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    Monday, January 16, 2017
  • Final 3M Half Marathon Price Increase
    High Five Events
    AUSTIN, Texas, January 16, 2017 — The next price increase for the 3M Half Marathon will take place at 11:59 p.m. CST on Monday, January 19th. The price will increase from $115 to $125. The 3M Half Marathon is scheduled for January 22, 2017 in Austin, Texas. With registration at its current… ›
  • F2C Nutrition – Named as Official On Course Hydration and Sport Drink of the 2017 Penticton ITU World Championship Festival
    F2C Nutrition Inc
    F2C Nutrition Inc. is proud to be the official on course hydration and sport drink for the 2017 ITU World Championship Festival in Penticton, B.C. in August 2017.  F2C Nutrition, known for its clean, athlete focused, science driven premium sports nutrition products and internationally recognized for quality and innovation, will… ›
  • Austin Marathon, 3M Half Marathon Partner with First Texas Honda
    High Five Events
    AUSTIN, Texas, January 16, 2017 — High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is thrilled to announce that First Texas Honda will be the Official Lead Vehicle of the 2017 Austin Marathon® presented by NXP and the 3M Half Marathon. As the Official Lead Vehicle,… ›
  • The Sufferfest Launches New Podcast ‘Everybody Hurts’
    The Sufferfest
    SINGAPORE – January 13, 2017 – Today, The Sufferfest, creator of the world’s most comprehensive training platform for time-crunched endurance athletes, announced the launch of their new fitness-inspired podcast, Everybody Hurts. This is The Sufferfest’s first on-demand audio venture and will be available for download on iTunes and Soundcloud. New… ›
  • Sunday, January 15, 2017
  • Limited Race Spots Remain for Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival
    Life Time Fitness
    CABLE, Wisc., Jan. 15, 2017—Following a brisk online registration opening on Jan. 1, the limited entry spots for this year’s historic 35th annual Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival, presented by Trek and produced by Life TimeSM, The Healthy Way of Life Company are filling quickly. Those who wish to be a part… ›
  • Friday, January 13, 2017
  • Newton Running announces 2017 Ambassador Team
    Newton Running
    BOULDER, Colorado —January 13, 2017— Newton Running announced the roster for its 2017 Ambassador program today.  Ambassadors represent Newton’s connection to a larger community of runners. The group, which was culled from more than 860 applications, is nearly 100 people strong and comprises athletes, students, new runners, elite age groups, teachers, coaches,… ›
  • AWP Named Official Traffic Control Company of Running USA
    Running USA
    WICHITA, Kan. – Running USA, the national trade organization of the running industry, is proud to announce Area Wide Protective (AWP), a leading traffic management services provider, as its Official Traffic Control Company. For nearly ten years, AWP has kept runners and spectators safe, offering race organizers a variety of… ›
  • 2016 IRONMAN All World Champions Announced
    IRONMAN
    TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 13, 2017) – After a successful year of competition, IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holding Company, is proud to announce the overall IRONMAN All World Athlete™ (AWA) Champions for each Age Group category. IRONMAN® triathlon athletes received the IRONMAN All World Athlete designation in their age groups by… ›
  • Race SLO Events Deliver $4.01 Million Local Economic Impact
    Race SLO
    SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Race SLO, California Central Coast’s leading endurance sports event producer, has completed an economic impact study of its three 2016 events: 5th SLO Marathon + Half and 5K (Spring), inaugural SLO Ultra trail races (late Summer) and 3rd SLO GranFondo cycling festival (Fall). According to the comprehensive study compiled by Productive Impact LLC, overall,… ›
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon Laces up for 2017 Event
    Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series
    PHOENIX – January 13, 2017 – The annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & 1/2 Marathon returns this weekend (January 14 – 15, 2017). The event, back for its 14th year, takes runners on a scenic tour of Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale. Registration and race week information is available at RunRocknRoll.com/Arizona. “We are thrilled to… ›
  • MPA Signs Partner Agreement With The Drone Racing League
    Mike Plant & Associates Incorporated
    ESCONDIDO (California) – Jan 13, 2017 – Mike Plant & Associates Inc (dba MPA Event Graphics) has signed a one-year agreement to become the Official Signage Supplier to The Drone Racing League. Under the value-in-kind agreement, which will run through 2017, MPA will receive promotional consideration from DRL in return… ›
  • Registration Opens for Salinas Valley Half Marathon
    Big Sur International Marathon
    Registration for the August 5, 2017 Salinas Valley Half Marathon is now open.  The first 150 runners to enter will receive a $15 discount off the $95 entry fee. The 13.1-mile course begins at the historic Soledad Mission and winds through the fields and vineyards of the agriculturally-rich Salinas Valley. … ›
