Courtesy of NYRR
Coral Springs, FL, October 3, 2014 – ISS 24/7 announced today that they have partnered with New York Road Runners (NYRR) to implement their innovative ISS 24/7 Venue Management Technology in the TCS New York City Marathon race operations centers.
NYRR will be utilizing the ISS 24/7 Incident Management System which allows the recording, tracking, documentation and communication of all incidents that may occur during events. This cutting edge technology includes the use of a two-way mobile application which puts event staff directly and instantly in touch with one another with the ability to exchange pictures and videos.
“We are excited to utilize this innovative technology to enhance our situational awareness and response to any issues that may affect the safety and security of our event,” said Peter Ciaccia, Chief Production Officer and Technical Director of the TCS New York City Marathon. “We are proud to put the TCS New York City Marathon at the forefront of technology.”
“ISS 24/7 is excited to partner with New York Road Runners to help them manage their event and ensure that any safety or security concerns are handled quickly and efficiently,” said Scott Meyers, Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
About the TCS New York City Marathon
The TCS New York City Marathon is the most popular and inclusive marathon in the world, attracting the world’s top professional athletes and a vast range of recreational runners. The race began in 1970 with just 127 entrants racing four laps of Central Park. Today, an estimated 50,000 runners from around the world tour New York City’s five boroughs, starting on Staten Island at the foot of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and finishing in Central Park. Participants include Olympians, Paralympians, wheelchair racers, top age-group competitors, and many thousands who run for charity and to achieve their own personal goals. Millions of fans cheer the runners from the streets and watch the global television broadcast. The race is part of the World Marathon Majors, an alliance of the world’s six biggest marathons that determines each year’s top male and top female marathoner. The TCS New York City Marathon is the premier event of New York Road Runners, the world’s foremost community running organization, whose mission is to help and inspire people through running. Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, is the Premier Partner of NYRR and is in its inaugural year as title sponsor of the TCS New York City Marathon.