Month: October 2016

Reckoneer launches the Merchants of Dirt Podcast

Introducing the Merchants of Dirt Podcast, hosted by me: professional Reckoneer and race promoter, Kyle M. Bondo! Get all the insider’s guide to practical recreational engineering you’ve come to expect from Reckoneer.com, this time as a podcast you can take with you! Why a podcast? #1 — My Take on Reckoneer Topics First, I provide...

/ October 31, 2016

Strategies for picking your race dates

Picking your race dates is an important part of your strategic process. Usually between October and December, you sit down with your list of potential race offerings, pull out your calendar and a pen, and start considering possible dates. STOP! You’re going about this without all the facts. All the facts? Those bits of information...

/ October 24, 2016

Risk management begins with your emergency response plan

How fast can you execute your response to an injury? This is a question that many race promoters do not like to talk about. Why? Because they don’t know the answer to it. Think back to the last race you were in. Now think about that part of the course that you went, “Whoa, that...

/ October 18, 2016

Gain customers for life by turning your awards ceremony into a party

Do you remember your last awards ceremony? Many off-road race awards ceremonies go something like this: The promoter posts the results of your race after enough folks have finished. About 30-minutes later, they ask everyone to gather around the podium. They then call up racers by category, hand out medals, then take the podium picture....

/ October 3, 2016