Warrior Walk is a twelve-hour charity fundraising event for The Wounded Warrior Project sponsored by Red Rope, where you reach out to family members, friends, or whoever is willing to sponsor YOU or YOUR TEAM for every lap that you run. The race will be open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm with the loop starting and ending between the Embry-Riddle Student Union and the Willie Miller Instructional Center. If you are doing this charity event individually you do not need to run/walk for the whole duration of the event, just show up during the timeframe and walk/run for as long as you would like! If you are planning on doing it as a team we recommend that you have anywhere from 2-15 members on your team, with at least one person from your team running at a time. Signup is $25.00 a person, which will get you a shirt and access to potential prizes which will be awarded to categories such as: Most miles run by a team/individual, most money raised, best team name, and several others that will be announced during the awards ceremony.
In order to set up donation pledges for your team, please follow the list below:
- Go to the "Donations" tab and select "Become a Fundraiser"
- Please input your individual information, team name, a password that you share with your members
- If so desired, you can input a quick little message about your team.
- After creating your team, go to your profile tab and click on "edit fundraiser" for your team fundraiser.
- Doing so will unlock a new tab at the top of the page called "Pledges" you will then need to "enable pledges."
- Note: DO NOT put in the final number of laps until after the completion of the race.
- Then once everything is set up you will have access to a URL that you can send out to family and friends so that they can make their pledge. '
- Final payments for pledges will stop being collected on April 15th, 2023, but if you want your team to be eligible for certain prizes, please have all donations in by 11:59 PM April 7th, 2023. The awards ceremony and total funds raised will be announced on April 8th, 2023.
About Red Rope:
- Red Rope’s main goal is to create an opportunity for ERAU students to experience a Special Operations style of training through an actual Special Operations training syllabus and by working in conjunction with active duty special operators, those who have gotten experience in past special operations environments, and past graduates.
- On top of training for entry into a special operations career field, Red Rope has a special emphasis on community service. Through the Red Cross, volunteering, and events like this, Red Rope participants will actively be a part of representing its organization and ERAU to the surrounding community.
- We also create an environment that fuels internal competition, allowing members to push each other past their own self-defined, individual limits in a strongly enforced team atmosphere. In addition, Red Rope team members train for and participate in physical fitness competitions throughout the year.