J&A Racing Recognized in OUTSIDE’S Best Places to Work 2018

 

Virginia Beach, Virginia (November 1, 2018) – J&A Racing has been selected as one of OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2018. Winning companies provide great workplaces for employees and encourage a balance between work and enjoying life in the great outdoors, while also respecting the environment.

 “We are honored to be selected by OUTSIDE as one of the top 50 best places to work. We believe in working hard, playing harder, having fun and making a difference in our community. Live, Love, Run,” said Amy Frostick, owner and race director, J&A Racing. 

“Companies from across the country entered a rigorous two-part survey process to make the winning list,” said Abigail Wise, online managing editor, OUTSIDE.  “Employees took part in a survey to measure personal experience, while The Best Companies Group evaluated each company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics.”

 

The winning companies are those that value productivity in combination with an active, eco-conscious lifestyle, for a fulfilling experience inside and outside the office. This is OUTSIDE’s eleventh year providing the Best Places to Work.

J&A Racing is a nationally recognized race management company based in Virginia Beach, Virginia. With a portfolio of seven events and two training programs, J&A Racing’s mission is to promote and support healthy lifestyles and the sport of running through all stages of life. Since 2003 when J&A Racing Owners Amy and Jerry Frostick took over the Shamrock Sportsfest, the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend has become one of the most popular running events in the country, growing from 3,000 participants to a record 30,000 in 2015. Additionally, J&A organizes the Anthem Wicked 10K, Old Point National Bank Monster Mile and Mini Monster 1K; the Big Blue 5K presented Bon Secours In Motion; the Great Outdoor Provision Co. Surf-N-Santa 5 Miler; the Neighborhood Harvest Crawlin' Crab Half Marathon & 5K; the Chartway Norfolk Harbor Half Marathon and We Promise Foundation 5K; and the ADP Corporate 5K.

Best Places to Work 2018 Winners:

Company

Location

Location

 

1

Southwest Michigan First

Kalamazoo, MI

Non-Profit - Other

 

2

Peak Design

San Francisco, CA

Product Design

 

3

WhippleWood CPAs

Littleton, CO

Accounting

 

4

Adaptive Sports Center

Crested Butte, CO

Non-Profit - Other

 

5

Ergodyne

Saint Paul, MN

Safety Products

 

6

BSW Wealth Partners

Boulder, CO

Financial Services - Other

 

7

Global Citizen Year

Oakland, CA

Education

 

8

GroundFloor Media

Denver, CO

Advertising/PR/Marketing

 

9

Choozle

Denver, CO

Technology

 

10

Power Digital Marketing

San Diego, CA

Advertising/PR/Marketing

 

11

Avid4 Adventure

Boulder, CO

Education

 

12

J&A Racing

Virginia Beach, VA

Services - Other

 

13

Hailey Sault

Duluth, MN

Advertising/PR/Marketing

 

14

Spawn Ideas, Inc

Anchorage, AK

Advertising/PR/Marketing

 

15

ATJ (Asia Transpacific Journeys)

Boulder, CO

Hospitality/Travel/Tourism

 

16

TDA_Boulder

Boulder, CO

Advertising/PR/Marketing

17

SmartEtailing

Boulder, CO

Technology

18

Mathys+Potestio

Portland, OR

Staffing

19

The Garrett Companies

Greenwood, IN

Real Estate

20

Backbone Media

Carbondale, CO

Advertising/PR/Marketing

21

Development Counsellors International (DCI)

New York, NY

Advertising/PR/Marketing

22

Montana Wilderness Association

Helena, MT

Non-Profit - Other

23

Foundant Technologies

Bozeman, MT

Technology

24

SportRx

San Diego, CA

Ecommerce Prescription Eye Wear

25

Salsify

Boston, MA

Technology

26

N2 Publishing

Wilmington, NC

Publishing/Printing

27

PAIRIN

Denver, CO

Technology

28

Sterling-Rice Group

Boulder, CO

Advertising/PR/Marketing

29

GeoEx

San Francisco, CA

Hospitality/Travel/Tourism

30

Bonusly

Boulder,CO

Technology

31

EverCheck

Jacksonville Beach, FL

Technology

32

JRF Ortho

Centennial, CO

Non-Profit - Other

33

Young & Laramore

Indianapolis, IN

Advertising/PR/Marketing

34

TURNER

Denver, CO

Advertising/PR/Marketing

35

Powder7

Golden, CO

Retail

36

CampMinder

Boulder, CO

Technology

37

Koru

Carbondale, CO

Construction

38

Geocaching HQ

Seattle, WA

Technology

39

Small Giants

Scottsdale. AZ

Advertising/PR/Marketing

40

Beach Cities Health District

Redondo Beach, CA

Healthcare - Provider

41

Bluetent

Carbondale, CO

Advertising/PR/Marketing

42

Ascent360, Inc.

