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ACTIVE Network Expands Strategic Partnership with Running USA
Founding Member and long-time Running USA advocate, ACTIVE Network secures title sponsorship for popular annual conference through 2017

ACTIVE Network Expands Strategic Partnership with Running USA

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Posted Wednesday, 23 October, 2013

SAN DIEGO - (October 23, 2013) - The ACTIVE Network, Inc., the leader in cloud-based Activity and Participant Managementâ„¢ (APM) solutions, announced that it is now the title sponsor for "The Running USA Conference powered by ACTIVE Network," the largest domestic gathering for the running industry. The conference is set to take place on February 9-11 at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina with registration now officially open.

"ACTIVE, a Running USA Founding Member, shares our mission to advance and promote the sport of running, and their generous four-year support of our annual conference and race director workshops as title sponsor as well as being our 'Official Online Registration Partner' will further that collective mission," said Kevin Callahan, Running USA President. "We look forward to our sport coming together at Running USA 2014: The 11th Industry Conference powered by ACTIVE Network in San Diego on February 9-11."

"ACTIVE Network is proud of our long-standing relationship with Running USA, its annual conference and their work in raising awareness around road racing with insights such as the Running USA annual reports and National Runner Survey," said Eric McCue, Vice President and General Manager, ACTIVE Network Endurance. "More than ever, race directors are empowered with valuable information about their participants and the evolving landscape of endurance events, which continue to help the industry grow."

About Running USA
Running USA advances, serves, promotes and celebrates the sport of running as a clearinghouse and resource center and though its popular annual conference, website, Running USA wire, Running USA Industry E-News, National Runner Survey, annual marathon, half-marathon and State of the Sport reports, and by providing athlete support via the Allan Steinfeld Development Award.

Running USA's more than 340 members include events with 2-plus million finishers and prize money exceeding $5.7 million, race services companies, running-related media companies and organizations and the athletic industry.

The national industry non-profit organization was founded in March 1999 to build and promote the sport. For more information, visit: or contact Ryan Lamppa at (805) 966-7747 or

About ACTIVE Network
ACTIVE Network (NYSE:ACTV) is the leading provider of Activity and Participant Managementâ„¢ solutions. Our technology platform makes managing and operating all types of activities, events and organizations smarter and more efficient. We power over 55,000 global customers and build leading vertical technology applications for the markets we serve. Our leading ACTIVE Works cloud platform scales with our customers, large and small. ACTIVE Network was founded in 1999, is headquartered in San Diego, California, and has offices worldwide. For more information, visit: or follow us on Twitter @ACTIVENetwork



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