Race Management and Timing Services
On The Mark Sport is a full service timing and event management company. We can handle as much or as little as our clients need. If you are organizing your first race or just looking to improve your participant’s experience we can help. Our staff comes with over 50 years of experience in race management. We can help you put on a first class event from start to finish.
On The mark Sports is more than just a timing company. We provide event management for many of our clients. Our event management services include course design, course certification, course management, course security, developing event budgets, event marketing, event permitting, vendor management and volunteer management/training.
Course Planning. One of the most important things about your event. We know what makes a fun AND safe course. We will design a safe, accurate and fun course for your event. For running races we can provide USATF Course Certification. The makes your course eligible for state and national age group records and allows runners assurance that the course is the right length. As part of our course design management, we will also provide a course map with link to an online map.
Course Management/safety. Each course is unique from marking trails for a trail race to setting up cones for a road race we have you covered. Course are unique and some cities have different requirements for cones, barricades and safety procedures. We have the staff and equipment to work with any city requirements and make sure your course is fun and safe. Keeping runners and spectators separate is important. Let us help design your finish area and provide guidance on safety and security. Whether your event is a 20,000 participant run in a major downtown or a 300 person run at the local church we can develop your plan for course and finish line safety.
Developing Event Budgets. Let’s face it, events are a business and should be managed like a business. An event budget is an important part of your event’s success.. On The Mark Sports can assist with budgeting and forecasting your expenses and revenues. We can provide line-item cost for all components of your event. We can also make budget and vendor recommendations that will save you time and money.
Event Marketing. Race calendars are packed full of events every weekend. Let us help your event stand out. Our database includes over 80,000 physical addresses and our email newsletter includes 60,000 emails. We also have a growing facebook following and our website receives thousands of hits from runners looking at our calendar and race results. Let us help you reach them. We also have relationships with several print and online media outlets for you to reach you audience.
Volunteer Training. Every interaction with your event participants is important. From pre-race email communication to registration check-in your participants need to be treated like paying customers and receive 1st class service. We can provide extensive training and notes to your volunteers and volunteer captains. Our team has over 50 years of managing events and know first hand that volunteers are the life blood to making events run smooth.
Vendor Management. On The Mark Sports has wonderful relationship with many vendors that can make your event a success. From participant event shirts and awards to porta-johns and barricades we know who to call. Want something unique at your event like a 30 foot video screen or a large inflatable gorilla… yea we have you covered. No idea is too small or too wild. We can help you book the right vendor and supplies for any type event.