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"race director" Discussed on Ali on the Run Show
"That other races are starting to show and I think that's okay in the education piece comes in and so if you have a race that you love and they're saying we're going virtual, it's not because they want to go virtual it's because they have to and so if that is something if that race. You and hate virtual like so many people seem to maybe you make an exception you know the thing that I have been saying is. Support your favorite race virtually like you support your favorite restaurant with takeout food during the pin down if your job or your finances have not been affected by Covid nineteen and you can sign up for a race like he would have sign up for that virtual race and then there's still other races and again, one of the examples where the race gives. One hundred thousand dollars back to four charities year and they still feel strongly about wanting to do that not because it fulfills their yearly kind of quote of what they've been doing for thirty seven years now because probably those charities need vast support more than ever. So that was another reason we decided to go virtual not to just take a complete pass. You know we felt very strongly not needed to put something out there so that we can still support those charities in some way shape or form. Heck Yeah I love that right In spite of it, all I'm sure there are people listening who are thinking. You know what I know it's been a hard year, but I want to be the person who puts on my local five or hey, maybe I want to work for Michelle someday to anyone who is listening to this and thinking I might want to get involved in race management. What is your best piece of advice for them? Yeah I always say you don't have to be a runner to be involved in the management side of it. It does help in in my case I think it helps immensely that you see things that you wouldn't normally see you didn't go out and run races. And be able to kind of you know put these scenarios through your mind as you go you want to be involved. Ron Races volunteer at races volunteer to take like a key staff role like sometimes you know there's like a medals key staff person who manages the other volunteers do that reach out to the race and say, Hey, I want to help but even more so say I WANNA help in these are this is what I'm good at. Because otherwise it's like. I don't know you. I. Don't know where I could put you I mean certainly as we dive into our staffing and certainly as we get closer to the races there become lots of holes that you that you see in your like I need to fill this this and this, and so in those instances, it would be helpful if you knew Oh this person emailed me and they said that they wanted to help out of this event that they specifically said they really like working on course in I need a person this. So this would be a great fit. I think when when we get into the position where we're trying to. Were trying to help people to get into our business you need to help me help you. You know. So you gotTa tell me exactly what you watch or how how I can be of service to you. But that's one of the things that I always say. And just as a business owner I, guess in in this industry. Is. I'm not going to be around forever and so while I'm here and while I'm in this industry I need to teach every person than I have the opportunity to teach. All of the things in my head because otherwise I mean this job is you have to learn it by doing. This is not something you study in a book. This is not something you learn other than from you've failed at it at some point you didn't covers the years with trash bags and they got soaked and ruined. and. So you you have to. You have to be able to like somehow instill those things in other people, and the best way to do that is through working is through you know working on an event. But then also just trying to like. Noun load what you? Were or why you know it you know what happened in why do I do it this way? Well, because one time we didn't do it this way and this what happened And so in my position, you always kind of have to intimidate all of these things, which is where I think the science background really has helped me because it's like an if then situation always everything you do in raise production is if I do this than this will happen if I put these toilets here than the lines will backup into the course. So it's it's a lot of scenario based things but I think that the. The only place for this industry to continue to get better. The only way for it to continue to get better is for more people to have more knowledge of what we're doing and why. The. Running industry as a whole is very a very sharing and caring place. It's a very small industry and many people know each other which I will through the namic has been wonderful because we're all affected pretty equally and we're all here for each other and if if someone's getting traction somewhere during this, they're sharing it with everyone because at the end of the day, most of us are all friends we all WanNa, see each other succeed but I think that. Yeah if you if you want to get involved, involve yourself, you know don't sit by the sidelines. And the other thing I will. That I know has helped me in terms of like building my career to the point of being the president of my own race management company is don't be afraid to start at the bottom You know I think that that has really distinguished mine knowledge and skill set in the industry is that I started as a volunteer coordinator than I was a charity coordinator than I worked on grassroots marketing than I did permanent then I became a race director then became a business owner kind of overseeing all of these things and I think that as you go along your skill sets change or you build on. Knowledge that you learned from what you previously did I I don't it would be very difficult for me to go back at the time in be a volunteer coordinator because my my mindset in the way think now is so much more top level But I I wouldn't have the knowledge I have if I didn't do that job at that time and so I would say you know if you want to be involved, get involved at any level that you can get your foot into because it all matters all plays into kind of district greater scope of knowledge for the industry had to whole. So good while I am grateful for all that you do I know that we all are we cannot wait to be back at your races whatever that looks like and thank you so much for coming here and sharing so much with us today I. Appreciate You. Yeah thank you. I can't wait to.
