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The rarity of the negative split in marathons, and the art of blowing up

One of the most common tips virgin marathoners hear is that they should try to run negative splits. That is, you should run the second half of the marathon, miles 14-26, faster than you ran miles 1-13. This has a few different levels. It means you ... (2012-12-30)

New Year's Eve TV Marathons Mean Partying With Zombies, Vampires & More!

true blood bill Let's say you're past the point in life where how you spend New Year's Eve is like, THE most important decision of the year. But you're not yet at that other point in life where you spend December 31st just like any other night, turning ... (2012-12-30)

More Marathons in Illinois

For recreation and exercise, running is not exactly headed into the sunset. Peoria is mounting its own 26.2-mile race. It's time,” says Adam White. “It's time we bring this to Central Illinois.” White says any city aspiring to great things has a ... (2012-12-30)

What to Watch New Year's Weekend: Your Guide to 10 Specials, a Fierce ...

FERGIE, RYAN SEACREST, JENNY MCCARTHY Well before and right up until the ball drops on New Year's Eve, there is TV to be had as you prepare to bid adieu to 2-0-1-2. There's a serious face-off in the Sunday Night Football season finale, a fresh slab of ... (2012-12-30)

TV Weekend: Storage Wars, Pickers marathons

Literally, since both History's American Pickers and A&E's Storage Wars are heading into marathon mode. On Saturday, buddies Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz pilfer their way through the U.S. Midwest for eight hours, while the Dotsons auction off lockers on ... (2012-12-28)

Marathons of The Neighbors, Nashville on Disney, CMT; Sitcom Stars on Talk ...

While we wait for the second half of the TV season to begin, we have some promotional marathons of new freshman series to further expand their audiences. ABC's Wednesday night family comedy The Neighbors will have a special four episode marathon ... (2012-12-27)

Mountain Men, Inked marathons

Five years ago I recall watching a Diners, Drive-ins and Dives marathon for the majority of Boxing Day; I've never been able to look at a cheeseburger the same way since unless it was stuffed, doubled or topped with a pound of chili. Yes, marathons are ... (2012-12-27)

EW's Christmas day TV marathon guide: Our top six picks

From 'A Christmas Story' to 'Dr. Who' to game-show marathons, there's lots of ...Detroit Free Press (2012-12-25)

Completed: Thirteen half marathons in 13 months for charity

A determined Maidenhead dad has smashed his fundraising target after running 13 half marathons to raise money for bereaved families. Dedicated Gareth Ralphs completed the challenge in 13 months to raise cash for Twyford-based charity Daisy's Dream in ... (2012-12-24)

2012 Christmas Eve and Christmas Day TV Marathons/Movies

However, our pick of the marathons is on Antenna TV! Starting today they have a Christmas episode marathon beginning today at 11am on Christmas Eve running all the way into Christmas night of many classics from Three's Company to All in the Family to ... (2012-12-24)

Unwrap marathons, movies and basketball

Christmas is here, and TV programming is ready to help you embrace the day — or avoid it entirely. The marathon of "A Christmas Story" (TBS) concludes at 8 p.m., after airing continuously since Monday night. ABC offers "Disney Parks Christmas Day ... (2012-12-24)

What to Watch During Christmas Week: Your Guide to 21 Specials, Premieres ...

9:15 am — 9:15 pm Christmas Eve Movie Marathon (AMC) | If the shopping's all done, the presents are wrapped and the cookies are baked, I'm jealous curl up with the classics All I Want for Christmas, Prancer, White Christmas, A Christmas Carol and A ... (2012-12-23)

Jim hits 100 marathons for charity

Jim Whitmarsh, 53, 'Pompey born and bred', who will be running his 100th marathon on Sunday, December 23 from Portsmouth to Hayling Island in aid of the Foundation of the Study of Infant Death Jim at the New Mexico marathon in 2010. Published on ... (2012-12-23)

Stores open all weekend for shopping marathons

With many retailers still recovering from the recession, more are adding such marathon hours, trying to boost their sales in an age in which online shopping, and its 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week availability, has come to epitomize convenience ... (2012-12-22)

Rich on Running: Marathons can't mess with Mother Nature

Not only do marathoners need to respect their limits, the marathon organizers themselves need to respect how much Mother Nature might limit their plans. The running community learned this twice in one year: First with record high temperatures ... (2012-12-21)

Rich on Running: Marathons can't mess with Mother Nature Originally Published ...

Not only do marathoners need to respect their limits, the marathon organizers themselves need to respect how much Mother Nature might limit their plans. The running community learned this twice in one year: First with record high temperatures ... (2012-12-21)

Radio Waves: Year's end means festivals, specials, marathons and best-of lists

To radio stations, they mean filling airtime with festivals, specials, marathons and best-of lists. Here is what a few area stations are wrapping up (no bows and ribbons included) to broadcast in the next couple of weeks: * WPLJ-FM will air its "21st ... (2012-12-21)

Dover police officer a Marathon Maniac

The highest level of certification is the Titanium Level, which requires either 52 marathons or more within 365 days, or 30 marathons in 30 U.S. states, countries or Canadian Provinces (any combination) within 365 days — or 20 countries within 365 days. (2012-12-21)

Marathon Organizers Offer Refund or Future Race

Nearly two months after it canceled the New York City Marathon in the days after Hurricane Sandy, New York Road Runners announced Thursday that runners who registered for the 2012 race could get either a full refund or entry into the race in one of the ... (2012-12-21)

Ring in the New Year With 'Hercules' and 'My Little Pony' Marathons on The Hub ...

LOS ANGELES – The Hub TV Network, one of the fastest growing basic cable networks, celebrates the New Year's holiday with a special ten-episode marathon of “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys” that kicks off Monday, December 31 (8 p.m.-6 a.m. ET) ... (2012-12-19)

26 Days, 26 Marathons, No Sweat

Dave Carlsson and Jason Lester are running 26 marathons in 26 days at Ala Moana Beach Park, and feeding the homeless there too. Leah Friel photo lfriel@midweek.com. For the month of December, Dave Carlsson, 48, and Jason Lester, 38, are running 26 ... (2012-12-19)

Matt tackles Twelve Days of Marathons

The 37-year-old is part of a team of recreational runners currently tackling the biggest challenge of their lives – running the equivalent of 12 marathons in 12 days. Each runner on the epic challenge – known as The Hope Tour – will cover a total ... (2012-12-19)

Pickering Running Club's Terry Greene completes 90 marathons

It was the 90th marathon of his impressive career and all of his clubmates are willing him on to the magical 100 mark. The race had a different start and finish than in previous years and that meant the course was even hillier and harder than previous ... (2012-12-19)

Heart Problems, Age, Nothing Stops This Seymour Marathon Man

This summer, Walter Schuttler of Seymour joined an elite club when he completed the last of 50 marathons in 50 states, becoming one of only seven Connecticut residents to have done so. And to make his feat even more remarkable, Schuttler, 61, the head ... (2012-12-19)

Blog: Christmastime and movie marathons

CHICKASHA — I absolutely love Christmas time and I love watching movies. Together, they are the perfect combination. Don't forget the hot chocolate and extra marshmallows. I have three favorite Christmas movies that have been made in the last 10 years ... (2012-12-18)

7 days, 7 marathons

The two dared to intensify their running experience after they completed seven marathons in seven days and that was in the absence of race marshals and support vehicle. Dela Torre, 38, and Valles, 36, relied only on their own volition and undaunted ... (2012-12-18)

Cherise Stander to focus on marathons

After racing as a member of the Momentum Toyota team in South Africa and the Lotto Belisol team in Europe during 2012, Stander is taking a break from international road racing and will focus instead on achieving success in marathon mountain biking. (2012-12-18)

12-marathons in 12 days for kind-hearted Sarah

A kind-hearted runner is helping raise £250,000 for children affected by HIV in Africa by running 12 marathons in 12 days. Tackling the biggest challenge of her life, Sarah O'Neill, 31, is pulling on her running shoes for the 314.4-mile HOPE Tour and ... (2012-12-18)

Dorking Rugby Club player two run two marathons in two days for HIV charity

A RUGBY player will run two marathons in two days to raise money for an HIV charity. Matt Noble, 25, plays for Dorking Rugby Club, but has been out of action for almost a year following surgery on his shoulder. ​ HARD YARDS: Dorking Rugby Club player ... (2012-12-18)

Doctors: Too many marathons can kill

Fitness fanatics should do “just one or a few” marathons or full-distance triathlons, say the cardiologists, because over-exerting the heart for years can lead to long-term damage. There is now convincing evidence that repeatedly asking the heart to ... (2012-12-17)

'Marathon Maniac' extends his record in Sarasota

It furthered shattered the “Guinness Book of World Records” mark for most marathons in a year, which Macon set last year by completing 113 marathons. That endurance running record might as well be known as the Macon Mark, because Macon has set and ... (2012-12-12)

Sarasota marathon is runner's 139th race this year

It furthered shattered the “Guinness Book of World Records” mark for most marathons in a year, which Macon set last year by completing 113 marathons. That endurance running record might as well be known as the Macon Mark, because Macon has set and ... (2012-12-12)

Running: Map My Tracks Support The HOPE Tour

Live tracking experts Map My Tracks are supporting a team of recreation runners as the attempt to run 12 marathons in 12 days and raise £250,000 for charity. Sarah O'Neill (31), Meredith Bochmann (35), Kerry McCarthy (33) and Matt Pullen (37) will ... (2012-12-12)

Woodlands runners join 50 States Marathon Club

Woodlands runners Geri Henry and Tony Allison began running years apart for different reasons, but the two friends recently completed a significant achievement together: they've run a marathon in all 50 states. The friends completed the accomplishment ... (2012-12-12)

Woodlands runners join 50 States Marathon Club

Woodlands runners Geri Henry and Tony Allison began running years apart for different reasons, but the two friends recently completed a significant achievement together: they've run a marathon in all 50 states. The friends completed the accomplishment ... (2012-12-12)

What's behind career achievers' love of marathons?

FORTUNE -- Legend has it that Pheidippides, the first person to run a marathon in ancient Greece, died as a result of the strain. Yet these days, thousands of seemingly rational people don't view that grisly result as a reason not to run 26.2 miles or ... (2012-11-12)

Patient with incurable cancer runs marathon in every state

“My family and I have been running marathons in every state, and that's been our goal, and we've run marathons now in 49 of the 50 states,” Wright said before the race on Sunday, “The diagnosis for my cancer was a three to five-year median survival. It ... (2012-11-12)

Mun2 Plans I Love Jenni Marathons to Honor Jenni Rivera

Mun2 will air special marathons of I Love Jenni on Monday and Tuesday night to honor the late singer and reality star Jenni Rivera, who was killed in a plane crash Sunday. The network will air episodes from Season 2 of the series beginning Monday and ... (2012-11-12)

Jenni Rivera: Mun2 Airing 'I Love Jenni' Marathons in Wake of Singer's Death

The U.S.-based channel said Monday that it is airing marathons of its reality series I Love Jenni this week. Season two of the show, which stars the Mexican-American singer, will air Monday and Tuesday from 6 p.m. ET-2 a.m. ET and on Wednesday at 6 p.m ... (2012-11-12)

Jenni Rivera Death: Mun2 to Run 2 'I Love Jenni' Marathons in Her Honor

Jenni Rivera, the 43-year-old Mexican-American singer who perished in a plane crash in Mexico on Sunday, will be remembered with two marathons of her reality series "I Love Jenni" on Telemundo companion channel mun2 this week, the network said ... (2012-11-12)

Mun2 skeds Jenni Rivera series marathons

On Monday and Tuesday, Mun2 planned to air fro 6 p.m.-2 a.m. marathons of the first two seasons of "I Love Jenni," which chronicled the regional Mexican music star's jet-set life as an entertainer, mother and entrepreneur. Rivera's daughter, Chiquis ... (2012-11-12)

I run marathons so how could I get lung cancer? | Health | Express.co.uk ...

The former nurse, 54, was training for three marathons although, as she recalls, she had never lost an ounce when training before. “I'd actually been struggling to lose weight and keep it off since quitting smoking eight years previously so I was ... (2012-11-12)

How to celebrate 52 years: 52 marathons in 52 weeks

"It feels awesome," Adcock said Saturday, just minutes after completing her final marathon of the year at Dow's Lake Pavilion. "The adrenalin was going and I knew it was my last run." For the past year, Adcock has begun her Sundays at 3: 30 a.m. She ... (2012-10-12)

Merseyside mum running marathons to raise cash for Liverpool's Alder Hey ...

Kirsty McNeil with Sonny. A MERSEYSIDE mum whose baby son was born with a life-threatening heart condition is running marathons to raise money for the hospital which saved his life. Kirsty McNeil's baby boy, Sonny, underwent open heart surgery at Alder ... (2012-10-12)

Portsmouth man to run seven marathons

Portsmouth man to run seven marathons. Published on Monday 10 December 2012 07:48. COMPETING in one marathon is enough for most people – but a Portsmouth personal trainer aims to complete seven in as many days for a charity. Patryk Huczkowski ... (2012-10-12)

Mischievous elf proves marathons aren't easy, insults your mom

Elves and their snaps on our moms! Just when you thought the sign was going to be encouraging the runenrs to finish, BAM! Mischievous marathon elf lays a snap on your mom. That runner looks like he really doesn't appreciate it, either. "Heeeey-HEY! (2012-10-12)

Finish line!: Ottawa woman clocks 52 marathons in 52 weeks, after turning 52

OTTAWA — When Ottawa runner Sonja Adcock turned 52 last December, she set a goal for herself: To run a marathon a week until her 53rd birthday. Fifty-two weeks and more than 2,000 kilometres later, she's done exactly that. “It feels awesome,” Adcock ... (2012-08-12)

St. Jude marathon brings runner lasting memories

Running marathons to raise money for local charities is something Tony Chevalier has enjoyed over the last four years. Crossing the finish line at St .Jude Children's Research Hospital with thousands of people screaming and cheering was a new high and ... (2012-07-12)

2-year-old is face of West dance marathon

WATERLOO --- University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics holds a special place in the hearts of Lisa and Justin O'Brien. Shortly after the Waterloo couple's 2-year-old son, Keegan, was born, doctors at the Iowa City medical center repaired defects that ... (2012-07-12)

Maryland women will run Dec. 8 Rehoboth Beach Marathon to honor fallen heroes

For five women marathoners from Maryland, that race will take on special meaning. Keri Jacobs, Terri Scadron, Dayna Harrison, Melissa Taylor and KC Kleinman collectively have run 91 marathons in 24 states and four countries, 65 half marathons and eight ... (2012-07-12)

Marathons on hold as Trengove turns on the speed

''I think for my body at this age to do more marathons won't improve me as much as concentrating on the shorter races, so I won't run a marathon in the next 12 months,'' she said. ''Women peak as marathon runners in their late 20s and 30s so it is ... (2012-07-12)

Marathons on hold as Trengove turns on the speed

''I think for my body at this age to do more marathons won't improve me as much as concentrating on the shorter races, so I won't run a marathon in the next 12 months,'' she said. ''Women peak as marathon runners in their late 20s and 30s so it is ... (2012-07-12)

Dallas Marathon 2012 preview: Sunday marks first leg of Marathons of Texas

The first leg of the Marathons of Texas takes place on Sunday in Dallas with the Metro PCS Dallas Marathon. It's the first race of the three-race series of Texas' biggest marathons, along with the Houston Marathon and Austin Marathon. Runners can ... (2012-07-12)

JD Frailey Completes 50 Marathons In 50 States

When J.D. Frailey crossed the finish line of the Marshall University Marathon in Virginia last month - a race that capped his goal of completing 50 marathons in 50 states - he dropped to the ground and started doing push ups. "I felt really, really ... (2012-07-12)

J.D. Frailey Completes 50 Marathons In 50 States

When J.D. Frailey crossed the finish line of the Marshall University Marathon in Virginia last month - a race that capped his goal of completing 50 marathons in 50 states - he dropped to the ground and started doing push ups. "I felt really, really ... (2012-07-12)

Macy's to stay open 48 hours on weekend before Christmas

(Jose M. Osorio/Tribune). Last month for retailers, it was all about post-Turkey spending sprees. In December, at least one retailer is upping the ante by offering an all-night, last minute shopping marathons. Macy's announced Thursday that it would ... (2012-07-12)

Council Passes Changes for Ambulances, Charity Marathons

Ordinance sponsor Jan Marcason says the council loves the healthy lifestyle promoted by the walkathons and marathons, and the charities that benefit from them. But they have not been without their problems. Marcason cited an example in which a marathon ... (2012-07-12)

A Little More Than a Marathon in Macau

The term “marathon” comes from the legend of Pheidippides, the Greek messenger who ran roughly 40 kilometers from Marathon to Athena to report the Persians had been defeated in battle. Since then, marathons have become popular, competitive ... (2012-07-12)

Man with incurable cancer looks to complete quest to run marathons in all 50 ...

When he completes the Honolulu Marathon on Sunday Don will achieve his goal of running 50 marathons in all 50 states...in the 50th state. "It feels like when I am running along in a marathon like I have just stuck my finger right in that cancer's eye ... (2012-07-12)

Pikes Peak Marathon to include USA championship race

It's part of the USA Track and Field marathons and will operate like a race within a race, said Ron Ilgen, Pikes Peak Marathon, Inc. president. Members of the USA Track and Field can compete in the marathon along side the estimated 800 athletes that ... (2012-06-12)

An athletic angel: Christian Jensen helps disabled people run marathons

How many disabled people do you know who have run full marathons? Christian Jensen of Wisconsin knows dozens. The 30-year-old fitness professional started the Wisconsin chapter of MyTeam Triumph in 2010 to help people with disabilities participate in ... (2012-06-12)

The Speed Gamers return for a 72-hour Mario Marathon to support the Make-A ...

It's hard to believe it has been over four years since The Speed Gamers started doing gaming marathons for charity, but here they are with their Mario Marathon '12 and hopefully we can make it their best one yet. All donations from the Mario Marathon ... (2012-06-12)

On the Run: More tales, times from the Philadelphia Marathon

At top, Carly Ackerman stands with her father, Allen, after completing the Philadelphia Marathon, the first marathon for the younger Ackerman. Above, Carly Ackerman, then 2, has a photo taken with her father, Allen, after he completed a race. Carly ... (2012-06-12)

Rocket City Marathon 'pacers' will offer an early Christmas to some runners

They are the Rocket City Marathon pacers - runners who'll be running slower than their personal best time so they can help others achieve the goal of qualifying for the Boston Marathon. They'll be giving extra motivation and support to any participants ... (2012-06-12)

ROCK 'N' ROLL MARATHONS ORGANIZER HAS BEEN SOLD

Competitor Group, a San Diego company that organizers Rock 'n' Roll Marathons, has been acquired by private equity firm Calera Capital. Sports Business Journal reported Competitor Group went for close to $250 million, citing unnamed sources familiar ... (2012-06-12)

A Little More Than a Marathon in Macau

The term “marathon” comes from the legend of Pheidippides, the Greek messenger who ran roughly 40 kilometers from Marathon to Athena to report the Persians had been defeated in battle. Since then, marathons have become popular, competitive ... (2012-06-12)

Fetterman: Dallas' Logan Sherman will attempt to join idols with win in Dallas ...

Dallas' Logan Sherman has idolized past Dallas White Rock Marathon winners since high school. He has imagined being the hometown hero like Ed Swiatocha, William Moore and Ernesto Caballero. Sherman, 26, hopes to stake his claim at Sunday's ... (2012-06-12)

Americans shine amid wind, rain at the California International Marathon

"If it would've been 35 degrees with no head wind, I probably would've gone out fast like I did for my previous three marathons, and I probably would've tanked at the end," said Tapia, a student at the Monterey College of Law. Instead, Tapia had enough ... (2012-06-12)

A marathon of meaning between the raindrops

The couple waited under a canopy in the rain and wind at the 20-mile mark of the California International Marathon to catch a glimpse of their 25-year-old son, Marine Cpl. Josh Hotaling, as he went by. "When we saw him at the start, he was in the zone ... (2012-05-12)

Man runs seven marathons on seven continents in under seven days

For most people, running one marathon is enough. Not for Scottish fitness enthusiast Dr Andrew Murray though. He decided to take on a truly epic challenge as he set himself the task of completing seven ultra marathons on seven continents in just seven ... (2012-05-12)

What if Disney's Sleeping Beauty was a runner?

In preparation for the Walt Disney World Marathon on January 13, 2013, I'll countdown to the race with the running profile of a different Disney character. Drum roll please…. Sleeping Beauty: The Runner Who Needs Rest and Recovery. Let's face it, no ... (2012-05-12)

Syfy Celebrates the Holidays with End of the World and Star Trek Movie Marathons

NEW YORK - December 5, 2012 - Syfy will close out 2012 with a holiday programming festival featuring an End of the World movie marathon - in case the Mayan apocalyptic prediction proves false - along with a Star Trek film extravaganza, the Doctor Who ... (2012-05-12)

Twelve marathons in twelve days for HOPE

A runner is helping to raise £250,000 for children affected by HIV in Africa by running 12 marathons in 12 days. Sarah O'Neill, 31, is pulling on her running shoes for the 314.4-mile HOPE Tour and calling on other fleet of foot fundraisers to join her ... (2012-05-12)

Gabs Marathon venue switched

The race is accredited by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) and governed by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and Botswana Athletics Association (BAA). Set as favorite. Email this. Hits: 1 ... (2012-05-12)

Raleigh City Council OKs 'Rock 'n' Roll' marathon for 2014

Raleigh, N.C. — The Raleigh City Council on Tuesday gave the OK for a new marathon in the Capital City, beginning in April 2014. The Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance will fund the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series as part of a five-year deal, with a three ... (2012-04-12)

Pastor Completes Sixth Marathon

Hubbard, who has been the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of East Aurora since 2001, ran his first marathon in 2006 at the age of 50, according to a recent news release. He completed his sixth and most recent marathon, the Marine Corps Marathon ... (2012-04-12)

Marathon takes top billing in Derry City 'Culture' plans

The race will have links to the Foyle Festival Marathons which were held in the city from 1981-1985 with the last two being won by Tommy Hughes who went on to compete in the Barcelona Olympics. The proposed route will take in all the sights of the ... (2012-04-12)

Marathon breaks runner record

More than 30,000 runners participated in the annual Shanghai International Marathon Sunday, the most of any year since the race was first held in 1996, the event's organizer said. Sylvester Kimeli Teimet from Kenya came in first place, setting an event ... (2012-04-12)

Tapia wins windy, rainy California International Marathon

The Salinas Californian (2012-03-12)

Five marathon fears and how to conquer them

Despite having run 15 marathons, four 50Ks and countless half-marathons, Blanca Gonzales still harbors a fear of mile 17. She traces it back to her fourth 26.2-mile race, Austin in 2004. “I followed my training, didn't miss a run,” says Gonzales, 48 ... (2012-03-12)

Study: Too Many Marathons Can Kill

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (UPI) — Running too many marathons in a lifetime could be dangerous for the heart and lead to an early death, U.S. medical researchers said. The heart is designed only for “short bursts” of intense activity, a study by Dr. James O ... (2012-03-12)

Called It: Too Much Running Is Bad For Your Health

Running makes for great exercise and keeps your heart healthy, but overdoing it by running more than an hour per day, or running multiple marathons, can actually shorten your life, according to a recent editorial in the journal Heart. As someone who ... (2012-03-12)

Run Free's Fake Marathon Provides Laughs but Offends Some Runners

Marathons are difficult. They can be exhausting, sweaty, even humiliating. Sure, they come with the satisfaction of knowing you did the hard work of running a marathon, but when that's not enough to get you to tie up your laces, the creative people at ... (2012-03-12)

Keflezighi paces group in Rock 'n Roll half marathon

USA TODAY (2012-03-12)

Americans shine amid wind, rain at the California International Marathon

During the first half of Sunday's California International Marathon, while being pelted by rain and battling a head wind, Daniel Tapia turned to the runner beside him and made a remark that sounded promising, if not downright surprising. "He said he ... (2012-03-12)

Running farther, faster and longer can kill you

It would seem that the boom in marathon running might be just what the doctor ordered for a sedentary -- and ever plumping --nation like ours. But some scientists are now suggesting that even as runners work to trim seconds off their best times, they ... (2012-03-12)

Winter blazes past field at Palm Beaches Marathon

WEST PALM BEACH — The last time Charisse Winter ran a race, she was surrounded by a bunch of zombies, so Sunday's Palm Beaches Marathon was an improvement even before she won. Winter, 30, of Altamonte Springs, bested the women's field by ... (2012-03-12)

Marathon Man: Greg Wells, author of Superbodies, on finding his own fragility

Greg Wells is the author of Superbodies, a scientist, physiologist and health professor at the University of Toronto. The 41-year-old has biked across Africa, ran marathons in the arctic and spent 16 years advising Olympic athletes and coaches ... (2012-03-12)

A marathon of meaning between the raindrops

The couple waited under a canopy in the rain and wind at the 20-mile mark of the California International Marathon to catch a glimpse of their 25-year-old son, Marine Cpl. Josh Hotaling, as he went by. "When we saw him at the start, he was in the zone ... (2012-03-12)

Kenya's Jonathan Ndambuki overcomes strong winds to win Las Vegas Marathon

LAS VEGAS — Overcoming strong winds, Kenya's Jonathan Ndambuki was the star headliner on the Las Vegas Strip, winning the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon on Sunday night. The 36-year-old Ndambuki finished with a time of 2 hours, 32 minutes and ... (2012-03-12)

Marathon supporters help organization cross finish line

Guests went the distance and helped cross the finish line at a ''blue-tie'' gala Friday evening to raise money for the Akron Marathon, now celebrating its 10th year. More than 425 people gathered at Quaker Station for dinner, dancing and a live auction ... (2012-03-12)

Chennai, Pune host marathons

Chennai/Pune, Dec. 2 (ANI): The cities of Chennai and Pune organised marathons on Sunday as part of an endeavour to promote health through sports. In Chennai, over 6000 runners participated in the Wirpo Chennai Marathon 2012, which featured three ... (2012-02-12)

Ashis Roy, 80, completes 114th marathon

Gurgaon, Dec 2 (IANS) Ashis Roy, the marathon man of India, ran his 114th endurance race here Sunday. The 80-year-old cardiologist participated in the 42.195 km race organised by Running and Living.com, completing it in seven hours and 52 minutes. (2012-02-12)

Legally blind man will run marathon blindfolded to raise money, awareness

Are you looking forward to the marathons being over with, or is this bittersweet for you? I'd say it's more sweet than bitter. I'm very much looking forward to it being over. It's so much harder than I thought it was gonna be, physically, mentally ... (2012-02-12)

Kenyans win Singapore and Fukuoka Marathons

Gebrselassie ran in February's Tokyo Marathon in a bid to launch his bid for an Olympic swansong in London but flopped to a fourth-place finish and eventually failed to make the cut. The 39-year-old Ethiopian, twice Olympic and four-times world 10,000 ... (2012-02-12)

Woman Running A Marathon A Week To Run In CIM

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Julie Weiss will run her 36th marathon tomorrow in Sacramento. She's focused on her goal: raising money for cancer research. For Weiss, it was a mid-life crisis that sparked her passion for running. “I was overweight, I had two ... (2012-02-12)

Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon

Want an extra long-sleeve tech shirt from any of the events in October's Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon? You can find them for 12 bucks apiece at www.detroit. marathongear.com. 2013 FAST FACTS. What: 36th Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon. (2012-02-12)

Fetterman: Redesigning Dallas marathon has been exercise in compromise

When Lear Johnson was given the task of designing the courses for the 2012 MetroPCS Dallas Marathon and half marathon, he faced goals that were, in his words, diametrically opposed: craft the most exciting, runner-friendly routes with the least impact ... (2012-02-12)

Griggs wins XTERRA half-marathon at Bays Mountain

Gate City graduate Garrett Watts came in third in the half-marathon in 1:35:19. Brandon Lancaster was fourth (1:35:50), Mars Hill's Derek Gibson was fifth (1:40:40) and the mysterious “V” was sixth (1:47:20). Top male master Allan Couch was seventh ... (2012-02-12)

World's oldest marathoner to compete in Singapore's marathon

Since then, he has completed nine full marathons and holds the world record in the over-90 category with a personal best time of about five hours and forty minutes. However, Singh has retired from full marathons at the advice of his coach, after the ... (2012-01-12)

Run, Norris, run!

The race is the California International Marathon and it's been conducted in Sacramento for the past 28 years on the first Sunday in December. As marathons go, this one is popular for its lack of hills. Many runners use the net drop in elevation to ... (2012-01-12)

A Run on Spots in Some Races

Just three weeks after NYC Runs announced plans to host a marathon in Central Park in winter 2013, the event is close to selling out its 500-runner limit—even without a confirmed date, said Steve Lastoe, founder of the group. Mr. Lastoe has found ... (2012-01-12)

Running a Marathon Behind Bars

On a recent Sunday morning in November, 21 runners strapped on their shoes, took a final stretch and set out to run a marathon, 26.2 miles under the clear blue Marin County sky. Distance running is a natural for the pretty trails of Marin County, but ... (2012-01-12)

Legally Blind Man to Run Marathon Blindfolded

LAS VEGAS -- E.J. Scott is pretty remarkable. He dropped by the Sands Expo and Convention Center Friday and picked up his race number like anybody else. But he'll probably be the only one running the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon blindfolded. (2012-11-30)

Marathon memories run back to the start

Paul had been a champion high school runner and was the first member of the U.S. Military to cross the finish line at one of the Pikes Peak Marathons of the 1980s. Paul apparently celebrated his ascent a little too enthusiastically and found himself in ... (2012-11-30)

Study: Too many marathons can kill

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Running too many marathons in a lifetime could be dangerous for the heart and lead to an early death, U.S. medical researchers said. The heart is only designed for "short bursts" of intense activity, a study by Dr ... (2012-11-30)

Kid starts trek to run 7 marathons in Delaware

"I am running a marathon on each of the seven continents while raising money for Operation Warm. Operation Warm is a nonprofit organization that buys new coats for kids that can't afford it. I thought it would be a nice cause to pick because my ... (2012-11-30)

Dr Andrew Murray completes ultra marathons challenge early

An Edinburgh doctor who set out to run seven ultra marathons on seven continents in a week has completed the challenge with a day to spare. Andrew Murray travelled to Antarctica, Patagonia, Atlanta, London, Egypt, Dubai and Australia, where he finished ... (2012-11-30)

Palm Beach Marathon a chance for new owner to hit stride, too

Palm Beach Post (2012-11-29)

Nike Women's Marathon comes to Washington with NWM Half DC

NEW YORK, November 29, 2012 — The Nike Women's Marathon now has a little sister. Nike is bringing its signature San Francisco running event to Washington, D.C. on Sunday, April 23, 2013 for a 13.1-mile tour of the capitol's historic streets. The ... (2012-11-29)

Group Stages "NYC Marathon" For Local Parkinson's Patient

A local man battling Parkinson's disease is lacing-up his running shoes for a weekend marathon. Because the disease is slowing him down, 60-year-old Matt Wilber was supposed to run his last race in the New York City Marathon. However, city officials ... (2012-11-29)

Runners from 41 states and five countries highlight Baton Rouge Beach ...

Steve Boone, a director of the 50 States Marathon Club; Larry Macon, San Antonio attorney who's run more than 700 marathons including the 50 states 12 times; and nationally-known author and distance runner Jeff Galloway are among the notable ... (2012-11-29)

Runners from 41 states, five countries highlight Baton Rouge Beach Marathon ...

Marathon maniacs from across the United States and throughout the world will gather Saturday at 7 a.m. in Baton Rouge for the 19th Baton Rouge Beach Marathon and Half Marathon. Between 1,200 and 1,400 runners (400-500 for the marathon) from 41 ... (2012-11-29)

Too many marathons can kill, warn doctors

Fitness fanatics should do “just one or a few” marathons or full-distance triathlons, say the cardiologists, because over-exerting the heart for years can lead to long-term damage. There is now convincing evidence that repeatedly asking the heart to ... (2012-11-29)

Pocopson boy runs 7 marathons for Operation Warm

When Nikolas and Dan got home they verified that this was even feasible in all seven continents, and it is – there are two organized marathons in Antarctica. Nikolas' first marathon is this Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Fortitude for First Descents Marathon ... (2012-11-29)

Mustang Marathoners off to a running start

The Mustang Marathoners completed their first mile – a one-mile course was set up around the campus – with their collective goal of completing the final leg at the Second Harvest Food Bank's 'Hit the Streets for Hunger' running event scheduled for April 6. (2012-11-29)

Royse City runners head to Sacramento for marathon

ROYSE CITY — At least six runners with a Royse City connection will be in Sacramento Sunday to participate in the 30th running of the California International Marathon (CIM). Four of the runners — April Adler, Jana Everett, Debbie Gregory and ... (2012-11-29)

The Local Lens

This past weekend the city rerouted streets and Septa routes for the Philadelphia Marathon. Thousands of runners from all over the world participated, many having registered as far back as May. There was also a sizeable contingent from the cancelled ... (2012-11-28)

Philadelphia Marathon 2012 race recap

NEW YORK, November 28, 2012 —The Philadelphia Marathon is a big city race with a small town feel. With 11,617 finishers, the 2012 race on November 18 was the largest in the city's history. Another 10,921 runners finished the half-marathon, which runs ... (2012-11-28)

HSBC picks up sponsorship for Marathon Weekend

MONDAY, NOV. 26 (UPDATE WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28): HSBC Bermuda has been named the title sponsor for the Bermuda Marathon Weekend in January. HSBC's sponsorship includes the 10K run and walk along with the half and full marathons, which will ... (2012-11-28)

—So Far, 70 Marathons in 49 States Completed Since Cancer Diagnosis in ...

DALLAS — Don Wright will reach his goal of running marathons in all 50 states when he crosses the finish line in the Honolulu Marathon on Sunday, December 9th. Don is running despite the fact that he is 71 years old, and despite the fact that he has ... (2012-11-28)

Pushed to the limit: The World's Toughest Endurance Challenges

Since the mid-eighties, the 51 year-old has finished over 450 triathlons, making him almost certainly the record holder in that respect, not to mention the small matter of 74 mere marathons.. "The longer the event, the more the mind takes over, in a ... (2012-11-28)

Running with friends

Teresa Crain's daughter, Caroline, had one question for U.S. Olympic marathon team member and 2009 New York City Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi Monday night at Aloft Hotel in Homewood. “What was your time?” Caroline asked. Young Caroline knows ... (2012-11-27)

Search local inventory, coupons and more

27, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- FEARnet will have you stalkin' around the Christmas tree all month long, with a variety of world and network premieres, frightful features, and holiday marathons capped off by the New Year's Shockin' Eve "Tales from the ... (2012-11-27)

Cloo's Countdown to Christmas Marathon Includes Classic TV; Ben Savage and ...

Cloo is getting into the holiday mode with a Christmas episode marathon set for Sunday, Dec. 23 that they are calling the Cloo Countdown to Christmas Marathon. It will be a mix of classic sitcoms and dramas, along with newer dramas. This marathon ... (2012-11-27)

2012 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

MousePlanet (2012-11-27)

Conquering the Brooklyn Marathon: 9 loops in Prospect Park and this ...

Runner and Daily News reporter Nicole Lyn Pesce was signed up for both the ING NYC Marathon AND the Brooklyn marathon, back-to-back races scheduled just two weeks apart. She writes here on the Brooklyn race, and why it meant that much more after ... (2012-11-27)

Changes planned after Vegas marathon illness probe

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A year after hundreds of Las Vegas Rock 'n' Roll Marathon and Half-Marathon runners reported symptoms of stomach illness, organizers on Monday promised changes that include strict sanitation rules and the hiring of a contractor to ... (2012-11-26)

Marathon man says anyone can do it

A Brisbane man who is running 50 marathons in 50 days to raise awareness for Youngcare says anyone can do his gruelling regime - it is just all down to the style of running. William Wragg, 26, has been running 42.2 kilometres every day since October 14 ... (2012-11-26)

The Moment Long-Distance Running Goes From 'Hate It' To 'Love It'

A veteran of 60 marathons, Holland was set to run his ninth New York City Marathon earlier this month, until the 26.2-mile (42.2-kilometer) race was canceled in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. "Over 100,000 people apply to the New York City Marathon each ... (2012-11-26)

Trainer Brings Road Experience to the Y

An accomplished marathoner, and triathlete, the 27 year old has participated in five marathons and over 50 triathlons since the age of 18 and has also completed the Ironman Canada in 10:32. Although the scenery and fan base in Harrisburg was quite ... (2012-11-26)

Seattle Marathon

For the men, it seemed to be a three-man race early on, with Steidl, Blanshan, and Jesse Williams — the 2011 Seattle Marathon winner — hanging close to each other for the first 15 miles. Steidl even briefly chatted with Williams, he said. But shortly ... (2012-11-26)

Marathon Woman Aids Diverse Charities

Anahid Ugurlayan has run eight marathons, raising more than $20,000 to aid Armenian charities both here and abroad. Joining her (center) at the recent Hamptons Marathon are (L-R) Makrouhi Kalayjian, Magardich Nercessian, Stepan Ipekian, and Manoug ... (2012-11-26)

500 marathons

After running his 500th marathon, 60-year-old Michael Stewart was planning to celebrate by dancing the night away. "I'm going to go down to the Petone Working Men's Club, and if some chick wants to go dancing, that would be great," the Naenae rubbish ... (2012-11-25)

Jamba Cloud Hyderabad Marathon attracts overwhelming response

Hyderabad, Nov.25 (ANI): The Jamba Cloud Hyderabad ten-kilometre-long run organized in Hyderabad on Sunday, attracted an overwhelming response from all age groups, with about 15,000 runners participating in the event. This marathon was the 10th ... (2012-11-25)

Runners set for today's Space Coast Marathon

Air Force Lt. Col. Craig Hodges and his wife, Natasha, came up with a novel way to stay in touch while he was in Afghanistan. They trained to run in today's Space Coast Marathon, she in their temporary home near Tarpon Springs, he in Afghanistan. (2012-11-25)

Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon

Had enough with door-buster deals? Never! Be prepared for Jan. 1, when discounted registration opens for the 36th Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon. You can make a resolution to run and to save money at the same time. 2013 FAST FACTS ... (2012-11-25)

Marathons reverse negative body image

Taryn Willis (left) and Stephanie Farley show their medals after completing Disney Wine and Dine half-marathon Nov. 10 in Orlando. They completed the event in 2 hours 43 minutes. Posted: Saturday, November 24, 2012 4:46 pm | Updated: 4:48 pm, Sat Nov ... (2012-11-24)

Steve Harris runs away with Kaiser Realty Coastal Half-Marathon (photos, video ...

Half-Marathon at Orange Beach ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -- Hundreds of people braved chilly Saturday morning temperatures for the Kaiser Realty Half-Marathon at the Orange Beach Sportsplex on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Watch video. ORANGE BEACH ... (2012-11-24)

Gamer Okan Kaya sets record for longest video game marathon by playing Black ...

PHOENIX - An Australian gamer set a new record for the longest video game marathon by playing Call of Duty: Black Ops II for more than 135 hours, according to Yahoo.com . Yahoo reported that Okan Kaya set a Guinness World Record, breaking the ... (2012-11-23)

50 marathons in 50 weeks

After serving 21 years in the Navy, he felt it was time to give back to his fellow military veterans. A long-time runner, he decided that after turning 50 last January, he would attempt to complete 50 marathons in 50 weeks to raise money and awareness ... (2012-11-23)

Catching up on shows with holiday marathons

I love a good marathon. You can get caught up on shows you may have missed or see things in their rightful order. From “Honey Boo Boo” on TLC to the “Hatfields and McCoys” on the History Channel it seems there's a marathon to make just about anyone ... (2012-11-23)

Mass Effect Marathon Launches Suicide Mission For Child's Play

Not content with just saving the galaxy, Commander Shepard is going to blow the weekend doing a solid for charity. The "videogame marathon for charity" scene is pretty well dominated this week by Desert Bus, but they're not the only game in town. The ... (2012-11-23)

Outside Roundup: Casselberry completes seven marathons on seven continents

As Antoinette Casselberry approached the end of her most recent marathon, organizers had already started to pack up and runners crossing the finish line were being given a paper that said "no finish." "I thought there was going to be a battle with ... (2012-11-23)

Thanksgiving Marathons and other ways to waste the weekend

We're talking about a I'm-just-going-to-lie-down-here-on-the-couch-and-watch-7-hours-of-women-shopping-for-wedding-dresses-while-all-this-leftover-dressing-settles-in-my-belly marathons, which, to be fair, does require a certain amount of endurance and ... (2012-11-22)

Weldon Kirui Wins Kass Marathon

Most Kenyans head all over the world to race in marathons, and so there should be no surprise that a 26.2-mile race held in their native country drew a highly competitive field. In the 2012 edition of the Kass Marathon, Weldon Kirui was the first ... (2012-11-22)

Thanksgiving Weekend TV: Marathons, specials and sports and more

Tired of flag football with your family? Fortunately, there are plenty of reasons to stay put on the couch all weekend long. Check out our roundup of all the parades, specials, marathons and sports on tap. (All times ET). Network Parades and Specials ... (2012-11-22)

TV: Celebrate Thanksgiving with 'Castle,' James Bond marathons

Marathons on television have grown since then. The different channels love to market their marathons as special, trying to get people to turn the TV on and leave it for the entire day. I've collected a list of the marathons going on to fill your turkey ... (2012-11-22)

Thanksgiving day TV marathons to be thankful for: Your viewing guide

First up is a jumbo-sized James Bond movie marathon. Celebrate the franchise's 50th anniversary with a two-day Syfyblockbuster fest from 12 a.m. to tomorrow, 5:30 a.m. I'm sure the release of the latest and highest grossing 007 installment, Skyfall ... (2012-11-22)

From marathon runs to running our Rotary club

But Herne Bay Rotary Club's past president Chris French, 60, is also a former marathon runner – boasting impressive times of well under four hours – and a motor racing fan. ​. MARATHON MAN: Chris finishing the London Marathon in 1986. ​. HEAD FOR ... (2012-11-22)

Brentwood's Marathon Machine

That set Weiss off on a series of events, which led her to run 52 marathons in 52 weeks to raise money and awareness for The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Her father was her biggest fan and most challenging critic. Their greatest dream was for him ... (2012-11-22)

Letters: Harrisburg Marathon runners say city 'rocks'

Sometimes we don't appreciate what we have in the Harrisburg area. More than 2,200 runners competed in the recent Harrisburg Marathon organized by the East Shore YMCA. Many runners had planned to do the New York City Marathon, but Hurricane ... (2012-11-22)

11th annual Short Plays Marathon is Saturday

Culture*Park will present the 11th annual Short Plays Marathon on Saturday in the Whaling Museum's Cook Memorial Theater. From 1 to 10:30 p.m., experience new theater presented by a talented assortment of playwrights, actors and directors. Some of the ... (2012-11-22)

Hungry for Thanksgiving TV? Here's What's Being Served!

From the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to TV marathons, see what's simmering on your tube on Turkey Day! Jennifer Graham Kizer ON Nov 21, 2012 at 1:26PM. chime in now. Add save! See Related Photos. UFS/Charles Schulz/Courtesy The Neal Peters ... (2012-11-21)

Australian man sets world record with 135-hour Black Ops II marathon

If you think you're spending a lot of time playing Call of Duty: Black Ops II, you better think again. Okan Kaya, a sales manager at 4Cabling in Australia, claims to have broken the world record for the longest gaming marathon ever, in which he played ... (2012-11-21)

Thanksgiving Weekend TV: Your Guide to the Marathons, Specials and Sports ...

Stuffed with Thanksgiving turkey? Tired of flag football with your family? Fortunately, there are plenty of reasons to stay put on the couch all weekend long. Check out our roundup of all the parades, specials, marathons and sports on tap. (All times ... (2012-11-21)

Strongsville half marathon and Rocky River-based group boost girls self esteem

Fall Classic Strongsville Half Marathon More than 1,000 runners participated in the Fall Classic Nov. 18 at in the Cleveland Metroparks in Strongsville. CORY SHAFFER, SUN NEWS. Despite grass that was crisp and blue under a coating of early morning ... (2012-11-21)

Kerrytown Concert House hosting 26 straight hours of music in PhoenixPhest ...

Hard on the heels of the New York Marathon—the race that wasn't, due to Hurricane Sandy—comes another marathon that's sure not to be canceled for weather (or tryptophan-induced torpor). In fact, this marathon, a musical one set for Thanksgiving ... (2012-11-21)

Princeton runner wins Thunder Road Half Marathon

ATHENS — Once he was in front of the half marathon field in Charlotte, N.C., last weekend, Lance McDaniel reassessed his prerace goal. Instead of hoping for a top-five finish, why not go for first? That's what the Athens resident did on Saturday ... (2012-11-21)

Moby-Dick Marathon has lots of readers, but needs money

But with this next reading in January, in its 17th year, the marathon has lost a federal grant and the New Bedford Whaling Museum is asking for money to let this event stand on its own two feet — or, one foot and a peg. I don't think this will be very ... (2012-11-21)

TV marathons are a Thanksgiving bonus

2012 - Aside from leftovers, the best post-Thanksgiving dinner gift is the variety of marathons networks are running. In the late '90s, my roommates and I would hit REC button on the VCR, leave our place, and six hours later, we'd have a full tape of X ... (2012-11-20)

Turkey Day TV Marathons

ABC News (2012-11-20)

Nobody asked me, but ...

In 2010, over 500,000 runners finished, finished being the key word, marathons in the U.S.. In 2012, there will be over 600 marathons held in the U.S. In other words, if you want to run one, or 10, it won't be too hard to find one. And don't laugh ... (2012-11-20)

Well Being: Marathon mates all year

Dan Schultz and Craig Davidson were hanging out at McGillicuddy's Pub in Havertown in early fall last year, enjoying a couple of beers, when Davidson floated a wild idea: Why not run several marathons together in 2012? Schultz reacted in a way that ... (2012-11-20)

Doug Clark: Retiring marathoner, 72, never ran from anything

Bill Misner, the Spokane ultrarunner who has logged more mileage than Madonna's bedsprings, has decided to hang it up. “I'm retiring,” announced Misner during a morning phone call. “That's it. “Oh, I'll still run for fitness,” he added after a moment ... (2012-11-20)

McDaniel conquers Charlotte half marathon

ATHENS — Once he was in front of the half marathon field in Charlotte, N.C., last weekend, Lance McDaniel reassessed his pre-race goal. Instead of hoping for a top-five finish, why not go for first? That's what the Athens resident did on Saturday ... (2012-11-20)

Philly Marathon Champ: I Had Hometown Advantage

NBC10 Philadelphia - Tim Lake. NBC10's Tim Lake spoke to Philly Marathon winner Michael McKeeman who just happens to be from the area and woks at Bryn Mawr Running Company. Ardmore Runner Wins Philly Marathon. Link; Embed; Email. Copy ... (2012-11-20)

Indirect Path to Finish for Disabled Marathoner

Eline Oidvin, a 35-year-old Norwegian who has limited sight, was ready to cancel her dream trip to the New York City Marathon in early November. She had dipped into her savings and received donations from relatives to run in the event. She had arranged ... (2012-11-20)

Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon to Pass By VaHi

The race is among the largest half marathons in the U.S. and a Thanksgiving tradition for thousands of people throughout the metro Atlanta area and beyond. The 7:30 a.m. race starts and finishes on Capitol Ave. at Hank Aaron Dr. just outside of Turner ... (2012-11-19)

Marathoner Vaz hopes to see GRM bloom in Goa

PANAJI: For Daniel Vaz, who has run 27 marathons, all roads lead to Goa. And not merely because the CEO of Batliboi Textile Air Engineering Group in Mumbai has his roots here or that Goa is a tourist's haven. The certified fitness professional and ... (2012-11-19)

Long-time marathoner dies of cancer

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A lifelong St. Paul resident whose passion for running led him to finish 187 marathons has died of lung cancer at age 64. Joe Schletty ran his first marathon, the City of Lakes, in 1978. That marathon was the predecessor to the ... (2012-11-19)

Dance marathon raises more than $500000

11/17/12 Purdue Dance Marathon. Eleven placards were held up to show the total collection of fundraiser, $528,654.67, in the final hour of Purdue's Dance Marathon at the Cordova Recreational Center center on Sunday morning. (2012-11-19)

Run Free: A Marathon* for Everyone

Have you ever wanted to run a marathon? Or maybe you just want to be able to say that you ran a marathon, without all of the actual work? The folks at Ridiculo.us (“We launch ridiculous things”) have come up with a brilliantly geeky idea: Run Free 2013 ... (2012-11-19)

Tulsa's Route 66 Marathon runners love course, race

A South Dakota school teacher who hopes to eventually run a marathon in all 50 states and Spider-Woman won the seventh Route 66 Marathon men's and women's division titles, respectively, at Veteran's Park Sunday. Curtis Huffman won his fourth overall ... (2012-11-19)

Marathon crowns new champion

Gustavo Vilches of Tulsa, Okla., completed the 26.2-mile course in 2 hours, 55 minutes and 7 seconds, a personal best for the Argentina native, who captured his first-ever overall victory in a marathon on a cold Saturday morning in Cotter. “I have ran ... (2012-11-19)

Well Being: Marathon mates all year

Dan Schultz and Craig Davidson were hanging out at McGillicuddy's Pub in Havertown in early fall last year, enjoying a couple of beers, when Davidson floated a wild idea: Why not run several marathons together in 2012? Schultz reacted in a way that ... (2012-11-19)

Marathons enjoy their day in the sun

There were full houses at both the Bucks County Marathon — which started and finished in Washington Crossing — and the Philadelphia Marathon on the streets in and around the big city. The second annual Bucks County event attracted more than 440 ... (2012-11-19)

Philly Marathon preview

Between the Rothman 8k, which was run Saturday, and the Philadelphia Marathon and Half Marathon, which are on Sunday, more than 30,000 runners will be pounding asphalt - helped along by more than 3,000 volunteers and 60,000 spectators lining the ... (2012-11-18)

Former Flyer Laperriere conquers Philly Marathon

Kenyan Isaac Korir Kedikou (25) won the half-marathon in 1:02:53, while Washington's Misikir Demessie (25) was the top female finisher there in 1:11:57. Both were New York Marathon entrants competing here since that race was cancelled because of ... (2012-11-18)

Pink City gears up for marathon

The fourth edition of the Jaipur Marathon scheduled for January 27 will see participation from athletes of 20 different nations, making it one of the biggest marathons in the country. A lot of pre-events have been lined up during the marathon month ... (2012-11-18)

South Dakota man wins Route 66 Marathon

A 27-year-old South Dakota man won the Route 66 Marathon Sunday morning with an unofficial time of 2 hours, 39 minutes. The high-profile female winner was 30-year-old Camille Herron, of Warr Acres. She crossed the finish line near Veterans Park in 2 ... (2012-11-18)

Philly Marathon preview

Between the Rothman 8k, which was run Saturday, and the Philadelphia Marathon and Half Marathon, which are on Sunday, more than 30,000 runners will be pounding asphalt - helped along by more than 3,000 volunteers and 60,000 spectators lining the ... (2012-11-18)

As many reasons as runners

Nearly 16,000 marathoners will start out this morning - with an additional 12,500 running the half-marathon - every one with a story. Here are six: Mike Fanelli ran his first marathon, the Philadelphia Marathon, 40 years ago, in 1972. He was 16, a ... (2012-11-18)

Marathon stars will square off in China

A number of star runners from leading marathon countries have confirmed their participation in the Guangzhou Marathon, organizers said. "With the participation of such world-renowned runners, the Guangzhou Marathon will be a fierce competition, which ... (2012-11-18)

Philly Marathon will be the greenest ever

After a few baby steps in recent years, the event is looking distinctly green, right down to the unclaimed medals they plan to melt and use again. Indeed, this year's race is so green that the city hopes to have it certified by a national sports ... (2012-11-17)

Phila. marathon gets greener

After a few baby steps in recent years, the event is looking distinctly green, right down to the unclaimed medals organizers plan to melt and use again. Indeed, this year's Sunday race is so green that the city hopes to have it certified by a national ... (2012-11-17)

Philadelphia Marathon kicks off with Health and Fitness Expo

Some people travel the country to run in different marathons. Here, some of them such as the Long Island Marathon and the Vermont City Marathon were there signing up runners. The idea is to sign up runners, generate commerce and get people interested ... (2012-11-17)

Review: Online tools make Sandy fundraising easier

I have regularly donated in the past, particularly when people I know are raising money for cancer research, youth programs and other charities in connection with a marathon, a triathlon or some other big event. But I've never raised money myself ... (2012-11-17)

Elmhurst resident, Chicago Marathon Director Carey Pinkowski is honorary ...

From his days as a state-title winning high school runner, to his current post as executive race director of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Elmhurst resident Carey Pinkowski has seen the sport's huge boom in popularity from the front. And, along ... (2012-11-16)

Big Sur Half Marathon field reflects growing popularity of sport among women

The Big Sur Half Marathon has become popular for women's running groups such as the StrollerPower Running Moms of Campbell. From left are Amanda Bush, Megan Mullaly, Anita Gupta, Brezi Little, Tamara Heath-Underbrink, Jess Hardy, Kristen Van Hull, ... (2012-11-16)

Gelana Vows to Give New York Another Try

1, as the sun was just beginning to rise over a half-blacked-out Manhattan and just an hour after (partial) subway service had returned to the city for the first time in three days, Tiki Gelana, the women's Olympic marathon champion, set out for an ... (2012-11-16)

Charlotte's marathon still trying to find its stride

Thunder Road race director Tim Rhodes marks the 12 mile mark on Berkeley Ave. in Charlotte, N.C. on Tuesday, November 13, 2012. Rhodes was marking the course in preparation for Saturday's Charlotte Thunder Road Marathon. The marathon is turning ... (2012-11-16)

Ninth White River Marathon biggest yet

Charley Hogue of Wasola, Mo., holds up four fingers, signaling his fourth championship of the White River Marathon for Kenya, as he nears the finish line last year. The ninth annual marathon begins at 7 a.m. Saturday. / Neal Denton/The Baxter Bulletin ... (2012-11-16)

Duo runs NY marathon despite race cancellation Marathon

Team Family Ties members John Cannon and his daughter, Stephanie, did their own rendition of the New York City Marathon, running 26.2 miles through seven towns to support the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. (Photo for The Item) ... (2012-11-16)

Special guests at this year's Philly Marathon

The field of runners will be much more crowded this year, with the cancellation of the IMG New York City Marathon earlier this month due to Hurricane Sandy. One of the multiple stories out of this year's Philly race includes the lottery that was used ... (2012-11-16)

Dave Fraser, marathoner with cerebral palsy, will compete in New York City 60K ...

He can't run, can't walk and can't use his hands to power his wheelchair. He has trouble getting dressed by himself. But Dave Fraser will attempt an ultra-marathon Saturday, using his toes to push his wheelchair backward for 37.2 grueling miles. Fraser ... (2012-11-15)

Call It a 'Moby' Marathon

“MOBY-DICK” intimidates. Its hundreds of pages of rich, sometimes inscrutable prose, assembled in service of a quest story that's heartbreaking if not existentially ruinous, make up the kind of novel you'll want to impale, attach to an oak plaque and ... (2012-11-15)

Five-marathon quest has unique finish

Doug Dahlberg of Hampstead thought doing five marathons in four weeks for charity would go off without barely a snag. He endured a few aches and pain along the way, but nothing like the mental anguish he suffered and then the ingenuity he exhibited in ... (2012-11-15)

Philadelphia Marathon timer says cheating accusations against Davison dentist ...

DAVISON, MI -- Sixteen-thousand people are expected to run in the Philadelphia Marathon Sunday, but race officials are talking about a Davison dentist who won't be there and continues to be accused of cheating in past marathons. WHYY in Philadelphia is ... (2012-11-15)

'Twilight' Marathons In Chinatown, Georgetown

WASHINGTON -- "Twilight" fans are ready for the final film of the series. D.C. area theaters are well aware of the mania that's about to descend on them this weekend. Regal Gallery Place Stadium 14 has twenty screenings scheduled for Friday, November 16. (2012-11-15)

The Run That Got Away

I was due to run my third straight New York City Marathon last weekend as a guide runner for a disabled runner with Achilles International, an amazing nonprofit that matches able-bodied marathoners with those in need of a guide on the course. As even ... (2012-11-15)

Charlotte's marathon still trying to find its stride

The Thunder Road Marathon will affect traffic Saturday morning in uptown and neighborhoods in central and south Charlotte. The 26.2-mile race begins at 7:45 a.m. and heads out of uptown on Randolph and Providence roads, then proceeds to Foxcroft near ... (2012-11-15)

Rehoboth Marathon & Half sell out at 1900 participants

For the first time since the event began back in 2008, the popular Rehoboth Beach Marathon and Half-Marathon have sold out with 1,900 participants expected in the Nation's Summer Capital on Saturday, Dec. 8. Both races will begin together at 7 a.m., at ... (2012-11-15)

Marathon's Cazalot elected new API chairman

Cazalot joined Houston-based Marathon Oil in 2000 after working for Texaco Inc. since 1972. "His vision, experience and drive will be major assets in API's public policy work in the coming year," API CEO Jack Gerard said in a statement. Cazalot serves ... (2012-11-15)

Thursday marathons of 'Twilight'

Mini-Marathon: Parts 1 & 2, 7:30 p.m., $17, $15 student, $12 seniors and children. 513-333-7469; www.greendalecinema.com. Holiday Auto Theatre , Old Oxford Road, Ohio 130, Hamilton, "Breaking Dawn - Part 1" at 7:45 p.m. and "Breaking Dawn - Part 2" at ... (2012-11-15)

Route 66 Marathon puts Tulsa on running map

Runners and walkers from across the nation and world will descend on Tulsa Friday through Sunday to participate in the Williams Route 66 Marathon, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma. With an expected sell-out of all five races, 10,500 ... (2012-11-15)

Guam Int'l Marathon Set For April

(Tumon, Guam) – The Guam Visitors Bureau, along with the Pacific Islands Club Guam and United Airlines, today released official details regarding the inaugural Guam International Marathon that will take place on Sunday, April 7, 2013. The Guam ... (2012-11-15)

Magic City Half Marathon Race and Against Racism 5K registration up 25 ...

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The half marathon and 5-kilometer races of the Ruben Studdard Celebration Weekend have experienced a 25 percent increase in registered runners, according to promoter Tom Crichton. "We have just under 1,000 for the 5K and ... (2012-11-14)

2012 Run Oregon Race Interview

OregonLive.com (blog) (2012-11-14)

Storm mars marathon but can't dampen helping spirit

0 Comments E-mail Print. Advertisement. Dave Fleishman, Pismo Beach city attorney, had planned to run in the New York City Marathon, but after it was canceled he decided to spend his time helping victims of Hurricane Sandy. Courtesy photo. Story Photos ... (2012-11-14)

Seal Beach Marathoner Helps In New York

The Seal Beach resident and world traveler was hoping to complete her third full marathon (she has also run in 24 half marathons and a handful of triathlons and other related athletic feats, including hiking to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro — the ... (2012-11-14)

Training under way for March 2 half-marathon

The Tuscaloosa Half Marathon — and a 1-mile fun run — will be held March 2. The race will begin at Tuscaloosa City Hall and finish at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. The 13.1-mile race is the first half-marathon in Tuscaloosa, according to Tuscaloosa ... (2012-11-14)

The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn

Patch.com (2012-11-13)

The Marathon Diaries: I'd Like to Dedicate This Race to …

I can't believe the Philadelphia Marathon is almost here!!! I go from feeling scared to excited to both at once. I guess I'm exscareded, if you will. And I know that I'll be the most exscareded on Sunday morning as I wait in a Porta Potty line that ... (2012-11-13)

NC Marathon on hold, but half-marathon and 8K coming to Greensboro

The BB&T Gate City Half-Marathon and 8K are now on the calendar for April 6. The 8K will serve as North Carolina USATF's 5-mile road race championship and will be the opening event of the 2013 North Carolina USATF-Endurance Magazine Series. (2012-11-13)

Oklahoma runner seeks costumed world record at Route 66 Marathon

"I do goofy things," said Herron, who graduated from the University of Tulsa with honors in 2005. "I think it's a record that I'm meant to have. Tulsa is my favorite city in Oklahoma. The (marathon) route winds through the TU campus. I thought that was ... (2012-11-13)

Thursday marathons of 'Twilight'

859-442-0000. Greendale Cinema, 1605 Flossie Drive, Greendale, Ind., noon. All five films. $40. Mini-Marathon: Parts 1 & 2, 7:30 p.m., $17, $15 student, $12 seniors and children. 513-333-7469; www.greendalecinema.com. Kenwood Theatre, 7815 Kenwood ... (2012-11-13)

Marathon performance of Bartok's string quartets

Though not the first Bartok marathon in my experience, it was the most intense, performed at a high standard that brought you so deeply into the music's inner workings that you wondered if your brain could take it all in. Spanning the period from 1908 ... (2012-11-13)

Patriots Under Par Golf Marathon a hit for Veterans

Last year on Veterans Day, Golf Academy of America student and 21-year Air Force veteran Mark Chapman played 11 rounds in 11 hours at Waterway Hills to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project and Salute Military Golf Association. Administrators ... (2012-11-13)

Mater Dei marathon raises funds for medical facility

That initial connections led to a Riley Dance Marathon at Mater Dei High School that raised more than $20,000 for Riley patients in one night. On Saturday, Scheller involved herself again in the world of Riley Dance Marathons to help coordinate USI's ... (2012-11-13)

Fifty Marathons in 50 States for Goolkasian

How else would you describe someone who's completed 164 marathons, including 1 in each of the 50 states? What else could you say about a guy who's competed in more than 350 races throughout a storied career dating back three-plus decades? (2012-12-11)

Brooklyn, Moby Dick Marathons Make Up For NYC Marathon

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the city wisely canceled the New York City Marathon (after some unfortunate hemming and hawing). But if you still want an endurance fix this weekend—mental or physical—Brooklyn has you covered. For the fans of OG ... (2012-12-11)

Fringe Headed To Science Channel With Thanksgiving Week Marathon

Fringe fans, it's time to get comfy on that couch and line up the snacks. Science Channel is giving you something extra to be thankful for this Thanksgiving week. They're airing a Fringe marathon that includes the complete first season, as well as a ... (2012-12-11)

From Marathons to the Workplace, Cigna Goes the Distance for Veterans

From Marathons to the Workplace, Cigna Goes the Distance for Veterans. By Business Wirevia The Motley Fool. Posted 1:20PM 11/12/12 Posted under: Investing · Share. From Marathons to the Workplace, Cigna Goes the Distance for Veterans. $45,000 ... (2012-12-11)

Mikis Theodorakis: The Greek Legend Becomes the First Marathon Torchbearer

The rain didn't stop during the Opening Ceremony of the 30th Athens Classic Marathon. However, the Tomb of Marathon was full. Citizens, athletes, even some politicians were there for Him. The symbol of resistance against the Greek dictatorship was ... (2012-12-11)

Global Honour for Comrades Marathon

South Africa's Comrades Marathon Association received a special award at the 30th anniversary gala of the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) in Athens, Greece on Friday. The association used the occasion to highlight the ... (2012-12-11)

Beijing marathon's doors open to competitors from Japan

Japan's media had reported that the runners were previously banned from taking part in the Nov. 25 event due to concerns for their safety amid a territorial spat, but that the decision was later reversed. China's Xinhua News Agency, however, quoted an ... (2012-12-11)

Falcao test for Brazil, marathons for Spain, Portugal

Spain and Portugal both face marathon trips with the world and European champions travelling to Panama and their Iberian neighbours lured to oil-rich Gabon where Cristiano Ronaldo's presence is awaited with feverish excitement. There are high-profile ... (2012-12-11)

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon winners have dash of local flavor

FEATURES; ACS RNR MARATHON JMS; 11/13/11; From the left, Steve and Janet Flores, Cindy and Tom Lynds after finishing the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, Sunday, November 13, 2011, at The Alamodome in San Antonio. ( Photo by J. Michael Short / SPECIAL ) ... (2012-12-11)

KU Dance Marathon raises more than $60000 Saturday

The University hosted its fifth Dance Marathon last Saturday, a program sponsored by the Children's Miracle Network that raises money for hospitalized children and their families. The University is the second school in the country to host two Dance ... (2012-12-11)

Runner's Road to Boston Has Been More Than 26.2 Miles Long

When the gun sounds to mark the 117th running of the Boston Marathon this coming Patriots Day, runner Wes Harding will be playing one of his favourite songs on his iPod entitled, “You Can't Do That” by the Beatles. Wes Harding, from Sarnia, Ontario ... (2012-11-11)

Runaway leader claims marathon

Sam Wreford's stellar 2012 season continued yesterday, with the Timaru long-distance runner adding victory in the Southland Marathon to his list of achievements. The 29-year-old has been in exceptional form this year, winning the Christchurch Marathon ... (2012-11-11)

Kenyan Bett wins Athens Classic Marathon, runner dies of heart attack

by Maria Spiliopoulou. ATHENS, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan Raymond Kimutai Bett won on Sunday the 30th Athens Classic Marathon which was marked with a new record participation for the authentic course of 26,000 elite athletes and ordinary citizens ... (2012-11-11)

From families to impromptu dancers, marathon day a success

Owyn broke into a broad smile when his mother slowed to wave as the marathoners passed. His dad, Jeff, held 1-year-old Emrys. He said his wife, Meghan, had run in only one other marathon but didn't complete it. That was because shortly before the race ... (2012-11-11)

Altman, Parker Win 2012 Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon

Altman won the Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon for the second time in three years, crossing the line on Barnhardt Circle in two hours, 38 minutes and 52 seconds. Altman spent most of 2011 sidelined with an Achilles tendon injury, but entered this race ... (2012-11-11)

Cyclone causes New York City Marathon runners to break stride

Patty Snodgrass had qualified to run in her first New York City Marathon three years ago, but injuries derailed the retired U.S. Treasury Department employee from fulfilling that dream. She was going to use what is essentially a rain check from the New ... (2012-10-11)

Lakewood woman runs honorary NYC Marathon

“I just realized it wasn't going to be the New York City Marathon for me anymore,” Montalbano said. “It was going to be different. There were people that weren't going to be able to get there. There seemed to be a lot of animosity and controversy where ... (2012-10-11)

Cinque likely to be Marathon's next mayor

Much like the man who will hand the gavel over Tuesday evening, it appears Marathon City Councilman Mike Cinque will serve his final year on the council holding the ceremonial title of mayor. Mayor Pete Worthington is leaving the council because he ... (2012-10-11)

Falkland Islands To Host World's Most Southerly Marathon

The Falkland Islands Marathon is March 17, 2013 The New Year may still be more than six weeks off, but it is never too early to start working on those resolutions. If one of your perennial vows is to get into better shape and exercise more often, then ... (2012-10-11)

2012 Jamaica Reggae Marathon

Hurricanes and snow storms currently being experienced in North America do not mix well with marathons, but on December 1, 2012 you can be at the start line of the Jamaica Reggae Marathon where the beat meets the heat. The backdrop for this marathon ... (2012-09-11)

White Bear Lake: Best kind of marathon? A short one

White Bear Lake's Shortest Marathon Ever on Saturday, Nov. 10, isn't aimed at elite athletes. The one-block "marathon" is open to anyone wanting to fight hunger and who can muster the energy for a leisurely stroll along Bald Eagle Avenue, in the ... (2012-09-11)

Dr. Angie, this run's for you

The 60-year-old had trained for months with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Team in Training, which helps train runners to participate in marathons and other races around the country as a way to raise money for cancer research. And with the help of ... (2012-09-11)

Ranck set to run in his 40th straight Harrisburg Marathon

Ranck has completed 65 marathons over the course of his career, with his 2 hour, 40 minute finishing time during the 1980 Harrisburg Marathon being one of his best. He also scored a sub-3 hour time in Boston in 1979 when he was 29 years old. Running ... (2012-09-11)

Married with Marathons

John and Mary Maas started running around 12 years ago with a 5K. Now they're adding more miles to their daily work out regimen. Mary Maas says, "I'll lace up my shoes and run from Sleepy eye to New Ulm." But what's even more impressive, they're part ... (2012-09-11)

Beyond Competition, Running for a Greater Cause

New York Times (2012-09-11)

Weekend Sports Calendar: Marathon returns to Santa Barbara

The fourth annual marathon and half marathon is on Saturday. The half marathon begins at 7:15 a.m. at the Page Youth Center and the marathon goes off at 7:30 a.m. from Dos Pueblos High. The finish for both races is at Santa Barbara City College's La ... (2012-08-11)

The Honeymooners Thanksgiving Day Marathon on WPIX; Remembering Clive ...

The Odd Couple has aired in marathons on Thanksgiving Day on WPIX the past two years, but this year it will be The Honeymooners. We mentioned back in August that The Honeymooners can currently be seen late Sunday nights from 2-4am. Stay with us for ... (2012-08-11)

Glendale Man to Finish 50 Marathons in 50 States

J.D. Frailey will never forget mile number 19 of the 1982 St. Louis Marathon. That's when when a "wave of a tingling weirdness” washed over his body. It was his first 26.2-mile race. “I was hoping to be killed by a lightning bolt,” Frailey, 60, of ... (2012-08-11)

Tokyo Marathon Joins Majors Series

NEW YORK CITY - The World Marathon Majors® (WMM) announced the addition of the Tokyo Marathon to the World Marathon Majors Series. The seventh Tokyo Marathon, which will be held on Sunday, February 24, 2013, will be the first race in the 2013 ... (2012-08-11)

Tuscaloosa's first half marathon to help rebuild schools

In the aftermath of the April 27, 2011 tornado, members of the community have come up with many different ways to help rebuild Tuscaloosa. This March, ReadBAMARead and the Kiwanis Club of Greater Tuscaloosa will host Tuscaloosa's first Half Marathon, ... (2012-08-11)

Soldier Marathon and Half Marathon: What's up with energy gels?

The local Soldier Marathon and Half Marathon is Saturday, Nov. 10. I'm running the half marathon. Every day this week, I'll devote a blog post to a race-related topic. Today's discussion: energy gels. Do those slimy things really work? When I trained ... (2012-08-11)

Options for Runners After a Race Is Canceled

New York Times (2012-08-11)

Elmira couple makes best of NYC Marathon trip

Four other people who live in the Elmira area — Kelli Nelson of Pine City, Tracey Hayes of Corning, Amy Balash of Elmira Heights and Regina Cavanaugh of Horseheads — qualified for New York, which ranks with Boston as the top marathons in the United ... (2012-08-11)

KU Dance Marathon raises money for Children's Miracle Network

Students dance to student band Down With Gravity as they played a set during the last semeseters KU Dance Marathon on Saturday, Feb. 4, in the Ballroom of the Kansas Union to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network. This is the fourth year for ... (2012-07-11)

Redefining Marathon Dreams

I stood on line with my friend at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan early Friday morning. "Normally, the line is out the door and around the block," she whispered to me as we walked into the building and joined the few hundred people already there ... (2012-07-11)

Ageless Stamford Marathoner Yearns For Another Chance

“I've run marathons in a lot of tough conditions before,'' Montero said. “I finished the Boston Marathon when it was near 100 degrees, I ran one in Connecticut in the snow. But when I saw what happened in Brooklyn and Staten Island, and the people with ... (2012-07-11)

Harrisburg Marathon expecting record turnout

Michael Ranck and Park Barner, who together have run in all 39 previous Harrisburg Marathons, will compete in their 40th consecutive race on Sunday. Other notable stories include Vincent Ma, who will run in his 90th marathon this year alone, and Jim ... (2012-07-11)

In canceling the marathon, NYC officials flunked the sincerity test

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg came to his senses and canceled the NYC marathon. But he didn't sound very happy about it. He can take credit for finally doing the right thing even if he had little choice. The visual juxtaposition of runners ... (2012-07-11)

Murray primed for marathon rematch with Djokovic

The Scot, meanwhile, said he had a met a man who knows more than most about marathon efforts. When Murray (right) travelled to the O2 Arena on a boat from his hotel for a practice session at the weekend he was introduced to Jason Arday, a 24-year-old ... (2012-07-11)

“Marathon '33” show premieres on Friday

The cast and crew of “Marathon '33” First Row (left to right): Dalton Dunford; Izzy Dahl; Arimeta Diop; Natalie Shea; Jessica Mullenburg; Sonja Swanson; Sammie Thibert; Adrien Lohman. Second Row: Evan Hager; Abigale Brown; Abigale Berger; Jodi Stende; ... (2012-07-11)

35th Richmond Marathon: Miles apart, training together

A war, an ocean, thousands of miles and seven time zones were not enough to prevent Dave and Christine Hill from training simultaneously for the American Family Fitness Half Marathon. Dave, a senior chief gunner's mate aboard the U.S.S. Nitze, ... (2012-07-11)

Hostility Lingers Over Marathon Cancellation

When Mary Wittenberg, the chief executive of New York Road Runners, told the mayor she wanted to cancel the New York City Marathon last Friday, she hoped that the furor over the race would end and her organization could get to work helping residents ... (2012-07-11)

'The Hobbit' movie: New posters, 'LotR' marathon, tickets go on sale November 7

With only a little over a month until the premiere of “The Hobbit” movie this December 14, the “Post Gazette” has revealed this Tuesday, November 6, that preorder ticket sales for the film will go on sale this Wednesday at noon, as well as talk of ... (2012-06-11)

Hostility Lingers Over Handling of Marathon

When Mary Wittenberg, the chief executive of New York Road Runners, told the mayor she wanted to cancel the New York City Marathon last Friday, she hoped that the furor over the race would end and her organization could get to work helping residents ... (2012-06-11)

NYC Marathon: Charity runners make unofficial marathon a celebration of spirit ...

NEW YORK, November 6, 2012 — Some called it the unofficial New York City marathon, some called it the Run Anyway marathon. But no matter what they called it, thousands of runners spontaneously took to Central Park on what would have been Marathon ... (2012-06-11)

Leading Comedy Podcast Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Past marathons featured comedians Jesse Joyce (Comedy Central Roasts), Carmen Lynch (Last Comic Standing), Pat Dixon (Craig Ferguson Show) and Christian Finnegan (Chapelle's Show). Keith and the Girl will release a complete guest-list lineup at the ... (2012-06-11)

Advance tickets for 'The Hobbit' and special 'LOTR' marathon go on sale this ...

On November 7, moviegoers are invited to get their "Hobbit" on. Warner Bros. has announced that advance tickets for "An Unexpected Journey" - the first installment in Peter Jackson's forthcoming "Hobbit" trilogy - will go on sale this Wednesday at 12 ... (2012-06-11)

As alternative to NYC, local marathon drew rave reviews

Pinkerton of Derry graduate Kate Cavanna-Dunham, who worked in Manhattan for the past five years, picked the New York City marathon for her first-ever 26.2-miler. She raised $3,500 for the Alzheimer's Association and banged out 40-50 miles per week ... (2012-06-11)

In Pursuit of Marathons and Justice

One can breathe a sigh of relief that Mayor Michael Bloomberg rose to the challenge of making the correct decision regarding the cancellation of the NYC Marathon. The Mayor set the example of where the bar of our priorities needs to be placed in times ... (2012-06-11)

Blue Ridge Marathon named among top 15 toughest in world

When Matt Bullington isn't taking orders at his restaurant 'Texas Tavern,' he's training for marathons. After running in the Blue Ridge Marathon in Roanoke, he can now say he's concured one of the most challenging courses in the world. "It's a tough ... (2012-05-11)

Lessons From a Marathon Not Run

Thousands of runners who had trained for months didn't get to run the canceled New York City Marathon this weekend. I feel their pain because four weeks ago I went through similar emotions. All that rigorous training. It felt unfair, a cruel joke ... (2012-05-11)

Natural Disasters, Marathons, Memories and Coming Together in Tragedy

Some may call me stubborn or pigheaded, but I like to think I'm committed and determined. Determination is just stubbornness channeled in a positive way, right? I have channeled some of this determination into running marathons so when Hurricane Sandy ... (2012-05-11)

Canceling marathon was a mistake

WHAT A MISTAKE, and it will be remembered forever because of the unfixable hole in the records: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg canceled his city's marathon two days after he promised it would go on, six days after a hurricane named Sandy ... (2012-05-11)

“The Lord of the Rings” Trilogy Extended Cut Marathon Coming to US Theaters ...

As part of the celebration, moviegoers will have the opportunity to re-experience Middle-earth in big screen marathons of “The Lord of the Rings” Trilogy in their Extended Cut editions on Saturday, December 8, and Sunday, December 9. Tickets for these ... (2012-05-11)

GODSMACK Frontman Pulls Out Of 'Rock 'N' Roll Marathon'

A post on GODSMACK's official web site reads as follows: "Unfortunately, because of an injury, Sully has chosen to back out of the San Antonio Marathon on Nov. 11. He plans on continuing his training as soon as he is feeling better and appreciates all ... (2012-05-11)

What 13.1 miles felt like: Half marathon recap

If you've never run a half-marathon (which I hadn't until yesterday), you don't know what a long haul it actually is. And it's not because your body gets tired, or your legs get tight (sure, those things happen, too), but what's so hard about it is ... (2012-05-11)

Marathon man runs for the fun of it

According to the online source MarathonGuide.com, the average age of people finishing a marathon is 38. The percentage of male marathon runners in their 70s is 0.20%. Schroeder has run marathons in 21 different locations, including the Twin Cities, ... (2012-05-11)

Run Free 2013: Get All the Glory For Running a Marathon, With None of the Effort!

They say that a new Kickstarter campaign is created every five minutes (or something), and 7 p.m. last night was no exception. As the page for “Run Free 2013” went live, you could watch 26-year-old Kyle Scheele, the director of Ridiculo.us, makes his ... (2012-05-11)

NY Marathon cancellation doesn't keep locals Kruszka, Hale from victory

ELYRIA — Tough and resilient, John Kruszka rolled with the punches and didn't let disappointment rattle him when Superstorm Sandy forced cancellation of Sunday's New York City Marathon. The 32-year-old Avon resident opted instead to race the eighth ... (2012-05-11)

Disappointed NYC marathoners run in aid of Sandy victims

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hundreds of runners in New York City are refusing to let a canceled marathon spoil their Sunday plans and are channeling months of preparation into informal runs intended to benefit victims of superstorm Sandy. Amid criticism from ... (2012-05-11)

Make day of service a NYC Marathon tradition

Race: ING New York City Marathon (26.2 miles). This is it -- congratulations on completing the training program. But Sunday was no longer about the NYC Marathon. Not directly, anyway. It was about the runners -- who had trained and focused on a ... (2012-05-11)

Marathoners detour from New York to run Manchester City Marathon in NH

Runners from all over came to the Queen City after the New York City Marathon was cancelled in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Top men's finisher Ben Payne, 31, was in New York getting ready for the race when Mayor Michael Bloomberg called off the event. (2012-05-11)

Manchester works fine for marathon winner

MANCHESTER - Marathons are the ultimate test of physical endurance, but Sunday's Manchester City Marathon was merely a warm-up for the more serious trial awaiting Ben Payne overseas. A 31-year-old captain in the U.S. Air Force who is scheduled to ... (2012-05-11)

Two Cities Marathon & Half sees fast times

Following victories in 2009-10, Campos captured his third career Two Cities Marathon & Half in a personal-best 2 hours, 24 minutes, 24 seconds for the 26.2-mile main event. "I wanted to go for a fast time -- that's how I usually run," Campos said. "If ... (2012-05-11)

Runners volunteer to help Sandy victims in NYC

The annual celebration that is the New York City Marathon was canceled before it started this year, a historic first that no one seemed quite sure how to handle. But runners from as near as the five boroughs and as far as planes could fly in the ... (2012-04-11)

Disappointed New York marathoners run in aid of Sandy victims

Rooney was at first irked that Bloomberg called off the marathon after insisting earlier in the week that it would go ahead in spite of Sandy, whose 80 mile-per-hour winds and record surge of seawater devastated coastal communities and claimed at least ... (2012-04-11)

For elite runners, cancellation of New York Marathon a lost payday

Meb Keflezighi emigrated to the United States from Eritrea, which had been ripped apart by civil war. Edna Kiplagat comes from Kenya, where the annual per capita income is $820. Nobody has to tell them that the short-notice cancellation of a five ... (2012-04-11)

Bob Hanna: Finnerty returns to marathons

Larry Finnerty — school teacher, guidance counselor, basketball referee, marathoner, ultra-marathoner and New Bedford School Committee member — is back running marathons. The guy who doctors said would probably never run again back in 1981 after ... (2012-04-11)

VIDEO and PHOTOS: 17000 compete in Savannah's Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

More than 17,000 runners, here crossing Fahm Street, participated in the 2012 Rock 'n' Roll Marathon and Half. (Photo by Carl Elmore/For the Savannah Morning News). Back | Next. Richard Burkhart/Savannah Morning News Maj. Marcus Franzen, a Special ... (2012-04-11)

SA marathon course offers sneaky challenges

SA marathon course offers sneaky challenges. Richard Olive, San Antonio Express-News Copyright 2012 San Antonio Express-News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. (2012-04-11)

Silver Falls Marathon attracts more than 700 to beautiful setting

Such was the case at the Silver Falls Marathon and Half Marathon Saturday morning, during an event that attracted 722 people from 20 different states and took them on a course that weaved through, around and even behind the park's immaculate collection ... (2012-03-11)

NY marathon runner stays home and finds way to help

A "very conflicted" Wendi Weiner decided earlier this week not to run in New York City – but has created her own South Florida marathon this weekend. "At first, I thought my smile could bring a great sense of morale to NYC because marathons are the ... (2012-03-11)

Costs of Canceling Marathon Are Uncounted but Immense

The finish line for the 43rd New York City Marathon stood silent in the stillness of Central Park on Friday night, its signs listing the sponsors of a race that had been canceled hours earlier. The statue of Fred Lebow, the race's founder, overlooked ... (2012-03-11)

Contenders Miss Out on Chance for Big Payday

A number of elite runners said they understood why the marathon was called off, given the public outcry against using essential services to monitor a race while many in the region are struggling to recover from Hurricane Sandy. Still, cancellation ... (2012-03-11)

After coaching detour, Julie Culley got back on road to running

Julie Culley had retired from competitive running, finishing her career at Rutgers burned out and banged up as a fifth-year senior. She had started the next phase of her life, coaching the women's track team at Loyola College and assisting the men's ... (2012-03-11)

Wittenberg's Actions Met Head On by Critics

So not long after joining city officials on Friday in announcing the decision to cancel the marathon for the first time in its history, Wittenberg, a former high school cheerleader known for her unyielding pep, walked through Central Park not far from ... (2012-03-11)

Rock 'n' Roll Savannah Marathon's future is rock solid

The San Diego-based Competitor Group, which operates the Rock 'n' Roll Savannah Marathon this morning, has never left a city in the national series' 14-year history. So when Tracy Sundlun, Senior Vice President of Events for Competitor, was asked how ... (2012-03-11)

Next Stop For New York Marathoners: Richmond?

