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Incentives

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Rewarding your dedication

The best Obliteride incentive is knowing you’re helping to improve lives — but a little recognition never hurts! So, go ahead: Set (and then crush!) a fundraising goal that feels right for you. Build your dream team. And take pride knowing that you’ve stepped up to be part of the solution. We’ll be here cheering you on as you go.

Fundraising milestones

The fundraising minimums might be gone this year, but the chance to earn awesome swag — and bragging rights — remains. So get ready to go big and ask your community to take action for lifesaving science. And to say thanks, we’ll send you fun Obliteride gear when you reach the fundraising levels below.  

$35

Sign up by Wednesday, July 1, and we’ll send you a special Obliteride gift you can wear around town as you train.

$250

We encourage all Obliteriders to strive to raise at least $250. Reach that goal by Friday, August 7, and we’ll send you an Obliteride T-shirt.

$500

Keep building those fundraising muscles. When you raise $500 by Friday, August 7, we’ll send you a custom Obliteride gift.

$1,000

Be an asking machine! Raise $1,000 by Friday, August 7, and we’ll celebrate your success by sending you a custom Obliteride gift.

PACESETTER CLUB

$2,000

Fundraise at least $2,000 by Friday, August 7, and become part of our Pacesetter Club. As a member of this elite group, you’ll receive:

  • An exclusive Pacesetter gift.
  • Pacesetter recognition on your Obliteride participant page.
HIGH 5 CLUB

$5,000

This is a big one — and we’ll celebrate your accomplishment with a round of virtual high fives. Raise at least $5,000 by Friday, August 7, and you’ll join the High 5 Club, where you’ll earn:

  • A limited-edition cycling jersey or long-sleeved shirt.
  • A special shout-out celebrating your accomplishment on our social media channels.
  • High 5 Club recognition on your Obliteride webpage.

$35

$250

$500

$1,000

Pacesetter Club

$2,000

High 5 Club

$5,000

We’re still working to identify the incentives we’ll offer for the various fundraising milestones listed above. The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our suppliers, too. Stay tuned! We’ll share more details about the fun items you can earn soon.  

Young adult

Participants between the ages of 18 and 24 receive 50% off fundraising minimums regardless of route, making it even easier to join.

Kids and teens 5K Walk/Run

Age 17 or younger? There’s no fundraising minimum for the 5K! (But we still encourage you to fundraise. See our fundraising incentives below.)

Photos from Obliteride 2019

Here’s a look back at our 2019 event. This year, the hugs can wait — but our amazing connection won’t have to!

Individual incentives

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First-place fundraiser

Fundraising has rewards! The overall top fundraising individual as of Friday, August 7, receives:

  • Special recognition at our online Saturday celebration.
  • A custom Obliteride gift.
  • A paving stone on the Fred Hutch campus, engraved with the message of your choice, along with an invitation to see the stone unveiled.

SECOND-PLACE FUNDRAISER

The overall second-place fundraising individual as of Friday, August 7, will receive a custom Obliteride gift. We’ll announce the winner at our online Saturday celebration.

THIRD-PLACE FUNDRAISER

The overall third-place fundraising individual as of Friday, August 7, will receive an Obliteride gift. We’ll announce the winner at our online Saturday celebration.

Team incentives

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First-place team fundraiser 

Inspire your team!

The top fundraising team as of Friday, August 7, will receive a paving stone on the Fred Hutch campus engraved with your message, along with an invitation to see the stone unveiled. We’ll announce the winning team at our Saturday celebration.

EXPAND YOUR TEAM

Meet our “Reach for 30” challenge by growing your team or crushing your fundraising goals! Reach 30 participants registered OR raise $30,000 by Friday, August 7, and each team member will receive a custom Obliteride gift.

An illustration of a man on a bicycle wearing an Obliteride jersey.

Ready to register?

Take action, honor loved ones, and fuel lifesaving research. Join Obliteride today!