31 Aug '13, 11pm

Lots of uncertainty over Competitor-elite relations. Here's why:

"With the dramatic increase in competition with more races than ever before across all distances, we are making a strategic decision in the U.S. Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon Series to increase our investment in the runner experience and entertainment, shifting resources away from our historical support of elite athlete participation in several of our races," Competitor said in a statement. "[W]e intend to maintain our commitment to amateur road racing and the promotion of the sport as we have over our 16-year history in every Rock 'n’ Roll Marathon Series event, both domestic and international.”

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/races/rock-n-roll-series-sign...

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