This is the official Run For Ray event website.
THE 7TH ANNUAL event date set: Saturday February 21st, 2015
What is the Run for Ray?
The Run for Ray Trail Run is a fundraiser for the Ray Underhill Foundation. Ray Underhill was not only a professional skateboarder he was an amazing father, husband and friend to many. Chordoma took his life prematurely on August 1, 2008 and we have chosen to put on this event to honor his memory as well as to help his wife and two young children. The Run for Ray is a 3 mile, 9 mile and 18 mile trail run. It is a grass roots event dedicated to the way skateboarding has been for 30 years. The event is simple; in the past the proceeds went to the Underhill children’s college fund and expenses not met by health insurance also funded research support at the chordoma foundation. The past three years and moving forward the Ray Underhill Foundation is an outreach to other families that cannot keep up with the expenditures for medical care and contributes to research for families impacted by cancer. It is a day dedicated to the life of Ray.
Who Benefits from Run for Ray?
100% of the proceeds from this event go directly to The Ray Underhill Foundation formed as a non-profit 501c3 organization in 2011. This foundation was created to help the Underhill Family after the tragic loss of their husband/father, Ray Underhill. The Underhill family presents 100% of the proceeds directly to the Chordoma foundation and other families impacted by cancer.
Why Get Involved?
Cancer has a way of impacting almost everyone in some way. Since the race began in 2009, the Run for Ray race sponsors and participants have contributed roughly $30,000. Our goal is to continue to organize a first class event, raise awareness regarding this disease and continue to increase our event proceeds. Your support is needed to assist the Run For Ray in reaching our goals, as well as increasing community participation. It is tax deductible: tax ID #45-3863468
The 2015 event will be held at the Brunswick Nature Park. There will be 3 mile, 9 mile and 18 mile trail runs.
- Early Packet Pickup will be held friday from 2pm - 6pm at Two Wheeler Dealer bike shop, 4408 Wrightsville Ave, Wilmington NC, 28405
- Limited Edition: Run For Ray mesh hats will be available to purchase at early packet pickup and race day while supplies last: $20 each
- All major credit cards will be accepted for race morning registration and at Early Packet Pickup @ Two Wheeler Dealer
- Race morning registration and packet pick up will be under the covered gazebo/picnic area of the park and will begin at 7:00 am. The 18 & 9 mile distances will begin @ approximately 8:30 am with the 3 miler beginning close to 9:00 am
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