Virtual Move-a-thon FAQs

  • How do I register?
    • Click Here to register for the Move-A-Thon with a $25 donation
    • The first 100 people to register will receive a limited-edition Free IW “Keep Moving” T-Shirt
  • How do I support Interfaith Works through this event?
    • Share your goal with your family and friends – tell them what drives you to Keep MOVING to End Homelessness in Montgomery County!
    • This Move-a-Thon is all about raising awareness in our community and raising money to support the people IW serves – the more of our community you get to join you in your MOVEment, the more you’re helping Interfaith Works!
    • Extra Mile Challenge: Want to really go the distance for our community’s most vulnerable? We challenge you to the extra mile:
      • Option 1: Become a virtual fundraiser by creating your own fundraising page for the IW Virtual Move-a-Thon and helping us hit our $5,000 fundraising goal! (You’ll receive free tips and ideas from IW staff on how to hit your personal goal!)
      • Option 2: Recruit as many family members and friends as you can to register for their own challenge – make sure they let us know who sent them!
      • Whoever raises the most money, and whoever recruits the most people to join, will each win a special Extra Mile Challenge prize!
  • How do I track how much I have walked or ran during the event?
    • There are many ways that you can track your distance while participating in the event, such as:
      • Smartphones – Fitness Tracking App
      • Smartwatches
      • Pedometer
      • You can even use Google Maps to plan your route
      • Various public parks have signs posted marking the distance of each trail.
    • Take pictures and screenshots to share your journey and inspire others via social media
      • Use #IWMoves to virtually connect with other IW Movers
  • Where is this event taking place?
      • Anywhere! The beauty of this event is that it can take place wherever you are from October 24 through October 31. You can connect to other participants through our social media campaign that will run throughout the week.
  • Are there any other prizes?
    • To be entered into our IW Move-a-thon Halloween Costume Contest share pictures of you and your loved ones “moving” in your Halloween costume!
    • We will pick our favorites to win a fun prize!