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    Friday, May 26, 2017
  • RaceJoy Introduces Course Gamification for Race Organizers and Sponsors
    RunSignUp's RaceJoy
    May 26, 2017 – Moorestown, NJ – RunSignUp’s race day mobile application, RaceJoy, announces its newest feature, custom Cheer Points, for race organizers of running, walking and cycling events. Race organizers can now schedule custom audio messages to be delivered to participants’ phones at designated geographic positions along the event’s… ›
  • Ally’s Bar Climbs to Top of UPS Pitch-Off with Five Days Remaining
    Ally's Bar
    Asheville, NC – Ally’s Bar has been selected as a participant in UPS’ first ever national pitch-off to celebrate and support entrepreneurs. Winners of the inaugural contest will be selected based on consumer votes and receive $10,000 to use towards building their business. With five days remaining, Ally’s Bar is… ›
  • Budweiser Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of Universal Sole’s Burgers & Beer 5K
    Universal Sole Running Store
    CHICAGO, IL (May 24, 2017): Universal Sole Running Store is proud to announce that Budweiser has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the sixth annual Burgers & Beer 5k hosted at Soldier Field on July 17, 2017. As Chicago’s oldest independent running store, USOLE is thrilled to have the… ›
  • Thursday, May 25, 2017
  • IRONMAN Announces 2017 Physically Challenged Open/Exhibition Division Drawing Winners
    IRONMAN®
    TAMPA, Fla. (May 25, 2017) – IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings Company, announced today the 2017 winners of the IRONMAN® and IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship Physically Challenged Open/Exhibition Division Drawing – five athletes for the 2017 IRONMAN World Championship and three athletes for the 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship. In honor of the vision… ›
  • Challenge Family To Live Stream The Championship 2017
    Challenge Family
    CHALLENGEFAMILY is proud to announce that, on the 3rd June, it will live stream THECHAMPIONSHIP 2017 on its official website, giving triathlon fans from around the world the exclusive opportunity to follow the action from the race live and direct. In addition to announcing the best line-up of professionals in… ›
  • DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Showcases Steel City as One of America’s Top Running Cities
    P3R
    PITTSBURGH – At the 9th DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, tens of thousands of runners crossed the finish line, making the May 6 – 7, 2017 weekend of events the most successful to-date. More than 40,000 runners signed up for the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh… ›
  • Strider Bike Racing Toddlers Return to Lincoln June 10
    Strider Bikes
    Rapid City, SD (May 25, 2017)—Strider Sports, the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of children’s no-pedal balance bikes, is welcoming balance bike racing toddlers, some still in diapers, to the Strider Cup Race Presented by Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers on June 10 at Tower Square in Lincoln. In honor of… ›
  • Tour of Utah Unveils 600-Mile Race Route with Three Mountaintop Finishes for August
    Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah
    SALT LAKE CITY (May 25, 2017) – The 13th edition of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will feature 600 miles of racing and 36,525 feet of elevation gain for the seven-day, men’s professional stage race. Detailed maps and informational videos for each stage, held July 31-August 6, are… ›
  • DelMoSports adds XRCEL Athlete Fuel as Official Nutrition Sponsor for 2017 Season
    XRCEL Athlete Fuel
    Charleston, SC (May 24, 2017) – New World Consumer Products announces its new strategic relationship with DelmoSports, the owners and organizers of Escape the Cape Triathlon, The Atlantic City Triathlon, Tri the Wildwoods Triathlon 5k & Kid’s Race, Escape To Lewes Open Water Classic, and Ironman 70.3 Atlantic City. XRCEL… ›
