Endurance Multisport Performance Center

ENDURANCE MULTISPORT PERFORMANCE CENTER at 850 Broad St. Ste 1, Emmaus, PA will be the region's only training facility specifically created for triathletes, swimmers, cyclists & runners to improve performance in the endurance sports YOU love!

For those who may not know me, I am the founder, owner & head coach of Endurance Multisport. On behalf of my coaches and staff, I am personally reaching out to ALL of you -- my fellow endurance athletes, friends, colleagues & associates -- to join us in establishing something truly awesome right here in eastern PA.

Our goal -- WITH YOUR HELP -- is to establish our facility as a USA Triathlon Certified Performance Center. There are currently ONLY 8 of these centers within the entire U.S. There are very extensive requirements to meet for the certification process, and we'd love to meet all of them!

Our crowdfunding effort is your chance to contribute DIRECTLY to building a facility designed for the express USE and BENEFIT of our own endurance sports communities while being rewarded for your donations.

Endurance Multisport Performance Center (EMPC) will offer endurance sport-specific training classes, lessons, and clinics to the public. It will also serve as HQ for our Endurance Multisport Tri Club, enmuRUN Team, Extreme Team, and coaching.

If you swim, bike, run, tri, du, CrossFit, obstacle or adventure race, row, etc., remember...

MORE Donations
= MORE and BETTER Equipment
= MORE Class Options
= MORE Performance for a Faster YOU!

100% of contributions received will be put into purchase of facility equipment and defraying opening costs. WE WILL OPEN this center even if we receive $0 in donations, because we want to provide our area's athletes with every advantage we possibly can. BUT THE MORE FUNDS WE'RE ABLE TO RAISE, the more AMAZING this place will be as soon as its doors open, and the closer we'll be to attaining certified performance center status!

Our vision for the EMPC includes a wide array of equipment and amenities. BY MAKING A PERSONAL INVESTMENT IN THE CENTER, you're helping to ensure that the following items will be available soon for your use:

■ 8-man Multi-Rider CompuTrainer set-up with large personal video screens for group riding, coached workouts, testing, and open ride time. Train on actual race courses by yourself or in a group with realistic, smooth, automatically-adjusted resistance with elevation change and power output display.
■ Elite Endless Pool (or equivalent) with underwater mirrors for swim lessons and open swim time. Under- and above-water video analysis available.
■ TRX, Kettlebell, and Corework classes specific for endurance athletes for full-body functional strength and injury prevention
■ Treadmills (land + possibly underwater)
■ Vasa swim training bench
■ Concept 2 rowing ergometer
■ Weight rack with pull-up and dip bars
■ Kettlebells, dumbbells, stretch cords, bands, stability balls, BOSU
■ Our triathlon and cycling apparel and accessories
■ Performance testing
■ Massage / recovery room, and consultation office
■ Shower, change room, lockers
■ Bike storage available monthly
■ Towels, drinks, coffee, goggles and other items for sale on-site
■ Group rides and runs weekly from the center
■ More!


■ You can donate ANY amount -- even $1 -- and it will be immensely appreciated. For donating at (or between!) the given reward levels, you'll be rewarded with FREE items and/or services.
■ All non-anonymous individual and business donors contributing $500 OR MORE will be recognized for their extremely generous support with their names displayed upon a wall of the EMPC.
■ You can donate on someone else's behalf as a gift and he or she can receive the rewards.
■ If you have exercise and/or office equipment which you feel may be useful, it *may* be considered as a substitute for monetary donation for a reward level. Please contact me to discuss.
■ Individuals and businesses can, of course, donate right here online, but mailing a check guarantees that we receive your entire donation without any processing and service fees deducted by GoFundMe. So for ANY LARGE donation, please mail a check made out to "Endurance Multisport" to: Endurance Multisport, 850 Broad St. Ste 1, Emmaus, PA 18049
Donations above $15,000 are certainly accepted and (of course!) extremely welcome. GoFundMe only allows *online* donations with rewards up to the $15,000 mark. Any individual or business interested in contributing greater than this, please contact me to discuss possible reward / compensation.
■ Any questions, requests for substitution of reward / compensation, or concerns relating to high donation amounts, please contact me.

Our location is IDEAL for endurance junkies!

Emmaus, PA is a vibrant, active small town that has become a mecca for sports industry and fitness enthusiasts
■ Easy access to major highways (I-78, 309, 22, 476/NE Ext. of Turnpike)
■ We share the building with CrossFit 8541, a brand new CrossFit gym
Emmaus Yoga is next door to us
■ 0.25 mi to Rodale Inc., publisher of Bicycling, Runner's World, Running Times, Men's Health, Women's Health, and Prevention magazines
■ 0.25 mi to a gravel running path ~1 mile around
■ 0.5 mi to Emmaus High School all-weather Track (available for use by anyone living in East Penn School District)
■ 0.7 mi to Emmaus Community Park, with outdoor pool (25 and 50m lanes) and paved running path
■ 0.7 mi to our sponsor Back In Action Chiropractic
■ 0.8 mi to our sponsor Emmaus Run Inn (formerly Finish Line Running Store)
■ 0.9 mi to South Mountain Cycles & Café
■ 1.3 mi to 9+ miles of wooded trails in the South Mountain Preserve
■ <1 mi to multiple eateries, shops, pharmacy, grocery store
■ <2 mi to a 5K X-C course at Camp Olympic
■ <3 mi to 6+ miles of popular gravel running paths in the Lehigh Parkway
■ 6 mi to our weekly group Club swim and our winter indoor tri series Grin & Brrr It at Steel Fitness Premier
■ <7 mi to Valley Preferred Velodrome
■ <9 mi to our sponsor Bear Creek Mountain Resort and our mid-week summer mini-tri series Grin & Bear It
■ <9 mi to our mid-week spring duathlon series Double Dog Dare Du
■ Immediate access to favorite local back roads for cycling and running with anything from flat to hilly terrain
■ Emmaus has been ranked in the top 100 small towns in the U.S. and was very recently ranked the 6th best small town for young families in PA
■ AND...saving one of the best reasons for last ('cause just about every endurance athlete loves a good brew)...we're only a half-mile walk to the brand new Funk Brewing Company!

I'm asking YOU to invest in YOUR athletic future, in YOUR community, and YOUR fellow training partners by contributing whatever you can to make this a truly unique and high-caliber training center. I hope you choose to help us bring the enormous potential benefits of the EMPC to all endurance athletes.

PLEASE SHARE THIS with anyone who may benefit from our center -- or any business that may wish to connect with the endurance community -- and encourage them to contribute!

Please stay tuned for progress updates posted on our upcoming brand new website! Due to our construction, our holiday party this year will be a celebration of what the New Year will bring. When our opening timeline becomes clearer, we'll send out a Save The Date message to all our members, sponsors, and donors for a Grand Opening Party near the start of the new year!


Craig Sheckler

Owner | Director | Head Coach
Endurance Multisport, LLC
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