SoleMates is an inspired and driven community made up of passionate people supporting Girls on the Run while completing a physical activity challenge of their choice. Whether they’re counting miles on the trail, laps in a pool, reps in the weight room, or downward dogs in the studio, all SoleMates share in a common desire to be champions for girls in the place they call home.
As a SoleMate, you will help advance a powerful mission and raise critically needed funds that enable Girls on the Run to serve more girls in our community.
Why become a SoleMate?
You’ll receive a personalized online fundraising page
You’ll have access to resources to help you be a superstar fundraiser
Girls on the Run staff are eager to provide one-on-one help and support
You’ll have the opportunity to receive branded SoleMates appeal and more!
Thanks to the incredible support of Fleet Feet Des Moines, all SoleMate participants receive a 10% in-store discount.
When SoleMates choose an event of their choice the fundraising minimum is $300
For events that GOTR provides free race bibs (IMT Des Moines Marathon Events, Des Moines Women's Half Marathon + 5K) the fundraising minimum is $500
SoleMates who do not raise the minimum amount will be charged the shortfall. For example, if your minimum is $500 and you raise $400, we will charge your credit card for $100 for the shortfall. Fundraising can continue up to 30 days post race day
Registering for the Race
If you have registered to be SoleMates and we are offering a free race bib, you will receive a special code to register for the race free of charge. Race code will be released once you have raised at least $150.
YMCA OF GREATER DES MOINES 501 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309