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RIA At Your Fingertips

RIAConnect is a native iOS and Android app that puts the power of Running Industry Association's network at your finger tips.

We're taking membership with the Running Industry Association to the next level and putting member benefits at your fingertips with RIAConnect. Leverage this innovate mobile app to:

  • Access member contacts
  • View, register and participate in RIA events
  • Member only news, updates and webinars
  • Sync events, contacts and more locally

How to use RIA Connect

RIA Connect is a unique app that connects you to the Running Industry Association. However, there are a few things you need to know in order to use it successfully.

  • First and foremost, if you have any issues or questions about RIA Connect, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you want to be frustrated with your issue, get an improper response, or otherwise struggle using the system, then email a different email address!

  • You must have a login to this site,, in order to log into the app. You will use your website login credentials in order to log into the app. If you have not registered, please visit
  • If you need to reset your password, please do so on the RIA website, not in the app. RIA Connect relies on your website username and password, so please manage these on the RIA Website. Go here for a password reset.

  • If you previously installed an older version of RIA Connect, we suggest you delete the version you have and reinstall to ensure the freshest technology. This is especially true if you receive a CiviMobile extension error.

Using RIA Connect for Runchella

RIA Connect is the preferred way to access your Runchella schedule. Using it to access the sessions you will attend is very easy. Let's take a look!

The Calendar View

If you’ve managed to download and log into RIA Connect, then you are on the homestretch!

The default tab when you log in is, in fact, your calendar of events. Literally, you are where you need to be. Scroll down to the event start date for Runchella and voila! All of the general sessions as well as those that you have been registered for are present, including day and time. Wow, that is easy!

You can always navigate back to the calendar view by touching the calendar icon in the bottom left corner.

RIA Connect - Calendar

The calendar view is where all of your Runchella sessions will be located.

The Event Detail View

Touching any session in your calendar will send you into that specific session's details where you can see relevant information such as:

  1. Event title, date and time.
  2. Event room location and a link to the venue map
  3. A summary of the number of participants and corresponding list
  4. An easy way to jump back to the calendar view

RIA Connect - Event

The event detail view provides you quick access to import information about each session.

The Participant List

Touching the participant list on the event detail page will bring you to, eerrrr, a list of participants! Really, that's all there is to it.

This is a very quick way to know how is attending what event/session, right at your finger tips. And, of course, you can drill down into each participant's info. Read on!

RIA Connect - Participant List

The participant list simply shows you the individual participants attending the session.

The Participant Detail

Touching on the participants will bring up a more detailed list of who’s attending. Touching on any individual will take you to their contact profile and information. From here, you can do a few key things (in addition to exploring their organization and related contacts):

  1. Sync their contact information directly with your phone's contacts
  2. Call or email directly from the app (pulls up your default phone and email clients automatically)
  3. An easy way to jump back to the previous screen
Clicking on their company name will take you to their business profile and will provide additional info. You can even access related contacts associated with each member business.

RIA Connect - Participant Detail

The participant detail truly pust the power of the RIA at your finger tips.

RIAConnect is a work in progress. Have thoughts and suggestions, or need some support? Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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