What is Run for India (RFI)?
It is a completely FREE training program for long distance races in Austin. The goal of this program is to prepare runners for the ultimate challenge of running, even if they have never run more than a mile before. Under the guidance of our experienced runners and with the support team of dedicated volunteers, team AID-Austin aims to provide a seamless transition for our runners towards running nirvana! Some of the races that we will be running include IBM Uptown Classic 10K, Turkey Trot, Run for the Water, ARC Decker Challenge, Austin Marathon and Capitol 10K. Usually, the training program starts around September of the year to train for the Austin Half and Full Marathon. Please attend one of the information sessions (will be posted here later) or contact us for more details.
For the coming RFI season 2016-17, we would start training according to a plan from August 2016. We are perhaps the only training program that gives utmost importance to personal attention. The program is always tailored according to the needs and goals of the runners. Apart from the usual running, we are also involved in biking, swimming, kayaking, water-biking, laser-tag, paintball, etc all year round and send out emails on our listserv, which helps to keep everyone connected. You are most welcome to join us at any time of the year! Please fill up this form (also embedded below) or just drop us an email at email@example.com.
What’s in it for us?
The sole purpose of RFI is to raise awareness, funds and interest in various non-profit programs run by AID-India. Every year, through this program, our awesome runners raise thousands of dollars that support multiple grassroots projects in India. Last year alone, we raised about $17,640 through this program.
Even though acting as a fundraiser is completely voluntary (and there is no minimum amount you’ll have to raise), such is the camaraderie, healthy competition, mutual support in the group that you just won’t be able to stay away from it. We promise you that!
Speak to us
We are just a phone call away. Just buzz us if you have any questions and we will love to see you getting started with us.
Roshan - 312-774-3732
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