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Race Director Certification Courses: Are They Worth It?

Race Director Certification Courses: Are They Worth It?

Is a race director certification program right for you? We look at what's involved and whether it's worth the time, cost and effort.

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Race Insurance: Know Your Options

Race Insurance: Know Your Options

Do you know your options when it comes to race insurance? We look at all the ways you can get your event (and yourself) covered.

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4 Alternatives to Chip Timing

4 Alternatives to Chip Timing

Need an alternative to chip timing for your race? We looked at the options and bring you the best for any type of race

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Are You Making the Most of In-Kind Sponsorship?

Are You Making the Most of In-Kind Sponsorship?

In-kind sponsorship is easier to get than cash sponsorship and often much more effective. Here's what you should look for and how to grow your sponsorship portfolio.

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14 Fun Run Theme Ideas For Your Next 5K

14 Fun Run Theme Ideas For Your Next 5K

Looking for ideas for your next fun run or 5K? Here's the most popular fun run themes for you to choose from for your next 5K run concept.

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The Definitive Guide to Marking a Trail Race

The Definitive Guide to Marking a Trail Race

Everything you need to know about marking a trail race course, from choices of materials you can use on different terrains to trail marking best practices.

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Race Photography: Know Your Options

Race Photography: Know Your Options

Could your race photos be worth more to you if you gave them away for free? We look at emerging models of taking and distributing race photos

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Chip Timing Systems: Buy, Rent or Build Your Own?

Chip Timing Systems: Buy, Rent or Build Your Own?

So you've decided to do your own race timing. Here's what you need to consider before buying, renting or building your own chip timing system.

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A Guide to Live Race Tracking & Race Day Apps

A Guide to Live Race Tracking & Race Day Apps

Races are reaping the benefits of live tracking with improved safety and increased social engagement. We look at the technologies making it possible.

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6 Things to Do When Not Putting on Races

6 Things to Do When Not Putting on Races

Have you been forced to cancel or postpone your race? Here's a few things to do from home to prepare you for when things get back to normal.

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Essential Tips for Volunteer Coordinators

Essential Tips for Volunteer Coordinators

Los Angeles Marathon volunteer coordinator, Tim Bradley, shares his best-practice tips for filling your volunteer shifts with motivated people who show up!

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Race Banditing: A Race Director's Guide

Race Banditing: A Race Director's Guide

A look at race banditing from the perspective of the race director: who are race bandits, what motivates them, what does the law say and how to combat them?

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