Tag: race director

Getting the trail out of your head

About 10 years ago, I started mountain biking. That addition to my life led me to trail running. Soon I was orienteering, and then found a way to put it all together in a slog fest called adventure racing. All of it was a way for me to interact with the outdoors… again. You see,...

/ December 20, 2015

How to sell out your race

So there you are. A race promoter looking to launch your first off-road race. Maybe you started off as an off-road racer yourself but noticed that not too many people were creating the type of races you would like to race in. Or maybe you’re just interested in bringing off-road racing to your community but...

/ December 9, 2014

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