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Tales From the Big D

Tales From the Big D Read about elite runner Evan Gaynor’s first Rock ‘n’ Roll experience at the 5th Annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon.   Rock ‘n’ Rolling in the Big D Evan Gaynor, Dave’s Racing Team At the risk of putting you all to sleep with yet another tale of my racing…

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RUN, ROCK, RECYCLE with ATRS

Save BIG when you ROCK, RUN, RECYCLE at Dallas Rock ‘N Roll Marathon. Drop your used or unwanted running gear, shoes or clothes in the bins conveniently located at ATRS Recycling or Sports Authority Expo booths and receive this coupon for 20% off Sports Authority merchandise! 

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Meet Julie Weiss | 52 Marathons in 52 Weeks

Ever wonder who’s standing next to you in your corral at the start line, or cheering you on when you’re about to give up during a race? As runners we all have a story, a motivation to run whether it’s a personal challenge, to stay fit, bond with friends, raise money for charity, or work…

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Competitor Group Names Meb VP of Running

With more than 22 U.S. National Championships and a silver medal from the 2004 Olympic Marathon in Athens, Meb is ideally suited to develop CGI’s training content as well as directly contribute to the company’s overall growth in the running industry.

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Beginner’s Training

If you’re into half marathons, you’re in luck; San Jose is coming in October! The Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Festival San Jose  is a great race to complete, whether it’s your first half marathon or one of many! San Jose is one of the new Running Festival weekends; featuring two days of running and more…

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Beat the Heat!

It’s summer and it’s hot. Heat is mighty powerful and all us movers, shakers and runners have to be especially careful to make sure while we’re running to our heart’s desires, we’re also staying well hydrated, healthy and safe. The different possible consequences of heat and sun exposure can be avoided with a little planning…

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Introducting “The Beat”

The Beat is your insider resource for updates from the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, including in-depth case studies of successful activations by our partners, news and announcements about the Series and industry updates. Our mission is to inspire and enable creativity amongst our partners. We believe that by sharing good ideas, we can enable…

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Building the Team: CGI Welcomes Four New Additions in 2014

CGI Welcomes Four New Team Members Mark Buntz, SVP of Partnership Sales Susie Miller, VP of National Sales Melissa Zavislak, Director of Partnership Sales, Women’s Running Series Shannon Peterson, Partnership Marketing Manager

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Trivia! Your Garmin Forerunner 10 is Waiting for You…If You Can Answer this Question

In March, CGI announced the addition of David Abeles as the company’s new CEO, and David is hitting the ground running – literally! Can you guess which of CGI’s races was David’s first road race in his new role with the company? Send your response to Erin at eream@competitorgroup.com to be entered into the sweepstakes….

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Gumocracy: A Participatory Product Launch

Earlier this year, GU and CGI launched a new GU product that would become the Official Flavor of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series.

Leveraging the Rock ‘n’ Roll brand, consumers were given a meaningful choice about which flavor would be selected as the Official GU of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. Over 7,000 participants voted. Get the full story.

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