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Team Fox Endurance

Make the most of your miles in the race to cure Parkinson's by completing an endurance event with Team Fox. Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or a rookie runner, there's a Team Fox challenge waiting for you.

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EVENT SPOTLIGHT: WDW Marathon Weekend

Add magic to your miles with Team Fox in Walt Disney World in 2023!  Join us for the 30th anniversary of the WDW Marathon weekend as we outrun Parkinson's and kick-off 2023 on the right foot.

Endurance Events

Participating in an event not listed above?

Did you know you can join us as a Team Fox Athlete even if your event is not shown above?  While Team Fox is only an official charity partner for a select group of events each year, you can represent Team Fox in the event of your choice!  Once you have secured entry to the race of your choosing, fill out the interest form below.  A Team Fox staff member will be in touch with next steps!

By joining Team Fox, you will receive:

  • Access to a custom fundraising dashboard
  • Support from Team Fox staff
  • Complimentary Team Fox jersey for race day

Still have questions? Email athletes@michaeljfox.org for more information.

About

Team Fox athletes have turned their miles into dollars through participation in endurance events around the globe. Having raised over $18 million in the race to cure Parkinson's since 2005, Team Fox athletes have proved to be among the most dedicated in the fight. Whether an experienced runner or a first-time marathoner, Team Fox is here to support you. Now is your chance to lace up with Team Fox and help move a cure over the finish line. #GoTeamFox

Endurance Fundraising

Share Your Why 

Why are you running with Team Fox? Who/what is your why? Tell your story on your fundraising dashboard. You never know who may come across your dashboard and be inspired by your story.   

Bonus Tip: Share your story on social media! Be sure to link your fundraising dashboard so family and friends can donate to the cause. 

Update Your Email Signature  

Copy/paste the link to your fundraising page to your email signature to remind coworkers/family and friends you are fundraising for The Michael J. Fox Foundation. Add the following text: 

I’m participating in the [Event Name] with Team Fox to outrun Parkinson’s disease once and for all. Support my efforts: [Insert your personalized fundraising dashboard link] 

Turn Your Miles into Dollars 

Invite family and friends to sponsor your miles on race day! For a donation of a certain amount, dedicate your miles to a donor or their loved one. Not only does this serve as motivation for your run, but also encourages family and friends to support the cause.  

Bonus Tip: Need more ways for family and friends to get involved? Invite folks to sponsor your training runs! Be sure to update your donors via email/on social media. 

Personalize Your Gear 

Invite donors to “buy” a spot on your race jersey in exchange for a donation of a certain amount (you can set the amount)! Offer to write their name, or a loved one’s name on your jersey to sport on race day.   

Snail Mail 

Consider writing a letter to potential donors. Share why you are running with Team Fox, and why you need their support. 

 

Coaches Corner

Meet Your Coaches

Team Fox is fortunate to partner with Hot Bird Running to provide customized coaching services for marathons, half marathons, 10K's and 5K's!  Hot Bird Running coaches Jessica Green and Meghan Reynolds are USATF and RRCA certified running coaches who promote a fitness-focused approach to running and long-term wellness.

Team Fox athletes receive access to Hot Bird Running's customized coaching services when joining the team.  Training plans are provided for athletes of all levels: beginner, intermediate, advanced, and run/walk.  Additionally, our athletes receive weekly emails with training tips and unlimited access to our coaches.

Want to connect with Jessica and Meghan? Reach out to info@hotbirdrunning.com to get started on your fitness journey.

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Co-Founders of Hot Bird Running Jessica Green (pictured left) and Meghan Reynolds (pictured right).

 

Looking for additional support from Team Fox? Reach out to athletes@michaeljfox.org!

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