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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LATEST BUZZ

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 [...]

JANUARY 27, 2014

Competitor Group Announces Key Leadership Appointments

Josh Furlow appointed Executive Vice President of Global Events; Tim Dunne promoted to Senior Vice President; Dianne St. John named Vice President of Human Resources SAN DIEGO, CA – January 27, 2014 – Competitor Group, Inc., (CGI) the leading active lifestyle sports media and event entertainment company, today announced the following: -           Josh Furlow [...]

DECEMBER 10, 2013

Competitor Group Names Chairman Paul Walsh Interim CEO and George Gresham Interim CFO

SAN DIEGO – December 10, 2013 – Competitor Group, Inc., (CGI) the leading active lifestyle sports media and event entertainment company, today announced that its board of directors has named Paul F. Walsh as interim CEO and George Gresham as interim CFO while it conducts a worldwide search to find a permanent replacement for Scott [...]

DECEMBER 4, 2013

Competitor Group announces return of endurance LIVE to San Diego

Dubbed “the Academy Awards of Endurance Sports” by Entertainment Tonight, the evening is a must-attend, must-see event featuring the hottest stars from running, cycling and triathlon to mainstream pop culture. The 2014 event will be held at the downtown San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina, with tickets and table reservations available at enduranceLIVE.com.

NOVEMBER 13, 2013

Competitor Group Names Bill Pedigo Chief Revenue Officer

Pedigo comes to CGI after more than 8 years with AEG’s Global Partnerships division, serving as Senior Vice President of Partnership Sales, where he managed AEG’s Los Angeles based sports teams and played a lead role on a number of AEG venues.