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Why Rack Cards Are Still Indispensable

Posted on January 14th, 2020
Tags: rack cards, visibility, race director, running, event planning, race planning,

In the age of the internet, it’s easy to write off rack cards as antiquated. When everyone’s carrying the internet in their pockets and few people use mail-in race registrations anymore, surely an already-busy race director does not need to waste time producing a pretty rack card. This, however, is far from the truth. While the internet is an invaluable tool for race directors in acquiring registrants, rack cards still have their place and are a necessity in any event of significant size.

To understand why this is, one must take themselves out of the shoes of a…

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Choosing an Event Hosting Service—Where’s Your Money?

Posted on December 3rd, 2019
Tags: race, race director, event hosting, event hosting service, finances,

We’ve all been there—you paid for a product or service, confident you’ll be receiving what you expected—but some complication led to broken promises and an unhappy wallet. Organizing a running event does not have to be this way; make sure you know the circumstances surrounding an event hosting service before making a commitment. Your wallet—and your sanity—will thank you.

Nobody likes to be short-changed or have their money tied up somewhere it can’t be readily accessed. We’ve heard horror stories of race directors who have used an online registration service only to have some financial concern tie up…

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