Registration platform helps Detroit Marathon surpass 10,000 entrants quicker than ever
Richmond, VA – March 20, 2013 – Raceit, the fastest growing online registration solutions platform in endurance sports recently added the 2013 Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon, Half-Marathon, Relay and 5K to its growing list of clients.
“We are delighted the Detroit Marathon has chosen to implement the Raceit registration platform to handle their significant growth and for what looks to be another record breaking field in 2013,” said Alex Baxter, Chief Digital Officer. “Our goals as a registration platform are to excel at serving clients and support their needs as efficiently as possible, reinforcing our commitment to help race directors succeed more often.”
The largest combined marathon & half-marathons in the state of Michigan, the series of distance races has grown steadily over the past decade surpassing 20,000 participants for the first time in 2011. In 2013, the event is on pace for record registration surpassing 10,000 entrants faster than any time in its history.
“We are delighted to work with Raceit as a technology partner to meet our growing registration demands,” said Rich Harshbarger, Executive Race Director. “2013 continues to be a large growth year for us and we are on pace to sell out at an earlier date than ever before.”
The Raceit technology platform delivers an enhanced suite of performance marketing tools, streamlined registration capabilities, web hosting and design as well as state of the art race results technology for race directors and their participants. For more information about Raceit, visit RaceIt.com.
Located in Richmond, Virginia, Raceit has been providing online registration solutions to event organizers across the country since 2004. Raceit is comprised of a team of dedicated staffers all working in concert to provide the best registration solutions possible and today, Raceit boasts one of the most stable and successful systems in the registration industry, capitalizing on a strategic release of features and enhancements that have been positively received in the marketplace. More than 3,000 events use Raceit.com for online registration, including J&A Racing, Sports Backers, and the Tough Mudder Series. For more information about Raceit, visit Raceit.com.