2015 Team Inheritance of Hope in the Big Sur Marathon
Join Team Inheritance of Hope to support families who are facing the loss of a parent!
Team IOH is excited to return as a charity partner in the Big Sur International Marathon and we would love to have you on our team!
Your charity entry in the Big Sur International Marathon will include a personal training coach, complimentary Team IOH Pre-Race Celebration and many other race weekend perks. See below!
Team IOH Benefits:
- Your own personal coach! An individual program will be created for you with your own personal coach to help assist you in your training! More info below.
- Your own personal fundraising webpage - to make your fundraising efforts simple and successful.
- Fundraising Incentives including the opportunity to have your marathon registration fee reimbursed upon raising $3,000 in donations.
- Free entrance for you and a guest to the Team IOH Pre-Race Celebration on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Location TBD.
- Team IOH race day apparel including drawstring bag and race apparel.
- Encouraging support from Team IOH volunteers and staff on race day.
Your Personal Coach
Team Inheritance of Hope is proud to partner with Derek Dalzell and Dalzell Coaching, LLC to offer our marathon runners a unique personal coaching experience at NO cost to our runners! We are confident that you will love having your own personal coach to ensure your success in the Big Sur Marathon! After an initial consultation with Derek, he will create a training plan for you that you will be able to access and track your progress online. Throughout your training, Derek will provide advice, direction, and encouraging support. Learn more about Derek and his background here.
What is my fundraising commitment?
Please note: Charity entries in the Big Sur Marathon require a minimum amount of funds to be raised. Half and full fundraising deadlines apply. Please read carefully the information below.
Athletes are required to raise a minimum of $2,000 by Monday, April 20, 2015. Returning Team IOH runners, active duty service members and runners who recruit a friend are required to raise a minimum of $1,800 by Monday, April 20, 2015.
Teams of athletes are welcome! Each team athlete must raise a minimum of $1,800 by Monday, April 20, 2015, therefore a team of 5 must raise a total of $9,000 by Monday, April 20, 2015. To start a team, simply click on the "Create a team" button at the top right corner of the webpage.
Fundraising Deadlines: (Please read carefully)
Your registration with Team IOH in the Big Sur Marathon requires a minimum amount of funds to be raised.
Half Deadline: Half of your funds totaling $1,000* must be raised by January 1, 2015. *If you are a returning Team IOH runner, an active duty service member, or you recruit a friend, you are required to raise a minimum of $900 by January 1, 2015.
Full Deadline: Your funds are due by midnight, Monday, April 20, 2015, midnight. Therefore by this date, your funds should total a minimum of $2,000*. *($1,800 for returning Team IOH athletes, Active Duty Service Members and athletes who recruit a friend).
Please Note: Upon registering with Team IOH, you are commiting to raise the minimum required funds of $2,000. After you register and pay your regististration fee of $150, you have guaranteed entry in the Big Sur Marathon. Inheritance of Hope will reimburse your registration fee of $150 when you exceed your fundraising requirement and raise a minimum of $3,000. See fundraising incentives below for more information.
Just a few of the ways we like to show our appreciation to our athletes...
$3,000: Participate for FREE! Raise $3,000 and we will reimburse your registration fee!
$4,000: Participate and Stay ONE night for FREE! Raise $4,000 and receive one complimentary night at a 4-5 star Hotel near Big Sur, CA.
$5,000: Participate and Stay TWO nights for FREE! Raise $5,000 and receive two nights accommodations at a 4-5 star Hotel near Big Sur, CA!
How can I register?
You can begin your registration process by clicking the green "PARTICIPATE AS AN INDIVIDUAL" button at the top of this page.
Please Note: Upon registering with Team IOH, you are commiting to raise the minimum required funds of $2,000 by Monday, April 20, 2015. Your registration fee will be reimbursed to you upon reaching the fundraising goal for registration reimbursement - $3,000.
Lisa Duscio: Lisa@InheritanceOfHope.org. Team Inheritance of Hope is here to support you every step of your journey!
Inheritance of Hope strives to serve the entire family when a young parent is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. We offer a community of support where parents can encourage and advise one another and where children can meet other children who understand their fears and struggles. We offer memories for families to cherish for a lifetime, regardless of whether their parent lives another month or another 60 years. We offer ongoing support and resources to help parents navigate raising their family in the midst of crisis. Please join Team Inheritance of Hope - we need you to help us continue to serve these families! Our belief is that “Every Family Deserves a Legacy”®.