Local Support for The RUN 2012
Support The Run locally..
» If you know your town well, contact Meghan (Meghan(@)TheRun.org) about the best place to end the run in your town for maximum media exposure and where people congregate at the time and day of the week that the run ends in your town. Please contact us as soon as possible.
» Organize/help organize event for your town or nearby town. Contact MaryRitaEly@TheRun.org.
» Tell others in the community about The Run, such as your Circle of Influence in the area, health food stores, running stores, churches, community groups interested in health, schools, libraries, etc.
» Distribute fliers and other promotional material in your community (ask Meghan about how to get promo material).
» Sell stickers or t-shirts to the community in advance to spur interest
» Ensure that mayor or local official is at finish line
» Form a group to run the last mile(s) into town with Jeremiah or Isaiah!
» Have massage therapist available at finish line (or later)
» Get a band to play along the route and/or at finish line
» Ask for local police or fire station to escort runners
» Have photographer/videographer documenting event
» Invite TV and radio personalities to interview runners
» Provide “end of run” foods (fruit slices, liquids)
» Ask local high school cheerleaders to cheer runners
» Advertise local event(s) at finish line
» Invite community to join in the local “finish” line fun
» Construct a “finish line” with fans and banners