Recreation Northwest

Race Director Roundtable


Want to join us? RSVP to
Questions? Use email above or call Todd at 360-739-8458.

Monday, November 14, 2016
SpringHill Suites Marriott
4040 Northwest Ave, Bellingham, WA 98226
5:00 pm -6:00 pm Social Hour
6:00 pm -8:00 pm Race Director Roundtable

: Race Directors from around Whatcom County and beyond.
Who Comes to this? Check out the 2015 Race Director Roundtable Attendees

Objectives: We are here to serve the Race Director Community by bringing people together to connect and share, so we can all manage our events more professionally.

If you would like to come to hear from the best RDs in the area, they’ll be there.

Considering creating a new event? This is the place to meet those in the know and make the connections and get the info you need.



6:00 pm – Welcome and Introductions  

6:30 pm – The City of Bellingham

Darby Cowles, Planning and Community Development

Hans Huisman, Public Works Department

Dick Henrie, Parks and Recreation

Lt. Bill Slodysko,  Bellingham Police Department


7:15 pm – Basecamp Bellingham, Brent Detta, Bellingham/Whatcom Tourism

7:25 pm – Event training, Guy Occhiogrosso, Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber

7:35 pm – SUMMIT & EXPO announcements, Todd Elsworth, Recreation Northwest

7:45 pm – Wrap it up and offer feedback

Coming from out of town?
Stay the night at SpringHill Suites Marriott is Recreation Northwest’s Host Hotel. Whether you’re coming for the Roundtable or any of our other events,
click here for a special $99 room rate just for you!

Race Director Resources:

Regional (Fun) Race Calendar
Regional Race & Event Calendar 

Participant Code of Conduct
Let’s get on the same page and use common language for all of our events to people know how to behave at recreation events in Whatcom County. Participant Code of Conduct.

Race Director Operations Standards
We can set the tone by committing to common standards in how we operate our events. We’ll also share knowledge on how best to achieve these standards & ID any gaps or needed resources. Event Director Operations Standards.

Towards Zero Waste Program
Sustainable Connections provides excellent support for running a Towards Zero Waste business and event. Tap into the knowledge!

Working with Bellingham/Whatcom Tourism, we have launched a collaborative marketing campaign. Check out Basecamp or submit your events to


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