Set The Pace COVID-19 Relief

Business was good... shifted to coaching full time in September 2019.  I was balancing life, coaching, being there in more ways for my kids that being self employed allowed.  2020 was looking to be a great year for my business switching to full time... and then COVID-19 hit.  Race after race for myself and my athletes have been cancelled.  Understandably so, athletes opted to pause coaching due to having no events to train for.  Some have stayed, but at minimum my client list has been cut in half with no stable sign of what the future will hold.  Will events come back?  Will a vaccine come out allowing us back to normal?  Will the economy march forward regardless of the global pandemic?  No one knows.

I have been making ends meet.  We have been creative how we have handled our finances and luckily I was a one man shop doing it all.  I was hoping to bring on some help, but back to doing it all.  We have our 3 kids home full time to save on daycare.  My wife luckily has a secure job, but not qualifying for PPP in the cares act, not qualifying for unemployment, I have fallen through the loopholes.  As I mentioned, ends are meeting, but long term it's not a rosy outlook.

Anything will help, and with GOFUNDME partnering with GODADDY offering grants for Go Fund Me's that get to $500, why not reach out for a hand up to get through these rough times.

I also don't feel wholy right in just asking for money, but offering something in return.  If you are looking for assistance with your triathlon journey, advice where you need to be during this down time of no racing, guidance in general, anyone that contributes $65 or more will be signed up for my virtual triathlon club I closed for registration back on Memorial Day.  It's a small way to say thank you!



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    • $65 
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Ryan Falkenrath 
Olathe, KS
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