Runathon

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Be sure to enter your student’s name and grade on the “Review your donation page” under “Purpose” and click on “Enter your student’s name and grade here”.

 

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2016 IMPORTANT DATES AT A GLANCE
November 4th – Runathon Kickoff~ Pep Rally and envelopes go home with students
November 11th – RUNATHON! Grades 2, 3 4 run from 10am – 11am. Grades 5 & 6 run from 1:20pm – 2:20pm. K and 1st grade run from 2:40pm – 3:40pm
November 4th – November 21st Students collect pledges (before and after Runathon!)
November 21st – All pledge sheets & money due (to be eligible for prizes)
November 23rd – Raffle drawings, winners announced
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What is the “Marshall Road Runathon?”   It is a school-wide runathon to raise money for Marshall Road Elementary! Every student will have an opportunity to run laps around the Marshall Road ES track and raise money to support PTA activities.
When is the Runathon?  Friday, November 11, 2016
How can I support it?  Please consider making a one-time donation– or pledge an amount per lap that your student will run.
You can do so on a pledge sheet which was sent home on Friday, November 4th.  Start asking for pledges today by:
Asking friends, family and neighbors.  Sample letter here .
• Checks should be made out to Marshall Road PTA
• Additional pledge sheets are available here.
• All donations will be automatically credited towards student totals.  Collect all of your donations before turning in your envelope.
All money needs to be turned in by Monday, November 21st in order to be eligible for rewards.
You can also donate online, quick & easily, via the Paypal link below.  Be sure to enter your student’s name and grade on the “Review your donation page” under “Purpose”.
How do I handle corporate matching funds?   We encourage anyone that donates money to seek matching funds from their employer. Contact your Human Resources Office for details.
Is my contribution tax deductible?   Yes, Marshall Road Elementary is recognized by the IRS as a non-profit tax exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3). Contributions are tax deductible. Tax form here.
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 Prizes
-For every $50 you turn in, you earn a ticket into a drawing for many great prizes! Past prizes include STAR WARS opening weekend tickets, Nats Tickets, Yearbooks, iPod shuffle and many gift cards
(for example: if you raise $150, you will have three chances to win)
-The top 10 fundraisers for the school win Principal for the Day (3 students) or Specials Teacher for a Day (including PE, Art, Library, Tech Lab and Music)!!!
-The top 6th Grade fundraiser will earn 4 front row seats to the 6th Grade Graduation!
– The top class fundraiser for each grade wins a popsicle party!!!
– The top individual fundraiser for each class will be able to choose a game in PE for a week!
– If the school reaches its goal of $20,000 then there will be a school-wide Pajama Party!

Questions?? Please contact chairs Urvi Desai and Anna Moore via email: runathon@marshallroadpta.org

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Be sure to enter your student’s name and grade on the “Review your donation page” under “Purpose” and click on “Enter your student’s name and grade here”.

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Check out the 2016 Runathon video: “We’re Marshall Road”

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Check out the 2015 “Watch Me MRES” video!