Friday, April 19, 2013

Events supporting those impacted in Boston

The out pouring of support from the Charlotte Athletic Community has been awesome. For those individuals wanting to show their support there are a number of events taking place around Charlotte.
Please take a moment and show your support by attending one of these events.
To add to this list, email

Gross Family Support Fund:

For those wanting to support the Gross Family - Be Strong Stay Strong


TrySports will be holding a 2.62 run/walk on Monday, April 22, 2013 for The One Fund. They will also be donating 26.2% of their sales from both Charlotte stores on Monday to this fund. Also group runs will occur at both stores.

Here are details to TrySports Group Run 2.62 event - TrySports FaceBook Invite

Charlotte Running Company:

Charlotte Running Company is donating 100% from “Runners love for Boston” T-shirts to the Be Strong Stay Strong fund.

Run For Your Life:

One Monday, April 22 @ 6:30 PM, the Run For Your Life stores will host memorial runs at all four locations to show their support and raise money for the The One Fund.

Omega Sports:

Omega Sports will be participating in the Nation-wide tribute run on April 22, @ 6:30. Their run is meeting at Hawthrones's NY Bar & Pizza on Rea Rd. Omegan Employee,Deb Rubinich, who is directing the 5th Annual Bulldog 5k  will be collecting donations for the Be Strong Stay Strong - Gross Family Fund. Donations will be taken during packet picket up and at the race tomorrow.

Charlotte Running Club:

On April 28th, the Charlotte Running Club is organizing a 2.62 hour run on the McMullen Greenway. This is a joint effort of CRC, Davidson Timing, Vac & Dash and the Charlotte Runners (SLRC). 100% of the donations from run will be given to the Gross Family. More information about this run can be found via the CRC FaceBook Event


CRC President


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