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Maddie Potts Fitness Challenge 2019

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Maddie Potts Fitness Challenge 2019

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Online Registration Closes 8/10/19

WHO

All ages, abilities, and fitness levels, who want to sweat for the Maddie Potts Foundation, a 501(c)3 non profit.

SWEAT YOUR WAY

Your "challenge" for this year is to demonstrate Perseverance throughout your workout or continue to join additional workouts if space is available. A red flag means the session is full a green flag identifies there is space open to join in. All participants can choose a workout time and intensity that is best for them. Workouts will range from high-intensity speed and agility training to activities suitable for adult recreational or less competitive athletes, activities accessible to all through an adaptive obstacle course, and yoga. Or just sign up to walk or run laps around the challenge itself! The 2nd annual event will also include two competitive bike races and a citizens ride as well as an all-day disc golf tournament. All participants must have submitted an online waiver, sign a waiver at check in or present a printed signed waiver at check in. 

CHALLENGE AS A TEAM

Get together with your teammates and determine the session and time, use discount code team11 if you have more then 11 members.  For a family of four or more, use discount code fam4. Click on the register button to create a Team or Individual account and sign up for the session you decided on. Once the session and time slot is full the session will be closed. 

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION ACADEMY SOCCER CLINIC

In addition to a powerhouse workout, sign up for  New England Revolution Academy Soccer Clinic.  Coaches from the Rev's will work with middle school athletes between 8-9am and high school athletes between 9-10am. Don't miss this opportunity to work directly with coaches from the Revs.  Feel free to play a pickup soccer game on the additional soccer field.

WOMENS LACROSSE CLINIC

Jessica Scannapieco Women's Lacrosse Head Coach Johnson & Wales University will be working with girls to strengthen their LAX skills. Join us for an hour of lacrosse fun! This one hour skills clinic will be run by the Johnson & Wales University and Bridgewater State University coaching staff. The clinic is open to players of all ages, positions, and skill level and will focus on fundamental skill and small sided competitive games! This clinic will take place from 10-11am and 11-12 noon. Feel free to play a pick up LAX game on the additional LAX field.

TinyTykes Challenger Sports Soccer Clinic for ages 2-6. 

TinyTykes is an exciting program that teaches basic soccer skills while focusing on motor skill development, balance, coordination, concentration, listening skills and teamwork for players ages 2-6. Challengers professional coaches will take your young player on a journey to imaginary destinations of Dinosaurs, Princesses, Dragons, and more; through soccer, music, storytelling, and games.   All participants must have submitted an online waiver, sign a waiver at check in or present a printed signed waiver at check in.

SESSIONS

Higher Level LLC Sports Performance 

G6 Fit 

Karen Allen and staff - Ocean Community YMCA

Dorothy Cummings Yoga

Beast Mode Soccer 

TRX Resistance Training

Adaptive Obstacle Course

Disc Golf

Walk/Run 

AMP Fit RI

Narragansett Bikes A and B Race and citizens ride

Manic Training 

Challenger Sports 


EVENT 101

Where: Ninigret Park, 5 Park Ln, Charlestown, RI 02813

When: Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 8 AM - 5 PM. Workouts run from 8 AM to 2 PM, with the bike race taking place from 2PM - 5 PM rain or shine.

Arrival Time: Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled work out time to check in under the Kimball Pavilion, don't forget about beach traffic! All participants must sign a waiver at check in. Please print the waiver if you want to save time. The first workout sessions will start promptly at 8 AM. After the opening convocation by Wayne Eberly of Dunns Corners Community Church Presbyterian. New groups start every hour. Workouts will end at 2 PM. Stay for an inspiring closing ceremony if you can! Then enjoy the bike race or a picnic at the park.

Session Details: All participants must have submitted an online waiver, sign a waiver at check in or present a printed signed waiver at check in. Sessions are 55 minutes with a maximum of 25 participants, led by 1 professional trainer. There will be up to 11 simultaneous groups of various skill levels training per hour. The A bike race can have a max of 75 participants and the B race 50 and the citicens ride 30.

Registration Cost: $33 per person

What Youll Get: A T-shirt, goody bag full of great information and the opportunity to partake in a great workout to remember Maddie and demonstrate your Perseverance.  

Parking: Ample Parking just follow the orange flags 

MADDIE POTTS FOUNDATION GOALS

The mission of the Maddie Potts Foundation is to continue Maddies spirit of sportsmanship, leadership and perseverance and reward individuals with similar characteristics. OUR GOAL is to raise $36,000 and train over 1,100 participants! We're partnering with Positive Tracks, an organization that teaches young people how to sweat for good.

The Foundation will continue to hand out two $1,100.00 scholarships to athletes from Chariho High School, one $1,100.00 scholarship to an art student from Chariho High School, in addition to making a $1,100.00 donation to Chariho Unified Athletics, while continuing to encourage all coaches to incorporate the Positive Coaching Alliance philosophy into their programs, through the Maddie Potts Coaching Symposium. In addition, The Foundation has a long term commitment to improving the athletic facilities on the Chariho campus by building the 3,000 square foot Maddie Potts Field House in April of 2020.

OUR PARTNERS & SPONSORS:

Signarama banners for the event

Positive Tracks organizational and fundraising support

Positive Coaching Alliance building character through athletics done right

Sew WhaT? T-shirts 

Higher Grounds Coffee House caffeinated refreshments for volunteers

RPE Waste Services portable bathrooms

Drifter Charters donation

Ninigret Landing Marina donation

Tegan & Company donation

G Hill Plumbing + Heating Inc (401) 596-0356 donation

Flood Ford donation

Chariho Youth Soccer Association pop up canopies 

Town of Charlestown logistics and assistance with Ninigret Park

Del's of Westerly 

Trawlworks stickers and coolers

Village Greek food truck

Special thanks to Positive Tracks

Weve joined forces with Positive Tracks, an organization that helps young people sweat for good. Through their Challenges Program, they are helping us organize and doubling dollars that we raise up to $300!

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When
Saturday August 17th
8:00am - 5:00pm
Where
Ninigret Park, 5 Park Ln, Charlestown, RI 02813, USA
5 Park Ln, Charlestown, RI 02813, USA

Story

WHY WE CHALLENGE

We'll celebrate Maddie Potts’ legacy of kindness, sportsmanship, and dedication to the sports of Soccer, Track, and Lacrosse. Maddie was 17 and in her senior year at Chariho High School when she collapsed on the soccer field and later died at Hasbro Children’s Hospital from an unknown brain aneurysm. Maddie was a loving sister, daughter, granddaughter, artist, and friend, as well as a Soccer and two year Lacrosse Captain.

THE NUMBER 11

Since Maddie was born on the 11th and carried this number with her throughout her sports career, The Foundation’s mission is to celebrate Maddie’s character through the 11 attributes that represent her work ethic and approach to life. Maddie Mentality

Mental Toughness, Aggressiveness, Determination, Drive, Inclusive Leadership, Emotional Control 

Perseverance, Outstanding coachability, Team First, Trust, Self Confidence

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