Run For Your Kidneys!
The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois (Team Kidneys) is proud to be an official charity partner in the 2014 Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon!
What: Join Team Kidneys, help us fundraise, or cheer us on! The Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon race weekend activities include a full marathon, half marathon, wheelchair half marathon, marathon relay, 10K and 5K. Join us in the race against kidney disease!
When: April 24 - 26, 2014
Where: Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
Why: To support life-saving National Kidney Foundation of Illinois programs and services.
When you sign up to be a member of Team Kidneys you are registering for marathon events and are committing to raising funds for the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois. Members of Team Kidneys will be gathering before and after the races in the NKFI designated location, with the KidneyMobile® serving as the center of an exciting and educational gathering place. Team members will share race experiences, enjoy refreshments, celebrate the day’s results, and will receive a team t-shirt (if you fundraise $100 or more). Join us as we work together toward a common goal - putting an end to kidney disease.
To see photos from last year's race weekend, visit our Flickr set by clicking here.
Meet your athletic goals and fundraise for the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois!
Did you know that 1 million people in Illinois have kidney disease? The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois is working across the state to prevent people from developing kidney disease, educate people about kidney disease, and empower people to take their health into their own hands. In 2013, our signature KidneyMobile® provided nearly 5,000 free screenings across Illinois and was funded in part by money raised through last year’s marathon team members. This year we need your help again!
To create an online fundraising page, simply visit www.crowdrise.com/NKFI2014 and click “Fundraise for this campaign.” You will be prompted to create a personalized page where you can share your story and ask family and friends to make a donation. For more information on how to sign up, click here.
Need help with fundraising or setting up your page? Contact Anne Peterson at (312) 321-1500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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