Care for Every Body! 5K

Dash to Pass Healthcare for Every Body! Join our fun run, stroll & roll to raise funds for the movement for guaranteed universal single-payer healthcare for every body!

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Event

OCT
10

Care for Every Body! 5K

Sunday from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

In Person

Add to Calendar 2021-10-10 11:00:00 2021-10-10 14:00:00 America/New_York Care for Every Body! 5K Fun Run/Stroll/Roll fundraiser for PNHP-NYMetro #MedicareForAll #PassNYHealth! >>> WHEN: Sunday, October 10, 2021 10:00am Check-in, 11:00am Start Time >>> WHERE: Prospect Park, 116 East Drive @ Lincoln Road entrance, Brooklyn, NY >>> Nearest to Q/S subway lines, wheelchair accessible station. >>> Participate in person or remotely! >>>>>>>Full details & instructions @ www.givebutter.com/CareForEveryBody5K (SCROLL DOWN PAGE TO THE STORY SECTION FOR DETAILS) 116 East Dr<br>116 East Dr, Brooklyn, NY 11225, USA

Fun Run/Stroll/Roll fundraiser for PNHP-NYMetro #MedicareForAll #PassNYHealth! >>> WHEN: Sunday, October 10, 2021 10:00am Check-in, 11:00am Start Time >>> WHERE: Prospect Park, 116 East Drive @ Lincoln Road entrance, Brooklyn, NY >>> Nearest to Q/S subway lines, wheelchair accessible station. >>> Participate in person or remotely! >>>>>>>Full details & instructions @ www.givebutter.com/CareForEveryBody5K (SCROLL DOWN PAGE TO THE STORY SECTION FOR DETAILS)

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REGISTRATION CLOSES THIS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 at 10pm!

Join the PNHP-NY Metro
Care for Every Body! 5K fun run, stroll & roll to raise funds for the movement for guaranteed universal single-payer healthcare for every body! With both in-person and virtual participation options we invite you to the pavement to show your support in any way you choose: walking, biking, scooting, running, rolling, skating, etc.

Come ready for fun! You're welcome to create & carry rally signs, hand out our #PassNYHealth flyers to passers-by en-route, wear your very own commemorative t-shirt, come up with creative single-payer themed costumes or matching group hats or headbands, or dress in your white coats or scrubs... whatever gets you going!

HOW IT WORKS:

Here are all the different ways to support!

Donate
to support a participant or a team or make a general donation to PNHP-NY Metro by clicking the red Register/Donate button above! Donations are tax deductible!

Sign Up
to join in the fun! Click the red Register/Donate button above to participate in the 5K in-person or remotely! We are offering registration tickets on a sliding scale so please choose the level that works for you. We greatly appreciate all the support you can give
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Fundraise for the movement and for a chance to win fun prizes!
To set up your personalized fundraising page
you must first join or create a team!
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Click the blue & white TEAM UP button (beneath the event graphic) above to get set up!
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Teams are quick to join & create & teams of one are welcome!!
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If you want to create a personalized fundraising page but don't want to create a new team or join a friend's team, you are welcome to join our public Trouble-Free Team!
--- Note: The Trouble-Free Team is not eligible for the Teamwork Makes The Dream Work team-challenge prize, but ALL fundraisers are eligible for individual prize challenges & are automatically entered into the running for those two prizes.

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Prize details below!
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Once you have selected a team & logged in, click the Edit My Page button to set or adjust your own fundraising goal, upload your photo, and then share your own custom link within your network of family, friends and coworkers to gain their support!


TEAM UP: Create
Or Join A Team!
Partner with friends, family, co-workers & neighbors to promote health, wellness AND raise funds for guaranteed, comprehensive healthcare for all! Get your crew together, get creative with your team name, upload a team photo/logo, set your team fundraising goal and circulate your link within your networks for support! You can create a new team or join an existing team & set up your personalized fundraising page at any time, just click the blue & white TEAM UP button (beneath the event graphic) above to get started!


