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GENERAL

How do I hear the live broadcast on event day?

BEFORE event day – download the Charge Running app on to your smart phone using this unique link. Once the app downloads, navigate to Events and find Breathe Deep TOGETHER to add to your calendar. If prompted for a code, enter BREATHE

If you already have the Charge Running app on your phone, search for Breathe Deep TOGETHER and enter the code BREATHE if prompted.

ON event morning (Nov 6) – Lace up your shoes, grab your headphones (or speaker) and head out to your 5K route (or treadmill).

Log-in to the Charge Running app 5-10 minutes before the event is set to begin and navigate to Breathe Deep TOGETHER. The broadcast will start at 10am EDT (7am PDT, 9am CDT) so we encourage you to login a few minutes ahead of time!

Find the event:

Choose how you are participating:

Plug in your headphones (or connect to speaker!)

Turn OFF your wi-fi and turn ON your location services if you are walking, running or riding outdoors.

Head out for your walk, run or ride!

HOW LONG WILL THE ONLINE 5K WALK/RUN PROGRAM LAST?

We will be Live through the Charge Running app for one hour, from 10am EDT to 11am EDT. Afterwards, you can tune in on-demand.

TIPS FOR USING THE CHARGE RUNNING APP

  • Make sure your Wi-Fi is turned off and your location services are turned on when using the app. This way you will not pick up anyone else’s Wi-Fi when running by and your GPS will be tracking properly. 
  • We suggest you log into the app 5-10 minutes prior to the start time to make sure the settings on your phone are correct for logging your participation.

How do I download the Charge Running app? From your smart phone, use this unique link to download the Charge Running app to your phone. Once the app downloads, navigate to events, and click on Breathe Deep TOGETHER to add the event to your calendar.

If asked for a code, use BREATHE

Link: https://charge.app.link/RAHjFcYa5eb

What if I already have the Charge Running app on my phone? If you are already a Charge Running app user, search for Breathe Deep TOGETHER within the app and use code BREATHE if prompted.

Do I need to pay for the Charge Running app? No, the link includes a one-week free trial. Even if your trial runs out before November 6th event, you will still be able to access Breathe Deep TOGETHER for free using code BREATHE

Note that you do not need to enter your credit card information in order to access the event.

The event is asking me for a code to join. What is the code?

If the app asks you for a code once you have selected Breathe Deep TOGETHER, enter BREATHE


Can I still listen even if I am not walking? Yes! Follow the same instructions and just select 'Listener Only' to hear the event program and chat with
participants without moving from your couch!

 


When will I receive info on the Charge Running app for the event morning live broadcast? Mid-October, our team will be sending out the instructions to download the Charge Running app, how to create your profile, how to add the event and a user guide. We will also update this website to include the information to ensure a smooth walk experience!

Which cities will hold in-person events this fall? We will hold in-person events in NYC and Boston on Saturday, November 6th. If you live in one of those cities but prefer not to join in person this year, you will have the option to tune into the live broadcast through the Charge Running app on Saturday, November 6th.

Is Breathe Deep DC in-person or virtual? Out of an abundance of caution and in accordance with local guidelines, the event in DC was moved to a completely virtual format. If you were registered for the in-person event in DC on November 7th, your registration will be automatically updated to virtual and you can tune into our Breathe Deep TOGETHER nationwide live broadcast on Saturday, November 6th at 10am EDT through the Charge Running app. Instructions on how to download and use the app will be coming out in the next few weeks.

Can I participate if there isn’t an event in my city? Yes! Head over to our main page at LUNGevity.org/together and scroll down to select the city you are participating from! If you don’t see your city listed, select “Breathe Deep Anywhere” and follow the prompts to sign up. If you are having trouble getting registered or need your password reset, please email us at events@lungevity.org

Can I participate if I am not comfortable joining in person? Yes! Breathe Deep TOGETHER’s nationwide walk is hosted through the Charge Running app and is available wherever you are! Download the Charge Running app in the App Store or Google Play and tune in on the morning of Saturday, November 6th at 10am EDT while you walk from your neighborhood!

When should I arrive on event day? If you are participating in Breathe Deep TOGETHER’s live broadcast on Saturday, November 6th from your own neighborhood, you can tune in at 10am EDT through the Charge Running app. Download the Charge Running app in the App Store or Google Play.

