Saratoga Classic Sponsorship

Half Marathon • February 3, 2019 • Naval Station Mayport, FL

The Saratoga Classic is the inaugural half marathon event held on Naval Station Mayport. This unique race will lead runners along the the historic Mayport Basin and over the picturesque Intracoastal Waterway along Wonderwood Road.

Naval Station Mayport and the Community

For over 75 years, NS Mayport has served as a vital part of the local Jacksonville and Beaches community. We pride ourselves on bringing local businesses and organizations in as part of our base events and festivals. The Saratoga Classic Half Marathon not only serves as an inaugural event of its kind here at NS Mayport, but also as a chance to introduce the local civilian communities to the the base and the Navy’s presence here. Your partnership with the Saratoga Classic will have you connecting directly with military, DoD, and civilian participants, all while building goodwill and increasing brand recognition across the Jacksonville area and surrounding counties.

About USS Saratoga (CV-60)

USS Saratoga was the first carrier homeported at Naval Station Mayport, spending her entire career here (1957-1994). She operated through the Vietnam War, Operation Gulf Storm, and many other conflicts. In honor on USS Saratoga’s fighting spirit, we are pleased to name Mayport’s first half marathon in her honor.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Click HERE to contact MWR about sponsoring the Saratoga Classic.

Cutter Sponsor - $250

  • Acknowledgement on PA system
  • On-site Sponsor signage (up to 36”x72”)
  • Sponsor logo space on back of race shirt
  • Facebook “Thank You” message leading up to the event (within 2 weeks)

Squadron Sponsor- $500

  • Acknowledgement on PA system
  • On-site Sponsor signage (up to 36”x72”)
  • Sponsor logo space on back of race shirt
  • Sponsor logo on all printed marketing material
  • Acknowledgement on online media
  • Facebook “Thank You” message leading up to the event (within 2 weeks)
  • Sponsor promo item included in all race packs (to be provided by sponsor)
  • Banner displayed along “finisher tunnel” near finish line
  • 1 complimentary race entry

Cruiser Sponsor- $1,500

  • Acknowledgement on PA system
  • On-site Sponsor signage (up to 36”x72”)
  • Booth space at post-event race village and celebration
  • Sponsor logo space on back of race shirt (premium location)
  • Sponsor logo on all printed marketing material
  • Acknowledgement on online media
  • Facebook “Thank You” message leading up to the event (within 2 weeks)
  • Facebook “Thank You” message post-event with link to Sponsor website (within 1 week)
  • Sponsor promo item included in all race packs (to be provided by sponsor)
  • Banner displayed along “finisher tunnel” near finish line
  • 2 complimentary race entries

Littoral Sponsor- $4,000

  • Acknowledgement on PA system
  • On-site Sponsor signage (up to 36”x72”)
  • Booth space at post-event race village and celebration
  • Sponsor logo on race bib
  • Sponsor logo space on front of race shirt
  • Sponsor Logo on all printed marketing material
  • Acknowledgement on online media
  • Facebook “Thank You” message leading up to the event (within 2 weeks)
  • Facebook “Thank You” message post- event with link to Sponsor website (within 1 week)
  • Sponsor promo item included in all race packs (to be provided by sponsor)
  • Banner displayed along “finisher tunnel” near finish line
  • 4 complimentary race entries

Carrier Sponsor- $8,000 (Limit 3)

  • Sponsor logo designed into race logo
  • Sponsor name tied into event “Saratoga Classic Half Marathon, Anchored by [sponsor name]”
  • Sponsor rep invited to present race awards for top finishers
  • Acknowledgement on PA system
  • On-site Sponsor signage (up to 36”x72”)
  • Premium booth space at post-event race village and celebration
  • Sponsor logo on race bib
  • Sponsor Logo given top spot on all race shirts
  • Sponsor Logo on all printed marketing material
  • Acknowledgement on online media
  • Facebook “Thank You” message leading up to the event (within 2 weeks)
  • Facebook “Thank You” message post- event with link to Sponsor website (within 1 week)
  • Sponsor promo item included in all race packs (to be provided by sponsor)
  • Banner displayed along “finisher tunnel” near finish line
  • 4 complimentary race entries

Exclusive Premier Title Sponsor- $12,000

  • Sponsor logo designed into race logo
  • Sponsor name tied into event “Saratoga Classic Half Marathon, Anchored by [sponsor name]”
  • Sponsor logo on all marquees and banner displays on base
  • Inclusion of Sponsor name in all media advertisements
  • Sponsor logo on banner along race route (up to 48”x96”)
  • Sponsor logo included on finish line photo op backdrops
  • Sponsor logo given top spot on all race shirts
  • Sponsor logo included on all commemorative race car magnets and/or stickers
  • Recognizing Sponsor in Navy Media as title sponsor
  • Logo and link to Sponsor website from event website
  • Sponsor name and logo included on all digital and printed/promotional materials
  • Pre-race activation of sponsor booth at packet pick up site(s)
  • Sponsor rep invited to present race awards to first place finishers acknowledgement on PA system
  • On-site sponsor signage (up to 36”x72”)
  • Premium booth space at post-event race village and celebration
  • Sponsor logo on race bib
  • Facebook “Thank You” message leading up to the event (within 2 weeks)
  • Facebook “Thank You” message post- event with link to Sponsor website (within 1 week)
  • Sponsor promo item included in all race packs (to be provided by sponsor)
  • Banner displayed along “finisher tunnel” near finish line
  • 1 complimentary team race entry (10 participants)