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Team World Vision

Renaissance Church has launched our training season for our 2019 Team World Vision group. We will run or walk the October half marathon in Brooklyn to raise money for clean water and hope in Africa.

Join or support the team:
Group Runs: Every Saturday morning
Race Date: October 19, 2019
Race Location: Brooklyn, NY
More information:

Help us change more than 1,500 lives in 2019! Our goal is 75 runners, walkers, and helpers on our team, raising more than $75,000. Just $50 brings clean water to one person in Africa. Join or support our team to make a difference! (To support a specific runner, find them in the Roster. And yes, many companies will match your donation!)

Our leaders have the time, training plans, and support to get you from your couch to the finish line on October 19th and to help you fundraise. Our team is made up of all shapes, all sizes, all ages, all abilities! And for the small number of you that really can’t run or walk, you can still be a part of this team through many supporting roles. It’s a great way to meet other people in the church and be a part of something that shows God’s love in the world. You don’t have to attend Renaissance to be a part of our team; all are welcome.

“And if you spend yourselves on behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday.” Isaiah 58:10

In 2017, we partnered with World Vision (the largest non-governmental provider of clean water in the world) and raised $43,000 (thanks to Ren Cares’ one-time match), which meant clean water for more than 800 people with 18 runners and walkers. In 2018, our team of 50 runners and walkers raised more than $72,000, bringing water to more than 1,440 people in Africa.

For those that were involved in 2017 or 2018, whether you ran, contributed financially, or helped logistically, thank you. What you did truly is making a difference.

Other Resources:

Team World Vision Technical Assistance: 866-392-4453

Team World Vision General Information: 888-573-5433

Text 2019brooklyn to 44-888 to get encouraging weekly texts

Posters and invite cards are available at the Info Center

Team Checklist (PDF)

Join our (free) Strava Group

Group Run Schedule (see team emails or Strava)

Gear Guide (PDF)

Training Plan (also in your Team World Vision dashboard)

Catch-up Training Plan (also in your Team World Vision dashboard)

Walking a Half Marathon Plan

Race Day Pack List (PDF)

Course Map

Race Weekend Guide (coming soon)

Child sponsorship (Jen’s link, Kristen’s link)

Get $1,000 fundraising credit for sponsorship

Team World Vision fundraising incentives

About Team World Vision

Join or support the team: (to support a specific runner, find them in the Roster)
More information:

Service Times:

8:30, 10, & 11:30 am

REN KIDS at 8:30 & 10 am, Nursery at 11:30 am
Middle & HIGH SCHOOL: Fridays, 7:30 pm
MIDDLE SCHOOL: Sundays, 8:30 am


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