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Race to Support SCI Advocacy

Two white men posing in picture on left and arrow pointing to four white men posing on right, two of the men are in wheelchairs

Above: Team U2FP Chicago Marathon racers Graz Casale and Manolo Cotza (left) whose fundraising efforts helped ensure we could afford this month's push at the Wisconsin Capitol, where Matthew, Jason and John (right) met with and secured the support of WI Rep. Rob Summerfield.

We’re filling our roster of Team U2FP racers for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, and we’d love to have you join us!

Sign up for Team U2FP and get guaranteed entry to one of the premier marathons in the country. By doing so, you’ll also help ensure that U2FP's Cure Advocacy Network (CAN), our legislative advocacy initiative, has the funds needed to be successful in 2023! 


Our CAN advocates are making what they hope will be their final push to pass a $3M SCI Research Grant Bill in Wisconsin (they've been working for 4 years there). They were at the Capitol in Madison last week making connections with more lawmakers who are vowing to support an SCI research bill this legislative session.

This work would not be possible without our Team U2FP racers, who raise funds as they train for their races.

As a member of Team U2FP, you’ll train for your race while also spreading the word about our organization to your friends and family. Your fundraising efforts are an important part of our comprehensive strategy for expediting curative therapies for paralysis!

All Team U2FP Participants Receive:

  • A Personalized Fundraising Page
  • A Team U2FP Performance Shirt
  • A Fundraising Guide
  • Application Fee Reimbursed After the Race
  • Support Along the Way

These entries are going quickly - sign up now!


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PS - Not interested in racing yourself? Share our info with a friend! We’d love to bring new folks into our community - whether they already have a connection to SCI or not.