2019 IMF Amabssador Team

IRONMAN FOUNDATION AMBASSADORS

Overview

The IRONMAN Foundation Ambassadors are a group of triathletes who continually strive for positive change in IRONMAN race communities through service projects, fundraising initiatives, and athletic goodwill. These athletes exemplify the IRONMAN Foundation mission of service through sport and commitment to community.

Tell me more

The determination of an IRONMAN Athlete, along with the passion to rise above the masses and create REAL change in IRONMAN communities.

These are not your regular athletes.

They are on a mission to change the world, one community, one organization, and one service project at a time. These efforts are led by our Team Captain and the “Voice of IRONMAN,” Mike Reilly.

Who can join?

Anyone who has raced on TEAM IMF in the past is encouraged to apply and join our Ambassador Team. Applications open each December, and the following year is when the new team will be announced.

What do I receive as an IRONMAN Foundation Ambassador?

  • IMF Ambassador Race Kit, running singlet, tech shirt, trucker hat and visor
  • Gear from IMF Partners
  • Exclusive, pro-level discounts on team sponsor gear
  • Access to online team shared folder with schedules, info and messaging
  • Featured posts on the IRONMAN Foundation website and social channels
  • Exclusive access and social gatherings at IRONMAN events with IMF service projects
  • Opportunity for one complimentary, non-transferable 2019 race entry to one of the service project focused events (World Championship events excluded)

What do I have to do as an Ambassador?

  • Serve as a brand ambassador of the IRONMAN Foundation and share the story, mission and goodwill of the IRONMAN Foundation.
  • Pledge to raise a minimum of $ 2,500 to support the Community Grant Fund.
  • Commit to participating in at least one (1) service project per year of membership at a designated IRONMAN event; at your comped race, service project participation is mandatory.
  • Recruit two (2) TEAM IMF athletes in the 2019 season and receive one (1) additional comp entry to an IRONMAN or IRONMAN 70.3 race (World Championship events excluded).
  • Race in custom IMF Ambassador kit throughout the 2019 season (at IRONMAN and non-IRONMAN events.)
  • Follow the Ambassador Social Media Guide
  • At a minimum, post about the IRONMAN Foundation twice per month.
  • Share/retweet/repost IMF social media content .
  • Be active in the TEAM IMF and IMF Ambassador closed Facebook groups.
  • Use the IMF hashtags as outlined in the guide.
  • Based on your experience, serve as a Team IMF Mentor for one race in the 2019 season

Where are the service projects this season?

  • IRONMAN 70.3 Puerto Rico || March 17
  • IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside || April 6
  • IRONMAN Texas || April 27 *
  • IRONMAN Santa Rosa || May 11
  • IRONMAN 70.3 Gulf Coast || May 11
  • IRONMAN 70.3 Connecticut|| June 2 *
  • IRONMAN 70.3 Traverse City || August 25 *
  • IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship || September 7-8
  • IRONMAN Wisconsin || September 8 *
  • IRONMAN Maryland || September 28 *
  • IRONMAN World Championship || October 12
  • IRONMAN 70.3 North Carolina || October 12
  • IRONMAN 70.3 Waco || October 27
  • IRONMAN Florida || November 2 *
  • IRONMAN Arizona || November 24

* = Bike for a Kid
(Projects dates and locations are subject to change)

How do I apply?

Applications for 2019 are currently closed. Check back for details.

Who does this support?

The IRONMAN Foundation’s Community Fund directly benefits the race communities where events are held by providing charitable support to a variety of local nonprofit organizations.

Are you Ready to RACE FOR MORE?

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Our mission: To identify and diminish primary barriers to entry, and mobilize triathlon advocates to encourage and engage female athletes across all distances and representing all athletic abilities.

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Contact Us

The IRONMAN Foundation
3407 W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Suite 100
Tampa FL, 33607

813-868-5940

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