(May 10, 2023) – Running USA announced that GoFundraise is the Official Lanyard Sponsor for the 2024 Running USA Industry Conference, set for Jan. 31-Feb. 2 in Orlando, preceding the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials.

“We are pleased to welcome GoFundraise as a new supporting sponsor of the 20th Industry Conference,” said Christine Bowen, COO of Running USA. “Our supportive vendors are a critical piece of the conference’s success. We truly could not produce such an amazing event without them.”

“We are thrilled to return to Running USA in 2024 as a lanyard sponsor. We are proud to support Running USA and the endurance events industry,” said Stuart Finlayson, CEO and co-founder of GoFundraise.

GoFundraise is a global giving platform that allows for fundraising integrations into all major registration platforms including Ticket Socket, RaceRoster, RunSignUp, Active Network, along with custom registration systems. Since its formation in 2007, GoFundraise has worked with thousands of charities, events, and corporations from across the globe to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for charity.

GoFundraise works with events like Spartan Race, San Francisco Marathon, Cool Events and Tough Mudder on their fundraising programs, allowing an easy, streamlined approach for events to raise money for charity while creating new revenue opportunities for event organizers.

Their mission is to make giving easier, lower cost, and to rally people together to make a bigger difference. For more information on GoFundraise visit www.gofundraise.org

Additional opportunities remain for sponsorship of the 2024 Running USA Industry Conference. Details can be found here.

About the Industry Conference

Since its origins as a small gathering of Running USA’s founders in Southern California in 2004, the Running USA Industry Conference presented by Race Roster has grown to becoming the best-attended, most esteemed gathering of running industry professionals from around the USA and the world. Now moving locations each year, the conference has been held in Los Angeles, San Diego, Savannah, Houston, San Antonio, Denver, New Orleans, Puerto Rico, Las Vegas and returns to Orlando for the 2024 event. Read a statement from Running USA on the 2024 location.

About Running USA

Running USA is a non-profit organization committed to the growth and success of the running industry. Our promise is to deliver quality education, exceptional industry content, valuable research and ample networking opportunities. We connect. We support. We educate. Running USA brings together an entire community. As the voice of endurance running, we’re all about connection and collaboration. Whether we’re connecting race organizers with sponsors, partners and athletes, or connecting our members with vital information and best practices, our goal is to raise the profile of running and help more people get more out of it. For more information, visit runningusa.org.