What is the history behind adventure racing?
How can I market/advertise my adventure race?
Check out this Marketing Strategy Template from Mark van Tongeran.
Where should I put my checkpoints?
What are the steps to putting on my own adventure race?
Check out Mark van Tongeran's Event Plan.
Any advice for a new race director?
Why yes! Clifford White has written up a nice one page summary of "lessons learned" from putting on adventure races.