4 days left to support first wave of Adopt-an-Athlete program

There are only 4 days remaining to support the 6 Athletics Ontario athletes that were selected to take part in the first wave of the Adopt-an-Athlete program in partnership with Pursu.it. Pursu.it is a volunteer-run, nonprofit crowdfunding website for amateur athletes. As the first and only crowdfunding platform devoted to helping amateur athletes craft their story and focus on success, Pursu.it has raised over $310,000 to date and has helped eight athletes from various sports make it to the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

This first wave will run until 12:00 pm EST on Sunday February 15, 2015.

Athletics Ontario athletes in the first wave of the 2015-15 campaign include:

  • Bismark Boateng, Toronto, Project Athletics, 100m/200m, Sprints
  • Jen Cotten, Woodtstock, London-Western TFC, Combined Events
  • Brittany Crew, Toronto, York University TFC, Throws
  • Caroline Ehrhardt, Espinola, London-Western TFC, Triple Jump
  • Noah Rolph, St. Thomas, St. Thomas Legion TFC, Throws
  • Yves Sikubwabo, Guelph, Speed River TFC, 1500m, Distance

To find out more, and to support some of Ontario’s finest track and field athletes, please visit: https://www.pursu.it/can and select Sport – Track and Field.