Who We Are

Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) is the leading global media and event entertainment company dedicated to promoting the active lifestyle.

CGI owns and operates events around the world, including the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series and TriRock Triathlon Series.

In addition, CGI publishes Velo, Triathlete and Competitor magazine, and hosts a captive active lifestyle community across the Competitor Endurance Sports Network.

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JULY 3, 2014

Velo Announces Editorial Additions and Promotions

Spencer Powlison named Editor of VeloNews.com; longtime contributor Logan VonBokel joins editorial team as tech Reporter; Matthew Beaudin promoted to Senior Writer BOULDER, Colo. – July 3, 2014 — As the 101st edition of the Tour de France commences this weekend, Velo today announced Spencer Powlison as the new Editor of VeloNews.com and Logan VonBokel [...]

JUNE 9, 2014

Race IT and Challenge Family Triathlon form Global Partnership

Challenge Family selects Race IT as worldwide registration platform for long distance triathlon series Richmond, VA – June 9, 2014 – Race IT, the fastest growing online registration solutions platform in endurance sports, today announced a new partnership with the Challenge Family global series of long distance triathlons.  Race IT will provide registration services to [...]

MAY 28, 2014

Race IT Powers Army Ten-Miler Sellout

Record-setting sellout of over 23,000 registrations in under 3 hours  Washington DC – May 28, 2014 – A new record was set this week when The Army Ten-Miler (ATM) 2014 event opened registration Wednesday morning at 10am Eastern Time, and sold out all 23,500 general registration spots in approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes.  The [...]

MAY 2, 2014

Competitor Group Names Mark Buntz SVP of Partnership Sales

Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the leading active lifestyle sports media and event entertainment company, today announced that Mark Buntz has been named Senior Vice President of Partnership Sales, effective immediately. In this role, he will be responsible for leading CGI’s sponsorship sales team and developing national partnerships for the company’s world-class event series.

MARCH 17, 2014

Suja Juice Named Title Sponsor of 2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon

San Diego-based Suja Juice Co., the fastest growing cold-pressured, organic juice and smoothie company in the U.S. and Forbes magazine’s #3 Most Promising Company in the Nation, today announced it will serve as title sponsor for the Suja Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon & ½ Marathon to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego), to be held on June 1, 2014. Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego expects 30,000 runners and will celebrate its seventeenth edition with a 26.2 mile marathon and 13.1 mile half-marathon featuring live music lining the streets, cheer squads, and a finish line concert to end the race.

MARCH 12, 2014

Competitor Group Announces New CEO and Executive Appointments

Competitor Group today announced that its board of directors has named David Abeles as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Additionally, Barrett Garrison has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer and Keith Kendrick has been permanently appointed Chief Marketing Officer.

MARCH 4, 2014

rungevity Named Title Partner of Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Marathon

The Quinn Family Foundation’s rungevity© program encourages participants to run for a cause; five St. Louis charities will partner with rungevity and benefit at the 2014 running event  St. Louis, MO – March 4, 2014 – Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the leading active lifestyle sports media and event entertainment company, in partnership with The Quinn [...]

FEBRUARY 19, 2014

Competitor Group Renews Transamerica Partnership

Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the leading active lifestyle sports media and event entertainment company, today announced a renewed partnership with the Transamerica companies to return as the 2014 title sponsor of the Transamerica Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco on Sunday, April 6. Transamerica will also continue to serve as the official life insurance partner for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, Women’s Running Series and the TriRock Triathlon Series presented by REI.

FEBRUARY 19, 2014

Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Provides Big Boost for Local Economy

Study reveals that the 7th annual event generated over $34 million in economic impact New December date to offer cooler temperatures; Race culminates annual Grand Prix SAN ANTONIO, TX – February 13, 2014 – The 2013 Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & 1/2 Marathon generated a total economic impact of over $34.4 million for [...]