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Road Race Management 


Organizing Running Events

Road Race Management's
Organizing Running Events:
The Complete Guide to Staging a Successful Road Race

2nd Edition

This all-encompassing guide covers every aspect of race directing and is a valuable resource for seasoned race directors and running club officials, as well as a thorough introduction to the art and business of race directing for novices. The book serves as the textbook for the RRCA's Race Director Certification Program and is packed with content geared toward all levels of experience. Every race director will want to have this book!

Now is the perfect time to improve or sharpen your race directing skills by diving into Organizing Running Events.

Topics covered include:

  • Sponsorship
  • Finances
  • Course Design
  • Marketing/Promotions
  • Registration
  • Packet pick-up/Expo
  • Timing & Scoring
  • Equipment
  • Elite Athletes
  • Legal
  • Rules of the Road
  • And Much More!

The book also includes an extensive index so you can quickly find the information you need about any aspect of race organization.

All prices include postage.

RRM Members (U.S.): $92 per book*
Non-RRM Members (U.S.): $112 per book
RRM Members (Canada): $120 per book*
Non-RRM Members (Canada): $135 per book
RRM Members (Non-U.S./Non-Canada): $160 per book*
Non-RRM Members (Non-U.S./Non-Canada): $180 per book

Domestic orders are sent UPS and take 3-5 days.
Canada orders take 6-10 days.
International orders (non-U.S. and non-Canada) are sent USPS and take 6-14 days.

For international orders, please contact Phil Stewart at or 301-320-6865 for more exact delivery times for your country.

* For information on RRM Membership, Click Here.