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.

Choose your membership option below.

To join, please fill out the appropriate membership application form for your business type.

Questions? Contact Membership Development Manager Jake Jendusa at 262.565.8835 or email him at jake@runningusa.org

Pricing

Standard Event Member

$425

year

See full benefit list below.

Standard Vendor Member

$675

year

See full benefit list below.

Contributing Member

$1,500

year

See full benefit list below.

Foundation Member

$3,500

year

See full benefit list below.

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
  • 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
  • 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

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Membership FAQ

Reach out to Running USA via runningusamembership@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