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WHAT IS SCOOTER'S SQUAD?

Join SCOOTER’S SQUAD today and become part of a community of pet lovers who train, run, walk and/or just plain socialize for homeless pets.  SCOOTER’S SQUAD members are helping to raise the funds needed to expand the life-saving animal welfare initiatives of DuPage County Animal Care and Control. 

SCOOTER"S SQUAD is for...  Join Now It's Free Button 

  • Couch Potatoes
  • Walkers
  • Joggers
  • Runners
  • Competitive Runners, Bicyclists, Endurance Athlete, etc.
  • Scooter's Squad is for EVERYONE!

SCOOTER’S SQUAD team members help homeless pets by participating in ANY: 

  • Walk or Fun Run
  • Half Marathon 
  • Marathon 
  • Triathlon 
  • Endurance Event 
  • ANY Activity of Your Choice...The choices are limitless! 

Each member of SCOOTER's SQUAD creates his or her own fundraising goal.  No scary minimums.  Each team member does his or her best to raise as much as they can...regardless of dollar amount.  However, for those who love competition, there are great prizes & incentives for those who achieve strong fundraisinig results as a reward for your efforts! 

 

FOR COUCH POTATOES AND CASUAL WALKERS, JOGGERS & RUNNERS...

Not into competitive running or racing?  No problem.  You can still be a part of the Scooter's Squad team.  Register yourself to take part in any fun family walk, fun run, pie eating contest, air guitar competition, polar plunge or other event of your choosing and tell everyone you're participating behalf of Scooter's Squad.

Don't like competitive events?  You can turn ANY opportunity into a way to raise funds.  Host a garage sale, dinner party where guest bring donations in lieu of a hostess gift, swear jar, or "jeans" day at the office to raise runds.  The possibilities are endless! 

Your goal is still the same - to raise as much as you can for DCACC's homeless pets - but without all the training, sweating and panting.  You're still welcome to reap all of the benefits offered to runners - fun runs, fitness clinics, team tshirt, Scooter Squad event participation, etc. - and there are special incentives to reward you for any extra fundraising efforts too! 

TEAM MEMBER BENEFITS 

  • Complimentary SCOOTER'S SQUAD Team Tshirt - available only to those who register to be a part of Scooter's Squad by May 31st.  
  • Invitation to special Scooter's Squad events & activities (see below).
  • Invitation to participate in the same Scooter's Squad fun runs, fitness clinics & training opportunities offered to Scooter's Squad Runners & Racers.
  • Your name on the Scooter's Squad website.
  • Your own personalized online fundraising page.
  • Be part of a community of local animal lovers.

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FOR RUNNERS AND COMPETITIVE RACERS...

FEATURED RACE

The 2014 featured race is the Fox Valley Marathon, Half Marathon and Fall Final 20.   This race takes place on Sunday, Sept. 21st and starts/finishes in St. Charles.  SCOOTER’S SQUAD and DCACC will have a strong presence at this event.  Find out more or register for the race at www.fv26.com .      

Fox Valley Marathon 2014  

Scooter's Squad team members enjoy discounts on your Fox Valley race registration - even after the race sells out!  Make your $100 donation to the Friends of DCACC Foundation and receive a discount code so that you may register at January rates - a savings of $30 off Full & Flex and $25 off Half and 20.  Click here to get started.

Can’t make the featured race?  There’s good news!  SCOOTER SQUAD team members can  participate in ANY marathon, triathlon, race or endurance event of your c 

 

 

