This page has not been updated since 2002 and is now defunct.
See below for older links, not checked since 30 Apr 00.
    For a set of links to sites and email contacts offering mostly free advice on personal training, see the In-brief item in Sportscience 5(1), 2001. There is a similar item for treatment of injuries.

    If there is enough interest from providers, I will add new links right here and announce them in each new issue of Sportscience: Pete Pfitzinger's training information for distance runners. (14 June 03).

General Training/Coaching

Running Sites

Health, Fitness and Medical

Sport Magazine Sites


Track and Field


Training Software

Running Clubs & Area info


Running Events

Ultra Endurance


Coaches' Info Service (an initiative of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports and the University of Edinburgh). Resources for coaches in various sports.

Benji Durden's Marathon Training Program. A15-week training program to help you train for your marathon.

Dr. Squat's home page. Articles on bodybuilding and powerlifting, and features a Q&A and free booklets on nutrition and training for every sport on and off the planet.

Hal Higdon's Marathon Training Guide An 18-week program that can be used for any marathon, but if you're planning on The LaSalle Banks Chicago Marathon, it'll be especially useful.

International Sports Sciences Association. A certification organization for personal fitness trainers, fitness therapists, performance nutrition specialists, and youth fitness. (April 00)

Marathon tips. Down-to-earth tips for running a marathon from dressing for the weather to getting to the start on time. Pete Pfitzinger's training information for distance runners.

Stretching and Flexibility A textbook on the physiology of stretching and flexibility.

Team Oregon A complete training book on running a marathon from start to finish with training principles, race preparation, speedwork examples. Highlights the Portland Marathon, Oregon USA.

WeightsNet Links on weight training and related sites.

Women's Exercise Network for mainly female training partners in the US.

Women's Sports Page Grand Central Station with links to hundreds of sites covering dozens of women's sports.

World Wide Web of Sports Comprehensive entry point for more than 60 sports.

Volksmarching Information for recreational walkers in the United States, links to local and regional associations and instructions for locating volksmarch information on several popular on-line services.


The American College of Sports Medicine has now put its position stands at the site for the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Click on Position Stands when the site opens for links to these official statements on topics related to sports medicine and exercise science. See also ACSM's Current Comments, which are plain-language statements on sports medicine and exercise science-related topics. (April 00)

The Internet's Fitness Resource Information on exercise and nutritution with a directory of fitness related sites that is updated monthly.

HealthNet News and features for a general consumer audience on health information.

HealthPro Intended for those in the health promotion professions and consumers with a technical background with links to other web sites.

Healthy Weight An interactive health assessment too, lets you calculate your body mass index and learn about healthier practices.

Reuters Health Recent and archived medical stories from this international wire service.

Sport Psychology Upcoming conferences, professional organizations, and mailing lists as well as information on a graduate program in sport psychology.

Sports MedWeb Designed for endurance athletes, Dr. Mark Jenkins Medical Tent provides a detailed analysis on common injuries, stretching exercises complete with illustrations, heart rate monitoring, heat and hydration, nutritional information, recommendations for altitude training, as well as a search mechanism for particular topics.


Orienteering and Rogaining General sport information and access to electronic lists for orienteering fans.

Orienteering WWW Pages Links to more than two dozen orienteering sites in 11 countries, as well as a link to the 1995 World Championship.


RugbySmart Training and injury prevention from the World's top rugby nation.

Rugby-Union Info At this stage a collection of links.



Rotterdam Atletiek


Cambuslang Harriers

Edinburgh Athletic Club

ESM Athletics Club


Boston Area Clubs (MA)

Cape Cod Athletic Club (MA)

Greater Boston Track Club (MA)

New Orleans Area Running (LA)

Northern Minnesota Track Club (MN)

Richmond Road Runners Club (VA)

Syracuse Running page (NY)

Virginia Happy Trails Running Club (VA)



2000 Olympics


Canadian Rocky Mountain Marathon & 8K Road Run

Vancouver International Marathon



Berlin Marathon

German Marathon Championships


Stockholm Marathon


Ticino International Marathon


Big Sur International Marathon

Boston Marathon

Chicago Marathon

Examiner Bay to Breakers

Marine Corps Marathon

Mt. Rainier to the Pacific Relay

Portland Marathon

St. George Marathon

Utica Boilermaker Road Race


The Dead Runners Society is a discussion group for people who like to talk about running.

Mark Tuttle's Link General running resources, regional running information, running clubs, hashing, collegiate and high-school teams, races, other sports, newsgroups, commercial sites.

The Road Runners Club of America is the national association of not-for-profit running clubs dedicated to promoting long distance running as a competitive sport and as healthful exercise. RRCA's mission is to represent and promote the common interest of its member clubs and individual runners through education, leadership, programs, and other services.

Running in Germany Top races in Germany, homepages, links to European sites.

The Running Page contains information about upcoming races, running clubs, places to run, running related products, magazines, and other information.

Sportstats Canada Resource for Canadian running and multi-sport competitions in English and French.

WebRunner Running Page (SE) A complete site for running in Southeastern USA with links to coaching, software programs, triathlon.


Inside Triathlon

Rodale Press


Running Network

Triathlete magazine



Athletics Home Page (Finland) Comprehensive listing of track & field records for individual nations, olympic records, links to other track and field sites.

College Cross-Country Links to Division I and II men's track and cross-country programs, USA.

Cross Country Analysis Patrick Huffman's assembled the Hungarian Tables and Purdy Tables to compare track performances, cross country calculators, and track calculators, along with listings of U.S. high schoolers in the middle distances, and reviews of college track programs. Records for boys high school track and cross-country in Massachusetts. Performance factor, VO2max and the Purdy Point System explained. Advanced track calculator programs. Graph plots using Foxpro. Links to College Cross Country and Track & Field Pages.

