MarathonFoto Renew Deal to Sponsor Running USA Conference

January 9, 2012

Running USA, the national industry non-profit organization, has announced that MarathonFoto has re-signed as presenting sponsor of the annual Running USA conference.

Running USA 2012: The Industry Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Houston on January 15-17. This year’s theme for the 9th edition is “Passing the Torch: Running Toward the Future”, and more than 400 attendees are expected in the Bayou City.

“Running USA and MarathonFoto have been together since the inaugural Running USA conference in 2004, and as partners, we have seen this conference grow every year to become the signature get together for the sport, and we welcome the increased support from MarathonFoto as a presenting sponsor of Running USA 2012 and the morning runs and their generous support will help make this year’s conference the best yet. In addition, MarathonFoto is the Official Event Photography Partner of Running USA for the next three years,” said Susan Weeks, Running USA CEO.

“We are pleased to be able to expand our support of Running USA and become a Presenting Sponsor for 2012,” said Bruce Franke, President of MarathonFoto. “Since attending the inaugural Running USA Industry Conference and becoming a sponsor that same year we have been extremely gratified at the growth of the organization and the impact it is having on the running industry in our nation. We look forward to helping Running USA continue its growth and development well into the future.”