Again we saw another Marathon selling out in record time, this time it was Marine Corp Marathon who was sold out in record time 2:27 hrs. Although MCM claims this is a record the trues story is different as Marines and other groups have access to a pre-sale. But the big question is how future bigger marathons should handle the registration. Chicago and MCM have been using Active.com as their registration partner and both time the registration and Active.com has not been up to task. Facing major server issues etc. The registration becomes more like a lottery!
Marathons are selling out fast for sure and I'm not sure what the best solution is to the registration process is? What ever the solutions are I hope they are fare for all runners.
Of course its positive with all marathon runners but the the registration process should not have to be a nightmare! It kind of bring back memories when you had hang outside Arenas in order to get tickets to your favorite band!