Partnership aims to leverage technology across a variety of sports
San Diego, CA – November 15, 2012– RaceHQTM, a first-of-its-kind cloud-based project management, collaboration and task management tool for participatory events, announced today a strategic investment by SKLZ, the leading innovator in athletic performance and skill development training products and flagship brand of Pro Performance Sports. The investment will help RaceHQ continue to advance its event management application across multiple sports and further develop its offerings.
RaceHQ was developed specifically for event managers incorporating a comprehensive set of features to operate more efficiently and execute flawless events within budget every time. Replacing the clipboard and yellow notepad, RaceHQ allows race directors to easily take control of their events online using any device, ensuring no detail slips through the cracks.
“We are thrilled to have SKLZ as our founding investor and look forward to leveraging their deep relationships within team sports and leagues to take more events to the next level,” says Anton Villatoro, President and Co-Founder of RaceHQ. “This funding allows us to continue innovating and improving our tool to empower a broader audience of event managers to operate more efficiently.”
“RaceHQ has developed one of the most innovative products to elevate the athletic experience, one that complements our mission to serve athletes on their journeys to achieve their personal best with innovative products, technologies and knowledge,” says John Sarkisian, CEO and Founder of SKLZ.
The investment is part of a larger business partnership that will focus on leveraging existing relationships and creating new opportunities within endurance sports, team sports, youth sports and leagues. The companies aim to elevate the quality of events for athletes by bringing standard operating procedures to the participatory event industry.
RaceHQ has been recognized by event managers and industry experts as the premier event management application, including selection as a Finalist in CONNECT’s 25th Annual Most Innovative New Product Awards, San Diego’s preeminent honor for technology and life sciences innovation.
TACTIC Race Solutions, LLC empowers the athletic experience via a host of comprehensive race management tools, products and services. Headquartered in Del Mar, California, TACTIC Race Solutions, LLC is a worldwide race services provider (RSP) to the participatory event industry. TACTIC’s flagship product includes RaceHQ.com – an online project management, collaboration and task management application for participatory events. Additional information can be found by visiting http://racehq.com/
The flagship brand of Pro Performance Sports, SKLZ develops innovative athletic performance and skill development training products, technology and knowledge for serious athletes of all ages, skill levels and sports. Based in San Diego, California, SKLZ delivers durable, high-performance trainers that can be found around the world at major sporting goods retailers, specialty shops, and mass merchants, as well as on the SKLZ web site at www.sklz.com