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In May 2022 Newsletter, Issue No. 450

  • News:
  • RunSignUp Report Shows Downturn in “Planned Events”
    World Athletics Announces Sustainability Requirements for All Sanctioned Events
    Tracking Olympic Trials Qualifiers
  • Spring Was Back in Boston's Step
  • Commentary: Conflict of Interest Issues in Track & Field
  • Interview: Creigh Kelley, Winner of the 2021 MarathonFoto/RRM Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Business Page & Mileposts: Running Shoe Costs Are Down; Ukrainian Nataliya Lehonkova Has Rough Road to Vienna City Marathon

In the May 16, 2022 E-news

  • Family Faces Backlash for Taking 6-Year Old on Marathon
  • Fires, Extreme Weather Challenge Trail Races, Ultramarathons
  • Pros and Cons of Road Race Recovery: RunSignup Analysis
  • Ascendancy of U.S. Women's Marathoning
  • Six Runners Inducted into Black Distance Running Hall of Fame
  • Olympian, Writer, Journalist Kenny Moore Dies at 78
  • Track and Field Business Model Needs a Makeover
  • World Athletics Launches Redesigned Kids' Athletics Program
  • Running Records: Who's Counting?


In April 2022 Newsletter, Issue No. 449

  • World Athletics Continues to Expand its Footprint in Road Running World
  • Bid Forms for 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials Released; Uncertainty About the Exact Nature of the Event Remains
  • Tracking In-Person Finishes by Month

Weather Cancellations: 2021 Rocket City Marathon - The Decision to Cancel
Tips & Tricks: Lessons Learned from Two Years of the Pandemic
Going Green: TCS Partnerships Boost Two Vital Sustainability Efforts
Tip: Photos Show the Need to Train Tape Holders Before the Winner Comes to the Line
Statistics: Atlanta Track Club Raises Significant Funds Through Giving Tuesday
Business Page & Mileposts: On in the Clouds; Brooks Breaches Billion Mark by Dave Kayser

In the April 13, 2022 E-news

  • Runner Killed, Two Others Injured by Drunk Driver
  • B.A.A. Says No to Russians and Belarusians; Ukrainians Get Refunds or Deferments
  • Registration Closes Thursday for World Athletics Endurance Medicine Conference - Boston
  • LA28 Is Bullish on Olympics, Although IOC Funding Expires at End of 2022
  • Winner of 1988 Oly Trials Marathon Mark Conover Dies at 61
  • Study Confirms Performance Gains from Highly Cushioned Shoes
  • World Athletics launches Ukraine fund to support athletes' efforts to compete
  • Hygiene for large in-person sporting events has become a lasting concern
  • B.A.A. unveils honorary women's team for 126th Boston Marathon
  • Road Race Management Releases Longest ServingRace Director Rankings

In the March 30, 2022 E-news

  • 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Marathon Trials: Known: not Atlanta. Unknown: Where, When, If
  • Ukrainian Woman Wins Jerusalem Marathon
  • Road Race Management Releases Longest Serving Race Director Rankings2
  • Utah Legislature Overrides Governor's Veto of Transgender School Sports Ban
  • 40 Years of AIMS and the Rise of Big City Marathons
  • Paris 2024 to Sell 13.4 Million Tickets on Single Worldwide Platform
  • Woman dies in hospital after collapsing at finish line of the Los Angeles Marathon
  • Results of the ninth biennial Race Director Compensation Study have been released

In the March 16, 2022 E-news

  • Road Race Management Releases Longest Serving Race Director Rankings
  • Brave Cop Protects 7,000 Runners from Rogue Motorist
  • Expectations Rise for Oregon22 with $75 Million in Revenues
  • Russia's Standing in International Sport Takes Another Beating
  • No Winner in 2022 Barkley Marathons. No Finishers Either
  • Outside Interactive Acquires Fastest Known Time
  • Dropout rates of young women athletes a concern of World Athletics
  • Refunds to Ukrainians registered for the Boston Marathon
  • Adaptation critical to dealing with impacts of climate change on outdoor recreation
  • Grant Fisher smashes U.S. men's 10,000m record
  • Results of the ninth biennial Race Director Compensation Study have been released

In the Febuary 28, 2022 E-news

  • Comrades Marathon Back, Capped at 15,000
  • Full-Strength NYC Marathon Returns, Capped at 50,000
  • Resurgent Antarctica Marathon & Half Marathon: 138 runners
  • Great North Run Already Full Up at 60,000 Runners
  • Women Hit World Records Jackpot at Jackpot Running Festival
  • Russia Has Taken Us All for Fools in Olympic Sport, Says Ed Warner
  • Adrienne R. Benton has been appointed to the B.A.A. Board of Governors
  • Former Portland Marathon president Lee Smith indicted for defrauding the organization
  • Ultramarathoners take note! "200 is the new 100"
  • The IOC's tepid response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine
  • While lowering the total prize money from 2019 levels, the Los Angeles Marathon has provided a $10,000 incentive for the top elites at this year's race
  • Results of the ninth biennial Race Director Compensation Study have been released by Road Race Management


In the Febuary 18, 2022 E-news

  • Should Only Vaccinated Fans Attend Sporting Events? 54% Say Yes
  • Hot Pace in Grandma's Registrations; Missoula Marathon Sells Out
  • More than $100,000 Prize Money on Offer in New Rock 'n' Roll Running Series
  • Russian Hurdler Stripped of Medals--Seven Years After Doping Infraction; IOC Defends Perceived Leniency
  • Just in: more "neutral" Russian athletes approved by World Athletics
  • Annual Report on Endurance Industry: Normalcy Returning
  • Sustainability theme marks Earth Day Run in Pittsburgh
  • Kara Goucher stricken with dystonia
  • Virginia Brophy Achman to step down from executive directorship of Twin Cities in Motion
  • Results of the ninth biennial Race Director Compensation Study have been released

In the January 31, 2022 E-news

  • Road Race Management's Race Directors' Meeting Moves to December
  • Coldest Marathon - No Kidding
  • Rush to Destination Athletic Events Presages Surge in Race Participation
  • Tips to Improve Event Social Media Marketing
  • NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon Offers $100,000+ in Prizes and Bonuses
  • Season Two of the Spartan Trail World Championship
  • Salazar bombshell: details revealed of the ruling that upheld a lifetime ban by SafeSport
  • The 2022 Tokyo Marathon has been bumped by the postponed 2021 event
  • Results of the ninth biennial Race Director Compensation Study have been released

In the January 19, 2022 E-news

  • Houston Marathon Rebound: Big Turnout, Two American Records
  • Running Industry Alliance to Develop New Growth Opportunities Within UK, Ireland
  • Run Show USA Cancelled; New Date Set for 2023
  • Top 10 Trail Running Stories of 2021:from Chinese Horror to Nepalese Woman's Breakout Success
  • Runner optimism shows in signups for Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run
  • American women's record broken in 35K race walk in Santee, California
  • Live streaming of the USATF 100 mile road championships to come in February
  • Results of the ninth biennial Race Director Compensation Study have been released