Thursday, November 03, 2016

Running USA

Have news items or job postings to share? Submit your news to Running USA Director of Communications Scott Bush at
2017 Running USA Industry Conference
More than 800 attendees, industry-leading speakers, numerous ways to network, along with session after session exploring the most pressing topics in the sport - and let's not forget all the fun that's had along the way at the Running USA Industry Conference

Join us February 26-28 at the running industry's premier conference!

TCS New York City Marathon
How-To Watch the New York City Marathon
ESPN commentators John Anderson and Sage Steele to serve as lead announcers with support from 13 nationally and locally recognized commentators, reporters, and analysts.

NYC Marathon Runners
A Back Door Into the Marathon Connects Runners with a Cause (New York Times)
"According to the 2016 edition of an annual survey of runners by Running USA, four out of 10 say they are influenced to race by a charitable cause or affiliation."

JUST RUN Youth Program
JUST RUN Chosen as Highlighted Running Program for Billion Mile Race
The race is challenging America's schools to collectively run, jog, and walk one billion miles. Participation by schools is easy and completely free, and by sharing their miles, schools make themselves eligible for exciting grants and prizes.

RaceJoy Announces Off Course Alerts
RaceJoy's new off course alerts are part of its Race Day Monitoring System, where race organizers and timers can track participants and the race operations team live from a web console and view real-time performance information.

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!

Kukimbe Launches for Android
Kukimbe, Inc. announced the availability of the application (app) in Google Play. Kukimbe uses geo-location technology to connect runners with races of all types.

FORTitude 10K
Registration Now Open for the Inaugural FORTitude 10K
The event takes runners through Fort Collins, Colorado, and with registration capped at 10,000, race organizers expect the Sept. 4, 2017 Labor Day race to sell-out quickly.

We Love Our Running USA Partners
Ashworth Awards   MarathonFoto     Boothboss    Leslie Jordan_ Inc.   Greenlayer     Active Network     Eventbrite
Austin Marathon and Half Marathon
FloSports to Provide Live-Stream Coverage of 2017 Austin Marathon
FloSports will highlight the Austin Marathon's Elite Athlete Program by following the men's and women's elite leaders throughout the race.

Michelob Ultra Ft. Lauderdale 13.1
Michelob Ultra For Lauderdale 13.1 Brings Scenic Course Back to South Florida Runners
More than 3,000 runners are expected at the start line at the downtown Riverfront before winding through a course that captures the charm of Fort Lauderdale.

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
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