Sponsor the Care for Every Body! 5K
to demonstrate your organization's or business's support for the single-payer movement! Sponsorship begins at $200 and includes logo and name on event registration & website pages. For more info please email: [email protected]

Our great thanks to our generous sponsors highlighted below AND to all of you for being a part of the movement for universal healthcare and health justice!

Commemorative T-shirt is available for order separately ORDER HERE!

*** Please note: T-shirt orders placed after Sept. 20 will be filled but may not arrive in time for the event. 

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Event Details

When:
Sunday, October 10, 2021
10:00am Check-in, 11:00am Start Time
Rain date: Oct 17

Where:
Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY
East Drive @ Lincoln Road entrance
Nearest to Q/S subway lines, wheelchair accessible station. Click map image below to open Google Maps.
Remote participation option also available, details below.

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Highlights:

  • Commemorative t-shirt: available for order separately ORDER HERE!
  • Souvenir water bottle pictured here
  • Fundraising challenge prizes - scroll down for more info!

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Participants: Note that there are parts of the loop that are slightly steep, so please keep that in mind if you are rolling. We will have some volunteers on hand to assist wheelchair users. If you think you might need assistance to complete the route, please indicate that in the questions asked at checkout so we can make sure to have enough volunteers on hand.

Online Registration Details

Registration is now open!

  • Online registration closes at 10pm Friday, October 8.
  • There will NOT be in-person day-of race registration.
  • Create your personal fundraising page to compete for prizes (instructions above, prize details below).
  • In-person & remote participation options are available at checkout.
  • If registering for your family or other group, be sure to register for every individual member of your party so each will get their own entry slot & race bib, etc.!
  • To join an existing team you will be given an option to select from the list of teams during checkout.
  • To create a team, click the TEAM UP button at the top of this page!
  • PNHP - NY Metro welcomes all to participate at whatever activity & monetary level they are comfortable.
  • Please read our participation waiver available here. You will be asked to agree to the terms at checkout.
  • Souvenir water bottles will be distributed at the event. You must attend in-person in order to receive one as we are unable to ship at this time.

Race Day Logistics

Remote / Virtual Participation
You can participate remotely wherever you are! Select virtual participation at checkout
- we will email you a printable bib - order your shirt if you'd like - and complete your 5K where & when you please - just be sure to send us the info listed here between now & Oct 10th!

When ready, send us an email with: 1. screenshot of your distance and finish time (you can use any tool you like to track - there are many free apps available), 2. photos of you (and your team, if applicable) in action, 3. any links to your posts on social media for us to share!

In-Person Participation
The Care for Every Body! 5K will start on the East Drive, at the Lincoln Road entrance just north of LeFrak Center, proceeding in a counterclockwise direction around the park. The finish line will be on the East Drive near the Parkside Ave entrance. Map is
HERE.

  • Bib pickup/Check In: Lincoln Rd entrance at the East Drive beginning at 10am. Please arrive early, as we will be starting promptly at 11am!
  • Bag check will NOT be offered.
  • Lockers are available at the LeFrak center (for a fee).
  • Bathrooms (real wheelchair accessible ones!) at Lincoln Rd entrance & LeFrak Center.
  • Souvenir water bottle, water and cups provided at start.
  • Water fountains available throughout park and route.
  • Grab & go refreshments (fruit, power bars) and water will be provided at the finish line.
  • We will NOT be holding an awards ceremony or issuing medals to participants.
  • The Care for Every Body 5K is a noncompetitive event - because we are in this together to win guaranteed healthcare for ALL!! (We will post race times online after the race for anyone curious.)

Please Note: The route is open to the public and people of all speeds, ages, abilities and modes of transportation, so please be prepared to share the road!

Event accessibility or accommodation questions?
Please email: [email protected]
There are parts of the loop that are slightly steep, so please keep that in mind if you are rolling. We will have some volunteers on hand to assist wheelchair users. If you think you might need assistance to complete the route, please indicate that in the questions at checkout so we can make sure to have enough people on hand.

