CHARITY SPOTLIGHT – Seneca Family of Agencies

Seneca fosters Unconditional Care for children and families going through the most difficult times of their lives! With your support, Seneca offers mental health, education support, and adoption/placement services to 1,000 children in OC. Seneca believes that children and youth do not themselves fail, but are failed by systems unable to address their complex and specialized needs. Since 1985, Seneca has
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CELEBRATE OC

LEARN MORE ABOUT CELEBRATE OC Coming in 2022 to the SDCCU OC Marathon.Bringing Music, Food, Fitness, and Fun together to Celebrate the BEST of OC Festival Celebrate OC is a two-day festival showcasing the talent, tastes, trends that make Orange County the best place to live and play. Held within the iconic Orange County Marathon
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CHARITY SPOTLIGHT – HD Care

HD-CARE is a University of California Irvine support group, 501(c)(3) Non-Profit organization. The “HD” in HD-CARE stands for Huntington’s Disease, a progressive, inherited neurodegenerative brain disorder for which there is currently no treatment or cure.  “CARE” denotes the organization’s promotion of Community, Advocacy, Research, and Education.  Huntington’s Disease (HD) is a progressive, inherited neurodegenerative brain disorder for
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OC Ambassadors

Elizabeth is a 2018 Winter Olympian and loves encouraging others to get involved in sports. She has helped others plan their athletic goals; she’s a former graduate assistant track coach for Harvard Track and Field, a current USA Level II Weightlifting Coach, and was also a ski instructor for 7 years. She started running marathons
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Charity Program Quicklinks

Charity Partner and Fundraising Quicklinks Charity Partner Quicklinks Look up your Charity Team. Charity Team Lookup Create Charity Team Login. Create Login Login to your Team Page and see fundraisers. Login Charity Fundraiser/Runner Quicklinks Create your fundraising page. Create Page Login to your fundraising page. Login Find your public fundraising page. Find your page.

We Run OC Kids

WHO ARE WE? We Run Orange County’s Kids is a nonprofit, public-service corporation that provides after-school intervention programs for Middle and High School students in the Orange County, California area. Based on the idea that life is like a Marathon, the mission of We ROCK is to teach our community’s teenagers the important life skills
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Ambassador

2020 OC Marathon AmbassadorsCelerina Dugat, Elizabeth Forney, Kerry Vicencia, Natalia Winter, Ismail Amin, Donovan Querubin, Justin Dugat, Rebecca Sales, Nani Lauriano, Kristin Stehly, Jenny Bradley, Naader Reda, Tyler Meier, Nicole Castillo, Becca Brockmeyer, Kristen Webster, Briana Sharp, Almi Del Villar, Victor Hurtado, Lindsay Collins, Becky Bell, Caitlin Oishi, Moises Alvarez, Megan Huston MEET THE TEAM
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Run For Free

Run the OC For Free by Fundraising For a Cause$650,000 Raised in 2019. Join the race for 2022! Choosing the Run For Free option during registration allows you to team up with the charity of your choice to fundraise for a cause that matters to you. As a Run for Free runner, you pay nothing
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OC Marathon-Landing

Register OC Marathon Running Festival May 1-3, 2020 SoCal’s Premier Running Event! Join the OC Marathon Running Festival May 1-3, 2020 At the OC Marathon, you’re not only signing up for a fun, fast, scenic race in the most beautiful part of California—you’re signing up for an experience in the infamous Orange County! The OC
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We Run OC Kids

WHO ARE WE? We Run Orange County’s Kids is a nonprofit, public-service corporation that provides after-school intervention programs for Middle and High School students in the Orange County, California area. Based on the idea that life is like a Marathon, the mission of We ROCK is to teach our community’s teenagers the important life skills
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Start Giving Local

WHO ARE WE? Start Giving Local is committed to developing strategic programming, education, & events that inspire positive community action & foster collaboration in support of our mission. We leverage volunteers, technology & media to: * Connect, inspire & empower individuals fundraising for charity through their participation in endurance sports. * Support the social giving
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Project Purple

Join Project Purple this year at the OC! Project Purple is an impact-driven organization with a vision of a world without pancreatic cancer. Our mission is to find a cure for pancreatic cancer and improve the lives of patients through support, hope, and compassion. We will be participating in the 5K, half marathon, and well
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HD Care

