All posts by Kyle Bondo

Kyle Bondo is a thinker, podcaster, author, and creative strategy dragon seeking to make a small dent in the universe. He is the founder of Reckoneer, host of the Merchants of Dirt Podcast and Get Lost Racing Podcast podcasts, and an avid adventure racer. As a successful race promoter with over 20+ years in the endurance racing industry, Kyle has helped many race directors and race promoters start and improve their own races so that they too can share their passion for endurance sports with others.

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The 5 steps to getting your event under control

Have you ever took on too much or found it difficult to get your race off the ground due to costs? Do you use a guide or a process to make something work for you and your racers? Or do you just wing it? In the beginning, I was in the “wing it” crowd. I...

/ August 26, 2019

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...

/ December 25, 2018

Getting the trail out of your head

Reckoneer provides you with more race direction education then you need to build your own outdoor events empire. But YOU still have to build it!

/ November 15, 2018

The right balance between registration and podium prizes

The more chances you give your racers to stand on the podium, the more likely they are to come to your race and come back to your race.

/ October 19, 2018

Why blurring the line between sports is good for business

The more an organizations like Orienteering USA works to bring in different kinds of people, the better that organization will become.

/ September 6, 2018

A Strategy for Saving American MTBO

How to make Orienteering USA competitive in mountain bike orienteering with a strategy for saving American MTBO.

/ August 14, 2018