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    Friday, November 27, 2015
  • Give the Gift of SmartWool’s Award Winning Products
    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (November 27, 2015) — This holiday season SmartWool, the leading active lifestyle Merino sock and apparel company, has all your gift giving needs covered, with award-winning apparel for every stripe of outdoor enthusiast. Men’s Corbet 120 Jacket – $200 For dudes, the Men’s Corbet 120 is a midlayer that perfectly blends
  • Wednesday, November 25, 2015
  • Challenged Athletes Foundation Launches Holiday Campaign To Support People With Physical Challenges
    Challenged Athletes Foundation
    This holiday season support people with physical challenges like Braylon O’neill (6, left), Kaysi Li Roth (9, center), and Sam Day (14, right) by raising funds to help Gift Their Active. Photos: Challenged Athletes Foundation SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – NOV. 25 – During this 2015 Holiday Season, Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF)… Read more ›
  • Challenge Family announces changes in Thailand for 2016
    Challenge Family
    Ahead of this weekend’s CHALLENGELAGUNAPHUKET,  CHALLENGEFAMILY has announced a change of venue for CHALLENGETHAILAND in 2016. Full details will be announced in early December with a new course that is steeped in Thai culture, striking landscapes and history. “We have very much enjoyed working with the team at Laguna Phuket and would like to… Read more ›
  • Dalian Wanda Group Announces Wanda Sports: World’s Leading Sports Business Integrates Infront Sports & Media and IRONMAN
    Zug, Switzerland / Tampa, USA (November 25, 2015) – Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd., one of the leading Chinese conglomerates and China’s largest investor in cultural and entertainment sector, has announced today that Infront Sports & Media and IRONMAN will be integrated in a newly formed entity named Wanda Sports Holding Co., Ltd.… Read more ›
  • Champion System sets the standard
    Champion System
    Brooklyn, NY Just weeks after reemerging as Champion System North America, the custom technical apparel brand is excited to unveil a series of new business, free shipping upgrades, and website enhancements heading into the New Year. Customers will be able to upgrade their shipping to priority, free of charge. Champion System… Read more ›
  • Rudy Project Goes Nuts With Cyber Monday Blowout Offer
    Rudy Project North America
    Rudy Project has really done it this time. The legendary and award winning sunglass and helmet manufacturer has pulled out all the stops and announced what most consider to be an over-the-top promotion and most definitely their biggest deal of the year: the Cyber Monday Blowout. This offer is a result… Read more ›
  • The Right Stuff® from NASA Introduces New Flavor
    Wellness Brands Inc.
    Introducing The Right Stuff® Lemonade: It is a new flavor of the same highly effective, NASA-developed, hydration formula that contains no sugar or carbohydrates.  This new variety is sweetened with all-natural Stevia and like all the other flavors, is NSF Certified for Sport. It is only available at http://shop.therightstuff-usa.com/. Numerous published studies (links… Read more ›
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015
  • Applications For 2016 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run and 5K Run-Walk Lottery To Be Accepted Between Monday, November 30 and 11:59 P.M. Friday, December 11
    Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run
    November 24, 2016, Washington, DC: With the opening of the entry lottery period just days away, organizers of the 44th running of the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run and 5K Run-Walk, known as “the Runner’s Rite of Spring®” in the Nation’s Capital, have established the following lottery entry procedures… Read more ›
  • GFNY Cozumel: 1700 riders competed under ideal conditions
    Gran Fondo New York
    NEW YORK CITY, November 23, 2015 – The second annual GFNY Cozumel bike race was held this Sunday, November 22 in Cozumel, Mexico. 1700 Athletes from 35 countries such as South Africa, Australia, USA, Canada, UK, France, Netherlands, Germany and nearly all Latin American countries, attended the event. Riders enjoyed fully closed roads under… Read more ›
  • Valencia Marathon breaks records
    MYLAPS Sports Timing
    Records have been broken with the most spectacular marathon in Spanish history: The Valencia Marathon 2015 was the fastest Spanish marathon and it was bigger than ever. The MYLAPS EventApp had an extremely intensive use with over 1.000.000 screen views. The fastest John Mwangangi won the marathon in a spectacular… Read more ›
  • J&A Racing and City of Norfolk Host Blue Moon Harbor Lights Half Marathon and Chartway 5K
    J&A Racing
    November 24, 2015 VIRGINIA BEACH – J&A Racing, a world-class race management company based in Hampton Roads, partnered with the City of Norfolk to host the Blue Moon Harbor Lights Half Marathon, Chartway 5K and Final Mile, presented by Bon Secours In Motion, on November 20-22. The event had 6,000 participants from… Read more ›
  • Lapio Subscription Model Brings Affordable, Innovative, Timing Software to Races
    Lapio, Inc.
