Joy is the serious business of heaven.

Be a part of the upcoming Running of the Balls, a unique event that combines festivity, fitness, and philanthropy. Each year, committed sponsors like you are pivotal to the success of this event and the millions of meals we donate through Second Harvest Food Bank of NW NC.

We firmly believe that our sponsors are not merely financial contributors; they are essential partners in this endeavor. Along with the increased recognition for your company, you'll be directly involved in an event that leaves a lasting positive impression on our community and 100% of your corporate sponsorship will go directly to Second Harvest Food Bank.

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Our Event's Impact...

Event Attendance

5,000 in 2023. Total attendance of 60,000+ since 2012.

Television Coverage

Locally covered by WXII, WGHP, and WFMY. Focus piece by Good Morning American in 2015.

Print Media Coverage

State and Local: Our State Magazine, News & Record, Triad City Beat
International: Runners World Magazine (2014), , Reader's Digest (2019)

Radio Coverage

WMAG 99.5 and WKZL 107.5 (Historically)

Facebook & Instagram

10,000 followers with an organic reach of over 250,000 impressions.

Text and Email

Over 50,000 texts and emails sent each year promoting the event and communicating details with participants.

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