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December 31, 2019
Grandma’s Marathon Registration Approaching Price Increase
Entry fee increases to $135 on January 1, 2020 (Duluth, MN): The registration price for Grandma’s Marathon increases on January 1. Registration for the 44th annual Grandma’s Marathon Weekend races opened October 1, 2019, which included Grandma’s Marathon, the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and the William A. Irvin 5K. All Grandma’s...
December 27, 2019
Austin Marathon Announces Second Round of Accepted Elite Runners
Race weekend prize purse totals $26,000 AUSTIN, Texas, December 27, 2019 - The Ascension Seton Austin Marathon presented by Under Armour introduces the second round of accepted athletes for 2020. This program, in its fourth year, creates a competitive field of elite male and female runners while discovering emerging talent,...
December 24, 2019
CarMax Tacky Light Run Celebrates Richmond’s love of tacky lights and active living
Over 4,700 participants take part in Sports Backers event RICHMOND, VA – On December 14, over 4,700 people took to the streets of Midlothian, Virginia, just outside Richmond, in the CarMax Tacky Light Run to celebrate two local traditions: tacky holiday lights and active living. The seventh annual event took...
December 23, 2019
Virtual Runs Do’s and Don’ts: Learn Best Practices at Data Insight Series Webinar No. 9 from Running USA + imATHLETE
On Thursday, Jan. 16 at 11am PST the mystery behind virtual runs best practices will be revealed Since it began in 2018, the Running USA and imATHLETE Data Insight Series Webinars have become a must-attend for event producers. Each webinar reveals best practices, data insights and industry trends that lead...
December 19, 2019
2020 Delaware Running Festival Finisher Medal Includes a Unique and Inspirational Feature
Baltimore, Md. (December 19, 2019) – Corrigan Sports Enterprises, Inc. unveiled a unique design for the 2020 Delaware Running Festival finisher medal which includes a removable Inspiration Coin. Similar to the tradition of American military Challenge Coins issued by members of the US armed forces, law enforcement, and firefighters, these...
December 19, 2019
The Living Legend Returns
Triathlon world champion Jan Frodeno on the start line at DATEV Challenge Roth ROTH. After his triumphant third victory at Ironman Hawaii in October, triathlon legend Jan Frodeno will return to the European triathlon stronghold of Roth. On 5 July 2020, the triathlon world champion will once again be on...
December 12, 2019
Maple Valley, Washington becomes newest IRONMAN 70.3 destination
MAPLE VALLEY, Wash. / TAMPA, Fla. (December 12, 2019) – The IRONMAN Group, a Wanda Sports Group company (Nasdaq: WSG), announced today that Maple Valley, Washington will serve as the newest host venue for the IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon Series. The inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Washington – Maple Valley triathlon will take place on Sunday,...
December 10, 2019
The BibRave 100 and MYLAPS Highlight What The Best Races in America Have In Common
Portland, OR - BibRave, the running industry leader in grassroots digital marketing, recently announced the 2019 edition of The BibRave 100: A Definitive List of the Best Races in America. With the release of the list, BibRave also published a custom white paper on “What Winners Have In Common,” highlighting...
November 13, 2019
World-Renowned Leadville Trail 100 MTB and SBT GRVL Partner to Create the LeadBoat Challenge
LEADVILLE, Colo., Nov. 13, 2019 — Two iconic events, the legendary Stages Cycling Leadville Trail 100 MTB and the renowned SBT GRVL p/b Canyon, today announced the ultimate challenge of 2020: the LeadBoat Challenge, racing the Leadville Trail 100 MTB followed by SBT GRVL BLACK, two arduous endurance races taking place...
November 5, 2019
SBT GRVL, Presented by Canyon Bicycles, Opens Registration Dec. 3 for 2020 Event
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 5, 2019) –SBT GRVL, a world-class gravel bike experience set in the picturesque ranching town of Steamboat Springs, Colo., will open registration Dec. 3 for its second-year event. SBT GRVL welcomed 1,500 cyclists for its successful inaugural year, all joining together to experience Routt County’s vast network...
