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The latest news and insight from Running USA's staff, board and member organizations.

Running USA Saves Members Time and Money with New Music Licensing Benefit

Source: Running USA
Date: September 22, 2017
Running USA members are now able to purchase music licensing from the two leading music licensing companies, ASCAP and BMI, marking the first time race organizers have been able to acquire both licenses at one time, year-round.
Running USA Saves Members Time and Money with New Music Licensing Benefit

The Road to Recovery: How the Houston Marathon Committee is Leading Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

By: Scott Bush, Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: September 19, 2017
After Hurricane Harvey caused devastating flooding in Houston last month, the Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) was asked by city officials to help support logistics in the city’s effort to establish a centralized donation supply center.
The Road to Recovery: How the Houston Marathon Committee is Leading Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Running USA Award Applications and Nominations Are Open For Submission

By: Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: September 12, 2017
Applications are available for those wishing to be considered for the Allan Steinfeld Development and Youth Program Awards, while nominations are being taken for the Running USA Hall of Champions, Women's Leadership Award and our new Rising Star Award.
Running USA Award Applications and Nominations Are Open For Submission

Spotlight on the Sport: The Louisiana Marathon and Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon

By: Scott Bush, Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: September 5, 2017
We recently caught up with Danny Bourgeois, Marketing Director for the Louisiana Marathon and Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon, as he shares insights on how he and his team have built up their two marquee events.
Spotlight on the Sport: The Louisiana Marathon and Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon

Spotlight on the Sport: Caring Marketing

Source: Caring Marketing
Date: August 29, 2017
We recently caught up with Running USA member Caring Marketing, speaking with Chief Strategy Officer Paul Carringer, who has extensive experience on technology, branding, growing race participation and much more.
Spotlight on the Sport: Caring Marketing

Spotlight on the Sport: Racetrackers

Source: Racetrackers
Date: August 29, 2017
We recently caught up with Running USA member Del Backs, president and founder of Racetrackers, who with nearly 20 years of experience in the industry, shares how he first got into the industry, trends he's seeing and much more.
Spotlight on the Sport: Racetrackers

Five Reasons to Register Today for the 2018 Running USA Industry Conference

By: Scott Bush, Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: August 28, 2017
The 2018 Running USA Industry Conference is less than six months away, and while that might still seem like plenty of time, it'll be here before you know it.
Five Reasons to Register Today for the 2018 Running USA Industry Conference

Spotlight on the Sport: H2O Operations

By: Leah Etling, Running USA
Source: No Source
Date: August 25, 2017
A new member of Running USA, H2O Operations, focuses its business around an operational challenge for race events of any size: making sure water is readily available for participants and not too much of a hassle for organizers.
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Spotlight on the Sport: H2O Operations

Notes from the Road: Running USA CEO Rich Harshbarger Reports

By: Rich Harshbarger, Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: August 15, 2017
Running USA CEO Rich Harshbarger takes a moment to update members and the industry on projects in the works, meetings and discussions being had and the general state of Running USA.
Notes from the Road: Running USA CEO Rich Harshbarger Reports

2017 Accelerator Series Speakers Announced for All Six Events

By: Scott Bush, Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: August 10, 2017
The four Accelerator Series speakers will share their experience and best practice knowledge around marketing and sponsorship in a way that caters to events of all sizes.
2017 Accelerator Series Speakers Announced for All Six Events

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