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Your guide to New Year's Eve marathons 2013

(EW.com ) -- Before you attend your New Year's parties, you have to decide what to do during the day on New Year's Eve. Surely it can't take you 12 hours to get ready for a party. And if you choose to relax a little (or a lot) in front of the ... (2015-12-31)

15 TV show marathons to watch over New Year's

Whether you're off work today and looking for something to watch on TV, not planning on going out tonight, or feel like lounging around on New Year's Day, Buzzfeed put together a list of 15 TV marathons to watch over the holiday. From zombies in The ... (2015-12-31)

New Year's Day 2014 TV Schedule: What To Watch On New Year's Day; Movie's ...

No matter what state of mind you may be in, we've compiled a list of movies and marathons airing all day long on New Year's Day, Jan. 1, 2014: 24 Hours Long. AMC – “The Walking Dead” – Starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday Dec. 31, 2013, AMC will be playing ... (2015-12-31)

BWW's Guide to NEW YEAR'S EVE Specials and Marathons on TV Tonight

It's time to break out the champagne and let the confetti fly. As 2013 comes to a close, BWW brings you our annual guide to New Year's Eve coverage and special events airing on TV tonight. On ABC: NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE PRESENTS THE 30 ... (2015-12-31)

What to Watch: Your Guide to 25+ New Year's Eve/Day Marathons, Specials and ...

new-years-eve-what-to-watch You might think New Year's Eve TV is all about the countdown, but we at TVLine have compiled plenty of other hidden gems for you to keep on your radar. As 2013 becomes '14, enjoy marathons of current favorites (The Walking ... (2015-12-31)

Sexagenarians complete 365 marathons in a year

Marathon runners Janette Murray-Wakelin, 64, and Alan Murray, 68, achieved their monumental New Year's resolution this afternoon as they cruised into Federation Square surrounded by supporters. Their arrival marked the completion of their ambitious ... (2015-12-31)

New Year's TV: 'Walking Dead' and other marathons

But those looking for a non-athletic marathon have a number of good choices, including The Walking Dead (AMC), The Big Bang Theory (TBS), The Twilight Zone (Syfy), and the always entertaining property porn on HGTV. Here's hoping they mark the start of ... (2015-12-31)

Lake County firsts in 2013 ranged from roundabouts to marathons

James Harrison, 8, shows how to be a gentleman as he bows to Margaret Blennerhassett, played by Debra Conner, during the Ohio Chautauqua presentation in July at Bill Stanton Community Park in Madison Township. James was there with his mother, ... (2015-12-30)

5 Wishes for the Marathon in 2014

Runner's World Newswire (2015-12-30)

TV: Guide to New Year's Day marathons

One highlight of New Year's Day (if you have it off) is the ability to chill out with day-long marathons on television. Here's your guide to what marathons can be found for New Year's Day Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014: “Twilight Zone” marathon on SyFy ... (2015-12-30)

The Twilight Zone Marathon: A History of a Holiday Tradition

The New Year's Eve Twilight Zone Marathon on the Syfy channel (where it's been running the past couple of years after several decades on regional syndicated stations), airing on New Year's Eve at 8am EST/PST until January 2nd at 5am, clocks in at over ... (2015-12-30)

New Year's Eve roundup: Listing of TV holiday specials and marathons airing ...

The Huntsville Times - al.com (2015-12-30)

The man set to run seven marathons on seven continents in seven days to raise ...

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Marathons of 'The Twilight Zone,' 'The Simpsons' and More

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Canberra's Chris Gamble preparing for his century of marathons

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Christmas Day TV marathons: Your list of what to watch

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What's On Tonight (And Tomorrow): Marathons, Movies, And Santa Claus ...

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Interim marathon director: No major changes in 2015

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A guide to TV holiday marathons

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Holidays are perfect time to binge on TV's merry movie marathons

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Positive tests for big names draw attention to previously unchallenged athletes

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50 Marathons Finishes & No Signs of Stopping

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Here Are All The Holiday TV Specials And Marathons You Need This Year

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Celebrate the holidays with these TV marathons

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George L. Schrufer, 72, survived refinery fire, ran marathons

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53 marathons in 53 days ...who is Amy Hughes?

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Lehigh Valley health events include Via Marathon, Run for the Red Marathon ...

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It's The Most Wonderful Time Of Year -- National Geographic Channels Holiday ...

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CAROLINE WOZNIACKI SAYS NO MORE MARATHONS FOR A WHILE , BUT ...

