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UDC Seeks 5K Sponsors by Sept. 1

NARROWSBURG – Businesses and individuals interested in becoming sponsors of the Upper Delaware Council’s bi-state “Strides Across the Delaware” 5K Run/Walk to be held on Sept. 28 are asked to pledge their monetary donations, gift bag items, or raffle prizes by Sept. 1st.

The UDC is organizing this professionally-timed 5K event which starts and ends in Equinunk, PA to celebrate the non-profit river conservation organization’s 25th
anniversary in 2013.Participation is only $15 for those signing up by Sept. 15. Register online through a link provided at or contact the UDC office at (845) 252-3022 or to request a registration form.

The starting gun for “Strides Across the Delaware” will fire at 9 a.m. Sept. 28 on PA State Road 1023 near the Equinunk United Methodist Church. The course crosses the interstate bridge into Lordville, NY for a short loop down the Town of Hancock’s Bouchouxville Road before returning to the finish line.

Commemorative t-shirts and gift bags are guaranteed to the first 100 participants. An awards ceremony will take place immediately after the event to bestow prizes to the top runners and walkers in gender and age categories. The Equinunk Watershed Alliance will provide food and beverages.

The UDC is offering the following incentives for sponsorship levels:

$50 Sponsor–entitled to provide a promotional item, business coupon, or brochure for the participant gift bags;

$100 Sponsor–above benefit, plus a listing on all 5K event publicity materials, includ
ing news releases, the website, and “The Upper Delaware” newsletter; $250 Sponsor–all above benefits, plus a business name or individual sponsor listing on the event t-shirt;and

$500 or Higher Sponsor–all above benefits, plus a prominent placement of the business name with an optional logo on the event t-shirt.

Goods and services including print and broadcast advertisements, t-shirt printing, professional photography, portable toilet rentals, engraved awards, a portable public address system, cloth or plastic handle bags, bottled water, fruit, snack items, and raffle prizes are also welcome.

Event sponsors or contributors to date include the Equinunk Watershed Alliance of E
quinunk, PA; Joe Hunt & Associates, Inc. of Montrose, PA; Wayne Bank of Honesdale, PA; Café Devine of Callicoon, NY; and the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of Moosic, PA.

To arrange donations, please contact UDC 5K Coordinator Travis O’Dell at P.O. Box 1
92, 211 Bridge St., Narrowsburg, NY 12764, (845) 252-3022 or


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