Tag: Event Management Series

How to manage racing cheats

Cheaters. Every race has them, and nobody likes them. But do they really pose a threat to local or even Regional events? To answer that questions, you first need to understand the three categories these scofflaws fit into: (1) cheaters who attempt to gain an unfair advantage by breaking the course rules (rule breakers), (2)...

/ May 20, 2015

How to sellout 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 to 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 provide 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
EX2 Adventures Race Brief

How to think like a Race Director

Jim Harman, owner and operator of EX2 Adventures, is one of the top off-road sport production managers in the Mid-Atlantic region. Producing an average of 21 events a year with a draw of over 5,000 competitors a season, his company has established itself as the industry leader in the Washington DC area since its founding...

/ August 2, 2013