imATHLETE Named Official Registration Partner for 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and World Championships
imATHLETE, a sports registration company that is changing the way event organizers engage with athletes, continues it’s long-standing support of triathlon by partnering with the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago as the exclusive registration provider for the 2015 World Championships event set for Sept. 15-20 in Grant Park. imATHLETE, one of the largest triathlon and endurance registration company’s in the US, boasts an impressive portfolio of clients including the GORE-TEX Philadelphia Marathon, ASICS Los Angeles Marathon and OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon.
“imATHLETE has been an integral part of triathlon over the past decade, and we are thrilled to work with them for our 2015 World Championships in Chicago,” said Florian Riepe, president for ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago. “Their unique platform provides a showcase of our industry’s best solution for the world of triathlon to see.”
Added imATHLETE CEO, Jeff Matlow, “imATHLETE has a long history in triathlon since our days helping to create the first online membership sales and waiver management process in the U.S., which as since been adopted as the industry standard. We are extremely excited to be in partnership with ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago, especially as the event is set to host the world’s best triathletes in the U.S. this fall.”
Visit chicago.triathlon.org for more on the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and World Championships.
imATHLETE blends registration, fundraising and e-commerce technology with the social networking and gamefication inherent in running, triathlon, cycling and all participatory sports. Recognized as a leading force in the sporting world with its industry-changing registration technology, imATHLETE is one of the fastest growing companies in the market. With clients and partners that include OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, ASICS Los Angeles Marathon, Austin Marathon, Bike New York, GORE-TEX Philadelphia Marathon, Dallas Marathon, Twin Cities in Motion, American Trail Running Association, and thousands of others. imATHLETE technology is transforming the relationship between event organizers and their participants. To learn more about imATHLETE, visit www.imATHLETE.com. imATHLETE also can be found on Twitter by following @IAmAthlete and by liking the imATHLETE Facebook page.
About ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago
The City of Chicago joined the ITU World Triathlon Series in 2014 and will host the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and World Championships in September 2015. Chicago will welcome 150 of the world's top Olympic-distance triathletes as they compete for a world championship title less than a year prior to the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games. In addition to the elite races, the event features top-flight sprint and Olympic-distance races for age-group athletes, paratriathletes, juniors and under-23s, as well as an aquathlon to kick off the action. In all, more than 8,000 of the world’s best triathletes will compete for world titles over five days of competition. The ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and World Championships are hosted by USA Triathlon, the National Governing Body for the sport of triathlon in the United States, and Lagardère Unlimited. Launched in 2009, the ITU World Triathlon Series is televised in more than 160 countries. Visit chicago.triathlon.org for more information.