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Road Race Management Current Issue

In the January 30, 2020 E-news

  • Major Sponsor Pulls out of Montreal Marathon after Runner's Death
  • Coburn Declines Invite to Diamond League Steeplechase - Wants DL Points Restored
  • Ultrarunner Accused of Cheating Wins Defamation Suit, Collects 15,000 Euros
  • Elite Women Find Saitama Marathon Course Too Hilly, 2020 Race Cancelled
  • Good Times Not So Good in Rock 'n' Roll Arizona, Thanks to Misreading of a Map
  • OPINION: Will LetsRun's Makeover Clean Up Its Image?

In the December 2019 Newsletter, Issue 427

In the News

  • RRCA President Mitch Garner Elected to USATF Board of Directors
  • Thinking of Leaping into the Olympic Marathon Trials on February 29?
  • Course Certification Made Easier with New App
  • Did You Miss It? Our Most Visited Links from RRM Ewires During the Last Month
  • Season's Greetings and No Issue in January

  • Quantifying Road Race Saturation
  • USATF Convention Report: Olympic Marathon Trials, Shoes and Treatment of Women Dominate Long Distance Running Sessions
  • Going Green: Preempt the Protests
  • Statistics: Drug Testing by the Numbers

    Business Page and Mileposts
  • Business Page: ON Scores an Ace; SLO Marathon Goes MIA Read More...
  • Mileposts: Pacemaker Has Surprising $100,000 Payday; Adventure Runners Can Aim for the Iceland Volcano Marathon

In the Decmeber 10, 2019 E-news

  • WADA Imposes Partial Four-Year Ban on Russia
  • Vin Lananna Reinstated as USA Track & Field President by Court of Arbitration for Sport
  • Pacemaker Wins at Abu Dhabi, Garners $100,000
  • Dozens of Bandits Intercepted in Miami Turkey Trot
  • Trending: Disqualify Runners Who Litter in a Road Race

In the November 2019 Newsletter, Issue 426

  • In The News:
    • The IAAF is now "World Athletics"
    • Alberto Salazar Removed from RRCA Hall of Fame
    • IAAF Gives Kipchoge Nod as 2019 Male Athlete of the Year
    • Ted Corbitt, Jim Balcome Win Honors at Road Race Management Meeting
    • Did You Miss It? Our Most Visited Links from RRM Ewires During the Last Month

  • Eighth Annual Race Director Compensation Survey
  • Events: TCS New York City Marathon Notes
  • Business Page: Adidas' Speedy Factories Slow Down, ASICS Joins Race Registration Wars
  • Mileposts: Unrest Cancels Beirut Marathon; Pittsburgh Great Race Eco-Friendly for Fifth Straight Year



In the October 2019 Newsletter, Issue 425

  • In the News:
    • Nike Vaporfly Expected to Receive IAAF Approval; Mizuno-Sponsored Club Allows Athletes to Compete in Chicago Marathon in Vaperfly Shoes
    • IAU Allows Visually Impaired Runner to Run with Guide
    • Does Anyone Consider the Runners? IAAF Pushes forward with World Championships Marathons in Black Flag Conditions; IOC Meets Resistance to Plans to Shift Location of 2020 Olympic Marathon due to Heat Concerns, but Japanese Citizens Protest
    • Road Race Management Calls for Input on Three Important Surveys in Advance of 2019 Race Directors' Meeting 
    • Drug Testing: What Does a Small City Race Director Do About Drug Cheats?
    • Sidebar: PRRO Circuit to Unveil Drug Testing Program for Small Races
    • Events: Miracle Marathon Weekend, Picked Apart
    • Sidebar: Banned Shoes—Something Else for Race Directors to Check For?
    • Tips & Tricks: Shutting down Your Starting Line and Finish Line
    • Statistics: Olympic Marathon Finishers, Boston Fundraising, and More
    • Business Page: Nike Cruises; New Balance Gets Smart
    • Mile Posts: Plenty of Problems at Portland, Montreal Marathons


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