FAQ's for TRC23, if anything is not answered here please contact the RIA Team.

#TRC23 is the 10th to 12th December 2023 held at Holywell Park Conference Centre, Loughborough University for 2023

The Running Conference 2023 presented by haku #TRC23 is an annual conference for members of Running Industry Alliance (RIA). The Running Conference will feature content specifically curated for RIA Members based on RIA’s work from 2023 to 2028. 

The content will focus on areas such as The Market Place, Research, Data and Insights, Health and Wellbeing, Sustainability, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB), and Future.

See the agenda for the full overview including content, activations, celebrations, networking, breakfast, lunch, dinners and more. 

Your TRC23 ticket includes "everything" (detailed below) apart from accommodation.

This means the following are included:

> Full access to The Running Conference
> All meals are included - breakfast, lunch and dinners
> All teas and coffees (at breaks)
> All activations and experiences
> Drinks reception access
> Access to the upstairs bar
> All content - sessions 1 to 6
> Both evening celebrations are included, film on evening one and legend evening on the second evening
> All networking access and business speed dating
> Access to all the "first look" Research, Data and Insights reports across The Running Conference
> All speaker, panel and round table discussions

The summary is that everything is included in your TRC23 ticket apart from accommodation, but we do have a booking partner for this and three on-site hotels to make access to TRC and your stay easy!

The Running Conference presented by haku is for Members of Running Industry Alliance.

If you are a Member you will have received the password to access the booking page and you can register for your place at TRC23 from there. 

If you are not a member please fill in your details here or get in touch with the RIA Team via email to enquire about joining.

RIA Members, Alliance Partners and Team will be attending TRC23.  

This is a B2B conference for RIA Members only. 

If you are not a RIA Member you can join and attend The Running Conference 2023 presented by haku, one ticket to attend is included in full RIA Membership. 

18 years and over 

Smart casual attire, we have been asked if brand / branded polo, t-shirt or sweatshirt along with jeans / trousers and trainers can be worn and the answer is YES .. in the evening the smart casual theme continues.

Anyone is welcome to wear what they feel comfortable in as long as it is smart casual.

DO bring your kit and trainers with you for the various activations, including trail footwear, gym and running kit.

There is FREE parking on site for up to 1000 vehicles, this is included in your TRC23 ticket.

Yes ideally a mix of kit depending what activities you want to take part in, you will receive a list of activities to sign up to if you wish to nearer the time. 

No, there isn't unlimited availability.  

There is a hard stop capacity at this venue and once sold out we will not be able to issue any further tickets.

If you want to attend and / or a colleague in your business then please book your tickets upfront and as soon as possible. 

RIA will keep a number of tickets for new members joining to be able to ensure they can access TRC23. 

Once this allocation is sold out there will not be any further opportunity for additional availability. 

As such RIA will close new membership by 15th November latest. RIA Membership will re-open again 15th January 2024.

There are no day tickets available for TRC23. Your ticket gives you access for the 10th to 12th December, or you can choose which days you want to attend. Please select meals accordingly to limit food waste. 

Accommodation has been released to all attending delegates to book at a number of onsite hotels.

We want to continue to create an onsite "resort" style experience for all attending delegates. 

Please click here for the accommodation details or get in touch with Marathon Tours & Travel directly, the Official Accommodation Partner of The Running Conference 2023 #TRC23. 

Some of the activations may gift kit, it is up to the session organisers if they wish to do this. 

As we get closer to TRC23 we may let attendees know of where this is possible or happening. 

You do need to bring your own kit to each session to be prepared. 

There is a private room available for prayer, please speak to one of the organising team on arrival. 

Valuables are brought to TRC23 at your own risk. 

There is a secure room onsite but this will be used for activations and / or exhibition materials to be kept secure for the various events.

If you have a query onsite please speak to one of the organisers upon arrival. 

You will be asked about specific dietary requirements or allergies during registration, please let us know all the details as it's very important that we are aware.  

We cater for Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, Dairy Free and Gluten Free including Celiac in the catering offerings at the conference centre, but we need to know the specifics for catering numbers and to make sure that there is a provision in place for you at TRC23. 

Great news, we are quite full for TRC23 but DO get in touch so that we know that you are interested to talk ahead for TRC 2024, email HERE

Options include speaking, panel discussions, round table hosting, sponsoring, activation hosting or more as a guide.

TRC24 will be the 8th to 10th December 2024, save the date now! 

If you would like to enquire about speaking, panel discussions, round table hosting, sponsoring, activation hosting or more for TRC24, please email HERE with your thoughts ahead on an email. 

Key points to note:

> The Running Conference presented by haku dates are 10th to 12th December 2023

> Location: Holywell Park Conference Centre, Loughborough University

 > Your ticket includes all food (breakfast, lunch and dinner depending on the date / your arrival times), teas & coffees, onsite parking, full conference access, content, networking, evening industry celebrations, activations at TRC23. 

See FAQ above "what does my TRC23 ticket include and not include?" above

> Your ticket does not include accommodation, please CLICK HERE to book your accomodation now  

> Activations will be released to book nearer the time and once you have secured your TRC23 ticket.

Your help with registering now is appreciated as demand is high for TRC23 and we have a hard stop on capacity at the venue.

T&C’s to note: 

> Your registration guarantees you a place / places (subject to T&C’s). You will be invoiced for any additional tickets that you book. Invoices issued will have 30 days payments terms as standard.

> Your 2023 Running Industry Alliance (RIA) Membership (FULL) includes one ticket to TRC23, please do register now to confirm that you will be attending. 

> After 1st August additional tickets will be £350 plus VAT, subject to availability and until sold out.

> NOTE: You must be a current Member of Running Industry Alliance at the time of The Running Conference presented by haku (10th to 12th December 2023) to be able to attend and receive your validated access ticket / tickets and TRC23 instructions. RIA Membership T&C's apply - there is a hard stop capacity at this venue and once sold out we will not be able to issue any further tickets.

> All RIA Memberships run for 12 months from invoice raising date.

Cancellation policy to note:

> Booked and confirmed tickets can be transferred to a colleague at no additional charge. The name change person nominated must be from the same business and the business must be a current member of RIA. Any name changes to booked tickets must be submitted to RIA in writing (by email) HERE and confirmed by RIA by 1st December 2023 at the latest.

> No refunds will be issued for booked and / or confirmed tickets.

> Booked and confirmed tickets can be transferred to The Running Conference 2024, by notifying the RIA Team in writing (by email) by 10th November 2023.

If you have any questions about TRC23 or your RIA Membership please contact a member of the RIA Team HERE.

Email the RIA Team HERE