Event Management

Fruita FestivalJohn Oliva, Founder of Explore Adventures Sports has directed and consulted on hundreds of athletic events throughout the world, including The London Marathon, The Mild Seven Outdoor Quest,  The Denver Marathon, The Philadelphia Marathon, The 2009 Amgen Tour of California, The Rock and Roll Marathon Series and The Rocky Mountain Half Marathon to name a few. With over 25 years of experience in the event industry, we are highly experienced and specifically skilled in the areas of:

  • Overall event production
  • Managing event staff
  • Course design, logistics
  • Coaching
  • Team building and leadership
  • Public Presentations / education

Providing excellent service in a highly professional manner is a hallmark of Explore Adventure Sports. In an area of expertise that requires unique and highly specialized skills, we bring a level of passion and experience that ensures the smooth and successful running of any event.

Please contact us at: . for further information about the events we work with and the services we provide.

Running event management

For your event Photography needs we recommend Glen Delman Photography Glen has been a professional since 2007, and is a former member of Professional Photographers of America, and a current member of American Society of Media Photographers. His love is doing event and travel photography. Glen has traveled to 70 countries, taking pictures for catalogs and several outdoor magazines. He also enjoys doing family portraits as well as commercial and architectural photography.

John Oliva, Explore Adventure Sport's Chief Adventure Officer, experience includes:

2010- Operations Manager, Rock N’ Roll Seattle Marathon, Seattle, WA

2009 - 2010 - Start Area Logistics, Rock N’ Roll Marathon Series, Arizona And Las Vegas

2009 – Finish Line Logistics, The Amgen Tour Of California, California, USA

2007 - Present -Logistics And Start/Finish Director The Denver Marathon, Denver, CO

2007 - Logistics Manager, Bolder Boulder 10K Running Race, Boulder, CO

2008 - 2009 Course Consultant, The London Marathon, London, England

2008 - Course Consultant, The Philadelphia Marathon, Philadelphia, PA

2006 – 2009 -Race Director, Rocky Mountain Half Marathon And 8K, Denver, CO

2005 – 2007 - Course Director, 5430 Sports Triathlon Series, Boulder, CO

2007 – 2008 - Finish Area Director, Canyonlands Half Marathon, Moab, UT

2000 – 2005 - Course Director, Boulder Backroads Marathon, Boulder, CO

2005 - Present – Race Coordinator, Title 9K Women’s Running Race, Boulder, CO

2006 - 2009 - Course Director, 24 Hours Of Triathlon, Boulder, CO

2002 – 2007 - Race Director, KBCO Kinetics Race Around The Rez 5K, Boulder, CO

2004 – Present - Course Director, Desert R.A.T.S Desert Running Race, Moab, UT 

2008 – Present - Course Director, Mountain R.A.T.S. Running Race, Steamboat Springs, CO

2004 - Race Director,  Elevation Outfitters’ 10K Run For The Environment, Denver, CO

2003 - TA Management, Mild Seven Outdoor Quest Adventure Race, Malaysian Borneo

2002 - 2006 - Crew Team Member, Primal Quest Adventure Race Champions -Team Nike  ACG/Balance Bar

2003 – 2005 - Program Director And Coach, Boulder Fit Marathon Training Group

2002 – Present  Logistics Manager, Corporate Adventure Training, Inc, Golden, CO

1998 - 1999 Running Course Director, Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon, San Francisco, CA

2004 – 2006  Spokesperson/Public Speaker, Amino Vital Sports Supplements

1995 - 1996  Event / Operations Coordinator, Rocky Mountain Speed Skiing Association, Aspen, CO

Founder John Oliva