2016 New York City Brain Tumor Walk Challenges
National Brain Tumor Society event participants work very hard – and we appreciate everything you do in the fight against brain tumors. The 2016 Event Challenges are our way of saying thank you! Each challenge is offered to help maximize your team and fundraising efforts towards reaching your goals – plus a little friendly competition never hurt!
$1K Club Challenge
Every participant to raise $1,000 or more by June 17, 2016 will be entered to win an iPad mini™!
Winners will be announced at the event. iPads will be given to the winner on the day of the event.
*A National Brain Tumor Society staff member will contact you directly to inform you that you’ve won, names will also be posted in emails and Facebook.*
Individual Fundraising Incentives
Jumpstart your fundraising to earn your gift!
Raise $500 by event day and receive a National Brain Tumor Society long sleeve t-shirt.
Raise $1000 by event day and receive a National Brain Tumor Society hoodie.
Recipients will receive on event day. One prize per person. Registration fees count toward this fundraising goal.
Anyone who raises $2,500, will be entered to win a Getaway Package for Two for one of the following trips:
OPTION 1 – NYC Broadway Experience in the Theatre District
- 2 tickets to ONE Broadway show of your choice
- $200 gift card towards dining at your choice of participating New York city restaurants
- 2-night weekend stay in a standard guest room at the Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott, or comparable hotel
- $1,250 total Broadway Tickets
Enjoy two orchestra or front mezzanine tickets to your choice of one Broadway show, subject to availability through Broadway.com.
Current and upcoming productions include (subject to change):
Aladdin, Beautiful: The Carol King Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Hello Dolly, Holiday Inn – The New Irving Berlin Musical, Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812, The Lion King, The Book of Mormon, The Phantom of the Opera, Waitress, and more. Please note, Hamilton is not available as part of this package.
Enjoy a $200 gift card towards dining. Choose from a selection of the best and most iconic New York restaurants including:
Blue Fin – located in the heart of Times Square, Blue Fin is always a best bet on a theater evening, serving fresh seafood and sushi.
Bill’s Bar & Burger Rockefeller Center – with 400 seats, Bill’s is the biggest standalone burger joint in the country; an instant hit since opening in 2009 with both burger junkies and locals alike. Locations also in the Meatpacking district and downtown.
Strip House Midtown – enjoy a memorable steakhouse experience, complete with table-side carvings, decadent sides, an extensive wine list and famous 24-layer chocolate cake
Dos Caminos – with over 100 kinds of tequila…if that doesn’t sell you, there’s authentic Mexico City-style quesadillas and fresh guacamole that will make you say ‘Ole!
Participating restaurants are subject to change. Gift cards may be used towards food, alcohol, tax, and gratuity.
Enjoy a 3-night (Friday-Sunday) weekend stay in a standard guest room in hotel accommodations such as the Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott, or comparable.
OPTION 2 – Yankee Stadium Experience
- Two (2) Field Tickets to the New York Yankees game
- $200 New York Yankees concession credit towards food & beverage $1,350 total
- OPTION 3 – US Open Tennis Experience
- Two Promenade-Level Tickets to the US Open Tennis Finals o Your choice between Men’s or Women’s Finals
- $150 American Express Gift Card $1,365 total
US Open Tennis Finals
Enjoy two tickets to your choice of the Women’s (Saturday) or Men’s (Sunday) Finals of the 2017 US Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium. It is the highest annually attended sporting event in the world with more than 720,000 fans cheering on their favorite athletes. Take in the Manhattan skyline while players rest between sets, and be sure to use your gift card for 2017 US Open souvenirs.
American Express $150 Gift Card
Enjoy this gift card towards the purchase of ground transportation, food, or anything of choice wherever American Express is accepted