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Happy National Running Day!

Starting in 2009, the first Wednesday in June has been deemed National Running Day; a day where runners nationwide celebrate their favorite sport – RUNNING! 

We invite you to celebrate National Running Day 2015 by signing up for Team America World and start training. Below is more information about Team America World’s mission and races to get involved in. Official training starts soon so stay tuned for more details on training ideas and tips over the coming months! 

How are you celebrating National Running Day? Share your “celebrations” via social media with #TeamAmericaWorld 

“Team America World”: Charity Running Teams

America World Adoption is celebrating its 20th Anniversary of serving adoptive families and we are looking forward to our next 20 years.  Serving orphans in 10 countries throughout the world, America World desire is to 'build Christian families according to God’s design of adoption'.  The passion behind our mission is to see every adoptable orphan to be placed in a Christian home. 

America World is currently building 6 charity running teams (Team America World) for several running events throughout 2015.  To start off our season, we are partnering with Chosen Marathon who ”host sporting events that financially impact orphans & adoptive families, and raises awareness of the 165 million orphans worldwide.”

Chosen’s purpose is to help children come into families, provide direct orphan care to those who are not adopted, and mobilize people to respond to the orphan crisis.  America World supports this mission and we invite you to run with us whether you prefer a short social run, or a long distance run.

Team America World’s goal is to raise the funds necessary to continue our work of placing children from around the world into adoptive families and to equip individuals to become advocates for orphan care initiatives. 

Joining our charity race team gives you the opportunity to share God’s promise to the least of these:  

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.”  Jeremiah 29:11.

Team America World 1K/5K teams, ½ Marathon teams and Marathon teams are now forming! Getting involved is easy…

(1) register for a race,
(2) join our team,
(3) build your fundraising page and
(4) let us motivate you!

September 26, 2015
2nd Annual Chosen Half Marathon, 5K & 1K Kids Fun Run
Salt Lake City, UT 
Challenge yourself to run this great Half Marathon with a scenic view of the Great Salt Lake and on the rolling trails along the Mountain View Corridor. 

November 21, 2015
6th Annual Flagship Chosen Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K
New Braunfels, TX
Located between Austin, TX and San Antonio Texas this flagship race takes place along the Guadalupe River. 5K, Half Marathon and Full Marathon fundraising teams now forming for all ages.

Virtual Runners – Can’t make it to the race?  Consider becoming a Virtual Runner. Check out this link for more details! 

Sleepwalkers – Wanna help but not a runner? Sleepwalkers register to donate & sleep in! You don’t run but your registration fee is a gift & goes solely to benefit orphans & adoptive families!

DOWNLOAD OUR RACE DETAILS SHEET for more information on how to become part of Team America World by registering for any of these races and to learn more about our charity team fundraising perks. 


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