David Abeles has left Competitor Group Inc., where he had been president and CEO since last March. San Diego-based CGI owns Velo and Triathlete magazines and other endurance sports media properties and events. It has not announced plans to replace Abeles.
The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) has received Gold certification, the highest level awarded by the Council for Responsible Sport for being socially and environmentally responsible as a world-class running event.
The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) proudly announced today the beginning of a long-term sponsorship agreement with Emeryville, California-based CLIF® Bar to become the Official Sports Nutrition Food of all B.A.A. events, including the Boston Marathon.
For Brooks Running Company, 2014 was a year of milestones: among other noteworthy mileposts, Brooks reached half a billion dollars in annual sales, moved into a new state-of-the-art global headquarters and celebrated its 100-year anniversary.
Eventbrite, the global ticketing and events marketplace, announced it appointed Mike Coleman, a Running USA board member with more than 20 years of experience in the sports and endurance industry, as Head of Acquisition, Endurance Sports.