Moments after New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg officially canceled Sunday's New York City Marathon, hysteria hit the running world: Hundreds of suddenly stranded runners began searching the racing calendar for new options, and other marathons ... (2012-02-11)

The New York City Marathon is off! Good move.

Good move. Marathons, like many of the prominent endurance sporting events of our era, are strange holdovers from times when these behaviors were actually relevant to your survival. After the battle of Marathon, that runner completed his journey and died. (2012-02-11)

Decisions to hold Giants-Steelers, marathon are wrong

Let me tell those of you who don't live in New Jersey or New York what life is like now for millions of us. This isn't an attempt to generate sympathy. This is an attempt to illustrate just how wrecked the area remains days after Hurricane Sandy ... (2012-02-11)

Marathon man runs for the social of it

As a small-framed high school student who played in the band, local running man Steve Schroeder never imagined himself doing any type of sports, so even he feels surprised that he's finished 135 marathons. And by the way, he turns 70 this year. By ... (2012-02-11)

Staten Island Assemblywoman: Allowing Marathon a Slap in Face

Details. Description. Nicole Malliotakis of the New York State Assembly and Staten Island resident John Schnell on the NYC Marathon still running in wake of Hurricane Sandy... Duration 3:45; Date Nov 2, 2012. Advertisement ... (2012-02-11)

Decisions to hold Giants-Steelers, marathon are wrong

Let me tell those of you who don't live in New Jersey or New York what life is like now for millions of us. This isn't an attempt to generate sympathy. This is an attempt to illustrate just how wrecked the area remains days after Hurricane Sandy ... (2012-02-11)

A Sandy Marathon

Do we really need a runner's marathon when people in Staten Island are still trapped in their homes, unable to cook or wash themselves, or even find a gas station to fill up their car so they can get the hell out of the Dante-like-Inferno in which they ... (2012-02-11)

Tokyo Marathon Named Sixth Race in Series With $1 Million Purse

The Toyko race joins marathons in Boston, New York, Chicago, London and Berlin the World Marathon Majors announced in an e-mailed release. The New York City Marathon, whose 26.2- mile (42.2-kilometer) course winds through five boroughs, is set for ... (2012-02-11)

Lakota runners competing in NYC Marathon Sunday

Associated Press. SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A group of five runners from Native American tribes in South Dakota are competing in the New York City Marathon on Sunday to raise awareness about the reservations and help inspire youth. The runners all are ... (2012-02-11)

A tale of two marathoners

Passions always run high among the masses of amateur runners who start the New York City Marathon, but those emotions could be more complicated Sunday as the race winds its way through a city still reeling from the staggering personal tragedies and ... (2012-02-11)

New York Marathon: Decision to Hold Race After Hurricane Sandy Is Mistake

Bleacher Report (2012-02-11)

Marathon is power mad!

Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers huddle in the dark each night after the most devastating storm in city history — while two massive generators chug away in Central Park and a third sits idle waiting to power a media center during Sunday's NYC ... (2012-02-11)

Marathon moms go the distance

NorthJersey.com (2012-02-11)

Breaking the Two-Hour Marathon Barrier

Amid the continuing debate over the wisdom of proceeding with Sunday's New York City Marathon, the world's best distance runners are focused on more than just the glory of winning the race. The elite of the elite in marathoning is chasing a larger, ... (2012-02-11)

Quirks of the Race: Where the Going Gets Toughest

No one ever said running a marathon is easy. That's kind of the whole point. But not all marathons are created equal either. Chicago's is famously flat all the way through. Boston's is largely downhill (tough on the quads) except for one spurt that ... (2012-01-11)

Meridian's First Marathon

For the first time, Meridian will host a full and half marathon through the city. The Leo Club is hosting the Leo Run to Remember and donating the proceeds to Alzheimer's research. Races like this one could mean a boost in tourism dollars for the city. (2012-01-11)

Nina Kuscsik earns hall of fame spot

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. -- Nina Kuscsik doesn't remember how she heard an Englishman named Roger Bannister had run a mile in less than four minutes in the spring of 1954, but she vividly recalls what she did next. Energized by the news, the 15-year-old ... (2012-01-11)

Finding My Marathon Legs

I ran my first marathon in 1993 at age 33 and hobbled around for weeks afterward. Friends and doctors suggested it be my last. Two years later, when I finished my second, I told my boyfriend at the time to “cut off my legs” if I ever threatened to run ... (2012-01-11)

That Marathon Guy

Our romantic getaway weekend had begun, in a characteristic fashion if you know my wife and I, with me running the St. George Marathon. It was our first overnight alone in 3-1/2 years and it was clear that I wouldn't be up for much more than a massage ... (2012-01-11)

Two Cities Marathon & Half highlights weekend outdoors in Fresno and Clovis

Participants in Sunday's Two Cities Marathon & Half must give a lot to finish either the 26.2- or 13.1-mile courses. For that effort and sweat, they also get a lot for their entry fee. Personalized race bibs, long-sleeved technical shirts, finisher's ... (2012-01-11)

In Shape, but Out of Focus

LIFE may offer worse comedowns. But not many. You train for your big race. You put in the hours and crank out the miles. All your friends say you look terrific. Marathon morning, you pin on your number, run, sweat and finish. A triumph for you and your ... (2012-10-31)

Savannah amputee helps others train for Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

Ryan Fann lost his left foot when he was a toddler, but it has never slowed him down. “Believe it or not, I never outgrew a prosthesis — I broke it,” Fann says. “I was very challenging as far as them trying to keep up with me.” Fortunately, Fann was ... (2012-10-31)

Ogden's Keith Abels finishes 38th in 38th marathon

Abels ran his first marathon in Duluth, MN. He then set his goal on the Boston Marathon, one of the most prestigious marathons in the world, and one in which you have to have a qualifying time. After running a qualifying time at the Twin Cities ... (2012-10-31)

Golf Academy Of America To Host Inaugural Patriots Under Par Golf Marathons ...

The 2012 Golf Academy of America Patriots Under Par Golf Marathon will begin at dawn at five golf courses across the country, where teams of three or four students will set out to play as many holes as they can in daylight hours. Everyone is encouraged ... (2012-10-31)

Movie Marathon V

With 3 of our last 4 marathons being centred around horror movies, you'd think we'd move onto something else. But, with October being the month of Halloween (and a good way to end of my countdown special), it felt only right to tackle “The Shape” and ... (2012-10-31)

Preparing for the marathon of marriage and motherhood

I've always figured that casual runners respected the endurance of those who run marathons the same way I look up to gifted poets. And I figured that anyone passionate enough to complete multiple marathons would be the kind of person who insisted on ... (2012-10-31)

Will Ferrell Highlights Celebrities Who Ran The Rock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Half ...

LOS ANGELES – At 6 feet 3 inches Actor Will Ferrell stood out among 12,000 runners in costume at the start line of yesterday's Rock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Halloween Half Marathon benefiting the ASPCA on Sunday morning, October 28. Sporting a “Ron ... (2012-10-31)

How to Carbo-Load for a Marathon

It appears that despite the depredations of the big storm, the New York City Marathon is likely to take place as scheduled on Sunday. While the 47,000 runners entered have too little time to remedy any major lapses in training, there is one element ... (2012-10-31)

Jill Horst back to defend women's title at Rock 'n' Roll Savannah Marathon

Horst, from Rome, Ga., won the women's title at the inaugural Rock 'n' Roll Savannah Marathon and will defend it this Saturday. Perhaps even bigger, her winning time of 2 hours, 45 minutes, 12 seconds that November morning qualified her for the 2012 U ... (2012-10-31)

Organizers Unclear on Marathon's Fate

By Sara Germano. UPDATE AT 6PM | The ING New York City Marathon is expected to be held as scheduled on Sunday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at a news briefing on Tuesday evening. “Our understanding is that the New York City marathon will go on ... (2012-10-30)

Marathon Survival Strategies

I spoke with a proper runner the other day — you know, the kind who just took up running and completed her first marathon in 3 hours 15 minutes. She said it was easy. She was annoying. Her second stab at the distance was to be this month in Chicago, ... (2012-10-30)

Marathons, Knitting And Baking? Ronnie Wood's Struck Gold With New FiancéE

Apparently, her hobbies include running marathons, baking cakes and knitting. A source close to Wood said "Ronnie and Sally have been friends a long time. He always had an eye for her but she was in a relationship. They've been inseparable for months ... (2012-10-30)

Marathon Runners Stop Aging Out of the Race

Adrienne Lotson, who turned 50 this year, is running her first marathon race on Sunday, and no one is more surprised about it than she is. The New York lawyer only started running in spring of last year and so far has participated in just a few shorter ... (2012-10-30)

Nicki Anderson: More to marathons than crossing finish line

The excitement of the Chicago Marathon and awe-inspiring finishers has quieted. Runners are back to their normal training, perhaps preparing for their next big race. But through all the excitement and praise of the finishers, what about those who don't ... (2012-10-30)

50 states, 50 marathons

Shawnee resident Rick Mankameyer didn't run his first marathon until June 2000, just a few months shy of his 50th birthday. But Mankameyer, who will turn 63 on Nov. 8, has now fulfilled his goal of running marathons in all 50 states plus the District ... (2012-10-30)

Couple's New York marathon wait

Wigan Today (2012-10-30)

Voices from the marathon Kathleen Barry 3hrs 38mins and Liam Barry 3hrs ...

Irish Times (2012-10-30)

StanChart Marathon to up status with festive theme

SINGAPORE - The Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore (SCMS) is going festive to distinguish itself from other top marathons around the world. Having been conferred Gold Label status by the International Association of Athletic Federations last year ... (2012-10-30)

Marathons run in the family for race's youngest participant

"It was a tough marathon, but he enjoyed it," said Gary, who admitted he felt like he was running twice the distance as he pushed his son up the hill at Foster's Avenue toward the end of the race. "We went the whole way round together. He wanted out ... (2012-10-30)

IU Dance Marathon raises record $2.1 million for Riley Hospital for Children

"Each year, we try to break the previous year's total," said Joseph Primavera, IU Dance Marathon director of public relations. "Last year, we were so close to the $2 million mark, so we really stressed the importance of fundraising to all of our ... (2012-10-29)

Marathon tips from two-time Olympian Ryan Hall

Examiner.com (2012-10-29)

3 DIY Halloween Movie Marathons

The big day is almost here, but if you aren't planning on attending any Halloween shindigs this year, fret not, you can still have a frightfully fun evening at home. Whether you are planning on inviting some friends over for a movie night or just ... (2012-10-29)

CHARITY MATTERS: Marathon man's year on the road

Mr Neale, 41, from Stanford in the Vale, near Wantage, completed his 10th marathon of the year in his home event in Abingdon last Sunday, to raise funds for two charities close to his heart – Sobell House Hospice in Headington, and PSC Support. (2012-10-29)

Bend's Sharman wins his second Tri-City Marathon

Mid Columbia Tri City Herald (2012-10-29)

Singapore Marathon organisers to reduce number of participants this year

SINGAPORE : Organisers of the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon will reduce the number of participants this year - in an effort to improve the quality of the event. Singapore's biggest running event has been growing for the past 11 years and this ... (2012-10-29)

New York City Marathon's Biggest Concern: Weather

Be sure to check for them in the morning and afternoon. NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - The 2012 New York City Marathon is this Sunday, November 4 and there is at least one element of the race that is out of the hands any human being. WCBS 880′s Marla ... (2012-10-29)

Dublin marathon number 33 for 76-year-old Tyrone man

Just a handful of people have run every Dublin marathon since it started in 1980. One of them is County Tyrone pensioner Pat O'Loughlin. At 76, and a survivor of prostate cancer, he is pulling on his trainers for the 33rd marathon on Monday. Pat has ... (2012-10-29)

Marine Corps Marathon beats impending Hurricane Sandy

"Once the gun goes, they're on autopilot," grinned Rick Nealis, race director of the Marine Corps Marathon. In preparing for this year's race, an event that started in 1976, organizers and runners cast a wary eye on the skies, watching for signs of ... (2012-10-28)

Shying away from half marathons not Steve Gleason's style

Steve Gleason, the ex-Saints player who's battling ALS, conquered Sunday's half marathon in New Orleans to prove there are no limits when it comes to courage. (Photo courtesy of Steve Gleason). Never mind that he has trouble standing, much less walking. (2012-10-28)

Thousands take part in marathon

A total of 4,650 competitors took part in the marathon and half-marathon events which saw well-wishers line the streets to offer support. The course took them from the Flag Market in the city centre through to Penwortham and out into the rural Fylde ... (2012-10-28)

Auckland Marathon: Alarming start for Kenyan ace Kaitany in half marathon

Kenyan Kaitany went close to losing his unbeaten record over half marathons in New Zealand this year when he overslept and was late to the 7am start in Devonport yesterday. "I woke up late and got to the start just as the race started so I had to make ... (2012-10-28)

Five myths about marathons

Every marathon course is challenging for a different reason: New York's is known for the bridges that connect the city's five boroughs. Boston's is famous for its tough hills. And October's Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. is notorious for its ... (2012-10-28)

Marine Corps Marathon 2012: Route information, course map and more

The 2012 Marine Corps Marathon will debark Sunday morning — weather permitting, of course, what with Hurricane Sandy a.k.a. Frankenstorm in the forecast — from Arlington National Cemetery in Northern Virginia, and wind its way around many significant ... (2012-10-28)

Half marathon this year could grow to full marathon next year

Ray Pacheco, who has run in numerous marathons and half marathons throughout New Mexico, Arizona, far west Texas, and in Juárez, said he would like to see Las Cruces become a marathon venue. "I've run in marathons in Albuquerque, Phoenix, El Paso ... (2012-10-27)

Athletics: Maria has her point to prove

After missing out on Olympic selection, Maria McCambridge has a point to prove at Monday's Dublin Marathon. Last March, McCambridge, now back living in Dublin after a number of years in Donegal, ran an Olympic A standard time of 2:36.37 at the Rome ... (2012-10-27)

Calif. man to run 6 marathons in 6 days

For six days starting Sunday, Kearin, 32, will participate in the “six marathons in six days” Sahara Race 2012, which begins near Cairo and traverses the UNESCO World Heritage site of Wadi Al-Hitan (Valley of the Whales) in Egypt before ultimately ... (2012-10-27)

NYC Marathon: Lance Armstrong results will likely be erased

NEW YORK - Lance Armstrong's results in the New York City Marathon will likely be expunged, once organizers are sure any appeals of the disgraced cyclist's lifetime ban are complete. "We anticipate that his results will come out of our records, but ... (2012-10-27)

The 80-Year-Old Marathon Man

“Running a marathon is all in the head, it's all mental,” said Mr. Mond, who also puts in real roadwork, logging up to a dozen miles a day on the pathway along the Hudson River. Mr. Mond has entered and completed 18 New York City marathons, as well as ... (2012-10-27)

Record Prize Money At Houston Marathon

The Houston Marathon Committee has teamed up with MarathonGuide.com to offer a record $264,500 in prize money for next January's Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon, including a dedicated marathon purse of $18,000 for ... (2012-10-27)

Weather or not, 37th Marine Corps Marathon is ready to roll

WASHINGTON – There's a good chance participants in Sunday's Marine Corps Marathon could be running with the wind – or against it – while getting drenched by Hurricane Sandy come race time. But event organizers seem unfazed by a forecast that is ... (2012-10-27)

Five myths about marathons

Ryan Hall and Sara Hall are professional runners for Asics and co-founders of the Hall Steps Foundation, which brings health care to underserved communities worldwide. Ryan is a two-time Olympic marathoner and holds the fastest American marathon time ... (2012-10-26)

Marathon Man

They say life is a marathon, not a sprint. That's literally the case for Philip Pizzo, MD. For most of the past 30 years, Pizzo has run 50 to 70 miles a week and entered two or three marathons (including the Boston Marathon) each year. That level of ... (2012-10-26)

Marine Corps Marathon Grand Marshall Rob Riggle Has Advice: Band-Aid Your ...

WASHINGTON -- Thirty thousand runners will descend on D.C. this weekend for the 37th Marine Corps Marathon. "The People's Marathon," the fourth largest marathon in the United States, ninth in the world, will happen rain or shine. (As of Friday ... (2012-10-26)

Getaway for runners: Warm weather welcomes runners at beachfront winter ...

Washington Times (2012-10-26)

Marine Corps Marathon runner battles brain cancer — and keeps competing

Just 10 days after she completed the Ironman Triathlon in Kona, Hawaii, BethAnn Telford was back at work at the U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington, where each time she emerged from her office, she earned a new admirer. Colleagues, security ... (2012-10-26)

International Marathoner of Mystery

But the real reason I'd traveled so far was to hit the streets of Dublin for the marathon. I figured I could guarantee myself a cool, Fall marathon if I went to Dublin. And I knew the race would be fun because they make it a national holiday the Monday ... (2012-10-26)

Featured runner: Running to honor those who served

The Marine Corps Marathon will be Parker's seventh since she started running in 2008. Before then — and after a trip to the emergency room for severe stomach pain — she joined Weight Watchers and has lost — and kept off — 62 pounds. "I went to a ... (2012-10-26)

Halloween movie marathons

Every Halloween movie marathon has its popular choices – Silence of the Lambs, The Exorcist, Saw, 28 Days Later and more – but nobody needs to be told to watch these. So in the spirit of Halloween fun, here are a few slightly less common, but no less ... (2012-10-25)

Flint Powers graduate Leo Foley second in Grand Rapids Marathon, Flushing's ...

Powers graduate Leo Foley was second overall and Fenton's Lisa Veneziano placed seventh among women at the Grand Rapids Marathon while Flushing's Kelly Wall finished 10th overall and Grand Blanc's Nicole Falvo was eighth among women at the ... (2012-10-25)

The 2013 BMW Berlin Marathon Sold Out in 3.5 Hours on Thursday

Editor's Note: If you wanted to run the 2013 edition of the BMW Berlin Marathon, well you unfortunately are out of luck. The race registration opened and closed on Thursday in the span of 3.5 hours – a new record. Last year, it took almost six weeks to ... (2012-10-25)

Beef fuels Des Moines marathoner, football fans

Extreme athlete Dane Rauschenberg's message for runners in the 2012 IMT Des Moines Marathon, held Oct. 20, was, “While carbs are important for an athlete, protein — especially beef — is what made it possible for me to accomplish my goals.” ... (2012-10-25)

Running: Middle-school runner ready for Marine Corps Marathon

Oien has been running for more than three years and, with two half marathons (Zooma and the TCS Annapolis Half) under his belt, he thought it was time to move up to the full marathon. At age 14, it turns out he will be the youngest entrant in this ... (2012-10-25)

Fitch Assigns 'BBB' to Marathon's Unsecured Notes; Outlook Remains Stable

CHICAGO — Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'BBB' to Marathon Oil Corporation's (MRO) issuance of $2 billion in senior unsecured three- and 10-year notes. Net proceeds from the notes will be used to repay outstanding commercial paper obligations and for ... (2012-10-25)

Azarenka, Sharapova survive marathons

Azarenka, Sharapova survive marathons. p45a2 Azarenka, Sharapova survive marathons. ISTANBUL: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus returns a shot to Angelique Kerber of Germany during their tennis match on the second day of the WTA championship. — AP ... (2012-10-25)

Former Marine, marathoner faces a hard road to run

He said he's run 14 marathons, and his toes are itching to make this weekend's Marine Corps Marathon his 15th run. But while his legs are toned and ready to run, his back pocket is a little light, and as of Wednesday Bernier didn't have a way to get to ... (2012-10-25)

Lance Armstrong likely will have Boston Marathon time vacated

According to executive director of the Boston Athletic Association Tom Grilk, it's likely that Armstrong's 2008 finish in the Marathon will join his seven Tour De France titles on a growing list of vacated results. “The probability is that [Armstrong's ... (2012-10-25)

Lance Armstrong's Boston Marathon result likely to be erased

Boston.com (2012-10-24)

Runners Look Forward To Marathon Bahamas

By BRENT STUBBS. Senior Sports Reporter. bstubbs@tribunemedia.net. Garfield “Gary” Brathwaite and Randy Thurston, who helped to form the Eastside Running Club a year ago, carried the Bahamas flag at the Baltimore Running Festival - Marathon held ... (2012-10-24)

Marathon Asset Seeks Probe of AMR Debt Deal

By JOSEPH CHECKLER. New York hedge-fund manager Marathon Asset Management LP wants an independent examiner appointed in AMR Corp.'s bankruptcy case to look into the American Airlines parent's assumption of $2.3 billion in aircraft debt three ... (2012-10-24)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Marathon ...

CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently ... (2012-10-24)

Marathon first for one Oconto woman, 14th for another

Two Oconto women also ran in the Chicago Marathon earlier this month. It was the first full marathon for Betsy Latourneau. “It was good and hard,” she said. “It was an amazing experience, but it was definitely challenging.” LaTourneau finished at 4:24 ... (2012-10-24)

Seeding At Issue For Sounders In Marathon Match

MATCH: Club Deportivo Marathon (National League of Honduras) at Seattle Sounders FC (15-7-11, 53 points, 2nd, MLS West; 3-0-0 CCL). TYPE: CONCACAF Champions League. WHEN: Wednesday, 7 p.m., CenturyLink Field. MEETING: 4th (Sounders lead ... (2012-10-24)

Marathon has about $1.1 bln asset-sale agreements

By. Marathon Oil Corp. MRO said it reached agreements for divestitures of about $1.1 billion so far this year, including the pending sale of the exploration and production company's Alaska Cook Inlet assets. Marathon announced the sale of the Alaska ... (2012-10-24)

Game day comes: Sounders-Marathon, 7 pm

TheNewsTribune.com (blog) (2012-10-24)

Marathon Gold Discovers New High-Grade Gold and Silver Vein System at the J ...

Marathon Gold Discovers New High-Grade Gold and Silver Vein System at the J. Frank Zone, Valentine Lake Project. Canada Newswire. Channel Samples include: 23.06 g/t Au over 2.96 meters including 64.75 g/t Au and 127.0 g/t Ag over 1.05 meters 2.40 ... (2012-10-24)

Detroit Free Press Marathon

The two smiling faces next to me in the picture are Matt Shobe, who I've now done three marathons with, and my running coach Gary Ditsch. They ran with me in Detroit and it was super helpful to have them. The most exciting thing for me about the ... (2012-10-24)

Marathon success depends on proper training as race nears

“The key coined phrase is, 'decrease volume, but sustain intensity,'” said the Mechanicsburg resident, who has completed four area marathons, including Harrisburg's — and will participate in the Boston Marathon in April. Although runners shouldn't ... (2012-10-24)

Two Amateurs Race Strong in Back-to-Back Marathons Wearing Aspaeris Pivot ...

Aspaeris, a new company that provides performance-enhancing, injury-prevention compression sportswear for female athletes, congratulates two amateur female runners who completed back-to-back marathons in New England with an average pace of 9:18 ... (2012-10-23)

Dutch Kills Civics Welcome, Water Marathon Runners

Volunteers from the Dutch Kills Civic Association first gathered 31 years ago at the foot of the Queensboro Bridge on Marathon Sunday, to assist runners in the New York City Marathon - the annual 25-mile, 385-yard trek through the five boroughs. Thirty ... (2012-10-23)

Most Metro lines disrupted this weekend; opening early Sunday for marathon

Metrorail's weekend schedule is usually pretty complicated, but the Marine Corps Marathon will add an extra twist this Sunday. For participants and spectators, Metro remains the best way to get around, but make sure you know the potential for delays ... (2012-10-23)

Shell eco-marathon: holding the key to future mobility

Inquirer.net (2012-10-23)

CMJ 2012 photos: Pissed Jeans, OFF!, King Tuff, DIIV, Metz, Death Grips, the ...

The 2012 CMJ Music Marathon swept through New York City last week with thousands of performances from some of the brightest new names in indie-rock. Veteran Reverb photographer Joe McCabe scoured Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn to find the best of ... (2012-10-23)

Cancer fight doesn't deter Wayne woman from running marathons

Ginna Podge was into fitness, but she didn't become a marathon runner until after she was diagnosed with cancer 10 years ago. She's continued running through two recurrences of cancer, and attributes improved treatment along with the joy of running ... (2012-10-23)

Farmington, Farmington Hills Residents Finish Detroit Free Press/Talmer Marathon

More than 70 Farmington and Farmington Hills residents took part in Sunday's Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon and Half Marathon. In all, 3,750 runners finished the Marathon, with two Russian runners finishing at the top in the men and women's ... (2012-10-23)

Take a Look at the Birmingham Runners Who Finished the Detroit Free Press ...

Residents of Birmingham were again part of the 35th annual Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon in downtown Detroit Sunday. This year, 1,929 runners participated in the 5K; 12,637 participated in the half marathon; 3,749 participated in the full ... (2012-10-23)

Napa Valley Marathon receives national exposure

The Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon, now in its 35th year, has been recognized by fitbie.msn.com as one of the 10 best marathons for first-time marathon runners. The 26.2-mile Napa Valley Marathon, set for March 3, is held on a point-to-point ... (2012-10-23)

2012 Kansas City Marathon 5k results

... two dogs and trying to balance life, work and multisport. Ryan has participated in multisport events in the midwest ranging from 5k's to 1/2 ironmans and marathons since 2001. Ryan's advice... Subscribe · @TriJayhawkRyan · Kansas City Endurance ... (2012-10-23)

A Marathon Sponsorship for a, Well, Marathon

The saying “What do you do for an encore?” has taken on added resonance for Madison Avenue in a real-time, always-on world of instant gratification, particularly when many consumers are apt to ask marketers, “What have you done for me lately?” ... (2012-10-22)

DruidMurphy's Nine-and-a-Half-Hour Irish Theater Marathon: Epic! But Survivable

Saturday, Oct. 20: I'm attending the all-day, nine-and-a-half-hour marathon DruidMurphy, a trio of plays (Conversations on a Homecoming, A Whistle in the Dark, and Famine) by Irish playwright Tom Murphy performed in rep by the Druid Theatre Company at ... (2012-10-22)

How the Blind Run Marathons

In marathons, some blind athletes ask their guides to yell, "Blind runner!" to part the crowd. Eddie prefers that his guides use a conversational tone, not because he doesn't want to draw attention to his blindness, but because, as he says, the runners ... (2012-10-22)

2012 Kansas City Marathon results (Video)

... two dogs and trying to balance life, work and multisport. Ryan has participated in multisport events in the midwest ranging from 5k's to 1/2 ironmans and marathons since 2001. Ryan's advice... Subscribe · @TriJayhawkRyan · Kansas City Endurance ... (2012-10-22)

Amsterdam Marathon Results: Top American Performers

Even more he finished 554th at the Netherlands, with a time of 3:05:14. Pyasta, from Wauwatosa, WI, has run in three straight Boston Marathons; his best recorded time came in Berlin, where he finished with a time of 3:02:08 and a 6:57 pace. Pyasta ... (2012-10-22)

Cheers and tears continue to be a part of annual Detroit Free Press/Talmer ...

2012 Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon: Over the Ambassador Bridge, through the Detroit/Windsor tunnel and all through the streets of Detroit, a record fieldof nearly 24,000 runners, walkers and handicyclists participating in today's 35th Detroit ... (2012-10-22)

Nearly 24000 hit the pavement in 35th annual Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank ...

Tony and Grace Gilmore of South Haven ran the half marathon together, as always. "We hold hands sometimes" when crossing the finish line, said Grace, 57. They used to run full marathons. Tony, 67, runs on two artificial hips. "I just saw my doctor, and ... (2012-10-22)

Ethiopians come long way, then go another 26.2 miles to win Atlantic City ...

Ethiopians come long way, then go another 26.2 miles. Berhanu Mekonen crosses the Boardwalk finish line to win the 54th Atlantic City Marathon in i2 hours, 22 minutes, 15 seconds Sunday. 'This course is a bit hard and windy,' Mekonen said of a layout ... (2012-10-22)

Streets packed downtown as record nearly 24000 run in Detroit Free Press ...

Marathon & Beyond magazine included Detroit in its ranking of the Top 25 finisher medals for North American marathons. Competitor magazine included Detroit when picking its 26 most memorable miles from marathons across the country. The magazine ... (2012-10-21)

Graduate students pass the test in Empire State Marathon

Syracuse.com (blog) (2012-10-21)

Daughter running to honor her dad finishes Detroit marathon

•RELATED: Pair of Russian runners win the 35th Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank women's, men's marathons. • SOCIAL: Twitter, Instagram photos from Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon. • FULL COVERAGE: Freep.com/marathon. Various family and ... (2012-10-21)

Pair of Lakeshore runners beat the field at the Metro Health Grand Rapids ...

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – David Mart used an untimely bathroom break and a confused start at the Chicago Marathon two weeks ago to help him win the 9th Annual Metro Health Grand Rapids Marathon on Sunday. The 23-year-old Zeeland native got caught ... (2012-10-21)

Des Moines Marathon runners ready to traverse town

At least two runners will complete their quest of finishing marathons in all 50 states today. Swedish writer Anders Forselius will carry some ashes of Alex Blackburn, a California boy who died of heart failure at age 12 in 2001, during his trek today ... (2012-10-21)

The Disorganized Mess of Shipping

Amy and I shipped the final draft of Startup Life: Surviving and Thriving in a Relationship with an Entrepreneur yesterday. “If you are interested in this book, go pre-order it now on Amazon to help our pre-order numbers“, said Brad the Book Salesman. (2012-10-21)

Severance resident competes with sister in African marathon

If marathons were about appreciating life, perhaps no race was as important as the one in Africa. Stumbo was familiar with World Vision. She first heard about the organization, probably most known for its work digging wells for African villages, while ... (2012-10-21)

Marathoners, take your mark

Marathon & Beyond magazine included Detroit in its ranking of the Top 25 finisher medals for North American marathons. Competitor magazine included Detroit when picking its 26 most memorable miles from marathons across the country. The magazine ... (2012-10-21)

Even cheerleading can wipe you out at the Kansas City Marathon

“The marathon in Kansas City is getting bigger every year, and I definitely think more people every year are coming out to watch,” said Bowerman, who has run three marathons, including Chicago last year. She and her dad were heading east to run in ... (2012-10-20)

Video: Time-lapse of Detroit marathon expo

Races and sponsors: • Greektown Marathon. • Half-Marathons (international and U.S.) | Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers. • Five-person relay. • 5K run/walk | American Home Fitness. • Disabilities division | Michigan chapter of Paralyzed Veterans of America ... (2012-10-20)

Raiders breeze in postseason opener

MARATHON — – A strong ground attack was expected when Marathon squared off against Crandon and the state's leading rusher in Hayden Krueger. The only thing that might have been a little unexpected was that almost all the damage was done by Gage ... (2012-10-20)

A father's fight spurs run for love

Pete Vea of Canton would not be able to run with his daughter because cancer has weakened the body that for decades has been a fixture in multiple community runs and marathons near and far. Sunday, 30 friends and family members of Vea, ages 7 to 72, ... (2012-10-20)

Atlantic City Marathon weekend: Runners focused on more than their times

Atlantic City Marathon weekend. Atlantic City Marathon weekend. Schedule: 10K and 5K, 9 a.m. today; kids 1-mile run, 11 a.m. today; marathon and half-marathon, 8 a.m. Sunday; marathon and half-marathon awards ceremony, 11:30 a.m. Sunday; course ... (2012-10-20)

Des Moines Marathon: Downsized race fields ramp up chances for cash

Smaller is sometimes better. The athletes who toe the starting line for Sunday's Des Moines Marathon and half marathon races will be vying for more than $25,000. The men's and women's marathoners will chase after $9,600, with the winner receiving $6 ... (2012-10-20)

Success Is a Marathon for One Band

For local Brooklyn band Sinkane, the refrain of their first single "Runnin'" felt strangely appropriate on Thursday night, the third night of the annual College Music Journal 2012 Music Marathon, which runs through Sunday. "Got to keep on runnin ... (2012-10-20)

Marathoner Rodgers likes being on the front lines of the fitness revolution

Since 1999, according Running USA, the number of U.S. marathons with more than 1,000 finishers in a single year has increased 109 percent (45 in 1999 vs. 94 in 2011). Kansas City Marathon organizers think the number of people running today might reach ... (2012-10-19)

Mini-Marathon shows Myrtle Beach is runners' haven

"I had some friends who were doing some marathons and I've been want to get more involved, more into it," Miller said. Miller shopped for shoes and supplies at the area's only specialty store for runners, Black Dog Running Company. The store's owner ... (2012-10-19)

Lakefront Marathon director plots new course, 100th marathon

I don't even remember how many marathons I still had left to go. There are people in this world, that if you ask them to help you or to do something they want to know what it's going to involve, how much time it's going to take and who's going to be ... (2012-10-19)

Des Moines Marathon: Elite runners chase dollar signs

Smaller is sometimes better. The athletes who toe the starting line for Sunday's Des Moines Marathon and half marathon races will be vying for more than $23,000. The men's and women's marathoners will chasing $9,600, with the winner receiving $6,000, ... (2012-10-19)

Inaugural Monument Marathon attracts runners from 25 states: Nearly 400 ...

“We had a runner from Sarasota, Fla. who told us he's completed about 135 marathons and this one was in his top 10.” A light rain did cause some challenges for the runners, but nothing they hadn't faced before. “It was a bit muddy for the full marathon ... (2012-10-19)

Yael T. Abouhalkah | Stop whining and embrace the Kansas City Marathon

Kansas City does lack the scenic beauty of some cities, the size of some marathon fields (think, Chicago and New York) and the history of other marathons (Boston for sure). But at the end of the day, the Kansas City Marathon ought to be a point of ... (2012-10-19)

Rochester man has run 100 marathons, wants to run 100 more

“I talked to a guy who has done 699 marathons,” Power said as he prepared for a Thursday run through Royal Oak with a group from Hanson Running Shop, “so 100 is nothing. “A few of my friends have done 100 marathons,” he continued, “so 100 marathons ... (2012-10-19)

A marathon welcome to the world

Mandate. “The Niagara Falls International Marathon strives to provide a sporting event of world class standards for participants from all walks of life. Supports and promotes an active, healthy style of life through the sport of running. Executes an ... (2012-10-19)

Runners Take Your Marks: Grand Rapids Marathon Weekend Is Here

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Marathon plans for nearly 5000 runners

“The Mankato Marathon is unique in that it's far exceeded the growth level in most marathons of this type. It's a well-marketed event,” said Bongers, whose Final Stretch company in Nerstrand handles all race logistics, including course management ... (2012-10-19)

Is Marathon Participation a Health Risk in the Long Run?

In 1976 there were approximately 25,000 people in the U.S. participating in marathons, but in 2012 the number has jumped to more than half a million, according to Beaumont cardiologist Justin Trivax, who has put together a study to find out if running ... (2012-10-19)

Friday Rant: Procurement Similarities to Taking an Hour Off Your PR (Part 2)

In the first installment of this Friday Rant, I explored a couple of key tips I picked up from taking nearly an hour off my personal best (PR) marathon time a couple weeks ago. I believe these lessons are analogous to tips we can apply to procurement ... (2012-10-19)

St. Joseph pastor leading marathon team for the last time

"I have four medals from two marathons. You get a medal for running the full marathon -- you should get canonized," he joked. "You also get another medal for running the relay." Two years ago, Father Antony led a parish team in the Route 66 Marathon in ... (2012-10-18)

Racers pick up smartphone app for 7 Bridges Marathon

“I found fewer than 10 marathons that offer this kind of software across the entire U.S., and most of them are big marathons.” Case in point: In 2011, MapMyRUN offered those on the sidewalk watching the INC New York City Marathon a live streaming and ... (2012-10-18)

Does Running Marathons Pose a Health Risk in the Long Run?

In 1976 there were approximately 25,000 people in the U.S. participating in marathons, but in 2012 the number has jumped to more than half a million, according to Beaumont cardiologist Justin Trivax, who has put together a study to find out if running ... (2012-10-18)

Mom training to run Detroit Marathon to raise awareness for son's disease ...

Since 2010, the couple have participated in various fundraisers and help secure donations for other sponsored runs and marathons in support of NF1 research. They have an annual goal to raise $5,000 for Neurofibromatosis Support Group of West Michigan ... (2012-10-18)

On the Run: Marathon moment for father, daughter, friends

The successful Boston Marathon qualifier continued a remarkable trend of personal-best times for Dwyer. He has now run three marathons, and he has improved his time in each successive race by a whopping 13 minutes. His first marathon was the Dutchess ... (2012-10-18)

Dahlman Rose Boosts Price Target on Marathon Petroleum (MPC)

Marathon Petroleum Corporation to Announce 2012 Third-Quarter Financial ...Reuters (2012-10-18)

A different kind of marathon

A: It does help to have an athletic background; a lot of skaters have done half marathons before. But skateboards are low-impact and it's a little easier than running, so you don't have to be super active. We have some people in their 60s and 70s doing ... (2012-10-18)

How a bee can derail a marathon

Posted in Bloggers, General, Marathons | 8 Comments. 8 Comments ». Mary Ibbetson says: October 17, 2012 at 9:26 am. I had to bow out of the half marathon in 2008 due to a torn meniscus (had surgery) and then did it again in 2009 – but was damned and ... (2012-10-18)

Des Moines Marathon: Reliable pacers hit mark, motivate

Each of Thomas' marathoners must have finished at least four marathons, are able to maintain a consistent pace with respect to the terrain for the entire distance and serve as a moving motivational coach for the runners. The pacers must be willing to ... (2012-10-18)

Organizers announce plans, sponsors for second annual Lansing Marathon

The full and half marathons will be run Sunday morning, April 21. In 2012, the marathon's inaugural year, the weekend of events drew nearly 2,200 runners between the full marathon, half-marathon and 5K races. "We're doing this as a community event," ... (2012-10-17)

Historic Atlantic City Marathon continues to flourish

ATLANTIC CITY – Few marathons across America can match the longevity of the one held annually in Atlantic City. The race has been a mid-October mainstay in the community for more than half a century, since the seaside city unveiled its version of the ... (2012-10-17)

Marathon runner brought back to life after sudden death

Marathon runner Tony Linderman was brought back to life after he suffered from sudden cardiac arrest during his third Akron, Ohio, marathon. CBS News. Correction: Clarification: RELATED. The FOLD · E-mail · Save/Share · Embed · Comments · Permalink ? (2012-10-17)

Marathons aren't for the squeamish, but maybe the foolhardy

Marathons aren't for the squeamish, but maybe the foolhardy. Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 9:46 AM. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter Email Print. Ouch: Eileen Skisak, a nurse who competed in 70 races in 2011, shows off an ankle injury she suffered ... (2012-10-17)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Marathon Oil ...

For Immediate Release. Chicago, IL – October 17, 2012 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. (2012-10-17)

Rock City Marathon Gets Bigger, Goes International

NINE countries are expected to participate in this year's 21-kilometre race in the Rock City Marathon 2012 to be held at CCM Kirumba Stadium in Mwanza on October 28, this year. The marathon Coordinator Grace Sanga from Capital-Plus International (CPI), ... (2012-10-17)

Rochester man prepares to run 100th marathon

“I talked to a guy who has done 699 marathons,” Power said as he prepared for a Thursday run through Royal Oak with a group from Hanson Running Shop, “so 100 is nothing. “A few of my friends have done 100 marathons,” he continued, “so 100 marathons ... (2012-10-17)

Rand: Marathon isn't equal test in kilometers

Here's what happens (or at least what happened in those two marathons): Once you reach a certain distance, it becomes less about the miles and more about the milestones. Marathoners tend to hit some sort of physical "wall" at a certain point, often ... (2012-10-17)

'Breaking Dawn Part 2' Preceded by 'Twilight' Marathon, Trailer Released

A new trailer promoting the upcoming Twilight marathon creates buzz prior to the release of Breaking Dawn Part 2. Before Twihards view the fifth and supposedly final film in the Twilight series, they can review all four of the previous installments ... (2012-10-16)

Investors Bancorp closes on Marathon acquisition

SHORT HILLS, N.J. (AP) — Investors Bancorp Inc. has closed on its $135 million acquisition of Marathon Banking. The deal was announced in June. Marathon Banking Corp. is the U.S. subsidiary of Greece's Piraeus Bank SA and the parent of Marathon ... (2012-10-16)

Answers to Readers' Questions About Wittenberg and the Marathon

I wonder what this does for the marathon, the city and running in general. And, more importantly, is it even possible to raise the race's profile. Maybe I'm biased but I believe it is one of the best-known marathons in the world. Sure there are people ... (2012-10-16)

Racers in Atlantic City Marathon accept the risk they run

From 2000 to 2009, 28 people died while running, or in the day after running, full marathons, according to a Johns Hopkins University study in May. Fourteen people died in triathlons from 2006 to 2008, according to a 2010 study in the Journal of the ... (2012-10-16)

35th Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon by the numbers

Races and sponsors: Greektown Marathon, Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Half-Marathons (international and U.S.), five-person relay, American Home Fitness 5K run/walk. Schedule: 6:58 a.m. — Disabilities division. 7 a.m. — Marathon, international half ... (2012-10-16)

Marathons in Cloverdale then and now

Gates will open at 6 a.m. on Sunday, October 21 at the Citrus Fairgrounds for the 2nd Annual Cloverdale Harvest Marathon, sponsored by the Cloverdale Kiwanis. Apparently, marathons have been popular events in Cloverdale for a long, long time. The photo ... (2012-10-16)

UPDATE 2-Marathon selling big part of its Eagle Ford acreage

About 97,000 acres on the market. * Highest price seen at $25,000 per acre -analyst. * Marathon shedding "non-core" assets. By Anna Driver. HOUSTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Marathon Oil Corp is selling a large portion of its undeveloped oil and gas acreage ... (2012-10-15)

Marathon Petroleum

Disclosure: I am long TSO. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article ... (2012-10-15)

Scott Jeffries trains for Dallas Marathon No. 2. Have YOU registered?

I had a note a few weeks ago from Scott Jeffries. He's one of three runners I profiled last year while they were training for their first marathon. Back then (and for quite a few years prior) it was called the Metro PCS Dallas White Rock Marathon; now ... (2012-10-15)

Antenna TV's Alfred Hitchcock Presents Halloween Marathon; New Munsters On ...

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Rock 'n' Roll Marathon changes course in St. Louis

The silly season has arrived. Parents, not the kids, need the school reunions. When each of my kids graduated from high school, I lost a set of friends. People I used to see all the time were suddenly out of my life completely. Editorial: Region will ... (2012-10-15)

Miscouche man wins marathon

"I still ain't," he said with a laugh after the race. "I didn't think I could do what I did today (Sunday). I didn't do any where near enough training. Maybe that's the key." MacKinnon, a Miscouche native, cut more than five minutes off last year's ... (2012-10-15)

Your pictures from the Liverpool Marathon 2012

Kelly Johnston sent in this image of Carl Hartshorne and daughter Charlotte before the Marathon started in Birkenhead Park. Liverpool Marathon 2012 Pictures sent in by Paul Shanley of the Liverpool marathon. Liverpool Marathon 2012 Pictures sent in by ... (2012-10-15)

Support, cheers strong for runners in Mother Road Marathon

Related Photos. Members of the Smokin' Hot Mamas club cheer for one of their own as she crosses the finish line Sunday at the Joplin Athletic Complex during the third annual Mother Road Marathon. GLOBE | ROGER NOMER. marathon. Ernest Bhend, of ... (2012-10-15)

Zavorka's first marathon is memorable one

Megan Zavorka nears the finish line of the marathon at the Prairie Fire Wichita Marathon. Jaime Green/The Wichita Eagle | Buy this photo. Megan Zavorka nears the finish line of the marathon at the Prairie Fire Wichita Marathon. She placed first in the ... (2012-10-14)

Wild Life Marathon brings more than 650 to final Jackson Citizen Patriot ...

CONCORD, MI – The Falling Waters Trail in Concord was packed Sunday morning as runners from all around joined in for the fourth annual Wild Life Marathon. The Wild Life Marathon, the final event in the Jackson Citizen Patriot Running/Walking series, ... (2012-10-14)

True Blood's Deborah Ann Woll's Boyfriend: Running Marathons to Fight Blindness

Scott is running marathons to raise funds and awareness about choroideremia, a degenerative eye disease that reduces sight to "tunnel vision" before ultimately leaving those who are diagnosed legally blind, reports Men's Fitness in its November issue, ... (2012-10-14)

Liverpool Marathon 2012. Pics Richard Williams

Richard Williams pic. Liverpool Marathon 2012.Jason Holroyd is cheered on by his son Ethan and daughter Chelsea on James Street. Jason was running for the Clatterbridge Cancer Chasrity. Richard Williams pic. Liverpool Marathon 2012.Winner Tomos ... (2012-10-14)

Muange repeats as Baltimore Marathon goes down to the wire

Running through the streets of a still slumbering city, fighting off cramps, the chill October air and the dozens of runners around him, Stephen Muange once again tasted victory in Charm City, claiming his second consecutive Baltimore Marathon ... (2012-10-14)

'The Walking Dead' marathon Sunday: Video preview of Season 3

“The Walking Dead season 3 premiere doesn't start until 9 p.m. EST tonight, but all day AMC is running “The Walking Dead” marathon leading up to the new episode. According to reports Saturday, this “Walking Dead Marathon” weekend is offered up for fans ... (2012-10-14)

For all the pain, running a marathon is worth the effort

As I sit here and type this, I am keenly aware of the fact that I have quadriceps. My gait resembles that of a waddling duck, and I am questioning why on earth I ever bought a home with so many stinkin' stairs. What is the cause of my discomfort? Did I ... (2012-10-14)

Free Press Marathon 2012: Get a running start for big marathon day

Marathon & Beyond magazine included Detroit in its ranking of the Top 25 finisher medals for North American marathons. Competitor magazine included Detroit when picking its 26 most memorable miles from marathons across the country. The magazine ... (2012-10-14)

Elam Singh makes light of heat

Elam Singh turned his switch from 3,000m steeplechase to the marathon a fruitful one. The 31-year-old Army Sports Institute (Pune) athlete made light of October heat and humidity to win in style in elite men's category at the 2nd Vasai-Virar Mayor's ... (2012-10-14)

Stephen Muange Wins By 3 Seconds Over Tesfaye Alemayehu At The Baltimore ...

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Get a running start for big day

Marathon & Beyond magazine included Detroit in its ranking of the Top 25 finisher medals for North American marathons. Competitor magazine included Detroit when picking its 26 most memorable miles from marathons across the country. The magazine ... (2012-10-14)

The marathon doctor

The feat was made more impressive by the fact that he competed in a marathon just last Sunday. "I had never run back-to-back marathons this close together, " Hryvniak said. "I was wondering what I had left in my legs. But I felt fine. I was a little ... (2012-10-14)

Ex-Scottsbluff runner wins Monument Marathon

It was the third marathon victory of Malmberg's running career. “I've never run two marathons in a seven-day stretch, so I was just happy to break three hours,” he said. “I think if I would have been fresh, I could have run a little faster, but not a ... (2012-10-14)

Wichita Prairie Fire Marathon Expected to Race to Record Year

When: Sunday morning, 7 am early marathon start, 8 am marathon and half ...Kansas.com (2012-10-14)

88-year-old pursues distance running after first marathon at age 60 (photos)

Dale Allen, who ran a marathon when he was 60 and has run several half-marathons, ran about 10K of a 15K event at Blue Lake Park as part of Oregon Road Runners Club races. Doug ran a mile or so with his father, who was also accompanied by Dr. Miles ... (2012-10-14)

Runners tackle wind, rain for inaugural marathon (with video)

Eichholtz, who has ran three full marathons and seven-half marathons, said she could have done without the weather and she struggled with the higher elevation. However, she said, she loved the experience. “The scenery was beautiful,” she said. “And ... (2012-10-14)

Runners tackle wind, rain for inaugural marathon

Eichholtz, who has ran three full marathons and seven-half marathons, said she could have done without the weather and she struggled with the higher elevation. However, she said, she loved the experience. “The scenery was beautiful,” she said. “And ... (2012-10-13)

Endale, Dionne Win ING Hartford Marathon

Kiplagat, who won the Hartford half-marathon last year, was making his marathon debut. Pelletier was by far the veteran, having run more than a dozen marathons already at age 33. Endale and Kiplagat pulled away around the 12-mile mark, but Pelletier ... (2012-10-13)

One year later, clubs keep running toward marathon

“In the beginning, they say, 'I'm not really sure about this, I'm not really a runner, I can't imagine running 6 miles,' ” said Torres, who moved to Savannah in April 2011 and has four official half-marathons to her credit. Now, months later, “They're ... (2012-10-13)

Muange repeats as Baltimore Marathon goes down to the wire

Running through the streets of a still slumbering city, fighting off cramps, the chill October air and the dozens of runners around him, Stephen Muange once again tasted victory in Charm City, claiming his second consecutive Baltimore Marathon ... (2012-10-13)

The New York City Marathon Is Thriving. So What's the Problem?

For nonmembers from the United States, it was $255, more than $100 more than the fee for any of the four other major world marathons and nearly five times the cost of the London Marathon alone. “Ten years ago, 12 years ago, we only had serious runners, ... (2012-10-13)

BeerSci: How To Brew A Beer For Surviving A Marathon, The Holidays Or ...

A "mild" is a type of ale first produced in the 1700s in England. The term "mild" originated to mean a young beer (meant to be drunk fresh), as opposed to a beer that you could age for a while in the barrel. A modern mild has a strong malt character ... (2012-10-13)

When: Sunday morning, 7 am early marathon start, 8 am marathon and half ...

“There are always going to be marathons bigger than Wichita, but what it comes down to is the hospitality,” Stucky said. “If they can reach out and make runners feel welcomed, that makes a huge difference and that's something people will continue to ... (2012-10-13)

The Walking Dead Marathon Weekend Schedule

The Walking Dead Marathon Weekend Are you a fan of The Walking Dead? Or are you someone who has heard about the show and are anxious to find out what all the hoopla is about? If you fall into one of those two categories, then you are in luck this ... (2012-10-13)

ING Hartford Marathon: It's pretty darn cold, but otherwise perfect for the ...

It's marathon day and the ING Hartford Marathon is set to go off at 8 a.m.. It was a record 27 degrees this morning. It feels more like Manchester Road Race morning than Hartford Marathon morning but hey, better chilly than hot in October. Bushnell ... (2012-10-13)

Holy Grail of Canadian women's marathon record in sight

And while the prize purses for marathons are substantially larger than for shorter road races, elite marathoners can really only race twice a year. “As successful as our guys have become, it's a long, long path. And you live like a monk a lot of the ... (2012-10-13)

MEN FINISH FOURTH, WOMEN FINISH FIFTH AT DENNIS STARK RELAYS

Results (html) | Results (pdf) SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The IUPUI men's and women's swimming and diving teams kicked off their 2012-13 season Friday at the 48th edition of the Dennis Stark Relays, hosted by the University of Notre Dame, with the men's team ... (2012-10-13)

Newman Marathon makes 50 for Bekkie Wright

So when she was trying to find the final piece to the 50-state puzzle, Mason City seemed like the perfect fit for a woman who just turned 50 and has more than 100 marathons to her credit. “She said everything about it was great,” Wright said of the ... (2012-10-13)

Newman Marathon: Wright looking for 50th sub 4-hour marathon in as many states

So when she was trying to find the final piece to the 50-state puzzle, Mason City seemed like the perfect fit for a woman who just turned 50 and has more than 100 marathons to her credit. “She said everything about it was great,” Wright said of the ... (2012-10-13)

Summer Sanders, Olympic Gold Medalist, Offers Tips for the SF Nike Women's ...

The race, which is the world's largest marathon, will start at Union Square and curve around the Embarcadero into the Presidio before heading south and looping around Lake Merced and ending at the Great Highway by Golden Gate Park. While gearing up ... (2012-12-10)

Lab scientist, marathoner to raise money for MDI girl with rare illness

Lutz said she has run marathons before and knows how difficult it is to train effectively and then to run the race. Harris' determination to do it, without any prior experience, has stayed with the scientist. “I was very impressed with the fact that ... (2012-12-10)

On The Fly: 16000 Runners Expected For ING Hartford Marathon Adults' And ...

If you're reading this on Saturday morning, you're probably not at Bushnell Park lacing your shoes up to run in the ING Hartford Marathon. Organizers expect 16,000 runners for the adults' and children's races, which would top the numbers of the biggest ... (2012-12-10)

BeerSci: A Mild Beer For Surviving A Marathon, The Holidays Or Anything, Really

A "mild" is a type of ale first produced in the 1700s in England. The term "mild" originated to mean a young beer (meant to be drunk fresh), as opposed to a beer that you could age for a while in the barrel. A modern mild has a strong malt character ... (2012-12-10)

Charleston Marathon to Host Registration Event at Mount Pleasant Harris Teeter ...

Charleston Marathon to Host Registration Event at Mount Pleasant Harris Teeter Oct. 27. PR Web. Charlotte, N.C. (PRWEB) October 12, 2012. The Charleston Marathon announced today that they will host a registration event at Presenting Sponsor Harris ... (2012-12-10)

Zacks Gives Outperform Rating to Marathon Petroleum (MPC)

Marathon Petroleum logo Zacks reiterated their outperform rating on shares of Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC) in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The firm currently has a $66.00 target price on the stock. Zacks' analyst wrote, “We are ... (2012-12-10)

The Novice Runner: Marathon spectating

I am going to start with this: I have absolutely no desire to run a marathon. I know. The reaction I get from runners is usually, "Oh, just wait. You'll get the bug." And while it would be awesome to say I ran a marathon, I know that I am just not up ... (2012-12-10)

Running legend Samuelson to speak at Marathon

The 3-8 p.m. Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic Speaker Series will include presentations focusing on a topics ranging from running ultra marathons to gaining the mental edge to starting your own running group. Samuelson won gold at the 1984 Summer ... (2012-12-10)

Palfy Klemond: Marathons about goals

I ran the Twin Cities Marathon on Oct. 7. And finished in 3 hours, 39 minutes and 13 seconds – good enough to qualify for the Boston Marathon, which tightened its standards by 5:59 for each age group beginning in 2012. As a 37-year-old woman, I needed ... (2012-12-10)

Jesseman Will Defend Title At ING Hartford Marathon

Jesseman, who finished the Olympic trials marathon in 2:46:11, learned a lot about marathons — and herself — this past year. "It was all so close together," Jesseman said. "Hartford. Going to the trials. Trying to stay in shape. I'm young and ... (2012-12-10)

JetBlue's Live From T5 Concert Series Partners with CMJ Music Marathon for ...

JetBlue's Live From T5 Concert Series Partners with CMJ Music Marathon for First Music Showcase. -- Icona Pop, JJAMZ, Matt Sucich and Kate Earl provide JetBlue customers with exclusive access to the legendary music showcase on Wednesday, Oct. 17 -- ... (2012-12-10)

'Shamoon' Virus Most Destructive Ever To Hit A Business, Leon Panetta Warns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The "Shamoon" virus that attacked Saudi Arabia's state oil company, ARAMCO, was probably the most destructive attack the business sector has seen to date, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said on Thursday. Addressing ... (2012-12-10)

Running with Rachel: Running in the Marathon Majors

Last weekend thousands of runners took to the streets of Chicago to run in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, and what many of the runners may not know is they ran in one of the five marathons that make up the Marathon Majors. Just like tennis has ... (2012-12-10)

Why the two-hour marathon is possible

Even then, it might take several generations of improvements as we creep gradually toward the two-hour barrier. The feat, when it is done, might also come from outside Kenya (perhaps future marathons will be dominated by South Americans in the same way ... (2012-12-10)

Entertainment, health for marathon participants today at college

The event is a common thing for marathons to host, said Nic Haun, a member of the Monument Marathon steering committee and president of the NEXT YP. “I believe it is a great fit for our organization and the marathon,” he said. The Finishline ... (2012-12-10)

Monument Marathon draws runners, walkers to the Panhandle

Now, once she crosses the finish line at the Monument Marathon, she said she will have completed 259 marathons. “I do it for fun and sometimes the name of the game is just to finish,” Murdock said. “Every time you step up to that line, it's a new ... (2012-12-10)

After 27 marathons, 26.2 miles is no longer challenging

Bennett has run 27 marathons, along with an unofficial marathon, known as the "boundary run" around Cambridge in March, which he described as, "purely a training run to prepare for the run around London." There must be only so many times somebody ... (2012-12-10)

Scranton's Steamtown Marathon a surprisingly pleasant race

When most people think of a destination marathon, they might think of Miami, Chicago, London or Paris. They usually don't think of Scranton, Pa. Unless you're T.J. Dooling of Pawcatuck. Last weekend, Dooling and Marty Cappiello of Old Saybrook made the ... (2012-12-10)

Ross Raihala's Sound Affects: Mark Mallman takes his latest 'Marathon' on the ...

Music Sound Affects. Local piano man Mark Mallman is known for his wildly entertaining live shows that, sometimes, become much more than just another rock concert. Last month, the 39-year-old staged his most ambitious performance to date, dubbed ... (2012-12-10)

Runners to watch in Sunday's marathon, half-marathon

Having run in all 21 Wichita marathons since 1991, it's hard for the 52-year-old Wichita native to differentiate many of them. Kenton always aims at finishing near the top of his age group and to break three hours, but few are significant. This Sunday ... (2012-12-10)

Jesseman Will Defend Title At ING Hartford Marathon

Jesseman, who finished the Olympic trials marathon in 2:46:11, learned a lot about marathons — and herself — this past year. "It was all so close together," Jesseman said. "Hartford. Going to the trials. Trying to stay in shape. I'm young and ... (2012-12-10)

Ironmen Are the Real Marathon Men

The marathon times in the Ironman championship are typically faster than the average times at all major marathons except Boston. Like the Ironman championship, Boston limits entrants to those who have met strict qualifying standards in earlier races. (2012-11-10)

Chicago to host two more marathons . . . of horror

Now that the city's most famous marathon has taken place, the Music Box and the Portage Theater will respond with marathons of their own. Music Box of Horrors, which begins this Saturday at noon, and the Portage's Massacre, which kicks off next ... (2012-11-10)

Linden's Kyle Smith wins marathon in Albany, NY; Flushing's Michael Barrows ...

local runners have been busy on the fall marathon scene and Michigan's two major fall marathons are yet to come. The Detroit Free Press and Grand Rapids Marathons both take place Oct. 21. Here is a look at how area runners have fared at fall marathons: ... (2012-11-10)

West Fargo High School Theatre To Premiere MARATHON '33, 11/09

Mixing elements of vaudeville theatre, burlesque, music hall and dance, MARATHON '33 (M33) recreates the forgotten phenomenon of the dance marathons in Depression-era 1933—the brutal precursors of today's TV reality shows. This unique theatre ... (2012-11-10)

Exhibit to Profile MDI Marathon History

Historical images of places along the 26.2 mile marathon route are set side-by-side with pictures of past marathons to reveal the rich history of Mount Desert Island while also capturing the excitement and color of this annual event. Marathon artwork ... (2012-11-10)

ING Hartford Marathon Draws Runners From All Walks Of Life

About 15 of the approximately 25 staff members at the school run, including principal Jon Romeo, who has completed over a dozen marathons and an Ironman triathlon. He is organizing Saturday's half-marathon relay. Between 6-12 students are expected to ... (2012-11-10)

"The Mentalist" Nemesis "Red John" Takes Spotlight In All-Day Marathon ...

[via press release from TNT]. "The Mentalist" Nemesis "Red John" Takes Spotlight In All-Day Marathon Monday, Oct. 22, on TNT. To understand the driving force behind Patrick Jane, the title character in the hit drama The Mentalist, one need look no ... (2012-11-10)

Paul Ryan to run 90-minute Marathon tonight

No, this time he won't be actually running for anything...well other than for VP of the nation. He'll be on stage dressed in a suit that covers his washboard abs and bulging quadriceps -- the same muscular build that allowed him to turn in a "2 hour ... (2012-11-10)

I just ran a marathon, and I can't stop talking about it

In both marathons I've run, I've experienced the same phenomenon. I reach Mile 21 and think to myself: Wow, things are going really well! Then a couple minutes later, I hit the proverbial wall. The best way to describe this feeling is that you're ... (2012-11-10)

Man breaks world record for running a marathon in a suit

New York Daily News (2012-11-10)

Preston Marathon and Half Marathon: Road Closures

Phil Walsh is meeting with businesses, farms, stables, churches etc in the areas affected over the next few weeks to discuss the considerable inconvenience the marathons will bring. The will also be a public meeting on 16 October at St Mary's RC ... (2012-11-10)

JetBlue's Live From T5 Concert Series Partners with CMJ Music Marathon for ...

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2012 — NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline™ announced today the first-ever one-day music festival at its home terminal with featured artists from CMJ Music ... (2012-11-10)

Marathon's Texas-sized deal [The Daily Independent, Ashland, Ky.]

Marathon's Texas-sized deal [The Daily Independent, Ashland, Ky.] By Mark Maynard, The Daily Independent, Ashland, Ky. McClatchy-Tribune Information Services. Oct. 11--FINDLAY, Ohio -- Marathon Petroleum Corp. is purchasing a huge Texas refinery ... (2012-11-10)

Hartford Marathon Inspiration Team Named

Print. Photo: Running USA. Eight inspiring personalities are to run Hartford on Saturday, October 13, 2012. From: Running USA. GLASTONBURY, Conn. – (October 10, 2012) – The Hartford Marathon Foundation is excited to announce the 2012 ING Hartford ... (2012-11-10)

Teacher will run marathon in memory of late father

WAYNE - As a 42-year-old man, Keith Perkins finds running for 26.2 miles a bit painful, but he is determined to finish the Philadelphia Marathon in memory of his late father, Donald Perkins, on Nov. 18. WHHS teacher Keith Perkins (right) stands with ... (2012-11-10)

Running for a merciful cause

For the last few weeks, Stella Guerrero has worn her black-and-yellow Asics Gels just about everywhere. That's because she needed a suitable break-in period for the high performance shoes, leading up to the big show last weekend: her first Chicago ... (2012-11-10)

(RWire) Athletics: 2012 ING Hartford Marathon Elite Inspiration Team Announced

Eight inspiring personalities to run Hartford on Saturday, October 13, 2012. GLASTONBURY, Conn. - (October 10, 2012) - The Hartford Marathon Foundation is excited to announce the 2012 ING Hartford Marathon Elite Inspiration Team. The eight-member ... (2012-10-10)

Marathon Collaborates with Harvest

Independent refiner, transporter and marketer firm Marathon Petroleum Corporation ( MPC ) along with partner Harvest Pipeline Company announced plans to set up a truck-to-barge system on the Ohio River. In this regard, both the companies signed a ... (2012-10-10)

Marathon to Help Businesses Sprint to the End of Season

BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island (MDI) marathon is slated to bring 1,400 runners through the downtown and across the island this Sunday. With each racer bringing family and friends in tow, the event represents one of the last major surges in ... (2012-10-10)

Swimming Hosts MAC Opponents in Preseason Relays

The Bowling Green State University swim team has its final preseason test Friday, Oct. 12 as the Falcons welcome Mid-American Conference rivals Toledo and Akron, along with Youngstown State, for the annual Tom Stubbs Relays, held at BGSU's Cooper ... (2012-10-10)

St. John's Marathon Combines Fundraising with Acts of Service

(The following is a release from St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, which runs St. John's School in Savage.) St. John's School students, staff, and families in Savage participated in our 32nd annual Marathon for Non-Public Education last Friday ... (2012-10-10)

Full effort needed for half-marathons

Often, experienced runners compete in half-marathons as part of a larger marathon training plan and, thus, hold back on giving maximum effort or lack a kick in the closing miles. Conversely, speedier 5K and 10K runners move up to the half without a ... (2012-10-10)

Sid Busch will run Baltimore Marathon for kindred spirit in fallen Marine ...

Baltimore Sun (blog) (2012-10-10)

Full effort needed for half-marathons

Those ubiquitous oval "13.1" bumper stickers affixed to everything from Miatas to minivans attest to the raging popularity of the half-marathon, the distance du jour for the running masses. But once runners have met the challenge and completed a 13.1 ... (2012-10-10)

Sushil, Shiny Wilson to grace Vasai-Virar Mayor`s Marathon

Most of the leading Indian long distance runners have confirmed their participation for the full and half marathons, which will offer total prize money of around Rs 20 lakh, with the full marathon winner taking home Rs 2 lakh and the half marathon ... (2012-10-10)

Gearing up for Little Rockers Kids Marathon

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 10, 2012) - Since 2004, the Little Rock Marathon, Arkansas Children's Hospital and Today's THV have teamed up to create the Little Rockers Kids Marathon and Little Rockers Kids Marathon Training Program, a nation-wide effort ... (2012-10-10)

Hansons Marathon Method: Book On Keith And Kevin Hanson's Approach To ...

Boulder, CO, USA - For the first time, an elite running group has released its training methods. In their new book Hansons Marathon Method, the coaches of the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project have open-sourced their innovative and highly successful ... (2012-10-10)

Shot in the Arm for Rock City Marathon

SEEKING to promote tourism through sports, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has injected 10m/- towards supporting this year's Rock City Marathon dubbed 'promoting domestic tourism through sports' to be held in Mwanza on October 28. Speaking ... (2012-10-10)

Marathon: BP is 'different' refinery than in '05

Published October 10, 2012. TEXAS CITY — With its agreement to purchase BP's Texas City refinery, Marathon Petroleum is buying one of the most complex — and troubled — refineries in the country. It's also one that in the last decade has had a poor ... (2012-10-10)

Tufts Marathon Team gears up for race in spring

Though the annual spring Boston Marathon is over six months away, members of the Tufts Marathon Team (TMT) are already well into their 30−week training regime. The team, now in its tenth year, will for the second year in a row consist of 100 runners ... (2012-10-10)

Participation up for third Mother Road Marathon

Participation has rebounded for the third annual Mother Road Marathon, set for Sunday. More than 670 runners had signed up as of Tuesday morning, said Patrick Tuttle, executive director of the Joplin Convention and Visitors Bureau. “We're shooting for ... (2012-10-10)

17th Annual Steamtown Marathon

"I had run some half marathons and always wanted to try this," she explained. After a restless few days leading up to the event, the five joined other Carbondaleans, Joe Kelly, Clay Mulhoullom, Mike Bucklaw, Philip Horne, Brenda Cassaro, Walter Casper, ... (2012-10-10)

READER SUBMITTED: Team MAD Runners Raising Money For Children's ...

"'Making a difference' means more than raising funds, though," stated Bushey. "We are raising awareness by running for the cause, and that goes further than the initial funding." Bushey has run ten marathons, with two planned this fall. His goal is to ... (2012-09-10)

Shell Canada Challenges Students to Push Limits of Fuel Efficiency

This section contains unedited press releases distributed by PR Newswire. These releases reflect the views of the issuing entity and are not reviewed or edited by the Sacramento Bee staff. More information on PR Newswire can be found on their web site. (2012-09-10)

X's vs. O's: Is the experience of running a marathon worth the physical toll?

Thousands of runners ran in the Chicago Marathon, collegiate cross country athletes typically run over 60 miles per week and 5Ks are as popular as ever. But is all that physical exertion and the toll on the body worth it? X's viewpoint: Jason Rossi ... (2012-09-10)

UPDATE 1-Marathon Petroleum joins plan to transport Utica oil

Marathon Petroleum Corporation and Harvest Pipeline Company Sign Letter of ...MarketWatch (press release) (2012-09-10)

Book Report: Hansons-Brooks Distance Project Releases Its Marathon Method

Boulder, CO, USA - October 9, 2012 - For the first time, an elite running group has released its training methods. In their new book Hansons Marathon Method, the coaches of the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project have open-sourced their innovative and ... (2012-09-10)

Carmel Marathon Weekend sets April date

The third annual Carmel Marathon Weekend will start April 20, 2013. And next year, a fourth event will be added to the weekend: A Marathon Relay that gives teams of runners as young as 10 a chance to compete on the same course as the marathon. (2012-09-10)

India's London Olympic medalists expected for Vasai-Virar Mayor's Marathon

MUMBAI: Preparations for the second national level Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation's mayor's marathon is on in full swing with a few London Olympic medalists expected for the sporting event. The full (42 kms) and half (21 kms) marathon will be held ... (2012-09-10)

Boonstra aims for Eindhoven win to raise the European marathon morale

European victories in the top marathons around the world are far from common but the Netherlands' Miranda Boonstra is hoping to reverse the trend temporarily and be the first women home in De Lage Landen Marathon Eindhoven - an IAAF Silver Label ... (2012-09-10)

Marathon runner recovering after cardiac arrest

A runner who suffered sudden cardiac arrest during Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon collapsed within a block of a medical tent, marathon organizers said. The 47-year-old man was approaching the 21st mile on the Near South Side when a ... (2012-09-10)

Marathon buys Texas refinery, pipelines for $1.8B [The Blade, Toledo, Ohio]

Marathon buys Texas refinery, pipelines for $1.8B [The Blade, Toledo, Ohio]. By Kris Turner, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio McClatchy-Tribune Information Services. Oct. 09--FINDLAY -- Marathon Petroleum Corp. is buying a huge Texas refinery from BP PLC as ... (2012-09-10)

Marathon buys Texas refinery, pipelines for $1.8B [The Blade, Toledo, Ohio]

Oct. 09--FINDLAY -- Marathon Petroleum Corp . is buying a huge Texas refinery from BP PLC as part of a deal estimated at about $1.8 billion. The Findlay-based company will pay $598 million for BP's Texas City refinery and nearby pipelines and fuel ... (2012-09-10)

City Woman Battling Breast Cancer to Run Hartford Marathon

City Woman Battling Breast Cancer to Run Hartford Marathon. With a diagnosis in January and still undergoing chemotherapy, former half-marathoner Mary Pat Schmitt of Middletown completed the Komen 5K in June — and will join her husband, family and ... (2012-09-10)

Registration for marathon finishes strong

“The Monument Marathon is also one of the few marathons in Nebraska. So for those who are trying to get Nebraska checked off their list, it's another option. We have had people say things like, 'I've been wanting to get my family to western Nebraska ... (2012-09-10)

Marathon buys Texas refinery

Toledo Blade (2012-09-10)

Confronting the Past, One Marathon at a Time

Over the course of 18 months, he runs seven races—five of them marathons—and learns, as he says, to run with his demons, rather than from them. Now a web writer with BU's Interactive Design, Daniloff will read from Running Ransom Road tomorrow at 7 ... (2012-09-10)

WSJ(10/9)Heard On The St:Marathon Investors Applaud BP's Party Trick

(From THE WALL STREET JOURNAL). [Financial Analysis and Commentary]. It is disheartening when you strike a deal and the other side throws a bigger party, especially when it happens twice in less than two months. Marathon Petroleum 's stock jumped ... (2012-09-10)

Marathon gains a big refinery, BP departs from a dark legacy [Houston Chronicle]

Oct. 08--The planned sale of BP's Texas City refinery to Marathon Petroleum Corp . reinforces Marathon's entrance as a major player in the U.S. refining sector, helps BP focus its strategy and distances the British oil company from the shadow of a ... (2012-09-10)

Pushing themselves: Marathoners get ready another run

From left, Billy Pollard, Carol Hogan and Jeff Garrett will all be hitting the streets in three different states to compete marathons this month, with Hogan taking part in the Chicago Marathon today, while Pollard will be running the 37th Marine Corps ... (2012-09-10)

Marathon runner recovering after cardiac arrest

A runner who suffered sudden cardiac arrest during Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon collapsed within a block of a medical tent, marathon organizers said. The 47-year-old man was approaching the 21st mile on the Near South Side when a ... (2012-09-10)

Marathon runner recovering after cardiac arrest

A runner who suffered sudden cardiac arrest during Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon collapsed within a block of a medical tent, marathon organizers said. The 47-year-old man was approaching the 21st mile on the Near South Side when a ... (2012-09-10)

Marathon gains a big refinery, BP departs from a dark legacy

The planned sale of BP's Texas City refinery to Marathon Petroleum Corp. reinforces Marathon's entrance as a major player in the U.S. refining sector, helps BP focus its strategy and distances the British oil company from the shadow of a disaster at ... (2012-09-10)

One-time Olympic hopeful to run marathon in Scottsbluff

At that time, he said, there wasn't a lot of information for people training for marathons. The next year, Durden went back and finished the marathon. When he ran the U.S. Olympic Trials in 1980, he finished second and set a personal record, improving ... (2012-08-10)

Disappearance on Mount Marathon

Gear Videos · Adventure Videos · Outside Adventure Film School · The Season · The Outside Classics · Summer Buyer's Guide · Best Towns · Best Places to Work · Events · Contests · Special Offers · Subscribe now! Free gift! Subscribe now! Free gift ... (2012-08-10)

A slice of the Marathon belongs totally to the South Loop

Just after the guy from Ethiopia won the marathon, I left my house at Roosevelt and State to go to what I will forevermore call the South Loop marathon. That last couple of miles north along Michigan from the expressway to Roosevelt and on into Grant ... (2012-08-10)

TEXT-S&P affirms Marathon Petroleum, Corp ratings

Mon Oct 8, 2012 3:36pm EDT. Overview -- Marathon Petroleum Corp. announced that it will acquire BP PLC's Texas City refinery and related assets for $598 million, plus an additional $1.2 billion for inventories. The acquisition will be funded from ... (2012-08-10)

Tadesse Tola favourite for Eindhoven Marathon

Eindhoven, The Netherlands – (Press Release) - The Ethiopian runner Tadesse Tola is the favourite for winning De Lage Landen Marathon Eindhoven on Sunday October 14th. He must take into account the formidable opposition of two 19-year old runners: ... (2012-08-10)

UPDATE: Marathon Petroleum Acquires BP Assets; Marathon Jump 5%, Off New ...

Marathon Petroleum Corp. ( MPC ) is up 5% to $57.60, but backing off a 52-week high of $60.04, after it agreed to buy BP's ( BP ) Texas City refinery, which produces 451,000 barrel per day. As part of the deal, MPC will also acquire three intrastate ... (2012-08-10)

BP Sells Texas City Refinery to Marathon

By ALEXIS FLYNN And ALISON SIDER. LONDON—BP PLC said Monday it has sold the large Texas City refinery, scene of a fatal industrial accident in 2005, to Marathon Petroleum Corp. in a deal worth up to $2.5 billion. Marathon said it would initially pay ... (2012-08-10)

Marathon Petroleum to buy BP's Texas City refinery for US$2.5-billion

HOUSTON – Marathon Petroleum Corp struck a deal to buy BP Plc's Texas City refinery and related infrastructure for up to US$2.5-billion, a purchase that will make Marathon the fourth-largest U.S. refiner and give it a bigger potential slice of the ... (2012-08-10)

Carmel Marathon Weekend sets 2012 date

The third annual Carmel Marathon Weekend will start April 20. And next year, a fourth event will be added to the weekend: A Marathon Relay that gives teams of runners as young as 10 a chance to compete on the same course as the marathon. Earlier this ... (2012-08-10)

The Daily Run: Strong marathon performances from local runners

By Mark Lorenzoni. The fall marathon season is now in full swing as several more locals clocked impressive efforts over a variety of 26.2-mile courses around the country on a chilly Sunday. Former Western Albemarle and William & Mary standout Charlie ... (2012-08-10)

BP sells Texas City refinery to Marathon Petroleum

BP has finally found a buyer for its Texas City refinery, one of the largest and most complex in the U.S.. The total value of the deal could reach $2.5 billion. The refinery was the scene in 2005 of a fatal fire and explosion. Marathon Petroleum Corp ... (2012-08-10)

Marathon to buy BP Texas City refinery for up to $2.5 billion

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Marathon Petroleum Corp struck a deal to buy BP Plc's Texas City refinery and related infrastructure for up to $2.5 billion, a purchase that will make Marathon the fourth-largest U.S. refiner and give it a bigger potential slice of ... (2012-08-10)

Marathon to buy BP Texas City refinery for up to $2.5 billion

Wall Street falls at open after World Bank's Asia outlook. NEW YORK - U.S. stocks declined on Monday after the World Bank cut growth forecasts for East Asia, highlighting concerns about the global economic climate and corporate profits on the cusp of ... (2012-08-10)

A slice of the Marathon belongs totally to the South Loop

Just after the guy from Ethiopia won the marathon, I left my house at Roosevelt and State to go to what I will forevermore call the South Loop marathon. That last couple of miles north along Michigan from the expressway to Roosevelt and on into Grant ... (2012-08-10)

BP Sells Texas Refinery to Marathon for $598 Million

BP Plc (BP/) agreed to sell its Texas City refinery, site of one of the deadliest U.S. industrial accidents in 20 years, to Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) for at least $598 million in cash, less than BP planned for the deal last year. Marathon ... (2012-08-10)

Cloo's Classic TV Jump the Shark Marathon; ABC Family's 2012 Countdown to ...

Cloo's Classic TV Jump the Shark Marathon; ABC Family's 2012 Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas Schedule · Cloo will be celebrating classic TV on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 with a 24-hour "Jump the Shark" marathon starting at 6am! This will be a marathon of ... (2012-08-10)

BP to Sell Texas City Refinery to Marathon Petroleum

BP said on Monday that it would sell its refinery in Texas City, Tex., and other assets to Marathon Petroleum for as much as $2.5 billion, as BP neared the completion of an aggressive plan to pare back assets. The company embarked on a $38 billion ... (2012-08-10)

US HOT STOCKS: Marathon Petroleum, Progress Software, Renewable Energy ...

Oil company BP PLC (BP, BP.LN $42.02, -$0.13, -0.31%) said it has reached an agreement to sell its Texas City, Texas refinery and a portion of its retail and logistics network in the Southeast U.S. to Marathon Petroleum Corp . (MPC, $ 59.13, +$4.26, +7 ... (2012-08-10)

WSJ UPDATE: BP Sells Texas City Refinery to Marathon

(adds reasons for sale and Marathon comment). LONDON-- BP PLC (BP.LN) said Monday it has sold the large Texas City refinery, scene of a fatal industrial accident in 2005, to Marathon Petroleum Corp . (MPC) in a deal worth up to $2.5 billion. Marathon ... (2012-08-10)

The Weekly Top Five: Marathon Films

To wrap up Marathon Week here on the Bleader, I thought I'd dive into my Top 5 Marathon Films—films that exceed the two-and-a-half-hour mark. Generally, I prefer movies with pithier running times—Alfred Hitchcock's famous adage of, "The length of a ... (2012-08-10)

Marathon Petroleum to Pay $598 Million for BP's Texas Plant

Marathon Petroleum to Pay $598 Million for BP's Texas Plant. By Bradley Olson - 2012-10-08T16:02:23Z. Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) agreed to pay $598 million for BP Plc (BP/)'s Texas City refinery, site of one of the deadliest U.S. industrial ... (2012-08-10)

Marathon Petroleum to buy BP Texas City refinery

(Reuters) - Marathon Petroleum Corp struck a deal to buy BP's Texas City refinery and related infrastructure for up to $2.5 billion, a purchase that would make Marathon the fourth-largest refiner in the United States. Marathon said on Monday it agreed ... (2012-08-10)

UPDATE 2-Marathon Petroleum to buy BP Texas City refinery

Mon Oct 8, 2012 10:15am EDT. * Marathon to purchase refinery for $598 million. * Inventory worth around $1.2 billion. * Marathon could pay up to another $700 mln over six years. Oct 8 (Reuters) - Marathon Petroleum Corp struck a deal to buy BP's Texas ... (2012-08-10)

St. George Marathon's final finisher: Manwaring makes most of race

ST. GEORGE — Two hours after the starting gun sounded up in Central, St. George anxiously awaited the 2012 St. George Marathon champion. Tape stretched across a finish line, decorated with red and white balloons. Family, friends and fans filled the ... (2012-08-10)

UPDATE-Marathon to buy BP's Texas City refinery

Marathon to purchase refinery for $598 million. * Inventory worth around $1.2 billion. * Marathon could pay up to another $700 mln over 6 years. Oct 8 (Reuters) - Marathon Petroleum Corp said on Monday it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase ... (2012-08-10)

Marathon to pay $598 million for BP Texas City refinery, plus $1.2 billion for ...

FINDLAY, Ohio — BP has finally found a buyer for its Texas City refinery, one of the largest and most complex in the U.S.. Marathon Petroleum Corp. will pay $598 million for the refinery and other nearby pipelines and fuel terminals, plus $1.2 billion ... (2012-08-10)

Marathon to pay as much as $2.5 billion for refinery, inventory and future ...

By Associated Press, AP. NEW YORK — BP has finally found a buyer for its Texas City refinery, one of the largest and most complex in the U.S.. The total value of the deal could reach $2.5 billion. The refinery was the scene in 2005 of a fatal fire and ... (2012-08-10)

BP sells Texas City refinery to Marathon Petroleum

NEW YORK — BP has finally found a buyer for its Texas City refinery, one of the largest and most complex in the U.S.. The total value of the deal could reach $2.5 billion. The refinery was the scene in 2005 of a fatal fire and explosion. Marathon ... (2012-08-10)

STEAMTOWN MARATHON: Byrne wins Steamtown Marathon; Peoples first ...

