Running USA Seeks New CEO: Application Window Open Through Oct. 28


Non-profit with 21-year running industry history seeks new leadership to achieve strategic initiatives


The Running USA Board of Directors has launched its search for the non-profit’s next Chief Executive Officer.

The CEO of Running USA will proactively lead the staff, membership and Board of Directors in a collaborative effort to achieve both short and long-term strategic initiatives.

A full job description for the position can be found here.

“Running USA is well-positioned to strengthen our role as a leader in the global endurance space,” said Jeff Matlow, President of the Running USA Board of Directors. “The next CEO of the organization will lead the charge in realizing the Running USA vision. I’m ecstatic to see the future of the company come to fruition.”

Founded in 1999 to support the development of the road running industry, Running USA hosts the largest running business conference in the world each year and is a resource for education, networking, publicity and other member benefits.

Interested applicants can submit their interest and resume confidentially to director Bryan Lively via email at The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Oct. 28.

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