29 Sep '17, 9am

This company is buying the sport of running, #runblogrun, #caltrack, #runningjournal1, #morunandtri, #runohio,...

The world of road racing is changing. And if you are not familiar with Dalian Wanda , you will be very soon. Wanda purchased IRONMAN brand less than two years ago. This past year, IRONMAN purchased Competitor Group (CGI) and Dalian Wanda became a ten year partner of the World Marathon Majors. The sport, it is a changing. Marathon participation and half marathon participation is down significantly. CGI closed some races, as have others, this past year. In a recent interview with RunBlogRun, Naperville Running Company founder Kris Hartner suggested that race directors stop coming up with new races, and work on making existing races better. Dalian Wanda is making a huge investment in endurance sports. They are betting the middle class Chinese will embrace running and endurance events. Dalian Wanda has been gobbling up much of the sporting events around the world. Lots of ques...

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2017/09/inside-chinas-endurance...

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