There’s basically no such thing as running a perfect 26.2 (or 13.1, or 6.2) miles on a certified race course. Read the Runner’s World article HERE.
Volunteers are the backbone of any race. The success of a good event depends heavily on the time, energy and talent they contribute long before the event begins and even after the last participant crosses the finish line.
You and your team have worked hard to put together your best race event yet. All your ducks are in a row, and you’re having a record year with sponsorships. The next step? Getting people signed up!
Do you ever read stories about other races and wonder, “How’d they get the reporter to write about them?” The key to many of these editorial mentions is having a great story worth writing about. And every race has a great story, you just have to dig deep enough and find it!
Race-for-a-Cause Idea: Reason2Race Most races are born out of a goal to raise funds for an important cause. Those that start purely for the sport now have the option to add a fundraising element to their events, too!
How to Have the Best Packet Pickup Ever Packet pickup is an exciting event for both race participants and race directors. It heralds in the excitement of event day days before and gets everyone amped up for the day that they’ve all been preparing for. Make sure your packet pickup goes without a hitch with… Continue reading How to Have the Best Packet Pickup Ever
How to Schedule Your Social Media Posts *TEMPLATE* As a race director, do you often keep a running list of all of the cool things you would like to share on social media about your race…in your head? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. With everything that you have to keep up with on a daily… Continue reading How to Schedule Your Social Media Posts *TEMPLATE*
10 Ways to Make Your Race More Eco-Friendly “Going green” is no longer a trend for race events, it’s the preferred way to operate. Whether you have 300 or 30,000 participants, you and your team can do a number of things to ensure that your impact on the environment is as minimal as possible. Here… Continue reading 10 Ways to Make Your Race More Eco-Friendly
Sponsorship 101: A How-To Guide for Race Directors If you could bring in extra revenue to your race, would you do it? Each year, organizations spend millions of dollars on race event sponsorships across the country. And they don’t show signs of stopping!
4 Team Tools Race Directors Shouldn’t Live Without a Asana a If you’re looking for an easy-to-use platform to manage projects and tasks for your race, then check out Asana. As one of the best online project management tools out there (former Facebook team members are behind it!), Asana let’s you organize your team into “Projects”, then… Continue reading 4 Team Tools Race Directors Shouldn’t Live Without