Clearwater, FL – February 11, 2019 – When crisis occurs, veterans and first responders work tirelessly to put their lives on the line to save others. Digital Media Solutions (DMS) is pleased to announce it will host the longest ultramarathon race across the state of Florida honoring veterans and first responders, the DMS Heroes & Legends Ultramarathon. This dynamic charitable race experience will bring attention to the needs of first responders and veterans as proceeds will benefit the Gary Sinise Foundation’s First Responder Outreach program.
WHAT: The DMS Heroes & Legends Ultramarathon is the longest ultramarathon course across the state of Florida honoring veterans and first responders. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Gary Sinise Foundation’s First Responder Outreach program.
WHO: Digital Media Solutions (DMS), the fastest-growing independent digital performance marketing company, will host this inaugural charitable event. A team of DMS participants will run alongside first responders and veterans to show solidarity and raise awareness.
WHEN: March 15-17, 2019
WHERE: The DMS Heroes & Legends Ultramarathon course begins in the shadow of the historic Kennedy Space Center. Participants will be running a grueling relay-style race from coast to coast along a 219.2-mile course that will culminate in an invitation-only closing ceremony in Clearwater Beach, FL.
WHY: Despite working tirelessly and facing unimaginable risks, veterans and first responders make the impossible happen every day. The DMS Heroes & Legends Ultramarathon is a moment to show support and recognize their incredible contributions. The DMS team will run relay-style with veterans and first responders, passing the Heroes & Legends Baton until the job is done. Donations for this effort will benefit the Gary Sinise Foundation’s First Responder Outreach program. Through the Gary Sinise Foundation’s First Responder Outreach and R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) programs, they build specially-adapted smart homes for severely injured heroes and provide critical funding for emergency relief, training and essential equipment to help ensure these heroes perform to the best of their abilities.
About the Gary Sinise Foundation
The Gary Sinise Foundation honors America’s defenders, veterans, first responders, their families and those in need. Through its R.I.S.E. program (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment), specially adapted smart homes are being constructed for severely wounded veterans and first responders nationwide. Each one-of-a-kind home is customized to ease the everyday burdens of a wounded hero, their family, and caregivers. Other programs include Relief & Resiliency Outreach, Invincible Spirit Festivals, Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band, Arts & Entertainment Outreach, Serving Heroes, First Responders Outreach, and Soaring Valor. Through the Gary Sinise Foundation’s First Responder Outreach and R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) programs, they build specially-adapted smart homes for severely injured heroes, as well as provide critical funding for emergency relief, training and essential equipment to ensure these heroes perform to the best of their abilities. For more information, please visit GarySiniseFoundation.org.
About Digital Media Solutions
Founded by a team of lifelong athletes, Digital Media Solutions, LLC (DMS) is the fastest-growing independent digital performance marketing company. DMS deploys diversified and data-driven digital media customer acquisition solutions that deliver scalable, sustainable and measurable marketing results. The company’s precision performance marketing solutions connect the right consumers with the right offers at the right time to achieve the marketing objectives of clients in highly competitive industries. DMS continues to experience explosive year-over-year growth, with continuous recognition on the Inc. 5000 list in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018; the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s TBBJ 200 List in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018; and the Entrepreneur magazine 360 list in 2017 and 2018. Named one of America’s “Best Places to Work” by Inc. magazine, DMS brings together some of the industry’s most knowledgeable people, efficient processes and sophisticated technology across the digital marketing spectrum. The company continues to deliver on its strategic mission, which is backed by its board of investors including multi-billion-dollar Canadian private equity firm Clairvest Group. For more information about DMS, its consumer finance-focused brand Best Rate Referrals, affiliate network W4 Performance Ad Market, education-branded platforms under DMS Education including CollegeAtlas.org and CourseAdvisor.com or the performance marketing technology Sparkroom, visit digitalmediasolutions.com. Keep up with DMS news at insights.digitalmediasolutions.com and connect with us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/digital-media-solutions-group.
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