Sponsorship Opportunities

OVERVIEW

  • One of the largest 5k races in the Chicago area, with 2,200 to 2,500 runners and several hundred volunteers annually, will be Live in 2022!
  • The race takes place in downtown Naperville just prior to the St. Patrick’s Day parade.
  • The race is run entirely on the parade route, providing significant visibility and exposure to thousands of parade spectators.
  • The post-race celebration features green beer, corned beef sandwiches, music and family activities for the participants and volunteers. 
  • Sponsors receive significant exposure on the race’s website. For the last four years, the race website has averaged 81,264 page views and 22,264 sessions from 12,959 new users, with the average session lasting 1:59 minutes.
  • Proceeds from the 2021 race benefitted 360 Youth Services, Kids Matter, and Teen Parent Connection, all of whom are 501(c)(3) not for profits.

Legacy Sponsor$10,000.00 – SOLD

  • Company listed in name of event as title sponsor and in all print and electronic copy and releases.
  • Company name/logo on event marketing brochures, flyers, press releases, pre- and post-event ads and PSA’s, event signage, Sponsor Board at Start of Race, and race website.
  • Name/logo on technical running shirts for each participant and on volunteer t-shirts.
  • Special recognition on a parade entry in the St. Paddy’s Day Parade.
  • Company information table inside hospitality tent – 8’ table provided
  • Company banner display at Start/Finish line and post-race celebration.
  • Company Signage at the post-race celebration.
  • Opportunity to place company handouts on table at pre-race packet pick up
  • 8 registrations for the race. Includes entry to post-race celebration

Title Sponsor – $10,000.00SOLD

  • Company listed in name of event as title sponsor and in all print and electronic copy and releases.
  • Company name/logo on event marketing brochures, flyers, press releases, pre- and post-event ads and PSA’s, event signage, Sponsor Board at Start of Race, and race website.
  • Name/logo on technical running shirts for each participant and on volunteer t-shirts.
  • Special recognition on a parade entry in the St. Paddy’s Day Parade.
  • Company information table inside hospitality tent – 8’ table provided
  • Company banner display at Start/Finish line and post-race celebration.
  • Company Signage at the post-race celebration.
  • Opportunity to place company handouts on table at pre-race packet pick up
  • 8 registrations for the race. Includes entry to post-race celebration

Presenting Sponsor – $3,000.00

  • Company listed and announced as presenting sponsor in all print and electronic copy and releases.
  • Company name/logo on event marketing brochures, flyers, press releases, pre- and post-event ads and PSA’s, event signage, Sponsor Board at Start of Race, and race website.
  • Name/logo on technical running shirts for each participant and on volunteer t-shirts.
  • Special Recognition on a parade entry in the St. Paddy’s Day Parade.
  • Company information table inside hospitality tent – 8’ table provided
  • Company banner displayed at pre- and post-race celebration.
  • 6 registrations for the race. Includes entry to post-race celebration
  • Opportunity to place company handouts on table at pre-race packet pick up.

Major Sponsor – $1,500.00

  • Company name/logo on the pre-event materials (space permitting), post event ads, and race website.
  • Name/logo on the volunteer t-shirts.
  • Company recognized on Sponsor Board at pre- and post-race celebration.
  • 2 registrations for the race. Includes entry to post-celebration

Race Mile Marker Sponsor – $1,000.00SOLD

  • Company name/logo on one of the three Race Mile Marker Clock Stands, post event ads, and race website.
  • Name/logo on the volunteer t-shirts.
  • Company recognized on Sponsor Board at pre- and post-race celebration
  • 2 registrations for the race. Includes entry to post-race celebration

Sponsor – $500.00

  • Company name on the pre-event materials (space permitting), post event ads, and race website.
  • Company name on the volunteer t-shirts.
  • Company recognized on Sponsor Board at pre- and post-race celebration

Unique Sponsor – $500.00 and Up

  • (Examples: Timing Sponsor, Awards Sponsor, Music Sponsor, Printing, Equipment, Supplies, Food and Beverage)
  • Company name included in post event recognition ad.
  • Company Name on volunteer t-Shirts.
  • Company recognized on Sponsor Board at pre- and post-race celebration

In Kind Sponsor

  • Sponsorship Level and Benefits are based on the equivalent cash value of the in-kind donation providing it relieves planned event budgeted expenses or provides a premium giveaway item for each race participant.

Table Top Displace on Race Day – $300.00 – $500.00

  • Opportunity to have an 8’ table display at Day of Event located under the Main Tent
  • $500 in the tent, or in the  parking lot west of the Main Tent, $300. 
    • Must provide your own canopy or tent if desired outside the Main Tent.

Media Sponsor – $3,000.00 (In Kind or Equivalent)

  • Company recognized as the exclusive media category (newspaper, TV or radio) sponsor for the event.
  • Company listed and announced as presenting sponsor in all print and electronic copy and releases.
  • Company name/logo on all event marketing brochures, flyers, press releases, pre- and post-event ads and PSA’s, event signage, Sponsor Starter Board, and race website.
  • Name/logo on technical running shirts for each participant and on volunteer t-shirts.
  • Company information table inside hospitality tent. 8’ table provided.
  • Company banner for display at Start/Finish area and post-race celebration.

Email Ryan@SGHomeBuilders.com if interested in becoming a sponsor.