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2017 Activities

Armadillo Races at the Opening Night Reception

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, 6:00 p.m.

Watch one of the most exciting races you’ll ever see at TRE’s first ever Armadillo Run. Celebrate the opening night of TRE with food, drink and a competition that marks our return back to Texas. At the Hilton Austin.

Find Your Match:
Retailer/Vendor Speed Dating

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Learn the stories behind 12 vendors in this lively, fun “speed dating” format. Then share their successes with your staff and customers. Find out if these brands are a “match” for your store.

The Indie 5K: Who is the Fastest Retailer in America?

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, 6:30 a.m.

Awards, prizes, refreshments, a mini-expo after the race, and more!  All retailers and suppliers attending  The Running Event are invited to participate in the run.
For information contact Troy Leonard: or call 352-624-1561

Best Running Stores in America 

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

What running stores are doing the best job of serving their customers, their communities and the industry? Learn all about them in an enjoyable evening that features a new format for Retail Awards.  At the Hilton Austin.
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NEW! The TRE Lifetime Achievement Award

Presented during The Best Running Stores in America Ceremony - Thursday, Nov. 30th

Join in as we honor Meb Keflezighi, one of the greatest ambassadors for the sport and business of running. 2017 is an historic year for Meb as he competes in his final major marathons and now gets ready to move on to the next phase of his career as an endorser and business man.

Experience Product Training: The Bra Fitting Salon

Open throughout the trade show.

Are you missing out on the #1 apparel category in the business? Increase your product knowledge and learn proper bra fitting techniques from brand experts at TRE’s Bra Fitting Salon. Retail Design Mavens from 3 Dots Design will also share display and merchandising techniques.
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