About the organization: Mobile Baykeeper is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide citizens a means to protect the beauty, health, and heritage of the Mobile Bay Watershed and our coastal communities. We are the environmental watchdog, informed voice of reason, and collaborator for solutions working to ensure responsible growth, drive smart investments in infrastructure, and to educate and engage the community. Click here to learn more.
Role in the Grandman: As the primary host organization of the race, The Grandman is Mobile Baykeeper's largest annual fundraising event. Baykeeper staff is responsible for all planning and preparation efforts leading up to the race. This includes recruiting racers and volunteers, soliciting cash sponsorships and in-kind donations, marketing and public relations efforts, managing volunteers and racer communications, setting up the race course, race weekend logistics, and much more.
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 251-433-4229.
my Team Triumph: Southern Alabama
About the organization: myTeam Triumph: Southern Alabama is an athletic ride-along program created for children, teens, adults, and veterans with disabilities who would normally not be able to experience endurance events such as triathlons or road races. Their mission is to enrich the health and well-being of individuals with disabilities by fostering lasting, authentic relationships through the teamwork environment of endurance athletics. Click here to learn more.
Role in the Grandman: myTeam Triumph enters teams in the Grandman each year composed of "Captains" and "Angels". The participants with disabilities are known as "Captains" and the athletes who have the honor of pushing and pulling the Captains on the course are called their "Angels".
Delta Bike Project
About the organization: Delta Bike Project is a non-profit bicycle community dedicated to promoting and improving access to bicycle transportation in Mobile, Alabama. We seek to minimize economic and educational barriers by providing a shared community space for people to have access to the tools and knowledge for do-it-yourself bicycle repair and low cost access to donated and recycled bicycles.
Role in the Grandman: Delta Bike Project will be a first-time beneficiary of the Grandman in 2017, and will help set up and manage the race bike course.
Contact: To learn more or get involved, please visit www.deltabikeproject.org.