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Setting the Course: How CRC's Andy Harris Plans for Race Day

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Setting the Course: How CRC's Andy Harris Plans for Race Day

This is the second installment in a two-part series on the Columbus Running Company’s race timing and event management division. The first post can be found here. * * * For race directors like Andy Harris, creating a race concept can be an exciting challenge. Transforming that concept into a fun, safe, and well-received event, however, is a completely different ordeal. One of the first things a runner or walker wants to know when they hear about a new race is where the event will be held. And while there are a lot of great places to run in central...

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From Start to Finish Line: How Andy Harris Creates a CRC Race

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From Start to Finish Line: How Andy Harris Creates a CRC Race

Road races are fun, but it takes more than a properly measured course, a few water stations, and a handful of volunteers to provide a fun, seamless, and high-quality experience that runners and walkers will continue to look forward to year after year. Luckily, the Columbus Running Company has race director Andy Harris on staff. Since 2012, Andy has been leading the CRC’s race timing and event management division. If you’ve run our Mile Dash, Choo Choo 9 Miler & 5K, Big Bad Wolfe Run, or recent editions of the Columbus 10K, you might have spotted Andy at the start/finish line or somewhere...

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