Understanding race categories and classes

Create skill-based and age-based racing categories to get more racers on the podium and feel like winners.

/ March 5, 2021

Bikejoring: Mountain Biking gone to the dogs

The art of the sled dog is as old as human history itself. Ever since man domesticated wolves and wild dogs to guard our homes, pull our stuff, and protect our lives, we have intertwined our lives with theirs. Leave it to man to get bored. When we’re bored, all sorts of interesting sports get...

/ January 5, 2021

Three Reasons to get into Off-Road Racing

Are you willing to meet the need for Americans to go outside by rising up and jumping into the billion-dollar outdoor industry?

/ October 3, 2020

Building a race course starts with a walk

This may seem elementary, but the major event in course design is to physically walk the thing. Racecourse design is just as much a physical job as it is a mental one. And that means getting out into the wild and seeing things with your own two eyes. Miles of walking is kind of tough...

/ October 1, 2020

Better than you found it tactics for race day trash

Leaving the venue better than you found it by cleaning up your trash -- and the park's trash -- is a huge part of a race director's job.

/ August 19, 2020

Are you ready to benefit from your competitors cancellation?

This is a tale of three races. It kind of starts off like a bad joke. A mountain bike race, an adventure race, and an epic ride all walk into a bar. So the bartender says, “What is this, some kinda joke?” Ba-Da-Boom! Tip your waiter! No, in this tale, all three of these races...

/ July 3, 2020