Team Captain Info
It’s go time, Captain!
The Anthem Corporate Run is part 5k, part team building, and all fun! This after-hours event is the perfect opportunity to get your office together—inspire change, boost morale, party, and have fun while being active. The event is perfect for runners, walkers, and anyone between. So, what are you waiting for—it’s GO TIME!
Team Captain Responsibilities:
1. Create and Fill Your Team
Create a Team
The event is open to all businesses, big and small. Simply create a team, determine how much of the registration fee you’d like to cover, and recruit coworkers to participate. Create your team now or view the Online Team Management Guide for step by step instructions.
Once your team is set up, individuals can begin registering themselves. Captains, don’t forget to sign yourself up. Need help? Check out our Online Registration How-To-Guide for Team Captain or Participant
Entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.
There are three payment options available:
1. COMPANY IS INVOICED AND SUBMITS ONE PAYMENT FOR ALL TEAM MEMBERS
Credit card information is not required upfront by the team captain or the individual team members. Upon creating your team, enter the % of the costs you are willing to pay for employees. You will be able to select how many employees you’d like to pay for and when a cut off date of when you’d like to stop paying for employees. An invoice will be generated and emailed to the team captain. Captains can view their invoices and payments on the Team Captain page. The deadline for this option is May 27 and payment is due by June 8. Payment is accepted by either check or credit card in our online system.
2. TEAM MEMBERS PAY INDIVIDUALLY
Credit card payment is required at the time of registration by each individual team member.
3. COMPANY PAYS UPFRONT FOR A PRE-PAID FIXED NUMBER OF TEAM MEMBERS
Set up your team and do not select that you’d like to pay for any members. When you get to the Team Captain page you can select ‘Purchase Entries’ under ‘Pre-Paid Packages’. You can then select a number of entries you’d like to cover and pay by credit card. You may go back to manage your team at any time to purchase additional entries. All pre-paid entries must be used by the close of Event Day Registration on June 9.
Covered race fees are first-come, first-served as participants join your password protected team. Don’t share the team password with anyone you don’t want using your entries.
Recruit Your Teammates
Team Captain Toolkit
Spread the word and encourage your team! To help, we’ve created a Team Toolkit for you to use to promote your team on social, encourage team goal setting and strategies, and top reasons why you should continue to encourage physical activity among your employees.
- Opportunities for marketing include meetings, posters, email, MEMO’s, company newsletter, bulletin boards, blogs, etc.
- Add the event logo to your web site or auto signature—available in the Team Toolkit!
Request A Team Recruitment Kit
Need to get your office mates excited? We have just the thing! We’ve pulled together Recruitment Kits with fun event tchotchkes, flyers and print collateral, beer, and more. If you could wrap all the excitement of the Anthem Corporate Run up, it’d be this box. Join us at the Team Captain Rally for your very own Recruitment Kit, set the box up in your office, and watch your team fill!
2. Enhance Your Experience
Shop the Team Store and Purchase Add-ons
The Team Store (accessible to Team Captains only) is open! You can rent a tent, chairs, tables, reserve a keg for your crew, or pre-purchase drink tickets. Purchase a tent and you can reserve a spot at the Hirschler Post-Race Office Party!
|Tent||Size Includes||Cost||Order Deadline|
|10’ x 10’||1 6′ table; 2 chairs||$400||May 27th|
|10′ x 20′||2 6′ tables; 4 chairs||$600||May 27th|
|20′ x 20′||4 6′ tables and 8 chairs||$1000||May 27th|
|20′ x 30′||6 6′ tables and 10 chairs||$1300||May 27th|
|Extra Chairs||$7 each||June 3rd|
|6′ Extra Tables||$12 each||June 3rd|
|24″ Cocktail Tables||$17 each||June 3rd|
|1/6 keg*||100 cups, ice, tub and tap||$275||May 24th|
|Drink Ticket||Cost per drink ticket, good for 1 alcoholic drink||$8||June 3rd|
|Unlimited Water Service||Includes a Diamond Springs Water Cooler with 5 gallon jugs and cups||$100||June 2nd|
|Case of Water||24, 16.9oz bottles of water per case||$12||June 2nd|
|Kegs* We will be offering Hardywood Park Craft Brewery beers at the event: Richmond Lager and Great Return IPA. All beers will be the same price.|
|Team Box Delivery||Have your team packet delivered within 20 miles of downtown Richmond||$100||June 3rd|
*Team must have purchased tent to order a keg. Kegs will be delivered to team tents on event day.
Run In Style
Order customized Corporate Run team shirts and market your team while you run! Orders must be received by May 20. Create your custom team shirts here.
Tent Rules & Regulations:
- No grills or glass bottles will be permitted at Dominion.
- No outside tents are allowed. Team Captains interested in having a team tent must purchase one.
- No outside alcohol is allowed. Coolers and bags are subject to search.
- One company banner may be displayed within the structure of a rented tent. All other banners will be removed.
- No alcohol may be consumed before the event
- Everyone must vacate the post-race area by 10:00 p.m. following the event
Feed Your Team
Don’t forget about the food! We’ve lined up a handful of preferred caterers to help provide you with a hassle-free experience.
You must coordinate with the caterer to deliver to the Hirschler Post Race Office Party area between 4:00-6:30 p.m.
Join the Charity Cup Challenge!
Support our Charity Partner, Greater Richmond Fit4Kids, by encouraging your teammates to make a donation during the registration process. The team with the highest donation average wins the Charity Cup Challenge and the coveted 4+ foot tall trophy and bragging rights! Click here to learn more about the challenge.
3. Race Day Preparation
Pick Up Your Packets
Packets will be assembled for your entire team. Virtual participants will be mailed their packets. Please send a representative to pick up your team’s items at the following dates/times:
Prior to the start of the race, distribute the packet items to your team members:
- Bib #’s
- Race Day Information Sheets
- Event Site Map & Course Map
*Don’t forget to coordinate a spot to meet up pre- and post-race!
Have Your Packets Delivered
The cost is $100 and is available for delivery with 20 miles of the City of Richmond. Packets will be delivered on either Tuesday or Wednesday of event week and will only include your employees registered as of June 1. This option is available for purchase with the other Team Add-Ons.
Team Captain Drop Off
The team drop off must be accessed via Dominion Boulevard heading North from Broad Street. Once on the Dominion property bare right at the split and drive through the property. Please be sure to follow the directions for the event staffing on site. For a map, click here. You will be asked to unload your supplies at the drop location and immediately remove your vehicle. Team drop off will be available from 3 – 5:30 p.m.
4. Score Your Team
Times and scoring are based on an honor system! In-person and virtual scorecards must be submitted by 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 10. In-person and virtual participants will be scored separately. Visit the Team Scoring page for details.