Authors

Running Insight Editorial Staff

Read the archives of our most prominent contributors.

Editor

Michael Jacobsen is the editor of Running Insight magazine. He is an experienced trade industry journalist who has covered the sporting goods, team sports, footwear, running and textile industries for more than three

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Senior Writer

Award-winning journalist Daniel P. Smith has been penning stories for Running Insight since 2012 and writing about the retail marketplace since 2004. An accomplished cross country and track athlete at the University of Illinois at Chicago,

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Contributor

Brian Metzler is a Boulder, Colorado-based journalist and content producer who has served leading editorial roles at Trail Runner, Runner's World/Running Times, Competitor and MotivRunning.com. He's been a contributor to numerous

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Contributor

Mark Sullivan is one of the founders of The Running Event and original editor of Running Insight. He has been working and writing in the running industry for over 20 years. Mark resides in New Jersey with his wife, Gwen and children,

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Contributor

Tom Griffen is the founder of TG Training & Education, a consulting agency that delivers dynamic training content and coaching services to businesses and individuals looking to raise the bar. His vast knowledge in specialty run comes

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Contributor

Judy Leand is an internationally published writer, editor, manager and consultant with 25 years of experience in the outdoor and sporting goods industries. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Tulane University and a

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