Win a 2013 BOSS 302 Mustang Plus $1,000 cash


Event Date

Sat, Jun 6, 2015


Sarasota, FL

About This Activity

BlingRunners LLC is giving you a chance to win this amazing automobile.    This beautiful 444HP, 2013 Boss 302 Mustang is #774 of the 4,000 that were manufactured.       Nobody disputes the 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 is a rollicking example of contemporary muscle car-ness at its best. Get one while you can, though, because the Boss 302 as we know it is finished.    Ford quickly reached a self-imposed 4,000-unit production limit of 2013 Boss 302s early in 2013, marking the end of the Boss 302's run in the current-generation Mustang body style.   Since its introduction in 2012, the Boss 302's rev-happy 444-horsepower 5.0-liter V8 and manageable size have made it a popular and desirable package for the Mustang. The original Boss 302 was manufactured in 1969-'70 to aid hopped-up Mustangs to better compete in the Trans-Am racing series.   With an intoxicating quad-cam 5.0-liter V8 and limited-edition numbers, the Boss 302 could never be judged a bad investment.   This Boss has 30,000 miles on it and is in mint condition.   It has been garaged by the original since new!   Tracy and Kim Hussey are giving up their Boss to help this great cause.  It will be given away after 600 entries are sold!   We will not sell more than 1,000 entries.
It is being raffled off to raise money for the Florida Gulf Coast Alzheimer's Association, along with the running of the Inaugural Myakka River half Marathon.     At BlingRunners we are very passionate about helping to find a cure for this atrocious decease. On April 1, 2015 Kimberly Hussey, co-owner of BlingRunners LLC, lost her mother to Alzheimer’s. She was only 68 years old.  Blingrunners, LLC is also pleased to announce the Inaugural Myakka River Half Marathon, to be held in the beautiful Myakka River State Park in Sarasota, Florida on November 21, 2015.       This beautiful course runs through the park all on paved roads under tree canopies, along the shores of Myakka Lake. This is Real Florida. This course will be USATF Certified. There will be a great after party and lots of perks! This race and the Boss raffle, will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association – Florida Gulf Coast.    With your entry fee or donation you will be helping fund the research to find a cure. The Alzheimer’s Association truly feels that they are within 10 years of finding a cure.  We are hosting the event in loving memory of Kim’s mom.

Official Rules & Regulations for the BlingRunners Boss 302 Mustang Car Raffle 2015

