PPD BEACH2BATTLESHIP TRIATHLON TO INTEGRATE POINTSMAP TECHNOLOGY FOR ONLINE EVENT MAPPING

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PPD Beach2Battleship Triathlon News Release: PPD BEACH2BATTLESHIP TRIATHLON TO INTEGRATE POINTSMAP TECHNOLOGY FOR ONLINE EVENT MAPPING Customizable maps are tailored to the needs of the athlete, spectator or resident Wilmington, N.C. – March 27, 2014 – The PPD Beach2Battleship Triathlon announced today the addition of PointsMap technology to its event website. The addition of PointsMap will enable athletes, spectators, and residents to customize geographic information to suit their individual needs and interests for navigation and place identification. The Google-based maps will show up-to-date swim, bike and run courses, with typical zoom and pan features embedded for navigation. In addition, by selecting specific checkboxes adjacent to the online area map, users may choose among a list of display options. For instance, triathletes may be interested in the location of aid stations, transition locations, bike support and the finish line. Spectators may customize their map to identify restaurants, entertainment and restrooms. Residents …

SET UP EVENTS OFFERS HALF-IRON DISTANCE SERIES FOR 2014

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Set Up Events News Release: SET UP EVENTS OFFERS HALF-IRON DISTANCE SERIES FOR 2014   Nine Races offered in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Maryland and Virginia from April through October   WILMINGTON, NC – January 14, 2014 – Set Up Events, one of the nation’s largest race production companies, announces nine half-iron distance events 2014. These events will take place in some of the most scenic and welcoming communities in the east including: Ellijay, Georgia; Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina; White Lake, Canton, and Wilmington, North Carolina; Spotsylvania and Williamsburg, Virginia; and Rock Hall and Deep Creek State Park, Maryland. Within the series, triathletes can select among ocean, lake, or bay swims; flat, rolling, or hilly bike and run courses; and easy, moderate, or difficult challenges. Then at the last race of the season, PPD Beach2Battleship, athletes can opt for the full-iron distance option. Andrew Silbereisen, President of Set Up …

SET UP CUP CHAMPIONSHIP RACE ANNOUNCED FOR APRIL 26, 2014 IN ARAPAHOE, NC

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Set Up Events News Release: SET UP CUP CHAMPIONSHIP RACE ANNOUNCED FOR APRIL 26, 2014 IN ARAPAHOE, NC Qualified athletes will race for free at first Invitational Championship Race WILMINGTON, NC – August 23, 2013 – Set Up Events, one of the nation’s largest triathlon production companies, announces that the first invitational ‘Set Up Cup’ Championship Race will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Arlington Place in Minnesott Beach along the Neuse River. Athletes who have raced in five or more of the 18 Set Up Cup qualifiers will compete, with no registration fee, for top prizes in open, master’s and age group categories. Set Up offers the registration-free race to reward these athletes’ commitment to the sport of triathlon. Andrew Silbereisen, President of Set Up Events, explained, “this umbrella race series has allowed triathletes to expand their race experiences beyond their home race series while striving for …

PPD BEACH2BATTLESHIP TRIATHLON MARKS ITS SIXTH YEAR

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PPD Beach2Battleship News Release: PPD BEACH2BATTLESHIP TRIATHLON MARKS ITS SIXTH YEAR Annual race is the largest triathlon in the Mid-Atlantic region WILMINGTON, N.C., (June 20, 2013) – On Oct. 26, more than 2,000 athletes, representing nearly all 50 states and many countries will travel to Wilmington, N.C., for the Mid-Atlantic region’s largest triathlon – the PPD Beach2Battleship. Rated one of the top five triathlons in the world by readers of Triathlete magazine, and one of the top 20 triathlons in the world by Men’s Health magazine, PPD Beach2Battleship is known for its fast swim, flat sweeping ride and festive finish in downtown Wilmington. Funds raised benefit the Wilmington Family YMCA, supporting programs in the local community. Now in its sixth year, the triathlon is sponsored by PPD, a global contract research organization headquartered in Wilmington, N.C. PPD sponsors the event to raise awareness about the importance of participating in clinical …

