Every 60 seconds in our country, heart disease claims a life. Every life lost is tragic and each life saved is extraordinary. It is important to honor and remember all who have been touched by heart disease.
We thank you for teaming up with us to make a difference in the hearts of others through the Pulse3 Foundation Run for Your Heart community races on Saturday, September 10. By making a donation or simply registering for the race, you are helping save lives.
We ask you to consider taking it one step further by becoming a Run for Your Heart fundraiser to highlight your personal journey, or in honor or memory of a loved one. All funds raised will be used to fight heart disease locally and all donations are tax-deductible. Your money will support local efforts to:
• help people live healthier and more active lifestyles
• teach the signs and symptoms of a heart attack
• train people for free in CPR
• place automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in public locations
• gather healthcare professionals to discuss ways to improve cardiac care
• fight obesity in our young children
• and more
It’s Easy to Sign Up.
There are no special requirements and no minimum contributions…just great incentives and special opportunities to honor those who have been touched by heart disease. In addition, all fundraisers will be acknowledged on signage near the start line on race day.
How You Can Help
1. Make a general contribution
Click on the amount you would like to donate in the box to the right titled 'Please make a donation' or enter the amount you would like to donate and click 'donate now' to proceed.
2. Sponsor one of the fundraisers
Find the text box to the left of the page titled 'Find a Fundraiser' and either type in the participant's name you wish to support, or click on the 'Search' button to view all of the fundraising pages. Once you've done this, select the fundraiser and make a donation to their page.
3. Start your own fundraising page
Register and team up with a friend, colleague, family member, or choose to fund raise on your own and create your own page!
Anyone who creates a fundraising page and secures at least $10 in donations will receive a Pulse3 wristband and a special "Run. Honor. Remember." race bib that you can decorate in honor of someone in your life that has been touched by heart disease.
$100 – Receive a Pulse3 wristband and a special "Run. Honor. Remember." race bib that you can decorate in honor of someone in your life that has been touched by heart disease. You will also receive a VIP Access Pass which includes the following perks: use of indoor bathroom, entry into a drawing for a Healthy Lifestyle Gift Basket donated by Catholic Federal Credit Union (value $200), VIP Tent Access with pre- and post-race massages and special refreshments.
$250 – Receive the $100 level items, along with a customized real estate sign that will be placed on the course. Send us a picture of someone you would like to remember/honor, along with a special message, and we will create a sign for everyone to see on race day. In order to allow time for printing, only donations collected through August 29 will count towards your fundraising total. Please send a photograph of your honoree to email@example.com by August 29th. Please call 989-754-7283 with any questions.
$500 – Receive the $100 and $250 level items, along with the opportunity to create a Shout Out for a person of your choice during award announcements and sponsor one of our “Memory Miles” on the 2016 race course. Share the picture and story of someone in your life who has been affected by heart disease and we will create a large “A-Frame” sign (the large format poster will be 2 ft. by 3 ft.) to be placed along the course. In order to allow time for printing, only donations collected through August 29 will count towards your fundraising total. Send a picture of someone you want to honor/remember, along with a special message, to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 29th. Please call 989-754-7283 with any questions.
$1,000+ – Receive the $100, $250 and $500 level items, along with a special Run for Your Heart "Race Champion" jacket.
The top fundraiser (over $2,000) will be awarded with an AED unit to keep, or to donate to an organization of their choice!
Pulse3 Run for Your Heart 2016 Fundraising Photos(click to enlarge)