• Race for Every Child Save The Date October 21, 2023

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      Patient Ambassadors

      Photo of Owen

      Owen spent more than three months at Children's National after a mild cold triggered an autoimmune attack to his brain and caused a very rare epilepsy syndrome called FIRES. Owen is looking forward to the Race and can’t wait to participate in his superhero cape!

      Photo of Isabel smiling while holding a duckling

      At age 4 Isabel was diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma. Today she is an energetic 5-year-old who loves to go to school and play soccer. Her family celebrates Isabel’s every milestone and is grateful to Children’s National for making them possible.

      Photo of Wes

      Wes is an energetic 4-year-old who likes building complex Magna-Tile structures. While in the hospital for leukemia treatment, he participates in art therapy and loves to play with his care team.

      Photo of Victoria smiling while holding a donut

      Victoria arrived three months early and was diagnosed with a mild form of Cerebral Palsy as a toddler. She has undergone four orthopaedic procedures and physical therapy at Children’s National. Now 9, Victoria is thriving. She loves swimming and caring for her four dogs.

      Photo of Ryan smiling while playing his guitar

      Ryan was born prematurely with a devastating gastrointestinal condition. Expert care from Children’s National put him on the path to a bright future. Ryan, 7, hopes to become a surgeon or a nurse when he grows up to help kids just like him feel better.

      Photo of Jocelyn

      Jocelyn and her family celebrate the “double miracle” that Children’s National gave them: two lifesaving surgeries eight years apart to treat her congenital heart defect. Jocelyn can’t wait to participate in the Race again this year!

      Photo of Quincy

      Two-year-old Quincy loves watching Toy Story and playing with his favorite characters Forky and Rex. “We are grateful that the team at Children's National diagnosed Quincy's autism early," says mom Darcel. "Now he has access to interventions that will help him grow up stronger."

      Photo of Luka smiling from his hospital bed

      Lukas, 15, loves cats and playing video games. He suffers from a rare condition and receives care from our Hematology department. “The nurses and Child Life specialists are the most amazing people in the world,” says mom Sara. “We are so grateful.”

      Photo of Anniyah

      Anniyah loves her brothers, riding rollercoasters and dancing to music. As a patient with medical complexities, her family is very grateful for the ongoing care she receives at Children’s National.

      Photo of Naoma

      Naoma received lifesaving care after she was born with a complication that caused her to breathe in dangerous fluid. She is now a smiley, healthy toddler who loves to dance.

      Photo of Avery

      "Children's National is special to me because Dr. Chang and Dr. Bear helped me get better when I was sick,” says Avery. “I am excited to give Dr. Bear a hug at the Race!”

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      participants-icon 3,550 Participants

      teams-icon 297 Teams

      Together we have raised $ $1,538,686.15
      Goal: $1,700,000.00
        of Goal!

      Recognition Program

      We want to celebrate YOU! Check out this year’s Race for Every Child Recognition Program.

      Personal Fundraising Milestones

      Deadline for individual fundraising to receive items by Race Day:
      Oct. 1 for virtual participants *by mail
      Oct. 15 (Race Day) for in-person participants *at Packet Pick-Up
      Oct. 31 (opt-in to have items mailed to you after our event)

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      T-shirt badge Window sign badge Medal badge Tribute wall badge Champions Jacket badge

      $30T-shirt Reach this first milestone and show off your support of Children’s National with the 10th Anniversary Edition t-shirt!

      $100Window decal Includes preceding milestone achievement plus your Race for Every Child: 10th Anniversary Edition window sign!

      $250Medal Includes preceding milestone achievements plus your 10th Anniversary Edition medal! Medal participants have the special opportunity to donate their medal back to a Children’s National patient.

      $500Star Our Tribute Wall Stars are back this year! Includes preceding milestone achievements plus your Tribute Wall Star. Stars will be available to decorate on Race Day for in-person participants and our Facebook Group will highlight all Tribute Star participants.

      $1,000Champions Jacket Includes preceding milestone achievements, plus recognition on the Champions Wall below and your exclusive 2022 Champions Club jacket!

      Team Fundraising Milestones

      In-person Teams

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      Box with sneaker badge Team tent badge

      $5,000Packets mailed to Team Captain Avoid race day lines! Your team’s race day packets, shirts and bag check bags are mailed to the Team Captain and delivered before Oct. 15. *Funds must be raised by Oct. 1. When you achieve this level, please notify your team members that you will distribute their packets.

      $10,000Team tent, Official team photo time slot and handheld signIncludes preceding milestone achievement, plus an Official Team Photo time slot and a hand-held sign for you to display during your 5K, as well as a 10x10 team tent on race day adorned with a hanging team sign! Your tent will be a great place to gather as a team and get excited about the race. We will also provide one unloading pass that you may use before 7 am to get your supplies to your tent. *Funds must be raised by Oct. 1.

      Virtual Teams

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      Race in a Box badge Facebook mention badge Spotlight badge

      $500Race in a Box Joining us virtually? If your team hits $500 in team fundraising, the Team Captain will receive a Race in a Box with surprise items that you and your team can use to celebrate the Race for Every Child wherever you are! *must fundraise by Oct. 1 to receive box before Race Day.

      $2,500Mention in Facebook group Includes the preceding milestone achievement, plus your team will be mentioned in our Race for Every Child Facebook group! Join the group!

      $5,000Highlighted during Race Day ceremony Includes the preceding milestone achievements, plus we will highlight your team during our Race Day ceremony!

      Champions Wall


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