Raccoon Events, the dynamic UK-based events business with extensive experience in organizing and executing consumer expos worldwide, is set to bring their popular National Run Show to North American audiences with the inaugural Run Show, Chicago on June 4-5 at the DES Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.
The Show, the first in a series of three Run Show USA events, is set to bring the Chicago running community together for a day of unrivaled running inspirations and retail experiences including incredible brands from Chicago retail giant Fleet Feet as well as Coros, Garmin, Asics, Xero Shoes, Altra and HOKA ONE ONE. The Show will meet the needs of every type of runner – no matter how far or fast you go – with everything from shoes of all varieties to apparel, nutrition and hydration products, recovery and cross training.
More than 30 speakers are lined up for the event, and feature titans in the running community that include Carl Lewis, Galen Rupp, Dean Karnazes, The Mirnavator (Mirna Valerio ), Sally McRae, Jacky Hunt-Boersma, Gary Robbins, Aaron Perry, Fitz Koehler and many more. A complete list of speakers can be found by visiting runshowusa.com/chicago/speakers/.
In addition, visitors will have access to a host of features, giving runners of all abilities and disciplines direct access to experts and professionals across the board. Features include a Drug Free Pain Relief Zone, Strength Training Zone, Coach’s Corner, Events Village, Sports Movement Screening Clinic and a Deka Fitness Zone.
“We are delighted to bring the hugely successful Run Show to the United States,” says Mike Seaman, Raccoon Events CEO. “Packed full of inspirational talks, educational sessions, the latest and greatest gear and tech, plus access to a host of industry professionals, Run Show USA is open to runners of all abilities. We pride ourselves on being able to bring the running community in the U.K. together and we look forward to bringing this experience and this community-focused event to Chicago, Los Angeles and Boston.”
Partners for the event include Adventure Corps, American Cancer Society, Another Mother Runner, ATRA (American Trail Running Association), Badwater, Black Girls Run, CARA (Chicago Area Runners Association), DEKA, Endurance Sportswire, Fleet Feet, Outside and more.
Tickets cost just $15 for a weekend pass. Find out more about the event and register to attend at https://runshowusa.com/chicago/
About Run Show USA:
The Run Show USA was conceived by Raccoon Events Ltd. Founded in 2016, Raccoon Events is a dynamic UK events business run by a group of exhibition and digital marketing experts with experience in organizing consumer expos worldwide. The company is headquartered at 2 Bell Court, Leapale Lane, Guildford, GU1 4LY, UK. [email protected], +44 0203 770 9303, www.raccoonevents.com