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, TriRock Triathlon Series and Muddy Buddy Series.
In addition, CGI publishes Velo, Inside Triathlon, Triathlete, Women's Running, and Competitor magazine, and hosts a captive active lifestyle community across the Competitor Endurance Sports Network.
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MAY 15, 2013Competitor Group Announces Tim Dunne as Race It General Manager
In his new role Dunne will lead the organization’s day-to-day operations, product and business development strategy, developing the roadmap to support the platform’s growing client base, with a focus on a more robust feature set and international expansion.
MAY 1, 2013“Spirit of the Marathon II” Races Into Cinemas Featuring Inspirational Stories From Seven Motivated Competitors Running The Rome Marathon
Set against the sweeping backdrop of a 26.2 mile marathon race through the historic streets of Rome, Italy, “Spirit of the Marathon II” focuses on seven inspiring individuals whose lives will forever be transformed by the experience. NCM Fathom Events and Competitor Group present this highly anticipated sequel to the 2008 award-winning documentary “Spirit of the Marathon” in select U.S. theaters on Wednesday, June 12 at 7:00 p.m. local time.
APRIL 24, 2013Running Industry Launches ‘Run Now’ Coalition To Support Recovery From The Boston Tragedy
In the wake of the tragedy on Patriots Day 2013, Run Now assembles running industry partners and competitors alike to call on runners at every level to recommit to the spirit of running and to be inspired to donate, participate and share experiences. The Run Now initial launch partners include Competitor Group, U.S. Road Sports & Entertainment Group, Brooks Running Company, MapMyFitness, Transamerica Life Insurance Company, Running Specialty Group and the Independent Running Retailers Association (IRRA). The Run Now coalition has launched RunNow.com. The website will become the hub of information on volunteering, participating and sharing all of the activities that demonstrate the solidarity of the running community.
APRIL 19, 2013New Sponsorships Announced for REI Muddy Buddy Adventure Series
Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the active lifestyle industry’s leading media and event entertainment company has announced three new partnerships supporting the REI Muddy Buddy Adventure Series benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation. Goal Zero, KEEN and SmartWool have signed on as official sponsors of the nationwide series, which takes place in 9 U.S. cities in 2013.
APRIL 2, 2013Raceit signs Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon to Growing list of Clients
Registration platform helps Detroit Marathon surpass 10,000 entrants quicker than ever Richmond, VA – March 21, 2013 – Raceit, the fastest growing online registration solutions platform in endurance sports recently added the 2013 Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon, Half-Marathon, Relay and 5K to its growing list of clients. “We are delighted the Detroit Marathon has [...]
MARCH 26, 2013Johnson & Johnson Becomes Title Partner of TriRock Philadelphia Triathlon
The triathlon will be located in a beautiful part of Fairmount Park, complete with statues, trees and grassy fields. The courses will travel through some of the most historic and picturesque sections of Philadelphia, with the start/finish area and transition area located just off of Martin Luther King Drive, near the base of Black Road.
FEBRUARY 28, 2013Raleigh Becomes Home to a Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon
“We welcome Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon to Raleigh,” said Mayor Nancy McFarlane, who joined race officials at a press conference to announce the new event. “This is a tremendous opportunity to showcase our city’s love of sports, outdoor entertainment and world-class cultural offerings. We are looking forward to welcoming thousands of runners and their family and friends to our city each spring.”
FEBRUARY 28, 2013PowerBar and Competitor Group Launch Global Sponsorship
The new multi-year deal unites two of the endurance industry’s most respected and recognized brands and encompasses CGI’s entire event and media portfolio. The agreement names PowerBar as the official energy bar of the 32-event Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, as well as the official bar and energy gel of the REI Muddy Buddy Adventure Series, TriRock Triathlon Series and the endurance LIVE awards gala.
FEBRUARY 13, 2013Competitor Group Announces New Transamerica Partnership
Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the leading active lifestyle sports media and event entertainment company, and the Life & Protection Division of Transamerica (Transamerica) today announced a new title sponsorship of the inaugural Transamerica Rock ‘n’ Roll San Francisco Half Marathon, with Transamerica becoming the official life and protection insurance partner for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, Women’s Running Series and the TriRock Triathlon Series presented by REI.