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.
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.
The RIA is excited to introduce a new series of webinars designed to keep our members up-to-date on relevant channel topics. Webinar Wednesdays will be educational and informational, and our plan is to cover a wide variety of topics. That includes upcoming sessions on diversity, customer engagement, post-COVID visual merchandising, shoe technology and performance, and much more! We will also sprinkle in a few that are just for fun.
Sharing an interview with RIA's Executive Director, Terry Schalow, that was featured in SGB Executive, highlighting the specialty run channel's shift to omnichannel service in light of the new selling environment.