"RUNNING": New Brand for the FORUM magazine portfolio

RUNNING 01 04 2017

Successful deal for growth and sustainibility: On 1 April 2017 the Stuttgart based special-interest publishing house DoldeMedien Verlag GmbH, a subsidiary of the FORUM MEDIA GROUP, took over the magazine "RUNNING - Das Laufmagazin". Offering currently six editions a year and a comprehensive online presence, "RUNNING - Das Laufmagazin" is one of the most important publications on the subject of running sports. The magazine is sold in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

"I am looking forward to a successful and sustainable cooperation. With the support of DoldeMedien and the FORUM MEDIA GROUP we will be able to take a major step in the future", comments Jochen Schmitz, chief editor of "RUNNING - Das Laufmagazin ". "Our readers, business partners, customers, and employees will benefit from the worldwide network and the long-standing media experience and digital competence of the FORUM MEDIA GROUP."

Roland Hradek, Managing Director of DoldeMedien and member of the FORUM Board of Directors, welcomes the new magazine brand to the portfolio: "With the acqusition of RUNNING, we are consistently expanding our core competency in the segment of active recreation and leisure. The very high- quality, service and practice oriented concept of the magazine fits perfectly with our established magazine brands.Together, we will continue to promote RUNNING both in print and in digital."