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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  • ASICS Unveils ‘Sound Mind, Sound Body’ Campaign
    ASICS Unveils ‘Sound Mind, Sound Body’ Campaign
    ASICS is bringing its “Sound Mind, Sound Body” heritage to the forefront as it returns to its roots in an… Read more
  • Stronger Together
    Stronger Together
    Recognizing a significant void in networking opportunities for women in the run specialty business three years ago, Kathy Dalby, of… Read more
  • The First Lady of Running
    The First Lady of Running
    In 2016, The Wall Street Journal proclaimed, “Women and girls, not long ago an afterthought in distance running, now own… Read more


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