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The Running Event—Alberto Salazar Interview

By Matt Fitzgerald | December 18, 2009’s Matt Fitzgerald caught up with American distance running legend Alberto Salazar at the Hall of Fame banquet at The Running Event in Austin, Tex. The Nike Oregon Project coach received a lifetime achievement award from the Independent Running Retailer Association at the event. Salazar discusses the recent successes of his athletes and how he […]

Saucony Progrid Guide 2 Wins “Shoe Of The Year” From IRRA

By Competitor Staff | November 24, 2009

LEXINGTON, MA (November 24, 2009) – For the second time in three years, Saucony, Inc., a leading global supplier of performance athletic footwear and apparel, has been recognized with the competitive “Shoe of the Year” award by the Independent Running Retailers Association (IRRA) for the Saucony ProGrid™ Guide 2 – the brand’s flagship light stability […]

Naperville Running Co. Named Store Of The Year

By Sean McKeon | November 13, 2009

Owner Kris Hartner was presented with the award Wednesday night. Naperville (IL) Running Company has been named the 2009 Running Specialty Store of the Year by Formula4Media, hosts of the 2009 Running Event trade show. Store owner Kris Hartner was presented with the award at the “Top 50 Stores” presentation at The Running Event in […]

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