Athletic Events


Big Sports Team Fundraising Ideas

Posted on 21 December 2011

When you want to make a difference at your high school, you might have decided that holding a sports team fundraiser is the way to go. After all, there are many benefits to sports team fundraising ideas, from bringing in extra money to the school that will go toward paying for new sports team equipment, [...]

One-Mile Fun Run Fundraiser

Posted on 01 March 2010

If you review a community event calendar you may see organizations offering a one-mile fun run with their events.  This short distance run can improve your audience reach within the community and compliment a 5K or 10K nicely.  They can also be great add-ons to weekend festivals or health fairs. Including more people in your [...]

Fundraising Ideas for Relay for Life Events

Posted on 07 April 2009

Last minute undraising ideas for relay for life events – Most teams do fundraising for the weeks or months leading up to Relay. But not all of us…here are some fundraising ideas for the weekend of the event. [...]

How to Organize a 5K Run / Walk

Posted on 13 March 2008

Would you like organize a 5K, walk-a-thon, bowling tournament or other athletic fundraiser? Here are several articles with some great tips on how to plan a 5K run or walk: Taylor’s Angels 5K Run Benefits Children with Cancer March for Markley 2 Mile Run/Walk Caribbean Carnival Parade Raises Funds for School    

Taylor’s Angels 5K Run Benefits Children with Cancer

Posted on 04 March 2008

Editor’s Note: The article first appeared on Step by Step Fundraising on March 4, 2004. Since that time Taylor’s Angels changed its name to Heroes for Children. This nonprofit organization provides financial and social assistance to families, within the state of Texas, with children (0-22 yrs of age) battling cancer. An Interview with Larissa Linton [...]

Tennis Tournaments a Successful Fundraiser in Any Season

Posted on 07 September 2007

Tennis tournaments are popular all over the country for one simple reason: tennis is a popular sport. Both adults and children play tennis with great enthusiasm. Athletic fundraisers such as walkathons, golf tournaments and cycling events are also quite popular. People like events that keep them active, offer an opportunity to be social with people [...]

Fraternal Order of Eagles hosts 54 mile “Poker Run” Motorcycle Race for Charity

Posted on 21 August 2007

The Fraternal Order of Eagles hosted a motorcycle race to benefit charity. The 54-mile race “Poker Run” raised money for research for Alzheimer’s disease and also Muscular Dystrophy. The event held on June 24th raised $2,000 for the charities. It was the largest Poker Run since the event first began three years ago. The group, [...]