Sponsorship Opportunities

Recognized as North America’s largest timed Thanksgiving Day run/walk, the Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot offers companies and organizations a great way to tie their brand to a time-valued community event that benefits deserving charities. With an attendance of over 35,000 participants and spectators combined, there are many ways to sponsor and partner with the Silicon Valley Turkey Trot.

Branding benefits can include the following (determined by partnership level):

  • On-stage presence in front of 30,000 people at event
  • Posters: Logo on 1,000 race posters
  • San Jose Mercury News: Logo in San Jose Mercury News ads
  • Community Newspapers: Logo on all 11 Community Newspaper Group full-page ad
  • Race T-Shirts: Logo on race shirts
  • Web Site: Logo prominently displayed on sponsor page
  • Social Media: Facebook post to over 6,000+ followers
  • Virtual Race Bag: Ad or special offer inclusion to registrants
  • Race Day Tent/Signage
  • Seat on Executive Steering Committee
  • VIP area access
  • Table at our Expo at Sports Basement Sunnyvale to distribute company information to attendees

The Silicon Valley Turkey Trot is always looking for In-Kind donations for items such as:

  • Race day water for participants
  • Food stuffs for race day participants – bananas
  • Prize items, electronics, gift cards

For current opportunities in sponsorship, in-kind donations, being a vendor in our race day festival area/packet pick-up expo, or other support-related elements, please contact Chris Weiler at [email protected].