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Oregon World Athletics Championships Adds 5K Race

In partnership with ASICS, the local organizing committee for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 has announced the addition of the ASICS Uplift Oregon 5K, a mass participation race that will be staged during the championships in Eugene, Oregon. The race will be held July 17 during the men’s marathon competition. An anticipated 2,000 runners will […]

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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry.   OLYMPIC SPORTS: World Games Still On in China But Some Withdraw Posted: […]

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Running USA Promotes Christine Bowen to COO

Christine Bowen has been promoted to the newly created role of chief operating officer of Running USA, the nonprofit trade organization for the running industry. “The new role of chief operating officer reflects the organization’s pledge for continuous improvement and growth,” said Dawna Stone, CEO of Running USA. “Christine has made invaluable contributions to the […]

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2022 U.S. Track & Field Outdoor Championships Heading to Hayward Field

The 2022 U.S. Track and Field Outdoor Championships will be held at historic and newly renovated Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene. The 2022 Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships will be held June 23–26 and serve as the qualifying event for the 2022 World Athletics Outdoor Championships, set for July […]

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The Ironman Group Approach: Andrew Messick on Triathlons, Competition and Trends

The Ironman Group has been a leader in mass participation events for years. The company’s portfolio now extends well beyond the Ironman triathlon series itself and includes the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series, the multi-day road cycling event series Haute Route and a strategic partnership with UTMB Group, which organizes ultra-trail running events. The company has also […]

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Life Time Releases 2022 Schedule Spanning Triathlons, Marathons, Mountain Bike and Gravel Races

Life Time has released its 2022 lineup of athletic events of running, triathlon and cycling, spanning 11 states and drawing participants from around the world. The slate is highlighted by the Life Time Grand Prix Race Series, which is comprised of six iconic cycle races and offers a $250,000 prize purse to winning athletes. Life […]

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Sea, Air and Space Challenge Announced for 2022 U.S. Military Races

The Coast Guard Marathon, Air Force Marathon and Space Force T-Minus 10-Miler have launched a first-of-its-kind, cross-race challenge for their 2022 events giving those who compete in the three events the chance to earn a limited edition medal featuring aircraft used by each military branch. Participants can receive this medal by completing any distance race […]

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