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Road Race Management Current Issue

In the February, 2021 Newsletter, Issue 438

    • No COVID Liability or Cancellation Polices to Be Found for 2021
    • Surveys Paint Picture of Road Racing World in 2020 and 2021
    • Nassau County Event Sets Entrant Geographical Limitations due to COVID-19
    • The “PDR” Comes Home
    • Central Park Loop Named in Honor of Ted Corbitt
    • Mike Conley Elected USATF Board Chair
  • Race Scheduling Adaptations to COVID-19
  • Contractors: Finding the Right Balance
  • Finding the Finish Line
  • Numbers: Finishers and Events by Month
  • Business Page: Brooks Blasts Through 2020; New Balance Scores a Rare Win in China
  • Milepost: 2:23, 200, 100,000

In the February 19, 2021 E-news

  • Take the Virtual Run Survey - to Look Back, to Look Forward
  • Philadelphia Distance Run Makes a Comeback
  • Ted Metellus Takes the Reins of the TCS New York City Marathon
  • Marine Corps Marathon Organization Announces Two-Step Process for In-Person Registration
  • Economic Impacts of Endurance Events in California Estimated to Be in Ten Figures
  • Sun Up to Sun Down Race J&A's First In-Person Event in 413 Days
  • Aliphine Tuliamuck Is Awarded USATF Foundation's First Elite Maternity Grant
  • Comrades Marathon & Two Oceans Marathon Both Cancelled

In the January 27, 2021 E-news

  • The Big Pivot: from Organizing Races to Organizing Vaccinations
  • AJC Peachtree Road Race Returns in-Person with Reduced Capacity
  • Runners Say Yes to Outdoors, No to Gyms
  • London Marathon Shoots for 50,000 In-Person in October, Plus 50,000 Virtual
  • OPINION: Athletics Has Better Anti-Doping Record than
    Other Sports

    In the August, 2020 Newsletter, Issue 435
  • Numerous World Records Set at COVID-19 Compliant "Micro Events"
  • The Big Shutdown at Big Sur
  • U.S. and World Road Racing Record Ratification Procedures
  • New York Road Runners and Twin Cities in Motion Embrace a New Normal
  • Statistics: Olympic Marathon; Boston Fundraising; Traffic Cone Costs; Race Economic Impacts
  • Numbers: In-Person Race Participation Numbers Up Again This Month
  • Business Page: Nike and New Balance Go Rogue; MBT Rocks Anew
  • Mileposts: Houston Really Goes Virtual; London Needs Bridges
    • Leading Edge (a new feature tracking the events furthest into the future that have been cancelled or postponed)
    • Gasparilla Distance Classic Moving Forward with Large In-Person Event Weekend of February 20-21 in Tampa
    • World Athletics to Add 5K Road World Championship in 2023
    • Survey Shows Pessimism About First Quarter 2021 Events
    • Running Industry Diversity Coalition (RIDC) Formed
    • Ridouane Harroufi Fails Second Drug Test
    • USATF President and Numerous LDR Positions Up for Election at Virtual USATF Convention
    • Running USA CEO Applications Close October 28; Organization Cancels Annual Meeting
    • In Case You Missed It


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