"race director" Discussed on Ali on the Run Show
"I love that story so much because. It's just I. Mean I think it's a combination it's a bit of fate shore, but it's also it sounds like a lot of just. First of all someone believing in you bar being like, I know a woman who can make this happen and awesome at it and you being so good on the spot and getting a job out of it starting an entire career it's just. I feel weird saying fate because I'm not like a big believer in fate. Are you a big believer in fate? What's your take on how that all played out? I mean I don't know if I'm a believer in eight. That's a good question. I am a believer though in opportunity. So there we go. Yes. Are you know he asked me to do something and he kind of? Put His name out there that I'm going to go get this person to help you out, and so I thought I'm GonNa take that Opportunity Okay so you take this job. Unexpectedly, you're like, I guess this is my life. Now, I'm not going to work with fish. Little bit different talk about what it was like. Once you got started, what were your responsibilities on the job and and what did those first couple of days and weeks look like with the La Marathon so and my job. On was the Volunteer Director Volunteer Coordinator whatever you WANNA call that. So, my job was to fill twelve thousand volunteer spots. As a young person who was eager to have a job in eager to work in the running industry as it turns out I mean I hadn't really been eager about that. But once the opportunity presented itself I was like Oh. This is great. You Know I. Really WanNa find myself to this. This could be really great. I. I really was energized to do that job. And not being from Los Angeles that I provided. Few hurdles here in there because you know I mean, I think you know as well as many people know that getting on tears in so many instances is about who you know and connections that you have to the community. I'd I had zero connection to the Los. Angeles community. But I think that I was. Just very energetic and excited about the tasks that I had to do and and as a runner and someone who had run marathons and run in many races I kind of knew at least what all the jobs were that I was looking to fill went the tasks at hand for all those jobs were. So in searching for roots are people. Like it would be great if they had this skill set and so that part of the job came quite naturally and in honestly I didn't really have a lot of trouble filling the roles in I need to dis-official. I think along the way the best thing that I did for myself was that I just paid attention to everything else that was going on in the office. So what was the operations person doing and what was the community relations person doing just so that I had a better understanding I, definitely didn't live in my volunteer box. In at the time that Les Marathon was a staff of. One two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, I think in two of those were like the top top. tippy top people in the organization. So it was really really six of us who were kind of in the trenches every day. Working in they everyone was wonderful people I still keep in touch with hugh them to this day and we all I was the only runner. But everybody just kind of had. A passion for the event. Or just the idea of the event which was really cool I. Think as I have moved on in the industry. If you don't have an enjoyment for what you're doing especially in Res Management, it is probably not going to be very fulfilling. You know it's it's hard backbreaking work. It's long hours in its even longer as you move forward to our race day race week, and so it was just everyone just had refreshingly positive attitude and we had a lot of fun together. Okay. So what came next to La is that when you came back to New York Yes, so the volunteer coordinator job was A. Seasonal. Job. So I worked from December through March the the race is used to be the first week of March. It's bumped around a little bit. I think it's now back around that date. So wrapped up my job by the end of March and they were like you are great. We'd love to hire you again, but we don't need you until December. So as a young adult talk living in Los Angeles with no. INCOME WAS NOT A. Possibility warming and so I kind of was like Oh. God what am I gonNa do next and. Director of operations. Happen to know someone who worked at the New York roadrunners foundation which the foundation kind of got rolled into the near runners that used to be a separate subset. Of. The organization. But he got word that they were looking for a team for kids charity coordinator, and so he said Oh this girl wrapped up her volunteer coordinator job here I know she's looking can connect the two of you. Long Story Short flew to New York had an interview was offered the job the day after the interview before I had left New York on. So then I flew home packed up you know several bags of things flew back to New York like two weeks later and started with the near Furner station. So have you always been someone who's very open to I know you said you believe in opportunity but it's not all that common to go. Okay from Pennsylvania to California back to New York like those are huge just decisions but it sounds like you're just like okay let's do it is that accurate? Is that your personality? Yeah I. It's funny because I was on a podcast a few months ago and. As I was describing, you know kind of similar to what we've been talking about here. She said the woman said you should host the masterclass on opportunity and I thought about that after the call and I said, you know it's it's really interesting because I never really thought about it until she said something but I am not generally one to turn an opportunity down in the reason for that is because It's kind of like. Well, what happens if it doesn't work out?.
"race director" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Couple of occasions. The high near 80. Nearly a dozen Koven cases in New Hampshire are tied to a huge college frat party. W B Z. Sherry Small has the details. The data chi fraternity at the University of New Hampshire in Durham is in trouble with UNH and under suspension after a covert cluster is linked to a huge frat party on August 29th were more than 100 people gathered Students and non students attended. And according to UNH, they weren't wearing masks the university's president, releasing a statement saying that conduct charges against the organizer's and all students who attended the party will be pursued at least 11 positive. Kobe 19 cases have so far been linked to the party. Sherry Small W B Z Boston's NewsRadio, large crowds over the holiday weekend are causing fear among health officials about a possible spike in Corona virus cases. Meanwhile, CBS's Tom Hansen reports the race for a vaccine continues as new cases continue to rise in at least 27 states. So does the pressure to find a viable vaccine with America's toughest season just ahead and we're heading into the fall in the winter when we would expect a respiratory pathogen like a Corona virus to start spreading more aggressively on face the nation. Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says scientists will not be hindered by political pressure to expedite a vaccine before the election. The likelihood that we're gonna have a vaccine for widespread use in 2020 is extremely low. I think we need to think of that is largely a 2021 event. Over six million Americans have tested positive since the start of the Corona virus outbreak. Runners are not letting the pandemic get in the way of their marathon. The virtual Boston Marathon is officially underway. BBC TV's Nick Giovanni has more jen night and Dawn Westman set out on their own 26.2 mile route. They mapped out themselves for the first ever. Virtual Boston Marathon. Dawn's first marathon, Jen. Second, both mom's looking at this as really best of both worlds, getting to be their own race director, essentially for the day. I'm really.