  • Thursday, January 12, 2017
  • RaceJoy Debuts Race Calendar Release
    RunSignUp's RaceJoy
    RunSignUp’s RaceJoy announces its newest release of RaceJoy, the leading real-time tracking app for running and cycling events. RaceJoy’s new version now offers runners and cyclists with a convenient race calendar of upcoming events. All race events that use RunSignUp’s registration services will automatically appear in RaceJoy’s calendar providing free… ›
  • Altra Footwear’s King MT Wins “2017 Editor’s Choice Award” from Men’s Health magazine at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market
    Altra Footwear
    (Salt Lake City, UT — January 12, 2017) — Men’s Health magazine gave its “2017 Editor’s Choice Award” to Altra’s newest trail shoe, the King MT, at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. The Altra King MT is made for runners whose idea of fun involves mud, wet grass, and burly… ›
  • Registration Now Open For 2nd Annual DC Bike Ride
    DC Bike Ride
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2016— DC Bike Ride, the region’s premier scenic urban bike ride, will cruise through the District for the second time on May 14 as part of ongoing National Bike Month celebrations. Registration for the May 14 event is now open at http://www.dcbikeride.com, where registrants can take advantage of the… ›
  • Race Across America Inc. Releases 2017 Race Calendar
    Race Across America
    Boulder, CO (January 12, 2017) – 2017 marks the 36th year for Race Across America (RAAM) – The World’s Toughest Bicycle Race.   RAAM is open to solo racers as well as 2, 4 and 8-person teams.  Solo racers must qualify for RAAM by completing a RAAM Qualifying race (RQ).  The Boulder, Colorado based… ›
  • New England Triathlon Tour races acquired by New England Endurance.
    New England Endurance Events
    BOSTON – Three of triathlon’s oldest continually operated races have been acquired by Massachusetts-based New England Endurance Events. The Hyannis Sprint 1 Triathlon, started in 1981 and held annually in June; the Falmouth Triathlon, started in 1992 and held each July; and the Hyannis 2 Sprint Triathlon, started in 1983 and held in… ›
  • CTS Announces Partnership with Pinarello
    CTS
    (January 12, 2017 – Colorado Springs, CO) – CTS, the premier endurance coaching and training camp company, today announced the signing of a 4-year partnership with world-class bicycle manufacturer Pinarello. For the next four years CTS Coaches will ride Pinarello road bikes during all coaching, training camp, and CTS Bucket… ›
  • Reserve 3M Half Marathon Parking in Advance with SpotHero
    High Five Events
    AUSTIN, Texas, January 12, 2017 — High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is excited to introduce the partnership between the 2017 3M Half Marathon and SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app. The partnership will enable participants and spectators to find easy and… ›
  • Distance Standout LaBeaud Anzures Answers the Call of rabbit
    rabbit
    Santa Barbara, California — Many runners can trace their love of the sport to carefree afternoons on the playground, but very few can say that they took their early career more seriously than Natasha LaBeaud Anzures. Upon learning about her elementary school jog-a-thon, the future Georgetown graduate came up with both a… ›
  • BibRave Delivers Hundreds of Runners for the Tulsa Run
    BibRave
    Portland, OR – BibRave, the new marketing solution for races and endurance brands, capped off another stellar campaign for the Tulsa Federal Credit Union Tulsa Run, bringing 300 additional runners to the 2016 event. BibRave has also signed on to promote the race’s 40th anniversary (and epic birthday party) on Saturday, October… ›
  • Wednesday, January 11, 2017
  • Cheers to Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, the Official Wine & Bubbly of the 2017 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
    P3R
    PITTSBURGH – P3R, Pittsburgh’s premier race organization, is excited to introduce Barefoot Wine & Bubbly as the Official Wine & Bubbly Sponsor for the 2017 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events. As part of their sponsorship, Barefoot Wines & Bubbly, will offer wine tastings during race weekend as part of the GNC Live Well Pittsburgh Health &… ›
  • New York Road Runners Launches NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the New Balance Run Hub Conveniently Located in Manhattan
    New York Road Runners
    New York, NY and Boston, MA – January 11, 2017—New York Road Runners’ (NYRR) mission to help and inspire people through running has been brought to life in a new community running center. The NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the New Balance Run Hub is open in Manhattan as the new home for… ›
  • POC Announces Mallory Burda as Marketing Director
    POC Sports
    Park City, UTAH (January 11, 2017) — POC, a leading manufacturer of ski and cycling helmets, eyewear, body armor, apparel and accessories, has tapped cycling and snow sports veteran Mallory Burda to head its North American marketing efforts. Burda joined the Swedish brand on January 9 and will focus her efforts… ›
