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Exiting an Event Hosting Service

Posted on January 27th, 2020
Tags: event hosting, race, running, events, event planning, event hosting service, race planning,

Being with an event hosting service is not always a long-term commitment. Sometimes, a change in your event’s circumstances means it makes the most sense to move on and find a new service. While we have covered event services and your finances on this blog before, that is not the only factor to keep in mind when initially choosing a service. As a race director, you should also consider your exit strategy should you desire to no longer use the event hosting service.

How easy is it to leave a service? That largely depends on which service…

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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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