"race director" Discussed on Molloy Power Moves
"But if they so chose to be able to do that, you pick a route, right you do the route you come back and you upload your time maybe an hour later you get on your trainer, which is also Something that that that that can be majored by time and distance. Right? Same LATRONIC GPS system. Option that you have there and you upload that time that you do on your on your trainer. And then you have a total time right for the bike and run that you just did for those that want to manually upload that information night on my watch. I go for. Ten minute run right I come back and I say I don't know how far I went necessarily until maybe map it out through this application that I found online and I can tell you that Matt ten minutes I went half mile. So I can actually maybe tomorrow up good try to a little bit farther faster that half mile and it becomes a competition within yourself nice. Ms Joanie different types of virtual events that better out. There right now we're doing right now you say T is we're developing a longer range plan for what that might look like. Right. So if I'm a race director and I want to put on virtual event what am I actions? What can I do? You can be competitive, right? Sure. Certain fakes in order for you to get it recorded into to be pitted against someone else in that in actual standings or scoreboard or will be participatory. where I just WanNa do it just tell you to do? So it might be it's two miles over two weeks on the run and it might be forty miles on a bike that same two week period or it might be another option is I'm GONNA do a eighty miles in thirty days for the Ron I'm GonNa do four hundred miles on the bike in that thirty day period all these challenges are based on what race. Directors what establish that you can do and you can do it in the confines of your home or you can do it in your neighborhood on and then you can record it for if you do the same run, you could probably report to five or six different virtual dead center out there if you so chose because they all I see what you're saying yeah. Yeah Yeah you could compete at the same time in multiple different events. That's interesting. Interesting, I have to look into it. Tell you the truth I still even though I retired from from racing for two years I'm getting back into it I've been talking with some of my old triathlon buddies. You know. We've just been comparing notes, but I've I've been running in. The bike a few times I'm thinking of actually getting getting a. Truce absolute truth I haven't been in pool in a year and a half. Anyway. You and me both I. I. have not been pulled maybe year and a half but. Probably, for a long time in the time that was in the pool that what time was probably playing. A beach volleyball with my son. Some crazy. There you go. Right real good workout. Well. Let me ask you a question..
Atlanta Track Club: AJC Peachtree Road Race will only be run virtually
"Victim to Corona virus governing best piece Bill Chi actual reporting live A J. C Peachtree Road Race will not be running person. Yes, God, that's right. A difficult decision for race director Rich can on disappointing Andi make the announcement with mixed emotion. The race, which is 1/4 of July, tradition, had already been moved to Thanksgiving because of the pandemic by the Atlanta track Club announces this morning, the race will be run. Virtually instead cannot telling Atlanta's morning news moments ago. There's no way to have a race with thousands of runners safely. Recent weeks as we've seen the spread of the virus continue in the spike, go unabated. We recognize That our best chance to deliver that authentic piece experiences to plan you have the best possible virtual one. For For those those those who who who are are are registered. registered. registered. You You You will will will still still still get get get a a a T T T shirt shirt shirt and and and race race race bib bib bib with with with your your your number. number. number. Registration Registration Registration will will will reopen reopen reopen for for for the the the virtual virtual virtual race race race on on on August August August 31st 31st 31st live live live at at at the the the breaking breaking breaking news news news desk. Bill
"race director" Discussed on Run Your Day
"He had ripped abs and he was a fast runner and she said, you know, and I was young in my early twenties at that time. I said, want to I want to follow that plan and so I started toying with it for a while and you know, I would do it here do there and all that but it wasn't until about nineteen eighty-six that I got serious about running. I moved out to Los Angeles and I I stopped running and he challenged me to do the LA Marathon in 1989. And I said, all right, how far is that? He goes 26.2 miles I go perfect. No idea what the hell 26.2 miles was at that time, but I trained for it and I finished my first marathon and I felt phenomenal and I got the bug and I never stop. From there and just continued to run and then it just accelerated as years went by and it became my passion love and especially when I got into running groups. I met so many friends and all my friends now, they're all Runners. That's I mean, I have some that are outside of the running Community but running is off is my life and it's my passion and it's my love and and every realm of it from race director to you know to just running to just keep watching people come across the finish line and doing things they never thought could do it's amazing. I mean, that's kind of I guess answers the next question. That's really cool to hear cuz I mean, that's pretty clear why you started a feel-good running podcast cuz I think everyone just listening now started to feel pretty good about your story cuz that's that's pretty inspirational. That's really cool. Oh, thanks. And you know, I don't know how I got started with feel-good running or what was the trigger point. I think I think was looking for something additional to do and I started here and started listening to podcast and I thought it was really cool and you could go on and you could search your genre off and I saw put in running one day and I podcast popped up.
