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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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Running Relay Race Humor

Posted on January 22nd, 2014
Tags: relays, running relays, relay races,


This is one of the funniest videos I have seen. I performed this skit with my wife at a meeting of the IRC Running Club, and we sure got a lot of laughs. To understand this humor you really must have participated in a relay, like Hood to Coast, Ragnar, Rainier to Ruston or Mt. Si. All are put on well and are tons of fun to do.

Like most humor, there is truth to what is said in the video in terms of what a non–runner might think about…

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