Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Signs Multi-Year Deal with TimingHQ

November 7, 2017

The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon is one of the 50 oldest marathons in the country and consistently ranks in the top 25 marathons to participate in


TimingHQNovember 7, 2017 - The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon, is proud to announce its new partnership with TimingHQ as their timing company for the next three years.


The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon is one of the 50 oldest marathons in the country and consistently ranks in the top 25 marathons to participate in. It provides a running experience for all individuals who want to participate regardless of their abilities; Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 8K, 5K and 1 miler. More than 350,000 runners have participated, generating more than $15 million annually to benefit the Cleveland community.


TimingHQ has spent the last year securing some of the top participatory events across the country. To provide the ultimate timing experience, TimingHQ will be utilizing the top timing/scoring platform available today, the MYLAPS BibTag systems, as well as the MYLAPS EventApp.


Mike Coleman, CEO, TimingHQ stated: “I am excited once again to be partnering with such a great organization; this time with the main focus on delivering world class timing and scoring solutions. I believe the MYLAPS solutions we are offering are the leading technologies in the timing market, and will provide The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon with the most accurate results and best possible experiences for both event staff and participants race weekend.”


Ralph Staph, Race Director, Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon: “The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon is very pleased to have TimingHQ as the official timer for our event weekend. We are excited to use the same system used by some of the top marathons in the world, including the Boston Marathon and the Chicago Marathon. We are also excited to be using the MYLAPS EventApp to track and communicate with our runners. In addition to timing our events, Mike and his team have consulted and been instrumental in helping us secure additional key promotional partners.”


New MYLAPS Directors of America’s, Mike Schmitz says, “MYLAPS is excited to work with TimingHQ and the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon in offering its world class technology to at such an exciting event. We look forward to helping enhance the race experience for years to come!”


About TimingHQ

TimingHQ is your one-stop shop for timing and event services. TimingHQ is a national timing company aimed at providing not only the best possible race experience to race directors and participants on race weekend but throughout the year. TimingHQ offers online registration and registration management consulting as well as a slew of other event products and services. TimingHQ’s staff has worked with and timed some of the most complex events in the United States and abroad. Their experience spans across many types of events and distances, from Marathons and ½ Marathons to triathlons and all distances and styles of events in-between. To learn more, visit http://www.timinghq.com/



We support athletes, racers and events in creating their ultimate sports experience. Every year we capture the performance of over 20 million people all over the world. And turn their data into insights, progress and fun. We offer them a better understanding of their performance and help them with their best next steps. Founded in 1982, we have revolutionized the world of sports timing with groundbreaking innovations and set the standard ever since. Our products and platforms are used at professional events like the Olympics and NASCAR to countless local events around the corner. To learn more, see http://www.mylaps.com/


About Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon

The Cleveland Marathon began in 1978 in an effort to bring a positive and meaningful fitness event to the City of Cleveland. The original course began at Cleveland State University and traveled west to Bay Village and back. Some of the race's most tremendous growth has occurred under the Rite Aid Pharmacy sponsorship since 2003, in which time race participation has grown 300 percent.

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