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Tory willing to say no to marathons, special events to ease traffic

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Holiday TV Roundup: Your Guide to Movies, Specials and Marathons

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Rita Jeptoo, winner of Boston and Chicago marathons, fails doping test

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Four ways I hope to improve on marathon

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Top marathon officials focus on safety issues

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Top marathon officials focus on safety issues

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Top marathon officials focus on safety issues

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Tennis Star Wozniacki Putting Marathons on Hold

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Another half marathon is coming to Norwalk

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13 cities, 13 days, 13 marathons

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A Marathoner's Tough Decision To Call It Quits

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Relay Runner Accidentally Steals Spotlight from Dallas Marathon Winner

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Dallas Marathon female winner has a surprise guest at finish line

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Kenyan runners Chebet, Chepkirui, winners at Honolulu Marathon

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Strange episode at end for women's Dallas Marathon winner

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Wozniacki putting marathons, triathlons on hold

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MOVIES: AMC Theatres unleashes 'Hobbit' marathons

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Georgia veteran running 50 marathons in 50 states to honor fallen service ...

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Celebrities who have run marathons

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Epic moments in marathon history

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Marathons and male egos

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41 half marathons and counting, woman runs for kids who can't

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USM to host National Marathon Safety and Security Summit

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Free training available for Kentucky Derby Festival marathons

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Marathon man stays on move throughout nation

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Merrifield Marathons Snowmobile Club to hold luncheon

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Marathons and male egos: Just about the result you'd expect

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Aging marathoner: Still running, but at a much slower pace

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UI, ISU Dance Marathons teaming up during rivalry week

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Chinese camp benefits from training African marathon runners

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Man completes goal of running barefoot marathons in all 50 states

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First-time winners claim men's, women's races at Palm Beach Marathon

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Jacob Chemtai, Volha Mazuronak are winners in 2014 California International ...

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How elite Kenyan athletes succeed in marathons found

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This lawyer is constantly on the run

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How running a marathon is like achieving your business goals

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OUC Orlando Half Marathon announcer gives runners a voice

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Half marathons out pace other endurance races

Kelley says the distance falls in that "sweet spot" between the short corporate/charity 5k runs and the much longer 26.2-mile marathons. He says training for a half marathon is challenging but within the physical demands and time constraints of the ... (2014-04-12)

Wineglass Marathon: Join the race to register

Elmira Star-Gazette (2014-02-12)

North Liberty man completes marathons in all 50 states

When North Liberty resident David Nelson set a goal to run a marathon in every state, some advice from his father, Loren, motivated him to continue chasing it. "I just remember him saying, 'If you're going to do something, don't do it halfway. Give it ... (2014-02-12)

IT'S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF YEAR —NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ...

(WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dec. 1, 2014) To keep your days merry and bright, this holiday season National Geographic Channels marathons pack a bite. From claws to jaws, brains to chains, holidays with Nat Geo on your TV set you won't soon regret. With 140 ... (2014-01-12)

Rajkowski column: Runners aim for marathon in 50 states

Which is pretty impressive for someone who didn't run his first until 2003. Kellerman, who is 51 and Mies' brother-in-law, has completed marathons in 41 states. And it was his first race — Grandma's Marathon in Duluth in 1999 — that first set this ... (2014-01-12)

Why Supreme Court Cases Are Marathons

The Supreme Court on Tuesday will consider a business battle over trademark rights for screws that has been in the courts for more than 16 years, an extreme example of how cases headed for the high court can be matters of endurance. Though urgent legal ... (2014-01-12)

Wineglass Marathon: Join the race to register

3 on the 16 World's Best Marathons list. A record field of nearly 6,000 runners took part in either the full marathon, half-marathon or the third annual Wineglass 5K race in October. "We encourage everyone, leisure runners and competitive athletes ... (2014-11-30)

69-year-old runs 4 marathons in 4 days

Seattle-area runners have long been running multiple marathons around Puget Sound on Thanksgiving weekend and even some quadzillas, but the Seattle Quadzilla was officially created in 2010 by some Seattle area runners who are part of a national ... (2014-11-30)

Space Coast Marathon: Men's winner nabs second straight victory

COCOA – The things you see at the Space Coast Marathon and Half Marathon: newlyweds in wedding-themed running attire, kissing as they approach the finish line; a man running with a tiny baby, who gurgled as the heavy finishers' medal was placed ... (2014-11-30)

Make way for the Seattle Quadzilla: 4 days, 4 marathons

Seattle-area runners have long been running multiple marathons around Puget Sound on Thanksgiving weekend and even some quadzillas, but the Seattle Quadzilla was officially created in 2010 by some Seattle area runners who are part of a national ... (2014-11-30)

Half marathons growing in popularity with women

According to statistics from Running USA, half marathons are now one of the most popular race events in the country and women are leading the way in record-breaking participation numbers, making up 61 percent of half marathon runners. "I think it's ... (2014-11-29)

All The Thanksgiving Weekend TV And Film Marathons That Should be On Your ...

Holiday weekends are usually good for two things: stuffing and pouring edible (or non-edible if you're a bit crazy) substances down your gullet until your distended belly resembles that of a pregnant zombie, and firmly embedding yourself on a couch ... (2014-11-28)

Thanksgiving weekend TV: Macy's Thanksgiving Parade; 'Portlandia,' 'Homeland ...

