20 Race Director Mistakes to Avoid


Your Race Director Checklist of No-Nos

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If you’re a rookie, or even an experienced race director, how can you avoid mistakes before they happen? The answer to that question (20 answers, really) is in this guide. We've pulled information from all of our race director resources and assembled words of wisdom from Bart Yasso (chief running officer at Runner’s World), Dave McGillvray (race director of Boston Marathon), and a few of ACTIVE Network’s Race Directors of the Month.

They'll weigh in on the top 20 mistakes to avoid in this race director checklist of "no-nos":

  • The people (5 mistakes)
  • The planning (4 mistakes)
  • The promotion (6 mistakes)
  • The technology (2 mistakes)
  • The course (3 mistakes)

Shorten your learning curve by taking advice from the best! Download the "20 Race Director Mistakes to Avoid" guide today.

“You don’t want to commit to an event, advertise and promote, until permission is in place." Dave McGillivray
Race Director, Boston Marathon