Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 10, 2014
Today, Kimbia Racing announced its continued relationship with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. The company successfully implemented a custom registration solution for the 2014 Chicago Marathon and will act as the registration provider for the 2015 race.
“We are looking forward to working with Kimbia Racing once again in 2015,” said Bank of America Chicago Marathon Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski. “The registration process this year provided our participants with a positive and seamless experience. The knowledge and responsiveness of Kimbia Racing was critical in the success of the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon registration.”
Kimbia Racing in conjunction with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon developed a registration process that accommodated a wide variety of participant types and business needs. The custom solution processed 71,300 registrants who entered into the race through multiple guaranteed entry opportunities as well as the non-guaranteed public lottery.
“We are honored to work with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon,” said Simon Essl, General Manager, Kimbia Racing. “The Chicago Marathon has developed a global reputation, creating a large interest in the race and an amazing demand for entries. We believe the registration process created for this year’s event has set new standards in the registration experience.”
The company’s technology will also manage the registration process for the 2015 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K.
About Kimbia Racing
As triathletes, cyclists and runners who participate in and support events year-round, we know first-hand the impact of a good race registration experience and that every race is unique. That's why the Kimbia Racing platform was designed to give race directors the ability to easily manage online components including registration, volunteers and fundraising, all the while retaining complete control over their brand, data and funds. Kimbia Racing proudly supports directors of leading events worldwide, including the Bank of America's Chicago Marathon, IMG Worldwide Escape from Alcatraz™ Triathlon, and The Ragnar Relay Series. For more information, visit http://www.KimbiaRacing.com.
About the Bank of America Chicago Marathon
In its 37th year and a member of the World Marathon Majors, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon annually attracts 45,000 participants, including a world class elite runner and wheelchair athlete field, and an estimated 1.7 million spectators. As a result of its national and international draw, the iconic race assists in raising millions of dollars for a variety of charitable causes while generating $243 million in annual economic impact to its host city. The 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon will start and finish in Grant Park beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 12, 2014. In advance of the race, a two day Health & Fitness Expo will be held at McCormick Place Convention Center on Friday, October 10, and Saturday, October 11. For more information about the event and how to get involved, go to chicagomarathon.com.