Lincoln Running Co., a local specialty running retailer, was recently recognized as one of The 50 Best Running Stores in America® by two leading trade and consumer publications.

Lincoln Running Co. took its place among the country’s elite retailers following an extensive nomination and review process throughout 2010.  The process culminated in the store’s recognition at a gala awards ceremony in Austin on November 17 as part of The Running Event®, an annual business seminar and trade expo for specialty running retailers. The 50 Best Running Stores in America awards program and The Running Event are owned by Formula4Media, LLC. The awards program is co-sponsored by Competitor Magazine, a publication of Competitor Group, Inc.

The local retailer was recognized by a panel of industry experts for its outstanding service, product knowledge and merchandising.

A special report on The 50 Best Running Stores in America appears in the current November/December issue of Competitor Magazine.

For more information on The Running Event or The 50 Best Running Stores in America awards, please contact Mark Sullivan at (646) 319-7878 or For more information about the Competitor Group, please visit