The mission of The Launch Team is to provide a challenging but attainable objective to young adults of all athletic abilities that teaches the benefits of goal-setting in an environment that encourages character development and a healthy lifestyle while training for the REVEL Big Cottonwood Half Marathon.


  • To provide coaches that embody the accountable, healthy lifestyle embraced by The Launch Team.
  • To encourage participants to adopt a passionate and positive attitude while undertaking the difficult goal of completing a half marathon.
  • To open participants' eyes to to the joy of running and to help them develop a routine of fitness and health.
  • To welcome young adults of all backgrounds to participate in a program where everyone has an equal chance to succeed and achieve their goals.


Launch Team has partnered with the REVEL Big Cottonwood Half Marathon to offer a training program and a free race entry to Utah youth aged 12 to 18. The training program will begin the week of June 20th. The program ends on September 10th, the day of the REVEL Big Cottonwood Half Marathon.


Launch Team is looking for volunteer coaches to assist in the inaugural season of a new youth running program. The program is designed to engage kids ages 12-18 in an effort to set them on the path to the successful completion of the REVEL Big Cottonwood Half Marathon in Salt Lake City on September 10, 2016.


The Launch Team offers a unique opportunity for sponsors to support a nonprofit organization that promotes a healthy and fulfilling experience for young adults with exposure to an important demographic.