Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Running USA

Booths and branding opportunities for Running USA 2017 are selling fast, and interested businesses are urged to act soon to secure your spot. More than half the expo is already reserved, and some custom marketing opportunities are still available. Contact Christine at for more information.
If you are attending the 14th industry conference, the price goes up Nov. 16, so register soon and save. There are just a few spots left in the Half Marathon Challenge for interested runners.
New York Road Runners Introduces Anti-Doping Initiative 
NYRR Run Clean is an initiative that builds on the organization's current no tolerance anti-doping efforts. The new initiative highlights advocacy, education, and a broader testing program. 


ChronoTrack Releases Race Directors
Guide to Marketing & PR 
The 9 chapters cover the basic, yet extremely valuable, tactics and tools needed to successfully market a race with limited resources and budget.

RunSignUp Partners with Outside
Interactive on Digital Race Courses 
This partnership will offer the creation of a digital race-day experience for race event customers. Runners will be able to interactively experience a race course virtually.

5th Straight Sellout for CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon
CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon
expects to bring nearly 19,000 runners to the
start line on race day.

Only one race, the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon
(Indy Mini), gives runners the chance to take a lap around the track at historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Many stop to kiss the bricks. Read about what else makes one of the largest half-marathons in America such a popular event. 
Rio 2016 US Olympic Marathon Team to
Serve as Grand Marshals for TCS NYC Marathon 
Amy Cragg, Shalane Flanagan, Desiree Linden, Meb Keflezighi, Galen Rupp and Jared Ward have been named Grand Marshals.

Olympians Join Elite Field at Half Marathon on Monterey Bay
Caroline Rotich and Jared Ward are among the athletes slated to contend on the fast course in coastal Northern California on Nov. 8.

We Love Our Running USA Partners
Ashworth Awards   MarathonFoto     Boothboss    Leslie Jordan_ Inc.   Greenlayer     Active Network     Eventbrite
Take the Race Director Survey 
Our comprehensive 2016 Race Director Survey captures the thoughts, feedback and opinions of race directors and will provide an in-depth look at the trends and challenges of putting on road race events.

Upcoming Events
Top industry events - places to learn, network and grow 
Oct. 20-21, Atlanta
Nov. 10-12, St. Petersburg, FL
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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