The Premier Conference & Trade Show for Running Specialty Retailers


Experience the magic of being amongst a group of running specialty retailers and race directors that “get it”. Attend The Running Event and share triumphs, challenges, and ideas with your counterparts from across the country. 

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Today’s runners are dynamic and savvy athletes on the lookout for products that are not only functional but keep them comfortable and help improve their mile time. Don’t miss your chance to exhibit at the premier event for run specialty retailers and race directors and help deliver the best gear to their community of athletes. 

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Learn the methods and procedures needed to overcome the critical issues facing run specialty stores today. Speakers address issues such as delivering the best in-store experience, increasing profitability, and adapting to consumer behavior.

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  • New FootZone Owner Reflects On A Challenging 2020
    New FootZone Owner Reflects On A Challenging 2020
    Taking over for a Pacific Northwest retail icon such as Teague Hatfield is never an easy proposition, but add in… Read more
  • Vendor Focus: Currex
    Vendor Focus: Currex
    The Currex Story: Currex started in the biomechanics lab, finding performance solutions to running shoe brands such as Mizuno, Nike, New… Read more
  • Running Makes You 5.7 Percent Smarter
    Running Makes You 5.7 Percent Smarter
    Those in the business of running – and, of course, runners themselves – have always known that running is good for… Read more


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