Tag: principles

How to set the right price for your race

Figuring out what 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 15, 2017

Principles of a profitable race

Once you figured out how to start small, stay simple, and show value, these core principles should become the foundation of every race you build.

/ May 15, 2017

Always think before you buy race equipment

Every professional off-road race needs a certain amount of equipment. When you promote races that take place in remote locations, the equipment you select needs to meet a few requirements before it becomes part of your venue kit. For starters, any equipment you buy has to meet the following criteria: Need – Do you really...

/ April 2, 2017

Better than you found it tactics for race day trash

Leaving the venue better than you found it by cleaning up your trash -- and the park's trash -- is a huge part of a race director's job.

/ June 30, 2016
mountain bikes in the transition zone

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...

/ May 9, 2016