Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Running USA

Have news items or job postings to share? Submit your news to Running USA Director of Communications Scott Bush at
The 2017 Running USA Industry Conference takes place February 26-28 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort. Registration is open, hotel space is available and expo booth purchase details will be available in early August, so stay tuned. 
Register and book your room today to get the best rates and we look forward to seeing all of you in Lake Buena Vista for another amazing event!  
Portland Marathon Selects ACTIVE Network for Technology Needs 
ACTIVE Network's comprehensive technology solutions at each stage of the event lifecycle is a key reason behind Portland Marathon's decision
Free Guide on How to Plan a Turkey Trot Available from ChronoTrack 
Written for both novices and industry veterans, the guide includes 10 chapters to provide race directors with the tools to plan and execute a successful turkey trot.

Austin Marathon Introduces Blind Runner Division 
There are numerous endurance runners who have varying degrees of visual impairments. The Austin Marathon's® Blind Runner Division will highlight these athletes.

We Love Our Running USA Partners
Ashworth Awards   MarathonFoto     Boothboss    Leslie Jordan - Official Apparel Provider
   Eventbrite    Active Network
Spotlight on the Sport
We recently hosted a couple focus groups which touched on a variety of running industry topics. We enjoyed them so much that we want to make them a regular occurrence and are assembling a list of those interested in future participation.
  • Focus groups may be a group call, webinar or survey
  • Calls and webinars each last between 40-60 minutes
  • Participation is available for Running USA members and non-members
  • Feel free to provide more than just your name if you feel your organization has other individuals who would want to participate
If interested, please fill out the brief form linked below and we'll add you to our list of potential focus group participants moving forward.

Inaugural Frank Lloyd Wright Mile Set for Aug. 7 at Wright's Historic Home 
The Inaugural Frank Lloyd Wright One Mile Run is neither punishment nor used a springboard for some form of adventure. But it may determine the fastest family to compete. 

Community Foundation of Greater Flint Supports Girls on the Run, Mid Michigan 
Participants develop their confidence, learn about building healthy relationships and participate in a community service project while preparing to complete a 5K.

Running USA News - Stay Informed
Keep Up to Speed on Top Running Industry News
The news cycle for the running industry never stops and we have the constant flow of announcements, releases and stories in our Running USA News section.

Upcoming Events
Top industry events - places to learn, network and grow 
September 26-29, Atlantic City
February 26-28, 2017, Orlando
Running USA,  3450 N. Ridgewood Street  #31, Wichita, KS 67220
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