into Sold Out TD Beach to Beacon 10K Still Available
from My Place Teen Center, the 2016 Race Beneficiary
can secure bibs from MPTC and other past race charities
in exchange for fundraising
ELIZABETH, Maine (April 21, 2016) – Runners
still looking for a spot at the start line of the
sold-out TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race can secure a
bib from My Place Teen Center, the race’s 2016 race
beneficiary, in exchange for fundraising.
today, 119 bibs were still available from My
Place Teen Center and 14 prior race beneficiaries.
The charity organizations each year are allotted
highly-coveted race entries by the TD Beach to Beacon
and TD Bank to utilize in fundraising efforts.
into the race through our beneficiaries is perhaps the
most fulfilling way to participate in the TD Beach to
Beacon," said Race President Mike Stone. "We
appreciate runners who make fundraising part of their
race experience. It's a great way to receive a bib and
also help out My Place Teen Center or one of the other
former race beneficiaries.”
encouraged clubs and civic groups looking for a charity
activity that combines physical fitness with
philanthropy to secure bibs from one or several
different race charities.
Beach to Beacon 10K filled 4,000 slots online in a
minutes and 43 seconds last month, and the lottery that
followed filled the remaining 1,950 spots. This year
marks the 19th year for the popular international road
race founded by Olympic gold medalist Joan Benoit
Samuelson and set for Saturday, Aug. 6 in coastal Cape
Place Teen Center, a free, year-round, after-school
youth development program for kids in Greater Portland,
will receive a $30,000 cash donation from the TD
Charitable Foundation has now donated $570,000 to Maine
charities over the 19-year history of the TD
Beach to Beacon, while many past beneficiaries
continue to raise significant funds each year through
the race’s charity bib program.
up for a bib with My Place Teen Center, go to the TD
Beach to Beacon page on their website: http://myplaceteencenter.org/B2B.
As an added bonus, anyone who joins the MPTC team will
be invited to participate in a special Q&A with
Samuelson. For more information, contact Linda Douglass,
or (207) 854-2800.
addition, bibs are available from the following past
beneficiaries of the TD Beach to Beacon:
Shepherd Food Bank of Maine – Julie
– Adam Shepherd firstname.lastname@example.org
Opportunity Alliance – Kelsea Dunham email@example.com
for Grieving Children – Erica Swan Erica@cgcmaine.org
One – Rebecca Howes firstname.lastname@example.org
Achievement of Maine – Jenna Jeffrey email@example.com
Adaptive – Deb Maxfield firstname.lastname@example.org
Susan L. Curtis Charitable Foundation – email@example.com
– Katelynn Davis firstname.lastname@example.org
& Girls Clubs of Southern Maine – Ann
to the Top Therapeutic Center – Susan Cole email@example.com
207 892-2813x21, or post message on the Riding
to the Top Facebook page.
First Center – firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunshine – Michael Smith email@example.com
Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine – Casey
race also will allow registered runner
transfers through June 30. The race will charge
a $5 transfer fee. Cape Elizabeth residents registered
in the 600 entries allocated to Cape Elizabeth residents
can only transfer to another Cape Elizabeth resident.
Beach to Beacon celebrates health, fitness and giving
back. In 2015, a record-setting 6,602
runners from 15 countries, 41 states and more than 265
Maine cities and towns finished the winding,
rolling, often breathtaking 6.2-mile coastal course.
Thousands of spectators cheered runners along the
tree-lined route and at the Portland Head Light-capped
finish, and more than 800 volunteers helped ensure a
than $90,000 in prize money is awarded to the top
finishers and place winners in the various categories
for men and women. The TD Beach to Beacon is directed by
Dave McGillivray of DMSE
Sports, who also serves as race director of the
B.A.A. Boston Marathon. For additional information about
the race, visit www.beach2beacon.org,
and find the TD Beach to Beacon on Facebook,
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