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RaceHQ Offers Members Website Templates for 2018

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RaceHQ™ Launches Website Templates RaceSites

We’re excited to announce RaceHQ Website Templates RaceSites exclusively for Race Directors. The event industry is becoming even more competitive and the need to stay ahead of the game is crucial. Let RaceHQ provide your event with a new upgraded website to stand out among the competition, with a great user experience for your participants, to help drive more registration revenue.

Basic, Advanced, and Expert website packages available including deployment and management services. Starting at $1500 for a fully responsive, customizable WordPress Website.

For more information or to receive a free quote, contact us at RaceHQ.com.

RaceHQ Launches Event Advisory Services RaceHQ Black Ops

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RaceHQ Black OpsRaceHQ™ Launches Event Advisory Services
RaceHQ Black Ops Race Directors to take races to a new level with help from RaceHQ experts

San Diego, CA – July 14, 2017 RaceHQ™, an online event planning and purchasing tool for participatory events that helps race directors secure the best deals on everything needed to produce quality events within budget, announced today the launch of its new event advisory services RaceHQ Black Ops. Besides access to RaceHQ’s powerful project management platform, Race- HQ Members will now have the ability to achieve their top finance, operations, and marketing objectives by tapping into RaceHQ’s network of experienced event consultants.

“We’ve been in the trenches of event management for a long time and we’re excited to launch this new consulting service to help race directors take their races to a new level by deploying the right team for a successful mission” said Anton Villatoro, President and Co-Founder of RaceHQ. “With over 2,500 RaceHQ Members on platform, we’ve either heard it before or we’ve experienced it ourselves firsthand. Taking all that deep event expertise and helping our members to leverage our software to reach their goals makes perfect sense.”

RaceHQ Black Ops full spectrum of event advisory services will include (but not limited to):

  • Finance – Raising event capital, buying and selling an event, building event financials, managing expenses against budget, implementing spending controls, managing distressed events, handling vendor payments, and creating profitable events.
  • Operations – Creating standard operating procedures, developing race courses and venues, securing permits and approvals, planning and execution of events, expanding an event series, working with City authorities, managing event staff.
  • Marketing – Developing marketing plan, managing digital marketing, selling and activating sponsorship, driving registration revenue, selling and managing expo sales, developing event branding, creating event website, managing all creative.

RaceHQ Black Ops event advisory services will be lead and managed by industry veteran Anton Villatoro, former Vice President of Operations for Competitor Group, Inc. and the Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon series, Muddy Buddy Ride & Run series, and TriRock Triathlon series, Founder of Denver Marathon (later sold to Competitor Group, Inc.), and served as Commissioner of the Pro Cycling Tour. For more information or to receive a free quote, visit RaceHQ.com/signup.

Chocolate Milk: An Effective Recovery Drink for Athletes

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There is a bit of math required when it comes to choosing the right recovery drink after a tough workout. First, there’s the “power hour” — the 30 to 45 minutes after a workout that an athlete has to maximize both the timing and benefits for an effective recovery regimen.

Then there’s the ratio of carbs to protein to aim for when it comes to selecting sports recovery drinks. Athletes should aim for a 3:1 carb to protein ratio — a scientifically proven way to refuel exhausted muscles. Pre-mixed chocolate milk post workout provides this key ratio, giving it the protein advantage over water and some other commercial sports recovery drinks.

There are many additional benefits of consuming lowfat chocolate milk after strenuous workouts such as:

  • High-quality protein to stimulate muscle repair and growth
  • A 3:1 ratio of carbs to protein scientifically proven to replenish muscle glycogen (muscle fuel) quickly
  • Replenishes tired muscles
  • Provides fluids and electrolytes — like calcium, potassium, magnesium and sodium — to rehydrate and help replenish critical nutrients lost in sweat
  • Contains five bone-building nutrients: calcium, vitamin D, protein, phosphorus and potassium

 

HOW TO HELP MUSCLE RECOVERY AFTER A WORKOUT

Muscle soreness is a fact of life for an athlete. A great muscle recovery tip when you train hard is to drink lowfat chocolate milk post-sweat. Studies have found that those who drank regular or flavored milk after a rigorous workout experienced less exercise-induced muscle damage than those who drank typical sports drinks or water.1,2

After a tough workout, chocolate milk helps muscles recover quickly to their peak potential and helps replenish fluids and critical nutrients lost in sweat. Chocolate milk as part of proper post-workout nutrition can help to repair and rebuild damaged muscles. More than 20 studies support the benefits of recovering with the high-quality protein and nutrients in lowfat chocolate milk after a tough workout.

