2023 Ambassador program

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Do you love Cleveland? Do you love to share your passion for running with you family, friends, and followers? Are you active on social media? We encourage you to apply to become a 2023 Cleveland Marathon Ambassador.

Please take a moment to complete the application below. We will be in touch within the coming weeks with our decision. Keep running! #runningisNOTcancelled #ClevelandMarathon #runTheLand

Program Requirements:

  • Participate in the 2023 Cleveland Marathon – distance of your choice.
  • Promote the Cleveland Marathon across your social media channels and throughout your local community.
  • Help to relay information and updates from the Cleveland Marathon across your social media channels.
  • Answer basic questions from friends and followers regarding the Cleveland Marathon.
  • Repost content shared by the Cleveland Marathon to boost engagement.
  • Share at least (2) posts monthly across your social media channels related to the Cleveland Marathon.
  • Topics can include, but are not limited to: Registering for your desired race distance, updates related to your training, favorite memories from the Cleveland Marathon, pre-race rituals, race day routine, etc.
  • Participate in an ‘Instagram Takeover’ of the Cleveland Marathon Instagram account for 24 hours.
  • Submit a minimum of (2) blog posts with related pictures throughout the ambassadorship to be featured on the Cleveland Marathon website.
  • Email links to personal blog posts and/or social media posts that highlight the Cleveland Marathon to be reshared across the Cleveland Marathon social media channels.
  • Share a post-race recap across your social media channels within 48 hours of race weekend.
  • Share the official Cleveland Marathon ambassador badge on your social media channels.
  • Help to distribute race materials throughout your local community – running stores, fitness studios, expos, etc.
  • Provide race weekend support, including fulfilling a volunteer shift.

Ambassador Perks:

  • 1 complimentary race entry for the event of your choice – challenge series included.
  • 1 complimentary race entry to be used for a giveaway hosted on your social media channels – winner can select distance of choice, challenge series included.
  • Official ambassador swag.
  • Profile featured on the Cleveland Marathon website.
  • Official ambassador spotlight – your profile will be blasted across the Cleveland Marathon social media channels.
  • Access to a private ambassador Facebook group for information and discussions with race staff.
  • Exclusive invitations to ambassador meet-ups.
  • Invitation to the Cleveland Marathon VIP reception and brunch on race weekend.