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News 11th November 2021

Raccoon Events sets out ambitious net zero plan at COP26

Raccoon Events’ CEO Mike Seaman spoke at COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference on Wednesday (10 November), setting out a pathway for a more sustainable industry. Speaking at the event, Seaman put forward a strategy that emphasised the need for forward motion and a conscious approach to meet the industry’s net zero aspirations. Raccoon Events,…

Fundraising 26th October 2021

Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity Partners with National Running Show

A new partnership has today been announced between The National Running Show and Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity. The National Running Show Birmingham is held annually at the NEC and brings together a community of runners looking for inspiration, motivation and expert advice. The event is for all runners of all abilities whether you are at the beginning of…

News 7th October 2021

Sports Tours International Partner with Raccoon Events

  Sports Tours International has partnered with Raccoon Events as the official tour operator for its flagship event The National Running Show at Birmingham’s NEC, plus The Run Show Los Angeles and The National Outdoor Expo in 2022. Founded nearly 50 years ago Sports Tours International is the UK’s leading mass participation travel operator. The…

News 30th September 2021

RUN SHOW USA ADDS LOS ANGELES AS ITS NEXT LOCATION, SEPTEMBER 24-25, 2022

One year to go until this award-winning running community event in Southern California LOS ANGELES (September 28, 2021) – Award-winning running show organizer, Raccoon Events announced the third Run Show USA venue has been confirmed for September 24-25 2022, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Southern California. This is following the successful launch of the Run Show USA in Boston and Chicago.  The exposition will bring together the running community to get…

News 17th June 2021

National Running Show South moves to 11-12 September 2021

In line with the government announcement on Monday about restrictions being extended by a further four weeks, the organiser of The National Running Show has announced that its South event has been moved to the 11 – 12 September 2021. The event will take place at Farnborough International and is set to welcome thousands of…

News 17th May 2021

Event Industry Backyard Ultra from Raccoon HQ

The exhibitions industry is racing to help those in need by running for a good cause. Set for June 8-9 for a 4 p.m. start in the U.K. (11 a.m. EDT), the Event Industry Backyard Ultra will feature marathon enthusiast and Tarsus Group CEO Douglas Emslie, who will be running a 5K race every hour for a…

News 14th May 2021

Momentum builds for Run Show Boston with more top brands and speakers revealed

Momentum is building for the first ever Run Show USA event, scheduled Jan. 29-30, 2022, at Boston’s Hynes Convention Center, with the announcement that top running brands including ASICS, HOKA ONE ONE, Altra, Runderwear, Feetures, Smartwool, Caldera and PRO Compression will be joining Retail Partner Marathon Sports, in bringing all the best gear and tech…