In one recent study, post-exercise muscle biopsies in eight moderately trained male runners showed improved muscle building after drinking 16 ounces of fat-free chocolate milk compared to when they drank a carbohydrate-only sports recovery drink with the same amount of calories. This enhancement is a sign that muscles were better able to repair and rebuild.1

 

POST-WORKOUT NUTRITION WITH CHOCOLATE MILK MAY HELP ATHLETES GAIN PERFORMANCE EDGE

Some studies suggest drinking lowfat chocolate milk after a strenuous workout could help athletes boost power and even improve training times in their next bout of exercise later that same day, compared to when they drink a carbohydrate sports drink.

An Indiana University study found endurance-trained cyclists who drank lowfat chocolate milk after an intense period of cycling were able to work out longer and with more power during a second exercise period compared to when they drank a commercial carbohydrate replacement drink. They also exercised just as long as when they consumed a traditional fluid replacement drink.2

 

CHOCOLATE MILK POST WORKOUT: WHY DOES IT HELP RECOVERY? 

Drinking lowfat chocolate milk after a workout is a great way for athletes to get proper post-workout nutrition and to begin the sports recovery process. Tough exercise regimens require athletes to pay close attention to diet, and there are many benefits of chocolate milk consumption after a workout. As part of a proper post-workout nutrition plan, it is imperative to replenish depleted muscles. Chocolate milk contains nine essential nutrients, including some not typically found in many sports recovery drinks, including:

  • Electrolytes including calcium, potassium, sodium and magnesium.
  • Fluids to rehydrate.
  • Protein to repair and rebuild muscles.
  • B Vitamins for energy.
  • Calcium, vitamin D, phosphorus, protein and potassium to build and maintain strong bones and reduce the risk for stress factors.
  • Vitamin A to support a healthy immune system and normal vision.

 

1  Lunn WR, Colletto MR, Karfonta KE, Anderson JM, Pasiakos SM, Ferrando AA, Wolfe RR, Rodriguez NR. Chocolate milk consumption following endurance exercise affects skeletal muscle protein fractional synthetic rate and intracellular signaling. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2010;42:S48.

2 Karp JR, Johnston JD, Tecklenburg S, Mickleborough TD, Fly AD, Stager JM. Chocolate milk as a post-exercise recovery aid. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. 2006;16:78-91.

athleteReg Employs RaceHQ’s Online Marketplace

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July 13, 2016  athleteReg has chosen to partner with RaceHQ, an online event marketplace, offering event managers exceptional value on everything needed to produce their events within budget. RaceHQ has a unique online marketplace that connects event managers with top-rated vendors, leverages the group buying power of thousands of races, and streamlines the ordering process using a powerful online planning tool. With this alliance, athleteReg is able to seamlessly bring its promoters a slew of new benefits that will be sure to increase event quality:

  • Low prices on a variety of high-quality event essentials: Using RaceHQ’s online marketplace allows event managers access to a variety of high-quality products and services at lower pricing than they could otherwise get on their own, such as shirts, medals, bibs, timing, photos, rentals, and more.
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Access to powerful event planning tool: Streamlining the ordering process by knowing when to place orders in advance of an event and easily tracking orders in one centralized location with single invoicing.
  • Vetted vendors put through stringent RFP process: Managing the back-and-forth with vetted vendors that are the best in the business taking the guesswork out of which vendors to use for an event.
  • Host an overall enjoyable, efficient, and profitable event: The point of hosting an event is to provide an overall enjoyable experience for everyone. With this resource, promoters and participants alike will see the value and efficiency of the event, making the whole experience a gratifying one.

 To visit and request a quote via the online event marketplace, login to your RaceHQ Account.

Not yet a RaceHQ Member? Join today for free.

