Why Become a Sponsor?

Why join efforts with Onward Shay! Boise Marathon? Our race is the fastest growing race in Idaho. Our inaugural year, we had 500 registrants, and now are going to triple or quadruple that number in 2018! Get in front of Boise locals, as well as runners from all over the world! 

Our runners are...

Male average age 44.8
--- 73.5% married
--- 78.8% college educated
--- 76.4% earn a household income of *$75K+

  • Employed - 57% in professional, managerial or administrative positions
  • Well educated - 93% have a college or graduate school degree
  • Female average age: 38.6
    --- 61.9% Married
    --- 78.7% college educated
    --- 69.0% earn a household income of *$75K+

Offline opportunities

Online opportunities

  • Runner's World Magazine ad (2.1M subscribers)
  • Logo placement on all print advertisements
  • Logo placement on course during race weekend
  • Customizable promo items unique to your brand
  • Website: 10K monthly visitors
  • Facebook: 1,500 followers
  • Insta/Twitter: 300 followers (& growing!)
  • Email list: 30,000 runners
  • Google Ad extensions: 150,000 monthly impressions

Sponsorship Levels


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Green Sponsor - $1K - $2.5K

  • Sponsor an aid station along the race course! It runs through the greenbelt and downtown.
  • Have presence along the course, interact with the crowd and runners, deck out your station - make it memorable!
  • Aid stations are $1,000, you own a mile of the course and decorate as you wish
  • For $2,500 we can provide custom signs, branded with your logo, every 1/8th mile along with a custom aid station. You just show up!
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Ruby Sponsor - $5K

  • Line listing on event brochure
  • Logo inclusion on event guide
  • Website to include logo
  • Expo booth
  • Line listing on All-Sponsor Banner (Expo, Kids Race, Finish party)
  • Acknowledgements in start and finish line scripting
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Emerald Sponsor - $10K

  • Ruby level, plus
  • Logo inclusion in any local printed advertisements
  • One social media post each month (sponsors provide content)
  • Mile marker or water stop
  • One marathon or half free entry
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Silver Sponsor - $15K

  • Emerald level, plus
  • Logo inclusion in Runner's World print ad (ad placement = $150K value)
  • One additional social media post each month (total of 2, sponsors provide content)
  • Logo inclusion on event tee (4,000)
  • Logo inclusion on All-Sponsor Banner (Expo, Kids Race, Finish Party)
  • Mile marker or water stop
  • Run-in fencing signage
  • Logo inclusion on E-news footer (30,000 subscribers)
  • Additional marathon or half free entries (2 total)
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Gold Sponsor - $30K

  • Silver level, plus
  • Logo inclusion on all event posters
  • Name inclusion on event press release
  • Logo inclusion on start line structure
  • Logo inclusion on finish line structure
  • Exclusive two mile stretch of choice along course/Mile marker signage
  • Run-in fencing signage
  • Logo inclusion on registration module header
  • Two additional tickets to VIP Legends Advisory Board Dinner (6 total)
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Title Sponsor - $50K

  • Gold level, plus
  • Event will be called The "SPONSOR NAME" Onward Shay! Boise Marathon
  • One additional social media post each month (total of 3, sponsors provide content)
  • Logo inclusion in TV ads ads
  • Logo inclusion on all signage
  • Logo on back of medal
  • Logo on all finisher photographs
  • Email feature highlight (1 per month, sponsor provides content)
  • Logo inclusion on event volunteer tee (800-1000)
  • Logo inclusion on registration module header
  • Logo inclusion on results page header—TBD by vendor
  • Logo inclusion on volunteer registration module header
  • Acknowledgements in start and finish line scripting
  • Eight Banner flags along finish chute/or run-in fencing signage
  • Two additional marathon or half free entries or one relay team entry (4 total)
  • Additional one mile stretch of choice along course-Mile marker signage (3 miles total)