Detroit Free Press Marathon 2022 Registration Now Open!

We are pleased to announce that the Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s will be a charity partner for the 2022 Detroit Free Press Marathon. Registration opens January 1, 2021. Race weekend will be October 14-16, 2022 and includes the following distances:

  • Full Marathon 26.2 Miles
  • International Half-Marathon 13.1 Miles
  • U.S.-Only Half-Marathon 13.1 Miles
  • Marathon Relay (Complete the marathon with friends!)
  • Competitive 1-Mile
  • 5K
  • And the Meijer Kids Fun Run!
  • Virtual options

You can sign up for any of these distances and raise funds for the Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s while you train/race! All races will have a virtual run option as well. Early bird pricing is from January 1- March 1, 2022 and prices increase March 2, 2022. Please remember to choose the Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s as your charity when you sign up! All members of the Team 23 running team who raise a minimum of $500 on a fundraising platform provided by the Detroit Free Press Marathon will receive a Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s dri-fit shirt!

You can see full event details at: https://www.freepmarathon.com/

For a recap of Team23 at the 2021 Detroit Free Press Marathon click here.

We hope you will join us by running together in the fight against Parkinson’s Disease. For further questions please email team23@kirkgibsonfoundation.org

Sixth Annual Golf Classic

Please join us for the fifth annual Kirk Gibson Golf Classic. Over the last 4 years we have raised over $700,000 to fund programs to benefit Parkinson’s patients and to provide research grants to find help a cure for Parkinson’s Disease. 

SIXTH ANNUAL
KIRK GIBSON
GOLF CLASSIC

The Kirk Gibson Golf Classic is now SOLD OUT.

Registration Closed

ABOUT THIS EVENT

Please join us for the sixth annual Kirk Gibson Golf Classic. Over the last 4 years we have raised more than $1,000,000 to fund programs to benefit Parkinson’s patients and to provide research grants to find help a cure for Parkinson’s Disease. 

DATE & TIME

Date: August 22, 2022

Shotgun Start: 10 AM

EVENT CONTACT

For any questions please contact us at golf@kirkgibsonfoundation.org or call 313-331-0330 or call Kim at (313)-643-0474.

LOCATION

The Wyndgate Country Club

1975 W Gunn Rd

Rochester Hills, MI 48306

SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

For information regarding the 2022 sponsorship packages please email golf@kirkgibsonfoundation.org

 

GOLD: $25,000

Sold Out

  • Includes two (2) foursomes*
  • Logo recognition on the Kirk Gibson for Parkinson’s website
  • On-site recognition as Gift Sponsor during event
  • Recognition at Awards dinner
  • Hole signage recognition on course

VIDEO BOARD: $15,000

Sold Out

  • Sponsor our High Definition Video Board Display set up on the driving range to show videos, live auction and other activities throughout the day.
  • Logo shown on Video Board throughout golf event
  • Includes one (1) foursome*
  • Logo recognition on the Kirk Gibson for Parkinson’s website
  • On-site recognition as Video Board Sponsor during event
  • Recognition at Awards dinner
  • Hole signage recognition on course
 

GIFT: $10,000

Sold Out

  • Golfer gift with your company logo included
  • Includes one (1) foursome*
  • Logo recognition on the Kirk Gibson for Parkinson’s website
  • On-site recognition as Gift Sponsor during event
  • Recognition at Awards dinner
  • Hole signage recognition on course

GOLF BALL: $10,000

Sold Out

  • Golf balls with your company logo included
  • Includes one (1) foursome*
  • Logo recognition on the Kirk Gibson for Parkinson’s website
  • On-site recognition as Gift Sponsor during event
  • Recognition at Awards dinner
  • Hole signage recognition on course

CORPORATE (WYNDGATE): $5,000

Sold Out

  • Includes one (1) foursome* on the Wyndgate golf course
  • Logo recognition on the Kirk Gibson for Parkinson’s website
  • Hole signage recognition on course
  • Recognition in event program

CORPORATE (Westwynd): $3,500

Sold Out

  • Includes one (1) foursome* on the Westwynd golf course
  • Logo recognition on the Kirk Gibson for Parkinson’s website
  • Hole signage recognition on course
  • Recognition in event program
 
*FOURSOME INCLUDES:
  • 18 holes of golf on your assigned course
  • Buffet breakfast at the Wyndgate clubhouse
  • Lunch on the course
  • Buffet dinner at the Wyndgate clubhouse
  • Open bar
  • Golf Classic Golfer Gift Package
  • Subject to change pending Covid-19 guidelines.

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • Royal Park Hotel 248-652-2600 Rooms start at $169 for Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s for Sunday 8/21/22
    • Special rate valid until July 27, 2022, after that current market rate will be applied pending availability
  • Auburn Hills Marriott Rooms start at $119 for Sunday 8/21/22 – Click Here To Reserve Your Room
    •  Special rate valid until August 5, 2022, after that current market rate will be applied pending availability

PAYMENTS

Make checks payable and mail to:

The Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s

5700 Crooks Rd., Suite 102

Troy, MI 48098

Attn: Carol Ventimiglia

 

We will be reserving a limited number of rooms at the Royal Park Hotel.
Please call 800-339-2761 to reserve your room and please reference the Kirk Gibson Foundation when calling.

Virtual Fundraising Opportunities





Virtual Fundraising Opportunities

 

Want to join Team 23? We are pleased to announce we are partnered with the GivenGain online fundraising platform. You can choose the event of your choice – a 5K, 10K, 1 mile walk or run or get creative! You can start your own fundraising platform here, with all proceeds going to the Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s. Anyone raising over $500 will receive an exclusive Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s dri-fit t-shirt.

Please view this useful guide for how to set up your fundraiser.

If you have any additional questions please contact Michelle Newman at michelle@kirkgibsonfoundation.org.

Thank you for your support and for joining Team 23!