  • NordicTrack Wins Good Housekeeping’s Best Elliptical Award
    NordicTrack
    (Logan, Utah) — Good Housekeeping magazine named the NordicTrack® C12.9 Elliptical as the “Best Elliptical” and “All Around Awesome” winner in its January 2017 issue. Good Housekeeping’s engineer and tech lab tested 17 ellipticals for five categories: safety and sturdiness, ease of use, size and portability, built-in features, and workout quality. Good Housekeeping proclaimed the… ›
  • Dallas CVB CEO and IRONMAN Phillip Jones to Speak at Joint TBA / USAT Luncheon
    Triathlon Business International
    AUSTIN, TX (January 11, 2017) – Triathlon Business International (TBI) and USA Triathlon today announced that Phillip Jones, CEO of the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau and a 17-time IRONMAN competitor, will be the keynote speaker at the organizations’ joint luncheon hosted by the Dallas Sports Commission Sunday, January 22 at the Fairmont Dallas. The joint luncheon is the first event in… ›
  • Austin Marathon Partners with SpotHero to Provide Easy Parking
    High Five Events
    AUSTIN, Texas, January 11, 2017 — High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is excited to introduce the partnership between the 2017 Austin Marathon® presented by NXP and SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation service. The partnership will further the event’s push to… ›
  • TriggerPoint to Partner with 3M Half Marathon
    High Five Events
    AUSTIN, Texas, January 11, 2017 — High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is pleased to announce the partnership between the 2017 3M Half Marathon and TriggerPoint, the Official Recovery Product of Downhill to Downtown. “TriggerPoint’s innovative products are known around the world… ›
  • Joint Press Release: Partnership Announced between ChronoTrack, Athlinks, and RunSignUp
    RunSignUp
    Louisville, CO & Moorestown, NJ – ChronoTrack, Athlinks and RunSignUp have jointly announced a new partnership, the first of its kind.  ChronoTrack is the world’s largest provider of timing hardware, software, and scoring technology, serving over 13 million athletes globally and 25 of the 30 largest races in the USA. … ›
  • Want More Women Participation in Triathlon Events? Start Focusing On the Right Things
    Active Network
    Remember in the not-so-distant past (2005-2010) when we collectively witnessed the boom of women-specific triathlons? Incredible events like Danskin, She ROX, Espirite de She—to name a few—helped countless women enter the sport and become lifelong triathletes. The topic of this boom came up during a recent planning session with the… ›
    Friday, January 13, 2017
  • Strava Is Killing the Blissful, Beautiful Loneliness of Running outsideonline.com - Sure, the fitness app makes training and racing more social, but running is meant to be isolating. The question is: Can we run without it?
  • sgbonline.com – Vista Outdoor Inc. named Dave Allen as president of its Outdoor Products segment, which includes Hunting and Shooting Accessories, Outdoor Recreation and Sports Protection. Allen joined Vista Outdoor as senior vice president, sales in 2016. triathlonbusiness.com - Hubert Burda Media, the Munich-based technology and media company, has this week announced its 100% acquisition of Immediate Media Co from private equity investor Exponent and Management. Immediate is the publisher of leading UK triathlon magazine 220 Triathlon, Cycling Plus, Procycling and Mountain Biking UK.
  • Cervelo-owner bags Faraday e-bike brand bikebiz.com - Pon Holdings of the Netherlands has acquired Faraday Bicycles of the US for an undisclosed fee. Pon owns Cervélo, Gazelle, Focus and Santa Cruz.
  • IMBA sponsors enduro race series bicycleretailer.com - The International Mountain Bicycling Association is the new title sponsor of the IMBA National Enduro Series. It's the first time the organization has sponsored a race.
  • Thursday, January 12, 2017
  • We’re not thieves, says Pinarello bikebiz.com - Pinarello denies breaching the patent for a downtube design as alleged by Victor Major of Belgium-based Velocite Cycles. The Italian company released its latest Dogma earlier this week leading to claims of patent infringement by Major.
  • Wednesday, January 11, 2017
  • gofundme GoFundMe acquires CrowdRise to expand to fundraising for charities techcrunch.com - GoFundMe has acquired CrowdRise, a fundraising platform for charities and other non-profits, as well as other fundraising events, including the Boston Marathon, New York City Marathon, Chicago Marathon, Ironman and Tough Mudder, as well as the American Cancer Society, Red Cross, UNICEF and Free the Children. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
  • Blind Triathlete Allegedly Banned from Racing with Guide triathlete.com - Katherine Borrone, a visually and hearing-impaired triathlete with Usher syndrome, claims in a lawsuit that both the WTC and USAT are in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act by refusing to reasonably accommodate her disability by not allowing her to compete in their triathlons.
