Help celebrate youth mentoring and the achievements of the more than 500 youth and volunteers Teens Run DC serves across DC! There are many ways in which you can help provide support for the Mentoring Matters 5K!

RACE SPONSORSHIP

Sign on as a Mentoring Matters 5K sponsor to help cover race expenses! Your sponsorship will help to keep this event low-cost for all participants! Below, you will find a list of sponsorship level options, along with the sponsor benefits associated with each:

ULTRA DISTANCE SPONSOR- $5,000

Sponsorship Includes:

  • Large logo placement on the back of race t-shirt (must sign on as sponsor by 3/31/19)
  • Public acknowledgement of sponsorship prior to the start of the race
  • Link to sponsor website from Mentoring Matters 5k race website
  • Logo on race signage
  • Prominent logo on one of three mile markers
  • Logo and sponsor mentions on email blasts/runner communications/TRDC newsletter/social media
  • (Optional) inclusion of promotional materials in race packet
  • Sponsor area (including table) provided on race grounds
  • 15 free race entries
  • Team packet delivery

MARATHON LEVEL SPONSOR- $2,500

Sponsorship Includes:

  • Small logo placement on the back of race t-shirt (must sign on as sponsor by 3/31/19)
  • Public acknowledgement of sponsorship prior to the start of the race
  • Link to sponsor website from Mentoring Matters 5K race website
  • Logo on race signage
  • Logo and sponsor mentions on email blasts/runner communications/TRDC newsletter/social media
  • (Optional) inclusion of promotional materials in race packet
  • 10 free race entries
  • Team packet delivery

LONG RUN SPONSOR- $1,000

Sponsorship Includes:

  • Company name (in text) on back of race t-shirt (must sign on as sponsor by 3/31/19)
  • Link to sponsor website from Mentoring Matters 5K race website
  • Company name on race signage
  • Logo and sponsor mentions on email blasts/runner communications/TRDC newsletter/social media
  • (Optional) inclusion of promotional materials in race packet
  • 5 free race entries

MID-DISTANCE SPONSOR- $500

Sponsorship Includes:

  • Company name (in text) on back of race t-shirt (must sign on as sponsor by 3/31/19)
  • Link to sponsor website from Mentoring Matters 5K race website
  • Company name on race signage

SPRINT LEVEL SPONSOR- $250

Sponsorship Include

  • Link to sponsor website from Mentoring Matters 5K race website
  • Company name on race signage

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Jen Edmond at jen@teensrundc.org (202-818-8600) or check out our race sponsorship donation page!

 

Monetary donations

Please consider making a donation to support the physical, social, and emotional well-being of DC youth. Teens Run DC Mentoring Matters 5K registration fees cover only a small portion of total race costs. Your donation will help cover total race costs including youth race registration and transportation fees and will support Teens Run DC’s programming for underserved DC youth. Donations can be made on our donation page.

In-kind donations

Your donations will help provide food, beverages, and other materials for the more than 300 participants expected to attend. Donation requests include:

  • 200 bananas and 200 oranges
  • 500 granola bars
  • 400 individual bottles of water
  • 50 1-gallon jugs of water
  • 400 paper cups
  • 250 clear plastic bags

To make your contribution more visible, we are pleased to recognize your company on our banner of sponsors as well as our newsletter highlighting your positive business practices. All sponsorships must be received by Friday, March 31, 2019 in order to guarantee the inclusion of your company name on the race banner. We can provide a Tax-ID number and/or 501c3 Certification upon request.

We are also looking for volunteers willing to provide donated services:

  • DJ
  • Entertainment (e.g., music along the course)
  • Photography

Please contact info@teensrundc.org or call 202-818-8600 with any questions.

Volunteering

Are you or your organization interested in volunteering at the race? There are plenty of opportunities available, including helping with packet pick-up, bag check, water stop, clean-up, and more! Complete our volunteer RSVP form or contact volunteer@teensrundc.org for more information.