SET UP EVENTS ROLLS WITH KARBON SPEED

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Set Up Events News Release: SET UP EVENTS ROLLS WITH KARBON SPEED Karbon Speed Becomes the Official Race Wheel Rental Partner of Set Up Events Wilmington, NC – March 22, 2013 – Set Up Events, the leading producer of triathlons, running and endurance events, announced today that it has partnered with Karbon Speed as its Official Race Wheel Rental Partner. Starting today, participants in any of Set Up Events more than 140 individual triathlons, will be able to rent Karbon Speed racing wheels when they register online for any race through SetUpEvents.com. Karbon Speed wheel rentals will be available for every race in the each Set Up Events series including the AAA Car Care North & South Carolina Triathlon Series, TrySports Triathlon Series, Virginia Triathlon Series, Maryland Triathlon Series, and Georgia Triathlon Series. Participants will be able to rent the Karbon Speed Element Series or the XA Series Race Wheel, …

ODYBUILDING.COM PARTNERS WITH BRAVE SOLDIER CHALLENGE SERIES

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Set Up Events News Release: BODYBUILDING.COM PARTNERS WITH BRAVE SOLDIER CHALLENGE SERIES Bodybuilding.com Signs On As Presenting Sponsor In Set Up Events’ Obstacle Course Race Series WILMINGTON, NC – December 19, 2012 – Set Up Events, one of the leading triathlon and race production companies in the nation, announced today that Bodybuilding.com has signed on as the Presenting Sponsor of the Brave Soldier Challenge series. The presenting sponsorship, includes category exclusive rights as the official online supplement store for all the events within the series. “The Brave Soldier Challenge series is a great opportunity for Bodybuilding.com to reach high caliber athletes at the grassroots level,” said Kirk Calzacorta, sponsorship manager of Bodybuilding.com. “We are thrilled to be partnered with such a great organization, and have the opportunity to show support to our country’s Brave Soldiers as well as their friends and family who participate in the Challenge,” said Calzacorta. “Bodybuilding.com …

SET UP EVENTS ANNOUNCES ITS 2013 TRIATHLON SCHEDULE

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Set Up Events News Release: SET UP EVENTS ANNOUNCES ITS 2013 TRIATHLON SCHEDULE Registration For Set Up Events’ Biggest Season Ever Opens November 12, 2012 WILMINGTON, NC – November 9, 2012 – Set Up Events, one of the nation’s largest triathlon production companies, today announced its 2013 triathlon season schedule. Additionally, registration for the 2013 events will open November 12, 2012. Competitors may view the events and register at SetUpEvents.com Set Up Events produces and manages over 140 triathlons, running and obstacle events throughout the mid-Atlantic region. “Set Up Events continues to experience unprecedented growth, both in the number of races and competitors. With the exciting new events we’ve added to our 2013 schedule, and knowing many of the races fill up quickly, this is a great time for our participants to start planning their 2013 season,” said Andrew Silbereisen, President of Set Up Events. “Given the diversity in distances …

AAA CAR CARE DRIVES MEMBERSHIP WITH SET UP EVENTS AS TITLE SPONSOR

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Set Up Events News Release:   AAA CAR CARE DRIVES MEMBERSHIP WITH SET UP EVENTS AS TITLE SPONSOR AAA Car Care Center Announces Title Sponsorship of Set Up Events’ North and South Carolina Triathlon Series Wilmington, NC – November 7, 2012 – AAA Carolina’s Car Care Center, the largest non-franchise automotive maintenance and repair facility operator in the Carolinas, has partnered with Set Up Events, one of the nation’s largest producers of triathlon events, as the Title Sponsor of the North and South Carolina Triathlon Series. “We are very excited to be the new title sponsor for the North and South Carolina Triathlon Series,” said Dusty Holcomb, President of AAA Car Care. “We believe in the spirit and passion of the triathlete because it is the same passion that we have at AAA Car Care, to be the absolute best we can be in customer service, automotive expertise and integrity. …