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Team CATS: The LA Marathon

You… Yes, YOU… can cross the ASICS LA Marathon Finish Line!

Join Team CATS: Embark on an amazing journey to raise funds and awareness to help Break the Silence/Stop the Abuse for the 1,000 victims of sexual assault and abuse that Center for Assault Treatment Services (CATS) serves each year! CATS compassionate services help victims begin the recovery process and help law enforcement with the investigation process. As a walker/runner you will learn what you are truly capable of, and at the same time provide vital support to victims on their road to recovery!

Become a Team CATS Member & Walk/Jog/Run to “Break the Silence & Stop the Abuse.”

CATS Official Training Program is provided and supported by Fleet Feet Sports. The training is held in the San Fernando Valley, and is a coordinated effort designed to get you across the finish line. The cost for team members is at the reduced fee of $75 ($150 value). To be eligible for this reduce fee, you must complete a commitment form. (see #3).

How to Become a Team CATS Member

1. Attend an informational meeting.

Tuesday, September 17th at 7pm
   Fleet Feet Sports, 16545 Ventura Blvd, Encino
Wednesday, September 25th at 7pm
   Los Toros Mexican Restaurant, 21743 Devonshire St., Chatsworth
Thursday, October 10 at 7pm
    Body Dynamix, 18344 Oxnard St., #104, Tarzana
Tuesday, October 15 at 12 noon
    Northridge Hospital Medical Center, 18300 Roscoe Blvd., Northridge
    Patio Conference Room (basement)

2. Make a commitment to raise a minimum of $500 to support Northridge Hospital’s Center for Assault Treatment Services (CATS), which provides victims of sexual abuse and assault with the services they need to begin the recovery process and assists law enforcement with the investigation process to protect victims from further harm.

3. Complete a commitment form and fax it to (818) 718-5989 or scan the form and email it to

  2014 ASICS LA Marathon Commitment Form

4. Team Incentives:

Raise $500 as a Team CATS member which entitles you to receive an official Team CATS Dry-fit Training Shirt, a team hat, the opportunity to join the 20 week Fleet Feet Sports Training Program at the discounted rate of $75 (savings of $75), group fund-raising opportunities, fabulous incentive prizes and more!
Raise $1,000 CATS reimburses the discounted $75 Fleet Feet Sports training fee.
Raise $1,500 or more and CATS also reimburses the $150 ASICS LA Marathon entry fee.
A Grand Prize Raffle will be held for everyone who has raised $1,500 or more.

CATS will provide fundraising guidance and support, a training manual, monthly fundraising incentive prizes and organized group fundraising events.

Join the Fastest 1K Fundraisers Club; get your name printed on the back of the official team shirt by raising $1,000 by November 30th.

Create a personal fundraising page at Invite your family, friends and co-workers to support you by making a donation on your personalized fundraising page.

5. Choose a training program. Fleet Feet Sports is the official CATS marathon training program. Its 20 week training program begins on Tuesday, October 22nd at Lake Balboa Park. The training consists of optional Tuesday night short runs and Saturday long runs. You can sign up for Team CATS and the Fleet Feet Sports Training Program at our orientation meetings or call CATS at 818-718-5922.

Race Weekend Schedule:
Fri.-Sat. 3/7-8, Packet pick-up at the LA Convention Center
Sun. 3/9 7:24 am — ASICS LA Marathon at Dodger Stadium

More information is available at the official ASICS LA Marathon.

2013-2014 Registration Fees:
$75 - Fleet Feet Sports ASICS LA Marathon Training Program
$150 - ASICS LA Marathon Registration Fee. You must register online by January 31, 2014 using the code provided to you by our staff.

Raise Purpose Incentive Deadline
$1,000 Your name as Fastest Fundraiser on back of t-shirt. 11/30/13
$500 Completion of Team CATS minimum fundraising requirement. CATS Cap
Official Team Shirt
$1,000 Entitles you to a rebate for the cost of the Fleet Feet Sports Training Program. $75 rebate 3/31/14
$1,500 We will reimburse your $150 ASICS LA Marathon Registration fee. $150 fee reimbursed 3/31/14

The 2013-2014 Fleet Feet Sports’ goal is to ensure that you cross that finish line on March 9, 2014.

The Fleet Feet Training Program Includess:
• 20 weeks of training
• 2 trainings per week: Tuesday short runs and Saturday long runs
• Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced runners/walkers are welcome
• Running, Run/Walk and Walking Pace Groups established
• Training day water stations and sports drink replacement fluid
• Gait analysis and personal performance evaluation
• Shoe fitting
• Sports bra fitting
• Specialized form and technique instruction
• Informational sessions with experts
• And much much more!!

For more information, contact Priscilla Lomeli at (818) 718-5922.

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