Sign Up Text Alerts | newsletter. The 17th annual Steamtown Marathon began with an ear-piercing cannon blast at Forest City Regional High School on Sunday morning. But it concluded in a much calmer way. After pulling away from the pack around Mile 9, ... (2012-08-10)

Thomas Omwenga wins the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon

His two previous marathons, in Quebec and Manitoba were slower – 2:28:36 and 2:25:13 respectively. Fourth-seeded Kiptoo's time of 2:27:01 was also faster than his 2012 Thunder Bay Marathon of 2:38. Third was Vancouver's Graeme Wilson whose time of ... (2012-08-10)

Gillette wins sixth Johnstown Marathon

He has won 54 marathons in his running career and his marathon exploits were featured in the April 2012 Runner's World magazine. Gillette smiled and laughed when asked if running numerous marathons possibly slowed his finishing times. “One week after ... (2012-08-10)

Novice wins Lakefront Marathon

Zdroik, a Stevens Point High School graduate, had run only two marathons before the Lakefront Marathon and finished third in both. "It feels really good," he said. "I was third place in the other two marathons and it was looking like that again until ... (2012-08-10)

Cool running: Marathon weather boosts times, cuts down hurts

Two other marathons since have run in 80-degree weather. At mid-afternoon Sunday, marathon medical director Dr. George Chiampas reported just 10 hospitalized runners, including one cardiac arrest victim, a 47-year-old male who was treated at Mercy ... (2012-08-10)

Middle school dance marathon, fundraiser planned at PNC Arena

Since 2005, a student group from Wake Forest-Rolesville Middle School has organized a dance marathon for middle schoolers that has raised more than $90,000 for the North Carolina Children's Hospital and Duke Children's Hospital. This year, the event, ... (2012-08-10)

Marathon runs out of medals, 1300 runners to get them in the mail

Running coverage of the 2012 Chicago Marathon today. The Bank of America Chicago Marathon ran out of medals for about 1,300 participants who finished the course seven hours after it had begun. Marathon organizers said they were reaching out to all of ... (2012-07-10)

Twin Cities Marathon sees new wave of runners: women in their 20s (w/ video)

A generation or two ago, women weren't allowed to run marathons because race organizers thought the 26.2-mile race was too strenuous. But when the race results are tallied for the 31st annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 7, it's ... (2012-07-10)

Defending champion from Kenya wins Victoria marathon

A Parksville mother's walk for her son, the world's fastest law suit, a nun-on ...Vancouver Sun (2012-07-10)

The Weekly Top 5: Marathon Films

To wrap up Marathon Week here on the Bleader, I thought I'd dive into my Top 5 Marathon Films—films that exceed the two-and-a-half-hour mark. Generally, I prefer movies with pithier running times—Alfred Hitchcock's famous adage of, "The length of a ... (2012-07-10)

Defending Kenyan champion wins Victoria marathon; local lawyer breaks ...

A river of more than 11,000 people pounded the streets of Victoria this morning for the 33rd annual GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon. Thousands came out in the frosty morning and cheered the runners, walkers and wheelchair racers as the sun rose to ... (2012-07-10)

Tsegaye Kebede claims marathon

ESPN (2012-07-10)

Hope that marathon organizers will get their second wind

The issue: Canton Marathon. Our view: If necessary, another group should plan 2013 race. The Canton Marathon has hit the wall. For the sake of this great event, we'll hope that the race organizers' cash-flow issues are temporary. If not, the community ... (2012-07-10)

MARATHON: Competitors pack race expo for Steamtown Marathon

Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2012: Cars heading into the parking lot at Scranton High School boasted license plates from across the nation, from as close as New Jersey and New York to as far as Idaho and California. Nearly every runner milling ... (2012-07-10)

First-Time Marathoners Share What It's Like to Be in Chicago's Big Race

Why are you running marathons? I wanted to run a marathon before turning 40 years old Nov. 11. By chance, many of us will also be running the [Tinley Park] Turkey Trot on my birthday. It's somewhat a tradition for our TP crew to run the Turkey Trot ... (2012-07-10)

Thousands of runners on streets today for Victoria Marathon

Last year, 347 runners from the Goodlife Fitness Victoria race qualified for the Boston Marathon, third-best among Canadian marathons. Defending Victoria marathon men's champion Thomas Omwenga of Kenya will be attempting today to eclipse his course ... (2012-07-10)

Philippines, Muslim rebels announce preliminary peace pact after marathon talks

Fox News (2012-07-10)

Prominent runner among Monument Marathon racers

At that time, he said, there wasn't a lot of information for people training for marathons. The next year, Durden went back and finished the marathon. When he ran the U.S. Olympic Trials in 1980, he finished second and set a personal record, improving ... (2012-07-10)

Marathon team from Annapolis prepares for Steamtown Marathon

Scranton Times-Tribune (2012-07-10)

LONG BEACH INTERNATIONAL CITY BANK MARATHON: Community is a part ...

The majority of the 25,000 who will compete today on the streets of Long Beach will be focused on their friends in the race, the test of a 26.2-mile marathon, 13.1-mile half marathon and 26.2-mile bike race, and the community spirit that has turned the ... (2012-07-10)

Philippines, Muslim rebels announce preliminary peace pact in marathon talks

Philippines, Muslim rebels announce preliminary peace pact in marathon talks. Aaron Favila/Associated Press - Philippine President Benigno Aquino III delivers a speech on national television at the Malacanang Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines ... (2012-07-10)

Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon

When: Sunday, Oct. 21. Where: Streets of Detroit and Windsor. Events: Greektown Marathon, Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Half-Marathons (international and U.S.), five-person relay, American Home Fitness 5K run/walk. More information: freepmarathon.com. (2012-07-10)

Pushing themselves: Marathoners get ready another run

From left, Billy Pollard, Carol Hogan and Jeff Garrett will all be hitting the streets in three different states to compete marathons this month, with Hogan taking part in the Chicago Marathon today, while Pollard will be running the 37th Marine Corps ... (2012-07-10)

Running: Fritz Van de Kamp, Amber Green victorious in St. George Marathon

He added the St. George title to earlier wins in the Salt Lake City, Ogden and the Deseret News marathons. "After [mile marker] 14, it was just me and Jon until 22 or 23," Van de Kamp said. "Then I slowly inched away from him and just held on at the ... (2012-07-10)

Wife's link to Johnstown prompts marathon entry

“The method has worked for me in running half-marathons. In these 18 weeks, I have learned more about these types of races and now I know that after 20 miles, anything can happen. This unknown increases my respect for the marathon, but at the same time ... (2012-07-10)

Arkansas Wins First-Ever Razorback Relays

The University of Arkansas swimming and diving team won the first annual Razorback Relays with a score of 526 points, defeating Vanderbilt, North Texas, SMU and Missouri State. The Razorbacks finished the day with nine event wins out of 12 in the first ... (2012-07-10)

Rise and shine for 36th annual St. George Marathon

ST. GEORGE — The 36th annual St. George Marathon began long before dawn Saturday, with runners searching for parking places in the residential neighborhoods surrounding Vernon Worthen Park, unloading a small drawstringed bag filled with personal ... (2012-07-10)

Twin Cities Marathon sees new wave of runners: women in their 20s (w/video)

A generation or two ago, women weren't allowed to run marathons because race organizers thought the 26.2-mile race was too strenuous. But when the race results are tallied for the 31st annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 7, it's ... (2012-06-10)

Twin Cities Marathon sees new wave of runners: women in their 20s

A generation or two ago, women weren't allowed to run marathons because race organizers thought the 26.2-mile race was too strenuous. But when the race results are tallied for the 31st annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 7, it's ... (2012-06-10)

Female marathon greats reminisce day before race

Reprints. Women's running pioneers Joan Benoit Samuels PaulRadcliffe spoke The HiltChicago past future marathrunning. L-r are. Women's running pioneers, Joan Benoit Samuelson & Paula Radcliffe spoke at The Hilton in Chicago on the past and future of ... (2012-06-10)

STEAMTOWN MARATHON: CrossFit gaining widespread popularity

Training with CrossFit also has given O'Hora the confidence to attempt three consecutive marathons for the second straight year. In 2011, he ran the Steamtown Marathon in under three hours, finishing in 2 hours, 56 minutes, 13 seconds. Since he was ... (2012-06-10)

St. George's Amber Green wins marathon

ST. GEORGE — Community members turned out in force, both to compete and to cheer, on a balmy October morning at the St. George Marathon. The 36th annual St. George Marathon took place Saturday with St. George's Amber Green winning the women's ... (2012-06-10)

Van De Kamp, Green win the St. George Marathon

What makes Van De Kamp's run all the more impressive was he has no history with competitive running prior to marathons. He didn't take race in college. The streak of wins left Hunter — a former track standout at BYU and winner of the St. George ... (2012-06-10)

Liens put on Dunkin' Donuts property [Florida Keys Keynoter, (Marathon, Fla.)]

Liens put on Dunkin' Donuts property [Florida Keys Keynoter, (Marathon, Fla.)] By Ryan McCarthy, Florida Keys Keynoter, (Marathon, Fla.) McClatchy-Tribune Information Services. Oct. 06--The Miami-based company that built but has yet to open a Dunkin' ... (2012-06-10)

Getting Around Chicago During the Marathon

Chef Heinz Beck of La Pergola at the Waldorf Astoria's Rome Caverleri in Italy presents Fagottelli Carbonara ahead of the Chicago Marathon.Fagottelli Carbonara:Tellycherry pepper is an Indian origin pepper,particularly suitable for this dish thanks to ... (2012-06-10)

The Men and Women Who Run Marathons in War Zones

He's also one of those maniac marathon runners, who started running marathons in 1999 and planning to run in 50 by the time he retires. This time last year he was completing the final months of a tour in Afghanistan—and came awfully close to ending ... (2012-06-10)

Schaumburg's Rizzo hoping to run personal best

In that race, he strategized with his coach Brad Hudson to run conservatively in the first half and left enough in the tank to pick off runners in the second part. At the halfway point, he was in about the top 50, then ran one of the fastest half ... (2012-06-10)

Red Wings' Jim Nill running marathon for wife, charity

Red Wings' Jim Nill running marathon for wife, charity. Kevin M AllenShare. Comments. 2012-10-06-jim-nill. Red Wings official Jim Nill, shown at the 2010 draft, is taking his ailing wife's place in a marathon Sunday. (Photo: Bruce Bennett, Getty Images ... (2012-06-10)

'Spirit of the Marathon' exhibit opens for Chicago marathon

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He's a marathon maniac

“That was the first time I ran marathons on back-to-back weekends, and I actually did a little better in Chicago than I did in Denver. I got to visit two really fun cities, had two really good marathons and thought 'It's not too difficult to run two in ... (2012-06-10)

Cheer on runners during marathon

At many marathons, spectators are encouraged to gather and root on runners. A quick Internet search found a lot of witty signs for inspiration for spectators, and runners appreciate them, Bradshaw said. “I am not a lead runner,” Bradshaw admitted ... (2012-06-10)

Businesses see benefit from Steamtown Marathon's growth

Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2012: Michael J. Mullen / Times-Shamrock Steamtown Marathon volunteer Kelli Johannsen carries mile markers at Lackawanna County Courthouse Square for use along the route from Forest City to Scranton for Sunday's ... (2012-06-10)

GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon Announces Strong Elite Field

Thomas Omwenga has had a good year since setting a new course record in 2011, winning both the Quebec and Manitoba Marathons. Close on his heels will be Philip Samoei, the 2010 Marathon Champion, and Gilbert Kiptoo who won the 2012 Thunder ... (2012-06-10)

As marathon grows in popularity, business sees benefit

The Steamtown Marathon expects a record number of runners when the gun goes off this Sunday, an increase that's expected to be a boost for area businesses. However, the exact monetary impact of 3,000 runners, 3,300 volunteers, and thousands of ... (2012-06-10)

Historic run in Ashland

Since 1923, untold thousands of runners in the Boston Marathon have passed Pleasant Street in Ashland and had no idea about the historical significance of the spot, nearly two miles after the Hopkinton starting line. Any New England sports fan ought to ... (2012-06-10)

Steamtown Marathon: Through the years

1996. The first Steamtown Marathon is won by Scranton's Paul Leonard, who broke the tape in 2 hours, 31 minutes, 13 seconds - 1:13 ahead of Carbondale's Dan Dragwa. Charlene Lyford of Greene, N.Y., is the first women's champion, completing the ... (2012-06-10)

Sunday's Victoria Marathon: Kenyan runner aims for record day

Last year, 347 runners from the Goodlife Fitness Victoria race qualified for the Boston Marathon, third-best among Canadian marathons. The marathon route begins on Menzies Street through the downtown core into James Bay and Beacon Hill Park and then ... (2012-06-10)

You play rugby? You must be crazy! I say, you run a marathon? You must be ...

So I wanted to not only wish the runners this weekend the best of luck but also share some of our local rugby players experience training and participating in marathons. The first marathoner is Mary LaPiere aka Mary La. Mary La played rugby from 1993 ... (2012-06-10)

Marathon doctors ask: Does the shoe fit?

They also will note how many marathons each has run, the brand and style of foot gear, and the approximate number of miles put on their shoes. What follows is some if-the-shoe-fits advice from Dux and Dr. Rob Conenello, president of the American ... (2012-06-10)

TC Marathon and 10-mile races at a glance

your email; recipients email; + add a comment add a comment. When: Sunday. Where: Starts at Metrodome, ends at State Capitol. Start times: USA 10-mile championships 7 a.m.; marathon 8 a.m.. Runners: 11,787 for the marathon; 9,053 for the 10-mile race. (2012-06-10)

Local runner Jeff Jonaitis happy to lend a hand in marathon

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A marathon to honor David Warsen

GRAND RAPIDS - (WZZM) This Sunday, sisters Stephanie Warsen and Stacy Sommavilla will take their marks to run a 26.2 mile marathon in Chicago, but when they run this race, they run to honor their fallen cousin, Navy SEAL David Warsen. On August 16th ... (2012-05-10)

Tumor can't keep Johana Olson from marathon

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It is billed as the most beautiful urban marathon in the country, and with good reason. Not that Johanna Olson really noticed. Whenever she ran the Twin Cities Marathon, the elite runner from Wadena had been so focused on a fast ... (2012-05-10)

People Coming from All Over for Steamtown Marathon

SCRANTON — In Scranton, people have been coming in from all over the country and even other parts of the world for the 17th annual Steamtown Marathon. More than 2,000 runners are expected this weekend to hit the more than 26 mile course from Forest ... (2012-05-10)

BeerSci: What Running Marathons Can Teach You About Beer

The United States has an estimated 1 million homebrewers, according to the American Homebrewers Association. That's just slightly under the estimated number of nutjobs in the U.S. who have run a marathon. No word on what the Venn diagram of those two ... (2012-05-10)

Chicago Restaurant Deals To Stuff Yourself Before And After The Marathon

The marathon is fast approaching, and restaurants are laying in extra supplies for hordes of hungry runners. But here's the thing - for us, the marathon is just an excuse to eat more pasta. No, we're not running. But we plan to find a friend who is a ... (2012-05-10)

Okanagan Marathon this weekend to be number 100 for PG lawyer

He said his addiction was heightened in 2007 after joining Marathon Maniacs: A website dedicated to those who run multiple marathons every year. The lawyer has built a social circle throughout the marathon scene, and often gets encouragement from ... (2012-05-10)

Business Owners See Benefits In Long Beach ICB Marathon

As 25,000 people pedal, run and walk through Long Beach this Sunday for the 2012 International City Bank Marathon, business owners are hoping to hear some clinks in the cash register. In fact, the estimated economic impact of the ICB Marathon is more ... (2012-05-10)

12 Marathons 12 Months 12 Cities...Blindfolded!

"I'm running 12 marathons in 12 states in 12 months and I have to do it blindfolded because the sunlight is really bad for my eyes and will make me go blind faster. On top of that, I'm really sunlight sensitive so it would be painful to even try and ... (2012-05-10)

Marathon big for Choose Chicago, Bank of America

The 40,000-plus runners and estimated 1.7 million spectators who will flood city streets this weekend for the 35th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon mark another opportunity for local business. According to a study from the University of Illinois ... (2012-05-10)

Nature to Grace Rocky City Marathon

RENOWNED bongo-fleva artist Juma Kassim Ally a.k.a Sir Juma Nature is set to grace this year's Rock City Marathon to be held on October 28 at CCM Kirumba Stadium in Mwanza. While addressing the press on the event in Dar es Salaam, Sir Juma Nature, ... (2012-05-10)

Canton Marathon keeps vendors, cities waiting to be paid

The Canton Marathon was a success for runners, but behind the scenes, it's in financial turmoil. Nine vendors who provided services during the June 17 race have received only partial payments or haven't been paid at all; two cities haven't yet been ... (2012-05-10)

James Bond marathon: Watching all 22 films with Sky Movies 007

Last week, to celebrate the launch of Sky Movies 007 HD - from October 5, the only channel where you'll be able to watch all 22 James Bond films, and in high definition - Digital Spy was invited to take part in a Bond movie marathon. But this was no ... (2012-05-10)

Part 3 on running: Marathon crazy

Third part in a series. As talk around the office turns to hills, blisters and gels, you know the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon is just around the corner. And while thousands of runners prepare with faithful training regimens, the City of Victoria ... (2012-05-10)

Part 3 on running: Marathon crazy

Third part in a series. As talk around the office turns to hills, blisters and gels, you know the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon is just around the corner. And while thousands of runners prepare with faithful training regimens, the City of Victoria ... (2012-04-10)

Rock 'n' Roll race adds “Mini Marathon”

Marathons · Mayor's Fitness Council · Metro Health · Mixed martial arts · Morgan's Wonderland · Music · Neighborhood Resource Center · Olympics · Online learning · Outdoor exercise · Outdoor fitness equipment · Paddling/kayaking/boating · Palo Alto ... (2012-04-10)

SLO Marathon signs 4-year sponsorship deal with LeftLane Sports

The San Luis Obispo Marathon and Half-Marathon has signed a four-year sponsorship with LeftLane Sports, a San Luis Obispo-based e-commerce company that sells sporting goods and other athletic gear. The company, founded by chief executive officer ... (2012-04-10)

St. George Marathon exudes 'the old spirit of Dixie'

I got to 200 marathons and wanted to get to 210.” Even being in her third trimester of pregnancy did not stop her. She ran the St. George Marathon while pregnant with her son who is now 27 years old. Running races in California, Nevada, Arizona, New ... (2012-04-10)

Temperature dip runs in on marathon day

Temperatures could plummet into the 30s, according to our friends at weather.com – that's a pretty striking contrast to the past two years' marathons, which were held on beautiful days. Accuweather reports that 2010 saw the third hottest marathon day ... (2012-04-10)

Investors Bancorp, Inc. And Marathon Banking Corporation Receive Approvals ...

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CMJ Music Marathon Brings 5-Days of Music and Discussions to NYC

New York City's upcoming CMJ Music Marathon will take place this month. With five nonstop days and nights, CMJ Music Marathon is the world's most important platform for the discovery of new music, and it invades New York City with over 1,300 artist ... (2012-04-10)

Marathon Sets Foot in Ethiopia

U.S. independent energy company Marathon Oil Corporation ( MRO ) - through its subsidiary Marathon Ethiopia Limited B.V. - has agreed to purchase 20% working interest in the South Omo concession in Ethiopia from an agricultural firm Agriterra Limited. (2012-04-10)

St. George Marathon: SLC resident gearing up for 50th marathon

(Ashley Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune) Jim Michie, 74, runs one of his last training runs around Liberty Park on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, in preparation for the St. George Marathon this weekend. His three mile run around the park was at his marathon ... (2012-04-10)

Tumor can't keep Johanna Olson from marathon

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It is billed as the most beautiful urban marathon in the country, and with good reason. Not that Johanna Olson really noticed. Whenever she ran the Twin Cities Marathon, the elite runner from Wadena had been so focused on a fast ... (2012-04-10)

I'm running a marathon this weekend, so let the superstitions begin

Conversely, it's a wonderful excuse to eat whatever you want whenever you want. Personally, I was drawn to marathons and long distance running because I wanted time to myself and a challenge to do something I never thought I would do. I mean, the body ... (2012-04-10)

Standard Chartered Marathon nets KShs.43.2m in sponsorship

This year's edition of the Standard Chartered Nairobi International Marathon has received a boost with thirteen sponsors pledging KShs.43,696,000 million worth of sponsorship. The title sponsor, Standard Chartered Bank confirmed that it will be ... (2012-04-10)

Marathoners, avoid twisted ankles and firing cannons

Much of marathon running is about avoiding injury and ailment along the way. Unless you're willing to hop a bus to the finish line, your chances of winning the race (or even finishing third) are slim, so go ahead and skip the delusions of grandeur ... (2012-04-10)

South Windsor Bridge Repair Comes Through for Hartford Marathon

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Stanchart Marathon in record Sh123m sponsorship

“As the home of athletics, the Stanchart Marathon has grown to be the biggest athletics event in the region and we are promising to put all our efforts towards matching other big marathons around the world. “We had problems at the start ten years ago ... (2012-04-10)

Full effort needed for half-marathons

Often, experienced runners compete in half-marathons as part of a larger marathon training plan and, thus, hold back on giving maximum effort or lack a kick in the closing miles. Conversely, speedier 5K and 10K runners move up to the half without a ... (2012-04-10)

Is value of running the Long Beach Marathon priceless?

Karen Hester is a Long Beach resident and executive assistant to the city attorney who has about 10 Long Beach marathons or half-marathons on her resume. When she tells nonrunners the cost, they often bark loudly and infer that organizers should pay ... (2012-04-10)

36-time St. George Marathoner: Debbie Zockoll; mother, teacher, runner

She has competed in 213 marathons total, from Boston and Chicago to California and Japan. However, the event that remains closest to her heart is the one in the place that she calls home. “I spent a lot of years looking for the perfect race but ... (2012-03-10)

Sauser and Langvad aim to defend marathon Worlds titles

Both Christoph Sauser (Switzerland) and Annika Langvad (Denmark) will be aiming to defend their UCI Marathon World Championship titles in Ornans, France, this Sunday. The two have enjoyed an extra long tenure in the rainbow stripes since the 2011 ... (2012-03-10)

Athletics: Catch The "Spirit" Of The Marathon At The National Hellenic Museum

A New Exhibit The Spirit of the Marathon: From Pheidippides to Today Opens. CHICAGO, IL --- A new exhibit The Spirit of the Marathon: From Pheidippides to Today opens at the National Hellenic Museum on October 4, 2012. Runners, teachers, parents, and ... (2012-03-10)

The Marathon Diaries: How to Have a Social Life During Marathon Training

The Marathon Diaries: How to Have a Social Life During Marathon Training. Let's face it—training for a marathon eats up a lot of your extracurricular time. This week, Annie tries to find a healthy balance between running and playtime. Posted by Annie ... (2012-03-10)

Neenah cancer victim revels in marathon feat

“Marathons have always a finishing thing for me,” said Lancaster. I have always figured that if I finished a marathon, I was a winner. I was just hoping to finish in about six hours and I did that. My back got tight during the race, but there was no ... (2012-03-10)

2012 ING Hartford Marathon Elite Inspiration Team Members Chosen

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Local women bring home ice after marathon

Ashley Porter may not have crossed the finish line first in Sunday's Wineglass Marathon, but she came home with a hunk of ice. Porter finished her first marathon in a time of 3 hours and 17 minutes, qualifying her for an invitation to the Boston ... (2012-03-10)

2012 Run Oregon Race Profile

Having trained for 7 marathons, I really understand the sacrifice, dedication, and amount of time training for a marathon takes and how uplifting and also humbling race day can be. I've had one really positive and one not so positive experience with ... (2012-03-10)

Auburndale edges Marathon in 5 games to win South Division

AUBURNDALE — Just when it looked like Auburndale was in control of its match against Marathon, it started to slip away. Emotionally and physically, both teams experienced a roller coaster in the form a five game match that Auburndale eventually put ... (2012-03-10)

Local athletes represent in marathon weekend

Alberto Perusset from Malibu, Calif., ran all three marathons barefoot during the Lake ENLARGE. Alberto Perusset from Malibu, Calif., ran all three marathons barefoot during the Lake Tahoe Marathon weekend. Courtesy of Captivatingsportsphotos.net ... (2012-03-10)

How I won the marathon*

Chicago had hosted marathons with very small fields before this. In 1959, the Pan-American marathon had been held on one lane of Lake Shore Drive. The president of the Chicago Motor Club warned that the closing of the lane would cause "serious ... (2012-03-10)

Is A Sub-2-Hour Marathon A Possibility?

There have been 60 sub-2:08 marathons this year alone so far. We're in an incredible era. Tim Hutchings: My views are in stark contrast to yours on this, Dick. I'm absolutely of the belief that two hours for the marathon won't be broken—not by a ... (2012-03-10)

Pasadena Marathon Cuts Back from Full to Half Marathon for 2013

Pasadena Marathon Cuts Back from Full to Half Marathon for 2013. The City of Pasadena refuses permit for full marathon staged by Pasadena Forward, according to board chair Martin A. Gordon. Half marathon will take its place. By Laura Monteros; Email ... (2012-03-10)

Raiders' run ends up short

AUBURNDALE — A roller coaster ride is the best way to describe the emotional match that the Marathon and Auburndale volleyball teams endured Tuesday night. Emotionally and physically, both teams experienced highs and lows during the five game ... (2012-03-10)

Raiders' run comes up just short

AUBURNDALE — A roller coaster ride is the best way to describe the emotional match that the Marathon and Auburndale volleyball teams endured Tuesday night. Emotionally and physically, both teams experienced highs and lows during the five game ... (2012-03-10)

Record set at rainy Maine Marathon

After many years of ideal weather, the Maine Marathon/Relay/Half Marathon finally ran into the ugly side of Mother Nature last year. The 21st running Sunday morning of the race, which traverses Portland, Falmouth, Cumberland and Yarmouth, also featured ... (2012-03-10)

2012 Portland Marathon Red Lizard Pace Team

Jules, who has run four marathons, one ultra, and is training for his next 50k the weekend after Portland - and just started running in January 2011! Since then, he's lost and kept off 70 pounds. He offers this advice: "Try not to go "maximal effort ... (2012-03-10)

Runner registration for 40th annual Honolulu Marathon already exceeding last ...

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Indian Institute of Management organizes marathon for a cause

INDORE: As many as 3,500 persons from different walks of life participated in the fifth edition of 'Indore Marathon,' organized by the students of Indian Institute of Management (IIM-I) on Tuesday. The oldest participant was a 65-year-old professor ... (2012-03-10)

Now Is The Time To Buy Marathon, Before Its Stock Price Increases

Marathon Oil (MRO) is one of the most appealing US based independent E&Ps for a near term investment. It has comparable metrics while available at a substantial discount to the larger E&Ps, it has a diverse international portfolio and it's due for a ... (2012-02-10)

Nipmuck Trail Marathon: 29 years running

Diane Bolton, from Nashville, is in the east running several marathons. “Last week I was in Montreal. It is a little tricky out here today, slippery rocks camouflaged by leaves, but I'm having a good time. How many people ask your time? It's running ... (2012-02-10)

The Mayor Daley Marathon

(In the 1960s, runners associated with the University of Chicago organized marathons in which the clock was rolled away after three hours.) The race was only named Mayor Daley's Marathon for its first two runnings. In 1979, Beatrice Foods became the ... (2012-02-10)

For Brueggemeier, Marathon is Again About Life Her Way

Last year, Joan Brueggemeier made good on her entry to run the Twin Cities Marathon because she wasn't about to let cancer take over her life. This year, the 48-year-old Belle Plaine woman is running because she can. Cancer, she said, won't stop her. (2012-02-10)

Marathon Said to Plan Fall 2013 Louisiana Crude Unit Shutdown

Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) plans to shut a crude unit at its Garyville refinery in Louisiana in the fall of 2013, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation. A platformer will also be shut during the work, said the person, who ... (2012-02-10)

Athletics: Allstate Life Insurance Atlanta 13.1 Marathon® To Be Held Sunday ...

Half Marathon and Karhu 5K events to take place in Town Brookhaven. Festivities include Karhu "Beat the Bear" Competition, Allstate and Give Your Sole Shoe Donation Program. ATLANTA -- October 2, 2012 -- US Road Sports & Entertainment Group ... (2012-02-10)

Will Climate Change Slow Marathon Times?

This year saw one of the hottest marathons in Boston, with temperatures on April 16, 2012, soaring into the 80s — about 20 degrees Fahrenheit (11 degrees Celsius) higher than the normal high. Though that race day was unseasonably warm, temperatures in ... (2012-02-10)

Honolulu marathon registrations up; expected to be among top 10 marathons in ...

HONOLULU — Race officials expect the Honolulu Marathon in December to be one of the world's 10 largest marathons, topping 30,000 entrants for the first time in 10 years. Honolulu Marathon Association President Jim Barahal told the Honolulu ... (2012-02-10)

2012 ING Hartford Marathon Elite Inspiration Team Members Chosen

By Hartford Marathon Foundation. GLASTONBURY, Conn., Oct. 2, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- The Hartford Marathon Foundation is excited to announce the 2012 ING Hartford Marathon Elite Inspiration Team. The eight-member group was selected based on ... (2012-02-10)

A revived marathon shows off the best of the Monadnock Region

For decades the event honoring the late fleet-footed runner and Keene State College professor, who won a record seven Boston Marathons between 1911 and 1930, drew hundreds of runners. But in recent years, participation began to dwindle and the small, ... (2012-02-10)

Your Chicago Marathon: Before, During and After!

Racked's own fitness guru, Rea Frey lets us in on some of expert runner, Scott Lewandowski's tips and tricks... just in time for the Chicago Marathon... Chicago-Marathon-2012.png [Image via Nike]. With the Chicago Marathon quickly approaching, it's not ... (2012-02-10)

Athletic Body Lauds Rocky City Marathon Preparations

THE Athletics Tanzania's Secretary General, Suleiman Nyambui has been impressed with the preparations of this year's Rock City Marathon event which will be held on October 28 at the CCM Kirumba Stadium in Mwanza. Speaking in Dar es Salaam, ... (2012-02-10)

Athletics: Houston has no problem picking up Scottish marathon title at Loch Ness

Commonwealth Games hopeful Ross Houston (Central) ran the fastest marathon by a Scot this season in winning the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon in a personal best of two hours 20 minutes 24 seconds (2:20.24) at the weekend. Houston, who was second ... (2012-02-10)

AUS students will compete in the 2013 Shell global eco-marathon challenge

American University of Sharjah (AUS) and Shell have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support Engineering Technology students in joining other regional universities in building ultra fuel-efficient vehicles and compete in ... (2012-02-10)

Mixed relays to make Dubai debut

Sport Home > Nation. Print this story. Mixed relays to make Dubai debut. Alex Leach / 2 October 2012 FINA's executive director Cornel Marculescu believes the incorporation of 4x50m mixed relays into this week's World Cup schedule here highlights the ... (2012-02-10)

Savannah Rock 'n' Roll Marathon traffic to head downtown

Downtown Savannah will look more like St. Patrick's Day and less like Judgment Day during this year's Savannah Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. Organizers will not utilize Savannah Mall's 4,000-space parking lot as the Nov. 3 race's main parking area as they ... (2012-02-10)

Marathon to Offload Marcellus Acres

Houston, Texas-based Marathon Oil Corporation ( MRO ) plans to sell its natural gas-rich acreage in the Marcellus Shale formation as it aims to shed the non-core properties while reviewing its portfolio following last year's spin-off of its refining ... (2012-01-10)

Marathon to Offload Marcellus Acres

Houston, Texas-based Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO - Analyst Report) plans to sell its natural gas-rich acreage in the Marcellus Shale formation as it aims to shed the non-core properties while reviewing its portfolio following last year's spin-off of ... (2012-01-10)

Little things can be a big help in marathon

The 16th Steamtown Marathon is less than one week away, and this column is dedicated to all the runners preparing for the big day. One small piece of advice: Start slowly, avoid the first-mile adrenaline sprint downhill and enjoy the journey. Remember ... (2012-01-10)

Kids finish first,, ring home DeMar Marathon finishers

Sandahl continues remarkable run @Drop head:Rochester resident wins ...Foster's Daily Democrat (2012-01-10)

Mixed-gender swim relays to debut at World Cup

Photo credit: AP | FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012 file photo, Ryan Lochte arrives at the ALMA Awards in Pasadena, Calif. With his camera-ready good looks, quirky catchphrases and funky fashion choices, swimmer Ryan Lochte parlayed the five ... (2012-01-10)

Mixed-gender swim relays to debut at World Cup

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The battle of the sexes has hit the pool. The opening meet of the World Cup in Dubai on Tuesday will feature 4x50-meter mixed relays for the first time. Teams will be made up of two men and two women, and it is up to them ... (2012-01-10)

'Breaking Dawn Part 2' Trailer: First Look at 'Twilight' Marathon Lanyard ...

Edward Cullen. (Photo : Summit Entertainment) Edward Cullen Poster on "Breaking Dawn" Facebook page (played by Robert Pattinson). New exciting details emerged for the highly anticipated movie "Breaking Dawn Part 2." The marathon, which features all ... (2012-01-10)

All this week, writing about marathons (in anticipation of the Chicago Marathon)

I'm a fan of the Chicago Marathon. The first reason is obvious—it's cool to see a huge crowd of people running through the streets of the city and to shut down some of the car traffic in celebration of the most natural way that human beings transport ... (2012-01-10)

Did Kimetto Let Mutai Win Marathon Majors?

Nairobi — It was a rewarding Sunday for Kenyan distance runners as they ruled the roost from Berlin to Lisbon through Delhi. Geoffrey Mutai netted the biggest fish of them all when he became the fifth Kenyan male winner of the Sh42m ($500,000) World ... (2012-01-10)

Nathan Senner, Katie DeRusso claim Wineglass Marathon championships

I'd like to keep running marathons, and see how fast I can get.” For the second year, from Campbell on, marathon runners shared the course with almost 1,800 participants taking part in the half marathon. David Bronfenbrenner of Painted Post finished ... (2012-01-10)

A marathon of golf for a great cause Tuesday at Elmridge GC

Chuck Slenker is preparing for a marathon. Only he'll be wearing golf shoes instead of running shoes. A teaching pro at Elmridge Golf Course in Pawcatuck, Slenker and three others will participate in a golf marathon for charity event on Tuesday ... (2012-01-10)

A hundred long runs

“A guy at 53 years old probably shouldn't be winning marathons,” Nevitt added, but this year – when he ran the most marathons of his life – he has been pleased with his success. He won a race in Eastern Passage last month, finished under three hours ... (2012-01-10)

Gillette travels cross-country to take down Bellingham Bay Marathon record

Gillette has been running competitively since his first 26.2-mile race at 16. He has now ran marathons in over 35 states, but the Bellingham Bay Marathon marked the first time he's run one in Washington state. "I emailed the race director about the ... (2012-01-10)

Dickinson Poetry Marathon

The Emily Dickinson Museum kicked off its annual “Emily Dickinson Poetry Marathon” – a collective read-through of Dickinson's 1,789 poems – at 3 p.m. on Friday and ended around 7:20 p.m. on Saturday, with about 113 readers participating. Visitors to ... (2012-01-10)

Kids finish marathon first, ring home DeMar finishers

Union Leader Correspondent. Eliza Holmes, 10, of Keene, dances on Fiske Quad at Keene State College on Sunday morning with hundreds of other children who ran the last 1.2 miles of the 35th Annual Clarence DeMar Marathon. Meghan Pierce PHOTOS ... (2012-01-10)

Montgomery, Herr win marathons in New Hampshire

Two marathons produced two winners and two runner-up finishers from the Granite State Sunday. Justin Montgomery of Claremont won the Smuttynose Rockfest Marathon in 2:38:57 at Hampton Beach as three New Hampshire male runners finished in the ... (2012-01-10)

Maine Marathon Notebook: The half was their whole

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Large numbers turn out for Bellingham Bay Marathon

Advertisement. 01 Bellingham Bay Marathon. Kevin Hall of Issaquah, second from right, takes a drink as Casey Carter, 13, right, hands out water to Bellingham Bay Marathon runners at the a hydration station on Rayhorst Road in Lummi Nation, Sunday, Sept. (2012-01-10)

Longtime runner offers marathon tips, hints

With 17 St. George Marathons (and two Ironman competitions) under his belt, Ettinger has been there, done that. And as director of Sports Performance Training at Dixie Regional Medical Center, he's also helped hundreds of others succeed in their goal ... (2012-01-10)

Nathan Senner, Katie DeRusso claim Wineglass Marathon championships

I'd like to keep running marathons, and see how fast I can get.” For the second year, from Campbell on, marathon runners shared the course with almost 1,800 participants taking part in the half marathon. David Bronfenbrenner of Painted Post finished ... (2012-01-10)

Leukemia, Lymphoma Marathon Personal for Chatham Teachers

Teacher Gail Walsh has done marathons before, but this is the first one she's done for a cause. When she went to her local police department in Middlesex County to obtain a permit to solicit funds outside a Dunkin' Donuts, the police officer behind the ... (2012-01-10)

Lottery-style registation for Ogden Marathon opens Monday

Copyright 2012 Standard-Examiner. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. OGDEN — Participants in the 2013 Zions Bank Ogden Marathon and half marathon will only have to race once, and it won't be ... (2012-01-10)

Marathon Running and Lying Don't Mix

I think I can, without looking, tell you the time of all 22 marathons I've run. I can't get it to the second, but I learned after my first marathon when I was a teenager that you get to drop the seconds – a 5:07:40 marathon (my Boston time) is 5:07; a ... (2012-09-30)

Vassallo sets course record to win Maine Marathon

Forget the field, not even the Gator could keep up with Vassallo, a 27-year-old Colby graduate who set the course record here in his first marathon attempt five years ago. Now living in Peabody, Mass., Vassallo returned to Maine after hearing that his ... (2012-09-30)

Runners balance motherhood/working to run in Wineglass marathon today

Annie Ball and Ashley Porter have seen bare branches turn to red and gold along the highways and byways around Wellsville while training for the several fun runs, 5Ks and 10Ks they have run in since February. Today, however, they are seeing the scenery ... (2012-09-30)

Akron Marathon attracts thousands of runners and cheering supporters

Geiger said they enjoyed the day's experience so immensely, all four have decided to become Facebook friends and run future marathons together. Cheerleaders reunite. The sold-out event marked a reunion for another group of women who first met in high ... (2012-09-30)

Starkes Finishes Strong To Win Hamptons Marathon; Thompson Sets Record In ...

A record-breaking performance and a come-from-behind victory were all part of the excitement in the sixth annual Hamptons Marathon and Half-Marathon in Springs on Saturday morning. Kevin Starkes, 32, of New York City won the marathon in 2:38:26 (6:03 ... (2012-09-30)

More than 1300 registered for Maine Marathon

As part of the races, 100 Maine soldiers are marching the entire marathon course in full uniform and combat boots while carrying 30-pound military backpacks in honor of service members who have been killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. end of ... (2012-09-30)

Geoffrey Mutai Wins 2012 BMW Berlin Marathon and World Marathon Major Title ...

Geoffrey Mutai Wins 2012 BMW Berlin Marathon and World Marathon Major Title in Bizarre Finish. By LetsRun.com. September 30, 2012. After running stride for stride for 26.2 miles and on world-record pace until the final two miles, Geoffrey Mutai edged ... (2012-09-30)

Akron Marathon: Kent native takes women's race; Kenya native takes men's

It was his 15th marathon overall and his best finish of five Akron marathons. “It feels good; I wanted to get under four hours and I did,” Booth said. “Toward the end, it got tough, especially with the hill, but I got uphill out of it and had fun. This ... (2012-09-30)

One week left for runners to sign up for inaugural marathon

Nearly 370 long-distance runners have signed up for the inaugural Platte Valley Companies' Monument Marathon and Half-Marathon. Title sponsor Platte Valley Companies, The Western Nebraska Community College Foundation and The Star-Herald have ... (2012-09-30)

'Fifty stater' among Monument Marathon runners

With more than 820 marathons under his running belt, Rueden says he became interested in long-distance running while serving in a reserve unit and ran his first marathon in 1988. “Other members of the unit said they were going to run a marathon,” he ... (2012-09-30)

Luke Humphrey reveals his top marathon tips

There's no easy way to train for a marathon. But as a longtime member of the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project, Luke Humphrey believes there's a right way. The elite running club that has produced back-to-back members of the U.S. Olympic marathon team ... (2012-09-30)

Local runners return to Steamtown Marathon

Following hundreds of cancellations – something that is not uncommon for marathons – about 2,000 runners started last year's race, which was finished by a record total of 1,861. Cummings said growth will continue to be done slowly and evaluated each ... (2012-09-30)

Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon

When: Sunday, Oct. 21. Where: Streets of Detroit and Windsor. Events: Greektown Marathon, Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Half-Marathons (international and U.S.), five-person relay, American Home Fitness 5K run/walk. More information: freepmarathon.com. (2012-09-30)

Humphrey reveals his top marathon tips

There's no easy way to train for a marathon. But as a longtime member of the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project, Luke Humphrey believes there's a right way. The elite running club that has produced back-to-back members of the U.S. Olympic marathon team ... (2012-09-30)

Jim Fennell's Just Checking In: Surry man treasures his long-distance ...

Tolman, 70, didn't start doing marathons until he was 59, but he has run close to 40 of them since, including 10 straight Boston Marathons. But he doesn't run just for the sake of running. For him, you see, it's not about the competition; it's about ... (2012-09-30)

Schools' move toward iPads may come with increased repair costs

Michael Lang, left, and Bryce Seubert, students at Marathon (Wis.) Venture Academy, work on video projects using their iPads during a study period on Sept. 26. The academy loaned 135 iPads to students last year. Of those, 25 needed repairs, Jeff Reiche ... (2012-09-30)

Kent woman, Toledo man win 10th Akron Marathon

Kessio's Kenyan training partners in Toledo, Philip Lagat (1:07:01) and Dorcus Chesang (1:17:57), won the men's and women's half-marathons, respectively. Lagat was only 13 seconds short of Kent resident Andrew Carnes' half-marathon record of 1:06:48, ... (2012-09-30)

Prep girls swimming: Middleton's depth overcomes dominant effort by Beata ...

17 minutes ago • NICK SUNDERLAND-SAIED | Wisconsin State Journal | nsunderland-saied@madison.com | @NSunderlandWSJ · (0) Comments. MIDDLETON -- On a day where Beata Nelson could do no wrong, the Middleton girls swimming team had just ... (2012-09-29)

Longhorn student-athletes, UT Athletics support 16th annual Marathon Kids Kick ...

Sept. 29, 2012. John Byczek, Texas Media Relations. On Saturday morning, a variety of Texas student-athletes, coaches and staff gathered at Mike A. Myers Stadium to support Austin-area children as they started their six-month journey to promote a ... (2012-09-29)

Gold to go around, Marathon and Senior Games come to town

ST. GEORGE – October brings two of the year's largest athletic events to Washington County, the St. George Marathon and the Huntsman World Senior Games. These are the premiere events among many offered throughout the year which welcome athletes ... (2012-09-29)

The Honorable Clan of the Long-Distance Runner

When we began running marathons, Alan Sillitoe's novella “The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner” was the phrase most often used to describe our pastime. How things have changed. The New York City Marathon on Nov. 4 has attracted 48,000 ... (2012-09-29)

Preparation for Marathon Bahamas 2013 ongoing

Preparation for Marathon Bahamas 2013 ongoing. Fred Sturrup. Guardian Columnist/Sales Executive. It's amazing! The Marathon Bahamas Board is very busy at the moment with early preparations for the fourth version of the sports/tourism spectacular. (2012-09-29)

Health Documentary Film Review: A Doctor of Chiropractic's Viewpoint of ...

The runner's share a common dream: To run the ultimate test of endurance, the oldest marathon in the United States and one of the toughest marathons in the world, The Boston marathon. The participants become known as Team NOVA. Running coaches ... (2012-09-29)

Seeking equality in 52 marathons in as many weeks

ENLARGE. Aurora De Lucia celebrates with her medal at the Atlantic City April Fools Half Marathon finish line. She is running three half marathons in the Lake Tahoe Marathon this weekend as she continues on her journey of 52 half marathons in 52 weeks. (2012-09-29)

Special Report: Bangkok Airways hosts marathon, promotes tourism in Koh Samui

The race is the highest in terms of prizes among the Princess Cup marathons ever held in Thailand, and is internationally sanctioned by the Asian Athletics Association. The president also added that the event would help promote Samui Island and attract ... (2012-09-29)

Hats Off: Inaugural Panhandle Marathon was a popular event for Lubbock

Benjamin Tanui finishes the Panhandle Marathon with a time of 2 hours 52 minutes and 58 seconds on Sunday. The Panhandle Marathon course totaled 26.2 miles and took participants through downtown Lubbock, around Canyon Lake and around the ... (2012-09-29)

Marathon doping?

Boston Marathon officials are closely monitoring the state of world marathoning in the wake of Athletics Kenya officially asking the World Anti-Doping Agency to investigate allegations of doping among its elite group of distance runners, according to a ... (2012-09-29)

John Carroll 35, Marathon 7: Lengthy road trip fails to detour Rams

MARATHON — John Carroll had a four-and-a-half hour bus trip Friday to the Florida Keys, but had fuel left to score 29 unanswered points in a 35-7 win over Marathon. John Carroll trailed 7-6 after botching a two-point conversion on its first score ... (2012-09-29)

Marathon has some interesting subplots

He's run four marathons since, his best effort a 2:25:10 in Boston in 2008. Since then, he's battled injuries and disappointments. "I ran Vermont City in 2011, trying to qualify for the Olympic marathon," he said. "I didn't. Between that and my ... (2012-09-29)

Huntsville mayor Jim Truett starts marathon to share the Ogden valley

By Amy Donaldson, Deseret News. Published: Friday, Sept. 28 2012 4:52 p.m. MDT. Summary. The mayor of Huntsville talked to some friends, Jim and Katie Facer, and shared with them a vision that included a marathon that started in the Monte Cristo Range ... (2012-09-28)

Amputee Runs Marathon to Send Message

AKRON, Ohio – Thousands of runners will take over the streets of Akron this weekend for the Akron Marathon. For the first time in its ten year run the event is sold out. “That's 2,000 in our marathon and 4,500 in our half marathon and it's just an ... (2012-09-28)

Surrey Marathon will lead to Boston Marathon

Surrey's diverse culture will provide the setting for what marathon runners hope will be the chance to travel to the famed Boston Marathon next April. The inaugural Surrey International World Music Marathon runs Sunday, and its expected more than 2,000 ... (2012-09-28)

NC Marathon: Announcement soon for the spring?

N.C. Marathon: Announcement soon for the spring? From the North Carolina Marathon's Facebook page: "Our announcement on the Spring 2013 is coming soon....thanks for your patience as we work out the last minute details!!" The marathon, half-marathon ... (2012-09-28)

Runners lace up for Lake Tahoe Marathon weekend

About 2,000 athletes are pouring into town for the 17th annual Lake Tahoe Marathon this weekend. Athletes will run, walk, bike, swim or paddle through 30 different events around the lake in three days. Those running will tackle three marathons in three ... (2012-09-28)

Rocket City Rednecks using marathon to test new full-body armor suit

The Rocket City Rednecks are taking their blend of scientific knowledge and down-home-learning to the 37th Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC. Dr. Travis Taylor of the Rocket City Rednecks will run the marathon course wearing the group's most ... (2012-09-28)

ROWING: Miles to row before I sleep

ALPLAUS — For most rowers their races start near the finishing point of a race, travel up to the starting point and then return at a racing pace to the finish line. On Sunday, the Burnt Hills Rowing Association rowers, they were able to take a ... (2012-09-28)

Confessions of a bag lady at the Maine Marathon

Confessions of a bag lady at the Maine Marathon 9/28/2012. By Michelle Libby. Marathon runners prepare by carb loading, sleeping and counting the miles as they build stamina for the big day. Writing this is my way of preparing for the Maine Marathon, ... (2012-09-28)

Runners lace up for Lake Tahoe Marathon

About 2,000 athletes are pouring into town for the 17th annual Lake Tahoe Marathon this weekend. Athletes will run, walk, bike, swim or paddle through 30 different events around the lake in three days. Those running will tackle three marathons in three ... (2012-09-28)

Tips for a Successful Bank Of America Chicago Marathon

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is quickly approaching, as many of you are enjoying the “pleasures” of tapering, there are a lot of things to think about as you get ready to run through the streets of Chicago. We reached out to Scott Lewandowski ... (2012-09-28)

Marathon Training Small Chore for Chatham Teachers

Soder used to compete in marathons and triathlons as an individual, but she stopped about five years ago. "This is the first race I've done where it's a fundraiser and it's for someone, and it's a really different experience," Soder said. "It feels ... (2012-09-28)

Feature

Dumm said he usually runs two marathons per year. The Air Force Marathon, held annually at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is his favorite. "I think my judgment's been somewhat colored by where the success has come, but I've really enjoyed the ... (2012-09-28)

Boston Marathon registration strentches into a third week

Another 1,700 secured spots based on deferments issued at the 2012 race or on a high number of consecutive Boston Marathons run. Currently, 10,445 men and 7,855 women are entered. Almost half (8,972) of the qualified entrants will be running Boston for ... (2012-09-28)

Spots remain for 2013 Boston Marathon

Another 1,700 secured spots based on deferments issued at the 2012 race or on a high number of consecutive Boston Marathons run. Currently, 10,445 men and 7,855 women are entered. Almost half (8,972) of the qualified entrants will be running Boston for ... (2012-09-28)

Run Crazy Horse Marathon set for this weekend

“Lots of runners look for fall marathons and October happens to be the busiest month for marathons in the U.S,” Wheeler said. “That coupled with the fact that it is beautiful in the Black Hills in the fall, and particularly along the Mickelson Trail ... (2012-09-28)

300 children expected to join in marathon runners in Keene

“We hope these are our future adult marathons runners,” Fedrizzi said. What happened over the summer was that children participating were motivated to walk or run and kept track of their miles. The children range in age from 6 to 12 and relied heavily ... (2012-09-28)

Addition of 5K enhances Wineglass weekend

WINEGLASS MARATHON WEEKEND. • 31st annual Wineglass Marathon: 8 a.m. Sunday, starting at Philips Lighting in Bath and finishing on Market Street in downtown Corning. Viewing points include East Morris Street and Main Street in Bath, ... (2012-09-27)

JBLE airman earns first in Air Force Marathon overall military female category

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. - On a cool, late-summer day in Dayton, Ohio, a melting pot of service members and civilians from across the globe tightened their laces and stretched their muscles in preparation for the Air Force Marathon, Sept. 15. (2012-09-27)

Local schools' move toward iPads may come with increased repair costs

Gannett/Wausau (Wis.) Daily Herald. Michael Lang, left, and Bryce Seubert, students at Marathon (Wis.) Venture Academy, work on video projects using their iPads during a study period on Sept. 26, 2012. The academy loaned 135 iPads to students last year. (2012-09-27)

St. George Marathon: Respect the taper

By Arianne Brown. ST. GEORGE — In just more than one week's time, many of you — myself included — will be at the starting line of the 36th annual St. George Marathon. For months now, you have been putting in miles that most people only think of ... (2012-09-27)

Determined and inspired, Marathon sets sights on WIAA state trip

MARATHON — The Marathon volleyball team reached the WIAA Division 3 sectional semifinals last fall, and after beating Spencer in the first game of the matchup, the Raiders dropped the next three to the Rockets to have the season come to an end just ... (2012-09-27)

Marathon exits the bucket list

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Off and running (at 101)

While Singh couldn't remember how many marathons he's completed or how many kilometres he's run, he did say he's only been running for 16 or 17 years - meaning he started running in his mid 80s. "He watches what he eats and he walks about four to five ... (2012-09-27)

Orange Party kicks off next Dance Marathon

Many other schools in the state of Iowa and nationwide hold Dance Marathons, including the Regents schools. Last year was the first year for Dance Marathon at UNI. The event raised $56,473 and many people attended. UNI broke the record for the amount ... (2012-09-27)

Parking restrictions for the Sept. 30 Wineglass Marathon

Bath Police Chief David K. Rouse reports that the Village of Bath is making preparations for the Wineglass Marathon, which is being held on Sunday, September 30, 2012. This is necessitating parking restrictions on certain streets in which the marathon ... (2012-09-27)

Akron Marathon celebrating 10th anniversary this year

DOWNTOWN AKRON — The 10th annual Akron Marathon will wind through the streets of Akron Sept. 29. Anne Bitong, president and executive director of the Akron Marathon, said the 10th anniversary will be honored in numerous ways, including the ... (2012-09-27)

Hamptons Marathon Runs Through Springs Saturday

Many use it as a training run ahead of the ING-NYC, Marine Corps or Chicago marathons. The 5K race begins at the Springs School at 8:15 a.m.. Runners can pick-up their packets at the Springs School on Friday from 5 to 9 p.m., and on Saturday from 6 to ... (2012-09-27)

Mother-Daughter to Make Historic Marathon Run

Kris has made it a personal mission to run for her daughter in numerous marathons and races since 2005, but never have they run a marathon together. Their ultimate goal is to run the Boston Marathon as a team in 2013, and this weekend's marathon will ... (2012-09-27)

iPad repairs loom for district

MARATHON — If Wausau School District's first-year iPad experience is anything like Marathon Venture Academy's was last school year, educators can expect about one in five of the devices to break. There will be plenty of administrative and technical ... (2012-09-27)

Rest up after running marathon

Photograph by: Leon Neal, AFP, Getty Images , Postmedia News. Most runners don't wake up the morning after a marathon itching to go out for a long run. Their legs are tired, the body lethargic and the mind mentally exhausted from trying to prop up ... (2012-09-27)

Stratus Technologies acquires Marathon Technologies

Hamilton, Bermuda, 27 Sep 2012. Stratus Technologies Bermuda Holdings today announced that its wholly owned subsidiaries, Stratus Technologies Bermuda Ltd., and Stratus Technologies Inc., acquired the assets of Marathon Technologies Corporation, ... (2012-09-27)

Marathon Vs. Caledonia AIA, 2012 CONCACAF Champions League: Marathon ...

Marathon and Caledonia were already eliminated from the CONCACAF Champions League heading into Wednesday's match so the weren't really playing for anything, but the schedule dictated that they play. That only pleased Marathon, who came away 2-1 ... (2012-09-27)

Nairobi Or Accra Milo Marathon?

The annual Accra Milo marathon came under way last week with its usual annual surprises. Kenyan Alex Kimeli won the men race with a time of 2 hours, 26 minutes to become the second expatriate to win the annual sports event sponsored by Nestle Ghana ... (2012-09-27)

180 elderly foreigners participate in 22 km marathon, redefine sports tourism ...

MANALI: A group of around 180 French, British, Belgian and Spanish nationals, aged between 40 and 75, are organizing marathons in different parts of India and formulating a new definition of tourism while spreading the message that age is not a bar for ... (2012-09-27)

FEARnet's October Schedule to Culminate with 24-Hour Trick 'r Treat Marathon

FEARnet's October Schedule to Culminate with 24-Hour Trick 'r Treat Marathon Halloween is always in season at FEARnet, but this October the network is going all out with world premieres and petrifying programming leading up to a 24-hour Trick 'r Treat ... (2012-09-26)

Marathon middle school learned iPad lessons

MARATHON — If Wausau School District's first-year iPad experience is anything like Marathon Venture Academy's was last school year, educators can expect one in five of the devices to break. There also will be plenty of administrative and technical ... (2012-09-26)

5 Questions With Tyler McCandless

Print. McCandless en route to winning this year's Kauai Marathon in a downpour. Photo: Jo Evans of Dakine Images. Tyler McCandless, 25, of Boulder, Colo., is a two-time winner of the Kauai Marathon, setting the course record in 2011 with a 2:23:19 ... (2012-09-26)

Real-time heart monitor gets test run at Ontario marathon

The team hopes the device could eventually be made available at marathons worldwide, and that the "protocol could be modified for cycling, football, soccer and other competitive events," states Runner's World. Last month at San Francisco's annual ... (2012-09-26)

Jersey marathon organisers need more volunteer marshals

Bigger prizes for Jersey marathon · Police to join Jersey's marathon Watch. With more than 2,000 people expected to run in the Jersey Marathon organisers have said they need more volunteers. The marathon is on Sunday 7 October and organisers have said ... (2012-09-26)

Marathon economics benefit community

The recent Advocate Dreyer Fox Valley Marathon drew thousands of runners who contributed more than $228,000 to the local economy, officials estimate. The 26.2-mile race has tripled in size since it began three years ago, with slots selling out well ... (2012-09-26)

Marathon Oil: On Sale At $30

(More...) Marathon Oil's (MRO) share value has just crossed the $30 mark. Not surprisingly, investors are wondering if this stock is really worth $30.76 per share, which is what it closed at on Friday, September 21st. Perhaps the company is poised to ... (2012-09-26)

Bobcats finish third at Eagle Relays

Western Dubuque boys and girls teams both placed third in the large school division of the Eagle Relays, in Fennimore, Wis., on Sept. 22. The meet at Fennimore is run differently than other meets because there are seven separate boys and girls varsity ... (2012-09-26)

VIDEO: Salina School Kids' Marathon Effort

Superintendent Bill Hall has walked with students at three elementary marathons so far this fall, and will have participated in all by the close of the programs. Students at a Salina elementary school were joined by some special guests this week for ... (2012-09-26)

Marathon 'is nothing' for active 101-year-old

At 101 years old, Singh is in the midst of training for the Surrey International World Music Marathon on Sunday near Holland Park. But this is only going to be another one of many marathons for the centenarian. He runs to help raise funds for charities ... (2012-09-26)

Post-marathon primer: How much rest is best?

There are plenty of runners who have run back-to-back marathons with no ill effects. Dean Karnazes, a marathoner and ultra marathoner, made his name known in the running world by running 50 marathons in 50 days. And while he had some trouble ... (2012-09-26)

Liverpool Marathon 2011

Picture by Jason Roberts. The medals for the 2011 Liverpool Marathon. Picture by Jason Roberts. Drummers play as runners come out of the tunnel in the 2011 Liverpool Marathon. Pic Colin Lane The Fab Four fun Run in Sefton Park on Saturday complete ... (2012-09-26)

Marathon 'is nothing' for active 101-year-old

At 101 years old, Singh is in the midst of training for the Surrey International World Music Marathon on Sunday near Holland Park. But this is only going to be another one of many marathons for the centenarian. He runs to help raise funds for charities ... (2012-09-26)

Back up support is fully running

The Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, Half-Marathon and Four-Person Relay is only nine weeks away and there are a number of fitness centres on island who are stepping up and offering their services to help both novice and veteran runners train for ... (2012-09-26)

Paul Ryan Goes Local: Vice Presidential Nominee's Marathon Pace On Local ...

ABC News' Michael Falcone and Shushannah Walshe report: Over the last few days Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan has found his way into the living rooms of voters in Cincinnati, Lima and Dayton, Ohio as well as Miami, Orlando and West ... (2012-09-25)

Indians swim second at GMC Relays

Menomonee Falls' Hannah Mast swims the breast stroke in the second leg of the 400 Yard Medley Relay event of her varsity teams 2012 Greater Metro Conference Relays swim meet held in Brookfield Central High School Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, in ... (2012-09-25)

Marathon Beteiligungs GmbH Closes Sale Transaction of Stake in Telekom Austria

VIENNA, September 25, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ --. Marathon Beteiligungs GmbH ("Marathon"), a wholly owned subsidiary of RPR Privatstiftung, a private trust set up by the Austrian investor Mr. Ronny Pecik, has settled the additional sale of approximately ... (2012-09-25)

Microsoft Sets Record in Windows 8 Coding Marathon

Microsoft set a Guinness World Record for having the most participants in a coding marathon at its Windows 8 AppFest in Bangalore. Microsoft has set a world record for having the most developers in a coding marathon at its recent Windows 8 AppFest in ... (2012-09-25)

Stratus Technologies Buys Competitor Marathon

Benefits of the Marathon Technologies acquisition to Stratus include an expanded partner ecosystem, a broader software portfolio, and a larger customer base. Stratus said the purchase was another step in its strategy to move beyond providing uptime for ... (2012-09-25)

Texas Athletics to host 16th annual Marathon Kids Kick Off Celebration on Sept. 29

Roster; |; Schedule/Results; |; Stats: TF/XC; |; News; |; Archives. Texas Athletics to host 16th annual Marathon Kids Kick Off Celebration on Sept. 29. Opening sessions of the free, running/walking and nutrition program for Central Texas children will ... (2012-09-25)

Longest barbeque marathon: Nando Fraser breaks world record

Tuesday, September 25, 2012. Longest barbeque marathon: Nando Fraser breaks world record. GRASKOP, South Africa -- A Graskop chef, Nando Fraser, spent 71 hours 6 minutes and 17 seconds behind the grill (braaing) at Canimambo Restaurant in ... (2012-09-25)

Try to cheat and you will get caught

(0) Comments. In April 1980, Cuban-American Rosie Ruiz crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon in a remarkable time of 2 :31:56 seconds. It was the fastest time for a female in the Boston Marathon and the third fastest for a female in marathon ... (2012-09-25)

Queens Sanitman runs Marathon to raise autism funding

Daily News · America · New York. More of New York : Events · Bronx · Brooklyn · Queens · Uptown · Education · Weather · Death Notices · New York Pics · News · Politics · Sports · Showbiz · Opinion · Living · Photos · Video · Services · Queens · Lisa ... (2012-09-25)

France's Marathon Teams With Nickelodeon on 'Blake and the Aliens'

The series will be a so-called “board-driven” cartoon similar to SpongeBob SquarePants. The plot involves the 13 year-old boy Blake, who one morning gets jumped by a trio of evil, alien squirrels. The squirrels have been sent from the future to ... (2012-09-25)

Marathon volunteers offered CPR, heat emergency training

All Rights Reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of any of the contents of this service without the express written consent of the Akron Beacon Journal is expressly prohibited. Akron Marathon volunteers learning to give chest ... (2012-09-25)

Reports: Marathon has new owner

Besides the Tour de France, Amaury also organizes marathons in Paris and Barcelona; the Dakar Rally, a race for off-road vehicles; and the Oxygen Challenge, a series of cross-country events. Competitor Group is a media and event company that promotes ... (2012-09-25)

Hampstead man uses marathon habit to help cancer charity

These feats pale in contrast to the five marathons he plans to run in four weeks for the Lazarex Cancer Foundation. His race circuit, which begins Oct. 7, consists of New York; Chicago (for the first time); Marine Corps; Columbus, Ohio; and Hartford ... (2012-09-24)

Running On: The Long Beach International City Bank Marathon Turns 28

Overall, organizers say they expect this year's event to draw around 25,000 participants for the marathon and half marathons (sponsored by International City Bank again in 2012), the Bubba Gump Run Forrest Run 5K race, the one-mile Aquarium of The ... (2012-09-24)

Reports: Tour de France operator buying SA marathon

David Fuentes, a former standout in cross country at Boerne High School, crosses the finish line in first place during the 2011 San Antonio Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in San Antonio, Texas on November 13, 2011. John Albright / Special to the Express-News. (2012-09-24)

Stratus runs a Marathon in high-availability server rival gobble

Stratus Technologies, the maker of high-availability software and fault-tolerant servers, has snapped up rival Marathon Technologies for an undisclosed amount. The purchase locks up a niche market and keeps Marathon's wares out of the hands of larger ... (2012-09-24)

Stratus runs Marathon after high-availability server rival gobble

Stratus Technologies, the maker of high-availability software and fault-tolerant servers, has snapped up rival Marathon Technologies for an undisclosed amount. The purchase locks up a niche market and keeps Marathon's wares out of the hands of larger ... (2012-09-24)

Marathon Oil: 3 Huge Reasons To Buy Now

In the two days following the QE3 announcement, Marathons stock price rose 7%. Historically, QEs push investors away from dollar based investments and towards hard assets or commodity investments. After the 2010 QE2, oil prices moved higher by $40. (2012-09-24)

26.2 Ways Running A Marathon Can Help You Start Your Own Company

I run marathons from Boston to Portugal to Jerusalem, and when I return, I drink a cold beer and write about it in the National Post, Canada's largest national daily newspaper. I've written for the New York Times, GQ, Spin, New York magazine and Men's ... (2012-09-24)

How a Winston-Salem man helped uncover Paul Ryan's marathon flub

One of the more high-profile campaign flubs of the season was GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan's false claim in an Aug. 22 talk show interview of having run a “2-hour, 50-something”-minute marathon. We know it's false because Ryan eventually ... (2012-09-24)

Community activism: volunteers, fans, causes make Community First Fox Cities ...

“It was outstanding, very well organized,” said Billy Swartz of Waukesha, who runs in a handful of half marathons annually and posted a personal record by three minutes. “Everybody — from spectators to the volunteers — helps, it was just outstanding ... (2012-09-24)

Stratus Technologies acquires Marathon Technologies

Stratus is acquiring all of Marathon's assets and IP, including Marathons' everRun line. Stratus will benefit from an expanded partner ecosystem, a broader software portfolio, and a larger and more diverse customer base. As a result of the acquisition ... (2012-09-24)

Lubbock man, Denton woman win Panhandle Marathon

“She's run multiple marathons,” Lambert said, “and she inspired a group of us last year to start training for our first. I'm active in general. I was a runner, like a jogger — run with the dog kind of thing.” To comment on this story: don.williams ... (2012-09-24)

Tinder, Bonaccorsi take top spots in Flagstaff Marathon

A total of 350 runners traveled from as far as Michigan to compete in full and half marathons as well as a 10K race all held on a completely off-road course that traversed the Coconino National Forest. Flagstaff's Brian Tinder won the men's full ... (2012-09-24)

Fitness: A marathoner's guide to post-race recovery

As for warnings that returning too soon will lead to injury, there are plenty of runners who have run back-to-back marathons with no ill effects. Dean Karnazes, a marathoner and ultra marathoner, made his name known in the running world by running 50 ... (2012-09-24)

RetailMeNot Austin Marathon Relay Participants Running For Financial Literacy

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 24, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, RetailMeNot (www.retailmenot.com), the largest online coupon site in the United States, and Junior Achievement held another successful Austin Marathon Relay. The RetailMeNot Austin Marathon ... (2012-09-24)

A marathoner's guide to post-race recovery

As for warnings that returning too soon will lead to injury, there are plenty of runners who have run back-to-back marathons with no ill effects. Dean Karnazes, a marathoner and ultra marathoner, made his name known in the running world by running 50 ... (2012-09-24)

Andrea Charroin's Marathon Bars; Bonus Blast From The Past

A Facebook friend said he lost the recipe for Marathon Bars that I published many moons ago when I work for the newspaper, and wondered if I could locate and share it. That set me on my search on anewscafe.com for Andrea's Marathon Bar recipe, but ... (2012-09-24)

Microsoft sets record for software development marathon

Microsoft sets record for software development marathon. Summary: Software giant drums up interest in its Windows 8 operating system by creating a new Guinness World Record for having most the most participants at a software development marathon in ... (2012-09-24)

Adirondack Marathon victories come in many forms

The reason for so many marathons? When she was 24, she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. After two surgeries and having it removed, she'd lost all control of her motor skills. She worked for two years relearning to walk, stand and, eventually, run. (2012-09-24)

Dad of premature baby dedicates Akron Marathon to the son who never gave up

Colleen Harrison was a record-setting collegiate runner at Kent State University and has run a dozen marathons. She clocked the second-fastest time among women at the Akron Marathon's inaugural race in 2003. “I thought I'd better run, too, if I want to ... (2012-09-24)

Lubbock man, Denton woman win Panhandle Marathon

“She's run multiple marathons,” Lambert said, “and she inspired a group of us last year to start training for our first. I'm active in general. I was a runner, like a jogger — run with the dog kind of thing.” To comment on this story: don.williams ... (2012-09-24)

Record-setting day at QC Marathon

Course records were set in the women's marathon along with the men's and women's half-marathons. This was Lagat's marathon debut, and he knocked off three-time champion Jynocel Basweti, who not a factor in the race. “I was not worried about breaking ... (2012-09-24)

Fitness: A marathoner's guide to post-race recovery

As for warnings that returning too soon will lead to injury, there are plenty of runners who have run back-to-back marathons with no ill effects. Dean Karnazes, a marathoner and ultra marathoner, made his name known in the running world by running 50 ... (2012-09-24)

Rochester Marathon Notebook: Pittsford native returns to win half-marathon on ...

Elizabeth Canfield has run marathons in San Francisco, Boston and Providence, R.I., but the Pittsford native had never competed in her hometown. “There's something about fall in upstate,” said the 31-year-old Brookline, Mass., resident who teaches ... (2012-09-24)

Running with heart

And, the timing couldn't be more perfect as more people are running half and full marathons and pushing their bodies to the limit. And, I have to admit the results from my heart monitor read-out were better than I had hoped. Especially since half-way ... (2012-09-24)

Marathon spirit shows in volunteers

“This is my very first time here,” said Rindo, an English as a second language teacher at Franklin Elementary in Oshkosh. “I did a triathlon this summer at Winneconne. I've run many half marathons. Because we've done it, we know how much pain is ... (2012-09-23)

Fewer hills, no 'heartbreak' at Omaha Marathon

Photo Showcase: Omaha Marathon * * *. Steve Chu flew more than 3,000 miles to run 26.2 miles this weekend. The 30-year-old, who lives just south of Fairbanks, Alaska, competed in the Omaha Marathon on Sunday during a trip to visit friends in Nebraska. (2012-09-23)

Ed Berthiaume column: Marathon brings exhilaration, pain, satisfaction

Boom. Done. Did it. Finished. Scratch it from the bucket list. I just joined the .1 percent club. My legs no longer work, but I am a marathon finisher. Let me say that a little louder. I AM A MARATHON FINISHER. It was twenty-six point two miles and ... (2012-09-23)

Jason 'J-Mac' McElwain finishes 15th in marathon, qualifies for Boston

Screen, keyboard and a warranty are some of the most important things to consider.- 11:31 pm. Comings & Goings: Child House will become a café/special-events destination. The elegant Child House at 35 S. Washington St. doesn't have a great track record ... (2012-09-23)

Marathon Couple runs on the power of beef

We have finished a marathon in all 50 states and DC and all 7 continents. We also climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, which was one of my childhood dreams," Parvaneh said. In the past 13 years, they have completed over 500 marathons combined, with plans for many ... (2012-09-23)

Marathon brings exhilaration, pain, satisfaction

Boom. Done. Did it. Finished. Scratch it from the bucket list. I just joined the .1 percent club. My legs no longer work, but I am a marathon finisher. Let me say that a little louder. I AM A MARATHON FINISHER. It was twenty-six point two miles and ... (2012-09-23)

Jason 'J-Mac' McElwain finishes 15th in marathon, qualifies for Boston

Screen, keyboard and a warranty are some of the most important things to consider.- 11:31 pm. Comings & Goings: Child House will become a café/special-events destination. The elegant Child House at 35 S. Washington St. doesn't have a great track record ... (2012-09-23)

Catch up on 'Castle' with an 11-Hour TNT Marathon

There's nothing like a good basic-cable marathon to catch up on a favorite show. Castle is no exception. Season 5 of the mystery series starts this week, but it's always good to check back on past seasons to see if you missed anything. This Wednesday ... (2012-09-23)

Kathrine Switzer, Boston Marathon pioneer, started running in Fairfax County ...

At 65, she is still running marathons. (Joan Barker Images) Before Kathrine Switzer became a historic figure in women's sports, as the first woman to formally enter and complete the Boston Marathon and the driving force behind the women's marathon ... (2012-09-23)

Training for the 20th Anniversary WDW Marathon

From previous half marathons I've noticed participants wearing everything from belts to backpacks but in the past I've only carried along a half-full water bottle which I drop at the first water station. The marathon distance will no doubt be different ... (2012-09-23)

Jerry Faulkner breaks course record in Rochester Marathon

Screen, keyboard and a warranty are some of the most important things to consider.- 11:31 pm. Comings & Goings: Child House will become a café/special-events destination. The elegant Child House at 35 S. Washington St. doesn't have a great track record ... (2012-09-23)

Williams wins Fox Cities Marathon

Cool temperatures greeted runners early this morning as the 22nd annual Community First Fox Cities Marathon took place. The marathon, featuring nearly 1,100 runners, began at 7 a.m. at the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley and snaked its way through ... (2012-09-23)

Microsoft's App Fest Creates World Record, Enters Guinness

Microsoft 8AppFest organised by Microsoft in Bangalore, India is the world's largest non-stop coding marathon. The marathon was held ahead of the launch of Windows OS's latest iteration. It started on September 21 at 2 pm on Friday and ended at 8am on ... (2012-09-23)

Inaugural Surrey World Music Marathon lets runners dance to a different tune

Hard-core runner Rick Cooney will treat Canada's newest marathon with healthy respect when he laces up his running shoes on Sept. 30. Cooney expects the inaugural Surrey International World Music Marathon to give participants a run for their money as ... (2012-09-23)

Defending QC Marathon champ stays busy

Basweti, who has won the Kentucky Derby, Knoxville and Shamrock Sportsfest marathons this year, returns to the Quad-Cities Marathon for the sixth time with a second- and a third-place finish to go along with his three victories. “It kind of defies ... (2012-09-23)

PG's Jonathan Crampton lengthens stride with 100th marathon

Jonathan and Kori have been married for 22 years, and he has been running marathons for 21. Supporting him at races has become a way of life, but it wasn't always that way -- in fact, Crampton's running career was almost over before it began. Crampton ... (2012-09-23)

Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon

When: Sunday, Oct. 21. Where: Streets of Detroit and Windsor. Events: Greektown Marathon, Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Half-Marathons (international and U.S.), five-person relay, American Home Fitness 5K run/walk. More information: freepmarathon.com. (2012-09-23)

Sally Howard and James A. White: Marathons and economies

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Our two-person political science department has completed, collectively, 19 marathons, and, like every other marathoner we know, we each remember our personal best times to the second. We were impressed by Paul Ryan's claim ... (2012-09-23)

With Akron Marathon sold out, officials prepare for increased chance of ...

A wall of runners cross the starting line and make their way down Broadway at the start of the 8th annual Akron Marathon. The 2,000 runners entered this year might be joined by up to 200 bandits, who slip in along the marathon route after the start of ... (2012-09-23)

A change of pace: Less hills for Omaha Marathon

Published Saturday September 22, 2012. RUNNING A change of pace: Less hills for Omaha Marathon. By Katy Healey / World-Herald Staff Writer. Omaha World-Herald. « Live Well - Fitness & Nutrition · Share. • Map: 2012 Omaha Marathon routes (printable) ... (2012-09-22)

Important tip for Omaha Marathon runners

By that point, I had run five half marathons and nine marathons. I thought I had my pre-race routine figured out -- set two alarms, get up about three hours before the race, eat and drink a little, get to the race site at least an hour before and get ... (2012-09-22)

County OKs Customs office for Marathon airport

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility at the Florida Keys Marathon Airport seems all but certain after the Monroe County Commission voted Friday to move forward with it -- but there will be a price to pay, county Airports Director Peter Horton ... (2012-09-22)

What the HAYnes? Marathon training for common folk

HUMOR – With the St. George Marathon a mere two weeks away, some athletes may wonder how to properly train to run a marathon or how they should adjust their diet in preparation for such a race. And what about proper hydration? Packet pickup? Parking ... (2012-09-22)

Alan Prahl column: Fox Cities Marathon has broad community impact

The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Festival of Races being held this weekend is one of the highlights of the year for runners, plus it's full of opportunities for community involvement. Runners can choose from the Community First Fox Cities ... (2012-09-22)

A marathon weekend

Mike Woods column: Fox Cities Marathon offers run of good stories. Sep 21, 2012. Neenah woman overcomes health challenges to compete in 51st marathon Sunday (story, video, photos). Sep 21, 2012. Train disruptions can derail marathons (story, photos) ... (2012-09-22)

Early marathon start may minimize traffic disruption

Appleton Police Sgt. Andy Miles said motorists who need to drive on Appleton's south side between 6:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday could find it slow going or be detoured because the full and half-marathons require the closure of several city streets ... (2012-09-22)

Adirondack Marathon Distance event's appeal spreads

There's not really a lot of specifics, but nuances here and there.” Dengate is among the Pace Bears, along with Julia Khvasechko, who will take part in her 60th marathon. Registration for the marathons goes through Saturday and can be done either at ... (2012-09-22)

Erdelyi Leaves USC With Her Name Etched In The Record Books

Sept. 21, 2012. Distance-running great Zsofia Erdelyi graduated from USC in 2012, but not before establishing quite a legacy. Before she left USC, Erdleyi established four school records, setting the 5K cross country record and three standards in track ... (2012-09-22)

Two powerful runners square off at MVP Rochester Marathon

11:43 am. Coming Sunday: Infant mortality rate is area's quiet tragedy. In this series, the Democrat and Chronicle set out to explore the contributing factors to infant mortality and tell the stories of families and the brief lives that changed them ... (2012-09-22)

Runners prepare for a rock 'n' roll race in Montreal marathon

“Running marathons is electrifying, to be honest, especially when you are not just surrounded by runners but have spectators three- and four-people deep alongside the course,” he said. DeNeire, who ran his first marathon in 2008 and started running ... (2012-09-22)

Mike Woods column: Fox Cities Marathon offers run of good stories

Marathons and remarkable stories go hand-in-hand. Year Three of the Community First Fox Cities Marathon — now also presented by Kimberly-Clark — was remarkable for The Great Escape, and Year Four had arguably the most remarkable champion in the ... (2012-09-22)

Runners prepare for a rock 'n' roll race in Montreal marathon

“Running marathons is electrifying, to be honest, especially when you are not just surrounded by runners but have spectators three- and four-people deep alongside the course,” he said. DeNeire, who ran his first marathon in 2008 and started running ... (2012-09-22)

Hawksbill sea turtle airlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to hospital in ...

MARATHON, Florida Keys -- - MARATHON, Florida Keys -- Staff at the Turtle Hospital in the Florida Keys said Friday that an endangered female hawksbill sea turtle -- airlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to the hospital in Marathon -- is not only ... (2012-09-21)

Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon adds two-person relay

There has been a new twist added to the 2013 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon — a two-person relay for the 26.2-mile marathon race. Race director Jason Altman said it's the first new event added to the original lineup of races for the Knoxville ... (2012-09-21)

Gear up for marathon season: Sun safety tips for runners

(ARA) - For many people, fall brings cooler temperatures and outdoor activities such as nature walks and trips to see the leaves change. But sports buffs across the nation are hitting the pavement in preparation for marathon season. There is no slowing ... (2012-09-21)

Locals ready for marathon

While the 45-year-old has run several ultra marathons, Sunday's race, along the Coastal Trail, will be the required 26 miles, 385 yards. The marathon is the fourth and final race, going off at 7:45 a.m. The half marathon, at 13.1 miles, begins at 7 in ... (2012-09-21)

Honky Tonk Marathon to scoot its boots through Dells on Oct. 21

Latest Headlines. Heaping praise on honors students. Baraboo High School aims to recognize student achievement and provide those who succeed in the classroom with a sense of accomplishment throug… (2012-09-21)

La Crosse's canceled marathon could help Eau Claire's race

Both the Eau Claire and La Crosse marathons started in 2009 and were run on the same day, which always seemed strange to me. I never understood why two cities two hours apart had to have conflicting marathons. La Crosse officials stated in the La ... (2012-09-21)

Train disruptions can derail marathons

But other marathons haven't been so lucky. Media reports highlight several incidents in recent years. Trains interrupted the Des Moines Marathon in 2009 and the Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon in 2010. About four years ago, a train even crossed the ... (2012-09-21)

Denver Marathon ready to Rock 'n' Roll

KUSA - The 3rd annual Sports Authority Rock 'n' Roll Denver Marathon & ½ Marathon benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation takes place Saturday, September 22nd. The race is expecting 15,000 runners with registration still open! The courses range from ... (2012-09-21)

Rite Aid Foundation Announces Three-Year Baltimore Marathon Kids Presenting ...

CAMP HILL, Pa. — The Rite Aid Foundation announced today a three-year commitment as Presenting Sponsor of Baltimore Marathon Kids in the form of a $56,250 grant. This grant will enable more than 8,000 Baltimore-area children to participate in ... (2012-09-21)

Gear up for marathon season: Sun safety tips for runners

(ARA) - For many people, fall brings cooler temperatures and outdoor activities such as nature walks and trips to see the leaves change. But sports buffs across the nation are hitting the pavement in preparation for marathon season. There is no slowing ... (2012-09-21)

Neenah woman overcomes health challenges to compete in 51st marathon ...

“It never entered my mind that I was done running and done with marathons. And I didn't know why it didn't because I was very, very sick.” Lancaster, a retired Kimberly-Clark Corp. administrator, survived a series of bouts with cancer — two of which ... (2012-09-21)

Gear up for marathon season: Sun safety tips for runners

(ARA) - For many people, fall brings cooler temperatures and outdoor activities such as nature walks and trips to see the leaves change. But sports buffs across the nation are hitting the pavement in preparation for marathon season. There is no slowing ... (2012-09-21)

Una Nuova Sfida!: The 2012 Cuervo y Sobrinos Summer Marathon

Just 21 hundredths of a second stood between the top four competitors going into the final day of a brand-new rally for classic cars, the Summer Marathon presented by Swiss watch brand Cuervo y Sobrinos. Staged between June 14 and 17 in the Italian ... (2012-09-21)

Gear up for marathon season: Sun safety tips for runners

(ARA) - For many people, fall brings cooler temperatures and outdoor activities such as nature walks and trips to see the leaves change. But sports buffs across the nation are hitting the pavement in preparation for marathon season. There is no slowing ... (2012-09-21)

Marathoners Eye Top Prize

Four Kenyans are in the race for the 2011-2012 World Marathon Majors (WMM) titles at the 2012 New York City Marathon on November 4. The 2011 world marathon champion Edna Kiplagat and Boston Marathon champion Sharon Cherop, lead the women's ... (2012-09-21)

Featured Runner: NYC Marathon her birthday gift

LUCIE — Christine Mazzetta grew up watching her father, Ed, and his friends run marathons, while she was on the sidelines, handing out water to them while they passed by. Mazzetta also remembers him wrapped up in the "space blanket" they received at ... (2012-09-21)

Final Touches Show Changes for Fox Cities Marathon

Final preparations for the Fox Cities Marathon are underway. The 26.2-mile race takes place Sunday with a kids fun run on Friday. Those who participate might notice a few changes. On the edge of Tellulah Park in Appleton, the road is being marked up by ... (2012-09-21)

Jason 'J-Mac' McElwain of basketball fame to run Rochester Marathon

“I've done two Boston Marathons, one Rochester and I'm training for New York City in November. I know that adrenaline takes over in the beginning. You have to mentally prepare to go out slower than you think. J-Mac can do it because he's so focused and ... (2012-09-21)

J-Mac set to tackle Rochester Marathon

“I've done two Boston Marathons, one Rochester and I'm training for New York City in November. I know that adrenaline takes over in the beginning. You have to mentally prepare to go out slower than you think. J-Mac can do it because he's so focused and ... (2012-09-21)

Elizabeth Model, 53, brings it home after running 22 marathons and 37 Iron Mans

METRO VANCOUVER — Elizabeth Model had always been an active child while growing up on a ranch in the B.C. interior, but that changed when her parents sent her to a private girls' school in Vancouver. Growing up in the rugged hinterland, there was ... (2012-09-21)

Iron lady behind Surrey's first marathon Elizabeth Model, 53, brings it home ...

