Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Running USA

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Running USA Awards
Awards season is off and running, as we're accepting applications for our Allan Steinfeld Development Award and Youth Program Award, as well nominations for the Women's Trailblazer Award and the Hall of Champions. The Allan Steinfeld Development Award is worth $25,000, while the Youth Program Award provides a $10,000 grant. 

Apply today!

The Cowtown
The Cowtown Announces $10.4 Million Economic Impact
This number represents the impact created by bringing both overnight visitors and day visitors from outside the Fort Worth city limits.

Runners at AJC Peachtree Road Race
Black Runners Are Changing the Face of the Sport (Wall Street Journal)
As participation in weekend 5Ks and marathons slows after years of growth, one group is gaining: More African-Americans than ever are taking up running.

New York Road Runners
Olympians Cabral, Pappas Headline Abbott Dash to the Finish 5K Fields
Over 10,000 runners from New York City and around the world will participate in the celebratory race as a prelude to the next day's TCS New York City Marathon.

Pasadena Half Marathon and 5K
Pasadena Half Marathon & 5K Names Ronald McDonald House Official Charity Partner
The inaugural event, organized by Conqur Endurance Group, will highlight the efforts of the non-profit while creating a platform for athletes to raise funds for the worthy cause.

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!

P3R Sponsors 2016 Women's Health Conversations in Pittsburgh
More than 1,000 set to attend the 3-day conference on Nov. 3-5 designed to educate, empower and entertain women about their health and lifestyle choices.

Road Runners - Outside Magazine
The Great Slowing of the American Runner (Outside Magazine)
An in-depth look at road race times over a variety of distances and how they continue to slow as the sport has seen tremendous growth over the past 30 years.

We Love Our Running USA Partners
Ashworth Awards   MarathonFoto     Boothboss    Leslie Jordan_ Inc.   Greenlayer     Active Network     Eventbrite
Sack Lunch Productions and Eventbrite Team Up to Deliver Fun Community Experiences
Eventbrite will provide industry-leading attendee registration and onsite entry for participants of five SAKL event properties, including Color Me Rad ad The Dirty Dash.

Atlanta Track Club
Record Number of Participants Enjoy PNC Atlanta 10 Miler & 5K
More than 5,000 participants toed the line at Atlantic Station last weekend to take on the challenging course, which winds through West Midtown and Buckhead.

Upcoming Events
Top industry events - places to learn, network and grow 
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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