Race to end Duchenne at the Great American River Run, part of the Memphis in May International Festival! From the streets of Downtown Memphis to the banks of the Mississippi River, the city’s premier river race is the perfect Memorial Day weekend destination. Every finisher receives a medal and the fun all culminates with a massive post-race party that includes food, drinks and live music.
Choose from the Half Marathon, 10K (new this year!) or 5K race distances. Form a fundraising team or join on your own and meet other runners committed to ending Duchenne.
**This site is for fundraising purposes only. Please visit the Great American River Run website to purchase your race entry.**
Race to End Duchenne Team Member Benefits
Race to End Duchenne Team members receive the following benefits:
- Guaranteed entry into the race
- Official Race to End Duchenne technical shirt and T-shirt
- Invitations for you and a guest to our Team Celebration Event
- Personal fundraising web page & fundraising support
- Training resources such as virtual training links and publications
- Frequent team email updates
- Dedicated staff person to answer all of your race related questions
- Knowledge that you are helping to support PPMD’s mission to end Duchenne
Our Commitment to You
We're here to guide you through your race experience, from the day you sign up to the moment you cross the finish line and beyond. As a member of the Race to End Duchenne Team, we’ll be supporting you every step of the way just as we are supporting those living with Duchenne.
But it's not just about the race. By joining our Race to End Duchenne Team, you're also making an important commitment to the fight against Duchenne. We assure you that the money you raise will help improve lives. Your efforts will fund research into promising treatments, advance our advocacy efforts in Washington, provide support for families, and help us ensure access to approved therapies. Whether or not you have fundraising experience, don't stress - we have helpful resources, tips, and suggestions that will help you meet (and hopefully exceed!) your goals.
Your Commitment to Us
Race to End Duchenne Team members commit to raise funds to help improve the lives of those living with Duchenne. We've established realistic fundraising goals for each race, and we provide the tools you'll need to make it easy and fun. Think of your Race to End Duchenne participation as your personal stake in the fight against Duchenne. It's an opportunity for you to join the fight and to get your family and friends involved in a cause you're passionate about. You’ll be amazed at the support you'll receive!
As a member of the Race to End Duchenne Team, we're counting on you to fulfill your event's stated fundraising minimum. That's why, if you don't reach your goal, you will be required to make a personal donation by the fundraising commitment due date below to fulfill the balance. But don't worry - raising money is way easier than you think, so this shouldn't be a problem for you. Be sure to take advantage of the many tools and tips we offer to help you meet your fundraising goals.
Fundraising minimum due date: May 15, 2020