Do-it-Sports Complete Guide to Track & Field on the Internet.

International Amateur Athletic Federation The IAAF web site for the organisation that sets and enforces the rules of the sport of athletics, which includes track and field, road running, cross country and race walking, ratifies official world records, and organises international competitions. Includes categories on recent events, tips from top athletes, coaching certification procedures, competitions, application of science to the sport.

Running Stats Recent international competition with top winners.

Track-Canada Athletics Canadian track & field clubs, Canadian rankings, coaches listing for provinces in Canada, link to Athletics Canada, national sport governing body for track and field in Canada, events, record book.

Track & Field NewsOnline brief version of subscription edition containing recent USA meet results, other track & field links.

USA Track & FieldThe membership organization for USA track & field with information on member associations, events, results.

World Veteran Athletic Championships in Track and Field (WAVA) are being held in Durbin, S.Africa, July 17-27, 1997. They're biennial and were last held in the US in 1995. Events will include track and field, cross-country, walk and marathon events open to women 35 and over and men 40 and over.

World-Wide Track & Field Statistics On Line Best performers, search from the track & field statistics database. Results from past championships.

(Demos, Shareware, Public Domain)

Athlete's Diary

PC Coach





Joel Filliol's Triathlon Coaching and Consulting.

Dr John Bingham's homepage includes links to running, biking, and swimming pages.

Internet Athlete has reviews of upcoming international events, links to team club sites, training advice pages and a comprehensive bulletin board covering triathlon, running, swimming, and cycling.

Ironman Australian Triathlon The official site for Ironman Australia with race coverage for 1997 and prior with links to other Ironman races as well as Triathlon New South Wales (TNSW), the governing body of Triathlon in NSW (Australia).

Jason's Triathlon Website Jason MacDonald's website includes a homepage for the Acadia Multisport Club (Nova Scotia) with club training schedule for weekly/biweekly runs, swims and cycling. In addition, a detailed section on cycling provides a good source for coaching tips, cycling skills, characteristics of bicycle frame materials, tables of gear ratios, and relating knee problems to cycling form. Newsletter articles for new triathletes, links to newsgroups, other triathlon sites.

Paul Wilson's Triathlon Web Page Comprehensive web page for Australia including calendars for all regions, news and views from around the globe, training tips, links to triathlon clubs and other sites.

San Francisco Bay Area Triathlon Training Sites Everything you wanted to know about training in the San Francisco Bay area--places to swim, bike and run, triathlon club information, local triathlete profiles, triathlon and duathlon race schedule, links to related sports.

The Triathlete's Web The place to go for triathletes new to the web. Marty Miller's guestbook, Team RST, Tri-Chat, links to race results and other essentials are only a few of the reasons to visit this site.

Triathlon New South Wales The governing body of the sport of triathlon in the State of New South Wales in Australia. License information, links to Triathlon NSW Affiliated Clubs.

Triathlon Nova Scotia The website for triathlons in Nova Scotia, Canada, containing race schedule, race results, newsletter with tips on training, and other links.

TRI-DRS A subgroup spawned from the Dead Runner's Society (DRS) mailing list. It is an open list for all who have an interest in triathlon/duathlon or multi-sport events.

University of Florida Tri-Gators with links to swimming, biking, running, training, races, etc.

USA Triathlon Governing body of the sport of triathlon for USA. Membership, committee reports, rankings, qualifying races, ask the coach, member articles.


Australian Ultra Runners' Association Down Under headquarters for ultra running, calendar, Australian ultra records and results.

Eagle 100 Mile Cross Country Run Main street of historic gold town Hedley, British Columbia, Canada Course: Hilly trails and back roads, out and back from 1,600 - 8,100 feet.

Hardrock 100 Mile Endurance Run Silverton, Colorado - a big loop through the San Juan Mountains 11,186' average elevation, low point 7,680' at Ouray, high point 14,048' at Handies Peak.

Himalayan 100 Mile Stage Race The first stage is 24 miles with over 10,000 feet of altitude gain. The second stage is 20 miles with spectacular views of Mt Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, and Makalu (four of the five highest peaks in the world). The third stage is 26 miles, fourth stage is 13 miles and fifth stage is 17 miles.

Richard Lulin Ultra Running Travelers to international venues will be interested in visiting this site. Updated monthly, it offers a calendar of events longer than the marathon, as well as race applications.

Stan Jensen's Ultra Page Race dates, course records, event contacts for 100-miles races in North America.

Superior Trail 100 Mile Run A foot race along the Superior Hiking Trail in northeastern Minnesota, following the front range of the Sawtooth Mountain Range along the rugged north shore of Lake Superior, through the Superior National Forest. Contains 14,000 feet of climb and 14,000 feet of descent.

Ultra Endurance Bulletin Board Matt Mahoney offers instructions on posting to the Internet Ultra Society's Ultra Board with e-mail for questions/comments.

Ultraman Canada A 3-day, 512.6 kilometer (318.6 mile) individual ultra-endurance event which covers part of the Okanagan/Similkameen regions of British Columbia, Canada. Entry is by invitation only.

Ultramarathon Calendar Selected ultramarathon listings.

Ultramarathon World The place for ultra news and feature stories, event listings and results, other items of interest to hard-core ultra runners, Canadian ultra teams and events.

Wildhorse 50 Mile and 50Km Trail Runs Naramata, B.C., Canada Qualifier : The 50 mile run is a qualifier for "The Eagle" 100 Mile Cross Country.

Volunteers who assisted in checking links on this page in 1998: Carolyn Petersen and Mike Hinz.
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