Run and raise money to support HD Care’s mission! WHO ARE WE? HD-CARE is a University of California Irvine support group, 501(c)(3) Non-Profit organization. The “HD” in HD-CARE stands for Huntington’s Disease, a progressive, inherited neurodegenerative brain disorder for which there is currently no treatment or cure.  “CARE” denotes the organization’s promotion of Community, Advocacy, Research,
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Seneca

What is Seneca Family of Agencies Join Seneca in Fostering Unconditional Care for children and families going through the most difficult times of their lives! With your support, Seneca offers mental health, education support, and adoption/placement services to 1,000 children in OC. Seneca believes that children and youth do not themselves fail, but are failed by systems unable to address their
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Project Independence

WHO ARE WE? Run for Team Project Independence and help contribute to our goals so that we can succeed in our mission of promoting civil rights for people with developmental disabilities through services which expand independence and choice. Let your friends know how they can help too! Encourage them to help by sharing your efforts and inviting
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Project Youth – OC Bar Foundation

WHO ARE WE? Project Youth OCBF is an official charity of the OC Marathon.  Our mission is to keep at-risk youth in school, healthy and drug free through education, counseling, mentoring and family strengthening. Your involvement is critical to our success in providing programs and services that empower youth to make positive choices for positive futures. Learn
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Free Wheelchair Mission

WHO ARE WE? Because No One Should Have to Crawl Santa Ana Resident, Don Schoendorfer started Free Wheelchair Mission in 2001. He was motivated by a scene he saw in the late 1970s while on vacation to Morocco with his wife, Laurie. There he saw a woman, who was unable to walk, drag herself across a busy
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Outreach to the World

WHO ARE WE? OWI supports orphans and widows, the sick and the poor in the rural community of Kiminini, Kenya. Founded in 2004 our mission is to educate, equip and empower. Our main focus is affording vulnerable orphans healthcare and more importantly, a way out of the cycle of poverty by offering a K-12 education.
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Marketplace Ministries

WHO ARE WE? Join our fundraiser by running the Full, Half, or 5k, or by volunteering at our Mile 4 Waterstation – click Register (at right) to get involved. Here’s why: The old proverb, “give someone a fish and they eat for a day… teach someone to fish and they eat for a lifetime,” affirms
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CASA Orange County

WHO ARE WE? Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Orange County is a non-profit organization serving our county’s most severely abused, abandoned and neglected children through the recruitment, training, and supervision of community volunteers who advocate for their best interests. CASA provides a powerful voice and a meaningful connection for children who have experienced abuse,
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Girls on the Run OC

At Girls on the Run we inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. Over the course of the ten-week program, girls in 3rd-8th grade develop essential skills to help
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Team World Vision

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. In order to join Team World Vision, visit THIS LINK and register to be a part of the team. Team Contact: Don Lee: donlee@worldvision.org  

The American Heart Association

WHO ARE WE? For nearly 100 years, we’ve been fighting heart disease and stroke, striving to save and improve lives. he six cardiologists who founded the American Heart Association in 1924 would be amazed. From humble beginnings, the AHA has grown into the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and
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OC Marathon 2021

Prices are going up in September It’s time to return to fun! Register now and use code “RETURNTOFUN” to save $10.00! Make the OC your first event as you return to fun this fall! LIMITED TIME OFFER use code “RETURNTOFUN” for $10 OFF

The OC Marathon Foundation

The OC Marathon Foundation supports Kids Run the OC. The KROC training program teaches kids how to have active and healthy lifestyles to combat childhood obesity and improve overall wellness. Our goal is to “Inspire Kids to Fitness” through fun, interactive games and challenges. Some children come from homes with low income. We provide scholarship
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OC Marathon Landing

Register OC Marathon Running Festival May 1-3, 2020 SoCal’s Premier Running Event! Join the OC Marathon Running Festival May 1-3, 2020 At the OC Marathon, you’re not only signing up for a fun, fast, scenic race in the most beautiful part of California—you’re signing up for an experience in the infamous Orange County! The OC
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Referral Program

Refer a Friend and Get Cash Back The SDCCU OC Marathon is looking for fun and passionate runners and walkers who are actively engaged in their runner and/or professional community to help us spread the word about The SDCCU OC Marathon and related events as ambassadors. An ideal OC Ambassador is a person who acts
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Corporate Challenge Landing

Something For Every Size of Business & Every Level of Fitness JOIN THE CORPORATE CHALLENGE TODAY Gather up a group of associates and their family members! OC Marathon is a family friendly event that encourages overall wellness for people of all ages and all fitness levels. Reap the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, enjoy special
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