Race IT and Challenge Family Triathlon Form Global Partnership

June 9th, 2014

Race IT and Challenge Family Triathlon Form Global Partnership

Challenge Family selects Race IT as worldwide registration platform for long distance triathlon series

Richmond, VA – Race IT, the fastest growing online registration solutions platform in endurance sports, today announced a new partnership with the Challenge Family global series of long distance triathlons.  Race IT will provide registration services to facilitate online entries for these Challenge Family events.  Challenge Family is one of the world’s most prestigious triathlon series with 28 major events in 17 countries across the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

“We are delighted to work with Challenge Family and their world-class events to provide registration services,” said Tim Dunne, General Manager at Race IT. “Our global strategy is well-aligned with theirs, and the culture between our organizations is a great fit.  We anticipate a collaborative and successful partnership.”

The Race IT technology platform delivers an enhanced suite of customized registration capabilities, volunteer management, performance marketing tools, web hosting and design as well as state of the art race results technology for race directors and their participants. To maintain peak performance, Race IT has built a hybrid cloud hosting infrastructure that allows it to easily scale capacity to handle any amount of volume with ease.

“With Challenge Family’s continued growth across a range of international  markets, we need a technology partner who not only can fulfill all our registration and database demands but who also offered the best possible interface for our athletes,” said Challenge Family CEO, Zibi Szlufcik. “Race IT fits perfectly with our focus on offering the highest possible standard as athletes embark on their Athlete’s Journey, helping us to achieve quality leadership as the authentic triathlon brand. We’re very much looking forward to working with Race IT on the next stage of Challenge Family’s development.”

Registration is already open on Race IT for several Challenge Family events including Challenge Wanaka New Zealand, Challenge Philippines, Challenge Rancho Cordova USA, and the newest event Challenge Bahrain.  For more information, please visit challenge-family.com.  For more information about Race IT, visit RaceIT.com.

About Challenge Family Triathlon

The Challenge Family series of triathlons features 28 full and half distance races around the world, including the world’s largest long distance triathlon – Challenge Roth in Germany. The birthplace of the Challenge Family, Challenge Roth now features over 5,500 athletes and 220,000 spectators and home to both world records held by Andreas Raelert (GER) and Chrissie Wellington (GBR). Since 2002, races throughout Europe, UK, Australasia, Asia, North America and South America have joined Roth. Together they provide athletes with a new experience of long distance racing with a strong focus on athlete and spectator experience, giving back to the community while respecting the legacy of sport and being committed to its continued growth. For further information on Challenge Family, visit challenge-family.com.

About Race IT

Race IT has been providing online registration solutions to event organizers across the country since 2004. Race IT boasts one of the most stable and successful systems in the registration industry. More than 26,000 events have used Race IT for online registration, including Shamrock Marathon, Army Ten Miler, Marine Corps Marathon, and Spartan Race and many more of the world’s top events.  Further information about Race IT can be found online at RaceIT.com.

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Race IT and Challenge Family Triathlon Form Global Partnership

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