Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Running USA

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Thanksgiving Day Races - Send Us Your Photos
Send Us Your Turkey Trot Photos
We love Thanksgiving races, bringing together families and friends to celebrate the sport. Whether you're organizing a turkey trot or running one, we'd love it if you could share your favorite turkey trot photo with us from tomorrow's festivities. 

We'll collect the photos and post them up on our website, sharing them out on Sunday in our Weekend Briefing newsletter. To submit your favorite turkey trot photo, email

DMSE Sports
Don't Miss DMSE's Race Director Challenge
Want to race against your fellow industry professionals at the Walt Disney World Half Marathon this January? Join Dave McGillivray at the DMSE Race Director Challenge January 5-8 in Florida and enjoy the ultimate in VIP and behind the scenes experiences. Running USA will also be present at the Thursday evening industry reception.

New Balance Falmouth Road Race
New Balance Falmouth Road Race Helps MA Charities Raise Over $4 Million
The total, raised by 2,248 runners participating for 113 nonprofit organizations, is up from the $3.4 million raised in 2015 by 1,907 runners from 98 groups.

Spotlight on the Sport: BolderBOULDER
Recently, we had the chance to catch up with BolderBOULDER race director Cliff Bosley. Cliff followed his dad, race co-founder Steve Bosley, into the race director role and has been lauded for his capable leadership. He is also working to grow the race's year-round portfolio, including a new event set to launch September 2017 in Fort Collins.

National Marathon Safety and Security Summit Set for December 12-14
Marathon and endurance event officials from across the country will converge on Dec. 12-14 in Biloxi, Miss. for the third annual National Marathon Safety and Security Summit.

California International Marathon
American Runners Chase CIM Prize Money
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.

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.

Running USA
Happy Thanksgiving from Running USA
Running USA CEO Rich Harshbarger shares what he's thankful for this holiday season, including our members, partners, board of directors, staff and the industry at-large.

2017 Running USA Industry Conference
Who's Coming to the 2017 Running USA Industry Conference?
Our first attendee list is out for the 2017 Running USA Industry Conference. See who's coming and join in on the fun by registering for our February 26-28 event today!

We Love Our Running USA Partners
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Pearland Turkey Trot
The Pearland Turkey Trot Exceeds Anticipated Registration 
The race announced more than 1,100 runners have registered for the inaugural fun run - exceeding the estimated predicated amount by almost two-fold.

Running USA Membership
Not a Running USA Member? Join Today!
Through educational initiatives, industry research, events, and more, we've continued to help hundreds of Running USA members manage and develop their businesses.

Upcoming Events
Top industry events - places to learn, network and grow 
Nov. 29-Dec. 2, Orlando, FL
Feb. 26-28, Lake Buena Vista, FL

Mar. 26-29, Chicago, IL
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