Rising Star Award
The Running USA Rising Star award, first given out at the 2018 Industry Conference, recognizes a young professional in the sport who has demonstrated strong leadership, initiative, entrepreneurship and exceptional contributions early in their career. The Rising Star award is intended to support and encourage the next generation of running industry leaders who will take the sport to new heights.
Criteria for Selection
Honoree must represented an active Running USA member event or company. Nominees should have demonstrated significant accomplishments as an entrepreneur, executive, contributor, athlete, owner, or volunteer or other role that supports road running as a business, and have served in the industry for less than five years.