To celebrate our 9th 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:
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 September. Each week starting Monday, September 4th, 2023, 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 James W. Foley Freedom Run sweatshirt (Adult sizes X-Small – X- Large). Runners up will receive a copy of "Shadow Act", An Elegy for Journalist James Foley by Daniel Brock Johnson.
When does the Foley Freedom Run Challenge Month Start?
Monday, September 4th, 2023 (the last challenge will be announced on Monday, September 25th, 2023).
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 September. Challenges will be sent in an email every Sunday and will then take place from Monday through Saturday. All challenges end at 11:59 PM 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.
James W. Foley Freedom Run committee member Martha Foley Jackson and President & Founder Diane Foley wearing our Foley Run sweatshirts!
This challenge begins at 12:00 AM on Monday, September 4th and ends on Saturday, September 9th at 12:00 AM
This one is for everyone!
The individual making the largest online donation (to a specific team, while registering as a runner, or directly to the event) between 12:00 AM on Monday, September 4th and 12:00 AM on Saturday, September 9th wins!
The Winners Are:
1st place: James Branegan
2nd Place: Anne HJ Lebreton
This challenge begins at 12:00 AM on Monday, September 11th and ends on Saturday, September 16th at 12:00 AM