All told, she has run 22 marathons, including those in Boston, Los Angeles and New York, with her eyes set on more to come. She'd like to run one in Disney World, one in Switzerland — “just because it's so hard, all mountain climbing” — and possibly ... (2012-09-20)

Jason 'J-Mac' McElwain of basketball fame to run Rochester Marathon

“I've done two Boston Marathons, one Rochester and I'm training for New York City in November. I know that adrenaline takes over in the beginning. You have to mentally prepare to go out slower than you think. J-Mac can do it because he's so focused and ... (2012-09-20)

Why Paul Ryan's marathon time matters more to runners

I really hate it when worlds collide. Remember seeing your teachers out in public? Seeing them at the grocery store was like spotting a giraffe in the garage. Very unsettling. So imagine how shaken my reality became when recently the two very separate ... (2012-09-20)

Train disruptions can derail marathons (story, photos)

Quad Cities Marathon director Joe Moreno blocks a railroad track in Moline, Ill., with a pickup truck during the 2005 race to allow runners to cross unimpeded. Moreno held the train at bay for about an hour, allowing runners to cross the tracks without ... (2012-09-20)

Mini Milers Race For Better Health

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Students across New Hampshire will once again be able to “compete” in a full marathon this fall, thanks to another year of innovative collaboration announced today by the Manchester City Marathon Association and Anthem Blue ... (2012-09-20)

Athletics: Allstate Life Insurance Atlanta 13.1 Marathon® Set for Sunday ...

Half Marathon and Karhu 5K events to take place in Town Brookhaven. With 18 days to go, there's still time for runners to register. ATLANTA -- September 20, 2012 -- US Road Sports & Entertainment Group (USRS), owners and operators of the ING Miami ... (2012-09-20)

Mitt Romney and Rosie Ruiz. Yeah, That's the Ticket

Paul Ryan claimed he ran a sub three-hour marathon and later dismissed the small, innocuous white lie in the Toledo News Now by explaining, "I literally thought that was my time. It was 22 years ago. You forget those sorta things." I will go to my ... (2012-09-20)

Race Week: Runners in Their Own Words [Part 3 of 4]

I am running the Half Moon Bay Marathon and all of my marathons for my father and my love for life and all those affected from pancreatic cancer. My father was my greatest fan and most challenging critic. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in ... (2012-09-20)

Mcgregor in Marathon World Title Defence

Team captain Hank McGregor will be aiming for a third K1 world title when South Africa contests the ICF Canoe World Marathon Championships on the River Tiber in Rome on the weekend. He won a gold medal at the World Champs in Singapore last year in ... (2012-09-20)

Top Searched Stocks: Cliffs Natural Resources, Sirius, Marathon Petroleum ...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 19, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Insiderslab.com has issued insider trading reports and Equity Research for the following companies: Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF), Sirius (NASDAQ:SIRI), Marathon Petroleum ... (2012-09-20)

Rock City Marathon Attracts More Support

AIRTEL Tanzania has pledged to support various sports activities in the country a move aimed at boosting youth development. Speaking in Dar es Salaam during a ceremony to hand over 5m/- and four hundred T-shirts as sponsorship to this year's Rock City ... (2012-09-20)

Jimmy Murray aims to run 100 marathons

His debut at London in 2000 brought a respectable time of 3hrs 35mins. These days, with a healthy diet, he is 5st lighter and expects to finish races in less than three hours. The schedule gradually increased from three or four marathons per year to ... (2012-09-20)

Train disruptions can derail marathons

Quad Cities Marathon director Joe Moreno blocks a railroad track in Moline, Ill., with a pickup truck during the 2005 race to allow runners to cross unimpeded. Moreno held the train at bay for about an hour, allowing runners to cross the tracks without ... (2012-09-20)

#ChavezRunsMKE takes on Brewers' mini marathon Saturday

Recent Comments. Sam: Since when is an "UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICE CHARGE" an immi; Bob: Do you actually know what started this whole debacle? D; Sam: Bob, show me an organization on campus with explicitly; Bob: Ben Greene, since you are a ... (2012-09-20)

Sounders FC Secure Spot in CONCACAF Quarterfinals with 3-2 Win Against ...

The Seattle Sounders FC advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2012/13 CONCACAF Champions League on Sept. 19, defeating C.D. Marathon 3-2 in Honduras. With the win, the Sounders can rest their star players when the two teams meet again on Oct. 14, ... (2012-09-20)

Report: Marathon eyes BP's Texas City refinery

Published September 20, 2012. TEXAS CITY — Marathon Petroleum, which already operates an 80,000-barrel-per-day refinery in Texas City, is reportedly the leading contender to purchase BP's 400,000-barrel-per-day refinery across the street. London's ... (2012-09-20)

Report: Marathon eyes BP refinery

Published September 20, 2012. TEXAS CITY — Marathon Petroleum, which already operates an 80,000-barrel-per-day refinery in Texas City, is reportedly the leading contender to purchase BP's 400,000-barrel-per-day refinery across the street. London's ... (2012-09-20)

QC Marathon inspires Texan to go farther

My name is Jeff DeWillis and I am 47 years old. I am a former major league baseball player (Toronto Blue Jays, 1987) and have been an educator for the past 13 years. I teach middle school social studies and also coach football and baseball. I must say ... (2012-09-20)

Seattle Sounders FC 3 at CD Marathon 2

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras – Sounders FC advanced to the 2012-13 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals with a 3-2 win over CD Marathon at Estadio Olimpico in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Sammy Ochoa, Eddie Johnson, and Brad Evans ... (2012-09-20)

Seattle Sounders beat Honduran Marathon 3-2, advance in CONCACAF ...

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — Sammy Ochoa, Eddie Johnson and Brad Evans scored and the Seattle Sounders beat Honduran club Marathon 3-2 on Wednesday and gained a spot in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League. The winning ... (2012-09-20)

Sounders win game and group; will advance

Sounders FC clinched the top spot in Group 4 and advancement to the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals with a 3-2 win at Marathon of Honduras tonight. Marathon came from behind twice – both on penalty kicks – before the Sounders got the ... (2012-09-20)

72-Hour Mobility Marathon Sales Event at MobilityWorks

People with Disabilities can save up to $5,000 off on select wheelchair accessible minivans. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2012. MobilityWorks of Pasadena, a leading provider of wheelchair accessible vehicles and driving systems, will give buyers ... (2012-09-20)

Sounders even, trying to clinch at Marathon

Second half: … has begun. No Sounders' lineup changes. Altamirano in, Sandoval out for Marathon. Halftime: 1-1. Stats: Shots, 13-5 MAR; on goal 3-1 MAR; corners 3-3; possession 59% SEA. 35th minute: GOAL Marathon. PK by Berrios. Gspurning gets his ... (2012-09-20)

Chennai to run for a noble cause

The group has conducted several half marathons including 10 km and 5 km events in the past few years and has now associated with Wipro to bring a world class marathon event to Chennai. United Way of Chennai works for the increased quality of life of ... (2012-09-20)

Dallas Marathon thinking big, blue

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Sounders playing to clinch group at Marathon

Eighth minute: First really good chance of the game as Marathon shot trickles just wide of Sounders goal. Kickoff: We're under way: Sounders in cyan/cyan; Marathon in green/white. Lineup: Here are Sounders starters: GK Gspurning; D Scott (captain ... (2012-09-20)

The Daily Run: Marathon Maniac strikes again

Our official Marathon Maniac in residence, Glen Anderson, who delivers Pepsi by day and runs marathons literally by the weekend, notched his 70thmarathon finish with a 3:47 clocking (8:42/mile) in St. Charles, Ill., last weekend. Anderson, who has ... (2012-09-20)

Equinox marathon celebrates fiftieth anniversary

Equinox marathon celebrates fiftieth anniversary. Long time marathon veteran, Melissa Lewis, races toward the finish line in the 2012 Equinox marathon. She finished the marathon, held this Saturday, Sep 15, in second place in the women's devision. Sept. (2012-09-19)

Olympian to be featured guest at Wineglass Marathon

She still holds the record for fastest times for an American woman in the Olympic and Chicago marathons. The inaugural Wineglass 5K will take place Sept. 29, and Benoit Samuelson will run in that event. The race starts at 8:30 a.m. at Memorial Stadium ... (2012-09-19)

Olympic gold medalist Benoit Samuelson is Wineglass Marathon's featured guest

She still holds the record for fastest times for an American woman in the Olympic and Chicago marathons. The inaugural Wineglass 5K will take place Sept. 29, and Benoit Samuelson will run in that event. The race starts at 8:30 a.m. at Memorial Stadium ... (2012-09-19)

Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Kimberly-Clark draws some ...

Besides Barber, Hughes and Ebel, the others who have competed in all of the other Fox Cities Marathons are Jeffrey Alderton, Sylvester Groeschl, Basil Hansen, Joe Jilek, Mike Jovanovich, Stuart Kolb, Norb Lauer, Kelly (Luther) Andre, Elaine Moore ... (2012-09-19)

Registration open for 2013 Rockford Marathon

ROCKFORD — Registration is now open for the 2013 Rockford Marathon, set for 7 a.m. May 19, 2013 at Chestnut and Wyman streets, downtown Rockford. Runners can sign up for a full marathon, 26.2 miles; a half marathon, 13.1 miles; or a 10K, 6.2 miles. (2012-09-19)

MS patient lets his feet carry him to marathon milestone

Marathons seemed like a natural fit, except for the fact that she hated them. She says she wouldn't criticize, though, if she'd never finished one. "So I said when I'm 60, I'll do a marathon just so I can say, 'This is really stupid," said Linda. The ... (2012-09-19)

Report: BP Nears Deal to Sell Texas City Refinery to Marathon Petroleum for $2.5B

BP (BP) is reportedly in talks to sell its Texas City refinery to Marathon Petroleum (MPC) in a deal that could fetch as much as $2.5 billion. The move is part of larger efforts by BP to shed global assets as it struggles to cover the cost of the 2010 ... (2012-09-19)

Let the marathon running begin …

Wow, talk about planning early. The registration for the inaugural Asheville Citizen-Times City Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K opened Friday night. The new 26.2-mile marathon through the heart of downtown Asheville will be Sept. 27, 2013. Note – that's ... (2012-09-19)

BYU alumnus finishes 100th marathon

There are about 600 runners nationwide who have completed 100 marathons, and only about 15 living in Utah, according to Crampton, now a 51-year-old husband and father with three daughters. During the Top of Utah Marathon, he was able to have the ... (2012-09-19)

Wipro Engages Fans With Online Marathon Contest

In a bid to boost its Facebook community and promote its association with the Blackmores Sydney Running festival, Wipro Technologies has launched an online marathon for its fans with exciting prizes to be won. As a major sponsor of the Blackmores ... (2012-09-19)

Team Brookline Accepting Marathon Applications

Competing in the renowned Boston Marathon usually requires runners to achieve qualifying timesin other marathons. The Boston Athletic Association (BAA) offers a limited number of bib numbers to charitable organizations with the stipulation that they ... (2012-09-19)

Athens Classic Marathon set for 11 November

The 2012 Athens Classic Marathon is scheduled for Sunday 11 November. The sixth annual AIMS Marathon Symposium will be staged in the town of Marathon on the eve of the race. The subject of this year's symposium will be 'Levels and Quality Control of a ... (2012-09-19)

Gameday comes: Sounders at Marathon

The Sounders head back into CONCACAF action tonight, and with a win they can be sure of winning the group and heading to the quarterfinals. Here are the basics: SOUNDERS FC (USA) AT CD MARATHON (HONDURAS) 7 p.m., Estadio Olimpico, San ... (2012-09-19)

CCL gameday: Sounders at Marathon, 7 pm

CCL gameday: Sounders at Marathon, 7 p.m.. Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on Sep. 19, 2012 at 1:08 am with No Comments ». September 19, 2012 10:36 am. The Sounders head back into CONCACAF action tonight, and with a win they can be sure ... (2012-09-19)

Travel-tested Sounders know what to expect in Honduras

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BCS Marathon to benefit three charities

The next Bush? George P. ponders political career · The next Bush? George P. ponders political career. George P. Bush has something of an advantage he can tap into as he considers a career in politics: He can call two former presidents and a former. (2012-09-19)

La Crosse marathon runs out of steam; half-marathon still on

Most marathons include parts of the race that can be run on roads and trails that don't affect the host city so much, Odegaard, but that wasn't the case with La Crosse. “Here in La Crosse, it was a huge impact, and with only 275 runners, it just wasn't ... (2012-09-19)

The marathon batting record and other unusual baseball feats

This past weekend, 52 year-old North Babylon resident Mike Filippone attempted to do what so many dream of: setting a Guinness World Record. And, like so many Guinness World Records, the record that Fillippone sought to break is unquestionably ... (2012-09-19)

Sounders want to wrap up CONCACAF group stage in Honduras

Sounders want to wrap up CONCACAF group stage in Honduras. Sounders FC can clinch advancement to the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals with a road win in the group stage Wednesday against CD Marathon of Honduras. By Joshua ... (2012-09-19)

Lake O co. creates musical vests for joggers

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. -- A Lake Oswego company has developed a special vest for runners that entertains them with music and increases safety at the same time. When joggers wear ear buds, they don't always hear important sounds going on around them ... (2012-09-18)

Marathon Petroleum Stock Rating Lowered by Credit Suisse (MPC)

Marathon Petroleum logo Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC) was downgraded by equities research analysts at Credit Suisse from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. They currently have a $65.00 price ... (2012-09-18)

Smokin' Fast: How to Stage Your Dramatic Marathon Production

Running in the USA has a searchable database of races, including upcoming marathons in California. I would like to take a moment to point out that while running has been transformative for me, my fitness journey didn't start with it. Two years and four ... (2012-09-18)

ING New York City Marathon to feature Olympians, World Marathon Majors battle

The series includes the London, Boston, Berlin, Chicago, and New York City marathons, along with the World Championships and Olympics in years that they are run. Kiplagat has a stellar resume: she's the 2011 World Champion, 2010 ING New York City ... (2012-09-18)

Lung condition affects 50% of marathon runners: Study

“Running a single marathon is safe. However the safety of repeated marathons over and over and over in one's career is not known,” said Zavorsky. Researchers took chest X-rays of the runners the day before the race and then at 19, 56 and 98 minutes ... (2012-09-18)

The Marathon Diaries: Annie Meets Her Running Idol, John Bingham

I tell people that you have to run 10 marathons to comprehend the volume of that distance—what you go through physically, what you go through emotionally, what you go through spiritually. A marathon is a long way. You might have gotten all of that ... (2012-09-18)

2nd Annual Cloverdale Harvest Marathon

The Marathon and Half Marathon both start at 7:30 a.m., while the 5k Fun Run / Walk begins at 9 a.m., with the fairgrounds being the beginning and ending point for all events. To compete in the Harvest Marathon, participants must be able to complete ... (2012-09-18)

Atlantic City marathon organizers rely on network of groups to ensure the race ...

Eric Share, a cognitive rehabilitation therapist from Ventnor, got involved in 2010 because he ran marathons himself. Share, 45, said the most important thing is for the marathon to be fun. “It's just a huge positive energy, and as a therapist I don't ... (2012-09-18)

Fundraiser for slain police officer set for Sept. 20-21 at Wixom Marathon

Local business owners and community leaders are quickly organizing to help the family of Officer Patrick O'Rourke, a 12-year veteran of the West Bloomfield Police Department, who was tragically shot and killed in the line of duty earlier this month. A ... (2012-09-18)

Lake Braddock Dominates Cross Country Relays

The second annual Braddock Cross Country Relays drew 27 high school teams and more than 1,500 high school athletes Saturday for a 1.5 mile course on the campus of Lake Braddock Secondary School. Elementary and middle school runners along with ... (2012-09-18)

Believe it: A marathon run to defeat the 12th man

A marathon weekend. The Community First Fox Cities Marathon takes place next Sunday. It concludes a weekend of marathon activities. The lineup: FRIDAY 4 p.m.: Guardian Kids Fun Run registration opens at Appleton North. The half-mile race starts at 5 ... (2012-09-18)

Kyle Daly column: Believe it, a marathon run to defeat the 12th man

A marathon weekend. The Community First Fox Cities Marathon takes place next Sunday. It concludes a weekend of marathon activities. The lineup: FRIDAY 4 p.m.: Guardian Kids Fun Run registration opens at Appleton North. The half-mile race starts at 5 ... (2012-09-18)

Wipro Becomes Title and Technology Partner for the Chennai Marathon

Suchira Iyer, Chief Marketing Officer, IT Business, Wipro Limited said, "Marathons are a celebration of the human spirit to push boundaries in pursuit of goals. This aligns with the "spirit of Wipro" and is at the core of the corporation's philosophy ... (2012-09-18)

READER SUBMITTED: "Run With Renee" To Support Special Olympics ...

Renee DiNino, of The River 105.9 FM/Clear Channel Community Access Radio, will serve as Honorary Captain of the Special Olympics Connecticut team for the 2012 ING Hartford Marathon. The ING Hartford Marathon gives non-profit organizations the ... (2012-09-18)

Fitness chat: healthy steps lead to a marathon | Health & Fitness

If doing marathons was easy, everyone would do them. Enjoy the process and try to have realistic expectations. Here are few things you should pay particular attention to. -- Schedule appropriate rest days and listen to your body. If you need an extra ... (2012-09-18)

Can Running a Marathon Cause Pulmonary Edema?

Researchers have debated the connection between marathons and pulmonary edema in the past and often disagreed about the link. However, the study presented at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress clearly showed a link between them. (2012-09-18)

Letter: Thanks to EMARC 5K supporters

(Click on the link, at left, for coverage of the event.) To the editor: Many thanks to the numerous Melrose residents and businesses who made our 18th Annual EMARC/Marathon Sports 5K held on Sunday, Sept. 9 a great success! This year's race had nearly ... (2012-09-17)

Citigroup Cuts Marathon Petroleum to Neutral (MPC)

Marathon Petroleum logo Citigroup cut shares of Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The firm currently has $55.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous ... (2012-09-17)

Maui marathon No. 89 for runner

He is on track to reach his goal of finishing 100 marathons. Running next to Lynch in bunny ears is Yoko Doi of Saitama, Japan. A total of 775 runners completed the marathon that ran from Kahului to Lahaina. Allen Wagner of Hilo was the top finisher in ... (2012-09-17)

Dancing My Heart Out

Proceeds from these marathons go to the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, which work to raise funds to provide quality care for over 17 million patients across the United States. Thousands of high school and college students divide into teams and ... (2012-09-17)

Mass. man takes Surftown

“Half marathons are growing in popularity, and some feel the 13.1 mile races are going to surpass marathons in terms of participation. A lot of people think running a marathon is just too daunting.” Walker finished one spot ahead of the top female ... (2012-09-17)

Athens to host AIMS symposium in November

Earlier this year, millionaires' magazine Forbes named the Athens Classic Marathon as one of the must-run Marathons in the world. Accordingly, organisers urge prospective marathoners, rich and less-rich, to get their entries in soon. Pat Butcher ... (2012-09-17)

WIPRO LIMITED : Wipro Becomes Title and Technology Partner for the Chennai ...

In May this year, Wipro launched its first corporate iPhone app that includes a "Sport" feature. The runners can train for the marathon by using its in-built digital pedometer. Suchira Iyer, Chief Marketing Officer, IT Business, Wipro Limited said ... (2012-09-17)

Mike Arnstein wins 87th Yonkers Marathon by showing his respect

YONKERS — It was within the first few miles of the 87th Yonkers Marathon that Mike Arnstein realized he had a good chance of winning. The 35-year-old Yonkers resident knew he could cruise through the 26.2 miles to victory without pushing himself. (2012-09-17)

St. Charles' Fox Valley Marathon: Perfect Day to Run

It was still dark when they began to arrive. Car after car slipped into downtown St. Charles before dawn on Sunday, drivers going from lot to lot, street to street, looking for places to park. They were not coming in for a church service, although for ... (2012-09-17)

Kipsang Tops North Run As Dibaba Denies Kiplagat

London — Olympics marathon bronze medallist and London winner Wilson Kipsang defeated compatriot Micah Kogo in a sprint finish to win the Great North Run half marathon in north-east England on Sunday. In the women's race, Tirunesh Dibaba ... (2012-09-17)

Training for the 20th Anniversary WDW Marathon – Week Two

Well, if I'm going to fall off the workout wagon, it was probably best to get it over with in week one so I wouldn't keep worrying about it happening later in the program. I made it through my planned Barre3 workouts (both in studio and via the web ... (2012-09-17)

Ohio runner breaks own Erie Marathon record

Given Presque Isle's lack of uneven terrain, Aldrink was asked how much the course record could potentially drop in future marathons there. "It all depends on what (the weather is) like when you get out here," he said. "I'd like to come back here next ... (2012-09-17)

Salman Khan to run Delhi Marathon for paramilitary troops

Salman Khan often has had a run-in with the Law. He has ruffled feathers with his real-life antics but has also won hearts with his reel-life cop acts. This time, Salman Khan has decided to step up in support of the country's paramilitary forces and ... (2012-09-17)

Record-breaking day at Fox Valley Marathon

Gillette, who has won 52 marathons and run the Boston Marathon three times, said he likes the Fox Valley Marathon because it is a small event offering spectators ample viewing opportunities along the scenic racecourse. Nearly 3,000 runners participated ... (2012-09-16)

Justin Gillette wins Fox Valley Marathon

Running marathons never gets old, and neither, it seems, does winning. When the 29-year-old resident of Goshen, Ind. crossed the finish line in a course-record two hours, 31 minutes, 34 seconds later, it was his 52nd marathon win overall and 14th ... (2012-09-16)

Heidke looking for fourth straight Fox Cities Marathon title

“In 2006, I ran Chicago in 2:27 and I thought, “Whoa, that's pretty good,'” Heidke said. “I felt I could have some success in marathons. Up to that point, it was more survival.” He started and then continued to entertain the idea he could win one of ... (2012-09-16)

Kipsang tops North Run as Dibaba denies Kiplagat

LONDON, England, September 16 – Olympics marathon bronze medallist and London winner Wilson Kipsang defeated compatriot Micah Kogo in a sprint finish to win the Great North Run half marathon in north-east England on Sunday. In the women's race, ... (2012-09-16)

Inline marathon sees familiar and new faces at finish line

... women in 1:13:14.6; and Sarah Oftedahl, 33, of St. Paul, 12th in 1:20:19.5. The NorthShore race was likely missing some elite racers because the World Championships men's and women's marathons were held Saturday in San Benedetto Del Tronto, Italy. (2012-09-16)

NorthShore Inline Marathon titles decided by less than a second (with video)

The NorthShore race was likely missing some elite racers because the World Championships men's and women's marathons were held Saturday in San Benedetto Del Tronto, Italy. Tags: sports, decc, bayfront, downtown, duluth. More from around the web ... (2012-09-16)

Rosemary Anderson: Ryan trips over his nose with marathon claim

The Latest. Still time for Universe in the Park program. Star gazers still have a few more chances to admire the night sky from Wisconsin state parks this fall through the UW-Madison's Universe in th… (2012-09-16)

Lathrop alumnus returns to Fairbanks to run Equinox Marathon

“My wife, I love her and she now knows something about marathons, but then she knew nothing about the difficulty of marathons. She said, 'No, let's go to Fairbanks to see all your friends and run the one you ran in high school.'” After high school ... (2012-09-16)

Reader's View: Ryan's marathon fabrication is minor, but may be telling

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., has run exactly one marathon in his life, as have I. Mine was in 1983. Ryan's was in 1990. Both of us happened to run along the beautiful shores of Lake Superior in Grandma's Marathon. I remember everything about that day ... (2012-09-16)

Inline marathon sees familiar and new faces at finish line

... women in 1:13:14.6; and Sarah Oftedahl, 33, of St. Paul, 12th in 1:20:19.5. The NorthShore race was likely missing some elite racers because the World Championships men's and women's marathons were held Saturday in San Benedetto Del Tronto, Italy. (2012-09-16)

One weird Bismarck Marathon

“I've run Fargo a few times, so let's go out there and challenge the (University of Mary) hill and get back into marathons after the layoff.” Wallin is heavily involved in the Minot running community. He manages the Mile One store, which conducts ... (2012-09-16)

Dibaba-Gelana Face-off Tops Busy Athletics Weekend

JUST five weeks after huge crowds celebrated the British team in central London for their success during the Olympics, the extraordinary summer of sport in Great Britain continues further north as Newcastle was the scene for the Great North City Games ... (2012-09-16)

Swimming: Land O'Lakes sweeps North Suncoast relays

Girls team scores: 1. Land O' Lakes 334, 2. Mitchell 306, 3. Wiregrass Ranch 248, 4. Crystal River 214, 5. Zephyrhills 196, 6. Central 178, 7. Academy at the Lakes 62. Boys team scores: 1. Land O Lakes 394, 2. Mitchell 288, 3. Crystal River 276, 4 ... (2012-09-16)

Strabel win Equinox Marathon with blazing speed

A day after his 31st birthday, Strabel celebrated the 50th running of the Equinox Marathon by posting the fastest time in 26 years to claim his first victory in a trail run that is touted as one of the toughest marathons in the nation. "This is quite ... (2012-09-16)

Air Force Marathon breaks another attendance record

Participants run during the Air Force Marathon at the Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan, Sept. 15, 2012. The participants were able to run a 10K, half or full marathon race in conjunction with the Air Force Marathon in Ohio. (U.S. Air Force photo ... (2012-09-15)

Wabash Trace Marathon huge success

(Shenandoah)---By all accounts the inaugural Wabash Trace Nature Trail Marathon was a tremendous success Saturday as the communities of Shenandoah, Imogene and Malvern pitched in to make it memorable for all involved. With the weather being ... (2012-09-15)

Heidke looking for fourth straight Fox Cities Marathon title

“In 2006, I ran Chicago in 2:27 and I thought, “Whoa, that's pretty good,'” Heidke said. “I felt I could have some success in marathons. Up to that point, it was more survival.” He started and then continued to entertain the idea he could win one of ... (2012-09-15)

Inline Skaters Take To The Northland

The whole family enjoy a variety of marathons. So they made this September inline marathon a family affair. "It makes it fun that the whole family is coming out here. We get to spend time together and have and event to share. They'll be at the finish ... (2012-09-15)

Kids marathon to close part of First Street in St. Charles today

snapshots.mysuburbanlife.com/1054921 Staff photo by Mark Busch Fox Valley Marathon co-founders and directors Dave Sheble, left, and Craig Bixler run across the Illinois St. bridge in St. Charles August 9 2010 where the marathon will finish. (2012-09-15)

Fox Valley Marathon to close several roadways Sunday

snapshots.mysuburbanlife.com/1054921 Staff photo by Mark Busch Fox Valley Marathon co-founders and directors Dave Sheble, left, and Craig Bixler run across the Illinois St. bridge in St. Charles August 9 2010 where the marathon will finish. (2012-09-15)

Runners lace up shoes for marathon

FAIRBORN, Ohio (WDTN) - Thousands of runners laced up their shoes for the 16th Annual Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Marathon Saturday morning. Over 15,000 people gathered from around the world at the Air Force Museum to participate in the ... (2012-09-15)

Inaugural Asheville Citizen-Times City Marathon course revealed

The 5K, however, will still start and finish in front of the newspaper office on O. Henry Avenue but will be run the Friday night before the Saturday morning half and full marathons next year, to keep some of the tradition of the race and make it more ... (2012-09-15)

St. Charles Readies for Sunday Marathon

Two such runners are Justin Gillette, winner of more than 30 marathons, and Shannon Bixler, daughter of race co-Director Craig Bixler and the female winner of the 2012 Livestrong Austin Marathon, as well as the 2011 Fox Valley Marathon, the release states. (2012-09-15)

Former Erie Marathon champion cheers on his wife

"(The arrhythmia) is a common thing for endurance runners," Brent said, "but the medications make it hard to run marathons." Brent Henderson does plan to compete in the 50-kilometer portion of the Oil Creek 100. The popular off-road race, scheduled for ... (2012-09-15)

AC-T marathon for 2013 unveiled

The 5K, however, will still start and finish in front of the newspaper office on O. Henry Avenue but will be run the Friday night before the Saturday morning half and full marathons next year, to keep some of the tradition of the race and make it more ... (2012-09-15)

Mayor's Race 5K gets needed boost

Categories. Select Category, Cowtown Marathon, Dallas Marathon, Marathons, Overnight Relays, Product Review, Race Results, Road Races, Running, Trail running, Training advice, Ultra marathon, Uncategorized, White Rock Marathon ... (2012-09-15)

Cardiac centre to monitor marathon runners

AMHERSTBURG Comfortable running shoes – yes. Lightweight clothing – yes. EKG monitor – what? Strapping on an electrocardiogram unit as you prepare to run a race is a little unusual. But a group of athletes will do just that when they get ready for the ... (2012-09-14)

Lance Armstrong banned from running marathons

The fallout for Lance Armstrong continues. News out of Chicago that the seven-time-Tour-de-France winner will be banned from running the Chicago marathon. Turns out that the penalties imposed against him from the U.S. anti doping agency extend beyond ... (2012-09-14)

Arctic Oil & Gas Directory: UAF makes mark at Shell Eco Marathon in Houston

Arctic Oil & Gas Directory: UAF makes mark at Shell Eco Marathon in Houston. Shell said April 5 that colleges and universities once again gathered in the sweltering heat of Houston, Texas to participate in the 2012 Shell Eco Marathon competition. But ... (2012-09-14)

Yonkers Marathon and other fall races worth the sweat

On Sunday morning, more than 1,000 people will pound the pavement in lower Westchester as they run the 87th annual Yonkers Marathon and Half-Marathon, a historic event that kicks off the fall racing season in the region. And what a season it is. From a ... (2012-09-14)

Mexican marathon runner set for December return

The reason, according to German, is that she has not been competing in marathons under ideal conditions, but is now training intensely and could again compete with the best of them. "Next year we'll run a marathon in April and we're interested in the ... (2012-09-14)

5 hours of honors: How entertainers endure the marathon Creative Arts Emmy ...

LOS ANGELES — The makeup artists, art directors, sound mixers and cinematographers behind the year's top TV shows will be honored Saturday at the television academy's Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony, a five-hour marathon that covers more than ... (2012-09-14)

The Mystery of Paul Ryan's Marathon Fib

When Hugh Hewitt, a radio host on a syndicated Christian station, asked Paul Ryan last month if he ran marathons, Ryan answered that he used to but has since stopped due to back issues. Hewitt asked what Ryan's personal best time was, to which he ... (2012-09-14)

Featured runner: Marine marathon runs thru capital

Many of us are participating in marathons around the same time, so we're on the same page with our training. That has made training much more fun and tolerable. Q: Your favorite local race? A: The Gator Ultra. Q: What are your PRs? A: 5K, 24:03; 10K ... (2012-09-14)

Shell Eco-marathon Aims To Better 2188.6 mpg

Taking place in downtown Houston, Shell's Eco-marathon Americas aims to surpass 2,188.6 miles per gallon for its 2013 edition. Students from across the Americas can again bring their passion for energy solutions to Houston, where teams will attempt to ... (2012-09-14)

Fetterman: Mayor's Race 5K gets needed boost

Dallas Marathon officials have elevated the stature of the annual Mayor's Race 5K through title sponsor support, long-range planning and stronger partnerships with the City of Dallas and the Dallas ISD. For nearly a decade, former Mayor Laura Miller ... (2012-09-14)

Millions of dollars generated by Marathon festivities

The Greene County Convention & Visitors Bureau estimates that the economic impact of this weekend's Air Force Marathon festivities to the region will be $12.7 million. Fairborn and Beavercreek are the cities that will benefit the most from all the ... (2012-09-14)

New NCAA Selection Process Will Make For "Better Meet With Better Swimmers"

New NCAA Selection Process Will Make For “Better Meet With Better Swimmers”. 0 JennyWilson | September 13th, 2012 | Categories: College, News · The NCAA will introduce new selection criteria for 2013 Division 1 Championships. The NCAA will ... (2012-09-14)

Wagner has shot at record run

By ROBERT COLLIAS - Staff Writer (rcollias@mauinews.com) , The Maui News. Save | Bookmark and Share. Allen Wagner has lived, and run, all over the country. Now, he is home with a chance to do something he never has - win a marathon. Wagner has a ... (2012-09-13)

Fox Valley Kids Marathon Kicks Off Saturday—Separately From Sunday's Fox ...

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Try running for a favorite charity at sold-out NYC, Disney marathons

It's a common theme among the 10 largest marathons in the U.S. Eight of the nation's biggest marathons had more than 10,000 finishers in 2011, according to MarathonGuide.com. And many of them, like the Walt Disney World Marathon, continue to grow ... (2012-09-13)

Fox Valley Marathon Takes Off From St. Charles Sunday

She took up running at age 51 and since has run 10 marathons and hiked eight or nine mountains in various parts of the world as well. For Kowalik, the run is more about challenging herself, achieving her own goals. From that perspective alone, she's ... (2012-09-13)

Reporters So Busy Covering Ryan's Marathon Error They Ignore Multiple Obama ...

While virtually everyone in the so-called mainstream press is hammering GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan regarding what he calls an “honest mistake” about his time while running in a marathon 22 years ago, only one major network has reported ... (2012-09-13)

'Breaking Dawn Part 2' News: Movie and 'Twilight Marathon' Advanced Tickets ...

"Breaking Dawn Part 2" is approaching fast in November, and fans want to know how to get their hands on the tickets! In the "Breaking Dawn Part 2" novel, the Denali, Egyptian, Irish, Amazon, Romanian Coven, and others come to defend the Cullens after ... (2012-09-13)

Marathon To Affect St. Charles Roadways

2633054. asset[new_asset_attachment_attributes][to_type]. Article. article[new_asset_attachment_attributes][user_id]. new_asset_attachment_attributes. St. Charles police are reminding motorists that the Fox Valley Marathon will be under way Sunday, Sept. (2012-09-13)

Refinery Status: Coker Upset At Marathon Refinery In Garyville, Lousiana

DOW JONES NEWSWIRES. The following table lists unplanned and planned production outages at U.S. refineries as reported by Dow Jones Newswire's. The information is compiled from both official and unofficial refining sources and doesn't purport to be a ... (2012-09-13)

Club to participate in BAA Marathon Charity Program

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row, the Club is an official charity as designated by the Boston Athletic Association's Boston Marathon Charity Program to participate in the 117th running of the ... (2012-09-13)

Marathon Gold Discovers New High-Grade Gold Quartz Veins at the J. Frank ...

Marathon Gold Discovers New High-Grade Gold Quartz Veins at the J. Frank Zone, Valentine Lake Project. Canada Newswire Channel Sample includes 4.73 g/t Au over 24.68 meters. TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Marathon Gold Corporation ... (2012-09-13)

Spanish Fort wins marathon match against MGM

Spanish Fort wins marathon match against MGM. David Lee, Press-Register Correspondent, September 13, 2012 7:01 a.m.. Spanish Fort's volleyball team seems to be making some noise this season. The Lady Toros (12-3) knocked off visiting Mary ... (2012-09-13)

A Marathon Runner's Guide to Investing

Last weekend I ran my usual 5K race (I'm taking baby steps), and early in the race, as I was weaving in and around the pack, I started to picture how the rest of the race would go; how good I was feeling at the start, how I needed to conserve energy to ... (2012-09-13)

When I Was Just a Boy…: Memories of growing up in Fairbanks and the Equinox ...

News-Miner file photo The 1968 Equinox Marathon, on Sept. 21, featured 1,332 entrants, an unknown number of starters and 778 finishers. The same field near the Patty Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is still used today for the start and ... (2012-09-13)

Fox Valley Kids Marathon Kicks Off Saturday

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The race for life: Team CMB takes on marathons in memory of teen

The race for life: Team CMB takes on marathons in memory of teen. share. email · print. font size. by Shelly Bradbury · view bio ». Christian Moseley Bryant ran her last cross-country race in 2010. She died two years later due to complications from ... (2012-09-13)

Running for a cure

Together, Ward and her friend walked two half marathons. The more people Ward met who had lost someone to leukemia, the more she wanted to become involved. So when Ward heard about the Alaska marathon, she signed up. Never having been a ... (2012-12-09)

Twilight Movies Marathon before Breaking Dawn Part 2 Release

Twilight Movies Marathon before Breaking Dawn Part 2 Release This November, Twilight fans will have a lot to celebrate. There will be a Twilight movie marathon just before the release of Breaking Dawn Part 2 this November. Summit Entertainment revealed ... (2012-12-09)

After Struggling in 2012, Marathon Runner Ryan Hall Looks Forward to 2013 ...

American marathon runner Ryan Hall will be the first to tell you that he hasn't had a spectacular showing in 2012. In August, Hall made the decision to drop out of the Olympic marathon after about 10 miles due to injury. Hall had signed up to compete ... (2012-12-09)

20th Anniversary WDW Marathon Weekend Sells Out Marathon, Half Marathon ...

LaughingPlace.com recommends MouseEarVacations.com - the Official Travel Agency of LaughingPlace.com - for all your Disney travel needs. Half Marathon and Goofy Challenge Fill Up On Heels of Marathon Sellout; Race Weekend to be Largest in Event ... (2012-12-09)

MetroPCS Dallas Marathon courses tweaked with traffic, safety, runner ...

A spectator-friendly out-and-back stretch for half marathons was created on Turtle Creek Boulevard to reduce traffic impact and provide an easily accessible cheering area. * Full marathoners will be routed eastbound to Central Expressway and beyond ... (2012-12-09)

Dallas Marathon course has changed! (Don't worry; it doesn't add hills)

As you contemplate the 87-days-22-hours-33-minutes-away (at last check) running of the Dallas Marathon, are you concerned about running for too long on Mockingbird Lane? Have you been itching to see the new Klyde Warren Park? Do you think that since ... (2012-12-09)

Marathon Petroleum Corp Stock Upgraded (MPC)

Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk ... (2012-12-09)

Equinox recollections: Marathons of yesteryear are remembered by many who ...

News-Miner file photo Spencer Lyman, right, of McGrath, and John Morton, left, of the U.S. Army Biathlon Team, run stride for stride near the summit of Ester Dome on Sept. 20, 1969. Lyman out-dueled Morton by 22 seconds to win in a then-record 3 hours, ... (2012-12-09)

Meet The Man Started the Paul Ryan Marathon Controversy: Bill Walker

Meet The Man Who Changed American Politics Started the Paul Ryan Marathon Controversy: Bill Walker. By LetsRun.com. September 12, 2012. Unless you've been living under a rock, you've likely heard of Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul ... (2012-12-09)

Fetterman: MetroPCS Dallas Marathon courses tweaked with traffic, safety in mind

A spectator-friendly out-and-back stretch for half marathons was created on Turtle Creek Boulevard to reduce traffic impact and provide an easily accessible cheering area. Full marathoners will be routed eastbound to Central Expressway along a series ... (2012-12-09)

Shanghai Says It Will Rebrand 'Japanese' Marathon

By James T. Areddy. The gathering Sino-Japanese storm over a set of disputed islands has sent Shanghai authorities sprinting away from the Tokyo chemical company that has sponsored one of the city's proudest sporting events for the past 16 years while ... (2012-12-09)

Mountains are no obstacle for marathon runners

(Tyler Cobb/Park Record) Elizabeth Butler of Salt Lake City crosses the finish line in first place at Canyons Resort in the 2012 Mid Mountain Marathon. It was Butler s second Mid Mountain Marathon victory in three years. « 1; 2; ». Steve Cuttitta ... (2012-11-09)

20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Scores Hat Trick With ...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Sept. 11, 2012) – Just days after the 20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon presented by Cigna sold out, the Disney Half Marathon and Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge reached capacity. In all, an event record of more ... (2012-11-09)

Apparent winner of SD marathon disqualified

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man who appeared to win the Sioux Falls Marathon was disqualified for running the wrong course, but he said he was not trying to cheat. Olok Nykew, 37, of St. Paul, Minn., registered for the full marathon and crossed the ... (2012-11-09)

'Twilight' Movie Marathon: Five Survival Necessities

Another week, another seven days we can cross off our countdown calendar for the release of "Breaking Dawn - Part 2." And now that we've been able to calm ourselves after the debut of the new trailer at the VMAs last week, it's time to look ahead to ... (2012-11-09)

Yonkers Marathon To Be A Grueling Summer Challenge

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Considered by many runners as one of the most difficult of long distance tests, the Yonkers Marathon-Half Marathon holds its 87th running Sunday on a two-loop course that begins and ends on the Yonkers waterfront and rolls through ... (2012-11-09)

Take Your Marathon Long Runs To The Next Level

Jeff Gaudette. Jeff has been running for 13 years, at all levels of the sport. He was a two time Division-I All-American in Cross Country while at Brown University and competed professionally for 4 years after college for the Hansons-Brooks Distance ... (2012-11-09)

The Marathon Diaries: Finding Time for Long Runs

After telling the world last week that I wanted to shave nearly an hour off my marathon time, I started to feel the pressure. It's one thing to know you have a goal that you want to reach, but it's another thing to share that goal with someone else. I ... (2012-11-09)

Marathon Gold Extends High-Grade Gold Interval at the Golden Chest Mine, Idaho

Marathon Gold Extends High-Grade Gold Interval at the Golden Chest Mine, Idaho. Canada Newswire. TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - Marathon Gold Corporation ("Marathon" or the "Company") (TSX: MOZ) today announced the final results of the 2012 ... (2012-11-09)

Marathon Rationalizes IT Systems and Improves Flexibility with SimCorp ...

Marathon Asset Management, the UK asset manager with approximately $50 billion of global equities under management, has moved onto a single investment management system, SimCorp Dimension, replacing a number of legacy platforms including ... (2012-11-09)

Shanghai Says It Will Rebrand 'Japanese' Marathon

The gathering Sino-Japanese storm over a set of disputed islands has sent Shanghai authorities sprinting away from the Tokyo chemical company that has sponsored one of the city's proudest sporting events for the past 16 years while also pledging to set ... (2012-11-09)

Running the marathon of marathons

He said to me 'do you fancy doing three marathons in three days for charity in November?'. “I agreed but didn't think any more of it. About three weeks later he asked me if I had started training. At that point I realised he was serious. “When you join ... (2012-11-09)

Marathon Oil: A Major Oil Sands Player In 2013?

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO), coming out of a stable, but underwhelming second quarter, is ready to rig new revenue drivers. The company is driving growth with U.S.-based liquids rich plays, while focusing on growth within cash flow, a solid sign ... (2012-11-09)

All 'The Twilight Saga' Films to Be Screened at Movie Marathon in November

Lionsgate Films/Summit Entertainment has announced exciting news for die-hard fans of "The Twilight Saga" film series in North America. In celebration of all five films of the popular vampire movie series from the last four years, Twi-hard will be ... (2012-11-09)

My View: Accuracy in the presidential race

Asked in an interview if he still ran marathons (plural), he said, “Yeah, but I can't do it any more.” He gave his time as “under three, high twos. I had a two hour and fifty-something.” As it turned out, Ryan ran only one marathon. His time was just ... (2012-11-09)

Girls Swimming: Tigers win 3 relays at Sioux City

The Spencer girls swim team won four relays at the Missouri Valley Relays in Sioux City Saturday, Sept. 8, in the season's second meet, which featured only relays. The Tigers finished third out of four teams with 154 points, 14 behind Sioux City Metro ... (2012-11-09)

Summit Enhances 'Twilight' Experience With 'The Twilight Saga' Movie Marathon

And like most movie marathons, this one will be shown one day before the official release of the final film. The Twilight Saga is made up of five films, which were adapted from four books. The fourth and final book was adapted into two parts. The ... (2012-11-09)

Bolivian movie marathon sets new Guinness record

I LOVE watching movies, but doing it continuously for over 200 hours seems like an impossible feat. But not for two Bolivian movie aficionados who recently won a national movie marathon contest and split a prize of $10,000.Last year, Bolivia set a new ... (2012-11-09)

Shorter relishes Olympic marathon win in Munich

Shorter's celebration plans on anniversary of Olympic marathon win? Go for a ...Washington Post (2012-11-09)

Shorter relishes Olympic marathon win in Munich

(Eds: Adds details, quotes.) BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Frank Shorter recently returned to the twisting and narrow streets of Munich to retrace his historic marathon win. Not on foot this time - there was simply too much traffic - but as a passenger in a ... (2012-10-09)

'Twilight Saga' movie marathon to usher in 'Breaking Dawn' finale

It's unlikely that the famously devoted fans of the "Twilight" series will need to refresh their memories or stoke their ardor before the official Nov. 16 release of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2," the final film in the series. Even so ... (2012-10-09)

Shorter's celebration plans on anniversary of Olympic marathon win? Go for a ...

By Associated Press, AP. BOULDER, Colo. — Frank Shorter recently returned to the twisting and narrow streets of Munich to retrace his historic marathon win. Not on foot this time — there was simply too much traffic — but as a passenger in a car as ... (2012-10-09)

Harry Reid's 1972 marathon time beat Paul Ryan's

But the story has legs, as it goes, and Democrats seem eager to keep it alive to call into question Ryan's veracity on other issues, namely his budget assertions. “The Ryan math doesn't work,” Reid said. “It doesn't work in marathons or anything else.” ... (2012-10-09)

Senate Dem leader mocks Ryan on marathon time math

Harry Reid, who has run 15 marathons and several half marathons, opened the Senate session on Monday with criticism of Ryan, who had to correct his initial claim of running a marathon in "two hour and fifty-something" after records showed it was just ... (2012-10-09)

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid mocks GOP running mate Ryan on ...

Harry Reid, who has run 15 marathons and several half marathons, opened the Senate session on Monday with criticism of Ryan, who had to correct his initial claim of running a marathon in “two hour and fifty-something” after records showed it was just ... (2012-10-09)

Senate Dem leader mocks Ryan on marathon time math

Harry Reid, who has run 15 marathons and several half marathons, opened the Senate session on Monday with criticism of Ryan, who had to correct his initial claim of running a marathon in "two hour and fifty-something" after records showed it was just ... (2012-10-09)

GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon Regular Registration Deadline – September ...

goodlife Victoria, BC – September 10, 2012 (ISN) - The regular registration deadline for the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon is just five days away – on September 15. To date, over 8,100 registrations have been received for all four events – the ... (2012-10-09)

Harry Reid: Paul Ryan's 'Fictitious Math' Applies to Marathon Time, Tax Loopholes

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) jabbed Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Monday over his botched marathon time, calling it the latest example of Ryan's inability to give specifics when it comes to ... (2012-10-09)

Track marathon extreme even in running circles

What drew me to the inaugural “Last Track to Boston” event was the idea that anyone would choose to do this when he or she could sign up for one of the hundreds of marathons held throughout the United States and the rest of the world. Those runs would ... (2012-10-09)

Senate Dem leader mocks Ryan on marathon time math

Harry Reid, who has run 15 marathons and several half marathons, opened the Senate session on Monday with criticism of Ryan, who had to correct his initial claim of running a marathon in "two hour and fifty-something" after records showed it was just ... (2012-10-09)

Senate Dem leader mocks Ryan on marathon time math

Harry Reid, who has run 15 marathons and several half marathons, opened the Senate session on Monday with criticism of Ryan, who had to correct his initial claim of running a marathon in "two hour and fifty-something" after records showed it was just ... (2012-10-09)

Senate Dem leader mocks Ryan on marathon time math

Harry Reid, who has run 15 marathons and several half marathons, opened the Senate session on Monday with criticism of Ryan, who had to correct his initial claim of running a marathon in "two hour and fifty-something" after records showed it was just ... (2012-10-09)

Senate Dem leader mocks Ryan on marathon time math

Harry Reid, who has run 15 marathons and several half marathons, opened the Senate session on Monday with criticism of Ryan, who had to correct his initial claim of running a marathon in "two hour and fifty-something" after records showed it was just ... (2012-10-09)

Reid mocks Ryan over marathon time misstatement

"So as much as I would like to have the Ryan math apply to my marathons, it doesn't work," he said. Reid has emerged as one of President Barack Obama's most aggressive attack dogs. The majority leader has claimed, repeatedly but without evidence, that ... (2012-10-09)

Reid Knocks Paul Ryan's Math -- On Marathons And Everything Else

Well, Ryan's math doesn't work in marathons because you know what, Mr. President, you can always check someone's math and his math doesn't work for running a marathon or anything else. The Ryan math doesn't work with his budgets, it doesn't work with ... (2012-10-09)

Race directors of the Kalamazoo Marathon to get InterCom fall speakers series ...

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Apparent winner of SD marathon disqualified

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Higher qualifying standards to reduce marathon registration traffic

In order to estimate the effect the new standards will have on the number of runners trying to register, I compared the number of qualifiers in 2011 (for Boston 2012) with the number of qualifiers in 2012 (for Boston 2013) from 22 different marathons ... (2012-10-09)

Older marathon runners face no increased heart risk: study

Older marathon runners face no increased heart risk: study. Researchers at the University of Manitoba in Canada tested marathon participants over age 50 before and after running a 42K (26.1-mile) run. Three months later, the scientists examined blood ... (2012-10-09)

Participating in marathon a family affair

Ways to participate. Guardian Kids Fun run. When: Friday; registration and activities start at 4 p.m.. Where: Due to construction at Fox Cities Stadium, the 2012 event will be held at Appleton North High School, 5000 N. Ballard Road, Appleton Race ... (2012-10-09)

Apparent winner of SD marathon disqualified

Apparent winner of SD marathon disqualified. The Associated Press - SIOUX FALLS, S.D.. A man who appeared to win the Sioux Falls Marathon was disqualified for running the wrong course, but he said he was not trying to cheat. Olok Nykew, 37, of St. Paul ... (2012-10-09)

The Wichita Prairie Fire Marathon offers the best in fall marathoning

The Prairie Fire Marathon may just be one of the best kept secrets in the world of marathons. While this race can trace its roots back 33 years, it has remained the premier marathon in the state of Kansas and retains its original identity with the city ... (2012-10-09)

Underwater marathon in Pennsylvania raises money for wounded military ...

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A cool wind blew over the Troegs Brewing Co. parking lot Sunday morning as Scott Morgan slipped into the tank of warm water. "It's so warm it's almost like a hot tub," the Hampden Township man said. He got comfortable in the ... (2012-10-09)

St. Paul man wins marathon -- wait, not so fast: he ran half-marathon

A man who first appeared to be winning the Sioux Falls Marathon on Sunday morning was disqualified for running the wrong course. Olok Nykew, 37, of St. Paul crossed the finish line first among runners who registered for the full 26.2-mile race. That ... (2012-10-09)

Go From Couch Potato to Runner

Nancy has been a spin instructor for 6 years and has completed numerous races, including half and full marathons. She describes her running as stress relief, therapy and a great way to meet people. Last March she took a class offered by the Road ... (2012-10-09)

Apparent winner of SD marathon disqualified

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man who appeared to win the Sioux Falls Marathon was disqualified for running the wrong course, but he said he was not trying to cheat. Olok Nykew, 37, of St. Paul, Minn., registered for the full marathon and crossed the ... (2012-10-09)

Apparent winner of SD marathon disqualified

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A man who appeared to win the Sioux Falls Marathon was disqualified for running the wrong course. The Argus Leader reports ( http://argusne.ws/RNzdU6) that 37-year-old Olok Nykew of St. Paul, Minn., registered for the full marathon ... (2012-10-09)

Apparent winner of SD marathon disqualified

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man who appeared to win the Sioux Falls Marathon was disqualified for running the wrong course, but he said he was not trying to cheat. Olok Nykew, 37, of St. Paul, Minn., registered for the full marathon and crossed the ... (2012-10-09)

Elastic challenge for Abingdon Marathon runners tied together at the waist

Mr Richardson – who already has an impressive seven marathons under his belt – told the Oxford Mail: “We have all done marathons on our own and you speed up and slow down a lot even though you try to keep a steady pace. “We are all going to be ... (2012-10-09)

Athletics concludes at London Paralympics with the marathon

London, England — Yesterday, on the final day of competition, athletics concluded at the London Paralympics with the running and wheeling of the marathon for the men's T12, T46 and T54, and the women's T54. Spain and Great Britain both had a gold and ... (2012-10-09)

Get Set, Ready, Go! Here come the Marathon Run(s)

Well, the answer is yes, but people do not participate in marathons to stay in shape alone. The reasons to run a marathon are so varied, that until you have run your first marathon you will not know what you have missed, post your first run you will ... (2012-10-09)

Underwater marathon raises funds for wounded military heroes on the mend.

A cool wind blew over the Troegs Brewing Co. parking lot Sunday morning as Scott Morgan slipped into the tank of warm water. “It's so warm it's almost like a hot tub,” the Hampden Township man said. underwatermarathon.jpg View full sizePAUL CHAPLIN, ... (2012-10-09)

Never fib about your marathon time, especially if you're a running mate

In a radio interview last week, Ryan was asked what some of his best times in marathons were. “Under three, high twos. I had a two hour and fifty-something,” he said. While he's certainly a trim and healthy-looking guy, there's been plenty of ... (2012-09-09)

Oshkosh West takes second at Terror Relays

Appleton Terror Relays: Oshkosh West won five events to finish a close second to Neenah at the 10-team relay meet. Three of the five relay wins for the Wildcats came in freestyle events — the 100-yard, 400-yard and 800-yard relays — while West also ... (2012-09-09)

Marathon can't stay with Tigers

MARATHON — Jake and Vince Dinkel both caught first-half touchdown passes that tied the game at half for the Marathon football team in its Marawood Conference game against Stratford. Unfortunately, the Tigers scored 14 unanswered points in the second ... (2012-09-09)

Whatever the race, liars never win

Ask any runner who has finished one or more marathons and they'll tell you their fastest time give or take a minute. I know my personal bests for five-kilometre, 10-km, half-marathon and marathon races. Fudging is not only fraudulent but, since running ... (2012-09-09)

Training for the 20th Anniversary WDW Marathon – Week One

While the glow of completing my 50th half marathon continues on, it's time to put away the 2012 Disneyland Half Marathon finisher's medal and turn my efforts to the NEXT BIG THING – the 20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon. This is not my first ... (2012-09-09)

Training for the 20th Anniversary WDW Marathon – Week One

While the glow of completing my 50th half marathon continues on, it's time to put away the 2012 Disneyland Half Marathon finisher's medal and turn my efforts to the NEXT BIG THING – the 20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon. This is not my first ... (2012-09-09)

Queen City Marathon runners show their sole

There are feet to be iced, blisters to be healed and muscles to be massaged — the 2012 Queen City Marathon is over. The event's full marathon was won by Brendan Lunty of Camrose, Alberta with a time of 2:38:36. It was Lunty's fifth Queen City Marathon ... (2012-09-09)

Norah O'Donnell to Ryan: Misstating Marathon Time Like Gore's Bogus Internet ...

We really have entered an alternate reality. On CBS's Face the Nation Sunday, substitute host Norah O'Donnell not only asked Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan about how he could have gotten his marathon time wrong from 22 years ago, she ... (2012-09-09)

Norah O'Donnell Scolds Ryan: Misstating Your Marathon Time Is Like Gore's ...

We really have entered an alternate reality. On CBS's Face the Nation Sunday, substitute host Norah O'Donnell not only asked Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan about how he could have gotten his marathon time wrong from 22 years ago, she ... (2012-09-09)

Underwater Marathon Raises Money to Help Injured Soldiers

Runners plunged into the pools Sunday for a unique marathon aimed at raising money to help injured soldiers. An underwater marathon was held outside Troegs Brewing Company in Derry Township, Dauphin County to benefit the Eagle Fund, a national ... (2012-09-09)

Paul Ryan: Marathon time was "an honest mistake"

Sep. 9, 2012 - Deflecting criticism for saying his personal-best marathon time was more than a hour less than it was, Paul Ryan said President Obama is using his "honest mistake" to because he "doesn't have a positive story to say." (/CBS News ... (2012-09-09)

North Halifax's marathon raises more than $30000

Good times were happening Saturday in the northern end of the county when the North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department held its annual marathon fundraiser that always attracts a large crowd to its station on Leda-Grove Road in Nathalie. According to ... (2012-09-09)

Dukakis: Ryan can't run from marathon flub

Michael Dukakis isn't buying Paul Ryan's explanation that he simply forgot his marathon time when he bragged about trekking 26.2 miles in a blistering pace of “two hours and fifty-something.” “Nobody who has ever run a marathon forgets his time ... (2012-09-09)

Wheelchair racer David Weir completes clean sweep of golds at Paralympics by ...

LONDON — Oscar Pistorius cemented his status as the icon of the London Paralympics by winning gold in the final track event in the Olympic Stadium. As for the star of the games, look no further than British wheelchair racer David Weir. Loading ... (2012-09-09)

Britain settle for third place in medal table after Woods wins marathon silver

Shelly Woods added to the final-day success for the hosts when she took silver in the women's wheelchair marathon. Coming into the home straight in a breakaway group of four, she held off Sandra Graf of Switzerland, who took bronze, and Amanda McGrory ... (2012-09-09)

Official Launch of Samsung Amman International Marathon next October the 19th

The 2012 Samsung Amman International Marathon (AIM) was launched today at a press conference at the Greater Amman Municipality. The event was attended by Prince Firas bin Raad, AIM Chairman, Fawzi Masad, City Manager of Amman Municipality ... (2012-09-09)

Sportsday Live

The wheelchair marathons have begun, keep track of the progress of David Weir and Shelly Woods on BBC Radio 5 live, while @NickHopeBBC will be giving regular updates on Twitter. 1129: PARALYMPICS. BBC Sport's Gordon Farquhar on Twitter: ... (2012-09-09)

Marathon can'tstay with Tigers

MARATHON — Jake and Vince Dinkel both caught first-half touchdown passes that tied the game at half for the Marathon football team in its Marawood Conference game against Stratford. Unfortunately, the Tigers scored 14 unanswered points in the second ... (2012-09-09)

Swimming: Hanford, Richland relays shine at Richland Twilight meet

Hanford clocked a state-qualifying time in each of the three relays (400-yard freestyle, 200 free and 200 medley), and Richland earned one in the 400 free relay during Saturday's Richland Twilight swim meet at George Prout Pool. Hanford's Stephanie and ... (2012-09-09)

Changing course: 2012 Equinox Marathon route alterations improve safety

FAIRBANKS — The Equinox Marathon is returning to its roots — quite literally. A half-dozen course changes in the 50th running on Sept. 15 will help spice up Fairbanks' iconic race, with most of them designed to improve safety by re-routing about two ... (2012-09-09)

Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon

When: Sunday, Oct. 21. Where: Streets of Detroit and Windsor. Events: Greektown Marathon, Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Half-Marathons (international and U.S.), five-person relay, American Home Fitness 5K run/walk. More information: freepmarathon.com. (2012-09-09)

Dukakis: Ryan can't run from marathon flub

Michael Dukakis isn't buying Paul Ryan's explanation that he simply forgot his marathon time when he bragged about trekking 26.2 miles in a blistering pace of “two hours and fifty-something.” “Nobody who has ever run a marathon forgets his time ... (2012-09-09)

Swimming: Streaks take first in Rock Relays

The Galesburg High School girls swimming and diving team finished first out of 10 team at the Rock Island Relays on Saturday. The Silver Streaks' finished with a 208. Richwoods took second with 200 and Pleasant Valley scored 192. Galesburg placed first ... (2012-09-09)

Some Sioux Falls streets to close for marathon

Sunday morning, the Sioux Falls Marathon, ½ Marathon and 5K will be taking place throughout the city of Sioux Falls. Starting at 6:00 a.m. until the last runners are off the course, several streets will be blocked off and others will have limited ... (2012-09-09)

West Ottawa swims to title at West Michigan Relays

The West Ottawa girls' swimming and diving team may not yet be sending a message, but at the West Michigan Relays on Saturday, the Panthers proved a point. West Ottawa scored 372 points to beat runner-up Rockford by 20 and 14 other teams at this ... (2012-09-09)

Swimming: Jesuit boys, Newsome girls prevail in City Relays

TAMPA — Unlike last year when the City Relays were rained out for the first time in at least 30 years, Saturday's event at the Bobby Hicks Pool took place under sunny skies. Under those favorable conditions, the Jesuit boys and Newsome girls ... (2012-08-09)

2012 Men's College Swimming Preview: USC Will Look To #4 Ranked ...

2012 Men's College Swimming Preview: USC Will Look To #4 Ranked Freshman Class For Support. 0 JennyWilson | September 08th, 2012 | Categories: College, College Swimming Previews, News · ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com. 200 Medley Relay ... (2012-08-09)

West Michigan Relays

JENISON, MI – The senior class of the West Ottawa girls swim team was not exactly thrilled with the way its junior season ended. After winning a pair of OK Red Conference championships, and finishing in the top three at the Division 1 state meet during ... (2012-08-09)

Local squads can't catch Saline

The fifth annual Spartan Swim Relays on Saturday again featured some of the top prep girls' programs in the state. And once again taking first place was powerhouse Saline with a team score of 312, with Portage Central a close second with 293 and ... (2012-08-09)

Cerabino: GOP veep candidate Ryan's bid to be new 'Marathon Man' comes up ...

Ryan talked to interviewer Hugh Hewitt about his current regimen of 10-mile runs and his past history of running “marathons,” something he said he eventually gave up because of back pain. “I've just gotta ask, what's your personal best?” Hewitt asked. (2012-08-09)

Marathon Fee Up

Athletics Kenya (AK) will increase permits fee for the full marathons to Sh500,000 from Sh250,000 starting next year. AK President Isaiah Kiplagat said they were in the process of raising the permit fees to attract the best runners in the country. "We ... (2012-08-09)

Paul Ryan's Sub-Three – Er, Make That Over-Four-Hour Marathon

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's recent admission that he hadn't really run a marathon in under three hours, as he fraudulently claimed in a national radio interview, but in fact didn't even break four hours, puts him in fast company ... (2012-08-09)

Exim Bank Sponsors Safari International Marathon 2012

EXIM Bank Tanzania has announced a sponsorship package of 7m/- to this year's Safari International Marathon scheduled on Sunday in Arusha.A statement issued in Dar es Salaam by the Exim Bank Managing Director, Anthony Grant said the bank's ... (2012-08-09)

Ban keeps Armstrong out of marathon

Lance Armstrong's lifetime ban by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency will keep him out of the Chicago Marathon. Marathon officials said Friday that Armstrong never registered for the Oct. 7 race. But he was considering running with Livestrong's charity team, ... (2012-08-09)

'JAG' gets a marathon farewell

BYE-BYE, 'JAG' The series that spawned current CBS hit "NCIS" is leaving its Cloo cable showcase. Catch the farewell marathon of "JAG" (ongoing through Monday at 6 a.m., Cloo), which includes the Navy legal drama's final episode Sunday at 10 p.m., ... (2012-08-09)

Registration now open for kids' marathon

The focus of some area children will soon be on physical fitness. Registration for the Fifth Annual Kids' Marathon is now under way. The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department is continuing the program this year to encourage kids from ... (2012-08-09)

Armstrong banned from running Chicago Marathon

Runner • 24 minutes ago. Now we can all see why in cycling Lance Armstrong is considered a "cancer in cycling". The guy is metastasizing to triathlons and marathons now. Post a comment. Top Stories » · U.S. Women's Coach Sundhage is a Tough Act to ... (2012-07-09)

20th Walt Disney World Marathon sells out; 2013 race's largest field

On Sept. 7, Disney Sports announced that the 20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon has been sold out, less than five months after registration opened and four months before the 2013 race. The event has attracted more than 25,000 runners and ... (2012-07-09)

Report: Lance Armstrong barred from running marathon

“We got the news (Thursday),” said Mark Fabiani, Armstrong's spokesman, according to Runner's World. “It seems a little over the top to pursue him beyond the cycling arena to me,” John Conley, whose company owns and operates the Livestrong Austin ... (2012-07-09)

Disney World Marathon field sold out

Organizers for the Walt Disney World Marathon announced Friday that the 20th anniversary race, set for Jan. 13, is sold out. More than 25,000 runners have registered, topping the 23,000 runners in the 2010 Disney Marathon for the largest field ever ... (2012-07-09)

Health Controversy: Paul Ryan's Marathon Time Flub--Have You Ever Fibbed ...

"I've run a few marathons, OK? I'm not a great marathon runner. I know how hard it is to run a 3-hour marathon. As soon as I saw him say that, I knew he was being dishonest. We runners don't lie about our time." To Ryan's credit, as a runner, I know ... (2012-07-09)

Paul Ryan's Imaginary Marathon Time Is by Far His Worst Lie Yet

I have run two marathons and seven half marathons. My PR (personal record) in a marathon is 3:48. My PR in a half is 1:45. I could tell you the seconds. A runner doesn't forget. Lying about one's times not only devalues oneself, it also devalues the ... (2012-07-09)

Jill Biden's son Beau: My mom can beat Paul Ryan in a marathon

Beau Biden, the Attorney General of Delaware, and son of Vice President Joe Biden and Second Lady Jill Biden, says his mom can beat Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan in a marathon. Beau, an Army JAG officer, made the comments while ... (2012-07-09)

Heritage Marathon: Hyderabad to run into its past

What is so special about a heritage marathon when there are city marathons galore in different Indian cities? For one, the theme. The Great Wall marathon or the marathon through the vineyards in France or the LA marathon through Hollywood studios are ... (2012-07-09)

Hyderabad to run into its past

What is so special about a heritage marathon when there are city marathons galore in different Indian cities? For one, the theme. The Great Wall marathon or the marathon through the vineyards in France or the LA marathon through Hollywood studios are ... (2012-07-09)

Inaugural Corpus Christi Navy Marathon plans under way for Spring

Over the years Corpus Christi has hosted other marathons but none are still active. The idea to bring one back to the area originated with a sidelined runner. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Manny Cordero, formerly stationed in Corpus Christi, has run 56 marathons and ... (2012-07-09)

Paul Ryan Allegedly Ran His One And Only Marathon “On A Whim” After Three ...

Paul Ryan Allegedly Ran His One And Only Marathon · politics marathons lying liars news paul ryan. Sep 7, 2012 9:30 AM. Share. Facebook; Twitter; StumbleUpon; Tumblr; Instapaper; Email this post. Tweet ... (2012-07-09)

MiddletownInk Stains Leave their Mark on Big Ball Marathon

While many pack their cars and jam the roadways, making one last trip to the beaches on this final weekend of summer, the MiddletownInk Stains drag their coolers, chairs, tents and sleeping bags to Silver Lake Park. There they set up camp in the first ... (2012-07-09)

26.2 reasons why Paul Ryan is a liar

Paul Ryan is a liar. Last month in a radio interview with Hugh Hewitt, Mitt Romney's running mate told a whopper about his feats. He claimed that his feet covered a marathon course in “two hours and 50-something minutes.” That's darn fast for a middle ... (2012-07-09)

Shell Eco-Marathon Tapping the Bold, Brazen Car Innovations

Teenagers can be a rowdy bunch while having fun, but they can be genuinely be creatively cool when challenged. This has been proven time and again by Shell's Eco-Marathon that showcases the youthful talents and vigour from across the globe can be ... (2012-07-09)

HydroWorx Underwater Marathon Proves There Are No Barriers to Helping ...

Throughout the day-long Underwater Marathon event, runners will complete 5Ks, 10Ks, half-marathons or full-marathons, as they previously determined when they registered. With over 200 participants representing 20 corporate teams, the day promises to be ... (2012-07-09)

Prep swimming: Powerful Gulf Coast ready to host Shark Relays

Photo by GARY JUNG // Buy this photo. The high school swimming season kicks off on Sept. 8 at the 15th annual Shark Relays at the Norris Pool. Above, Class 2A state champion Elise Haan will look to lead the Gulf Coast girls to a second-straight event ... (2012-07-09)

Spain's Ferrer wins marathon to advance to US Open semis

Spain's David Ferrer advanced to the U.S. Open semifinals for the second time with a marathon 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) victory Thursday over Janko Tipsarevic, in part due to surprisingly strong serving. In a contest of two strong baseline ... (2012-07-09)

Lehigh Valley Health Network Marathon illustrates challenges of long-distance ...

View full sizeExpress-Times File PhotoRunners competing in the Lehigh Valley Health Network Marathon wind through the course near the Lehigh River during the 2010 race. “Chariots of Fire,” it was not. In fact, by the time I finished the 16th mile, I ... (2012-06-09)

How an Online Community Jogged Paul Ryan's Memory About His Marathon Time

David Parry is Assistant Professor of Emerging Media and Communications at the University of Texas at Dallas and a close observer of how technology is changing society and culture. He spoke at PDF 2012 on "Protecting the Internet Public." The Paul Ryan ... (2012-06-09)

Muskegon Lumberjacks to raise money in underwater marathon

MUSKEGON - The Muskegon Lumberjacks announced a partnership with Mercy Health Partners and WZZM-TV to compete in the first ever HydroWorx Underwater Marathon to help raise money for Wounded Special Forces Soldiers. The marathon is ... (2012-06-09)

Marathons safe for aging boomers, study finds

... populations in Canada and the United States mean there's a growing number of people over age 50 who exercise regularly, the researchers noted. For example, the number of older people taking part in marathons has doubled over the past two decades. (2012-06-09)

Win a Chance to Run the 2012 Nike Women's Marathon Official Rules

FITSUGAR'S WIN A CHANCE TO RUN THE 2012 NIKE WOMEN'S MARATHON OFFICIAL RULES OFFICIAL GIVEAWAY RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF ... (2012-06-09)

Marathon woman

Uma and her husband Krishna Prasad are part of the elite Marathon Grand Slam Club and are recognised by Guinness Book of World Records as the only Indian couple to have completed marathons in seven continents in seven months and topping it off with ... (2012-06-09)

There's a long distance between Ryan and reality

But that explanation doesn't wash, at least for those of us who've actually run marathons. That's because after Hewitt praised him for his marathon time, Ryan replied, "I was fast when I was younger, yeah." Well, I was fast when I was younger, too, as ... (2012-06-09)

Cobourg couple enter marathons across Canada

Stubbings marathon runners. COBOURG -- Married couple Lynn and Ken Stubbings have a goal to run a marathon or half marathon in each province and territory in Canada. They celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary while on a trip in the Yukon for a ... (2012-06-09)

Graham attempts his first marathon

There's a Bible passage that entreats people, “Love the Lord your God with all of your heart and all of your soul and all of your mind and all of your strength.” Rev. Doug Graham, the pastor of Bismarck's Evangel Assembly of God church, considers the ... (2012-06-09)

Marathon Runner Ryan Hall Talks About Struggles at 2012 Olympics, Looks ...

Before the 2012 Olympic Games, Ryan Hall had never dropped out of a race, he said. In fact, until a few years ago, marathon runner said he had never even failed to finish a workout, so to drop out of a race at the Olympic Games was shocking for Hall ... (2012-05-09)

Ryan Hall Looks Forward to Racing Again After He Dropped Out of 2012 ...

"The thing with New York is there's also 50,000 people in the race, and so New York is a huge race and all these major marathons are major, major races," Hall told Flotrack.org. "So for me, that does mean as much as winning the go medal." He added: "I ... (2012-05-09)

Beau Biden: 'My Mom Could Take' Paul Ryan in a Marathon

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Paul Ryan, Mountaineer

Lists of who has climbed which "Fourteener," like lists of finishers and their times for marathons, are part of the permanent record of each pursuit. As with his marathon time, this is so specifically impressive a claim that it should be very easy to ... (2012-05-09)

Marathon running could result in fluid build-up in lungs

... dogs and trying to balance life, work and multisport. Ryan has participated in multisport events in the midwest ranging from 5k's to 1/2 ironmans and marathons since 2001. Ryan's advice... Subscribe · Follow me on Twitter · RSS Feed · Become an ... (2012-05-09)

Paul Ryan Explains Marathon Time Snafu: I Made Up What I Thought Was 'An ...

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) ribbed Ryan during his Democratic National Convention speech Tuesday night. "You know, I'm not here to boast about my marathon time, but I bet I could outrun him," said Reid. "I've run a few marathons, OK? (2012-05-09)

Lyin' Ryan, the marathon and the Rip Van Winkle whiplash

I, too, have never run a marathon in under three hours. (Mary Altaffer - Associated Press) If Rip van Winkle had fallen asleep a week ago and awakened today, he would be baffled by how far the world has shifted. When he went to sleep, Paul Ryan was a ... (2012-05-09)

Paul Ryan explains marathon mistake

... time within an hour,” graduate student Erik Westlund said. “Everyone who takes running seriously knows that is nonsense. I've run a few marathons and a bunch of other races and I know all my times pretty much down to the second going back many years. (2012-05-09)

What Ryan's marathon 'Oops' tells us

Having been a runner for the last 32 years, and having competed for a season of track and cross country at the University of Delaware (I was arguably one of the nation's worst 100 Division I runners), and having completed 11 marathons, I can tell you ... (2012-05-09)

Paul Krugman: Of republicans, false marathon times, and fantastic budget claims

Remember Rosie Ruiz? In 1980 she was the first woman to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon — except it turned out that she hadn't actually run most of the race, that she sneaked onto the course around a mile from the end. Ever since, she has ... (2012-05-09)

Ready, steady, go for China Congress, not marathon runners

4:37 a.m. CDT, September 5, 2012. SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A delayed Beijing marathon and postponement of an exhibition on security equipment offer the clearest signs yet that the 18th Communist Party Congress, at which China's next top leaders will be ... (2012-05-09)

Ready, steady, go for China Congress, not marathon runners

SHANGHAI, Sept 5 (Reuters) - A delayed Beijing marathon and postponement of an exhibition on security equipment offer the clearest signs yet that the 18th Communist Party Congress, at which China's next top leaders will be unveiled, will take place in ... (2012-05-09)

Yael T. Abouhalkah: Ryan's marathon whopper

Sorry, but as a person who's run only two marathons — 3:36:03 at age 55 in the 2011 Minneapolis Marathon and 4:28:08 at age 56 in this year's sweltering Boston Marathon (that's my excuse, and I'm sticking to it) — I can say what most other runners ... (2012-05-09)

Training for the 20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon

While I've so far managed to get away with this for half marathons, there is no way I can do so for a full marathon without risking major damage. So, I'm starting an official 18-week training program (a modified beginner/ intermediate schedule from Hal ... (2012-05-09)

Pulmonary edema could be triggered by marathon running

Pulmonary Oedema Development In The Lungs Can Be Triggered By Marathon ...RedOrbit (2012-05-09)

Harry Reid Mocks Paul Ryan Over Marathon Time

Reid was an athlete earlier in his career. But I couldn't immediately pull up instances of him running marathons, let alone the time it took him to do so. A Reid spokesman later tweeted: "For the record @SenatorReid ran two marathons in 7 days and ... (2012-05-09)

Harry Reid Mocks Paul Ryan Over Marathon Time (VIDEO)

Reid was an athlete earlier in his career. But I couldn't immediately pull up instances of him running marathons, let alone the time it took him to do so. A Reid spokesman later tweeted: "For the record @SenatorReid ran two marathons in 7 days and ... (2012-05-09)

Running a marathon on a high school track

But what drew me to the inaugural “Last Track to Boston” event was the idea that anyone would choose to do this when he or she could sign up for one of the hundreds of marathons held throughout the United States and the rest of the world. Those runs ... (2012-04-09)

Pulmonary Oedema Development In The Lungs Can Be Triggered By Marathon ...

A new study has found evidence that marathon running could trigger pulmonary oedema, where fluid builds up in the lungs. The study will be presented today (3 September 2012) at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in Vienna. Despite ... (2012-04-09)

Marathons Safe For Aging Boomers, Study Finds

For example, the number of older people taking part in marathons has doubled over the past two decades. Read More On U.S. News: How Job Hopping Hurts Your Retirement Savings · Your Guide to Exercising Through the Ages · From 4 Long-lived Cultures, ... (2012-04-09)

Sarah Palin had a faster marathon time than Paul Ryan? Yep

As you may know, Ryan boasted in a radio interview that he used to run marathons, and his best time was “under three” minutes, or perhaps even the “high twos.” Then Runner's World busted him on it, and a campaign spokesman was forced to admit that ... (2012-04-09)

TRENDING: Ryan walks back exaggerated marathon time

(CNN) – Exercise enthusiast Paul Ryan back peddled Monday on his claim of a marathon time of under three hours, attributing the mistake to over two decades of time passed and a back injury. Ryan said in an August radio interview with Hugh Hewitt that ... (2012-04-09)

Spot Inspection: What TV show are you marathoning before Fall TV kicks in?

With the fall TV season on the horizon, chances are you're feeling under the gun to marathon a certain show. Either you want to be caught up by the time it starts its new season or, if it's an older show, you simply want to finish it before you have to ... (2012-04-09)

Paul Ryan Ribbed Online For Marathon Boast

Nobody is confused as to how MANY marathons they run nor if they are fast or slow. He went on in that interview, to say “yeah, I was really fast when i was young”……????? that is just living in fantasy land. Obviously he never ran fast. He obviously ... (2012-04-09)

Sebelius hits Ryan over Medicare, marathon time

Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) - Kathleen Sebelius ripped into Rep. Paul Ryan's Medicare plan on Tuesday, telling the Ohio delegation in town for the Democratic convention that the GOP-backed proposal would mark the death of the program. "There is no ... (2012-04-09)

Not your average Joe

Joe Seeley has been an ambassador for running and youth soccer in Champaign-Urbana. He's encouraged new runners, provided vital behind-the-scenes assistance with the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon and shown kids how fun soccer can be — all in his ... (2012-04-09)

Marathons safe for aging baby boomers, study finds

It's safe for older adults to run marathons, a new study finds. Researchers at the University of Manitoba in Canada tested marathon participants over age 50 before and after their 26.2-mile run. Using blood tests, ultrasounds and scans up to three ... (2012-04-09)

Community Sports Notebook: Hood to Coast is worth the pain

In the days following the Hood to Coast Relay, Chip Sell's calf muscles were protesting his dedication. He figured he deserved the discomfort. "I was not in as good of shape as last year, but I had just as much fun as I did last year," Sell said. For ... (2012-04-09)

CT marathon deadline looms

The deadline for online entries to the 2012 Cape Town Marathon is fast approaching with Monday September 10th being the cut-off date for pre-entries to the 42.2km and 10km races. The Marathon which is set to take place on Sunday 23 September from ... (2012-04-09)

GOP 'running' mate Paul Ryan's marathon time not as fast as he claims

Mr. Ryan also told Mr. Hewitt that he doesn't run marathons (note the plural) any more because he hurt a disc in his back. For non-professionals, a sub-3:00 marathon is nothing short of awesome. As Runner's World pointed out, that would make Mr. Ryan ... (2012-04-09)

Hood to Coast 2012 Recap

Over the past few years, I have had several friends participate in the Hood to Coast relay. I never quite understood the draw and quite honestly nothing about it seemed at all fun to me, much less the high cost involved. Last year I was asked to ... (2012-04-09)

Paul Ryan's Marathon: Everyone Else Remembers His or Her Time

Two places behind her was O. T. Lupinski, who was in his mid-fifties then, and who is still running marathons in his late-seventies. He guessed his time to have been 4:05. Michael Nagell, who ran 4:01:41, remembered running “three-thirty-something ... (2012-04-09)

Marathons may cause breathing issues, heart attacks, study says

Marathons may cause breathing issues, heart attacks, study says. Half of 26 runners in the study who completed a marathon had some form of pulmonary edema, in which fluid builds up in the air sacs of the lungs. Bloomberg News ... (2012-04-09)

Heart of America Marathon draws runners from across the continent

For Canadian runners Don and Marion Landry, 67 and 68 respectively, this race brought them one step closer to 300 completed marathons. The couple finished the Heart of America race side by side one day after finishing a different marathon. In both ... (2012-03-09)

Dance Marathon receives social media award

“It's cool to be known as a leader for Dance Marathons around the nation.” Dance Marathon was founded in 1991 at one university and has grown ever since. More than 150 schools, including both high schools and colleges, participate in Dance Marathons ... (2012-03-09)

MU student attempts record for fastest marathon in a suit

Whitney Dreier kisses her husband, Matt Dreier, after finishing as the top female participant in the Heart of America Marathon on Monday. Dreier, from Columbia, ran the marathon in 3 hours and 29 minutes and finished 15th overall. She said her ... (2012-03-09)

Sarah Palin's Marathon Time Was Two Minutes Faster Than Paul Ryan's

It was bad enough that Paul Ryan compulsively lied about his marathon time, but now comes word that, among recent vice-presidential candidates who ran marathons, Ryan is only the third fastest. John Edwards posted the fastest time at three hours and ... (2012-03-09)

Review time! with Marathon

If Frank Miller can immortalize Spartans, why can't Boaz Yakin and Joe Infurnari immortalize Athenians? Marathon is exactly what it sounds like: an account of the battle of Marathon in 490 B.C., brought to us by filmmaker Boaz Yakin (I don't know why ... (2012-03-09)

Sarah Palin Ran a Faster Marathon Than Paul Ryan

In reading the coverage, what's fascinating to me is 1) How active and impressive the Letsrun.com forum is; 2) how many vice presidential candidates in recent years have run marathons; 3) how good Sarah Palin is at the marathon. Check out this handy ... (2012-03-09)

Paul Ryan's marathon lie causing campaign trouble?

While Runner's World failed to find that the candidate had run any marathons at all under the name Paul Ryan, they did find an entry for a Paul D. Ryan that seemed to match the candidate's name and age (at the time). They contacted his people, and his ... (2012-03-09)

Howell soccer marathon to fight childhood cancer

HOWELL — Twelve-year-old Madison Beggs will be remembered by the community on Sept. 22, as children sprint across the soccer fields and play games at Oak Glen Park. Madison Beggs lost her 22-month battle with brain cancer last June. In light of her ... (2012-03-09)

Paul Ryan and that first marathon

I've finished 16 marathons and a 50K, and I can tell you the chip time in nearly every one of them. I can't speculate as to why Ryan's memory failed him in that interview. But the hours required to train and the struggles you face during a 26.2-mile ... (2012-03-09)

Runner dies during Mexico City marathon

The Mexico City marathon is one of more than 600 races held annually in Mexico and is considered, along with the Torreon, Monterrey and Mazatlan marathons, to be among the top events at this distance in the country. EFE. Print; Email; Share; Comments ... (2012-03-09)

Four Marathons Ultimate Test For Meb

“It's the ultimate test for the body to do four marathons in one year,” said Keflezighi, the 2009 ING New York City Marathon champ and the 2004 Olympic silver medalist in the marathon. “Another PR in New York would be a huge story. Especially at 37.” ... (2012-03-09)

Using Safari Marathon to Attract More Tourists

Arusha — While Tanzanians are still licking their wounds from the recently held London 2012 Olympics in which the country players fared badly, Arusha is in the process of organizing an international marathon. The Third Installment of the 'Safari ... (2012-03-09)

McCandless repeats as Kaua'i Marathon winner; Ely breaks women's course ...

