Rise to the Challenge 2020

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Rise to the Challenge
  Aug 01 2020

We challenge you to travel with us across the US and support brain tumor research along the way:  Join anytime from August 1 - October 31, 2020.

UPDATE: We extended the challenge through October 31, 2020! We plan to reach San Francisco, then turn around and head back to Vermont. 

Join now and help bring us home!

This summer, while we’re all stuck at home, Be Brave for Life is asking you to Rise to the Challenge and help us travel virtually from our founder Riley’s hometown of Pawlet, VT to San Francisco, CA and back to Vermont. That’s right, from coast to coast and back again - 6000 miles! We’re going to work together as we raise money and awareness for non-cancerous brain tumor research.

Virtual Challenge:

Covid-19 has changed many of our plans this year, so instead of our usual Hike-a-Thon, we’re hosting a virtual challenge. We hope you will join us! You can walk, hike, run, bike, swim, jump on a pogo stick (if that’s your thing) or all of the above and more! 


Ask your friends and family to sponsor you as you log miles in whichever activity you choose. Sponsors can give a set amount or give per mile.  

All adults, junior board members and ambassadors are expected to raise or donate a minimum of $100. 

All other students are expected to raise or donate a minimium of $50 (Note: When you sign up and put your cc# in, it will say $100 minimum BUT we will change it to this lower minimum. You have our word!) 

Weekly Updates:

Once you register, you will receive a weekly email asking for your mileage. We’ll add up everyone’s miles and send out weekly updates to let you know how far we’ve gone. We’re hoping to make it all the way across the USA! As we send updates, we’ll let you know where we are and include some fun sites from that part of the country. We’ll also highlight participants along the way and there will be fun prizes at the end for the people that raise the most money and the people that travel the farthest!

We have incentives along the way to keep you moving: raise $100 to receive a t-shirt, raise $500 to receive a Yeti water bottle and raise $1000 to receive a rainbow tie-dye hoodie! 

Be Brave and Rise to the Challenge! We can get there together! 


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