Sponsorship Info

IMG_2842 expo Huntington table cropSponsoring the Drumstick Dash enables your company to not only impress upon, but interact with an estimated 18,000 event participants (Indiana’s 2nd largest running event). Your company not only will benefit from the great variety of available promotions, but will enjoy the honor and goodwill of supporting the life changing programs and services at Wheeler Mission.

  • Engage with more than 18,000 race participants!
  • Entertain staff, clients, or coworkers with complementary race registrations!
  • Enjoy comfortable amenities with reserved VIP parking and hospitality at the event!
  • Associate your company with this important cause through event’s popular advertising (shirts, banners, jumbotrons, brochures, and much more!)

Drumstick Dash 2013 Fun Facts and Demographics

Our 11 Year Growth History

IMG_3334 Jumbotron Huntington CropSponsorship opportunities at the 2014 Drumstick Dash:

  • Advertise in the Virtual Race Bag, emailed to each runner ($700) (no printing costs!)
  • Advertise in the Physical Goodie Bag ($700)
  • Booth Space at BlueMile Packet Pick-up (Wednesday. Located at Broad Ripple High School) ($700)
  • Tent space at the Drumstick Dash (Thursday) ($700) *Discounted rates available for not-for-profits and for choosing multiple promotions
  • Become an official Drumstick Dash sponsor (Impression based packages begin at $3,500)
    • Includes ALL of the above packages
    • Includes many great sponsor assets such as placement on:
      • 18,900 Brooks Podium Tech shirts
      • 40,000 brochures
      • Event signage
      • Much, much more!
  • Customized your own Drumstick Dash sponsorship to make an even bigger impact!
    • Includes ALL of the above packages
    • Maker a bigger impact with company presence in higher visibility areas
    • Increase business through creative activation opportunities
  • Own a part of the race (NEW!)
    • Stand out from the crowd by being the official sponsor of the 2.75 mile short course, the  VIP/Celebrity Tent, or the transportation buses to name just a few of these great opportunities.
      • Includes ALL of the above packages + many more great impression assets

For more information, call Brian Crispin at 317-635-3575 or Submit a Sponsorship Inquiry.

Sponsor References


“Kroger is honored to support Wheeler Mission through their highly successful Drumstick Dash. While It is unfortunate that our Indianapolis community must dealwith a growing number of homeless residents and hungry families, we are blessed with a compassionate, effective community organization that is meeting those challenges. We are very proud of Wheeler Mission and the difference they make every day.”

Kevin Kotansky, Marketing Associate, 317.579.8328, Kevin.Kotansky@kroger.com


“We are so proud to be involved in Drumstick Dash! One thing that is very important to Starbucks Coffee Company is acting as a force for positive action in our communities. We love being involved with Wheeler Mission because it allows us to partner with a fantastic organization in order to serve those in need.”

Laureen Budd, Regional Coordinator, 317.775.7116, lbudd@starbucks.com


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“Every year we are proud to sponsor the Wheeler Mission Drumstick Dash, their top fundraising event. One of the fastest growing running events in the state, the Dash helps Wheeler Mission provide vital goods and services to our community’s poor and homeless.”

Adam Scott, Community Affairs Liaison, 317.583.3970, axscott@stvincent.org


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