Oct. 25, 2012
SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- The West Coast Conference has teamed up with Athletepath to provide live race results via text and email for the 2012 WCC Cross Country Championships in Portland, Ore. The free service will allow fans to receive real-time updates from the race on their smartphone and social platforms, including Facebook and Twitter.
"We are thrilled to be able to provide our fans instant results via mobile at Saturday's West Coast Conference Cross Country Championships," said WCC Commissioner Jamie Zaninovich. "We strive to be both innovative and service-oriented, and our new relationship with Athletepath allows us to do that."
Athletepath powers the social race experience for athletes, friends and fans by enabling events to be instantly mobile and social. Athletepath helps racers to announce their participation to friends when they sign up, and broadcast results to an unlimited number of their followers during and after the race. Through Athletepath friends and family enjoy unlimited race updates from their favorite athletes.
"Our team at Athletepath couldn't be more excited to support the WCC Cross Country Championships this year. This event marks our first ever foray into competitive collegiate racing, and we're thrilled to see the best of the best put Athletepath to use in spreading the news of their race," said Athletepath CEO David Embree.
Fans of the 2012 West Coast Conference Cross Country Championships can sign up for Athletepath at http://www.athletepath.com and follow their favorite student-athletes and teams by searching "WCC." The WCC Cross Country Championship landing page with start lists can be found at http://www.athletepath.com/wcc-xc-championships/2012-10-27 .