    SAN FRANCISCO – November 24, 2015 – Lapio, Inc. providing powerful race management and timing software, announces new subscription model pricing that gives events from small to large access to cutting edge race technology at affordable price points for all. Not all races are built the same but all races… Read more ›
  • Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Becomes Official Charity Partner Of Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon
    Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
    Norwalk, CT — The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, (MMRF), has announced that it will become an official charity partner of the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon, which will take place on Sunday, June 12, 2016. This expands the MMRF’s leadership position in the sport of triathlon. “We are thrilled to expand our… Read more ›
  • Warrior Dash Challenges Consumers to “Do Something Different With Your Weekend”
    Warrior Dash
    CHICAGO, IL (November 24) – Warrior Dash, the 5K obstacle course race that more than 2.5 million people have completed since 2009, is releasing new features for its eighth season. As the obstacle course race that anyone can start and everyone can finish, Warrior Dash encourages new and returning participants… Read more ›
  • Revo Debuts Vision Over Visibility Sunglass Collection In Collaboration With Bono As Part Of “Buy Vision, Give Sight” Campaign
    Eyewear brand Revo has debuted a new capsule collection of sunglasses in collaboration with U2 lead singer and activist Bono as part of the “Buy Vision, Give Sight” campaign to prevent vision impairment and blindness in more than 5 million people by 2020. Revo will donate $10 from the sale of every pair of
  • Monday, November 23, 2015
  • The Road Runners Club of America Awards Over $22,000 in Kids Run the Nation Grants
    Road Runners Club of America
    ARLINGTON, VA – November 20, 2015 – The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) has announced its 2015 Kids Run the Nation grant recipients. Twenty-eight programs throughout the U.S. serving more than 11,000 children will receive a total of $22,760 in grants from the RRCA. In addition, the RRCA will donate more than 13,000 copies… Read more ›
  • Revolution3 Triathlon Announces Partnership with Endurance Nation Coaching
    Revolution3 Triathlon
    November 23, 2015 – Revolution3 is pleased to announce that Endurance Nation will be the Official Coaching Partner of their 2016 race series. Since 2007, Endurance Nation online coaching has coached over 1,000 athletes per year, from stay-at-home mothers of four to high-powered executives with insane travel schedules. Endurance Nation has a proven system of getting athletes… Read more ›
  • Boardworks Announces New Sales Leadership and Expanded Sales Support for West Coast
    Confluence Outdoor
    CARLSBAD, Calif. (November 23, 2015) — Boardworks, a premier surf and standup paddleboard company, announced today its new sales leadership and expanded sales support for the West Coast region. Boardworks named Andrew Valentine sales director, promoted Rick Gravesen to sales rep for Southern California, and is actively searching for a new sales
  • Saturday, November 21, 2015
  • Challenge Laguna Phuket Tri Fest kicks into gear
    Challenge Family
    CHALLENGELAGUNAPHUKET’s Tri-Fest carnival, which will see over 1,900 athletes from around the world descend on the island for the legendary 22nd annual Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) on 22 November and 3rd CHALLENGELAGUNAPHUKET (CLP) a week later on 29 November, was previewed today (Saturday, 21 November) for media by organizers, sponsors, and pro… Read more ›
  • Friday, November 20, 2015
  • Zwift to partner with new Canyon//SRAM Racing’s 2016 women’s pro cycling team