  • athleteReg Announces Re-Design of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Platform PledgeReg
    athleteReg
    athleteReg, the premier online event registration solution for cycling, running, triathlon and skiing events announces a new design and increased functionality for their peer-to-peer fundraising platform PledgeReg. PledgeReg was built from the ground up to work in tandem with the athleteReg suite of registration platforms, making it one of the… ›
  • Beyond Monumental Partners with Chipotle Mexican Grill
    Beyond Monumental
    Beyond Monumental, the 501(c)3 non-profit responsible for the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, has announced that Chipotle Mexican Grill is now the presenting sponsor of the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental 5K. The partnership will see additional activations throughout the year, beginning with chips and salsa being provided at the Monumental… ›
  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017
  • Women For Tri’s 2017 Ambassador Team Goes Global
    IRONMAN Foundation
    TAMPA, Fla. (May 24, 2017) – Women For Tri®, a program of The IRONMAN Foundation® launched by IRONMAN and Life Time Fitness in 2015, today announced its 2017 Women For Tri Ambassador Team.  The team comprises 17 regional ambassadors, nine local coordinators and two brand ambassadors who span 10 regions… ›
  • Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon Runs on June 3rd
    Destination Races
    Sonoma, CA (May 24, 2017) – The 7th running of the Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon, Presented by HomeAway, takes place at Doukenie Winery in Loudoun County on Saturday, June 3rd.  Destination Races produces the event as part of the popular Wine Country Half Marathon series with its six events… ›
  • ‘Summer of Love’ Reaches Running Community
    Big Sur International Marathon
    As the 50th anniversary celebration of the Summer of Love takes hold in San Francisco to the north, Monterey will be recreating a version of its famed Monterey Pop Festival, and neighboring Carmel-by-the-Sea will be the site for the annual Run in the Name of Love 5K and 2K running… ›
  • Future Philadelphia Marathons to Outpace Past Events, Thanks to New Research
    RacePartner
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (May 24, 2017) – 2017 marks the 23rd annual Philadelphia Marathon, an event that has grown to nearly 30,000 participants across three races (full marathon, half marathon and 8K). Now, thanks to new insights from RacePartner’s parent company Achieve, a global research and marketing agency for… ›
  • GCI Outdoor Supports Big City Mountaineers
    GCI Outdoor
    Higganum, CT (May 24, 2017) – GCI Outdoor, the creator of portable, durable outdoor recreation equipment, is partnering with Big City Mountaineers to provide transformational outdoor experiences for underprivileged youth. GCI Outdoor (GCI) and Big City Mountaineers (BCM) will work together to help provide underprivileged youth with the gear needed… ›
  • Events.com Partners with USA TODAY SPORTS Active Alliance
    USA TODAY SPORTS Active Alliance
    San Diego, CA (May 23, 2017) – Events.com has entered into a strategic partnership with USA TODAY SPORTS Active Alliance as its exclusive event technology platform. The unique partnership leverages Events.com proprietary technology platform providing Event Management Software, including registration services, timing, ticket cancellation insurance and runner bib fulfillment. “The… ›
  • Inaugural Tour de Coulee Projected to Reach Rider Cap In Advance of Event Date.
    SyklusSport LLC
    HOLMEN, WI – Wisconsin-based SyklusSport LLC announces that the inaugural Tour de Coulee (June 10, 2017) is projected to fill with just under three weeks remaining until event. In its inaugural year, Tour de Coulee (TdC) is the first stop in the 2017 Wisconsin Gran Fondo Series. Created in conjunction… ›
  • No Fine Print Clothing Co. Collaborates with Ultra-Runner Jim Walmsley on Apparel Collection
    NO FINE PRINT CLOTHING CO.
