Adventure Challenge Relay

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WJBR to Award Advertising Packages as First, Second Place Prizes in DE Charity Challenge

Contact:
Charlie Vincent
302-566-8008
charlie@challengede.com

Matt Smith, 99.5 WJBR
302-442-6235
matt.smith@bbgi.com

 

WJBR TO AWARD ADVERTISING PACKAGES AS FIRST AND SECOND PLACE PRIZES IN DELAWARE CHARITY CHALLENGE

Wilmington, DE, March 15, 2016 – Innovincent and 99.5 WJBR are pleased to announce that 99.5 WJBR, Media Sponsor for the Delaware Charity Challenge, will be awarding two advertising prizes for the Second Annual Delaware Charity Challenge 5K and Adventure Challenge Relay. The WJBR prizes will be awarded to the two teams that raise the most money during the Spring “Race-to-Raise” fundraising competition of the Delaware Charity Challenge, which runs until April 29, 2016. 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.

For the spring competition, 99.5 WJBR will award two prizes to the top two teams that raise the most money for their favorite charities through their team fundraising pages. First prize is an on air advertising schedule valued at $5,000. Second prize is an on air advertising schedule valued at $3,000. Commercials can run on 99.5 WJBR or 610 Sports ESPN Radio. The campaigns will be customized according to the winner’s advertising needs provided they help raise awareness for their chosen nonprofit. All teams are eligible to win this prize. These prizes will be in addition to the cash prizes and any other awarded as part of the Delaware Charity Challenge prize pool. To qualify for the 99.5 WJBR advertising prizes, teams must raise at least $1,000 on their team fundraising pages.

“WJBR has been a great supporter of the Delaware Charity Challenge, and we appreciate the fact they recognize this as a meaningful event that helps strengthen our community,” says Charlie Vincent, founder of Innovincent LLC, the company behind the Delaware Charity Challenge. “The WJBR advertising prizes helped the teams competing in this past winter’s Delaware Charity Challenge Indoor Triathlon raise more than $15,000 for different nonprofits. We hope the spring prizes help the teams in the 5K and Adventure Challenge Relay raise even more money for their favorite causes.”

 

 

Matt Smith, Vice President–Market Manager for Beasley Media Group’s Wilmington/Philadelphia region, says “WJBR is proud to be part of the Delaware Charity Challenge, which helps teams and families raise money and awareness for area nonprofits. We are thrilled to watch this unique regional event grow and excited to see how competitive the teams are at the race on April 30.”

Registration is open for the Delaware Charity Challenge Spring 5K and Adventure Challenge Relay, which will take place on April 30, 2016 at Brandywine Creek State Park in Wilmington. The 5K competition consists of a run or walk, with individuals and teams competing in different competitive and non-competitive categories. Those competing in the Adventure Challenge Relay complete different mental and physical obstacles along a 3.1 mile or 7 mile course. Teams need at least four members to score in the competitive 5K divisions, and there is no limit on team size for that race. Pairs compete in the Adventure Challenge Relay and teams can have up to 10 members compete at once. All competitors are encouraged to set up fundraising pages to raise money for their favorite cause, and the winning teams in the fundraising and athletic competitions win prize money for their chosen charity.

The Second Annual Delaware Charity Challenge Race to First 5K and Adventure Challenge Relay will be Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Brandywine Creek State Park in Wilmington, Delaware. The fundraising competition runs from February 1 to April 29, 2016. To register or for more information, visit delawarecharitychallenge.com/register.

 

 

About Innovincent LLC

Innovincent LLC is a Wilmington, DE based consulting company that specializes in helping nonprofits and small businesses with strategic planning, marketing, and fundraising and is the presenting sponsor of the Delaware Charity Challenge.

 

About WJBR

99.5 WJBR is a full service adult contemporary station in Wilmington, Delaware owned by Beasley Media Group. Its broadcast range covers 18 counties in 4 states, including New Castle County, and has an average of approximately 395,000 cumulative weekly listeners.

 

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Wilmington Blue Rocks joins the ACR

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BLUE ROCKS Contact: Kevin Linton
Director Community Affairs
E: klinton@bluerocks.com
Contact: Charlie Vincent
E: info@challengede.com

                                                                                                                                                                           

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WILMINGTON BLUE ROCKS TO AWARD GAME PACKAGES AS FIRST AND SECOND PLACE PRIZES IN DELAWARE CHARITY CHALLENGE

Wilmington, DE, March 1, 2016 – Innovincent and the Wilmington Blue Rocks are pleased to announce that the Blue Rocks will be returning as one of the prize sponsors for the Second Annual Delaware Charity Challenge 5K and Adventure Challenge Relay. The Blue Rocks prizes will be awarded to the top two local nonprofits that raise the most money during the “Race-to-Raise” portion of the Delaware Charity Challenge, which runs from February 1, 2016 to April 29, 2016. 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.

