Race Directors: Your Race-Day Checklist

After all of your details are sorted out and you've chosen race management software, you're ready to start focusing on race day.

Water Station Set-Up (3)

Water
Sports Drink    
Pitchers

Signs
Plain Cups
Sports Drink Cups
Table
Trash Bag
First Aid Kit
Tape
Turn Around Signage

Timing Set-Up

Computer(s)
Printer
Connection Cords
Power Strip
Extension Cord
Table
Tent
Tent Shield
Chairs
Printer Paper    
Scratch Paper
Extra Ink Cartidge

Parking Set-Up

Flags
Vests
Signs
Sign Holders
"Event Parking"Signs
"Event-in-Progress" Signs

Course Marking

Delineators
Cones
All Signage
Mile Markers
2-way Radios
Flour
Flags
Barricades

Check-In and Regular Set-Up

Safety Pins
Banner(s)
Scissors
Administration Box

  • Safety Pins
  • Cash Box (3) (Change, Extra Pens)
  • Clip Boards

Registration Folder (per distance)

Registration Tent Signs
Blank Bib #'s
Sharpie
Day-of Registration Forms
Pens
Waiver
Waiver Sign SheetScratch Paper

Check In Folder (per distance)

Check In Tent Signs
Check In List
Pens
Highlighter
Waiver
Waiver Sign Sheet
Scratch Paper

Manual Timing Folder

Stop Watches
Manual Timing Bib Numbers
Manual Timing Time Sheets
Pens
Clip Boards
Stab Wires

Goody Bag Set-Up

T-shirts
Goody bags
Bars
Flyers
Table
Tents

Other

Paper towels
Trash bags
Awards    
Mega phone(s)
Generator

PA System

Mic
Cord
iPod



Race-day checklist courtesy of Sunstrides Foundation .

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