Sponsors Central 

What would you pay to have your business's name exposed to over 300 runners, walkers and their supporters? That is what Title Sponsorship of Elijah Road Races can get you! Not only can you get your company name on our race t-shirt, you also can get your name listed on our event web site, your business banner displayed at our events (including post-race Health Fair), and advertising through our coveted race “Swag" Program.  Imagine expanding your brand by placing coupons, business cards, flyers, other promotional items in the race package that each runner/walker receives.

The Focus

Elijah Road Racing (a subsidiary of Elijah Running Club, Inc.) invites you to become a sponsor for our first annual Faith and Fitness 5k/10k Race to promote faith, good health and wellness in our community. The race will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 10:00am along Chicago’s beautiful south lakefront path starting in the Jackson Park area. 

Sponsor packages offer several benefits including:

  1. Promotion of your brand or company across multiple platforms
  2. Direct, on-going access to prime demographics
  3. Custom activation opportunities to help reach your marketing goals
  4. Pre-race, race day and post-race activation opportunities


Estimated 2016 Race Participation

We are expecting over 300 participants and tremendous crowd support.


About the Post-Race Faith & Fitness Fun Fair

After an exciting race along Chicago’s South lakefront, participants enjoy a Faith & Fitness Fun Fair that will educate as well as inspire people to take charge of their health.

Attendees will enjoy music, light refreshments, insightful information and wellness tools that can improve their overall sense of well-being. 

Yes! I am interested in Sponsorship!

For more information or to partner with us for this exciting event, please download and read the sponshorship information packet, then fill out the form below or contact Darnell Williams at 312-671-9607 or email DWilliams@FaithandFitnessRace.com

To download the sponsor info packet, click here

Our Sponsors

Sponsorship Opportunities are now available! Become be a part of an Elijah Road Racing Tradition! We celebrate with our 2016 Sponsors!



Elijah Running Club

The Elijah Running Club is a 501c3 organization that promotes endurance running as a path to improve overall health and wellness. We empower people to EXERCISE THEIR FAITH with the tools they need to build endurance, attain health goals, grow in self-discipline and gain confidence through faith-based principles & fitness techniques.


Roti Mediterranian Grill

At Roti, we're proud to serve Food That Loves You Back - please enjoy our fresh take on Modern Mediterranean foods - wraps, rice plates and salads.


Charisma Business Solutions

We are a web design and online marketing company in greater Chicagoland, collaborating with a handful of amazing clients to develop incredible websites and other interactive solutions. We forge partnerships founded on collaboration and focused on producing high-impact results.




CICERO, IL 60804


Passions Photography

Passions Photography Co Inc, was founded with the idea that it would offer more than photography... a production of art services that cater to people who want something artistic, fun and intimate. Owned by published photographer Jessica Rifis.



Road ID was created on the concept that active people should wear ID as part of their gear when participating in outdoor activities. Road ID is a durable, rugged, athletic, fashionable line of identification gear. Currently, we offer 6 different forms of ID: the FIXX ID, the Shoe ID, the Ankle ID, the Wrist ID Sport, the Wrist ID Elite, and the Shoe Pouch ID. 



Armed with an eight-year employment history in the processed foods industry and a background in Holistic Nutrition, Kristy Dotson, specializes in nutrition education.  Through her own firm, Omnipotent Health, Inc., (www.OmnipotentHealth.com) she provides personal nutrition training and conducts popular nutritional workshops. She is the author of Fight to Live – Winning the Spiritual and Physical Battle for Your Health, and has been seen on ABC Channel 7 (Health Beat) and featured on several radio programs in the Chicago-land area.  Additionally, Kristy manages a national network of nutrition educators through Nutrition Coach Network, LLC. (www.NutritionCoachNetwork.com)



LA Fitness, Hyde Park location:
5224 S Lake Park, Chicago, 60615

LA Fitness

When you enter an LA Fitness, you know what to expect. The state of the art facility and equipment are familiar and comfortable, but what we are most proud of are the people who are there to serve you. The people who warmly greet you, expertly train you, enthusiastically teach you. It is the entire team, our best resource, who is dedicated to making your fitness experience an exceptional one.


Chicago Park District

The mission of the Chicago Park District is to Enhance the quality of life in Chicago by becoming the leading provider of recreation and leisure opportunities. The Park District aims to provide safe, inviting and beautifully maintained parks and facilities, and create a customer-focused and responsive park system that prioritizes the needs of children and families 


DoTerra Oils (Insideout Solutions)

Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils. The dōTERRA R collection of single essential oils represents the finest aromatic extracts available in the world today. Each oil provides the living essence of its source, gently distilled from plants that are nurtured and carefully harvested throughout the world.  For more information contact me at www.mydoterra.com/audreelee


Infinity Multisport

They are Lara Mele and Maurice Wills (Mo as he's affectionately known) and this is their little baby, Infinity Multisport! (tah-da!!) "Infinity" meaning "without end" and "unboundness" refers to various concepts that pop up constantly in everything from philosophy to science. So what does that have to do with multisport training and coaching? Simple really. Lara and Mo chose the name Infinity because as endurance athletes dealing with physical, mental and emotional capabilities every single one of us has an unlimited capacity to learn, excel and achieve our goals.


