Monday, October 03, 2016

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Running USA Weekend Briefing
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Running USA Weekend Briefing
Take the Race Director Survey
Our latest research initiative, the 2016 Race Director Survey, is here! The 8-10 minute survey takes a a comprehensive look at running event organizations, capturing the thoughts, feedback and opinions of race directors - Take the Survey
AthleteTracker App Offers Text Updates for Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Fans - In addition to allowing spectators to sign up and use the service, AthleteTracker includes the ability for runners to sign up and see who is following them and invite others to follow them - Read More (Running USA)

The Next Iteration of the Running Selfie: The Dronie - While the selfie still might feel like a new trend in the running world, the Statesman Cap10K in Austin is already moving on to the next version of the selfie...the dronie - Read More (Running USA)

CIM Adds American Bonuses to Prize Purse - A $5,000 bonus will be awarded to U.S. athletes whose 2016 California International Marathon time places the athlete in the top 10 of U.S. marathon performers for 2016 - Read More (Running USA)

JOB POSTING: Sales Professionals at Alanic - At Alanic, we are looking for quality sales people who are friendly, professional and have the drive to make a lot of money and get rewarded for their efforts - Read More (Running USA)

ACTIVE Network Introduces Event-Branded Merchandising Feature - Event organizers can now offer and deliver customized and personalized event-branded merchandise directly to their participants at a lower cost and without having to manage fulfillment - Read More (Running USA)

ReThink Communication at Sporting Events with SmartDigitalScreen - SmartDigitalScreen, a digital signage company in cooperation with Race Director University, is launching "Real Smart DS" as a new communication solution for safety and security at sporting events - Read More (Running USA)
2017 Running USA Industry Conference
Run the Half Marathon Challenge - With only a few spots remaining, there's no better way to kick off your Running USA Industry Conference than racing against fellow conference attendees - Learn More (Running USA)

Register for the 2017 Running USA Industry Conference - Learn from industry-leading experts on best practices, new trends, ways to grow your event and much more - Event Details (Running USA)
Podcast: The Most Thankless Job in Running - Sandy Monahan is the "Cut Off Queen" at the Leadville Trail 100, enforcing the event's very strict cut-off schedule - Take a Listen (Runner's World)

14 Marathon Tips from Olympic Runners - It never hurts to read the running and racing advice from some of the world's best - Read More (NBC Chicago)

Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Houston Half Marathon Sell Out - For the twelfth straight year, both events sold out, as race weekend hosts over 250,000 runners, volunteers and spectators - Read More (Running USA)

Marine Corps Historic Half to Introduce Devil Dog Double in 2017 - Runners participating in the Devil Dog Double will run the Semper Five and after completing that five-mile event, will run another 13.1 miles to complete the Marine Corps Historic Half - Read More (Running USA)

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 - Read More - Download the Guide (Running USA)
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