I don’t care what you think about my race, and other coping skills

Everyone feels vulnerable when it comes to producing races they care about. Race promotion is just as much art as managing process. When you create art, you do it in a way that you don’t always feel is correct. Sometimes what we do as race promoters is a guess. The first race promoter that put...

/ February 20, 2017

Learn to focus on the right things to propel you forward

Do you know what I’ve learned after almost a year of writing blog posts about race promotion? It’s that you’re going to be ok if you don’t get it right the first time. What do I mean by that? Sometimes launching something that is good, is better than waiting until it is perfect. I’ve promoted...

/ February 13, 2017

Are you overlooking the demand for trail races?

Most race promoters can agree that trail races are the easiest way to get into off-road racing. They can be as simple as a chalk-drawn starting line and a stopwatch timed finish, to as complex as wave starts and chip timing. However, if you’re looking to get into off-road racing, the trail race is the...

/ February 6, 2017

Rebuild your motivation and get back to building better races

Do you need something to change in your racing business? Does the feeling of having to produce yet another race tapping your motivation? You know you love racing, but maybe it’s become exhausting, frustrating and even painful to continue. You see your competitors still maintaining the same race production tempo they did in past years,...

/ January 31, 2017