Sponsorship Info

Sponsorship Info

The Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend has become one of the South's premier running weekends and has made its mark as one of the most hospitable and enjoyable marathons in the country. Plan to join us as a sponsor of the Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend and know that your dollars will help benefit The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs.

Birmingham Marathon, Inc. (BMI) is a 501(c)3 organization that was created to host road races in the State of Alabama to benefit local charities that use the events as venues for fundraising.

Please review our various ways to sponsor and choose the one that fits best for your company or organization. And if all your sponsor questions aren't answered, do not hesitate to contact us at (205)870-7771 or info@mercedesmarathon.com.

Race Bag Inserts - $250.00 up to $450.00 (unlimited)

  • Sponsor will have opportunity to place company product in up to 13,450 race bags that are distributed to participants prior to race. We will put paper, product or samples in the race bag.
  • Click here for a Race Bag Insert application form  (Date has been extended for receiving your items. Items needed by Thursday, January 25)

Expo Vendor - $500.00 up to $1300 (24 Booths available) - 

  • Vendor will have a 10' X 10' booth space at the St. Vincent's Health System Health and Fitness Expo & Packet Pick Up. Booth will include 6' skirted table, chair and signage. Other limited booth opportunities are a 10' X 20' booth space and corner booths.
  • Vendor has the opportunity to market their product during our race packet pick up and registration on Friday, February 9 and Saturday, February 10. 
  • Click here for the Expo Vendor Form.  

Mile Sponsor - $1000.00 (14 available with 11 being water stations)

  • Sponsor will have exclusive naming rights to the assigned "Mile/Water Station"
  • Sponsor can pick a theme, decorate and provide volunteers to work the station
  • Opportunity to distribute materials to all event participants via runner's race bag
  • 2 complimentary race registrations
  • Click here for a Mile Sponsor Form

Major Sponsor and other Sponsorship Opportunities – please contact our office at 205-870-7771