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We are honored to get to work with these organizations who make our community a better place!

Girls on the Run of the Triangle is starting off their 2015 year off very strong. They kicked off our Spring GOTR Season last week with over 760 girls and 56 teams Triangle wide. The GOTR of the Triangle's mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. They envision a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.

The Swim for Smiles Foundation, based in Chapel Hill, NC, was co-founded by Gary Kayye and Laura Gondek. Our mission is simple: Kids Helping Kids. We do this through special multi-sport events such as triathlons and Swim-A-Thons where all our money raised goes to the NC Children’s Hospital. But, the Swim for Smiles Foundation is not just one or two people – it’s a community of people involved in making our events successful and creative each and every year. 

The N.C. Children’s Promise, a statewide initiative, is a year-round campaign to promote North Carolina Children’s Hospital. Its mission is to secure financial and community resources to provide comprehensive, family-centered healthcare for the children of North Carolina.  The N.C. Children’s Promise will be distinguished as the driving force to promote awareness and provide private sustainable funding for the benefit of patient care and research at North Carolina Children’s Hospital.

One of the leading cancer centers in the nation, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer is located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  As one of only 40 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers, UNC Lineberger brings together some of the most exceptional physicians and scientists in the country to combat cancer.

At the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA, we believe that lasting personal and social change can only come about when we all work together to invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors, right here in our community, to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

The UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont provides resources and motivational assistance needed to reach health and wellness goals. Whether your goal is weight loss, strength training, rehabilitation, or general conditioning, our programs and staff are here to provide safe effective workouts in an exceptional environment. Once you begin, you will realize increased energy, higher self esteem, and an overall improvement in your quality of life.

In an effort to help foster a stronger and healthier community in the Carrboro/Chapel Hill area, the Cardinal Track Club selects several non-profit organizations each year to receive the proceeds from our race series, Le Tour de Carrboro. For 2013, the Cardinal Track Club distributed $45,000 among our 6 Community Partner Organizations!

The purposes of the TrailHeads organization are to: promote the joy of trail running; support the efforts of members to maintain an active and healthy life style; listen, learn and internalize the lessons taught by our natural environment and wilder spaces; and organize and encourage efforts to enhance, extend, and maintain Nature's reach into the lives of each member of our greater community.

Endurance Magazine is the premier resource for active lifestyles in the Carolinas. Focused on educating, inspiring, and motivating athletes of all levels and abilities, Endurance Magazine offers readers compelling and immediately useful editorial on a monthly basis.  Endurance Magazine also produces several endurance events including the Wachovia Tar Heel 10 Miler and Fleet Feet Sports 4 Mile Run (April), and the Ramblin' Rose Women-Only Triathlon Tour (May through October). We support and sponsor hundreds of other life-changing events each year. 

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