Marathon Strategies

Marathon Strategies is an independent PR firm that delivers intelligent communications and research solutions for the world’s top corporations, brands, and associations. We specialize in reputation management, communications, crisis and issues management, creative content, and digital strategy.


With America’s colleges and universities facing unprecedented public scrutiny, Marathon Strategies has launched DefendED, a dedicated higher education crisis practice focused on helping campus leaders rethink the way they communicate and manage their public profiles.

Marathon Named A 2024 Top Place to Work in Communications

Marathon is excited to announce that we’ve been named among Ragan Communications’ Top Places to Work in Communications.

Corporate Verdicts Go Thermonuclear

Marathon Strategies’ new report “Corporate Verdicts Go Thermonuclear” analyzes over 900 nuclear verdicts (a jury award over $10 million) since the 2009 Great Recession and finds that these corporate verdicts have become so large that many now require a “thermonuclear” label.

Intelligent Communications and Research Solutions

Marathon Strategies has built a reputation for delivering intelligent communications and research solutions for the world’s top corporations, brands, and associations. To stay at the forefront of our industry, we produce original research reports that provide actionable insights and help organizations and industries understand challenging issues, protect reputations, and achieve communications goals.

Marathon Named To 2023 PRNews Agency Elite Top 100

Marathon is proud to share the more than two dozen awards we’ve recently received from our industry peers. Despite the challenges of the past year, our team has delivered exceptional campaigns and successful strategies for our clients.

Check out all the awards our firm has received for our exceptional campaigns, winning strategies, and workplace culture.

Case Study


We ran a communications campaign focused on influencing Congress to establish a compensation fund for American victims of state-sponsored acts of terror, who fought for decades to secure justice against the nations responsible for those attacks.

    “There’s an art, a science, and a discipline to influencing.”

    -Derek, Designer

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