11/12 - After losing almost all of my events for the year, with others' support I launched the #wekeeprunning project to help sustain the industry (RDs and Runners both) with information and resources during the Coronavirus outbreak. This project went inactive for a while but is being brought back at a low level and integrated with OPE's strategy. I am currently spending December in Texas supporting events, but am seeking longer-term partnerships in Colorado, Texas, and beyond.
What Do You Need?
You're the director of an established but ambitious event or series, used to wearing every hat. You've been around for a little bit, and you want a committed local operation with reliable people, each specializing in a key area.
But maybe you're not there right now - and right now you just need someone who can help you get there, picking a few of the hats you wear every day and helping you focus on how to get to where you need to be. You may want to tie it all together more or find and try out some new ideas.
You need someone who knows a little bit about everything in the industry and can hop right in, connect you with the best vendors (and vet the ones you have), execute, and help you focus on to the long-term. Let me help you get "On Path".
Clients, Partners, + Friends
Prior to the outbreak, I was beginning to work on operations and planning with Denver-based festival series 11 Creative, supporting 2 food+drink-based events in Denver and Houston. I look forward to growing with the entire series in 2021!
I don't time races myself, but in addition to ops I have a background in timing on hundreds of races, with all 3 major timing systems. In the markets I often work in, I also regularly support timers there on their busy weekends.
|Technology + Apps
My experience isn't only limited to operations. In a previous life I did a lot of web design and coding, so I have helped scope and test software for several companies, including RaceWire + EnMotive's event platforms, the RunnerTag photo platform, Sweatworks' Photo platform, Pic2Go, and many others.
Schedule and Availability
2019 was a great first year that took me to 40+ events including several of the largest in the country, and many of the largest in my focus areas of Denver and Dallas. Click here to see 2019 events.
Note: Even if I am shown as busy that weekend, I have a great network of ops and photo contractors that may be able to support you on site, along with me remotely.
|1/2-5, 13-25||Houston Marathon||Houston, TX||Various operations supporting the HMC and Event Southwest including start line support, traffic control, + expo build/flip, + warehourse load-in/reorg|
|2/2||Super Bowl 5K||Denver, CO||Ops supporting HAL Sports|
|2/9-11||RunningUSA Conference||Las Vegas, NV||Attending, Networking|
|2/15||Love on the Run 10K/5K||Irving, TX||Offsite: Photos + Ops/PPU for Irving Marathon Group|
|2/15||Mile High Grilled Cheese + Beer Festival||Denver, CO||Onsite Ops for 11 Creative|
|3/1||BrunchFest||Houston, TX||Onsite Ops for 11 Creative|
|3/14||St. Patrick's 5K/10K||Irving, TX||C
|3/25-27||MexTour FanFest||Dallas, TX|
|3/28||Trinity River Levee Run Half||Dallas, TX|
|3/28||Irving Marathon||Irving, TX|
|4/4-4/5||Art Car IPA 5K||Houston, TX||POSTPONED Ops / Course Lead|
|4/18||Run Texas Big Star||Frisco, TX||POSTPONED Ops and Photo Management for Event Southwest|
|4/18||Ultravirus 12-Hour Virtual Run||Virtual||Consultation, scoring, + logistical support|
|4/19||McKinney Kiwanis Tri||McKinney, TX||POSTPONED Timing/Ops supporting JJ Kick / No Limits Timing|
|4/25-26||OKC Memorial Marathon||OKC, OK||POSTPONED Ops supporting Event Southwest|
|May||Miles de Mayo Challenge||Virtual||Virtual : Scoring Solutions w/ Google Files|
|5/2||Fiesta de Mayo 5K||Irving, TX|
|5/13-17||Colfax Marathon||Denver, CO||POSTPONED Ops supporting HAL Sports|
|5/30||Ultravirus 12-Hour Virtual Run #2||Virtual||Consultation, scoring, + logistical support|
|6/6||Taste of Louisville 5K||Louisville, CO||POSTPONED Photos and/or Ops|
|6/6-7||Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon||Deadwood, SD|
|6/13||Bellin Run||Green Bay, WI|
|6/15-9/15||Run Through Colorado||Virtual||Concept, Design, + Production (OPE's First Own 'Event)|
|6/27-28||Gran Fondo NS Golden||Golden, CO|
|7/19||Forever Fitness 5K||Tobyhanna, PA||Semi-Virtual | Reg page setup + consultation|
|7/19||Gran Fondo NS Asheville||Asheville, NC|
|7/25||RINO 5K||Denver, CO|
|8/23||Gran Fondo NS Asheville||Asheville, NC|
|9/4-9/5||Rock Hawk Half/10K/5K||Castle Rock, CO||Volunteer / Training for Bear Chase Race Series|
|9/19||Medals & Mimosas 10K||Denver, CO|
|9/27||Jensie Gran Fondo||Marin County, CA|
|I transition from my Colorado base to Texas increasingly throughout October / November.
|10/3-4||Run Crazy Horse Marathon + Half||Hill City, SD||Misc Ops + PPU|
|10/10||Bellin Women's Half||Green Bay, WI|
|Sept-Nov||Multiple Small Races||Colorado||Misc supporting Hal Sports + Bear Chase Trail Series|
|11/26||Irving Turkey Trot||Irving, TX||Course Director + Misc for Irving Marathon Group|
|12/5||Irving Frost 5K||Irving, TX||Course Director, Photos + Misc for Irving Marathon Group|
|12/13/20||BCS Marathon||College Station, TX||Timing Ops|
Even if you're not sure what you need, a couple emails and half an hour on the phone may be enough to make a difference. And I'm always happy to chat!