From 30,000 cyclists to 100 cross country runners, we have experience timing every distance and configuration of race. No matter the challenge, we can time it producing accurate results – available in real-time as participants cross the finish line! So, whether you put on a bike ride on the East Coast, an ultra marathon on the West Coast, or a high school track meet in the Midwest, we have the tools, experience, and technology to time your event.
With more than 70 years of combined experience in the race timing and management industry, we can help you put on a first-class event from start to finish. We provide a full range of management services for many of our clients including the GO! St. Louis, Girls on the Run - St. Louis, MO’ Cowbell Marathon, and the St. Patrick's Day Parade Run. Our services include course design, permitting, management, security, logistics management, as well as developing budgets, training volunteers and coordinating exposure opportunities for sponsors.
Good timing starts with good data. Our partnership with Athlinks Registration ensures your participants’ registration experience is quick, easy, and most important, safe and accurate. We can build a custom registration form for your race, handling teams, coupons, unique sponsor pages, and even referral tracking. Available online and on-site, we can keep registration open right up to the start of a race. Utilizing dynamic bib assignment, our system never has to rely on paper and can easily accommodate multiple packet pick up locations.
As a certified Athlinks Services partner, we have access to over 250 million race results. This data allows us to provide event directors with an unprecedented, in-depth view of their participants. Services include: an automatic corral verification tool, demographic insight, historical participant data and performance data to provide flow data for improved course management, fastest times in field, slowest times in field, what other races your athletes are running, by year, by distance, and by gender, creating an entire new level of competitive intelligence.
LIVE MEDIA SERVICES
Want to enhance your participants’ experience? Why not offer live athlete tracking, text messages, social media updates, and an informative Race Day app? Through our Live Media Services we provide automatic athlete updates to social media sites or text messages to family members. Race results are posted instantly and can be accessed via mobile phone to provide spectators with real-time data from the course. Our Race Day app gives participants and spectators an informative tool about your race right at their fingertips.
LED BOARD RENTAL
We can do custom displays for just about anything including: birthdays, graduations, parties, celebrations, retirements, announcements, gender reveals, business listings, business announcements, business sales, business openings, garage sales, property listings, property for sale signs, & so much more!
WHY BIG RIVER?
Race events create communities. While individual race times tell one success story, the collective effort of many weaves a winning tale for all. Since 2007 Big River Race Management has been chasing that collective greatness, applying cutting-edge technology, world class customer service and differentiated participant experiences to bring together communities from across the country in pursuit of a singular goal: Win together.
Today, anyone can time a race. Big River Race Management uniquely couples deep technological expertise with a customer-first mission. We provide full-service race organization, planning and management, through a relationship-focused approach guaranteed to deliver value. We are road runners, cyclists and track enthusiasts armed with the power of Athlinks Services’ timing, live media, data analysis and registration capabilities.
Partnership. We’re in it for the glory, just not our own. Our client’s success is our mission, and the longevity of those partnerships is our most important performance indicator.
Potential. Stagnancy kills. Even though we master the industry’s leading technology, we are in constant pursuit of elevated participant experiences while adding greater value to our clients.
People. We’re tech geeks and running nerds with more than 70 years of collective race experience and an unparalleled commitment to collective greatness.
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Director of Scholastic Timing
Race Director/Project Manager
Chicago Region Co-Owner
Race Timer & Muscle
Big River Race Management has had the privilege to work with some of the best races and series in the greater St. Louis region and across the country, providing timing and management services for over 160 events a year.
Big River Race Management is proud to utilize ChronoTrack Systems as its timing device. ChronoTrack Systems is an industry-leading provider of race solutions for race organizers and timing partners. Its hardware and software solutions paired with certified race timing network provide the most comprehensive set of timing, race management and live race services available.