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About Cool Running

Cool Running is the complete online resource for runners of all abilities and experience levels. We love running as much as you do, which is why we have created the Web's most comprehensive collection of information, services and tools for the running community.

Cool Running has been online since 1995, making it the longest-running commercial site dedicated to our sport. Our mission is simple: to provide the information necessary to satisfy every aspect of the running life for every runner and running organization.

Our offering

Comprehensive event information. We provide the Web's most complete, up to date and accurate calendar of running events around the world, including your local community.

Up-to-the-minute running news. We scan the Web and the wires to deliver the latest news of the sport as well as breaking information about fitness and sports science.

Authoritative training information. Our articles offer tried-and-tested training techniques, race-preparation schedules, and advice for diagnosing and preventing injury.

Interactive tools and resources. Our personalized online services like the ActiveTrainer Running Log and My Active allow runners to store and organize their personal running information to track training history and plan for future improvement.

Thriving community. Our vibrant discussion forums and virtual races offer opportunities for runners to share advice and ask questions of an enthusiastic and knowledgeable community of runners.

Successful event promotion. For race directors, all of this adds up to an ideal venue for race promotion. In addition to our free events calendar and race results section, we offer race directors a range of promotional vehicles and tools to make running events of all sizes a success. For more information, consult the race director information page.

Where we stand

Thanks to a loyal readership and more than a little sweat on our part, Cool Running attracts one of the largest audiences of athletes and fitness enthusiasts on the Web. More than 825,000 runners, race organizations, and other interested parties visit us every month, reading over 3 million web pages. Make Cool Running a part of your daily regimen for training and race information.

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