Race Director University

The goal of Race Director University is to elevate the running industry’s core of race directors, newly hired race directors and prospective race directors from local, regional, state and national clubs, parks, running clubs and event and race management services.


Alderman Leslie Hairston

A Chicago native and fierce community advocate with deep roots in the South Shore and Hyde Park neighborhoods, Leslie Hairston has built a professional career dedicated to public service. She recently won election to her fourth term as alderman of Chicago's 5th Ward and sits on six City committees - Economic, Capital & Technology Development (vice chair), Finance; Budget & Government Operations; Committees, Rules & Ethics; Health & Environmental Protection; and Special Events, Cultural Affairs & Recreation.


Chicago Department of Public Health

THE MISSION of the Chicago Department of Public Health is to make Chicago a safer and healthier place by working with community partners to promote health, prevent disease, reduce environmental hazards and ensure access to health care for all Chicagoans.


Nandos Peri-Peri

serves up juicy and flavorful grilled chicken with an assortment of spicy sauces that are Portuguese by way of South Africa. Engaging dining all at affordable prices; perfect for a quick meal.

7501 W Cermak Rd,
North Riverside, IL 60546


LakeWest Realty, LLC

LakeWest Realty, LLC. is a Residential and Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Firm guided by its founder Angela Walker. Angela has over a decade of experience in the real estate business. After a successful and lucrative career with Coldwell Banker Residential, Angela founded LakeWest Realty, LLC.



Exercise Life, Chicago

Exercise Life Inc. is located in Chicago IL, and trains greater Chicagoland area by bringing health and wellness programs to organizations and corporations. Exercise Life Inc. serves organizational leaders, by making exercise convenient to their demanding schedules, incorporating stress elimination exercises, placing an emphasis on personal development by exploring their purpose, and integrate additional principles that will enhance career success through exercise


Dick Pond Athletics, Lisle 

Dick Pond Athletics is the oldest running specialty store in the nation serving Chicagoland with top quality running, cross-country, track and field and wrestling gear, shoes, accessories and apparel since 1969.   If you are looking for running shoes, apparel and accessories from top brands like Asiscs, Saucony, Nike, Newton, Adidas, Garmin, Nathan, and more, visit one of our stores for a personalized gait analysis and fitting or shop or site for great deals.


US Bank, Forest Park, IL

Support our Sponsor, US Bank Forest Park, IL at 7525 Madison Street, Forest Park IL 60130

7525 Madison Street, Forest Park IL 60130


Hyatt Place Chicago-South University Medical Center

Situated in downtown Hyde Park, the Hyatt Place Chicago South/University Medical Center is an inviting, casually chic hotel ideally designed to support the University of Chicago Campus and Medical Center.



New Season Fitness and Wellness




At LÄRABAR, we believe that the foundation of a sound mind, body and spirit is derived from what you eat - and what you eat is most delicious and satisfying when it's in a whole, natural state.


Active Rewards online

ACTIVE Rewards is a sampling program that unites the national brands we have relationships with and the event directors who are our customers. These brands will provide you with free samples and giveaways to promote at your event because it connects them with their ideal audience (your participants). 




Thanks to Costco Wholesalers for being a FnF Race Sponsor!


Hodgkins Sam's Club

Special Thanks to Sams Club of Hodgkins Illinois (Store #6384) for sponsoring this year's FnF Race!

9500 W. Joliet Rd. Hodgkins, IL 60525


Ultima Replenisher

Ultima's electrolyte powder is gluten-free, vegan, keto, has no sugar or calories, sweetened with stevia extract and made with plant-based ingredients.


Trader Joe's, South Loop Chicago

Thanks to our sponsor: Trader Joe's South Loop, located at 1147 S Wabash Ave  Chicago, IL 60605



Glukos Energy

GLUKOS founder Mark Jensen, a former collegiate runner and Ironman competitor, realized there was a gap in the energy product market. This led him to extensive research and development to find the optimum source of energy that was both healthy and effective for athletes, similar to an oral IV.



Nature's Path

The story of Rupert Stephens and his organic berry farm is well known around these parts. He taught his son – our founder – Arran to care for the land, telling him to “Always leave the soil better than you found it”. Since we made our first tasty flakes in 1985, that wisdom has guided us here at Nature’s Path. It’s why we’re passionate about organic farming, family-run, and sustainably driven – and why we always will be.


Deer Rehabilitation Services

Is an agency located in Chicago’s South Loop, West side and in the near by Western Suburb of

Riverside, IL that is rising as a leading provider of life-skills, Chicago based D.U.I. Classes including

D.U.I. Evaluation, D.U.I. Risk Education Classes and Chicago based Substance Abuse

Treatment Classes. We also provide Anger Management,Domestic Violence, Leadership and

Violence Prevention Training’s.



ITL Fitness

Iris T. London takes the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party!