Endurance sports raise about $70 Million a year for charities;
Over 90% of the 8,000 races held annually, are run by mom-and-pop businesses or non-profits;
Race directors are working tirelessly behind the scenes to get the races (and you) back up and running, with safety as the priority.
Event closures have had devastating effects onthe tourism and hospitality industry, local jobs, and the physical and mental health of the participants. In addition these events usually raise about $70 MILLION a YEAR for charity and the ripple effect of event shutdowns will be felt for a long time and in many ways. Sadly, some of the charities and races we love may never return.
Most races are organized by mom-and-pop shops or non-profits. The race directors who usually sweat over permits,