November 19 - 21, 2024 | Austin Convention Center | Austin, TX

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What’s Ahead at The Running Event 2024

November 19-21 | Austin Convention Center | Austin, TX
Each year, thousands of run and outdoor specialty retail professionals attend TRE in search of the latest in footwear, apparel, gear, and more. An innovative, dynamic trade show floor, valuable educational content, endless networking opportunities, and industry celebration bring this special community of retailers, event management professionals, and brands together to do business, network, learn, and have fun.
At TRE 2024, attendees will maximize learning through actionable, timely conference sessions, source new products in a lively exhibit hall, build impactful industry relationships, and celebrate the run and outdoor specialty industry. Click below to receive updates about this year’s event.

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“We’re always asking ourselves, ‘How can we be better? How can we be more than a trade show?’ From the education and networking to the new opportunities available, we left Austin feeling inspired by and proud of the run and outdoor specialty industry—and our attendees and exhibitors feel the same.”
Christina Henderson
Event Director, TRE, on the 2023 event
Have questions about attending The Running Event? Want more information? Contact Attendee Relations Coordinator Emma Galeckas directly at [email protected].
Emma Galeckas
Attendee Relations Coordinator

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With an expanded conference program and in-depth educational offerings relevant to multiple levels and positions, attendees will access critical insights, actionable best practices, and new skills.


With hundreds of market-leading run and outdoor specialty brands and new-to-TRE exhibitors, buyers will source and experience fresh products while building key business connections.


With the Indie 5K, mentorship program, Switchback at TRE networking events, and more, attendees will connect with their industry peers and brands to share knowledge and have fun!


The Best Running Stores reception, industry awards, and more offer a special opportunity to recognize trailblazers who go above and beyond for customers, community and the run and outdoor industry.

Looking back at TRE 2023

Download the 2023 Post-Show Report for a look at attendee data, exhibitor testimonials, and media coverage, and check out last year's recap video for an inside look at TRE.


Discover Switchback at TRE

Switchback at The Running Event delivers an elevated onsite experience where outdoor specialty retailers can source products, develop meaningful peer relationships, and gain industry insights to stay ahead of trends and better serve customers.

In 2022 The Running Event, in response to growing crossover of the outdoor and running markets, launched Switchback at TRE as an outdoor specialty showcase. Expanding both the exhibit hall and educational offerings, TRE 2022 invited outdoor retailers and brands to create a new space for the outdoor industry to gather and grow.

Back for a third year this November 19-21 in Austin, TXSwitchback at TRE 2024 is a one-stop opportunity to connect with industry peers, access top run and outdoor brands under one roof, and gain valuable, actionable education to advance your business.

Exhibit at The Running Event or Switchback at TRE

Interested in exhibiting this year? Send us an email. In the meantime, download the 2024 Exhibitor Facts & Figures for details about booth packages, attendee demographics, and more.

“Totally worth the trip, productive setting to get a lot of work done, lets me experience newness within the industry, great + fun energy.”

TRE 2023 Attendee

"Excellent organization, great city, and venue. Freeman did a wonderful job with the booth space set-up + breakdown. Content panel interviews/speakers relevant to industry trends and growth."

TRE 2023 Exhibitor

“This is a great opportunity to learn more about industry trends and to grow their business with new products and services.” 

TRE 2023 Attendee

"Given all the various shoes out there, this show produces results in connecting with retailers, making industry contacts, and selling some products."

TRE 2023 Exhibitor

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