Sunday, November 27, 2016

Running USA

Running USA Weekend Briefing
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Hundreds of thousands of runners took to the streets across the United States Thursday morning, participating with family in friends in their local turkey trots. We've seen numerous reports of record turnout and received a few pictures we felt capture the Thanksgiving running excitement perfectly.
14th annual Wheeler Mission Drumstick Dash
A record number of nearly 20000 runners hit the streets at the 14th annual Wheeler Mission Drumstick Dash in Indianapolis.
Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon Events hosted by the Atlanta Track Club
12000 runners took part in the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon events hosted by the Atlanta Track Club.
Members of the Sheboygan County Shoreline Striders
Members of the Sheboygan County Shoreline Striders at their local turkey trot which hosted more than 1600 runners.
Women-Only Running Groups Growing Popularity in Sonoma County - In Sonoma County, running stores are looking to create training groups designed specifically for the female demographic. - Read More (The Press Democrat)

Nearly 12,000 Give Thanks for Health at Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon Events - Elite athletes from across the country chose to spend their holiday competing at the Thanksgiving Day 5K after an expanded prize purse of $12,000 was announced for the event - Read More (Running USA)

Never Too Late: Becoming a Runner at 64 - While an annual report by Running USA lists the median age of half-marathon finishers at 39, races draw plenty of athletes who find their running legs later in life, and the trend is growing - Read More (

Chevron Houston Marathon Earns IAAF Silver Label - With three different levels - gold, silver and bronze - status is determined on a number of factors, including the elite field, anti-doping policies, IAAF competition rules, broadcast services and timing - Read More (Running USA)

Spotlight on the Sport: Building on Success at 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 RD role and has been lauded for his capable leadership - Read More (Running USA)
2017 Running USA Industry Conference
Conference Registration on Record Pace - The 2017 Running USA Industry Conference is quickly approaching and our attendee list continues to grow. If you're looking to put yourself in the company of the best in the running business, you do not want to miss this event - See the Attendees (Running USA)
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