1st annual REACH for Hope 5K
October 22 @ 08:00 - October 25 @ 17:00 EDT
Please join us for our first annual REACH for Hope 5K beginning Thursday, October 22nd-Sunday October 25th ending at 11:59 PM on that day. This year we are going virtual! This special event takes place during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Run/walk your own course or run/walk Our official route! Submit your time by an emailed link between Thursday, October 22 at 8:00 am and Sunday, October 25 at 11:59 pm. If you sign up before Thursday, October 1, your registration includes a race t-shirt, a bib, and a free beer ticket to be redeemed at Stark Brewing Company within 30 days of the race! T-shirt and bib pick-up will be at Olympia Sports at the Mall of New Hampshire on Wednesday, 10/21, Thursday, 10/22, and Friday 10/23 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Olympia Sports will be offering 15% off on any in-store purchases during pick-up.”
We have additional Stark Brewing Company beer tickets while supplies last!
All proceeds raised from this event will support REACH Crisis Services at YWCA NH.
Registration is on RunReg. If you would like to fundraise or start a team, we also have a page on PledgeReg. The top fundraiser will win a free pair of Saucony Guide Ride running shoes with a complimentary gait analysis from Olympia Sports.”
This year we will be offering a Sponsor-A-Survivor program within the 5k. Community members will have the ability to donate the registration fee to allow a survivor to participate at no cost. Approximately 98% of domestic violence survivors have experienced some form of financial abuse, this program will highlight financial abuse and ensure all can participate regardless of financial ability to do so.
If you’re a survivor interested in being sponsored, please call our office at 603-625-5785. Your safety and privacy are important to us throughout this process and we are happy to safety plan with you if you have any concerns.
REACH Crisis Services at YWCA NH provides comprehensive crisis services in our community. Each year, we serve over 2,700 victims, survivors, and their family members and in 2019, we provided approximately 3,400 emergency shelter bed nights. We are open 24/7, 365 days a year. To learn more about our crisis program please visit: REACH.
Additionally, we offer a housing program for survivors and their families. In 2019 we provided approximately 3,400 emergency shelter bed nights.
Your support through sponsorship is critical to providing access and support for those who need it.
How you can help:
- Sponsor the event
- Build a REACH for Hope 5K Team in your business or in the community
- Donate prizes for our category winners
- Register to run/walk
REACH for Hope 5K Sponsorship Levels
Race Swag Sponsor – In-kind or Cash Donation – $500 – Nothing complements a fall wardrobe like a fabulous black and persimmon orange race t-shirt with your company logo featured in place of honor.
“Medal” Sponsor – In-kind or Cash Donation – $1,000 – The only thing better than a medal and a winner’s podium is a gift card to your company. Sponsor our category winners!
Results Sponsor – In-kind or Cash Donation – $1,000 – For those with a competitive spirit, the race results are the peak of the event. This sponsorship includes a “Results brought to you by:” on the emailed race results.
Post-Race Beer Sponsor – In-kind or Cash Donation -$1,500 – In pre-COVID times, the greatest inspiration to run fast is the short lines at a beer tent. At a virtual race, runners can enjoy a more leisurely beer with friends/family in the ambiance of your brewery/taproom. This sponsorship includes a feature on the beer ticket of the bib.
**Sold** Bib Pickup Sponsor – In-kind or Cash Donation – $500 –We will have the option for Print-Your-Own-Bib, bib delivery by mail, or in-person bib pickup. This sponsorship includes bib pickup at your organization, allowing for the opportunity for interaction at your store.
Shoelace Sponsor – In-kind or Cash Donation – $1,000 – Our runners and walkers have the option to sport purple shoelaces in support of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This sponsorship includes a feature on the shoelace wrapping.
All the above sponsorships include sponsor level recognition on all materials to include t-shirts, social media, and event website as well as inclusion in press kits and news releases as appropriate.
Sponsor-A-Survivor – $20 – A full registration for a survivor to be able to participate in the 5K at no cost. Approximately 98% of domestic violence survivors have experienced some form of financial abuse and your generous donation allows survivors experiencing financial hardship to participate
Contact The organizer Elyse McKay to become a sponsor