A Time to Give
A Time to Give
You trained, sweat and perhaps even cried. As marathon season simmers down and we get ready to dawn our winter gear, there is no doubt that many of you have accomplished your marathon, half marathon and triathlon goals.
Consider going the extra mile by donating your hard earned finisher awards to Medals4Mettle, a nonprofit organization committed to rewarding and celebrating the individual and collective courage of all human beings by facilitating the gifting of "marathon" finisher medals to people who have demonstrated similar courage in their own lives.
Recipients might not be able to run a marathon but are in their own marathon to continue their lives as they battle disease, handicap, debilitating illnesses or similar challenges.
Joe Burns, Regional Coordinator of the Detroit, MI Chapter reports having donated over 230 medals to hospitals in the Detroit area and plans are in the works for hospital events in 2010.
Medal donations can be brought to any Running Fit. Look for the M4M donation bin, or give them to any staff person and tell them to send the medals to Tracey in Novi.
If you have any questions, please contact Tracey at [email protected] or (248) 347-4949.
Keep running and remember that your ability to run is a gift that not everyone is fortunate enough to have.
To learn more about the Medals4Mettle Organization, please visit http://www.medals4mettle.org/