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THE WRESTLING COMMUNITY UNITES TO SUPPORT THE CRUSH CANCER CAUSE- Crush Cancer 5K in DC

04/14/2017, 12:30pm EDT
By Virginia Wrestling Association

THE WRESTLING COMMUNITY UNITES TO SUPPORT THE CRUSH CANCER CAUSE

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If you're not involved with the Freestyle & Greco-Roman State Tournaments on May 6th & 7th, we highly encourage you to join our 5K race team! For Team Crush Cancer--Virginia Wrestling's page, Click Here

All Wrestlers and Teams of all age levels from youth through college, plus companies and other organizations, their families and friends are all invited to Compete in the Race for Hope 5k at Freedom Plaza, 13th and Pennsylvania AVE NW Washington DC. Competitors may run or walk. Children are welcome! Two awards will be made to the teams as provided below.

A Call to Raise Money for and support the National Brain Tumor Society and Your Team!

(Donations for Race Registration/Entry Fee are all tax deductible.)

  • STEP 1-COACHES/TEAM LEADERS

Please register on line or contact Lauren Bogart of the Race for Hope organization. Lauren is eager to help with team formation. She can be reached at lbogart@braintumor.org or 301-502-3784.

  • STEP 2-Coaches/team leaders will then advise participants when their team is formed.
  • STEP 3-Participants sign up online at link below on the team formed by your Coaches/Team Leaders.

RACE PARTICIPANTS CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP ON YOUR TEAM

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TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE AWARDS BELOW, YOU MUST SIGN UP ONLINE BY APRIL 30TH! COACHES/TEAM LEADERS: TEAM FORMAT FOR SIGN UP

For ease of reference and determining team race times and number of team participants for the competition, please form your teams using the following name formats:

For example: Crush Cancer – Virginia Wrestling

TO JOIN OUR TEAM, CLICK HERE

WHILE WE WE COMPETE AGAINST EACH OTHER ALL YEAR IN THE SPORT, WE ARE ALWAYS UNITED AS A FAMILY TO SUPPORT IMPORTANT CAUSES.

IMPORTANT AWARDS INFORMATION

  • Award 1: will be made to the team that has the greatest number of participants who sign up online by April 30th.
  • Award 2: will be made to the team whose top three participants have fastest combined times for the race who sign up online by April 30th.

To win any of the above team awards, it is mandatory to sign up online by April 30th.

THE IMPORTANT CAUSE WE ARE SUPPORTING

Many people throughout our lives have had the misfortune of a diagnosis of a brain tumor or other cancer.  This event demonstrates our continuing support and dedication for these individuals and our sport.  Closer to home, Robert Brams, father, lawyer, former coach and wrestler and life-long advocate for the sport of wrestling, including counsel to USA Wrestling in its successful effort to get wrestling back into the Olympics, fully supports the wrestling community’s participation in this event.

Brams is a brain tumor survivor that was operated on and will be treated for life at Johns Hopkins University Medicine.

THE SUPPORT BY OUR NATIONAL AND LOCAL WRESTLING LEADERSHIP

USA Wrestling, the Wrestlers in Business Network, the National Wrestling Coaches Association, Wrestling to Beat the Streets, DC, the DC Wrestling Coalition, the Maryland State Wrestling Association, the Virginia Wrestling Association are all proud supporters of this event.

2In order for your logo to appear here and to contribute to the awards above, you must donate a minimum of $100 and e-mail crushcancerDC@gmail.com

For any questions about the event, please contact lbogart@braintumor.org or 301-502-3784

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