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HITS Running Festivals
Race Distances

Friends & Family Mile 1 mile
5K 3.1 miles
10K 6.2 miles
Half Marathon 13.1 miles
Marathon 26.2 miles
2014 Kiwanis Kingston Classic, presented by HITS Endurance attracts over 1,200 runners from Ulster County and beyond

Kingston, NY (April 30, 2014) - After partnering with the Kiwanis Kingston Classic earlier this year to include four additional race distances to the namesake 10K, HITS Endurance brought their national race series home this weekend and saw many out-of-towners stack the leaderboard. Marathon winner Richard Messineo, 25, of Nassau, New York cruised to victory in 2:51:34, and was greeted at the finish line by 2014 Boston Marathon Champion and Race Ambassador Meb Keflezighi.

Coca-Cola Company Joins HITS Endurance as National Sponsor

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. (April 2, 2014)HITS Endurance, which produces both HITS Triathlon Series and HITS Running Festivals, is proud to announce their new, multi-year partnership with Coca-Cola Company as an Official Beverage Sponsor of their fourteen nationwide endurance events.

Globally, Coca-Cola Company is the number-one provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy their beverages at a rate of 1.9 billion servings a day. The addition of Coca-Cola Company to the HITS Endurance roster of national corporate sponsors will feature Coca-Cola beverage products, including Coke and Dasani Water, at HITS Running and Triathlon events nationwide.

Nation’s Top Marathon Runner Meb Keflezighi Named Kiwanis Kingston Classic, presented by HITS Endurance Race Ambassador

SAUGERTIES, NY (February 6, 2014) - HITS Endurance, the event management company behind HITS Triathlon Series and HITS Running Festivals, announced today that Olympic silver medalist, New York City Marathon Champion and acclaimed author, Meb Keflezighi, has partnered with the organization as the Race Ambassador for the upcoming Kiwanis Kingston Classic, presented by HITS Endurance April 27, 2014 in Kingston, New York. Meb’s attendance at the New York event will be one of his first public appearances after the 2014 Boston Marathon. 

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein Announces Expansion of Kiwanis Kingston Classic

Event will keep traditions but will now have five races, a new partner and a new name


KINGSTON, N.Y. (Jan. 6, 2014) — Ulster County Executive Mike Hein today announced exciting changes that are coming for the Kiwanis Kingston Classic, including the addition of more races, a new partner and a new name.

HITS Austin Debuts at Circuit of The Americas

Bell, Cassar earn first-time Marathon victories


AUSTIN, TX (December 18, 2013) – This weekend was a weekend of firsts at the HITS Multi-Sport Austin event at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas. While it was the inaugural Austin event for HITS Endurance, many runners picked up first-time overall wins. Both the male and female winners of the Marathon distance had never before experienced a win at that distance.


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