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June 15, 2024     |     Loveland Paddlesports    |     8:00am

Event Overview

We, the people of the Down syndrome community, are challenging YOU to move for acceptance! The GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge is an event hosted by the Down syndrome community with the goal of creating universal acceptance of all people. Whether you're setting a goal to run your first race or want to do something fun and active with your whole family, come out and help us shift awareness to acceptance!

Our Mission

We challenge you to MOVE for ACCEPTANCE

See you in

Team Incentives

Raise $100

Have a personalized Team Poster with your picture and bio hung at the Playhouse!

By April 21st – Raise $321

Receive a personalized yard sign!

By June 1st – Raise $500 

Have a personalized sign on 2.1-mile walk/run route!

By May 21st – Raise $1000 

Receive 21 personalized team buttons!

First 10 Teams to raise $2100

Get your picture on a GiGi’s Playhouse Welcome Window!

By June 1st – Raise $3210 

All those registered on your team will get your Team’s name on the back of their GiGiFIT Challenge shirt!

By June 15th – Raise $5000 

Receive TWO complimentary tickets to our 2025 Gala!

Registration

2.1 Run/Walk - $35.00

Kids Dash for Down syndrome - $21.00
Kids ages 5 and under are free (If you would like a t-shirt, please register at the $21 level!)

5 Mile Kayak - $75.00 per person
People with Down syndrome are always free!

Packet pickup:
Thursday, June 13th from 12-6pm
Friday, June 14th from 9-5pm

Day of Schedule

8-8:30 AM Kayak Check-in

8:45-9am Kayak Buses Depart

9-9:30am Run/Walk/Dash Check-in

9:45am Kids Dash for Down syndrome

10:00am 2.1 Mile Walk/Run

11:30am Awards presentation

Event Details

Join us for a morning full of celebration as we run, walk, and paddle for ACCEPTANCE! Create your own team today and be a part of this exciting movement! All proceeds from this event support our life-changing, research-driven FREE programs for people with Down syndrome in Greater Cincinnati!

Who will earn one of this year’s awards?

Generation G Award – Presented to the team with the most team members in attendance!
Team Spirit Award – Presented to the team with the most energy at the event!
Best of All Award – Top Fundraising Team
Get it Done Award – Top Fundraising Individual

National Sponsorship Opportunities

All National Sponsors receive the following benefits

  • Recognized as a National Sponsor on the main event webpage (3.5 million) and direct email blasts (200,000+)
  • Recognition as #GenerationG - Certified organization in GiGi’s Playhouse Corporate Disability DEI Initiative
  • Link on all national emails pre- and post-event
  • Recognition on all media advisories/releases and promotional efforts across 55+ locations.

Presenting Sponsor - $100,000

  • Exclusive event sponsorship naming rights at 55+ GFAC events, including logo on the front of all event t-shirts (15K+)
  • Sponsorship recognition at GiGi’s 2024 signature events
  • Sponsorship logo on all GFAC websites
  • 30 VIP tickets to the National Gala
  • 3 Foursomes at National Golf Outing
  • Sponsor logo on National Golf Outing shirts
  • Premium ad placement in our 2024 issue of the #GenationG Magazine
  • Opportunity to create a personalized plan of GiGi’s Corporate Disability DEI Initiative
  • Recognition on our website as a Certified #GenerationG Organizational Partner
  • Guest Podcast Opportunity

Platinum Sponsor - $75,000

  • VIP logo placement at 55+ GFAC events and on all event t-shirts (15K+)
  • Sponsorship recognition at GiGi’s 2024 signature events
  • Sponsorship logo on all GFAC websites
  • 20 VIP tickets to the National Gala
  • 2 Foursomes at National Golf Outing
  • Opportunity to create a personalized plan of GiGi’s Corporate Disability DEI Initiative
  • Premium ad placement in our 2024 issue of the #GenerationG Magazine
  • Recognition on our website as a Certified #GenerationG Organizational Partner

Gold Medal Sponsor - $50,000

  • VIP logo placement at 55+ GFAC events and on all event t-shirts (15K+)
  • Sponsorship recognition at GiGi’s National 2024 signature events
  • Sponsorship logo on all GFAC websites
  • 10 VIP tickets to the National Gala
  • 1 Foursomes  at National Golf Outing
  • Premium ad placement in our 2024 issue of the #GenationG Magazine
  • Opportunity to create a personalized plan of GiGi’s Corporate Disability DEI Initiative
  • Recognition on our website as a Certified #GenerationG Organizational Partner

Silver Medal Sponsor - $25,000

  • Logo placement at 55+ GFAC events and on all event t-shirts (15K+)
  • Sponsorship logo on all GFAC websites
  • Opportunity to create a personalized plan of GiGi’s Corporate Disability DEI Initiative
  • Recognition on our website as a Certified #GenerationG Organizational Partner

Bronze Medal Sponsor - $10,000

  • Logo placement at 55+ GFAC events and on all event t-shirts (15K+)
  • Sponsorship logo on all GFAC websites
  • Recognition on our website as a Certified #GenerationG Organizational Partner

Local Sponsorship Opportunities

Champion Medal Sponsor (National Sponsor) - $10,000

  • Company name used below event title and opportunity to present prior to race start
  • Company name and logo used in event promotions
  • Company name and logo at start and end and along race course (6 signs)
  • Company name/logo on all shirts Nationwide (if secured by 4/1/2024) plus National benefits
  • Table space available at the race and company material placed in race bags
  • Company name/logo on website/social media, printed materials
  • Company name/logo on Recognition Board at Registration area
  • Free race entry for 15 participants

Diamond Sponsor - $5,000

  • Special acknowledgement day of race
  • Company name/logo used in event promotions
  • Company name/logo at start and end of race course (4 signs) and on shirts
  • Company material placed in race bags if provided
  • Company name/logo on website/social media, and printed materials
  • Company name/logo on Sponsorship Recognition Board
  • Free race entry for 10 participants

Platinum Sponsor - $2,500

  • Company name/logo at race site water station (3 signs) and on shirts
  • Company name/logo on website/social media, and printed materials
  • Company name/logo on Sponsorship Recognition Board
  • Free race entry for 8 participants

Gold Sponsor - $1,000

  • Company name/logo at race site water station (2 signs) and on shirts
  • Company name/logo on website/social media, and printed materials
  • Company name/logo on Sponsorship Recognition Board
  • Free race entry for 6 participants

Silver Sponsor - $500

  • Company name/logo at race site water station (1 sign) and on shirts
  • Company name/logo on website/social media, and printed materials
  • Company name/logo on Sponsorship Recognition Board
  • Free race entry for 4 participants

Bronze Sponsor - $250

  • Company name/logo on website/social media
  • Company name on Sponsorship Recognition Board
  • Free race entry for 2 participants

321 Champion Sponsor - $100

  • Company name and logo on website/social media
  • Company name or logo on Sponsorship Recognition Board

Thank you to our sponsors!

National Sponsors

citywide
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Charity Foundation CMYK REV

Local Sponsorships

Platinum Sponsor

Bassett Services

Gold Sponsors

Flerlage Foundation Logo
Recreations Outlet Logo

Silver Sponsor

Nicholson's Logo

Bronze Sponsor

LMRCA Logo

321 Champion Sponsor

LMBC Logo

In-kind Sponsors

Loveland Paddlesports Logo
Fleet Feet Logo
Tano Bistro Logo
Balloon Parlor Logo