05 Jun 3rd annual motionball marathon of sport presented by Interior Savings
What is it? It’s a Marathon of Sport, a celebration of the Special Olympic family, and a chance to bring athletes of all kinds together in support of an amazing cause.
What do we do? For one full day, teams of 10-12, each joined by a Special Olympic athlete – will compete against one another in a range of sporting events including soccer, football, kickball, ultimate, volleyball, dodgeball.
When is it? Saturday, June 14, 2014. The event is from 8am-4pm. After party 8:00pm-1am.
Where is it? The event is hosted at the Spring Valley Middle School in Kelowna, 350 Ziprick Road.
Is there drinks, food, and an after party? Yes! This event includes a light breakfast by Sliderz and Sysco, lunch by DIRTT (Spider Agile) and Sysco, and refreshments all day from Sunrype, Vitamin Water and Cherry Hill Coffee. You also receive an event t-shirt and a ticket to the after party. There is even a freezie station by MVP Modern Barbers.
Is there music? Yes! We will have SunFM, our official media partner, playing tunes and hosting the day.
What if I get stiff or sore? We have booked RMTs from Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy to work out any kinks you might incur along the way.
Timing: The day of sport will be June 14th at Spring Valley Middle School, please have your team onsite for 8am.
More about the after party: You receive a free drink at the after party. There will be a cheap drinks, cool peeps, live band and DJ. This party is taking place at Habitat, 248 Leon Ave, Kelowna. We are once again sponsored by Iceberg Vodka and Molson Coors. We have booked the River and The Road to kick things off; they are the winners of the Peak Performance Project in Vancouver. There is also a fashion show by one tooth activewear.
The theme is “Sail Away with motionball” so dress in linens, sundresses, yachting attire.
What do I have to do? Either join a team, join as an individual or start your own team.
Do I have to fundraise? Yes. You must fundraise a minimum of $160. Your $50 registration fee is applied to this total, so really it’s just $110. This cam be refunded once your team reaches its $1600 minimum. There are prizes for most raised as an individual and as a team. Last year the highest individual amount was $2,100 and the highest team amount was $4,255.
What kind of prizes are there? We have introduced a new fun component this year, the Platinum Lounge. Anyone who individually raises over $1000 will receive extra Under Armour gear, bonus drink tickets and a mini swag bag. You will be first in line for everything and get a few other perks during the day. There are fundraising incentives at the following levels:
• $100 – $1000: you will be entered into a draw every time you raise another $100. So at $100 you are entered in a draw, when you reach $200 you are entered into another draw, so on and so forth to $1,000.
• $300: a one-time 40% discount code that can be redeemed online at UnderArmour.com
• $500: Under Armour Backpacks (men) and UA duffle bags (women) *upon approval from UA
• $750: Under Armour item or gift cert
• $1000: Will have access to the Platinum Lounge on site where you will receive a UA zip-up and other fun items TBD
• $1500: Under Armour gift certificate
• $2500: Under Armour gift certificate
Who is our Special Olympian? You will meet your athlete at the event, but we are hoping to get you a bio well in advance.
How do I sign up? Either get in touch with someone you know that already has a team or email firstname.lastname@example.org and he will find you a team.
More info on motionball: Marathon of Sport is organized by motionball. motionball’s mandate is to introduce the next generation of donors, volunteers and sponsors to the Special Olympics movement through integrated social and sporting events. Since inception in 2002, motionball has donated over $4,000,000 to the Special Olympics Canada Foundation. The goal is to bring people together through sport to educate them on the importance of Special Olympics Canada and introduce them to some of the incredible Special Olympic athletes from across the region.