Tag: Event Management Series

To much rain can close roads along your course.

How to bounce back when everything goes wrong

Once upon a time, Virginia had a very wet Spring. So wet in fact that it has caused several race cancellations throughout the State, to include the Adventure Addicts Racing’s (AAR) Adrenaline Rush 12-Hour Adventure Race in Front Royal, Virginia. AAR race promoters Andy Bacon and Michelle Faucher, found themselves in a position all race...

/ April 19, 2017

How to manage racing cheats

Cheaters. Every race has them, and nobody likes them. But do they really pose a threat to local or even Regional events? To answer that questions, you first need to understand the three categories these scofflaws fit into: (1) cheaters who attempt to gain an unfair advantage by breaking the course rules (rule breakers), (2)...

/ May 20, 2015

How not to suffer pre-registration woes

The day of your race is fast approaching. You’ve convinced the park to grant you a special use permit just under the wire. Some last minute sponsors have provided you with the resources to purchase those pesky awards you have yet to buy. You even found a way to get the local trail club to...

/ September 19, 2014
EX2 Adventures Race Brief

How to think like a Race Director

Jim Harman, owner and operator of EX2 Adventures, is one of the top off-road sport production managers in the Mid-Atlantic region. Producing an average of 21 events a year with a draw of over 5,000 competitors a season, his company has established itself as the industry leader in the Washington DC area since its founding...

/ August 2, 2013