MarathonFoto announced as Global Partner for The Running Conference 2024

June 12, 2024

Industry-Leading Event Photography Company to Enhance Runner Experience at Premier Global Gathering

/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Running Industry Alliance (RIA) is excited to announce MarathonFoto as Global Partner and Official Photography Partner for The Running Conference presented by haku #TRC24.

This premier annual event for RIA Members takes place from 8th to 10th December 2024 at Loughborough University, UK.

MarathonFoto is renowned for its race photography services, specialising in capturing the moments and memories of endurance athletes. With decades of experience, MarathonFoto offers high-quality photos and videos, providing a seamless customer experience through its innovative digital platforms.

MarathonFoto prides itself on its commitment to customer satisfaction and professionalism, providing personalised support to participants and event organisers alike. Its reputation as a trusted partner is reflected in its extensive portfolio, which includes partnerships with many prestigious races worldwide. This dedication and approach will be applied to #TRC24 in December.

The Running Conference 2024 presented by haku is the largest annual RIA Member in-person meet up and features meticulously curated content focusing on relevant and impactful topics for the sport and business of Running. Key themes include The Market Place; Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB); Health and Wellbeing; Research, Data, and Insights; Sustainability and Future. Attendees can expect a dynamic mix of speakers, panels, workshops, roundtable discussions, activations, celebrations, and ample industry (B2B) networking opportunities.

Particular attention has been placed on the level of attending delegates from RIA Membership organisations representing decision makers for the UK, Ireland and Europe, with the overall aim to create meaningful and purposeful engagement. The conference is set to be a sellout again this year with a cap on the capacity at the venue.

New elements for 2024 include product first looks, data and reporting advancements, further opportunities to network and make new long-term connections, and specific breakout meetings for retail, brands, events and charities. More details will be announced soon.

Rebecca Richardson, Lead of The Running Conference, commented:
We are thrilled to welcome MarathonFoto as Global Partner and Official Photography Partner for The Running Conference 2024 presented by haku. We look forward to bringing this partnership to life at TRC24 and to capturing the unique and special memories from the conference for all attending.”

“We are thrilled to be chosen as the Global Photo Partner for the Running Conference,” said Brad Kroll, President of MarathonFoto. “Our shared passion for the running community drives us, and we’re eager to enhance the success of RIA and the Running Conference. Our team is excited to bring our expertise and enthusiasm to support this fantastic event.”
Running Industry Alliance (RIA) membership applications for 2024 are open until 15th October 2024, and interested businesses in the running arena who wish to apply for membership and attend TRC24 should complete the application form or contact membership@runningindustryalliance.com for further information.

Visit www.therunningconference.com and www.runningindustryalliance.com or follow the LinkedIn page “Running Industry Alliance and The Running Conference” for updates and further information.


Editor’s notes:

  1. Running Industry Alliance (RIA) UK & Ireland is a membership-based independent trade organisation operating to bring together many of the sectors and verticals that form the Running Industry.
  2. Running Industry Alliance is co-led by Rebecca Richardson and Jonathan Midwood for the UK & Ireland and launched on 17th January 2022.
  3. The Running Conference is organised by Running Industry Alliance and takes place annually. The Running Conference 2024 #TRC24 will take place from 8th to 10th December at Loughborough University, UK.
  4. The “Running Industry Alliance Podcast in association with supersonic” was launched in February 2023 with a focus on meaningful B2B running industry content. There is a link on the homepage of the website and the podcast is also available to listen to on the following platforms: Apple | Spotify | Amazon | Deezer
  5. RIA UK & Ireland has a clearly defined purpose; to help galvanise and align the running industry and collaboratively build on the great work already being undertaken together.

“We exist to collectively assist our members to drive the Running Industry forward to improve the Sport and Business of Running”

  1. Running Industry Alliance: www.runningindustryalliance.com
  2. The Running Conference: www.therunningconference.com

About MarathonFoto:

MarathonFoto, for more than 45 years, has had a mission that goes beyond capturing mere images. Dedicated to inspiring and celebrating athletes, MarathonFoto transforms moments into memories. As pioneers in their field, their lens doesn’t just freeze the action; it encapsulates the spirit, determination, and triumph of every participant. Through their artistry, MarathonFoto ensures that each athlete’s journey is not just documented but celebrated, creating a visual testament to the passion and perseverance that define the world of sports and mass participation events. MarathonFoto is a division of Infront Sports & Media AG. Website: https://www.marathonfoto.com

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