TEAM MEMBER BENEFITS  

  • Discounted Fox Valley race registration - event if race is SOLD OUT - with a minimum donation of $100 (save $30 off Full & Flex and $25 off Half and 20).   
  • Complimentary training programs with running experts from Dick Pond Athletics and Lifetime Fitness geared toward ANY LEVEL runner.  Running instruction is available during these runs for ANY type of run you are training for (5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon,etc.)  Click for a listing of training programs & info.
  • A variety of training run days & times to fit your busy schedule.  Training runs are offered on Saturday mornings, Tuesday evenings, Wednesday evenings and Thursday evenings to fit any schedule.
  • Complimentary SCOOTER'S SQUAD Team Tshirt - available only to those who register to be a part of Scooter's Squad by May 31st.  
  • Custom SCOOTER’S SQUAD racing singlet. 
  • “Fun run” with your own or a DCACC shelter dog (Sunday, July 13 at 8am). 
  • Invitation to special Scooter's Squad events & activities: Scooter's Squad Car Wash & Bake Sale (Saturday, August 2nd), Scooter's Squad Team BBQ (Saturday, July 26th). 
  • Complimentary race day team photo (featured race only). 
  • Your name on the Scooter's Squad website.
  • Your own personalized online fundraising page.
  • Be part of a community of local runners and animal lovers.
  • The joy of combining your passion for running with a worthy cause. 

 

2014 SCOOTER'S SQUAD TEAM MEMBERS:

Ken Martin - Program Director and Lead Trainer
Jennifer Benitez
Emilie Berg
Jacklyn Deem
Marlene Doherr
Kelly Fencl
Jenny Hendrickson
Rebecca Husselbee
Desiree Leinker
Jenny Martin
Bill Olander
Brooke Sims

  

IMPORTANT DATES:  

  •  Walk-To-Run Session I:  March 15th through May 17th - Meets Saturdays at 8:30am at Dick Pond Athletics, Carol Stream.  Make the transition from walking to running your first 5K in ten weeks and join other soon-to-be runners!
  • May 31, 2014 - Registration deadline for Complimentary Scooter's Squad Team TShirt
  • Walk-To-Run Session II:  May 31st through August 2nd - Meets Saturdays at 8:30am at Dick Pond Athletics, Carol Stream.  Make the transition from walking to running your first 5K in ten weeks and join other soon-to-be runners!
  • Sunday, July 13, 2014 @ 8am - Scooter's Squad "Fun Run" with your dog or a DCACC shelter dog! 
  • Saturday, July 26, 2014 - Scooter's Squad Team Meet & Greet BBQ 
  • Sunday, August 2, 2014 - Scooter's Squad Team Car Wash & Bake Sale Fundraiser @ Wheaton Bowl
  • September 15, 2014 - Deadline for discounted Fox Valley Marathon, Half or 20 registration 
  • Walk-To-Run Session III: August 16th through October 18th - Meets Saturdays at 8:30am at Dick Pond Athletics, Carol Stream.  Make the transition from walking to running your first 5K in ten weeks and join other soon-to-be runnersII: 
  • September 21, 2014 - Featured Race: Fox Valley Marathon, Half Maththon and Fall Final 20

Click here for information on weekly "Fun Runs" and other free training opportunities.

  

YES!  I want to be a part of Scooter's Squad!   Join Now for FREE

 

BECOME A SCOOTER'S SQUAD SPONSOR!

Are you a local business that would like to support Scooter's Squad's Charity Runners?  Click here for a Scooter's Squad Sponsorship Form.
 

     Your sponsorship fee of $150 includes:  

      •  Company name/logo on the Scooter’s Squad webpage & Facebook page
      •  Company name/logo printed on the Scooter’s Squad flyers 
      •  Company name/logo on Scooter's Squad online registration page
      •  Company name/logo on custom Scooter’s Squad race singlet 
      •  Company name/logo on Scooter's Squad banners posted at featured race (Fox Valley Marathon) start/finish lines
      •  The joy of knowing you are supporting a worthy cause 

     

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

      Q:  Can I run for SCOOTER’S SQUAD in multiple races?
      A:  Absolutely.  The more you run and raise, the more animals you help!  Even if you cannot participate in our featured race, you can still be a part of the Scooter’s Squad team. 

      Q:  Where do I send any checks or cash I collect while fundraising?
      A:  Please send any cash or personal checks to:
      Friends of DuPage County Animal Care & Control
      120 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187

      Make sure to include your name & information so that you get credit toward your fundraising goal.
       

      Q:  Do I need to register myself for any race events I wish to participate in?
      A: 
      Yes.  Your Scooter’s Squad membership does not include registration in any race.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   
             
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