• Photos of the Kent State University 2013 Bowman Cup 5K Race.


Super 8

Super 8 is proud to sponsor Charlie Engle and the Running America team as they run across the United States this summer. With more than 2,000 locations throughout the United States, Canada, and China, Super 8 is always a great place to stay when you’re on the run. You can always count on a free SuperStart breakfast, free high-speed internet, kid’s staying free, and the chance to earn Wyndham Rewards (SM) points toward future stays. For more information or to “Stay where Charlie stays,” visit Super8.com
Super 8


AXA Running America

AXA Equitable

AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company has been helping individuals develop financial strategies since 1859. AXA Equitable is a premier provider of annuity and life insurance products and maintains its fundamental commitment to helping people build sound financial futures. AXA Equitable is committed to its customers throughout their lives, which is why we’re recently created myretirementshop.com. Myretirementshop.com is a lifestyle site that is a one-stop resource where users can explore valuable and up to date information on such topics as finance, health, fitness, and travel. Check out Charlie’s blog onĀ Myretirementshop.com.
AXA Equitable is proud to sponsor the Running America team in their cross country run this year.


Vita-Mix Running America


Vita-Mix is proud to support Charlie and Marshall in Running America. It is the goal of Vita-Mix Corporation to help create awareness that healthy eating can be fast, easy and delicious. We are pleased to support Running America by providing healthy smoothies made in the Vita-Mix along the course of the run. Sponsoring this historic event is an honor and privilege and is another way we demonstrate our commitment to health, fitness and a Better Life. We have been making healthy eating easy since 1921


VQ OrthoCare Running America

VQ Orthocare

VQ OrthoCare, a privately held corporation founded in 1989, is a leading provider of noninvasive medical solutions focused on bone, joint and soft-tissue conditions. Service include in-home patient fitting of braces and medical devices, technology-enabled compliance monitoring, physician and payor support, and around-the-clock patient care. VQ OrthoCare is based in Irvine, California, and is supported by account executives in field locations nationwide. Our manufacturing facilities, located in Vista, California, produce many of our proprietary products.

Crocs Running America



SpinVox Running America


Charlie Engle is using SpinVox to tell his story as he runs across America. With SpinVox, which automatically converts voice into text, Charlie can conveniently update his blogs and social networks while ‘on the run’ just by speaking into his mobile phone.

See just how powerful your voice can be: call 888-592-7162 from your cell phone, leave a message, and get it back as a text message!