4x4x48 for Feeding our Community

About This Campaign

The 4x4x48 challenge, inspired by retired Navy Seal David Goggins, is a challenge designed to raise money and awareness for a cause in need. Five Saline Cross Country Alum, our names are Chris, John, Matt, Simon, and Andrew, and we have decided to attempt this challenge as a way to collect donations for the Ann Arbor Food Gatherers. Although the pandemic is wrapping up and many of our lives are returning to normal, there is still a great need for the resources to combat food insecurity in Washtenaw County! Visit the link below to learn more:

https://www.foodgatherers.org/get-involved/advocate/learn-about-hunger/

To complete a 4x4x48, we must run 4 miles, every 4 hours, for 48 hours. This will be both a mental and physical challenge, but we are confident we will make it through with the support of our friends, families, and community.

Our challenge will take place in Ann Arbor from the afternoon of Friday, June 18 to Sunday, June 20. Please consider helping us fight hunger by donating, volunteering, sharing this page, and/or joining us on a run!

Location / Venue

Food Gatherers

Campaign to Support Food Gatherers

Our Mission: Food Gatherers exists to alleviate hunger and eliminate its causes in our community by: reducing food waste through the rescue and distribution of perishable and nonperishable food; coordinating with other hunger relief providers; educating the public about hunger; and developing new food resources.

  1. Lori Pierce
    Lori Pierce gave a donation
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  2. An anonymous donation of $43 has been made
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  3. Christine Barringer
    Christine Barringer gave a $104.58 donation
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  4. Giuseppe Rossi
    Giuseppe Rossi gave a $100 donation
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  5. Greg Tolmoff
    Greg Tolmoff gave a $100 donation
    Way to go!
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  6. An anonymous donation of $52.44 has been made
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  7. NANCY GRIGORIAN
    NANCY GRIGORIAN gave a $104.58 donation
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  8. Annie Ackerman
    Annie Ackerman gave a $21.16 donation
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  9. John Speers
    John Speers gave a donation
    Thanks for doin this with me boys! Godspeed🤝
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  10. An anonymous donation of $50 has been made
    Congratulations guys!
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  11. Chris Van Dyke
    Chris Van Dyke

    Before we take naps, we just want to say how thankful we are for how supportive our friends, family, and community have been throughout this event. We surpassed our initial expectations about how much money we could raise by a massive amount, and seeing how many meals we will help provide is extremely gratifying. It wouldn't have been possible without the retweets, shares, and word of mouth spread by past coaches, family members, or members of the community who barely even know us!

    We wouldn't have been able to finish the challenge as well as we did without the people who came out to run with us and the donors, so thank you all! We had a blast (when we weren't being woken up from naps) and hope to do something similar again!

    This fundraising page will stay open for a few more days so we can continue surpassing our goal!

    Thank you all again and cheers to more than two hours of sleep,
    Chris, Matt, Simon, John and Andrew

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  12. Shane Pitcher
    Shane Pitcher gave a $26.37 donation
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  13. Jennifer Bacarella
    Jennifer Bacarella gave a $208.86 donation
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  14. Matthew Thibeault
    Matthew Thibeault gave a $105.67 donation
    Great work guys! Until next time…
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      Chris Van Dyke

      We woke up, ran, ate, back to sleep. Sore

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  18. John Pfeiffer
    John Pfeiffer gave a $83.72 donation
    So proud of you guys!
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  19. An anonymous donation of $52.44 has been made
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      Chris Van Dyke

      Dogs barking in the woods to the side of the road and the occasional car on the narrow road made this a spooky one. Time to try and catch some Z's

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  21. Holden Collins
    Holden Collins gave a $100 donation
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  22. Will Minnette
    Will Minnette gave a $73.30 donation
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      Chris Van Dyke

      Out on some country roads to finish up!

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    Chris Van Dyke

    Only 4 more runs, we'll see how long until we all absolutely crash but we think we've got it! Shoutout to those who came to support at the middle school track at 4pm.

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  27. Corbin Brown
    Corbin Brown gave a $21.16 donation
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  28. Elaine Luther
    Elaine Luther gave a donation
    Run boys run!!!
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  29. An anonymous donation of $52.44 has been made
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  30. Joe Allen
    Joe Allen gave a $117.09 donation
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