Saturday, December 24, 2016

Running USA

Running USA Weekend Briefing
If you have an article or news to share for our Weekend Briefing, please contact Scott Bush, Running USA Director of Communications, at:
Running USA - Happy Holidays_
Big Sur Marathon Organization Distributes Nearly $1 Million in 2016 - These funds included $325,000 distributed directly to more than 100 local groups affiliated with the race events - Read More (Running USA)

John Hancock Announces Top Americans for 2017 Boston Marathon - The exceptional team, recruited to compete with a deep international field, includes the men's 2014 champion Meb Keflezighi - Read More (Running USA)

JOB POSTING: Creative Director - J&A Racing - The Creative Director works closely with the race directors, communications director and sponsorship director to oversee the launch, growth and experience of the J&A brand for our niche audience - Read More (Running USA)

10 Gifts Every Race Director Would Love - A funny take by Dave McGillivray, as he pens a perfect piece for this holiday season, whether you put on an event or know someone who does - Read More (Runner's World)

Houston Marathon Foundation Continues Commitment to Distance Running - Since its inception in 2008, the HMF has provided over $1.1 million in funding for local youth initiatives, health and wellness programs, community enhancement projects in Houston, and elite runners in the United States - Read More (Running USA)

P3R's American Development Program Reaches New Heights in 2016 - At P3R's signature events this year, a record number of 73 American runners competed and earned a record $92,500 in prize money as a result of its American Development Program (ADP) - Read More (Running USA)
2017 Running USA Industry Conference
Take Your Race to New Heights in 2017 - Learn from running industry leaders what it takes to grow your event, build a stronger business and attract more runners at the 2017 Running USA Industry Conference, February 26-28 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Learn More (Running USA)
JOB POSTING: Sales Development Manager - RaceWire - The company is seeking an enthusiastic Sales Development Representative with a strong passion for the running industry and is responsible for identifying, developing, and driving revenue - Read More (Running USA)

2016: The Year in Racing - RaceRaves is psyched to share, in chronological order, their top 10 highlights from the year in racing - Read More (RaceRaves)

How to Pick a (Marathon) Major - A side-by-side comparison of the world's top-tier 26.2s, with some fantastic illustrations and nice descriptions of the six world-class events - Read More (Outside)

Running Makes You Smarter, New Study Suggests - A good look at new brain research, where Inc. Magazine states that All exercise is good for your brain, but running might offer special benefits - Read More (Inc.)

Under Armour Adds 30+ Million Connected Users - The company added more than 30 million users to the Under Armour's Connected Fitness community, ending 2016 with more than 190 million users worldwide - Read More (SGB Media)
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