"race director" Discussed on F1: Beyond The Grid
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"race director" Discussed on F1: Beyond The Grid
"Hello everyone and welcome once again to be on the grade with me Tom and well. What a season opener! We had in Austria at the weekend. Breathless racing reliability issues the extent to which we haven't seen in years and some overtaking controversy. It was F. one at. It's brilliant best as a spectator. It was hard to keep track of what was going on, so just imagine for a second if it was your job to know everything that was happening on track and in the pit lane. From Roman garage on exceeding track limits to Lewis Hamilton and Alexander Album colliding in the closing stages, or even Sergio Perez speeding in the pit lane. There would be a mind, bogglingly complex task, and that's where my guest this week comes in. Michael Massey is the Formula One race director and safety delicate. He's the most senior FIFA official attending every race, which makes his office in race. Control the place by the buck. Stops He still relatively new to the job having taken the reins at the start of one, thousand, nine, hundred, nineteen, following the tragic death of his predecessor, Mental Charlie Whiting on the eve of last year's Australian Grand Prix overnight, in what was only his tennis race working for the FAA Michael stepped into the breach, and he rose to the challenge, magnificently remarkably given the responsibility resting on his shoulders. Michael is only forty one years old. That makes him just a few months older than me. Reichman yet at races. Kimmy has to danced his tune. But Michael wouldn't be intimidated by anyone in the Formula One paddock. Young, but he's the hard yards into. Get where he is today back home in Australia. Senior roles in Super Turing and supercars. was even the CEO of Rally Australia and his first touch points with Formula One were in Singapore and career remember that where he was heavily involved in delivering the inaugural grown praise for those countries in two thousand and eight and two thousand and ten so hopefully you're starting to build a picture of Michael in your head. Well, let's now hand the canvas to him to complete the picture. From running races to running drivers briefings, Michael has one of the most interesting roles in Formula One and he discusses all I. Hope You enjoy our compensation..
New York City Marathon canceled because of coronavirus
"Runners who had been looking forward to the twenty six point two miles of the New York City marathon later on this year who will now have to look forward even further to next year hopefully cancel yesterday because of the pandemic this city has canceled parades Broadway is closed until January so the announcement of the marathon's cancellation was not a surprise race director Jim Himes says they worked with the city to explore all options as much as it stands today we feel really strongly that this was the only decision that we can ultimately make so we were happy they were able to get to this point now rather than getting further down the road late June is when many runners begin to train for the grueling twenty six point two mile course and veteran New York City marathon Gabrielle Kleinman was relieved when you think about you know that fifty thousand runners and just the water stopped everybody sweating and you know it's just that you know you just don't see how it's possible in this environment runners are being given the option of a refund of the race fees they can also run next year's race or choose to defer until twenty twenty two or twenty twenty
New York City Marathon canceled because of coronavirus
"The New York City marathon has been cancelled because of coronavirus details now from CBS's Marla diamond it's a sad day said race director Jim Himes who couldn't hide his disappointment at the marathon's cancellation yeah we work hand in glove with the city and and as we talk through everything and just the sheer such scope and size obviously the clergyman the larger challenge and we had it all out there just it makes no sense to make the call on the call now to help people as much as we could and great subject some degree of certainty in a certain certain time last year's race had more than fifty three thousand finishers from over one hundred
"race director" Discussed on WTMJ 620
"The press trust and the pictures of this incident flashed around the world even before I finished the race people around the world we're seeing these images of this girl running a girl being attacked by race director and then being saved by burly boyfriend because in nineteen sixty seven that's what people love to think is that you know from girl did something and was a damsel in distress she was gonna get saved by the knight on the white charger and and that's essentially what happened but the whole story was bigger than that the whole story was a much bigger one about why women included in the Boston Marathon why this official was so angry with me for running what was the problem here it wasn't the road free and open space for everybody so certainly it was a moment that changed my life I often say I started the Boston Marathon is a girl and I finish the Boston Marathon is a grown woman because the reality is you can't run twenty six point two miles that's a distance of a marathon twenty six miles three hundred eighty five yards you can't run that distance and stay angry and up through the next few miles I'm trying to figure out why this official so angry with me and and and I was really furious with him I was afraid of him the long about heartbreak hill about twenty one miles into the race the anger really left me and it left me with wondering why and I said well that's because.
