Sat October 30 - Sun November 14, 2021 WHERE YOU CHOOSE, GA 30327 US
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JOIN OUR STEP CHALLENGE

Footprint STEP (Distance) Challenge

$35 REGISTER, POST YOUR STEPS IN DISTANCE, AND SUPPORT
RUN YOUR VIRTUAL 10K

Footprint 10K

$35 REGISTER, RUN, AND SUPPORT
RUN YOUR VIRTUAL 5K

Footprint 5K

$35 REGISTER, RUN, AND SUPPORT
JOIN OUR BIKE CHALLENGE

Footprint BIKE/CYCLE (Distance) Challenge

$35 REGISTER, POST YOUR CYCLING IN DISTANCE, AND SUPPORT

Sandy Springs Education Force would love your support by forming a race team! You are an integral part of our success.

Not a runner? You can support SSEF literacy programs whether or not you run. Click HERE to donate!

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Support Sandy Springs Education Force's Footprints For The Future Virtual Event

Sandy Springs Education Force's Footprints for the Future is going VIRTUAL! This means you can participate when and where you choose! For our 8th Annual Road Race, we are bringing back the favorites and adding something new for the cyclists!

Sign up for a 10K or 5K or participate in a STEP CHALLENGE or a BIKE/CYCLE CHALLENGE. Challenges will be based on distance traveled with your steps or cycling!

The Challenge / Event is starting on October 30, 2021 and running through November 14, 2021. 

HOW DOES A VIRTUAL EVENT WORK?

EVENT

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.

BIKE/CYCLING Challenge: This event will be measured in DISTANCE. Get your miles in via cycling in your home on a machine or outside in the fresh air. Start on October 30 and log miles through November 14. You can post your cycling distance 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.

RACEJOY: We are using RaceJoy for this Virtual Event. See more information below. You may download this program to your phone in order to track and post your activity live to the leader board. This program can be used for your 10K and 5K virtual run to track or log your steps or biking activity.

PRICING

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:        $35 for all Events

T-SHIRT PICKUP

The registration includes a long-sleeved t-shirt. 

The t-shirt pickup location this year will be at the Sandy Springs Farmers Market on October 30, November 6,and November 13. You will have these 3 Saturdays to come to pick up your long-sleeved t-shirt.

PRIZES

School Team PRIZE - The school team with the most people signed up will win the "Step-Up Cup" traveling trophy! The trophy is currently at Ridgeview Charter Middle School and up for grabs again.

Corporate Team PRIZE - The corporate team with the most participants will receive a recognition plaque thanking them for their support of this event.

Event PRIZES - Stay tuned during the weeks of event for announcements of additional prizes!

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.



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WE HAVE GONE VIRTUAL...YOU CHOOSE WHERE TO MAKE YOUR FOOTPRINT ON LITERACY AND MAKE YOUR RUN OR GET YOUR DISTANCE STEPS
WHERE YOU CHOOSE, GA US 30327

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 director@sandyspringseducationforce.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.

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Sponsors
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Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Support Sandy Springs Education Force Footprint For The Future 10K / 5K / and STEP Challenge.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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Additional race information can be found at http://sandyspringseducationforce.org/roadrace2021.

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