Industry Leader Todd Dalhausser of Altra Running to Speak at 2020 Running USA Conference


Tuesday morning keynote in Las Vegas will focus on meeting consumers where they’re at and providing them with meaningful solutions

DETROIT (Nov. 12, 2019) – An expert on speaking directly to the needs of runners will be one of the keynote speakers at the 2020 Running USA Industry Conference presented by Race Roster.

Todd Dalhausser is president of Altra Running. He joined Altra in November of 2018 after the VF acquisition of the company and has previously worked for major brands like Saucony, Hind, Vans and Reebok.

Dalhausser joins an already outstanding speaker lineup at the Industry Conference that includes Olympian Kara Goucher. A preliminary list of all the conference speakers can be found here.

“Todd brings a comprehensive knowledge of sales and product in both apparel and footwear where he developed strategy that drove revenue. We’re looking forward to the insights he can provide our audience in Las Vegas,” said Christine Bowen, vice president of programming, partnerships and operations for Running USA.

His talk will focus on listening to consumer needs, meeting them where they are in their fitness journey and providing solutions that can make meaningful improvements in their lives.

Dalhuasser is an industry veteran who brings vast experience across multiple companies and departments where he drove and executed sales strategies, built detailed and comprehensive consumer bases and led respective brands to become global leaders in their markets.

Most recently, Dalhausser served as the senior vice president of sales for Saucony North America, one of the leading brands in running space. Previously, he managed Saucony/Hind’s apparel business, where he oversaw design, development and product merchandising. Prior to his leadership at Saucony, he held similar positions for both Vans® and Reebok.

Dalhausser earned his bachelor’s degree in sports administration from Trenton State College and is a board member of the Running Industry Association.

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About the Industry Conference

Since its origins as a small gathering of Running USA’s founders in Southern California in 2004, the Running USA Conference presented by Race Roster has grown to becoming the best-attended, most esteemed gathering of running industry professionals from around the USA and the world. Now moving locations each year, the conference has been held in Los Angeles, San Diego, Savannah, Houston, San Antonio, Orlando, New Orleans, San Juan, Puerto Rico and now Las Vegas, Nevada.  Register here.

About Running USA

Running USA is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization devoted to improving the status and experience of distance running and racing in the United States through collective marketing and promotions, information and communications within the industry and to the national media, services to events and industry members, and the development of American world class stars. It seeks the advancement of the sport and the provision of value to each of its members' events and businesses. For more information, visit