"race director" Discussed on Slate's Working
"I'm going to be running the New York marathon for the first time this fall. What is your name and what do you do? My name is Jim. Hi. I'm senior vice. President of events for NEO donors in the race director of the New York City Marathon. So The New York City Marathon isn't until November wrecked. Are you doing as a race director right now in February? Well I mean plenty of things for the Marivan but at New York roadrunners. We're year round. Not FOR PROFIT. Lead produce about fifty races a year long as all sorts of other community programmes from us to seniors. So we're busy around almost every weekend we have a race so what does getting ready for a race. Look like like what's an example of a race. That's coming up soon. And what are you doing? It looks different depending on. What's going on right so what we call weekly races. We have a lot of races in Park Property Central Park Prospect Park in the lake. Usually someone of my team. I fifty fulltime people on my team and someone would own that everyone owns kind of portfolio events. Say run point an emmy. My senior team are there to support them and guide them through for them. When you get to the bigger things like the United Airlines. Nyc HALF IS NEXT MONTH THE POPULAR. Burgum half is in in May and then obviously the marathon. It comes all hands on deck and everyone owns kind of a peace within bringing altogether. What is the most fun one own do you think? Is there like a certain race that yourself does John Control? It's really a lot of them. obviously the marathon is like it's. It's not only in Vegas Marathon. The world is one of the biggest events and World Barnum and the the magic and feeling from that one. You can't be. There's some really really cool things. We do. The new balance thousand mile which has a lot of history to it or in the near committee which was the first all women's road race in the world. That's a ten K. ten K. starts outside of Central Park and finishes in the park about ten thousand women. It's a near forty nine. It started a couple of weeks before title. Nine in nineteen seventy two so take a lot of pride in that one. The pride run the Achilles impossibility. There's so many teams always jockeying for all of them. So I was reading another interview that you did saying your routine I think before the popular Brookland half or you started at twelve a m. You were out there. How can get roads blocked off where he would? Police tell us a little bit about your routine like the night before race. Is that typical? Well that's like behind a curtain type stuff right so we call it in. Our group called ducks on the pond. Above the water you see deduct gliding along below the water paddling. Like heck is it is not. We love we do. But it's not easy right. We are turning communities of courses and you got to do it in a very finite period of time and then you gotta disappear like you were never there so at a lot before the big street races for sure. It's a coming all night affair and then you know. Luckily working with the city agency partners here in New York City. No one puts on big events like they do so. We're going to do big things this city to do it in. And they're amazing partners. We couldn't is not just us in our own. This is the city. Come together to make these things happen. How many days in advance before the New York City Marathon? Do you have to start kind of reshuffling? The roads lots happens like well today. I I live outside the city right now. Do a pretty significant commute but I live in the city for a month before the marathon. My family got love them. They allow that to happen when you get post. Labor Day coming into the marathon. It's kind of all hands on deck. All the time is not a nine to five or for sure and he can roll up your sleeves and whatever it takes you never know. Yeah you were telling me before you start the enormously. Have a two hour commute do yeah and so then for that month before the marathon. Are you living out of an AIRBNB? I'm in a hotel right midtown. Nice to go from significant commuted basically no commute for. And how long are your days during that? I don't know it doesn't matter there's such adrenaline to it. Time goes out the window. Just whatever it takes. What are some examples of the little tasks that you're doing during that month that the average runner hopefully never thinks of or never has to deal? You don't want them to think of that as far the magic. They don't need to worry about that. We got it just. I want them to know. We got you covered. You know whatever can happen. This is new. York City is not a stadium or an arena. Right it's we're GonNa go twenty six point two miles through fibrous and the city keeps going right so there's water main breaks. You know. It's amazing bike lanes going in over the place like we always got to be able to hit the curve ball and roll with it and and figure it out with the city as we go things happen all the time But as far as what we do what is something that when wrong was poised to go wrong before last. November's race that your team had to deal anything goes wrong. It's just always challenges and you got to work through them right. So here's a specific one central Park West which is amazing roadway along the Post Finish area the marathon where we put our broadcast compound and lane went in there a month or two before the marathons. We had to work with the city to come up with a plan of how we're GonNa have broadcast compound there so we can show the world this amazing event but still have a bike lane. It's functional whatnot. Those type things. We had to work through old time. Broadcast Compound is so that folks who aren't in New York City or who have a loved one who is running a marathon kind of like get a window into what's happened so yeah I mean. The marathon is broadcast live across the country and in like hundred eighty territories around the world with the broadcast. Reach of over. Seven hundred million people to make that happen Rockets pound meaning like all the production trucks and generators and whatnot to to make the actual whereby broke has happened. It's not just an overnight thing that's about a week of work to get that all set up so you can broadcast nationally and internationally. It sounds like the kind of work that would go into broadcasting the Oscars or something going up broadcasting work right so a big part of our job is creating our venue right. We don't own the stadium. We create the venue. We operate it. We gotTA MAKE SURE. Everyone owns the properties and whatnot that we're going to utilize they're totally on board so my job is so much about relationships internally within our organization and externally with the city everyone has to be on the same page with what you're GonNa do before you do it because it's going to pop up real quick and then all sudden it's there. Yeah so you're kind of creating like a stadium that's into that new bike lay in the event. Exactly what's that conversation with? The city like to be able to plop a broadcasting confound bike laid the marathon itself is so ingrained into the culture. It's a cultural phenomenon. It is woven into the fabric of the city so when we talked to anyone at the mayor's Office of Special Events and my pd your FDA and wires sanitation parks. Everyone is just as invested in a New York City Marathon as we are so the conversations are amazing. Because it's always. How do we make this work together? It's not about us is about New York City in showing New York City to the rest of the world. That's where the world comes to run an amazing day as I'm sure you know yeah I was just GonNa say for listeners. Who might not live in New York? Who aren't familiar with the marathon. It really I WANNA say shots city is it kind of does like I live on for Avenue right next to the marathoner out on that day. You're like okay like if I'm going to go to Brunch has to be like on this side of the street. They're going to be thousands of runners river in this year's a huge year for us. It's going to be the fiftieth. Tcjc marathon right so yearlong celebration but that it only happens from history and time you know it. It's become accepted right is. It's disrupted for sure but then when you get to the point where like in Brooklyn Long Fourth Avenue. Leather fluid stations along there have four generations of families out there supporting it. They signed up the day after the marathon for the next year. And it's like part of being part of their community. There's also like that one hundred twenty five live musical acts out there. That happened for a long time with even outside of us. People just started showing up and playing music so we legitimize it valid decade or so ago and put them all in our permit so it's the community comes out and supports. Us event in his part of it so people live right in the neighborhood. That's passing through. It's kind of like a giant party. It's a huge party. Yeah we call it. Twenty six block party. This episode is brought to you by third love. Third love uses the measurements of millions of women to design flaws with all day.