"Homeland" marathon: If you haven't been watching this season of "Homeland," you're missing out on one of the sharpest, most suspenseful series on TV. After a disastrous Season 3, this Season 4 reminds us why the first season was so outstanding, with ... (2014-11-27)

Thanksgiving and Black Friday TV marathons and programming highlights

For those who prefer to unwind after a big meal by channel surfing and would rather watch a parade from the comfort of the couch than in person, there are several movie and TV show marathons scheduled for Thursday and Black Friday. There are also a ... (2014-11-27)

Thanksgiving Binge-Watching: 'Friends,' 'Modern Family' and Other Marathons ...

When it comes to Thanksgiving, sitting around the TV waiting for the turkey to cook is a tradition as old as sitcoms themselves. Here is a quicklist of marathons on TV -- according to TV Guide -- today for the holiday: "The Love Boat" - TVGN, 9 a.m. to ... (2014-11-27)

2014 Thanksgiving TV Marathons on TV This Holiday Weekend

Before we let you all go back to your families (or special friends), we want to let you know the marathons on TV you and your family might want to watch during the day and after Thanksgiving dinner. We love TV marathons and you all come here on each ... (2014-11-27)

Thanksgiving Day TV marathons schedule something for every taste

Marathons, which is how the pioneers binge-watched, are another custom of the day, as much as marshmallows melted into sweet potatoes or an aged aunt's sloppy kiss on the cheek. In the days before television was totally your slave, it was a rare ... (2014-11-26)

Guide to TV marathons on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday

For those other times when you're looking for distractions Thanksgiving Day and Thanksgiving Day-Plus-One (a.k.a. Black Friday), TV is more than ready to fill your plate with its version of comfort food: the TV marathon. Here's a roundup of some of the ... (2014-11-26)

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Weekend TV Guide: Must-See Marathons, Specials ...

Daily Beast (2014-11-26)

Marathons serve as 'occasional Everests'

The 43rd version of the event, the oldest of its kind in Florida, will start at 6 a.m. with the half marathon, followed at 6:30 by the marathon. The race begins down Brevard Avenue with a field of about 7,200 participants, according to race director ... (2014-11-26)

Female runners one reason for growing popularity of half marathons

According to statistics from Running USA, half marathons are now one of the most popular race events in the country and women are leading the way in record-breaking participation numbers, making up 61-percent of half marathon runners. "I think it's ... (2014-11-25)

The Best Thanksgiving TV Marathons To Be Thankful For

Thanksgiving is on the way, which means a whole lot of chit-chat with the relatives. In case you're in need of a family activity that lets everyone take a break from small talk, check out one of our favorite TV marathons airing this Thursday, neatly ... (2014-11-25)

Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend with these TV marathons

While streaming services have made it easier than ever to create your own marathons of beloved films and shows, plenty of TV networks are continuing the long tradition of programming long stretches of classic TV shows and film franchises throughout the ... (2014-11-25)

The TV marathons to watch this Thanksgiving

The Guardian (2014-11-25)

Chow down on these Thanksgiving TV shows, marathons, specials

Tampabay.com (blog) (2014-11-25)

The World's Best Marathons

When you're running a marathon you've already got enough to worry about, all of the extra details (starting line corrals, in-race fuel, etc.) should be taken care of by the race and its organizers. (Especially since you probably shelled out some big ... (2014-11-25)

Showtime Sets Thanksgiving Weekend Marathons of 'Homeland,' 'The Affair'

Showtime is looking to capitalize on the momentum of “Homeland” and “The Affair” by scheduling back-to-back marathons of the shows during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. On Nov. 29, the cabler will rerun the nine episodes that have aired so far in ... (2014-11-24)

Thanksgiving 2014: TV listing for parades, specials, marathons and more

Thanksgiving is only a few days away, which means soon you'll be dining on turkey, dressing and all of the delicious foods that come along with this holiday each year. For those of you that plan on getting too full to function, there's plenty of ... (2014-11-24)

MDMK plans marathons to demand total prohibition

The MDMK will organise marathons in Chennai and other districts to demand total prohibition in Tamil Nadu and stage a protest thereafter, party general secretary Vaiko said on Sunday after flagging off a rally at Sundarapuram here. Around 3,500 boys ... (2014-11-24)

And We Have a Philly Marathon Winner

Leonora Patrina of New York was the fastest female finisher with an unofficial time of 2:39:58. (Published Sunday, Nov 23, 2014). "It's pretty cool, actually, I didn't expect to win," said Petrina, who's run many half-marathons, but never a full. "I ... (2014-11-23)

Montrose woman completes marathon in all 50 states, including the last three ...

