November 29 - December 1, 2022    •    Austin Convention Center    •    Austin, TX

Best Running Stores of 2022

Celebrating Run Specialty's All-Stars

On December 1, the Best Running Stores of 2022 awards ceremony will cap off three days of learning, networking, and business at #TRE22 with a celebration worthy of America’s top run specialty retailers.

Christina Henderson

“This year’s top stores will join a truly remarkable lineup of past winners. As we reflect on an impactful The Running Event 2021, we’re more excited than ever to bring America’s running industry leaders together again—both to celebrate their accomplishments and to learn, connect, inspire, and continue propelling the running industry forward.”

Christina Henderson, Event Director


  • Nominated stores undergo a rigorous evaluation process. Review the 2022 secret shop criteria here.
  • Winning stores are announced at the end of July.
  • The Store of the Year is revealed live at a lively celebration hosted by The Running Event.


  • Nominations Deadline: April 1, 2022
  • Winners notified: July 29, 2022
  • December 1: Winners honored and Store of the Year announced at The Running Event


  • Any run specialty retail store in the US is eligible.
  • All industry professionals, brands, and retail customers are welcome to submit nominations.

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Have questions? Email Attendee Relations Coordinator Hannah Schnyder for help.

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