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Team TTF Raises $46,690!
March 01, 2017

Today marks the end of this Team TTF fundraiser. Thank you to all our wonderful team members and donors for a successful campaign! With the generous  See more

BENEFITING: The Trail Foundation

EVENT: Austin Marathon 2017

EVENT DATE: Feb 19, 2017

THE STORY:

March 1, 2017 marks the end of this successful campaign! Please see the final update (above) for more information.

Use it. Love it. Join it. Now run for it.

This February 19th, join The Trail Foundation’s Austin Gives Miles team for the 2017 Austin Marathon! Seasoned marathoners and beginners alike are invited to join Team TTF and our official sponsor, Outdoor Voices, a lifestyle brand that makes technical apparel for recreation, in the 5K, Half, or Full Marathon and leading up to race day, help us raise funds for the construction of the Trail Bridge at Congress Avenue. Getting started is easy:

1. Register for the 5K, Half, or Full Marathon (note: this is not required to join Team TTF and fundraise!).

2. Join Team TTF as part of the Austin Gives Miles program.

3. Raise funds (we’re asking for individual member goals of at least $250), receive some pretty amazing swag and other exclusive benefits, and have a blast doing so.

4. Run the marathon! Or, if you'd like to volunteer at our waterstop (breakfast, lunch, snacks, and a t-shirt are provided), sign up here!

About the Trail Bridge at Congress Avenue:

Thousands of Austinites and visitors use the trail each day. With that comes the usual wear and tear, but some parts of the Trail need more love than others, particularly the decades-old wooden bridge under Congress Avenue. For our standards, it is not safe enough, not accessible enough, and not functional enough for Trail users.

With the new bridge, we are going to:

  • Enhance bicyclist and pedestrian safety
  • Make the area ADA-accessible
  • Widen the trail
  • Make it more beautiful (especially while you view the Congress Avenue bats)
  • Provide connectivity with the Waller Creek area
  • And lower the city’s maintenance costs

Join Team TTF and help us raise $25k to construct a better bridge! Learn more about the project here.

Team TTF benefits include but are not limited to:

  • OV training shirt + hat
  • Custom race day shirt
  • Exclusive training events including a post-run celebration
  • OV merchandise discounts
  • TTF annual membership (and associated perks), equivalent to the amount raised
  • Invitation to the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the completed Trail Bridge
  • Thanks to a generous grant by the Moody Foundation, all donations raised will be matched up to $10,000
  • AND, for extra feels, all funds raised will also be doubled in value thanks to our matching Skyline Sponsor for the Trail Bridge, Robert F. Smith!

About The Trail Foundation

The Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail around Lady Bird Lake is a place where we go to unwind and stay fit, connect with family and friends, soak in nature’s beauty and make memories. The Trail Foundation is essential in providing amenities that will enhance the experience.

Since its formation in 2003, The Trail Foundation has accomplished many projects along the 10.1-mile Trail and surrounding woodlands. Accomplishments range from multiple award-winning restrooms and trailheads to fundamental ecological work in the heart of downtown Austin. New projects will continue to include ADA accessibility as well as environmentally considerate design in order to mitigate impact on natural areas. TTF's largest project to date remains the Boardwalk that linked the Trail east and west of IH 35.

The Trail Foundation is able to accomplish these projects thanks to a unique public-private partnership with the City of Austin and because of committed donors like you. Your participation will raise funds that will further elevate Austin's central greenspace in the heart of downtown.

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$28,445

MONEY RAISED
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  • Al Garcia

    $25

  • Margo

     

  • Anonymous

    $185

  • James Abercrombie

    $100

  • Kaila Nickel

    $10

  • Kaila Nickel

    $10

  • Brian Granger

    $200

  • Dell

    $200

  • Luddys

    $50

  • CLK

    $15

  • David Fleming

    $100

  • Crescent Communities

    $100

  • Andrew

     

  • Emily

    $10

  • Sandi and Bob

    $100

  • Sônia Roncador

    $100

  • Annie and Trey

    $50

  • Eric & Kate

    $20

  • John

    $25

  • Kelly Mayer, Chad Mertz, EC Hays, Long Le, Manny Granado, Syndie Steele, Ma

    $90

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Erika Smith

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Shelly & David Bain

     

