relationships, build community, strengthen “teamwork” environment, and promote health, fitness, and FUN — All while showing love and support for our U.S. Service Members both past and present.
Compete against other companies/nonprofits/groups to build a healthy and friendly rivalry! Military style boots are encouraged but
WHO CAN MAKE A TEAM
Family & Friends
Corporation clubs/fitness centers (gyms)
Family & friends of the company and its employees
Family & friends
Running, cycling, or triathlon clubs
DATE: Saturday, Nov 18, 2017
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Harlinsdale Farm, Franklin TN
Increase employee wellness and engagement
Foster teamwork and team building
Support corporate give back programs
Promotes group pride
Foster community goodwill
Reduce health care costs
Complementary training programs
Early team packet-pick
Increase brand awareness
TEAM AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
Biggest Team: The team with the greatest number of pre-registered participants
Most Patriotic Team: Bring your flags, wear your red, white, and blue… Our volunteers will choose the team that they think came ready to show their love and support for our troops.
Most Team Members in Boots: The team members are encouraged to lace up boots (NOT mandatory), however, the team with the greatest number of participants in boots will win the prize!
Top TEAM Fundraiser: Team with the highest amount of money raised as of midnight 11/17/17
Top Individual Fundraiser: The #1 individual fundraising as of midnight 11/17/17
THINGS TO KNOW
Teams must have six or more pre-registered participants to be eligible for team awards.
Teams may be comprised of runners, walkers, and registered kids.
Biggest Team Award will be determined based on those pre-registered before Race Day.
Teams with six or more pre-registered may set up a team tent in our corporate team staging area.
If a team happens to receive a registration discount code anyone registered before the team setup, will NOT be refunded discounted registration fees.
Team Trophy for each of the above categories.
Awards announced race day
HOW TO CREATE OR JOIN A TEAM
Step 1: Choose a team captain
Create a corporate team on our registration page
Step 2: Recruit employees and their family/friends to join your team!
Step 3: On race/event day Ruck, Walk or Run at your own pace and meet up with your team members at the finish to celebrate and cheer on others as they finish.
IMPORTANT: In the team description please note the name of your business/company if it isn’t in your team name.
*Note: Team members CAN walk or run at their own individual pace — You
do NOT have to start and finish as a team.
HOW TO RECRUIT
Set an achievable goal for number of participants
Designate a team captain
Start with people in your company that already walk and run
Approach those who are already passionate about healthy movement and see if they will become a leader and motivator for your companies group
Recruit as many employees, family members, and friends.
Set up a TEAM event Facebook or Group page to encourage participation and community.
An award will be given to the top Team with the most pre-registered participants so try to get everyone on board.
WANT TO MAKE AN EVEN BIGGER IMPACT?
Your team can fundraise for Medals of Honor. Every $10 raised sends a Remembrance Package to the family a fallen service member. $75 sponsors a surviving family member, active duty or veteran to an endurance event. Fundraising is not required but it is greatly appreciated.
Use your team to fundraiser for Medals of Honor
https://www.crowdrise.com/BootsforTroops5K Personalize your Crowdrise fundraising website by clicking “Setup Your Fundraiser”
Invite your team members
Share your fundraising website EVERYWHERE
Put it on every social media site
Recruit friends/family to put your link on their social media
Include link in your email signatures
Create cheap/free business cards that have your link
Every time you post about training, include your link
About Fundraising: Every donation is 100% tax deductible and donors can use the email they receive from “Network for Good” as their receipt for tax purposes.
Got Questions? Email us at info @ medalsofhonor.org