How to Organize a Charity Race From Start to Finish

Tip #4:  Keep Logistics and Legalities in Mind

There is a lot that goes into planning an actual race route, and it’s not as easy as just mapping out a distance and telling people to run in a certain direction. “You will likely have to coordinate with the city in which you are planning your race to obtain race permits, and coordinate any road closures that may be necessary or scheduling police to manage intersections,” Kohler shared.

Predicated on the length of the race, you may also wish to have first aid personnel on hand. And you’ll definitely want to get all participants to sign a liability waiver. “There are many liability considerations with races so you would want to speak to a lawyer about a waiver if not using an organization that already has a viable template in place,” explained Kohler.

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