Tag: timing

Why do race promoters fail?

I have met numerous race promoters who have failed to build a successful race promotion business. Over and over again, I hear them talk to me about their struggles. All too often, they found out that race promotion is not a job that magically creates that well-orchestrated event most racers get to experience on race...

/ March 24, 2017

Why timely race results pay for future races

Timely race results are one of the most important aspects of any race. So it goes without saying that you have to get the race results just right to be successful. We all know about the challenge of collecting times correctly, and the stress behind posting results that are contested. In my article Using timing...

/ August 29, 2016

Using timing as your essential tool for race day arbitration

One of your core race day services is timing. There is no race if the race promoter does not present a way for people to win. This makes timing the method to which you ultimately decide who won, and who lost. It is your essential tool in race day arbitration. This makes you, as the...

/ June 25, 2016

7 venue areas that ever race needs

Venue layouts are important to the success of your event. Not only do you need to have all the necessary areas in place to effectively direct your race, but you will need to make sure your customer flow makes sense, and everyone knows where to go. The goal is to make sure everyone knows where...

/ June 10, 2016