"race director" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Greeting runners Boston marathon race director. Dave McGill says they have made some changes to accommodate the weather and to keep the runners comfortable just want the amount of exposure to the elements of as many people's b and the people eating around the longest, obviously, those people in wait for way, Corrine takes off at ten fifty historically wait for took off at eleven fifteen and we're just trying to now about gap the minimize the waiting out in. He says they'll put side walls on the tents and add heat. He says runners should stay out of the rain as long as they can last year's race. If you recall was plagued by rainy, windy and generally miserable conditions well around Boston common today. Don't be surprised if you see a lot of soldiers the US army holding planned exercises on the common until five o'clock. It's part of army week according to retreat from the Boston police Depa. Moment. There will also be performances by US army parachute demo and drill teams as well. As a landing of a Black Hawk helicopter and an annual rite of passage taking place on the Boston common. The swan boats officially opening for rides. Chris cook is the chief of environment and open space for the city of Boston. That's a big day. I mean, it's a every single postcard. You have the city of Boston all the travel, brochures, always features the swan boats. So we really feel like spring hasn't started until those boats. Go around the water, we'll say it's a little unsparing like right now. But hopefully, the boats will bring this on on.
"race director" Discussed on Airplane Geeks Podcast
"That's just super exciting for the sport. And we're really happy. How twenty eighteen ended up? We're the airplane geeks. So let's get geeky firm moment. What telemetry are the aircraft's sending you? So in race control. Which is basically the the CIC the information center, if you will of the entire event, we have really kind of two groups in there. One is the aviation side and one is the event production side. So from telemetry side what the planes are sending me or the ABA Shen group that's in race control items that we think about from safety in aviation perspectives. But then also from sporting perspective. And so the telemetry that comes to us that we use that we take immediately that would go into judging scenario would be g and airspeed. So we get a mediate indication of an over g situation and we get. Of course, they're they're airspeed throughout the entire race. You're getting airspeed where are you getting the airspeed from it's actually from the GPS side of positional data. If you will if you look at how elaborate our ghost track is, right? That's really what has sophisticatedly advanced are positional data because we want that to be super super accurate, right? We want that to make sure that if you're looking at it in your were using it from spectators perspective as a who's winning who's writing? Seeing the ghost images that you project. Exactly. So that ghost image. It's real critical from a credibility perspective that that's accurate, right? You don't want in real life for the plane to fly through the finish gate, and then the go specter to come in second. But then all of a sudden the guy behind XY has the faster time that would really damage the credibility of the whole system. So a lot of effort and time and expense at cetera has gone to that positional at data. And so that actually what is also what helps calibrate all of our other. Airspeed G force all that type of stuff is coming from this super complex. Gee, whiz box called a p p r you that's in the aircraft. All right. So the pilot though has to be on his skill part. He's flying off of indicated airspeed. So he's having to calibrate that quite indicated. He's he's seeing the same thing. We're seeing also we have a screen. He's not just looking at a at a pneumatic airspeed indicator in his plane. He's looking at a digital readout that exact same as us. So again from a sporting perspective. We don't want him to be looking at something different than us. We want everybody to be looking at the exact same number. So the big screen, and they can set it up differently depending on the pilot. What his desires are just like a heads up display in a fighter you, can you can pick and choose how you want certain things done and in the g force lights, etc. So that's that's where the pilot has some choice. But. He's looking at the exact same number that we're looking at in all of his all of his data. How are you transmitting that from the aircraft to the ground is that x what part of the spectrum different radio? What are you doing? Did. You know, you're getting out of my level of expertise. That's our technical group. That is actually the ones that are on. That are putting the boxes in the airplanes. All I know is the race director is that it's accurate. It's exactly what the pilot is looking at it goes into this fancy box, and then this fancy box since it down to my screen, and then I get to evaluate what's going on. And then judge both from what I see outside. In addition to what I see digitally. Okay. Now as the rare race director, are you acting as the air boss or does your boss work for you? How's that is? So we call it a race. Director in the red areas. And I'm responsible if you if you're trying to compare it to something like an air show, the there's an air boss function to my job as so air boss is part of what I do in the sense of IM controlling the air side of things. But in addition to that, I also have a safety hat on from sporting perspective, and his sporting hat on in the sense that the judges are assisting me, and I'm calling somebody knock it off..
