Competitor Running Is Now PodiumRunner!

April 13, 2019

PodiumRunner Is America’s Most Trusted Resource for Performance-Minded Runners

Boulder, Colorado, USA — April 13, 2019 — PodiumRunner is the new name and attitude of Competitor Running. Led by Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Beverly and featuring The Well, a column of twice monthly themed article collections, PodiumRunner transforms the Competitor Running brand with an updated approach to the training and racing content that America’s runners want. See the new beta website at podiumrunner.com and don’t miss the first of The Well collections, the closest-ever look at the Boston Marathon’s critical downhill running segments.

Growing from its roots as Competitor Magazine and Competitor Running, PodiumRunner is backed by a 30-year history of serving committed athletes through deep connections to the experts and athletes who are devoted to the sport. By giving voice to the proven and to the innovative, PodiumRunner is America’s leading resource for runners dedicated to achieving their personal best.

In his welcome letter to readers, Beverly says that “PR is all about deep dives into fascinating topics and exclusive insights into how featured runners are becoming their best. We won’t chase every trending fad. Instead, we will gather tested, practical, and innovative advice that works so runners can step up to their best running.”

Upcoming in The Well

  • The Downhills of Boston: Celebrating the Overlooked Descents of the World’s Oldest Marathon
  • Your Feet on Running: A Tootsie Manifestoe
  • Streaking Rules: At Least 1 Mile a Day. Never. Ever. Miss. A. Day.

PodiumRunner’s Mission

PodiumRunner empowers dedicated runners with the skills, knowledge, and fitness to find their podium—whether it’s tackling a new distance, setting a personal record, or winning the whole dang thing. From track to trail, mile to ultramarathon, PodiumRunner brings together the best running experts, coaches, gear, methods, athletes, and personalities. The Well, our unique themed coverage of training and workouts, injury prevention, nutrition, tech and culture, gives runners all the tools and inspiration they need to achieve their personal best.

About PodiumRunner

PodiumRunner grew from Competitor Running as America’s most trusted resource for performance-minded runners. PodiumRunner is part of Pocket Outdoor Media, the leading publisher in endurance sports. From web to print, podcast to social, the most active and influential consumers in cycling, triathlon, and running engaged with Pocket Outdoor Media content 311 million times last year. Our brands include VeloNews, America’s leading bike racing media brand; Triathlete, the world’s #1 triathlon resource; Women’s Running, the most popular resource for women runners; Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, the world’s leading bicycle trade journal; and VeloPress, the world’s leading publisher of books on endurance sports. Pocket Outdoor Media is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. See more at pocketoutdoormedia.com.

Media Inquiries

Erin Beresini, Editorial Director, [email protected]
Jonathan Beverly, Editor in Chief, [email protected]

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Running and Triathlon

Nick Ramey, National Sales Director, [email protected], (720) 400-9943
Lars Finanger, Triathlete Director of Sales and Brand Development, [email protected], (303) 828-8034
Shannon Standefer, Women’s Running & PodiumRunner Sales Director, [email protected], (303) 245-2111

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