WhY Be ACTIVE?

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Despite all of the amazing medical breakthroughs that have occurred in the past, something terrible is happening. Since 1980, childhood obesity has risen 300%. 70% of our 5-17 years olds are at risk for cardiovascular disease. For the first time in history, we’re looking at a generation of children who are facing a shorter life expectancy than their parents. Continue reading

How the National Park Service Inspires Visitors to Share their Experiences

At ACTIVE, we’re excited to play a role in powering the 14th annual Share the Experience photo contest that highlights the best of America’s federal recreation lands from the view of participants. As the leading partner powering recreational reservations, licenses, permits, and registrations nationwide, we proudly support the official photo contest on behalf of the National Park Foundation, the National Park Service the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Forest Service.http://www.nikeairmaxfreedom.com air max 90

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How ACTIVE Connects Our Mission with Yours

Our mission is to make the world a more active place. We believe in participating in our customers’ activities to better understand how we can serve them. We also want to understand the communities that our customers serve. Over the past eight years, ACTIVEx Charity Challenge (AxCC), has been a way for us to walk a mile in our customers’ shoes AND give back directly to the communities they serve.

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Breaking the Mold of Social Responsibility

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At ACTIVE our mission is clear—to power the world’s activities and connect people with the things they love, want and need to do. We believe that as we help organizations manage their business more effectively, we can help them get more people active. Continue reading

Sharing Insights at the “Future of Tennis Summit”

Kristin Carroll_FoTSHere at ACTIVE we have a unique perspective on how and why people participate. For over a decade, thousands of organizations have trusted us to help manage and grow participants, and we observed some common features of popular activities.  Continue reading

Why Being Active Matters at ACTIVE

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This week, ACTIVE is joining more than 150 sports industry executives, athletes, physical education professionals and advocates for the “National Health Through Fitness Day” at Capitol Hill in Washington DC. ACTIVE is proud to support healthy and active lifestyles and for the opportunity to champion the value of activities offered to communities by organizations, including schools, local parks, YMCAs, and camps. Continue reading

Getting Social at the 2014 Running USA Conference

Running_USA_Logo_Industry_Conference_powered_by_ACTIVE_NetworkACTIVE Network was proud to sponsor Running USA 2014, the 11th annual industry conference, which concluded this week in our home town of San Diego. The event is the largest running industry conference and sold out with a record 550 attendees. With a focus on technology, ACTIVE shared best practices for race management and the latest resources on social media for event directors to plan and execute successful events. Continue reading