The Shamrock Run is one of the first USATF sanctioned races of each year and is considered to be the kick off event for racing season in Buffalo. This annual event also marks the beginning of St. Patrick’s Day festivities in the Irish community.
Want to be a part of our Shamrock Run success?
We offer individuals and businesses the following sponsorship opportunities.
Wall Sponsor: $100
Your business name or logo will be printed and posted on the gym wall for race day. Your sign will be seen by thousands of people completing last minute registrations or attending the post-race awards.
Shared Mile Marker Sponsor: $250
Your business name will be posted on a 2’ x 3’ sign on a mile marker along the course. Your sign will be seen by 7,000-10,000 people both running and attending the race.
Exclusive Mile Marker Sponsor: $500
Your business name will be exclusively posted on a 2’ x 3’ sign on a mile marker along the course as well as printed and posted on our gym wall for race day. Your sign will be seen by 7,000-10,000 people both running and attending the race.
Lunch Sponsor: $1,000
Help feed the runners! Your banner will be displayed by the lunch stations, where thousands of runners and spectators will be waiting to fuel up for the post-race party. You provide a banner of your choosing.
Beer Tent Sponsor: $4,000
Your banner will be prominently displayed at the beer tent, the heart of our post-race party! Thousands of runners and spectators will be in attendance enjoying a cold beverage after the race. You provide a banner of your choosing.
Finish Line Sponsor: $5,000
Looking for media attention? This is your sponsorship level. Your logo will be featured at the start/finish chute of the race on Louisiana Street by Father Conway Park. A large crowd gathers for the ceremonial start and cheer runners on at the finish line.
Shamrock Sponsor: $10,000
The grand champion of sponsorship levels. Banners, logos, media, you name it we make it happen for you. Looking to be included in press releases and other articles connected to the race? You're in. Want the top featured space on our website Sponsorship tab? It's yours. Becoming a Shamrock Sponsor means BIG publicity for your organization or business.
All sponsorship levels include:
Social Media recognition through Old First Ward Community Association Facebook/Instagram/Twitter pages
Logo added to Shamrock Run website Sponsorship page
Recognition on Old First Ward Community Association website
Interested in becoming an official Shamrock Run Sponsor for 2023?
Contact: Patrick Gormley, OFW Executive Director
Phone: (716) 856-8613 x108
Visit: 62 Republic St Buffalo, NY 14204
The Old First Ward Community Association is a 501(c)(3) corporation. Donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.