Welcome to our Marathon Drive! Colleen Gray is an experienced runner from the Saginaw, MI area who has challenged herself to compete in two subsequent races on behalf of Restoration Community Outreach (RCO). Colleen is not only looking for financial contributors to support her fundraising project, but also additional runners to join her team to race and raise funds.
To learn more about Colleen, connect with her on Twitter @clgray64! Keep up with her training as she gets ready for the No Wimps Challenge!!!
About Restoration Community Outreach
RCO provides alternative housing for the homeless. We are committed to serving those who are in crisis situations… those who are chronically homeless, recurrently unemployed, as well as sufferers of abuse, addiction or mental deficiency. We believe in addressing the needs of the total person. RCO offers emergency, transitional and long-term shelter options. We also provide hot meals, clothing, case management, life skills education, therapy classes and counseling, and networking with supportive community services. We strive to restore the capacity for self-sufficiency by providing a positive environment that is conducive to growth and rehabilitation. Every human has the right of dignity and autonomy!
Learn more about Restoration Community Outreach by visiting our webpage at www.rcoshelter.org or connecting with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/rcoshelter.
About the Race
Now in its 28th year, this combination race is call the No Wimps Challenge! Scheduled for April 26th and 27th, involves a half marathon the first day followed by a full marathon the second day. The course is a 13.1 mile single track loop through Lower Michigan wilderness with constant hills and beauty including views of ten lakes! Potawatomi Trail is located in the 12,000 acres of Pinckney Recreation Area, only a 55 minute drive from metro Detroit. It’s a celebration of dirt, sweat and pain that renews ones faith!
Learn more about the race and register to run at: www.trailmarathon.com.
About the Project
You can partner with us to break the cycle of homelessness in Saginaw, MI and the surrounding area. It is through the support of the community that we are able to continue striving to end homelessness. We need your help! Your donations will give us the ability to continue making a difference!!!
You can support Colleen by contributing funds to RCO. Some donation suggestions are:
Half Marathon (13 miles)
- Sponsor Colleen for $1 per mile = $13
- Sponsor Colleen for $5 per mile = $65
- Sponsor Colleen for $10 per mile $130
Full Marathon (26 miles)
- Sponsor Colleen for $1 per mile = $26
- Sponsor Colleen for $5 per mile = $130
- Sponsor Colleen for $10 per mile = $260
No Wimps Challenge… Entire Race (39 miles)
- Sponsor Colleen for $1 per mile = $39
- Sponsor Colleen for $2 per mile = $78
- Sponsor Colleen for $3 per mile = $117
- Sponsor Colleen for $4 per mile = $156
- Sponsor Colleen for $5 per mile = $195
- Sponsor Colleen for $10 per mile = $390
You can make donations online by debiting your checking account or using a credit card. (NOTE: You do not need to have a PayPal account!) While utilizing our online donation system is preferable, you can also make donation checks to:
Restoration Community Outreach
C/O Marathon Fundraiser
1205 Norman Street
Saginaw, MI 48601
Feel free to contact us personally if you have further questions about this fundraiser, our organization, or you are interested in joining Colleen in the race.
Amy Matz, RCO Donation Coordinator at (989) 753-1886
Colleen Gray at [email protected]