Frequently Asked Questions
 
1. How do I begin?
Want to Participate?
Just register here and join us!
You can now create and manage your own personal page, share your photos, goals and get sponsors.
Want to sponsor a participant? Click here for details.
If you have further questions, please contact us at 845-368-1889 or fc@rocklandfriendship.com
 
2. What are the Race Options and Schedules?
The walk will take place inside the Fieldhouse.
12:30 –Registration
1:00- Show
1:30 Opening ceremony and walk
2:00-4:00 Fun and entertainment
 
3. What Does Pledging to the Run Mean, Exactly?
By committing to this event, and pledging to raise money for its success, you are helping raise invaluable funds to enhance the quality of life for children, teens and adults with special needs.
We are dedicated to this underserved population and all proceeds raised from the Walk will allow us to build on the programs we currently offer. With your support, we can make a difference and teach people in our community with special needs the life skills and vocational abilities they need to live more productive, meaningful lives.
We wish you all the success possible. Train, set and achieve new goals, enjoy the race… and get all the sponsors you can, so when you cross that finish line, we will all be winners – you, and all the people with special needs and disabilities in our community that need our help!
 
4. How can my sponsors submit payment?
Online contributions can be made by credit card on the runner’s personalized page found on this website. Just make sure to tell your sponsors to select your name from the list of runners. 
 
5. I am concerned that I might not be able to raise the required funds. Will I be able to do it?
Even if you've never raised money before, our materials and strategies will make it easy for you to solicit and collect sponsorships from friends, family, colleagues, neighbors, and others. Experience has shown that it is not only possible, but enjoyable, to set and reach your goals. Please refer to the sample letters found on your personal fundraising page center, that explains the programs the Run supports, and you will be surprised to see how quickly friends, family, and co-workers will respond to your request to help this wonderful cause. Just remember to make it personal as well, as you want them to know that they are sponsoring YOU and YOUR efforts! And, as many companies offer charitable donation matching programs, make sure to ask your sponsors to check with their employers, as it will help you meet your goal ever more quickly.
 
6. Is the Run only for Runners?
No! The Run is designed as a day of fun and fitness for the whole family. It attracts more than 300 walkers from Rockland Country, but it is also attended by thousands of family members and friends and supporters from the community who look forward to it as a fun and exciting community gathering.
In addition to the walk, Runners enjoy a festive family fair.
 
7. Do You Run Alone or as a Team?
Either! Participants can run alone or create their own team.
 
8. Is there a refund/exchange policy?
Yes. If a donation was made accidentally or for the wrong amount, simply make us aware of the issue and we will be happy to make any necessary refunds, changes or corrections. 
 
9. Is parking available?
Please note that the RCC parking lot will be available throughout the event.
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