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Inflatable Arch Boosts Perception of Running Club

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Pacific Road Runners ArchwayInflatable Finish Arch Improves Branding of Running Club

When you think of organized running, visions of fierce competitors straining to beat the best times of their opponents probably come to mind. However, running isn’t always about winning and road races aren’t only about rivalry. Just ask the members of the Pacific Road Runners Club.

According to their website, this is “a recreational running club, with members interested in leading a fit and active lifestyle combined with social events. We compete, but we don’t enter expecting to win. We’re more interested in achieving personal goals and having fun doing it.”

The club also gives a good portion of their proceeds to charities. David Parker, a race committee member, explains, “Our running club donated $50,000 to charity, and our total donations over the last 20 years are $600,000.” So, of course, they wanted their finish line to look professional and impressive, and to help with promoting the race as well. Enter the inflatable arch!

Did the giant balloon get the results the club was after? “The inflatable finish arch looked fantastic! Local media was also there filming, so photos and videos of our race were viewed by many with our logo front and center.”

Yep! Those sound like pretty exciting results to us.

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“[The inflatable arch] created a wonderful backdrop to brand our events, capture our sponsors in the photos used by the participants, and made it easy to travel down the coast of California without taking up too much space on our trucks.”

- Amy Daugherty, California Coast Classic

“The huge cereal bag could be seen from anywhere and was a nice draw to gather people to the tents we had set up.”

- Anika Hage, WatersMolitor