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Running USA Launches Event Management Study, Seeks Input from Race Directors and Event Staff Nationwide

September 9, 2021

Collecting responses now through Friday, October 8 – submit your responses today!

(Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021) – Running USA, the non-profit trade organization for the running industry, announced today that the 2021 Event Management Study is now open for race directors to submit their responses.

“We encourage our members and non-member event professionals to take the new event management study, which helps our entire industry measure and improve its performance,” said Dawna Stone, CEO of Running USA.

The bi-annual Running USA Event Management Study, which is based on the input of event management professionals from events of all sizes around the United States, includes summary event data, expectations, stresses and projections for the year ahead. The study is highly useful for industry events and professionals looking to assess their performance against reliable industry benchmarks.

This year’s study also includes new questions on virtual events, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on event producers, and diversity, equity and inclusion. It is open for response submissions now through Friday, October 8.

Running USA plans to release the results of the study by the end of 2021. You can submit your response here: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6502172/RUSA-Event-Management-Study-2021

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 www.runningusa.org