SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Benefits of sponsoring the Fort Worth YMCA Turkey Trot include alignment with a strong, trusted non-profit brand as well as recognition in online and social media promotions, direct mail and print materials, and YMCA membership newsletters. We have listed some of the incentives and perks that your company can enjoy should your company decide to become one of our corporate sponsors.

Presenting & Premier Sponsors (SOLD)

Sponsors receive the highest recognition and brand awareness possible as either the Presenting or Premier Sponsor of the Fort Worth YMCA Turkey Trot. Guarantees thousands of impressions for your company brand to Trot participants and the entire Fort Worth YMCA Association membership, program participants, volunteers, and donors.

Gold Sponsors

$10,000

Gold Sponsors have the opportunity to reach the Turkey Trot participants in advance and on race day.

Sponsors at this level will receive: 

  • Social Media recognition
  • Recognition as a Gold Sponsor on the Trot website and marketing materials
  • Company or Organization name or logo will be on the back of runner shirts
  • Company or Organization name in 10 Facebook posts
  • Company or Organization name or logo on the Trot website
  • Company or Organization logo or name include on Trot e-newsletters
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Start Line Signage
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Finish line Signage
  • Company or Organization may include material in race packets
  • Company or Organization logo will be included on all in-branch promotional materials
  • 10 complimentary entries for the event
  • 10 VIP Tent passes
  • Includes category exclusivity
Silver Sponsors

$5,000

Silver Sponsors have the opportunity to reach the Turkey Trot participants in advance and on race day.

Sponsors at this level will receive:

  • Social Media recognition
  • Recognition as a Silver Sponsor on the Trot website and marketing materials
  • Company or Organization Name or Logo will be on the back of runner shirts
  • Company or Organization name or logo on the Trot website
  • Company or Organization name in 7 Facebook posts
  • Company or Organization logo or name included on designated Trot e-newsletters
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Start Line Signage
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Finish line Signage
  • Company or Organization may include material in race packets
  • 5 complimentary entries for the event
  • 5 VIP Tent passes
10K Run Sponsors

$10,000

The Turkey Trot 10K run is for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities.

Sponsors at this level will receive: 

  • Exclusive naming rights for the 10k Run
  • Recognition as the Sponsor on the Trot website and marketing materials
  • Company or Organization Name or Logo will be on the back of runner shirts
  • Company or Organization name in 10 Facebook posts
  • Company or Organization name or logo on the Trot website
  • Company or Organization logo or name include on Trot e-newsletters
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Start Line Signage
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Finish line Signage
  • Company or Organization may include material in race packets
  • Company or Organization logo will be included on all in-branch promotional materials
  • Company or Organization representative will hand out 5K overall awards & cash prizes
  • 10 complimentary entries for the event
  • 10 VIP Tent passes
  • Includes category exclusivity
5K Run Sponsors

$5,000

The Turkey Trot 5K run is for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities.

Sponsors at this level will receive: 

  • Exclusive naming rights for the 5K Run
  • Recognition as the Sponsor on the Trot website and marketing materials
  • Company or Organization Name or Logo will be on the back of runner shirts
  • Company or Organization name in 10 Facebook posts
  • Company or Organization name or logo on the Trot website
  • Company or Organization logo or name include on Trot e-newsletters
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Start Line Signage
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Finish line Signage
  • Company or Organization may include material in race packets
  • Company or Organization logo will be included on all in-branch promotional materials
  • Company or Organization representative will hand out 5K overall awards & cash prizes
  • 10 complimentary entries for the event
  • 10 VIP Tent passes
  • Includes category exclusivity
Gobbler Trot Sponsor (SOLD)

$4,000

The Gobbler Trot is a 1K run for kids ages 12 and under.

Sponsors at this level will receive: 

  • Exclusive naming rights for the Gobbler Trot
  • Recognition as the Sponsor on the Trot website and marketing materials
  • Company or Organization Name or Logo will be on the back of runner shirts
  • Logo or name on the Gobbler Trot finisher ribbons
  • Company or Organization name or logo on the Trot website
  • Company or Organization name in designated 5 Facebook posts
  • Company or Organization logo or name included on 5 Trot e-newsletters
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Start & Finish Line Signage
  • Company or Organization may include material in race packets
  • 5 complimentary entries for the event
  • 5 VIP Tent passes
VIP Tent Sponsor

$2,500

The VIP Area allows VIP participants to enjoy breakfast food, coffee, and hot chocolate and have semi-private restrooms. The Sponsor of this area would have the opportunity to distribute product samples, coupons, or information and to meet and greet with Turkey Trot VIPs.

