ALL TEAM RWB EAGLES that ARE PARTCIPATING IN THE 2016 MCM are encouraged to ADD A TEAM to this event, to keep informed of all the events leading up to one of the biggest gathering of Eagles every year.
Purpose: Team Red, White and Blue and Marine Corps Marathon will once again partner together to for the 2016 “The People’s Marathon” in Washington D.C., October 28th – 30th. Team RWB Eagles from across the nation come together to take part in this amazing event with a spectator patriotic backdrop. As a Charity Partner for this event, Team RWB has secured a Charity Race Bibs to be distributed across the Team RWB Regions.
Scope: Any Team RWB Eagle can apply through their local and regional leadership for one of the Charity Fundraising Bibs provided to your Region. The application period will extend from January 25 – February 8. To be eligible Eagles must be motivated to train, share their personal training story and compete in the 2016 Marine Corps Marathon. Charity Bib racers will be required to commit to a $750 fundraising minimum, using the Crowdrise system. In addition to the Charity Race Bib, Eagles will provided a customized Fundraising Toolkit, access to the RWB Motivation and Training Facebook Group, one entry into the Pre-Race meal, digital professional group photos, virtual motivation and coaching tips, and upon reaching the $750 goal receive the exclusive Team RWB branded Nike Red Tier (performance athletic top) and White Tier (performance athletic jacket) Reward Gear. This packages is valued at more than $400 per racer.
In addition, each Region will be allocated one Coach’s Bib Entry for the Marine Corps Marathon. Regional Directors will chose a willing Eagle Leader to serve as the Regional Coach. Regional Coaches will motivate, inform and coordinate with all the MCM Eagle Charity Runners from their assigned Region. Contact your local and Regional Leadership if you are interested in this challenging, but rewarding role.
All Eagles participating in the 2016 MCM will be responsible for all personal travel and lodging costs related to participating in the event.
January 25 – Application through Regional Leadership Opens Online
January 25 - February 15 – Bib Distribution Occurs
March 18 – Charity Bibs Commit Date (Eagles will be required to commit to $750 Fundraising Minimum by this day)
March 24-30 – Marine Corps Marathon Lottery Window
October 28-30 – MCM Weekend – Team RWB will host a Pre-Race Event for all Charity Bib Runners (details – TBD)