Definitive Guide on How To Plan The Perfect 5k Now Available From ChronoTrack

March 16th, 2016

Evansville, Indiana – Mar. 16, 2016 – ChronoTrack, the industry leader and only provider of complete race solutions for endurance sports, has released a free guide on how to plan the perfect 5K, now available for download: The 44-page guide gives readers, from novice first-time race directors to industry veterans, a comprehensive handbook covering the ins and outs of what it takes to plan and execute a monumental event.

“There are over 15,000 5K events in the U.S. each year, making up over 50 percent of all road running events,” said Laurie Pani, Director of Marketing, ChronoTrack. “With the growing number of 5Ks, it’s vital for race directors to take a step back, review their options and refresh their tactics on everything from pricing strategies and event marketing, to permits and sponsorship opportunities.”

In the guide, Race Directors will learn:

  • 12 steps to kick-start race planning
  • How to create a race budget
  • 5 rules to developing a race pricing strategy
  •  Everything you need to know about online registration
  •  Ins and outs of race permits
  • Logistics planning
  •  Choosing your event staff
  • Preparing yourself for sponsors
  •  8 ways to attract race sponsors
  •  Event marketing and race promotion
  • Everything you need to know about publicity What to do about merchandise

To download the free guide, visit

About ChronoTrack

ChronoTrack is a trusted provider of race solutions for timing partners and race organizers. ChronoTrack supports 19 of the 25 largest races in the U.S.  Its comprehensive solution offers events a modular approach to accessing registration, on-site registration, race check in, scoring, live results, mobile results, athlete updates, on-site results, athlete photography and video finishes.  This, coupled with its timing equipment and services from ChronoTrack’s network of certified timing partners provides the most complete race management solution for races in the market.

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