Sunday, October 30, 2016

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Running USA Weekend Briefing
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Running USA Weekend Briefing
Nike v. Brooks v. Adidas: Here's Who's Winning This Marathon Season - According to a Running USA survey of 10,000 people this year, Brooks was the most recently purchased running shoe brand by serious runners  - Read More (Fortune)

The Best Race Distance? - RaceRaves breaks down the pros and cons of the most popular race distances, to help you better assess your options in today's crowded race landscape - Read More (RaceRaves)

A Dwarf Among Giants - Tracksmith profiles Trento, Italy, a small city, but one big on running talent, pedigree and entertainment - Read More (Medium)

Human Race Selects ACTIVE Network as Its Exclusive Technology Provider - Human Race will use ACTIVEWorks® Endurance to integrate and manage event operations, online and on-site registration, volunteer scheduling and more - Read More (Running USA)

Location is Everything in Creating Raving, Running Fans - Running Awards and Apparel pens another blog post, this time digging deeper with more information that can help you plan and present the most successful event possible - Read More (Running USA)
2017 Running USA Industry Conference
Register for the 2017 Running USA Industry Conference Today - Join us at the running industry's premier event, learning from leading experts on best practices, new trends, ways to grow your event and much more - Learn More (Running USA)
To All the 'Slower' Runners Out There: Your Marathon Times Matter, Too - Writer Jen A. Miller talks running times and a recent race experience that left her pondering the value of a slower runner - Read More (ESPNW)

Run the Parkway Gives Back to Area's Crown Jewel - Run the Parkway will feature a 20-mile run, a half marathon, a 5k and an untimed fun run and nature walk, while proceeds will benefit the American River Parkway Foundation - Read More (Running USA)

Elite Fields Set at 2016 CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon - Known for being flat and fast, the event has once again attracted international fields of elite runners aiming for course records and fast times for the races taking place on November 5 - Read More (Running USA)

Olympic Gold Medalists Michelle Carter, Matthew Centrowitz Win Athlete of the Year Honors - USA Track and Field announced their Athletes of the Year this week, awarding top prize to Olympic champions Michelle Carter (shot put) and Matthew Centrowitz (1500m) - Read More (Running USA)

Abbott World Marathon Majors Awards Edna Kiplagat 2013-14 Series Title - With Court of Arbitration for Sport upholding the ban on Rita Jeptoo, WMM awarded Kiplagat the overall title from the 2013-2014 season - Read More (Running USA)
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
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