Cohasset Maritime Institute - Event Information

Event Name:Ergathon
Event Type(s):Fundraiser
Description:CMI is sponsoring its third-ever Ergathon, and you are invited! CMI's 2020 Spring Ergathon celebrates the indomitable spirit of CMI rowing and its youth and adult rowers!  In addition to the athletic challenge, CMI's Spring Ergathon is an important fundraiser to help CMI’s youth and adult rowing programs weather the pandemic storm.

Event Date:5/30/2020
Location:On an erg at your own location!
When: Saturday May 30.  Starting 8am for adults, 2pm for youth.

Where: Online Ergathon via Zoom.

Who can participate? Everyone!
  1. Youth rowers:  Session #1 starting 5/30 2pm 
    1. Teams of 3, 4 or 5.
    2. Targeting 10k meters or more.
  2. Adult rowers: Session #2 starting 5/30 8am
    1. Individuals CMI members and guests.
    2. 10k, 20k, half marathon, Hour of Power, 2k-5k, other.
  3. CMI Members, Friends and Family
    1. We encourage CMI members, friends and family to sponsor and their favorite CMI ergathoners by visiting the CMI Spring Ergathon Page, and to attend the Ergathon via Zoom! Details for the Zoom session will come out closer to the event day.
  1. Must have own erg or currently have a loaner erg.
  2. Minimum fundraising target: $300.  Each adult and youth participant will have their own fundraising page on Mightycause, the donor website CMI has used for the past three ergathons.
Next Steps 
1RSVP to the event by adding yourself to the guest list below, responding to the email invitation, or, if you’re a youth, confirm your team with Coach Karen Shusterman.
2. Create your personal fundraising page on Mightycause by selecting CMI Spring Ergathon Page
  1. Select “Join This Event”, then sign up to get your own Login and Password on Mightycause.
  2. Select “Start a Fundraiser” on the next page, then follow the prompts to “Publish” your Fundraiser.
  3. We recommend that you edit/ personalize your Fundraiser page with:
    • Your picture – any reasonable picture of you, rowing or not, is good
    • Your story – What CMI means to you, your feelings about the Ergathon, your team, your rowing distance go
    • Your target fundraising amount, your personalized URL. 
Remember to bookmark or favorite your page for easy reference. 

3. Spread the word 
Share your story and personal fundraiser page URL via email, txt and social media.   Start by asking 12 family, relatives, friends and other rowers to sponsor you for the Ergathon. 

CMI Spring Ergathon Sponsors
George Baumgarten. CMI Board Ergathon Chair. 
Claire, David and Annabelle Martin. Youth Parent Co-sponsor.
Joy, Rick and Rex Schiffmann. Youth Parent Co-sponsor.

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Attending?:add yourself to the guest list

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