Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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
As the 2017 Running USA Industry Conference approaches, we want to introduce attendees and the industry to our incredible speakers! 

In our first interview, we catch up with Shan Riggs of ESP Properties, who will lead an Idea Lab on Sponsorship Trends and Best Practices.

Virgin Sport
Virgin Sport Hits Ground Running with New Take on Sport for All
Virgin Sport, the newest enterprise within Sir Richard Branson's global Virgin Group, is live and has announced registration for its first experience, Virgin Sport Hackney.

Hospital Hill Run
Hospital Hill Run Foundation $25K Grant to Kansas City Police Athletic League
KC PAL, which focuses on youth mentorship, will use the funds to help complete the renovation of the locker room and showers at their main facility.

Race SLO
Race SLO Events Deliver $4.01 Million Local Economic Impact
For every dollar spent by Race SLO to put on one of its events, an additional $5.63 of economic impact was then generated into San Luis Obispo County.

2017 Running USA Industry Conference
Register and Book Your Stay
We're less than 40 days until the 2017 Running USA Industry Conference, the running industry's premier conference. If you're looking to grow your event, your business, network and learn, this is an event you need to be at.

Once you register, make sure to book your room at our host hotel, Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, as we're two weeks away until our special room rate expires.

Cape Cod Marathon Weekend
JOB POSTING: Cape Cod Marathon Race Director - Falmouth Track Club
FTC is seeking a year-round, part-time race director who will be responsible for all aspects of the execution of the Cape Cod Marathon Weekend.

New Balance
New Balance Launches Letters to My Future Self Campaign
The campaign launch features Boris Berian, who went from a fast food line cook to an Olympic finalist and World champion runner in 18 months.

We want to celebrate your events throughout the year, especially at the 2017 Running USA Industry Conference, which means we want your favorite race photos and videos! 

If you have any photos or race videos you'd like to share, please submit them to Scott Bush, Running USA Director of Communications, at

Thomas Puzey and Bailey Drewes Triumph at Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon
Jeffrey Eggleston and Neely Spence Gracey place first in the men's and women's half marathon; Alternative rock band Toad the Wet Sprocket headlined the post race concert.

California Native Celebrates Victory at Star Wars Half Marathon - The Light Side
Pebble Beach's Adam Roach claimed the Star Wars Half Marathon title, as more than 35,000 runners took part in the race weekend, including 17,000 Californians.

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Upcoming Events
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Feb. 26-28, Lake Buena Vista, FL
Mar. 26-29, Chicago, IL
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