Explore #TRE21

Join Us for the 15th Annual The Running Event

This November 30 to December 2, The Running Event will bring retailers, race directors, and top run brands together for three days of education, networking, business—and fun.


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  • An expanded conference program led by experienced professionals and trusted organizations (like Holly Wiese, Daniel P. Smith, Running USA, and more)
  • Actionable pre-conference workshops for forward-looking training on recruitment, marketing, and merchandising led by industry experts (such as Upper Quadrant)
  • “The State of the Industry,” an opening session presented by Parker Karnan of Karnan Associates
  • “The Future of Running is Diverse,” a panel organized by the Running Industry Diversity Coalition and presented by Skot Welch of Global Bridgebuilders
  • Hundreds of market-leading run specialty brands (such as Brooks Running, On, New Balance, and Saucony)—and many new-to-TRE exhibitors (like Puma and Veja)

Want to learn more? Read our latest press release.

Why Attend #TRE21?

Maximize learning through engaging conference sessions, source new products in a lively exhibit hall, and celebrate the running industry during dynamic networking opportunities.

Parker Karnan, TRE 2019


With an expanded conference program and new workshops offering actionable information across levels and positions, you’ll get the knowledge and skills you need to thrive.


With hundreds of market-leading run specialty brands and many new-to-TRE exhibitors, you’ll source and experience new products while building key business connections.


With the Indie 5K, new mentorship program, peer-to-peer roundtable, and more, you’ll connect with other running professionals and brands to share knowledge and just have fun!


With the Best Running Stores of 2021 awards and additional industry awards, you’ll have the chance to recognize the trailblazers who go above and beyond for their customers and community.

Register today to secure your Early Bird discount! Standard pricing begins on September 21.

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