Mile Road Race Numbers Continue to Rise with Nearly 150,000 Finishers in 2016

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New Balance Fifth Avenue Mile Ranks as Largest Mile Event - WICHITA, Kan. – The running industry saw a record number of finishers over the mile distance in 2016, according to the latest research from Running USA. In 2016, 149,000 runners crossed the finish line of a mile road race, eclipsing the past record of 117,000 set in 2014.

Hot Chocolate 15k/5k Series 10th Anniversary Features Record Number of Cities and First-Ever International Race

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Make-A-Wish® Joins As New Charity Partner;  RAM Racing’s Flagship Event Again Bucks Industry Trend And Boasts Ninth Consecutive Increase In Participation - (Chicago, IL, July 11, 2017) – Runners who love chocolate and charity will mark the 10th anniversary of RAM Racing’s popular Hot Chocolate 15k/5k Race Series in a record 19 cities and with a goal of raising $1 million annually for a new charity partner during the 2017/2018 season according to Steve Ginsburg, RAM’s CEO.