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Nan Callahan
PR & Communications Manager
(804) 539-7769 (cell)
(804) 285-3132 (fax)
[email protected]

Sports Backers logos for download:

To request a specific event logo, send us an e-mail indicating the event and the intended use.


Media credentials are necessary for coverage of the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k presented by Kroger, Dominion Energy Riverrock, and the VCU Health Richmond Marathon. Credentials must be returned in advance of the event date. Please contact Nan Callahan ([email protected]) for credential applications and additional information.

‘On the Move’ Podcast

Check out the On the Move podcast from Sports Backers with a focus on running, fitness, and all things active living! Find it on Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, and Audible.

#13: Gene Dykes, the World’s Fastest 70-Year-Old Runner (Dec. 2021)

#12: Richmond Marathon Preview with Race Director Megan Schultz (Nov. 2021)

#11: Getting Kids Active Every Day with Jacki Quinlan of Sports Backers, Kids Run RVA (Oct. 2021)

#10: The Past, Present, and Future of Running in Richmond with Nikkia Young and Michael George (Aug. 2021)

#9: 11-Time Ironman Champion Lisa Bentley on the Pathway to Success and Overcoming Challenges (Aug. 2021)

#8: Olympic Climbing with Kevin Tobin of Peak Experiences and Dominion Energy Riverrock (Aug. 2021)

#7: Active Living with Former Scholar-Athlete Award Winner Phillip Deane (July 2021)

#6: Anthony and Tara Clary from ‘Running With Rock and Tara’ (May 2021)

#5: Creating and Marketing Endurance Events During a Pandemic (March 2021)

#4: Keira D’Amato on Turning Pro, Olympic Goals, and the Great American 5000 (Feb. 2021)

#3: Advice for Winter Running with Carrie Parker (Feb. 2021)

#2: Bike Advocacy, Endurance Sports, and Woodworking with Brantley Tyndall (Feb. 2021)

#1: 24 Hours of Running with Kristen Eichert (Feb. 2021)

PULSE E-Newsletter and Blog:

Want to pitch us an idea for PULSE? We’d welcome it! Send us an e-mail with your story, and be sure to include contact information.

Want to advertise to the active community? Give us a call or send an e-mail.

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