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Join team, become a 2018 Ambassador!

We’re looking for 20 GREAT Ambassadors to inspire new runners to experience Surf City Marathon & Half marathon.

To become a Surf City Ambassador you must:
– Be passionate about the Surf City Marathon and Half Marathon
– Be knowledgeable about the Surf City brand
– Be a social superstar! Have strong communication skills to easily engage all types of people
– Be an “influencer” in your town, on social media platforms and within your local running/walking community

Inspire & Engage

Surf City Ambassadors use their social networks to engage your local running/walking community and inspire runners to experience all the fun of the event. You are a conversation starter, who can provide inspiration, answer questions and encourage registrations. You must be willing to post fliers and reach out to local businesses, universities, high school groups and running stores.

All Surf City Ambassadors will be provided with a digital “Starter Kit” containing all the information you need to know about this magnificent marathon. As well as some awesome swag!

TOP AMBASSADOR*

The Ambassador that receives the MOST referrals will receive all of the prizes offered in their registration referral tier PLUS a 2-night hotel stay at the Waterfront Beach Resort a Hilton Hotel — the Official Host Hotel for the 2018 Surf City Marathon and Half Marathon.

*200 referral minimum required to qualify for the benefits offered to the TOP AMBASSADOR.

Program Details

YOU MUST BE A REGISTERED RUNNER FOR THE 2018 SURF CITY MARATHON OR HALF MARATHON TO APPLY.

– Application Deadline: July 31, 2017
– Notification Deadline: All Ambassadors will be selected no later than Friday, August 5, 2017
– Ambassador digital welcome kits will be emailed by Monday, August 14, 2017
– Paper Registration Deadline: All paper referrals must be mailed in by January 13, 2018
– Online Registration Deadline: The deadline for online referrals is January 21, 2018

Tiered Reward System

– You will receive a digital starter kit to aid in your success
– You will receive a unique code to use to track referrals
– On January 22, 2018 you will be notified as to your total referral tally
– All participation is voluntary. The program does not provide direct monetary compensation but the rewards can save you hundreds of dollars and reward you with the best perks we have to offer.

TIER 1: 15 referrals
$50 gift certificate to the Surf City Merchandise Store

TIER 2: 25 referrals
$50 gift certificate to the Surf City Merchandise Store
Registration Refund

TIER 3: 50 referrals
$50 gift certificate to the Surf City Merchandise Store
Registration Refund
VIP Parking for both the Expo/Packet Pickup and Race Day

TIER 4: 100 referrals
$50 gift certificate to the Surf City Merchandise Store
Registration Refund
VIP Parking for both the Expo/Packet Pickup and Race Day
Free 2017 Finisher’s Jacket

TIER 5: 150 referrals
$50 gift certificate to the Surf City Merchandise Store
Registration Refund
VIP Parking for both the Expo/Packet Pickup and Race Day
Free 2017 Finisher’s Jacket
VIP UPGRADE – VALUE OF $275

TIER 6: 200+ referrals
$50 gift certificate to the Surf City Merchandise Store
Registration Refund
VIP Parking for both the Expo/Packet Pickup and Race Day
Free 2017 Finisher’s Jacket
VIP UPGRADE – VALUE OF $275
2 VIP GUEST ENTRIES – Value of $75/each

Apply now

Ready to get Started?

Apply Today!  

Additional Details:

Is there an Ambassador age restriction?
There is no Age restriction. You will just need to be registered for the Surf City Marathon or Half Marathon.

What is a Referral?
A Referral is someone who signs up using a unique referral code (which we will provide to you) for the 2018 Surf City Marathon or Half Marathon.

How will Surf City monitor the number of referrals?
Each Ambassador will receive a unique code that must be associated with each registration you help generate in order for you to get credit for the registration. So make sure ALL your referrals enter your code during registration!

How do I get referrals?
Ambassadors can reach out to their fellow runners through their social media platforms, word of mouth and other forms of marketing.

Who keeps track of how many referrals an Ambassador has?
Surf City Staff will keep track of the total number referrals for each Ambassador. Ambassadors can request these totals via email.

Meet the Ambassadors

BECKY LACHANCE


@becks_liveshealthy

Maricris Beauchamp


@runningcontrail

Jacob Abrego


@nicerunnerguy13.1

Cindy Carlson


@runcindyrun

Sean Tiner


@seantiner

Robert Manon


@rmanon

Megan Johnston


@runmeganrun

Nani & Kyra Luculescu


@nonerz

Nicole Ross


@mooncurlz_tiu/

Alfonso Garibay


@alfonsogaribayjr/

Mahesh Sethuraman

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@runrollrestrepeat/