Switchback at The Running Event 2024, November 19-21 in Austin, TX
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Media Registration

Qualified media professionals are invited to attend  Switchback at The Running Event 2024.

Switchback at The Running Event (TRE) invites industry, news, and consumer-focused media outlets, along with working journalists, writers, editors, and photographers from online, print, TV, social and podcast platforms, on assignments related to the run and outdoor industry.
The complimentary press badge provides access to Switchback at TRE in full, including conference sessions, the trade show floor, Opening Night Party, Trail Cleanup, Indie 5K, Training Camp Theater, and more.

Who Can Apply?

  • Applicants must be a qualified representative from one of the following:
    • Trade, news, or consumer publication
    • Newspaper or television station
    • Relevant industry blog, podcast, or social media account(s)
  • Generally, press that qualify have the following titles:
    • Editor
    • Reporter
    • Editorial writer
    • Industry blogger
    • Publisher / associate publisher
    • Photographer / videographer
    • Influencer
  • The following generally do not qualify:
    • Sales/Marketing personnel (sales managers, account executives, etc.)
    • Advertising/PR agency personnel
    • Commercial photographers not working for an accredited news organization

How Does It Work?

  1. Interested press can visit the 2024 Press Portal to submit their professional contact information as well as links to recent work and social media handles.
  2. A member of the Switchback at TRE team will review the application within seven (7) business days.
  3. The application will be approved or rejected depending on the qualification materials submitted.
  4. Applicants will receive an email notification of their application status once reviewed.

Have Questions?

Email Pale Morning Media’s Michael Collin at: m[email protected].

Submit your credentials for the chance to attend Switchback at TRE 2024 as press.

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