Author: Elizabeth Vincenty

5 Race Director Mistakes That Hurt Participants

One of the favorite parts of my job as the IT director of the Chicago Marathon was being at the finish line. I helped certify three world marathon records during the time I worked on the event (1997–2003). I also was there as the last finishers crossed the line. "Harnessing the energy and enthusiasm of … Continue reading 5 Race Director Mistakes That Hurt Participants

7 Best Halloween Race Costumes of 2012

Super? Scary?  Super scary, or just plain silly?  This weekend, thousands of runners will head out to a local Halloween race but answering the question “what to wear?” requires more than a quick check of the weather. It’s costume time and we’ve taken a look at some of SignMeUp’s online registration client’s Halloween-themed races to … Continue reading 7 Best Halloween Race Costumes of 2012