    (London, November 20 2015)–Team Manager Ronny Lauke announced today at the Rapha Cycling Club in London the formation of the new Canyon//SRAM Racing professional women’s cycling team for 2016. Zwift will join the team’s partner roster, providing support and online training opportunities as the team dives headlong into the UCI… Read more ›
  • Zwift to Host “Ride On” for World Bicycle Relief
    World Bicycle Relief
    (Chicago, IL) November 20, 2015– On December 5th, Zwift will host the first-ever virtual Ride On for World Bicycle Relief, a 24-hour event that will unite professional riders and everyday athletes from all corners of the globe to raise awareness and funds to mobilize people through The Power of Bicycles®. “We… Read more ›
  • iFit® Launches iFit Classic™, the fitness wearable watch Activity tracker combines with timeless watch design in one
    ICON Health & Fitness
    (Logan, Utah—November 20, 2015) – iFit launches the iFit Classic fitness wearable watch, an elegant alternative to a wrist crowded with both timepiece and tracker band.  Sophisticated watch design uses a classic dial face to display fitness stats.  Now stylish consumers don’t have to choose between fashion and fitness: the iFit Classic… Read more ›
  • Freeplay Partners with Folsom Bike for 2016
    Freeplay Magazine
    Rocklin, CA (November 20, 2015) – Team Freeplay, a Northern California based women’s triathlon team, is proud add Folsom Bike as a partner for the 2016 season. Folsom Bike is a premier Northern California bike shop that opened in October of 2009 across the street from the American River Bike Trail… Read more ›
  • Thursday, November 19, 2015
  • Hydro Flask Unveils First-Ever Influencer Program
    Hydro Flask
    Bend, OR (November 19, 2015) – Hydro Flask, the award-winning leader in high-performance, insulated stainless steel flasks, unveils its team of select athletes, photographers, artists and adventurers as part of the company’s first-ever Influencer Program. The newly formed group will help launch Hydro Flask’s #UnexpectedRefreshment campaign while promoting the brand’s mission and
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015
  • Giant Bicycle hires Jeanne Mitchell for credit departmentbicycleretailer.com - Giant Bicycle has hired Jeanne Mitchell to join its credit department after 20 years at Specialized. The company also has hired Szymon Bielesz as a global marketing specialist, Dan Thomas as rider gear business manager and promoted Jen Audia to Liv USA marketing manager.
  • UCI cuts ties with head of Russian anti-doping agencyusatoday.com - Cycling's world governing body, the UCI, has cut ties with Russian anti-doping agency managing director Nikita Kamaev amid Russia's doping scandal. Kamaev's agency, known as RUSADA, was suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency after a WADA commission alleged that its staff helped to cover up failed drug tests by Russian athletes.
  • Monday, November 23, 2015
  • Defense technology company plans heads-up-display glasses for cyclingbicycleretailer.com - A new company, Everysight, has been spun-off from an Israel-based defence technology company and plans to launch a heads-up-display sunglass for cycling next year. The company's first product is a cycling sunglass called the Raptor which has glass that uses low-profile mirroring technology to make cycling data visible directly on the lens, similar to technology that pilots have used for decades.
  • Dorel Sports adds 2 to global finance teambicycleretailer.com - Dorel Sports, the segment of Dorel Industries that includes the company's bike brands, has added two new members to its global finance team. Joseph M. Morreale has joined as senior director finance, North America IBD and key accounts for Cycling Sports Group North America, and Michelle Meszaros-Stuttgen joined Pacific Cycle as vice president, Finance.
