The BibRave 100 and MYLAPS Highlight What The Best Races in America Have In Common

December 10, 2019

Key trends from the 2019 edition of The BibRave 100 reveal what makes these events The Best Races in America

Portland, OR – BibRave, the running industry leader in grassroots digital marketing, recently announced the 2019 edition of The BibRave 100: A Definitive List of the Best Races in America. With the release of the list, BibRave also published a custom white paper on “What Winners Have In Common,” highlighting key trends from the 2019 list in partnership with MYLAPS Sports Timing. MYLAPS is an industry leader and event partner for hundreds of events around the world, providing the most accurate and reliable results and turn-key event apps.

The white paper, published on The BibRave 100’s Race Director Central, is a resource that contains best practices and insights to educate and inform event directors across the country. Key takeaways from the 2019 white paper include the importance of a seamless race organization, inclusive race weekend experiences, convenient event apps, and more.

“MYLAPS and BibRave are both dedicated to innovating the running community in ways that improve the race experience for runners,” said Mike Schmitz Managing Director of the Americas at MYLAPS Sports Timing. “We’re excited to again partner with BibRave to celebrate the races that are getting it right while utilizing data from The BibRave 100 and MYLAPS to help all races better understand how to deliver a premium race experience.”

MYLAPS shares additional best practices on The BibRave 100 Race Director Central, including a case study on how real-time information elevated the 2018 Boston Marathon experience for runners and their friends and family.

“MYLAPS’ technology dramatically improves the race experience for events and their runners,” said Tim Murphy Co-Founder of BibRave. “From reliable, real-time results to easy-to-navigate event apps, MYLAPS helps ensure a seamless event for races, runners, and spectators. They’re the perfect partner to help us celebrate the races from The BibRave 100 and to tease out details on what makes those races the best of the best.”

About MYLAPS Sports Timing:

MYLAPS helps athletes, timers and events create the ultimate sports experience for participants, followers and sponsors. Every year, MYLAPS captures the performance of over 20 million people all over the world. And turns their data into insights, progress and fun. Founded in 1982, MYLAPS has revolutionized the world of sports timing with groundbreaking innovations and set the standard ever since. Their products and platforms are used at professional events like the Olympics and NASCAR as well as smaller, but equally important, local community events. More info on www.mylaps.com.

About BibRave:

BibRave works with races and brands to help them engage with runners and ultimately drive more sales and registrations. Through their large network of running bloggers (BibRave Pros), their popular Twitter event (#BibChat), The BibRave Podcast (Apple, Android, or Spotify), and creative custom content programs, BibRave helps endurance brands and races go beyond simple advertising and truly connect with more runners. The company’s consumer-facing product is a race review site where runners can learn about a race before signing up, and leave feedback after the event.