Beneficiaries is dedicated to providing our athletes the most memorable experience at our events. Equally, we are dedicated to giving back to our community because we know it takes a community to produce this event.

Team In Training: Marathon + Half Beneficiary


$1.4 billion dollars and more than 650,000 participants, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training (TNT) has become the most influential endurance sports training program for charity in the world. Experienced coaches will get you to the finish line, no matter your fitness level, and knowledgeable TNT staff will help you achieving your personal fundraising goals.

Money raised by TNT has funded therapies like chemotherapy, bone marrow transplants and drugs like Gleevec® that manage certain blood cancers with a daily pill. From targeted therapies, repurposing of old drugs and accelerating new ones to market, TNT continues to power LLS in its funding of over 300 projects that show promise in finding cures.

Thanks to those whose dedication continues today, a new TNT generation has evolved to become an LLS cornerstone in the quest to find cures for blood cancers; and continues to fund new therapies that save lives every single day. Become part of the new TNT generation and bring us closer to cures, today.

Join TNT Today and Train for the SLO Marathon + Half

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Make Cures Happen is for all marathon and half marathon registered participants who are training on their own and want to help save lives and create a world without blood cancer.

Challenged Athlete Foundation Operation Rebound: Official Military Beneficiary

CAF_ID_OperationRebound_Out Challenged Athletes Foundation's® (CAF) Operation Rebound® (OR) program strengthens the mental and physical well-being of veterans and first responders with permanent physical injuries by providing them opportunities to use sports and fitness to re-integrate into our communities and by empowering them through sports to lead productive, active and fulfilling lives. Support CAF Operation Rebound and help get our injured troops and first responders from the Frontline to the Finish Line.

Learn more about CAF: Operation Rebound

Grizzly Youth Academy: Official Youth Beneficiary, a Sponsorship

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The Mission of Grizzly Youth Academy is to intervene in and reclaim the lives of 16-18 year old dropouts, producing program graduates with the values, life skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to succeed as productive citizens.

The Grizzly Youth Academy Run Club was established in 2013 as a voluntary activity for cadets to train and complete a half-marathon. Get Off the Couch Potato Sports Productions is the corporate sponsor of the Run Club in partnership with community volunteers. Since inception, over 240 cadets have successfully completed a half-marathon.

Learn more about The Grizzly Youth Academy