The organizers of The Boston Run Show have announced that runners should mark their calendars for the 2025 edition, March 1-2, in a new location The Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in the Seaport, Boston. Adding to a new date and different venue, the offering at the expo is set to double as the running expo will be held at the same time as The Boston Outdoor Expo.
Whilst the runners are kitted out with new gear, enthused with new inspiration, and have found new connections in the community from The Boston Run Show held last weekend, the organizers have already got plans to bring more brands, features and partners onto the floorplan for visitors in 2025. With over 200 brands on site, visitors will get to shop more. Not only will runners find the latest gear, tech, nutrition, apparel and hydration products they need for their year of running but an entire second expo offering outdoors adventure products will be available next door. At The Boston Outdoor Expo, runners will be able to find products for hiking, trail running, mountain biking, climbing, mountaineering, camping, fishing, swimming, adventure travel and nature photography.
A Winning Weekend
Last weekend, the Hynes Convention Center welcomed close to 10,000 runners to The Boston Run Show as it kicked off its biggest, most successful event yet. The annual celebration of running welcomed thousands of families, beginners through advanced, marathon, track and trail runners across New England.
The weekend kicked off with the first ever shake-out run led by Boston Marathon’s Race Director, Dave McGillivray, International marathon and travel expert Kelly McLay, Coach Becca Pizzi and America’s run streaker Hellah Sidibe. Swag, smiles and running along the Charles River was enjoyed by over 50 runners before the expo opened Saturday morning. With endorphins pumping, the mood was high as the entrance giveaways started for the early to arrive visitors, prizes included Wahoo GPS watches, Marathon Sports gift cards, Puma shoes, Skechers cooling towels, Sam Adams hats, Marathon Sports tops – it was an energetic opening!
Throughout the weekend, inspiration was in abundance as headline speakers shared anecdotes from their careers, skills knowledge and selfies with the running audience. The 2-day line-up included Olympian Michael Johnson, Barkley Marathon finisher John Kelly, ultrarunner legend Scott Jurek, Comedian Laura Green and many more. The inspiring and immersive experience for runners of all abilities, featured a multitude of exciting new features, world-class speakers, over 100 brands, expert advice, and community initiatives.
Stephen Morgan, Managing Director of Raccoon Media Group USA commented with certainty “We are thrilled to have a new plan to share with the communities we’re building. By co-locating two expos in the city, we are bringing two active communities together and offering a bigger offering for brands, partners and visitors involved. The strategic move enables us to curate a great day out for families who can immerse themselves in the world of getting outside and active. We aim to create healthy active lifestyles and encourage consumers to try new sports in an inclusive space with inspiration, education, and camaraderie. Visitors will find that at both expos co-located in Boston, 2025. We can’t wait to see you there”
The two expos will return March 1-2, 2025, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. There is opportunity to book booth space, sponsor features and create marketing partnerships to reach an active audience in Boston. Contact [email protected] or [email protected] for more information.
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