Sponsors & Partners are organisations which provide their sponsorship to Serengeti Safari Marathon in kind by delivering the services or goods which are very essential and SSM would need to pay or buy them in cash. The event has a number of partners due to its nature of operation (non-profit) and location where it’s taking place.

Sponsors & Partners

Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) is another Partner due to its function of promoting tourism in the country including Sports Tourism. TTB offers the Organisers platforms to market and promote Serengeti Safari Marathon through a number of social media pages sharing, local and international tourism fairs and press conferences to mention few.

Runners/Participants  makes this event possible as without them it won’t happen. A huge number of tourist-runners from all over East Africa and world in general are the most important partners (product consumers) as SSM works directly with them.

De-snaring Project beginning 2021 event, will receive a total of Tshs. 2,500/= from each registered runner to contribute for supporting conservation efforts. De-snaring Project  is a privately managed initiation by Tanzania Tourism and Hospitality Operators under Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) to rescue wild animals in Serengeti from wild meat business illegally conducted by the communities around Serengeti National Park. The funds collected from each runner will be directed to the project through a bank deposit and slip to be submitted to FZS for the project operations.

Sponsors Packages

The event is expected to attract a crowd of over 3,000 people from all over the world coming to participate and enjoy this unique event. There will be adequate media coverage as a number of media houses are involved. Get involved and connected in putting together tourism and conservation in Tanzania through Serengeti Safari Marathon and your services/products will shine out throughout!

Your sponsorship will give you an opportunity to reach a potential audience and get a business exposure to new clients and customers who will boost your business and products in a more meaningful way through an exhibition tent Organisers will set for you. This unique marathon is bringing your products/services/brands to a wide range of customers from the Lake Zone Regions, Tanzania, East and Central Africa Countries and the world in general. Serengeti Safari Marathon will provide you with actionable opportunities within our sponsorship packages that will combine your message with our mission to create a relevant and lasting value to the event, your products, and participating audiences and business.

Direct Benefits for Sponsors

  1. Meeting a group of good income earners as to participate in this marathon means becoming a tourist which isn’t cheap. We have people from different corners of Tanzania travelling all the way Simiyu Region for this event and if they can afford these expenses, definitely these are you potential customers.
  2. Meeting your existing business customers who will attend the event.
  3. Meet many Tour Operators from safari companies, lodges, camps and conservation organisations.
  4. Meet Government Officials and different CEOs of companies will be there.
  1. Own an exhibition tent at the Finishing Point where you can showcase your products and talk face to face will your existing and potential customers.
  2. Your selected Sponsorship Package you will determine the maximization of branding of your products and new ideas on how to best use the event in promoting yourself is most welcome.
  3. Appearance in most of the in-house promotional materials (hard & soft) for the event.
  4. We have t-shirts and lanyards which can also carry your logo/message.
  5. Many more other benefits from individual/corporate participants can be exploited.

We recognize and understand your unique set of marketing goals and objectives and it has led us to create different packages for your consideration. Below is the brief presentation of the Sponsors and Partners Packages. We highly appreciate your support!

Sponsors Packages and Benefits
A. Elephant Package (Tshs. 210,000,000 – 300,000,000)

  1. Branding in Half Marathon (21-Kms) with TANAPA.
  2. Coverage in all adverts and promotions including your Logo on Bib Numbers.
  3. Featured in all live presentations.
  4. Display of banners and teardrops along the running route.
  5. Feature in all Billboards and LED Adverts for the event throughout Tanzania.
  6. Recognition in all press releases related to the event.
  7. Yearly coverage in our website.
  8. Name appearance in the “Sponsors List”.
  9. Live presentation for 10 minutes during event closing.
  10. Tickets for 20 runners.

B. Rhino Package (Tshs. 100,000,000 – 200,000,000)

  1. Branding in Executive Run (10-Kms) with TANAPA.
  2. Coverage in all event banners.
  3. Featured in all live presentations.
  4. Display of banners and teardrops at the Ending Point.
  5. Feature on Billboards and LED Adverts for the event throughout Tanzania major cities.
  6. Recognition in all press releases related to the event.
  7. Yearly month coverage in our website.
  8. Name appearance in the “Sponsors List”.
  9. Live presentation for 7 minutes during event closing.
  10. Tickets for 15 runners.

C. Buffalo Package (Tshs. 40,000,000 – 80,000,000)

  1. Branding in Fun Run (5-Kms) with TANAPA.
  2. Display of banners and teardrops along the 21 Kms running route.
  3. Recognition in two press releases related to the event.
  4. Quarter coverage in our website.
  5. Name appearance in the “Sponsors List”.
  6. Live presentation for 5 minutes during event closing.
  7. Logo on Bib numbers.
  8. Tickets for 12 runners.

D. Lion Package (Tshs. 20,000,000 – 35,000,000)

  1. Branding in Full Marathon (42-Kms) with TANAPA.
  2. Display of banners and teardrops along the 42 Kms running route.
  3. Recognition in one press release related to the event.
  4. One month coverage in our website.
  5. Name appearance in the “Sponsors List”.
  6. Live presentation for 4 minutes during event closing.
  7. Tickets for 10 runners.

E. Leopard Package (Tshs. 12,000,000 – 17,000,000)

  1. Display of banners and teardrops along the 42 Kms running route.
  2. Recognition in one press release related to the event.
  3. Name appearance in the “Sponsors List”.
  4. Live presentation for 3 minutes during event closing.
  5. Tickets for 5 runners.

F. Migration Package (Tshs. 5,000,000 – 10,000,000)

  1. Name appearance in the “Sponsors List”.
  2. Recognition in one press release related to the event.
  3. Live presentation for 2 minutes during event closing.
  4. Tickets for 3 runners.

G. Corporate Challenge (USD 2,500.00)

  1. Positioned at the “Finishing Point” open grounds.
  2. Recognition during Awards Ceremony.
  3. Tent (6X6 Mts) and chairs are provided.
  4. Water Stations (Optional).
  5. Runners space up to 20 pax.

NOTE: Only ten (10) spaces are available on First Come First Consideration (FCFC).

Fourth President of The United Republic of Tanzania  was requested by Serengeti Safari Marathon on the 14 th  November 2020 to become the Permanent Advisor of the event and he happily agreed. This request was made through the fact that he is the leading among the Presidents who promotes tourism in the country at all times.
 Hon. Dr. Jakaya M. Kikwete

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