Have you ever wanted to support the troops and their families but didn’t know how? Are you a runner? Have you heard of Team USO? I think it’s about time you have! Team USO was developed as a response to people like you looking for new and fun ways to support our troops. Through Team USO, we provide great resources for athletes and supporters to serve out mission on the ground.
Team USO athletes are able to race all over the world while raising money for our troops. Whether you are already signed up for a race or planning on your next one, Team USO can help. If you choose your own event you can set your own fundraising goal. If you are trying to get into a sold-out race, though, we offer guaranteed race entries in exchange for a minimum fundraising goal!
When you join Team USO, you aren’t alone. We provide a wealth of resources and some great looking gear! As a member the USO will support you in whatever ways possible, like:
- Fundraising toolkits
- Support from a fundraising professional
- Training support—training calendar, mentoring
- Mission Moments—help you connect with troops and military families to participate in honor of
- Prizes for reaching certain fundraising levels
Online registration is now open for the 2012 Honda LA Marathon to be held on Sunday, March 18. This is one of the largest road races in the world and the race is expected to sell out. Runners can secure their spot on the starting line by registering here. Just 25 spots are available for Team USO.
We are also proud to be among the New York Road Runners’ official charity partners for the 2012 New York City Half-Marathon! We only have 15 race registrations available so click here to register today.
Help lift the spirits of our troops and their families by joining Team USO today and get to work tomorrow! - Joe Scannell, USO New Media Intern
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