YellowJacket Racing can be your full service race management and promotions company focused on executing your event at the highest level. We are very flexible with our services and can do as little or as much as needed to make sure your event is the very best it can be for your organization and community.
While we provide timing and equipment services, at YellowJacket we are first and foremost event producers. With over 30 of our own events, we have a thorough understanding of the subtleties of putting on a good race, from initial planning to completion. It doesn’t matter to us if we are the owner of the event, the hired director, or just timing because we provide the same commitment to quality so your participants, spectators, volunteers and sponsors feel as though they were a part of something special and unique.
- Has 16 years of experience timing and producing over 850 races. We timed over 50,000 participants in 2013.
- Produces 30+ events in Rochester and Western NY each year.
- Produced 5 triathlon/duathlons in 2013 and timed 11 others. Our Operations Manager is a USAT Certified Race Director.
- Provides timing and equipment services to over 100 others. We focus from Buffalo to the Adirondacks but have travelled as far as Cleveland, Connecticut, and Washington, D.C. In 2012-2014 we are excited to have gone from timing 4 races in the Southern Tier region to timing 15 (and growing). We also produced our first race in Downtown Buffalo (the Zero Prostate Cancer 5K) and are producing a companion race in Syracuse in 2014.
- Owns and previously served as Race Director of the MVP Healthcare Rochester Marathon (2013, 2930 Finishers)
- Produces the Flower City Challenge (2366 Finishers), winner of Competitor Magazine’s “Best Half Marathon in the Northeast” in 2013.
- Produces the Reindeer Run, largest 5K in the region (1676 Finishers in 2013).
- Produces the Sehgahunda Trail Marathon named
- “Best Trail Race in the Northeast” (Competitor Magazine, 2013)
- ”Best Marathon You’ve Never Heard of” (Runner’s World, 2012)
- Produced the 2 Largest Trail Series in Upstate NY (Snow Cheap, Dirt Cheap)
- Produced or Directed 4 of the 10 largest races in Rochester in 2013 (Webster Turkey Trot, Unity Health System Flower City Challenge,MVP Healthcare Rochester Marathon, Reindeer Run)
- Produced or Provided services to an additional 6 in the top 20.
- Our Produced races grew at approximately double the rate of other races in the region from 2011-2013