Registration now open for Portland Marathon 2015
Richmond, VA – January 20, 2015 – Race IT, the fastest growing online registration solutions platform in endurance sports, today announced its partnership with the 2015 Portland Marathon. This partnership includes Race IT powering registrations for all Portland Marathon events including the Portland Marathon, Portland Marathon Half and its sister-event the Dubrovnik International Half Marathon in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
“This is a great opportunity for us,” said Mike Milici, Vice President at Race IT. “We are very proud to be the engine powering registrations for the Portland Marathon and its associated sister-events. It’s an honor to partner with such a historic American race”.
“We’ve worked with Race IT throughout 2014 on several of our smaller events, and we’ve come to know them well”, said Les Smith, Portland Marathon Event Director, “Their platform has a clean, easy to use layout and we’re excited to have it associated with our event.
Registration is already open for the Portland Marathon Half, Dubrovnik International Half Marathon, and the Portland to Dubrovnik Challenge at portlandmarathon.org. Further information about Race IT can be found online at RaceIT.com
About the Portland Marathon
The Portland Marathon is rated as one of the premier marathons in the U.S. and one of the top 10 road race events in the U.S, and one of the top 40 races of all types and distances. Runner’s World called the Portland Marathon “the best people’s marathon in the West” and for the past ten years has ranked it as one of the top marathons in the country. Its October date ensures the best Oregon running weather with temperatures averaging 50-55 degrees. The Portland Marathon also attracts a diverse field of athletes, 58% of which are female.
We are also very proud of previous rankings which have listed the Portland Marathon as: “The Best Organized Marathon in North America, One of the top 3 Marathons to do as a First Marathon, and The Marathon with the Best Swag”. The Portland Marathon’s medal has the highest five year medallion ratings by Marathon & Beyond and has won top honors.
About the Dubrovnik International Half Marathon and 2K Run the Wall
Dubrovnik is steeped in stunning architecture and sculptural detail. Nestled on the Adriatic Sea, Dubrovnik is one of the most beautiful and popular destinations in the Mediterranean. The inaugural event of the Dubrovnik International Half Marathon will be held on May 10, 2015. The challenging 2K Run The Wall Event will take place the day before the Half Marathon, on May 9th. Both of these events will focus on a combination of local and international Participants and are expected to sell out quickly. Next Events Productions is excited to bring this new destination event to the beautiful City of Dubrovnik and to be working in Partnership with Race IT.
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.