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Make Your Next Race Life-Changing

Team EMPOWER gives athletes all around the world the opportunity to make their race count toward providing free cleft surgery and comprehensive care to children in need. Every step, every lap, and every mile means more than crossing the finish line — it means new smiles, new beginnings, and the opportunity for cleft children to live full and productive lives.

Turn Miles into Smiles

Coaching

Sign up for one of our races and receive virtual coaching from QT2 Systems. All Team EMPOWER athletes receive weekly plans, access to webinars and forums, and nutrition tips.

Fundraising

Join Team EMPOWER and receive your own fundraising website, a personalized plan, and an alumni ambassador to help you reach your goals.

SMILES

You will change a child's life forever, giving them not only a new smile, but a second chance at life!

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Team Empower Stories

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Dr. Gene Tiongo, of the Philippines, might be Smile Train’s most fit partner surgeon. He will be running his...

Team Empower

Saratoga, California — My dedication to helping children with cleft lips and palates started when I, at the...

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I ran my first marathon in 2001. It was the Marine Corp Marathon in Washington, D.C., and 9/11 was still fresh...

Training Support

Receive custom-tailored training support that covers everything from daily workouts to advice on injury prevention and diet plans.

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