About

About

My Run for Bears is a fundraiser for the UMPS CARE Charities children’s hospital program called BLUE for Kids. The BLUE for Kids program provides memorable Build-A-Bear Workshop® experiences for children across the country coping with cancer and other serious illnesses.

Participants of My Run for Bears:

  • Select an endurance race to run in.
  • Raise $250+ in donations for the BLUE for Kids program. (couples raise total of $350)
  • Receive an Official Run for Bears racing shirt.
  • Receive a personal fundraising page and supporting materials.
  • Are eligible for fundraising incentives and event prizes.
 
WHEN AND WHERE: Choose any race that suits your running style and personal schedule.

REGISTER TO RUN: To get started, click the "Register to Run" tab at the top.  Complete the form and we will send additional details, including a link to your personal fundraising page, within 3-business days.

FUNDRAISING: Raise a minimum of $250 in pledges by encouraging family, friends, and business contacts to pledge financial support for your effort. UMPS CARE Charities provides support to help you reach your goal – including a personal Web page for credit-card donations and materials to assist in the fundraising effort.

FUNDRAISING INCENTIVE PRIZES: Participants receive an official Run for Bears Dri-FIT running shirt - ventilated, high-performance, and sweat-wicking design. Additional incentive prizes include UMPS CARE Charities Gift Pack and Nike Gift Certificates.

RUN FOR BEARS MVP: Participants exceeding $500 in fundraising will be listed as a RUN FOR BEARS MVP on the BLUE for Kids Program page.

REGISTER TO RUN: To get started, click the "Register to Run" tab at the top.  Complete the form and we will send additional details, including a link to your personal fundraising page, within 3-business days.
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UmpsCare More than 1,000 children coping with cancer and other serious illness will receive a Build-A-Bear Workshop experience in 2011 thanks to your efforts in Run for Bears in 2010.


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