is imperative that the registration data associated with your race number does in fact belong to you, the participant.
Thus, if race organizers become aware that a runner has participated in one of our events with a bib that is not registered to that runner, both the runner and the person to whom the bib is registered will be prohibited from participating in subsequent Fusion Racing events for a minimum of two years.