Running USA National Runner Survey


2017 National Runner Survey - Running USAThe 2017 National Runner Survey is a comprehensive study designed to assess the demographics, lifestyle, attitudes, habits, and product preferences of the running population nationwide. This year's National Runner Survey is out, available to Running USA members for free and now available for purchase to non-Running USA members (see below).


Initially launched in 2007, the National Runner Survey is distributed electronically to running event participants across the country. 


Areas of focus in this year's study, include:

  • Demographics
  • Runner Profile (habits and preferences)
  • Technology Use
  • Social Media Use
  • Event Preferences
  • Running Preferences
  • Running Injuries


Use the National Runner Survey to connect with runners, grow and improve your event, find what motivates and inspires runners, understand the growing influence of technology and social media on the sport and much more.



Running USA Member FREE
Non-Member $159




The National Runner Survey is included as part of our Running USA membership benefits. If interested in learning more about membership, please visit our Membership Benefits page or reach out to Running USA Director of Membership Brian Lyons at


Purchase the 2017 National Runner Survey

We will send the 2017 National Runner Survey PDF via email once PayPal payment is confirmed


For questions, contact Running USA Marketing and Communications DIrector Leah Etling at or Running USA Director of Research Jason Jacobsen at

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