Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Look who's on Twitter ... Lots of Runners

As a Twitter junkie, I occasionally tweet about my blog. When I do, it leads to a few new followers who tweet about running. Which made me wonder, how many running-related twitterers are out there? Apparently, a lot. You can find a listing of the most-followed Twitter accounts at Here are a few to check out:

@ActiveNetworks – 16, 596 followers
The site that seems to manage registration for nearly every race is on Twitter. Tweets include links to articles and tips on training.

@RunnersWorld – 15,608 followers
Running news from around the world with links to the magazine’s online articles and videos.

@Cool_Running – 11,360 followers
Similar to the @ActiveNetworks, you see plenty of tweets with links to tips and news articles on running.

@Runningnews – 16,109 followers
News and information from across the web, including links to popular blogs and running sites.

@bmorrissey – 8,643 followers
Brian Morrissey is the Digital Editor at Adweek and you’ll find tweets about his training runs in NYC.

@1stMarathonPlan – 3,144 followers
As the name implies, J David Doss posts lots of tweets about marathons and training tips.

@just_finish – 2,031 followers
Hosted by Kevin Green, this Twitter account supports people training to complete events. Plenty of positive tweets found here.

@raygill1 – 3088 followers
A self-proclaimed coach, triathlete and fitness addict, Ray includes several links to interesting running and fitness content.

@runningscoop – 1,413 followers
A good source for links to stories about runners and online race registration.

@peachyruns - 1,122 followers
This is the Twitter handle for Big Peach Running Company. You'll find news on Atlanta events and running gear.


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