Sponsors 2017-03-27T02:35:16+00:00

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 Akrunners 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.

How we Promote our Sponsors

Start/Finish Line Truss

Start/Finish Line Truss

Event T-Shirt

Promotional Products

Backdrop

Backdrop

Goodie Bag

Promotional Products

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 Logo on finish/start-line Truss (primary placement)
  • Company Name or Logo on all road signs leading up to the race
  • Company Name or Logo on finisher awards
  • Premier logo on our Repeat Backdrop for both events  (Campbell tract 5k, Sky Harbor 8k)
  • Company Logo (primary placement) 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, radio and brochures
  • (10) free entries to event – additional employee entries at 20% discount (utilizing online registration code)
  • Large Logo showcased on all mile marker signs (approximately 3 total)
  • Company logo on all race bibs in primary position
  • Slider banner on www.akrunners.org on website front page
  • Announcement of Company Title sponsorship on Alaska Runners Club Instagram, Facebook and Twitter account, and 20 posts leading up to the event date
  • Primary placement of company logo on goodie bags (All timed runners will receive goodie bag)
  • 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
  • Entry to the BusinessCHALLENGE

Gold Sponsor – $1,200 (Limited 9)

  • Company Logo on finish/start-line Truss arch (secondary placement)
  • Large Logo position on back of race t-shirt worn by runners
  • Banner or merchandise prominently displayed at race (provided by sponsor)
  • Recognition on race advertisements including posters, brochures and web page
  • (8) free entries to event – additional employee entries at 20% discount (utilizing online registration code).
  • 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 posts leading up to the event date
  • Company logo on goodie bags (All timed runners will receive goodie bag)
  • 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 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
  • Entry to the BusinessCHALLENGE

Silver Sponsor – $750 (Limited 12)

  • Medium Logo on back of race t-shirt worn by runners
  • Banner or merchandise prominently displayed at race (provided by sponsor)
  • Recognition on race advertisements including posters, brochures and web page
  • (7) free entries to event – additional employee entries at 20% discount (utilizing online registration code).
  • 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 posts leading up to the event date
  • Company name on goodie bags (All timed runners will receive goodie bag)
  • Invitation to include promotional items in registration bags (items to be supplied by sponsor)
  • PA announcements during the event and awards ceremony
  • Medium Company name logo on Thank-You sign at finish line
  • Entry to the BusinessCHALLENGE

Bronze Sponsor – $250

  • Company name  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).
  • 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

Mile Markers – $100

Dedicate a sign to a loved one or in honor of someone. Tribute Directional Maker signs are available for purchase for $100 to help support Akrunners: Campbell Tract 5k. The signs (18”x24”) will be placed along the walk-route for everyone to view. After the walk is over, you are welcome to take the sign with you.
Below are examples of the signs:

2017 Donor Response Form

Donor Response Deadline is May 31st, 2017 for Campbell tract 5k, and June 30th for Sky Harbor 8k.
  • Event Sponsorship Packages

    Yes, we want to be a donor for the 2017 Campbell Tract 5k or Sky Harbor 8k at the following level: Please fill out form before donating.
  • Please describe donation & note if cash or inkind:
  • Please describe donation & note if cash or inkind:
  • Please describe donation & note if cash or inkind:
  • Please describe donation & note if cash or inkind:
  • Please provide top and bottom text for your sign.
  • Donor Info:

  • (Write exactly how you want it listed in promotional materials)

Donation Information

Donor Information

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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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