Foley Freedom Run Challenge Month

To celebrate our 8th year of the James W. Foley Freedom Run and to motivate our runners, fundraisers, donors, sponsors, and volunteers, we invite you to join us for the

 

Foley Freedom Run Challenge Month!

 

What is the Foley Freedom Run Challenge Month?

The Foley Freedom Run Challenge Month is a fun contest taking place the entire month of August. Each week starting August 1st, 2022, we will announce a specific weeklong challenge. The challenges will be for team captains, fundraisers, donors, and registered participants. At the end of each week, the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation will recognize an individual challenge winner. Each winner will receive a brand-new James W. Foley Freedom Run sweatshirt (Adult sizes X-Small – X- Large).

 

When does the Foley Freedom Run Challenge Month Start?

Monday, August 1st, 2022 (the last challenge will be announced on Monday, August 22nd, 2022).

 

Who can participate?

Everyone! Some challenges are specifically for those registered for the run while others are open to the public. Watch each week to see how you can participate!

 

What are the challenges and where are they announced?

There will be a total of 4 challenges during August. Challenges will be sent in an email every Sunday and will then take place from Monday through Saturday. All challenges end at 11:59 on Saturday night. Challenges will also be announced on our Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts every Sunday and Monday.

 

How will winners be announced/notified? Winners will receive an email from the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation. Winners will also be recognized on our social media accounts.

Weekly Challenges

Challenge #1

This challenge begins at 12:00 AM on Monday, August 1st, 2022 and ends on Saturday, August 6th at 12:00 AM

The individual making the largest online donation (to a specific team, while registering as a runner, or directly to the event) between August 1st - 6th wins!

The Winner is:

The Pipes and Drums of the Blue and Gold

Challenge #2

This challenge begins at 12:00 AM on Monday, August 8th, 2022 and ends on Saturday, August 13th at 12:00 AM

This one if for registered team captains! If you have not yet signed up your team, register today at www.foleyrun.org!

The team captain who recruits the most team members between August 8th – 13th wins! 

The Winner is:

Tom Durkin - Team: Jim Foley's Gutter Stars

Challenge #3

This challenge begins at 12:00 AM on Monday, August 15th, 2022 and ends on Saturday, August 20th at 12:00 AM

This one is for registered fundraising participants! If you have not yet signed up, register today at www.foleyrun.org!

The registered fundraising participant who raises the most funds between

August 15th – 20th wins! 

The Winner is:

Sally Johnson

Challenge #4

This challenge begins at 12:00 AM on Monday, August 22nd, 2022 and ends on Saturday, August 27th at 12:00 AM

This one is for teams! If you have not yet signed up your team, register today at www.foleyrun.org!

The team that collectively raises the most funds between August 22nd – 27th wins!

The team that wins this final Foley Freedom Run Challenge will receive 2 sweatshirts! 

 

The Winners are:

Neda Sharghi and Alexandra Zambrano Forseth - Team: Bring Our Families Home Campaign