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Active.com: Largest Online Community for Active Individuals Relaunches with Added Features and More Than 55,000 Sports and Fitness Activities

Event date: Tuesday, July 17, 2007, from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

Active.com: Largest Online Community for Active Individuals Relaunches with Added Features and More Than 55,000 Sports and Fitness Activities

Completely Redesigned Site Includes Video Uploads, Blogging and Expanded Content

SAN DIEGO, CAJuly 17, 2007 – Summer is in full swing and there is no better place to discover, learn about, register for and ultimately participate in sports, fitness and community activities than at Active.com. The Active Network, Inc. (Active), a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for participatory sports and community service organizations, today announced the relaunch of its award-winning Active.com site, further strengthening its position as one of the top sports destinations and media properties on the Web.

Whether you are an endurance athlete, Little League Baseball parent or individual interested in learning more about fitness and health, Active.com offers relevant and interesting content, more than 55,000 activity listings in over 80 sports categories, a dynamic online community and much more.

“Active.com’s media partners and 12 million registered users will greatly benefit from our completely redesigned site,” said Chuck Mitchell, vice president of consumer media of The Active Network. “Not only have we significantly enhanced the site’s most popular features, we’ve incorporated the latest Web 2.0 tools providing new and interesting ways for Active.com users to participate on the site and engage with each other.”

In addition to an entirely new look and feel, Active.com has launched a number of new features and tools including:

  • Dynamic Community – Much more than a first-class message board, Active.com’s community area features blogs, wikis, private messages and in the near future, the ability to comment and rate activities, articles and media.
  • Personalization – An all-in-one resource for everything Active, personal profile pages allow users to view their history of past online registrations and discussions, post and tag blog entries, and easily upload videos, photos and documents.
  • Active Video – Upload and share favorite sports-related video clips and photo slideshows in minutes with Active Video; Active.com’s easy-to-use movie editor allows users to edit, crop, title and create transitions.
  • Quality, Expert Content – Visitors will enjoy a wide range of sports-related content and articles, including instructional videos, tips, drills and training plans from Active’s team of professional athletes, coaches and experts.
  • New Active Search Tools – Broader and more comprehensive search and directory capabilities help users find activities, events, articles, teams, leagues and more.

About The Active Network, Inc.

The Active Network, Inc., based in San Diego, Calif., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company’s solutions help sports and community service organizations improve customer service capabilities, increase revenues, and reduce the cost and complexity of managing and marketing activities and events. Its full service marketing and promotions agency, Active Marketing Group, brings direct knowledge, insight and access to active and on-the-go consumers. Through its Web properties, www.Active.com, www.eteamz.com and www.ActiveGolf.com, The Active Network provides consumer services and resources that support participation in healthy lifestyles. For more information, please visit www.TheActiveNetwork.com or call 1-888-543-7223.

Media Contact:

Tina Wilmott, The Active Network, Inc.
tina.wilmott@active.com or 858-964-3813