Critics are calling the FIREBALL RUN “The most epic live adventurally in America” and it will soon be coming to the North Country.
The FIREBALL RUN is an exciting 8 day, 15 city, 2200 mile road adventure likened to the Amazing Race television series. As part of the adventure participants also raise awareness for missing children; this “Race to Recover America’s Missing Children” has aided in the recovery of 38 missing kids so far.
The Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce has secured this event foremost due to the massive positive publicity and potential economic development it brings to our city. In 2011 FIREBALL RUN achieved $34 million media exposure.
The Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce will play host to a wide variety of influencers and as we all know building relationships can lead to future clients or in our cities case- future economic opportunity.
According to FIREBLL RUN’s website participation for a team of two is $7495.00. However as a value added benefit, active Watertown Chamber members will receive $1000.00 off their entry through FIREBALL RUN. To receive this very special rate you must agree to place a 24”x 12” Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce decal on the hood of your team vehicle, which is in addition to FIREBALL RUN’s official decals.
Annually only 40 teams are accepted by FIREBALL RUN on a space available basis. In order to join the FIREBALL RUN adventure one must first qualify, and while not a business event; the main registrant must be a business owner or corporate level executive.
There are also SEVERAL additional requirements for participation, which is a major commitment, before contacting FIREBALL RUN go to this link; http://www.fireballrun.com/2012/northern-exposure.