“It’s unusual to have no idea,” he said. Gilmer measures and certifies courses, as well as helps RDs with course design and operational set-up.
That means new would-be race directors typically have a park or a bridge or a popular loop or a finishing spot by a memorial, for example, in mind. They have some general idea in their head. What they need help with is how to firm that idea up, how to create a course in the real world, and knowing what issues to look out for.
Where are you going to start and finish?