By 2009, she was traveling out of state for marathons, and she and her friends from the Crim training program were in Nashville, Tenn., one weekend when she spotted others with shirts on that read "Marathon Club." She would later discover the 50 States ... (2014-11-23)

Chris Parsons's mission: 30 marathons in 30 days to raise $1 million

When Chris Parsons proposed to walk from Mumbai to Bengaluru via Goa and Mangalore to raise $1 million for Indian widows and their children, he assumed the coastal stretch would be flat. On a closer look, he discovered that a good portion of the ... (2014-11-21)

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

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 marathons, specials and football games on tap. All times are ... (2014-11-21)

Tell Me Why: Marathons

Tell Me Why: Marathons. Experts may have all the credentials, but kids do some have some pretty incredible achievements under their belts. Today we're joined by 11-year-old Nikolas, who has run a marathon on every continent to help kids in need. (2014-11-21)

Why Men's Marathon Times Get Faster While 5K/10K Times Have Stalled

The regular rewriting of the men's world marathon record in recent years is well known, so much so that breaking 2:00 for the distance is now seriously considered. But did you know that the men's world records for 5,000 and 10,000 meters have stood ... (2014-11-21)

Apply Now for the New York Studio School's January Marathon Sessions

The New York Studio School's internationally-recognized Marathon programs were developed in 1988 by Dean Graham Nickson, initially as a measure for the rest of the semester at the start of the program year. The program has since expanded to become a ... (2014-11-21)

N.J. woman to run Philadelphia Marathon after losing 260 pounds

Years later, Elbertson has run 38 half marathons, 6 marathons and number of other smaller, local races, she told the news station. Elbertson completed a 50-mile ultra marathon last year. Elbertson was featured in Runner's World magazine in advance of ... (2014-11-21)

Mud runs and marathons: Avoid common runner's injuries for Weekend Warriors

Mud runs, marathons and obstacle courses. Running isn't just exercise, it's entertainment. Arizona's favorite race, the PF Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Marathon & Half Marathon is just around the corner. For many, this fun event is a great motivator for ... (2014-11-20)

Celebrate Thanksgiving with 'Friends' and 'Seinfeld' marathons

Entertainment Weekly (2014-11-20)

Rock 'n' Roll Half-Marathon Coming to Brooklyn in October

The exact date, course and size of the race remain under discussion, said Josh Furlow, executive vice president of global events for Competitor Group Inc., which stages about 30 half-marathon-to-marathon-length Rock 'n' Roll races a year. The name is a ... (2014-11-20)

Promoted: Winter training tips for spring marathons

The trick to getting through a marathon in one piece is putting in plenty of miles every week – and running slightly further each time. Still, just because you have to run a certain number of miles per week doesn't mean you need to do them all at once ... (2014-11-19)

Buckeye marathon will be runner's 30th, last

13, inaugural Buckeye Marathon — his 30th marathon — and undoubtedly will hit the invisible wall that torments distance runners in the latter part of races. But a more exacting "wall" will come after Backstrom crosses the finish line at the Buckeye ... (2014-11-19)

Affairs, running marathons, suicide more likely before a 'big' birthday, study ...

But the study also found that when people's age ends in a 9, they are also significantly more likely to engage in new behaviors that reflect “an ongoing or failed search for meaning,” such as running a marathon or having an extramarital affair, than ... (2014-11-19)

Walkway To Hold Marathons In June

It was a bitter cold day at Walkway Over the Hudson, but the focus today was on a major event involving the signature pedestrian bridge in the Hudson Valley next summer. A Walkway Marathon event will take place in June, when nearly 1,500 runners are ... (2014-11-19)

Belina completes his 100th marathon; sets sights on 101

After running a marathon in every state about five years ago, western Nebraska's “Marathon Man” set a goal that he recently achieved. He completed his 100th marathon. Rusty Belina of Hay Springs reached the milestone on Saturday, Nov. 8, when he ran ... (2014-11-18)

People Tend to Run Marathons Before Big Birthdays

In the adaptive behavior category, the authors looked at marathon runners. People on the brink of a big birthday—"9-enders," as the study authors call them—were much more likely to sign up to run a marathon. Those that were regular marathoners tended ... (2014-11-18)

No Huddle: Which super-hero would be best in a half-marathon ...

Thanks to the growing popularity of rock-and-roll marathons and acceptance of grown men wearing Halloween costumes as they run, half-marathons aren't exclusive to endurance novices anymore. In fact, most half-marathons these days resemble a party ... (2014-11-18)

'Marathon Man' keeps streak alive with Vegas win

It's tough enough to go 5-for-5 in baseball — or on a football parlay card, for that matter — but going 5-for-5 in winning marathons is on another level. Ben Bruce accomplished the feat this year, racing to his fifth-straight 26.2-mile victory in the ... (2014-11-17)

Movie theaters in Milwaukee area plan 'Hunger Games' marathons

Many Milwaukee-area movie theaters are holding "Hunger Games" marathons leading up to Thursday's 8 p.m. showings of "Mockingjay — Part 1." □ All nine first-run Milwaukee-area Marcus Theatres — Hillside, Majestic, Menomonee Falls, North Shore, ... (2014-11-16)

Mizuno Sponsors Nice and Milan Marathons

It is one of the most popular half marathons in Europe and attracts runners from all over the world. The race begins in the Jardins Albert 1er and allows runners to experience famous sites such as the Promenade des Anglais situated beside the ... (2014-11-16)

Marathon excitement begins!

