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Has the road running boom officially ended?

A recent Running USA report shows a decline in the total number of finishers in road races in 2016. For the third consecutive year, a Running USA annual report–which looks at key statistics regarding sanctioned road races in the U.S.–found that participation in road race events has declined. An estimated 16,957,100 participants crossed a finish […]

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RRCA Seeking a Colorado State Representative

The RRCA is looking to fill the open Colorado State Representative volunteer position. State Representatives are important ambassadors for the RRCA, promote our programs and services to clubs and events in their home state RRCA State Representatives are the ambassadors of the Road Runners Club of America out in the community promoting the RRCA’s programs […]

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2011 NYC Half Mararthon
NYC, NY    March 20,2011
Photo: Victah Sailer@Photo Run

Flanagan and Goucher to Get Silver Medal Upgrades

Elvan Abeylegesse, a Turkish Olympic and world championships medalist in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters, was handed a two-year competition ban and stripped of her results from August 2007 to 2009, the International Association of Athletics Federations announced on Wednesday. Abeylegesse’s sample from the 2007 IAAF World Championships in Osaka, Japan, was retested and found […]

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Durango’s Tailwind Nutrition Goes From Garage to Successful Business

Jeff and Jenny Vierling decided to develop Tailwind Nutrition after years of struggling on race day with gut bombs and the tedious task of keeping track of gels, electrolyte pills and food. With humble beginnings in their kitchen in Durango, Colorado using an inherited KitchenAid from Jenny’s grandmother, they developed an endurance drink mix that […]

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