THE PR PARTNER OF CHOICE FOR ENDURANCE EVENTS
Treat PR provides strategic communications services to races of all sizes, all distances, and all sports.
Treat PR is the brainchild of Meg Treat, APR. Meg is a public relations consultant, entrepreneur, and educator, as well as an endurance athlete. Combining her professional expertise with her personal passion, Meg and her team provide unique insights to elevate your event to gain the attention it deserves.More About Meg
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Public relations is often an afterthought for busy event organizers and race directors.
With a thousand to-dos on your plate, it’s not uncommon to realize that your PR efforts are lacking at the last minute. It is our steadfast belief that PR cannot and should not be left unutilized by your event.
Creating rich relationships and increasing awareness help you make a bigger impact on your community.
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Looking to DIY your PR? Learn how to execute a solid media relations strategy for your event with the Headlines and Finish Lines online course, which includes video instruction, templates, and worksheets.
Treat PR will analyze and evaluate your current communications strategies and efforts. You'll walk away with a full report and an actionable strategic plan to improve your outreach.
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From done-with-you offerings to full-service engagements, there are a variety of ways for us to collaborate! Choose from our tried-and-true service packages or have us design a custom program to meet your unique goals.
CASE STUDY: THE 2021 O'SIDE TURKEY TROT
70 media hits, an estimated 1 million people reached, and a glowing review from one of our sport's most legendary leaders. The opportunity to represent the 16th Annual Oceanside Turkey Trot meant the world and we couldn't be more thrilled with the results we were able to generate.Read More
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Meg Treat, APR is a public relations consultant, entrepreneur, and educator.
As the owner and principal of Treat Public Relations, Meg utilizes her robust knowledge of and experience in strategic communication to help brands tell stories that create rich connections and communities. Meg specializes in serving the endurance sports event industry.
Dedicated to developing the next generation of PR practitioners, Meg engages with students and young professionals as a teacher and a mentor. She is a limited-term lecturer at Purdue University, where she teaches for the Brian Lamb School of Communication.
Meg is a Purdue alumna, holding a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and Rhetorical Advocacy, a Master’s degree in Communication, and a certificate in Strategic Communication Management all from the home of the Boilermakers.
Meg is the President-Elect of the Orange County chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. She is Accredited in Public Relations.
She is an avid endurance athlete whose running resume includes six full marathons and a 31-mile ultra marathon. Meg currently resides in Orange County, California with her husband Andrew and cats Kailua and Lanikai.