Organized by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and sponsored by Vodafone, Adidas and NTV Spor, the 36th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon will be held this weekend on Sunday, Nov. 16. The marathon has three categories: A full marathon of 42.195 ... (2014-11-15)

Weekend Planner: Crafts for the holidays, colorful marathons and much more

... • Name says it all. It's the City of Fairfax 28th annual Holiday Craft Show. Fairfax High School. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Details: http://bit.ly/14maTmp. • Feel like a 5K when you literally get splattered with paint every kilometer? Then you might dig The ... (2014-11-14)

Time to fix the Philadelphia marathon

1, the Philadelphia Marathon shut down registration for its marathon, half marathon and 8k. This was done three weeks before race weekend despite the full marathon and 8k still having 900 and 300 spots open, respectively. The half marathon sold out in ... (2014-11-14)

Incredible Bucket-List Marathons to Run in Your Lifetime

In the U.S., a top race for these road-running dreamers is the Big Sur Marathon, held every spring (next on April 26, 2015) along the stunning California coast. It has a reputation for being one of the most beautiful marathons in the world — one ... (2014-11-13)

Incredible Bucket-List Marathons to Run in Your Lifetime

To a runner, there's no better way to see the world — and experience the great outdoors — than time spent laced up in running shoes. Running can be transportation, a way to tour a new city, time to relax in nature, a new physical challenge and so ... (2014-11-13)

Three-day running festival — including city marathon — set for 2015

"I was at the Detroit marathon a couple weeks ago and they had 27,000 people," said Ponteri, a Wind Lake resident who owns Longrun Athletics, an event management company. "Milwaukee has been missing out on that type of event. The marathon boom ... (2014-11-13)

Half-marathon overrun with participants

The popularity of the half-marathon reflects a trend that race organizers are experiencing across the country. In 2013, a record-breaking 1.9 million runners completed half-marathons nationwide, according to Runners USA. A little more than half a ... (2014-11-13)

54-Year-Old Man Wins Harrisburg Marathon

They say good things come to those who wait. On his estimated 17th try at the marathon distance, 54-year-old Doug Fernandez broke the finish tape for the first time Sunday, winning the Harrisburg Marathon in 2:40:23. The Richmond, Virginia resident ... (2014-12-11)

Why I'm running three marathons for my son

The Guardian (blog) (2014-12-11)

Keeping eyes set on marathons

The Globe (2014-11-11)

A Kenyan marathon champion is hit with serious doping allegations

Kenya's Rita Jeptoo reacts after winning the women's division at the 118th running of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts April 21, 2014. Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons for the last two years, has failed an out-of ... (2014-11-11)

Marathons need smart training plan

Marathons are magnificent feats of bravery and perseverance, but when I consider risk versus reward, I draw the line at running in them. Over time, it's really not that good for you. Long-distance endurance running is a high-injury sport that pounds ... (2014-11-11)

Ready to run a marathon? Here are 16 things you'll wish you knew

Thinking about lacing up your shoes to run 26.2 miles? First of all, congratulations. It takes a lot of guts to sign up for that first marathon, so give yourself a quick pat on the back before things get real. I'm the first to confess that I was not ... (2014-11-11)

Georgia woman disqualified for running marathon impossibly fast

Hamilton, who has run previous marathons at more believable 4:25:08 to 4:48:47 times, insisted to the newspaper that her 2:55 finishing time was correct and that the track club made a mistake. She claimed that her first half was run at a 1:36 pace ... (2014-11-11)

Human body: The 'ultra-athletes' aged 60+

A gruelling marathon and cycle ride through Switzerland's mountains is not the average way to celebrate your 61st birthday. “I'd sworn I would never do an event like this – it seemed so long and brutal, with so much suffering,” says Sunny McKee. But ... (2014-11-11)

Great Marathons Around the World

Marathons Around the World This year's Marathon in Greece had a new name: “Athens Marathon. The Authentic.” After all, the race got its name after Athenian warrior Feidippides who fought the Persians and then ran the distance of 42,195 meters (26.2 ... (2014-11-11)

Marathon man Juan Piña runs for success

2, Piña brought his marathon tally to 307 with the TCS New York Marathon for what he guesses is the 20th time. He's lost count but every race is still an accomplishment. “Even though I've ran 300 plus marathons, every time I cross the finish line you ... (2014-10-11)

