This article is from the Running FAQ, by Ozzie Gontang with numerous contributions by others.
E-mail lists are the easiest way to obtain information on running. However,
the mail volume can become increasingly large and your mail-box becomes
clogged when you are subscribed to a number of these toys. The tone is
sometimes informal to more scientifically oriented in other lists.
E-mail lists normally have two addresses, one to subscribe and one to send
You can find a LISTSERV user's guide on
Running related E-mail lists
UK Running e-mail list
Join over 200 participants in a discussion of all aspects of running in the
UK. Send a blank email to :
And there are more at
Dead Runners Society
The Dead Runners Society is a discussion group for people who like to talk
about running. The group is informal and social and all members try to
encourage each other in their running programs. Traffic is heavy.
Write to email@example.com and, in the text of your message
(not the subject line), write:
subscribe drs firstname lastname
list-owner: Christopher Mark Conn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To obtain the FAQ via e-mail, send the message :
send drs faq
to : email@example.com
Archives : http://listserv.dartmouth.edu/archives/drs.html
Webpage : http://storm.cadcam.iupui.edu/drs/
Dead Runners Mind
Offshoot of DRS discusses the philosophical/psychological aspects of
Send : subscribe drm firstname lastname in the text of your message(not the
There also exist many regional mailing lists (in Cleveland, for example,
they have the DRNEO - Dead Runners of NorthEast Ohio list, and DRS-Nl for
Dutch-deads) which cover local running scenes. These regional groups, or
mini-lists, are generally used to contact dead runners in a specific area of
the world. Check the DRS FAQ on these groups.
Clydesdale Virtual Racing Team
CVRT is a mailing list for 'heavy' runners. It is for men over 195 pounds
and women over 140 pounds.
To subscribe to cvrt, compose a message addressed to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the text subscribe clydesdale as the only
message in the body.
List'owner': Tim Bergstresser <email@example.com>
This mailing list discusses the sport of orienteering.
send a message
This list covers the hashing scene.
Send: subscribe hash-l FirstName LastName
Don't Stop Moving http://www.teleport.com/~pmotion
Don't Stop Moving is a newsletter written for runners by a runner with 24
years of competitive and recreational running experience. The newsletter
comes out monthly or thereabouts, with back issues periodically sent to the
list. To receive Don't Stop Moving, send a message:
Message:subscribe ds-moving (your address here)
Listowner: Mike Van Meter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This mailing list discusses the sport of ultramarathoning.
Send: subscribe ultra FirstName LastName
To : email@example.com
List-owner : Joe Jurzcyk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Training-Nutrition mailing list.
The focus is on bodybuilding and sports nutrition, athletic physiology and
biochemistry, overall diet planning, and recipes. Low fat, high protein
recipes preferred. Supplement discussion is discouraged. If the list sounds
interesting to you, you can request the FAQs by sending
mail to: email@example.com
This list discusses aspects of biomechanics.
Address to (un)subscribe : firstname.lastname@example.org
Message to subscribe: sub biomch-l firstname lastname
Address for list messages : email@example.com