Scotiabank Calgary Marathon – Neighbourhood Spirit Challenge

Neighborhood Spirit Challenge Info (1)

Join the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Neighbourhood Spirit Challenge. Celebrate and fundraise for your community and show Calgary why your neighbourhood ROCKS!

15,000 participants will experience the spirit of Calgary on June 1 as they walk and run the scenic communities of the 2014 Scotiabank Calgary Marathon route, including YOURS! Get out and show your Neighborhood Spirit!

logo_scbm2013Who: Come one and all!!! Residents, associations, businesses, schools, churches; everyone is welcome!

What: Help us celebrate a Calgary tradition 50 years strong. Cheer on runners and and host an official Neighborhood Spirit Hub for a chance to win cold hard cash towards neighborhood improvements!

We are celebrating the 50th Anniversary and this years theme is “Running Through the Decades” retro costumes, music, signs and vehicles encouraged… the goovier the better!
Engage local businesses, dress up, make signs, share food, have a dance party and make some noise!

When: Sunday June 1st, 2014. The runners begin from Stampede Park at 7 a.m. The organizing committee will work with your community on when participants will come to your neighbourhood.

You could win:

  • 1st Place: $2,000 for your community association to go towards neighborhood improvements or donate to one of our 80 official charities in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge.
  • 2nd Place: $1,000 for your community association to go towards neighborhood imporvements or donate to one of our 80 official charities in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge.
  • 3rd Place: $500 for your community association to go towards neighborhood imporvements or donate to one of our 80 official charities in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge.

Promo: All communities participating in the Neighbourhood Spirit Challenge will be highlighted on www.calgarymarathon.com, featured in the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon E-newsletter (42,000 subscribers), promoted through the Scotiabank Calgary Marahton’s social media channels and in the printed race guide that goes out to 20,000 people. Some neighbourhoods will be featured in race weekend media reports and future marketing campaigns.

Swag: All participating neighbourhoods will receive a box of thundersticks, whistles, rain ponchos, signs and cowbells from the organizing committee to help get the party started! Just email info@calgarymarathon.com

Judging: All participants will be sent a post-race survey on June 2nd and will be asked to VOTE for the neighbourhoods with the most spirit. Announcement will be made June 9th and cheques mailed within 30 days.

To host a Neighbourhood Spirit Hub in YOUR community for a chance to WIN, please contact Erin at info@calgarymarathon.com

 

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