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, and YMCA membership newsletters.

Sponsorship Levels:

Presenting and Platinum Sponsors
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. Some benefits may also be shared between both the Dallas and Fort Worth YMCA Turkey Trots, covering the entire metropolitan area. Includes category exclusivity.

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 major day-of activation included. Includes category exclusivity.

Silver Sponsor
Silver Sponsors have the opportunity to reach the Turkey Trot participants in a big way, while supporting community health programs through the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas. Includes category exclusivity.

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. Includes category exclusivity.

Finisher Medals
Sponsoring the medals guarantees that all Trot finishers, regardless of their chosen distance, will receive a medal to commemorate their accomplishment. In return, the sponsor's logo will be included on every medal ribbon and will receive recognitions before and during the event. Includes category exclusivity.

The Roost VIP Area 
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. Includes category exclusivity.

Beer Garden 
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.

Dog Park
Every year, over a thousand pooches enjoy the Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot with their humans. The dog park space is enclosed for a little off-leash romping and refreshments. This area sponsor will enjoy exclusive logo printed on the doggie bandanas and K-9 bibs plus plenty of advanced media and the opportunity to put your swag or sample products directly in the hands of interested pet parents.

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.

Post Race Refreshments Sponsors
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.

Food/Beverage Sampling
This year we will have limited space set aside for food and beverage sampling. Sponsors will have a 10' x 10' space to distribute their food or beverage samples on event day. Also includes some advanced media recognition.

Health and Safety Sponsors
Join other sponsors like Polsinelli Law Firm and 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.

Digital Goody Bag Sponsor
Perfect for small, local businesses of all types. Distribute thousands of digital coupons or a special offer for less than the cost of mailing a postcard. Options start as low as $250 for placement. 

Custom Sponsorship
Let us customize a budget-friendly package that meets your marketing needs.