BEND, Oregon—December 4, 2009: The Endurance Sports Media Group, Inc. announced today that it will be the official agency of record with respect to national running footwear, apparel and related industry advertising for Philadelphia’s Liberty Sports Magazine.

Liberty Sports Magazine is a five-year-old freely distributed, regional publication focused on running, cycling, triathlon and other outdoor sports in the Philadelphia region. With forty-five thousand magazines printed bi-monthly in addition to online (www.libertysportsmag.com) and event-based initiatives, Liberty Sports serves as the go-to source for exciting, original content and community involvement in PA, NJ, DE, MD.

"Our relationship with the Liberty Sports is an exciting opportunity for the Endurance Sports Media Group to not only expand our reach in the U.S. market, but to also work with the talented staff behind this strong regional publication," comments Brook Gardner, Director of National Sales and Marketing. "We look forward to creating additional opportunities for our clients through our collaboration with the team at Liberty Sports Magazine."

"We are tremendously excited to begin our partnership with Endurance Sports Media Group, and I am supremely confident that our new relationship will yield an even stronger version of Liberty Sports Magazine," says Matt Reece, Owner and Publisher. "Our region is an epicenter for outdoor sports and we have worked tirelessly, and with great success, to capture this audience," says Dan Lavelle, Associate Publisher. "Endurance Sports Media Group shares our commitment and vision for the future, it became a seamless fit. We are excited to utilize their professional pedigree to take our magazine to the next level."

Liberty Sports is the third publication to join Endurance Media in recent months after adding New York Runner and Outdoor Athlete to its lineup in August 2009.

About the Endurance Sports Media Group, Inc.
Formed in 2008, the Endurance Sports Media Group represents 22 publications across North America, which serves as the national agency of record for these titles with respect to print and digital media. The following publications are currently represented by the Endurance Sports Media Group: Chicago Athlete, Endurance Magazine, Florida Running & Triathlon, Get Out There Magazine – East, Get Out There Magazine - West, Hawaii Sport, Inside Texas Running, Liberty Sports, Los Angeles Sports & Fitness, Marathon & Beyond, New England Runner, New York Runner, Northwest Runner, Ohio Sports & Fitness, Oklahoma Sports & Fitness, Outdoor Athlete, RaceCenter Northwest, Runner Triathlete News, Runner’s Gazette, Silent Sports, Tail Winds, and Washington Running Report.

For additional information about the Endurance Sports Media Group, the publications it represents, or to request a media kit, please email Brook Gardner at (541) 617-0885 or email brook (at) endurancesportsmedia.com.