SportsTravel Podcast Andrew Messick

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 […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
LifeTime

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 […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
SASMedal

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 […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
PittsburghMarathon

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 […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Running USA logo

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 […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Rich Harshbarger Podcast

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 […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
LAMarathon

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 […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
20191113_130029_CRR_9346

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 […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :