Become a Race Sponsor Today!

Sponsoring a 5K race can be a beneficial way for an individual or business to help a charity.

Lace up your sneakers and team up with Go Time! Our involvement with the community and various charities allows us to provide local businesses with a unique opportunity to connect with the community on a more personal level. With each event, we provide direct access to hundreds of potential customers and clients. Each race event offers individualized sponsorship opportunities within a varieties of niches. We invite you to look into each event and become involved with one, two, or even more! Please feel free to contact us at any time to discuss your needs!

Partnership with us!

Partnership is vital to AKRC mission. Our partnership team will work with you to create dynamic, strong relationships with brand leaders who share our commitment to running, community, and giving back. We are proud to offer valuable, multi-channel engagement opportunities including social media, digital and mobile communications, and events on a local, and statewide basis.

Why become a sponsor?

  1. Sponsors are identified as caring community leaders, supporting a respected nonprofit with a history of meaningful contributions to the region.
  2. Sponsors are granted direct access to an on-site audience through a variety of options. Often these options include: logo visibility, packet inserts, social media plugs, and verbal recognition.
  3. Sponsors are able to introducing themselves to new customers through a community-wide marketing campaign.
  4. Sponsorships for races that raise money for charities are a tax deduction.

Event Sponsorship Packages

Our community event benefit the Alaska Runners Club (Akrunners), a 501(c3) endowment that provides a way to enhance the physical running lifestyle of our community.

Alaska Runners Club is a member-based organization centered around running, and our efforts and activities serve all runners and outdoor enthusiasts, from beginners to professional athletes: the young, the elderly, and the undeserved of all abilities.

Sponsorship Objective

The Mission of our running events cannot be realized without the support and partnership of the local business community. Monetary donations as well as in-kind product or service donations serve as the backbone to this crucial fundraising event. Many opportunities at various levels are available for your company to support our running events, allowing you to maximize your return on investment, while shining as a positive community role model.

Sponsorship Overview

In addition to generating brand loyalty within target audiences, your company’s sponsorship of our Major events will:

* Associate your business with a positive, health and education-related event in the Anchorage community.
* Employee engagement, motivation and participation (many sponsorship levels include free entries and discounts provided to your employees; some companies use the event as a team building exercise by volunteering at a water station or cheering section).
* Visibility in the Anchorage community as a supporter of a local public education fine arts programming, and a promoter of volunteerism.
* Get your goods and services directly into the hands of engaged consumers and drive sales.

Platinum Sponsor – $2,500 (Limited 1)

* Title Sponsor
* Company Name or Logo on all road signs leading up to the race
* Company Name or Logo on Top finisher awards
* Premier logo on our Repeat Backdrop (photography shoot)
* Company Name and Logo placed at the top of race t-shirt worn by runners
* Listed as top sponsor on web site with logo and link
* Company name will appear on a prominently located sign at water station
* Banner or merchandise prominently displayed at race (provided by sponsor)
* Prominent recognition on all race advertisements including posters and brochures
* (8) free entries to event – additional employee entries at 20% discount (utilizing online registration code) if signed up before March.
* Large Logo showcased on all mile marker signs (approximately 3 total)
* Company logo on all race bibs in primary position
* Flash banner ad on www.akrunners.org on website front page
* Logo on www.akrunners.org with primary placement as event Title Sponsor with link to company website
* Announcement of Company Title sponsorship on Alaska Runners Club Instagram, Facebook page and Twitter account, and 20 (twenty) posts leading up to the event date
* Primary placement of company logo on registration bags
* Invitation to include promotional items in registration bags (items to be supplied by sponsor)
* Invitation to set up booth/tent size of your choice at Finish Line/Post-race Celebration area on Saturday with first choice of display rights
* Premier PA announcements during the event and awards ceremony
* Recognition in runners’ registration packets
* Large Company name logo on Thank-You sign at finish line

Gold Sponsor – $1,200 (Limited 6)

* Large lettering Logo position on back of race t-shirt worn by runners
* Banner or merchandise prominently displayed at race (provided by sponsor)
* Recognition on all race advertisements including posters, brochures and web page
* (6) free entries to event – additional employee entries at 20% discount (utilizing online registration code) if signed up before March.
* Company name will appear on a prominently located sign at water station
* Company logo on all race bibs in secondary position
* Mid Size Logo showcased on all mile marker signs (approximately 3 total)
* Logo on www.akrunners.org with link to company website
* Announcement of Company sponsorship on Alaska Runners Club Instagram, Facebook page and Twitter account, and 10 (ten) posts leading up to the event date
* Company logo on registration bags
* Invitation to include promotional items in registration bags (items to be supplied by sponsor)
* Invitation to set up a 10×20 booth/tent at Finish Line/Post-race Celebration area on Saturday with secondary choice of display rights
* PA announcements during the event and awards ceremony
* Recognition in runners’ registration packets
* Medium Company name logo on Thank-You sign at finish line

Silver Sponsor – $750 (Limited 10)

* Medium lettering Logo on back of race t-shirt worn by runners
* Banner or merchandise prominently displayed at race (provided by sponsor)
* Recognition on all race advertisements including posters, brochures and web page
* (5) free entries to event – additional employee entries at 20% discount (utilizing online registration code) if signed up before March.
* Logo on www.akrunners.org with link to company website
* Announcement of Company sponsorship on Alaska Runners Club Instagram, Facebook page and Twitter account, and 5 (five) posts leading up to the event date
* Small Company logo on registration bags
* Invitation to include promotional items in registration bags (items to be supplied by sponsor)
* Invitation to set up a 10×10 booth/tent at Finish Line/Post-race Celebration area on Saturday
* PA announcements during the event and awards ceremony
* Medium Company name logo on Thank-You sign at finish line

Bronze Sponsor – $250

* Company name, website on back of race t-shirt (No logo) worn by runners
* Logo on www.akrunners.org with link to company website
* (2) free entries to event – additional employee entries at 20% discount (utilizing online registration code) if signed up before March.
* Announcement of Company sponsorship on Alaska Runners Club Instagram, Facebook page and Twitter account.
* Invitation to include promotional items in registration bags (items to be supplied by sponsor)
* logo on Thank-You sign at finish line

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If you would like to make an offline donation, you can send a check to the following address:

 Alaska Runners Club
1231 W. Northern Lights Blvd. #572
Anchorage, AK 99503

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