Sunday, July 17, 2016

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Running USA Weekend Briefing
We wanted to try sending this on Sunday instead of Saturday again. What did you think? Do you like receiving this on Saturday or Sunday better? Let us know! Please contact Scott Bush, Running USA Director of Communications, at:

Running USA Weekend Briefing
The $1,600 Marathon - A good breakdown of costs associated with running and training for a marathon by writer Jen A. Miller - Read More (New York Times)

Wearables and Health Apps Use Doubles in the Past Two Years - Fitness technology continues to rise, creating opportunity to bring new runners into the sport - Read More (Business Wire)

Eugene Marathon Receives Gold Certification From the Council for Responsible Sport - The event used 100% renewable energy, diverted or repurposed over 40% of event waste and generated over $1.3 million in positive economic impact to local communities - Read More (Running USA)

New Website Aims to Be a Legal Marketplace for Bib Numbers - BibSwitch seeks to solve a big problem for both race directors and runners - Read More (Runner's World)

Ashworth Awards Renews as Official Awards Partner - The long-time Running USA partner continues to push the levels of creativity and design when it comes to commemorating runners' achievements - Read More (Running USA)

Age Becoming Less of a Road Block for Olympians - There are two distance runners on Team USA this year who are 40+ years old - Read More (Baltimore Sun)

The Benefits of Charity Races - A thorough look at the popularity of charity races and the benefits seen for organizations and runners alike - Read More (Chicago Tribune)

Can Running Make Your Smarter - The most recent research and the not-surprising results in which running is good for the brain - Read More (New York Times)

Nike Just Killed the Race Bib - New technology shakes up the most basic of race items...race directors take note - Read More (Gear Patrol)

Following Terry Fox - A perfect Sunday read on one of the most inspiring figures in our sport's history - Read More (Runner's World)
Running USA News and Notes

Running USA Half Marathon Challenge - For early registrants of the 2017 Running USA Industry Conference, we have a special offer to compete in the Running USA Half Marathon Challenge, which is part of the Disney Princess Half Marathon on Sunday, February 26, 2017 - Read More (Running USA)
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