Race Director Magazine


Read the latest issue of Race Director Magazine, full of interesting features, profiles and interviews! Find great tips to improve your kids run and a feature on the Brooks Boosters Club for high school programs.

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Latest Updates

Running USA members in good standing qualify for discounted event insurance from Nicholas Hill Group - including policies for virtual events.

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A white paper on resuming running events safely is now available for the industry from Running USA.
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Technology and the endurance industry: read the latest survey results from Running USA and the ACTIVE Network.

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Through educational initiatives, industry research, events, networking opportunities, media exposure and a host of other avenues, we help races and vendors grow and thrive.

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About Running USA

Since 1999, our core mission has been to advance and grow the running industry. Through educational initiatives, industry research, events, networking opportunities, media relations and a host of other avenues, we've continued to expand our mission, while helping the hundreds of Running USA members manage and develop their races and businesses.  Joining Running USA provides you the opportunity to create new partnerships, contribute to the future of the sport, and most importantly, advance your company's bottom line.

Whether it is the quick, helpful responses to our questions or the networking opportunities that provide us with wisdom and expertise from around the industry, Running USA helps our organization run more efficiently.
-Heidi Swartz, Executive Director, Cowtown Marathon

Research Update


The Running USA Global Runner Survey is the second-generation iteration of the previous research product known as the National Runner Survey. It is a comprehensive study designed to assess the demographics, lifestyle, perspectives, habits and preferences of the running population nationwide. The document purchased is a 27 page summary of the main survey findings.

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