On Friday morning, as reported here, Lance Bergeson the Race Director for Capital Pursuit Races wrote an editorial for the Des Moines Register regarding Racepass. This race director was frustrated that his races were appearing on Racepass.com after he had requested that Racepass remove his events. Chase Rigby one of the co-founders...
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    I’ve been keeping an eye on Racepass ever since they launched. For anyone that is unaware, Racepass launched in May amid much scrutiny.  Basically they claim to be the first subscription based service for runners. Runners pay a flat fee and can enter a set # of races depending...
  • Road Runner’s Club of America Issues Statement Regarding Racepass

    From RRCA.org The Road Runners Club of America is the oldest and largest national association of running organizations dedicated to growing the sport of running since 1958.  RRCA membership ​includes running clubs, training programs, running events, runners, walkers, coaches, sponsors, and supporters. The Road Runner’s Club of America (RRCA) has...
  • Racepass Responds To Criticism

    Prior to posting my article on Racepass on Friday, I had reached out to them with some questions.  They responded with a link to a blog post. They also posted this link on my thread on Facebook. Racepass is attempting to centralize the race registration process. The biggest issue is...
  • Racepass.com Launch Raises Concerns From Races, Runners

      Racepass.com launched this week. From their press release: Launching today, Racepass, the first subscription-based membership for distance races, is reshaping racing with a platform that connects runners, race directors and race sponsors to get more people running more races. For a flat annual fee, Racepass membership covers full registration...
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