Design Contest

Thank you for a wonderful 25 years!

We want this year’s event to truly be a monumental event, and to celebrate, we are hosting a design contest for this year’s event poster and race t-shirt.

This is a truly special opportunity for us to direct the spotlight on our local talent, supporters and community. We will truly be honored by you submitting your design entry and can’t wait to see what you come up with!

The winning design will be showcased on both our 2017 race t-shirt and the 2017 race promotional posters.

Contest Award –  The winner will receive: $250 cash, (4) event posters, (4) complimentary race registrations, (4) race t-shirts… and of course bragging rights & recognition throughout the community!

Contest Deadline – All entries must be submitted no later than March 15th, 2017 by 11:59PM EST.

Requirements – Each submission must include the following items:

(a) Your design file (digital is preferred .eps .pdf .jpeg)
(b) Each submission must be accompanied with a signed contest waiver. *Entrants under 18 must have guardian signature. (download here)
(c) Design summary: What inspired your design?  How do the elements of your design represent our race?

How to Submit – 

1. By email:

2. By mail: *If submitting by mail please do not fold or bend submission.

IOP Connector Run
ATTN: Design Contest
P.O. Box 1976
Mount Pleasant, SC 29465

Design inspiration/suggestions to consider:

1. Race Date: October 7, 2017
2. 25th Anniversary, Silver Anniversary, Celebrate
3. 5k, 10k, race, run, walk
4. Children, Family, Community
5. Health, Fitness, Outdoors
6. Isle of Palms, The Isle of Palms Connector, Island Life, Palm trees, Intracoastal waterway

Recommended text – We recommend that artists include any of the following text at their discretion to complement their artwork: 

“25th Annual”, “Celebrating 25 years”, “25 Years”, “Isle of Palms Connector Run”, “Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child”, “5k & 10k”, “Run & Walk”, “Race”, “October 7, 2017”, “Isle of Palms, SC”

For contest related questions – please contact:
Brooke Casey // Marketing Director // // (843) 725-8318