CEO, Running USA
Rich Harshbarger is currently the CEO for Running USA, the national trade association for long distance running. Prior to that he served as a marketing and communications executive for 20 years with the Gannett Company in various markets. He also was the executive race director for the Detroit Marathon for 10 years. He has a Master’s Degree from Northwestern University and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Kansas, where he was also a member of the men’s swimming team. He is a northern California native and now resides in the Metro Detroit area.