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#AskYourRaceDirector – Breakfasts and Running Events

There is an expectation that hot breakfast must be served in all running events. Some runners complain on social media about it without realising the practical difficulties in such arrangements. . Here is my point of view 1. Arranging hot breakfast is a matter of whether it has...
Posted On 10 Sep 2020

#AskYourRaceDirector – Why did I not get my results sms?

Many runners end up running races and not getting their basic right. Their race results. . In this multipart post, we seek to answer how errors get injected into different parts of the process. The first step is where the data gets captured. The registration platform. It has...
Posted On 10 Sep 2020

#AskYourRaceDirector – Pacing

Q.1 I intend to personally pace a friend of mine in the next running event. I am not registered and I intend to run a part of the distance to encourage him. Nothing wrong in that I suppose? . Ans. Before going into the answer, some preface. There are rules for any sport and it is...
Posted On 10 Sep 2020

#AskYourRaceDirector – About Photos and Running

I was in conversation with Savio D’Souza, ( one of India’s most leading National level Olympian of yesteryears and trainer, for those who came in late ) and asked him for a photo from his winning days. He confessed that he had probably none. . Compared to this, most...
Posted On 10 Sep 2020

#AskYourRaceDirector – WNC Navy Half Marathon

Can BKC accommodate so many runners is a moot point of discussion. Also what are safety precautions to prevent the HM runners doing 02.05 or faster from being elbowed by the 10K back??? I have had an incident & thus this is not a story…  . My response: TLDR: Too many...
Posted On 10 Sep 2020