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December 10‚ 2014

New Wave Sponsorships Maximize Your Local Exposure

Want to really connect with your members and potential members during race weekend? Over 20‚000 runners and spectators participate at the Race Health and Fitness Expo (April 10 & 11) and the Race.

Showcase your credit union brand with one or more limited Wave Opportunities offered exclusively to sponsors:

  • 1st Wave — Mile Markers at $500 each (15 available)
  • 2nd Wave — NEW! Corral Sponsor — $1‚000 each (6 available)
  • 3rd Wave — Race Expo Exhibitor — $2‚000 each (5 available)
  • 4th Wave — 25‚000 Water Cups — $5‚000 each (5 available)

Click here to see more details.

Call Sarah Turner at 443.325.0778‚ or email info@miracleday.org to secure your Wave today! The deadline to order is February 2.

Help Us Reach Our Online Fundraising Goal of $150,000

Runners‚ members‚ staff‚ their families and friends can easily donate to their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital by using our online fundraising site. Click here to access our online fundraising site.

Click here to see guidelines for your own credit union’s social media messages that will activate and inspire your members.

Hottest Tickets in Town! Sponsor Guaranteed Race Entries Now Available

Credit union sponsors receive 10 (or more depending on need and availability) guaranteed race entry codes at the prevailing entry rates which are $42 for the 10 mile and $32 for the 5K Run-Walk for the April 12 event. The general public enters the race through a lottery system that is open between December 1 and December 12. Once the lottery closes and the race is sold out‚ the sponsor codes are the hottest ticket in town! Selling or raffling race entries to avid runners is a great way to raise money for the hospitals.

Sponsor codes guarantee your runners entry to the sold-out event. Click here to order your race entry codes for your member-runners.

The number of race entries business partners receive depends on their level of support. Click here to see our new business partner sponsorship benefits package.

Race registration is due midnight‚ February 28.

Volunteers Are Key to Success of Race — Register Your Volunteer Coordinator Today

The race depends on over 2‚000 volunteers to work at the Expo‚ water and food stations‚ bag tent‚ as course marshals‚ etc. This past year sponsoring credit unions and business partners sent over 600 hundred volunteers to help during race weekend.

Each volunteer receives a t-shirt and a transferable‚ guaranteed race entry code for the 2016 race.

If you have not already done so‚ please send the name and contact information of your volunteer coordinator‚ and your preferred assignment‚ to Nita Roncone at nita@cherryblossom.org.

Official Race Hotel Sells Out Quickly — Book Your Rooms Now

The race headquarters hotel is The Renaissance Washington‚ DC Downtown Hotel‚ 999 9th St.‚ NW‚ Washington‚ DC‚ and it is offering special race room rates of $189. The Renaissance is about 0.6 mile from the staging area on the Washington Monument Grounds and about 0.5 mile from the Health and Fitness Expo at the National Building Museum. The closest Metro stop to the hotel is the Gallery Place Metro stop on the Yellow, Green and Red lines. You can book your rooms at the Renaissance online or by phone by calling 800-228-9290 and asking for the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile rate.

Don’t delay. Hotel space in Washington during cherry blossom season is very limited.

Get more information on CUMD’s website at www.miracleday.org or by emailing info@miracleday.org.