"race director" Discussed on StarTalk Radio
"Welcome back to science. This extreme flight show. Jim clash from Forbes magazine, adventure Janisch always spoken with a now that man we promised you before Jim JIMBO Gymboree Di race director at red bull racing. But I go to add a few things to this engineer. And I think this is possibly my favorite nine company. The spy ship company gay and former engineer at virgin galactic of which Jim has a connection to because gym class. You have a ticket virgin, galactic. Yes, I'm passionate. You're number six ten. I bought my ticket in two thousand ten and they keep telling me every year, I'm about to fly next year. But so far nothing is he not shitty sell it cash in no way, man. I hang onto it. I'd ride every right? I got I got mine for two hundred thousand now they're up to two hundred and fifty thousand I think. Investment return you go. So all right. Jim reed. It's too many gyms. Please explain the difference between the master class series and the challenges series in terms of the aircraft and what they're able to deliver. Well, first off, I guess challengers masters around the same engine, propeller and exhaust is to keep them all fairly similar performance. We d- rate the challenges down at twenty seven hundred fifty rpm from twenty nine fifty to manage this be of it better. But a challenger airplanes or stock as far as the cowing, canopy and wingtip. So we'll answer things usually see masters modifying are all stock on the challenger airplanes. But otherwise, they're all except for me Abruzzo. They're all at five forty as either v twos. Threes all the challenges would be twos. When you're designing. A course are you looking to stress or showcase.
"race director" Discussed on THEMOVE
"Now our hosts, Jason, thanks for having foolishly Senate an Email, inviting us to Albuquerque, like a good idea, but welcomed Albuquerque. Glad you guys could make. Do you always have such? Well, garnished cocktails on did this for me on her own. There's raspberries and blueberries in there. I didn't even know we had those. So she's hired. I didn't. We knew Ramlet Bill and actually, I don't know if you know this, Jason did lead man, which is the ride there on. There's like five or six, right? Ranked components did all of those which is. Strange and the distance on those for those who don't know. It starts at the marathon that Lance did goes to a fifty mile. Run fifty mile bike, then the hundred mile hundred mile bike hundred mile run ten k and there's in the ten ks the day. The hundred mile route my next morning ADM right. Right. Right. Right. Which was the worst experience for you? The run is the worst around nothing compares to run to starting at four in the morning, watching the sunrise running all day, watching the sunset running all night and watching the sunrise that is in in for those. No, you the altitude that you're hitting on this. It's those events is not the same courses the ride, so but in delta toot starts starts starts at ten up to twelve three couple times something like, geez, it's up there in the marathon. Which does you just said I did five or six weeks ago with this lunatic. Eric Byrnes turns around mosquito pass, which is thirteen one, right? You did awesome. In this. I think the kind of Pitta Mayes that the we do crowd. What motivates you to do this crazy stuff? Well, Leadville was this weird passion started by my mom, I, I was ten years old. I broke my arm one day before summer vacation, and my mom went to the library and got me these magazines. That's when you could get magazines at the local library. And there was a picture in one of them of the backside hope pass and they just started doing Leadville and I just remember that picture and quote from Ken clover, the race director better than you think you are. You can do more than you think you can. And I, I ran downstairs and said, mom, I'm gonna do this someday and she's she laughed and but it became this passion that someday I was going to do. It turned out I was a real crappy runner. So it was it was it was a great passion with little ability to follow it up, but and then I made this commitment to do it. And right before she passed, she was seven tries in and she said, you gotta do it. You gotta. Do it. And I said, mama promise, I will. And, and last year I did and you know it worked out. Thanks to my wife, Kristen, thank God, it's action, Texan. And another thing to be. It's one thing to be a lunatic. It's another to be married to lunatic, but there's a lot of your listeners that are on both sides of that, and she was the big difference maker. And then honestly, and I'm not affiliated with them, but but CTX Carmichael training systems, I hired them Jason coupon. Another Texan that wrote this great book on all to running hired him, John Fitzgerald, Adam saint-pierre and Kerlin Malcolm, they, they sherpa me through that thing and we got to the end of it. Finally finished under thirty hours and under thirty hour. We have this joke it we do where you know the most of the time. It's if somebody doesn't want to do something. We say, hey, it's it's called, we do not. We don't. And. And but everything you just laid out, I'm just going to say for you and everybody listening. It's not. We don't. Right. I can't. I, I could never imagine doing that. Can you just. Twenty one days in France. I just I was like twenty nine hours. Did you sleep like he? He was climbing what I was. I was going to powerline at mile eighty and my pacer John was a hundred yards ahead of me 'cause I was bitching and moaning and he didn't wanna hear it anymore..
