BIG WHEEL RELAY RACE FOR A CAUSE

During the Atlanta Back 2 School Food Festival

Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta, GA 30008

 

Relay Race Jim R Miller Park Cobb County Fairgrounds

 

About the Big Wheel Relay Race

The relay race will have a total of 4 - 8 laps. All teams can/will be made up of boys & girls, with no requirements with regards to make up. Family & Friends teams can consist of children, teens, and up to 2 adults. Children under 19 must wear a helmet, knee and elbow pads during the race. 

 

Event Schedule:

1:30 pm                            Race Check in

Opens 2:30 pm                Race starts (check in ends)

6:00 pm                            Awards

 

Waived Registration Fee: (optional)

Children under the age of 19 may register for free with a fundraising commitment. The fundraising required commitment amounts must be raised by June 1, 2016 to qualify for the waived registration fee. If the child do not make their fundraising commitment by June 1, 2016, the registration fee for their age group is required for the child to participate in the race. All fundraising must be done through our online pledge system. The system allows friends, family, co-workers and companies to  pledge a donation under any participant race registration.

 

Entry Fee: (includes a race t-shirt)

Children ages 5 - 10                   Entry is $15 / person

Children ages 11 - 18                 Entry is $20 / person

Adult  ( 19+)                                 Entry is $30 / person 

 

 

Registration:

Participants: Participants can register as individuals or as a team.

Individual Registration: Participants that register individually will be placed on a team.  Our first goal will be to put all individual participants registering as singles on the same team, and then place them on other teams if needed.   

Team Registration: Teams can have a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 8 participants.  

Event Courtesy Policy: Our events are designed to be fun and for the entire family. The use of profanity is banned. With that in mind any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue immediately with no refunds.

Registration Fees

Free Kid Registration with Fundraising Commitment Closed

- Individual must raise a minimum of $75 by June 1st in order to participate in the relay race for free

Free Pre-Teen Registration with Fundraising Commitment Closed

- Individual must raise a minimum of $75 by June 1st in order to participate in the relay race for free

Free Teen Registration with Fundraising Commitment Closed

- Individual must raise a minimum of $75 by June 1st in order to participate in the relay race for free

Kids Registration Closed

- Team consist of children ages 5 - 10

Pre-Teen Registration Closed

- Team consist of pre-teens ages 11 - 13

Teen Registration Closed

- Team consist of teens ages 14 - 18

Adult Registration Closed

- All Adult team ages 19 and up

Choose Sponsorship Package Closed

- Order a Sponsorship Package

Choose an Advertising Option Closed

- Order onsite advertising

Team Categories

Each team can be co-ed. Each team will compete against the teams in the same category


  1. Elementary School Age Team: Consist of children ages 5 - 10. Team must consist of 4 - 8 members
  2. Middle School Age Team: Consist of children ages 11 -13. Team must consist of 4 - 8 members
  3. High School Age Team: Consist of children ages 14 -18. Team must consist of 4 - 8 members
  4. Adult Team: Consist of Adults age 19 and over. Team must consist of 4 - 8 members
  5. Family & Friends Team: Consist of all age groups. Team can have up to 2 adults and up to 6 children. Team must consist of 4 - 8 members
  6. Schools Compete Team: Consist of school staff members, parents, and alumni representing their school.  Team must consist of 6 - 8 members.

 

 Win Money for Your School!

 

Raise money for your school while supporting our community development event. The School Compete program is open to any public or charter K - 12 schools, PTA's, Universities, Colleges, or Alumni Associations located in the metro Atlanta area.  The progam offers a cash prize to the top 3 schools that win the Big Wheel Relay Race. School teams that compete will only compete against other school teams. Prize awards will be given in the school name.

 

Schools Compete Team: Consist of school staff members, parents, or alumni representing their school. Only Adults ages 19 or older may compete in this category. Teams must consist of 6 - 8 members.

