August 17, 2018
Contact: Jeff Darman, 610-925-1976, 


There is an impressive lineup of sponsors for the annual Road Race Management Race Directors' Meeting and Trade Exhibit November 8-10 in St. Petersburg, FL. "Road Race Management is pleased to have the support of many returning sponsors as well as several new ones," said Road Race Management President Phil Stewart.

Thousands of race officials, corporate sponsors, marketing executives, sports organization representatives (RRCA, USATF, RUSA, PRRO) and others interested in organized running events have attended this annual fall gathering since its inception in 1983.

2018 sponsors to date are: Ashworth Awards, sponsor of the Friday evening Reception; Gatorade Endurance, sponsor of the Gatorade Breaks; Hightech Signs, official signage provider; Leslie Jordan, Inc., sponsor of the keycards and the faculty apparel; MarathonFoto, sponsor of the program booklet and of the Race Director of the Year and Lifetime Achievement awards;, sponsor of the Opening Reception and the Keynote Dinner; Marathon Printing, badge sponsor; MYLAPS, bag sponsor and presenting sponsor of the Race Director of the Year award; National Event Services, which provides attendee giveaways; Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic, Coffee Break sponsor; and Runsignup, supporting sponsor.

Registrations for the meeting are running ahead of last year, and hotel rooms are filling up fast for the 35th edition of the nation's oldest and most venerated race directors' meeting and trade exhibit. The meeting will feature the first in-person RRCA Race Director Certification course featuring Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray and other distinguished speakers.

The meeting offers sessions on critical topics for running event directors and officials, along with networking opportunities and a chance for event directors to shop for equipment and service needs at the Trade Exhibit. Complete details are available at

Road Race Management Race Directors' Meeting

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