 

About RaceHQ
RaceHQ is a first-of-its-kind online event planning and purchasing tool for participatory events. Developed specifically for event managers, RaceHQ incorporates a comprehensive set of features to more efficiently operate and execute events within budget every time. RaceHQ replaces the clipboard and yellow notepad by allowing race directors to easily take control of their events online and source and procure everything needed to produce an event using any device, ensuring nothing slips through the cracks. 
Learn more about RaceHQ at RaceHQ.com

About AthleteReg

Since 1999, athleteReg has offered more than just online registration for events. Through sport-specific sites (BikeReg, RunReg, SkiReg, and TriReg) as well as integrated fundraising tools and on-site registration and check-in apps, athleteReg provides innovative solutions and expert advice. At athleteReg, we’re programmers, project managers, and customer support people. But we’re also life-long athletes, competitors, and event organizers.
Learn more about athleteReg at athleteReg.com

 

RaceHQ Names Deanna Lyle Director of Member Services

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DeannaSan Diego, CA – February 9, 2016 RaceHQ™, a first-of-its-kind online event planning and purchasing tool for participatory events, announced today that Deanna Lyle has been named Director of Member Services, effective immediately. In this role, she will be responsible for introducing RaceHQ’s game-changing online marketplace to the participatory sports events industry and providing current RaceHQ members top-notch service.

“We are extremely excited to have Deanna join our team. As we continue to build an organization dedicated to helping our members take their races to the next level, we look for individuals that display qualities consistent with that goal,” said Anton Villatoro, President & Co-Founder of RaceHQ. “Deanna has a unique and valuable intersection of experience in various customer service roles, a passion for event management, along with a competitive drive that will invariably create value for both our members and vendor partners alike.”

The RaceHQ platform connects race directors with vetted and preferred vendors, provides exceptional value on everything needed to produce an event, and streamlines the process of submitting, managing, and tracking orders all in one centralized location using its powerful online planning tool. With a quickly expanding membership of over 1,500 races representing more than 2,000,000 participants, RaceHQ continues to expand its game-changing online marketplace to help race directors produce quality events within budget.

“I am thrilled to join the RaceHQ team at such an exciting time of growth,” said Deanna. “I look forward to working with current and potential members to ensure they all have an amazing experience.”

Deanna is a long distance runner and has competed in events for 25 years, including the Boston Marathon three times. Recently Deanna competes in National Physique Committee Bikini category contests. Deanna earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and her M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix in Arizona.

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About RaceHQ
RaceHQ.com is an online event planning and purchasing tool for participatory events. Developed specifically for event managers, RaceHQ incorporates a comprehensive set of features to more efficiently operate and execute events within budget every time. RaceHQ replaces the clipboard and yellow notepad by allowing race directors to easily take control of their events online and source and procure everything needed to produce an event using any device, ensuring nothing slips through the cracks. Learn more at RaceHQ.com or set up your free membership today at RaceHQ.com/signup and engage with us on Twitter @Race_HQ and on Facebook.

RaceHQ™ and the BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK™ Campaign Announce Strategic Partnership to Help Race Directors Get Chocolate Milk To The Finish Line

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RaceHQ™ and the BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK™ Campaign Announce Strategic Partnership to Help Race Directors Get Chocolate Milk To The Finish Line

San Diego, CA – January 15, 2016 – RaceHQ™, a first-of-its-kind online event planning and purchasing tool for participatory events, announced today a strategic partnership with the Milk Processor Education Program’s (MilkPEP) BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK™ campaign. With a quickly expanding membership of over 1,500 races representing more than 2 million participants, RaceHQ continues to expand its game-changing online marketplace to help race directors produce quality events within budget.

The RaceHQ platform connects race directors with vetted and preferred vendors, provides exceptional value on everything needed to produce an event and streamlines the process of submitting, managing and tracking orders all in one centralized location using its powerful online planning tool. Through its partnership with BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK, RaceHQ will help educate race directors on the science behind chocolate milk for post-exercise recovery and create a channel to provide its members with easy access to chocolate milk to satisfy the growing consumer demand for it at race finish lines. With the newly added Nutrition Category within RaceHQ’s online marketplace, BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK is named the Official Recovery Beverage of RaceHQ.

“RaceHQ is in the business of helping race directors produce quality events within budget, and by identifying and working with partners like BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK we further our commitment of providing the best resources for our members,” said Anton Villatoro, President & Co-Founder of RaceHQ. “Recovery plays such an important role when thinking about maximizing the athletic potential of the participants in an event and we look forward to helping our members take their races to the next level by getting chocolate milk to their finish lines.”

