Competitor Group Announces TrainingPeaks.com as the Official Training Software for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series
Lafayette, CO, January 28, 2010 - TrainingPeaks.com has been selected as the official training and nutrition software of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. This strategic partnership will offer participants interactive training and nutrition software together with expert training advice for runners on training for a marathon or half marathon designed by running expert Matt Fitzgerald, author of dozens of books on training and editor of RunNow.com and Competitor.com
“We are excited to provide our participants with best available tools and expert training advice for runners to help them prepare for their event,” said Dan Vaughan, VP of New Media at Competitor Group. “Our goal is for runners to have a great race day experience and Peaksware is helping make that a reality with their unparalleled software – TrainingPeaks.com.”
In addition to delivering training plans, Peaksware, LLC, the company behind TrainingPeaks.com provides Competitor Group’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series participants with the ability to upload workouts from more than 80 popular GPS, heart rate and pace tracking devices; find, map routes; track and plan nutrition; and get daily emails with their next day’s planned workout.
“The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series is one of the most popular and well respected event series in the nation and we’re very proud to support both the events and every runner who chooses to take advantage of this opportunity,” remarked Donavon Guyot, Peaksware CEO. “Combining Matt Fitzgerald’s expertise with our software will give runners the means to have a great experience during the weeks of training leading up to their event.”
Training plans are now available for all 14 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon events at www.trainingpeaks.com/rock-n-roll. Plans are $29.95 for those training for a marathon and $24.95 for those training for a half marathon. Training plans can be applied to either a free Basic account or a Premium subscription account. For those not ready for a plan, a free or Premium TrainingPeaks.com account can still be created to track their training.
Peaksware, LLC, founded in 1999, develops software systems to help motivated individuals and professionals achieve health, fitness and peak performance. In addition to the world’s leading online training and nutrition log, TrainingPeaks.com, Peaksware also produces the desktop products Device Agent and WKO+. Each of these products is sold both direct to consumers and can also be customized in a white label format for enterprise customers. For more information or to discuss business development opportunities contact info_at_peaksware.com.
Competitor Group, Inc., headquartered in San Diego, CA, is a leading endurance media and event entertainment company dedicated to promoting the sports of running, cycling and triathlon. CGI owns and operates 36 national events delivering more than 350,000 professional and amateur participants in 2010. CGI publishes four magazine titles with a combined monthly circulation of over 800,000 and has recently launched an online endurance community at competitor.com delivering over 1.5 million monthly unique visitors and over 25 million page views. Further information about Competitor and its media properties can be found at www.cgimediakit.com.
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