As a race director, what can CARA do for you?
Race Insurance Program
types and lengths for competitive fees. By insuring your event with CARA, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that you and your organization, as well as all those with whom are you are partnering (municipalities, government organizations, sponsors) have comprehensive insurance for a variety of liability situations. In addition to its competitive insurance package, CARA also provides all race directors with safety and environmental guidelines to ensure a safe, enjoyable event for all competitors. Email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) to receive a copy of the Insurance Package.
For 8 years CARA has been providing race directors with dependable, affordable race insurance for trail running, mountain biking, snowshoeing, adventure racing and other multisport events. CARA offers year-round insurance for urban or wilderness-based events of all
CARA’s environmental charter outlines what permissions must be
obtained in the organization of an event, how race management can assess the environmental impact risks of the proposed racecourse, how to minimize impact through environmental areas deemed sensitive (and specific instructions for different types of environmentally sensitive areas), the environmental responsibilities of both race management and competitors, how to dispose properly of waste on the racecourse, and information related to specific wildlife threats found in Canada. A
checklist has been included with the charter to help race directors ensure that they have taken all the necessary precautions to minimize environmental impact during their event.
Race directors who choose to purchase their race insurance through CARA are asked to sign a document indicating that they agree to abide by the guidelines outlined in the Environmental Charter. By setting and asking race management to adhere to these guidelines, CARA aims to preserve the natural environment and ensure the sustainability of the sport as a whole. Click here to download a copy of the CARA Environmental Charter.
Since its inception in 2005, one of the goals of the Canadian Adventure Racing Association has been to help race management produce wilderness-based events that result in minimal impact to the natural environment.
to one complete document for reference, it allows more time to be spent on other aspects or race organizing, such as sponsorship and course design. Race directors who choose to purchase their race insurance through CARA are asked to sign a document indicating that they agree to abide by the Safety Guidelines. By setting and asking race management to adhere to these guidelines, CARA aims to eliminate unnecessary risks and promote a safe racing environment. Click here to download of copy of the CARA Safety Guidelines.
A comprehensive set of safety guidelines is available to better educate present and future event directors. The benefit to the race community lies in having access to a document that covers the most important aspect of designing a race....safety. When RD’s have access