Tag: liability

Doom on you if you ignore these principles and kill a racer

Do not leave yourself open to risk by applying the principles of always having an approved permit and a quality liability insurance policy.

/ May 19, 2017
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

Sanctioning means never promoting a race without insurance again

Bob is promoting a race for the first time, and knows nothing about insurance, sanctioning, or liability. All he knows is that sanctioning is a pain, insurance is for cars, and liability is only if he personally hurts someone. He wants to be his own boss, and build his races the way he wants to...

/ August 15, 2016

Stop racing in your own events

This is a quick rant about those race promoters, organizers, and directors that think they can build a race AND race in that same event. You can’t! Why not? I built it. Can’t I race it too? NO! And I’ll tell you why. Reason #1 — Who is in charge of your race? If you’re...

/ July 15, 2016

Get your next race permit approved

Permits are the life’s blood of your race on public land. Without a permit, you have no legal permission to use the venue, and all the insurance in the world will not protect you if someone gets hurt. The permit is the single document that unlocks access, resources, and liability protection. No permit, no race....

/ June 10, 2016