How to Plan and Design your Cross Country event with OnePlan's free planning tools
Map and Plan your Cross Country event accurately in OnePlan! Collaborate with your partners to create an event your runners attendees will love.
Plan a safe and successful Cross Country event for your runners
OnePlan is a free, easy-to-use platform to plan a Cross Country event. It combines the best characteristics of CAD with up-to-date mapping technology. Choose from high definition satellite and aerial maps, and select from hundreds of Cross Country event objects.
Share your plan with anyone including colleagues, partners, security services and suppliers. Take the stress out of planning and design a Cross Country event that your attendees will love.
How to design a Cross Country event
Add event details
Open OnePlan, and add the name and location of your Cross Country.
Draw our your areas
In the Areas & Routes menu, select any route type and draw it out on the map. You’ll instantly see the distance in meters, or feet, as your draw.
OnePlan’s ‘drag and drop’ tool lets you place items on your map easily. Select from hundreds of items for your Cross Country Race, including catering stalls, crowd management and social distancing calculators, route measuring tools and more.
Share your plan
Simply click ‘Share’ to provide view-only or edit access to anyone you want. Your colleagues, partners, suppliers and any stakeholder you invite will receive an email to access your Cross Country plan in OnePlan.
Real-time event reports
As you plan your Cross Country, go to your dashboard reports in OnePlan to view your inventory and send a Bill of Quantities to your suppliers.
Created by event professionals
Our team of experienced event organizers have thought of everything your Cross Coutry Race needs to be a success. Easily position any item on your event plan with pinpoint accuracy and move it as you wish.
Free access to a professional solution
In OnePlan it’s totally free to plan your Cross Coutry Race and you have access to professional quality tools covering everything you need. This includes the latest maps, hundreds of items to choose from, arrival and exit calculators, traffic management tools, placing workforce and so much more.
Powerful event intelligence
Access your Cross Coutry Race’s dashboard in OnePlan and view real-time information of everything to do with your event plan. In one click download a Bill of Quantities about your Cross Coutry Event that you can send to suppliers.
💡 Get the answers you need
Frequently Asked Questions
Cross Country Race plans include:
- A detailed route map
- A theme or dress code
- Crowd management, barriers, and fencing
- Volunteers – lots of them!
- Food and drink stalls
- Planned road closures
- Spray paint to mark the start line, finish line, and certain areas on the course
- Cones or stringed flags to place along the sides of the finish area to keep spectators off the course
- A megaphone, whistle, or microphone is handy to make announcements
- Scorers sheets
- Race numbers
- A stop watch of timer
Don’t forget about spectrators! Whisl the event is for runners, there will be far more people cheering on their friends and family! Set up catering vans and concessions along the course, and ensure a clear entrance and exit flow calculation at any given point of the race. Track volunteers and marshalls live location and report live incidents using OnePlan’s dot planning tools.