  • L.A. hopes to boost Olympic bid by agreeing to host cycling event latimes.com - The 2017 para-cycling track world championships probably won’t get a lot of attention from sports fans or the mainstream media this spring. But with Los Angeles volunteering as a last-minute host, the Paralympic competition could end up helping the city’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.
  • 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Charity Runners Raised $16.9 Million runnersweb.com - The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that more than 10,000 runners raised $16.9 million through the 2016 Charity Program. Since the charity program was officially established in 2002, more than 106,000 runners have raised over $167 million for local, national and global causes.
  • Rudy Project and Trek-Segafredo announce partnership bikebiz.com - Sports and eyewear brand Rudy Project has confirmed a sponsor relationship for 2017 with the Trek-Segafredo cycling team. As official sunglasses partner, Rudy Project will provide athletes and staff with eyewear and prescription solutions.
  • Velocite claims that new Pinarello Dogma F10 infringes its patents bikeradar.com - An open letter from Taiwan's Velocite claims that the Italian brand Pinarello has infringed its patents by using its signature concave downtube on the new bike. Velocite claims that the newly-released Pinarello Dogma F10 uses its patented concave downtube design without permission.
  • Skechers Performance Returns As Chevron Houston Marathon Sponsor sgbonline.com - Skechers Performance returns to Houston, TX on January 15, 2017 as the official footwear and apparel sponsor of the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon. Skechers Performance will be exhibiting at the coinciding expo January 13-14, 2017, debuting the 2017 limited edition apparel and footwear collection, as well as official race accessories.
  • Tuesday, January 10, 2017
  • British Cycling signs four year partnership with Science in Sport cyclingindustry.news - British Cycling has signed a four year deal with Science in Sport that will see the nutrition firm deliver its expertise to the team’s riders, nutritionists and wider member base. Leading up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics SiS’s specialists will work closely with athletes to develop bespoke nutritional strategies for athletes.
  • Organizers announce winners of 2017 Women’s Bike Mechanic Scholarships bicycleretailer.com - The 16 recipients of the 2017 Women's Bicycle Mechanics Scholarship have been announced by the program's organizers: QBP and co-title sponsors SRAM, Park Tool, Michelin and UBI.
  • Dirt and Road Cycling UK acquired by Square Up Media bikebiz.com - Factory Media's Road Cycling UK and Dirt magazines and websites have been snapped up by Square Up Media of London along with eighteen other titles. Factory Media was owned by Forward Dimension Capital.
  • Fitbit ups its appeal to cyclists with a trio of partnerships cyclingindustry.news - FitBit is on the verge of allowing its users to link up their virtual reality cycling mileage as it partners with Virzoom, allowing users to record duration, distance and calories burned. FitBit also linked Habit, an app that offers tailored nutrition suggestions based on the data it gathers as the user exercises. A final tie up is with Peleton, an instructor-guided studio-style cycle class.
  • How Adidas Is Gaining Momentum in the Outdoor Market footwearnews.com - Since entering the marketplace in fall ’11, the Adidas Outdoor brand has steadily grown and taken retail shelf space from its traditional counterparts. In 2016, for instance, the outdoor label saw a 25 percent rise in sales. And with the category continuing to shift toward athletic styling, the brand is well positioned to gain even more market share.
  • Speedo To Make Activewear For In And Out Of Water sgbonline.com - Speedo joined forces with fitness programmer Aquaphysical to launch H2O Active, a versatile eco-friendly new workout collection for women to wear in and out of the water. The H2O Active range is constructed from chlorine-resistant Powerflex Eco fabric.
  • Monday, January 9, 2017
  • Adidas Rewards Portland Runners with Free Shoes on Record Cold Day running.competitor.com - As part of Adidas’ “Why I Run Portland” movement, the athletic company passed out free pairs of their performance BOOST and BOUNCE footwear to runners of Portland, Ore. In exchange for a new free pair of Adidas running shoes, runners could either choose to donate their current pairs to the Boys & Girls Club of Portland or ship them back home.
  • USATStore.com powered by Endurance House relaunches with new licensed apparel line triathlonbusiness.com - USA Triathlon has relaunched its official e-commerce platform, USATStore.com. The online store, which features a new line of branded casual wear and training apparel, is powered and operated by Endurance House Inc.

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