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Ambassador Program

Ambassador Duration : June - September 2023

Do you love running, talking about running and inspiring others to run?

The Philadelphia Distance Run Half Marathon & 5K wants you to join our team! The 2023 PDR ambassador program is looking for athletes of all abilities to help reach a wider audience of athletes and inspire, motivate, and encourage their participation in the half marathon and 5K. Ambassadors help cultivate community and are the PDR cheer zone, super fans, hype squad - eager to share about racing in Philadelphia with others online and in real life. 

The Ask

  • Familiarity with and enthusiasm for the Philadelphia Distance Run events and mission
  • Promote content and information about the Philadelphia Distance Run regularly online (social media, blog/vlog, website, wherever applicable), in the community and at events 
  • Perpetuate a positive and inclusive culture surrounding the race 
  • Register and participate in the 2023 PDR half marathon or 5K 

The Perks 

  • Free race entry to the distance of your choice (half marathon or 5K)
  • Free PDR race gear and swag 
  • Exclusive discount code for your friends & followers (maybe add a perk related to the number of registrants they recruit like cash or extra gear)
  • # of entries and/or race swag to give away at events and/or social media contests
  • Private facebook community to connect with other ambassadors and PDR team

The Criteria

  • No previous race experience required - whether it’s their first time or 45th, all are welcome to the ambassador program
  • We are looking for a diverse group of individuals who are active and engaged with their communities online and in person. Suggested skill sets: content creation (photo/video/writing), community outreach, community building experience, good communication skills, etc. 
  • Strong, public (no private profiles) social media presence with significant (or set a number)  following on at least one social media platform (Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter) 
  • Community engagement and involvement: running or other active clubs/teams, community organizations, etc. 
  • Ability to meet monthly to go over messaging, content creation, goals with PDR team and fellow ambassadors

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