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Sunday, January 29, 2017
Stories From Around the Running World You Need to Know
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Speaker Series: Doug Thurston of Big Sur International Marathon - We recently caught up with Thurston, discussing his involvement in the sport, what he's seeing from a marketing and branding perspective within the sports landscape, learning opportunities for race directors and much more - Read More (Running USA)
Allan Steinfeld, Technical Genius Behind the NYC Marathon, Dies at 70 - He led New York Road Runners for 11 years, is a past board president of Running USA and his innovations influenced the sport of running around the world - Read More (Runner's World)
Twin Cities in Motion Hires Kelly Donahue as Event Experience Manager - Donahue will be tasked with managing the participant experience at TCM events, elevating TCM's brand awareness and reputation by creating consistent, compelling event experiences and much more - Read More (Running USA)
BibRave Welcomes AfterShokz as Official Headphones Sponsor for 2017 - The partnership will feature blog and social promotion from BibRave's network of running ambassadors, the BibRave Pros, helping AfterShokz reach more runners of every kind - Read More (Running USA)
JOB POSTING: Event Manager - Up & Running Group - The Event Manager will be required to take lead throughout the event planning process, from inception through to execution, including providing strategic insights and expertise to guide client's vision to reach their objective - Read More (Running USA)
Less Than One Month! - We're officially less than one month until the start of the 2017 Running USA Industry Conference! Join hundreds of fellow attendees for three days of education, networking, growing your business, plenty of inspiration, funs runs and much more - Register Today (Running USA)
Pacer Pedometer: Virtual Race/Event Feature Announced - The update includes virtual "Events" that add a fresh dimension to the app by letting users from all over the world compete in virtual events for ranking, badges and bragging rights - Read More (Running USA)
'Black Girls Run' and Run...and Run...and Run - Today, BGR, as it's known, has 70 chapters across the country, with about 125,000 women runners, who proudly post their running feats on Facebook, Instagram and other social media - Read More (Miami Herald)
2016's Ten Most Popular US Cities for Extremely Active Millennials - Orlando tops ACTIVE's list of most popular cities per capita for extremely active Millennials, with ACTIVE data for adults ages 25-34 indexed against the total population of each city - Read More (Endurance Sportswire)
Is 3M the Fastest Half Marathon on the Planet? - If you ran the 3M Half Marathon last weekend, you might have felt a little Usain Bolt-like twitch of speed as you zipped along the mostly downhill course - Read More (Austin360)
Marathon Investigator Derek Murphy Reveals How He Catches Cheaters - The 46-year-old business analyst used to run marathons himself but he slacked off after starting a family. Now he chases cheaters - armed with race data, finish-line photos, anonymous tips and an algorithm - Read More (NBC News)
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