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Race Directors' Meeting

November 2022| Hollywood Beach Marriott  |Hollywood Beach, FL

Meeting News

Thanks to everyone who came to the 2021 Road Race Management Race Directors' Meeting! The attendees at this year's Keynote Dinner were treated to a well-deserved Lifetime Achievement Award being bestowed upon Creigh Kelley (2nd row center), and an informative and thought provoking talk by Liz Dolan (front row center in pink shirt next to meeting organizers Jeff Darman and Pil Stewart).

MarathonFoto/Road Race Management Lifetime Achievement Award Honors Creigh Kelley

Clint McCormick Named 2021 MarathonFoto/Road Race Management Race Director of the Year

2021 Race Directors' Meeting Schedule Now Available

2021 Race Directors' Meeting Faculty Now Available

MarathonFoto/Road Race Management Lifetime Achievement Award Honors Julia Emmons


About the Meeting

What a year! As we look ahead to what we hope will be a slow return to normal in 2021, we know that our sport has been tested. Some of our peers, their companies and events may never recover. But for many of us 2020 has been a learning experience, albeit one we could have done without.

Because of COVID-19 impacts, we had to take the step to cancel the 2020 meeting, but we plan to be back to a full program in November of 2021. We anticipate covering a range of topics of interest to race directors, but we will devote some of the 2021 RRM Race Directors' Meeting to the subject of the pandemic. Our panel and topics will allow us to share useful and vital knowledge as we move ahead. We will not dwell on the damage done but rather seek to empower event staff with tools for the future. So we encourage you to come to Hollywood to share “war stories” and to celebrate the resilience of our sport and those who make it possible.

Take advantage of this opportunity to upgrade and improve your event. Learn, talk, socialize, debate and exchange ideas with other race officials. Network with event directors, sponsors, national running media, sports organization officials and industry suppliers.

Join us on the beach in Hollywood, FL (6 miles from Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood Airport).

We will be offering an excellent room rate at this beautiful oceanfront property (details on the rate and how to reserve your room will be posted here when they become available. Join the many race committees that reward committee members with a trip to this meeting. It’s a great way to give key volunteers or staff a special treat while educating and rejuvenating them for next year’s events. In addition, the meeting offers you the opportunity to visit our many exhibitors and to network in a casual atmosphere. And be sure to consider the special four for the price of three offer.

Hope to see you November 15 at the Gasparilla Distance Classic Welcome Reception, and at the two days of meeting sessions and social activities that follow. This year more than ever we need to gather and we hope and need to have your input and support.


Phil Stewart
Road Race Management

Jeff Darman
Meeting Coordinator
Road Race Management


Who Should Attend?
Race directors, officials of races of all sizes, sponsors, agents, public relations and event marketing professionals, media, and exhibitors with an interest in the road running marketplace.

The Program
The entire Faculty prepares fully in advance, often surveying races around the country to bring you topical, in-depth information in all our seminars. The 2021 Meeting Schedule is now available!

Registration and Fees

CLICK HERE for details on registering for the 2021 Meeting

The Trade Show
Race officials have a chance to "shop" for all their needs at the two-day Race Directors' Trade Exhibit. The show provides a very efficient way to see what's new for race directors and running clubs, and to meet people you may have been talking to on the phone for years. 

The weekend offers numerous informal gatherings--including the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Coffee Breaks; Gatorade Breaks; Keynote Dinner; and Gasparilla Distance Classic and Ashworth Awards evening receptions--to renew acquaintances, make new friends and learn from your colleagues in a relaxed resort atmosphere.

Host Hotel

The host hotel is the Marriott Hollywood Beach, 2501 North Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019.

Race Directors' Meeting attendees can take advantage of the special RRM rate of $185 per night at the Marriott Hollywood Beach by clicking the link below:

Book your group rate for Road Race Management Annual Conference November 2021


Supported in Part By  

Presenting Sponsors
 Ashworth Awards
 Hightech Signs
 Leslie Jordan
 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic

Supporting Sponsors
Gatorade Endurance

Contributing Sponsors
Marathon Printing
National Event Services