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

Summit at Switchback

Need a break? Visit Base Camp to rest, recharge, and reconnect with your new industry friends. Get your hands on a Switchback t-shirt, carb-load on soft pretzels, and fill up on coffee for an energy boost. While you’re at it, pick up a custom pin to mark the inaugural year of Switchback at TRE—available only […]

Set Out at Switchback

Join us in kicking off Switchback at TRE! Head to Base Camp for meet-and-greet networking, coffee, and a build-your-own energy mix station. You’ll also have the chance to personalize your #TRE22 badge, making it even easier to connect with others and get the conversation started.

Meet the #TRE22 Speakers

The new “Meet the Speakers” networking session is your opportunity to connect with the industry experts and pioneers who were part of our 2022 conference program. Grab a glass of prosecco and ask the questions you didn’t get to during educational sessions, share contact information, and build meaningful industry relationships.

RIA Member Benefits Review

Grab your lunch and join the Running Industry Association in Ballroom G for an introduction to three powerful new benefits that you’ll definitely want to hear about. The RIA will introduce a powerful new tool for managing brand data, our amplified store metrics data platform in partnership with Upper Quadrant Cadence, and our new Fed-Ex Freight discount program.  […]

Trail Cleanup at the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail

Join us Friday, December 2 at 8:30 AM for our first-ever trail cleanup! Volunteers will head out to the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail—a treasured Austin trail spanning 10 miles that takes visitors from the water’s edge to nearby neighborhoods and cultural attractions. This is an opportunity to leave Austin better than we found […]

Opening Night Reception

Kick off The Running Event 2022! This will be your first opportunity to reconnect and celebrate with the industry. This year, we’re toasting to famous pairs: Socks and shoes, music and dancing, and of course—The Running Event and specialty retail.

Outrunning Childhood Obesity

Session presented by Saucony For many children, the day-to-day realities of pandemic life—virtual learning, social distancing and cancelled sports—have added up to steep weight gain and a decline in physical activity. Prior to the pandemic, childhood obesity was a widespread issue; now two years into it, it has increased at an unprecedented rate with racial […]

Recommerce in 2023 and Beyond

Session presented by Relay and Pacers Running The Running industry is special in a lot of ways. One way we are no different than other retail channels is in the massive amounts of returns and waste being created every day. The team from Relay has a Running Industry specific solution. In this presentation, we will […]

Cross Champs, Produced by Sound Running

Team cross country is such an entertaining and engaging part of our sport: Why should it end at the NCAA level? The Cross Champs are coming to Austin on Thursday, December 1 to crown Team and Individual Champions. Both men and women will race 8K. Stay tuned for more information, coming soon.

New Product Showcase and Indie 5K Awards

See which brand receives the most New Product Showcase votes and receives a cash prize to donate to the charity of their choice. Also stop by for the Indie 5K awards ceremony!

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