Be A 2020 IGNITE Ambassador!

The application process opens on Friday, November 1, 2019. Deadline to submit an application is November 30.

Do you love open water swimming and trail running? Are you an influencer in your community and training groups? If so, we want you to represent IGNITE in 2020. We are looking for passionate, friendly, positive, FUN athletes who are inclusive and welcoming. 


What does an IGNITE Ambassador do?

Ambassadors represent the IGNITE brand and events as a whole. As a team member, ambassadors participate in events and encourage fellow athletes/groups to join them. 


Who Qualifies? 

Athletes that exemplify the SwimRun lifestyle will be the front-runners in the selection process. Applicants will be selected from a wide range of criteria, from their athletic history to those that support by giving back. Ambassadors will reflect the overall community of the sport from the seasoned athlete to the newbie. Selections will be weighted towards those that are influencers in their community and share their pride as an athlete on social media, in their local clubs and in their daily lives. 


Additional qualification considerations:

  • Must have influence with athletes in and around your community.

  • Typically completes at least 4-5 races each season (of any distance/type).

  • Must actively use social media (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, blogs)

  • Must be able to recruit volunteers 

  • Able to attend Ambassador Kick Off meeting at 7pm on Friday, May 8, 2020 at IGNITE SwimRun Maryland.

  • Must participate in two IGNITE SwimRun events.

  • Must be able to volunteer in at least 1 IGNITE SwimRun event. (i.e. pre-event set up, athlete check in or post-event breakdown, water station)


IGNITE Ambassador Perks:

  • 50% off registration for all IGNITE events (applies to all categories: Long Course Teams, Short Course Teams and Spark (solo)). 

  • Branded Team Gear

  • SWAG from IGNITE National Partners

  • Announced as a member of the 2020 IGNITE Ambassador Team via Social Media, website and e-newsletter.

  • Opportunity to be part of the IGNITE family!


How To Apply:

If you are interested in becoming member of the IGNITE SwimRun family, please complete the application form. Be sure to include information about yourself, your endurance racing journey, the groups you influence, social media platforms you actively use, and why you would make a great ambassador. The application process opens on Friday, November 1, 2019. Deadline to submit an application is November 30 at midnight. 

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