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Hull Marathon cancelled due to costs and staffing

Sep 9, 2022

Hull Marathon cancelled due to costs and staffing

The race has been cancelled less than three weeks before it was due to take place due to low participation, rising costs and a lack of volunteers.

John Hancock to step back from sponsorship of Boston Marathon

Sep 8, 2022

John Hancock to step back from sponsorship of Boston Marathon

After a nearly four-decade run as business partners, the Boston Marathon and its lead corporate sponsor, John Hancock, are approaching the finish line.

Elevation Culture launches creative event services

Sep 8, 2022

Elevation Culture launches creative event services

The company that pioneered the wooden finisher medal returns to its roots with creative services for endurance event brands.

Outside Interactive is acquired by Kinomap North America

Sep 7, 2022

Outside Interactive is acquired by Kinomap North America

The acquisition will allow the expansion of race day simulations for endurance events, which can turn a local race into an international multi-sport event.

Marine Corps partners with Spartan Race for 2022 West Virginia Spartan Trifecta Weekend

Sep 2, 2022

Marine Corps partners with Spartan Race for 2022 West Virginia Spartan Trifecta Weekend

Marine Corps Recruiting Command has partnered with Spartan Race and its community of athletes due to the shared values of both organizations.

Man films himself spiking marathon Gatorade stand with alcohol

Sep 2, 2022

Man films himself spiking marathon Gatorade stand with alcohol

Police still haven't located the suspect, who filmed himself dousing cups with rum at a hydration post at the Mexico City Marathon.

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Abbott World Marathon Majors and Mass Participation World partner to inspire a return to running

Aug 26, 2022

Abbott World Marathon Majors and Mass Participation World partner to inspire a return to running

The #togetherwemove campaign aims to to encourage the world back to mass participation events after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Over 60,000 participants at return of City2Surf

Aug 18, 2022

Over 60,000 participants at return of City2Surf

‘The world’s largest fun run’ welcomed participants from over 33 countries, including United States, Great Britain, Singapore, New Zealand, and France.

Big Sur Marathon Foundation names new Executive/Race Director

Aug 16, 2022

Big Sur Marathon Foundation names new Executive/Race Director

Josh Priester brings decades of coaching and nonprofit experience to the organization.

‘Ultramarathon man’ Dean Karnazes attacked by coyote during 150-mile race

Aug 16, 2022

‘Ultramarathon man’ Dean Karnazes attacked by coyote during 150-mile race

"I guess I had better keep going or it might come back for me," Karnazes shared mid-race.

US Trail Running Conference webinar shares tips to help new race directors maximize resources

Aug 15, 2022

US Trail Running Conference webinar shares tips to help new race directors maximize resources

Expert panelists who recently embarked on careers directing races presented practical suggestions to help both new and veteran race directors.

B.A.A. & Boston Children’s Hospital establish inaugural community race series in Boston

Aug 12, 2022

B.A.A. & Boston Children’s Hospital establish inaugural community race series in Boston

The new Community Race Series will feature run/walk events for athletes of all ages and abilities at distances from one mile to 5K.