August 21, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: David Monti, Editor & Publisher
+1917 385 2666 (New York)
Mike Burns, President, ChampionChip USA
+1 734 665 7052 (Ann Arbor)
CHAMPIONCHIP USA BECOMES OFFICIAL TECHNOLOGY SPONSOR OF RACE RESULTS WEEKLY
World’s Leading Race Timing Technology Joins World’s Top Results Service
NEW YORK (August 21) – ChampionChip USA, the exclusive distributor of ChampionChip transponder timing equipment and technology in the United States, has become the official technology sponsor of Race Results Weekly, the wire service of distance running.
The agreement was jointly announced by David Monti, Editor & Publisher of Race Results Weekly, and Mike Burns, President of ChampionChip USA.
“Partnering with ChampionChip USA is consistent with our mission of providing the most timely and accurate middle and long distance running results to our subscribers,” said Monti. “At Race Results Weekly we recognize the proven reliability and speed of race results generated using the ChampionChip system, no matter what the race distance, competition surface or weather conditions.”
Used by all five marathons in the World Marathon Majors (Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York), every event in Elite Racing’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon and Half-Marathon series, and about 3500 other events held in the United States each year, ChampionChip is used by a network of more than 65 independent event timing professionals who depend on ChampionChip week-in and week-out.
“The most experienced timers use the ChampionChip system,” said Burns. “I feel privileged to be working with the best group of people in the timing business.”
Through its sponsorship of Race Results Weekly, ChampionChip USA will provide RRW with mobile broadband communications, and fund the news and results service’s regular technology needs, including internet access, telecommunications, and web hosting. RRW will continue to provide it’s in-depth coverage of the sport, but will identify ChampionChip-timed events in its regular Monday results newsletter.
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ABOUT RACE RESULTS WEEKLY: Founded in 1994, Race Results Weekly is the professional distance running results and news service relied upon by running industry professionals. RRW covers over 2000 middle and long distance races each year; no source is more comprehensive or respected. Subscription information is available at http://www.raceresultsweekly.com.
ABOUT CHAMPIONCHIP: ChampionChip is the world leader in active event timing technology. Since 1996, ChampionChip USA and the ChampionChip Network of Professional Timers have been providing cutting edge technologies and services to the US Market. Today ChampionChip equipment is used at over 3,500 events annually throughout the United States. For more information and to find a Professional Timer in your area, see: http://www.championchipusa.com