Please join the Foreign Service “Around the World Race/Walk” Group for the second Around the World Virtual 5k in April 2016. Calling runners and walkers at posts around the world to run alone or gather a team to support the AAFSW Crisis Fund.* Run or walk your 5k anywhere and anytime in April, and post pictures of you or your team (hopefully in your t-shirts) on the “Around the World 5k” Facebook page to show you have completed the race! Four lucky runners will win an “Around the World 5k” handmade pottery mug chosen by lottery from all those who post their pictures!
1) Sign up on the Facebook page by posting your city, state and/or country or send a private message to Leah Evans at email@example.com. Post your country name by February 20 to make the list of participating countries on the back of the t-shirt!
2) Make a suggested $25 (or more) donation to AAFSW Crisis Fund, 4001 North Ninth Street, Suite 214, Arlington, VA 22203. Please write “Around the World 5k Donation” on your check so we can keep track of our fundraising. You can also click on the donation button on the AAFSW page (write “ATW 5k for the Crisis Fund” in the purpose box) by clicking here.
3) T-shirts will be available to order in late February.
4) Gather your team and complete the 5k in April. Take a picture and post it on the “Around the World” Facebook page!
Thank you for supporting our virtual 5k and the AAFSW crisis fund!
Questions? Email Leah at firstname.lastname@example.org .
*The new AAFSW Crisis Fund raises money to assist Foreign Service community members who need temporary help during crises such as evacuation, separation, or divorce.