MARATHON IN A MONTH - Team Greater Los Angeles & Central Coast

Join us on April 19, 2021

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Join us for the first-ever Team AFSP Marathon in a Month!

Hosted by the AFSP Los Angeles & Central Coast Chapter

Walk, run or bike to complete a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, 26.2 miles OR set your own distance goal! Training and fundraising starts as soon as you register but you'll track your miles between April 19th and May 16th. Earn swag along the way while raising funds to support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide.

REGISTER NOW and show the world that you are ready to #Sweat2StopSuicide.

For more information, please contact:
Louisa Rocque, Area Director
Phone: 424-327-7101
Email: lrocque@afsp.org 

Registration is FREE and open to everyone. (You don’t have to live in Los Angeles/Central Coast to participate!) Donations are accepted until June 30th.


EVENT DETAILS
  • Train + Fundraise: Now!
  • Marathon in a Month Kick-Off Ceremony: April 19th @ TBA
  • Activity Tracking: April 19th – May 17th
  • Event Ends: May 17th @ 12midnight
  • Closing Ceremony: TBA
WHY REGISTER?

Marathon in a Month is a real event, but on your terms: you get to choose your activity, your distance, and your own timeline. You can reach your goal in a day or track and build your miles over the course of the month. With Team AFSP, you will gain motivation from a virtual community of supporters and have access to tools to help you every step of the way!

More great reasons to register:

  • You can create or join a team. This is a great way to motivate family, friends and co-workers to join you!
  • You will receive an exclusive AFSP BIB to print and wear. Personalize it with your name and your reason for participating.
  • You’ll have access to a special virtual community. Share training pictures, find inspiration from other participants, and get exclusive opportunities only available to Team AFSP!
  • You’ll also have access to Active Impact, a brand new activity tracking tool. You can track your miles alongside fundraising, set goals, and highlight your achievements!
  • At the conclusion of Marathon in a Month, you'll get a certificate of achievement to print out and show off!
CHECK OUT THESE FUNDRAISING GIFTS!

- $150 … Team AFSP dri-fit shirt (crew or v-neck)

- $500 … Exclusive Team AFSP medal (design coming soon!)

Click here to see more gifts you can earn!

*Recognition Program Details:

  • Fundraising deadline is June 1st.'
  • With the exception of the official Team AFSP dri-fit shirts ($150 level) and Team AFSP medal ($500 level), recognition items are not cumulative; only one item is awarded to each fundraiser.
  • Shirts will be mailed monthly starting March 1st. Medals will be shipped at the conclusion of event fundraising (June 1st).
  • Gifts are awarded based on individual fundraising efforts, not team totals. 
  • Fundraisers may select one item at or below the level achieved.
  • Matching gifts are included in fundraising totals if the participant provides the appropriate matching gift form when turning in the eligible donation. 
  • Codes to redeem gifts will be emailed to all qualifiers by June 30th.
  • The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention reserves the right to substitute an incentive item of equal or greater value.
  • Offer valid for Spring 2021 "Marathon in a Month" events only.
WAIT … THERE’S MORE!

We’ll also have awards for top fundraisers for each category (5K, half marathon, etc.). PLUS exclusive training and fundraising opportunities only available to registered participants!

BECOME A SPONSOR

Contact us and we'll send you more details. ALL sponsors will receive numerous marketing benefits, including a spotlight in our online Marathon in a Month kick-off ceremony on April 19th.

HELP SPREAD THE WORD!

After you register, we encourage you to tell your story about why you #Sweat2StopSuicide.

Post to your Facebook page add the direct link to your fundraising page!

If you are on Twitter, Tweet about the event. Don’t forget to add #AFSPGLACC and #Sweat2StopSuicide to your tweets!

Remember your LinkedIn connections!

Share your photos! #AFSPGLACC #Sweat2StopSuicide

Together we will #Sweat2StopSuicide.