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Dunkin’ Becomes Official Coffee and Doughnut of Pittsburgh Marathon

P3R, which organizes the annual Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, has agreed to a new partnership with Dunkin’ that will make it the official coffee and doughnut of the annual race. Dunkin’ will kick off the 2021 race weekend with a special black and gold Pittsburgh Marathon doughnut at participating Pittsburgh locations with vanilla flavored […]

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Running USA Survey Shows Positive Trends for 2021 Participation

Nearly eight in 10 runners in a Running USA survey said they participated in fewer events in 2020 due to the coronavirus but a majority still plan to be back at events this summer, according to a survey compiled by analyst Ashlyn Modlin and presented during a Running USA webinar on Tuesday. The 2020 Global […]

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Rich Harshbarger: The Challenges Ahead for Running and Mass Participation Events

While the entire sports-event industry has attempted to navigate the recent weeks of the coronavirus pandemic and plan for some difficult weeks ahead, Running USA has been helping its members work their way through the difficult decisions about whether their events should be canceled or rescheduled. In this episode, Running USA CEO Rich Harshbarger talks […]

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Los Angeles Marathon Partners With Turkish Airlines

The Los Angeles Marathon will have Turkish Airlines as its official airline sponsor during the 35th annual race on March 8. It is the second year that the marathon will partner with Turkish Airlines. Eight elite runners from Africa, six from Kenya and two from Ethiopia will be flown in by Turkish Airlines as part […]

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Winners of 2019 SportsTravel Awards
Announced at TEAMS ’19 in Anaheim

SportsTravel announced the winners of the 2019 SportsTravel Awards during the TEAMS ’19 Conference & Expo in Anaheim on November 13. TEAMS: Travel, Events And Management in Sports, is the world’s largest gathering of event organizers and travel planners from the sports industry. Held at the Anaheim Convention Center, the revamped awards ceremony was emceed […]

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IAAF Rebrands to World Athletics

The international track-and-field federation, IAAF, has announced a rebrand to World Athletics in an effort to create a modern, more creative and positive face for the sport. In a release, the federation said the new brand and logo “makes the sport more accessible to a wider audience while giving the global governing body the opportunity […]

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5 Takeaways from the IAAF Global Running Conference

The IAAF recently held its 2019 Global Running Conference in Lanzhou, China, a gathering of more than 400 road racing event organizers and running industry stakeholders to discuss the state of running and trends to watch. The two-day forum organized by the international track-and-field federation was timed around the Lanzhou International Marathon, an event that […]

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Letter From Lanzhou: Running and the Power of Sports

At SportsTravel, we’re always excited to visit destinations and attend events and conferences to discuss the state of sports-related travel and tourism. Some of those trips to share and learn are modest in scale and some allow us to explore more distant markets. Our most recent trip was definitely one of the latter. Indeed, I […]

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