The Marine Corps Marathon and New York City Marathon may be sold out, but you can still run in the nation’s biggest marathons with Team USO! As part of Team USO, you have the opportunity to fundraise and make your miles count for our troops and their families.
When you run with Team USO, the money you raise helps the USO provide our service members with a taste of home when they are thousands of miles away from loved ones. With so many deployed and far from home, it’s important to show our troops and their families how thankful we are for their service and sacrifice. The money Team USO raises goes to support USO programs like USO Warrior and Family Care, USO Operation Phone Home and Operation USO Care Package.
In return for your commitment, you will receive a guaranteed spot in the race, fundraising toolkits and support from a fundraising professional to help meet your fundraising goal, personalized training support and an invitation to an exclusive Team USO pasta dinner.
In addition, with the money you raise for Team USO, you get exclusive USO race gear as a reward for your efforts!
When You Make Your Miles Count for the Troops, You Get:
|Included||Team USO Singlet|
|$300||TEAM USO t-shirt|
|$750||TEAM USO Water Bottle|
|$1,000||TEAM USO MP3 armband|
|$1,500||TEAM USO performance running hat|
|$2,000||TEAM USO fleece|
|$3,000||USO canvas backpack|
|$5,000.||American Flag flown over Afghanistan|
Spots are limited for the Marine Corps Marathon and the New York City Marathon, so register now on the Team USO website by Friday, August 3! If you have any questions, please call 703-740-4939.
Join Team USO today to show your support and make your miles count for our troops! - Sarah Camille Hipp, USO Communications Specialist
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