McCandless repeats as Kaua'i Marathon winner; Ely breaks women's course record. PO'IPU — Tyler McCandless repeated Sunday as The Kaua'i Marathon champion for the second straight year at the oceanfront finish area set up at… (2012-03-09)

Marathons May Cause Breathing Issues, Heart Attacks

Marathon running may trigger a lung condition that causes shortness of breath, severe coughing, and in serious cases, heart attacks or respiratory failure, according to a new study. Half of 26 runners in the study who completed the 2011 Steamtown ... (2012-03-09)

Using safari marathon to attract more tourists

WHILE Tanzanians are still licking their wounds from the recently held London 2012 Olympics in which the country players fared badly, Arusha is in the process of organizing an international marathon. The Third Installment of the 'Safari International ... (2012-03-09)

Runners and cyclists take part in Wolverhampton marathon

Runners and cyclists take part in Wolverhampton marathon. Monday 3rd September 2012, 10:15AM BST. Runners and cyclists take part in Wolverhampton marathon · Tweet. Wolverhampton was a mass of runners, cyclists and their supporters as almost ... (2012-03-09)

CINGSA, Marathon resolve base gas issue for new storage facility

CINGSA, Marathon resolve base gas issue for new storage facility. Marathon Oil and Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska, CINGSA, said Aug. 24 that they have resolved an issue of base gas for the new CINGSA facility at Kenai. The companies said in a ... (2012-03-09)

TV Marathons on Labor Day 2012!

It's a holiday, so of course you turn to SitcomsOnline to see what marathons are on TV! Most of you are probably outdoors this last "unofficial" weekend of summer with your family & friends, but for those of you who are in need of some TV marathons ... (2012-03-09)

Marathons May Cause Breathing Issues, Heart Attacks, Study Says

Marathon running may trigger a lung condition that causes shortness of breath, severe coughing, and in serious cases, heart attacks or respiratory failure, according to a new study. Half of 26 runners in the study who completed the 2011 Steamtown ... (2012-03-09)

Marathons May Cause Breathing Issues, Heart Attacks, Study Says

Marathon running may trigger a lung condition that causes shortness of breath, severe coughing, and in serious cases, heart attacks or respiratory failure, according to a new study. Half of 26 runners in the study who completed the 2011 Steamtown ... (2012-03-09)

'Underwater marathon' to aid wounded U.S. soldiers

The Orthopedic Center of Illinois' foundation is looking for volunteers to participate in an “underwater marathon” Sept. 9 to help fund cutting-edge rehabilitation services for wounded U.S. soldiers. “We're thrilled to be offering this unique event in ... (2012-03-09)

Wagner: What makes a race special to you?

Political Notebook · Steve Wagner · Sue Doeden · Tammy Swift · Classifieds · DowntownCam · cam · camera · downtowncam · towercam · video · weather · weathercam · webcam · print article Print · e-mail article E-mail. Published September 02, 2012, 11:22 ... (2012-03-09)

The only lie that seems to matter: Paul Ryan's fudged marathon time

Runner's World magazine, a repository of marathon times. They couldn't find his name as having run in any marathons. Finally, Runner's World reported that the campaign told them that “that the Republican vice presidential candidate has run one marathon. (2012-03-09)

The only lie that seems to matter: Paul Ryan's fudged marathon time

San Francisco Chronicle (blog) (2012-03-09)

Blue Line Race is trial run for Akron marathon

He has run marathons all over the country, including 17 times at the Boston Marathon. Luscher said he is more excited about this one. “My family will be waiting along the course to see me, and I'll be able to feel what that's like,” he said. “And the ... (2012-03-09)

Rosie Ruiz Republicans

Remember Rosie Ruiz? In 1980 she was the first woman to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon — except it turned out that she hadn't actually run most of the race, that she sneaked onto the course around a mile from the end. Ever since, she has ... (2012-03-09)

Filler: Marathon runners don't forget their time. What was Paul Ryan thinking?

Had we run our singular marathons together, he'd have been showered, dressed and drinking a Coolatta by the time I crossed the line. Somehow Ryan managed to turn what should be a badge of honor into an (admittedly) small mark of shame. Me, I'll keep ... (2012-02-09)

Ryan Admits Misstating Marathon Time

In the interview with the radio host Hugh Hewitt last week, Mr. Ryan was asked what were some of his best times in marathons, and he replied, “Under three, high twos. I had a two hour and fifty-something.” Mr. Ryan is known for his dedicated physical ... (2012-02-09)

Paul Ryan Admitted To Lying About Running A Marathon In Less Than Three ...

Please follow Politics on Twitter and Facebook. Tags: Paul Ryan, Marathons | Get Alerts for these topics ». Short URL. Share: Twitter · Facebook · Buzz · Digg · StumbleUpon · Reddit · LinkedIn; Email; More about embedding posts » Embed; More about ... (2012-02-09)

After runners cry foul, Paul Ryan backtracks on his marathon claims

22 during a nationally syndicated radio program, when the Wisconsin congressman told host Hugh Hewitt he had run marathons. “What's your personal best?” Hewitt asked, according to a transcript of the show. “Under three, high twos,” Ryan said, referring ... (2012-02-09)

Jeff Vrabel: Paul Ryan's marathon

In fact, we could spend the better part of the afternoon alphabetically listing politicians who have run faster marathons than me, with the exception of Al Gore, who I will now take to calling "An Inconvenient Turtle," but that's the point: We can do ... (2012-02-09)

Paul Ryan exaggerates his marathon-running prowess

Voters will have to decide how much to ding Republican vice presidential nominee Paul D. Ryan for slamming President Obama on a debt reduction commission, when Ryan made the same judgment himself with a vote in Congress. That kind of inconsistency ... (2012-02-09)

Marathons safe for aging boomers, study finds

Researchers at the University of Manitoba in Canada tested marathon participants over age 50 before and after their 26.2-mile run. Using blood tests, ultrasounds and scans up to three months later, they found the runners had temporary heart effects ... (2012-02-09)

Cramps can't stop men's winner of Marquette Marathon

Paullin said he decided to do this event because it was one of the last marathons in the country he could run to qualify for the Boston Marathon in April. "I've never been to Boston before so (my wife and I) are going to take a couple of days and see ... (2012-02-09)

Ryan says he misstated marathon time claim

Republican Paul Ryan now says he didn't run a marathon in less than three hours as he claimed in a nationally broadcast interview. The vice presidential hopeful acknowledged Saturday he had misstated his marathon time by more than an hour. He released ... (2012-02-09)

Safari Marathon Changes Routes

Arusha — ORGANISERS of the annual 'Safari International Marathon,' which takes place in Arusha every September, have made some adjustment to the routes covered by its main 21 kilometre event. "Instead of taking the usual Dodoma Road, we have ... (2012-02-09)

Before he ran for vice president, Ryan ran in Duluth

22 during a nationally syndicated radio program, when the Wisconsin congressman told host Hugh Hewitt he had run marathons. “What's your personal best?” Hewitt asked, according to a transcript of the show. “Under three, high twos,” Ryan said, referring ... (2012-02-09)

Marathon organizers still aiming for 5000 participants

MANKATO — The Mankato Marathon weekend is nearly two months away, but interest is already building. According to numbers released by the Greater Mankato Convention & Visitors Bureau, advance registrations are up 25 percent from last year at this ... (2012-02-09)

GOP vice presidential hopeful Ryan says he misstated claim of sub-3 hour ...

Republican Paul Ryan now says he didn't run a marathon in less than three hours as he claimed in a nationally broadcast interview. The vice presidential hopeful acknowledged Saturday he had misstated his marathon time by more than an hour. He released ... (2012-02-09)

Fact-Checked Ryan Retreats From Marathon Boast

“I hurt a disc in my back, so I don't run marathons anymore.” After Runner's World magazine reported on its website it couldn't find any marathon results by Ryan, his campaign told the publication he ran a race called Grandma's Marathon in Duluth ... (2012-01-09)

Ryan says he misstated marathon claim

Ryan says he misstated marathon claim. Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. claps as presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign event, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, in Jacksonville, Fla. (2012-01-09)

Paul Ryan says he misstated marathon claim

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan says he didn't run a marathon in less than three hours as he claimed in a nationally broadcast interview. The candidate acknowledged Saturday he had misstated his marathon time by more than an hour. (2012-01-09)

Paul Ryan exaggerates his marathon-running prowess

Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan plays cornhole during a tailgate party at the Ohio State University-Miami University of Ohio football game at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. (Mary Altaffer / Associated Press / September 1, 2012) ... (2012-01-09)

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan says he misstated marathon ...

Republican Paul Ryan now says he didn't run a marathon in less than three hours as he claimed in a nationally broadcast interview. The vice presidential hopeful acknowledged Saturday he had misstated his marathon time by more than an hour. He released ... (2012-01-09)

GOP vice presidential hopeful Ryan says he misstated claim of sub-3 hour ...

Republican Paul Ryan now says he didn't run a marathon in less than three hours as he claimed in a nationally broadcast interview. The vice presidential hopeful acknowledged Saturday he had misstated his marathon time by more than an hour. He released ... (2012-01-09)

Ryan Retreats From Claim He Ran Marathon in Under 3 Hours

“I hurt a disc in my back, so I don't run marathons anymore.” After Runner's World magazine reported on its website it couldn't find any marathon results by Ryan, his campaign told the publication he ran a race called Grandma's Marathon in Duluth ... (2012-01-09)

It Turns Out That Paul Ryan Did Not Run a Marathon in Under Three Hours

It's been a tough few days for Paul Ryan's relationship with the truth. Now that the fact-checking of his less-than-honest Republican National Convention speech has been completed, the media has moved on to his claim — made in a radio interview last ... (2012-01-09)

Paul Ryan Trips Over Marathon Question

You left out another Presidential candidate that runs marathons and has no need to lie about it. Gov. Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party has not only run marathons, but has competed in Ironman Triathlons as well as he climbed Mt. Everest. Who has ... (2012-01-09)

Paul Ryan gets caught boasting false marathon time

United States Representative and Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan (R-WI) has been known as something of a workout warrior in his time in Congress. Ryan's muscular physique and devotion to the P-90X workout/nutritional system has been ... (2012-01-09)

Fact Check: Paul Ryan Exaggerates Marathon Claim

HH: But you did run marathons at some point? PR: Yeah, but I can't do it anymore, because my back is just not that great. HH: I've just gotta ask, what's your personal best? PR: Under three, high twos. I had a two hour and fifty-something. HH: Holy smokes. (2012-01-09)

Paul Ryan Never Ran Sub-3-Hour Marathon

Ryan replied, 'Yeah, I hurt a disc in my back, so I don't run marathons anymore. I just run ten miles or less.' When Hewitt asked Ryan what his personal best is, Ryan replied, 'Under three, high twos. I had a two hour and fifty-something.' "Runner's ... (2012-01-09)

Paul Ryan did not run a sub-3 hour marathon: Runner's World sleuthing digs up ...

He also said, "I hurt a disc in my back, so I don't run marathons anymore. I just run ten miles or less." Most serious runners can rattle off precise race finish times, especially when it comes to citing personal records, and the fuzzy time mentioned ... (2012-01-09)

Paul Ryan: Marathon Time Claim Not True

"I hurt a disc in my back, so I don't run marathons anymore." But the Ryan campaign confirmed to Runner's World that he has only run one marathon, the 1990 Grandma's Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota, which he finished in just over 4 hours. "The race was ... (2012-01-09)

Marathons Safe for Aging Boomers, Study Finds

SATURDAY Sept. 1 (HealthDay News) -- It's safe for older adults to run marathons, a new study finds. Researchers at the University of Manitoba in Canada tested marathon participants over age 50 before and after their 26.2-mile run. Using blood tests ... (2012-01-09)

On your mark, get to the set for marathons

Television never takes a holiday. Well, actually, it takes all holidays and fills them with marathons. Let's just say that television isn't taking Labor Day off. Even before Monday, weekend festivals will get the party going. So say goodbye to summer ... (2012-01-09)

Paul Ryan: Marathon Time Claim Not True

"I hurt a disc in my back, so I don't run marathons anymore." But the Ryan campaign confirmed to Runner's World that he has only run one marathon, the 1990 Grandma's Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota, which he finished in just over 4 hours. "The race was ... (2012-01-09)

Lie or Mistake? Paul Ryan's Marathoning Past

P. R.: Yeah, I hurt a disc in my back, so I don't run marathons anymore. I just run ten miles or [less]. H. H.: But you did run marathons at some point? P. R.: Yeah, but I can't do it anymore, because my back is just not that great. H. H.: I've just ... (2012-01-09)

Paul Ryan Lied About Being Good At Marathons

Paul Ryan Lied About Being Good At Marathons Republic vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan takes fitness very, very seriously. Except when he's completely bullshitting about it. Runner's World reports that Ryan told a radio interviewer that he used to ... (2012-01-09)

Council, Mayor honor organizers of the first marathon on Kaua'i

“Today we reminisce with community enthusiast Donna Schulze, and former Kaua'i YMCA Director, who participated in the first marathon and over the years has finished a total of nine marathons and 218 races,” Carvalho read from the proclamation. Carvalho ... (2012-01-09)

In Remembrance: Pharmacist Jerome Stieber leaves legacy in Marathon

MARATHON — A former Marathon pharmacist who spent nearly 50 years in the business has left his mark on his hometown, in more ways than one. Jerome Stieber, 80, died Tuesday at Aspirus Hospice House after a battle with Alzheimer's disease. (2012-01-09)

Ecstasy of completing 18-hour relay worth agony for KTC

Special to the news sentinel Knoxville Track Club members, top row, left to right, Catherine Lasswell, Nick End, Brad Adams, Chris Kane, Kyle Stanton, Ethan Coffey, Stewart Ellington, Paul Davis and Herb Gengler. Bottom row, left to right, Jason Altman ... (2012-01-09)

McKenzie: Running marathons barefoot helps raise money

The nonprofit agency has about a $30,000 annual budget and Mr. Cunningham contributes more than $5,000 of that every year by running marathons barefoot, gathering per-mile pledges from other clowns, family, friends and well-wishers. “People have been ... (2012-01-09)

Ease the pain of summer's end with these Labor Day weekend marathons

The sun is shining, the grill is grilling… but all you want to do is sit around and watch the tube. We at EW feel your pain; it's tough to celebrate a holiday that marks the beginning of the school year, the advent of autumn chill, and the last ... (2012-08-31)

Mid-Mountain Marathon set to star under fall colors

(Park Record file photo) The annual Mid-Mountain Marathon, the finale of the Triple Trail Challenge presented by the Mountain Trails Foundation, is scheduled to return to the trails surrounding Park City on Saturday, Sept. 8. « 1; ». Ask Charlie ... (2012-08-31)

Golub Capital Provides One-Loan Debt Facility to Support the Acquisition of ...

Marathon Data Systems, a Leading SaaS Provider of Field Service Software and ...IT News Online (2012-08-31)

What to Watch: Your Guide to 50 Labor Day Weekend Marathons and Specials!

Gossiping Upper East Siders, switched-at-birth gals, crimesolvers in spades…This Labor Day weekend has plenty of marathons, specials and premieres to keep you glued to your TV. From two generations of sexy New Yorkers on Style Network to a slayer we ... (2012-08-31)

First ever underwater marathon set to take place to help injured soldiers

The first ever underwater marathon is set to take place next weekend in Hershey with the help of a local company. “Underwater, that's the key thing, no ones ever done a marathon underwater,” stated CEO and Co-Founder Anson Flake. Thanks to Hydroworx ... (2012-08-31)

Gulf Gasoline Weakens as U.S. Grants Crude Oil Loan to Marathon

Gulf Coast gasoline weakened as the U.S. Energy Department approved a 1 million-barrel loan of crude oil to Marathon Petroleum Corp. to address shortages caused by Hurricane Isaac. The loan of sweet crude oil will be returned within three months, plus ... (2012-08-31)

Labor Day weekend TV marathons

Well, actually, it takes all holidays, and fills them with marathons. Let's just say TV isn't taking Labor Day off. Audrina Patridge of 'The Hills' on MTV. ASSOCIATED PRESS. Audrina Patridge of 'The Hills' on MTV. Even before Monday, weekend festivals ... (2012-08-31)

Strategic Petroleum Reserve Loans 1M Barrels Of Oil To Marathon

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) received a loan of one million barrels of sweet crude oil from the Department of Energy in response to its request for an emergency loan. Oil drilling US. The oil company experienced a short-term shortage in ... (2012-08-31)

Runners question Paul Ryan's claim that he ran a marathon in under 3 hours

Even people who aren't familiar with the Republican vice presidential nominee's political views are aware that Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan is a fitness fanatic with a ripped physique. At 6-foot-2, Ryan weighs a lean 163 pounds and has 6%-8% body ... (2012-08-31)

US loans reserve oil to Marathon Petroleum

Loan of 1 mln barrels not expected to move oil prices. * Marathon refinery at reduced rates after Isaac. * No other refiners asked DOE for oil - source. WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) - The United States will loan 1 million barrels of crude from ... (2012-08-31)

US Loans Oil to Marathon Petroleum After Storm

The United States will loan 1 million barrels of sweet crude to Marathon Petroleum Corp (MRO) after one of its refineries was operating at reduced rates in the wake of Hurricane Isaac, the Department of Energy said on Friday. "This emergency loan from ... (2012-08-31)

US DOE loans 1 mln barrels of reserve oil to Marathon

Loan not expected to move oil prices. * Marathon refinery at reduced rates after Isaac. WASHINGTON Aug 31 (Reuters) - The United States will loan 1 million barrels of sweet crude to Marathon Petroleum Corp after one of its refineries was operating at ... (2012-08-31)

Some dusty marathons

Various causes and projects, sites and scenery, can prompt a marathon run. So, too, can a combination of a man-made and natural disaster. I give you the Dust Bowl Marathon Series, five runs of 26.2 miles over five days in five states in the region this ... (2012-08-31)

New Central Texas marathon announced

New Central Texas marathon announced. By Pam LeBlanc | Friday, August 31, 2012, 05:18 AM. army marathon.JPG. Central Texas runners can add a new marathon to their race calendar. Race directors announced that The Army Marathon will take place on ... (2012-08-31)

Weekend guide: Labor Day TV & radio specials

Television and radio will mark the last big weekend of summer with action movies, marathons, countdowns and of course the Muscular Dystrophy telethon. A few highlights: TELEVISION. A&E: Saturday: “Hatfields and McCoys,” 6 p.m.-4 a.m. Monday: “Coma,” ... (2012-08-31)

McCook happy that World Relays will debut in region

NEVILLE 'Teddy' McCook, president of the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC), is delighted the IAAF World Relays will debut in the region. "We're extremely happy because we had all the support from our council ... (2012-08-31)

Breck Crest run looms this Labor Day weekend

Runners in the Breck Crest Mountain Marathon make their way past the 10th Mountain Division Memorial as they leave the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge on their way to Peak 9 in the early-morning sunlight last September. Approximately 300 runners ... (2012-08-31)

Malinzi Launches Rock City Marathon

THE National Sports Council Chairman (NSC) Dioniz Malinzi on Wednesday launched the fourth edition of Rock City Marathon to be held on October 28 in Mwanza Region. The marathon organized by a local integrated communication and public relations ... (2012-08-31)

The Phoenix Marathon: running through a fantastic scenery for a cause

Marathons · Recreation · Health & Fitness · Travel · Charity & Volunteering. Advertisement. With so much heat in Arizona, who would ever think there would be a chance to run a marathon? This may come as a surprise to many but, the weather in Phoenix, ... (2012-08-31)

Marathon Data Systems, a Leading SaaS Provider of Field Service Software and ...

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Marathon Data Systems ("Marathon"), a leading provider of comprehensive turnkey Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) software solutions used by field service businesses, such as pest control and ... (2012-08-31)

Snedeker Nearing End Of a Tense Marathon

NORTON, Mass. — Brandt Snedeker was finished with his pro-am round at the Deutsche Bank Championship by noon on Thursday. Instead of hitting balls for at least an hour on the range, as he normally would, Snedeker practiced his putting for less than 30 ... (2012-08-31)

MU student suits up for Heart of America Marathon

MU student suits up for Heart of America Marathon. Thursday, August 30, 2012 | 9:54 p.m. CDT. Steven Mankofsky trains for the Heart of America Marathon on Aug. 22 at Stankowski Field. Mankofsky is attempting to beat the current Guinness World Record ... (2012-08-31)

Snedeker Is Preparing For a Tense Marathon

NORTON, Mass. — Brandt Snedeker was finished with his pro-am round at the Deutsche Bank Championship by noon on Thursday. Instead of hitting balls for at least an hour on the range, as he normally would, Snedeker practiced his putting for less than 30 ... (2012-08-31)

Marathon Petroleum Corporation Presents at Barclays CEO Energy/Power ...

FINDLAY, Ohio, Aug. 30, 2012 - On Wednesday, Sept. 5, Marathon Petroleum Corp oration's (NYSE: MPC) Sr. Vice President and CFO Don Templin, will deliver a presentation to investors and industry analysts at the Barclays CEO Energy/Power Conference. (2012-08-30)

Beer is the secret to running 100 marathons

For Norman Chan, the secret to completing 100 marathons in six years is not about a strict diet or a rigid training plan - it is all about having a beer. The 53-year-old Christchurch wine salesman will become the fastest New Zealander to run 100 ... (2012-08-30)

Labor Day weekend TV marathons

Newsday (2012-08-30)

Beach Cities Challenge Extended Due To Overwhelming Success

Participants may run any combination of full or half marathons, and can start with any of the three races in 2012 or 2013. "The Beach Cities Challenge was originally scheduled to end with the Surf City Marathon in 2013, but the success of the series ... (2012-08-30)

Thomas Omwenga will run the Thunder Bay Marathon on September 23

THUNDER BAY – Sports – The Board of Directors of the Thunder Bay Marathon – Miles with the Giant are pleased to announce that elite athlete Thomas Omwenga will run the Thunder Bay Marathon on September 23. Omwenga is an amazing athlete with a ... (2012-08-30)

adidas all in for Two Oceans

... the world's most beautiful marathon, and given its rich heritage and popularity both in South Africa and abroad, we are delighted to welcome the event to our prestigious family of marathons which includes the Beijing, Berlin, Boston and London ... (2012-08-30)

Marquette Marathon keeps growing now in third year

MARQUETTE - The Marquette Marathon may be going the way of the Ore to Shore Bike Epic and Noquemanon cross-country skiing marathon. It is growing by leaps and bounds. The Ringside Fitness-sponsored marathon, half-marathon, marathon relay and ... (2012-08-30)

Senior Goes Distance to Prepare for St. Charles Marathon

Today, at 68, she's got 10 marathons under her belt and has to her credit eight or nine mountain hikes around the world — to the base camp of Mount Everest in Nepal, to the top of Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro in Africa, as well as a climb in New Zealand. (2012-08-30)

2012 Green Bay marathon scores $135000 for charity

ASHWAUBENON — This year's Cellcom Green Bay Marathon may have been cut short because of excessive heat, but local charities weren't shortchanged. The Cellcom Green Bay Marathon raised $135,000 for their three charity partners this year and gave ... (2012-08-30)

Malinzi launches Rock City Marathon

THE National Sports Council Chairman (NSC) Dioniz Malinzi on Wednesday launched the fourth edition of Rock City Marathon to be held on October 28 in Mwanza Region. The marathon organized by a local integrated communication and public relations ... (2012-08-30)

Road Ahead marathon training time

"This will be my eighth marathon," she said, "and I don't know how many half marathons I've done. My PR [personal record] for a marathon isn't very fast by any means at 4 hours, 41 minutes, but I want to try to get under 4:30 this year, and that's my ... (2012-08-30)

Athletics: Rock 'n' Roll USA Marathon Sets New Course at National Mall

Rock 'n' Roll USA Marathon Moves Start From RFK Stadium to Constitution Ave. Start Line Located Adjacent to Washington DC's Famous Monuments and Memorials. 2013 event scheduled for Saturday, March 16; Registration Open at Competitor.com ... (2012-08-29)

2012 Green Bay marathon scores $135000 for charity

Cellcom Green Bay Marathon race director Sean Ryan poses for a picture with Tom Martin, president of Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin and Brighid Riordan, director of public affairs at Cellcom, on Wednesday as the event made its donation to its ... (2012-08-29)

US Olympians Keflezighi, Abdirahman, Hall to run 2012 ING New York City ...

“By this November, I will have run eight of the last 10 NYC Marathons. I'm thankful for not only winning the race in 2009, but also finishing in the top 10 in all but one. I would like to thank NYRR for introducing me to the marathon and supporting me ... (2012-08-29)

Of Cabbages and Kings: Surviving Hood to Coast

Of Cabbages and Kings. Posted: Wednesday, August 29, 2012 10:11 am. Of Cabbages and Kings: Surviving Hood to Coast 0 comments. A mention of Hood to Coast prompts a reflex in many Clatsop County residents. They go somewhere else. They flee, to ... (2012-08-29)

Beach Cities Challenge Extended Due To Overwhelming Success

Participants may run any combination of full or half marathons, and can start with any of the three races in 2012 or 2013. "The Beach Cities Challenge was originally scheduled to end with the Surf City Marathon in 2013, but the success of the series ... (2012-08-29)

Athletics: Chan set to notch up century of marathons

Otago Daily Times (2012-08-29)

Meb Keflezighi To Run New York City Marathon

”By this November, I will have run eight of the last 10 NYC Marathons. I'm thankful for not only winning the race in 2009, but also finishing in the top 10 in all but one.” Keflezighi, the 2004 Athens Olympic Marathon silver medalist, has a career best ... (2012-08-29)

NYC Marathon Will Reunite US Olympic Team

The three-man U.S. Olympic marathon team will reunite at the start line of the ING New York City Marathon race on Nov. 4. “This is the first time that we have boasted of the entire U.S. Olympic men's team in New York,” said Richard Finn, spokesman for ... (2012-08-29)

Marathon study: Race worth $219 million to Chicago

New Study Indicates Significant Economic Impact of Bank of America Chicago ...PYMNTS.com (2012-08-29)

2012 Run Oregon Race Profile

In total, Marianne has ran one marathon, eight half marathons (with three this year alone qualifying her for Half Fanatics), one trail half marathon, two 10 milers, two 15k, seven 10k and numerous 5k, as well as two relays, H2C 2011 and Oregon Epic ... (2012-08-29)

Nuun and Company Named the Official Electrolyte Sponsor of the 2012 and ...

August 29, 2012 - Seattle, Washington - Nuun, the top-selling sports drink in run, bike, and outdoor specialty stores, will be the Official Hydration Sponsor of the2012 and 2013 Nike Women's Marathon and Half Marathon events (NWM). The Nike Women's ... (2012-08-29)

Walk Indiana registration ends Friday

MUNCIE — Have you been meaning to join in the upcoming Walk Indiana walking marathon? Well, Friday, Aug. 31, is the last day to register. The Sept. 8 walking marathon will offer quarter-, half- and full-marathon distances on the Cardinal Greenway ... (2012-08-29)

ECB's Liikanen: Europe Halfway Through Debt-Crisis Marathon

(This article was originally published earlier Wednesday.) HELSINK--Europe may be halfway through the sovereign-debt-crisis marathon, but the second half of the struggle won't be any easier, European Central Bank governing council member Erkki ... (2012-08-29)

Paralympic Games: It's no longer a marathon but a sprint for Richard Whitehead

To even consider such a thing would be utterly absurd and, fit or otherwise, it is understandably something that Radcliffe has never even bothered to entertain. For Richard Whitehead, who is trained by Radcliffe's former running partner Liz Yelling ... (2012-08-29)

Rock City Marathon 2012 Set for Launch

THE fourth edition of the Rock City Marathon is to be rolled out today at New Africa Hotel in Dar es Salaam. The event which mainly aims at promoting domestic tourism concept through sports will be launched by the National Sports Council (NSC) Chairman ... (2012-08-29)

Riverite runner-up at Run the Rock marathon

Runners from age 14 to 74 came out Sunday for Texada Island's Second Annual Run the Rock marathon and half-marathon races. In the 42.2 km full marathon, Keith Wakelin, 53, of Merville, was the first male across the finish line for the second year in a ... (2012-08-29)

Bailee Person blog: I won't let an injury get in way of completing a marathon

Since the last time I wrote a blog, a lot has changed in my daily routine in the terms of running and in everyday life. School has started up once again, I am busy with cheerleading, but after my half marathon I was having a terrible pain in the ball ... (2012-08-29)

Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon route change

The organizer's goal has been to develop a course that rivals marathons in London, New York, Chicago and Tokyo as 'City Marathon' mania has swept the world. These signature marathons are creating a new form of tourism as runners include marathon ... (2012-08-28)

Profit From Marathon's Latest Moves In Kurdistan

Baghdad feels the most insecure when oil companies decide to forge ahead with their plans to explore and drill in Kurdistan, Iraq's autonomous region. Kurdistan lies in the northern part of Iraq and is ruled by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG ... (2012-08-28)

Gallery: Athletepath teams up with Hood to Coast

Each year more than 10,000 runners (and walkers) converge in Oregon for "the mother of all relays" — the Hood to Coast and Portland to Coast relay races. While the 199-mile route and format have long stayed the same, this year was a bit different ... (2012-08-28)

Isaac shuts 12 pct of US Gulf Coast refining capacity -Energy Dept

NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - About 12 percent of the U.S. Gulf Coast's refining capacity, or 936,000 barrels per day, was shut down as Hurricane Isaac made a beeline for the Louisiana coast, forcing five refiners to temporarily halt operations, the U.S ... (2012-08-28)

Isaac shuts 12 pct of US Gulf Coast refining capacity -Energy Dept

NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - About 12 percent of the U.S. Gulf Coast's refining capacity, or 936,000 barrels per day, was shut down as Hurricane Isaac made a beeline for the Louisiana coast, forcing five refiners to temporarily halt operations, the U.S ... (2012-08-28)

Local college student is on IU dance marathon mission

According to Michelle, unlike Dance Marathons of previous decades, these “dancers” will not be dancing. Instead, there are games, and Riley Hospital for Children families that come talk, do crafts and eat. “Everyone is on their feet for various amounts ... (2012-08-28)

An Audiobook Marathon: How Far Does Ryan Hall Travel While Listening to the ...

Hall's jog begins on an unidentified campus, then continues under some train tracks, past a giant blue gorilla, and toward a setting sun. At the ad's 16-second mark, Hall briefly pauses as The Odyssey reaches its conclusion, then starts to run again ... (2012-08-28)

Marathon, CINGSA resolve gas supply dispute

Marathon Oil and Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska resolved a contract dispute that had threatened gas supplies for a new gas storage facility in Alaska, the companies announced late Friday. CINGSA, which operates the facility behalf of utility ... (2012-08-28)

Marathon trophy from 1896 Olympics goes on display in Greece

A visitor stands behind the Breal's Silver Cup, which was awarded to Spyros Louis, winner of the marathon race at the 1896 Olympics in Athens, during a presentation ceremony at the Athens Acropolis Museum August 27, 2012. Credit: Reuters/John Kolesidis ... (2012-08-28)

'Spirit of the marathon' events open to public

Karnazes earned his “Ultra Marathon Man” title by completing 50 marathons in all 50 states in 50 consecutive days. He is ranked by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world and is an advocate for healthy, active living. Both ... (2012-08-28)

Hurricane Isaac Will Hit These Stocks So Brace for Impact: CVX, MPC, PSX, SFY ...

Hurricane Isaac is not only disrupting the Republican National Convention, its also starting to disrupt the operations of oil and refinery stocks like Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE: MPC), Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX), Swift ... (2012-08-28)

Marathon, AK gas storage operater reach deal on pact

Tuesday, August 28 2012. Marathon Oil and Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska resolved a contract dispute that had threatened gas supplies for a new Alaskan gas storage facility, the companies announced last Friday. CINGSA, which operates the ... (2012-08-28)

Falling Knife slices way to CJ. Hindley-Humboldt County Marathon win

FERNDALE -- Now that was a Crisp ride. Patiently-handled by jockey Joe Crispin, Falling Knife roared to the front entering the final turn and powered away for an eight-length victory in the $30,790 C.J. Hindley-Humboldt County Marathon Handicap Sunday, ... (2012-08-28)

KZN Puts Best Foot Forward for Mandela Marathon

Pretoria — KwaZulu-Natal Premier Dr Zweli Mkhize on Sunday led a strong team of MECs and political leaders who took part in the inaugural Nelson Mandela Marathon, which pays tribute to the contributions of former President Nelson Mandela and other ... (2012-08-28)

Marathon to benefit Logan View Education Foundation

Runners from more than 20 states and Canada will be represented in the events, including at least 34 participating in the full marathon. Registrations will be accepted right up until race time. Kment and her husband, Jay, have competed in various ... (2012-08-28)

Golf marathon raises money for caddie program

WEST NYACK — Most golfers would hope to complete a round of golf, or 18 holes, in about four hours. By the time they had been playing for four hours Monday at Manhattan Woods Golf Club, Andrew Kruczkiewicz and Reid Title had already completed 60 ... (2012-08-28)

Running for success

Marathons and 5k races have become more and more popular in recent years, including races such as the Boston Marathon, the Chicago Marathon, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, and the Color Run. If you've ever contemplated running a marathon ... (2012-08-28)

Metro + state: Want to run? Register today!

Spots remain available for the other races: the two half marathons (international and U.S.-only courses), the five-person relay and the 5K run/walk. To register, go to www.freepmarathon.com. Race organizers said Monday that runners interested in the ... (2012-08-28)

Blocking Roads for Race Route Takes a Team – Thunder Bay Marathon needs ...

THUNDER BAY – Sports – 26.2 miles – 42.2 kilmotres – 138336 feet. However you measure it – it's called a marathon for a reason. Not only is it a major accomplishment to run that distance, it takes a tremendous effort to ensure the course is safe for ... (2012-08-27)

Marathon Petroleum to Run Garyville Refinery at Reduced Rates

Marathon Petroleum to Run Garyville Refinery at Reduced Rates. Published August 27, 2012. Dow Jones Newswires. Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) said Monday it would continue to operate its refinery in Garyville, La., at reduced rates and won't shutter ... (2012-08-27)

Detroit Free Press marathon field is 'sold out,' but spots could come open

Spots remain available for all the other events: the two half marathons (the international and U.S.-only courses), the five-person relay and the 5k run/walk. However, the fields are filling fast. To register, go to www.freepmarathon.com. Race ... (2012-08-27)

Twelve thousand runners and walkers featured in Hood to Coast

08-27 HoodTC 2. The Wild Westside Women of Beaverton cross the finish line in the Portland to Coast Walk – part of the Hood to Coast weekend – Saturday. Buy this photo · 08-27 HoodTC 4. Don Anderson — For the Daily Astorian ... (2012-08-27)

Marathon, CINGSA resolve dispute over gas for winter storage

Marathon Oil and Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska resolved a contract dispute that had threatened gas supplies for a new gas storage facility in Alaska, the companies announced late Friday. CINGSA, which operates the facility behalf of utility ... (2012-08-27)

A monumental marathon!

Having run seven marathons in seven continents in seven months, Uma also has tips for training. “The minimum training period for a marathon is six weeks, nothing less. Since I'm part of the organising committee this time, I recommend that participants ... (2012-08-27)

Commentary: Marathon speeches, gymnastic flip-flops at convention 'Olympics'

The London Summer Olympic games played out earlier in August before an estimated television audience of 4.8 billion. Next up for marathon prime time network coverage are the storm-delayed Republican national convention in Tampa, followed next month ... (2012-08-27)

Blackhawks third at Parker Relays

8/27/2012 10:25:00 AM Jefferson/Cambridge tie for 7th. Blackhawks third at Parker Relays. JANESVILLE - Led by four first place finishes, the Fort Atkinson High School girls' swim team finished third overall at the Janesville Parker relays. The ... (2012-08-27)

Simmons Upgrades Marathon Petroleum to Overweight (MPC)

Marathon Petroleum logo Simmons upgraded shares of Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC) to an overweight rating in a report released on Monday. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Zacks reiterated ... (2012-08-27)

Marathon Petroleum Shutting Garyville Refinery as Isaac Nears

Marathon Petroleum Shutting Garyville Refinery as Isaac Nears. Published August 27, 2012. Dow Jones Newswires. Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) said it will start suspending operations at its refinery in Garyville, La., in anticipation of Tropical Storm ... (2012-08-27)

Marathon Gold Extends High-Grade Gold Intercepts at the Leprechaun Gold ...

Marathon Gold Extends High-Grade Gold Intercepts at the Leprechaun Gold Deposit, Valentine Lake Project. Canada Newswire. TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Marathon Gold Corporation ("Marathon" or the "Company") (MOZ: TSX) today announced new ... (2012-08-27)

Canada's Longstanding Marathon Record

Although it was the slowest of her four marathons, and qualified her for the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, injuries again prevented her from advancing any further. She traces the injuries back to the accident. “In retrospect you never fully understand the ... (2012-08-27)

26th Accra Milo Marathon Launched

Nestle Ghana Limited, title sponsor of the Accra Milo Marathon, last Friday launched the 26th edition at its head office at Dzorwulu in Accra. On September 21, 7,000 runners, an improvement on last year's 5,000 participants, will hit the streets of ... (2012-08-27)

Backcountry marathon, bike race test mountain endurance athletes

The Aspen event is great, because unlike many so-called trail marathons, Sunday's event is actually on single-track paths a good percentage of the time, Thomson said. Thomson added that he loves the interplay between Aspen and Crested Butte, two ... (2012-08-27)

First-ever Mandela Day marathon

Independent Online (2012-08-27)

Mazibuko leads Gauteng Marathon line-up

Maile said they were highly impressed by the support generated by the new marathons in the road running fraternity. "Since launching the marathon last month, we have been inundated with enquiries from people who want to participate in this event." ... (2012-08-27)

Thane runs the Varsha Marathon

Expressing happiness over winning the title, Karan, who has participated in various marathons for the past five years, said, “My personal best was 1 hour and 5 minutes, and I hoped to better the same in Thane, but the heavy rains along with uneven ... (2012-08-27)

Marathon Evades Damage From TS Storm

MARATHON (CBS4) – Tropical Storm Isaac splashed and slammed the Florida Keys but appears to have left little damage in his wake, especially in Marathon. “This has been kind of not a hurricane but it's been a wakeup call and everyone I think was ... (2012-08-27)

Hundreds of runners take to Santa Rosa Creek path in morning marathon

“Right now I'm glad I don't have the other 13 to go,” said Zimmerman, lean and gray-haired, who has completed two marathons. Michelle McHale, 55, of Santa Rosa got compliments for her hair from the race announcer as she crossed the line in 2:25:17 for ... (2012-08-26)

Hundreds run for Mandela in S.African marathon

By Jean Liou (AFP) – 48 minutes ago. HOWICK, South Africa — Hundreds of athletes on Sunday ran a marathon to mark half a century since the arrest of South Africa's democracy icon Nelson Mandela for his anti-apartheid struggle. The run started on the ... (2012-08-26)

Lance Armstrong decides to skip marathon

Los Angeles Times (2012-08-26)

Inaugural Wausau Marathon a runaway success

Amanda Murphy, 25, of Wausau, won the women's class in 3:28:35. It was the first marathon win for the Wausau West High School graduate, who previously competed in marathons in Boston, Madison and Chicago. “I started out kind of fast, and I was feeling ... (2012-08-26)

Inaugural Wausau Marathon a runaway success

Amanda Murphy, 25, of Wausau, won the women's class in 3:28:35. It was the first marathon win for the Wausau West High School graduate, who previously competed in marathons in Boston, Madison and Chicago. “I started out kind of fast, and I was feeling ... (2012-08-26)

Plenty of opportunity for volunteers during Monument Marathon

Already, volunteers have been actively helping with charting the course that runners will set foot on for the half- and full-marathons. However, more volunteers are actively being sought, as Wallien estimates that she will need 150 to 200 volunteers on ... (2012-08-26)

Harvey eyeing Hindley: Jamaican jockey looking to become marathon king at ...

... and Steel Blue battled back in the stretch for an extremely game 2011 Marathon victory. Harvey, who also escorted 2010 Marathon hero Come Back Native, will be bidding to join John Nell (1958-59-60) as the only riders to win three consecutive Marathons. (2012-08-26)

Teresa Robinson's NH Runner: Fall running plan may include a half marathon

It's also a time when race calendars fill up, especially with races with a little bit longer distances. That's why it should be no surprise that my running friends are starting to think, talk and plan for fall half-marathons and marathons. There ... (2012-08-26)

Marathon swimmers were mere minnows against mighty Lake Michigan

An exhausted Ted Erikson, 33, is congratulated by car salesman and showman Jim “The Courtesy Man” Moran after Erikson's 36.5-hour swim from Chicago to Michigan City, Ind., in August 1961. Erikson went on to swim across the lake from Chicago to St. (2012-08-26)

Local athletes dominate Grass Relays

There isn't another event quite like it anywhere in the state, and Utah County runners know how to get it done. For 14 seasons, American Fork High School has kicked off the cross country year with the Grass Relays, a five-runner team relay event ... (2012-08-26)

Still time to create a story at Free Press/Talmer Bank marathon

More than 20,000 runners, walkers, wheelers and handcyclists already have signed up for the Oct. 21 event, which really is a series of races: the 26.2-mile marathon, two 13.1-mile half marathons (an international and a new U.S.-only course), a five ... (2012-08-26)

Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon

What: 35th Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon. When: Sunday, Oct. 21. Where: Streets of Detroit and Windsor. Events: Greektown Marathon, Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Half-Marathons (international and U.S.), five-person relay, American Home ... (2012-08-26)

Radtke, Murphy tops in Wausau marathon

Murphy, a Wausau West graduate, won her first marathon in 3:28:35 after competing in marathons in Boston, Madison and Chicago. “I started out kind of fast, and I was feeling good, but the heat definitely got the best of me right at the end,” Murphy said. (2012-08-26)

Hood to Coast Relay 2012: Soleful Brothers from Northeast Portland make ...

Enlarge Joseph Rose, The Oregonian Jemiel Lowery, Lavon Pierce and John Mayes of Northeast Portland's Soleful Brothers celebrate after finish the Hood to Coast Relay in the race-walking category. The team is the first all-male African American team in ... (2012-08-26)

Radtke, Murphy tops in Wausau marathon

Murphy, a Wausau West graduate, won her first marathon in 3:28:35 after competing in marathons in Boston, Madison and Chicago. “I started out kind of fast, and I was feeling good, but the heat definitely got the best of me right at the end,” Murphy said. (2012-08-25)

Woods streets ahead of rivals for marathon gold

Most marathons in the past few years have come down to sprint finishes, so to win by almost four minutes gives me confidence that my training has been going really well. I think a few people were shocked." That training can amount to "up to 40 to 50km ... (2012-08-25)

Two-alarm blaze destroys Les Schwab near St. Helens, disrupts Hood to Coast ...

I am appalled by the attitudes of the hood to coast runners at the "inconvenience" that this fire gave them. I understand that this is something that they train for for a long time, but it wasn't like this is something that we planned on having. I ... (2012-08-25)

Syfy Vampire Movie Marathon Labor Day Weekend

Syfy Vampire Movie Marathon Labor Day Weekend. DAYBREAKERS-001-http://geeksmash.com. Labor Day Weekend enjoy a Syfy Vampire Movie Marathon: a hopelessly dull three days with nothing better to do than play terrible games over Xbox Live and ... (2012-08-25)

Running with the Bears a big hit

All participants of the half and full marathons received a medal as well. “This whole thing went great,” said race director Josie Litchfield. “It went better than expected. The runners had terrific attitudes about the weather and we are excited about ... (2012-08-25)

Radtke, Murphy win Wausau marathon

Murphy, a Wausau West graduate, won her first marathon in 3:28:35 after competing in marathons in Boston, Madison and Chicago. “I started out kind of fast, and I was feeling good, but the heat definatly got the best of me right at the end,” Murphy said. (2012-08-25)

Marathon effort to benefit challenged athletes in Africa

In a quest to do seven marathons on seven continents while raising money for the Challenged Athletes Foundation, partly paralyzed athlete Beth Sanden of San Clemente is going the extra mile to give back. So are Paul and Denise Fejtek of Newport Beach, ... (2012-08-25)

Radtke, Murphy win Wausau marathon

Murphy, a Wausau West graduate, won her first marathon in 3:28:35 after competing in marathons in Boston, Madison and Chicago. “I started out kind of fast, and I was feeling good, but the heat definatly got the best of me right at the end,” Murphy said. (2012-08-25)

Mini marathon returns to Grand Strand

According to a Dillon Police Department incident report, 22 year old Ahmad Rodgers was arrested on August 23rd for the attempted murder of his girlfriend after confronting her about ending their relationship.More >>. According to a Dillon Police ... (2012-08-25)

Wausau Marathon moves forward after organizational issues

Local organizers of Wausau's first marathon had to take full control of the event after a company with which they were working fumbled organization of other races across the country. Darien Schaefer, executive director for the Wasuau/Central Wisconsin ... (2012-08-25)

Wausau Marathon moves forward after organizational issues

Local organizers of Wausau's first marathon had to take full control of the event after a company with which they were working fumbled organization of other races across the country. Darien Schaefer, executive director for the Wasuau/Central Wisconsin ... (2012-08-25)

Our View: Local efforts to honor vets make us proud

A pair of stories from the last week highlighted local efforts to honor military veterans. This is something we can't do enough, and both efforts deserve accolades. On Sunday, members of the Wausau-based Army Reserve unit the 428th Engineering Company ... (2012-08-25)

Wausau Marathon moves forward

Local organizers of Wausau's first marathon had to take full control of the event after a company with which they were working fumbled organization of other races across the country. Darien Schaefer, executive director for the Wasuau/Central Wisconsin ... (2012-08-25)

Top marathon challenge for 28 runners from Bahrain

"We have participated in many international marathons with the most recent being the Prague Hervis Half Marathon in the Czech Republic in April and the Paris International Marathon in France in mid-April," said Mr Abbas. Training. "This time, for the ... (2012-08-25)

Television Viewing: Binge vs. On-Air Watching

First off, I must state that I love doing marathons of shows. In fact, until I started writing recaps of Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad, I believe it had been years since I probably sat down each week to watch a show. However, since I started ... (2012-08-25)

Blaze at Les Schwab near St. Helens affecting Hood to Coast relay

NEAR ST. HELENS, Ore. -- A fire broke out at a Les Schwab Tire Center on Highway 30 near St. Helens Friday afternoon during the Hood to Coast relay. According to dispatchers with the Columbia 9-1-1 Communications District, fire crews responded to the ... (2012-08-25)

Paralyzed marathon participant Claire Lomas lights Paralympic cauldron in ...

Paralyzed marathon participant Claire Lomas lights Paralympic cauldron in central London. (Kirsty Wigglesworth/ Associated Press ) - Claire Lomas lights the Paralympic flame cauldron in Trafalgar Square in London, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. Claire had a ... (2012-08-24)

Grass fire in Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge quickly extinguished

A small grass fire that burned less than an acre of a meadow in Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge Friday afternoon was quickly knocked down by fire crews. The Hood to Coast route was briefly detoured from Springwater Trail as the Portland Fire Bureau ... (2012-08-24)

Marathon intended to let writers' imaginations soar

At a glance. • The inaugural Community Writing Marathon is a result of a partnership among Indiana University East, Ivy Tech Community College, Morrisson-Reeves Library, the Wayne County Foundation, Palladium-Item, Work One and Starr-Gennett ... (2012-08-24)

Road to recovery leads vet to Hood to Coast

31st Hood to Coast Relay. When: Today and Saturday. Course: 199 miles from Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood to the beach at Seaside, Ore. The course is divided into 36 legs. Most teams have 12 runners who do three legs apiece. Teams: 1,050. Portland ... (2012-08-24)

The List: Friday, August 24

What savvy runners will be talking about this weekend... 1. NYC Marathon logistics, now that the race has announced it will no longer transport runners' bags from the start to the finish area. (Readers: Don't panic. Remy's World is working on some ... (2012-08-24)

Relay Driver supports low voltage relays from 1.8-5 V.

TI introduces the first fully integrated 1.8-V and 3.3-V, seven-channel relay ...Sacramento Bee (2012-08-24)

2012-2013 College Swimming Men's Preview: Louisville Men Look to Continue ...

2012-2013 College Swimming Men's Preview: Louisville Men Look to Continue Success. 0 JennyWilson | August 24th, 2012 | Categories: College, College Swimming Previews, Featured, News · 200 Free Championship Final. Joao de Lucca, with an Olympic ... (2012-08-24)

Partially paralyzed marathon participant lights Paralympic cauldron in central ...

Partially paralyzed marathon participant lights Paralympic cauldron in central London. (Kirsty Wigglesworth/ Associated Press ) - Claire Lomas lights the Paralympic flame cauldron in Trafalgar Square in London, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. Claire had a horse ... (2012-08-24)

How to make sure your first marathon isn't your last

(CNN) -- At this point in my life, at the wizened age of 69, I've managed to run 123 marathons -- and I'm happy to say I'm still going strong. But things could have turned out differently for me. In fact, my first marathon was almost my last. It was ... (2012-08-24)

The Back Page Extra for Aug. 24, 2012

Chef Rise Lacoste of Ris hosted a dinner for a group of Smithsonian leaders Aug. 15 on what would have been Julia Child's 100th birthday. Joining Ris, right, was Alexandria Armstrong of Armstrong, Fleming & Moore Inc. Commercial Real Estate Women D.C. ... (2012-08-24)

Fair tops list of winners

WINNER: Oregon State Fair. It kicks off at 10 a.m. today and runs through Labor Day with an array of exhibits and events. Salem is proud to have hosted the state fair since 1862. Last year, 10,322 people attended on opening day in 90-degree heat, 90 ... (2012-08-24)

Partially paralyzed marathon participant lights Paralympic cauldron in central ...

Partially paralyzed marathon participant lights Paralympic cauldron in central London. Alastair Grant/Associated Press - Boxes bearing the names of various countries sit ready to contain guest passes to the athletes villages at the Olympic park ... (2012-08-24)

System Builder Marathon, August 2012: Alternative $2000 Gaming PC

System Builder Marathon, August 2012: The Articles. Here are links to each of the five articles in this quarter's System Builder Marathon (we'll update them as each story is published). And remember, these systems are all being given away at the end of ... (2012-08-24)

This weekend is the 31st annual Hood to Coast race

This weekend marks Portland's 31st annual Hood to Coast race starting from Mt. Hood and ending at Seaside beach. The race is to benefit the American cancer Society. Directions and race routes can be found here. The Hood to Coast relay race is one of ... (2012-08-24)

Friday's Winners & Losers, today

Friday's Winners & Losers, today. Here is a draft of Friday's editorial (“today” refers to Friday): WINNER: Oregon State Fair. It kicks off at 10 a.m. today and runs through Labor Day with an array of exhibits and events. Salem is proud to have hosted ... (2012-08-24)

'Wounded Warriors' take on Hood To Coast

“This year, in 2012, I've run 5 half marathons, a full marathon, a triathlon, some 5Ks, 10Ks and was with a group that actually went up Denali,” he said, beaming. And as for Hood to Coast, Martin said his team isn't concerned with how fast they run; it ... (2012-08-23)

ING New York City Marathon registrants fret over New York Road Runners' new ...

... in some running precincts, runners fretting over what they would do without ready access to a change of clothes, car keys, Metro Card, cell phones and other essentials. “I hate it,” said Tom Kucinski, 49, who has run the last 11 ING New York City ... (2012-08-23)

Patagonia to host its first marathon

... the gorgeous Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. AFP RELAXNEWS. Thursday, August 23, 2012, 2:25 PM. Print. Print; Comment. Few marathons can top the splendor of the upcoming inaugural Patagonia International Marathon in Chile's Torres ... (2012-08-23)

'Athletepath' keeps track of HTC relays

Runners participating in this year's Hood To Coast Relay will be able to use a new technology created right here in Portland to keep track of their own stats and those of their friends. AthletePath, a Portland start-up, is behind the performance ... (2012-08-23)

Marathon running you're never too old

At the start of this year Dr. Aaron Baggish, cardiologist, associate director of the Cardiovascular Performance Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and team of researchers had examined ten years of marathons and half marathons and found the risk ... (2012-08-23)

Cloo Fall 2012 Schedule Has Cheers 30th Anniversary Marathon; Remembering ...

But first, Cloo really doesn't have a set strip schedule, as they air block marathons, so we will do our best to cover everything. From Tuesday, September 4 through Sunday, September 9 from 6am-6am ET, Cloo will present an all-week JAG Farewell ... (2012-08-23)

Greater Wausau: Marathon mom's care packages lift soldiers

Anna Blume holds a picture of her brother Philip with her mother, Betty, and father, Larry, at their home in Marathon. The family is spearheading an effort to send care packages to Philip and other soldiers serving in Afghanistan. / T'xer Zhon Kha ... (2012-08-23)

Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon Returns to the Grand Strand this October

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Organizers say over 4000 runners, along with family and friends, will make their way to Myrtle Beach this fall for the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon. While the 13.1-mile Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon will take place Sunday, Oct. 21, race ... (2012-08-23)

CMJ Music Marathon 2012 Announces Initial Artist Line-Up

CMJ Music Marathon 2012 Announces Initial Artist Line-Up. By mel fabrikant Thursday, August 23, 2012, 09:45 AM EDT. CMJ Music Marathon is proud to announce its first round of artists for this year's event, held October 16-20 in New York City. The 2012 ... (2012-08-23)

Vasai-Virar marathon goes national, gets AFI approval

MUMBAI: In only its second year, the Vasai-Virar Mayor's Marathon has got the tag of national-level event after getting an approval of the Athletics Federation of India. The race will be held on October 14 and will carry an enhanced prize fund of Rs 17 ... (2012-08-23)

Greater Wausau: Marathon mom's care packages lift soldiers

Anna Blume holds a picture of her brother Philip with her mother, Betty, and father, Larry, at their home in Marathon. The family is spearheading an effort to send care packages to Philip and other soldiers serving in Afghanistan. / T'xer Zhon Kha ... (2012-08-23)

Healthy People Over 50 Are Safe To Run Marathons

Researchers have found that marathon runners above the age of 50 have similar temporary effects than those aged between 18 and 40 years, and that any cardiac abnormalities during a marathon disappears within a week after completing a race. The study ... (2012-08-23)

The stars come out: 24 horses nominated for $30000 CJ Hindley Humboldt ...

The stars come out: 24 horses nominated for $30000 C.J. Hindley Humboldt County Fair marathon race. The Times-Standardtimes-standard.com/. Created: 08/23/2012 02:37:24 AM PDT. FERNDALE -- The stars are apparently coming out for the 2012 version ... (2012-08-23)

Inaugural Wausau marathon Saturday

Runners can be part of an inaugural marathon in Wausau Saturday. The Rapid Running Wausau Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K and Kids Fun Run begins and ends at Marathon Park. Marathon runners will wind through Schofield, Weston, Rothschild and Rib ... (2012-08-23)

Prep swimming: Okemos girls win Waverly Relays again

After 10 straight wins in the Waverly Relays, the Okemos girls swim team had to fight to keep the title. But the Chiefs held on against a field of 12 with 221 points, edging out second-place Grand Ledge by nine. Okemos finished with victories in three ... (2012-08-23)

Anthem group preps for 5th annual marathon fundraiser

Submitted photos. Water for Our World, an Anthem based non-profit, is looking for those interested in participating in the Phoenix Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in January to raise funds for the installation of two new wells. In addition to helping the ... (2012-08-23)

Lifeguards flex muscles, pit skills in annual citywide ocean relays

The 59th annual Ron Trenton Memorial Lifeguard Relays gets under way at Mission Beach Aug. 15 with a half-mile run down the beach. Shown are, from left, Chris Walsh of Central Division (Pacific Beach and Mission Beach), Ben Trent of the lifeguard ... (2012-08-23)

System Builder Marathon, August 2012: System Value Compared

System Builder Marathon, August 2012: The Articles. Here are links to each of the five articles in this quarter's System Builder Marathon (we'll update them as each story is published). And remember, these systems are all being given away at the end of ... (2012-08-23)

Made in Pennsylvania: The Underwater Marathon

Running a marathon is an arduous undertaking that requires immense discipline and weeks of training. But what about running a marathon underwater? Running underwater is actually a lot easier than it might sound, thanks to the power of physics. And an ... (2012-08-23)

CMJ Music Marathon 2012 Announces Initial Lineup

CMJ Music Marathon announced its first round of artists for this year's event earlier today, and the festival will take over the Big Apple from October 16-20. CMJ 2012 includes a broad-spanning line-up, drawing on acts from a global spectrum and array ... (2012-08-23)

Caledonia AIA Vs. Marathon, 2012 CONCACAF Champions League: Final ...

Well, that wasn't exactly the prettiest game of football ever played. Caledonia AIA played Marathon in a CONCACAF Champions League group stage match in Trinidad and Tobago, and it's fair to say that neither team set the world on fire in their 0-0 draw. (2012-08-23)

Huntsville's Dixie Daredevils to compete in famed Hood to Coast Relay in Oregon

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Wounded warriors test their mettle on Hood to Coast trail

Fit with prosthetics and inspired by the likes of amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius, he has five half-marathons and a full marathon under his belt this year alone. “I look at it this way: No point in fighting life, because nobody gets out alive anyway ... (2012-08-23)

It Is Safe For People Over 50 To Run Marathons

Researchers have found that marathon runners above the age of 50 have similar temporary effects than those aged between 18 and 40 years, and that any cardiac abnormalities during a marathon disappears within a week after completing a race. The study ... (2012-08-22)

Japanese runners aim to win Hood to Coast race this weekend

Brent Wojan/The OregonianMembers of Japanese team arrive at PDX to compete in Hood to Coast relay race this weekend. Toshiyuki Sakai chuckled when asked about a report that his team expects to win the 31st annual Hood to Coast Relay this weekend ... (2012-08-22)

Organ donors, recipients raising awareness at Hood to Coast

Organ donors, recipients raising awareness at Hood to Coast. Laura Ellsworth received her father's kidney and now is helping raise awareness about the need for more organ donors. PORTLAND, Ore. – Laura Ellsworth was a high school senior when she ... (2012-08-22)

Watch out for Hood to Coast traffic

News Release from: Oregon State Police OSP AND ODOT TRAFFIC ADVISORY FOR HOOD TO COAST RELAY Posted: August 22nd, 2012 11:33 AM. With 17400 participants registered, over 3800 volunteers providing support, and approximately 2500 ... (2012-08-22)

Zilker Relays set for Aug. 31

Zilker Relays set for Aug. 31. By Pam LeBlanc | Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 01:12 PM. 20030913_0132_P34-1.jpg. Summer's wrapping up, the fall racing season is fast approaching, and it's time to gather a team and tear around Austin's favorite park ... (2012-08-22)

Comedian runs 9-day marathon through Tohoku

"We must never forget the great quake and work together for reconstruction." Hazama is known as a running comedian who has participated in various marathons and other sporting events, including the "Kanpei Earth Marathon," in which he ran and sailed ... (2012-08-22)

Patriots First in Relays

The Pinecrest boys finished first and the girls came in second at last Friday night's Wilson Fike Relays. The 5 x 2500-meter event that helps the teams prep for the cross country season was held under the lights at the J. Burt Gillette Athletic Complex ... (2012-08-22)

Yarmouth Marathon goes Sunday morning

By Eric Bourque. THE VANGUARD. NovaNewsNow.com. This is the second year for the Yarmouth Marathon, which will be held Sunday, Aug. 26, with the start/finish area at the Nova Scotia Community College's Burridge Campus. Like last year, participants ... (2012-08-22)

PEI marathon committee's new guidelines bar 10-year-old runner from ...

Jonathan Ross, co-chair of the P.E.I. marathon committee, says “similar” age restrictions are the norm at marquee marathons, such as New York, Boston and Chicago, and the Island run has an “obligation to ensure that all our participants are safe ... (2012-08-22)

Bingo Liner's Mega Bingo Marathon for August

ALDERNAY, Channel Islands, August 21, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ --. For those who enjoy playing bingo, the Mega Bingo Marathon that Bingo Liner is hosting is an event that cannot be miss. The marathon, which is aptly named, is a contest that takes place ... (2012-08-22)

Marathon to shut refinery in Detroit for $2.2B in work [The Blade, Toledo, Ohio]

Marathon to shut refinery in Detroit for $2.2B in work [The Blade, Toledo, Ohio]. By Kris Turner, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio McClatchy-Tribune Information Services. Aug. 22--The temporary shutdown of Marathon Petroleum Corp.'s Detroit refinery shouldn't ... (2012-08-22)

Campaign against pancreatic cancer visits The Kaua'i Marathon

Wiess will be running the event as part of her mission to run 52 marathons in one year, or a marathon a week in what she describes as “52 for You,” states a Kaua'i Marathon news release. Weiss's purpose is to bring awareness while raising $1 million ... (2012-08-22)

Study uses cardiac CT to detect presence of blocked arteries in older marathoners

Jassal and his team of researchers used blood tests, echocardiography (ultrasound of the heart), CT, and MRI to test healthy volunteers who participated in the 2010 and 2011 Manitoba Full Marathons. They found that elite elderly marathoners over the ... (2012-08-22)

Goucher looks back on London Olympics

Ask an Expert · books · Community · family · volunteer groups · Obituaries · memorials · Blogs · Budgeteer · Budge Business · Budge Community · Budge News · Budge Opinion · Budge Sports · print article Print · e-mail article E-mail. Published August 22 ... (2012-08-22)

System Builder Marathon, August 2012: $2000 Performance PC

System Builder Marathon, August 2012: The Articles. Here are links to each of the five articles in this quarter's System Builder Marathon (we'll update them as each story is published). And remember, these systems are all being given away at the end of ... (2012-08-22)

Cancer survivor hits the ground running

Kelly Kanelos, 34, of South Burlington with her son, Jacob, 3, at their home on Aug. 14. Jacob holds his mother?s KeyBank Vermont City Marathon medal. Kelly began running after surviving thyroid cancer. She is now preparing for an Olympic distance ... (2012-08-22)

Marathon to shut refinery in Detroit for $2.2B in work

KEN CHILDRESS PHOTOGRAPHY Enlarge. The temporary shutdown of Marathon Petroleum Corp.'s Detroit refinery shouldn't affect gas prices in the Toledo or Detroit areas, a petroleum analyst said. The two-month shutdown, part of a $2.2 billion project, ... (2012-08-22)

NY College Track Teams Granted Marathon Spots

The Columbia University and Manhattan College track and cross-country teams will be well represented at this year's New York City marathon—even if they don't send any of their own runners. That is because they are the first institutions to join the ... (2012-08-22)

Mom, son a standout marathon training team

OLALLA — When Vickie Hoefer sets off on her daily 3-mile neighborhood run, her son is keeping pace beside her. For most, the run wouldn't be much of a challenge. But for Terry, a 19-year-old with cerebral palsy who relies on a motorized wheelchair, it ... (2012-08-22)

My Workout: Marathon man racing for fitness in every state (and DC)

They hit the road in a motor home and have toured the U.S. several times chasing marathons. They've also survived living together in 300 square feet and have now been married 14 years. He's down to his last two state marathons: Delaware in September ... (2012-08-21)

Park City Marathon produces memorable moments

It was her first Park City Marathon and her first first-place finish ever in a marathon. After competing in 25 marathons including the prestigious Chicago, Boston and New York marathons, Schuham couldn't believe she had won. "This is the fastest I've ... (2012-08-21)

Sunita Williams: Astronaut, Marathon Runner in Space

As if spending months in space wasn't challenging enough, one astronaut is taking the time to compete in marathons and triathlons while aloft. Sunita Williams, who will be taking command of the International Space Station in September 2012, has put a ... (2012-08-21)

Krolls' marathon helps raise awareness about child abuse

The Prevent Child Abuse of North Dakota organization will be raising awareness of issues of child abuse by participating in the Krolls' marathon. This year's marathon will be begin at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 15 in Cottonwood Park. In 2010 the marathon, with a ... (2012-08-21)

Seven marathons, seven continents (Part 2)

HEBRON — After completing the marathon in Antarctica in 2009, and finding out about the seven marathons on seven continents challenge, Greenfield resident Bruce Sheriff stood four continents short of joining the Seven Continents Club, having already ... (2012-08-21)

Bingo Liner's Mega Bingo Marathon for August

ALDERNAY, Channel Islands, August 21, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ --. For those who enjoy playing bingo, the Mega Bingo Marathon that Bingo Liner is hosting is an event that cannot be miss. The marathon, which is aptly named, is a contest that takes place ... (2012-08-21)

Five swimming from Plymouth to Provincetown in hopes of creating new ...

By Sarah N. Mattero, Globe Correspondent. Hours before dawn today, five people waded into the waters off White Horse Beach in Plymouth and began swimming toward Provincetown, a 20-mile swim they hope will become the prototype for a new marathon ... (2012-08-21)

Marathon Consulting Again Recognized as one of the Nation's Fastest Growing ...

Virginia Beach, VA, Aug. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marathon Consulting, LLC, a Virginia Beach-based provider of Information Technology solutions, today announced that the company was named to the Inc. 500/5000 list for the third consecutive year. (2012-08-21)

Headway Mark's '5 Island Challenge' 5 Marathons in 5 days 23rd August – 27th ...

Mark Harris, Olympic torch bearer and Headway Jersey Services Manager, last year completed 7 Marathons in 7 consecutive days in Jersey. The support he received locally was fantastic and he raised a significant amount for Headway Jersey. This year Mark ... (2012-08-21)

Olympian Nick Symmonds will speak at Lakefront Marathon

U.S. Olympic 800-meter runner Nick Symmonds, the third fastest American runner to ever run the race, will be the featured speaker at this year's Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon. Symmonds finished 5th in the Olympic 800-meter final in London with a time of ... (2012-08-21)

Run Further, Faster

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Marathon Test for Tunyiswa

Fordyce is a household name, having completed a staggering 30 Comrades Marathons and having won nine. Fordyce famously wore a black armband in his first Comrades win in 1981 in protest against apartheid, and was pelted with rotten tomatoes by a ... (2012-08-21)

Evans, George take aim at National Marathon title

Four-time South African marathon champion, Kevin Evans and his Nedbank 360Life teammate, David George, will launch a powerful assault at the MTN Gravel Travel race in Wellington in the Western Cape province on Saturday, 25 August in their quest to ... (2012-08-21)

Braves lose stunner in marathon opener vs Nats – updated

WASHINGTON – Long after the Braves had walked off the field dejected by a 5-4 marathon loss in Monday's series opener at Nationals Park, after Danny Espinosa had scored the winning run and joined the fray of his Washington teammates, the game ball ... (2012-08-21)

Top athletes set for Vic Falls Marathon

Some of the finest foreign and local long-distance runners will converge in the resort town of Victoria Falls for this year's edition of the Victoria Falls Marathon which will roar into life on Sunday. Competitors will take part in different categories ... (2012-08-21)

BC teacher includes Boundary in protest marathon across the province

North Vancouver primary teacher Ian Cunliffe spent the past weekend running through the Boundary as part of his 22 Marathons Against Bill 22 campaign across BC. He is running the width of the province over 22 days as a public protest against Bill 22, ... (2012-08-21)

Boyd Exell Victorious At FEI World Driving Championships

The individual podium at the FEI World four-in-hand Driving Championships in Riesenbeck. Australian title defender Boyd Exell continued his success story at the FEI World four-in-hand Driving Championships in Riesenbeck (GER), claiming individual gold ... (2012-08-21)

Athletepath hopes to create platform for athletes in racing events

Brent Wojahn/The OregonianThe Athletepath team, from left to right: Nick James, Christian Reed, Erik Oreschak, Whitney Dawson and David Embree. The roughly 18000 runners in this weekend's Hood to Coast relay race will get the chance to track how well ... (2012-08-21)

Hagg Hybrid Marathon and Half Marathon Training Run coming up September 1

Hagg Hybrid Course on Prezi. Related topics: fall half marathons, fall marathons, Hagg Hybrid Marathon, Hagg Hybrid Marathon Relay, hagg lake, running relays. Sponsored Links. Share this story. Print Email Story tools. More stories in Run Oregon ... (2012-08-20)

Seven marathons, seven continents

After running the Dam to Dam 12-mile race in Des Moines, Sheriff, who had a friend in Brookings, S.D., who ran marathons, decided he would give the 26.2-mile race a try. The first marathon Sheriff ran was the Tucson Marathon in 2001. "That's the only ... (2012-08-20)

More running opportunities coming to Southeast Texas

Drew Bean, who was running the half Marathon, reaches the turn onto Franklin Street a few minutes after 8 a.m. Franklin Street took the runners into the downtown leg of the Gusher Marathon, Saturday March 10, 2012. Dave Ryan/The Enterprise / BE ... (2012-08-20)

Hood to Coast details announced

The annual Hood to Coast Relay event again will bring thousands of runners, walkers and team support vehicles to Clatsop County roads and highways, Friday and Saturday. Motorists are reminded to keep an eye out for relay participants during the event. (2012-08-20)

A marathon fun session

From the time Greek messenger Pheidippides ran the distance between Marathon and Athens to announce victory in a war before dropping dead, to now, five weeks before the scheduled Hyderabad Heritage Marathon, marathons have captivated human ... (2012-08-20)

Bulgaria's Stoychev Wins 11th Gold at Ohrid Lake Swimming Marathon

Bulgaria's top marathon swimmer, Petar Stoychev, won Sunday his 11th gold at the Ohrid Lake Swimming Marathon. 35-year-old Stoychev swam the 30km distance from the Monastery of St Naum to Port Ohrid in 5:19.30 hours, setting a new record for the ... (2012-08-20)

Embashu, Ekandjo Win City Marathon

PINEAS Embashu and Ndeshimona Ekandjo were the winners of the inaugural Telecom City of Windhoek Marathon which took place in Windhoek on Sunday morning. The 33-year-old Embashu, who runs for the Namibia Defence Force, won the senior ... (2012-08-20)

PEI marathon puts age restriction in place

Paynter says the new regulations will put the P.E.I. marathon in line with other premier races, such as the Boston and New York marathons. "We have a duty to ensure that all our participants are safe, and if someone under the age restrictions were to ... (2012-08-20)

JC Penney revival? Hedge fund's doubtful

Marathon Asset Management, a $10 billion global credit hedge fund, shorted debt of J.C. Penney, betting against a turnaround plan backed by activist investor Bill Ackman. Marathon started wagering against the company through its 5-year credit default ... (2012-08-20)

Preparing for Monument Marathon

For half-marathons, USATF-certified courses are also a requirement for setting records. In planning the Monument Marathon, Wallien and Rohrick knew that certifying the course could serve as a draw for runners like themselves. However, after Wallien ... (2012-08-20)

Embashu, Ekandjo win City Marathon

Embashu, Ekandjo win City Marathon. By: HELGE SCHUTZ. PINEAS Embashu and Ndeshimona Ekandjo were the winners of the inaugural Telecom City of Windhoek Marathon which took place in Windhoek on Sunday morning. The 33-year-old Embashu, ... (2012-08-20)

System Builder Marathon, August 2012: $500 Gaming PC

System Builder Marathon, August 2012: The Articles. Here are links to each of the five articles in this quarter's System Builder Marathon (we'll update them as each story is published). And remember, these systems are all being given away at the end of ... (2012-08-20)

Baseball: Pittsburgh Pirates beat St. Louis Cardinals in 19-inning marathon

Even Pittsburgh third baseman Pedro Alvarez was starting to lose focus in the later stages of the Pirates' 6-3, 19-inning win over the Cardinals on Sunday in St. Louis. "I was getting a little stagnant out there," he said. "It's one of those things ... (2012-08-20)

Pirates outlast Cardinals in six-hour, 19-inning marathon

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Geneva Agency Touts Fox Valley Marathon Charity Partner Program

asset[new_asset_attachment_attributes][to_type]. Article. article[new_asset_attachment_attributes][user_id]. new_asset_attachment_attributes. DayOneNetwork in Geneva is again involved with the Advocate Dreyer Fox Valley Marathon, and hopes to register ... (2012-08-20)

Weber Stands Second and US Team Fourth After the Marathon at the FEI Four-in ...

Reisenbeck, Germany- The U.S. team were men on a mission Saturday as they set out on the marathon at the 2012 FEI Four-in-Hand Driving World Championships. The United States have twice claimed the Team Silver medal at the FEI Four-in-Hand Driving ... (2012-08-20)

Jake Moe wins Moose's Tooth Marathon

... Benjamin Gherardi of Scottsdale, Ariz., around the 17-mile mark - incidentally, that's where Erik Johnson of Seward in 2010 passed eventual runner-up Moe on his way to victory in this race - and clocked 2:45:11 to win for the first time in his five ... (2012-08-20)

Pirates outlast Cardinals in six-hour, 19-inning marathon

St. Louis, MO – After surviving a 19-inning marathon, the Pittsburgh Pirates placed ahead of the St. Louis Cardinals on the scoreboard, 6-3, and in the standings. Pedro Alvarez crushed a 1-2 slider over the center-field fence for a solo homer in the ... (2012-08-20)

Pittsburgh Pirates Defeat St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 in Marathon 19-Inning Game

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Event honors soldiers at Marathon Park

Soldiers serving in the 428th Engineer Company were honored at Marathon Park Sunday morning. Members work overseas and clear roadside bombs in Afghanistan. U.S. Army Veteran Jack Horak served for 37 years. "I commanded them for three years, ... (2012-08-19)

Running with Moe for 8/19

I have run 16 marathons and while I am much slower than the Olympic runners (I had a hard time running a quarter mile around the track one time at their pace for the full marathon — roughly 105 quarter miles back to back), but the training and work ... (2012-08-19)

Runners finish at Canadian Derby Edmonton Marathon

Half and full marathons were run by participants from across the country. IAN KUCERAK/EDMONTON SUN/QMI AGENCY. San Diego, CA's Kim Mueller, the winner in the women's elite class of the Canadian Derby Edmonton Marathon, crossed the finish line ... (2012-08-19)

Boyd Exell defends World Driving Fours title

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Thousands take part in Edmonton Marathon

Thousands of people from all across North America hit the pavement this weekend for the 2012 Canadian Derby Edmonton Marathon. Athletes of all ages took part in race events over the weekend - including a full marathon, a half-marathon, a 10K run/walk, ... (2012-08-19)

Embashu, Ekandjo win Telecom City of Windhoek Marathon

Pineas Embashu and Ndeshimona Ekandjo were the winners of the inaugural Telecom City of Windhoek Marathon which took place in Windhoek on Sunday morning. The 33-year-old Embashu, who runs for the Namibia Defence Force, won the senior men's ... (2012-08-19)

The line that snapped

Penalise overdrawing and stop rewarding underdrawals to prevent grid collapse. Two successive grid collapses served as a rude wake-up call on what is arguably India's biggest infrastructure bottleneck — the electricity generation and transmission systems. (2012-08-19)

Geneva Agency Touts Fox Valley Marathon Charity Partner Program

DayOneNetwork in Geneva is again involved with the Advocate Dreyer Fox Valley Marathon, and hopes to register 40 runners through the Charity Partner Program, which gives runners a break in the registration fee if they contribute $100 to a nonprofit of ... (2012-08-19)

Runners take to trails from all walks of life -- even dressed as Superman

In his book, runners talk about their favourite runs (a rock 'n' roll marathon or one at the North Pole) and their obsessions (some run a marathon for every letter of the alphabet -- from Atlanta to Zurich, say; and one guy has run 250 marathons ... (2012-08-19)

Madison Mini-Marathon: Howery, Thomas win half marathons

Madison Mini-Marathon: Howery, Thomas win half marathons. Print Email. 2012-08-18T23:15:00Z 2012-08-18T23:56:30Z Madison Mini-Marathon: Howery, Thomas win half marathonsMadison.com sports madison.com. 44 minutes ago • Madison.com sports ... (2012-08-19)

USA Network Presents NCIS Marathon Today, 8/19

Starting today, August 19, at 12/11c, NCIS fans can participate in USA's "Gibbs' Rules" marathon by submitting their love for the show online and then tuning in to see die-hard NCIS fanatics' comments on-air! Viewers can share their favorite Rules on ... (2012-08-19)

Going the distance: Sarasotan runs on all 7 continents

Stepping through, the 72-year-old Sarasotan became one of 369 globetrotting trotters to complete marathons on all seven continents. It's called the Seven Continents Club, and while O'Connor has entered and finished 57 marathons, it's these seven that ... (2012-08-18)

Ed Berthiaume column: One month to go before Fox Cities Marathon

Dear first-time marathoner: How are you feeling these days? Yeah, me too. If you are gearing up for the Sept. 23 Community First Fox Cities Marathon presented by Kimberly-Clark, these are the dog days of training. The one-month countdown arrives this ... (2012-08-18)

Marathon to cover Hyderabad heritage sites on September 23

The run is measured and accredited by the Association of International Marathons and Road Races and is aimed at creating awareness about distance running, fitness and the need to preserve and promote Hyderabad's rich heritage. The event will cover ... (2012-08-18)

Eddie Palmieri, El Gran Combo open Bogota salsa marathon

Pianist and composer Eddie Palmieri and the legendary El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico opened the Salsa in the Park Festival in Bogota, a three-day marathon of music and dance in public spaces around the Colombian capital. The 15th edition of the festival ... (2012-08-18)

Kirui, Makau for Ndakaini race

Daily Nation (2012-08-18)

Helsinki City Marathon attracts around 5500 runners

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2012-2013 College Swimming Previews: Beisel Joined by Great Incoming Class ...

2012-2013 College Swimming Previews: Beisel Joined by Great Incoming Class for No. 10 Florida. 0 Braden Keith | August 18th, 2012 | Categories: College, College Swimming Previews, Diving, Featured, News · Beisel_Elizabeth. Elizabeth Beisel will be in ... (2012-08-18)

Marathon session on tap at Dick's Open

Friday's gray and heavily overcast skies gave way to a sky filled with wispy clouds, setting the stage for a marathon day where some Champions Tour golfers will be tested with as many as 34 holes. Play was suspended at 2:16 p.m. on Friday when the ... (2012-08-18)

Marathon Portrait Painter Barnaby Ruhe Gets a Second Wind

Now Ruhe, an Upper Milford Township artist who is known for doing marathons of portrait painting, says he's so used to painting fast he can't slow down. He was at it again Thursday evening at the restored barn of a neighbor, Kathleen D. Miller, where ... (2012-08-18)

New marathon in Kinloch just around the corner

The Half Marathon option will again be part of the prestigious Erin Baker and Cameron Brown awards and the 63.3 challenge which includes three Taupo Half Marathons in three months. The quarter marathon is also part of the TryTaupo4 challenge, a series ... (2012-08-18)

Marathon replaces Maradiaga with Keosseian

Boxscore (2012-08-17)

Netflix enables TV marathons with post-play feature

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Netflix Enables TV Marathons with Post-Play Feature

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PN Bakken: Marathon dumps rigs

PN Bakken: Marathon dumps rigs. Cazalot: Commodity prices, costs require a 'more disciplined' approach to spending. Ray Tyson. Petroleum News Bakken. Lower commodity prices and high operating expenses are causing Marathon Oil Corp. to shed ... (2012-08-17)

USA Network to Present NCIS Marathon, 8/19

Starting Sunday, August 19, at 12/11c, NCIS fans can participate in USA's "Gibbs' Rules" marathon by submitting their love for the show online and then tuning in to see die-hard NCIS fanatics' comments on-air! Viewers can share their favorite Rules on ... (2012-08-17)

Steamtown Marathon winner to run in NYC for charity

First National Community Bank announced that two-time Steamtown Marathon winner Kevin Borrelli will represent the bank on “Team Leckey” during the 2012 Ryan's Run. FNCB, along with WNEP-TV's Ryan Leckey and 18 other Team Leckey members, ... (2012-08-17)

Hood to Coast runners will be on North Coast roads Aug. 25

The annual Hood to Coast Relay event again will bring thousands of runners, walkers and team support vehicles to Clatsop County roads and highways, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 24-25. Motorists are reminded to keep an eye out for relay participants during ... (2012-08-17)

MOVIES: AMC Theatres plans Indiana Jones marathon

MOVIES: AMC Theatres plans Indiana Jones marathon. Posted on | August 17, 2012 | Comments. What's better than one Indiana Jones movie coming back to the big screen? How about all four? To celebrate the Blu-ray release of the Indiana Jones movies, ... (2012-08-17)

Relive Every Breathtaking Exploit of the World's Favorite Globe-Trotting ...

All Four Thrilling Adventures Return to the Big Screen for One-Day-Only Event in Anticipation of INDIANA JONES™: The Complete Adventures Blu-ray™ Debut on Sept. 18. SAN FRANCISCO & KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 16, 2012-- ... (2012-08-17)

Marathon Portrait Painter Barnaby Ruhe Gets a Second Wind

Now Ruhe, an Upper Milford Township artist who is known for doing marathons of portrait painting, says he's so used to painting fast he can't slow down. He was at it again Thursday evening at the restored barn of a neighbor, Kathleen D. Miller, where ... (2012-08-17)

How the Kenyan Marathon Armoury Was Raided

"This was the first time to represent Kenya at an Olympics and I have a challenge to improve on the bronze I got if I'm selected since competing for my country has inspired me," the London and Frankfurt marathons titleholder charged. Besides the pair ... (2012-08-17)

Kenya: Jeptoo Blames Lack of Revovery Time for Their Games' Predicament

We selected the team in April and with the London Games in August, there was no adequate time to recover from the spring marathons," noted Jeptoo. Jeptoo said she fought hard to catch up with the Ethiopian Olympics marathon champion Tiki Gelena but it ... (2012-08-17)

Indy Marathon in Theaters

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Marathoning mojo

Twenty-five years later, he has run round the globe and interviewed more than 120 runners who have completed more than 100 marathons each. Why run so hard? Why run at all? "Marathoning has become much more doable," says Anderson, who lives near ... (2012-08-17)

Banyan city to host full marathon in February 2013

VM that used to organize international half marathons is planning to host 42 km full marathon from next year. It has got provisional permission from the Association of International Marathons (AIMS) for organizing full marathon. If organized, it will ... (2012-08-16)

20th Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend races attract celebrities

On Aug. 16, Disney Sports revealed the names of several celebrities who will participate in the 20th anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. Joining in the runDisney fun will be Drew Carey, comedian and “The Price is Right” host; Sean Astin, ... (2012-08-16)

Athletics: Akron Marathon's Full Marathon Sold Out

Half Marathon and Five-Person Relay Spots Available, Limited. Akron, Ohio (August 16, 2012) -- The Akron Marathon's headlining event, the Full Marathon, has sold out. A limited number of spaces remain for the Half Marathon, presented by Acme Fresh ... (2012-08-16)

DayOneNetwork Raising Awareness About Developmental Delays, Disabilities ...

