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Last year, we held our first ever “Let ‘Em Know 5k”, a virtual event that brought together people from all over the country! This July, we want it to be even bigger and better. So if you were part of last year’s event, come back and let’s aim higher!
If you missed last year’s Let ‘Em Know event, we welcome you to see what all the fuss is about!
Here’s what you need to know:
Let ‘Em Know is a National Fragile X Awareness Month event to raise awareness for Fragile X!
It is a virtual run/walk to help you raise awareness and funds for Fragile X from anywhere in the world! Ask anyone who’s participated: This is one of the easiest ways to raise awareness and funds for Fragile X, so why not give it a shot?
It isn’t about how fast or slow you are. It’s about what you can do to raise awareness and “Let ’Em Know!”
It’s on the honor system—you do not have to report or verify your miles! But we’d love to hear about your run/walk through social media. (More info on that below.)
Registrants will receive a custom-designed, collectible dry-fit shirt and NFXF Let ’Em Know 5K race bib.
We’ve got you covered! You can create a fundraising page for no cost and still be entered in the prize drawings! (Sorry, though, only run/walk entrants receive the official race shirt and bib.)
We have two Grand Prizes this year. One for the most money raised and one for the greatest number of donations. Each winner will receive a $250 Amazon Gift Card!
Each individual fundraising page under the NFXF “Let ’Em Know” event on Crowdrise from now through July 31 will automatically be eligible to win.
Last year, we received a challenge from the Blount family, and this year the Blount’s are generously doing it again!
But they believe, just like us, that we can do even better this year. So, they’re challenging us to raise $60,000 for a $30,000 grant. That’s $1 for every $2 we raise.
Let’s get moving!
Register on Crowdrise so you can receive your NFXF Let ’Em Know 5K race shirt and race bib!
Participants must register by June 11 to guarantee their shirt will arrive in the mail by July 1. Prices increase after June 11. Race shirts ordered after June 11 will not be guaranteed by July 1.
For more information about registration, rules and ordering extra shirts, please visit our FAQ.
Complete your run or walk by July 31, 2014.
Please check with your doctor regarding your ability to physically participate if you have not regularly exercised in the last 12 months prior to the NFXF Let ‘Em Know 5K. Your doctor will probably suggest there is no time like the present to start getting active!
But be smart, don’t stress and stay healthy—we want you running or walking for Fragile X for a long time to come! All donations to your personal fundraising page benefiting the NFXF on the Crowdrise website are tax-deductible!