31 Aug '13, 10pm

Rock ‘n’ Roll Series Eliminates North American Elite Athletes Program

By: David Monti, @d9monti August 31, 2013 (c) 2013 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (31-Aug) — Competitor Group Inc. (CGI), the San Diego-based operator of the the global Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and Half-Marathon series, has eliminated its elite athletes program at North American events with immediate effect. Â The series, which boasts 38 stops in North America in 2013, began with just one event, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in San Diego in 1998. “Competitor Group have made a strategic business decision to shift resources in the business,” began an e-mail from CGI elite athlete coordinator Matt Turnbull to a group of athlete representatives. Â ”As a consequence the Elite Athlete Program in all North American events has been cancelled with immediate effect.” Race Results Weekly obtained a copy of the e-mail from two different agents, while a third confirmed the program...

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