Virtual Timer Symposium, from Running USA and Race Roster, Set for Tuesday, Nov. 17

November 6, 2020

Half-day of educational content, featuring three panel discussions, offers tremendous value for timers and race directors alike

(November 6, 2020) – Running USA is pleased to announce its next virtual education event, the Timer Symposium, presented by Race Roster.

The online learning opportunity is set for Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 11 am PST/ 2 pm EST. It will include three 45-minute long discussions on topics including remote race set-up, COVID-19 protocols for in person events, maintaining client relationships and much more. Charge for the event is just $10. Register now.

“We are delighted to bring you this incredibly timely content for timers and event directors,” said Christine Bowen, vice president of programming, partnerships and events for Running USA. “The actionable takeaways will be tremendous, so don’t miss this symposium on Nov. 17.”

“Race Roster is grateful for the opportunity to support Running USA with these types of initiatives. As industry professionals, we need to continue learning from each other. This is our time to shine! Together we can enhance consumer confidence by sharing covid-secure ways to execute events. I’m confident that the people presenting at this symposium will help move us one step closer to making in-person finish line dreams come true once again,” said Brandon Laan, vice president of sales for Race Roster.

The Symposium’s three sessions and presenters are:

  • Managing and maintaining your clients during COVID-19 with Mike Coleman, CEO/President of TimingHQ
  • Return to racing: Starting small with Lonnie Somers, President/Chief HAL Officer of HAL Sports and Meghan Najera, Co-Owner of RunFAR Racing Services
  • Remote race set-up with Mike Schmitz, Managing Director of the Americas for MYLAPS and Soren Larson, Independent Contractor

See all of the speaker biographies and get signed up on the event info page.

About Race Roster

Race Roster is an industry-leading event management platform providing award-winning technology, innovative solutions to the event industry, and dedicated customer support. By focusing on the specific needs of event organizers, timers, and fundraising organizations, Race Roster is able to provide the best-in-class solutions tailored to event industry professionals. For more information, visit https://raceroster.com or follow them on social media.

About Running USA

Running USA is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization devoted to improving the status and experience of distance running and racing in the United States through collective marketing and promotions, information and communications within the industry and to the national media, services to events and industry members, and the development of American world class stars. It seeks the advancement of the sport and the provision of value to each of its members’ events and businesses. For more information, visit RunningUSA.org