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2021 Boston Marathon postponed until "at least the fall"

Oct 30, 2020

2021 Boston Marathon postponed until "at least the fall"

Organizers, the Boston Athletic Association, have not yet determined whether a fall 2021 date would be feasible for the race.

Race Roster invests heavily in Customer Success

Oct 30, 2020

Race Roster invests heavily in Customer Success

In response to a turbulent year for the endurance industry, Race Roster continues to invest in Customer Success to ensure organizers have the resources they need to succeed.

RunSignup’s geographic shipping feature expands virtual race opportunity

Oct 28, 2020

RunSignup’s geographic shipping feature expands virtual race opportunity

The new feature aims to help race directors manage the cost of shipping internationally.

Race Roster shares how ‘Jordan’s Run the Runway’ executed a safe and successful COVID-secure event

Oct 23, 2020

Race Roster shares how ‘Jordan’s Run the Runway’ executed a safe and successful COVID-secure event

The ‘Jordan’s Run the Runway’ team reveals their plan that ensured the safety of everyone involved in their in-person 5K event.

Race directors use RunSignup’s free email marketing to send 25 million communications in September

Oct 22, 2020

Race directors use RunSignup’s free email marketing to send 25 million communications in September

The record month in emails offers an encouraging sign that race organizers are actively engaged with their communities.

Spectrum Sports Management launches California Coalition of Endurance Sports

Oct 20, 2020

Spectrum Sports Management launches California Coalition of Endurance Sports

The Coalition hopes to work with state and county representatives to create a roadmap for the resumption of successful mass-participation events.

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Race Roster now offers 10 language options to participants

Oct 16, 2020

Race Roster now offers 10 language options to participants

With the release, event organizers will be able to show specific waivers and send email campaigns based on the language of the participant.

Running USA seeks next CEO

Oct 15, 2020

Running USA seeks next CEO

The search follows the departure of Rich Harshbarger from the role on August 1, 2020.

Cancellation of 2020 Spartan Trail World Championship series

Oct 15, 2020

Cancellation of 2020 Spartan Trail World Championship series

Updates regarding races, formats and locations for the Spartan Trail World Championship series will be released later this year.

Fundraising in a pandemic: The data

Oct 9, 2020

Fundraising in a pandemic: The data

Smaller but more donations help increase nonprofit fundraising proceeds by 67.4% in 2020.

IRONMAN acquires Mozart 100 trail event in Austria

Oct 9, 2020

IRONMAN acquires Mozart 100 trail event in Austria

IRONMAN adds to its trail race portfolio which already includes Ultra-Trail Australia and the Tarawera Ultra Marathon in New Zealand.

Oct 8, 2020

Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race tradition lives on

Almost 5,000 runners take part in the Virtual 2020 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race.