Welcome to the Mountain Peak Fitness / Red Newt Racing Team (MPF RNR)! Behind the scenes of your sponsorship are four small business owners, Ian Golden of Red Newt Racing and Finger lakes Running Company, Ben Drew of Run on Hudson Valley and Elizabeth & Joe Azze of Mountain Peak Fitness.

The Mountain Peak Fitness / Red Newt Racing Team’s mission is to promote the sport of trail running, fitness and the outdoors by acting as positive, knowledgeable pillars of the trail running and racing community. We hope to exemplify the camaraderie which defines trail running as well as promote Mountain Peak Fitness, Red Newt Racing, Run On Hudson Valley & Finger Lakes Running Company, as well as companies lending team support along the way. Help us keep small business and the spirit of entrepreneurship alive.

We are looking forward to another exciting year of highlighting each of you and the Beast Coast! Please take a moment to look over the team options below and fill out the form. Thank you and don’t forget, you get what you put in, if you want to feel like you’re on a team, be a team player by participating in events and showing support via the FB, etc. Remember to always show support to all who share in our sport.

+ TIER 1

Team Needs:

  • Race in at least 3 RNR races. No place requirements for racing finishes.
  • Volunteer for at least 2 RNR events (1 trail maintenance opportunity can take place of 1 Volunteer event if absolutely needed).
  • Volunteer shifts of at least 6 hours w/ the willingness to go beyond as/if needed. If volunteer opportunities exist pre/post-race, team members may race/volunteer at the same race.
  • Assisting with volunteer outreach/recruitment for events.
  • Completion of 2 race reports plugged in via social media and community feeds from each of the RNR’s participated in as well as assisting getting the word out in social media circles about RNR, MPF, Run On Hudson Valley and Finger Lakes Running & Triathlon Company.
  • Social media use: Share RNR events & MPF events/video/exercise highlights, etc. on your social media outlets. @Mountain Peak Fitness, @Red Newt Racing, @Run On Hudson Valley, @ Finger Lakes Running & Triathlon Company or # hashtag when appropriate.
  • Assisting via social media and contact circles of spreading the word re: Run On Hudson Valley and/or Finger Lakes Running Company shop events.
  • Wearing of team apparel when racing (or whenever else you’d like to wear it including weddings and funerals).

Team Provisions:

  • Comp’d Entry for 3 Red Newt Races
  • 40% off all gear purchased through Run On Hudson Valley (or Finger Lakes Running Company)
  • Racing singlet and T.
  • Consultation at the start of each year w/ Mountain Peak Fitness
  • Access to the team’s closed facebook or social media group to bounce off questions, get feedback, and in general motivate each other).

+ TIER 2

Team Needs:

  • Race in at least 3 Red Newt Races w/ the following place requirements (Note: team members can race as much as they like with variable finishes but they must have at least 3 gender-associated places in under these requirements. Also, fellow team members placing ahead will not be counted in your overall standing or displacement).
    • Breakneck Ridge (either distance): Top 5
    • Cayuga Trails 50: Top 15
    • Whiteface SkyMarathon: Top 10
    • Delaware Water Gap 50k: Top 5
  • Volunteer for at least 2 races. Volunteer shifts of at least 6 hours w/ the willingness to go beyond as/if needed (RD will be mindful of not asking a team member to go beyond in a way that would negatively impact race preparedness). If volunteer opportunities exist pre/post-race, team members may race/volunteer at the same race. Volunteer needs may exist pre/post and outside of the event weekend proper, or, via volunteering from a distance. 1 trail maintenance opportunity can take place of 1 Volunteer event if absolutely needed.
  • Volunteer Requirement Exemption: Race in all 5 of the above RNR races.
  • Assist w/ recruitment of volunteers as/if needed from own social circles/communities.
  • Completion of 2 race reports plugged in via social media and community feeds from each of the RNR’s participated in as well as assisting getting the word out in social media circles about RNR, MPF, and Run On Hudson Valley and/or Finger Lakes Running Company.

Team Provisions:

  • Comp’d Entry for all Red Newt Races.
  • Reimbursement of entry fees to 2 other non-RNR races in 2017.
  • 40% off all gear purchased through Run On Hudson Valley (or Finger Lakes Running Company).
  • 1 pair of shoes.
  • Potential for seed gear if we’re able to secure team sponsors from companies such as Ultimate Direction.
  • Racing singlet, T.
  • Two consultations from Mountain Peak Fitness.
  • Access to the team’s closed facebook or social media group to bounce off questions, get feedback, and in general motivate each other).

+ TIER 3

Team Needs:

  • Race in at least 3 Red Newt Races w/ the following place requirements (Note: team members can race as much as they like with variable finishes but they must have at least 3 gender-associated places in under these requirements. Also, fellow team members placing ahead will not counted in your overall standing or displacement).
    • Breakneck Point (either distance): Top 2
    • Cayuga Trails: 50 (Top 5) or 40k (Top 2)
    • Whiteface SkyMarathon: Top 5
    • Delaware Water Gap 50k: Top 2
  • Volunteer for at least 2 races. Volunteer shifts of at least 6 hours w/ the willingness to go beyond as/if needed (RD will be mindful of not asking a team member to go beyond in a way that would negatively impact race preparedness). If volunteer opportunities exist pre/post-race, team members may race/volunteer at the same race. Volunteer needs may exist pre/post and outside of the event weekend proper, or, via volunteering from a distance. Volunteer Exemption :Race w/ Place Requirements:
    • Ice Age Trail 50 M: Top 5
    • Lake Sonoma 50: Top 15 Men, Top 7 Women
    • North Face Bear Mountain 50 M: Top 3
    • Manitou’s Revenge 50 M: Top 3 Men, Winning Woman
    • Escarpment Trail Run: Winner
    • CatsTail Marathon: Winner
    • Moab Trail Marathon: Top 7 Men, Top 4 Women
    • Tussey Mountainback 50 M: Top 3
  • Assist w/ recruitment of volunteers as/if needed from own social circles/communities.
  • Completion of race reports plugged in via social media and community feeds from each of the RNR’s participated in as well as assisting getting the word out in social media circles about RNR, MPF, and Run On Hudson Valley and/or Finger Lakes Running Company.
  • Wearing of team apparel when racing (or whenever else).

Team Provisions:

  • Comp’d Entry for all Red Newt Races.
  • Reimbursement of entry fees to 3 other non-RNR races.
  • 40% off all gear purchased through Run On Hudson Valley (or Finger Lakes Running Company).
  • 3 pair of shoes comp’d.
  • Potential for seed gear if we’re able to secure team sponsors from companies such as Ultimate Direction.
  • Racing singlet, T, long sleeve, wind shell.
  • Consultations as needed as well as custom training plan from Mountain Peak Fitness.
  • Access to the team’s closed facebook or social media group to bounce off questions, get feedback, and in general motivate each other).
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