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Mike Schmitz joins Ashworth Awards as Director of Strategic Development

May 23, 2024

Mike Schmitz joins Ashworth Awards as Director of Strategic Development

Schmitz, an industry veteran of over 20 years, will ensure Ashworth Awards’ products and services continue to match race directors' needs.

RunSignup reports 2024 technology development update

May 17, 2024

RunSignup reports 2024 technology development update

With major new releases, the company aims to build on its lead as the registration and technology provider of choice for races in the United States.

Leiden Marathon suspended as 25 runners suffer heat exhaustion

May 13, 2024

Leiden Marathon suspended as 25 runners suffer heat exhaustion

Most of the 1,750 runners had finished the race, which began at 10am, but those still out on the course were asked to walk to the finish.

RunSignup reports 8% participation growth in endurance industry

May 10, 2024

RunSignup reports 8% participation growth in endurance industry

April 2024 showed an increase of 7% in participant registrations compared to the same period in 2023, and an 8% year-to-date increase.

Sportstats and ChronoTrack announce partnership after successful Rock n' Roll Nashville Marathon Weekend

May 9, 2024

Sportstats and ChronoTrack announce partnership after successful Rock n' Roll Nashville Marathon Weekend

Sportstats and ChronoTrack used a unique combination of traditional timing lines and a new matless timing products.

Newport Marathon apologises for too-long course

May 8, 2024

Newport Marathon apologises for too-long course

Organisers of the Newport Marathon have apologised after discovering this year's course was almost 300 metres too long.

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Belfast Marathon chiefs urge people not to swap or sell race numbers

May 3, 2024

Belfast Marathon chiefs urge people not to swap or sell race numbers

Selling and swapping race numbers is a "massive problem", according to the marathon's executive manager.

RaceRaves announces Best Half Marathons in the U.S.

May 2, 2024

RaceRaves announces Best Half Marathons in the U.S.

The Cincinnati Flying Pig Paycor Half Marathon in Ohio earned bragging rights as the poll’s top overall vote-getter.

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Apr 30, 2024

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Parkrun organisers refuse to bring back the stats

Apr 29, 2024

Parkrun organisers refuse to bring back the stats

Campaigners who are calling for parkrun to “bring back the stats” were told there was no intention of buckling to a petition that has gained 25,000 signatures.

Record numbers apply for 2025 London Marathon

Apr 29, 2024

Record numbers apply for 2025 London Marathon

Event organisers said more than 840,000 applications had been received, smashing the previous record of 578,000 set by last year's ballot.

Malibu's Zuma Beach Triathlon cancelled for 2024

Apr 25, 2024

Malibu's Zuma Beach Triathlon cancelled for 2024

The race which ended up succeeding the Malibu Triathlon after a contentious battle for permits has ended up being postponed for 2025.