The sports industry requires many more services and stuff other than the equipment needed for the sport. Almost all race events require awards to give to their participants, volunteers and sponsors. You could either get a glass trophy made which is too fancy for a race event, don’t you think? There are many other types of customized awards as well. You can get them in a variety of other materials including, wood, plastic or natural materials.
Bigger running events usually require trophies made from glass, crystal or acrylic as they have to keep up with the standards of the event. If you’re going to settle on getting a glass trophy, make sure to get it made from recycled material as it is usually preferred now-a-days to get trophies that are made from recycled material as running track is a healthy event and should not have any factors associated with harming the environment. You can either get the entire trophy 3D printed or just the logo and the necessary information such as brand name and category information. The fully printed ones are expensive and which is why they’re also not very common. You don’t have to be too fancy about a sport as it all comes back down to the sport as the event closes down. There are running awards that are available in wood and other natural materials.
Some trophies also have separated male or female figurines at the top made from metal or glass to represent the gender category. The smaller race events are not that fancy. Their trophies can either be the classy style or other shapes like coffee mugs and water bottles. The awards required for giving to sponsors, volunteers and sponsors are usually made in a different way.