How to be a race sponsor

The Asheville Marathon & Half relies heavily on committed and generous sponsors to bring this prestigious event to Western North Carolina.

“Once again, thank you for letting us be a part of the 1/2 & Marathon. We had a great Expo, and sincerely appreciate you letting us be a part of the event! Congrats on putting together such a successful event!”
— Aaron Saft, FootRx Asheville, 2015 Sponsor

SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS:

SALES PROMOTION

Secure brand presence at the Asheville Marathon & Half Marathon, popular elite races at the prestigious Biltmore Estate. Connect with an expected 1,300 participants, plus their supporters and additional volunteers; an excellent opportunity for your company to reach a concentrated mass of your target audience in one weekend. A sponsorship will surely generate additional interest and help promote your product or service at an event which sells out in record time!

PRINTED & DIGITAL PROMOTION

Sponsors of the Asheville Marathon & Half will receive sponsorship credit, along with visual placement of sponsors’ product or logo, on printed and advertising materials such as applications, pamphlets, and brochures, and other on our numerous mail-out and digital promotions materials, including prominently on our website. Our current mailing list contains tens of thousands of athletic and fitness minded individuals, representing all 50 states with the majority from the Western North Carolina area, and some international folks as well.

MEDIA RELATIONS

The Asheville Marathon & Half is highly supported by local, regional and national and public relation efforts and news outlets. The Asheville Marathon team, at iDaph Events, will ensure that all sponsors receive maximum exposure. Customized media packages can be built according to your overall business needs.

ON-SITE PROMOTION

Choice opportunities to exhibit and display your product or services at our Health and Fitness Race Expo. on Friday, March 16th at DoubleTree Hotel, and on race day at our celebration area and various other locations.
Possible On-Site Promotional Ideas:

Sales
Signage
Merchandise Giveaways
Product Sampling

 

For more information or if you would like to sponsor the Asheville Marathon & Half, contact sponsorships@idaph.net.