We invite you or your business to support the dynamic program that we provide in South Mississippi and to take part in a fun morning that means so much to the children we serve! All sponsorship contributions are tax-deductible.

    If you would like to be a sponsor, or would like to know more, please reach out to Courtney Tesh at courtney.tesh@usm.edu or 601-266-5222.


    NOTE:

    All sponsor levels include a company logo on event advertising and promotion, with level-related placement on the website, social media, race shirt, and sponsor signage. Additional benefits for each level are indicated below.

    PREMIER SPONSOR - $15,000 (1 Available)

    • Designated as premier sponsor
    • Company logo on awards for overall winners
    • Company logo on all race promotions / communication
    • 3 minutes to address all participants during kickoff
    • Sponsor table / tent for race day.
    • Option to hold Friday fun run and bib pick-up at company location
    • Sole company logo on 10K and 5K race bibs
    • Sole company logo on staff race hats
    • Race entry, including t-shirts, for 25 employees (valued at $875)

    PRESENTING SPONSOR - $10,000 (2 Available)

    • Designated as a presenting sponsor
    • Company logo on awards for overall winners
    • Company logo on all race promotions / communication
    • 2-minutes to address all participants during announcements before race
    • Sponsor table / tent for race day

    MAJOR SPONSOR - $5,000 (5 Available)

    • Designated as a major sponsor
    • Company logo on all race promotions / communication
    • Sponsor table / tent for race day

    ROUTE & FINISH LINE SPONSOR - $2,500 (No limit)

    • Company logo on 5K / 10K split signage
    • Company logo on finish line signage
    • Sponsor table / tent for race day

    AWARDS SPONSOR - $1,000 (1 Available)

    • Company logo on awards for winners (also shared with presenting sponsor)
    • Recognition during awards ceremony

    STAGE SPONSOR - $1,000 (No limit)

    • Company logo on stage where announcements, entertainment, and awards will take place

    PHOTO BOOTH SPONSOR - $500 (1 Available)

    • Company logo on the backdrop for the photo booth

    REFRESHMENT SPONSOR - $500 (No limit)

    • Company logo on signage in post-race refreshment area

    SMOOTHIE SPONSOR - $350 (No limit)

    • Company logo on signage in the post-race smoothie area

    FRIEND OF THE CHILDREN'S CENTER - $250 (No limit)

    • Company logo on event advertising and promotion, with level-related placement