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Posted: July 14, 2005
Multisport: RunnersWeb.com Grows Traffic 68% over 2004
Visitors up to 1,266,154 for January to June 2005 compared to 752,794 for same period in 2004
The Runner's and Triathlete's Web (RunnersWeb.com Inc.) today announced a major traffic increase for the first six months of 2005. The running and triathlon resource portal, which is based in Ottawa, Canada, is now averaging over 7,200 visitors per day.
RunnersWeb.com provides coverage of multisport with a focus on running and triathlon. In addition to event calendars and results, the site provides race previews and reports from internationally recognized sources such as Race Results Weekly and Track Profile Report. During the Tour de France the site provides daily reports from James Raia.
RunnersWeb.com has a number of established authors and agencies such as Owen Anderson, Lance Watson, Carmichael Training Systems, and Peak Performance Online (UK) providing training articles and features on a regular basis.
Content on the site is indexed by the major news search engines such as Google and MSN and the site provides an RSS feed available through Yahoo's myYahoo!
The site also carries a monthly running trivia quiz and photo recognition quiz.
The site publishes a free, weekly (Friday) Runner's And Triathlete's Web Digest for subscribers.
The site is very involved in the local multisport community through sponsorship of the Ottawa Athletic Club Racing Team - a women's running and multisport club, the OAC GatineauTriathlon, the OAC Corporate Relay, and Somersault Promotions, an Ottawa multisport event organizer and was the presenting sponsor for a Dave Scott Triathlon clinic this past spring.
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