  • Jeanne and Richard Connell

    $100

  • Kwaku from GoFundMe account

    $160

  • Amit Goyal

    $20

  • Jen and Eric Savory

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • The Bentzien and Purrington Families

    $50

  • Natalie

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Mandy & Alex

    $10

  • Brent & Kendra

    $25

  • Mon & Dad

    $25

  • Alexandra Reichek

     

  • Pam and Allen Halbrook

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Greg

    $15

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • good luck!!

    $10

  • go Kayna!

    $10

  • Mom & dad

    $50

  • Katie

     

  • Karen Heck

    $25

  • Kellie Barahona

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Julie Parsley

    $20

  • Jill Gajkowski

    $25

  • Lauren Crunk

    $20

  • Alex and TJ

    $20

  • Jonathan Bassman

    $100

  • PGO

    $100

  • Kell

    $13

  • Jeff Batas and Cortney Lowe

    $35

  • Dripping Springs Post Office Employees

    $30

  • Laura Welch

    $25

  • J ryan

     

  • Sam Garcia

    $25

  • Sam

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Justin Garrison

    $10

  • Beau

    $10

  • James Tosh

    $10

  • Miguel Walker

    $10

  • Cave Henricks Communications

    $50

  • Cave Henricks Communications

    $50

  • Mary Vo

     

  • Barkley, Emma and Pickles

    $50

  • Vicki and Matt

    $25

  • Daniel Woodroffe

    $25

  • Abigail Lambertson

    $10

  • Anonymous

     

  • Brantley Hightower

    $25

  • Jesse

    $50

  • Matt morris

     

  • Paul Heeren

    $100

  • Ann Benton

    $25

  • Terry Mitchell

    $100

  • Wendy Dunnam Tita

    $50

  • Erika Passailaigue

    $25

  • Rick Singleton

    $50

  • Peggy Scott

    $15

  • Seema Kairam

    $10

  • Barry Rivera

     

  • Mindy Cooper

     

  • Nicole W

    $25

  • Clean Scapes

    $500

  • Erin Bettison Rapp

    $25

  • leslie newberry

    $150

  • Jonathan Friedmann

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Paulette Gibbins

    $25

  • Donations from GoFundMe

    $133.33

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Dirk Kestner

     

  • Laurie Drymalla

    $25

  • Annie and Trey Gillespie

    $100

  • The Moody Foundation

    $10,000

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114% Raised of $25,000 Goal

The Team: $28,445 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

The Trail Foundation

Amount Raised

$10,615

 

42% Raised of $25,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Stephanie Routh

Amount Raised

$1,500

Fundraiser Title

Ashley Heeren

Amount Raised

$1,315

Fundraiser Title

bob wynn

Amount Raised

$1,250

Fundraiser Title

Jenny McMillan

Amount Raised

$775

 

78% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Katie Coleman

Amount Raised

$705

 

282% Raised of $250 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jasmine Granado

Amount Raised

$625

 

125% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jennifer Emerson

Amount Raised

$600

Donor Comments

The Moody Foundation

The Moody Foundation

DONATION: $10,000

2 months ago

Annie and Trey Gillespie

Annie and Trey Gillespie

DONATION: $100

2 months ago

Laurie Drymalla

Laurie Drymalla

DONATION: $25

In memory of my father Chuck Hess who ran and walked on the trail throughout his happy life. I miss my running buddy ! 2 months ago

Dirk Kestner

Dirk Kestner

2 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

2 months ago

Donations from GoFundMe

Donations from GoFundMe

DONATION: $133.33

Thank you Alex, Stacy, Courtney, scogin, Caleb, and Anthony for donating on GoFundme 2 months ago

Paulette Gibbins

Paulette Gibbins

DONATION: $25

2 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $250

2 months ago

Jonathan Friedmann

Jonathan Friedmann

DONATION: $50

2 months ago

leslie newberry

leslie newberry

DONATION: $150

2 months ago