October 30, 2019
HOKA ONE ONE Named Presenting Sponsor of Western States 100
AUBURN, Calif. – HOKA ONE ONE® has been named the presenting sponsor of the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run, WSER President John Medinger announced. “As one of the leading premium running brands in the world, HOKA has a recognized place in our sport as an innovative voice for competitors of...
October 28, 2019
Life Time Continues Gravel Race Expansion as Cyclists Increasingly Turn from Pavement to Dirt
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 29, 2019— On the heels of its inaugural year of ownership of the internationally renowned Garmin Dirty Kanza, Life Time is quickly solidifying itself as a lead player in gravel events with the launch of the Big Sugar—NWA Gravel. The all-new, ground-up gravel event is set to...
October 23, 2019
Decathlon Collected 124 Tons of Trash on World Cleanup Day
EMERYVILLE, Calif. (October 22, 2019) – Decathlon today announced that the company collected 124 tons of trash at its World Cleanup Day events, held across 42 countries with over 24,000 participants worldwide. In the East Bay, Decathlon USA, together with Clif Bar & Company and IKEA Emeryville, in collaboration with...
October 23, 2019
The 19th Annual Rio Del Lago 100 Mile Endurance Run Returns to Folsom, CA
(Folsom, CA) – The Rio Del Lago 100 Mile Endurance Run (www.rio100mile.com) presented by NorCalUltras is returning to Folsom for its 19th year on Saturday, November 2, 2019. The iconic race starts at Beal’s Point, a Folsom Lake State Recreation Area in the Sierra-Nevada Foothills. This year, more than 375...
October 22, 2019
Top Trail Runners Gather in Nepal for Golden Trail World Series Final
NEPAL (October 22, 2019) – The second season of the Golden Trail World Series (GTWS) will culminate with the Grand Final this Saturday, October 26 at the Annapurna Trail Marathon in Nepal, where the crowning ceremony for the GTWS champions for men and women will take place. The top 10 men...
October 21, 2019
Randall Reeves Becomes First Person to Solo-Circumnavigate American, Antarctic Continents in One Season
Oct. 21, 2019 (SAN FRANCISCO) On Saturday, October 19, 2019, bluewater explorer, Randall Reeves, navigated his 45-foot aluminum sloop, Mōli, under the Golden Gate Bridge and into the record books, becoming the first person to solo-circumnavigate both the American and Antarctic continents in one season, a feat he calls the...
October 15, 2019
World’s Best Water Athletes dive into San Francisco Bay for Red Bull Heavy Water
San Francisco, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2019)– Red Bull Heavy Water, a highlight on the pro Standup Paddleboard circuit, today announced a 5-day green light for the competition weather window, as forecasting indicates that Friday October 18 will be ideal conditions. Red Bull Heavy Water welcomes 24 male and 12 female...
October 14, 2019
First Class Recovery Lounge at SLO Ultra Trail Races and Inaugural SLO County Ultra Games
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – (October 14th, 2019) – Participants of the SLO Ultra Trail Races and SLO County Ultra Games, presented by CoastHills Business Services and hosted by Visit Arroyo Grande, can look forward to a luxurious treatment in the athlete recovery lounge during the competition. The recovery lounge...
October 4, 2019
Pacific Crest Endurance Sports Festival opens registration Monday October 7th at 9am
Sunriver, OR – This is the premier destination event for athletes and families in the Northwest! Each year in late June nearly 20,000 people including athletes, volunteers, spectators and vendors from all over the country and across the world converge on beautiful Central Oregon in the town of Sunriver to...
April 19, 2019
UTMB Announces Updated Race Entry Qualification System
Highlights UTMB® race organizers have updated race entry procedures so all fans can one day enter the race of their dreams. The new system will feed into the new strategic partnership between UTMB® and the Ultra Trail® World Tour and the creation of the "Running Stones." 2-Step Transition: 2020: An evolution...