Get the Flu This Year? Read on . . .Rory Trup, a local runner has recently been over come by ARDS (adult respiratory distress syndrome) and has been hospitalized in the intensive care unit. Rory is self-emplyoyed and has no disability insurance. His treatment has been an incredible financial burden on his family (he has a wife and two kids). Here's an opportunity to gather as a member of the athletic community and lend your support.
What: 24 hour Run & Relays
Why: To raise money for the R. Trup Trust Fund (Bank of America #11821-00925)
Who: Runners, joggers, walkers, crawlers, individuals, teams, clubs
When: 7:00 p.m. Friday 2/25/00 for 24 hour run / relay.
7:00 a.m. Saturday 2/26/00 for 12 hour run / relay.
12:00 noon Saturday 2/26/00 for all other events.
Where: University City High School Track (858) 457-3040
6949 Genesee Ave. (between Nobel & Governor)
ALL proceeds to directly to the trust fund, which is tax deductable. High school teams may use this relay as a team fund raiser donating half of the proceeds to the R. Trup Trust Fund.
Pledges: Pledges raised by entrants will be donated to the R. Trup Trust Fund. Thesee pledges can be done on a per mile or a per hour (how 'bout a per minute?) basis. Prizes will be given to those groups or individuals that raise the most funds in each category. Food, refreshments, and music will be provided.
INFORMATION: Contact Mike Rouse at: (619) 920-1992 or (858) 279-1992.
If you can't make the benefit run and would still like to help, send donations (make checks to: "R. Trup Trust Fund") to:
3990 Arverne St.
San Diego, CA 92111
If you'd like to donate by credit card, the Multi Sport School of Champions / Two Men Will Train You will take the charges and write a check for the full amount (yes, we'll absorb the cc charges). Call Ryan Chapman at: (858) 793-6110
Thank you for your support!