June 13, 2024 – Running USA is excited to announce the launch of the 2024 Global Runner Survey, sponsored by ACTIVE. We invite runners from around the world to participate in the world’s largest runner survey, which opens today and will accept responses until July 19. Your valuable input will help shape the future of running events, products, and services.

Why Participate?

This year’s survey features a revamped set of questions designed to capture a broader and more detailed picture of the global running community. By participating, you contribute to a vital resource that provides deep insights into the opinions and preferences of runners everywhere.

We are also offering the chance to be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card if you complete the survey this year! Start your survey here.

How to Participate:

We encourage all runners to take part in the survey and share their unique experiences and perspectives. The survey is open to everyone, and it takes between 10-15 minutes to complete. You can complete or share the survey here.

How to Spread the Word:

We urge running groups, clubs, and event organizers to spread the word about this survey. Share it with your community through direct email or social media over the next three weeks. Data collection will conclude on July 12.

Email: Send out a few reminders to your database of runners encouraging them to participate. Use the survey link: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7861197/2024-Race-Trends-Global-Runner-Survey

Social Media: Share the survey link on your social media platforms with a call to action for your followers to join in. Need a graphic to go with it? Download one here.

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to a global understanding of the running community and to gain access to tailored data that can benefit your events and initiatives.

Results of the survey will be released in late summer and be shared with the global running community. Detailed reports will be available for free to current members of Running USA. To learn more about membership in the nation’s leading trade organization for the running industry, click here.

Thanks to our Survey Sponsors

Running USA would like to thank ACTIVE, our title sponsor for this year’s survey. ACTIVE delivers premier software solutions proven to help organizations and municipalities grow and thrive for years to come. Their industry-leading suite of products has everything needed to provide unparalleled experiences for both staff and customers alike. Learn more at activenetwork.com.

Treat Public Relations is a supporting sponsor of this year’s survey. Treat Public Relations is an award-winning agency and the endurance event industry’s premier public relations and strategic communications partner. Based in Orange County, Calif., Treat Public Relations represents endurance sports events, race organizers, athletes, and nonprofits across the United States. Learn more at treatpublicrelations.com.

About Running USA

Running USA is a non-profit that serves as the leading trade organization for the running industry in North America and hosts the nation’s preeminent industry conference annually. Through education, research, best practices and data, Running USA is committed to supporting and facilitating growth, diversification and excitement in running communities everywhere. We promote networking and idea-sharing between event organizers, sponsors, vendors and athletes. Running USA is a member of a global alliance of organizations focused on the betterment of the global running community including the Running Industry Alliance and European Athletics. For more information, visit runningusa.org.