Event Insights: 6 Common Event-Day Issues for Endurance Events and How to Avoid Them

August 31, 2021

Races and endurance events are exciting. People train for months to compete in these events, and when race day finally arrives, they’re full of energy. As a planner, you’re probably experiencing just as much adrenaline. Finally, you’re ready for everything you’ve been putting together to finally bear fruit. What can go wrong?‌ Honestly, a lot of event-day issues can arise even after weeks or months of planning.

In a perfect world, everything would run smoothly. All the planning you’ve put into your race would mean that the event goes off without a hitch. Unfortunately, that’s just not how things work in the real world. Exercise events can run into significant problems, even on the big day. Your job as the coordinator is to keep the race running smoothly and resolve issues as quickly as possible.

Luckily, in the weeks and months leading up to a race, you can prevent most problems that might pop up the day of the event. Here are six of the most common endurance event-day issues and the strategies you can use to avoid them. MORE