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Spotlight on the Sport: Elinor Fish, Run Wild

Date: July 27, 2015
Run Wild is a running lifestyle brand that supports runners of all experience levels on their quest to better running and health. Run Wild is home to the Healthy Running Revolution, which offers wellness retreats in the world’s best trail running destinations, day-long workshops, online coaching and much more.
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2015 State of the Sport - U.S. Race Trends

Source: Running USA
Date: July 13, 2015
After experiencing 300% growth from 1990 to 2013, running event finishers in 2014 remains nearly consistent with the all-time record set in 2013. While the marathon and half marathon continue to grow, other distances declined.
2015 State of the Sport - U.S. Race Trends

Eight New Members Elected to Running USA Board of Directors

By: Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: July 2, 2015
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.
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Notes From the Road with Running USA CEO Rich Harshbarger

By: Rich Harshbarger, Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: June 17, 2015
Since our annual conference in New Orleans, I have had the opportunity to meet with many of our members, sponsors and prospective partners. I’ve worked finish lines and registration tables; distributed bibs and been in operations centers; I’ve met with partners in their board rooms and workshops to gain a better understanding of how our members do business daily.
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Extreme Events in National Media Spotlight

By: Leah Etling, Running USA
Date: June 16, 2015
De Sena will speak on the second day of Running USA’s June 28-29 event, “The Next Evolution,” presented by Events.com
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National Running Day Set for Wednesday, June 3

Source: Running USA
Date: June 1, 2015
National Running Day, a coast-to-coast celebration of running and a collaboration with top U.S. running organizations to promote running as a healthy and accessible form of exercise, will take place on Wednesday, June 3.
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Industry Leaders Headline Program at The Next Evolution

By: Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: April 23, 2015
Running USA, the national non-profit trade organization for running events and associated businesses, is excited to announce an incredibly thought-provoking and leadership-driven speaker lineup for The Next Evolution presented by Events.com.
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Desisa, Rotich Victorious at the 2015 Boston Marathon

By: Scott Bush, Running USA Wire
Source: Running USA
Date: April 20, 2015
Tight packs, cool temperatures and moderate early paces led to thrilling finished Monday morning at the 119th running of the Boston Marathon.
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Desisa, Rotich Victorious at the 2015 Boston Marathon

A Note of Appreciation - David Deigan

By: Rich Harshbarger, Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: April 14, 2015
Leaders are made; not born. Determination comes from an internal passion, rarely extinguished. Innovation is the result of solving a problem before others recognize a problem even exists. Each of these factors can describe so many in our industry, but when combined, they make me think of David Deigan, founder and soon-to-be-retired, Chief Technology Officer of Advanced Flexible Materials, best known to millions of runners as simply Heatsheets.
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Events.com Named Presenting Sponsor For The Next Evolution

By: Scott Bush, Running USA Wire
Source: Running USA
Date: April 10, 2015
Running USA’s The Next Evolution forum, set to take place June 28-29 in Chicago, is proud to announce the addition of Events.com as presenting sponsor.
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Events.com Named Presenting Sponsor For The Next Evolution

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