Running USA Launches 2020 Global Runner Survey

 

Accepting responses through Nov. 30, survey will gauge how runners dealt with the coronavirus pandemic, their feelings about diversity and inclusion in the sport, virtual runs and much more

 

(October 28, 2020) – Running USA, the non-profit trade organization for the sport of running, has revamped and rebranded its annual runner survey, which will now be global. Running events and businesses of all kinds, worldwide, are encouraged to share the survey for widest possible response.

The 2020 survey edition will gauge how runners dealt with the coronavirus pandemic, their feelings about diversity and inclusion in the sport, virtual runs, brands and much more. It will gauge how runners feel about returning to events and what events should be doing to make running more equitable for all.

The Global Runner Survey is open for responses now through Nov. 30 and can be completed in less than 10 minutes. The North American edition of the survey can be found here: https://bit.ly/31S8Uq3

“We are excited to take the pulse of the global running community as 2020 comes to a close,” said Christine Bowen, vice president of programming, partnerships and operations for Running USA. “They survey has already generated a great deal of traction and excitement and your participation is appreciated.”

A version of the survey for runners located in Europe is also now live and can be found here: https://bit.ly/31Q5Jzo

Global Runner Survey results will be released in early 2021.

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 RunningUSA.org