Corporate Sponsorship

Sponsors of the Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot support YMCA programs that empower people and strengthen our Dallas communities. 

With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of North Texas youth & teens, improves our area’s health and well-being, and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors.

Benefits of sponsoring the Trot include alignment with a strong, trusted non-profit brand, recognition in online and social media promotions, direct mail and print materials, YMCA membership newsletters, and various levels of race-day advertising.

Sponsorship Levels:

Presenting Sponsor
Receive the highest level of recognition and brand awareness possible as the Presenting Sponsor of the Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot. Guarantees millions of impressions for your company name/logo not only to Trot participants, but to the entire Dallas YMCA Association membership, program participants, and donors.

Gold Sponsor
Sponsors at this level will receive acknowledgements and brand exposure to the Association's membership base as well as Turkey Trot participants. Advanced media and day-of activation included.

Silver Sponsor
Silver Sponsors have the opportunity to reach the Turkey Trot participants in a big way, while supporting pandemic relief efforts and programs through the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas. 

Race Photo Sponsor
Get your logo on more than 20,000 race photo downloads. Make it possible for our participants to download and share their race photos and gain amazing brand exposure! Additional day-of activation benefits and advanced media will be provided.

Post Race Refreshments Sponsor
The Trot provides free post-race snacks and refreshments to help our runners and walkers refuel after the 8-mile run and 5K run/walk. Your brand will be recognized at 3 major refreshment distribution locations plus additional advanced media and day-of activation opportunities. Sponsorship can be a combination of in-kind product donation and/or financial support to purchase the product.

The Roost Sponsor 
The Roost VIP Area is available for participants and spectators to get breakfast food, coffee and hot chocolate, and have semi-private restrooms. The sponsor of this area would have the opportunity to distribute product samples, coupons, or information and to meet and greet with Turkey Trot VIPs.

Entertainment Sponsor
The Trot participants usually enjoy up to four live bands along the 5K course. The Entertainment Sponsor will make it possible to have our favorite bands return in 2020 and will include on course sponsor acknowledgement, advanced marketing recognition, and more partner benefits.

Water Stop Sponsor
The water stops sponsor has the opportunity to provide company branded shirts for the volunteers that are handing out bottled/boxed water to the runners and walkers of both the 5K and 8 Mile courses. Sponsorship can be a combination of in-kind product donation and/or financial support to purchase the product.

Health and Safety Sponsors
Support the hiring of off duty police officers, EMS, and emergency personnel for the special event. Sponsors that provide financial support in this area will have the opportunity to provide marketing materials or samples to approximately 200 first responders in addition to recognition as a sponsor of the Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot.

Custom Sponsorship
Whether you want to focus on advanced marketing, day-of activation, or a combination of both, we can customize a budget-friendly package that meets your marketing needs.