J&A Racing partners with MarathonFoto to capture athletes’ images at the J&A Racing series of races as their official race photography provider.

June 4, 2021

MarathonFoto to capture athletes’ images at J&A Racing series of races as their official race photography provider.

J&A Racing is welcoming back live events.  Runners will be welcomed back to the start line with photos from MarathonFoto. J&A Racing has partnered with MarathonFoto to provide participants images across their entire series of races.  The series starts with MSP Big Blue 5K in August, the Bayport Foundation Crawlin Crab Half Marathon and Old Point Wicked 10K in October, then Chartway Norfolk Half Marathon in November, Bayport Surf-n-Santa 5-Miler in December, and the 50th running of the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon in March of 2022. MarathonFoto has been the trusted industry leader to bring great photo opportunities to athletes for over 45 years, previously partnered with J&A Racing from several years ending in 2015. This partnership will create a great customer experience for the 40,000 plus athletes participating annually in the J&A Racing Events.

Jerry Frostick commented, “As we move back to “live” events, our goal is to explore every way possible to enhance our participant’s experience. Partnering with MarathonFoto allows us the best opportunity to capture our participants’ excitement, accomplishments and offer lifelong memories. They have proven to care about our events, know what participants want, and offer a quality product. We are excited to partner with the industry leader in race photography for all of our events.”

“We enthusiastically welcome back runners to the start line, with the J&A Series of races,” said Brad Kroll, Sr. VP of MarathonFoto. “Jerry and Amy have been passionate about creating world class series of races and we are very proud to partner with them to capture compelling images of their athletes.  We have spent the last year enhancing all aspects of our business, with the end goal being to create a better participant experience at all the J&A Racing Events.”

About J&A Racing:

J & A Racing is a world-class race management company based in Virginia Beach, Virginia with a mission to promote and support healthy lifestyles and the sport of running through the development and growth of their running events throughout Hampton Roads. Founded in 2003 when J & A Racing owners Amy and Jerry Frostick first took over the Shamrock Sportsfest, the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend has become one of the most popular events in the country, growing from 3,000 participants to a record 30,000. J & A Racing’s portfolio of fun, festive and family oriented events for runners at all stages in life has expanded to include the Halloween themed Anthem Wicked 10K and Old Point National Bank Monster Mile, the Chartway Norfolk Harbor Half Marathon, 5K and Kids Mile, the Christmas themed Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler, the Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon, 5K, 1K and Craft Brew Fest , Big Blue 5K and the Corporate 5K.

 About MarathonFoto

With over 45 years of race photography experience, MarathonFoto combines the industry’s best logistics, highly skilled photographers, and customer service, all supported by cutting-edge technology, to create the best opportunity for athletes to celebrate their achievements. MarathonFoto is a division of Gameface Media and affiliate of the Six Minute Mile Newsletter and Podcast.


Contact info:  bkroll@marathonfoto.com