Advertising Opportunities with RTU

At races we manage
We manage the following races:

Resolution Run 5km
Sweethearts 4ever 4 Mile
Dahlgren Trail Half Marathon
Dahlgren Heritage Rail Trail 50km
Blue & Gray Half Marathon and 5km

Each race has the following levels of sponsorships

Exclusive ($10,000)
No other race sponsors
All items for Title Sponsor

Title ($3000)
Company name included in title of race, whereever published
Company name or logo on race number
Company name included when we provide performance race shirts
Two additional comp race entries
All items for Banner Sponsor

Banner ($1000)
Company logo on Banner above Finish Line
Company logo on Advertising Posters
Company logo in Print Advertisements
One additional comp race entry
All items for Associated Sponsor

Associated ($500)
Company logo on one finish line kick panel
Company logo on race entry form
Company logo included when we provide non-performance race shirts
One comp race entry
All items for In-Kind Sponsor

In-Kind (at least $500 in value)
Thank you in pre race announcements and at awards ceremony

For the Kings and Queens of the 5km
For all of the 5km race that we time, we keep scores to provide end of year awards to the fastest runners

Presenting ($3000)
Series logo will be shown as King and Queens of the 5km presented by XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Series logo and company logo on one finish line kick panel for all races RTU times
Series logo will be on award shirts and other awards
Series logo will be on Weekly Upcoming Races emails
Series logo is at top of RTU website

At races we time
We provide timing services to about 70 races per year which includes the 7 races that we manage. We average between 24,000 and 30,000 finishers per year. Advertise at all 70 races with the following options:

Results Tent
A special 10' by 10' tent printed with your company name and/or logo, pre race, will have boards underneath listing upcoming races and, post race, we post the results on the boards.
We're asked, "where are the results posted?" Our answer, "at the Company A Results Tent."

Requires a 2 year commitment with a first month charge of $3000 and $500 per month thereafter.

Chip Tent
A special 10' by 10' tent printed with your company name and/or logo pre race, will have timing chips for distribution to runners.
We're asked, "where are the timing chips?" Our answer, "at the Company A Chip Tent near the start line."

Requires a 2 year commitment with a first month charge of $3000 and $100 per month thereafter. The chip tent will be used at about 40 races that total between 10,000 and 15,000 runners per year.

Finish Line Kick Panel
Kick panels are 15" by 84" signs that line the lead up to the finish line and make a channel for runners to make sure they stay on timing mats.
Banners are mounted on hard plastic.

Requires a 6 month commitment with a first month charge of $500 and $100 per month thereafter.

Logo on Van or Trailer
Logos are at least 2 sq feet and will be mounted on the side of the RTU van or trailer.

For logos on the van, requires a 12 month commitment with a first month charge of $100 per sq foot and $50 per month thereafter per sq foot.
For logos on the trailer, requires a 12 month commitment with a first month charge of $75 per sq foot and $25 per month thereafter per sq foot. Trailer will be used at about 40 races per year.

On our website
We average about 2000 hits per month for race registrations, queries and result views. We can do ads on a monthly basis.

Display Ad
Display ads are 200 by 100 pixels and a you can see one at the top of this screen. Each ad will have a hyperlink to a website.

Ads require a 6 month commitment and cost $100 per month.

In our emails
We send 24,000 result emails, 40,000 confirmation emails and 110,000 upcoming race emails per year. Options, rates and explanation are:

Result Emails
After each race, we send a text email to each participant with a valid email reporting the participant's finish time and place. First line of email, will state "Results provided by Company A for Race Timing Unlimited. Information on Company A is at http://companyA.com. Full results at http://www.racetimingunlimited.org."

Ads require a 3 month commitment and cost $100 per month.

Confirmation Emails
When a participant registers for a race prior to packet pickup, we send at least two text emails to each participant with a valid email providing information on their registration and race. First line of email, will state "Confirmation email provided by Company A for Race Timing Unlimited. Information on Company A is at http://companyA.com."

Ads require a 3 month commitment and cost $100 per month.

Upcoming Race Emails
We have a mailing list of about 2000 email address. Weekly, we send a html email to each address listing upcoming races with alerts and link to on-line registration pages. A 200 by 100 pixel display ad with a hyperlink to a website will be added at the top of the email."

Ads require a 3 month commitment and cost $100 per month.

Packages
Combine multiple options together and we can give you package discounts.

Terms
Advertising invoices will be emailed before the 15th of a month for the next month's ads and races. Payments are due prior to the beginning of the month. RTU reserves the right to refuse any company or ad without explanation.

Contact Us


Fill out the form below with questions or interest or contact us at the phone number listed below:

Race Timing Unlimited
PO Box 8241
Fredericksburg, VA 22404
(540) 310-4803
vic@farc.org

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