Month: April 2016

Principles of a profitable race

Does this sound familiar? You’ve decided to put on a mountain bike race. You’ve named your event, figured out the course, and have a permit for a park that lots of mountain bike riders enjoy riding at. You went down to the big box store and filled your garage with tables, chairs, coolers, cones, pop-tents,...

/ April 18, 2016

Why do most race directors fail

Over and over again I have meet former (and current) race directors who talked to me about their struggles. Just like my experience, they too found out that race direction is not a job that magically creates the well-orchestrated experience that most racers get to have on race day. Instead, they found out that the...

/ April 1, 2016