Subject: RE: First race as a race director was today!!!!!
There were many high's and many many lows during the planning process. T-shirt issues, freaking out about lack of registrants, insurance paperwork, and bad weather all were part of some of the issues. No matter how organized and planned you are stuff always pops up. Our course was misdirected which forced people to run through wet grass. This may have been a good thing since most thought it was cool.
The hill is a very long steep hill. Not too hard but just hard enough to make it a great challenge and separate us from the other 5k's in the area. This upcoming year I will put up a website, add a kids race, shorten the walking distance, and put together a promotional package to get more sponsors. The long term plan is to make this a festival type race. Have live music and micro brews at the finish line.