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Relive Every Breathtaking Exploit of Indiana Jones at AMC Theaters Exclusive ...

Relive Every Breathtaking Exploit of Indiana Jones at AMC Theaters Exclusive Marathon SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and KANSAS CITY, Mo. (August 16, 2012) - Director Steven Spielberg and executive producer George Lucas' legendary film series is returning ... (2012-08-16)

Elite Kauai Marathon Field Set

Print. Former Penn State standout Tyler McCandless will be returning to the Kauai Marathon. Photo: PhotoRun.net. Tyler McCandless returns to defend his title. From: Running USA. KAUAI, Hawaii – (August 15, 2012) – The 2012 Kauai Marathon – slated for ... (2012-08-16)

NASA's Curiosity Rover Mission Supported by TE Connectivity's KILOVAC Relays

Thursday, August 16th 2012. Search VSM: Advanced. TE's KILOVAC Synonymous with Rugged Reliability in Harsh, Demanding Environments. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) August 16, 2012. NASA's Curiosity rover landed in the Gale Crater on Mars on August 5, ... (2012-08-16)

Women who revived city marathon launch one-miler

Mrs. Fetting had run in various races, including triathlons. Mrs. Stathis had competed in a marathon and several half-marathons, and Mrs. Matamoros was a nationally ranked collegiate runner. The original Pittsburgh Marathon was halted in 2003 when the ... (2012-08-16)

Madison Marathon officially moves to fall in 2013

The Madison Festivals board on Wednesday unanimously approved a recommendation by its Madison Marathon committee to move the full-marathon portion of the event to the fall starting in 2013. The Madison Marathon will now include a Twilight 10K and ... (2012-08-16)

International Marathon preparations underway

The 2012 Macau Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon hailed its 31st edition this year. The race will start as usual on the first Sunday of December. According to organizers, a quota for 6000 runners in total is available, and the overall prize ... (2012-08-16)

Adventist Olympian says post-marathon celebration is testament to God

Marathons are largely held on Sundays. “I go to church with my wife and two kids on Sabbath and then on Sunday morning, I go for training,” he says. “And anywhere I compete, I go with my Bible, my Sabbath School lesson and I take time to pray in my ... (2012-08-15)

Commemorative 20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon Medal Unveiled

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Aug. 14, 2012) – Today, runDisney revealed the much anticipated commemorative 20th anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon medal giving runners extra incentive to finish the 26.2 mile course. The medal's unique design ... (2012-08-15)

Uganda marathon winner gets $80000, home for parents

Recently-crowned Olympic marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich returned home Wednesday to a rapturous welcome in Uganda, an $80000 cheque and a pledge that his parents will get a new house. Kiprotich, who beat the heavily-fancied Kenyan team to ... (2012-08-15)

Uganda's Olympic marathon champ Kiprotich returns home to a hero's welcome

Kiprotich had competed in marathons before going to London, but success had eluded him. Uganda's hopes for any kind of medal at the Olympics had rested on the middle-distance runner Moses Kipsiro, but those hopes faded when he finished last in the ... (2012-08-15)

2012 Run Oregon Race Profile

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STANCORP FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. : Wounded Warriors take on Hood to ...

StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. : Wounded Warriors take on Hood to Coast 2012. 08/15/2012 | 09:05am US/Eastern. 12 severely wounded military members compete in Oregon's world-renowned relay race. For the third straight year, a team of 12 U.S. service ... (2012-08-15)

Racing wisdom from the winner of Edmonton's first marathon

National Post (2012-08-15)

Anna Kendrick, 'ParaNorman' Star, On Her Yearly 'Lord Of The Rings' Marathon ...

The Avengers, TWILIGHT FEVER, Video, Anna Kendrick, Lord Of The Rings, The Hobbit, Paranorman, Slideexpand, The Company You Keep, Entertainment News. Anna Kendrick. "I happen to be a huge 'Lord of the Rings' fan. I do an annual marathon of the ... (2012-08-15)

Ogden Marathon announces lottery registration

DeseretNews.com encourages a civil dialogue among its readers. We welcome your thoughtful comments. — About comments. About the Author. Brian Nicholson. Brian Nicholson has completed marathons from Boston to Beijing. Connect: About this ad ... (2012-08-15)

Blue Ridge Marathon announces Foot Levelers as title sponsor

Chiropractic Economics (2012-08-15)

Citizen awareness marathon for Independence Day

BANGALORE: To mark the occasion of Independence Day, CMR National Public School (CMR NPS) in association with Dandu Pradesha Kannada Sanghantanegala Okkoota, organised 'Citizen Awareness Marathon-2012' on Sunday. About 1500 students ... (2012-08-14)

runDisney reveals 20th anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon medal

On Aug. 14, runDisney revealed the design for its 20th anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon medal, which commemorates the race's past and present. The Disney medal's design is a circular shape with two spinning elements. The medal also includes two ... (2012-08-14)

North Pole Marathon: Adventure Racing at the Top of the World

Unlike most marathons that cover longer-distance loops, runners circle a small, 2.62-mile loop about 10 times. This shorter loop keeps racers close to camp and minimizes risk of navigational error in low visibility. “The pole is like the desert ... (2012-08-14)

Marathon: Significantly Discounted At $28

Marathon Oil (MRO) reported second quarter earnings in line with analyst expectations, at $0.56 per share, buoyed by rapidly increasing production. However, the rapid rise will be tapering off in the near future as Marathon attempts to keep its ... (2012-08-14)

Disney reveals 20th anniversary marathon medal

Today, runDisney revealed the much anticipated commemorative 20th anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon medal giving runners extra incentive to finish the 26.2 mile course. The medal's unique design features a classic circular shape and two spinning ... (2012-08-14)

Forget 5k race

World marathon record holder Henry Wanyoike has dropped the 5000m event to concentrate on marathon at the London Paralympic Games next month. Wanyoike, who is also triple Paralympics gold medallist, was initially enlisted run both marathon and ... (2012-08-14)

Commemorative 20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon Medal Unveiled

LaughingPlace.com (2012-08-14)

Sunriver Marathon Weekend for a Cause registration reminder

I competed in my first Race for the Cure event last year in Eugene and it was one of the most rewarding experiences, running or otherwise, that I have been a part of. Running for something sooooo much bigger then yourself is such a rewarding experience. (2012-08-14)

Jana Partners Took Stake in Agrium, Exited Marathon

Jana Partners LLC, the hedge fund run by Barry Rosenstein, took a stake in Agrium Inc. (AGU) and exited Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) last quarter, according to a regulatory filing today. The fund acquired 6.5 million shares of Agrium, the largest U.S ... (2012-08-14)

Electromechanical relays still have much to offer

Large scale digital logic began not with the vacuum tube but the electromechanical relay. Although vacuum tubes were available at the time – and were used on competing machines – Konrad Zuse chose to build the first operational programmable computer ... (2012-08-14)

Quirky Wales Hosts The World Alternative Games

If you haven't had enough Olympics, head to Wales' smallest town, Llanwrtyd Wells, which will host the inaugural World Alternative Games August 17 - September 2. Some of the wackier tournaments include Worm Charming Chariot Racing, Bathtubbing ... (2012-08-14)

La Crosse man gives up yearlong marathon quest

The La Crosse man who planned to run 365 marathons in 365 days has come up short. Jeff Miller made it to 100 and quit, he says. The Tribune chronicled Miller's lofty goal in June: Run 26.2 miles, the equivalent of a marathon, every day for a year. (2012-08-14)

La Crosse man running a marathon a day quits at 100

He's working on an outline for a book about his experience running 100 marathons. The victims of his investment scam couldn't immediately be reached for this story. But some previously expressed skepticism about Miller's motives — and the likelihood ... (2012-08-14)

Independence Day: Citizen awareness marathon to commemorate the event

BANGALORE: To mark the occasion of Independence Day, CMR National Public School (CMR NPS) in association with Dandu Pradesha Kannada Sanghantanegala Okkoota, organised 'Citizen Awareness Marathon-2012' on Sunday. About 1500 students ... (2012-08-14)

Ogden Marathon organizers turn to lottery system for 2013 race

The lottery will be only for the half and full marathons. Registration for the other events, such as relay team, 5K and Kid's Kilometer races, will open at. 9 a.m. Nov. 15, following the lottery announcement. VIP registration will not be limited by the ... (2012-08-14)

A winding road of marathon stories at the Olympics

LONDON -- The marathon is an anthology of stories, each unfolding over the twists and turns of 26.2 miles, each with a different conflict and each with a different ending even though all runners who complete the course cross the same finish line. For ... (2012-08-13)

Citizen awareness marathon for Independence Day

BANGALORE: To mark the occasion of Independence Day, CMR National Public School (CMR NPS) in association with Dandu Pradesha Kannada Sanghantanegala Okkoota, organised 'Citizen Awareness Marathon-2012' on Sunday. About 1500 students ... (2012-08-13)

Marathon Shorted JC Penney Betting Against Ackman Plan

Marathon Asset Management LP, the $10 billion global credit hedge fund founded by Louis Hanover and Bruce Richards, shorted debt of J.C. Penney Co. (JCP) in the first half of this year, betting against a turnaround plan backed by activist investor Bill ... (2012-08-13)

Marathon Shorted J.C. Penney Betting Against Ackman Plan

Marathon Asset Management LP, the $10 billion global credit hedge fund founded by Louis Hanover and Bruce Richards, shorted debt of J.C. Penney Co. in the first half of this year, betting against a turnaround plan backed by activist investor Bill Ackman. (2012-08-13)

Putting The Men's Marathon In Context

BY: ALEX ASHLOCK. Fourth is the worst place to finish in the Olympic marathon. Just ask Kenny Moore who just missed a medal in Munich in 1972, or Jon Brown, the Canadian runner who finished 4th TWICE (2000, 2004.) But if anyone can be proud of a ... (2012-08-13)

Late surge carries Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda to surprise win in the Olympic ...

He's had a few impressive performances in marathons, but nothing that would indicate this kind of feat. He finished in 2 hours, 8 minutes, 1 second — not his best but pretty close. Kirui ended up with the silver while Kipsang held on for bronze ... (2012-08-13)

With memory of Sammy Wanjiru, Kenyans will hit streets in hopes of sweeping ...

Marial has run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago. As for expectations, well, Marial really doesn't have any. “I'm going into the race open minded,” said the 28-year-old Marial, who ... (2012-08-13)

Runner without a country finishes marathon

Marial had run only two marathons previously, but finished both in Olympic qualifying times. His second was just two months ago in San Diego, leaving him very little time to taper for the biggest race of his life. "It was a heavy responsibility on my ... (2012-08-13)

Runner without a country finishes marathon

Marial had run only two marathons previously, but finished both in Olympic qualifying times. His second was just two months ago in San Diego, leaving him very little time to taper for the biggest race of his life. "It was a heavy responsibility on my ... (2012-08-13)

Runner without a country finishes marathon

Marial had run only two marathons previously, but finished both in Olympic qualifying times. His second was just two months ago in San Diego, leaving him very little time to taper for the biggest race of his life. "It was a heavy responsibility on my ... (2012-08-13)

Ugandan surprises to win Olympic marathon

He's had a few impressive performances in marathons, but nothing that would indicate this kind of feat. He finished in 2 hours, 8 minutes, 1 second — not his best but pretty close. Kirui ended up with the silver while Kipsang held on for bronze just ... (2012-08-13)

A winding road of marathon stories at the Olympics

ONDON -- L The marathon is an anthology of stories, each unfolding over the twists and turns of 26.2 miles, each with a different conflict and each with a different ending even though all runners who complete the course cross the same finish line. For ... (2012-08-13)

Olympics 2012: Ex-Butler runner has tough marathon

LONDON -- Weeks, days and months from now, Scott Overall might forget he finished 61st in the marathon at the London Olympics. He won't forget how he felt running it. An estimated half-million spectators, often several rows deep, lined the streets ... (2012-08-13)

Photos: Men's Olympic Marathon

A runner named Kiprotich winning the Olympic marathon? Hardly a surprise. That he was the one from Uganda and not Kenya? Major surprise. Stephen Kiprotich rounded a corner with three miles left and simply took off, turning the last mile into a victory ... (2012-12-08)

Kenyans go for medal sweep in Olympic marathon

Marial has run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago. As for expectations, well, Marial really doesn't have any. "I'm going into the race open minded," said the 28-year-old Marial, who ... (2012-12-08)

Guor Marial dedicates marathon performance to family, country

LONDON – Even in a crowd of 105 runners, people spotted Guor Marial before the men's marathon began Sunday at the London Olympics. “Maaarrr-eee-aaalll!” a man shouted to his right, drawing out every syllable. The runner who once competed for Iowa ... (2012-12-08)

In Quest of the Olympic Spirit: The Marathon

As more and more people want to participate in the experience of testing their endurance by making it to the finish line attendance in the various marathons keeps on climbing geometrically. More and more cities offer 'marathons' attracting thousands of ... (2012-12-08)

London Olympics: Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich wins men's marathon, Meb ...

1 of 16 Link to this photo | Comments about this photo essay (0) A Japanese supporter gestures near Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, prior to the start of the men's marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, ... (2012-12-08)

Marathon brings out thousands of spectators as Olympics' last dash nears

The Mall was full of noises, with spectators banging on the wooden barriers to drum in the marathon men. The roads leading into it were even noisier, and a woman clutching an Eritrean flag blew a whistle continuously. "She sounds like a bad football ... (2012-12-08)

Olympic Track & Field 2012: US Marathon Runners Still Have Long Way to Go

The United States still has a lot of distance to make up in the marathon. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, three of America's six competitors failed to finish, and those who did failed to medal. Then again, this is the marathon so it's not surprising to ... (2012-12-08)

A Young Ugandan Surprises the Field and Himself

On a hot, humid day, Kiprotich cleverly surged into the lead on a turn at 23 miles and pulled away to win in 2 hours 8 minutes 1 second. His victory provided Uganda's first gold medal at the London Games and second in Olympic history, 40 years after ... (2012-12-08)

Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich takes surprising gold in marathon

LONDON — Entering the Summer Games, runners from Kenya and Ethiopia had accounted for the 33 best marathon times of the year and the 10 fastest times ever. So strong are the two countries' distance runners that in Kenya alone, 278 runners had ... (2012-12-08)

No flag, no problem: Refugee runner Marial competes in marathon under ...

Marial had run only two marathons previously, but finished both in Olympic qualifying times. His second was just two months ago in San Diego, leaving him very little time to taper for the biggest race of his life. “It was a heavy responsibility on my ... (2012-12-08)

EYES ON LONDON: Marathon, Referees, Living Legend

Marial has run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago. As for expectations, well, Marial really doesn't have any. "I'm going into the race open minded," says the 28-year-old Marial, who ... (2012-12-08)

EYES ON LONDON: Marathon, Referees, Living Legend

Marial has run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago. As for expectations, well, Marial really doesn't have any. "I'm going into the race open minded," says the 28-year-old Marial, who ... (2012-12-08)

EYES ON LONDON: Marathon, Referees, Living Legend

Marial has run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago. As for expectations, well, Marial really doesn't have any. "I'm going into the race open minded," says the 28-year-old Marial, who ... (2012-12-08)

Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda wins marathon

Sponsored Links. Which means, of course, that Stephen Kiprotich, 23, who had never been on the podium of a major marathon, is not relatively unknown anymore. "Now, I am known," he said. "And I am happy that I am known." ... (2012-12-08)

Ugandan Upstages Favorites to Win Marathon

Ethiopia's elite distance runners had dominated many marathons around the world this year, but faded early on Sunday. The marathon added to Kenya's Olympic disappointments. Of the 800 meters, 1500 meters, 5000 meters and 10000 meters across both ... (2012-12-08)

Uganda's Kiprotich wins men's Olympic marathon

Marial had run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago in San Diego. "I was not able to get them a medal today, but the finish was the most important," Marial said. "I felt like the world ... (2012-12-08)

Uganda's Kiprotich wins men's Olympic marathon

Marial had run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago in San Diego. "I was not able to get them a medal today, but the finish was the most important," Marial said. "I felt like the world ... (2012-12-08)

Stephen Kiprotich Wins Men's Olympic Marathon, American Meb Keflezighi ...

Marial had run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago in San Diego. "I was not able to get them a medal today, but the finish was the most important," Marial said. "I felt like the world ... (2012-12-08)

Ugandan Kiprotich Surges Past 2 Kenyans to Win Marathon Gold

Kiprotich's victory in the 26.2-mile race gave Uganda its first gold medal at the London Games and its second ever in track and field. John Akii-Bua won the 400-meter hurdles at the 1972 Munich Games. On a hot day that had reached 72 degrees by the ... (2012-12-08)

Uganda's Kiprotich wins men's Olympic marathon

Marial had run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago in San Diego. "I was not able to get them a medal today, but the finish was the most important," Marial said. "I felt like the world ... (2012-12-08)

Ugandan surprises to win Olympic marathon

He's had a few impressive performances in marathons, but nothing that would indicate this kind of feat. He finished in 2 hours, 8 minutes, 1 second — not his best but pretty close. Kirui ended up with the silver while Kipsang held on for bronze just ... (2012-12-08)

Uganda's Kiprotich wins men's Olympic marathon

Marial had run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago in San Diego. "I was not able to get them a medal today, but the finish was the most important," Marial said. "I felt like the world ... (2012-12-08)

Olympic Marathon: Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich Wins Gold

Stephen Kiprotich has won Uganda's first-ever medal in the Olympic marathon, taking the gold Sunday morning in London. Kiprotich, 23, crossed the line in 2:08:01, the third-fastest marathon time in the history of the Olympic Games. Kiprotich used a ... (2012-12-08)

Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda pulls away late in race to win Olympic men's ...

Marial had run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago in San Diego. “I was not able to get them a medal today, but the finish was the most important,” Marial said. “I felt like the world ... (2012-12-08)

EYES ON LONDON: Last day, hoops and men's marathon

Marial has run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago. As for expectations, well, Marial really doesn't have any. "I'm going into the race open minded," says the 28-year-old Marial, who ... (2012-12-08)

The Marathon: How an Olympic Race Was Born

One day in August, 490 BC, an Athenian runner was dispatched to carry news of the Greek victory over the invading Persian army from the blood soaked battlefield of Marathon to Athens, some 26 miles distant. He arrived five hours later, and died upon ... (2012-12-08)

Day 16: Men's basketball, men's marathon, Closing Ceremonies

The men's marathon helps kick off the final day of the London Olympics, and then the U.S. men's basketball team plays for gold against Spain at 10 a.m. ET. The Closing Ceremonies begin at 4 p.m. and will be live-streamed online and broadcast on tape ... (2012-12-08)

Olympic Marathon: Ryan Hall, Meb Keflezighi Face Challenging Kenyan ...

Of the 10 fastest marathons ever recorded, six of the men who own those times are in Sunday's field: Kenya's Wilson Kipsang (2:03:42) and Emmanuel Mutai (2:04:40); Ethiopia's Ayele Abshero (2:04:23), Getu Feleke (2:04:50) and Dino Sefir (2:04:50); and ... (2012-12-08)

Plenty of inspiration for men's marathon field

He has completed two marathons and boasts a personal best of 2:12:55. “I want to take this opportunity to raise awareness of the refugees all around the world,” said Marial. “It's for the people of South Sudan especially and to show my appreciation for ... (2012-12-08)

Journey is marathon, not sprint

LONDON — I blame Megan Rapinoe for this. Rapinoe, the U.S. women's soccer star, let me handle her gold medal on Thursday night while I was interviewing her. It might have been the coolest thing I've done at these Games, my first Olympics. Inspiration ... (2012-12-08)

Olympic Marathon: Ryan Hall, Meb Keflezighi Face Challenging Kenyan ...

Of the 10 fastest marathons ever recorded, six of the men who own those times are in Sunday's field: Kenya's Wilson Kipsang (2:03:42) and Emmanuel Mutai (2:04:40); Ethiopia's Ayele Abshero (2:04:23), Getu Feleke (2:04:50) and Dino Sefir (2:04:50); and ... (2012-12-08)

Old faithful at Falmouth

All went on to run marathons in other places, but in 40 years, the five have never missed Falmouth, despite crumpled knees, hip surgery, and even brain surgery. “After you've done 10, you can't stop,'' said Delinks, 74. Now gray-haired with lined faces ... (2012-12-08)

Journey is marathon, not sprint

LONDON — I blame Megan Rapinoe for this. Rapinoe, the U.S. women's soccer star, let me handle her gold medal on Thursday night while I was interviewing her. It might have been the coolest thing I've done at these Games, my first Olympics. Inspiration ... (2012-12-08)

Greatest Men's Marathon Runners in Olympics History

The Olympic men's marathon is precisely 26 miles and 385 yards long. It takes about two hours for the best distance runners in the world to complete it. While on their route through London in the 2012 Olympics, marathoners will pass many points of ... (2012-12-08)

Honeymoon on hold for one marathon moment

"Or if I'd a few more marathons under my belt I might start thinking about tactics. There are so many things that can go wrong in a 26-mile race that there is no point putting myself under pressure going out hard or anything like that. My plan is to go ... (2012-12-08)

Olympic Marathon 2012: US Men Took Long Journeys to Reach London Games

On Sunday—the final day of the 2012 Summer Olympics—the men's marathon will take place and the USA has some impressive contenders. Ryan Hall, Abdihakem Abdirahman, and Mebrahtom Keflezighi all have a legitimate shot to medal and if all goes ... (2012-12-08)

Melissa Perkins-Banas: Opportunities abound for long runs

With the pinnacle of marathon season rapidly approaching, the long run becomes increasingly important in any marathon preparation training program. Long runs provide the stimulus for physiological adaptations required for success at the marathon ... (2012-12-08)

U of I Dance Marathon honored for influence

U of I seniors, from left, Emily Paul, Rachel Mash and Erin Martin are revved up for the final hour of the 18th annual Dance Marathon at the University of Iowa on Feb. 4. / Iowa City Press-Citizen file photo. More. IOWA CITY, IA. — The University of ... (2012-12-08)

The first ever marathon – in tweets

Thursday 8 April 1896. Great excitement in Athens ahead of tomorrow's marathon. Shops offering home entrants a lifetime's supply of goods if they win. Breaking Rumour sweeping Athens that a wealthy young woman has offered herself in marriage to any ... (2012-11-08)

End Zone: Running by the Queen's rules

"The first suggestion was Runnymede, where the Magna Carta was signed and subsequently it was moved to the nearby Windsor Castle, owned by the King Edward.” Until this time, marathons were set at a variety of distances, generally from 24 to 26 miles, ... (2012-11-08)

Haile Gebrselassie: London 2012 will see an Olympic marathon like no other

My oldest brother, Tekeye, was living in Addis and running marathons and he kept telling me that I needed to try it. I was going to run a 10k, but there was no 10k race. So, in June 1988, I lied to my father and told him I was just going to visit my ... (2012-11-08)

Victoria's Richard Weinberger takes Olympic bronze in marathon swimming

Richard Weinberger of Canada celebrates his bronze medal in the men's 10km swimming marathon at the London 2012 Olympic Games, August 10, 2012. Photograph by: Jean Levac , Postmedia Olympic Team. LONDON — It's an image any Canadian who ... (2012-11-08)

Marathon swimmers honor Crippen

Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia celebrates with his gold medal during the medal ceremony following the marathon 10km swim. (Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Photo). LONDON — American swimmer Fran Crippen had hoped to be at the starting line Friday when ... (2012-11-08)

2012 Ironman US Championship: Marathon, the last leg, under way

Harlem Piers at 130th street is one of the prime viewing spots for the marathon as the athletes run up a path no wider than a sidewalk along the river. But except for the volunteers and a few people who look more like they're out for a Saturday ... (2012-11-08)

Staff: Marathon? Boxing? Race Walking? Debating the toughest Oly. sport

After two weeks of blood, sweat, tears, bike-racing crashes, head-bandaged judokas, rowers doubled over in agonized exhaustion, a German weightlifter dropping a 433-pound barbell on his neck and a British triathlon bronze medalist being wrapped in ice ... (2012-11-08)

Kenyans go for medal sweep in Olympic marathon

Marial has run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago. As for expectations, well, Marial really doesn't have any. ''I'm going into the race open minded,'' said the 28-year-old Marial, who ... (2012-11-08)

Kenyans go for medal sweep in Olympic marathon

Marial has run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago. As for expectations, well, Marial really doesn't have any. "I'm going into the race open minded," said the 28-year-old Marial, who ... (2012-11-08)

Kenyans go for medal sweep in Olympic marathon

Marial has run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago. As for expectations, well, Marial really doesn't have any. "I'm going into the race open minded," said the 28-year-old Marial, who ... (2012-11-08)

Kenyans go for medal sweep in Olympic marathon

Marial has run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago. As for expectations, well, Marial really doesn't have any. "I'm going into the race open minded," said the 28-year-old Marial, who ... (2012-11-08)

Kenyans go for medal sweep in Olympic marathon

Marial has run only two marathons in his life, but finished both in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago. As for expectations, well, Marial really doesn't have any. "I'm going into the race open minded," said the 28-year-old Marial, who ... (2012-11-08)

Excitement abounds as marathon fever takes hold

Longford Leader (2012-11-08)

Kenyans go for medal sweep in Olympic marathon

Marial has only run two marathons in his life, but finished both of them in Olympic times. His second was just two months ago. As for expectations, well, Marial really doesn't have any. "I'm going into the race open minded," said the 28-year-old, who ... (2012-11-08)

Marathoners are 'ready to rock'

To get here, they've pounded out the equivalent of five marathons a week, often training side by side with Speed River's tight-knit group of elite middle- and long-distance runners. Gillis, the pride of Antigonish, N.S., has said a personal best ... (2012-11-08)

Photos: Men's 10k Swimming at the London 2012 Olympics, August 10

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: Thomas Lurz of Germany competes in the Men's Marathon 10km swim on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Hyde Park on August 10, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images) ... (2012-11-08)

Photos: Men's 10k Swimming at the London 2012 Olympics, August 10

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: Thomas Lurz of Germany competes in the Men's Marathon 10km swim on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Hyde Park on August 10, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images) ... (2012-11-08)

Life is a marathon for Frank Shorter

Were the playing field level, Shorter would be listed as one of only two people to win two Olympic marathons. Abebe Bikila of Ethiopia did it in 1960 and '64. The Munich marathon was scheduled for Sept. 9, 1972. Four days before, Palestinian terrorists ... (2012-11-08)

Richard Weinberger swims into Canadian mainstream with marathon bronze

STLtoday.com (2012-11-08)

As a Long-Distance Runner, Lonelier Than Most

But he has also run slower than 2:20 in other marathons, including several overseas. However fickle his times, his ability to run with the leaders makes him Japan's best chance to win a medal in the men's Olympic marathon since Koichi Morishita ... (2012-11-08)

Richard Weinberger swims into Canadian mainstream with marathon bronze

Daily Herald (2012-10-08)

Our marathoners are 'ready to rock'

To get here, they've pounded out the equivalent of five marathons a week, often training side by side with Speed River's tight-knit group of elite middle- and long-distance runners. Gillis, the pride of Antigonish, N.S., has said a personal best ... (2012-10-08)

It's time to marathon once again

Last year, the full and half marathons reeled in 1200 competitors combined. While that's impressive, Ries said the need for more spots was a concern among those who decided they wanted to participate after the registration deadline had passed. Last ... (2012-10-08)

Marathon gaming can be dangerous

Common advice for running a marathon: stay hydrated and get some sleep. But it's also sound advice for a video game marathon. A 15-year-old boy from Columbus, Ohio, was hospitalized last week for dehydration after a four-day Xbox gaming spree. (2012-10-08)

Oussama Mellouli wins marathon swim

American Alex Meyer and other swimmers get ready to dive into the water before the start of the men's marathon 10K swim at Hyde Park on day 14 of the Olympics in London. Toni L. Sandys / The Washington Post. Related Content. Swimmers make their way ... (2012-10-08)

The Art of Marathon Running

I started doing ultra-marathons in 1991 and didn't retire until 2005. So I spent a lot of years running long distances, up to 100 miles. I was always studying how to get more efficient. It was an internal practice for me. I was really into meditation ... (2012-10-08)

open-water marathons

The International Swimming Federation (FINA), which oversees five aquatics sports including open-water marathons, held its first pre-Olympic open-water marathon in 2000 in Hawaii. The first Olympic 10km open-water marathon was held at the Beijing 2008 ... (2012-10-08)

Marathoner is running under the Olympic flag

He's only ever run two marathons — his first the day after he met Poore in Minneapolis last year — but finished both of them in Olympic times. His second was in June. He explained that he used to hate running. It was connected with violence and ... (2012-10-08)

Marathons and client forums, IT's marketing abroad rises

BANGALORE: The annual San Francisco marathon this year was the Wipro San Francisco Marathon. That was the logo that the 25000 runners sported on their chests, as they started from the Embarcadero, the city's eastern waterfront, ran across the Golden ... (2012-10-08)

Oussama Mellouli wins marathon swim; Alex Meyer 10th

LONDON — It was a history-making day for Oussama Mellouli, who became the first swimmer to win a medal in both the pool and open water in a single Olympic Games. And it was a glorious day for the nascent Olympic sport of marathon swimming, as a ... (2012-10-08)

Plagues, Poultry, and the London Nose: A Guided Tour of the Olympic Marathon ...

Marathons are always run on Sunday mornings. Race organizers will tell you that's the most convenient time to close down the center of a major city, but last time I checked, the streets aren't too crowded at 5 a.m. on a Thursday. Could it be that the ... (2012-10-08)

The Social Psychology of Olympic Relay Racing

LONDON — As the 2012 Olympic Games approach their conclusion, some of the most exciting events of the track and field competition are still to come — the relays. Both the 4×100-meter relay and the 4×400-meter relay require speed, endurance and great ... (2012-10-08)

Relays Highlight Friday Action at Olympic Stadium

Olympic track and field competition is culminating with a series of team relays in which an all-star cast of American women aiming to outrun their Jamaican rivals, while their male teammates are struggling to maintain dominance. The U.S. women's 4x100m ... (2012-10-08)

IAAF to launch World Relays competition

LONDON (AP). The IAAF says it plans to launch a World Relays competition in the Bahamas in May 2014. The IAAF says in a statement that the two-day competition will ''bring together the world's best athletes,'' in a schedule that includes the 4x100 and ... (2012-10-08)

IAAF to launch World Relays competition in the Bahamas in 2014

LONDON — The IAAF says it plans to launch a World Relays competition in the Bahamas in May 2014. The IAAF says in a statement that the two-day competition will “bring together the world's best athletes,” in a schedule that includes the 4x100 and ... (2012-10-08)

Tunisia's Mellouli Wins Swimming Marathon to Set Olympic Record

(See {OLY <GO>} for Olympics news.) Aug. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Tunisia's Oussama Mellouli won the men's 10-kilometer swimming marathon, becoming the first person to win medals in the pool and open water at the same Olympics. Mellouli won the race in ... (2012-10-08)

What To Watch, Day 14: Team USA Basketball, Track Relays And BMX Crashes

What To Watch on Friday at the Olympics, featuring Team USA against Argentina, more BMX crashes and the United States running for gold in a pair of team relays on the track. Follow @sbnation on Twitter, and Like SBNation.com on Facebook. Aug 10, 2012 ... (2012-10-08)

Japanese Marathoner Takes an Unorthodox Route

But he has also run slower than 2:20 in several other marathons, including several overseas. However fickle, his ability to run with the leaders makes him Japan's best chance to win a medal in the men's Olympic marathon since Koichi Morishita finished ... (2012-10-08)

Tunisia's Mellouli Wins Swimming Marathon to Set Olympic Record

Businessweek (2012-10-08)

Haile Gebrselassie forced to rethink farewell after missing out on London Olympics

LONDON — Haile Gebrselassie was hoping for a farewell race at the Olympics and one last shot at a gold medal in the marathon. The distance running great and former world record holder won't get the chance after failing to make Ethiopia's team, denying ... (2012-10-08)

Tunisia's Mellouli Wins Swimming Marathon to Set Olympic Record

Bloomberg (2012-10-08)

Kenyan and Ethiopian marathon rivalry resumes

Despite the African dominance in distance racing, with Kenyans winning all six big city marathons last year, they have not monopolized the Olympic race over the past 20 years. But Gebrselassie pointed out that the intense heat and humidity at the 1996 ... (2012-10-08)

Mellouli adds open water title to bronze in pool

LONDON — Pool or lake, it makes no difference to Ous Mellouli. As long as there's water involved. The Tunisian won the grueling 10-kilometer race at the London Games on Friday to become the first swimmer to win medals in both the pool and open water ... (2012-10-08)

Meyer fails to medal in men's marathon swim

LONDON -- American Alex Meyer started well but couldn't keep up the pace Friday in the men's 10-kilometer swimming marathon at the London Olympics. In third place after the first two laps around the Serpentine, the iconic lake in the middle of Hyde ... (2012-10-08)

The Bonus: Mapping the Olympic marathon by elevation, turns, water stations

Running great Haile Gebrselassie must rethink farewell after missing out on ...Washington Post (2012-10-08)

Great Gebrselassie forced to rethink farewell

LONDON (AP) -- Haile Gebrselassie was hoping for a farewell race at the Olympics and one last shot at a gold medal in the marathon. The distance running great and former world record holder won't get the chance after failing to make Ethiopia's team, ... (2012-10-08)

Athletics: Olympic Analyst Craig Masback to Receive Akron Marathon ...

Akron, Ohio (August 10, 2012) -- Olympic running analyst Craig Masback has been chosen as the Akron Marathon 2012 Ambassador Award recipient. Each year, the Akron Marathon, presented by Time Warner Cable, recognizes an individual who has ... (2012-10-08)

Meyer in contention in men's marathon swim

LONDON -- American Alex Meyer is in medal contention with two-thirds of the men's 10-kilometer swimming marathon still left. Meyer, 24, was in third place after the the first two laps around the Serpentine, the iconic lake in the middle of Hyde Park ... (2012-10-08)

Matviychuk to chase course record in Omsk

The 3rd Siberian International Marathon (SIM) is scheduled for Sunday 12 August at 17:00, to coincide with the start of the men's Olympic Marathon in London, with Omsk time running 6 hours ahead of Greenwich. The men's course record for this IAAF ... (2012-10-08)

U of I Dance Marathon honored for influence

U of I seniors, from left, Emily Paul, Rachel Mash and Erin Martin are revved up for the final hour of the 18th annual Dance Marathon at the University of Iowa on Feb. 4. / Iowa City Press-Citizen file photo. More. IOWA CITY, IA. — The University of ... (2012-10-08)

British down to last chance for swimming gold

Gold medalist Eva Risztov of Hungary, center, stands with silver medalist Haley Anderson of the United States, left, and bronze medalist Martina Grimaldi of Italy during a medals ceremony after the women's 10-kilometer marathon swimming competition at ... (2012-10-08)

Local runners raise funds for St. Jude's Marathon

Members and supporters of the We Run For St. Jude's marathon group teamed up with Zaxby's on Whiskey Road Wednesday to raise funds for the children's hospital. Zaxby's pledged 10 percent of every sale made from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening to St. (2012-10-08)

Why More Endurance Racers Lead Wire to Wire

One newcomer that marathon insiders will be watching is the Ethiopian Ayale Abshero, who at age 21 recently ran one of the fastest marathons ever at 2:04:23. When it comes to marathon swimming, there's an even stronger argument for staying with the ... (2012-10-08)

Exclusive Interview With Meb Keflezighi

Now I have over a dozen major marathons under my belt. The Olympic Games comes every four years and I am glad to be a part of it this year. But in terms of competition, I face this level of competition every year in the World Marathon Majors events ... (2012-09-08)

Athletics: Kirui says marathon record could fall

LONDON (Reuters) - World marathon champion Abel Kirui believes he could break the Olympic record set by his late compatriot Sammy Wanjiru in Beijing four years ago at the London Games on Sunday. After winning Kenya's first Olympic marathon gold ... (2012-09-08)

Canada Olympic Marathon: Running Booms As Dylan Wykes, Eric Gillis And ...

In big-city marathons, where professional marathoners earn their money, the elites are joined by runners of all stripes, sizes and speeds. The biggest of them all bring in more than 45000 runners. The most recent running boom, has seen women take on ... (2012-09-08)

Athletics: Kirui says marathon record could fall

LONDON (Reuters) - World marathon champion Abel Kirui believes he could break the Olympic record set by his late compatriot Sammy Wanjiru in Beijing four years ago at the London Games on Sunday. After winning Kenya's first Olympic marathon gold ... (2012-09-08)

Family losing hope of finding missing runner on Mount Marathon

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Peggy LeMaitre no longer holds out hope that her husband is alive five weeks - and multiple searches - after he vanished on Alaska's Mount Marathon during a popular extreme race. "The only hope I have is that they will find ... (2012-09-08)

Washington's Influence Olympics: The Marathon

Like the actual event at the London Games, participants in the marathon at the Influence Olympics must possess the endurance to sustain a strong lobbying operation over a long period of time. Unlike the real Olympics, however, many of the top sprinters ... (2012-09-08)

Gilmore Girls' silly little dance contest has some serious repercussions

Welcome to the Summertime Roundtable, where some of TV Club's writers tackle episodes that all deal with a central theme. The theme for the next eight installments is “competition.” “They Shoot Gilmores, Don't They?” (Gilmore Girls, season 3, episode 7 ... (2012-09-08)

Canada's marathon men usher in new era in distance running

gillisreid. The 2012 London Olympics wrap up Sunday with one of the marquee events — the men's marathon. While Canada likely won't medal, the mere presence of the Canadians in the field is a testament to years of preparation, both by the runners and ... (2012-09-08)

Family losing hope of finding missing runner on Alaska's Mount Marathon

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Peggy LeMaitre no longer holds out hope that her husband is alive five weeks - and multiple searches - after he vanished on Alaska's Mount Marathon during a popular extreme race. "The only hope I have is that they will find ... (2012-09-08)

Hungarian Risztov wins Olympic open water gold

Gold medalist Eva Risztov of Hungary, center, stands with silver medalist Haley Anderson of the United States, left, and bronze medalist Martina Grimaldi of Italy during a medals ceremony after the women's 10-kilometer marathon swimming competition at ... (2012-09-08)

Photos: Medal Round – Swimming Women's Open Water at the 2012 Olympics

Argentina's Cecilia Biagioli (R) and Spain's Erika Villaecija Garcia (L) compete in the women's 10km open water swimming marathon at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 9, 2012 in London. MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/GettyImages. Oly - Swimming ... (2012-09-08)

Family hopes to find body of missing Mount Marathon runner

In this photo taken July 4, 2012 and provided by TSS Photography, 65-year-old Michael LeMaitre competes in the Mount Marathon race in Seward, Alaska. Peggy LeMaitre is no longer holding out hope that her husband is still alive five weeks and multiple ... (2012-09-08)

Hungary's Risztov beats US's Anderson by a hand in Olympic marathon swim

(AP Photo/Sergei Grits)AP2012. After nearly two hours of racing around The Serpentine lake, it came down to a furious sprint to the finish. Eva Risztov got there first, by a hand. The Hungarian led most of the way in the grueling Olympic open water ... (2012-09-08)

Risztov wins women's marathon swimming gold

LONDON (Reuters) - Eva Risztov of Hungary held on to win the gold medal for the women's marathon swim at the London Olympics on Thursday after a desperate sprint finish to the 10 kilometer race. Haley Anderson of the United States won the silver medal ... (2012-09-08)

Anderson wins silver in women's marathon swim

LONDON -- A strong finish helped U.S. swimmer Haley Anderson win a silver medal Thursday in the women's 10-kilometer marathon event. Anderson's time was 1:57:38.6. Hungary's Eva Risztov won the gold with a time of 1:57:38.2 and Martina Grimaldi of ... (2012-09-08)

How running a marathon inspired 'Canabalt's' creator

A lot of people say marathons are all up in your head, that it's not a physical thing. I used to listen to them and think 'Pfft, you're running more than 20 miles!', but they were right: it's completely in your head." Everyone hits their limit during a ... (2012-09-08)

Last Bottle Wines Announces 24 hours of Outrageous Wine Deals: The "Moving ...

NAPA, Calif., Aug. 8, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Last Bottle Wines, the Napa Valley-based ultra-premium wine "flash" website, announced today that due to unbridled growth, it will hold its second, much-beloved "Moving Madness Marathon" wine sale on Friday ... (2012-09-08)

Relays loom, and USA better get on the stick

Source: USA TODAY. There are so many great sprinters in the USA that it usually has not been a problem to get enough of them together to have really fast 4×100-meter relays. But there also is a roughly 12-inch-long baton involved — the stick, in track ... (2012-09-08)

Relays ahead, and US teams better get on the stick

But there also is a roughly 12-inch-long baton involved — the stick, in track talk — and getting it from one person to the next three times — getting the stick around the track — has been an American problem in recent years. Historically, these are ... (2012-09-08)

Relays ahead, and US teams better get on the stick

LONDON (USA TODAY) — There are so many great sprinters in the USA that it usually has not been a problem to get enough of them together to have really fast 4x100-meter relays. But there also is a roughly 12-inch-long baton involved — the stick, in ... (2012-09-08)

After the Olympics, let's bring back the magic of cross-country running

Not so lonely for the long-distance runner now, as city marathons boom in popularity. 18 Apr 2010. Falling gym membership may explain sport's success as new events spring up around country. License/buy our content; |; Privacy policy; |; Terms ... (2012-09-08)

Hopkinton Could House the Marathon Hall of Fame

The starting point of the Boston Marathon could soon be the end point for all great distance running careers. The non-profit 26.2 Foundation is currently in the process of planning a marathon hall of fame in Hopkinton, with the hopes of making the ... (2012-09-08)

Graham workers aim to run marathon, raise money for charity

Team Graham. TEAM GRAHAM: Graham Manufacturing employees Elaine Harding, Ashley LaShure, Arlene Hall, Andy Haupt, Brian Ellingham, Jamie Lindsley and Nina Stevens get ready to run the Nike Women's Marathon Oct. 14 in San Francisco to help ... (2012-09-08)

Preview: 12 Hours at Corban Relay

Note from Kelly: OregonLive.com Timbers community blogger & photographer Rick Curwen - also a fellow Red Lizard and someone I've run at least three relays with - is heading up our team for the 12 Hours at Corban Relay coming up this Saturday, August ... (2012-09-08)

London lift for Marathon plan

Yet 11 of the first 14 Dublin Marathons had produced Irish winners, with Jerry Kiernan's 1982 time of 2:13.45 the course record until 2004. Seeking a return to those glory days, Jim Aughney, Dublin Marathon race director, and a group of committed ... (2012-08-08)

Surprise, Surprise: Men's Olympic Marathon Preview

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TEXT-S&P cuts LOOP LLC's ratings to 'A-' from 'A'

Overview -- The long-term trend of increasing domestic onshore and Canadian crude oil production has weakened U.S. offshore oil port operator LOOP LLC's competitive position, in our opinion. -- We are lowering our corporate credit rating on LOOP to 'A ... (2012-08-08)

Arts & Entertainment : Theater Review

In the 1920s and 1930s, dance marathons set up shop across Middle America. Like traveling circuses, they entertained the masses while performers endured deplorable workplace conditions. Sidney Pollack depicted the phenomenon in his 1969 Academy ... (2012-08-08)

TEXT-S&P cuts LOOP LLC's ratings to 'A-' from 'A'

Overview -- The long-term trend of increasing domestic onshore and Canadian crude oil production has weakened U.S. offshore oil port operator LOOP LLC's competitive position, in our opinion. -- We are lowering our corporate credit rating on LOOP to 'A ... (2012-08-08)

Swimming: Marathon swimmers prepare to take plunge

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's swimmers have had a lean time at the London Olympics, failing to win any gold medals despite the advantages of competing at home. The host-nation won three medals in the pool, a silver and two bronze, but the most precious ... (2012-08-08)

Ohio teen collapses from dehydration after 4-day gaming marathon

A Columbus, Ohio, mother has taken away her son's Xbox after he spent four to five days locked in his bedroom playing a marathon game and collapsed from dehydration, nbc4i.com reported. Jessie Rawlins said her son, Tyler, 15, collapsed three times ... (2012-08-08)

Disappointed Craig Mottram may try marathon

Mottram, described last year by Ron Clarke as Australia's greatest ever distance runner, struggled to find the form that prompted that lavish praise as he battled into 16th place in his heat of the Olympic 5000m last night and failed to advance to the ... (2012-08-08)

Exxon, Marathon Petroleum stocks sink

Exxon, Marathon Petroleum stocks sink. NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Energy stocks traded mixed in early action on Wednesday as stronger oil prices mitigated losses in the broad equities market, and as shares of Marathon Petroleum Corp. and Exxon Mobil ... (2012-08-08)

2012 Run Oregon Race Profile

Since March of 2010, she has run 23 races including 10 half marathons, and 4 marathons. It was not long before she became a Half Fanatic and then, just this past June, she qualified for and became a Marathon Maniac. How did she do it? By trickery and ... (2012-08-08)

Teen Collapses After 4-Day Xbox Marathon

... Ohio Teen Collapses After 4day Xbox Marathon, Ohio Teen Collapses After Xbox Marathon, Teen Collapses Xbox Marathon, Teen Xbox, Tenn Xbox Marathon, Xbox, Xbox Marathon, Technology News. Teen Xbox Marathon. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A four-day ... (2012-08-08)

Ohio teen collapses after 4-day Xbox marathon

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On surfing the rough waters of Munich's Olympic marathon

Frank Shorter, 64, won the Olympic gold medal in the marathon at the 1972 Munich Olympics, beginning, in essence, the first North American running boom. On Sunday, Reid Coolsaet, Eric Gillis and Dylan Wykes will run the marathon for Canada, our first ... (2012-08-08)

Harbourfront serves as canvas for creativity

More than 50 artists will converge on the St. John's harbourfront for a 24-hour marathon of art creation Aug. 18 to kick-off the 13th annual Art Marathon Festival. The marathon, hosted by the Eastern Edge art gallery, will feature artists working in a ... (2012-08-08)

Curiolympics #2: the Cine-marathon – distinctly unsporting events for Londoners

Do you think marathons these days are a bit lightweight? You're not wrong. With world record times down to nearly two hours, they're over almost before they've begun. If you're looking for a real test of endurance, try CurioCity's Cine-marathon: ten ... (2012-08-08)

Marathon residents, businesses prepare for Hwy. 29 work

MARATHON -- Marathon-area residents in recent weeks have voiced anger and concern about a construction project planning to cut local access to Highway 29, but an informational meeting Tuesday saw a calmer group of residents looking for basic ... (2012-08-08)

Looking for Fitness in a Glass of Juice

Recent studies, however, raise questions about whether the athletes are necessarily receiving the benefits that they think they are and what that means for the rest of us who'd love to find fitness in a glass. Beetroot juice, as the name implies, is ... (2012-08-08)

Rock and Roll Marathon Series comes to Cleveland

Marathons typically bring in marathon maniacs and their families to the city center, book hotels at capacity and dine at local restaurants. Cleveland is no exception as attendance records are continuously broken. A recent marathon economic impact study ... (2012-08-08)

Finding Marathon Success After A Quick Try At Swimming

If life was a sprint and not a marathon, Lisa Stublic's Olympic dream would have ended before it began. Long before she became an Olympic marathon runner for Croatia, Stublic was a self-proclaimed unathletic kid from Waterbury, mostly interested in ... (2012-07-08)

Olympian without a country prepares for marathon

LONDON — The Olympian without a country is not without a budget. Guor Marial shows up for an interview at the Olympic Village dressed in jeans and a polo shirt purchased from Target. He trains in old gear from Iowa State. He will run the marathon ... (2012-07-08)

Athletics: CLIF® Bar Renews Sponsorship of Long Beach International City Bank ...

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Race officials today announced that CLIF® Bar has renewed its sponsorship of the Long Beach International City Bank Marathon for an additional three years. A relationship that dates back to 2007, CLIF Bar will support runners with ... (2012-07-08)

Kemboi May Shift Focus To Marathons

Kemboi May Shift Focus To Marathons. By News; Published Aug. 7, 2012; Updated 2 hours ago. comments; Tweet · Share · Share. Print. Ezekiel Kemboi may be moving up in distance to the marathon. Photo: PhotoRun.net. The Olympic steeplechase ... (2012-07-08)

Rizzoli & Isles: Marathon Women

Need to catch up on Rizzoli & Isles before the summer season finale? For those who only recently have found TNT's hit drama, the cable net is airing a marathon of episodes from Season 1. (Check local listings.) Kicking off the marathon is “See One. Do One. (2012-07-08)

The 1904 Olympic Marathon May Have Been the Strangest Ever

A few of the runners were recognized marathoners who had either won or placed in the Boston Marathon or had placed in previous Olympic marathons, but the majority of the field was composed of middle-distance runners and assorted “oddities.” Americans ... (2012-07-08)

HERSOM: Houlihan seeks sophomore breakthrough

SIOUX CITY | Friday morning, she'll load her car and begin the long drive back to Tempe, Ariz. Shelby Houlihan can't wait to rejoin the new friends who helped make her first year at Arizona State University a total delight. She also can't wait to see ... (2012-07-08)

South Sudan runner's marathon: just getting there

Guor Marial, left, with friend Brad Poore after the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in San Diego in June. Marial, born in South Sudan, finished sixth with a time of 2:12:55 in just his second competitive marathon. Poore led the fight to get Marial invited to ... (2012-07-08)

Kemboi To Shift Focus To Marathons

Kemboi To Shift Focus To Marathons. By News; Published 11 mins ago. comments; Tweet · Share · Share. Print. Ezekiel Kemboi may be moving up in distance to the marathon. Photo: PhotoRun.net. The Olympic steeplechase gold-medal winner will be ... (2012-07-08)

Pumba the running pug

Dan and Heather Rideout have been running for years. You regularly see them running through the Candalaria neighborhood training for Hood to Coast or other road races, and typically they'd have a leash in their hands with Lanikai, a midsized chocolate ... (2012-07-08)

RUNNING SHORTS: Quarter marathon returning to Huntsville this fall

The number of half marathons in Texas has grown to more than 70. The Huntsville Half Marathon is the fourth oldest. Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners of each race and to the top three in 5-year age groups in each race ... (2012-07-08)

Olympian without a country prepares for marathon

Olympian without a country prepares for marathon. Guor Marial has arrived here from the ideals of a U.S. Olympic official, the passion of a Chicago Tribune sportswriter, and the doggedness of a fellow runner. Email · print ... (2012-07-08)

Portland startup Athletepath to power Hood to Coast results

The Hood to Coast Relay will use Portland-based startup Athletepath to help deliver results to the 18000 athletes competing in the world's largest relay race later this month. Athletepath is a Web-based software application that allows runners to ... (2012-06-08)

Tiki Gelana of Ethiopia sets Olympic record in women's marathon (Video)

... to http://falkeetriathlon.blogspot.com/, is a married father of two, owner of two dogs and trying to balance life, work and multisport. Ryan has participated in multisport events in the midwest ranging from 5k's to 1/2 ironmans and marathons since ... (2012-06-08)

For South Sudan runner, just reaching London was a marathon

For Guor Marial, South Sudan's first Olympian, just getting to London was a ...TheNewsTribune.com (2012-06-08)

For Guor Marial, South Sudan's first Olympian, just getting to London was a ...

LONDON In Guor Marial&#x2019;s first marathon, he posted a time good enough to qualify for the Olympics. Perhaps that&#x2019;s because when he was growing up, he has said, he got used to running from people who were trying to kill him.</p><p>When ... (2012-06-08)

Injured Australian Olympic marathon runner Benita Willis praised for her grit ...

Picture: Brett Faulkner Source: The Daily Telegraph. AUSTRALIA'S Olympic marathon stars have paid tribute to their teammate Benita Willis's grit and determination. Willis, 33, was determined to finish her fourth Olympic marathon on Sunday despite ... (2012-06-08)

Tyler hosts marathon, half marthon and 5k races

tyler, tx — Mellew Productions is excited to host their 3rd annual marathon event here in Tyler, the “Rose Capital of the Nation,” this upcoming Fall. The Tyler Rose Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5k will be held Sunday, October 7, 2012. The events ... (2012-06-08)

Women's Marathon: Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana Wins

Despite heavy rain and slow splits for the first half of Sunday's London Olympic women's marathon, a fierce four-way battle over the final miles pushed Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana to an Olympic record victory in 2:23:07, five seconds ahead of Kenya's ... (2012-06-08)

Underwater marathon to benefit wounded soldiers

The Latest. CRMC launches 'Positively Great' campaign. Carlisle Regional Medical Center has launched a “Positively Great” campaign. Assessment appeals deadline looms. The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners Thursday reminded county ... (2012-06-08)

Kara Goucher on the brutal Olympic marathon course and pal Shalane Flanagan

LONDON -- Kara Goucher went into Sunday's Olympic marathon with two goals in mind: to finish in the top 10 and to set a new PR. She crossed the line 11th in 2:26:07, 1 minute and 15 seconds off of her personal best. “I'm disappointed that so much ... (2012-06-08)

Son of Swami postcard from London: Marathon memories

Now DOSOS, MD has run 11 marathons; Runner Dude, her current husband, has run 10; and SOS thinks he was out of his mind for running 26 miles, 385 yards three times. Son of Swami is written by Mick McCabe, who can be contacted at 313-223-4744 or ... (2012-06-08)

Photos: Womens Marathon

Tiki Gelana felt the marathon slipping away when she tumbled on the rain-slickened street. Around the halfway point of the race, the Ethiopian was knocked down by another runner as she reached for her water bottle, a hard fall that bloodied her right ... (2012-06-08)

Tiki Gelana Wins 2012 Olympic Marathon as Shalane Flanagan and Kara ...

Tiki Gelana Wins 2012 Olympic Marathon As Shalane Flanagan And Kara Goucher Finish 10th And 11th. By LetsRun.com. August 5, 2012. The marathon has a new star, Tiki Gelana. On a rain-soaked course, over the final three quarters of a mile, the young ... (2012-06-08)

Marathon misfire for US women

In the last mile, Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana, winner of marathons in Amsterdam and Rotterdam over the past two years, surged away from Kenya's Priscah Jeptoo and Russia's Tatyana Petrova. London Marathon champion Mary Keitany of Kenya, a pre-race pick for ... (2012-06-08)

Women's Olympic marathon results: Ethiopia takes gold; Team USA 10th and 11th

2012 Olympics · Marathons · Shalane Flanagan · Kara Goucher · Desiree Davila. Advertisement. LONDON -- Tiki Gelana of Ethiopia is the 2012 Olympic gold medalist in the marathon, winning the race in 2:23:07, a new Olympic record. “I was confident before ... (2012-05-08)

Olympic Track & Field 2012: US Marathon Hopes Now Pinned on Men

With three medal-worthy marathoners, the U.S. men's marathoners look to make up for the lack of medals from the women's side. Runners Ryan Hall, Meb Keflezighi and Abdi Abdirahman all have viable chances at finishing high, as the marathon tends to be ... (2012-05-08)

London 2012: Tiki Gelana's Olympic marathon win a hometown triumph

Those who turn out to support marathons, particularly when there is no obvious home contender, tend to be generous. And they certainly were over this unconventional course (one 2.2 mile loop, then three of eight miles). Despite the rain, the streets ... (2012-05-08)

Raining champ: On wet course, Ethiopia's Gelana recovers from fall to win ...

Great Britain's Andy Murray returns the ball to Switzerland's Roger Federer during the men's singles gold medal match of the London 2012 Olympic Games, at the All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on August 5, 2012. AFP PHOTO ... (2012-05-08)

Haverhill man getting ready for 75th marathon

4, he's run in 40 Boston Marathons and he's got streaks going at - among other races - the Gloucester 25K and the grueling Mount Washington Road Race, which he has run 33 times. When he completes New York in November, Laprel will have completed his ... (2012-05-08)

Olympic women's marathon brings sport to the city

There was a downpour at the beginning, and a downpour at the end. Lightning and thunder. It was as if the rain had been cast especially for the women's marathon start and finish on the Mall. Could rotten British weather be called on to give some sort ... (2012-05-08)

Desiree Davila didn't finish marathon, but she can call herself an Olympian

LONDON — She made it this far. A light rain was falling, a rainbow of umbrellas in the grandstand. There was Buckingham Palace behind her, and the long road of the Olympic marathon ahead. Desiree Davila of Rochester Hills knew her legs would support ... (2012-05-08)

Ethiopia's Gelana wins women's Olympic marathon

LONDON —. Tiki Gelana felt the Olympic marathon slipping away when she tumbled on the rain-slickened street. Around the halfway point of the race, the Ethiopian was knocked down by another runner as she reached for her water bottle, a hard fall that ... (2012-05-08)

Ethiopia's Gelana Wins Marathon

This year's more-momentous 26.2-mile race took place not only in August — a month when even temperate London can bake joggers – but at 11 a.m., three to four hours later than most big-city marathons. The prospect of frightening temperatures still ... (2012-05-08)

EYES ON LONDON: Ainslie, tattoos, women's marathon

James-Andrew Davis of Great Britain competes against Valerio Aspromonte of Italy, right, during the men's foil team fencing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, in London. Italy beat Great Britain to advance. (AP Photo/Dmitry ... (2012-05-08)

Moments of the Marathon

Athletes run in the rain as they compete in the women's marathon final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Mall August 5, 2012. The Buckingham Palace is seen in the background. REUTERS/Mark Blinch. Athletes run past the Buckingham Palace as ... (2012-05-08)

Ethiopia's Gelana Wins Marathon

This year's more-momentous 26.2-mile race took place not only in August — a month when even temperate London can bake joggers – but at 11 a.m., three to four hours later than most big-city marathons. The prospect of frightening temperatures still ... (2012-05-08)

Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana Wins Olympic Women's Marathon

Usually, the men's and women's Olympic marathons finish inside the main Olympic Stadium. But organizers broke with tradition and mapped a four loop course that took the runners past many of London's notable tourist attractions. The race started and ... (2012-05-08)

Gelana upsets Kenyans in Olympic women's marathon

Gelana had never won a major title - her resume including two Dutch city marathons - and was expected to crumble under pressure. In a show of teamwork, Jeptoo even went to get Keitany water with as little as the kilometers to go, but soon afterward ... (2012-05-08)

Athletics: Rain queen Gelana wins soggy marathon

There was no fairytale either for defending champion Constantina Dicu of Romania. The 42-year-old, who became the oldest winner of the event four years ago, trailed in 86th. Unlike the majority of previous Games marathons, the London races do not start ... (2012-05-08)

Athletics: Rain queen Gelana wins soggy marathon

... 42-year-old, who became the oldest winner of the event four years ago, trailed in 86th. Unlike the majority of previous Games marathons, the London races do not start or finish or go near the Olympic stadium in the east of the capital. (Editing by ... (2012-05-08)

Gelana wins another gold for Ethiopia, beating favored Kenyans in Olympic ...

Gelana had never won a major title — her resume including two Dutch city marathons — and was expected to crumble under pressure. In a show of teamwork, Jeptoo even went to get Keitany water with as little as the kilometers to go, but soon afterward ... (2012-05-08)

Ethiopia's Gelana sets OR in women's marathon

They were running together with 5 km to go, but as the race approached the final kilometer, Gelana pushed the pace and Keitany -- who has won the last two London Marathons and was a favorite heading into the race -- was the first to fall back. Then ... (2012-05-08)

Ethiopia's Gelana wins women's Olympic marathon

LONDON (AP) -- Tiki Gelana felt the marathon slipping away when she tumbled on the rain-slickened street. Around the halfway point of the race, the Ethiopian was knocked down by another runner as she reached for her water bottle, a hard fall that ... (2012-05-08)

Ethiopian Sets Olympic Record in Women's Marathon

LONDON — Surging into the lead in the last mile and a half and running the second half of the race more than three minutes faster than the first, Tiki Gelana of Ethiopia won the women's Olympic marathon on Sunday in 2 hours 23 minutes 7 seconds, a ... (2012-05-08)

Inspirational moment: Kenyans showing great teamwork in marathon

rawImage.png. The marathon features individual performances of endurance, but two runners from Kenya showed remarkable teamwork during Sunday's women's marathon. Near the 10km mark, Edna Kiplagat wasn't able to grab a bottle from the water ... (2012-05-08)

Ethiopia's Gelana wins women's Olympic marathon

Gold-medal winner, Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana leads Kenya's Priscah Jeptoo up The Mall during the women's marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, in London. (Paul Hackett, Pool / AP). Gold-medal winner, Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana leads ... (2012-05-08)

Duluth native Kara Goucher finishes 11th in Olympic women's marathon

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Tiki Gelana of Ethiopia wins women's marathon

ORG XMIT: USPW-86932 Aug 5, 2012; London, United Kingdom; The marathon runners on the course with Big Ben in the background during the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Mall. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports ORIG FILE ID: ... (2012-05-08)

Desiree Davila out of marathon

LONDON -- Desiree Davila, who holds the American record on the Boston Marathon course and was considered a medal candidate at Sunday's Olympic marathon, stepped off the course after 2.2 miles, unable to continue because of pain in her right hip and ... (2012-05-08)

Inspirational moment: Kenyans showing great teamwork in marathon

rawImage.png. 2012-08-05_06-04-00_337.jpg The marathon features individual performances of endurance, but two runners from Kenya showed remarkable teamwork during Sunday's women's marathon. Near the 10km mark, Edna Kiplagat wasn't able to ... (2012-05-08)

Matt Grevers, Rebecca Soni come out on top in relays

LONDON – Olympic swimming wrapped up Saturday with four more gold medals from relays for swimmers with Arizona ties. Matt Grevers of Tucson and Rebecca Soni, whose parents live in Sedona, picked up their second golds by swimming the backstroke ... (2012-05-08)

Matt Grevers, Rebecca Soni come out on top in relays

LONDON – Olympic swimming wrapped up Saturday with four more gold medals from relays for swimmers with Arizona ties. Matt Grevers of Tucson and Rebecca Soni, whose parents live in Sedona, picked up their second golds by swimming the backstroke ... (2012-05-08)

Timing is right for US in the long run

LONDON — Not long ago, distance-running fans questioned the future of United States women in the marathon. Would they ever be a significant presence at major marathons again? Would they snap decades-long winless streaks in the Boston Marathon and ... (2012-05-08)

Haverhill man getting ready for 75th marathon

4, he's run in 40 Boston Marathons and he's got streaks going at -- among other races -- the Gloucester 25K and the grueling Mount Washington Road Race, which he has run 33 times. When he completes New York in November, Laprel will have completed ... (2012-05-08)

15500 runners have started the countdown to the Free Press Marathon. Meet 26

The marketing coordinator has been running for 32 years and has completed 11 marathons -- all in Detroit. Cousino says she runs because it gives her a sense of accomplishment. "And because running allows me to eat just about anything I want!" ... (2012-05-08)

Haverhill man getting ready for 75th marathon

4, he's run in 40 Boston Marathons and he's got streaks going at — among other races — the Gloucester 25K and the grueling Mount Washington Road Race, which he has run 33 times. When he completes New York in November, Laprel will have completed ... (2012-05-08)

Matt Grevers, Rebecca Soni come out on top in relays

LONDON - Olympic swimming wrapped up Saturday with four more gold medals from relays for swimmers with Arizona ties. Matt Grevers of Tucson and Rebecca Soni, whose parents live in Sedona, picked up their second golds by swimming the backstroke ... (2012-05-08)

Book review: Kate Summerscale relays a riveting tale of adultery and divorce ...

The mark of any good book, especially one that sheds light on historical events, is that the issues it raises remain relevant for contemporary readers. Kate Summerscale's "Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady" is just such a ... (2012-05-08)

Joan Benoit set the standard for women's marathons at the Olympics

They're running the Olympic marathon for women for the eighth time today. What I remember about the first one, at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles, was the message the winner sent to those male Olympic hopefuls, who had undergone surgery, a prolonged ... (2012-05-08)

Former coaches know Flanagan will fight for marathon medal

MARBLEHEAD — In the eyes of long-time Marblehead Middle School track coach Bill McCarthy, Shalane Flanagan's track and field career couldn't have started in a more auspicious manner. Yet the same day, tears fell from the eyes of Flanagan. "We went ... (2012-05-08)

Kim Smith Begins Olympic Quest In Marathon On Sunday, August 5 At 6:00 am ...

Aug. 4, 2012. PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Providence College graduate Kim Smith '05, will compete in the women's marathon at the 2012 Olympic Games in London on Sunday, August 5. The event is slated to begin at 6:00 a.m. (ET) and 11:00 a.m. local time in ... (2012-05-08)

QU, TAMUQ pupils take part in Shell Eco-Marathon

Five students, three from Qatar University in Qatar and two from the Texas A & M University, have travelled on Shell's sponsorship to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to witness the Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2012 competition held last month. The students ... (2012-04-08)

New Market father, son run in California marathon

The San Francisco marathon is a series of USA Track and Field certified road running events held each year in the city that include a full marathon, two half marathons, and a 5K. “I've been in several marathons, and I wanted to get one in with my son ... (2012-04-08)

A lesson in running, sort of

The reason a marathon is 26.2 miles is because at the 1908 London Olympics, the course planners wanted to end the race in front of Queen Alexandra's seat in the stadium. Until then, marathons varied in length, from 25 to 26 miles or so. The London ... (2012-04-08)

Women's Olympic marathon: Duluth native Goucher is in it to win it

Duluth native Kara Goucher of Portland, Ore. carries her son, Colt, as she runs down the course while celebrating after winning the USA Half Marathon Championships in Canal Park in Duluth, Minn., on Saturday, June 16, 2012. She'll compete in the ... (2012-04-08)

UI's Dance Marathon named 'most influential'

The University of Iowa's Dance Marathon tops the list of college-based charitable organizations in the Midwest. StayClassy, a San Diego-based start-up company for nonprofit organizations, announced that UI Dance Marathon was selected by public vote for ... (2012-04-08)

Women's Olympic marathon: Goucher in it to win it

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Dibaba goes for second double in row. After that the marathon looms

LONDON, GREAT BRITAIN - AUGUST 3: American Katie Ledecky reacts as she looks to the clock after swimming to a first place finish in the Women's 800m Freestyle event during the swimming competition on Friday, August 3, 2012. Ledecky swam the ... (2012-04-08)

TD Beach to Beacon: Marathon legends Rodgers, Shorter surprise entrants

Rodgers won both the Boston and New York City marathons four times. Shorter captured the gold medal in the men's marathon at the Munich Olympics in 1972. Together with Samuelson, 55, who won the inaugural Olympic women's marathon at Los Angeles ... (2012-04-08)

Multisports: Marathoner follows dream

"It's great to see the adidas Auckland Marathon following in the footsteps of one of the world's most renowned marathons and embracing this new revolution in motoring which offers such a great fit with an event that is about health and well-being ... (2012-04-08)

Crossing the Line

In this week's issue, Mark Singer reports on allegations that have surfaced in the online running community that a dentist in Michigan named Kip Litton has cheated repeatedly in marathons across the U.S. Although Litton has been disqualified from at ... (2012-03-08)

Tough Marathon for Zim Runners

And the three Zimbabwean runners must be at their best if they are to mount any strong challenges in their races as the London 2012 marathons will be run over a challenging and technical course that shows off London at its very best, according to the ... (2012-03-08)

Little Rock Marathon Registration Open

“What most people don't understand is that they think of Little Rock and they think 'no big deal', but the Little Rock Marathon, we are judged on a world level,” says Hampton. “We're considered one of the top 25 marathons in the country, and it's one ... (2012-03-08)

Fox Valley Marathon cancels Kids Fun Run Saturday

High temperature forecasts Saturday have prompted Fox Valley Marathon organizers to cancel the Kid's Fun Run Saturday. At 10 a.m. the heat index is expected to surpass 100 degrees. “It's just dangerous,” said Dave Sheble, Fox Valley Marathon, ... (2012-03-08)

YourNews: Covenant Health Marathon benefits people with disabilities

Amy Styles. Officials and staff of the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center accept a check for $4888 donated from proceeds of the 2012 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon. It will benefit the center's Innovative Recreation Cooperative, which encourages ... (2012-03-08)

UI Dance Marathon wins award

Students plan and participate in Family Events and Mini-Dance Marathons. StayClassy commended UI Dance Marathon for its impact, which includes donating $1.3 million dollars toward fighting pediatric cancer and a $5 million pledge to the construction of ... (2012-03-08)

5 Qatar winners attend Malaysia eco-marathon

The five winning students from Texas A&M University at Qatar and Qatar University who took part in the Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2012 competition held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. DOHA: Five winning students from Texas A&M University at Qatar and Qatar ... (2012-03-08)

2012 London Olympic Women's Marathon Preview

Shobukhova has the fastest personal best in the field and has won four out of her last five marathons. That loss came at the hands of Keitany in the 2011 London Marathon. But Keitany is not infallible herself. Both Kiplagat and Flanagan bested her at ... (2012-03-08)

Olympics 2012: London Women's Marathon Preview

Shobukhova has the fastest personal best in the field and has won four out of her last five marathons. That loss came at the hands of Keitany in the 2011 London Marathon. But Keitany is not infallible herself. Both Kiplagat and Flanagan bested her at ... (2012-03-08)

Roger Federer defeats Juan Martin del Potro in marathon 4 hour, 26 minute ...

Roger Federer defeats Juan Martin del Potro in marathon 4 hour, 26 minute Olympic tennis match. Roger Federer will face winner of Novak Djokovic/Andy Murray match for the gold; Del Potro will play for bronze. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Friday, August 3 ... (2012-03-08)

Hey, Answerman! Licentious Licensing

However, I will say that such melodramatic marathons are more enjoyable to me when combined with copious amounts of hard liquor. In fact, one of my favorite things to do, pathetic though it may be, is to get loaded in the dead of winter and marathon ... (2012-03-08)

Buddhist Center hosts meditation marathon

EXETER — Uniquely combining a 2500-year-old spiritual tradition with 21st century online fundraising technology, Aryaloka Buddhist Center, located in Newmarket, New Hampshire, will hold its first ever Meditation Marathon Aug. 19-25. The purpose of the ... (2012-03-08)

Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Highlights: Marathon Petroleum, CRA ...

CHICAGO, Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks Equity Research highlights Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) as the Bull of the Day and CRA International (Nasdaq: CRAI) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis ... (2012-03-08)

Fierce Competition Expected In 'Best Women's Marathon Ever Assembled'

BY: ALEX ASHLOCK. I'm always up early but that will definitely the case Sunday morning when the women's Olympic marathon is contested in London. I was in Houston in January when Shalane Flanagan, Desiree Davila and Kara Goucher made the U.S. ... (2012-03-08)

Keitany ready to deliver marathon gold

7:01 a.m. CDT, August 3, 2012. LONDON (Reuters) - Successive London marathon victories have given Mary Keitany the belief that she can beat off a strong field and finally win women's marathon gold for Kenya on Sunday. The softly-spoken 30-year-old, ... (2012-03-08)

Nigerian banker-runner withdraws from Olympic marathon

Obiekwe has participated in several of the world marathon majors as the sole Nigerian representative, including Berlin and Boston Marathons. She was tapped by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) as an exempt (non-qualified) participant in the ... (2012-03-08)

Britax Marathon 70 Review Now Available at EliteCarSeats.com

A new Britax Marathon 70 review is now available at EliteCarSeats.com, the online car seat and booster seat retailer recently announced. The latest in a series of car seat reviews from EliteCarSeats.com, the new Britax Marathon 70 review provides ... (2012-03-08)

Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC)

We are maintaining our Outperform recommendation on Marathon Petroleum Corp. ( MPC ). Spun out of parent Marathon Oil Co. in 2011, the company is a leading refiner and marketer of petroleum products in the U.S.. Our bullish investment theme stems ... (2012-03-08)

Buddhist Center hosts meditation marathon

EXETER — Uniquely combining a 2500-year-old spiritual tradition with 21st century online fundraising technology, Aryaloka Buddhist Center, located in Newmarket, New Hampshire, will hold its first ever Meditation Marathon Aug. 19-25. The purpose of the ... (2012-03-08)

Turning every leaf: Daughter's Mt. Marathon search goes on

Darkness has returned to the night in the Land of the Midnight Sun, and the Gulf of Alaska storms which each fall batter the rugged northern coast are back early, yet MaryAnne LeMaitre continues the search for her father. It was on Independence Day ... (2012-03-08)

Sudan refugee runs without a country, with a cause

View: Larger | Hide. In a Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, photo, Guor Marial, 28, does jumping jacks on a soccer field in Flagstaff, Ariz. The Sudanese refugee learned just weeks ago that he could compete in the men's marathon at the Olympics as an ... (2012-03-08)

Marathon Gold Announces 2012 Q2 Financial Results

Marathon Gold reports positive results in near surface drilling at the J ...Your Industry News (press release) (2012-03-08)

Exclusive Interview With Shalane Flanagan

Ready For Anything: Exclusive Interview With Shalane Flanagan. By Krista Austin; Published 7 mins ago. comments; Tweet · Share · Share. Shalane Flanagan is the best U.S. chance for a medal in Sunday's Olympic Marathon. Photo: PhotoRun.net. Shalane ... (2012-02-08)

Camp Agawam Golf Marathon in Raymond poses 100-hole challenge for great ...

RAYMOND, Maine — Golfers who think 18 holes on a midsummer day is a challenge may want to try teeing off in the Camp Agawam Golf Marathon. The marathon is a daylong fundraiser where 25 golfers set out to play 100 holes each at Fairlawn Golf and ... (2012-02-08)

Sudan refugee runs without a country, with a cause

Sudan refugee runs without a country, with a cause. In a Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, photo, Guor Marial, 28, sets up hurdles on a soccer field in Flagstaff, Ariz. The Sudanese refugee learned just weeks ago that he could compete in the men's marathon at ... (2012-02-08)

Little Rock Marathon registration for 2013 race open

LITTLE ROCK, AR (August 2, 2012) - Little Rock Marathon race officials today announced that registration is underway for its 11th annual race to be held March 2 - 3, 2013. The Little Rock Marathon is presented by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and ... (2012-02-08)

Marathon runners may curse Sherlock Holmes creator

LONDON (Reuters) - As exhausted runners enter the final stages of men's and women's marathons at the London Olympics they may silently curse Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, and a pastry chef who was disqualified ... (2012-02-08)

Marathon to Donate Proceeds

... Retailer Opening in Indy · Shepard to Chair Legal Education Panel · [AUDIO] Report Calls For New Ag Innovation Group · Caterpillar Reduces Flexible Work Force · State Highlights Midyear Economic Development Results · More News... updated: 8/2/2012 ... (2012-02-08)

TKM Elite eyeing $15000 at marathon

Devon Crosby-Helms, 30, of San Francisco will attempt to be the first female runner to capture a portion of the Grand Hyatt Kaua'i Resort & Spa's $15000 speed challenge at The Kaua'i Marathon, Sept. 2. Crosby-Helms topped the San Francisco Marathon ... (2012-02-08)

Marathon Gold reports positive results in near surface drilling at the J ...

Marathon Gold reports positive results in near surface drilling at the J. Frank Zone, valentine lake project. Thursday, Aug 02, 2012. TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Marathon Gold Corporation ("Marathon" or the "Company") (MOZ: TSX) today announced ... (2012-02-08)

Register now for trail marathon

Runners take on on the 2011 Silver Falls Trail Marathon. The 2012 edition features a single-loop course all the way around Silver Falls State Park. In the past, the runners did two circuits of the half-marathon route. / Photo courtesy of Run Wild ... (2012-02-08)

Humboldt County Fair racing schedule announced

FERNDALE -- The 59th and richest running of the historic $30000 C.J. Hindley-Humboldt County Marathon Handicap will headline another stellar stakes program slated for the upcoming 116th Humboldt County Fair race meet. Racing secretary Tom Doutrich ... (2012-02-08)

Marathon Gold reports positive results in near surface drilling at the J ...

Marathon Gold reports positive results in near surface drilling at the J. Frank Zone, valentine lake project. Thursday, Aug 02, 2012. TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Marathon Gold Corporation ("Marathon" or the "Company") (MOZ: TSX) today announced ... (2012-02-08)

Ktorides to carry Marathon Flame to South Pole

CYPRIOT businessman and philanthropist Nasos Ktorides will carry the Marathon Flame to Antarctica starting his journey on November 10 at Marathon in Greece, and arriving in the South Pole on November 20. The Pole is the next destination of the flame on ... (2012-02-08)

Zacks Reiterates Outperform on Marathon Petroleum (MPC)

Marathon Petroleum logo Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC)'s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by Zacks in a report released on Wednesday. They currently have a $57.00 target price on the stock. Zacks' analyst wrote, “We are maintaining our ... (2012-02-08)

Golden Hope: marathon champion Keitany keen to bag Olympic gold

Kenya made history in Beijing four years ago when it ended the jinx in men's marathon with Samuel Wanjiru winning gold. Until 2008, Kenya was still waiting for its first men's marathon gold medal despite the country boosting of the best talent in the ... (2012-01-08)

Indianapolis Monumental Marathon to donate $100k to IPS charities

Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, which raised $105000 for charity from last year's races, will present a check to Indianapolis Public Schools Education Foundation before an Indianapolis Indians baseball game next week. The first check will be ... (2012-01-08)

Marathon Petroleum Shares Cross 3% Yield Mark

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Wednesday, shares of Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) were yielding above the 3% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.40), with the stock changing ... (2012-01-08)

Olympic marathon runner Kara Goucher dishes on avoiding nerves

Olympic marathon runner Kara Goucher is running the marathon through the streets of London on Sunday and she is getting ready to go for the gold. As any athlete mentally and physically prepares for the big day, there is plenty of nerves that come along ... (2012-01-08)

Book: 'Run Less, Run Faster' in marathon training

It will let me tolerate a lot—I ran three half-marathons in three consecutive months this winter with no problems. But I know that the demands of marathon training far outweigh that. So picking a program like FIRST, where I minimize time pounding my ... (2012-01-08)

Marathon to reduce rig count in shale oil prospects

By Selam Gebrekidan. NEW YORK Aug 1 (Reuters) - Marathon Oil Corp on Wednesday said it would reduce the number of rigs drilling in three shale oil prospects - the Bakken in North Dakota, the Anadarko Woodford in Oklahoma and the Eagle Ford in south ... (2012-01-08)

Want to run a marathon? Visit your doctor first

Over the last decade participation in marathons across the nation has been on the rise. In 2011, an estimated 518000 runners finished a U.S. marathon, according to Running USA's Annual Running Report. Marathon racing can have several health benefits ... (2012-01-08)

2012 Run Oregon Race Profile

OregonLive.com (blog) (2012-01-08)

Golden Potential In the Women's Marathon

Even though Hallissey and Murray placed 11th and 13th in this years Virgin London Marathon and the top spots going to Kenyan's running 2:18s, winning times in an Olympic Marathon for the previous three marathons are around the 2:26 mark which is ... (2012-01-08)

Marathon Gold Reports Positive Results in Near Surface Drilling at the J ...

Marathon Gold Reports Positive Results in Near Surface Drilling at the J. Frank Zone, Valentine Lake Project. Canada Newswire. TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Marathon Gold Corporation ("Marathon" or the "Company") (MOZ: TSX) today announced ... (2012-01-08)

Baytex Announces Appointment of President and Chief Executive Officer

Baytex Announces Appointment of President and Chief Executive Officer. CALGARY, ALBERTA, Aug 01, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Baytex Energy Corp. ("Baytex") (TOR:CA:BTE) (NYSE:BTE) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has ... (2012-01-08)

BNY Mellon Appointed to Trustee and Agent Roles for Marathon Asset ...

BNY Mellon appointed to trustee, agent roles for Marathon AM's USD356 Million ...The Asset (2012-01-08)

Marathon Gold Reports Positive Results in Near Surface Drilling at the J ...

Marathon Gold Reports Positive Results in Near Surface Drilling at the J. Frank Zone, Valentine Lake Project. TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Marathon Gold Corporation ("Marathon" or the "Company") (MOZ: TSX) today announced positive results over a ... (2012-01-08)

Olympics Swimming 2012: Team USA's Biggest Competition in Relays

Team USA is going to walk away with a bucket worth of gold that they pluck from the London pool. This swimming squad is loaded, and they will certainly show that in the relays. That said, they aren't a dead-solid lock to win the gold in anything—no ... (2012-01-08)

Is The Olympic Marathon The Ultimate Test?

velonews.competitor.com (2012-01-08)

Canada-Maine marathon to debut in 2013

LUBEC, Maine (AP) — Long-distance runners will race in two countries when the Bay of Fundy Marathon debuts next year. The marathon will start at Quoddy Head Station in the eastern Maine town of Lubec, cross the Franklin Delano Roosevelt International ... (2012-01-08)

Canada-Maine marathon to debut in 2013

LUBEC, Maine (AP) — Long-distance runners will race in two countries when the Bay of Fundy Marathon debuts next year. The marathon will start at Quoddy Head Station in the eastern Maine town of Lubec, cross the Franklin Delano Roosevelt International ... (2012-01-08)

2012 Women's Olympic Marathon Preview: Mary Keitany Takes On The Greatest ...

She's run six marathons - all majors - and never finished worse than third, with four wins in her last five marathons. But her last loss in a marathon came in London in 2011 and to one of the women in the Olympics. Kenya's Mary Keitany, the #3 ... (2012-01-08)

Marathon Petroleum Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results

Q2 2012 Earnings Call. See if (MPC) is traded within the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio by Cramer and Link. July 31, 2012 10:00 am ET. Executives. Pamela K. M. Beall - Vice President of Investor Relations & Government & Public Affairs. Gary R. Heminger ... (2012-07-31)

Marathon Petroleum Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results

Executives. Pamela K. M. Beall - Vice President of Investor Relations & Government & Public Affairs. Gary R. Heminger - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Executive Committee. Donald C. Templin - Chief Financial Officer and ... (2012-07-31)

Marathon Petroleum Earnings Up on Speedway, Refining Gains

--Marathon second-qarter earnings up 1.5% on refining and retail gains. --No planned spinoff of retail arm. --Exports rose to 110000 barrels a day in second quarter. (Updates with comments Marathon Petroleum chief executive, analysts.) By Alison Sider ... (2012-07-31)

Marathon Petroleum profits rise with refinery margins

(Reuters) - Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC.N) reported higher second-quarter earnings, beating Wall Street forecasts, as profit margins climbed at its refineries near Chicago and on the Gulf Coast. Marathon Petroleum, which was spun off from Marathon Oil ... (2012-07-31)

Cloo Classics Olympics August 2012 Has Happy Days, Get Smart and More; FX ...