Sponsors at this level will receive: 

  • Exclusive naming rights for the VIP Tent
  • Recognition as the Sponsor on the Trot website and marketing materials
  • Company or Organization name or logo will be on the back of runner shirts
  • Company or Organization name in 5 Facebook posts
  • Company or Organization name or logo on the Trot website
  • Company or Organization logo or name include on 2 Trot e-newsletters
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Start Line Signage
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Finish line Signage
  • Company or Organization may include material in race packets
  • 5 complimentary entries for the event
  • 5 VIP Tent passes
Beat a Hall of Famer Sponsor

$2,500

How do you beat one of our Fort Worth YMCA Turkey Trot Hall of Fame Members? The Turkey Trot “Beat a Hall of Famer” event is a new opportunity for 2022.   Two weeks before race day, Keith Kotar and Luciana Bartholomew (Fort Worth YMCA Hall of Fame Honorees) will run the 5K course, and their finish time will serve as the official time to beat! Runners besting the posted times will win a commemorative T-shirt and bragging rights for the following year.

Sponsors at this level will receive: 

  • Exclusive naming rights for the Beat a Trot Hall of Famer competition
  • Recognition as the Sponsor on the Trot website and marketing materials
  • Company or Organization name or logo will be on the back of runner shirts
  • Company or Organization name in 5 Facebook posts
  • Company or Organization name or logo on the Trot website
  • Company or Organization logo or name include in 2 Trot e-newsletters
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Start Line Signage
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Finish line Signage
  • Company or Organization may include material in race packets
  • 5 complimentary entries for the event
  • 5 VIP Tent passes
Costume Contest Sponsor

$2,500

New for 2022, we will be holding a Costume Contest! Every year many of our runners show up on Thanksgiving morning dressed in their favorite costumes. This year we will recognize these spirited runners by awarding the top 10 costumed runners before the 5K & 10K event starts. The Sponsor will also be on the costume judging team!

Sponsors at this level will receive: 

  • Exclusive naming rights for the Costume Contest
  • Recognition as the Sponsor on the Trot website and marketing materials
  • Company or Organization name or logo will be on the back of runner shirts
  • Company or Organization name in 5 Facebook posts
  • Company or Organization name or logo on the Trot website
  • Company or Organization logo or name include in 2 Trot e-newsletters
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Start Line Signage
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Finish line Signage
  • Company or Organization may include material in race packets
  • Company or Organization representative will hand out awards to contest winners
  • 5 complimentary entries for the event
  • 5 VIP Tent passes
Group & Family Challenge Sponsor (SOLD)

$2,500

Who will show up with the largest group (friends or family) on race day?  New for 2022, we will be holding a Group Challenge, recognizing the top 3 largest groups who register for the Turkey Trot.

Sponsors at this level will receive: 

  • Exclusive naming rights for the Group & Family Challenge
  • Recognition as the Sponsor on the Trot website and marketing materials
  • Company or Organization name or logo will be on the back of runner shirts
  • Company or Organization name in 5 Facebook posts
  • Company or Organization name or logo on the Trot website
  • Company or Organization logo or name include in 2 Trot e-newsletters
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Start Line Signage
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Finish line Signage
  • Company or Organization may include material in race packets
  • Company or Organization representative will hand out awards to challenge winners
  • 5 complimentary entries for the event
  • 5 VIP Tent passes
Post Race Refreshments Sponsor

$2,500

The Trot provides free post-race snacks and refreshments to help our runners and walkers refuel after the race. Sponsorship can be a combination of in-kind product donation and/or financial support to purchase the product.

Sponsors at this level will receive: 

  • Exclusive naming rights as the Post-Race Refreshment Sponsor
  • Recognition as the Sponsor on the Trot website and marketing materials
  • Company or Organization name or logo will be on the back of runner shirts
  • Company or Organization name in 5 Facebook posts
  • Company or Organization name or logo on the Trot website
  • Company or Organization logo or name include in 2 Trot e-newsletters
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Start Line Signage
  • Company or Organization logo or name will be included on Finish line Signage
  • Company or Organization may include material in race packets
  • 5 complimentary entries for the event
  • 5 VIP Tent passes
T-Shirt Sponsor

$1,000

  • Company or Organization name or logo will be on the back of runner shirts
  • 2 complimentary entries for the event
  • 2 VIP Tent passes
Water Stop Sponsor

$750

Sponsor a water stop and let the volunteers promote your brand! You can provide them (10-20 depending on the course location) with company-branded t-shirts to wear while handing out water to the participants. This Sponsorship can be a combination of in-kind product donation and/or financial support to purchase the product.

Sponsors at this level will receive: 

  • Recognition on the Trot Website
  • Company or Organization logo will be on signage at 1 water stop.
  • Company or Organization name in 1 Facebook post
  • Company or Organization logo or name include in 1 Trot e-newsletters
  • 1 complimentary entries for the event
  • 1 VIP Tent passes
Mile Marker Sponsor

$250 each

Sponsor a mile marker and let the volunteers promote your brand! You can provide them (2-4 volunteers) with company-branded t-shirts to wear while guiding participants on the course. 

Sponsors at this level will receive: 

  • Recognition on the Trot Website
  • Company or Organization logo on the mile marker chosen
Custom Sponsorship

Let us customize a budget-friendly package that meets your marketing needs. For more information, contact Eddie Dobbins at [email protected].

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