Fitspired

Info on organizations to get involved to get your Fit In and Be Inspired!

Local groups/chapters

  • Burrito Riders - https://www.facebook.com/BurritoRiders
    Grab your bikes and pass at breakfast burritos to the homeless. Check the website and facebook page for meeting location and times.Or if you just wanna make burritos check them out!
  • Girls on the Run - "Girls on the Run® combines training for a 5K (3.1 miles) running event with healthy living education. Our programs instill self-esteem through health education, life skills development, mentoring relationships, and physical training - all of which are accomplished through an active collaboration with girls and their parents, schools, volunteers, staff and the community." Get involved here as a coach, sponsor, committee member. 
  • Sweaty Sheep  -  This is a team formed in hopes to promote both physical and spiritual health as we train together, race together and share the grace of God through our unique and individual worship style!

  • Special Olympics - Kentucky -  "Special Olympics is founded on the belief that people with intellectual disabilities can, with proper instruction and encouragement, learn, enjoy and benefit from participation in individual and team sports, adapted as necessary to meet the needs of those with special mental and physical limitations." Volunteer as a coach or at one of their special events
  • Team RWB - Louisville Chapter  - Team Red, White, and Blue  "We are creating communities of veterans, their families, and American citizens that enjoy authentic interaction through physical and social activities."  Be a part of their event of Old Glory Coast to Coast in September 2014
  • Team In Training - Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter  "Created 25 years ago, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Team in Training, has grown to be the world's largest and most successful endurance sports training program.We will provide you with all of the coaching, training, travel opportunities and fundraising support necessary to have a truly life-changing experience.  Choose to run or walk a marathon or half marathon, complete a triathlon or 100 mile bike ride, or hike through an incredibly scenic region.  Regardless of the event, it's an unbeatable program with great personal rewards."
  • Trikes for Tikes - Bike donations. A program through Northeast Christian Church that repairs and donates bikes to the less fortunate from tricycles to adult bikes. Volunteer to help repair and clean bikes. They meet once a week as needed in Crestwood.
  • MORE Foundation - Shoe donations at VO2 Multisport "Many people ask, “what happens to all the shoes?”  The shoes are sold in major metro areas to vendors who in turn create jobs and help improve the quality of life in cities.  The vast majority of Africans cannot afford new shoes. The proceeds from the sale of the shoes provides training and tools to the poorest rural farmers.
    In addition to funding several life-changing efforts, collecting used shoes and selling them to locals in Ghana provides additional environmental benefits.  So many shoes sit in dark closets, forgotten and never worn, and then end up in landfills.  Reusing these shoes further promotes the global efforts to reuse and recycle."
    FCA Endurance gives adult Christian runners, triathletes, & cyclists, as well as all who  engage in and support endurance athletics, the chance to tell the world why they do the things they do and why they are the people they are - See more at: http://fcaendurance.com/#sthash.YsVTs91j.dpuf
    FCA Endurance gives adult Christian runners, triathletes, & cyclists, as well as all who  engage in and support endurance athletics, the chance to tell the world why they do the things they do and why they are the people they are - See more at: http://fcaendurance.com/#sthash.YsVTs91j.dpuf
    FCA Endurance gives adult Christian runners, triathletes, & cyclists, as well as all who  engage in and support endurance athletics, the chance to tell the world why they do the things they do and why they are the people they are - See more at: http://fcaendurance.com/#sthash.YsVTs91j.dpuf
National groups
  • Who I Run 4- "God gave me the gift of mobility. Others aren't as fortunate. I run for Michael. Who do YOU run for?" They match you up with someone to train and run for.
  • FitCause - This website works with Nike+ products. You earn NikeFuel when you run or even walk somewhere. This can be turn into dollars for charity of your choice.
  • Charity Miles - A free app that donates 25cents/mile run or 10cents/biked mile to one of 25 charities.
  • Charity Bets - You choose a nonprofit and a personal fitness goal. Share your goal and have friends wager. If you are successful in meeting your goal, money will go to the nonprofit.
  • Saucony Run4Good - Download the Run4Good App to log your mileage. Saucony will double their donation to the community youth charity of the month if the goal mileage was met.  
  • Water Steps - Sign up to fund raise to Make Your Steps count. Mission - "Empower ordinary people to provide safe, clean water." You can also donate any type of shoes. Several drop-off locations in the area.
Sign up to fund-raise for WaterStep with our Make Your Steps Count - See more at: http://waterstep.org/get-involved/athletic-events/#sthash.VxfOhhb3.dpuf
  • Virtual Joints In Motion - Raises funds online for the Arthritis Foundation - Complimentary 18 - 20 week training to run or walk a marathon or half marathon by an experienced online trainer. Joints in Motion team buffet dinner, power breakfast and celebration gathering.
  • Buy and Donate running shoes through Kindrunner



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