We Did It!
November 14, 2017
I am honored to be chosen to run the 2017 New York City Marathon with the 261 Fearless Team. Running has had such a positive impact in my life. I am thrilled to run this race with other "Fearless" women and raise funds for this cause. It is the mission of 261 Fearless to bring active women together through a global supportive social running community – allowing fearless women to pass strength gained from running onto women who are facing challenges and hence sparking a revolution of empowerment. 261 is the symbol that unites us as empowered runners. I support 216 Fearless, its mission and its values. I hope you will support us as we unite at the 2017 NYC Marathon through a donation to my 261 Fearless Fundraiser Team.
More about Elizabeth:
I am a Virginia native and work in the technology industry. I am a graduate of Virginia Tech University. In addition to running, I enjoy watching my 14 year old son crush his running goals and cheering him on at his races. I also enjoy traveling, reading, watching my Hokies play, drinking good wine, and spending time with great friends. In addition to training for this exciting race and sharing the 261 Fearless mission to help raise needed funds, I am also recruiting friends to come have a great time spectating at the NYC Marathon, cheering me and the rest of my team on to the finish, and celebrating with us afterwards. Who doesn't want a fun weekend trip to New York City...Will I see you there?
How will the funds we raised be used?
The funds raised will go toward setting up global 261 Clubs, training programs, a powerful communications network and events so that women, many in fearful places, are made fearless by your efforts. In particular, we need the ability to bring our 261 Club model of social, non-competitive running to women all over the world; we know creating the community of running women transforms them, and we need to get our training and support team out into the communities who need and want a club the most.
More about 261 Fearless:
261 Fearless, Inc. is a global non-profit organization founded by pioneer runner, Kathrine Switzer. 261 Fearless uses running as a vehicle to empower and unite women globally through the creation of communication platforms, clubs, training opportunities, ambassadors, merchandising and events. Through these networking opportunities, 261 Fearless breaks down the barriers of geography and creates a global community for women runners of all abilities to support and talk to each other, encouraging healthy living and a positive sense of self and fearlessness.
It is the mission of 261 Fearless to bring active women together through a global supportive community – allowing fearless women to pass strength gained from running and walking onto women who are facing challenges and hence sparking a revolution of empowerment. 261 is the symbol that unites us as empowered runners and walkers.