By participating, you agree that: These Official Rules govern the conduct of the raffle and are binding on everyone who purchases a raffle ticket and/or who is named on a raffle ticket. BlingRunners Boss 302 Mustang Car Raffle, 2015 is a fundraising activity in support of the Alzheimers Association - Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, which is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a company address of 3277A Fruitville Road, Suite 1, Sarasota, Florida, 34237. The Alzheimer’s Association - Florida Gulf Coast Chapter’s mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Their vision is a world without Alzheimer's disease. The Alzheimer's Association - Florida Gulf Coast Chapter is a taxexempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donor-supported organization. Programs and services are made possible through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. The chapter uses 83% of all funds raised for programs, services and research efforts. The Prize: Each ticket holder wins entry into the BlingRunners, Boss 302 Mustang Car Raffle event on November 21, 2015. One Grand Prize winner will be chosen from the ticket holders. The Grand Prize winner shall win a 2013 Boss 302 Mustang. THERE SHALL BE NO SUBSTITUTIONS OF AUTOMOBILES; NO CASH REFUNDS; AND NO CASH OTHER SUBSTITUTIONS. If BlingRunners does not receive contributions for 600 tickets by 9:00 AM on November 21, 2015 the Grand Prize shall instead be a 50/50 drawing whereby the Grand Prize Winner shall receive an amount equal to fifty percent (50%) of all ticket contributions made and Alzheimers Association receiving fifty percent (50%). The total 50/50 Grand Prize shall not exceed $30,000.The Grand Prize winner assumes and must pay all fees and charges (including, but not limited to, tags and license), local, state and federal taxes when the car is transferred to the winner. In addition, all costs of car ownership, such as (without limitation) insurance, are the Grand Prize winner's sole responsibility. The winner in either case, automobile or cash (50/50), should consult with his/her financial advisor. BlingRunners assumes no responsibility for a prize winner's tax obligations and suggests you consult your tax advisor. BlingRunners will file a form W-2g with the Internal Revenue Service to report the value of the prize won. As required by the Internal Revenue Service, prior to receipt of the grand prize car, the winner will be responsible for the payment to BlingRunners, of withholding taxes equal to 25% of the fair market value of the grand prize. The winner will also receive a copy of the IRS Form W-2g form reporting the value of the grand prize and the amount of taxes withheld. This offer is void where prohibited by law and all federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. The winner must have proper identification when claiming the vehicle (a valid state driver’s license) and appropriate insurance as determined by Florida State Law. If the winner elects not to accept the vehicle, no substitution or exchange for cash or other goods will be provided. BlingRunners is not responsible for the vehicle’s quality nor shall it have any responsibility once the vehicle has been conveyed or delivered to the winner. BlingRunners makes no guarantee that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will accept any stated value of any automobile for the purpose of determining any income tax that may be due from the winner. BlingRunners takes no responsibility for any tax liabilities. The Grand Prize winner is strongly advised to seek professional legal and tax advice. Award of the Grand Prize could have material adverse consequences on the Grand Prize winner including without limitation, with respect to taxes, income, government entitlements or other benefits, or other legal, financial or other matters. Eligibility: Only licensed drivers (license cannot be suspended), 18 years of age and older at time of donation are eligible to participate and enter. BlingRunners reserves the right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules, any applicable laws, or who makes any misrepresentations relative to this drawing of chance. Raffle tickets may not be purchased in the name of a business, trust, corporation, or other entity, or wherever prohibited by applicable law. Prize winners may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility. Members of the Board of Directors, their spouses, and family are allowed to participate and eligible to win the Grand Prize. Drawing will be done by an independent individual unrelated to the foregoing. Entry and Tickets: No purchase or contribution is necessary to participate in the Raffle. However, the suggested minimum donation is $100 per ticket. The $100 is payable to BlingRunners LLC. A maximum of 1,000 tickets will be issued. Ticket sales will cease when that number of qualified entries is reached. The IRS has taken the position that purchases of raffle tickets are not tax-deductible contributions. Only ticket holders with valid, legally obtained tickets are eligible to participate in the Raffle. Ticket requests will be accepted online until 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 21, 2015. Tickets may sell out before that time. Any online purchase requests received with payment after 9:00 a.m. on November 21, 2015 will be returned. Any requests and payments received following the cut off dates will be returned to the sender. NO OTHER REFUNDS AVAILABLE. BlingRunners assumes no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected, or non-delivered mail or other failure to deliver tickets prior to any deadline. BlingRunners reserves the right to limit the number of tickets distributed to each person. The $100 suggested donation for the BlingRunners Boss 302 Mustang Raffle, can be made: 1) Online at 2) Send a request for a ticket with full payment to BlingRunners LLC, 3258 North Chamberlain Blvd., North Port, Florida, 34286. 3) at specified locations; and 4) in person at events or directly through individual ticket sellers. To enter without a donation, send a letter stating that you wish to obtain a “no donation” entry with your name, address and phone number, birth date, email address and a stamped, self addressed envelope to: BlingRunners LLC, 3258 North Chamberlain Blvd., North Port, Florida, 34286. Only one per household.   When a raffle ticket order is placed and funds have cleared, BlingRunners will complete the raffle ticket for the purchaser by filling in the name, address and phone number of the contributor. Any returned and canceled checks will automatically disqualify the ticket holder from winning the GrandPrize. All funds received will be maintained in a separate account at the Florida Central Credit Union. Those proceeds will be used to purchase the selected automobile for the winner or to award the cash prize. Selection of Winner: The Grand Prize drawing for BlingRunners Boss 302 Mustang raffle will be held on Saturday November 21, 2015 drawn at random at approximately 11:30 a.m. at the Myakka River Half Marathon. This date and all other dates stated in these rules may be extended in BlingRunners, LLC absolute discretion. The winner does not need to be present to win. In order for the Grand Prize winner to receive the Grand Prize (subject to the other provisions in these rules), if not present at the drawing; the Grand Prize winner must elect to receive the car by delivering written notice of that election to BlingRunners by 3:00 p.m. on December 1, 2015. If BlingRunners LLC does not receive that notice, then the first Grand Prize winner will be deemed to have forfeited his or her prize and an alternative Grand Prize recipient will be drawn. The winner will be responsible for picking up the car and paying all taxes associated with the grand prize. General Terms and Conditions: By participating in this raffle, all ticket purchasers and everyone named on a raffle ticket accept and agree (1) to be bound by all the rules, limitations and restrictions set forth here and (2) that their name and/or likeness may be disclosed to and used by the news media and may otherwise be used by BlingRunners LLC for publicity purposes and the grand prize winner to be published in area newspapers or other media including television,radio, web and print. The grand prize winner will be published on the BlingRunners LLC’s Website. The name of the winner may be obtained by sending a written request plus a self addressed, stamped envelope to the BlingRunners LLC at the address provided above. By participating in this raffle, each participant releases the BlingRunners LLC and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, sponsors and agents from any and all liability for injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, and each winner agrees to indemnify and hold BlingRunners LLC and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and agents harmless from any and all losses, damages, costs, expenses, rights, claims and actions of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the winner's acceptance or use of any prize. Refunds: All raffle ticket sales are final. No refunds will be made except as to any ticket requests with verified payment received after 1,000 tickets have been sold. No other refunds are available. BlingRunners LLC assumes no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected or nondelivered mail or fax messages, or any other failure to receive orders or deliver receipts prior to the drawing deadlines. A raffle participant's sole and exclusive remedy for BlingRunners LLC breach shall be limited to the return of the purchase price paid for his or her raffle ticket(s). In no event shall the BlingRunners LLC or their respective directors, officers, employees, members, committee members, agents,contractors, sponsors, advisors, or representatives be liable to any party for any loss or injuries to earnings, profits or goodwill, or for any incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages of any person or entity. DISCLAIMER of ALL OTHER REPRESENTATIONS and WARRANTIES: THE GRAND PRIZE WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER IN "AS IS, WHERE IS" CONDITION BY BLINGRUNNERS LLC.   BLINGRUNNERS LLC DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE CAR. BLINGRUNNERS LLC  ACCEPTS NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY REGARDING THE MANUFACTURING OR CONDITION OF THE CAR. NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE MADE OR OFFERED BY BLINGRUNNERS LLC.  THERE ARE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OTHER THAN AS SET FORTH IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS. BLINGRUNNERS LLC DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE RAFFLE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. A RAFFLE PARTICIPANT’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR BLINGRUNNERS LLC BREACH SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE RETURN OF THE PURCHASE PRICE DONATION PAID FOR HIS OR HER RAFFLE TICKET(S). IN NO EVENT SHALL BLINGRUNNERS LLC BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURIES TO EARNINGS, PROFITS OR GOODWILL, OR FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF BLINGRUNNERS LLC AND THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ANY CLAIM OR DISPUTE AGAINST BLINGRUNNERS LLC WITH RESPECT TO THE RAFFLE MUST BE BROUGHT WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ARISES.

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