2009 Best of Competitor Awards

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Feb. 6, 2010
  • Updated Mar. 15, 2012 at 5:10 PM UTC

Every year we ask you to make some serious choices. In your opinion, what are the best local bike shops and running stores? Which short- and long-distance running, triathlon and cycling events give you the best bang for your buck?

Click here to see Competitor Magazine’s Best of 2009 broken down by region.

FILED UNDER: Features / News

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

Get our best running content delivered to your inbox

Subscribe to the FREE Competitor Running weekly newsletter