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R2AK is simple: Get a boat w/o a motor. Race 750 miles to Alaska any way you can. Don't get eaten by a bear- $10,000 if you're first.
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    Pledge $1 or more About $1

    Get a dollar worth of Alaskan swagger- Give us a buck and we'll send you some Alaska-grown confidence. Talking to your boss about a raise? Breaking up? Staring down a grizzly bear? For a measly dollar you can know that the R2AK team is on your side. Go ahead, we've got your back.

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    Sponsor a Mile- Your name will be tattooed to a specific mile of the race and we'll let you know when the race leader completes your mile. Think of it like naming a star...except this will actually happen.

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    Race Your Face- Want to be in the race but don't have the time? Now your face can while the rest of you stays comfortably at home! Send us $10 and a picture of yourself and we'll slip that picture into a racer's boat- And for god's sake keep it clean people, it's a lonely trip.

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    Official R2AK Camp Mug- We've got a metal mug for two reasons: 1) Oddly, some people like coffee more than whiskey 2) Tote bags are for pansies.

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    R2AK "Race to A-flask-a"-
    They say that Alaskans drink more whiskey than water. Those people are liars, but you can still try to fit in a little. We'll give you the flask, you add the whiskey (later you can subtract it.)

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    R2AK Trucker Hat- People will ask you where your truck is, you can answer however you like- we won't judge.

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    Kickstarter Stage One special- Sign up for the Port Townsend to Victoria portion of the race now, and we'll comp the charge for additional crew. Good for this year- or anytime before 2020

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    R2AK Long Sleeve Technical Shirt- A quick-dry shirt that's a great base layer for paddling, running, and general badassery.

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    R2AK Trapper Hat- The ultimate swagger wear. If it were real fur we would have probably killed the animal with our bare hands.

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    R2AK Tech Shirt, Flask, and a Hat- It would be cheaper for you to get all this stuff separately- we did the math too. But, it's the only way to get them all in one click. Your time is worth more than that- You know it and so do we. Who looks smart now? You do for $250.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    VIP tickets to race events- Hey there high roller. We're planning events for racers at the start and end of the race and this is your way of parting the velvet ropes without rowing to Alaska. We'll even save you a seat right in front. "Oh, it's you- right this way..."

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    Pledge $2,000 or more About $2,000

    R2AK Major Sponsor- Does your business want in on the action? $2k will get your logo on the webpage and links to your company's site. You'll get mentioned in press releases, on banners at the parties, and on all the swag we give to racers. This will give you year round exposure to the adventurer set. We think R2AK is going to get as big as Alaska itself, and you can get in on the ground floor.

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    Pledge $10,000 About $10,000

    Mission Control Sponsor- We'll have a race tracking page that will give live updates on the racers and map their progress in real time as they move north. Everyone will be looking at this thing to see how their spouse/sibling/friend/rival is doing. With so many eyeballs on this page it's a great marketing opportunity for your company. We'll work with you to make sure that you get solid exposure before and after the race too- let's talk!

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    Pledge $325 or more About $325

    Team entry fee- Be the first to pledge at this level and we'll let you in the race, which is really like getting in for half price. Think of how much dehydrated food you can buy now!

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