If you are participating in-person at one of our 2 events, you can find the arrival time on their respective websites: Boston or NYC.

Is it free to register? Yes, whether you are participating virtually or in-person, registration is free.

How do I register? Head over to our main page at LUNGevity.org/together and scroll down to select the city you are participating from! If you don’t see your city listed, select “Breathe Deep Anywhere” and follow the prompts to sign up. If you are having trouble getting registered or need your password reset, please email us at events@lungevity.org. Register by October 1 to receive your Breathe Deep TOGETHER Welcome Kit in the mail for walk morning! Kit includes a Breathe Deep pennant flag, wristband, “I Breathe Deep For” sticker, HOPE tattoo, and 20th Anniversary of LUNGevity events button.

Will there be shirt pick-up on event day for in-person events? No, shirts will be mailed to those who quality whether they are participating in-person or virtual. Participants who raise $150 by October 5th will receive their shirts in the mail by event weekend. Those who hit the $150 mark after October 5th will receive their shirts in the mail after event day.

How do I submit my tribute photo/message? Please send the name of your loved one (note if it is in honor or in memory), a photo, your city, and a brief paragraph to together@lungevity.org so we can include their name on our Tribute Wall and social media.

Can I volunteer at Breathe Deep TOGETHER? We are looking for volunteers for each of our 2 in-person events. If you are able to volunteer in Boston or NYC,please email us at events@lungevity.org

FUNDRAISING

Is fundraising required? Fundraising is not required to participate but it is encouraged! Not only can you earn your Breathe Deep TOGETHER T-shirt when you raise $150, you can earn so many more fun rewards! To learn more about LUNGevity’s mission and current initiatives that your fundraising supports, visit our main website.

How do I earn fundraising rewards? Make a $25 self-donation to receive our Breathe Deep branded Pop Socket Phone Grip! Raise $150 to receive our Breathe Deep TOGETHER T-shirt. Raise $500 or more, and you’ll have the chance to earn one of the following fundraising rewards.

  • $500: Breathe Deep Raglan T-Shirt
  • $1,000: Breathe Deep Knit Hat
  • $2,500: Breathe Deep Unisex Hoodie
  • $5,000: Breathe Deep Jacket
  • $10,000: Breathe Deep 30Q pelican Cooler

How do I fundraise on Facebook? Connecting your fundraiser to Facebook is a surefire way to get more donations! To do so, check out our Facebook Guide and don’t forget to tag everyone who donates in the comments to thank them!

What is the GoLUNGevity app, what it is used for, how do I download? Fundraise and recruit on the go with GoLUNGevity app! Send emails, thank your donors, schedule posts and check your progress – all through the app! Download GoLUNGevity from the App Store or Google Play. Note that GoLUNGevity can be used from the time you register through the event for fundraising. The Charge Running app will be used for our live broadcasted program on November 6th. To tune into the broadcast on the morning on November 6th, be sure to download the Charge Running app from the App Store or Google Play.

Where can I send check donations? Check donations can be sent to PO Box 754, Chicago, IL 60690. Please include this form and/or your name and “Breathe Deep TOGETHER”.

TEAMS

How can my company participate, form a team or sponsor Breathe Deep TOGETHER? There are several ways your company can participate from forming one (or several) teams, to sponsoring the event to gain nationwide visibility to matching donations! Please contact Heather at hdoran@lungevity.org to discuss the best way for your company to become involved!

WEBSITE HELP

I registered for in-person walk but want to switch to virtual (or vice versa). If you are registered for NYC or Boston and would like to change from in-person to virtual or virtual to in-person, just send us an email at events@lungevity.org and we can switch you!

COVID-19 SPECIFIC

LUNGevity is closely monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In light of the recent surge in cases nationwide from the Delta variant, we will be acting out of an abundance of caution and requiring masks onsite during these events. Should you not bring a mask with you, we will be handing them out at registration. We will also be providing hand sanitizer. These precautions are to create as safe an experience as possible for all who choose to participate. Plans are subject to change according to national, state and local ordinances. We will continue to update the websites accordingly to any changes.

Have a question you don’t see answered here?

Email us at events@lungevity.org

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