February 29, 2020

Perry Harvey Sr. Park

Downtown Tampa

The Greater Tampa Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated invites your participation in our inaugural

Tutus and Tennis Shoes: Elevating ALL Children 5K Run/ Walk and Health Fair, to be held on February 29, 2020. This full-day of healthy events includes a scenic chip-timed 5K Run/ Walk through the historic Perry Harvey Sr. Park in Downtown Tampa, vendor booths conducting health screenings and providing educational information and child-centered post events including music, entertainment and fun. This event will promote healthy living for families and children in the Tampa Bay community. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Jack and Jill of America Foundation, our national organization’s philanthropic arm, which provides donations to national non-profit partners and also awards grants to its chapters. The remaining proceeds will be directly donated to these five Tampa-based charities that serve children and families:

Won’t you join us for this wholesome community event and support our efforts to provide all children with the opportunities and advantages we desire for our own children!

 

Registration Costs

  • Early Bird ($30): December 1st – January 15th

  • Regular ($35): January 16th – February 28th

  • Day of Registration ($40) – February 29th

Event Details

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Perry Harvey Sr Park

1000 E. Harrison St.

Tampa, FL 33602

 

7:00AM-         Registration Packet Pick-Up

8:00AM-         5K Run Starts

9:00AM-         Kids Fun Run

9:30AM-         Awards

10:00AM-      Black History Celebration

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Please consider becoming a sponsor at the Headline ($5000 or more), Marathon ($3000 or more), or Half Marathon level ($2500 or more). There are other levels available in our detailed sponsorship information which is listed below for your review. Thank you in advance for your support and partnership as we improve the lives of Tampa Bay Area children.

 

 

Joycelyn H. Henson                            

Dr. Joycelyn H. Henson                  

Foundation, Chair                   

Leila Jerome Clay

Dr. Leila Jerome Clay

Foundation, Co-Chair

HEADLINE SPONSOR ($5000 or MORE)

• All of Marathon sponsor benefits + 10 additional race run entries and souvenir T-shirts

• Recognition as the official start/finish line supporter

HALF MARATHON SPONSOR ($2500)

• All of 10K Sponsor Benefits + Company display booth at event

• Inclusion in all digital and print, event website and promotional advertising;

• Special recognition during the event

5K SPONSOR ($500)

• 4 race run entries and souvenir T-shirts

• Company logo on printed materials

• Inclusion on website announcements

MARATHON SPONSOR ($3000)

• Logo listed on event banner

• All of Half Marathon Benefits + 4 additional race run entries and T-shirts

10K SPONSOR ($1000)

• Race day goody bag with 6 race run entries and T-shirts

• Company logo on printed materials

• Acknowledged during event and inclusion on website announcements

3K SPONSOR ($250)

• 2 race run entries and souvenir T-shirts

• Company logo on printed materials

• Inclusion on website announcements

Promotional/Display Booth Only ($150)

• Company display booth at event

Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunities (Limited Capacity)

MEDIA Sponsor

• Sponsor promoting event

• Recognition as the official start/finish line supporter

• Logo listed on event banner

Refueling Station Sponsor ($750)

• Recognition as the official water or food station supporter

• Logo listed on event banner

Quarter Mile Marker Sponsor ($150)

• Company logo or Personalized message on a mile marker sign along

the route

*GTC is a 501 (c) (4) organization and Jack and Jill of  America Foundation is a 501 (c) (3). 

A portion of your donations are tax deductible.

Thank You!

TO OUR SPONSORS

HEADLINE SPONSOR

MARATHON SPONSORS

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HALF MARATHON SPONSORS

10K SPONSORS

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  • Phoebe Crenshaw with Johnson & Johnson

5K SPONSORS

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  • Dr. Traci Lynn Thompson

  • The McFarland Family

  • Integrity Alliance, LLC

3K SPONSORS

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  • Justin and Elena Day

  • Dianna Allen-Quin

  • Carl Lavender

REFUELING STATION SPONSORS

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

What is the Theme of the 5k?

Tutus and Tennis Shoes: Elevating All Children 5K Run/Walk

 

How many miles is a 5K?

A 5K is 3.1 miles. You can choose to walk, jog or run it. All levels of fitness are welcome.

 

Is the event timed?

Yes

 

Are walkers welcome at the 5K?

Yes.  We welcome walkers.

 

May I bring a stroller to the event?

Yes, strollers are allowed however we ask that families bringing strollers and participating in the 5K line up towards the end of the starting line as a courtesy to other runners.

 

Are dogs allowed at 5K?

As a safety precaution, we do not allow dogs to participate in the run unless they are service dogs.

 

Is there an age limit for this event?

No age limit, we welcome younger runners and encouraged them to participate. If the participant/runner is younger than 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must sign their waiver.

 

What is included with my 5K registration?

All pre-registered walkers/runners will receive a bib/race number and an official GTC Tutus and Tennis Shoes 5K T-Shirt. Finishers will also receive a medal. Participants who register on the day of the event may will receive a t-shirt as quantity lasts. 

 

Is a medal included with my 5K registration?

All registered runners who complete the run, will receive a finisher medal.

Will there be awards?

First place finishers will receive a trophy award.

 

How can I help support the 5K?

You can continue to advertise the 5k to your family, friends, co-workers, neighbors. Encourage registrations, sponsors and vendors to participate and support this great cause.

 

Still have questions?

If you've read the FAQ and still have questions, please contact us at gtcjjfundraising@gmail.com or by phone at (813) 421-1172.

 
 
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Greater Tampa Chapter

PO Box 20604

Tampa, FL  33622-0604

Web:  greatertampajackandjill.org

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