Ambassador Program Overview

2023-2024 Voices of M3S Ambassador Program

About the “Voices of M3S” Ambassador Program:

M3S Sports is committed to celebrating the healthy, active lifestyle through a series of running and walking events in Columbus and surrounding communities including the OhioHealth Capital City Half & Quarter Marathon, OhioHealth Grandview Yard Half & Quarter Marathon, Flying Feather Four Miler, First on the First 5K & more!

We are looking for an enthusiastic group of Ambassadors to join us & promote these events. Be yourself! Be positive! Be involved! And share & celebrate the active, healthy lifestyle!

The Perks:

  • (1) Complimentary race entry to the 2024 OhioHealth Capital City Half & Quarter Marathon (distance of choice)
    • Run or volunteer
  • (1) complimentary race entry to all M3S races

*Excluding the Jingle Bell Run in December, as this is a charity race

  • (1) complimentary 2024 OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon race entry to be given away during your “Ambassador Takeover” or at a community event
  • Ambassador discount to be shared with friends, family, social media followers, etc
  • VIP upgrade, if applicable to the race, if ambassador requirements are met for that race including:
    • 15+ people use your discount code for the race
    • Sharing & promoting the upcoming event on social media & at local events
    • Volunteering for an M3S event
  • Profile feature on M3S & Cap City websites – picture, short bio, social media links
  • Access to a private ambassador Facebook group for info and discussions with race staff
  • Invitation to exclusive ambassador meet-ups throughout the Columbus area

The Requirements:

In-Person Requirements:

  • Participate in the 2024 OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon (distance of choice) and at least (3) additional races in the 2023-2024 year
  • Attend or represent M3S in at least (2) M3S coordinated meet-up/training runs or community events
  • Volunteer for at least (1) 2023-2024 M3S event (day of or packet pick-up)
  • Promote M3S in a positive light at events throughout the community & on social media

Social Media/Online Requirements:

  • Tag @M3SSports, @CapCityHalf, #CapCityHalf in running or health and wellness-related content
  • Share at least (2) social media posts or stories related to M3S events every month – topics may focus on personal training, running tips, preparation for race day, inspirational quotes, on-site race day, etc.
  • Share your unique discount registration code with your friends, family, social media, running groups and even strangers. The more the merrier!
  • Provide 1-2 quick-hitting training tips for the Cap City newsletter and/or social media
    • Topics to be provided
  • Share & comment on M3S & Cap City social content
    • Reshare/repost content shared by M3S & Cap City
    • Help relay information regarding important dates, price increases, medal reveals, course descriptions, swag, etc.
  • Share a post-race recap on social media within 48 hours of the race
  • Complete one of the following:
    • Participate in an “Ambassador Takeover” day
      • Each ambassador will be assigned a day to do extra Cap City Half promotions
      • Lead a @CapCityHalf Instagram “takeover” for a day in the life of training experience
      • Promote unique your discount code
      • Give away a complimentary race entry to the 2024 OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon at the end of your takeover day
      • If already registered, the winner will receive a VIP upgrade
    • Provide other benefits including, but not limited to:
      • Representing M3S at community event or volunteering at M3S events beyond what is required
      • Participating in media, social media, or other opportunities
      • Other opportunities as approved by the M3S team

The Details:

  • Ambassador Season starts on July 1, 2023, and ends on June 1, 2024
  • Must live in Ohio
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Ambassadors must reapply every year