Compete for Bright Pink
Thinking about running a marathon or half marathon in 2015? We are delighted to invite runners (and other competitors!) to join Team Bright Pink and compete on our behalf, while raising money and taking positive actions toward breast and ovarian health.
A Win-Win Situation
Being a member of Team Bright Pink means not only competing in a race and living proactively, but also raising funds for Bright Pink. Your participation directly fuels our efforts to empower young women to lead healthy lifestyles of their own. The funds you raise will directly fuel our life-saving programs. Join us on our mission to save women’s lives.
"Whenever I needed motivation on my run I looked down at my Bright Pink shirt and remembered why I was running. I was so proud to represent Team Bright Pink during the half marathon!"
Sign Me Up!
2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Fundraising
Register with us before initial deadline (date TBD) – $1,000 fundraising minimum
Register with us after – $1,500 fundraising minimum
2015 Marathons Excluding Chicago
Minimum – $500 fundraising minimum (Please note, some races may require a higher fundraising minimum)
2015 Half Marathons
Minimum – $350 fundraising minimum
Contact Wendy@BrightPink.org to get started with your personal fundraising page today.
A Call for All
We are delighted to invite all women and men to join Team Bright Pink! Whether you’re interested in competing in a race listed here or one of your own choice (compete for Bright Pink in a triathlon, or bike race, or fun run – whatever!), we are happy to work together to set your goal.
Team Bright Pink Registration
Race: Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Where: Grant Park, Chicago
Race: Chicago Half Marathon
Where: Jackson Park, Chicago
Race: Baltimore Running Festival*
Where: Russell and Camden Streets
Race: Denver Colfax Marathon/Half Marathon
Where: City Park
Race: Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon/Half Marathon
Where: Downtown Pittsburgh
Race: 2016 Disney Marathon/Half Marathon*
When: 1.10.16 (Marathon) 1.9.16 (Half Marathon)
Where: Start/Finish – Epcot
Race: Gore-Tex Philadelphia Marathon*
Where: 22nd Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Race: Los Angeles Marathon 2016*
When: January 2016
Where: Los Angeles
Race: Marine Corps Marathon*
Where: Washington, D.C.
*Confirmation forthcoming. Email Wendy@BrightPink.org for more details.
Train for our Team
Fitness Formula Clubs will prepare you for the marathon and/or half marathon using their exclusive, highly effective marathon training program.
Fitness Formula Clubs (FFC) is the official training sponsor of Team Bright Pink. Coach Scott Lewandowski, MS is a 34-time marathon runner. He and his coaching staff have more than 50 years of combined experience and are USA Track & Field certified.
Fitness Formula Clubs (FFC) Marathon Training Program:
- Only requirement to start the program: run one mile without stopping.
- Training program includes strength training, group runs, yoga and pilates sessions, speed work, and nutrition guidance.
Live outside of the Chicagoland area? No Problem! FFC trainers have setup a virtual training program and are available to answer questions and offer suggestions through email.
If appropriate, we suggest considering physical therapy or injury screening. NovaCare is a nationally prominent provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation with 952 locations in 34 states and the District of Columbia.
NovaCare Rehabilitation provides a 24–hour physical therapy and injury screening hotline. A NovaCare Athletic Trainer will answer your questions related to the prevention or treatment of common athletic/running injuries within 24 hours.
24-hour sports injury hotline: (866)TRY-NOVA (879-6682)