Pensacola Marathon brings together runners, loved ones

Pensacola News Journal (2014-10-11)

Super Bowl of marathons comes with $1 million prize

The Marathon Majors, also known as the Bix Six, refers to the “largest and most renowned marathons in the world,” according to the website. These races are: the Tokyo Marathon, the Boston Marathon, the Virgin Money London Marathon, the BMW ... (2014-10-11)

MOVIES: Harkins Theatres to show 'Hunger Games' marathons

The marathons include "The Hunger Games," "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1." The marathons start at 2 p.m. and go through to the 8 p.m. premiere of "Mockingjay." In addition to the cups, viewers will also get ... (2014-09-11)

Wozniacki's marathon debut was amazing, Djokovic says

LONDON — With the top men's tennis players finishing their own marathon of a season at the ATP World Tour Finals beginning Sunday, there was some talk of the 26.2-mile race that Caroline Wozniacki completed just a week ago in New York. "I think it was ... (2014-08-11)

Little Rock runner dies after marathon

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV)- The community of runners in Little Rock will have a tough time preparing for December's Three Bridges Marathon. Jacob Wells, a well-known runner died after collapsing during a marathon in Wynne last weekend. Friends who ... (2014-08-11)

Hamptons Marathon Ranked On 25 World's Best Marathons List

The Hamptons Marathon was ranked #18 in The Active Times' list of the 25 World's Best Marathons. “We are thrilled and humbled to have been named one of the Top 25 Marathons in the World,” the Hamptons Marathon & Half Facebook page reads. “When ... (2014-07-11)

Serena Williams' Butt Is Too Big For Marathons, She Says

Tennis star Serena Williams was asked if she would ever run a marathon, but she says her butt is too big for that to ever happen. On the first weekend of November, the 2014 New York City Marathon was held. One of the participants was tennis star ... (2014-07-11)

Top Marathons In The World, Pittsburgh Ranks No. 8

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The City of Pittsburgh has been on plenty of “top lists” recently and it was just added to another. The Active Times has ranked the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon as the No. 8 marathon in the world. This past May, about ... (2014-05-11)

Kelly Luckett will go the distance: Savannahian runs marathons on prosthetic leg

“That's one of the ways I love spending the day is to go run 20 miles,” said Luckett, who on Saturday will make her fourth Rock 'n' Roll Savannah Marathon her 41st run of marathon distance or greater. Normally she gets in long training runs on weekends ... (2014-05-11)

What Do Marathons and Divorce Have in Common?

It's common sense that a sensible marathon training schedule is important for building your body safely to reach its peak performance. The same rings true for preparing your mental body safely for the emotional rigors that so often accompany the ... (2014-04-11)

Caroline Wozniacki Would Be Better Marathoner if She Practiced for Marathons ...

Caroline Wozniacki ran the New York City Marathon in 3:26:33 this past Sunday. Especially considering she basically did it without training (her longest run was 13 miles), that's pretty damn good! The Wall Street Journal spoke to a physician that said ... (2014-04-11)

2014 NYC Marathon is the largest in history

Last year's New York City Marathon set the previous record for the largest field in history with a total of 50,266 finishers. That 2013 total eclipsed the previous record -- from New York in 2011 -- by more than 3,000 after the 2012 race was cancelled ... (2014-04-11)

This is what happens when your CEO runs marathons in his spare time

2009 was an important year for Natarajan Chandrasekaran. He took over as CEO and managing director of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). A few weeks later, he ran the New York City Marathon. On Nov. 2, the two events were inseparable as TCS, India's ... (2014-04-11)

What Do Marathons and Divorce Have in Common?

It's common sense that a sensible marathon training schedule is important for building your body safely to reach its peak performance. The same rings true for preparing your mental body safely for the emotional rigors that so often accompany the ... (2014-03-11)

Marathon communities like open source communities

In 490 BC the Greek army defeated the first Persian invasion at the battle of Marathon. Legend says that the courier Pheidippides was dispatched to deliver the news of the victory to Athens, and did so by running 40 km (26 miles), exclaiming upon ... (2014-03-11)

NYC Marathon dogged by lousy weather, doping scandal

As far as New York City Marathons go — and they can go very nicely, really — this one was not exactly a showcase affair. Early on, the winds shortened the wheelchair race by three miles, because organizers correctly feared the chairs would be ... (2014-03-11)

44 Years of New York City Marathon History

The original New York Marathon drew 127 people and was run in Central Park. The 2010 edition includes over 44,000 participants and snakes it's way through all five boros. View images of 44 years of New York City Marathon history. 1971: Norman Higgins ... (2014-03-11)

Wilson Kipsang Of Kenya Wins 2014 NYC Marathon Men's Title

A record 50,881 runners started the 44th edition of the NYC Marathon, which had the millionth finisher in its history Sunday. It was so windy that the wheelchair race started at the 3-mile mark because it was too dangerous to roll across the Verrazano ... (2014-03-11)

S.L. attorney celebrates his 70th birthday with 7 marathons to support his ...

