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DONNA Marathon to return to in-person racing for 2022

Jun 11, 2021

DONNA Marathon to return to in-person racing for 2022

The Abbott World Marathon Majors qualifying race will return to Florida beaches this coming February.

Marathon dropped from Delaware Marathon Running Festival

Jun 11, 2021

Marathon dropped from Delaware Marathon Running Festival

Four days before the race, Corrigan Sports came to the decision to drop the event due to a lack of police officers to support the route.

Berlin Marathon organizers prepare to host 35,000 runners at September race

Jun 8, 2021

Berlin Marathon organizers prepare to host 35,000 runners at September race

After missing out on the race in 2020 due to COVID-19, runners will be welcomed back to Berlin this fall.

2021 Chicago Marathon to register 35,000 runners

Jun 4, 2021

2021 Chicago Marathon to register 35,000 runners

Organizers noted that public health guidance “continues to evolve”, but runners should be prepared for additional COVID-19 safety measures.

China suspends trail races, ultramarathons after deaths of 21 runners

Jun 3, 2021

China suspends trail races, ultramarathons after deaths of 21 runners

Local officials who organized the race have provided few details about what happened and have yet to publish a list of the dead.

NYRR announces innovative virtual racing and training opportunities for 2021 TCS New York City Marathon

Jun 3, 2021

NYRR announces innovative virtual racing and training opportunities for 2021 TCS New York City Marathon

NYRR Coaching Lab by Runcoach to provide both in-person and virtual marathoners with personalized training resources.

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GiveSignup | RunSignup opens pre-registration for in-person Winter Symposium

Jun 2, 2021

GiveSignup | RunSignup opens pre-registration for in-person Winter Symposium

After two years of virtual education, the popular educational Symposiums will return to Orlando, Florida this coming January.

China shelves dozens of races after deadly ultramarathon

May 28, 2021

China shelves dozens of races after deadly ultramarathon

At least 60 marathons and cross-country races have been cancelled or postponed.

GiveSignup | RunSignup releases report predicting a busy fall for races

May 26, 2021

GiveSignup | RunSignup releases report predicting a busy fall for races

The report follows up on the 2019 list of 100 Largest Races and tracks their plans for 2021.

UTMB officials confirm plans for 2021 in-person race

May 26, 2021

UTMB officials confirm plans for 2021 in-person race

After COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the race in 2020, the event will make its comeback in August.

Cold weather in China kills 21 in ultramarathon

May 24, 2021

Cold weather in China kills 21 in ultramarathon

The tragedy has sparked outrage over the lack of contingency planning by the regional government and race organizers.

RunSignup launches RaceDay Scoring Version 3.0

May 21, 2021

RunSignup launches RaceDay Scoring Version 3.0

The latest release allows timers to score events with a team or group component, such as running clubs, corporate teams, and relays.