The Boomer Esiason Foundation is proud to be among the official charity partners for the 2013 Aquaphor New York City Triathlon to be held on Sunday, July 14, 2013 in NYC. The Foundation will provide guaranteed triathlon entries to twelve individuals and three relay teams who pledge to raise funds for the Foundation. The athletes who participate on behalf of BEF will receive fundraising guidance as well as extensive pre-race and race day support.
The Aquaphor New York City Triathlon is an Olympic Distance race consisting of a 1500m swim, a 40k bike, and a 10k run. Each year, more than 3,000 athletes brave the waters of the mighty Hudson River before biking among Manhattan’s West Side highway. Finally athletes put on their running shoes for a run through New York’s fames Central Park.
FUNDRAISING COMMITMENT REQUIRED
For this event, Team Boomer has guaranteed entries to compete in the Aquaphor NYC Triathlon. To be considered for individual entry, individuals must commit to make a donation or raise funds totaling $2,000 or more to the Boomer Esiason Foundation. To be considered for relay team entry, teams must commit to make a donation or raise funds totaling $3,000 or more to the Boomer Esiason Foundation.
Your credit card information is required as a guarantee against the pledge. The Boomer Esiason Foundation reserves the right to charge the balance to the credit card we have on file if the minimum amount is not raised by 11:59 pm EST on July 8, 2013.
BEF is 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and your tax-deductible donations help fund research for a cure for cystic fibrosis, as well as our Exercise for Life Scholarship to improve the quality of life for individuals with CF.
Once you accept an entry into the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon from Team Boomer, you are subject to cancellation fees and/or fundraising commitments as follows:
■A minimum of $2,000 must be raised and collected by BEF by July 8, 2013.
■A dedication deposit of $1,000 is due by June 3, 2013.
■After June 3, 2013, you are responsible for the $2,000, even if you cancel for any reason, including injury.
Relay Team Participants
■A minimum of $3,000 must be raised and collected by BEF by July 8, 2013.
■A dedication deposit of $1,500 is due by June 3, 2013.
■After June 3, 2013, you are responsible for the $3,000, even if you cancel for any reason, including injury.
Note: Donations raised and received by the Boomer Esiason Foundation cannot be refunded, regardless of cancellation date.
Please fax your application to Michaela Seccereccia at 646.292.7945 or email it to her at email@example.com.
Please visit the Team Boomer First Giving Page to to start your fundraising page!
For more specific directions on how to utilize FirstGiving.com to raise money online, please visit our Fundraising 101 page.
Sponsor Sheets and Credit Card Forms
In addition to using our online fundraising tool, you may recruit sponsors and keep track of them using the Team Boomer Sponsor Sheet. Credit card donations may be recorded using the Team Boomer Credit Card Form.
Donations made by Check
All checks should be made payable to the Boomer Esiason Foundation. Please include the runner’s name and “NYC Triathlon” in the memo line.
Mail checks to:
Boomer Esiason Foundation
Attn: Michaela Seccareccia
483 10th Avenue, Suite 300
New York, NY 10018
Support Our Triathletes
To make a donation in support of our triathletes, please visit the Team Boomer page on FirstGiving.com. And, take the Team Boomer pledge to stay in the loop with our athletes and fundraising mission.
RESOURCES AND GENERAL INFORMATION
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