Since 1999, our mission has been to advance and grow the running industry.

Through educational initiatives, industry research, events, networking opportunities, media relations and a host of other avenues, we’ve continued to expand our mission, while helping the hundreds of Running USA members manage and develop their races and businesses.

Annual Membership is offered at three tiered levels (Foundation, Contributing & Basic):

Effective July 15, 2022:

FOUNDATION 

CONTRIBUTING 

BASIC
(2+ EVENTS & VENDORS)

BASIC

(SINGLE EVENT)

Discounted Registrations for the Annual Running USA Industry Conference ($200 off)

Unlimited

Unlimited

Up to 2

Up to 2

Company Listing & Access to Running USA Member Directory

Discount on ASCAP, BMI & GMR Event Music Licensing

Discount on Event Liability & Cancellation Insurance

Multi-Channel Press Release Distribution

Unlimited

Unlimited

4 Included; $75 ea add’l

4 Included; $75 ea add’l

Job Postings on Running USA Website & Newsletters

Unlimited

Unlimited

1 Included; $100 ea add’l

1 Included; $100 ea add’l

Access to Members Only Content Library, including the Global Runner Survey, Webinars, White Papers, Best Practices, Interviews with Industry Experts & More

All included

All included

50% Discount on All

50% Discount on All

Constant Contact Partner Discount 

(30% off subscription)

Access to Revenue Sharing Hotel & Travel Program through HotelPlanner Partner Discount

Access to Employee Discount Program through Working Advantage

Member Pricing for Expo at Annual Running USA Industry Conference

Opportunity to Provide a Discounted Service/Offer to Running USA Members

Co-Branded Content Piece with Running USA per year

Featured Story or Profile on Running USA Website and Marketing Channels

Top Prioritization of Press Releases across Website, Newsletters and Social Media

Featured Recognition on Running USA Website

Featured Recognition at Annual Running USA Industry Conference

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEE

$3,500

$1,500

$675

$425

Select Your Membership

Foundation Member

$3,500

year

See table above for complete list of benefits

Contributing Member

$1,500

year

See table above for complete list of benefits

Basic Member (2+ Events & Vendors)

$675

year

See table above for complete list of benefits

Basic Member (Single Event)

$425

year

See table above for complete list of benefits

Standard Event Member Features

  • Member pricing at Running USA Industry Conference
    -Two discounted registrations per standard membership
  • Discounted GMR, ASCAP and BMI music licensing
  • Discounted event liability and cancellation insurance
  • Multi-channel press release news distribution via RunningUSA.org and biweekly newsletter
  • Unlimited job postings on Running USA website and newsletters
  • Access to members-only content library
    – Webinars, white papers, best practices, interviews with industry experts and more
  • Annual copy of Global Runner Survey
  • Discounts from Constant Contact, Enterprise Car Rental, and other partners

Standard Vendor Member Features

  • Company listing and access to Running USA Member Directory
  • Member pricing at Running USA Industry Conference
    -Two discounted registrations per standard membership
  • Preferred expo pricing at Running USA Industry Conference
  • Multi-channel press release news distribution via RunningUSA.org and biweekly newsletter
  • Unlimited job postings on Running USA website and newsletters
  • Annual copy of Global Runner Survey
  • Access to members-only content library
    – Webinars, white papers, best practices, interviews with industry experts and more
  • Discounts from Constant Contact, Enterprise Car Rental, and other partners

Contributing Member Features

  • All benefits listed for Standard Memberships, plus:
  • Social media posting of press releases to 50K running-focused viewers
  • Unlimited job postings on Running USA website and newsletters
  • Digital copies of two research reports – Global Runner Survey and U.S. Running Trends Report
  • Unlimited discounted registrations to Running USA Industry Conference

Foundation Member Features

  • All benefits listed for Standard and Contributing Memberships, plus:
  • Opportunity to provide a discounted service or offering for Running USA members
  • One piece of co-branded content with Running USA per year
  • Featured story or profile on Running USA website and marketing channels
  • Top prioritization of press releases across website, newsletters and social media
  • Featured recognition on Running USA website
  • Featured recognition at Running USA annual conference
  • Digital copies of all research reports and studies, including Event Management Study

Benefits & Discounts

The Running USA Advantage

Where the endurance community connects

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Membership FAQ

Your membership will last for one (1) year from the date that it is activated. Memberships can be purchased through the Running USA website, and can be set up to renew each year.

Memberships are associated with the member company, not individuals. If you move to a different company, your membership can’t transfer with you.

Great! You can contact membership@runningusa.org for assistance.

Please contact membership@runningusa.org for assistance.

If you are a current member, you can access your benefits by logging into your account and accessing your Member Portal! Click here to log in: https://www.runningusa.org/my-account/

All members are eligible to receive a discount on the annual Industry Conference (Basic Level member discounts are limited). After joining, reach out to membership@runningusa.org to receive your customized conference discount code via email.

Reach out to Christine Bowen, COO for Running USA, at christine@runningusa.org to discuss options!

Reach out to Running USA at membership@runningusa.org.

All membership levels are eligible for discounted conference memberships, however standard level memberships only include two registration discounts for the event. Elevate your membership level to gain unlimited discounts for conference attendees. After joining, you will receive customized conference discount codes via email.

Yes, Running USA offers highly competitive rates for event cancellation and liability/participant accident policies through our partner, Nicholas Hill Group. Policies for virtual events are also available. Learn more at: http://www.nicholashillgroup.com/runningusa

Reach out to Christine Bowen, vice president of programming, partnerships and operations for Running USA, at christine@runningusa.org