More than 20 scientific studies evaluating athletes from sports including running, cycling and swimming support the benefits of recovering after strenuous exercise with the high-quality protein and nutrients found in low-fat chocolate milk.

“As more and more athletes adopt chocolate milk as their post-race recovery beverage of choice, they expect to see it at finish lines,” said Miranda Abney, Marketing Director at MilkPEP. “We continue to hear from race directors and athletes alike that chocolate milk is a key part of their race experience. We’re excited to help athletes recover effectively and efficiently post-race by partnering with RaceHQ to get chocolate milk to more races around the country.”

RaceHQ Membership is totally free for event managers and includes access to RaceHQ’s powerful event planning tool, exclusive invites to expert webinar series, virtual roundtables and downloadable templates. For more information or to create a free RaceHQ Membership, visit RaceHQ.com/signup. To learn more about the BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK campaign and the science behind the recovery benefits of low-fat chocolate milk, visit BuiltWithChocolateMilk.com.

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About RaceHQ
RaceHQ.com is an online event planning and purchasing tool for participatory events. Developed specifically for event managers, RaceHQ incorporates a comprehensive set of features to more efficiently operate and execute events within budget every time. RaceHQ replaces the clipboard and yellow notepad by allowing race directors to easily take control of their events online and source and procure everything needed to produce an event using any device, ensuring nothing slips through the cracks. Learn more at RaceHQ.com or set up your free membership today at RaceHQ.com/signup and engage with us on Twitter @Race_HQ and on Facebook.

About the BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK Campaign
The Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP), Washington, D.C., is funded by the nation’s milk processors, who are committed to increasing fluid milk consumption. The National Fluid Milk Processor Promotion Board, through MilkPEP, runs the BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK Campaign, a multi-faceted program designed to educate athletes about the recovery benefits of lowfat chocolate milk after strenuous exercise. Lowfat chocolate milk helps athletes refuel, rebuild and reshape after strenuous exercise – with high quality protein scientifically shown to help repair and rebuild muscles. For more information, go to www.BuiltWithChocolateMilk.com. Join the conversation on Facebook BuiltWithChocolateMilk, Twitter @Chocolate_Milk and Instagram @BuiltWithChocolateMilk.

RaceHQ is seeking a Member Services Representative

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RaceHQ is a first-of-its-kind online event planning and purchasing tool for participatory events. Developed specifically for event managers, RaceHQ’s game-changing online marketplace was created to help race directors produce quality events within budget. Replacing the clipboard and yellow notepad, RaceHQ allows event managers to easily take control of their events online ensuring nothing slips through the cracks.

RaceHQ Membership is totally free and gives its members the ability to work with vendors put through a stringent RFP process, leverage the group buying power of thousands of races, and manage orders from start-to-finish using its powerful online planning tool. Based just two short blocks from the beach in Del Mar, CA, RaceHQ was founded by an all-star team with 50+ years of experience in events, sports, and technology.

Initial efforts are underway to locate a *Member Services Representative* to introduce our game-changing online marketplace to the participatory sports event industry (i.e. running, cycling, triathlon, obstacle racing, etc.). Aside from running, cycling, or surfing on a daily basis, key responsibilities include: building preferred vendor relationships, servicing (i.e. bending over backwards) for our members, and managing the entire sales process. Full- or part-time contractor or employment opportunities available based on fit.

As athletes, we believe ‘you are only as good as your last race’. It is with that same competitive spirit that we are looking for someone that isn’t afraid to be judged by their performance. Aside from the traditional requirements of a “sales person” (i.e. bachelor’s degree, minimum 100+ years of experience, a ‘people person’, etc.), you must be truly passionate about producing events and empowering the people that make them happen.

If you think you have what it takes, email us at future@racehq.com.

