2014 TCS NYC Marathon

Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund is excited to announce that, through the generosity of the New York Road Runners, we have secured charity slots for the 2014 TCS NYC Marathon on Sunday, November 2nd.

To secure a slot please email racing@leadthewayfund.org. Slots will be granted on a first-come basis.

Please note:

*Team Army Ranger runners must commit to the minimum fundraising requirement of $3,000.

*Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund will be hosting a pre-race pasta dinner the night before for all of our runners.

*All Team Army Ranger runners will receive Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund running gear including a training shirt, race day pinney, visor and Lead The Way Fund backpack.

Runners who have already registered and secured your slot, please CLICK HERE to visit the Lead The Way Fund First Giving website to setup your individual fundraising page and start fundraising today!

 

San Francisco Marathon

Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund is excited to announce that we are expanding our racing efforts to the West Coast and, that for the first time ever, we have secured charity slots at the San Francisco Marathon on July, 27, 2014.

Please note that all runners are required to meet the minimum Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund fundraising requirement  of $1500 and cover race entry fees of $240.

All members of Team Army Ranger will receive Lead The Way Fund racing gear including performance training shirts,  hats, visors, gear bag and more.

To join Team Army Ranger or for more information about this great running event please email racing@leadthewayfund.org with interest.

About the San Francisco Marathon

The San Francisco Marathon is a loop course, taking runners on a journey around the city, hitting gorgeous locales and iconic landmarks all along the way. Starting at the world famous Ferry Building, racers head along the Embarcadero, with the beautiful San Francisco bay on their right. From there they pass through Fisherman’s Wharf and through the Marina. Next runners head up and back across the Golden Gate Bridge and down through the Presidio, along the Pacific Ocean. A tour of the beautiful Golden Gate Park follows, and after some turns and curves through the trees and around the lakes, runners empty out onto the historic and very colorful Haight street. The course takes some loops through the Mission, Potrero, and Mission Bay Districts, heads by numerous charming little parks, then heads up towards AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants. And then it’s just a home stretch, under the fancy new Bay Bridge and back up to the Ferry Building.

Army Ten-Miler

Dear Friends and Supporters of Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund,

We are pleased to announce that, through the Army Ten-Miler Military Community Partner Program, we have again been able to secure slots at the Army Ten-Miler on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at the Pentagon, Arlington, VA.

Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund will have a booth at the pre-race Expo in the DC Armory where we will be selling merchandise as well as have a tent in the HOOAH Tent zone to further raise awareness for the work we do on behalf of our elite Special Operations U.S. Army Rangers and their families.

Racing Requirements:

* In order to qualify for a slot each participant will be required to meet a minimum fundraising goal of $750.

*Each racer will be responsible for the $65 race entry fee. Race fee can be donated as part of your fundraising effort.

*Each fundraiser will be supported with Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund racing gear including a light-weight performance running shirt, racing pinney, gear bag and visor.

*Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund will be hosting a pre-race dinner for all of our runners on Saturday night, October 11th as well as a light lunch social following the race.

Please email racing@leadthewayfund.org with interest. All slots will be filled on a first come basis.

We look forward to your participation and we thank you for your continued support.

2014 North Face® Endurance Challenge Series

Hello Friends & Supporters of Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund! 

It is with great pleasure that we are able to announce that we have been selected, for the second year, as a local non-profit partner for the 2014 North Face® Endurance Challenge Series! The event will be held on May 3-4, 2014 at Bear Mountain State Park in Bear Mountain, New York.

Through the generosity of the race organizers we have been granted discounted slots for the Half-Marathon, Marathon, and Marathon Relay (which consists of teams of 2 to 4 people). For you Ultra-Marathoners slots are also available for the 50K and the GORE-TEX 50 Mile races.

The Endurance Challenge Series is a two-day running event and festival that features seven trail racing events and is a hardy test for trail runners of any level. The event, which takes place on the western shores of the Hudson River and through the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, is known as a “tough test of off-road endurance.”

RACING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Please email racing@leadthewayfund.org with your interest in joining Team Army Ranger by March 15. Please also specify which event you are interested in.
  • Please be advised that all racers MUST commit to meeting minimum Lead The Way Fund fundraising requirements set at $500 for the Marathon and Half- Marathon and $750 for the Marathon Relay Team.
  • All Team Army Ranger participants will be fully supported by Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund and will receive racing gear including a LTWF visor, a LTWF light-weight performance running top and a LTWF gear bag.

If you can’t race for us, we hope you can come out and cheer for our racers during what promises to be an exciting weekend. Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund will have also have a tent set up which will further raise awareness for the work we do on behalf of our U.S. Army Rangers and their families.

Stay up-to-date on Lead The Way Fund news and events by visiting us at www.leadthewayfund.org, liking our Ranger Lead The Way Fund page on Facebook and following us on Twitter @leadthewayfund.

For more in-depth information about the event, including course maps and weekend specifics, please click here to visit the North Face® Endurance Challenge Series website.

As always, we thank your for your continued support!
Rangers Lead The Way!

 

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NYC 1/2 Marathon

Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund is excited to announce that, for the first time, we have obtained slots at the NYC Half-Marathon which takes place on Sunday, March 16, 2014 in New York City.

The 2014 NYC Half will take runners on a spectacular 13.1-mile tour of NYC. Led by a talent-packed roster of American and international elites, runners will stop traffic in Manhattan, from Central Park through Times Square to South Street Seaport!

Please note that all runners are required to meet the minimum Lead The Way Fund fundraising requirement  of $1500 and cover NYRR entry fees of $250.

All members of Team Army Ranger will receive Lead The Way Fund racing gear including performance training shirts,  hats, visors, gear bag and more.

To join Team Army Ranger or for more information about this great running event please email racing@leadthewayfund.org with interest.

Jimmy’s Run Down Hero Highway Sponsorship Opportunities

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Jimmy’s Run Down Hero Highway

November 16, 2014

CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Participate in the Army Ranger Lead the Way Fund’s most anticipated and best-attended annual event with your corporate logo, signage, marketing opportunities and more. Our largest and most patriotic event is also the most costly to produce (last year over 1100 people were in attendance). Every corporate sponsorship dollar frees up more funds to go directly to wounded or deceased U.S. Army Rangers and their families.

This family-friendly event raises funds for U.S. Army Rangers and their families and includes:

  • 4.5 mile roundtrip run/walk around Battery Park, passing Ground Zero and the Statue of Liberty
  • Festive brunch at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers
  • Music and special presentations from the American Fallen Soldiers Project to the families of Fallen Rangers and 9/11 First Responders
  • Patriotic corporate-branding opportunities with a targeted audience of over 1100 people

CORPORATE HERO$5,000 Donation

  • Free entry for 10 corporate guests, includes all activities
  • Corporate logo appears on two large signs, on event brochure and a podium mention
  • 10 Lead The Way hats and event shirts

CORPORATE LEGEND — $10,000 Donation

  • Free entry for 20 corporate guests includes all activities
  • Corporate logo appears on two large signs, podium mention, screen shots and event brochure
  • 20 Lead The Way hats and event shirts

CORPORATE PARTNER — $25,000 Donation and Event Naming Rights

  • Free entry for 40 corporate guests includes all activities and LTWF hats & event shirts
  • Includes Event Naming Rights
  • Corporate logo appears on two large signs, screen shots, podium mention, Lead the Way Fund event T-Shirt and in event program
  • Private “Ranger salute.” Guests meet privately with true American heroes.

Please email events@leadthewayfund.org with interest in sponsoring this special day.

We appreciate your consideration and support! RANGERS LEAD THE WAY!