PB – SPEEDFORNEED Miles For Matthew 5K & 10K – Greensboro,NC – 9/30/17

  • When:09/30/2017
  • QIC: Crawlspace
  • The PAX: Any F3 Nation PAX wanting to participate in SPEEDFORNEED Race in Greensboro, NC

PB – SPEEDFORNEED Miles For Matthew 5K & 10K – Greensboro,NC – 9/30/17

SPEEDFORNEED!!!! Jamestown, High Point, Kvegas, and Dash Pax, Natville Pax will be hosting SPEEDFORNEED at Miles for Matthew.  SPEEDFORNEED is an F3NATION initiative that allows persons with disabilities to participate in fitness events utilizing custom racing chairs built from OUR donations.  If you’d like more information, then visit the official site www.f3speedforneed.com.

  • What:     Miles for Matthew 5k & 10K
  • When:   8:30AM Saturday 9/30/2017
  • Where: Lindley Park Elementary / 2700 Camden Rd / Greensboro, NC
  • Who:     All F3 Nation PAX are invited to participate and/or come support our athlete-riders in this race
  • Why:     Supporting Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy via Run for Our Sons, in an effort to fund research for a viable treatment for boys living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
  • Signup: https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Greensboro/MilesforMatthew

“Matthew is an 11 year old boy from Greensboro who loves reading, history, animals, sports, especially football and the Carolina Panthers.  He is curious, brave, determined and has the most infectious laugh. He also happens to have Duchenne muscular dystrophy.  As of today, DMD has not put too many limits on him and we want to keep it that way. That is why we created Miles for Matthew. He is currently in his first clinical trial for treatment at Duke and thanks to all you champions out there, we are getting closer to an independent and healthy future.  We would love for you to join us in the fight for the future of all boys with Duchenne.”

Never heard of SPEEDFORNEED? check out the website http://www.f3speedforneed.com  and watch ‘The Making of SPEEDFORNEED’ Video about helping adaptive athletes race, as well as a race video of the inaugural race The American 4 miler and Concord Streetlight 5K.  Like what SPEEDFORNEED is doing and want to support? Click for CrowdRise Donation Link  or Click for F3Foundation Donation Paypal Link and make sure to put in comments “SPEEDFORNEED“.  With your contributions, the team has now purchased 4 chariots, a tent, a trailer, and Medals for the participants.

It is now time to showcase this great program in the Triad. We will be supporting the Miles for Matthew Run by setting up a tent to raise awareness and racing with kids in the custom chairs. This is a very worthy cause that supports research to cure Duchene.

  • WHO’S INVITED: F3 Nation PAX, their M’s and 2.0s (spectate & support or register to run)

https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Greensboro/MilesforMatthew                                Team Name: F3 Nation

  • COST: 10k-$35; 5k- $30; (increase on race day, September 30
  • MEETING POINT:F3 Nation SPEEDFORNEED tent (Lindley Park Elementary)
  • HOST F3 REGION: Natville
  • DRIVERS: TBD (We will have 2 chairs and are determining the logistics)
  • SHIRTS: If you would like a SPEEDFORNEED shirt, there are some available for purchase for $20 (please let Crawlspace know do not order on Mudgear, they will be delivered to him and available for pickup at the race).  There are Sportek Adult (Small > 2XLARGE) , Sportek Kids (Small > Large), and New Balance Singlet (Small > XLARGE).  Image of shirt can be seen at: https://f3.mudgear.com/products/f3-speed-for-need-shirt-pre-order

JRR Tolkien on behalf of Crawlspace

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