Join this fitness challenge of historic proportions while runners/walkers across the country band together to help support and uplift the graduating class of 2020. Let out your inner super hero and get running or walking NOW! It’s time to celebrate the Super Hero within each of us! Get your kids involved too! Individual runners, walkers, and families of all standards, abilities, and speeds are are all invited to join us at the inaugural Superheros Against Bullying 5K event. Wear your favorite superhero gear and use your superpowers to walk, run, or sprint to the finish line. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female overall and the top boy and girl 12 and under with the best superhero costume.
We all have been affected in some way by the Covid-19 pandemic, and right now it seems nearly impossible to get out and stay active. That’s why we wanted to come together and offer you a little healthy competition. Right now through October 31, 2020, Raising BeYOUtiful Butterflies is hosting a Virtual fitness challenge. This is an event you can feel good about!
October is National Bullying Prevention Month and we believe that bullying ends with YOU! Nationwide, 160,000 children stay home from school each day to avoid being bullied - and the effects can be life-long, even tragic. Bullying victims are between 2 to 9 times more likely to consider suicide than non-victims, according to studies by Yale University. Suicide rates have doubled over the past 10 years and bullying is now at crisis levels.
Now in its 2nd year, the #BeAFriend is a fundraising event benefiting Raising Be.YOU.tiful Butterflies, a nonprofit organization working to empower, educate, and motivate girls between the ages of 4-21 by transforming self-doubt into self-love through dialogue about things that matter every day. Held during National Bullying Prevention month. The goal of the event is to promote awareness about bullying and show support for those who have been bullied, uniting the community in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying. There will be opportunities to have fun and learn more about bullying, its effects and how to help put a stop to it. We believe that in order to end bullying, an entire community must work together towards a solution, hope to see you there!
HOW DOES IT WORK?
WHAT IS A VIRTUAL EVENT? A virtual event is an event that you can complete anytime/anyplace! Now through October 31, 2020, you can join in on this historic event by completing your strength training, elliptical session, run, bike ride, jog, or walk anywhere you like.
HOW DO I PARTICIPATE? It's up to you - you can choose your own course around your neighborhood or even run on a treadmill. Follow CDC Guidelines with respect to social distancing.
HOW DO YOU SUBMIT YOUR RESULTS? During the registration process, you will be able to opt in to submit your virtual results by email or text. You can also submit your virtual results directly from the results tab HERE
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