Become a Sponsor

Partnering with the Austin Marathon is a great way to allow thousands of consumers to personally connect with your company. Through connecting with a common passion participants, their friends and families, the City of Austin, and the whole running community can really see the value of your company.

High Five Events is renowned for putting on the best events and by being part of the Austin Marathon you can be part of the success. We are excited to announce many new programs that we are introducing for the 2018 Austin Marathon including: Visually Impaired Division, $20,000 Prize Purse and Elite Athlete Program, FitRankings Corporate Challenge, and FloCast Live Broadcast and Jumbotron streaming at the finish line.

Let us help your company reach this engaged and exciting demographic. Contact us today at sponsorship@highfiveevents.com

Potential Vendors

The Austin Marathon Health & Fitness expo draws over 45,000 people through its doors. With hundreds of vendors in a variety of fields, the expo is the perfect way to reach the endurance market you are targeting.

We are very excited to offer the opportunity for you to showcase your business to our athletes. You can see a live layout and book your booth at the link below.

Sign up for your booth at the 2017 Austin Marathon Health & Fitness Expo

Have additional questions about the expo? Please email Debra@highfiveevents.com.

About Austin

Austin, TX is the nation’s fastest growing city, with 150 people moving to the city nearly every day. It turns out, Austin is as great as everyone makes it out to be. Here are just a few things that make Austin great: 

Live Music Capital of the World because it has more live music venues per capita than anywhere else in the nation. (Austin Visitors Bureau)

#1 Economy in the U.S. (The Business Journals’ On Numbers, 2013)

#1 Greenest Cities in Texas (EnvironmentTexas.org)

#1 Best City for the Outdoors (Forbes, 2009)

#1 Fittest City in Texas and #11 Fittest City in America (The American College of Sport Medicine, 2013)

#1 metro for aspiring millennial home buyers (National Association of Realtors, 2016)

#2 Best Cities to Raise a Family (Parenting.com)

#5 on The Top 25 Future-Ready U.S. Cities list (Convene Magazine)

#6 Best Nightlife Scenes in the USA (USnews)

5th Most Educated City in the U.S. with 45.1% of the population having a college degree or higher. (US Census Bureau)

Accolades

48th largest race in the United States in 2014

25th largest Marathon out of 1,100 marathons in the USA

33rd largest Half Marathon out of 1,135 Half Marathons in the USA

21st best marathon finishers medal by Marathon & Beyond

Voted #1 on DailBurn.com 15 Fun, Fast and Beginner-Friendly Marathons

Voted Best Long Distance Road Race in Austin 2014 and 2015 (Austin Fit Magazine, January 2015)

Top 3 Best Road Races in Austin every year since 2011 (Austin Fit Magazine)

One of 6 Best Marathons for Beginners (RunnersWorld.com)

One of 15 Bucket List Marathons in the US (Competitor.com, April 2015)

Top 20 Marathons  in the USA (TopEventsUSA.com)

Important Numbers

17K

RUNNERS

80K

SPECTATORS

28

LIVE
BANDS

50K

EXPO
ATTENDEES

2K

VOLUNTEERS

650K

DONATED TO
CHARITIES

26

AGM
CHARITIES

25.5M

ECONOMIC
IMPACT

Demographic

Age

Under 25 - 16%
25 to 34 - 35%
35 to 44 - 25%
45 to 54 - 16%
55 to 64 - 6%
65+ - 2%

Gender

  • Highly educated with 79% having earned a college diploma.
  • Affluent individuals and families with household incomes of more than $75,000
  • Active participants who train year round. 38% run more than 2 marathons a year
  • The average runner purchased 3.2 pairs of running shoes in the last year contributing to the 2.31 billion in jogging/running footwear sales reported by the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA).
  • The favorite race distance continues to be the half-marathon reflecting why the half-marathon has been the fastest growing distance in the U.S. since 2003 and why for four consecutive years (2006-09) the 13.1 mile distance has grown by 10% or more in this country, according to Running USA.
  • 83% Agreed affiliations with Austin Marathon contributes positively to their impression of the company.

Documents

Sponsorship Overview – Learn more about the events and view a simple overview of sponsorship levels and pricing

Have questions? Contact us today at sponsorship@highfiveevents.com