Illinois Marathon- WBGL's Team Abolition International
Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon
April 25-26th, 2014
WBGL is partnering with Abolition International in the fight against human trafficking. The money that is collected from fundraising efforts and all proceeds from t-shirts will be given to Abolition International to build a home in Nashville that will house rescued girls and train leaders to help rehabilitate girls rescued from trafficking.
Important Information if you're walking/running for Team Abolition International:
- You must pick up your race packet prior to your race! You can pick it up at the Health & Fitness Expo held at the University of Illinois Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) located at 201 E. Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL. The expo is open Thursday, April 24th from 4-9pm and Friday, April 25th from 9am-7pm.
- Picking up your team t-shirt: If you're a registered member of Team Abolition International, you will receive either a t-shirt (for 5K & 10K participants) or tech shirt (for 1/2 and full marathon participants). You can pick it up at the WBGL studios (4101 Fieldstone Road, Champaign) through Wednesday, April 23rd, during normal business hours. Or, you can pick it up at the Health & Fitness Expo - just look for the WBGL table inside. The expo is being held at the University of Illinois Activities and Recreation Center (ARC). You can stop by Thursday, April 24th from 4pm-9pm and Friday, April 25th from 9am-7pm.
- Team meeting on race day! Team Abolition International will have a team meeting at the WBGL tent located on the Stadium Terrace Playing field (at the intersection of First St & W. Kirby Ave) prior to the start of the races on Friday and Saturday.
Friday, April 25th from 6:00-6:30pm
Saturday, April 26th from 6:00-6:30am
We'll have a time of time of prayer and a group photo before everyone lines up for their race! You can also hand in any remaining donations to a WBGL staff member at that time.
To find out more on Abolition International, what they fight, what they do, who they are visit their website.