Race IT to Sponsor the Portland Marathon Event Directors’ College Series

August 11th, 2015

Sponsorship includes West Coast edition in Portland, Ore. and East Coast edition in Charleston, S.C.

Richmond, VA – August 11, 2015 – Race IT, the fastest growing online registration solutions platform in endurance sports, today announced a new partnership with the Event Directors’ College (EDC) operated by the Portland Marathon. Race IT will be The Platinum Sponsor of both the EDC West Conference (Portland, Ore.) and the EDC East Conference (Charleston, S.C.).

“We jumped at the chance to work with the EDC,” said Mike Milici, Vice President at Race IT. “It’s a unique conference that combines industry insight and best practices for race directors. It’s a great fit since our platform supports events of all sizes, and the Event Directors’ College is designed to benefit any size event as well. We’ve attended in the past and are thrilled to be more involved.”

The 26th Annual Event Directors’ College together with the Portland Marathon will host its West Coast conference in Portland, Ore. on October 1 -4, 2015 at the Portland Downtown Hilton. The East Coast addition will take place in Charleston, S.C. on March 30 – April 1, 2016 in correlation with the Cooper River Bridge Run at the Montague Terrace at the North Charleston Coliseum. Both conferences will focus on the details of putting on events both big and small.

“The 26th Edition of the Portland Marathon Event Directors’ College is very excited to have Race It join as a Platinum level sponsor in 2015. We believe our participants will benefit greatly by attending our three-day conference. As exhibitors and panelists, the team from Race IT will be a welcome addition to our growing field of industry experts providing quality products and services, said Les Smith, Portland Marathon Event Director.”

Registration is still open for a limited time for the upcoming conference held October 1 – 3, 2015. For more information on the conference, please visit portlandmarathon.org/event-directors-college/portland-or/.

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.

For more information about Race IT, visit RaceIT.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 to Sponsor the Portland Marathon Event Directors’ College Series

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