The $299 rate applied to all races from September through November ... not Las Vegas. There's your gotcha, their most expensive race was not included. Twelve possible races. And 12 gazinta $300 is $25 each.
The 2013 Tour Pass allows access to all North American races (only) and it includes Las Vegas 2013. 28 gazinta $400 is about $14.30 each. Wow! Cheap races! To get those $25 races you need to run at least 16 Rock 'n' Rolls! To get $50 races, though, you need to run at least 8 Rock 'n' Rolls. To guarantee that you get their standard Early Bird entry of about $65, you need to run 7 Rock 'n' Rolls.
I don't want to run that many Rock 'n' Rolls. I ran 5 this year. Plus two other large races, two medium races, and four club size races. That was a good mix for 13 races, I think.
Then there's airfare, hotels, meals, tourism, rental car, taxi ...
I am a fan of cheap races too. I have seriously reconsidered my desire for a Tour Pass for Christmas. They aren't cheap. But after I am done going over my 2013 *planning* calendar, we will see if a Tour Pass may be worth it.
Edited by: TIMOTHYNOHE at: 11/28/2012 (15:33)
Start by doing what is necessary, then do what is possible and suddenly you will be doing the impossible -- St Francis of Assisi
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