2012 Yukon River Trail Marathon
Join Run For Our Sons' first-ever Canadian race team at the 2012 Yukon River Trail Marathon!
Located in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, this race was voted one of the Top Ten Trail Races in Canada. The Yukon River Trail Marathon, small by almost any standard, grew out
of a movement to trail running that also lead to increased interest in
ultra-distance running. The trail is both scenic and challenging, and as
a loop course offers a diverse and rewarding introduction to Yukon
Runners must register directly with the race organizers for this race!!!
For more information about this race, visit the official website.
Run For Our Sons Benefits
- Invitations for you and a guest to our private pasta party.
- An official Run For Our Sons technical shirt and t-shirt.
- Personal fundraising page and ongoing fundraising support.
- Training resources such as virtual training links and publications
- Knowledge that you are helping to support PPMD’s mission to improve
the treatment, quality of life and long-term outlook for all individuals
affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Run For Our Sons Requirements
- Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) requires the following fundraising committments
to participate on this team:
- Full Marathon: $650
- Half Marathon: $500
- Relay Team: $1,000 (per team)
To help you reach this
goal, we provide fundraising tips, a personalized webpage and other
fundraising tools. Our fundraising minimums are determined on a race-by-race
basis in order to recover costs and maximize the funding going directly to help
those living with Duchenne.
Fundraising minimum due date: August 1, 2012
By joining the RFOS team for this race, you are personally
pledging to raise the required fundraising minimum. If your minimum has not
been met by the date specified above, PPMD staff will contact you to secure
your position on the team with a credit card. You will then have four weeks
after the date of the race to continue to collect donations, after which time you
will be asked to make up the difference between the minimum and what you have