Runners of all ages and abilities can pledge to take part in the day via GlobalRunningDay.org - May 8, 2017—Pledging for Global Running Day and the second annual Million Kid Run on June 7 is now open on GlobalRunningDay.org. Runners of all ages and abilities can pledge to run on June 7 and add their name to the list of people from all over the world who are coming together to celebrate the sport on Global Running Day.
Racepass reshapes racing industry with new platform and subscription service that helps runners save more the farther they runWritten by Super User
With 17.2 million race finishers in the US alone in 2015*, there is an audience and an appetite for distance running. But the industry is ripe for disruption—traditional race participation is down for the first time in 20 years*; races and sponsors are frustrated with inadequate reach and frequency; and for runners, it’s difficult to find races and expensive to participate—until now.
This Fourth of July, celebrate America at the world’s largest 10K! For 47 years, the AJC Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta, Georgia has welcomed runners and walkers to participate in this iconic Independence Day event. Now with 60,000 finishers, it has become the largest road race in the country!
Some 20,000 runners are set to contest the United Airlines NYC Half next March while 1000 students will be able to savour the atmosphere by taking part in the NYRR Times Square Kids’ Run - The 2016 United Airlines NYC Half set for 20 March will feature 20,000 runners in the 13.1-mile race and 1,000 students in the second annual NYRR Times Square Kids’ Run at the United Airlines NYC Half. The runner field was selected in an entry drawing held on 10 December, while the professional field which could include reigning champions Leonard Korir and Molly Huddle will be announced in early 2016.
SKECHERS PERFORMANCE LOS ANGELES MARATHON LAUNCHES APP IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FITBIT TO MERGE TRAINING AND TECHNOLOGYWritten by Super User
Official Marathon Training App Powered By Fitbit for iOS and Android Now Available LOS ANGELES (December 15, 2015) – LA MARATHON LLC and Fitbit, Inc. today announced a multi-year partnership beginning with the 2016 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon to provide runners of all levels with a positive experience and the tools they need to train smarter and reach their goals. Fitbit® will be the official sponsor of the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon Appand the official tracker of the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon and other LA Marathon LLC properties. The partnership unites the leader in the connected health and fitness market with one of the largest marathons in the world to inspire runners to exceed extraordinary limits.