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American Running Association

Contact Information

Barbara Baldwin, MPH
4405 East West Highway, Suite 405

Bethesda, MD 20814

1-800-776-2732 (Voice - Toll-free)
301-913-9517 (Voice)
301-913-9520 (FAX)

Internet Resources


The American Running Association (ARA), in conjunction with its sister organization, the American Medical Athletic Association, provides information for runners and supports educational campaigns to decrease the incidence of childhood obesity and educate the public on safe training and competition. ARA provides its members with a bi-monthly e-newsletter, weekly sports medicine newsletter, access to over 1,000 online fitness-related articles, personalized advice from sports medicine professionals, and more. Its motivational campaign, "National Run A Mile Days," is celebrated each May.



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Date Entered: 4/1/1998
Date Edited: 12/24/2012
Date Revised: 7/31/2012
Health Referral Number: HR0325
Accession Number: DP91A0407

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