Of the top 100 largest races only 11 races grew from 2019, with 8 new comers to the top 100 list.
Brooks has been involved with parkrun since launching a three-year partnership in the UK and Ireland back in 2020.
Key initiatives include its free email version 2.0 system, lower cost participant insurance and simplified payment options.
The event has been running since 1983 and had never previously incurred such costs for services.
The inaugural Heart of the Race Director awards were presented in three categories, innovation, inclusion, and collaboration.
Following worldwide trends toward greater gender inclusion, Life Time Miami Marathon has created an awards category for non-binary runners.
The report shows that race participation grew an average of 16% compared to 2021, but races struggled to achieve pre-COVID participation.
After a runner’s Instagram post about the race's lack of a clear policy around pregnancy deferrals, the Boston Athletics Association is finally taking action.
The annual report highlights changes in the UK mass-participation market through data collected from more than 4,000 endurance athletes.
The new feature aims at supporting events through the cost-of-living crisis by allowing participants to pay for event entry fees in installments.
According to the company, registrations on the RunSignup platform grew 20% while the total transaction dollars increased 47%.
Athletes list fees, fitness and social factors as reasons why they have not returned to racing.