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Running USA membership changes from January 2016

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With a new year comes new membership benefits at Running USA. Effective from 1 January 2016, the trade organization for the sport of running will roll out improved membership levels, providing members ‘a significant expansion of overall value, along with greater flexibility in the membership renewal process.’

Membership of the trade organization in 2016 is based on either Standard Membership (US$349), Contributing Member (US$1,500) or Foundation Member (US$3,500). Benefits scale up through each membership band – with members benefiting from discounted conference entry and press release distribution, through to social media sharing by Running USA, digital copies of surveys and featured stories on the Running USA website.

Full details on the new Running USA membership benefits are available at runningusa.org/membership-2016.

“These enhancements allow us to keep pace with the rate of change in our industry and we’re excited to present this new level of value for our members,” said Running USA Director of Membership Galen Burson.

With rapid changes in the industry over the past few years, Running USA acknowledges that the needs and benefits race directors, brands and other key leaders in the sport are changing. With a growing interest in data, content, media exposure, networking opportunities and dynamic pricing, the organization is ready to provide a new level of service to members.

Running USA is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization devoted to improving the status and experience of distance running and racing in the United States through ‘collective marketing and promotions, information and communications within the industry and to the national media, services to events and industry members, and the development of American world class stars.’

The organization adds that it seeks the advancement of the sport and the provision of value to each of its members’ events and businesses.




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