Golden, CO

Technology

43

Camp + King

San Francisco, CA

Advertising/PR/Marketing

44

GoSpotCheck

Denver, CO

Technology

45

Haberman

Minneapolis, MN

Advertising/PR/Marketing

46

Rustic Pathways

Willoughby Hills, OH

Experiential Travel, Education and Philanthropy

47

Mondo Robot

Boulder, CO

Advertising/PR/Marketing

48

Infinite Energy

Gainesville, FL

Energy

49

BrainStorm, Inc.

American Fork, UT

Technology

50

SummitCove Vacation Lodging

Keystone, CO

Hospitality/Travel/Tourism

 

 

 

 

Honorable mentions:

Allagash Brewing Company

First Descents

Shine United

Apto

Forum Phi Architecture | Interiors | Planning

SlideBelts

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

Fuse, LLC

Stio

Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School

Grandesign Media Services

StoneAge Tools

BG Buildingworks, Inc.

Greater Yellowstone Coalition

Taptica

Broadreach

Hanson Dodge

TeamSnap

Buzz Franchise Brands

IDX Broker

Tendril

C1S Group, Inc.

Namasté Solar

The Frontier Project

CamelBak

nemo design

The Honest Kitchen

Carmichael Lynch

New Belgium Brewing

TrainingPeaks

CE Broker

Nuun Hydration

Uproar PR

Charles Cunniffe Architects

Outward Bound California

Voyageur Outward Bound School

Colorado Outward Bound School

Polar Field Services

Workshop Digital

Creative Alignments

Protectwise, Inc.

Zen Planner

Digital Operative

RA Nelson

Eagle Creek

Realeflow

Evoke at Entrada

Room 214

Finished Basement Company

Shambhala Publications

 

The complete list of OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2018 is available at OutsideOnline.com. For a list of past winners and for more information on the selection process, visit Bestplacestoworkoutside.com.

For more information on OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2018 or to schedule an interview with an editor, please contact Kailey McGarvey atkailey@rosengrouppr.com or 646.695.7046.

 

About J&A Racing:

J&A Racing is a nationally recognized race management company based in Virginia Beach, Virginia. With a portfolio of seven events and two training programs, J&A Racing’s mission is to promote and support healthy lifestyles and the sport of running through all stages of life. Since 2003 when J&A Racing Owners Amy and Jerry Frostick took over the Shamrock Sportsfest, the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend has become one of the most popular running events in the country, growing from 3,000 participants to a record 30,000 in 2015. Additionally, J&A organizes the Anthem Wicked 10K, Old Point National Bank Monster Mile and Mini Monster 1K; the Big Blue 5K presented Bon Secours In Motion; the Great Outdoor Provision Co. Surf-N-Santa 5 Miler; the Neighborhood Harvest Crawlin' Crab Half Marathon & 5K; the Chartway Norfolk Harbor Half Marathon and We Promise Foundation 5K; and the ADP Corporate 5K. For more information on J&A Racing’s events, visit jandaracing.com.

About OUTSIDE: 

OUTSIDE is America’s leading active lifestyle brand. Since 1977, OUTSIDE has covered travel, sports, adventure, health, and fitness, as well as the personalities, the environment, and the style and culture of the world outside. The OUTSIDE family includes OUTSIDE magazine, the only magazine to win three consecutive National Magazine Awards for General Excellence, The Outside Buyer’s Guides, Outside Online, the Outside Podcast, Outside Television, Outside Events,Outside+ App (also available on Google Play), Outside Books, and Outside GO, a revolutionary, 21st-century adventure-travel company. Connect with Outside Online and Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

 ABOUT THE BEST COMPANIES GROUP: 

Best Companies Group works with national and local partners around the country and internationally to establish and manage “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, statewide, regional and industry basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment, utilizing employer questionnaires and employee-satisfaction surveys, BCG identifies and recognizes companies who have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.