Frequently Asked Questions
NO! Click here for the answer as part of #SpotlightSaturday Episode 6.
We love our Guardian Angels!
Ainsley's Angels has no registation or annual fees/dues. The only costs are associated with race registration fees that races organizers require of runners (any Angel Athlete rider registration fees are generally covered by Ainsley's Angels). Enjoy more answers in our weekly video series, here!
No. Enjoy this detailed answer as part of #SpotlightSaturday, Episode 11.
Basically, once you register for a race we are partaking in and confirm with your local Ambassador that you will be participating, the local Ambassador will work on race pairings and will pair your athlete rider with an angel runner.
From the menu on our website, select Ambassadors. From there, you will be able to click on your local area, either from the list or the map, to see a list of the upcoming events. Ambassadors will email you and post on their state Facebook page these events as they near. You can also sign up for our upcoming Race Series events....check out this video from race day!
Great question! Enjoy the detailed answer provided in this episode of #SpotlightSaturday! Also, feel free to look around the website, and check out our Finish Line Store.
Thank you for asking! The first step is to email us at [email protected] explaining why you would like to bring Ainsley's Angels to your local area and why you think you are the right person to help make this a reality!
Also, enjoy episodes 2, 3, and 10 from our #SpotlightSaturday video series for detailed answers to this question!
No. Our local Ambassadors have a fleet of chairs for your athlete rider to use on race day. If you wish to purchase a jogging chair or enter our GRANT program, please visit this page. Also, enjoy this detailed answer from Tanya as part of #SpotlightSaturday Episode 11!
We answered this great question in the first episode of #SpotlightSaturday. Enjoy the examples shown in the video.
The spirit of our mission is to ensure EVERYONE is INCLUDED. Our Angel Athlete-riders are our purpose and inspriation. Please also enjoy this video answer.
Generally, we do not. However, we have in the past and plan to continue to do so on a case-by-case basis. A little more explanation can be found here.
Enjoy this answer from Angel Runner Michael. .
Absolutely not! Enjoy this answer from our co-founder, Kristine, and her best friend, Angel Jessica.
The list of options is boundless! Here is one idea.
Yes. Video answer found here.
Many ways! Enjoy this answer from Angel Briley!
You sure did! We are a proud charity partner of the Marine Corps Marathon! Contact us, if you would like to run for us at this year's MCM! And we invite you to Enjoy these videos from past years!
Absolutely, and we would love to connect with you!
We are updating our Ainsleys_Angels Snapshat story daily. Also, we upload at least TWO videos a week on our YOUTUBEchannel.
Hope to also see you on our Instagram; Twitter; and Ainsley's Angels Facebook Page; as well as in our every growing and popular Ainsley's Angels Facebook Family Group!
By the way, if we have an certified Ambassadorship in your state, you can also like your state Ainsley's Angels page! Just search facebook for:
"Ainsley's Angels in "
First, we are very excited that you are considering joining our Family to loan your legs to an Angel Athlete Rider! In order to begin the process, please visit this link and click on the big pink sign up button. From there, find your state and submit your application to become an Angel runner. If your state is NOT listed, email us at [email protected] to inquire as to how you can help bring Ainsley's Angels to your local area!
Established on 4 February 2016, the #WeeklyWord is released once a week and builds off of a concept our President learned in the Marine Corps. Marines always talk about needing to 'get the word' from the Sergeant or the Commander. Well, Rooster builds on this concept ONCE a week in a thought provoking video post aimed at providing value, provoking thought, and inspiring or motivating you to make a difference and be an advocate for what or who matters the most to you in your life.
Here is the playlist.
Absolutely! All donations made to local ambassadorships directly benifit that local ambassadorship. In fact 95% of the donation is applied directly to the local execution of the local mission and 5% is applied toward operating expenses paid my Ainsley's Angels of America on behalf of all local Ambassadors. We are very proud of this model and the ability to keep donations to local ambassadorships, local!
First, we are very excited that you are considering joining our Family! In order to begin the process, please visit this link and click on the big pink sign up button. From there, find your state and submit your application for you or a family member to become an Angel Athlete-rider.
If your state is NOT listed, email us at [email protected] to inquire as to how you can help bring Ainsley's Angels to your local area!
If you are registered with an Ainsley's Angels Ambassadorship, you can first check with your Ambassador to see what items they have on-hand. Doing so, ensures the proceeds of your purchase helps your local ambassadorship. The other option is to visit the on-line Ainlsey's Angels Finish Line store to have your order shipped to your house the following day.
We invite you to watch this video answer provided in Episode 12 of #SpotlightSaturday from VP of Operations, Joe! Also, here is an article on the subject.
Meet Angel Jessica in this Video answer or learn more at this link.
Great question! We encourage you to submit your question to be addressed on our weekly video series, #SpotlightSaturday by joining this group and submitting your question or by commenting on any of the videos posted on this playlist!
No. Ainsley's Angels does not have any fees to become a member of our family. We do have an expectation that you will help with educating, advocating, and fundraising...check out the detailed answer in Episode 21 of our weekly video series,#SpotlightSaturday (click here).
Click here to check out this video answer.
There are 3 major considerations to ask yourself: 1) Where’s your passion? 2) Do you have the time to dedicate yourself to this mission? 3) Do you have a community of people that are connected both inside of the running world, the special needs world, or the education world that you can network with?
If all of your answers lead you to conclude that YOU are the right person to bring Ainsley's Angels to your local community, email us at [email protected] to start the process.