What a crazy 9 days it's been! Since we fired the metaphorical starting pistol on this project, we've been on a wild ride of ridiculous race-fakery. To date we have over 250 backers representing over 330 runners from more than 10 countries. And it's all because of you guys.
But we're just getting started. In fact, we're not even halfway through the project yet. We've had a great start, but remember: it's not a sprint, it's a fake marathon.
So today, we're going to be announcing our first stretch goal! For some of you (including Honest Abe, since he's so tall/over a hundred years old), your first stretch goal is being able to touch your toes without bending your knees. That's admirable, and we wish you the best of luck, but that's not what we're talking about here.
We're talking about GROUP stretch goals.
First, the reward. *drumroll please* Once we reach this goal, each racer's bib will have their name added to it!
If that doesn't prove your participation to your disbelieving friends, we don't know what will.
So what's the goal? Well, that's easy. A marathon is 26.2 miles. Since we're not even halfway through the campaign, we'll base our goal on a half marathon, which is 13.1 miles. Thus, our goal is 13.1k, or $13,100. Once we hit that, it's bib personalization time!
It's official, too - by order of the Presidential Office of Stretch Goalery.
P.S. The quickest/easiest way to help us hit our stretch goal? Tell your friends. Just by sharing the Facebook link (right below the video on the project page) or sending a tweet, you can let your amigos know about RunFree.
P.P.S. The most fun way to help us hit our stretch goal? Get one or more of your friends to run! If you can get 5, you'll all get a discount by buying a group pack. We've already had 18 groups do this, and more groups are forming every day. Use this as an excuse to get your friends together for some ridiculous fun!
P.P.P.S. The actual bib might look slightly different. This is just a mockup to show you the idea. The important thing is that your name will be on it.
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