Deseret News (2014-03-11)

Kelly Luckett will go the distance: Savannahian runs marathons on prosthetic leg

“That's one of the ways I love spending the day is to go run 20 miles,” said Luckett, who on Saturday will make her fourth Rock 'n' Roll Savannah Marathon her 41st run of marathon distance or greater. Normally she gets in long training runs on weekends ... (2014-03-11)

New York Marathon 2014: Wilson Kipsang Wins Race and World Majors Bonus

As Wilson Kipsang of Kenya and Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia ran stride for stride into the last stretch of the New York City Marathon on Sunday morning, a long run turned into an unusually personal sprint. As Desisa, the younger challenger, tried to surge ... (2014-02-11)

Caroline Wozniacki runs impressive NYC Marathon debut

USA TODAY (2014-02-11)

Raleigh taken over by runners for City of Oaks Marathon

For the very competitive runners, there was the incentive of a combined cash prize of $10,500 for the winners of both the full and half marathons. As it turned out, the top man and woman to win the half were both from the Triangle, and both first ... (2014-02-11)

New York City Marathon Goes Celeb

The marathon business hasn't been easy in recent years. The sport's two signature U.S. events, New York and Boston, were hit with terrible misfortune just a few months apart when a bombing at the Boston Marathon in April of 2013 followed the ... (2014-02-11)

How This Working Man Became Japan's Most Controversial Marathoner

In 2013, Kawauchi, a self-coached, 40 hour/week government worker, ran eleven marathons (most top marathoners run two, maybe three, marathons per year). His average time in those eleven outings was faster than the top eleven US marathon times, run ... (2014-01-11)

How Urban Marathons Helped Save Cities

The New York City Marathon isn't just one of the world's great sports events. It's much more. The first five-borough marathon in 1976 helped to reinvent cities, and what we think of them. The mid-1970s were dark days for cities. In 1975, aides to then ... (2014-01-11)

My 200-marathons goal before I'm 50

Jon wants to complete 200 marathons by his 50th birthday in April next year. He's even made running a family affair – his wife Sarah has completed 150 marathons herself. But it was only after some choice words nine years ago from his doctor, who ... (2014-01-11)

Quartz Weekend Brief—Marathons, Hong Kong life hacks, artificial intelligence ...

More than 60,000 runners are due to crowd the streets of New York City this Sunday for the world's largest 26.2-mile race, but it's a near certainty that not one will break Dennis Kimetto's world record marathon time of 2:02:57, set five weeks ago in ... (2014-01-11)

Rita Jeptoo, Kenyan Marathon Champion, Fails Preliminary Doping Test

A cloud was cast over the great tradition of Kenyan distance running Friday when Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago marathons the past two years, tested positive for a banned substance, international officials said. Jeptoo, 33, who has won ... (2014-01-11)

Indy Monumental Marathon makes changes for cold weather

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Oct. 31, 2014)– Because of the cold temperatures expected for Saturday morning, organizers for the Indy Monumental Marathon are making some changes on the course of the race. Fifteen-thousand people will participate in the race ... (2014-01-11)

Marathon Star Rita Jeptoo Fails Drug Test

Kenyan runner Rita Jeptoo has tested positive for drugs, according to the chief executive of the London Marathon, putting on hold her World Marathon Majors championship and $500,000 in prize money pending the outcome of the matter. Nick Bitel, the ... (2014-10-31)

The big business behind running marathons

Thirty-nine year old Meg Keflezighi is hoping to add to his already impressive resume and win his second New York City Marathon this Sunday. New York's champion in 2009, he won a silver medal in the 2004 Olympics though his most memorable race ... (2014-10-31)

Snow Canyon Half Marathon packet pickup, road closures

St George News (2014-10-31)

NYC Marathon 2014: NJ's oldest runners keep up the pace

It's his age, making him one of the oldest New Jerseyans running the marathon this weekend. He's in good company. The number of NYC Marathon finishers who are 65 and older has steadily increased over the past five races, according to information ... (2014-10-31)

2014 NYC Marathon: Cold, windy conditions in store for runners Sunday

Staten Island Advance - SILive.com (2014-10-30)

Mutai faces elite NYC challengers

Geoffrey Mutai Joe Faraoni/ESPN Images Geoffrey Mutai hopes to become just the third man ever to win three straight NYC Marathons. The 2014 TCS New York City Marathon is fast approaching, and the elite men's field is stacked. Here's a look at the ... (2014-10-30)

Came To New York For 7 Marathons In Seven Days

The first time Gavin Griffiths ran a marathon to raise money for his local diabetes clinic, the local newspaper reporter told him, “you're plucky, but you don't stand a chance.” Spurred by the words of antiinspiration, Griffiths––nicknamed the ... (2014-10-30)

