Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Running USA

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Running USA Turkey Trot Report
Turkey trot season is upon us! The most popular road race day of the year once again saw plenty of growth in 2015 and we have our annual Thanksgiving Report to show just how special the holiday is in the running community.

Kentucky Derby Festival
Derby Festival Race for Rewards Returns
Race officials are hosting a special Race for Rewards promotion in conjunction with the grand opening of the new Walmart, a presenting sponsor for the 2017 Marathon and miniMarathon.

ChronoTrack Times a Record 51,388 Athletes at the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon
52 timing points, including one at every mile, were used to collect more than seven million unique tag observations with a 99.98% accuracy rate.

Atlanta Track Club
Atlanta Track Club to Offer Prize Purse at Thanksgiving Day 5K
A total of $12,000 will be awarded at the event, set to be held Thursday, November 24 in conjunction with the Club's Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon.

2017 Running USA Industry Conference
Disney Institute's Jeff James Named 2017 Running USA Industry Conference Keynote
Jeff James, vice president and general manager of the Disney Institute, who will deliver his presentation titled "Disney's Approach to Business Excellence."

2016 National Runner Survey
Full of insights for both race directors and running companies, the 2016 National Runner Survey is a comprehensive study which assesses the demographics, attitudes and habits of the running population nationwide.

Buy our annual survey, taken by more than 10,000 runners, today!

DMSE Sports
JOB POSTING: Marketing and Social Media Manager - DMSE Sports
The Marketing and Social Media Manager will have broad responsibilities for all of DMSE Sports' marketing, social media and administrative planning and execution.

Feaster Five Road Race
Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race Features Meet and Greet with Running Legends
State Sen. Barbara L'Italien to serve as Grand Marshal for the November 24 road race, one of New England's largest running events and featuring an apple pie for every finisher.

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Jen A. Miller
Get to Know Running Writer Jen. A Miller
Jen A. Miller, a regular contributor to the New York Times, Runner's World and ESPNW, regularly shares observations, insights and personal accounts on running.

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