Runner’s World Creates Premium Feature for Smart Coach, Its Most Popular Online Tool

Allows Runners To Load Customized Training Plans To Their Online RW Personal Trainer Log

New York, New York (December 22, 2009) – Runner’s World magazine, the worldwide authority on running information, announced the launch of a new premium interactive feature of Runner’s World‘s Smart Coach, which allows runners to load customized training plans into an online training log. RW‘s Smart Coach enables runners everywhere to design a customized training plan and load it into an interactive Personal Trainer account, where they can log actual workouts against the plan, upload training data, record nutrition, create routes, and more.

“This new capability strengthens our most popular tool, Smart Coach, by allowing runners to develop a personalized training plan that directly populates their online training log,” explained Warren Greene, Runner’s World Brand Editor. “Once the training plan has been entered into the training log, runners receive a daily e-mail with their personalized program for each day. They can also update training data, nutritional information and find new running routes.”

Powered by TrainingPeaks, this premium Smart Coach tool is available now on Runner’s World for a flat fee of $9.99. RW‘s Smart Coach is the perfect tool for transforming today’s New Year’s resolutions into next season’s realities. Get started now with the new Interactive Smart Coach and make this year your best season yet!

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Recognized as the worldwide authority on running information, the mission of Rodale’s Runner’s World is to inform, advise, and motivate runners of all ages and abilities. Runner’s World aims to help runners achieve their personal health, fitness, and performance goals, and to inspire them with vivid, memorable storytelling. Currently Runner’s World publishes 14 international editions. Runner’s World‘s award-winning companion Web site,, is the largest running community on the Internet, featuring interactive, searchable, and targeted content for runners of all ages and abilities.

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