2012 4th of July Marathons; Remembering Andy Griff... CMT Acquires Reba and Yes, Dear; G4 Brings Back Lo... Who's the Boss? Coming to TV Guide Network; Anger ... Summer Week 5 Sitcom Ratings; New Sitcoms On Cable... ▻ June (30). ▻ May (31) ... (2012-07-31)

BNY Mellon Appointed to Trustee and Agent Roles for Marathon Asset ...

NEW YORK, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, has been appointed trustee, collateral administrator, paying agent and calculation agent by Marathon Asset ... (2012-07-31)

Marathon Petroleum 2nd-Quarter Net Up 1.5% On Speedway, Refining Growth

By Victoria Stilwell. Marathon Petroleum Corp.'s (MPC) second-quarter profit edged up 1.5% as the refining and pipeline company posted slightly lower revenue but booked profit gains in its Speedway and refining and marketing segments. Marathon ... (2012-07-31)

Canada-Maine marathon to debut in 2013

The marathon will start at Quoddy Head Station in the eastern Maine town of Lubec, cross the Franklin Delano Roosevelt International Bridge and over the Lubec Narrows onto Canada's Campobello Island. Runners will follow an 18-mile loop on Campobello ... (2012-07-31)

Marathon Pete net up 1.5%; Speedway, refining grow

By Victoria Stilwell. Marathon Petroleum Corp.'s (NYSE:MPC) second-quarter profit edged up 1.5% as the refining and pipeline company posted slightly lower revenue but booked profit gains in its Speedway and refining and marketing segments. Marathon ... (2012-07-31)

Marathon Petroleum profits rise with refinery margins

(Reuters) - Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC.N) reported higher second-quarter earnings, beating Wall Street forecasts, as profit margins climbed at its refineries near Chicago and on the Gulf Coast. Marathon Petroleum, which was spun off from Marathon Oil ... (2012-07-31)

Canada-Maine marathon to debut in 2013

LUBEC, Maine (AP) — Long-distance runners will race in two countries when the Bay of Fundy Marathon debuts next year. The marathon will start at Quoddy Head Station in the eastern Maine town of Lubec, cross the Franklin Delano Roosevelt International ... (2012-07-31)

Thousands come run in 35th SF Marathon

Thousands come run in 35th S.F. Marathon. Marathon runners took up several lanes on the Golden Gate Bridge. The annual San Francisco Marathon starts and ends on the Embarcadero. Marathon runners also ran across a foggy Golden Gate Bridge Sunday ... (2012-07-31)

Serrano students running marathon to raise money for charity

Serrano runner Logan Morin experienced two turning points within the last year. First he served on a week-long missionary trip through High Desert Church helping the poor in Hawaii with the humanitarian group Surfing the Nations last summer. Then at a ... (2012-07-31)

Sharon Marks climbs Great Wall in marathon effort

PARKERSBURG - Sharon Marks of Parkersburg is no stranger to running marathons. She has run in many 26.2-mile races in the United States. But for the first time, on May 19, she ran in a marathon outside the United States - a race that tested her ... (2012-07-31)

How Many Calories Do Olympians Need?

Picture this: My husband and I are sitting in a low-lit, Italian restaurant in downtown Chicago on the evening before our first anniversary. We have both enjoyed huge plates of pasta; I am asking for a to-go container while he is licking the last bits ... (2012-07-31)

Martin Cleary: Reflecting on a marathon career

Former colleague Tom Casey covered the first on a hot and humid Sunday and I took the baton for most of the next 37 marathons through Ottawa and Gatineau streets. I never had the motivation to run a marathon. I preferred to run after the marathoners. (2012-07-31)

Chicago Magazine Says Fox Valley Marathon Is Best

Advocate Dreyer Fox Valley Marathon, which kicks off Sept. 16 in St. Charles, is the best among those listed in Chicago Magazine's August edition, which includes the Chicago Marathon, according to a release issued by Monday by Fox Valley Marathon. (2012-07-30)

Athlete's Collapse in 1984 Women's Olympic Marathon Prompted Me to Pay ...

I'd like to thank Gabriela Andersen-Schiess. In the summer of 1984, her grueling finish in the Olympic women's marathon taught me a lesson I needed to learn. As she came in for the final 400 meter lap in the Los Angeles arena, she began to falter, her ... (2012-07-30)

Marathon another day in the park for Day

Just having the opportunity to run in his traditional territory meant a lot to Ryan Day, so winning the Kamloops Marathon was icing on the cake. Day, a Cache Creek resident, won the first Kamloops Marathon on Sunday, crossing the finish line at ... (2012-07-30)

International marathon will span Lubec and Campobello

“There are more than 430 marathons across the country, but only three in Maine — Portland, Sugarloaf and Mount Desert Island,” said Katherine Cassidy, the event's organizer. “The Bay of Fundy Marathon will be the fourth. As hundreds of runners try to ... (2012-07-30)

Banayag, Agravante top Metro Manila marathon

National race organizer Rio de la Cruz said that for a foreign runner to qualify in the National Finals, he or she must provide proof of finish in any sanctioned or accredited races by the Association of International Marathons (AIMS) one year before ... (2012-07-30)

Martin's Dam swimmers break several records at Suburban Swim League ...

Martin's Dam varsity swimmers brought a very successful season to an end with a 4-1 finish and second place overall at the Suburban Swim League Championships at Marple Newtown Swim Club July 28. Several team records were broken and Martin's Dam ... (2012-07-30)

Thunder Bay Marathon unveils course for 2012 Miles with the Giant Marathon

Choose Marathon THUNDER BAY – The Board of Directors of the Thunder Bay Marathon – Miles with the Giant are pleased to announce the course details for the marathon, half-marathon, 10K and 5K family fun run on September 23, 2012. “We are ... (2012-07-30)

Queen of marathons Paula Radcliffe deserves to be revered

Now that her Olympic journey is over, after yesterday's withdrawal from the marathon on Sunday because of a degenerative foot joint, perhaps people will appreciate her. But probably not. Already the trolls have been trawling through her past, damning ... (2012-07-30)

International marathon will span Lubec and Campobello

“There are more than 430 marathons across the country, but only three in Maine — Portland, Sugarloaf and Mount Desert Island,” said Katherine Cassidy, the event's organizer. “The Bay of Fundy Marathon will be the fourth. As hundreds of runners try to ... (2012-07-30)

San Francisco Marathon 2012: Nathan Krah Needs Win in New York to Earn ...

The San Francisco Marathon isn't considered one of the top marathons in the world. Proof of that is Krah's spot in the Boston Marathon in 2011. In a more formidable field Krah finished 29th. According to the Wall Street Journal, the San Francisco ... (2012-07-30)

Iowan completes double marathon for charity

The Altoona resident ran two marathons in San Francisco. He started the race at midnight. The plan was to run the San Francisco Marathon route in reverse, then run the regular route later that day. But instead of running the standard 26.2 marathon ... (2012-07-30)

Banayag, Agravante top Manila leg of Milo marathon

MANILA, Philippines – Two-time champion and Milo Marathon national record holder Jho-An Banayag lived up to expectations as she dominated the 42K women's division of the Metro Manila leg of the 36th National Milo Marathon. Jason Agravante, for his ... (2012-07-30)

Port Chester woman makes marathon trip to her native London

A self-described “keen runner,” Trickett McNerney has completed many half-marathons and ran the New York City Marathon in November. “One day I hope to be in the London Marathon. When I was living in London I was extremely unhealthy and unfit so it ... (2012-07-30)

Thousands come run in 35th SF Marathon

Known for its beautiful, hilly course and early rise - the elite runners started around 5:30 a.m. - the marathon drew close to 7000 entrants. Sponsored by Wipro, the race also featured 18000 runners in several related events, including two half ... (2012-07-30)

Injury kills the Olympic dream of marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe

Paula Radcliffe knows this is the end of her Olympic dream. The British runner was forced to retire from the marathon event of the 2012 London Olympics because of an injury. Rife rumors hinted the possibility of an early exit from Paula Radcliffe, who ... (2012-07-30)

A Reporter at Large

ABSTRACT: A REPORTER AT LARGE about Kip Litton, a Michigan dentist who has been accused of repeatedly cheating in marathons and other distance-running events. In July, 2010, Kyle Strode, a forty-six-year-old from Helena, Montana, ran the Missoula ... (2012-07-30)

Bigger and better eyed for marathon

Organizers of the first Kamloops Marathon have their eyes on bigger and better things for next year. Most of the 400 or so runners who took part in the four-race event likely were thinking the same thing. The Kamloops Marathon, the city's first such ... (2012-07-30)

Marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe withdraws from race in her hometown

I feel doubly blessed because I do have very many happy memories of running in London Marathons, and I can draw on those memories and imagine what it's like to run in the Olympic games there. There's added pressure, but it's a huge boost for athletes." ... (2012-07-30)

After 'life-changing' diagnosis, a marathon in every state

The 43-year-old mother of three has run marathons on six continents and in 37 states, the most recent being Utah. And she'll up that number to 50 by October 2013, despite a 2009 diagnosis that she thought had ended her running career for good. Curran ... (2012-07-29)

Hosking calls time on 26-year Marathon

Jeremy Hosking, one of the three co-founders of Marathon Asset Management, among the UK's most profitable fund managers, has announced his intention to retire in December. Bankers and investors believe the move is a prelude to the sale of the company ... (2012-07-29)

Thousands come run in 35th SF Marathon

The San Francisco Marathon features a smaller purse ($1500 each for the winners) and fewer big-name runners than marathons in New York City, Chicago and Boston. But the local race is elite when it comes to fund-raising. "Worth the Hurt" featured 38 ... (2012-07-29)

Desiree Davila Unable to Compete in Olympic Marathon

Desiree Davila, the Chula Vista native who set the marathon world on fire with her amazing performance at the 2011 Boston Marathon, has pulled out of the Women's Olympic Marathon in London due to a hip flexor injury. According to the Detroit Free Press ... (2012-07-29)

2012 San Francisco Marathon

The Golden Gate Bridge was mostly in fog when the runners crossed. The annual San Francisco Marathon starts and ends on the Embarcadero. Marathon runners also ran across a foggy Golden Gate Bridge Sunday July 29, 2012. Photo: Brant Ward, The ... (2012-07-29)

(RRW) Athletics: Murray Ready To Replace Ailing Radcliffe In Olympic Marathon

LONDON (29-Jul) -- The big shoes left empty by the ailing Paula Radcliffe at next Sunday's Olympic Women's Marathon are likely to be filled by a tiny Scotswoman who has a former world record holder for a coach, and who has been training for this race ... (2012-07-29)

Radcliffe out of Olympic marathon with foot injury

FILE - In this April 15, 2012, file photo, British long-distance runner and marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe reacts after crossing the finish line at the Vienna city half marathon, in downtown Vienna, Austria. Radcliffe. Radcliffe has been ... (2012-07-29)

Radcliffe out of Olympic marathon with foot injury

FILE - In this April 15, 2012, file photo, British long-distance runner and marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe reacts after crossing the finish line at the Vienna city half marathon, in downtown Vienna, Austria. Radcliffe. Radcliffe has been ... (2012-07-29)

Britain's Paula Radcliffe withdraws from Olympic marathon because of foot injury

We also have more stories about: (click the phrases to see a list). Category: Olympics · rss logo. Subjects: Marathons · rss logo · Women's track and field · rss logo · Track and field · rss logo · Athlete injuries · rss logo · Athlete health · rss ... (2012-07-29)

Celebrating the TV holiday marathon

I was reminded of this from Vulture, who recalled the TV marathons we loved on the 4th of July, Thanksgiving, New Years, and more. As Gilbert Cruz writes, channeling Serling, "Cast your mind, if you can, back to a time before streaming. To the time in ... (2012-07-29)

Finding your fitness: Relays liven up routine

In order to continue a lifetime of fitness, there has to be some variety to keep exercising fun and interesting. When I started running in 1977, my first race was the inaugural Capital 10000 in Austin, Texas. My brother-in-law suggested that we train ... (2012-07-29)

London calling: off and running

Flappers would compete in dance marathons, doing the polka and the foxtrot for up to three weeks non-stop. For the youth of the time, such daring hobbies reflected their devil-may-care attitude. They had survived World War I and the Spanish flu, and ... (2012-07-29)

Ailing Radcliffe in doubt for Olympic marathon

Ailing Radcliffe in doubt for Olympic marathon. Britain's Paula Radcliffe says her chances of running in the Olympic marathon are "not looking good" because of a foot injury that flared up during training the past month. The Associated Press ... (2012-07-29)

Radcliffe out of Olympic marathon with foot injury

LONDON — Paula Radcliffe's hopes of finally winning an Olympic medal are over. A foot injury forced one of the greatest female distance runners to withdraw from the London Games on Sunday. It was the latest – and possibly most frustrating – setback in ... (2012-07-29)

Ailing Radcliffe in doubt for Olympic marathon

Ailing Radcliffe in doubt for Olympic marathon. (AP) – 2 minutes ago. LONDON (AP) — Britain's Paula Radcliffe says her chances of running in the Olympic marathon are "not looking good" because of a foot injury that flared up during training the past ... (2012-07-29)

A "Masterful" run at the Frank Maier Marathon

Judith Maier and granddaughters Linnea Lentfer, of Gustavus, and Mariel Povolny, of Seattle, await finishers during Saturday's 21st Annual Frank Maier Marathon and Douglas Island Half Marathon named in honor of Judith's late husband. Back | Next ... (2012-07-29)

Radcliffe says "not looking good" for marathon

LONDON (Reuters) - World marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe's hopes of making the London Olympic race next Sunday are "not looking good", she said on Sunday while hitting out at a newspaper report that she was already ruled out. The Briton, who ... (2012-07-29)

Marathon Pioneer Wants Equal Olympic Medal Treatment From Jacques Rogge

SB Nation (2012-07-29)

Olympic Marathon Swimming Contenders

LONDON, England. July 28. OPEN Water Source reviews the top male Olympic medal contenders and dark horses in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim on August 10th in the Serpentine in Hyde Park. This is how the top male marathon swimmers are ranked ... (2012-07-29)

London 2012 Olympics: Paula Radcliffe faces make-or-break fitness test for ...

London 2012 Olympics: Paula Radcliffe faces make-or-break fitness test for marathon. Paula Radcliffe, the marathon world record-holder, faces a make-or-break fitness test this week, amid growing fears she will not be able to compete in the Olympic ... (2012-07-28)

Over 3000 marathon runners in 12th LSR Colombo Marathon

This race has now been identified by the AIMS (Association for Marathons & Distance Races), the governing body for long distance running. Sri Lanka had been awarded as the 54th nation to receive the voting rights in the last annual congress of the AIMS ... (2012-07-28)

In the long run

Canaday, a marathon specialist who has run in two Olympic trials in the marathon, recently converted to ultra running to help him prepare for marathons. Below left, he crosses the finish line at Mt. Washington. Dennis Coughlin<br> <b>Canaday, who grew ... (2012-07-28)

'Doing the daf,' a Jewish marathon

Advanced Search. X. include all of these words: include any of these words: include this exact phrase: exclude: Select a date range. this week, past 30 days, past 3 months, past year. Create a custom date range. From: To: Op-Ed ... (2012-07-28)

Pattie's Blog: What do investing and marathon training have in common?

Now don't get me wrong I was a recreational runner and had done a number of half marathons -- just never the full race and I felt the time had come. As I embarked on my training I was literally all over the place. I didn't have a plan, I didn't have ... (2012-07-28)

Female Banker to Run Marathon for Nigeria

"Although I am not a full time athlete due to my work schedule as a banker, I have participated in some of the world's top marathons including Athens, Berlin, Boston, Dubai and now the Olympic Games. Out of these, only the Boston and the Olympics ... (2012-07-28)

Western Isles residents asked to take on Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

Action for Children Scotland is setting runners from the Western Isles the challenge of completing a marathon in one of Scotland's most beautiful areas – whilst raising funds to support vulnerable children, families and young people. Competitors in the ... (2012-07-28)

Half-marathon: Rodney Dangerfield of races

On Sunday, when about 8500 runners will run the full San Francisco Marathon, a whopping 14000 will attempt one of the race's two half marathons. Among them will be first-timers who think a grueling 13.1 miles shouldn't be called "half" of anything, as ... (2012-07-28)

Half-marathon: Rodney Dangerfield of races

On Sunday, when about 8500 runners will run the full San Francisco Marathon, a whopping 14000 will attempt one of the race's two half-marathons. Among them will be first-timers who think a grueling 13.1 miles shouldn't be called "half" of anything, as ... (2012-07-27)

Looking for a non-Hood to Coast relay to run on Hood to Coast weekend?

Remember when Joe and his crazy friends ran the Coast to Hood to Coast last year? Here's a slightly less crazy group of people running "Coast to Hood" (and then relaxing and watching H2C runners start their journey) - and they're looking for a few more ... (2012-07-27)

Marathon caused headaches for everyone, but only Jackson residents are ...

In the July 18 article “Jackson leaders say Canton Marathon caused problems,” I found it extremely humorous that Jackson Township leaders and residents had the nerve to complain about how much of an inconvenience it was to them, but actually it wasn't ... (2012-07-27)

Marathon Man

Sayyied Kabir (no relation) is a marathon runner, having completed the London and Rome Marathons. A marathon run commemorates Greek soldier Pheidippides's run from Marathon to Athens in 490 BC to deliver an urgent message of victory in a battle ... (2012-07-27)

Fitch Affirms Marathon Real Estate CDO 2006-1, Ltd./LLC

NEW YORK, Jul 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fitch Ratings has affirmed all classes of Marathon Real Estate CDO 2006-1, Ltd./LLC (Marathon 2006-1) reflecting Fitch's base case loss expectation of 26.7%, which is in line with the expected loss at the last ... (2012-07-27)

Marathon will help Logan View foundation

Maybe they don't run marathons, but they might be like, 'Well, I can do a 5-mile (run).'” Along with supporting education, Kment said the Logan View Raider Run provides a good chance for people to participate in something healthy. “Running or walking ... (2012-07-27)

Paula Radcliffe inspires the Olympic spirit

Of the seven marathons Radcliffe ran prior to the 2004 Olympics, she won six and set world records in five. But, despite her inherent gift, an Olympic medal remains mysteriously elusive for this superathlete. Going into the 2004 Athens Olympics, a ... (2012-07-27)

Hitting the wall

ADVENTURE marathons are all the rage, and it's even better if the location is as exotic as the Great Wall of China. There is a woman ahead of me, climbing on all fours. Even in my salt-caked, exhausted, sweaty state, I don't think that's a great idea ... (2012-07-27)

Marathon residents, businesses say Highway 29 reconstruction will cut off access

Volunteer Shontay Pugh, 17, of Edgar, walks a dog near Highway 29 West on Wednesday afternoon at New Life Pet Adoption Center in Marathon. The adoption center is next door to County Center Animal Hospital. Both places walk their dogs near the 152nd ... (2012-07-27)

The Wipro San Francisco Marathon Returns For 35th Year The City By The Bay ...

This year's events include the full marathon, two‐half marathons, a 5K, a progressive marathon, the Munchkin Kids Run and most notably and new to the TSFM family of events, the Worth The Hurt 52.4 Ultramarathon. The Worth The Hurt Ultramarathon ... (2012-07-27)

First-ever Marathon Junior event to be held Oct. 27

The Sports Backers announced today that the first-ever Call Federal Credit Union Marathon Junior will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2012. This kids only running event will be held at Byrd Park and will offer three different distance options: ... (2012-07-26)

TV One Tributes Sherman Hemsley with Marathons of His Iconic Shows

*To highlight the work of the recently deceased Sherman Hemsley, TV One Network will pay tribute to the legendary actor with two nights of marathons. Included in the programming will, of course, be the long-running hit series “The Jeffersons” featuring ... (2012-07-26)

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon gets a new path through downtown

“It's definitely getting up into the top ten of big city marathons.” But if the race is ever to become a destination marathon, it will have to include even more neighbourhoods. Emilio said he would be all for cutting out some of the western waterfront ... (2012-07-26)

Marathon Value Portfolio Fund (MVPFX) Solves Website Woes

ATLANTA, Jul 26, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Advisory Services Inc., manager of the Marathon Value Portfolio mutual fund (MFD:MVPFX) , announced today that the Fund's website was accessible to investors once again. On June 30, Spectrum learned ... (2012-07-26)

France's Daunay pulls out of marathon

London, England – France's Christelle Daunay withdrew from the London Olympics on Thursday because of a toe injury suffered during training. Daunay, who holds the French record in the women's marathon, was advised to pull out of the games after x-rays ... (2012-07-26)

Tough road to the Olympics

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Marathon Gold Discovers New Gold Bearing Quartz Veins in Extension of the J ...

TORONTO, July 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Marathon Gold Corporation ("Marathon" or the "Company") (MOZ: TSX) today announced that during this summer's prospecting and trenching program a new zone of gold-bearing quartz-tourmaline-pyrite veins was discovered in an ... (2012-07-26)

Sub-2:20 Performers Lucy Kabuu and Florence Kiplagat to Clash at 2012 Bank of ...

"The performances in their first marathons combined with what they have accomplished on the track and in cross country, promise a very bright future ahead. The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is a course that will suit them well, and I think they'll ... (2012-07-26)

Marathon in Garyville publishes report on company values

By The Times-Picayune Marathon Petroleum Corp. announced last week the publication of its 2011 Citizenship Report, which provides data about the company's performance in the areas of health and safety, environmental stewardship, diversity, ... (2012-07-26)

Injury hangs over Radcliffe's marathon hopes

LONDON (Reuters) - World record holder Paula Radcliffe risks further Olympic heartbreak with her chances of competing in the marathon in London hanging by a thread due to injury, British media reported on Thursday. "Shall we flip a coin?," UK athletics ... (2012-07-26)

Marathon Gold Discovers New Gold Bearing Quartz Veins in Extension of the J ...

TORONTO, July 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Marathon Gold Corporation ("Marathon" or the "Company") (MOZ: TSX) today announced that during this summer's prospecting and trenching program a new zone of gold-bearing quartz-tourmaline-pyrite veins was discovered in an ... (2012-07-26)

Legion baseball: Nekoosa shuts out Marathon in Class A regional

Nekoosa's Nate Brost slides safely into home plate on a double steal as Marathon's Nathan Martin covers home plate during the Class A regional in Nekoosa on Wednesday. / Casey Lake/Daily Tribune NEKOOSA -- When Nekoosa American Legion coach Bob ... (2012-07-26)

Cash prizes increase for Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon winners

Next month's Pikes Peak Marathon and Pikes Peak Ascent will reward winning participants like never before. Race officials announced Wednesday that prize money has been doubled and a number of incentive bonuses have been added for the 57th installment ... (2012-07-26)

Marathon Petroleum Corporation Increases Dividend

FINDLAY, Ohio, July 25, 2012 - Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) today announced that the board of directors declared a dividend of 35 cents per share on common stock, a 40 percent increase in its quarterly dividend. (2012-07-25)

Silver Falls Marathon / Half Marathon registration goes live in 1 week

By Matt Rasmussen, community blogger On August 1, 2012, registration for the 2012 Silver Falls Marathon / Half Marathon goes live. The half marathon is becoming an elite Northwest event and has been featured in many publications. (2012-07-25)

Sri Lankan Olympic marathon runner gunning for marathon gold by running to ...

Lankan marathon runner Cooray gunning for Olympic glory with diet of 'a pasty ...Newstrack India (2012-07-25)

Tor Project Considers Paying Users $100/mo. For Operating High-Speed Tor Relays

Maximum PC (2012-07-25)

Kansas Relays Well Represented On Team USA For 2012 Olympics

LONDON – As the Games of the XXX Olympiad kick off later this week in England, Team USA will feature a total 33 track and field athletes who have competed in the Kansas Relays. Headlining the group are 2012 downtown shot put champion Reese Hoffa, ... (2012-07-25)

The First Winner Of The 1904 Olympic Marathon Used A Car, The Second Winner ...

You know what the Olympic Marathon event is missing? Cars. Cars would really add that extra oomph to the event. This glaring omission hasn't always been the case, though: in 1904, a runner named Fred Lorz used one to ride about 11 miles of the marathon ... (2012-07-25)

Kansas Relays Well Represented on Team USA at 2012 Olympics

LONDON – As the Games of the XXX Olympiad kick off later this week in England, Team USA will feature a total 33 track and field athletes who have competed in the Kansas Relays. Headlining the group are 2012 downtown shot put champion Reese Hoffa, ... (2012-07-25)

Kansas Relays Well Represented on Team USA for 2012 Olympics

LONDON - As the Games of the XXX Olympiad kick off later this week in England, Team USA will feature a total 33 track and field athletes who have competed in the Kansas Relays. Headlining the group are 2012 downtown shot put champion Reese Hoffa, ... (2012-07-25)

London 2012 Olympics: Biggest Chapter Yet in Saga of UK Runner Paula Radcliffe

Going into the 2004 Athens Olympics, Radcliffe had run seven marathons. She won six and set world records in five, and had run four out of the five fastest times in the history of the women's marathon. An Olympic victory seemed practically preordained, ... (2012-07-25)

Record attendance for Milo Marathon Metro Manila leg

A SEA OF GREEN will once again envelop the Seaside Boulevard of the SM Mall of Asia grounds in Pasay City, as students, athletes and fitness enthusiasts alike lace up their running shoes for the 36th National Milo Marathon Metro Manila qualifying leg. (2012-07-25)

Remembering Sherman Hemsley, The Jeffersons Marathons on TV Land and TV One ...

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Remembering Sherman Hemsley, The Jeffersons Marathons on TV Land and TV ...

Remembering Sherman Hemsley, The Jeffersons Marathons on TV Land and TV One; TCA Summer 2012 Press Tour: NBC Day 2. Sherman Hemsley. Actor Sherman Hemsley, best known for his role as the cranky George Jefferson on All in the Family and ... (2012-07-25)

Madison Marathon could shift to November

The main reason for moving the marathon to the fall was to avoid dangerous weather conditions that have plagued three of the past seven Madison Marathons. Timing for the marathon was stopped in 2006 and 2010 because of the heat, and high temperatures ... (2012-07-25)

New heights for PP Marathon

Pikes Peak has become one of the world's few "bucket list" marathons, attracting runners simply because of its unique attributes. Yet, those organizers now want to inject new ingredients into the mix, hoping to attract more world-class competitors and ... (2012-07-25)

Deseret News Marathon: Annie O'Donnell wins race in her first try at 26.2-mile ...

I can definitely see myself running more marathons and hopefully getting the time down." She's only 11 minutes off the time needed to compete at the Olympic qualifying marathon. "That's a fun goal to have," she said. O'Donnell said she enjoyed the ... (2012-07-25)

Deseret News Marathon: Van de Kamp's day starts poorly, but ends in victory

Deseret News (2012-07-25)

In life marathon, Mom's way ahead of the Games

The two are in no way related, although both events feature marathons. My mom's has gone on a bit longer than the Olympic one, which lasts only two hours or so. A sprint, really. Ninety-three years is another story. Mom doesn't know how she got to be ... (2012-07-25)

Fan's Guide to Hyde Park: Olympic Venue for 2012 Marathon Swim and Triathlon

By Ellen Vossekuil By Ellen Vossekuil | Yahoo! Contributor Network – 6 minutes ago As a swimmer, I've always been a fan of open-water swimming events. They add a sense of adventure to your regular swim race. With the 10K marathon swim added to the ... (2012-07-24)

Bailee Person blog: Marathon training is about testing yourself

Editor's note: Bailee Person is a senior-to-be at Roosevelt High School. Person is training to run in the Des Moines Marathon this October with the Iowa Kidstrong-sponsored See-Us Run Des Moines group. She will be blogging about her experiences ... (2012-07-24)

Stop procrastinating and start marathon training now

Joel Patenaude, editor of Silent Sports magazine and a veteran of more than 20 marathons, said proper training is as much about mental conditioning as it is about physical conditioning. “If you go to the starting line and think I've all but done this, ... (2012-07-24)

Fuel-sipping at the 2012 Shell Eco-Marathon

By Angel Rivero (The Philippine Star) Updated July 25, 2012 12:00 AM 0 MANILA, Philippines - Now on its third consecutive year, the 2012 Shell Eco-Marathon Asia was once again held at the Sepang Circuit in Malaysia last July 5-7. (2012-07-24)

Abvio Debuts 5K To Marathon Runmeter GPS, First Comprehensive Running and ...

App combines best of GPS tracking capabilities with 5K, 10K, half and full marathon training plans. iPhone fitness app developer Abvio Inc. today broke new ground in the Health and Fitness app category with the launch of 5K to Marathon Runmeter GPS. (2012-07-24)

How to eat like an elite athlete; Marathon runners share their menus for ...

If you're training for a marathon or other endurance event, here are a few ways elite athletes fuel themselves before, during, and after a big race. On Friday, running magazine Competitor shared the menu plans for a handful of elite American athletes, ... (2012-07-24)

Richard Whitehead: I am living proof that any obstacle can be overcome

Imagine if Haile Gebrselassie, having broken the world marathon record, suddenly switched to the 200m – and ended up beating Usain Bolt. Impossible? Fanciful? Ridiculous? It sounds like it. But that, broadly, is what Richard Whitehead has done in the ... (2012-07-24)

Abvio Debuts 5K To Marathon Runmeter GPS, First Comprehensive Running and ...

iPhone fitness app developer Abvio Inc. today broke new ground in the Health and Fitness app category with the launch of 5K to Marathon Runmeter GPS. The app includes a 5K run/walk training plan for beginners as well as 10K, half and marathon plans, ... (2012-07-24)

MAC Announces Four Year Extension with Ford Field and Host Marathon for Title Game

WMUBroncos.com (2012-07-24)

Orland Park Man Ran Marathon In Every State

Stluka started running marathons in 1997 with his best friend Luigi Buffone, of Frankfort. After months of training and running 5ks and 10ks, they chose the Chicago Marathon as their first race. Stluka passed out at mile 25, but he wasn't discouraged. (2012-07-24)

Dance Marathon offers new incentive for dancers

BY ALY BROWN | JULY 24, 2012 6:30 AM There will most likely be more dancing in the halls this year at the University of Iowa Children's Hospital thanks to a new fundraising initiative for Dance Marathon 19. UI Dance Marathon participants who raise $200 ... (2012-07-24)

Victoria Marathon Modifies Elite Qualifying Standards

"We've introduced two levels of Elite Qualification to match other major Marathons," says Jonathan Foweraker, Coordinator, Dairyland Elite Athlete Program. "It allows us to reach out to the local marathon community while ensuring a high quality of ... (2012-07-24)

Altoona man runs back-to-back marathons to help ailing children

A man who ran 63 marathons in 63 consecutive days probably knows a thing or two about inspiration. And he's inspired by Altoona's Jason Bernstein. But in the run-through-a-brick-wall-for-fun world of endurance athletes, folks can show their ... (2012-07-24)

Oakland Dance Marathon Ban Repealed (PHOTOS)

By Aaron Sankin Posted: 07/23/2012 8:20 pm Updated: 07/23/2012 8:26 pm Last week, Oakland's City Council issued an official dance dance resolution ending the city's 82-year old prohibition on dance marathons. "We do not need to keep so-called morality ... (2012-07-24)

Marathon Undervalued Compared To Nexen Acquisition By CNOOC

CNOOC Ltd. (CEO), China's largest oil and gas exploration firm, has made an offer to buy Nexen (NXY) for $15.1 billion in equity and $4.3 billion in debt. Nexen's board of directors has accepted the offer and it now goes to the Canadian government for ... (2012-07-23)

Tor to Offer USG Funds for Exit Relays

"I personally would never use Tor for anonymity. You're putting a lot of trust in the guy who is operating the system. [The data] is hopping from one server to another, but whoever is running the end [exit] node can actually do all sorts of crap to you ... (2012-07-23)

Blaze at Marathon music store shuts down US 1 for an hour

Thick smoke and flames shooting out of the second story of a building that houses Linda Lee Byars Music Store in Marathon closed down US 1 in both directions midday Monday. It's not clear yet what started the fire and the extent of damage is awaiting ... (2012-07-23)

For US Relayers, Dread of Another Dropped Baton

It is the sound no relay runner wants to hear, a sound so soft and unassuming it might barely be noticed in the stands but nonetheless reverberates, over and over, down on the track. Ping. Ping. Ping. Four years ago at the Beijing Olympics, ... (2012-07-23)

US Track Relays Hope to Avoid Another Baton Drop

It is the sound no relay runner wants to hear, a sound so soft and unassuming it might barely be noticed in the stands but nonetheless reverberates, over and over, down on the track. Ping. Ping. Ping. Four years ago at the Beijing Olympics, ... (2012-07-23)

Marathon inks farm-in deal for Africa Oil's Kenyan blocks

Marathon Oil has broadened its African portfolio, having inked a $35 million farm-in deal for two Kenyan oil blocks with Vancouver-based Africa Oil, the Canadian oil company said Monday. Houston-based Marathon will take a 50% stake in block 9 and 15% ... (2012-07-23)

Tudor Pickering Starts Stock Coverage on Marathon Petroleum (MPC)

Tudor Pickering initiated coverage on shares of Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. The firm issued a buy rating on the stock. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on MPC. (2012-07-23)

Marathon Agrees To Jointly Explore Kenya Areas With Africa Oil

By Tess Stynes Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO) signed an agreement with Africa Oil Corp. (AOIFF, AOI.V) to jointly develop two onshore exploration areas in northwest Kenya, a deal that gives the US exploration and production company entry into a position that ... (2012-07-23)

Marathon to Pump $1 Million into Local Economy

Participants will rent hotel rooms, buy food, put gas in their cars. And note to pharmacies--stock up on adhesive bandages! By Beatrice Karnes The Half Moon Bay International Marathon is still two months away, but organizers already have good news for ... (2012-07-23)

Olympics: Why do East Africans rule distance races?

It is easier to win an Olympic medal in long-distance running than getting into the team of Kenya and Ethiopia for events such as the 800m, 1500m, 3000 steeplechase, 5000m, 10000m and marathon. Patrick Makau set a world record in the marathon in ... (2012-07-23)

Guor Marial: Marathon Runner Flees Sudan, Heads to London Olympics

The South Sudanese marathon runner swept through the 26.2 miles of Minneapolis' qualifying race in just 2 hours, 14 minutes and 32 seconds, a mark that should have secured his slot at the London Olympics. But nothing in Marial's life has been that ... (2012-07-23)

Former champ wins rainy Milo Marathon in Angeles

MANILA, Philippines – Former Milo Marathon king Julius Sermona defied bad weather to top the fourth leg of the 36th National Milo Marathon last Sunday at Angeles City. Over 6150 registered runners participated in the race leg as Angeles City hosted the ... (2012-07-23)

Fox Cities Marathon hopefuls prep for big day

I've had to sit out a couple marathons with plantar fascia problems or Achilles'. It's not fun to watch.” Werner said when an injury hits, you slow down. “You take some time off,” he said. “You just rest it. If needed, you go see a doctor. But if you ... (2012-07-23)

Marblehead's Flanagan says she's 100 percent ready to run Olympic Marathon ...

The official motto for this month's Summer Olympics in London is simple: “Inspire a generation.” If each of the athletes had their own personal slogan, Shalane Flanagan's would be a little more direct and to the point: “Leave nothing to chance.” The ... (2012-07-23)

Marblehead's Flanagan says she's 100 percent ready to run Olympic Marathon in ...

By PHIL STACEY, Sports editor The Salem News The official motto for this month's Summer Olympics in London is simple: “Inspire a generation.” If each of the athletes had their own personal slogan, Shalane Flanagan's would be a little more direct and to ... (2012-07-23)

This marathon 'runner' has earned thanks after nine straight

By Lee Benson, Deseret News Bob Wood will run his last Deseret News Marathon tomorrow. It will be his ninth straight, and even though every race keeps getting better and less work, enough is enough. At 63, Bob is moving on, leaving the footrace he ... (2012-07-23)

This marathon 'runner' has earned thanks after nine straight

By Lee Benson, Deseret News Bob Wood will run his last Deseret News Marathon tomorrow. It will be his ninth straight, and even though every race keeps getting better and less work, enough is enough. At 63, Bob is moving on, leaving the footrace he ... (2012-07-23)

South Sudan Refugee to Run Marathon in Olympic Colours

London — Guor Marial, a marathon runner born in what is now the Republic of South Sudan, will run in the London 2012 Olympics but not wearing the flag of the newly independent country. The 28-year-old athlete fled to the United States during Sudan's ... (2012-07-23)

Jennifer Koh's Bach marathon is a test of endurance for Castleton audience

Violinist Jennifer Koh performed one of music's most grueling marathons on Saturdayat the Castleton Festival's Theater House, playing all six of Bach's unaccompanied works (from memory) in a single concert. The stamina and musical concentration ... (2012-07-23)

Spanish Fork man training for open water swim marathon

Amidst the crowd of families boating and fishermen casting lines, a steady rhythm of arm strokes makes its way around Utah Lake State Park's harbor. Never far from shore, Greg Mockett stops to check the location of a nearby boat and then continues. (2012-07-22)

Bach marathon a test of endurance for the audience

Violinist Jennifer Koh performed one of music's most grueling marathons on Saturdayat the Castleton Festival's Theater House, playing all six of Bach's unaccompanied works (from memory) in a single concert. The stamina and musical concentration ... (2012-07-22)

Sprint Struggling to Keep Up the Pace in Spectrum Marathon

By MIRIAM GOTTFRIED As Verizon Wireless and AT&T race to build next-generation networks before the expected launch of a 4G LTE iPhone 5 this fall, number-three carrier Sprint looks short of enough unused spectrum for a high-quality network. (2012-07-22)

Oak Harbor may sell Whidbey Island Marathon to a nonprofit

For the right price, and with a few conditions, the Whidbey Island Marathon could be for sale. Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley confirmed Wednesday that he not only would consider selling the city's marathon, but that he's already gotten a nibble from a ... (2012-07-22)

Don't Forget About Marathon Moms

New York Times (2012-07-22)

Space News: Opportunity runs the first Martian marathon

With all the fanfare about Mars rover Curiosity landing on the Red Planet in August 2012, it's easy to forget that there's already a rover on Mars – an older, smaller cousin set to accomplish a feat unprecedented in the history of Solar System ... (2012-07-22)

Emotional Marial delights in marathon achievement

Chicago Tribune (2012-07-22)

ON (and OFF) THE WALL with TOM HOFFARTH: Marathon men were Games' feature ...

"I did not know that women were banned from competing in marathons - as well as other endurance running events - as late as the early 1970s. In other words, women were allowed to vote in elections for far longer than they could run distance events. (2012-07-22)

THE WRITING ON (and OFF) THE WALL with TOM HOFFARTH: These three Marathon men ...

"I did not know that women were banned from competing in marathons - as well as other endurance running events - as late as the early 1970s. In other words, women were allowed to vote in elections for far longer than they could run distance events. (2012-07-22)

THE WRITING ON (and OFF) THE WALL with TOM HOFFARTH: These three ...

"I did not know that women were banned from competing in marathons - as well as other endurance running events - as late as the early 1970s. In other words, women were allowed to vote in elections for far longer than they could run distance events." ... (2012-07-22)

Emotional Marial delights in marathon achievement

Reuters (2012-07-22)

Concord High grad to run in Olympic marathon

The Union Leader (2012-07-22)

Melissa Perkins-Banas: Proprioceptive training useful for marathon guidance

By MELISSA PERKINS-BANAS With the fall marathon season rapidly approaching, many distance runners are formulating training plans in preparation for the big event. While long runs, tempo runs and VO2 max sessions at longer intervals are inclusive to a ... (2012-07-22)

Loud cheers spur 84-year-old to run marathons all over the world

Standing at just over 156cm, Mizutani from Yokohama prefecture in Japan has taken part in 45 marathons worldwide since his retirement 14 years ago. He had initially dreaded the thought of spending his post-retirement days holed up at home. (2012-07-21)

Community faces 'a marathon' of trauma recovery

Now the pain has 12 names and faces. As authorities in Aurora notified families Saturday that their loved ones were killed in the midnight movie theater shooting, that pain will radiate to friends, neighbors, classmates, co-workers and on to strangers ... (2012-07-21)

You have to expect bumps with first marathon

I'm sure they sidestepped many hurdles that earlier marathons had to deal with by asking enough questions of past marathon organizers. The biggest problems as I saw it were associated with the startup in the park, the hills located in the improper ... (2012-07-21)

Faster Athletes, Slower Spectators and the Olympic Marathon

Sure, the number of amateur participants at marathons is swelling, but on average, marathon runners are going slower. It's very hard to imagine today, especially in the Western world, that someone could run a sub-three-hour marathon in their second ... (2012-07-21)

Beat the Heat 5K: The contenders

Tonight's Beat the Heat 5K in Winston-Salem will serve as the state's 5K road race championship, as certified by North Carolina USA Track & Field. Marley Burns, 23, Chapel Hill: This is Burns' first Beat the Heat. She is a 2011 graduate of Wake Forest, ... (2012-07-21)

India on the marathon map

“I love travelling for marathons because each run poses a unique challenge. The fun of training and speculating endlessly about the terrain and weather adds to the experience. We keep finding new ways to push ourselves,” says Barnali Das (40), ... (2012-07-21)

Oldest marathon runner to carry torch

Singh has since completed six London marathons, two in Toronto - where he set eight track records - and the New York marathon. There, in September 2011, he achieved his ninth track record, running 10000 metres in 87 minutes. Singh says he is spurred on ... (2012-07-21)

World`s oldest Indian marathon runner to carry Olympic torch for 2nd time

London: A Sikh, who came to live in Britain in 1992 and began running marathons at the age of 86, is set to carry the Olympic torch through the streets of east London. World`s oldest marathon runner, Fauja Singh, who is 101-years-old, ... (2012-07-21)

County admits airline service in Marathon unlikely

By RYAN McCARTHY What was intended as a discussion about private management of Florida Keys Marathon Airport Wednesday turned into a frank debate about the future and viability of commercial air service at the airfield. The general consensus: The ... (2012-07-21)

IOC allows marathon runner without country to compete in London under Olympic flag

Washington Post (2012-07-21)

Oldest Marathon Runner To Carry Torch

A Sikh who came to live in the UK in 1992 and began running marathons at the age of 86 is carrying the Olympic torch today. By Jay Singh-Sohal, Sky News Producer The world's oldest marathon runner is carrying the Olympic torch through the streets of ... (2012-07-21)

Nujoma Marathon Downgraded

"Among other things, we took cognisance of sister marathons being organised by our affiliates and co-sponsors which will be taking place in the near future," she said. "Notably we considered health-related issues, such as the fatigue and fitness of our ... (2012-07-21)

Lake waste officials await latest financing pitch

Some county solid waste officials remain unconvinced trash-to-ethanol developer Powers Energy of America will secure financing from a major US oil company. Powers Energy representatives told the Lake County Solid Waste Management District Board on ... (2012-07-21)

'Marathon '33' Plumbs Depths of Depression-era Entertainment

WASHINGTON — As dim as the outlook for the long-stressed US economy looks, and as tough as the recession has been so far, at least we can console ourselves with this: No one has reached into the fiery depths of hell to bring back the dance marathons ... (2012-07-20)

Marathon critics should get a grip and remember it was the first one

By Anonymous Regarding criticism of the Canton Marathon: This was Canton's first marathon. I cannot fathom how some people simply cannot grasp the fact there will always be challenges and learning experiences to learn from when we try something new. (2012-07-20)

Opportunity On A Martian Marathon Mission

NASA, busy planning for the landing of its Curiosity rover on the Red Planet in August 2012, is perhaps getting into the Olympic spirit after the Mars Exploration Rover team announced Wednesday that another of its rovers, Opportunity, ... (2012-07-20)

Exchange club, police warn of 'marathon scammer'

MURFREESBORO — A local Exchange Club official is warning business owners and local residents about a woman who is fraudulently seeking donations on behalf of the club. Dawn Eaton, executive director of the local Exchange Club Family Center, ... (2012-07-20)

Deputy Mayor launches Wiltshire Memory Walk Marathon

The Deputy Mayor of Amesbury, Councillor Larry Evennett put on his walking shoes to launch Alzheimer's Society's Memory Walk Marathon. Councillor Larry, who launched the Memory Walk Marathon near Stonehenge, was accompanied by Veronica (67) and ... (2012-07-20)

Marathon Petroleum Corporation Announces Publication of 2011 Citizenship Report

FINDLAY, Ohio, July 20, 2012 - Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) today announced the publication of its 2011 Citizenship Report, which provides data about the company's performance in the areas of health and safety, environmental stewardship, ... (2012-07-20)

Why this obsession with running marathons?

I'm talking about running marathons. Why is it that seemingly normal people turn 30 and then feel compelled to start training for marathons? They don't run towards or from anything, they just start running. I can't tell you how many friends I have lost ... (2012-07-20)

Jupiter dentist is runner with rare distinction: Marathon in 50 states

But Shelby Trail has run 53 marathons, including one in every state. Along the way, she joined the 50 States Marathon Club, a fellowship of about 3000 runners who meet up at the various races and support each other's progress toward the goal. (2012-07-20)

Marathon close and numbers are looking great

By MARK HUNTER The Kamloops Marathon is more than a week away, but the excitement in Christopher Seguin's voice would indicate that he could run a marathon or two right now. Seguin, the vice-president of advancement at TRU and an organizer of the ... (2012-07-20)

Calling all Batman fans: Local marathons bring in few fans, midnight showings ...

While the marathons struggled, standalone screenings for the premier of “The Dark Knight Rises” proved more popular. Fandango, a nationwide ticket seller, announced that more than 2000 midnight showings sold out for the final movie in Nolan's trilogy, ... (2012-07-20)

Running in a positive direction

Q: How do you balance life, work, kids, family with training for marathons and other races? A: I don't watch TV or have a lot of spare time. I am a fourth-grade teacher at Citrus Grove Elementary in Palm City, and I have a very busy family life with my ... (2012-07-20)

Sports Backers Annouce "Marathon Junior"

Hey runners! Have you had trouble preparing yourself for the Richmond marathon while watching your childen do the Kids Run? Problem solved, according to the Sports Backers, part of their Active RVA initiative. You may remember that the finish line the ... (2012-07-20)

2012 NVSL All Star Relays: Overlee repeats as champions on record setting night

reachforthewall.com (2012-07-20)

Rover Opportunity (Almost) Rolls a Marathon

Obviously getting into the Olympic mood and feeling the pressure of the impending landing of the souped-up NASA Mars Science Laboratory rover "Curiosity," the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) team made announcement on Wednesday: their tenacious rover ... (2012-07-19)

American Century Theater to perform 'Marathon '33'

As dim as the outlook for the long-stressed US economy looks, and as tough as the recession has been so far, at least we can console ourselves with this: No one has reached into the fiery depths of hell to bring back the dance marathons of the '30s. (2012-07-19)

Batman movie fanatics bought advance tickets to Regal's 'Dark Knight Marathon'

Related topics Regal Entertainment Batman 3 The Dark Knight Rises Marathon Regal Entertainment Group More than 300 Batman cinephiles snatched up advance tickets for Christopher Nolan's Batman films trilogy. Many of these devoted fans are gathering for ... (2012-07-19)

Mount Marathon runner who vanished fading into background

As with so many stories that burn brightly in the seconds-long attention span of the public eye, the story of Michael LeMaitre faded away with a barely a whisper. Some reading this now might not even remember that LeMaitre was the focal point of a ... (2012-07-19)

Sounds Like Summer Tonight at Marathon Music Works, Hammer Screwdriver Tonight ...

Nashville Scene (2012-07-19)

Marathon Petroleum wants to partner with Lake County trash-to-ethanol plant

Powers Energy announced Thursday morning that Marathon Petroleum Corp. is the major US oil company that it is negotiating an equity partnership deal for the proposed trash-to-ethanol plant in Schneider. Ed Cleveland, Northwest Indiana representative ... (2012-07-19)

Marathon organizers listen and learn

Marathons were held here for a few years in the 1970s. But we call it the first because it may as well be the first. Decades have passed since the 1970s, and the Stark County of 2012, especially the northern part, is not the Stark County of the 1970s. (2012-07-19)

Opportunity runs the first martian marathon

With all the fanfare about Mars rover Curiosity landing on the Red Planet in August 2012, it's easy to forget that there's already a rover on Mars—an older, smaller cousin set to accomplish a feat unprecedented in the history of Solar System ... (2012-07-19)

Opportunity Runs the First Martian Marathon

by Dauna Coulter for NASA Science News With all the fanfare about Mars rover Curiosity landing on the Red Planet in August 2012, it's easy to forget that there's already a rover on Mars-an older, smaller cousin set to accomplish a feat unprecedented in ... (2012-07-19)

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity ready to complete First Martian Marathon

Washington, DC – With all the fanfare about Mars rover Curiosity landing on the Red Planet in August 2012, it's easy to forget that there's already a rover on Mars—an older, smaller cousin set to accomplish a feat unprecedented in the history of Solar ... (2012-07-19)

London Olympics 2012: US marathon swimmer Alex Meyer relishes competing in the ...

The first US swimmer to clinch a berth in the 2012 Olympics, Alex Meyer is heading to London as a teammate of Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. But his medal pursuit, as the lone American man to qualify for London's 10-kilometer marathon swim, ... (2012-07-19)

An Oil Refiner with Sweet Prospects

By DIMITRA DEFOTIS | MORE ARTICLES BY AUTHOR Shares of Marathon Petroleum can climb higher, thanks in part to refining capacity restraints in the middle of America. Oil prices may be dragged down, but the stock of oil-refiner Marathon Petroleum is ... (2012-07-18)

Local man runs over 3275 miles in marathons

To date he explained he's ran 125 marathons, and of the 125, he ran 21 of them were in 23 weeks. Southgate said that he's participated in marathons in 42 different states, and 25 of those states he's ran a second marathon. He named a few clubs that he ... (2012-07-18)

'Dark Knight' marathon breaks sales record for AMC

Ticket sales are hot for "The Dark Knight Rises," which hits theaters Friday, Kansas City-based AMC Entertainment Inc. says. Loyal fans of Director Christopher Nolan's “The Dark Knight” Batman trilogy are pouring out in the thousands, buying more than ... (2012-07-18)

Meet the Olympian: Ryan Hall

Metro.us (2012-07-18)

Five things to watch at NVSL All-Star Relays

By Bryan Flaherty The 2012 NVSL All Star Relay Carnival is scheduled to begin Wednesday, July 18, at 4 pm, hosted by the Lincolnia Park Lazers. The meet is one of the most exciting events of the season in the NVSL and will feature some of the area's ... (2012-07-18)

Marathon Oil: Gabon Re-Entry Could Spark Strong Gains

Sub-Saharan Africa is not the place where one might expect to find affluence, stability and economic development. The area usually reminds us of malaria, poverty and malnourished babies waiting to be adopted. However, Gabon is an exception. (2012-07-18)

Dark Knight Marathons

It's opening weekend for “The Dark Knight Rises,” the final installment in the Batman trilogy directed by Christopher Nolan. Batman fans have been eagerly awaiting the final installment – and what better way to celebrate than with a Dark Knight ... (2012-07-18)

TACT presents June Havoc's 'Marathon '33'

A large cast docudrama with music, vaudeville comedy and nearly continuous dance, Marathon '33 recreates the forgotten phenomenon of the Depression-era dance marathons, which were brutal pre-cursors of today's TV reality shows. (2012-07-18)

Run Oregon Race Profile

I have now run 47 marathons and 46 Ultra Marathons for a total of 93 total. Sauvie Island Flat will be number 94 on July 4th." He became a "proud" Marathon Maniac in December of 2005, when the club was only two years old. "My wife Gail came up with the ... (2012-07-18)

Big Sur Marathon sells out in 26 hours

Still available on a limited basis are marathon special category events including Boston 2 Big Sur, Runners World Challenge, charity entries and sponsor slots. In addition, registration is open for five concurrent races of varying distances taking ... (2012-07-18)

Jackson leaders say Canton Marathon caused problems

Runners make their way through Canton early Sunday on Market Avenue North during the 2012 Canton Marathon. By Tim Botos Last month's Canton Marathon has left government leaders here weary, frustrated, even bruised — and they didn't even run. (2012-07-18)

Apps Genius Debuts New Game and Signs Strategic Marketing Agreement

RED BANK, NJ--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mobile games maker Apps Genius Corp (OTCBB:APGS) (http://www.appsgenius.com) announced today the launch of “Totem Time Bomb,” a mobile puzzle game available for both Apple iPhone and iPad. “Totem Time Bomb” is a unique, ... (2012-07-18)

Charlie Rose Interviews Marathon Asset Management CEO Bruce Richards, Now ...

NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a rare industry appearance, Bruce Richards, CEO and founding partner at Marathon Asset Management, sat with Emmy award-winning Charlie Rose for an interview now live on TabbFORUM, the online global capital markets ... (2012-07-18)

Jupiter dentist, runner joins rare club: a marathon in all 50 states

But Shelby Trail has run 53 marathons, including one in every state. Along the way, she joined the 50 States Marathon Club, a fellowship of about 3000 runners who meet up at the various races and support each other's progress toward the goal. (2012-07-18)

Marathoner finds fulfillment in purpose, not finish

Deseret News (2012-07-18)

Batman: The Animated Series Uses Voice Actors And Dark Knight Rises Dialog For ...

One of the best adaptations of Bob Kane and Bill Finger's hero, big-screen or small, is Warner Bros.' Batman: The Animated Series. The show, airing on Fox in the early 1990s, was not only faithful to the comics but even created characters now ... (2012-07-18)

Taylorsville's Sue Tatton gets better with age

She doesn't actively promote her sport, but Ben and Tatton's two daughters all have run marathons. And her neighbors in Taylorsville? Well they aren't running marathons, but they actively support her calling. "I see a lot of people getting up when I'm ... (2012-07-17)

Movie theaters host midnight shows, marathons for final Batman installment

by Jonathan Keilholz As “The Dark Knight Rises” swoops into theaters this Friday, big movie chains are trying various strategies to lure in and maintain audiences. “Movies have a lot of competition,” said James A. Molnar, film editor at Toledo Free ... (2012-07-17)

Extreme distance running: Too much of a good thing?

More than half a million people ran marathons in the United States last year -- double the number of runners two decades ago. And this increase is despite the growing clamor of doubters -- both scientific and not -- who suggest there may not be a lot ... (2012-07-17)

Scientist has only good things to say about running

People who are running more marathons and faster marathons are at lower risk for hypertension and other things. In my survey, I haven't seen anything to suggest they would be at a disadvantage. Q: So why does this impression that long-distance running ... (2012-07-17)

World's heaviest woman loses 98 pounds with marathon sex

Examiner.com (2012-07-17)

Dartmouth runner seeks challenging races

Halifax News Net (2012-07-17)

READER SUBMITTED: Register For The Walk Across Southeastern CT — Raise Money ...

The Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation (TBBCF) is pleased to announce that the 7th annual Walk Across Southeastern CT is being held on Oct. 6. This year walkers may choose a quarter marathon (6.55 miles), a half marathon (13.1 miles) or our ... (2012-07-17)

Dartmouth runner likes a challenging race

Halifax News Net (2012-07-17)

Ritual is running their lives

"I started with fun runs and half-marathons, and then moved on to full marathons. About a year ago, I decided I wanted to do an ultra-marathon and recently achieved that goal when I completed the North Face 100. It's a 100-kilometre race with 4000 ... (2012-07-17)

US refinery shutdowns- Citgo, Marathon, Phillips 66

July 17 (Reuters) - Summary of current US refinery operations (in '000 bpd) -Flash fire at Citgo Corpus Christi East plant-local media -Citgo: No production impact from Corpus Christi leak -Marathon: Restarting units at Robinson refinery -Phillips ... (2012-07-17)

Cherokee Runner Brian Burgess completes twelfth Marathon

Marathons are funny that way, no matter if you finish 457 th out of 3000 runners, there is always a micro-competition going on between you and the pack that you pace with.” The Grandfather Mountain Marathon is a physically demanding course, ... (2012-07-17)

US refinery shutdowns- Citgo, Marathon, Phillips 66

July 17 (Reuters) - Summary of current US refinery operations (in '000 bpd) -Flash fire at Citgo Corpus Christi East plant-local media -Citgo: No production impact from Corpus Christi leak -Marathon: Restarting units at Robinson refinery -Phillips ... (2012-07-17)

Longest Videogames Marathon Playing a Card Game: 30-Hour Videogame Marathon ...

New York, NY, USA -- Kathleen Hankel, a 68-year-old grandmother from New Jersey, and Laura Rich in London, played Solitaire Blitz on Facebook for 30 consecutive hours totaling more than 1500 hands - setting the new world record for the Longest ... (2012-07-17)

Marathon Petroleum Corporation to Announce 2012 Second-Quarter Financial ...

FINDLAY, Ohio, July 17, 2012 - Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) announced today that it will host a conference call on Tuesday, July 31, at 10 am EDT to provide an update on company operations and to discuss 2012 second-quarter financial ... (2012-07-17)

Charlie Rose Interviews Marathon Asset Management CEO Bruce Richards, Now ...

NEW YORK & LONDON, Jul 17, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In a rare industry appearance, Bruce Richards, CEO and founding partner at Marathon Asset Management, sat with Emmy award-winning Charlie Rose for an interview now live on TabbFORUM, the online global ... (2012-07-17)

Apps Genius Debuts New Game and Signs Strategic Marketing Agreement

Mobile games maker Apps Genius Corp (OBB:APGS) ( http://www.appsgenius.com ) announced today the launch of "Totem Time Bomb," a mobile puzzle game available for both Apple iPhone and iPad. "Totem Time Bomb" is a unique, skill-based puzzle game filled ... (2012-07-17)

Rivals Are Key To Flanagan's Confidence

Flanagan said that despite having competed in only two marathons—New York in 2010 and the US Olympic Trials in January, which she won in a Trials record 2:25:38—she is certain that she has found her event. “I don't have many marathons to haunt me yet ... (2012-07-17)

Dance Marathon at UF 2012 wins pair of national awards

... and children were given a scavenger hunt with activities like “Hug a Dancer.” “To me, the award really means that at the University of Florida, we really do have one of the best Dance Marathons,” she said. “Now, we'll strive to do even more.” (2012-07-17)

Theaters prep for all-night, trilogy marathons as 'The Dark Knight Rises'

Examiner.com (2012-07-16)

London 2012: Ryan Hall, US marathon runner aims to win gold at Olympics

He has pushed the boundaries of conventional training, seeking to confront the dominant East Africans and the unforgiving way that the fastest marathons have become something like 26.2-mile sprints. He coaches himself, running alone instead of with an ... (2012-07-16)

FTS Acquires Lead Merchant Service Provider, Marathon Solutions, Inc

Financial Transaction Services (FTS), a full-service provider of electronic transaction services, announces its acquisition of Marathon Solutions, Inc. (MSI), a provider of electronic payment processing solutions based in Mission, Kansas. (2012-07-16)

Champions of the Highlands

Boone Mountain Times (2012-07-16)

Biggest Loser Host Alison Sweeney to run Walt Disney World Half Marathon

Sweeney is an avid runner who has competed in various marathons and half marathons around the country, however the Disney half marathon will be her first runDisney event. Sweeney is expected to attend the race along with her husband and two children. (2012-07-16)

Running Boom Helps Sport Defy Economic Downturn

It's training season for fall marathons in cities like Chicago, Washington, New York, and Minneapolis. Thanks to a confluence of new interest, new technology, and rich runners, the running business is defying other economic troubles. (2012-07-16)

Mays, Battjes win Grandfather Mountain Marathon

The race, known as “One of America's Toughest Marathons,” gains 1000 feet of elevation and drew more than 360 runners from across the country. Stacie Battjes, 32, of Lewisville, was the overall female winner in 3:33:26. (Wow!) I posted the top 100 here ... (2012-07-16)

Kilburn woman tackles 12 marathons in 12 months for charity

Helen Gray is in the midst of a quest which will see her run 12 marathons in 12 months as she strives to raise vital funds for disadvantaged African children. Miss Gray who has already completed half of the gruelling tests and has travelled across the ... (2012-07-16)

Former champ tops Tarlac leg of Milo marathon

MANILA, Philippines – Former three-time National Milo Marathon king and current event record holder Eduardo Buenavista struck anew and easily topped the third leg of the 36th Milo Marathon held today in Tarlac City. The 34-year-old Buenavista dominated ... (2012-07-16)

Wagner: Running outside can be a joy, despite the heat

Personally, after having run so many marathons in the past few years, it's easy to want to take a break. But I've also always ran my fastest races in the fall, making it difficult to want to ease up. Since Grandma's Marathon last month, ... (2012-07-16)

Why Bay Area Men Join TNT to Run in the San Francisco Nike Women's Marathon

There's a wide range of events including half, full and ultra marathons; hike adventures; triathlons; and cycling events. Visit teamintraining.org/sf or call 800.78.TRAIN to talk to a local Team Manager. Stay up to date with Team In Training: like TNT ... (2012-07-16)

Wife's memory drives marathon walker from Fall River

By Derek Vital About the 15-mile mark of last year's Jimmy Fund Marathon Walk, Harry Proudfoot started to get a tremendous pain in his leg. The agony got worse as he continued along the Boston Marathon route but Proudfoot perservered, thrusting his ... (2012-07-16)

JTB signs on as title sponsor for Maui Marathon

LAHAINA - The Maui Marathon announced Saturday that it has reached a three-year deal with Japanese travel agency JTB to serve as the event's title sponsor. "We've been working on this since January of this year," said race director Rudy Huber. (2012-07-15)

Mike on his mettle for Ironman event

AN intrepid former Cupar man who has already run five major world marathons is to take on his toughest challenge yet in aid of a charity to which he owes a debt of gratitude. Mike Houston (33) is to compete in what is widely regarded as the country's ... (2012-07-15)

Why Bay Area Men Join TNT to Run in the San Francisco Nike Women's Marathon

There's a wide range of events including half, full and ultra marathons; hike adventures; triathlons; and cycling events. Visit teamintraining.org/sf or call 800.78.TRAIN to talk to a local Team Manager. Stay up to date with Team In Training: like TNT ... (2012-07-15)

Fleet-footed Kenyan Repeats As Pattaya Marathon 2012 Champ

The previous year's champion, Kenyan runner Mr. Lawrence Kiptoo Saina, again outraced the pack to finish first in this year's Pattaya Marathon 2012. But Mr. Lawrence could not break the previous record time. PATTAYA — July 15, 2012 [PDN]; ... (2012-07-15)

Ashlee Homan discusses training and Equinox Marathon experience

This race has been described as one of the most grueling marathons in the country! What keeps you motivated to participate in this event? It's the people. I was going to come back and do just the Equinox this year, but I had such a good training season ... (2012-07-15)

Nancy Eckerson: Try the most popular distance: the half marathon

First, let's look at a few more statistics about half marathons (13.1 miles.) Averaging about two hours to cover the distance, a half marathon is both a reachable goal for most runners or a milestone along the way to longer distances. (2012-07-15)

Why Bay Area Men Join TNT to Run in the San Francisco Nike Women's Marathon

There's a wide range of events including half, full and ultra marathons; hike adventures; triathlons; and cycling events. Visit teamintraining.org/sf or call 800.78.TRAIN to talk to a local Team Manager. Stay up to date with Team In Training: like TNT ... (2012-07-15)

Famous name, famous finish

Rogers has completed over 75 marathons and ultramarathons (any distance longer than the 26 miles of a traditional marathon), including the Vermont 100 back in 2006. "I finished that one in 24 hours and 57 minutes, but even though there were hills and ... (2012-07-15)

Saltman's Sports Scrapbook: Olympic women's marathon a symbol of equality

But let's go back to the kickoff of the fight to include women in US marathons and the Olympics. Before 1972, women had been barred from the most famous marathon — the Boston Marathon. In 1966, a woman named Roberta Gibb hid behind a bush at the start. (2012-07-14)

A Runner's Belief: God Is His Coach

He has pushed the boundaries of conventional training, seeking to confront the dominant East Africans and the unforgiving way that the fastest marathons have become something like 26.2-mile sprints. He coaches himself, running alone instead of with an ... (2012-07-14)

White Sox Win Marathon In Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- There was nobody White Sox manager Robin Ventura would rather have had at the plate with runners on the corners in the 14th inning than his gritty new third baseman. Kevin Youkilis hit a sacrifice fly on the 14th pitch of his ... (2012-07-14)

Sec. of State Hillary Clinton continues marathon trip

(CBS News) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Egypt Saturday. It's the next-to-last stop on what has been - even for her - a marathon, 13-day, nine-country trip that has taken her to some of the more remote places in the world. (2012-07-14)

The Workout: Running Training Programs

Although we're currently stuck in the heat of summer, the cooler weather of autumn will soon be here, and along with it will come plenty of running races: 5Ks, 10Ks, half-marathons, and even the queen of the Illinois running calendar, ... (2012-07-14)

Best fun runs in Australia

NEWS.com.au (2012-07-14)

Alaskan marathon inspires Coachella Valley runner

Hernandez came across the race via the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society website, which promotes different marathons every year for contributors to participate in. It was jumping into the deep end for Hernandez, whose longest competitive run until the ... (2012-07-14)

A holiday run

He also races in marathons, but not the ultra-marathons that Nielsen competes in. “Before I started running I was aware of marathons, of course, but I was dumbstruck when I heard about the ultra-marathons and this Racing the Planet event to realize ... (2012-07-14)

Binge TV Viewing: Breaking Bad Premiere Inspires TV Watching Marathons

The season five premiere of Breaking Bad will start in about 72 hours. That means you have about 71 hours to watch seasons 1 through 4. If you really are planning on watching all four seasons of the hit AMC show before the premiere (that's about 35 ... (2012-07-13)

Group trains runners for marathons, spreads pro-life message at events

Founded in South Dakota by running partners Pat Castle and Rich Reich, Life Runners has been promoting Catholicism and the pro-life movement through marathons in some of the nation's biggest cities since 2008. Castle said Life Runners came out of a ... (2012-07-13)

Group trains runners for marathons, spreads pro-life message at events

Founded in South Dakota by running partners Pat Castle and Rich Reich, Life Runners has been promoting Catholicism and the pro-life movement through marathons in some of the nation's biggest cities since 2008. Castle said Life Runners came out of a ... (2012-07-13)

Blissfield cancer survivor completes her first marathon

After being told by doctors to prepare her three children for her death, Linda Martinez-Faz has completed the San Diego Rock and Roll Marathon and hopes to establish a Team in Training chapter in Lenawee County. Linda Martinez-Faz of Blissfield wears ... (2012-07-13)

Group trains runners for marathons, spreads pro-life message at events

Founded in South Dakota by running partners Pat Castle and Rich Reich, Life Runners has been promoting Catholicism and the pro-life movement through marathons in some of the nation's biggest cities since 2008. Castle said Life Runners came out of a ... (2012-07-13)

in Olympic marathon

All these athletes are giving up lucrative contracts to run in World leading marathons across the big cities for the Olympics. None of the Kenya team members could draw less than 100000 dollars in appearance fees. Yet in London Olympics, ... (2012-07-13)

Bakken Update: Marathon Is Adopting 30 Stage Fracs In The Williston Basin

Marathon (MRO) has been increasing the number of stages it uses in Bakken well completions. This seems to be the new standard for several companies. I covered this in a recent article about Continental (CLR). Although it uses mostly short laterals, ... (2012-07-13)

Perth City to Surf All Set and Ready for 26th August 2012

Leading creator of promotional products in Perth, Imagepak Marketing, aims to make major events, such as the Perth City to Surf marathon more successful by providing participants and businesses with customised items and merchandise. (2012-07-13)

MKM Signs Long Beach International City Bank Marathon

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- MKM, an active lifestyle marketing and public relations firm, has just signed the Long Beach International City Bank Marathon and Half Marathon as its newest client. (2012-07-13)

Rock 'n Roll Marathon race course revealed

The race course for the TASK Rock 'n Roll St. Louis Marathon and ½ Marathon was ... Brace yourself-and maybe your eyes-for a new site at the Lindenwood ... Brace yourself-and maybe your eyes-for a new site at the Lindenwood . (2012-07-13)

Some tips for preventing first-time blunders

So you're new to marathons and you've decided to take the plunge, committing yourself to running, and finishing, your first marathon. Don't Do Anything New on Race Day — You've traveled to the host city of your first marathon and find yourself at the ... (2012-07-13)

Resources are plentiful for prospective runners

Fortunately, there are plenty of long-time runners who have become experts at not only competing in marathons but also preparing for them. And resources are plentiful. “Being able to use other people as a knowledge base is 100-percent a good idea,” ... (2012-07-13)

Resources are plentiful for prospective runners

Fortunately, there are plenty of long-time runners who have become experts at not only competing in marathons but also preparing for them. And resources are plentiful. “Being able to use other people as a knowledge base is 100-percent a good idea,” ... (2012-07-13)

Resources are plentiful for prospective runners

Fortunately, there are plenty of long-time runners who have become experts at not only competing in marathons but also preparing for them. And resources are plentiful. “Being able to use other people as a knowledge base is 100-percent a good idea,” ... (2012-07-13)

Binge Viewing: TV's Lost Weekends

In the past, such sessions required buying stacks of costly DVDs ($66.99 for seasons one through four of "Mad Men") or special broadcast marathons. The industry ramifications are bigger than the occasional weekend lost to "Lost. (2012-07-13)

Preparation is key when you go from 10K to a half marathon (video)

Half marathons, which are 21 kilometres long, are the more popular running events of the two, probably because they require less time for training and aren't as wearing on the body, she surmises. Besides training, your success as a half-marathoner or ... (2012-07-13)

Binge Viewing: TV's Lost Weekends

In the past, such sessions required buying stacks of costly DVDs ($66.99 for seasons one through four of "Mad Men") or special broadcast marathons. The industry ramifications are bigger than the occasional weekend lost to "Lost. (2012-12-07)

GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon Early Bird Registration Deadline – July 15

Victoria, BC - The early bird registration deadline for the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon is just days away – on July 15. To date over 4300 registrations have been received for all four events – the Marathon, Half Marathon, 8K Road Race and the ... (2012-12-07)

Meb Keflezighi won't be intimidated in Olympic marathon

He is a tiny man, but Mebrahtom "Meb" Keflezighi has accomplished great things, and he thinks there could be another great Olympic marathon in him, even at age 37. Keflezighi, who is 5-5 and 125 pounds, was a surprise silver medalist at age 29 in the ... (2012-12-07)

Marathon Petroleum Stock Rating Lowered by Howard Weil (MPC)

Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC) was downgraded by analysts at Howard Weil from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in ... (2012-12-07)

World's Most Extreme Adventure Races

From dizzying altitudes to scorching deserts, these 11 ultra marathons, ironman triathlons, and obstacle courses call for almost super human strength. By Nancy Yeomans Maybe you've tackled a marathon and even mustered the grit to try a military-style ... (2012-12-07)

Marathon Gold Corporation

Release date- 10072012 - TORONTO - Marathon Gold Corporation (MOZ: TSX) today announced continued positive results from the summer 2012 drilling program at the Valentine Lake Project, Newfoundland. Step-out drilling at the Leprechaun Gold Deposit has ... (2012-12-07)

Rueda: Mankato Marathon continues to grow

MANKATO — Either Mankato area running enthusiasts are becoming more organized or the Mankato Marathon is simply becoming the event to be at in October. The Greater Mankato Convention and Visitors Bureau released some early registration numbers this ... (2012-12-07)

Huskies to Take Part in ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon

DEKALB, Ill. -- The Northern Illinois men's basketball program will play in front of a national television audience on Tuesday, Nov. 13 as they take part in the 2012 ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon. The Huskies will travel to Valparaiso for a 7 am ... (2012-12-07)

Scientist has only good things to say about running

People who are running more marathons and faster marathons are at lower risk for hypertension and other things. In my survey, I haven't seen anything to suggest they would be at a disadvantage. Q: So why does this impression that long-distance running ... (2012-12-07)

Extreme distance running: Too much of a good thing?

More than half a million people ran marathons in the United States last year - double the number of runners two decades ago. And this increase is despite the growing clamor of doubters - both scientific and not - who suggest there may not be a lot of ... (2012-12-07)

Doubleheader with Michigan State, Kansas, Duke, Kentucky caps ESPN's Tip-Off ...

BRISTOL, Conn. — Defending champion Kentucky will play Duke, and Michigan State meets Kansas in the Champions Classic Doubleheader that will cap ESPN's 24-hour Tip-Off Marathon. The network announced Wednesday that the fifth annual day of hoops will ... (2012-12-07)

Wells Fargo & Co. Assumes Coverage on Marathon Petroleum (MPC)

Analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. initiated coverage on shares of Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. The firm set an “outperform” rating on the stock. A number of other analysts have also ... (2012-11-07)

Marathon training for beginners

"People get signed up and excited, then get worried about running 13 miles and go out and try to run 13 miles 20 weeks before the race," said Marie Bolton, general manager at Charm City Run and a certified running coach who has finished eight marathons ... (2012-11-07)

Outdoors Scene: New marathon coming to Nebraska

Registrations for the marathons are currently being taken, both online and by mail. Wallien said runners from throughout the United States have submitted registrations. Runners signing up for the marathons early will receive discounted entry fees. (2012-11-07)

Ken Campbell Hates Marathon Runners

Why can't people who run marathons have another child? What if they don't have a child already? Are they doomed? "Oh fuck I already ran a marathon, now I can't become a marine biologist!" Does he mean more likely to do all that stuff? (2012-11-07)

'Pretty Little Liars' Recap: Bad Lies, Bad Hats, Bad Drugs

Marathons are fun, but not as fun as new episodes. Obviously. The top of the episode, as always, recaps what happened: The cops are investigating the lake house, arresting the Liars maybe/probably not, etc etc. Spencer can't brush the back of her head ... (2012-11-07)

2012 Run Oregon Race Profile Jason Zacher

OregonLive.com (blog) (2012-11-07)

ESPN Tip-Off Marathon schedule is here

By Eamonn Brennan | ESPN.com For the college basketball fan, there aren't many glorious July days, but this one definitely counts: the release of the 2012 ESPN Tip-Off Marathon schedule, set to take place for all 24 hours (and then some) on Tuesday, ... (2012-11-07)

New marathon coming to Nebraska

Registrations for the marathons are currently being taken, both online and by mail. Wallien said runners from throughout the United States have submitted registrations. Runners signing up for the marathons early will receive discounted entry fees. (2012-11-07)

Kilcoin marathons in all 50 states

Kilcoin rounded out the 50-state feat by running 25 marathons the past three years, including eight already this year. And she's no plodder. Kilcoin generally finishes in 3½-4 hours and places in her age group. She has won her division on many ... (2012-11-07)

Stodghill crosses off another continent

Mark Stodghill of Duluth crossed South America off his list Sunday in a quest to complete marathons on all seven continents. He finished the City of Rio de Janeiro Marathon in Brazil in 4 hours, 26 minutes, 50 seconds. Stodghill, 63, a News Tribune ... (2012-11-07)

Wave host the Rocklin Relays as part of summer program

By Amanda Calzada Placer Herald Correspondent Making a splash in red, white, and blue fashion, the Rocklin Wave started a tradition by breaking the conventional swimming traditions. The Wave hosted their first “Anything Goes” invitational meet on ... (2012-11-07)

Running with Moe for 7/8

A couple of marathons later, I ran just under 3:04 to qualify for the Boston Marathon. The goal that I never thought was attainable became a reality. Set some goals, make them attainable and realistic, and in small steps to keep them simple, ... (2012-10-07)

Wasatch Back Marathon and the beauty of hard things

But after 11 marathons, nearly 20 Ragnar Relays and a bunch of half marathons, I feel really proud of one thing — I have never failed to finish. I have had some brutal experiences that tested me in ways I never expected or planned. But for some reason ... (2012-10-07)

Wasatch Back Marathon and the beauty of hard things

But after 11 marathons, nearly 20 Ragnar Relays and a bunch of half marathons, I feel really proud of one thing — I have never failed to finish. I have had some brutal experiences that tested me in ways I never expected or planned. But for some reason ... (2012-10-07)

Preview: Sunriver Marathon Weekend for a Cause September 1-2, 2012

By Teresa Wymetalek, community blogger Sunriver is a Labor Day tradition for our family but this year we're changing it up. There will still be plenty of time for hiking, biking and relaxing at the new pool but I'll be adding a 26.2 mile run into the ... (2012-10-07)

Athletics: Madagascar Marathon to Feature Adventure, Nature and Philanthropy

Marathon Tours & Travel, North America's leading marathon niche tour operator, offers trips to marathons on all seven continents including Antarctica where it organizes the hugely popular Antarctica Marathon & Half Marathon. (2012-10-07)

The journeyman: A Webster County man's quest to see the nation

It just kept turning into more and more states and more and more marathons. All of this just kind of evolved.” It evolved so much that John's good friend, Richard Johnson of Springfield — who happened to be on a similar quest — asked him to join the ... (2012-10-07)

Shelby team finishes a first in 188-mile marathon

Katsy Arves is an avid runner who competes in marathons several times each year. Just two weeks before the Epic Oregon Relay Arves had run in another marathon, and the combined wear and tear on her body caught up with her on June 16. (2012-10-07)

Runner's World and runDisney Partner on VIP Challenge Experience, Training for ...

By Runner's World NEW YORK and LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., July 9, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine a weekend where you run through Disney theme parks, experience Disney entertainment and are rewarded with a unique Disney medal, all while running ... (2012-10-07)

Valley runner crowned Hatcher Pass Marathon champ

WILLOW — Despite rain, the parade of Hatcher Pass Marathon runners crossing the finish line Saturday were all wearing smiles. David Johnston of Wasilla won the second annual marathon through Hatcher Pass on Willow Fishhook Road on the men's side with ... (2012-10-07)

Student's marathon mission

LIFE-GIVING LEGS: Student Fraser Ellis, 20, is completing 21 half marathons in 21 days to raise money for Starship. A university student has completed 21 half marathons in 21 days, mostly in Auckland, while raising more than $14000 for the Starship ... (2012-10-07)

Rule changes coming to Mount Marathon

No racer has finished more consecutive Mount Marathons than Fred Moore, 72, who has completed the three-mile race 43 times. In an interview Friday, Moore suggested two potential rule changes in the wake of LeMaitre's disappearance: -- Instituting a ... (2012-10-07)

Rule changes likely for Seward's grueling Mount Marathon race

No racer has finished more consecutive Mount Marathons than Fred Moore, 72, who has completed the three-mile race 43 times. In an interview Friday, Moore suggested two potential rule changes in the wake of LeMaitre's disappearance: • Instituting a ... (2012-10-07)

New details emerge in disappearance of Mount Marathon racer

The Seward Chamber of Commerce on Monday issued a detailed account of its version of how Mount Marathon Race officials were involved in the disappearance of 66-year-old Michael LeMaitre on July Fourth. LeMaitre was last seen near the 3022-foot top of ... (2012-10-07)

Seward Chamber statement offers new details in missing Mount Marathon racer case

The Seward Chamber of Commerce on Monday issued a detailed account of its version of how Mount Marathon Race officials were involved in the disappearance of 66-year-old Michael LeMaitre on July Fourth. LeMaitre was last seen near the 3022-foot top of ... (2012-09-07)

Marathon, 5K training to be held in Algonquin

Algonquin Parks and Recreation is hosting a training program for runners of 5Ks and marathons. The training will take place either Wednesdays at 6:30 pm or Thursdays at 6:30 am between Wednesday, July 11 and Thursday, Aug. (2012-09-07)

Runner's World and runDisney Partner on VIP Challenge Experience, Training for ...

