ECPAT Athletes

ECPAT Athletes

BECOME AN ECPAT ATHLETE

WHY JOIN THE ECPAT-USA TEAM?

Whether you love to run, walk, bike (or whatever!), do it in the name of Freedom! Join the ECPAT-Athletes, a team committed to raising awareness about the issue of trafficking and dedicated to creating a world where children can exercise their right to grow up free. Go the extra mile by supporting ECPAT-USA and our programs to combat human trafficking. Check out our upcoming opportunities below or use your registration for ANY sporting event to raise support for ECPAT-USA! Email Sarah at athletes@ecpatusa.org for how to get started.

WHO CAN JOIN?

Whatever your fitness level, you can go that extra mile to Break the Cycle of Slavery. Whether you are an individual, part of a team, belong to a sports club, or want your company to get more involved you can become one of our ECPAT-Athletes! People all over the US are walking, cycling, running, jumping, cartwheeling and swimming for freedom! Email us for more details on how to join one of our opportunities or start your own! Contact ECPAT-USA, athletes@ecpatusa.org

UPCOMING EVENTS

five boro bike tour, carla licavoli

Cycle to break the cycle of slavery!

Registration for the 2017 TD Five Boro Bike Tour (the 40th anniversary!) opens on January 10, 2017. The ride on May 7th, 2017, 32,000 cyclists from all over the globe will come together to ride 40 miles on New York City streets, over the bridges, across the avenues, and throughout the 5 boroughs. For one day, the streets of New York are for bikes only. No cars, the road is yours. The TD Five Boro Bike Ride is the world’s largest charitable bike ride, benefiting organizations like ECPAT-USA.

Join our team of ECPAT-Athletes and ride for freedom. Not only is this a chance to ride through NYC in a very rare and special way, you will be helping ECPAT-USA ensure that children are protected from sexual exploitation and trafficking. By joining the team, you enable us to train hotel employees to identify victims of trafficking, pass laws that protect children and punish perpetrators, and to empower high school students to become a leader. No child should ever be bought, sold, or used for sex.

Your ECPAT-Athlete Team Registration includes:

    • Guaranteed race entry to the TD 5 Boro Bike Tour on Sunday, May 1st, 2017
    • Team ECPAT-Athlete jersey
    • A VIP Charity Rider pass that entitles you to breakfast and lunch
    • Starting in the first wave, giving you a much less congested ride
    • Personalized Crowdrise fundraising page and support from ECPAT development staff
    • Team happy hour celebration
    • Rider Identification Kit (helmet cover, bib, & bike plate)
    • Snacks and refreshments at four rest areas
    • Access to free bike repair along the route
    • Entry to the Finish Festival at Fort Wadsworth
    • Additional fundraising incentives for reaching targets

    Your ECPAT-Athlete Team commitments include:A commitment to raise $1000 Contact info: Email Sarah Porter at athletes@ecpatusa.org for more details

ECPAT-USA is an official charity partner of the TCS New York City Marathon 2017! Join our team to receive a guaranteed slot, which gives you entry to the world’s most popular marathon. You get to run for a great cause with a team of runners who are dedicated to creating a world where no child is exploited. If you already have a guaranteed spot to run the marathon, run for ECPAT-USA to make your marathon experience even more rewarding! Our team will help you get started with fundraising; your task is to raise awareness of the issues of trafficking and get support from your friends and family. Participating in the TCS New York City Marathon is a once in a lifetime experience, and your members can go the extra mile and run in the name of freedom. All funds raised go to support our programs. To get more information please contact Sarah at athletes@ecpatusa.org
Your ECPAT-Athlete Team Registration includes:
    • Guaranteed race entry to the TCS New York City Marathon on November 5th, 2017
    • Team ECPAT-Athlete jersey
    • Team Happy Hour celebration
    • Fundraising resources and support from Development Staff, including a personal fundraising page, to help you meet your fundraising goal
    • Access to the general start village which includes refreshments, medical care, and portable restrooms
    • Access to the TCS Marathon Expo
    *Please note that the fundraising minimum is $3000 per runner for ECPAT-USA.