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Go The Extra Mile In Your City

23 May 2019

Tokyo

1 month

Tokyo

The Causes

Simply by participating in the race, 25% of your team’s race fee will be donated to invest in a project delivered by our local partner, Special Olympics that uses the power of sport and physical activity to address an issue in your city. The best part is, you get to help choose where those funds go by choosing a cause you care about, and running for it.

Log into your account profile to view the causes and choose your cause to run for!

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Inclusion

Choose this cause and the grant will help people with intellectual disabilities in Tokyo, to live active lives through regular access to physical activities and adaptive sports and provide the catalyst for them to reach their full potential.

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Education

Run for this cause and the grant will go towards helping 2-7 year old young athletes with and without intellectual disabilities in Tokyo, to play together to learn about and understand each other, and give families, caregivers and people in the community the chance to share the joy of sports with all children.

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Health

Support this cause and pave the way for inclusive health for children with intellectual disabilities in Tokyo, who will be linked to providers to ensure year round access to quality health care.

The Local Partner

The Extra Mile helps participants of the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay contribute to their city in a bigger, better way. We are delighted to be working with Special Olympics as The Extra Mile Partner in 2019.

Special Olympics is a global inclusion movement using sport, health, education and leadership programs every day around the world to end discrimination against and empower people with intellectual disabilities. Founded in 1968, and celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year, the Special Olympics movement has grown to more than 5.5 million athletes and Unified partners in more than 170 countries. With the support of more than 1 million coaches and volunteers, Special Olympics delivers 32 Olympic-type sports and over 108,000 games and competitions throughout the year. Special Olympics is supported by individuals, foundations and partners, including the Christmas Records Trust, the Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics, The Coca-Cola Company, United Airlines, The Walt Disney Company and ESPN, Lions Clubs International, Bank of America, Essilor Vision Foundation, the Golisano Foundation, Safilo Group, and TOYOTA.

Simply by participating in the race, 25% of your team’s race fee will be donated to invest in projects delivered by Special Olympics in Tokyo. The best part is, you get to help choose where those funds go by choosing a cause you care about, and running for it. When you complete your personal profile on our website you will choose a cause to run for. Then, on race night, your lap in the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay won't just be for your team, but for your Extra Mile cause too.

The cause with the quickest average time will win a minimum donation of US$20,000. Funds will be used to address the winning cause.

Tokyo - The Extra Mile

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