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Sandy Springs Education Force's Road Race is back for its 9th annual Road Race and we return LIVE on October 22, 2022 Saturday!
We have also moved our race location to run along with Mount Vernon which is a Lightning Fast Route. Details will be to come on the route.
The LIVE Race Day will be Saturday, October 22, 2022, with the START/FINISH line at Sandy Springs United Methodist Church (SSUMC) off Mount Vernon Highway.
Also, back by popular demand, we are keeping our VIRTUAL component. This means you can participate when and where you choose for two weeks leading up to the event! See more detail further below.
This is a fundraiser and your registration fee helps Sandy Springs Education Force provide targeted learning support and outreach programs that will make a difference for these public school students.
REGISTRATION FEE: $45 for 10K / $35 for 5K / and $30 for all Virtual Events
The registration includes a t-shirt. The design is TBD.
WHY WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT FOR THIS EVENT
Help Us Bridge the Academic Gap - Keep Students On Track for Academic Success
Your Support Makes a Big Difference
Sandy Springs Education Force has been at the forefront of supporting the educational successes of financially vulnerable students in Sandy Springs for over a decade. With support from our Footprints for the Future sponsors, we launched a brand new virtual tutoring program last year to help elementary school students stay on track with their academics during the pandemic emergency. We also expanded our successful Summer Book Club to ensure students did not lose their reading gains over the summer break. Many students are still facing vast educational gaps, especially children whose families have limited financial means. To help bridge this gap, we are continuing to expand our programs to provide targeted learning support and outreach programs that will make a difference for these public school students.
Sign up for a 10K or 5K or participate in a STEP CHALLENGE. Challenges will be based on the distance traveled with your steps!
The Challenge / Event is starting on Saturday, October 8, 2022, and running through the Live Race Day on October 22, 2022.
10K / 5K: You choose your own route, where you run and when during the open time frame (10/30-11/14). We are using Race Joy to track your activity or you can submit your activity manually. We highly encourage you to use RaceJoy. It is a fun, interactive, and easy way to post your race.
STEP Challenge: This event will be measured in DISTANCE. Get your steps by walking or running on a treadmill or other cardio machine, outside in the fresh air or anywhere you walk or run. Start with your steps on October 30 and log steps through November 14 at the end of the event. You can post your steps (walking or running) in the format of distances (miles) as often as you wish during this event. Currently, this is established to be entered manually during the event, but can be done easily through your smartphone.
Our sponsors make a huge impact on our ability to bridge this gap to provide targeted learning support and outreach programs that will make a difference for Sandy Springs public school students. We need your help and support.
Please become a sponsor, we appreciate your support. Sponsors get FREE Registrations, t-shirts and opportunities to market to our audience.
Please see the sponsorship form in the link above and in the PDF below.
*** You can also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and request an INVOICE and a Link to Pay your Sponsorship if needed.
See our current Sponsors below:
Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.
Additional race information can be found at http://sandyspringseducationforce.org/roadrace2021.
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