    Houston, Texas (May 24, 2017) – No Fine Print Clothing Co., has launched a new line of apparel in collaboration with popular Ultra-Runner Jim Walmsley. The new line will be available for purchase on the No Fine Print website and fans will be able to get their apparel in time… ›
  • 5000 riders from 97 countries conquer GFNY World Championship NYC
    Gran Fondo New York
    NEW YORK CITY, May 24, 2017 – The seventh annual international Campagnolo GFNY World Championship NYC was held Sunday, May 21, 2017. The world’s most international cycling event brought riders from 97 countries to New York City to take on the Championship course. GFNY World events Argentina, Colombia, Cozumel-Mexico, France, Germany, Indonesia,… ›
  • Mascot Sports Signs Cyclocross Champion Katie Compton
    Mascot Sports / PRO Sports Communications
    May 24, 2017 (SAN FRANCISCO) – Mascot Sports, a sports and experiential marketing company focused on bringing together athletes, brands and live events, is adding Cyclocross champion Katie Compton to its athlete roster. Compton, the most successful American Cyclocross athlete in the history of the sport and currently #4 ranked Woman Cyclocross… ›
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017
  • “Little Dirt, Can’t Hurt” at Run Amuck on June 10 at Quantico
    Marine Corps Marathon
    QUANTICO, VA (May 23, 2017) – Tell Mom a “little dirt, can’t hurt” and register for Run Amuck on Saturday, June 10. Participants will face more than 25 obstacles and military PT drills while tackling a four-mile run through giant mud pits, and over the hills and trails of Marine… ›
  • GORE Bike Wear®and GORE Running Wear®Combine to Form GORE®wear
    GORE
    As of spring/summer 2018, GORE® wear underlines its leadership in innovative functional apparel for runners and cyclists. By combining the existing brands, GORE® wear will offer even more advantages for the retailer than ever before – as well as unite the fans of each brand under one roof. GORE® wear… ›
  • Little Rock Marathon to Host Global Running Day on June 7
    Little Rock Marathon
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  – Little Rock Marathon race officials today announced it will partner with Little Rock Parks & Recreation, Rock City Running and Go! Running to host a free running/walking event at 6 a.m. on June 7 at Murray Park in celebration of Global Running Day. Held annually on… ›
  • Middaugh, Snyder defend titles at XTERRA Oak Mountain
    XTERRA
    Reigning XTERRA Pan America Tour Champions Josiah Middaugh and Suzie Snyder successfully defended their titles at the 12th annual XTERRA Oak Mountain Championship race on a sweltering hot day in Pelham, Alabama on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Middaugh (Eagle-Vail, Colorado) has now won four of the last five races at… ›
  • Queens Borough President, The Trust for Public Land, New York Road Runners and NYC Department of Environmental Protection Celebrate Groundbreaking at Flushing School Playground
    New York Road Runners
    New York—The Queens Borough President, The Trust for Public Land, New York Road Runners, and NYC DEP today broke ground to turn PS 120Q’s asphalt playground into a state-of-the-art green playground the whole community can use. PS 120Q is one of three schools in a new partnership between The Trust… ›
  • nuun® Expands Availability of Natural Endurance Drink Mix into Canada
    nuun and company
    May 23, 2017 – Seattle, Washington – nuun® and company, the leading sports drink brand in sports specialty and natural foods retail in North America is expanding the availability of its latest line, Performance, into Canada. Performance is the cleanest endurance drink mix formulated from science and rooted in nature, designed… ›
  • Timothy O’Donnell Employs Neuropriming by Halo Neuroscience to Elicit Performance Improvements
    fortyninegroup, LLC
    DELRAY BEACH, FL – May 23, 2017 – Seeking to improve his mind-muscle connection and maximize gains from training sessions, Timothy O’Donnell has incorporated the Halo Sport headset by Halo Neuroscience into his training regimen. As a seasoned competitor with a triathlon career spanning more than 13 years, he has… ›
  • Austin Gives Miles Extends Application Deadline
    High Five Events
    AUSTIN, Texas, May 23, 2017 — High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, has extended the Austin Gives Miles application deadline to Friday, June 9th. Austin Gives Miles is the Official Charity Program for the 2018 Austin Marathon. Austin Gives Miles… ›
  • RunVermont Announces 2017 Hall of Fame Recipients
    RunVermont
    Burlington, Vermont (May 23, 2017) – RunVermont is pleased to announce the 2017 inductees into the RunVermont Hall of Fame. The 2017 honorees represent the rich depth and history of Vermont’s vibrant running community.  All of the individuals have devoted years of service to the sport of running and have… ›
  • Monday, May 22, 2017
  • ORAL I.V. Sweetens its Partnership with Pacific Coast Trail Runs by Adding a $2,000 prize.
    ORAL IV, Inc.
