Social media can be a powerful tool for connecting with the people you know. Did you know that you can use it to build and grow your 5k team? Why not try to kick EVEN MORE butt than you already are?
We designed a Facebook cover that we’d love for you to use in your profile if you’d like! Just click on the image, and then right click > Save Image As. Then go to your Facebook Profile and click the camera icon on your cover photo to upload!
Here are a few images and sample posts that you are free to use (or make your own) on your own social media profiles! (Just click on the image, and then right click, click Save Image As, and upload it into a Facebook status!)
Sample Post #1
Did you know that colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States? I hope you’ll join me and [TEAM NAME] in the Kicking Butt 5k this year! Together, we can kick colon cancer’s butt!
Sample Post #2
The latest data shows that 1 in 7 people diagnosed with colon cancer are under the age of 50. I’m not okay with this! I know you aren’t either!I hope you’ll join me and [TEAM NAME] in the Kicking Butt 5k this year! Together, we can kick colon cancer’s butt!
Or, better yet, SHARE YOUR STORY! Social media offers us the powerful opportunity to share our stories with others. Share with friends and followers why you’re walking in the Kicking Butt 5k, who you’re walking for, and why your friends should care!
For example, here is Office and Marketing Coordinator, Katie Pilkington, sharing her reasons for racing in the Kicking Butt 5k.
If you have any questions about social media, how to set it up, or how to use it better, please don’t hesitate to contact Katie at firstname.lastname@example.org. She won’t bite! (But she might sign you up for Twitter!)