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Japanese Ekiden relay race makes UK debut

Jun 22, 2024

Japanese Ekiden relay race makes UK debut

Nineteen teams, including one from the University of Oxford, will compete wearing a traditional Japanese sash instead of using a baton.

RunSignup’s 2024 midyear trends show increases in per-race participation – and pricing

Jun 19, 2024

RunSignup’s 2024 midyear trends show increases in per-race participation – and pricing

Early 2024 data shows growth in race participation, increases in race prices, and younger runners slowly returning to races.

One runner dies, at least three injured at 2024 Ultra-Trail du Haut-Giffre

Jun 15, 2024

One runner dies, at least three injured at 2024 Ultra-Trail du Haut-Giffre

Tragedy strikes an ultramarathon trail race in France, where one runner died and three more were seriously injured in falls during inclement weather.

Runners directed off race route by prankster teens

Jun 10, 2024

Runners directed off race route by prankster teens

425 runners attempting a 5km race were sent in the wrong direction after a group of teenagers moved directional signs and cones.

May races up 5% from 2023

Jun 6, 2024

May races up 5% from 2023

RunSignup's latest data has pointed to an increase in registrations for the month of May from similar figures in 2023.

BAA unveils new Boston Marathon logo

Jun 6, 2024

BAA unveils new Boston Marathon logo

BAA unveiled renderings of the new logo, which "features a new blue and yellow unicorn that now faces forward (to the right) as a symbol of progress."

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IRONMAN shifts to TicketSocket white label event registration from 2025

Jun 5, 2024

IRONMAN shifts to TicketSocket white label event registration from 2025

TicketSocket will provide white label registration services for all IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 Triathlon Series events.

Flying Pig Marathon names new President & CEO

Jun 5, 2024

Flying Pig Marathon names new President & CEO

Former President and CEO Iris Simpson Bush is stepping down from the position after holding it for more than 20 years.

Running club to use Pride funds to host LGBTQ+ race

Jun 5, 2024

Running club to use Pride funds to host LGBTQ+ race

Queer Running Club will use the £5,000 it has been awarded to host the "first ever queer and trans only running event in Hackney".

RunSignup announces real-time strategy and technology advancements

Jun 4, 2024

RunSignup announces real-time strategy and technology advancements

RunSignup's next-generation race day technology features real-time data integration for endurance events, as well as a revamped Mobile Timing App.

Calgary Marathon becomes first marathon to have an on-course beer station

May 28, 2024

Calgary Marathon becomes first marathon to have an on-course beer station

The beer was offered in addition to water and electrolytes at the 18 km and 36 km marks.

Edinburgh Marathon misery as competitor medals run out

May 28, 2024

Edinburgh Marathon misery as competitor medals run out

Runners in the Edinburgh marathon were left disappointed after several competitors did not receive a medal for crossing the finish line.