How does the online course work?
Each week you will receive an email from Piper with links to password protected videos and downloads. You'll be able to download worksheets that will help you learn the material. 

What is the copyright policy?
All content is copyrighted. Reproduction, resale and sharing of the course content, videos, downloads, materials in any way is not permitted. Purchasing the course grants access for one individual per purchase.

For how much time do I have access to the videos?
You will have access to the videos and downloads through December 31, 2019.

What if I have questions?
You can send an email to Piper with your questions. At the end of the course, Piper will send a bonus video addressing topics covered in the emailed questions that pertain to information that can benefit all students. For specific questions about your race or idea, you can book Piper for consulting for $75/hour.  If your question is more related to housekeeping or clarification on how the course works, please email

How much time should I plan to spend on the course?
You can expect to spend a few hours of your time each week and it will be well worth it! 

What if I get behind?

No stress! You have until December 31, 2019 to watch the videos and download the worksheets. We recommend you save the downloads on your computer so you can reference them in the future. 

Have a question not answered here?
Email We're happy to help!

​Are there refunds?
There are no refunds. 

​5K RACE KIT: $297
✅ Permitting & 5K Course Set Up
✅ 5K Event Production Timeline & Checklist
✅ Where to Market Your Event
✅ Volunteer Coordination
✅ 5K Sponsorship Levels
✅ Race Day! What to expect & what to do!


Pink Buffalo Race Director Academy


Learn how to put on a 5K Run/Walk from industry expert Piper Ruiz. The new year is almost here and if you're thinking about what it would be like to put on your own race in 2020, this course is for you! The deadline to register is Wednesday, December 4th at 5 pm!