GO! St. Louis 2014

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Congratulations, CM Running Team, on an outstanding weekend of racing!  You did us all proud.  I wonder if you had the experience of Eric Liddell, who said “when I run I can feel His pleasure.”  God is honored when you use your gifts to the best of your ability and to the praise of his glory.  In the words of St. Paul, you have “fought the good fight” and have “finished the race.”  I continue to find inspiration from the quote by John J. Bingham: “The miracle isn’t that I finished.  The miracle is that I had the courage to start.”  Keep up the good work.  Lord willing, the CM Health Center will sponsor the GO! again next year.  In the mean time, parlay your GO! experience into a year of exercise, running, and discovering what God is working in you through this experience.  Blessings!

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Christ Memorial Health Center (CMHC) is excited to be selected as an official GO! for a Cause charity for GO! St. Louis 2014.  As such, we would like to encourage your participation to run or walk one of the GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend events while fundraising on behalf of CMHC.  See below for event schedule.

For whatever reason you are unable to participate in the race, please consider donating to CMHC or sponsoring one of our awesome team members by going to:   http://www.crowdrise.com/teamchristmemorial2014

Register today with these easy steps:

STEP #1 (mandatory) — Register with GO! St. Louis (see link below).

http://gostlouis.org/events/marathon-family-fitness-weekend/event-details/

When you register with GO! St. Louis, make sure to select CHRIST MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER as your chosen charity team (use code CMHCGO14).

STEP #2 (highly recommended) – Set up your personal fundraising page on Crowdrise (see link below)

http://www.crowdrise.com/teamchristmemorial2014

Follow steps on Crowdrise to personalize your page, including uploading a profile photo and story of why you are running with the CMHC Team.  Then share your link with family, friends and co-workers, and encourage them to support your efforts.  Funds raised will help CMHC to replace exercise equipment and maintain the equipment we now have.  This will enable us to serve the St. Louis community by continuing to offer a FREE fitness center.

By joining the Christ Memorial Health Center (CMHC) Team, you will receive:

  • Quick, easy, and FREE online registration (use code CMHCGO14)
  • Personal web page (thru Crowdrise-see above) for convenient online fundraising
  • Free training program with CMHC Team
  • The great feeling from helping individuals in and around the St. Louis area afford to attain healthier lives!

 

Saturday, April 5 Events in Forest Park

5K Run/Walk –  8:00 am

  • GO! St. Louis Read, Right and Run Marathon®: 9:15 am
  • Children’s Fun Runs: 10:45 am
  • Mature Mile – 11:15 am

Sunday, April 6 Events

  • Marathon – 7:00 am
  • Half Marathon – 7:00 am
  • Marathon Relay (4 person) – 7:00 am

GO! St. Louis, a local non-profit organization, encourages individuals and families in the St. Louis region to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle year round.  The GO! for a Cause Charity Program provides an exciting and rewarding opportunity for individuals to accomplish training goals, while at the same time, providing local non-profits an opportunity to raise funds and awareness for their organizations.

 

If you have questions or are interested in volunteering with the CMHC Team, contact Donna Wilkinson at 314-631-0304 ext. 2101 or donna.wilkinson@christmemorialstl.org