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Race Directors' Meeting

November 7-9, 2013 | Marriott Hollywood Beach  | Hollywood, FL

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Back at the Beach in 2013:

The Road Race Management Race Directors' Meeting will be at the beachfront Marriott Hollywood Beach Hotel in 2013. Mid-November is the perfect time to enjoy the warm Florida weather and our spectacular location right on the beach!

About the Meeting

The 2013 Road Race Management Race Directors' Meeting and Trade Exhibit will be held November 7-9 at the Marriott Hollywood Beach in Hollywood, FL. The hotel is right on the beach and the boardwalk, so make plans now to soak up some sun as the weather gets colder next November!

Join us at the world’s foremost, oldest, and most prestigious race directors’ meeting and trade exhibit. Network with many of the sport’s prominent and best-known event directors, sponsors, national running media, sports organizations, and your fellow race directors.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to upgrade and improve your event. Learn, talk, socialize, debate and exchange ideas with race officials just like yourself. Immerse yourself in innovative marketing ideas that can help you recruit new and retain existing sponsors. Network with event directors, sponsors, national running media, sports organizations, officials and vendors.

Improve your skills, or run the risk of having your event left behind. Each year Road Race Management recruits many of the sport’s most experienced and articulate leaders who will share their secrets of success with you. Learn how they cope with new challenges and improve their events year after year.

Please join us in Hollywood Beach. Think about spending an extra day to enjoy the pool, beach, boating and fishing or nearby golf in this tropical oasis. 

Questions? Contact Jeff Darman at, (610-925-1976).

Who Should Attend?
Race directors, officials of races of all sizes, sponsors, agents, public relations and event marketing professionals, media, and exhibitors with an interest in the road running marketplace.

The Program
The entire faculty prepares fully in advance, often surveying races around the country to bring you topical, in-depth information in all our seminars. The full 2013 schedule will be posted here when it becomes available in July. To get some idea of the schedule and types of seminars held in the past, you can Click here to view the 2012 Meeting Schedule.

The Trade Show
Race officials have a chance to "shop" for all their needs at the two-day Race Directors' Trade Exhibit. The show provides a very efficient way to see what's new for race directors and running clubs, and to meet people you may have been talking to on the phone for years. 

The weekend offers numerous informal gatherings--including the Heathsheets by AFM, Inc. Breakfast; Gasparilla Distance Classic Coffee Breaks; Gatorade Breaks; Keynote Luncheon; and's Best 10K and Ashworth Awardsevening receptions--to renew acquaintances, make new friends and learn from your colleagues in a relaxed resort atmosphere.

See the Sights
Think about spending an extra day to enjoy the pool, the beach, boating and fishing or nearby golf in this tropical oasis. 

Give a Key Worker a Real Perk
Many race committees reward committee members with a trip to this meeting. It's a great way to give a volunteer a special treat while rejuvenating them for next year's race. Take advantage of our special five for four offer.

Special Five for Four Registration Offer
Any race committee, club or company that registers five people by October 20th may register the fifth person free. Payment and all five registrations must be transmitted together by October 20th to qualify--all registrants must be members or staff of the sponsoring organization. 

Hotel Reservations
Special rates will be available to RRM Meeting attendees (reserve by October 21st for special rate), Marriott Hollywood Beach, 2501 North Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019. 954-924-2202; 866-306-5453 (Mention Road Race Management Meeting).

Supported in Part By

Active Endurance
Ashworth Awards
Electric City Printing

Heatsheets/AFM Leslie Jordan, Inc.
Marathon Foto
Virtual Race Bags
World's Best 10K Publix Super Markets Gasparilla Distance Classic