RaceHQ Announces Webinar on Producing Quality Events Within Budget, Webinar Series Part 1: Sourcing Vendors

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Producing Quality Events Within Budget,
Webinar Series 
Part 1: Sourcing Vendors
Expert Panelist to Include Jamie Monroe, President of Easy Day Sports

San Diego, CA – December 1, 2015  RaceHQTM, a first-of-its-kind online event planning and purchasing tool for participatory events, announced today its upcoming webinar series titled Producing Quality Events Within Budget Webinar Series. The Producing Quality Events Within Budget Webinar Series will again feature notable industry expert panelists and will kick off with ‘Part 1: Sourcing Vendors’ on December 3, 2015 at 2PM EST. The webinar will feature industry expert panelist Jamie Monroe, President of Easy Day Sports, one of the Nation’s premier event production companies.

RaceHQ’s Producing Quality Events Within Budget Webinar Series was created to help race directors take their race to the next level by bringing together the industry’s top experts in their given field to provide perspective and knowledge on the hottest topics impacting the participatory event industry. ‘Part 1: Sourcing Vendors’ will reveal RaceHQ’s Sourcing Vendors Survey results taken from several hundred race directors representing thousands of races on their key challenges for producing quality event within budget and will be moderated by industry veteran Anton Villatoro, President & Co-Founder of RaceHQ.

“We are thrilled to be able to bring together top industry experts that are willing to share their deep knowledge to industry colleagues,” said Anton Villatoro, President & Co-Founder of RaceHQ. “Producing a quality event within budget is probably the biggest challenge faced by a race director and our hope is that this webinar series will help raise the bar on how events are produced across the industry.”

RaceHQ webinars are for events managers of small-, medium-, and large-sized events and are offered as part of RaceHQ Membership which is free for event managers and includes access to RaceHQ’s powerful event planning tool, exclusive invites to expert webinar series, virtual roundtables, and downloadable templates.

To register for the webinar, click here.

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RaceHQ.com is an online event planning and purchasing tool for participatory events. Developed specifically for event managers, RaceHQ incorporates a comprehensive set of features to more efficiently operate and execute events within budget every time. RaceHQ replaces the clipboard and yellow notepad by allowing race directors to easily take control of their events online and source and procure everything needed to produce an event using any device, ensuring nothing slips through the cracks. Learn more at RaceHQ.com or set up your free membership today at RaceHQ.com/signup and engage with us on Twitter @Race_HQ and on Facebook.

Sourcing Vendors Survey Results

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Hundreds of Race Directors took part in the Sourcing Vendors survey to help identify the importance and
key issues when it comes to:

  • Sourcing vendors
  • Getting the best prices for the goods and services your event needs
  • Tracking orders

WEBINAR INVITATION
Producing Quality Events Within Budget Part I: Sourcing Vendors Survey Results

Join us for a RaceHQ Members exclusive Live Webinar on Thursday, December 3rd @11AM PST / 2PM EST where we will discuss all the survey results and dig deeper into these critical issues.

I’ll be joined by  Jamie Monroe, Director of Easy Day Sports and former Director for Competitor Group, Inc. where he served as GM of the NFL Run Series, Muddy Buddy, and the Tri Rock Triathlon Series.Register Now

Remember, this webinar is exclusively for RaceHQ Members. If you’re not yet a member, first create your free membership here. There’s absolutely no obligation and it takes seconds. Then, register for the webinar here.

Even if you can’t join us live, register and we’ll send you a link to the recorded webinar.

Hope you can join us!

Anton
President and Co-Founder of RaceHQ

 

 

New RaceHQ helps Race Directors produce quality events within budget

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Watch The Message To Race Directors:

Two weeks ago, we announced in our press release the new RaceHQ, our game-changing online marketplace where you will find amazing deals with top-rated vendors, on everything needed to produce quality events within budget.

The New RaceHQ:

  • Connects Race Directors with vetted and preferred vendors – Race Directors will now save time and have peace of mind by eliminating the time-consuming and frustrating process of sourcing and evaluating top-rated vendors.
  • Provides exceptional value on everything needed to produce an event – Race Directors will now be able to leverage the collective buying power of thousands of races for high-quality products and services at amazingly low prices.
  • Streamlines the process of submitting, managing, and tracking orders – Race Directors will now be able to know exactly when to submit orders and be able to track their process with multiple vendors all in one centralized location.

RaceHQ Membership is totally free for event managers and includes access to RaceHQ’s powerful event planning tool, exclusive invites to expert webinar series, virtual roundtables, downloadable templates, and more. Get started with a free RaceHQ Membership today or login here.

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