Delaware Charity Challenge December Update: First Annual Run, Row, Bike Indoor Triathlon is next month! (Saturday, January 9, 2016)
The First Delaware Charity Challenge Run, Row, Bike Indoor Triathlon is only a month away! On Saturday, January 9, 2016 at the Chase Center in Wilmington, teams and individual competitors will be running, rowing, and biking for their favorite cause! Sign up today if you haven't already. Don't miss out on this fun and new competition.
We wanted to take a moment to thank all of individuals and teams who have signed up so far and also recognize those teams and causes they are supporting. Check out their pages on Crowdrise to support these causes:
Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation (supported by Team Foschi Photography)
Combined Campaign for Justice (official nonprofit team and also supported by Team Innovincent)
Delaware SPCA (supported by Team Delcollo for Delaware)
Faithful Friends Animal Society (supported by Team CrossFit Wilmington)
Friends of Wilmington Parks (official nonprofit team)
Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund (official nonprofit team)
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (supported by Team LLS Survivors)
Mosaic in Delaware (official nonprofit team)
Newark American Little League (supported by Team Christiana PA's)
Winter Race to Raise Update
In the Winter Race to Raise Fundraising Competition, the teams have collectively raised $430! The current leaderboard (as of 10:00 A.M., 12/8) is:
Mosaic in Delaware ($210)
CrossFit Riverfront for Faithful Friends ($100)
Friends of Wilmington Parks ($70)
The Race to Raise is on and will continue for another month until midnight, January 8, 2016!
You can support any of the causes supported by the teams in the competition by clicking on the donate button on their team fundraising pages here:
Don't forget about the 99.5 WJBR Advertising Prizes!
As part of its Media Sponsorship, 99.5 WJBR will be awarding two advertising prizes to the two teams that raise the most money during the Winter "Race-to-Raise" fundraising competition of the Delaware Charity Challenge, which runs until January 9, 2016. First prize is an on air advertising schedule valued at $5,000. Second prize is an on air advertising schedule valued at $3,000. Commercials can run on 99.5 WJBR or 610 Sports ESPN Radio, and the campaigns will be customized according to the winner's advertising needs. All teams are eligible to win this prize. These prizes will be in addition to the cash prizes awarded as part of the Delaware Charity Challenge prize pool. To qualify for the 99.5 WJBR advertising prizes, teams must raise at least $1,000 on their team fundraising pages. We hope this prize helps all of our teams meet and exceed their fundraising goals. Thank you again 99.5 WJBR!
Costs for the Delaware Charity Challenge Winter Indoor Triathlon
$40/teammate (Medley Triathlon Competition)
$60/teammate (Run, Row, Bike Triathlon Competition)
10% discount for nonprofit teams
There are two triathlon competitions, the Medley and Run, Row, Bike. Both include a 15 minute spin race on a spin bike, a 15 minute race on a treadmill, and a 15 minute erg on a rowing machine/erg. In the Medley Triathlon division, squads of 3 will each complete one of the three events. In the Run, Row, Bike Triathlon divisions, all competitors (whether in the individual or one of the team competitions) will complete all three events.