Athletes to use Athlinks account to sign in and register for events

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Starting on January 25th, athletes will be able to use their personal Athlinks account to log in and register for events on ChronoTrack Live. This will create a more streamlined and personalized experience from registration through to race day for your participants. Participants will be able to register more quickly for your events with pre-populated…

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Facebook 101 for Race Directors

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When most people think of Facebook, they think of cat videos, vacation photos, and that one friend who overshares. But when it comes to race promotion, Facebook can be a powerful tool – if you use it right. Whether you’re new to the endurance industry or just new to Facebook, this article will take you…

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Race Organizers: How to Prevent Deaths & What to Do if They Happen

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Endurance events tend to be tales of triumph but, like the Greek fable for which marathons are named, they are occasionally marred by the deaths of participants. Most recently, the London Marathon experienced the death of 31-year-old Captain David Seath just three miles from the finish line; it was the 14th death in the event’s…

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Road Race Management: Saturday or Sunday?

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A crucial aspect of road race management is deciding when to hold your race. With the exception of holiday races, hosting your race on a weekend is practically a given considering the Monday-Friday work week. But the weekend gives you two options: Saturday and Sunday. Which is better? Let’s take a look at the pros…

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