Team AMP 2018

Team AMP (AADAP Marathon Program) is the official endurance event training team for AADAP and we are in our seventh year as an Official Charity with the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon.  Over 150 individuals have joined Team AMP, helping to raise $145,000 to support AADAP’s programs and mission to “Change Lives and Save Families”.

Watch Team AMP 2016 Video Recap:

We invite anyone who is interested, whether you are a beginner or advanced runner, to join TEAM AMP and be a part of an unforgettable experience. You have an opportunity to join a group of enthusiastic and dedicated people to achieve a major milestone like finishing a marathon, all while helping to raise funds to support families in need of critical recovery services and gain access to quality programs.

Races:
– 2017 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon (Sunday, March 18, 2018): $170
– The Charity Challenge- Stadium Vs. Sea (Sunday, March 18, 2018): $135 (limited spots available)
– LA Big 5K (Saturday, March 18, 2017)-  $40

Register today by filling out the Registration Form, OR contact Paulina Hong, (323) 293-6284.

Training:

Our preferred training partner is Club 26.2, lead by Coaches Robert and Euri Mills. They have completed 57 and 8 marathons, respectively, and coached more than 3,000 runners and walkers along the way. Armed with invaluable experience in areas such as footwear, form and technique, hydration, and proper stretching, they coach participants of all fitness levels toward their goals of training for runs of all distances, including 5K, 10K, half marathons, and full marathons. Of Robert and Euri’s students, 99% have crossed the finish line, and 80% of those were first-time runners.

We train as a team every Saturday morning in Marina Del Rey at 8am, starting October 7th, 2018. To find out more, contact Coach Robert at club26.2@gmail.com.

Commitment:

Each participant commits to raise $1000 or more ($350 for 5K) for the Asian American Drug Abuse Program (AADAP). Team AMP will provide fundraising tips and support. Any participant that raises $1500 or more ($500 for 5k) will be eligible to have their training and registration cost reimbursed by AADAP (up to $305), if they choose.

Team AMP members get the following benefits:

* Official Team AMP Race Tech Shirt
* Personal Fundraising page
* Invitation to Pasta Party and Post-Event Celebration
* Regular emails with tips and support
* Valuable Race Day transportation and support
* Satisfaction in knowing that the money you raise helps support individuals struggling with addiction and  their families.

Who this Benefits:

TEAM AMP raises funds to support AADAP’s core programs which include: adolescent and adult substance abuse treatment services (both residential and outpatient), prevention and education on substance abuse issues and HIV/AIDS, gang- intervention, family programs, perinatal services, advocacy and youth empowerment, and employment services. AADAP is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization (Tax ID 95-2848695) that has served the needs of the low-income and underserved populations since 1972.

Join Team AMP today! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

For more information visit the marathon website: www.lamarathon.com

Questions: Paulina Hong, (323) 293-6284

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