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Message From The Editor

Founded in 1987, Competitor Running is the authentic voice of running in America. We've evolved to become more real, more relevant and sometimes more rugged and raw. Our goal is to create a magazine and website infused with running culture, serving up best-in-class content on running shoes, wearable tech, gear and training. We take our readers on epic running adventures around the world, sharing stories and photography from the best running writers and photographers on the planet.

-Brian Metzler - Editor in Chief

Award-Winning Editorial & Design Team

Epic storytelling from the best endurance writers in the field and award-winning photography

Award-Winning Editorial & Design Team

Key Industry experts including elite athletes, coaches, nutritionists and technology experts

Key Features in Every Issue

Exclusive reports and profiles: breathtaking travel adventure features, profiles of the most intriguing people in the endurance sports world

Key Features in Every Issue

Service articles supported with real, actionable training plans for all levels: training, recovery, injury prevention, etc.

Key Features in Every Issue

Innovative gear and product reviews: the latest shoes and cutting edge technology

Key Features in Every Issue

Reviews of the best events, specialty retailers and training spots in the region

Competitor At A Glance

Circulation: 500,000
Readership: 1,250,000
Frequency: 12X
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Competitor At A Glance

Competitor Calendar

Issue
Ad Sales Close
Ad Materials Due
Available
Editorial
January 2016
2016 Ultimate Running & Racing Guide - Get Fitter & Faster in 2016 - 2016 Olympics: The Road to Rio
Ad Sales Close: 11/24/15
Ad Materials Due: 12/01/15
Available: 12/28/15
2016 Ultimate Running & Racing Guide - Get Fitter & Faster in 2016 - 2016 Olympics: The Road to Rio
February 2016
Beginners Guide to Running - 2016 Half Marathon Guide - 2016 Olympics: The Road to Rio
Ad Sales Close: 01/04/16
Ad Materials Due: 01/08/16
Available: 02/02/16
Beginners Guide to Running - 2016 Half Marathon Guide - 2016 Olympics: The Road to Rio
March 2016
2016 Running Gear: a full issue dedicated entirely to new running gear for spring/summer
Ad Sales Close: 01/29/16
Ad Materials Due: 02/05/16
Available: 02/26/16
2016 Running Gear: a full issue dedicated entirely to new running gear for spring/summer
April 2016
Nutrition & Hydration Special - 2016 Marathon Guide
Ad Sales Close: 02/26/16
Ad Materials Due: 03/03/16
Available: 03/28/16
Nutrition & Hydration Special - 2016 Marathon Guide
May 2016
Summer Running Travel Guide - Get Fit for Summer - How Running Changes Lives
Ad Sales Close: 03/28/16
Ad Materials Due: 04/01/16
Available: 04/27/16
Summer Running Travel Guide - Get Fit for Summer - How Running Changes Lives
June 2016
Trail Running & Adventure Guide - Fall Trail Running Shoe Review - 2016 Olympics: The Road to Rio
Ad Sales Close: 04/28/16
Ad Materials Due: 05/04/16
Available: 06/01/16
Trail Running & Adventure Guide - Fall Trail Running Shoe Review - 2016 Olympics: The Road to Rio
July 2016
The Body Issue - Fine Tune Your Training - America's Best Trail Runs
Ad Sales Close: 05/27/16
Ad Materials Due: 06/02/16
Available: 06/27/16
The Body Issue - Fine Tune Your Training - America's Best Trail Runs
August 2016
2016 Olympics: The Road to Rio Summer Photo Issue - Fall Road Running Shoe Review
Ad Sales Close: 06/28/16
Ad Materials Due: 07/06/16
Available: 07/29/16
2016 Olympics: The Road to Rio Summer Photo Issue - Fall Road Running Shoe Review
September 2015
High School XC / Gear: Fall apparel/outerwear
Ad Sales Close: 07/31/15
Ad Materials Due: 08/06/15
Available: 09/02/15
High School XC / Gear: Fall apparel/outerwear
October 2015
New York City Marathon / Gear: Fall trail shoe review
Ad Sales Close: 08/28/15
Ad Materials Due: 09/03/15
Available: 09/30/15
New York City Marathon / Gear: Fall trail shoe review
November 2015
2015 Runner’s Gift Guide
Ad Sales Close: 09/28/15
Ad Materials Due: 10/07/15
Available: 10/30/15
2015 Runner’s Gift Guide
December 2015
Best of the U.S.: The best places to run
Ad Sales Close: 10/30/15
Ad Materials Due: 11/09/15
Available: 12/03/15
Best of the U.S.: The best places to run
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Monthly uniques: 1.7 million
Pageviews: 2.6 million
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