    CAMPBELL, CA (May 22, 2017) — ORAL I.V., the creator of one of the only all-natural, sugar-free, stimulant-free and zero calorie hydration aids on the market, has partnered with Pacific Coast Trail Runs (PCTR) as a product sponsor for the 2017 season. Launching this partnership at Mt. Diablo where runners… ›
  • Women’s Running Announces New Editor-in-Chief
    Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series
    SAN DIEGO – May 22, 2017 – Competitor Group Inc. (CGI) today announced that Rebecca Warren has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Running, the world’s largest women specific running magazine. “With her outstanding editorial background as well as her commitment to empowering women and creating an inclusive community, I’m thrilled… ›
  • Madison First Responders to Receive Critical Life-Saving Equipment from The IRONMAN Foundation and Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
    The IRONMAN Foundation
    TAMPA, Fla. – The IRONMAN Foundation® and the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation have partnered to provide $25,000 in grant funding for Madison, Wisconsin first responder groups to purchase critical life-saving equipment in conjunction with the IRONMAN®  Wisconsin triathlon on September 10, 2017. Now in their fourth year of partnership, this… ›
  • Deep Ultra Race of Champions (UROC) field yields Mocko and Basham as Champions
    Bad to the Bone Endurance Sports
    Vesuvius, VA –May 22, 2017.  The 7th Annual Ultra Race of Champions (UROC) 100k has drawn a deep field of elite runners to stunning Skylark in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.  The race, which also includes a 50k and 25k, took place on May 13 and 14, 2017.  The… ›
  • Registration for the 2018 Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Opens May 24
    Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series
    RALEIGH, NC – May 22, 2017 – The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series today announced that registration for the 2018 Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Half Marathon and 5K will open on Wednesday, May 24. The marathon distance will not return in 2018 with event organizers focusing solely on the half… ›
  • IRONMAN Renews Multi-Year Agreement with ACTIVE Network
    ACTIVE Network
    DALLAS, Texas and TAMPA, Florida – May 22, 2017 – ACTIVE Network®, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and an industry-leading provider of intelligence solutions, and IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings company, announced today they have signed an expanded, multi-year  agreement. IRONMAN operates a global portfolio of events… ›
  • Rudy Project Introduces New, Improved Flip-up Visor for Award Winning Wing57 Aero Helmet
    Rudy Project North America
    Denver, CO – Rudy Project, winner of the #1 Most Worn Helmet at the IRONMAN® World Championship for six consecutive years, unveiled their newly engineered flip-up visor for the award-winning, top-selling Wing57 helmet today.  The fully functional, removable flip-up ergonomic design is aimed at providing a durable and versatile optical… ›
  • Stages Cycling Sponsors Farm to Fork Fondo Segment Challenge
    Wrenegade Sports, LLC
    Stages Cycling and Wrenegade Sports have partnered together to present the Farm to Fork Fondo Stages Segment Challenge and to publish educational training tips and tricks for cyclists. Farm to Fork Fondo is a non-competitive cycling event series organized by Wrenegade Sports where riders of all levels come together to… ›
  • Setton Farms Debuts New Premium Quality Nut Blends to Snack Lineup
    Setton International Foods, Inc.
    Commack, NY (May 22, 2017) – Setton International Foods, Inc.- a leader in the snack food industry for over 50 years based in Long Island, New York- is excited to announce the launch of their latest protein packed snack mixes, Pistachio Nut Blend and Pistachio Power Blend. Both snack packs will
    Thursday, May 25, 2017
  • Runner Attacked In Middle Of Onset Relay Race boston.cbslocal.com - A woman, competing in the Reebok Ragnar, a 200-mile relay race, was attacked while running in the relay race at night.
  • Meet the $1 billion at-home spin bike business with its own cult following mashable.com - Peloton, a four-year-old startup that sells internet-connected stationary bikes tied to a livestreamed subscription workout experience, is now worth about $1.25 billion thanks to its latest round of funding. That makes the at-home connected-bike company the latest unicorn, or private company worth $1 billion or more.
  • Under Armour Signs Long-Distance Runner Lanni Marchant to Athlete Roster runningnetwork.com - Under Armour announced that Lanni Marchant, one of the fastest distance runners in Canada, has joined its roster of elite athletes. As part of the multi-year partnership, Marchant will wear Under Armour apparel, footwear, and accessories and will be featured in upcoming marketing campaigns and events, as well as make appearances for the brand.