NEW YORK and LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Imagine a weekend where you run through Disney theme parks, experience Disney entertainment and are rewarded with a unique Disney medal, all while running side-by-side with ... (2012-09-07)

Major Marathons Planned Featuring Ernest Borgnine in Movies and on 'McHale's Navy'

Boedecker writes: "The late, great Ernest Borgnine will receive a 24-hour marathon salute from TCM on July 26." Also, on Sunday, July 15, Antenna TV, seen on many broadcast digital subchannels, will run a 21-hour marathon of "McHale's Navy," Boedecker ... (2012-09-07)

The Georgian's Running Man: Chef Gavin Stephenson Runs Marathons, Avoids Dying

Tell me about your marathons. How long have you been doing this? I've been running for probably 10 years or so. It's a funny story actually how I started running. I was at a health and safety fair here at the hotel and I had my cholesterol checked. (2012-09-07)

Human Toll In 2012 "Mount Marathon Race" Remains High

Precosky said that his friend, who took part in 8 "Mountain Marathons", understood the risks of the race. He says the safety briefing makes it impossible for anyone to ignore how dangerous participation can be. And tonight Precosky has two main worries ... (2012-09-07)

100 and not out for marathon man Noel

WHEN Noel Jones decided to start running marathons in 2006 it became a little bit of an addiction. And now 100 marathons later Noel, 48 has no desire to hang up his running shoes. The Bedford Harriers trainer set himself the challenge of running just ... (2012-09-07)

Marathon Gold and Mountain Lake Resources Complete Plan of Arrangement

TORONTO, July 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Marathon Gold Corporation ("Marathon" or the "Company") (TSX: MOZ) today announced the completion of the previously announced plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") pursuant to which Marathon has acquired all of the ... (2012-09-07)

Martin Daily Blog: Monday, July 9th

But, this wasn't one of those marathons or half-marathons or 5K runs that everyone and their neighbor puts up on Babybook Facebook and gets three likes. This was a marathon that you put up on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, MySpace, and the front page of ... (2012-09-07)

Moreton endurance runner ticks off two more marathons

An incredible journey that started in April 1988 has entered the final phase after Moreton-in-Marsh-based Edwards ran back-to-back marathons inside his target time on Saturday (3:15:58) and Sunday (3:18:10) to win both races at the Enigma Summer Series ... (2012-09-07)

Runners of all ages, abilities cross finish line at 6th Missoula Marathon

And the Bakers have been to more than a few marathons. The Missoula event was their seventh in seven months. “We're doing 12 marathons in 12 months for 2012,” said a sweaty Tiedji Baker. Dylan Brown, Cris Winner and Willy Carter all took on the ... (2012-09-07)

Marathon Gold and Mountain Lake Resources Complete Plan of Arrangement

TORONTO, July 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Marathon Gold Corporation ("Marathon" or the "Company") (TSX: MOZ) today announced the completion of the previously announced plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") pursuant to which Marathon has acquired all of the ... (2012-09-07)

Maningkil, Cardona top Dagupan elims of Milo marathon

For a foreign runner to qualify in the national finals, he or she must provide proof of finish in any sanctioned or accredited races by the Association of International Marathons for at least one year before the race day, according to national race ... (2012-09-07)

Ross' Karnazes running in the grueling Badwater Ultramarathon for the 10th time

The goal of the event is to run 50 marathons, in each of the 50 United States, in 50 consecutive days. (Photo by Corey Rich) Corey Rich Photo provided by Dean Karnazes Ross resident Dean Karnazes competes in a trail run through Argentina's Atacama ... (2012-09-07)

Fehr wins mens marathon; Drobeck sets women's record

By Vince Bagby, Weekend Sports/Sport Reporter, vbagby@keci.com Missoula hosted one of the top marathons in the nation Sunday morning, and as usual it was dominated by our very own local western Montana runners. In the men's full marathon it was ... (2012-08-07)

Cancer survivor runs in Missoula Marathon

One woman racing in this years Missoula Marathon has already finished 262 marathons, not only has she accomplished that, but she's also a two year breast cancer survivor. Carol Dellinger, a Spokane native, runs an average of 12 to 18 marathons per year ... (2012-08-07)

Young in Midland: Runners cross off marathon from their bucket lists

Some of the members are preparing for marathons. Posted: Saturday, July 7, 2012 10:15 pm | Updated: 10:20 pm, Sat Jul 7, 2012. When my friend told me she was going to run a marathon in San Diego in June, my first instinct was to ask, “Do you even run? (2012-08-07)

Column: 'Blisters and lost toenails' – how I ran 35 marathons in 35 days

ON MAY 27 I set off from Waterford City with the support of my family and friends to run a lap of Ireland, consisting of 35 marathons in 35 consecutive days. This meant I was running 26.2 miles every day, or 184 miles each week for five gruelling weeks ... (2012-07-07)

Gearing up for the Missoula Marathon

Elliot Welder of Kalispell and Katherine Georger of Boise won last year's marathons. But in the history of the event, four of the eight individual champs called the Garden City home. One announcer who has helped with every Missoula Marathon expects the ... (2012-07-07)

Iowa man runs 40 marathons in 40 days

The Des Moines Register reports that Steve Cannon of Des Moines completed the last leg of his 40-day, 40-marathon trek on Thursday. The 46-year-old real estate agent ran clockwise around the lake, logging 26 miles (41.8 km), the distance covered in a ... (2012-07-07)

Paul, 38, takes on 100-mile charity challenge

Paul Cook, 38, of Balby, is running five marathons for Cancer Research UK. Picture: Liz Mockler D2711LM By Hayley Paterson A DARING dad has set himself a marathon challenge of completing five mammoth runs this year in aid of a friend who was diagnosed ... (2012-07-07)

Ultra-marathon? Underwhelming

Ms. Weiss is in the process of attempting to run 52 marathons in 52 weeks. If this sounds familiar, it is. In 2006, another American, Dean Karnazes, “accomplished the seemingly impossible” by running 50 marathons in 50 US states in 50 consecutive days. (2012-07-07)

Run to Cure Cancer complete -40 marathons in 40 days

At 46, he is an unlikely hero to run 40 marathons in 40 days, especially after going over 25 years of his life without having run a race. For an outsider, it would be easy to say Steve was in the homestretch. But for a man with over 200 miles left to ... (2012-07-07)

Goal: 50 states, 50 marathons

Since then, the 71-year-old from Lake Elmo, Minn., has run 63 marathons in 45 states, an impressive feat that he's scheduled to continue Sunday when he runs the Mad Marathon in central Vermont. “I'm not just surviving,” Wright said. “I'm thriving. (2012-07-07)

Freeze column 38500 in marathon in London

The next part of my trip to London is focused on running the marathon, considered one of only five world class marathons. The others are New York City, Berlin, Boston, and Chicago. I got to do multiples of NYC and Boston, but have so far missed Berlin ... (2012-07-07)

Marathon weekend takes flight; big races Sunday

The Missoulian (2012-06-07)

TV this weekend: 'Andy Griffith Show' and 'Walking Dead' marathons

We knew TV was a big tent, and here's more proof: this weekend, viewers can choose from marathons paying tribute to one of the most wholesome, family-friendly comedies of all time and episodes of a drama in which zombies regularly chow down on body ... (2012-06-07)

2 New Reasons To Be Bullish On Marathon Oil

Fitch Ratings recently affirmed Marathon Oil's (MRO) BBB default rating, noting Marathon's "manageable" liabilities despite Fitch's belief that Marathon paid a premium on its acquisition of Hilcorp. Marathon paid for the acquisition from cash in hand ... (2012-06-07)

Marathon Files IPO for Pipeline Arm

Independent refiner, transporter and marketer firm Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC - Analyst Report) announced the filling of the initial public offering (IPO) for the shares of its wholly owned subsidiary, MPLX LP, with the Securities and Exchange ... (2012-06-07)

5 questions: Ultra-runner Scott Jurek on training and diet

In 2010, he ran an astounding 165.7 miles (more than six marathons) in 24 hours to set a new US record. His long list of running accomplishments has led to much praise, including Ultrarunning magazine three times naming him ultra-runner of the year. (2012-06-07)

Marathon runner Kelly Nash runs 24 hours straight for Heritage Christian Services

Running long distances isn't new to Nash — she has already run over a dozen marathons and three ultra marathons. The 41-year old began running six years ago, and has lost 75 pounds. Although she said she isn't the fastest runner, she likes to run long ... (2012-06-07)

New Race Director Plans for Harrisburg Mile Success

PennLive.com (blog) (2012-06-07)

Gloria West's On the Move: Half a marathon is better than none

Half marathons, 13.1 miles long, were almost unheard of 15 years ago but have become the most popular distance in the running arena. Why has this half-the-size distance become so popular? Well, many people long to run a marathon but are intimidated by ... (2012-05-07)

Mountain Lake Receives Court Approval for Arrangement with Marathon Gold

Marathon Gold Receives Court Approval for the Arrangement with Mountain Lake ...Canada NewsWire (press release) (2012-05-07)

Marathon Runners' Most Embarrassing Moments: From Porta-Potties to Minnie Mouse

Marathons are always memorable. The grueling task of traveling 26.2 miles on foot leaves permanent marks on our mind. While the thrill of crossing the finish line is often a favorite moment for all marathoners, those 26.2 miles can leave us with many ... (2012-05-07)

BUTTE TO BUTTE Climb and conquer

“I will probably always do road 10Ks and half-marathons because I like them, but I really want do to marathons and see how it goes. If it doesn't go well, maybe I can go back to doing shorter ones.” Crossman was the first woman up the signature start ... (2012-05-07)

Debate over Marathon library's future continues

Concerned Marathon residents met with Alpine Public Library Board members last Thursday evening to discuss the future of the Marathon library branch. During what APL Board President Chris Ruggia called “the beginning of a conversation,” Marathon ... (2012-05-07)

Bookkeeper mom on pace to run 52 marathons is 52 weeks

And his daughter, whose continental crisscrossing is being sponsored by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, is trying to raise $1 million for that organization through her marathons. It's the most fitting thing she could think of, Weiss says, ... (2012-05-07)

Bookkeeper mom on pace to run 52 marathons in 52 weeks

And his daughter, whose continental crisscrossing is being sponsored by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, is trying to raise $1 million for that organization through her marathons. It's the most fitting thing she could think of, Weiss says, ... (2012-05-07)

Marathons rarely life-threatening

Looking at statistics from about 300 marathons in the United States per year, researchers found the number of finishers increased between 2000 and 2009, from 299018 to 473354. But a runner's risk of dying during or soon after the 26.2-mile race has ... (2012-05-07)

2012 Tulare County Girls Track and Field

Highlights: State champion in discus. First female medalist in school history. Three-time state qualifier and medalist. In discus, took first at Central Section Masters, Central Area Finals, Reedley Invite, West Coast Relays, Central Valley Classic, ... (2012-05-07)

Jason cooks up a storm to win Coniston Marathon Challenge

Described as the 'biggest race of my life', Cook was first past the post at Sunday's Lakeland Trails Marathon Challenge at Coniston, regarded as one of the most scenic trail marathons in Britain. Starting two hours ahead of the main marathon, ... (2012-05-07)

People & Places: Route 66 Marathon hosts first-mile training run Monday

By DANNA SUE WALKER World Staff Writer Tulsa Route 66 Marathon Inc. is offering a fun first-mile run from 6 to 8:30 pm Monday as part of the training for the Williams Route 66 Marathon and Half Marathon. The marathon, half marathon and marathon relay ... (2012-05-07)

Honingham rower plans 60-mile birthday marathon

Mr Meynell, who is no stranger to long-distance marathons, having rowed the 250 miles of the non-tidal river Thames over five days in 1997, said: “We will be setting off at 5am to get the tide down to Reedham and to avoid cruisers and the heat of the ... (2012-05-07)

Missoula-bound 'Maniacs' run multiple marathons each year

These runners are addicted to marathons and are often spotted along 26.2-mile race courses wearing yellow jerseys. Marathon Maniacs is a national organization of runners who run multiple marathons a year. The minimum criteria for group membership ... (2012-05-07)

Novakovich and Brooks win Seward's Mount Marathon trail race

Alaska Dispatch (2012-05-07)

Holly Brooks, World Cup skier, wins Seward's Mount Marathon trail race

Alaska Dispatch (2012-05-07)

We Come to Bury the Fourth of July TV Marathon

Over the course of a decade or so, I eventually watched the bulk of The Twilight Zone's five-season (156 episode) run during WPIX's 24-hour marathons. It was an event worth preparing for: planning which friends would take it seriously enough to invite ... (2012-04-07)

Fourth of July TV marathons: Catch TNT's 'Dallas' from the beginning!

by Mandi Bierly Holiday TV marathons have become almost as great a tradition as Fourth of July fireworks. Wednesday's best bet: TNT's Dallas marathon. If you haven't yet caught the reboot — as gloriously unruly as Larry Hagman's eyebrows — you can ... (2012-04-07)

Fireworks, marathons set for July Fourth TV

That's when America celebrates its 236th Independence Day with classic films, fireworks displays and marathons, plus a tribute to the life and work of the late, great actor Andy Griffith. Naturally, the big three broadcast networks plus one cable ... (2012-04-07)

Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon among the world's best, website says

Departures.com, an online site, has listed the Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon as among the world's best marathons. The 26.2-mile race, now in its 34th year, begins in Calistoga and follows a point-to-point course on the Silverado Trail, ... (2012-04-07)

Marathon to spin off assets

BY KRIS TURNER Marathon Petroleum Corp. in Findlay filed paperwork with the US Securities and Exchange Commission for an IPO of a subsidiary called MPLX. Stock of Marathon Petroleum, itself a recent spinoff of Houston-based Marathon Oil Corp., ... (2012-04-07)

Marathon running: Orland Park man completes marathons in all 50 states

By Jeff Vorva For Sun-Times Media July 3, 2012 10:34PM Orland Park resident Michael Stluka, who in June ran a marathon in Hawaii to complete his goal of running a marathon in all 50 states. | Jeff Vorva~For Sun-Times Media Three days before turning 51, ... (2012-04-07)

Running: Orland Park man completes marathons in all 50 states

By Jeff Vorva For Sun-Times Media July 3, 2012 10:34PM Orland Park resident Michael Stluka, who in June ran a marathon in Hawaii to complete his goal of running a marathon in all 50 states. | Jeff Vorva~For Sun-Times Media Three days before turning 51, ... (2012-04-07)

Fourth of July Reality Marathons

Fortunately, as long as you still have power, you will find plenty of reality show marathons to engage and distract you. In no time, you'll forget all about the heat. Here are the reality show marathons airing this 4th of July, 2012: (All times Eastern ... (2012-04-07)

Marathon's Second-Quarter Throughput Falls on Robinson Unit

Marathon Petroleum Corp. processed 6.9 percent less oil in the second quarter than it previously anticipated after shutting the crude unit at the Robinson refinery early for a planned maintenance turnaround. Marathon ran 90000 barrels a day less oil ... (2012-03-07)

What to Watch Wednesday: July 4th Marathons, Patriotic Specials, Some New Fare ...

by Vlada Gelman Forget the fireworks this July 4th — the real entertainment is on your TV as the networks unveil a bevy of catch-up marathons, patriotic specials and even a few new episodes of your regular faves (after all, not everyone is taking it ... (2012-03-07)

Andy Griffith Marathon: TV Land To Air 'Andy Griffith Show' Marathons

"The Andy Griffith Show" marathons come after a long line of honors TV Land bestowed upon the American television legend. In 2003, TV Land erected a statue in Raleigh, North Carolina, Griffith's homestate, depicting the actor and a young Ron Howard as ... (2012-03-07)

Inaugural Mississippi River Marathon announced

This February 9th 2013 the Mississippi River Marathon will open its course to a full and half marathon event. This will be the first of its kind and will be the only full marathon race within a 100 mile radius. Race Directors, Christopher Marsh and ... (2012-03-07)

Marathon Petroleum to IPO Pipeline Biz

By Ryan Dezember and Ben Lefebvre Activist investor Jana Partners and some analysts got their wish with Marathon Petroleum's decision to spin off a chunk of its pipeline businesses in an IPO. Some of the refiner's shareholders appear to be cashing out ... (2012-03-07)

Science Channel plots a July 4 'Firefly' marathon

Science Channel has posted deleted scenes and such on its website, if you want to see more. Over at TV Tango, you can browse a list of 185 TV marathons happening over the Fourth, from House Hunters (HGTV) to I Love Lucy (TV Land) to Good Times (TV ... (2012-03-07)

Mountain Lake Proceeds with Marathon Gold Arrangement After Shareholders Vote ...

Halifax, Nova Scotia CANADA, Jul 03, 2012 (Filing Services Canada via COMTEX) -- Mountain Lake Resources Inc (MOA - TSX Venture)(MLKRF - OTCBB_Pink_Sheets), ("Mountain Lake" or the "Company") is pleased to report that shareholders have voted ... (2012-03-07)

Fourth of July Marathon Roundup

Check out a roundup of the day's best marathons below. (All times are ET/PT) House (6 am-6 am Thursday, Cloo) Cake Boss (6 am-Noon, TLC) I Love Lucy (8 am-1 pm, TV Land) Firefly (8 am-3 am Thursday, Science Channel) Star Trek: The Next Generation (8 ... (2012-03-07)

Banchory gran's cycling challenge

Donside Piper and Herald (2012-03-07)

Networks go Fourth with marathons & patriotic shows

But some programmers are still thinking we will enjoy patriotic shows, or perhaps marathons of shows that go well with barbecue and potato salad. Whichever way, here are a few of the highlights on Wednesday. ABC Family: “America's Funniest Home Videos” ... (2012-03-07)

Golf meant so much more than a game to Cy Breen

There was a serious cause for Breen's marathons. Like a kid raising money for a school trip, Breen would solicit pledges from supporters. He would raise money for each hole he played. The money would go to breast cancer research. (2012-03-07)

Cyclist changes gears for Mount Marathon

By DOYLE WOODY Sheryl Loan was stationed halfway up 3022-foot Mount Marathon with her teenage daughter, Kinsey, last Fourth of July to watch the women's race up and down the seriously steep pitch when they fell into conversation with another spectator. (2012-03-07)

After painful accident, Lyons turns to triathlons to reignite love of running

Team Hoyt was founded by Dick Hoyt, and his son, Rick, who compete together in wheelchair divisions with Dick pushing the disabled Rick, in marathons and triathlons across the country. Team Hoyt strives to help those who are physically disabled become ... (2012-03-07)

Woman who suffered brain damage in crash to cross finish at Missoula Marathon

Christi Forest, who experienced significant brain damage from a rollover crash more than a decade ago, is relearning how to run as she logs miles toward a marathon distance. On Sunday, Forest will cross the finish line at the Missoula Marathon. (2012-03-07)

Mount Marathon racer goes indoors to build mountain toughness

When the 85th running of Seward's Mount Marathon race gets started Wednesday, Anchorage roofing contractor Matt Novakovich will be happy to feel the grime of mountain trails on his body and smell Resurrection Bay salt water wafting through his nostrils ... (2012-03-07)

Starr Report

Well, you know it's July 4th, at least on TV, when ye olde marathons hit the airwaves. Antenna TV, for starters, will air a “Gidget” marathon with its “Gidget Independence Day” programming beginning tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7 am and running through 7 am ... (2012-03-07)

RUNNING SHORTS: In Texas, there's more marathons than ever

By Ken Johnson Special to The Item HUNTSVILLE — Just 10 years ago, there were fewer than 10 marathons a year in Texas. Now, there are more than 30. This growth is consistent with a national trend. Simply put, more people are taking advantage of the ... (2012-03-07)

SLO Marathon's economic impact was $3 million, race directors say

“We've looked at reports from other marathons, and small or large, these runners do spend money when they come here,” Hellman said. “This is the type of event that just attracts a lot of people.” The operational cost of the race is said to have infused ... (2012-02-07)

Stillwater Mining Company Announces Submission of Environmental Impact ...

Stillwater Mining Company, through its subsidiary Stillwater Canada Inc., is pleased to announce that it has submitted the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for its Marathon Platinum Group Metals-Copper Project (the Marathon Project) to the Joint ... (2012-02-07)

Marathon Petroleum Stock Rating Upgraded by Deutsche Bank (MPC)

Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC) was upgraded by equities researchers at Deutsche Bank from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Monday. Shares of Marathon Petroleum traded up 1.40% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $45.55. (2012-02-07)

From tracks to the city streets

Deccan Chronicle (2012-02-07)

Shareholders Approve Arrangement between Mountain Lake & Marathon Gold

Halifax, Nova Scotia CANADA, June 29, 2012 /FSC/ - Mountain Lake Resources Inc (MOA - TSX Venture, MLKRF - OTC Pink), ("Mountain Lake" or the "Company") is pleased to report that shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the previously ... (2012-02-07)

Safety comes first for Brooks -- or does it?

Olympic nordic skier is so sick of finishing second in Mount Marathon, she may throw caution to the wind. By DOYLE WOODY In Holly Brooks' dream Mount Marathon race scenario, she would build such a commanding lead on Wednesday's ascent that she would ... (2012-02-07)

Baaru, Otero Scoop Lewa Marathon

By Mutwiri Mutuota, 30 June 2012 Isiolo — Debutants Philemon Baaru and Gladys Kerubo are this year's winners of the 13th edition of the Safaricom Lewa Marathon after emerging victors in the men and women full marathon. Baaru from Burguret Braves team ... (2012-02-07)

Runners prep for Sunday's Missoula Marathon

Eventual 2011 men's marathon winner Elliot Welder was all alone near the beginning of the race. 6-8 pm: Missoula 5K packet pickup – Tamarack Brewing downtown Missoula. 6:45 – 7:45 am: Missoula 5K packet pickup – Double Tree Hotel. (2012-02-07)

Revamped course will let marathoners see more of Wrightsville Beach

In its 3rd year, The Wrightsville Beach Quintiles Half/Full Marathons brought 2800 racers to the area for St. Patrick's Day weekend. By Dan Spears In the past, runners competing for the full 26.2 miles of the annual Wrightsville Beach Marathon have ... (2012-02-07)

On to Boston: FF's Wolters qualifies for famous marathon

“Grandma's was my first full marathon but I have run a variety of half marathons and a few 10K's and 5K's for fun,” Wolters said. This is not her first time on the track though as she was a state cross country and track runner in South Dakota A few ... (2012-01-07)

Sore, Martes rule Baguio Milo run

Meanwhile, national race technical director Rio de la Cruz said that for a foreign runner to qualify in the National Finals, he or she must provide proof of finish in any sanctioned or accredited races by the Association of International Marathons ... (2012-01-07)

Gillette runner works toward his dream: 50 marathons in 50 states

The Ranger (2012-01-07)

CBR SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Boaz Yakin

I thought about the fact that a few weeks later was the marathon and hundreds of thousands of people run marathons, so what was the big deal about that guy running twenty-six miles and then dropping dead. [Laughs] Were they in so much worse shape then ... (2012-01-07)

Healthy lifestyle, feeling good outweigh worries of risks

None of these Central Massachusetts distance endurance athletes plans to cut back on training because of a study published recently in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggesting that “extreme” exercise such as running marathons, ultra-marathons, ... (2012-01-07)

Marathon 101: Keeping fueled for the long haul

ThedaCare Orthopedics Plus also has a free training guide available for people running full- or half-marathons. The guide includes information on nutrition, stretching, putting together a running program and the recovery process. (2012-01-07)

Run4Troops marathon: Going the extra mile

Kane Baker has run many marathons. In fact, he hopes this year to run one in each of the 50 states. But the Run4Troops marathon -- Baker's 28th this year -- stands out to him, at the very least for one specific reason. An online service is needed to ... (2012-01-07)

Exercise — going to extremes?

None of these Central Massachusetts distance endurance athletes plans to cut back on training because of a study published recently in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggesting that “extreme” exercise such as running marathons, ultra-marathons, ... (2012-01-07)

Some runners prefer (very) long distances

None of these Central Massachusetts distance endurance athletes plans to cut back on training because of a study published recently in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggesting that “extreme” exercise such as running marathons, ultra-marathons, ... (2012-01-07)

Pounding pavement helps Parisi rise in the standings

Parisi took a longer route to her reward -- namely, traditional road marathons. After never finishing higher than 53rd among women in her first six Mount Marathons, Parisi (nee Massengale) in 2010 jumped all the way to 14th place. (2012-01-07)

Diverse bunch flocks to Gold Coast Marathon

ABC Online (2012-01-07)

Joke remark ends in epic marathon challenge

The 39-year-old from Newark is aiming to run the equivalent of 15 marathons in 10 days. He is starting in Edinburgh and aiming to run an average of 40 miles a day to make it back to Nottingham on time. Gary said: "It was first mentioned during a chat ... (2012-01-07)

Fitness freak quits boozy lifestyle to run 725 marathons in 20 years

But when an illness made him realise the fragility of his own health, he decided to make a change for the better – a change which has seen him criss-cross the world to run, racking up 725 marathons and 181 ultra-marathons – and that's just for starters ... (2012-06-30)

Wimbledon 2012: Day 7 Sees Marathons, Age And Ankle-Biters

By Bill Connelly - NCAA Football, Basketball and Tennis Contributor Five thoughts from Day 7 at Wimbledon, from Andy Murray, to wardrobe malfunctions, to the Querrey-Cilic marathon, to Lukas Rosol, to Serena Williams. And before Murray gets to [the ... (2012-06-30)

Sri Lanka at World Marathon Museum

by Nilma DOLE Plans are under way to set up a special area for Sri Lanka at the world's first museum dedicated to marathons. The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) Marathon Museum of Running will host a Sri Lankan display ... (2012-06-30)

Marathon serves as fundraiser for military families, causes

Kane Baker has run many marathons. In fact, he hopes this year to run one in each of the 50 states. But the Run4Troops marathon — Baker's 28th this year — stands out to him, at the very least for one specific reason. An online service is needed to ... (2012-06-30)

Baaru, Otero scoop Lewa Marathon

ISIOLO, Kenya, June 30- Debutants Philemon Baaru and Gladys Kerubo are this year's winners of the 13th edition of the Safaricom Lewa Marathon after emerging victors in the men and women full marathon. Baaru from Burguret Braves team overcome stiff ... (2012-06-30)

35 Marathon Man: Alan Corcoran becomes first to run a lap of Ireland

WATERFORD MAN Alan Corcoran has become the first to run a lap of Ireland having run 35 marathons in 35 days. The 21-year-old crossed the final finishing line today in Waterford. The 917 mile (or 1476 km) roundtrip was inspired by his father, ... (2012-06-30)

72 Hour Zelda Marathon Seeks To Raise Money For Child's Play Charity

Video game marathons that raise money for recognized charities are always great events to both watch and support. The latest marathon to catch our attention is called the “Zelda Timeline Marathon”, a 72 hour Legend of Zelda extravaganza set forth by ... (2012-06-30)

'7th Heaven' Joins GMC TV Schedule and Headlines '7th Heaven Summer' July ...

"7th Heaven" joins the GMC family lineup with marathons beginning Saturday, July 7 (7pm-6am ET) and Sunday, July 8 (9am-7pm ET). "7th Heaven" follows the Camden family as the minister father and stay-at-home mother deal with the drama of having seven ... (2012-06-29)

Gillette marathon runner works toward his dream

He has run 25 marathons so far. Peabody has run a 26.2-mile race in Arizona, California, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, Tennessee and Washington state on this side of the Mississippi River. He's also run back east and through the Midwest. (2012-06-29)

Gillette marathon runner works toward his dream

He has run 25 marathons so far. Peabody has run a 26.2-mile race in Arizona, California, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, Tennessee and Washington state on this side of the Mississippi River. He's also run back east and through the Midwest. (2012-06-29)

Gillette marathon runner works toward his dream

He has run 25 marathons so far. Peabody has run a 26.2-mile race in Arizona, California, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, Tennessee and Washington state on this side of the Mississippi River. He's also run back east and through the Midwest. (2012-06-29)

Angela Tortorice maniacally devoted to marathons

At a minimum, you need to have run two marathons within 16 days of each other. To be accepted into the highest club level, you must complete 52 marathons in 365 days, or 30 marathons within a year if travel to other countries was involved. (2012-06-29)

Kelly Habbas Announces He Will Compete in the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon ...

Participating in marathons like this is a hobby Kelly Habbas has enjoyed for many years. His dedication to his pursuits and his physical prowess reflect in his professional life, where he is an authority in the IT industry and a leading voice in the ... (2012-06-29)

Marathon Gold's Acquisition of Mountain Lake Resources Receives Overwhelming ...

TORONTO, June 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Marathon Gold Corporation ("Marathon" or the "Company") (TSX: MOZ) is pleased to report that its shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the issuance of common shares of the Company to the security holders of ... (2012-06-29)

Shareholders Approve Arrangement Between Mountain Lake and Marathon Gold

Marathon Gold's Acquisition of Mountain Lake Resources Receives Overwhelming ...DigitalJournal.com (press release) (2012-06-29)

How Much Running Is Bad For Your Heart?

velonews.competitor.com (2012-06-29)

The race is always on

by MEGHAN RUSSELL, Staff writer Staff photo by DARWIN WEIGEL Danita Boonchaisri took up running five years ago to improve her health and has since run 27 full and half-marathons and is planning to compete in an Ironman Triathlon later this year. (2012-06-29)

Hermosa 24: Showdown on the sand

The field includes the male and female Guinness World Record holders for Most Marathons Run in a Calendar Year. Larry Macon, a 67-year-old trial attorney from San Antonio, Texas set the record in 2008 by completing 105 marathons and is attempting to ... (2012-06-29)

Kelly Habbas Announces He Will Compete in the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon ...

Participating in marathons like this is a hobby Kelly Habbas has enjoyed for many years. His dedication to his pursuits and his physical prowess reflect in his professional life, where he is an authority in the IT industry and a leading voice in the ... (2012-06-29)

“Shaken, Not Stirred!”

Gatewood Campbell of Huntersville has run four full marathons and eight half-marathons since being diagnosed with epilepsy in 2005. This fall's half-marathon in Philadelphia, Pa., may be her most important ever. Campbell and her team of at least eight ... (2012-06-29)

Rowlands Gill mum runs four marathons in three months

Karen, who lives in Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, with fiance Will Robson, said: “With my birthday coming up, I wanted to set myself a challenge, and came up with the idea of four marathons. “I also wanted to give something back to the Macmillan charity to ... (2012-06-29)

Long distance call

CANOE (2012-06-29)

Hotter N Hell Marathon this weekend

By Jennifer Novak, Special to The Times-Picayune "I'm going to run a marathon, in July, in the heat and humidity of New Orleans, starting at 1 am in the morning". I realize that most folks out there are saying "this lady is insane". "Why in the world. (2012-06-29)

World record marathon swimmer to attempt Cuba-US swim

Chicago Tribune (2012-06-29)

Berks County marathoner Janet Oberholtzer thrilled to be back running

By CORY MULL, For The Patriot-News View full sizeCory Mull photoAfter surviving a car accident and a medically induced coma, Janet Oberholtzer has overcome many obstacles to return to running in marathons. Janet Oberholtzer is a testament to the power ... (2012-06-28)

72-Hour 'Zelda' Marathon Raises Money for Sick Kids

GameToAid, a small Australian non-profit that live streams charity gaming marathons, has kicked off another epic quest to help children battling life-threatening illnesses. The Zelda Timeline Marathon pits two teams head-to-head on a mission to finish ... (2012-06-28)

County Massages Rules After Complaints From Hood To Coast

With more than 12000 runners and walkers expected to spill into Clatsop County in August, organizers of the annual Hood to Coast relay said Wednesday evening they were concerned about the county's newly adopted regulations for large social gatherings. (2012-06-28)

Vancouver USA Marathon Recap

Would actually like to see this at more marathons. family, friends, spectators all supporting this awesome event. There were many first time marathoners running this course on this day. Congratulations to them as well as all the finishers of this ... (2012-06-28)

My Vegan Marathon

I learned that Ruth Heidrich has completed 60 marathons as a vegan; Mac Danzig, a mixed martial arts fighter, is vegan. (Both are featured in the film.) Gene Baur, a vegan advocate who is a founder and the president of Farm Sanctuary, completed his ... (2012-06-28)

Local running business booming with new shops and races

Then there are all the races: Quincy now has one of the most popular half marathons in New England, and Plymouth is about to get its first marathon. When Marathon Sports diverged from the Boston Marathon course to open its Norwell store seven years ago ... (2012-06-28)

BOV Volleyball Marathon in aid of Id-Dar tal-Providenza

Gozo News (2012-06-28)

County, library board at odds

The fate of the Marathon Branch of the Alpine Public Library was discussed at length during Tuesday's Brewster County Commissioners Court Meeting, where the court made it clear that they were not in favor of closing the Marathon Branch and reminded the ... (2012-06-28)

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi Debuts New Game

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and mobile games maker Apps Genius Corp (OBB:APGS) ( http://www.appsgenius.com ) announced today the launch of "Snooki Bling Bling," the first "Snooki" designed mobile puzzle game available for both Apple iPhone and iPad. (2012-06-28)

Braintree Expands End-to-End Printing Services with Purchase of Moll Marathon ...

Braintree Printing, one of New England's leading offset and digital printing companies, has expanded its finishing capabilities with the addition of a new Marathon folder/gluer by B&R Moll. This fast and versatile machine follows the company's recent ... (2012-06-28)

Registration for Standard Chartered Marathon opens on July 6

Runners setting off on their Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore half-marathon race from Sentosa Gateway on the morning of Dec 4, 2011. The Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore (SCMS) 2012, touted as Singapore's marquee running event, ... (2012-06-28)

Marathoners enjoyed Casper

A Korean young man from New Jersey had lost 50 pounds training for marathons. He has done 23 marathons in three years. I told him I have done 23 marathons in 19 years. I took time off running after I broke my ankle and my husband died. (2012-06-28)

FEATURE-Olympics-Royalty set course of epic 1908 marathon

John Bryant, a distinguished Fleet Street newspaper editor, painstakingly dissected the myths and misconceptions surrounding the most celebrated and controversial of all Olympic marathons while researching his book "The Marathon Makers". (2012-06-28)

Royalty set course of epic 1908 marathon

John Bryant, a distinguished Fleet Street newspaper editor, painstakingly dissected the myths and misconceptions surrounding the most celebrated and controversial of all Olympic marathons while researching his book "The Marathon Makers". (2012-06-28)

Sponsored Post: Run. Sweat. Make a Difference.

Grab your friends and join Team In Training to run or walk in some of the most exclusive Marathon and Half Marathons in the world. Team In Training will get you across the finish line at any of these events: Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend in ... (2012-06-27)

MARATHON/ Competitive late bloomer gets Olympic ticket at 30

By REIKO KITAZAKI/ Staff Writer Although she participated in track and field events in high school, the classic late bloomer never made it to a national-level competition. She never even bothered to try and run a marathon until eight years after ... (2012-06-27)

Running stores and races are picking up speed on the South Shore

Wicked Local (blog) (2012-06-27)

Marathon Sets Foot on Gabon Again

Leading US energy firm, Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO - Analyst Report) has inked a farm-out agreement with Total Gabon, marking a re-emergence in the West African country of Gabon. Marathon quit its operations in the country in 2009, with the sale of ... (2012-06-27)

Braintree Expands End-to-End Printing Services with Purchase of Moll Marathon ...

Braintree Printing, one of New England's leading offset and digital printing companies, has expanded its finishing capabilities with the addition of a new Marathon folder/gluer by B&R Moll. This fast and versatile machine follows the company's recent ... (2012-06-27)

Pick Your Race and Train With Run Well

Today we've upgraded the tool to include additional training plans for half marathons, 10Ks and a 5K. Now Run Well offers shorter-distance plans from Michael Conlon and Jasmine Graham, running coaches for the New York chapter of the Leukemia and ... (2012-06-26)

Women are growing field in marathons

SEATTLE — When Stephanie Abdulkader suggested to her 64-year old mother, Angela Slendebroek, in February they should participate in Seattle's Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, Slendebroek had her doubts. “Me, run a marathon?” Slendebroek said when her daughter ... (2012-06-26)

Women are growing field in marathons

By MASTER TESFATSION — The Seattle Times SEATTLE — When Stephanie Abdulkader suggested to her 64-year old mother, Angela Slendebroek, in February they should participate in Seattle's Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, Slendebroek had her doubts. (2012-06-26)

Marathon Runner Believes in Support, Training Hard and Taking Breaks

By Elvina Nawaguna She's run more than 10 marathons, various half-marathons and makes a living training people to do so. "It's like brushing my teeth. I can't imagine a day that I don't run," said the 31-year-old. Wroten had always been physically ... (2012-06-26)

Women are growing field in marathons

By Master Tesfatsion The Seattle Times SEATTLE — When Stephanie Abdulkader suggested to her 64-year old mother, Angela Slendebroek, in February they should participate in Seattle's Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, Slendebroek had her doubts. (2012-06-26)

Marathon Technologies to Provide Fault Tolerance for Award Winning Radio ...

LITTLETON, MA and SOUTHFIELD, MI, Jun 26, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Marathon Technologies, the leading provider and innovator of application availability solutions and ENCO Systems, a world leader in audio playout and automation system solutions ... (2012-06-26)

There Are Marathons, and There Are Ultra-Marathons

How I ended up running in fear of wild boars and spending 30 hours in a Suburban with four smelly guys. The "Old School" Reach the Beach relay team in Hampton Beach, NH, in September 2007. I'm the short one in the front! In my last column I wrote about ... (2012-06-26)

Marathon to honour Mandela

Sowetan (2012-06-26)

Race to honour Mandela, the king of Marathons

Sowetan (2012-06-26)

With growing race expenses, stay local and save money

Marathon boom – How to choose the right one: Reasonable planning on ...openPR (press release) (2012-06-25)

2012 London Olympics Marathon: Not Just Another Marathon

... beautiful Mall area and perhaps offering quite a festive celebration. Brian Resutek is a contributing writer to Yahoo! and is an avid runner and endurance athlete having competed in multiple marathons over the years. Follow him on Twitter @bres01. (2012-06-25)

Summer Olympics: Marathon Terms You Should Know

Marathon boom – How to choose the right one: Reasonable planning on ...openPR (press release) (2012-06-25)

Runners take on a big challenge

By Jessie Higgins, The World Angie Kemp, 37, Kim Felps, 38, and Nichole Banegas, 36, take off for a training run early Monday morning. The three are part of a 12-person charity team who will run in the Hood to Coast relay this summer. (2012-06-25)

Marathon boom – How to choose the right one: Reasonable planning on ...

openPR (press release) (2012-06-25)

ATHLETICS: Edwards ticks off marathon number 488

488 as he bids to become the first person in the world to run 500 sub-3hr 30min marathons. Not only did Steve from Moreton-in-Marsh comfortably beat his target time in the inaugural Lancaster Marathon, he won the Vet 45 age category and came home in ... (2012-06-25)

1st-annual HFM marathon a success

Hundreds compete in first Maritime Marathon: Hundreds compete in first Maritime Marathon Sunday in Manitowoc County. Two Rivers' Scott Jansky passes the sign for his hometown on Sunday during the first annual Holy Family Memorial Maritime Marathon. (2012-06-25)

They run for a living

"We are running to earn a living," says Omwenga, who also won first place in recent Hamilton and Victoria marathons. The Manitoba Marathon prize money was just $1000 each, but it all counts. The running mates -- who met a few months ago while training ... (2012-06-25)

Kenyans runners dominate KL Marathon

“It has been a fantastic one month for me in marathons. Last month, I won the Bali Marathon and today I bagged the KL Marathon. I competed in two marathons and won both, what more can I ask for,” said Lilan, who finished second on his KL Marathon debut ... (2012-06-25)

Woman has goal to run 52 marathons in 52 weeks

By Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY Weiss just finished her 11th marathon in 11 weeks and is attempting to do the impossible: Run 52 marathons in 52 weeks. Talk about runner's high. Her father died of pancreatic cancer in 2010, just one week before the biggest ... (2012-06-24)

Woman Plans On Running 52 Marathons In 52 Weeks

A Santa Monica woman, Julie Weiss, just finished her 10th marathon in as many weeks. According to her mission statement, she's got 42 more to go. Last week in Minnesota, she finished the 26.2 mile race in Duluth in four hours and forty minutes. (2012-06-24)

Manitowoc marathon provides chance for runners to qualify

With many regional marathons called off last month due to the hot weather, organizers in Manitowoc scrambled to get their first-time race course certified as a National qualifying race for the Boston Marathon. "We got about an additional 120 runners as ... (2012-06-24)

It's not the finish line, it's the (overseas) journey

“I found I needed to switch it up a little bit and give myself extra incentive to keep running,” says Josie Heisig, a Vancouver-based runner who has completed four full marathons and more than 20 halfs, including events in Paris, New York, ... (2012-06-24)

11 Marathons in 11 Days

However, recently two men from Hampshire, England took heroism to a whole new level, they recently completed eleven marathons in as many days, all to raise awareness and funds for organ donation. Stuart Vince, 36 and Phil Jackson, ... (2012-06-24)

Runner takes on epic marathons to raise food-bank funds

Phil Purdy runs by an aid station at the Boulder 100 in 2010. / Courtesy of Cole Purdy Phil Purdy, left, gets support during last year's solo run of the 200-mile Wild West Relay from friends Steph and Chris Seng. / Courtesy of Lydia Cordes Phil Purdy, ... (2012-06-24)

Fall's around the corner — so plan your marathon NOW!

As always, we limit our selections generally to events to which you can drive in about the time people fast and slow actually run marathons, say up to a half-day's drive or so. For expanded lists of events near and farther out, marathonguide.com and ... (2012-06-24)

Accident motivates teacher

She escalated her running to half-marathons. In 2007, she decided to compete in a marathon. After two years of training and only weeks prior to the event, she tore the meniscus in her knee. Instead of having the recommended surgery to either delay or ... (2012-06-24)

Accident motivates teacher

She escalated her running to half-marathons. In 2007, she decided to compete in a marathon. After two years of training and only weeks prior to the event, she tore the meniscus in her knee. Instead of having the recommended surgery to either delay or ... (2012-06-24)

Prepare for race season properly

We have local 5Ks, 10Ks, marathons, triathlons, obstacle courses and outdoor adventure relays. I have participated in and observed many of them and have been quite amazed. The crowd, creativity, competition and camaraderie are most impressive. (2012-06-24)

9 Year Old Indian Girl Sets Marathon Record As the Youngest Finisher

Greylock Trail run organized in USA by Western Massachusetts Athletic Club is considered as one of the most challenging marathons even for the seasoned athletes, since it includes running the distance of 13.5 miles including an ascent to the highest ... (2012-06-24)

Heart Attacks and Marathons an Unlikely Combination

The second study, published in January in the New England Journal of Medicine, reached a similar conclusion to the first, although the researchers expanded the data set to include fatal and non-fatal cardiac arrests during both half and full marathons ... (2012-06-24)

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon 2012

Goldmeier is known for running marathons while juggling five beanbags. Photo: JOSHUA TRUJILLO / SEATTLEPI.COM Runners cross the Lacey V. Murrow I-90 Floating Bridge. Photo: JOSHUA TRUJILLO / SEATTLEPI.COM A competitor runs through a sprinkler set up on ... (2012-06-24)

Running out of steam ... Eddie Izzard broke down after he was hospitalised ...

EDDIE IZZARD broke down on camera as he was hospitalised – during his epic attempt to run 27 marathons in 27 days to honour Nelson Mandela. The comedian had completed four marathons in South Africa before medical experts made him abandon the attempt ... (2012-06-23)

'Running scared,' 24-year-old claims Mayor's Marathon win

Adams has won all four marathons he has entered. About 4200 runners competed in five races folded into Mayor's -- the marathon, half-marathon, marathon relay, 5.6-miler and 1.6-mile Youth Cup. When the marathon started at 8 am at Bartlett High, ... (2012-06-23)

Pair of 24-year-olds win Mayor's Marathon

Adams has won all four marathons he has entered. About 4200 runners competed in five races folded into Mayor's -- the marathon, half-marathon, marathon relay, 5.6-miler and 1.6-mile Youth Cup. When the marathon started at 8 am at Bartlett High, ... (2012-06-23)

2012 Vancouver USA Marathon by Tracy Bryant

I have done 9 marathons and usually around mile 17, I wonder why I do this to myself. On this day, I didn't wonder that so much, because I knew – this was my race, in my town and so I was running it. Simple as that. I was headed down the hill towards ... (2012-06-23)

Marathon a part of Ruthton woman's journey

Since her first organized run in Balaton in 2010, Nelson has gone on to run in several five- and 10-kilometer races and half-marathons. Last weekend, however, Nelson raised the proverbial bar when she ran in and finished her first full marathon. (2012-06-23)

Kalamazoo resident to run his 100th marathon since 2007

Thierjung, a 47-year-old Kalamazoo resident, ran 40 marathons in 30 different states in 2011. This year, he's going even bigger: 52 marathons – one every week of the year. If he hits his goal, he'll have run about 1500 miles in 2012, ... (2012-06-22)

Closing the gap on Africa's marathon masters

When Canadian marathoner Reid Coolsaet went to Kenya earlier this year to train with some of the world's best distance runners he discovered something he didn't expect. The Africans didn't do things much differently. “Their training is actually fairly ... (2012-06-22)

TEXT-Fitch affirms Marathon Oil's IDR at 'BBB'

June 22 - Fitch Ratings has affirmed Marathon Oil Corporation's (MRO) ratings as follows: --Issuer Default Rating (IDR) 'BBB'; --Senior unsecured credit facility and notes 'BBB'; --Industrial revenue bonds 'BBB'; --Commercial paper 'F2'; --Short-term ... (2012-06-22)

Fitch Affirms Marathon Oil's IDR at 'BBB'; Outlook Stable

Marathon's ratings are supported by a reasonably diverse upstream portfolio; high exposure to liquids in the upstream (64.5% of production and 75.3% of 2011 reserves); solid recent operational performance; robust liquidity; a track record of defending ... (2012-06-22)

TEXT-Fitch affirms Marathon Oil's IDR at 'BBB'

June 22 - Fitch Ratings has affirmed Marathon Oil Corporation's (MRO) ratings as follows: --Issuer Default Rating (IDR) 'BBB'; --Senior unsecured credit facility and notes 'BBB'; --Industrial revenue bonds 'BBB'; --Commercial paper 'F2'; --Short-term ... (2012-06-22)

Marathon Rules for the London Olympics

When the IAAF created their standard distance for marathons, the 1908 Olympic marathon formed the basis for their decision. The Olympic marathon being held this year will span a total of 26.3 miles or 42.195 kilometers. Since splits are recorded at the ... (2012-06-22)

Julie Francavilla knighted by Seafair royalty

KIRO 7 Morning News Anchor Julie Francavilla is now: “Lady of Marathons and Media” and has been knighted as Seattle Seafair Royalty! Seattle's Seafair officials gave Francavilla the special honor at Century Link Field, at the kick off press conference ... (2012-06-22)

Deena Kastor Pulls Out of Olympic Trials, Focuses on Future Marathons

Yahoo! Sports (2012-06-22)

Why Investors Bancorp's New Deal Is A Bad Template For Future Bank M&A

Recently, I wrote an article for SNL Financial in which I discussed the competitive, operational and economic factors that have worked to depress bank M&A activity since the beginning of 2008. Even though activity is depressed, some deals have been ... (2012-06-22)

Wonder Mom Siobhan Andrews Maize takes on latest challenge: swimming around ...

Maize, a part-time psychology instructor at the College of Charleston, is an avid endurance athlete, finishing three Boston Marathons in the last 10 years as well as other marathons, half- marathons, races and triathlons, including two Ironman-distance ... (2012-06-22)

Local man among 51 'Death Race' finishers

He has competed in numerous marathons, a half Ironman race and two ultra-marathons. "The challenge just wasn't quite there anymore (with other races)," he said. So when Allen stumbled upon the Spartan Death Race -- and its aptly titled website ... (2012-06-22)

SportsBeat: Heart Attack Victim Finishes Marathon

Deiters had completed 25 marathons in his career before his heart attack and he set a goal of completing the 2012 Boston Marathon after it. Mission accomplished. On a brutally hot day that saw temperatures reach 90 degrees, Deiters (pictured) finished ... (2012-06-22)

1st-annual marathon takes its mark

Most of the run is along lakeshore which is unique and not many marathons can say that about their route,” Barber said. He also said that not being a hilly course means it is a great one for runners to utilize as they try to qualify for other marathons ... (2012-06-22)

El Pasoan organizes his own one-man marathon

By Aaron Bracamontes \ El Paso Times Felipe Traux has marked his route and plans to run a one-man marathon through East El Paso on June 30 to raise funds for his son's track team. Truax will be taking off from his front yard and will finish in his ... (2012-06-22)

Wonder Mom Siobhan Andrews Maize takes on her latest challenge: swimming ...

Maize, a part-time psychology instructor at the College of Charleston, is an avid endurance athlete, finishing three Boston Marathons in the last 10 years as well as other marathons, half- marathons, races and triathlons, including two Ironman-distance ... (2012-06-22)

Women are growing field in marathons like Seattle's Rock 'n' Roll event

Mother and daughter Angela Slendebroek and Stephanie Abdulkader are participating in Saturday morning's popular Seattle race to honor a loved one who died of cancer. By Master Tesfatsion Music: Half marathon and full marathon features live bands every ... (2012-06-22)

El Pasoan organizes one-man marathon

By Aaron Bracamontes, El Paso Times Most runners train for a marathon from sunrise to sunset. Rookie runner Felipe Truax trains in weather ranging from freezing to blistering hot. Most runners sign up to travel to a marathon. (2012-06-21)

Pilot marathon man delays challenge

Seven marathons, seven continents, in seven days - a monstrous challenge that pilot Mike Allsop was just weeks from undertaking. But the 42-year-old adventurer received an unexpected blow yesterday. After training six times a week for up to four hours ... (2012-06-21)

Elie runner takes inspiration from former clubmate

He did 32 marathons. “I told him 'Ross, I'm going to do the same thing as you're doing'. He's an inspiration. He's an older man and he was going out there and doing it, so I thought at any age, you can do that.” Lemieux met Hamilton, who competed in ... (2012-06-21)

Elie runner takes inspiration from former clubmate

He did 32 marathons. “I told him 'Ross, I'm going to do the same thing as you're doing'. He's an inspiration. He's an older man and he was going out there and doing it, so I thought at any age, you can do that.” Lemieux met Hamilton, who competed in ... (2012-06-21)

Dixie Daredevils' fundraising screening of 'Hood to Coast' tonight at Monaco

The Huntsville Times - al.com (2012-06-21)

Marathon Training for the Real World

Shape Magazine (2012-06-21)

'Marathon Goddess' running 52 marathons in 52 weeks

By Nadine Bells By Nadine Bells | Good News – 11 minutes ago In honour of her father, "Marathon Goddess" Julie Weiss is running 52 marathons in 52 weeks to raise money for pancreatic-cancer research. Weiss, who is part of the Pancreatic Cancer Action ... (2012-06-21)

The Original Race to Remember

Today, it is common for people to run marathons to honor family or friends and to raise money for charity. My organization is one of many that provides race bibs for popular marathons. Our Team members have included fathers and mothers, siblings, ... (2012-06-21)

36th Milo Marathon split into local, open categories

Milo Sports Executive Andrew Neri also said that they are now an official member of the Association of International Marathons (AIMS), which would enable them to attract more world-class athletes to participate in the event. (2012-06-21)

Starplex Cinemas Announces Dark Knight Marathon

DALLAS, Jun 21, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Starplex Cinemas is now selling tickets to The Dark Knight Marathon, a screening of the Batman trilogy. Fans of The Caped Crusader will be able to follow his story from start to finish by viewing all three movies ... (2012-06-21)

Charity inspires woman to run 2012 Safaricom Marathon

On 30th June 2012, which is also Armed Forces Day, Zenia Bond from Stroud in Gloucestershire will be taking part in the greatest challenge of her life – running the 2012 Safaricom Marathon, one of the 10 toughest marathons in the world, ... (2012-06-21)

Down 100 Pounds, Apple Valley Woman Aims to Finish 6 Marathons in 2012

Carol Fitzgerald Tyler went from being overweight and in terrible pain to achieving a 100-pound weight loss and completing 10 full and half marathons. Now she's striving to complete six races in 2012 alone and inspire others to take care of themselves. (2012-06-21)

Phuket Sports: Seventh heaven for Phuket marathon winner

One couple, Somsak Kaiswong and his wife Yindee, 78 and 73 respectively, have completed over 80 marathons between them. Some participants wore costumes, the most prominent of which was Trent Morrow's. Also known as 'Marathon Man', ... (2012-06-21)

Opportunity Enterprises marathon team registration ends June 28

VALPARAISO | Registration for the few remaining spots on the 2012 OE Marathon Team will end on June 28. Runners should register as soon as possible by visiting www.oerunners.org, or by contacting team coordinator Alyse Kominakis at ... (2012-06-21)

A Marathon of Measurements

Wall Street Journal (2012-06-21)

Maryalicia's 2012 Vancouver USA Marathon Recap; How I started and finished a ...

By Maryalicia Verdecchia Community Blogger It was not long before my long awaited Marathon weekend was here. Vancouver USA Marathon's Expo meant my race was officially upon us! I was excited for my race, but also the festivities that came along with it ... (2012-06-20)

CORONA: Marathon participant writes book

Press-Enterprise (2012-06-20)

Linton man set to log a marathon run in each of the 50 states

Greene County Daily World (2012-06-20)

Fifth Mario Marathon Fundraiser Set for 22nd June

“Year-round we receive messages from viewers, along with prize contributions for future Mario Marathons including games, original artwork, and thousands of dollars in donations.” With four days until the official start, donations from the event's ... (2012-06-20)

Run for my life!

There are almost 500 marathons each year in the US alone. In 2011, well over half a million people finished marathons – and those numbers keep multiplying, just like all those “26.2″ stickers on the bumpers of Priuses. Suddenly, it seems everybody's ... (2012-06-20)

Justin Baum wins first-ever Canton Marathon

By WALTER DOERSCHUKPress-News Sports Writer Published: June 20, 2012 10:00AM Prior to Sunday morning, Justin Baum already had a victory in a marathon under his belt. The 26-year-old Magnolia resident won the 2009 Sunburst Marathon in South Bend, ... (2012-06-20)

Run Oregon Race Profile: Maryalicia Verdecchia

I started looking up Half Marathons in the area, and found out there was one Labor Day Weekend; The Inaugural Wine Country Half Marathon. I would have just ten weeks to train, but I could do it! What a perfect first event too; a fun run and unlimited ... (2012-06-20)

Levittown Division Track Team Volunteers at Long Island Marathon: Fan's Reaction

According to Kurz-Kolodnicki, the team plans to volunteer again next year and several other students will run in either the half or full marathons in 2013. The team put together a YouTube video of their experience from the event, and they are working ... (2012-06-20)

Elie runner takes inspiration from former clubmate

He did 32 marathons. "I told him 'Ross, I'm going to do the same thing as you're doing'. He's an inspiration. He's an older man and he was going out there and doing it, so I thought at any age, you can do that." Lemieux met Hamilton, who competed in ... (2012-06-20)

Ultramarathoner loves challenge of extreme running

But Gremillion kept running and eventually competed in half-marathons, which are 13.1 miles, and seven marathons. He worked his way up to competing in three 50-mile runs. They were the Rocky Raccoon 50-miler in Huntsville, which he finished in 9 hours, ... (2012-06-20)

No training no problem for marathoner

“There's old ladies running marathons. There are people not in the best of shape running marathons. I thought this would be another walk in the park.” Osnaya may have been blessed/cursed by athletic arrogance. He wrestled at Monte Vista High, ... (2012-06-20)

'Marathon' graphic novel chronicles an epic, historical run

Marathon Preview It wasn't 26 miles that inspired first-time graphic novelist Boaz Yakin to write about the first marathon runner. It was actually four. The 45-year-old New York City filmmaker was doing his regular jog in the park — "at the end of ... (2012-06-19)

ComEd employee tackles marathons in 50 states

Stluka went on to run several more Chicago Marathons, along with the famed Boston Marathon and others. But it was Las Vegas in 2003 when Stluka set his sights on completing a marathon in all 50 states. "Once you get five or six states done, you think, ... (2012-06-19)

ComEd employee tackles marathons in 50 states

Stluka went on to run several more Chicago Marathons, along with the famed Boston Marathon and others. But it was Las Vegas in 2003 when Stluka set his sights on completing a marathon in all 50 states. "Once you get five or six states done, you think, ... (2012-06-19)

Your Views: Marathon organization, support were outstanding

I had run three previous marathons and numerous other races, and I have to say this was one of the best-organized and supported races! From the water stations (more than any other marathon I've run), to the traffic control to the people who simply ... (2012-06-19)

'Marathon Goddess' running 52 marathons in 52 weeks

Julie Weiss is on a mission to run 52 marathons in 52 weeks. "My body's getting used to this. I'm changing my diet, becoming more healthy and learning to run more efficiently," Weiss said. Her father died of pancreatic cancer in 2010, just one week ... (2012-06-19)

Dixie Daredevils hosting screening of 'Hood to Coast' as fundraiser

The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog) (2012-06-19)

M.O.T. gears up for 15th annual Big Ball Marathon

The 2011 MOT Big Ball Marathon lasted for 24 hours Labor Day weekend, raising a record amount of money before the event even began. By Kim Manahan The MOT Big Ball Marathon will kick off its 15-year anniversary at 6 pm June 27 at the Buffalo Wild Wings ... (2012-06-19)

Paul Cooke: 'I will finish seven marathons, even if I have to crawl'

This is Hull and East Riding (2012-06-19)

Anchorage Mayor's Marathon 2012: Route, Date, Start Time and More

The Mayor's Marathon and Half-Marathon are fast approaching, so if you live in Anchorage and dream of winning a marathon but aren't willing to travel to New York, Boston, Los Angeles or Chicago, here's your chance. The incentives for the Mayor's ... (2012-06-19)

Marathon Technologies Enhances Prevention-Based Availability With New System ...

LITTLETON, MA, Jun 19, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Marathon Technologies, the leading provider and innovator of application availability solutions, today announced the introduction of everRun Monitor, a powerful new system monitoring solution that ... (2012-06-19)

SCOTT OVERALL HAS NO REGRETS

He said: "I've only done one marathon and I think most guys run their best times after two or three marathons. I feel I can run around the two hours seven or eight mark in London although a lot depends on how tactical the race "I do see the Olympics as ... (2012-06-19)

'I will finish marathons, even if I have to crawl'

A RUGBY player is fighting through the pain in a bid to complete seven marathons in seven days in memory of his mother. Paul Cooke suffered a grade-one knee ligament tear after his third run and was advised to stop running and rest. determined: Paul ... (2012-06-19)

Rajkowski column: Former St. John's star has big day

He went into the trials with big hopes having won marathons in Fargo in 2010 and Virginia Beach, Va., last year. “Heading into that race, I was a little beat up,” Erichsen said. “I think I was a little overtrained as well. (2012-06-19)

Marathon A Steal At $25

Capital One Southcoast picked up Marathon Oil (MRO) for equities coverage on June 12, starting the coverage with an "add" rating and a price target of $36. Analyst Eliot Javanmardi noted Marathon's potential for "low-risk liquids growth via US onshore ... (2012-06-19)

Marathon, other events enliven downtown

The Vancouver USA Marathon packed the city with runners, their friends and families over the weekend. It was one of many weekend activities that gave downtown a burst of activity. By Gordon Oliver Downtown Vancouver was abuzz with activity last weekend ... (2012-06-19)

Running through her golden years

By Tengku Sofiah Aishah 0 comments At an age when most women tend to take it slow, a grandmother is busy running marathons. Tengku Sofiah Aishah is impressed I HAVE always had deep admiration for long distance runners but my admiration was brought to a ... (2012-06-18)

Bang on a Can Marathon at Winter Garden

However quixotic the notion of mounting a 12-hour concert is, and however impractical it can be to attend one in its entirety, I feel guilty when I am unable to be at the annual Bang on a Can Marathon from start to finish. (2012-06-18)

Plenty of Malone runners in Canton Marathon

Jordan McKelley (left) and Ryan Kienzle were two of the many runners affiliated with Malone College to compete in Sunday's Canton Marathon races. By Jim Thomas Ryan Kienzle knew he had a hometown advantage during Sunday's inaugural Canton Marathon half ... (2012-06-18)

Running: Alamo will get there, but the time just doesn't matter

“So far, I've been competing with people in marathons to get a good photo at the finish line,” he observes. “Now, I'm running against a boat.” The “boat” is the topsail schooner Timberwind, captained by identical twins Joe and Bob Tassi of Camden. (2012-06-18)

Bangaloreans are on the run!

Runner events and marathons are no longer the pride of Mumbai alone, Bangalore too has been keeping steady pace. Amateur running emerged in America in the 1970s, and has only recently picked up in India. Ashok Nath, one of the city's most well-known ... (2012-06-18)

Teessider's 10 marathons in 10 weeks charity quest

by Dave Robson, Evening Gazette THE finishing line is in sight for a Teessider who set himself the target of running 10 marathons in 10 weeks. Frazer Campbell, who was brought up in Redcar and attended Saltburn's Huntcliff School, is raising charity ... (2012-06-18)

Charlie injured in 30 marathon challenge

The founder of Climb Your Mountain has been forced to stop running in his attempt to complete 30 marathons in 30 days to raise funds for the charity. However, with the help of the National Spinal Injuries Centre, Charlie Wardle has carried on with the ... (2012-06-18)

Marathon

Marathons require vigorous training months before the actual event to prepare the body and develop stamina, as well as to learn the body's limitations and reactions to endurance. Half marathons are another popular event, covering 13.1094 miles (21.0975 ... (2012-06-18)

MacLennan wins record ninth Johnny Miles Marathon

TheChronicleHerald.ca (2012-06-18)

Investors Bancorp to takeover Marathon Banking Corporation for 135m

Investors Bancorp has struck an acquisition deal with Marathon Banking Corporation, persuant to which Investors Bancorp will acquire Marathon Banking Corporation for $135m in cash. The successful execution of the deal will enable Investors Bancorp to ... (2012-06-18)

Grandma's Marathon recap: Mother Nature has a soft side, and it showed

Mother Nature was benevolent Saturday, making runners and race officials grateful during the 36th Grandma's Marathon. Mother Nature was benevolent Saturday, making runners and race officials grateful. Mid-week projections were for storms along the ... (2012-06-18)

Zirari, Fiese make quick work of marathon

Vancouver resident Yossef Zirari runs away with the Vancouver USA Marathon title in 2 hours, 34 minutes, 25 seconds on Sunday. By Paul Danzer Angie Fiese of Mableton, Ga., won the women's race with a time of 3:07:40. Youssef Zirari made the Vancouver ... (2012-06-18)

Mizuno Kinloch Offroad Challenge offers marathon option

The Half Marathon option will again be part of the prestigious Erin Baker and Cameron Brown awards and the 63.3 challenge which includes three Taupo Half Marathons in three months. The quarter marathon is also part of the TryTaupo4 challenge, ... (2012-06-17)

High-flying Kiwi to do seven marathons in seven days

Kiwi adventurer and Air New Zealand pilot Mike Allsop is set to undertake an incredible mission to run seven marathons, in seven continents, in just seven days. He aims to be the first New Zealander to complete the challenge, starting on 15 July 2012, ... (2012-06-17)

Hometown winners shine in Canton Marathon

Kienzle is used to half marathons. Brazil native Bruna Pinto is not. Pinto originally appeared to have won the women's division in 1:20.34.2 or ninth overall. “This is my first half marathon ever,” said Pinto, who grew up in Sao Paulo. (2012-06-17)

Races draw winners from Canton to Brazil

Kienzle is used to half marathons. Brazil native Bruna Pinto is not. That didn't stop Pinto from winning the women's division in 1:20.34.2. She finished ninth overall. “This is my first half marathon ever,” said Pinto, who grew up in Sao Paulo. (2012-06-17)

Women's winners rave about Canton Marathon

Woodward then added Cleveland to her long list of marathons. “I ran Cleveland three weeks ago and ran a 2:55,” Woodward said. “But this was a lot tougher course than Cleveland, I think. There are just a lot of up and down hills. (2012-06-17)

Todd Porter: Canton Marathon is changing lives

He is supposed to be the inspiration, the poster child for marathons. But he found inspiration in people like the Simmons. Maybe you thought about it and were intimidated. Running a marathon, half-marathon or 10K is a daunting challenge, after all. (2012-06-17)

Running: Ethiopian, Kenyan runners win Grandma's Marathon

(AP) — A Kenyan runner who set the pace for much of a Duluth marathon lost his bid for a second win after a water-related mishap, allowing Ethiopian rival Berhanu Girma to secure his first victory in five career marathons. Lamech Mokono, 31, was on ... (2012-06-17)

Running for Jamie and wounded vets, a finish-line proposal and talented super ...

Shelly Bodner has run eight half-marathons, each one likely holding a special place in her heart. But Sunday, for the first time ever, Bodner was greeted at the finish line with a question that will likely make the first-ever Ann Arbor Marathon the ... (2012-06-17)

Pair of Ann Arbor first-timers capture inaugural Ann Arbor Marathon titles

She's at the halfway point of her journey and does, in fact, have plans to run marathons in both Hawaii and Alaska -- but perhaps not for some time. "Those might be a ways off," she laughed. Nick Baumgardner covers Michigan sports for AnnArbor.com. (2012-06-17)

Manitoba Marathon runners cross finish line

The first runners have crossed the finish line in the 34th annual Manitoba Marathon in Winnipeg on Sunday. Thomas Omwenga of Kenya won the men's full marathon with a time of two hours, 25 minutes and 13 seconds. Anna Kibor, also from Kenya, ... (2012-06-17)

WV man runs more than a marathon

By Erin McPhee, North Shore News June 17, 2012 9:00 AM With the completion of next weekend's Seattle Rock 'n' Roll Marathon June 23, Kevin Steinberg will have completed 12 marathons in 12 months, inspired by the loss of his good friend Sheldon Bainwohl ... (2012-06-17)

Omwenga wins Manitoba Marathon

... through injuries to win men's half-marathon Draper wins wheelchair race Young runners enjoy early spotlight Perfect weather for marathon Links SLIDESHOW: Manitoba Marathon 2012 Omwega said he has run 20 marathons with this being his 10th win. (2012-06-17)

Marathon director thrilled with turnout

Omwenga said he has run 20 marathons with this being his 10th win. His personal best time is 2:10.24. Finishing second in the men's full marathon was Brian Walker of Winnipeg with an unofficial time of 2:33.18. Bradley Keefe of Winnipeg placed third ... (2012-06-17)

Running: Marathon effort for Worcester races to work

Hopefully, it's going to get bigger and better and compete with some of the bigger marathons across the country.” Men's marathon winner Zach Einterz was pleased with the operations on a sunny, breezy day with temperatures in the 60s. (2012-06-17)

Waterbury Native Bringing Long-Distance Glory To Croatia

"My coach said I was more suited for marathons," Stublic said last week in a Skype interview. "It seemed so long." They made a deal: Stublic would first try to attain the world championship standard in the steeplechase in 2009. If she couldn't do it, ... (2012-06-17)

Kiwi adventurer to run seven marathons in seven days

Kiwi adventurer and Air New Zealand pilot Mike Allsop is set to undertake an incredible mission to run seven marathons, in seven continents, in just seven days. He aims to be the first New Zealander to complete the challenge, starting on 15 July 2012, ... (2012-06-17)

Grandma's Marathon local finishers: Hermantown's Sazama leads locals

He's now run 12 marathons including going to Boston and New York City, and has a personal best of 2:43. And he's become a serious citizen runner in the process, training twice a day when possible. “I was hoping to run 2:40 (Saturday) and was on pace ... (2012-06-17)

LUBBERS: He ran from Duluth to Two Harbors, then back

Two marathons for the price of one. But the Grandma's Double was not a stunt as much as it was Strand's training strategy. The veteran marathoner has completed more than 30 marathons — including the past five Boston Marathons and more than a dozen ... (2012-06-17)

Grandma's Marathon notebook: Cool weather keeps medical issues low

Naslund has also finished all 30 Twin Cities Marathons from Minneapolis to St. Paul. Sarah Peterson of Superior, inspired by her father, Kevin Peterson, had a marathon debut of 5:09:20. Sarah Peterson, 25, raced to raise funds for Team Hope, ... (2012-06-17)

Castle Rock woman organizes 'Fly the Coop' marathon for a cause

Dani Shulke, in pink, sprints to the finish of the 'Fly the Coop' solo marathon Saturday. Dan Ouellette of Longview ran alongside her for 8 miles. Dani Shulke, 24, of Castle Rock wanted to run in Sunday's Vancouver marathon, but she balked at the $100 ... (2012-06-17)

Running: Alamo will get there, but the time just doesn't matter

Press Herald (2012-06-17)

Showtime: Marathons of Nurse Jackie, The Big C, and The Borgias to Air Sunday

Showtime is sending out its current crop of spring shows with pre-finale marathons on Sunday, with all three shows set to air the first nine episodes of their respective current season. Beginning at 11:00 am on Sho2, The Big C will be taking viewers ... (2012-06-17)

Ethiopian, Kenyan runners win nation's 13th largest marathon in Minnesota

A Kenyan runner who set the pace for much of a Duluth marathon lost his bid for a second win after a water-related mishap, allowing Ethiopian rival Berhanu Girma to secure his first victory in five career marathons. Lamech Mokono, 31, was on pace to ... (2012-06-17)

Grandma's Marathon Won By Ethiopian, Kenyan Runners

(AP/WCCO) — A Kenyan runner who set the pace for much of a Duluth marathon lost his bid for a second win after a water-related mishap, allowing Ethiopian rival Berhanu Girma to secure his first victory in five career marathons. (2012-06-16)

Kenyan makes Manitoba Marathon debut

Thomas Omwenga, 33, has come from Kenya to run in a number of marathons, with Manitoba's being the first. He was invited by a friend he met in Edmonton a few years ago who's now in Kenya. “It's my first race in Manitoba and it's my first time to come ... (2012-06-16)

Ethiopian, Kenyan runners win Grandma's Marathon

A Kenyan runner who set the pace for much of a Duluth marathon lost his bid for a second win after a water-related mishap, allowing Ethiopian rival Berhanu Girma to secure his first victory in five career marathons. The Associated Press No comments ... (2012-06-16)

Ethiopian, Kenyan runners win Grandma's Marathon

AP A Kenyan runner who set the pace for much of a Duluth marathon lost his bid for a second win after a water-related mishap, allowing Ethiopian rival Berhanu Girma to secure his first victory in five career marathons. Lamech Mokono, 31, was on pace to ... (2012-06-16)

Marathon Goddess Plans To Run 52 Marathons in 49 Weeks

Julie Weiss, known as the Marathon Goddess, plans to run 52 marathons in less than one year. "I just know that I'm doing what I was put on this earth to do," Julie Weiss said. Julie Weiss lost her father to pancreatic cancer in Nov. of 2010 and found ... (2012-06-16)

Marathon: Pilot will be in seventh heaven

New Zealand Herald (2012-06-16)

Ethiopian, Kenyan runners win nation's 13th largest marathon in Minnesota

Washington Post (2012-06-16)

13000 are ready to run

Having run an average of two marathons a year since 2003 and winning close to 10 in that time, Omwenga is one the few runners expected to contend for top spot in Sunday's biggest race. "When they accepted (him into the race), I felt very great," he ... (2012-06-16)

Grandma's Marathon: Kara Goucher wins US women's half-marathon title; Berhanu ...

I've run a total of nine or 10 marathons, and this was my third in the US, but it was not one of my best. I've run 2:25 before." The full marathon attracted 3537 men and 2443 women for a 5980 total, and if its two finishes were comparatively ... (2012-06-16)

Berhanu wins Grandma's Marathon in Minnesota

Grandma's Marathon is the 13th largest marathon in the US and run with two half marathons. About 7600 people were expected to start the full marathon Saturday morning. The Duluth News Tribune reports Jack Delehanty, 25, of Minneapolis, won the Garry ... (2012-06-16)

In Duluth, Goucher runs away with half-marathon

DULUTH -- Duluth native Kara Goucher has run marathons in front of thousands of spectators in New York City and Boston. But she said she had never felt the kind of thrill she experienced Saturday morning in her hometown, as she won the USA women's ... (2012-06-16)

Years after accident left Saline resident in a coma and unable to move, she ...

She first completed a 5k run, then a 10k run and most recently three half-marathons. There are several reasons Siefker started and continues running, but being able to prove to herself that she can still be what she was before the accident is the ... (2012-06-16)

PSB Holdings completes $5.5 million purchase of Marathon State Bank

MARATHON -- PSB Holdings on Friday completed its $5.5 million purchase of Marathon State Bank in Marathon. The merger means the Peoples State Bank office in Marathon will relocate to the Marathon State Bank building at 314 Main St., Marathon, ... (2012-06-16)

13000 are ready to run

Having run an average of two marathons a year since 2003 and winning close to 10 in that time, Omwenga is one the few runners expected to contend for top spot in Sunday's biggest race. "When they accepted (him into the race), I felt very great," he ... (2012-06-16)

Health fair kicks off Canton Marathon

Resneck-Sannes, 69, has run in about 80 triathlons and 50 marathons, he said. “I've only run in 30” marathons, 64-year-old Phil said. His best time is three hours, 35 minutes. “A few years ago.” David's best time is 4 hours, 32 minutes. (2012-06-16)

Sisters bring "the mother of all relays" to North Dakota

These women put a spin on a typical relay for life event, trading in the trademark - track lined with luminaries for a pavement path that spans across southeastern North Dakota, organizing a relay that's longer than 3 marathons put together. (2012-06-16)

"Marathon Goddess" to Run 52 Races in 52 Weeks

By John Cádiz Klemack and Neil Costes Julie Weiss, who lost her dad to pancreatic cancer, is on a mission to run 52 marathons in 52 weeks to help raise money for cancer research. A Santa Monica woman who lost her dad to cancer says she will stop at ... (2012-06-15)

2012's nationwide marathon hot streak ends in Duluth

Three Wisconsin marathons were canceled in May because of severe weather. On May 6, the La Crosse, Wis., marathon was canceled less than two hours before it was to start because race officials didn't want to send runners out in a thunderstorm with ... (2012-06-15)

Taos Marathon experiences successful return

Swislocki said he'd ran in eight marathons and 16 half marathons, but this was his first time running at 7000 feet. The mountain views, he said, made it a lot easier to run at this elevation. “I just love running,” Swislocki said. (2012-06-15)

Marathon back in town Sunday Annual event part of a busy weekend for area runners

Both the full and half marathons ascended the hill east of downtown in what is considered the most challenging paved marathon in the US. Sunday's Estes Park Marathon highlights a busy weekend for runners. The Estes Park Marathon is the highest paved ... (2012-06-15)

Meet the face of this year's Grandma's Marathon

She's run 11 marathons and is now training an average of 120 miles a week. “I found I really enjoy the training and the racing, and the running community,” said Hilborn. “If someone had told me that within four years I would be at the Olympic Trials, ... (2012-06-15)

Canton Marathon offers deferrals for full marathon runners

By Anonymous Because of the forecast for above-average temperatures on Sunday, the Canton Marathon is offering registered FULL MARATHON RUNNERS the option of deferring their entry for one year to the 2013 Canton Marathon OR the option of changing from ... (2012-06-15)

Running Under The Influence

He had won five of the seven marathons he had run. Sadly, there won't be an eighth. It makes me think of Steve Prefontaine, the great American runner in the 1970s. Prefontaine had finished a heartbreaking 4th in the 1972 Olympic 5000 meter race, ... (2012-06-15)

She's Grandma's Marathon poster girl

She's run 11 marathons and is now training an average of 120 miles a week. “I found I really enjoy the training and the racing, and the running community,” said Hilborn. “If someone had told me that within four years I would be at the Olympic Trials, ... (2012-06-15)

Runner's daughter races to raise money to fight cancer

She has run half marathons in Duluth and Fargo, ND, and is eager to participate in a race so close to her dad's heart, on the day before Father's Day. “I feel a deep and personal connection to Grandma's Marathon,” said Sarah Peterson, who has been a ... (2012-06-15)

Charleston couple use a moderate regimen in marathon training

Tim and Jenny Mayo began running four years ago and now compete in half-marathons and marathons together. The Charleston couple plans to run the 40th Charleston Distance Run Sept. 1. by Monica Orosz The couple is pictured at the Richmond, Va., ... (2012-06-15)

What to eat before and after a big race

• Paul Steward, 50, of Canton is a personal trainer and marathon runner participating in the inaugural Canton Marathon on Sunday. The right fuel helps a runner to continue going strong, and in this photo taken at Monument Park recently, Steward shows ... (2012-06-15)

Investors Bancorp, Inc. to Acquire Marathon Banking Corporation from Piraeus ...

SHORT HILLS, NJ, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC) and Marathon Banking Corporation announce a definitive merger agreement under which Investors Bancorp will acquire Marathon Banking Corporation for $135 ... (2012-06-15)

Kara Goucher: Former Duluth star takes 26.2-mile road to the Olympics

As she watched thousands of runners jog past while she helped hand out water at aid stations during several Grandma's Marathons more than 20 years ago, running 26.2 miles looked to her like no fun at all. "I thought the marathon was kind of crazy," she ... (2012-06-14)

Wineglass Marathon to host Olympic gold medalist Joan Benoit Samuelson

She also holds the fastest times for American women at both the Chicago and Olympic marathons. "I'm excited for this year's Wineglass Marathon and visiting the beautiful Finger Lakes region," Samuelson said in a news release. (2012-06-14)

What to eat before and after a big race

• Paul Steward, 50, of Canton is a personal trainer and marathon runner participating in the inaugural Canton Marathon on Sunday. The right fuel helps a runner to continue going strong, and in this photo taken at Monument Park recently, Steward shows ... (2012-06-14)

Olympic gold medalist will be Wineglass featured guest

Aside from her Olympic victory, Samuelson has an impressive resume that includes multiple victories and top-five finishes at the New York City, Boston and Chicago marathons. At both the Chicago and Olympic marathons, Samuelson holds the record for ... (2012-06-14)

A road runner's new love for the trail marathon

I've run many road races and marathons, but I suddenly needed to go back to my mountainous child-hood roots and run through the woods like I did so freely as a child in Virginia. I went online and started the search for one as soon as possible – I ... (2012-06-14)

Reelz to Air THE KENNEDYS Mini-Series for Fourth of July Week Marathon

REELZCHANNEL—TV About Movies® today announced its Fourth of July Week Marathons, highlighted by the return of the Emmy Award®-winning mini-series that started it all—THE KENNEDYS . All eight episodes of The Kennedys will air back-to-back two times on ... (2012-06-14)

Runner Embarks On Seven Marathons In Seven Days On Seven Continents

SALT LAKE CITY, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: USNA), a global nutritional supplements company, today announced that it will be sponsoring marathon runner, adventure mountain climber, and speaker Mike Allsop on his 777 ... (2012-06-14)

What to eat before and after race day

• Paul Steward, 50, of Canton is a personal trainer and marathon runner participating in the inaugural Canton Marathon on Sunday. The right fuel helps a runner to continue going strong, and in this photo taken at Monument Park recently, Steward shows ... (2012-06-14)

Runner Embarks On Seven Marathons In Seven Days On Seven Continents

SALT LAKE CITY, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE:USNA) , a global nutritional supplements company, today announced that it will be sponsoring marathon runner, adventure mountain climber, and speaker Mike Allsop ... (2012-06-14)

RunSafe database to speed SF Marathon medical care

According to a recent study of 10.9 million runners in marathons and half-marathons in the United States, 59 suffered cardiac arrest from 2000 to 2010. Minor injuries that require attention include kneecap pain, dehydration and excess water consumption ... (2012-06-14)

Runners hit the streets of Lake Placid

I'd say book signings and running marathons go good together. "I've never been to Lake Placid when there wasn't snow on the ground, and I was just happy to be here," added Aldridge, who was the 50th women to cross the finish line in this year's Boston ... (2012-06-14)

Ann Arbor Marathon

Marathons are held today on all seven continents (yes, including Antarctica) and even at the North Pole. Women were excluded from most marathons until the late 1960s, and there was no Olympic women's marathon until 1984. In addition to the sexism of ... (2012-06-14)

36TH GRANDMA'S MARATHON

Abdi Abdirahman and Kara Goucher, a former Duluth high school star, will represent the US in the Olympic marathons in London and are running the half marathons. Abdirahman has a PR of 1:00:29 and Goucher's best is 1:06:57. (2012-06-14)

The Estes Park Marathon Is This Weekend!

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Kevin Zimmer adds running for Dick Beardsley charity to his passion for marathons

Nurse anesthetist Kevin Zimmer of Sauk Centre started running when he was in the Air Force, but it wasn't until he ran his first marathon that his interest became a passion. Until about 1984, Zimmer ran two to three miles as part of his military ... (2012-06-13)

Grandma's Marathon: Runner's daughter races to raise money to fight cancer

She has run half marathons in Duluth and Fargo, ND, and is eager to participate in a race so close to her dad's heart, on the day before Father's Day. to Grandma's Marathon," said Sarah Peterson, who has been a race volunteer since childhood and is in ... (2012-06-13)

MOVIES: Harkins gets in on the Batman marathons

Press-Enterprise (blog) (2012-06-13)

Businesses Prep for 36th Annual Grandma's Marathon

By KBJR News 1 Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - With its debut in 1977, Grandma's Marathon has become one of the longest running, most anticipated marathons in the nation. "Now, in our 36th year, it's a race that a lot of people put on their ... (2012-06-13)

Within reach: Why half-marathons are becoming Canada's most popular races

The half-marathon is growing like a swollen heel. Last year, there was a 24% increase in US half-marathon finishers, bringing the grand total to 1.4 million participants. In Canada, our fastest growing race is September's Canada Army Run in Ottawa, ... (2012-06-13)

Maureen Mancuso's journey as a running pioneer

Courtesy of Maureen Wilton Mancuso Maureen Wilton Mancuso poses for a photo to receive her marathon trophy. Coach Sy Mah stands behind the 13-year-old. Maureen Mancuso would rather look ahead, not back. She seems hardly concerned her marathon record in ... (2012-06-13)

Resident set to run race in 50th state

As she set about reaching her goal she selected marathons -- which are 26.2 miles long -- near sites she wanted to see, such as the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas. She has participated in some ... (2012-06-13)

Matt Sykes wins second straight Hatfield/McCoy marathon

As in all previous marathons, the race also included a half-marathon which ended a little over 13 miles later in Matewan; and, for the first time, a 5K race was held which began at Aflex and ended in downtown Willamson. Catherine Sykes (no relation), ... (2012-06-13)

'Mum would have laughed at me ... but she would be really proud'

Today, rugby player Paul Cooke will complete the first of seven consecutive marathons in memory of his mother Christine. RARING TO GO: Former Hull FC and Hull KR player Paul Cooke is running seven marathons in seven days in memory of his mother ... (2012-06-13)

Paul Cooke to tackle seven marathons in seven days

Today, rugby player Paul Cooke will complete the first of seven consecutive marathons in memory of his mother Christine. RARING TO GO: Former Hull FC and Hull KR player Paul Cooke is running seven marathons in seven days in memory of his mother ... (2012-06-13)

RUNNING: Ilion seniors take on Mott Marathon

Ilion Golden Bomber Andrea Szewczyk (right) finished first in the 2012 Run To Cure Kayleigh/Sixth Annual Mott Marathon on Thursday. Szewczyk set a new women's course record and became the first woman to finish first overall in the event. (2012-06-13)

Runner's daughter races Grandma's Marathon to raise money to fight cancer

She has run half marathons in Duluth and Fargo, ND, and is eager to participate in a race so close to her dad's heart, on the day before Father's Day. “I feel a deep and personal connection to Grandma's Marathon,” said Sarah Peterson, who has been a ... (2012-06-13)

Black Hills experiencing an endurance sports boom

The Mickelson Trail race had half-marathons and shorter-length races available throughout the weekend, and there are 5K and 10K fundraisers in Rapid City and Spearfish this coming Saturday. All that comes before mentioning the Big Horn trail runs near ... (2012-06-13)

Mile posts: Half marathon is the bomb in distance running

Who are entering these half marathons? Dam to Dam organizers will tell you: women. Fifty-nine percent of half marathoners are women, 41 percent men. Dam to Dam's 2012 finishers was roughly the same percentage. Of the 6895 finishers (what happened to ... (2012-06-13)

Grandma's Marathon loses 'relentless' legend Alex Ratelle

Forty-year anesthesiolo