COVID and Safety Protocols and Info

PNHP - NY Metro is committed to ensuring the safety of our participants, volunteers, and neighbors. We are taking the following measures to ensure a safe event. Please adhere to the following safety guidelines and note that this is subject to change, pending any local regulation changes:

  • If you are sick or have any possible symptoms, please stay home and take time to recover!
  • Face Coverings: Participants must wear a face covering during check-in and while waiting to start and at the finish, and any time they are unable to be socially distanced from other people.
  • Start: Participants and volunteers will be directed to line up 6 feet apart in the recreation lane.
  • Water Stations on Course: We will provide participants with an individual bottle of water at the start and there are water fountains available throughout the park along the route.
  • No Awards Ceremony: We will not be holding an awards ceremony at the finish of this race. Participants and volunteers must wear a face covering in the finish area, must not congregate, and must disperse shortly after finishing the race. Final race results and fundraising awards will be announced via email and online.
  • Contact Tracing: Race organizers will maintain a log of participants and contact information for contact tracing. In the event that someone reports a positive test, we will send communications to all participants and volunteers for that race to inform them and ask them to get tested. Race organizers will cooperate with any state and local contact tracers to help contact participants as necessary.
  • We will have medics available for the event.
  • Please observe the Prospect Park rules for pedestrians, cyclists and skaters posted HERE.

Remote / Virtual Participation
You can participate remotely wherever you are! Select virtual participation at checkout
- we will email you a printable bib - order your shirt if you'd like - and complete your 5K where & when you please - just be sure to send us the info listed here between now & Oct 10th!

When ready, send us an email with: 1. screenshot of your distance and finish time (you can use any tool you like to track - there are many free apps available), 2. photos of you (and your team, if applicable) in action, 3. any links to your posts on social media for us to share!

Eyes on the Prize(s)

Of course the real win will be when we achieve healthcare for all - but we also have prizes!
Prizes will be awarded to:


  Friendraising Phenom  
  The participant with the most individual donors will be awarded: 
PNHP face covering pictured below, set of single-payer buttons, and Union Square Hospitality Group* gift certificate valued at $75 courtesy of Rockwell Group!

  Fundraising Phenom 
  The participant with the highest fundraising total will be awarded:
PNHP face covering pictured below, set of single-payer buttons, and Union Square Hospitality Group* gift certificate valued at $75 courtesy of Rockwell Group
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  Teamwork Makes the Dream Work 
  The team with the highest fundraising total will be awarded:
PNHP face covering pictured below, set of single-payer buttons, and
a Union Square Hospitality Group* gift certificate valued at $150 courtesy of Rockwell Group!
Note: The public Trouble-Free Team is not eligible to win this team prize challenge prize but ALL fundraisers are eligible for the individual prize challenges.


*Gift certificate to Union Square Hospitality Group courtesy of Rockwell Group an be used at any of the following restaurants:

Manhattan
Blue Smoke, Caffe Marchio, Cedric’s at the Shed, Ci Siamo, Daily Provisions, Gramercy Tavern, Intersect by Lexus, Loball, Maialino, Manhattan, Marta, The Modern, Porchlight, Union Square Café, Vini e Fritti
Brooklyn

Tacocina

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Follow the instructions above in the HOW IT WORKS section to create your personalized fundraising page and team page to share with friends, family & colleagues and start fundraising for your chance to win!

Share on social media!
Be sure to post about the Care for Every Body! 5K to help spread the word about the fun run/stroll/roll and share why powering & participating in the movement for guaranteed, universal healthcare is important to you! Quick links to share on social media are at the top of this page under the event graphic.
Use hashtags #PassNYHealth #MedicareForAll!

Graphic with white background and bright mutlicolored title reading: Thank you to our generous care for every body 5k fun run, stroll, roll sponsors. Brightly colored logos of sponsoring organizations are shown below the title: Statewide Senior Action Council, NYS Academy of Physicians, PNHP, Callen-Lorde, NY State Nurses Association, Campaign for NY Health and Brooklyn for Peace.


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