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.
Lace up with Team Fox in the Windy City in 2023!
WDW Marathon Weekend
January 5-8, 2023
United Airlines NYC Half
March 19, 2023
April 17, 2023
TCS London Marathon
April 23, 2023
Napa to Sonoma Half Marathon & Rosé 5K
July 15 & 16, 2023
Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro
August 7, 2023 | 11 Day Trip
BMW Berlin Marathon
September 24, 2023
Bank of America Chicago Marathon
October 8, 2023
TCS New York City Marathon
November 5, 2023
Make the most of your miles in the race to cure Parkinson's disease while training for the epic event of your choice! 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. Click below to learn more!
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
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.
Consider writing a letter to potential donors. Share why you are running with Team Fox, and why you need their support.
To meet the growing needs of our community members, we have transitioned to a new fundraising platform – Classy! View the Endurance Program Classy How-To Guide to learn more about setting up a fundraising page through Classy.
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 email@example.com to get started on your fitness journey.
Meet Anna Haber
Wife, mother, daughter, Iowa native, dental hygienist, marathoner. Participating in the Chicago Marathon since 2017, Anna Haber ran for the first time with Team Fox in 2022 in honor of her father who lives with Parkinson’s disease (PD). In her first-year fundraising for MJFF, Anna raised over $10,000 for PD research. Read more about Anna’s inspiration for joining Team Fox and the impact joining has had on her here.