 

1st Place Prize: $800

2nd Place Prize: $600

3rd Place Prize: $400

 


Requirement: School recipient must submit an impact statement by February 1, 2017 which includes

 

          1.  How the donation won was allocated

 

          2.  How many students were impacted by the donation


Race Awards & Goodies

Big Wheel Relay Race Awards:

  • Relay medals 
  • Participation Awards
  • Trophies for 1st place teams in each race category


Top Fundraiser Awards:

One award will be given to each of our top race participants who raised the most donations through our online pledge system. The awards are to say thank you to individuals that went above and beyond to support our community efforts by requesting family, friends, and co-workers to donate to our non-profit organization. To qualify for a top fundraiser award, you must raise a mininum of $200 individually or $400 as a team.

Available awards for our top fundraisers includes:

Top Adult Fundraiser Prize: The Adult to raise the most monies will receive a 8 days / 7 nights accommodations on an exclusive, 135-acre private island in the Grenadines at the award winning 5 -Star Palm Island Beachfront Resort. Prize winner is responsible for an all-inclsuive supplement, government taxes, and transportation.

Top Kid Fundraiser Prize:The child (17 or younger) to raise the most monies will receive a 4 days / 3 night stay in Orlando. Hotel stay is based on availability and travel dates. Choose from one of the following hotels:

  • Doubletree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal
  • Summer Bay Orlando By Exploria Resorts
  • Star Island Resort by Extra Holidays by Wyndham
  • Wyndham Orlando Resort
  • Country Inn and Suites Universal
  • Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista (Sunspree)
  • Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld
  • Bahama Bay Resort By Wyndham Vacations Rentals
  • Calypso Cay Resort Vacation Villas
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Universal
  • Coco Key Hotel and Water Park Resort
  • Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort
  • Homewood Suites International Drive
  • Holiday Inn & Suites Across from Universal Orlando
  • Radisson Resort Orlando - Celebration
  • Liki Tiki Resort by Diamond Resorts
  • Mystic Dunes by Diamond Resorts
  • Grande Villas Resort by Diamond Resorts

Winner is responsible for supplement fees, taxes, resort fees, and transportation to Orlando, FL.


Top Team Fundraiser: The team to raise the most monies will receive Andretti Indoor Karting and Games gift cards.

About The Atlanta Back 2 School Food Festival

 

The Atlanta Back 2 School Food Festival is a kid friendly event featuring  food, music, clothing, and information on health, education, art, and after-school care programs for families. No alcohol will be served or sold during the festival. 

 

This year we will be graced with a cooking demonstration by the 2015 winner of First Lady Michelle Obama's 4th Annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge winner for the State of Georgia, Corey Jackson, Jr.  as well as the renowned Chef Curtis Aikens of the Food Network. Heeding the call to action by the First Lady, they will prepare one of her favorite dishes, Mango-Cango Chicken.

 

Enjoy a culinary experience from Metro Atlanta's restaurants, caterers, and food trucks. Kids will enjoy the fun zone, equipped with inflatables, waterslides, a rock climbing wall, bungee jumping, and bouncy houses. Kids bring swimwear and a towel.

Donate school supplies at the festival gate.

 

Vendor Registration Click Here 

 

Reserve your Free Admission Ticket into the Atlanta Back 2 School Food Festival Here 

 

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Big Wheel Relay Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Only sponsors of the Big Wheel Relay Race & the presenting Atlanta Back 2 School Food Festival sponsors will have the option of having a vendor booth in the race area. All other vendors will be located in the Atlanta Back 2 School Food Festival vendors area.

 

Presenting Sponsor Of Big Wheel Race - $2,500

  • Big Wheel Relay For A Cause "Presented by" Sponsor name or logo will be integrated into the event branding
  • Company logo on mixed sponsor signage throughout race area
  • Company name mention on press releases, direct mail, newspapers, and magazines as the Presenting Sponsor of the Big Wheel Relay For A Cause Race.
  • Logo on race t-shirt
  • Logo on Big Wheel Race Website
  • Social Media Mentions
  • (2) - 10 x 10  booth space. Booth locations: (1) booth in the race area & (1) booth in the Atlanta Back 2 School Food Festival sponsors area
  • Logo on the Big Wheel Relay Race Backdrop
  • (1) - 6 x 2.5 one sided Full Color Polyester Screen banner ad on crowd control barrier system (sponsor provides designed artwork) located in race area.
  • (1) - 6 x 2.5 one sided Full Color Polyester Screen banner ad located in front of music performance stage in the Atlanta Back 2 School Food Festival area. (sponsor provides designed artwork)
  • Present the award on stage to one of the winning teams of the big wheel relay race. The stage is located in the Atlanta Back 2 School Food Festival entertainment area.