The Blue Rocks will again award two prizes this year to the two Delaware-based nonprofit teams that raise the most money through their Delaware Charity Challenge team fundraising pages. For the nonprofit that raises the most money, the prize will include a half-page ad in the Blue Rocks’ game day program for the remainder of the season and also two thirty-second radio spots during the Blue Rocks radio broadcasts for the remainder of the season. In addition, at a future game of the nonprofit’s choice (subject to availability), the nonprofit will get the use of a luxury suite (including twenty tickets and ten parking passes) and will receive some promotion at that game as well, including an on-site marketing display. For the nonprofit that raises the second-most money, the prize will include a quarter-page ad in the Blue Rocks’ game program for the remainder of the season as well as ten field box tickets at a future game of the nonprofit’s choice (subject to availability) and similar promotion at that game, including on on-site marketing display. These prizes will be in addition to the cash prizes that are also awarded as part of the Delaware Charity Challenge prize pool.

“We are grateful that the Blue Rocks support the Delaware Charity Challenge and that the event offers them a unique and meaningful way to give back to the local nonprofit community,” says Charlie Vincent, president of Innovincent LLC, the company behind the Delaware Charity Challenge. “Last year, the teams in the competition collectively raised more than $32,000 for their favorite nonprofit causes. The Blue Rocks prizes provide a great incentive that will help this year’s teams raise even more.”

In 2015, the winners of the Blue Rocks marketing prizes were Meals On Wheels Delaware and Next Gen North of the Delaware Community Foundation.

Registration is open for the 2nd Annual Delaware Charity Challenge 5K and Adventure Challenge Relay, which takes place this year at Brandywine Creek State Park on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Race registration for the 5K is $40/runner for teams with discounts available for nonprofits. Teams and runners can choose to run in one of five races at the Delaware Charity Challenge: a competitive men’s team 5K, a competitive women’s team 5K, a competitive co-ed team 5K, a fun team run/walk, or the Adventure Challenge Relay. This year’s Adventure Challenge Relay will consist of a series of obstacles that teams of 2 or more will complete along one of two circuit loops.

For more information about the Delaware Charity Challenge, visit delawarecharitychallenge.com. To see the teams and nonprofits represented and what they have raised so far in the Spring Race to Raise competition, visit crowdrise.com/challengeDE.

 

About Innovincent LLC

Innovincent LLC is a Wilmington, DE based consulting company that specializes in helping nonprofits and small businesses with strategic planning, marketing, and fundraising and is the presenting sponsor of the Delaware Charity Challenge.

About Wilmington Blue Rocks

The Wilmington Blue Rocks are the Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. Recognized throughout the Wilmington area as the premier attraction for sports and entertainment, the Blue Rocks provide fans with the best in family fun at an affordable price.

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UD & DE Charity Challenge Partner for ACR

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Delaware_Fightin'_Blue_Hens_Logo.svg (1) Contact: Dr. Brianna Newland
University of Delaware, Sport Management
bnewland@udel.edu
Contact: Charlie Vincent
DE Charity Challenge
 info@challengede.com

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UD Sport Event Management Team Helps Organize the 2016 Adventure Challenge Relay 

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Newark, DE – February 28, 2016.  The University of Delaware’s Sport Event Management Team and Innovincent are pleased to announce that the Sport Event Management Team will be presenting the Adventure Challenge Relay as part of this year’s Delaware Charity Challenge athletic competition. This year’s 5K and Adventure Challenge Relay will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Brandywine Creek State Park in Wilmington, Delaware.

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. The spring athletic event consists of separate 5K and Adventure Challenge Relay competitions.

The Adventure Challenge Relay is an exciting adventure relay/obstacle experience designed to test the skill and determination of those who choose to participate.  It will involve a high degree of teamwork but will be accessible enough to accommodate any type of athlete.  For more information about the Adventure Challenge Relay, visit [www.delawarecharitychallenge.com/adventurerace].

Pairs compete in the Adventure Challenge Relay, which consists of a series of obstacles along one of two courses. Pairs can also join up to form a larger team. Like the runners and teams in the 5K, Adventure Challenge Relay competitors can also choose to raise money for a charity of choice. Groups include University, CrossFit, and Open divisions.

“We are excited to partner with the University of Delaware’s Sport Event Management Team on the Adventure Challenge Relay,” says Charlie Vincent, president of Innovincent LLC, the company behind the Delaware Charity Challenge. “Last year, the Adventure Challenge Relay teams competed and also collectively raised $6,471 for five different nonprofits. We hope the teams in this year’s relay competition are able to raise even more.”

In 2015, Team Friends of Wilmington Park won the 1st Annual Delaware Charity Challenge Adventure Challenge Relay competition.

Race registration for the Adventure Challenge Relay is now open. The regular rate is $70/team for the short distance and $100/team for long. A student discount is also available with a valid student ID ($40/team for short distance and $60/team for long distance).

For more information about the Delaware Charity Challenge, visit delawarecharitychallenge.com. To see the teams and nonprofits represented and what they have raised so far in the Spring Race to Raise competition, visit crowdrise.com/challengeDE.

About Innovincent LLC 

Innovincent LLC is a Wilmington, DE based consulting company that specializes in helping nonprofits and small businesses with strategic planning, marketing, and fundraising and is the presenting sponsor of the Delaware Charity Challenge.

About University of Delaware’s Sport Event Management Team 

Dr. Newland’s Sport Event and Facility Management class has been tasked with the planning and execution of the Adventure Relay. Her students will oversee the event itself and make sure that it runs smoothly. Her class enables sport business management students to expand their knowledge of the management of events and facilities. Students also learn skills such as proper planning and staging of events, designing the experience, sponsor acquisition, marketing and promotions, budgeting, and risk management.