Wednesday, November 09, 2016

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2017 Running USA Industry Conference
Just a reminder, there is a price increase coming for the 2017 Running USA Industry Conference next Wednesday, November 16. The running industry's premier conference offers expert panelists, breakout sessions of best practices, networking opportunities, group runs, inspirational speakers and much more.

Join us February 26-28 in Florida and join fellow industry leaders!

GEICO Rock _n_ Roll Las Vegas
GEICO Returns as Title Partner of Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon
2016 marks the second year that GEICO will serve as the title partner for the only running event that takes place on the Las Vegas Strip at night.

ACTIVE Network
ACTIVE Network Introduces Innovative, Event-Branded Merchandising Feature
Through an alliance with Viralstyle, event organizers can design event-branded merchandise that can be ordered and shipped directly to participants by Viralstyle.

Austin Marathon and Half Marathon
Austin Marathon Partnering with Oskar Blues Brewery Austin
The Austin Marathon's beer garden will provide runners and their friends and family a place to gather, relax, and enjoy any one of Oskar Blues' signature craft brews post-race.

Turkey Trot 10K
Best Costume Included in Awards for Turkey Trot 10K and Turkey Trot Mile
The Marine Corps Marathon event will award best costume honors to a male and female runner and to a family of runners dressed for holiday fun.

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!

Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon
Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon Registration Opens This Friday
Area wineries help make the signature post-race Wine and Music Festival memorable for runners, as they are treated to wine tastings, live music, food trucks and more.

NYC Marathon timing
Behind the Scenes of the NYC Marathon Timing Operations (Competitor)
A nice look at the timing operations and the amount of work and bandwidth it takes to time a 50,000 runner race like the TCS New York City Marathon.

We Love Our Running USA Partners
Ashworth Awards   MarathonFoto     Boothboss    Leslie Jordan_ Inc.   Greenlayer     Active Network     Eventbrite
CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon
Record Setting Day at CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon
With a record number of finishers participated in the marathon and half marathon, this year marked the first time both races sold out prior to the Health and Fitness Expo.

EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler
Diriba Shatters Event Record, Korir Repeats at EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler
Buze Diriba, 22, of Ethiopia broke her own event record with a time of 51 minutes, 38 seconds, the second fastest women's 10 mile road time ever recorded on U.S. soil.

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
Running USA,  3450 N. Ridgewood Street  #31, Wichita, KS 67220
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