Mr. Murphy just canceled your race — now what?

Mr. Murphy loves rain. Rain is great at getting your race canceled. Let’s face it, health and weather are both unpredictable forces. As a race promoter, you will have to deal with both at least once in your life. And chances are it will be more than once. If you ask five people what the...

/ October 5, 2021

Getting the Trail Out of Your Head

Redefining the role of the race director requires you to rethink your purpose by working ON your event, not IN your event.

/ August 26, 2021

50 Lessons Learned from Being a Race Director

Discover the 50 lessons that went into my repeatable roadmap process that I now use to build better races the same way each time.

/ July 9, 2021

Principles of the No Snow Biathlon

What the heck is No-Snow Biathlon? To understand the No Snow Biathlon, you need to first know what a biathlon is. The biathlon is a winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and precision rifle shooting. Competitors race for miles around a trail system whose total distance is divided into either two or four shooting rounds....

/ June 20, 2021

How to set the right price for your race

Figuring out the right registration price to charge for your race is not easy. That's why you stop the guess work and start using a process that works.

/ June 4, 2021

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