BENEFITING: DEFENDING THE BLUE LINE
EVENT DATE: Sep 07, 2013
I am running at least one race per year (5K up to a marathon someday) in Derek Boogaard's memory, a hockey player with a generous heart, and one of DTBL's greatest supporters. (Here's my orginal post on why I started doing this run.)
I ran my first 5K on July 4, 2012. Next up is the Uff Da Mud run, a 5K with 20 man-made and natural obstacles to complete along the way.
Here's what I offer in return for your support:
If you donate $10, I will tweet a public thank you.
If you donate $15, I will promote a link to your site for the day.
If you donate $25, I will dedicate one morning of hockey facts to the topic(s) of your choice. (and it won't be obvious facts or a limited number of tweets. ONE JAM-PACKED MORNING ALL FOR YOU.)
If you donate $50, I will write a blog post on a hockey history topic of your request.
If you donate $75, I will knit a wearable item in your preferred team colours for you.
If you donate $100, I will send you a one-of-a-kind typography designed at your request (any subject, not just hockey). Archival paper, the whole works.
AND THE BIGGEST REWARD OF ALL: The top bidder by midnight prior to day of the race will get a post-race video of me explaining why their team is the most awesome. That's right, in all my muddy, sweaty glory, I will tell the world why your team is the best.
I believe in the therapeutic power of hockey and the unity of the hockey community. It's also become a personal challenge: help others play hockey, support military families and overcome my anxiety and PTSD at the same time.
Defending the Blue Line is a 501 (c)(3) non profit organization created by soldiers with the spirit of keeping hockey alive for the children of our nations military heroes.We accomplish this by providing free equipment for military kids, hockey camps, special events, and financial assistance for registration fees and other costs associated with hockey.