News & Updates

Get the latest on new Running Industry Association member benefits and initiatives, on general news and updates within the RIA, and stay up to date on our continuing efforts to support the run specialty channel.

Message from RIA Board President

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To the members of the Running Industry Association: We hope this letter finds your business strong and your families and communities healthy.

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.

This blog provides the latest in news and updates for the specialty run channel.

Terry Schalow

Executive Director

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Save the date notice for Runchella

Save the date for Runchella

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Introducing Runchella— an IN-PERSON event produced by RIA members, exclusively for RIA members.
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Footwear Insight Extra Interview with RIA's Terry Schalow

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Terry Schalow is the executive director of the Running Industry Association, a non-profit organization whose main mission is to support the brick-and-mortar running retail channel throughout the United States and Canada. We caught up with Schalow to get his insight on the running industry’s health, challenges and resilience.
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Introducing the RIA Bulletin Board

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Do you ever find yourself hunting through emails from your brand representatives because you can't recall a booking deadline, or perhaps the details on a promotional opportunity?

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