Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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Cap10K Start
While the selfie might feel like a new trend in the running world, the Austin American-Statesman Capitol 10,000 in Austin, Texas is already moving on to the next version of the selfie. The dronie. Read more about this event's use of drones.

Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Bank of America Chicago Marathon Brings More Than $277 Million to Chicago Economy
The event remains an important economic driver for the city, providing more than a quarter of a billion dollars to Chicago for the third year in a row.

BMW Dallas Marathon
HOKA ONE ONE Named Official Footwear Partner for 2016 BMW Dallas Marathon
HOKA ONE ONE will also showcase its footwear during the two-day BMW Dallas Marathon Health and Fitness Expo, held Dec. 9-10, and donate shoes to support Dallas Marathon community fitness programs.

USA Track and Field
RunJumpThrow Reaches 500,000 Children
USATF has made RunJumpThrow the centerpiece of its post-Rio Victory Tour to celebrate Team USA's historic 32 track and field medals at the 2016 Olympic Games.

2016 Race Director Survey
Our comprehensive 2016 Race Director Survey captures the thoughts, feedback and opinions of race directors and once complete will provide the industry an in-depth look at the trends and challenges of those putting on road race events. Take the survey today!

Big Sur International Marathon
Big Sur Marathon Announces Partnership with CrowdRise
The event will use CrowdRise to involve both partner charities as well as give registered runners an opportunity to set up their own fundraising page for a charity of their choice.

Akron Marathon Race Series
Memorable 14th FirstEnergy Akron Marathon Caps Off 2016 Race Series
Nearly 13,000 participants took part in the 14th annual FirstEnergy Akron Marathon, Half Marathon and Team Relay as an estimated 100,000 spectators and volunteers cheered them on to the finish line.

We Love Our Running USA Partners
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Tested and Trusted Race Day Tips (RaceRaves)
A great collection of race day tips for runners from Running USA member RaceRaves, offering advice participants can use no matter their ability level.

ChronoTrack Unveils New Event Dashboard, Reporting Tools
ChronoTrack's new event dashboard adds to the existing ChronoTrack Live features such as athlete updates, mobile results, athlete photography and video finishes.

NCS4 Best Practices Guide
NCS4 Releases 2016 Marathon and Running Events Safety and Security Best Practices Guide
With the launch of the second edition of the best practices guide, race directors once again have an industry-leading resource at their fingertips to plan safer and more secure events.

Upcoming Events
Top industry events - places to learn, network and grow 
Nov. 29-Dec. 2, Orlando, FL

Dec. 12-14, Biloxi, MS
National Marathon Safety and Security Summit

Feb. 26-28, Lake Buena Vista, FL
Running USA,  3450 N. Ridgewood Street  #31, Wichita, KS 67220
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