 


Big Wheel Relay Race Gold - $1,500

  • (1) - 6 x 2.5 one sided Full Color Polyester Screen banner ad on crowd control barrier system (sponsor provides designed artwork)
  • Logo on race t-shirt
  • Logo on Big Wheel Race Website
  • Social Media Mentions
  • (2) - 10 x 10  booth space. Booth locations: (1) booth in the race area & (1) booth in the Atlanta Back 2 School Food Festival sponsors area
  • Logo on the Big Wheel Relay Race Backdrop

 

Big Wheel  Relay Race Silver - $850

  • Logo on race t-shirt
  • Logo on Big Wheel Race Website
  • Social Media Mentions
  • 10 x 10 booth space in the race area
  • Logo on the Big Wheel Relay Race Backdrop 

 

Big Wheel Race Supporter - $300

  • Logo on Big Wheel Race Website
  • Social Media Mentions 

Race Day Onsite Advertising 

A-Frame (8 x 3) - $650

  • (1) - 8 x 3 double sided full color banner. Banner will be located on the race course track area (sponsor provides designed artwork)

Crowd Control Barrier (6 x 2.5) - $600

  • (1) - 6 x 2.5 one sided Full Color Polyester Screen banner ad on crowd control barrier system. Banner will be located in the race area. (sponsor provides designed artwork) 

A-Frame (4 x 4) - $500

  • (1) - 4 x 4 double sided full color banner. Banner will be located on the race course track area (sponsor provides designed artwork)  

 

Value In-Kind Sponsorship 

Media and Advertising (TV, Radio, Print)  

Beverages (Soda, Tea, Juices and Water) 

Printing (Tickets, Banners and T-shirts)

Sound Equipment

Tables,and Chairs 

First Aid and Health Screening

Giveaway items

Big wheels & tricycles

Fundraising & Referrals

Once you have registered for the raise please pledge or donate. Contact your company or SEARCH HERE to see if your company has a matching gift program. The team with the highest fundraising gets a prize.

Referral Fees: PROMOTE our Big Wheel Race For A Cause event and get paid. If you're not registering  to participate in the race, but want to help promote our cause, click on the promote event link. Refer Friends and Earn Money!

Promote Big Wheel Relay Race For a Cause Here

Event Beneficiary

Poverty in Georgia has impacted 15 percent of all families, 20 percent of families with children, and nearly half of all single mothers with kids. There are more than 60,000 children in Georgia living in low-income households. 

 

The Inside Out Center, Inc.  is a 501c3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to lending a helping hand to our veterans, homeless, unemployed and the working poor. Our organization focus is to provide clothing, food, emergency financial assistance, job training, budgeting techniques, small business seminars, and interviewing skills to our clients.


The Big Wheel Relay Race is one of Inside Out Center, Inc. programs that we have implemented to raise monies to build the community economically and provide support to underprivileged families.  The Big Wheel Relay Race event proceeds goes towards Inside Out Center, Inc. community development initiatives.

Top Donors

# Name Amount
1 tiffany sorrell $25.00

Top Fundraisers

1

Zeal Crump

$25.00

Raised

$200.00

Goal

Event Schedule

  • July 30 1:30 PM EDT - Race Check in Opens

  • July 30 2:30 PM EDT - Relay Race Starts

  • July 30 6:00 PM EDT - Awards Ceremony

Contact Information

Event Location

Jim R.Miller Park, Callaway Road Southwest, Marietta, GA, United States

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