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Old 02-27-11, 04:16 PM
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Rowan University

Wondering if any of you guys attend/live near Rowan University. I'm trying to set up a charity alleycat on campus, and would appreciate some help, as I've never done this before. Also, let's meet up and ride!
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1. Make posters, spoke cards, maps, instructions and such
2. Create a theme for your alleycat
3. Think of awkward and weird tasks for riders to perform
4. Have volunteers at each check point
5. Have fun!
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Old 02-27-11, 05:22 PM
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Sadly there's no Rowan team on that site... looks like I'll have to do some leg work here...
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Originally Posted by Squirrelli View Post
4. Have volunteers at each check point
Not sure what the charity is you want to serve, but one way to get "free" volunteers is to have the riders buy certain food stuffs for a local food bank at certain stores. The register receipts can serve as proof of going to that "check point." (They did that for a Cranksgiving even last November here.)
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1. get the local Fixie LBS involved.
we usually go to ours cuz he knows all sponsors and which ones to email, especially ones they're dealers to will often ship free swag
(chrome, knog are very responsive to sponsoring alleycats, just promise to have someone shoot some good shots and email back to them after the event)

2. blast all fixedgear blogs and forum in their "contact us" email with an image of the finished flyer after you slap all the sponsors on there.
(start with ones closest to you and work your way out)
*1.9. yea make a bad ass flyer.
sometimes fixedgear blogs post alleycat flyers just because the art is badass, not because they intentionally want to help promote the events and there's your free plug.
**urbanvelo (magazine) will always want to be a sponsor LOL so there goes your first free sponsor logo (but they do only ship you their magazines, still free, but no body reads those LOL)

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and or create a google blog just for the event like these guys up here (take notes):

https://velospace.org/forums/discussi...-event/#Item_0
https://secondsaturdaysprints.wordpress.com/
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Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
Not sure what the charity is you want to serve, but one way to get "free" volunteers is to have the riders buy certain food stuffs for a local food bank at certain stores. The register receipts can serve as proof of going to that "check point." (They did that for a Cranksgiving even last November here.)
That's pretty cool!
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