  • Strava data reveals running in a group motivates you to run further and faster triathlonbusiness.com - Strava has revealed that running in a group inspires runners to achieve better than running alone. The findings are based on data from Strava which analysed 90 million runs from around the globe over the course of a year.
  • Western States Endurance Run Will Have Drug Testing at 2017 Race runnersworld.com - Athletes who are lining up for the 2017 Western States Endurance Run better brush up on the World Anti-Doping Agency’s banned substance list. Officials announced that they will be drug testing at the Placer High School finish line for the first time this year.
  • New Race Sign-Up Service Offers Changes After Industry Criticism runnersworld.com - The founders of a race subscription service that launched on May 9, Racepass, have faced resistance from race directors and running industry groups from the moment the service launched.
  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017
  • Fitness trackers are terrible at counting calories, says Stanford study cnbc.com - Wearable makers, like Apple Watch and Fitbit, are getting better at tracking heart rate, according to a new study from researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine. But those that measure calories are far from accurate.
  • Garmin introduces its first 360-degree camera, the VIRB 360 bicycleretailer.com - Garmin International Inc. has announced the VIRB 360, a compact fully spherical 360-degree camera. The waterproof VIRB 360 has four built-in microphones and Garmin's 4K Spherical Stabilization feature which promises to make videos smooth and steady.
  • Brazilian cycling team hit with 2nd ban for doping usatoday.com - The International Cycling Union has suspended the Soul Brasil Pro Cycling team for the second time because of multiple doping offenses. The UCI says Soul Brazil cannot compete in international events for 35 days from July 15 to Aug. 19.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017
  • Bike magazine promotes Nicole Formosa to editor-in-chief bicycleretailer.com - Bike magazine has promoted Nicole Formosa to editor-in-chief, and hired Travis Engel as gear editor.
  • ‘Terrible’ toilet stop wrecks Dumoulin’s Giro hopes velonews.com - Giro d’Italia leader Tom Dumoulin suffered a “terrible” day but refused to blame his rivals for capitalizing on an unscheduled toilet stop that badly hurt his overall victory hopes.
  • Strava celebrates one billionth shared activity triathlonbusiness.com - Strava has celebrated a major milestone: the one billionth activity shared to the social network for athletes. Strava adds one million new members every 40 days, with athletes sharing an average of 1,382,138 activities per day. To date, athletes on Strava have covered 12,967,788,011 miles under their own power.
  • Monday, May 22, 2017
  • Steve Brawley leaving Bicycling after 11 years bicycleretailer.com - Steve Brawley has left Bicycling magazine, where he has spent the past 11 years of his career, most recently as national cycling manager. Jordan Scheibe will now represent both Runner's World and Bicycling for non-cycling advertising in the Midwestern territory, and Bicycling's Alex Jarman will assume coverage of cycling industry advertisers in the territory.
  • Jack Buckner to step down as CEO of British Triathlon triathlonbusiness.com - Jack Buckner has announced that he will step down as British Triathlon CEO at the end of the season. Having taken up the BTF role in May 2014, Buckner will move to British Swimming as a replacement for David Sparkes.
  • Sunday, May 21, 2017
  • Swiss cycling team staff banned from Tour of California for dumping septic tank waste along highway washingtonpost.com - YouTube account holder Ryan Patrick Early caught on tape the Tour of California Swiss team Katusha-Alpecin dumping raw sewage from their RV on the side of highway 330. The Tour of California has a zero-tolerance policy for desecrating areas along the route, prompting tour officials to soon contact UCI to inquire about further sanctions for the team.
  • Friday, May 19, 2017
  • Meet the People Making Running More Inclusive outsideonline.com - Running still has a long way to go, but these leaders are pushing for more diversity to bring the sport closer to the majority.
  • Armstrong cameos in trailer for mockumentary about doping in cycling sportingnews.com - Andy Samberg and the Lonely Island are back at it again with another satire, tackling the topic of doping in professional cycling in "Tour De Pharmacy." And this time, they have a pretty relevant guest star - Lance Armstrong.

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