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

Eight Members Elected to Running USA Board of Directors

By: Scott Bush, Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: June 21, 2016
Running USA, the national non-profit trade organization for running events and businesses, is pleased to announce the addition of eight newly elected members to the Running USA Board of Directors.
Eight Members Elected to Running USA Board of Directors

Running USA Spotlight on the Sport: RunGo

By: Leah Etling, Running USA
Source: No Source
Date: June 20, 2016
App-based technology, free to users, helps runners find new routes, run while traveling, and not get lost
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Running USA Spotlight on the Sport: RunGo

Vendor Spotlight: Heatsheets

By: Leah Etling, Running USA
Source: No Source
Date: June 14, 2016
http://www.heatsheets.comWhen the running is done, Heatsheets® is often the first vendor a finisher sees. As they pass through the chute and feel the relief of completing their race, recovery begins with maintaining core body temperature.
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Vendor Spotlight: Heatsheets

Running USA Leadership Series: Tom Huston of Everywon

By: Scott Bush, Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: June 8, 2016
In our latest Running USA Leadership Series interview, we catch up with Tom Huston, founder of Everywon, an ambitious new venture connecting runners, local governments, corporations and community organizations through racing.
Running USA Leadership Series: Tom Huston of Everywon

Notes From the Road: Running USA CEO Rich Harshbarger Reports

By: Rich Harshbarger, Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: June 1, 2016
It's hard to believe that nearly four months have passed since our 2016 conference in Los Angeles, and an Olympic summer is just around the corner. Here is a glimpse of just some of the projects, insights and experiences since the conference.
Notes From the Road: Running USA CEO Rich Harshbarger Reports

2015 Running USA Annual Marathon Report

By: Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: May 25, 2016
In 2015, there were a total of 509,000 finishers in the marathon in the U.S., down from the record high of 550,600 finishers in 2014, seeing a net loss of 8% year-over-year.
2015 Running USA Annual Marathon Report

2015 Running USA Annual Half Marathon Report

Source: Running USA
Date: May 25, 2016
After a record year in 2014, the number of U.S. Half Marathon finishers declined in 2015. Following similar trends other race distances, the half marathon distance experienced a net loss of 3% year-over-year.
2015 Running USA Annual Half Marathon Report

Running USA Spotlight on the Sport: RaceSafe

By: Leah Etling, Running USA
Source: No Source
Date: May 24, 2016
Mobile medical management system aims to enhance participant safety and response at live events with large crowds
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Running USA Spotlight on the Sport: RaceSafe

Running USA Leadership Series: Marketing Leader Peter Abraham

By: Scott Bush, Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: May 17, 2016
Veteran marketing professional Peter Abraham shares his thoughts on the industry, how races can tell better stories and much more in our latest Running USA Leadership Series interview.
Running USA Leadership Series: Marketing Leader Peter Abraham

Running USA Spotlight on the Sport: BMW Dallas Marathon

By: Leah Etling, Running USA
Source: No Source
Date: May 12, 2016
The event’s Board of Directors and staff constantly look to innovate with new community collaborations, and they have introduced year-round events, including the RunDallas Race Series, to keep Texans involved and engaged in the sport
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Running USA Spotlight on the Sport: BMW Dallas Marathon

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