"race director" Discussed on WLOB
"He joined the eighty ninth annual patriots day race for the kids sponsored by the boys and girls clubs of southern maine alumni association the portland grace features a five k and a five at starts at nine am on saturday april fourteenth at the portland company at fifty eight four street the first seven hundred runners to finish receive awards and prizes and a seadogs gay ticket for details to race wire dot com or call race director at four five zero thirty one twenty six hi there and welcome to the jim bohannon show from westwood one radio we're at one eight six six five zero jimbo one eight six six five oh five four six two six online you'll find us at jimbohannonshow dot com you can follow me on twitter at jimbotalks in new york the state attorney general has opened the investigation into a police shooting in brooklyn new york police department says security video backs up claims that a man killed by officers threatened people with what appeared to be a gun at the time here's steve kastenbaum the police department here released security camera videos showing saheed vessel walking up to people in the crown heights neighborhood of brooklyn and suddenly pointing something that looked like a gun right at their faces what he had in his hand turned out to be a small metal pipe mayor bill de blasio said the officers didn't know who they were dealing with people in the community thought he had a weapon and was aiming at at residents and pointed an object at the approaching officers goodness those were all sorry if people are mentally ill as reports have indicated this person was but nonetheless if you do that some people do that to police officers you can expect this kind of a response and it it is unfortunate but i'm not sure what more we can make of it certainly good evening and thank you for having me as you mentioned the you know we have at the at the.
"race director" Discussed on Fast Talk
"Teams so it kind of carries from what you see on track the way that they communicate both top at a pit box through the spotter stan and then you actually able to to pick that often hear that listen to it at racetrack yeah i mean one way that i would describe ra to a fan who comes to me and says you know what can i do when i go to the racetrack for the first time casual fan never been i say you have to get a scanner because it's a game changer i mean sitting in the stands watching a racist one thing it's fantastic we all love the sport that were a part of but once you put that headset on your now immersed in what's happening throughout the whole field you can listen to us and the radio broadcast you can listen to your favorite driver but but you guys have come out with something that i think is the ultimate game changer in the legend describe what that is because just looking at all the features at it looks like there's nothing else that's going to put a fan closer to the action yeah that's that's true you did a great job setting it up your check is in the mail but you're exactly right so people who are familiar with us understand that scanners are really the traditional technology the two way you know listen only way of hearing we came out with fan vision in two thousand and six actually started his fan view back in my next days we were involved in that became fan vision so that's a that's a hand held device that has a video signal that you can you can sit in the stands and you can watch the broadcast feed you can listen to prn as well you get at the eight in car cameras live stats bios compared drivers a ton of stuff and and you really your own race director you know you're you what you have here with the big screen is fantastic and you see a great show that's put together but if you want to control what on your own we got the ability to put that in your hand legend is the next generation of that legend is the the new innovation in that category it's our newest hand held it should be available in all retail outlets.
"race director" Discussed on Mighty 1090 AM
"And they saw me a woman wearing good numbers and behind the press truck was the bus with officials on it and so the press we're taking pictures of me like crazy when the guys on the bus which using the race director as saying hey jaakko there's a girl in your race and she's wearing bib numbers and eat was so infuriated he jumped from that bus ran after me and attacked me and tried to pull off my good numbers and of course it in front of the press truck so i mean his timing was terrible but also perfect so if you take me back growing up what what your sports when i was growing up twelve i was injury high school early and um i was really insecure about it and my dad thought that i should run a mile away gay masing he said if you ran a mild day use make this new new team in your school caulfield hockey and so i trained to my only day all that summer so when the fall begin i could try out for the fuel hockey team and i i really played well 'cause they never got tired and um when they cannot run everybody just because they ran the smiler's day sows in pretty good shape but i thought it was magic and that kept running the mild day but i play the other sports so i place fuel hockey basketball um and then just ran by myself in the spring at all through the summer and i just uh i was really lucky that in my high school back back in the early sixty's they had uh uh james for girls i mean that was amazing i was very very privileged from that point of view but it was the running that was the magic for me it gave me that sense of empowerment that got me through high school got me through all kinds of other challenges got me either to believe that i could do more than dan um and and take on other things you weather was in advance course through work on the student newspaper whatever um and and it was it was phenomenal for me.
"race director" Discussed on The Forward with Lance Armstrong
"So i thought i was a generator here only i didn't think bombs that was furthest thing from my mind but then i realized something bad happened i gotta get back so state police drove me back cone what one hundred miles an hour down the mass turnpike i get to boils and street everything had been evacuated look like dino afghanistan for crying out loud and so the first thing i did i went right into the medical let's see what was going on there and you know i had gone in their earlier in the afternoon and there was hardly any business going on a now was full but not have runners so then i said i gotta go find my family 'cause mice eight eight year old son and daughter and wife were sitting in the bleachers and i didn't know where these bombs went off could have been phones were could you call were no they'll service was knocked out soon while so nothing i had no means of communication with my family so i was heading up to the finish line to find my family and a spleech officer stop any said well you gone i said i'm going up at the finish line is he my pm says you can't go up there i said well on the race director his my idea he says it's not your race anymore and i realized that became a crime scene and i couldn't go out there and i couldn't find my own family i didn't know whether they were dead or alive and so is just a very very stressful time all right so um so the best i could do is to go the other direction to help sixty five hundred runners that were stopped and to try to decide what to do with these people because they want to get the gear and get out of the epa it was in the security area and they wouldn't weren't allowed to come to the security area pick for fear that there are other bombs were going to go off.