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Mr. Martinez from Alamo TX is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Better Futures Through Running

My students need the exercise equipment (hurdles) for better quality training.

  • $592 goal

This project expired on May 18, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students here are enrolled at a Title 1 school with large concentrations of low-income students that already receive supplemental funds to assist in meeting student’s educational goals. On the other hand, he outlet I see for many of these students is sports, especially running. The majority of my students, albeit young, are extremely talented runners and they have an opportunity to go to the university on an athletic scholarship for the sport of cross-country and/or the track and field.

My Project

Having the sets of hurdles gives me the opportunity as a coach to implement better training regimens for my runners. For instance, I could have them run over hurdle. The hurdle spacing can teach them how to improve their running economy, especially by increasing stride length.

In running, stride length is important, but so is lower limb strength and with these hurdle sets I could implement a plyometric regimen, where my athlete's jump over the hurdles to increase lower body power and strength.

All in all, these hurdles would be a great commodity for these student athlete's to use in their training.

Mr. Martinez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 600 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Champion 6 Ultra Hurdle Set - No Color • DICK'S Sporting Goods $105.99 4 $423.96

Materials cost

$423.96

Vendor shipping charges

$42.40

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$502.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.72

Total project goal

$591.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$591.44

1 Donor

-$295.72

Donations toward project cost

-$251.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.36

match offer

-$295.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$251.36

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.36

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$0.00

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