Delaware Today To Award Marketing Prize To Top Fundraising Team In The 2018 Winter Delaware Charity Challenge
Wilmington, DE, November 6, 2018 – Spur Impact Association and Today Media are pleased to announce that Delaware Today will be returning as a Media Sponsor for the Third Annual Delaware Charity Challenge Winter Indoor Triathlon. As part of its sponsorship, Delaware Today will award a marketing prize to the team that raises the most money during the Delaware Charity Challenge Winter "Race-to-Raise" fundraising competition, which runs from October 1, 2018 to January 5, 2019. For more information, visit delawarecharitychallenge.com.
The Delaware Charity Challenge is a unique fundraising and athletic competition designed to give organizations, families, and individuals a fun way to raise money and awareness for their favorite causes. Since Spring 2015, participants in the different Delaware Charity Challenge competitions have collectively raised more than $150,000 for different area nonprofits.
For the 2018 Winter Delaware Charity Challenge, Delaware Today will award a grand prize certificate to the team that raises the most money for its selected nonprofit beneficiary. The certificate may be exchanged for a 1/3-page square print advertisement to be placed in an upcoming issue of Delaware Today magazine. The Delaware Today prize is valued at $2,435. Certain restrictions apply.
"We are excited that Delaware Today is returning as a Media Sponsor for the Delaware Charity Challenge and sees the event as a meaningful way to back to the local community," says Charlie Vincent, Executive Director of Spur Impact, the nonprofit that organizes and manages the Delaware Charity Challenge. "Teams last year raised nearly $17,000 for different nonprofits as they tried to win the Delaware Today prize and anticipate them raising even more this year."
Monica Weber, Director of Marketing at Today Media, says Delaware Today is proud to partner with the Delaware Charity Challenge. "The Winter Indoor Triathlon is a fun way for friends and families to join together and help area nonprofit organizations raise money at the same time. We are excited to see the Delaware Charity Challenge grow, and look forward to supporting the event again as media sponsor.”
Registration is open for the 4th Annual Delaware Charity Challenge Winter Indoor Triathlon, which takes place at the Chase Center on the Riverfront on Saturday, January 5, 2019. The Run, Row, Bike Triathlon consists of a 45 minute race on a treadmill, rowing machine, and spin bike (15 minutes on each machine) and is open to teams and individuals who wish to compete. For those who want to only compete in one of the events, there is the option to compete in the Medley/Relay division, which requires a 3-person squad. The cost to participate in the Run, Row, Bike Triathlon is $60/person, and those teams that want to compete in the Medley/Relay division can do so for $120 ($40/person). Discounts are available for nonprofits and larger teams. Everyone who signs up for the Delaware Charity Challenge has the option to raise money for a nonprofit organization of their choice.
There will be additional Delaware Charity Challenge competitions in 2019 after the indoor triathlon. The 5K and Adventure Challenge Relay will take place May 4, 2019 at Lums Pond State Park in Bear, Delaware. The Race Across Killens Pond 5K will take place June 23, 2019 at Killens Pond State Park in Felton, Delaware. The First State Duathlon will take place at Bellevue State Park in Wilmington, Delaware on July 20, 2019.
For more information about the Delaware Charity Challenge or to register for the competition, visit delawarecharitychallenge.com. For the latest updates on the teams and nonprofits represented and what they have raised in the Winter Race to Raise competition, visit crowdrise.com/DCCTRI19.
About Spur Impact Association
Spur Impact Association is a Delaware-based nonprofit whose mission is to be the premier hub developing, engaging, and inspiring tomorrow's leaders by fostering connections with people, nonprofits, and businesses to promote growth personally, professionally, and philanthropically. The Delaware Charity Challenge is an initiative of the Spur Impact. For more information, visit spurimpact.org.
About Today Media
Today Media Inc. is a multi-platform communications company. In print, online and in-person, Today Media delivers content readers always look forward to. Today Media publications include Delaware Today, serving the entire state of Delaware and Eastern Shore; Main Line Today, serving Pennsylvania's Main Line and the western suburbs of Philadelphia; The Hunt, serving the affluent region that includes northern Delaware and Southeastern Pennsylvania; Hudson Valley Magazine, serving the seven counties that border the Hudson River; Westchester Magazine, serving the affluent suburbs of New York City; the Italian-American Herald serving the Italian-American communities of Delaware, Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey; and Delaware Business Times, serving the business communities throughout the entire state of Delaware. Today Media also produces specialty publications, including Delaware Bride, 302 Health and Ultimate Guide to Delaware—all reflecting the lifestyle of the First State.