"We are laser-focused on member value. Our goal is to consistently deliver the resources our members need to maintain healthy, profitable businesses through financial benefits, education, advocacy, strategic partnerships, and peer support. We also recognize that a key facet to providing member value is to fully understand the environment in which our members compete. Putting this insight to work through innovative new tools, resources and initiatives will allow our members to remain vibrant within their local communities and the running industry as a whole."
Membership has its benefits...
The RIA focuses on creating value for our members through a variety of platforms. Our members enjoy money saving discounts that return membership dues many times over, educational opportunities, peer connections, advocacy, market data, and much more.
We saw significant savings right away! Our accounts payable manager actually thought there was something wrong with an invoice because the freight was so low.
The Running Industry Association is hosting RIA Webinar Wednesdays. Discover, learn and succeed with this series of presentations from the thought leaders within the run specialty channel. Addititonal educational materials will are also available.
Industry trends and more
The Running Industry Association provides some of the industry's leading research in order to support and educate specialty run retailers and brands. Open to members as an additional member benefit, the RIA curates high quality, actionable market research so that your business can thrive.
Get to know the RIA
The RIA’s sole purpose is to drive the running industry forward. We do this by helping members maintain healthy, profitable businesses through financial benefits, innovative commerce tools, advocacy, strategic partnerships, and peer support.