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BECOME AN ASA WINGMAN

WHAT’S A WINGMAN?

An ASA Wingman may be  new to running, an experienced athlete, young, old, fast or slow. A Wingman does not need to have experience with individuals living with disabilities, nor do they need to have experience racing, just the desire to train and run with our Athletes. However, we do ask that you be able to run (not walk) the distance of your desired race.

DIFFERENT TYPES OF WINGMEN

There are 4 different types of Wingman options you can sign up for based on your student status and running experience. Please read each option carefully, as each role has slightly different commitment requirements. 

STUDENT WINGMAN

For students at least 14 years old up through seniors in College seeking volunteer opportunities

  • Attend a minimum of 1 Group Run per month (March – November)
  • Participate in 2-3 races per year – ASA covers your entry to RunFest as a Wingman as well as one free fall 5K with ASA!
  • Fundraise $150 for the Wingman Program by December 15th 
  • Keep track of time spent at Group Runs & races for ASA to sign off on all hours for service learning requirements

WINGMAN IN TRAINING

For those who want to level up & train to run a full 5k with ASA

  • Complete the Wingman in Training Couch to 5k Program 
  • Become a Wingman upon completion of the Couch to 5k Program 
  • Attend a minimum of 1 Group Run per month (March – November) to connect with local community members 
  • Participate in at least 1 race as a Wingman by the end of the year – ASA will cover your entry to the ASA RunFest as well as one free fall 5k with ASA!
  • Fundraise $365 for the Wingman Program by December 15th 

WINGMAN

For those who want to help ASA Athletes participate in mainstream races

  • Attend a minimum of 1 Group Run per month (March – November) 
  • Participate in 2-3 races per year – ASA covers your entry to RunFest as a Wingman as well as one free fall 5K with ASA!
  • Fundraise $365 for the Wingman Program by December 15th

WHY BECOME A WINGMAN?

  • You’ll make a positive difference in many lives
  • You’ll be empowered to lead a healthy and active lifestyle
  • You’ll gain a connection to a welcoming, supportive community
  • You’ll get to participate in Group Runs with other Wingmen and Athletes
  • We’ll give you your very own custom ASA racing top
  • We’ll provide you with fundraising support through our online giving platform

READY TO GET STARTED?

Review the guidelines for your preferred registration option (Student Wingman, Wingman in Training, Wingman, or Captain), complete the Wingman Registration form and then Create your 2022 Fundraising Page.
(Returning Wingmen only need to create a new fundraising page for 2022 to renew your registration.)

ADDITIONAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Additional questions? Check our Wingman FAQs or Email Julie Anderson.