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Fundraising Incentive Prizes

$250 by August 25th
• Reserved Registration: MESP reserves Classic Distance registration entries for Corporate Challenge / Entertainment Industry Challenge athletes that commit to raising $250 by August 25th
• Team Scoring: If you raise $250 by August 25th you will officially qualify to be a part of your Corporate Challenge / Entertainment Industry Challenge team and will be eligible to have your race time count towards your team’s overall place against other corporations for the fastest team
• Team Racking: You have trained and fundraised with your team, now rack together too! Your team will receive a designated area with custom signage within the transition area for your team to rack their bikes. Great for a first time athlete looking for a little direction in the morning from a friendly face or just to enjoy the team spirit and camaraderie.

$350 by August 25th (July 28th for Swim Clinics)
• Post-Race Donor Brunch: Raise $350 by August 25th, and you will relax and enjoy a catered brunch on the beach after your race. You’ve fundraising and raced, and have earned your spot in the donor brunch.
• Swim Clinic Series: If you commit to raising $350 by July 28th, MESP will host a swim clinic series throughout the summer with triathlon coaches and plenty of life guards for you to practice your open water swimming. Dates of the swim clinic series will be posted here as soon as possible.

$500 by August 25th
• Early Packet Pickup: The event will host an early packet pickup in Burbank which makes picking up your race packet easy without having to travel to the beach. Athletes must raise a minimum of $500 by August 26th to receive this prize.
• Nautica Branded Item: Raise $500 by August 25th and receive this extremely popular Nautica branded item!

$750 by August 25th
• Nautica Branded Item: Raise $740 by August 25th and receive this extremely popular Nautica branded item!

More fundraising incentive prizes to be added soon!

Swim Clinics

For many, the swim leg of a triathlon can be the most daunting. MESP, professional coaches, and LA County Lifeguards are here to help with any fears you may have and improve your open water swimming! As a benefit for your fundraising efforts, we will be hosting a summer long swim clinic series and encourage you to join us. Come for one clinic or all of them, all ability levels are welcome.

Saturday, July 29th | Saturday, August 5th | Saturday, August 12th | Saturday, August 19th | Saturday, August 25th | Saturday, September 9th

Tot Trot
Benefitting Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

The Nautica Malibu Triathlon is fun for the whole family. On Sunday September 17, 2017 Nautica invites all kids 12 years of age and under to participate in their own race – The Tot Trot. The Beach Dash will be 50 yards for children 7 and under and 100 yards for children ages 8-12. Participating children will receive a Tot Trot and Kids Run bag, a commemorative race medal and a race t-shirt. So bring your kids and cheer them on as they run for the finish line with a celebrity guest leading the way!

The Tot Trot has sold out for the past several years, so register now and tell your friends!

Fundraising Tips

• Make flyers and have them ready to hand out wherever you go!
• Approach your religious organization to form a team
• Ask if your company has a matching gift program. Most companies do, and it's an easy way to gain some extra support
• Fundraise via email and be sure to use Facebook and other social media sites
• Hold a party for friends and neighbors to learn more about Children's Hospital Los Angeles
• Get on the agenda at your next neighborhood, PTA, or committee meeting to ask for participation or donations
• Approach school leadership to form a team for students and their parents and faculty

Kids can fundraise too!
• Organize a car wash with a group of friends
• Collect recycling items from family and friends and cash in
• Offer to be a dog walker or babysitter for your friends and neighbors in exchange for donations
• Ask permission to put a "coin canister" out at school, work or local businesses
• Make key chains, friendship bracelets or other items and have a craft sale
• Post a link to your fundraising page on your Facebook page and invite friends to donate
• Hold a bake sale, yard sale or lemonade stand with all proceeds benefiting the hospital. Try advertising
beforehand in your local paper or by passing out flyers to boost business
• Instead of presents, ask for donations for your birthday

Spread the Word
Help spread the word! Use the sample email below to send to your friends, family and co-workers and invite them to visit this site.

Subject: [yourname] wants you to visit 2017 Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox website

Content: I recently accepted the challenge to raise funds for Children's Hospital Los Angeles as part of the Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox. The event takes place on Saturday, September 16 / Sunday, September 17, 2017 and I have committed to raise at least $[ENTER YOUR GOAL HERE] for Children's Hospital Los Angeles in partnership with the event.

I am asking you to help by supporting my fundraising efforts with a donation. Your tax-deductible gift will make a difference in the lives of many young patients and their families! It is faster and easier than ever to support this great cause – you can make your donation online by simply clicking on the link at the bottom of this message. If you prefer, you can also send your tax-deductible contribution to the address listed below.

Any amount, great or small, helps in the fight against childhood cancer. I greatly appreciate your support and will keep you posted on my progress.

Thank you! Sincerely,
[Your Name]

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