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Running for a Cause

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Date: June 18, 2018
JustGiving president weighs in on the state of participant fundraising in endurance, and how it can become a more personalized, positive experience
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Running for a Cause

Race Photography: A Closer Look

By: Leah Etling, Running USA
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Date: June 13, 2018
A conversation with Robbie Little, Co-Founder of FinisherPix, on the current state of race day photos
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Race Photography: A Closer Look

American Records and Southern Hospitality: Houston Marathon Spotlight

By: Leah Etling, Running USA
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Date: June 4, 2018
You probably know that both the men’s and women’s American record in the half-marathon were set on Houston’s fast, flat half course. You might not know that each year Houston and Athens, Greece, host one another’s athletes in a unique marathon exchange
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American Records and Southern Hospitality: Houston Marathon Spotlight

As active members of the Running USA annual conference and sponsors of the Accelerator Series, Race Roster has become a great partner of Running USA and an important part of the running industry ecosystem.
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Race Roster Spotlight: Seven reasons why they work with some of the greatest events in the industry

Family Ties: Lonnie Somers of HAL Sports Talks Running, Announcing and Life

By: Leah Etling, Running USA
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Date: May 29, 2018
A dedicated dad who founded a non-profit supporting research and support for babies with fetal syndromes, Lonnie readily admits that the running industry wasn’t on his radar when he started his career
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Family Ties: Lonnie Somers of HAL Sports Talks Running, Announcing and Life

Seeking Speakers for 2019 Running USA Industry Conference

By: Running USA
Source: Running USA
Date: May 23, 2018
Our Running USA Conference Planning Committee is already hard at work preparing for the 2019 edition, which will be held Sunday to Tuesday, February 10-12, in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Seeking Speakers for 2019 Running USA Industry Conference

Dallas Marathon Spotlight

By: Leah Etling, Running USA
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Date: May 21, 2018
To attract newcomers to the sport and encourage participation by the entire family, the producers of the BMW Dallas marathon are diversifying the portfolio with new races and event concepts
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Dallas Marathon Spotlight

Marathon Printing Stays in the Family

By: Leah Etling, Running USA
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Date: May 18, 2018
Son and grandson of founder Ken Zirk now operate Oregon-based race bib printer with focus on environmental sustainability
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Marathon Printing Stays in the Family

Nation's Largest Hunting and Fishing Retailer Loves Running, Too

By: Leah Etling, Running USA
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Date: May 14, 2018
The nationwide outdoor retailer has made a strong investment in the endurance world in its hometown of Springfield, Missouri, sponsoring and producing both road and trail runs
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Nation's Largest Hunting and Fishing Retailer Loves Running, Too

Price Increase Coming May 19: Register for Running USA 2019 in San Juan, Puerto Rico

By: Leah Etling, Running USA
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Date: May 8, 2018
The 16th annual running industry conference – the largest such gathering of professionals in the world – heads to its most exciting destination yet from Feb. 10-12, 2019
Price Increase Coming May 19: Register for Running USA 2019 in San Juan, Puerto Rico

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