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Old Light the Torch5K (Draft)

September 21, 2024 Fowlerville, MI 48836 US


Torch 180 Heroes for Hope 5K: Unleash Your Inner Hero!

Event Date: September 16, 2024
Location: Fowlerville
Calling all heroes! 

Don your cape and unleash your inner hero at the Torch 180 Heroes for Hope 5K! This year, we're bringing you an exciting new location, a dynamic superhero theme, and increased accessibility for everyone. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just looking for a fun way to support a great cause, this event has something for everyone.

Join us for an unforgettable evening of running, walking, and fun activities while making a real difference in the lives of young adults with disabilities and other disadvantages. With both a 5K and a 1-mile fun run, there’s an option for heroes of all ages and abilities.

Event Highlights:

Heroic 5K Run/Walk: Challenge yourself on our new race route and cross the finish line as a champion.
1-Mile Fun Run: Perfect for families and participants of all ages looking for a shorter, spirited run.
Superhero Costume Contest: Show off your best superhero outfit and win fun prizes.
Facebook Live Kick-Off: Join us virtually to kick off the race with enthusiasm and community spirit.
Fun Prizes and Activities: Enjoy a variety of activities and chances to win exciting prizes.

What's Included: 

T-Shirt: Register by September 1 to guarantee your exclusive Heroes for Hope 5K t-shirt!
Participation Medal: Every hero who crosses the finish line receives a medal.
Chip-Timed Race: Accurate timing for all runners.

Why Participate?

By participating in the Heroes for Hope 5K, you are supporting Torch 180’s mission to empower, include, and transform the lives of young adults with disadvantages. Your involvement helps provide valuable vocational training, inclusive employment opportunities, and essential support to our community’s most vulnerable members.

Your Superpowers:

Community Impact: Make a tangible difference in the lives of young adults with disabilities.
Family Fun: Engage in a fantastic event that promotes health, wellness, and fun for all ages.
Support and Solidarity: Show your support and connect with a community of caring individuals.
Fitness and Wellness: Enjoy a fun way to stay active and healthy while supporting a great cause.
Virtual Option: Can't make it in person? Participate virtually and be a hero from anywhere.

Additional Superpowers:

Volunteer Virtuoso: Not a runner but want to get involved? Use your superpower of service to volunteer at the event. Your help will ensure everything runs smoothly and make the day even more special for participants.
Captain Courage: Want to lead the charge? Be a team captain and create a fundraiser. Complete "missions" and gather pledges to maximize your impact and inspire others to join the cause.
Donation Dynamo: Can’t attend but still want to support? Use your superpower of generosity to make a donation. Your contribution will help Torch 180 continue its mission to empower, include, and transform lives.

Join Us and Be a Hero! Empower. Include. Transform. 

Sign up today and be a part of something truly heroic. Whether you're running, walking, volunteering, or supporting from the sidelines, your participation makes a world of difference.

Sign up now and unleash your inner hero!


All Proceeds Benefit Torch 180

Every dollar raised from the Heroes for Hope 5K goes towards:

Vocational Training: Providing hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art facility.
Inclusive Employment Opportunities: Supporting students in their journey towards independence.
Operating Our Facility: Ensuring we can continuously improve our programs and services.

Why Support Torch 180?

Unemployment among individuals with disabilities in Michigan is alarmingly high—75% for those with disabilities and 85% for those with autism. Torch 180 is dedicated to changing these statistics. Our program equips young adults with the skills and experience needed for gainful employment, fostering independence and a brighter future.

Empower. Include. Transform.

Unleash Your Inner Hero! 

Register today for the Heroes for Hope 5K and be a hero in our community. Together, we can empower, include, and transform the lives of those who need it most.

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131 Mill St
Fowlerville, MI 48836 US

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