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Raccoon Events to expand National Running Show Stateside

Raccoon Events, organiser of National Running Show, has announced it will be expanding the event into the USA.

The first in a series of Run Show USA events will take place in Boston, MA at the Hynes Convention Centre, 29-30 January 2022.

The two-day event, will host a number of guests including Carl Lewis, Dean Karnazes, Susie Chan, Kelly Roberts, Camille Herron and Lazarus Lake, who will lead a packed schedule of talks on the Inspiration Stage. There will also be practical advice and training tips from a range of experts in the Running Skills Theatre, providing new and experienced runners with information and advice.

The expansion also sees the company announce new investment from Doug Emslie, group managing director at global exhibition organiser Tarsus.

Mike Seaman, CEO at Raccoon Events, said: “We have ambitious plans for Raccoon Events and we are delighted to be working with Doug to help drive our expansion into the USA. We believe that now is the perfect time to launch our events into new markets and we are well poised to take advantage of the increased interest in health and wellbeing that has been generated during lockdown. The Run Show USA is the first step on an exciting journey and we look forward to working with Doug to take this award-winning brand to runners in Boston.”