Eventbrite Adds Three Major Marathons to its Endurance Client Roster

August 18th, 2015

The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon, The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon and The Charleston Marathon Choose Eventbrite as Official Registration and Event Management Platform

San Francisco, Calif. – August 18, 2015 – Eventbrite, the world’s largest self-service registration and ticketing platform, announced today that it has added the Charleston Marathon, Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon, and The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon to its list of endurance event customers.

“Eventbrite is committed to providing the tools to enable world class events such as these to move to the next level of their registration needs,” said Mike Coleman, head of Endurance sales at Eventbrite. “It is an honor to work with these industry leaders and pioneers to grow their events.”

The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon

Now in its 39th year of providing a fitness experience for all individuals who want to participate regardless of their abilities, the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon offers a Kids’ Run, 5K, 10K, half marathon and full marathon. Nearly 450,000 runners have participated, generating more than $18 million annually to benefit the Cleveland community.

“We believe the team at Eventbrite will help us increase registration and participation because of their event marketing expertise and the forward thinking they’ve demonstrated in the endurance industry,” said Ralph Staph, VP of Cleveland Marathon, Inc., and race director of The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon .

Registration is currently open for The Cleveland Marathon, which will be held on May 15, 2016.  To learn more about the race please visit www.clevelandmarathon.com.

The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon

Recently named one of the top nine new marathons in the U.S. by Runners’ World magazine, the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (IMM) provides the Indianapolis community with activities that promote healthy living & fitness for all ages (both runners and walkers.) With the help of their participants, sponsors and volunteers, The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon events have donated more than $700,000 to charities supporting local public education.

“We’re excited about the growth that we’re continuing to see since launching with Eventbrite.  We’re even happier with the feedback from our participants,” said Blake Boldon, executive director of the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon.  “Our registrants have applauded the switch and our new pain-free registration process has magnified the excitement that our participants feel when they commit to their training.”

Registration is currently open for The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, which will be held on November 7, 2015. To learn more about the event please visit www.monumentalmarathon.com or search #bemonumental.

Charleston Marathon

The Charleston Marathon is the second largest marathon in South Carolina and this will be their sixth annual event. All proceeds from Charleston Marathon events benefit the R. Keith and Deborah C. Summey Youth Endowment for the Arts (YEA), a local nonprofit that supports fine arts programming in Charleston County Schools. Since 2011, the Charleston Marathon has raised $370,000 for the YEA.

“Our number one goal is to increase participation and raise funds for our foundation, the Youth Endowment for the Arts,” said Liz Alford, Executive Director, Charleston Marathon. “Using Eventbrite’s marketing capabilities and social media integrations is an opportunity to move our event to the next level and reach our fundraising goals.”

Registration is currently open for The Charleston Marathon, which will be held on January 16, 2016.  To learn more about the event please visit wwwharlestonmarathon.com.

About Eventbrite

Eventbrite is the world’s largest self-service ticketing platform, hosting a vibrant collection of live experiences to fuel people’s passions and enrich their lives. For organizers, Eventbrite provides a seamless solution to create compelling event pages, sell tickets, promote and manage events, and analyze results – from the web or any mobile device. For attendees, Eventbrite offers access to a wide variety of live experiences, from small photography and yoga classes to large concerts and festivals with tens of thousands of people. Founded in 2006 and headquartered in San Francisco, the company has processed more than 200 million tickets in 180 countries and has eight offices around the world. Investors include Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global and T. Rowe Price.  Learn more at www.eventbrite.com.



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