  • Sunday, November 22, 2015
  • UCI World Tour reforms unanimously rejected by International Association of Cycling Race Organizersinsidethegames.biz - The International Cycling Union’s (UCI) World Tour reforms have been unanimously rejected by the International Association of Cycling Race Organizers (AIOCC), with 77 voting against the process at a meeting in Hamburg. The reforms include teams being awarded three-year licences rather than the having to apply on an annual basis.
  • Friday, November 20, 2015
  • Niche Sports and the Doping You Don’t Hear Aboutoutsideonline.com - Cycling and track athletes cause a stir when they're caught cheating—but in smaller and less well-funded arenas, others may be getting away with it. Smaller sports don't have the funding to tackle doping, thus, it could still be a problem.
  • Prescription inserts complement Recon Jet smart eyeweartriathlonbusiness.com - Recon Instruments has partnered with Rochester Optical to deliver the first prescription inserts for Recon Jet. The Recon Jet smartglasses are not designed to fit over other eyewear, but the prescription inserts solve the problem.
  • New US$12 billion share repurchase program for NIKEtriathlonbusiness.com - NIKE has announced that its Board of Directors has approved a new four-year, US$12 billion program to repurchase shares of NIKE’s Class B Common Stock. The company anticipates that the current US$8 billion share repurchase program will be completed before the end of fiscal 2016.
  • Greg Fisher joins True Communicationsbicycleretailer.com - PR and media relations firm True Communications has hired Greg Fisher as an account manager. Fisher is responsible for media strategy and outreach with a number of True clients.
  • Rapha, Canyon and SRAM sponsor major new women’s road teambicycleretailer.com - Rapha has made a three-year agreement to sponsor and supply the new Canyon/SRAM Women's Professional Team. Rapha will supply the team with racewear based on its Souplesse collection and off-the-bike clothes from the brand's City collection.The team will compete on the new UCI Women's WorldTour.
  • Fitness wearables sector will be worth $10 billion by 2020bikebiz.com - The fitness wearables sector will generate over $10 billion in hardware revenues by 2020, up from around $3.3 billion this year, according to Juniper Research.
  • Thursday, November 19, 2015
  • Tart Cherries Reduce Post-Race Respiratory Issuestriathlon.competitor.com - A new pilot study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition1 found that Montmorency tart cherry juice reduced upper respiratory tract symptoms associated with marathon running in study participants.
  • Marine Corps Marathon Issues Lifetime Ban to Runnerrunnersworld.com - Officials cite missed timing mats and improbable splits in Gregory Price’s disqualification from the 2014 and 2015 races.
  • New Balance Launching 3D-Printed Running Shoe in Boston in 2016competitor.com - New Balance has announced plans to launch a new state-of-the-art running shoe in April that incorporates a 3D printed midsole. While other brands have also been developing 3D printing for footwear, the yet-unnamed New Balance shoe could become the first of its kind available to recreational runners.
  • A New Kind of Group Run: Treadmill Studios are Growing Fastcompetitor.com - Many runners cringe at the thought of doing a treadmill workout alone. But group speed sessions on treadmills—led by experienced coaches in upscale studios—are quickly gaining followers across the country.
  • Are Expensive Running Shoes Better? Study Says Nogearjunkie.com - The running-shoe comparison website RunRepeat.com recently crunched the numbers on 134,867 customer reviews of 391 running shoes. The conclusion: Expensive running shoes are not better than more affordable ones. In fact, inexpensive running shoes are better rated than expensive ones.
  • Nike Pops After Announcing 2-For-1 Stock Split, Dividend Hike And $12 Billion Repurchase Programforbes.com - Good news came in threes for Nike shareholders Thursday afternoon: the sportswear giant announced not just that it is hiking its dividend by 14%, but that its board has also approved a $12 billion share repurchase program and a two-for-one stock split.
  • Wellgo withdraws patent suit over pedals after naming wrong companybicycleretailer.com - The original suit, filed last Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, claimed that MKS had infringed on a quick-release device patented by Wellgo. However, Chen, in an email sent to BRAIN, said lawyers erroneously named MKS as the manufacturer when, in fact, it is another company.

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