Junk food addict loses astonishing 28 STONE

A junk food addict who once tipped the scales at 45 stone has shed more than half his weight - and now runs marathons. Brian Flemming has lost an astonishing 28 stone after receiving “tough love” from a woman he met online. And the American has ... (2014-10-30)

Two-hour mark at NYC Marathon? The race is on

World-class marathon runners are fast approaching their Roger Bannister Moment — threatening to break the two-hour barrier for the 26.2-mile race. And since the TCS New York City Marathon is known as one of the slower courses in the world, race ... (2014-10-30)

Local takes on two marathons in two weeks

Lancaster Eagle Gazette (2014-10-29)

Breast cancer could not keep UAB professor from running marathons in 50 states

Breast cancer survivor Tammy Than underwent a double mastectomy last spring. Two months later she ran a marathon in Alaska. "I sent pictures to people and I said, 'First marathon without the girls,'" said Than, a professor at University of Alabama ... (2014-10-29)

Cold, Windy Conditions in Store for New York City Marathon

AccuWeather.com (2014-10-29)

Runner With Type 1 Takes On Seven Marathons In Seven Days

“You can have diabetes but you can keep control and you can do anything,” said Griffiths, who after that first marathon began setting challenges for himself, going bigger with each until the 23-year-old London native chose his 7-in-7 marathon challenge ... (2014-10-29)

Why is a marathon 26.2 miles?

The marathon may have ancient roots, but the foot race's official length of 26.2 miles wasn't established until the 20th century. The first organized marathon was held in Athens at the 1896 Olympics, the start of the Games' modern era. The ancient ... (2014-10-29)

Columbus Marathon milestone for local runners

Earlier this month, he once again ran in it, marking his 25th year in a row. His time was 3:41:33, according to the marathon website. In addition to it being his first marathon, it was also his 100th total marathon three or four years ago. He started ... (2014-10-29)

13 Memorable New York City Marathon Moments

The inaugural New York City Marathon, which was the brainchild of New York Road Runners founder Fred Lebow, was a very humble affair — almost laughably so when you contrast it against what the event would become. The course consisted of a few ... (2014-10-27)

Runner looks forward to marathon

“I pushed her in the Bowling Green Half, and we also did the (St. Jude) Country Music (Marathon and 1/2 Marathon) in Nashville. We thought it would be something cool we could do together, and she loves it,” he said. “We'll do a run every other week ... (2014-10-27)

How to run a marathon, according to science

In the United States, marathons are way, way more popular than ever before. Over the past 40 years, the number of marathon finishers has increased twentyfold, and more than half a million Americans finished one last year. This explosive increase means ... (2014-10-27)

Round-Up of Late October Marathons

On one of the last busy fall marathon weekends, a 38-year-old outkicked much younger rivals to the finish in Frankfurt, Army runners dominated the Marine Corps Marathon, the proceedings went uncommonly slowly in Venice, and a 49-year-old won in ... (2014-10-27)

Mescal repeats as Dawn of the Dunes marathon champion

So when the race clock at Sunday's Dawn of the Dunes Marathon read 2:57:00, 2:58:00, 2:59:00, and still no sign of Jeff, race watchers thought about sending out a search party. Finally, a patrol vehicle heralded Mescal's appearance about 120 yards from ... (2014-10-26)

For Pregnant Marathoners, Two Endurance Tests

About a third of the women in the professional field of 31 for the New York City Marathon next Sunday have children. “I watched Paula win New York, basically leading from the starting gun to the finish tape, and afterward she picked up her baby,” said ... (2014-10-26)

Tens of thousands run Marine Corps Marathon, MCM 10K in D.C. and Virginia

Many runners add this race to their tally of marathons. But there are some that say, "one and done." "It was hard, it was the hardest thing I have ever done," said Jeanine Gordon, a runner from Savannah, Georgia. Jeanine Gordon's teen daughter gave her ... (2014-10-26)

Wheelchair-bound boy completes two half marathons on loaned legs

In the past two years, he has raced in 61 5Ks, three 10Ks, one 15K, three sprint triathlons, eight half marathons and three full marathons. Saturday he completed two Provo half marathons, The Haunted Half and Howloween Half, bringing his race total up ... (2014-10-26)

50 Marathons in 50 States: One Couple's Inspirational Journey

They say a couple that plays together, stays together. That couldn't be more true for Greg and Barb Damon who, just a few weeks ago at the Chicago Marathon, completed an 11-year journey that changed their lives. The challenge was to run 50 marathons in ... (2014-10-26)

US Army Specialist Samuel Kosgei, 30, wins 39th Marine Corps Marathon.

WASHINGTON -- One of the largest marathons in the country takes to the streets in Washington and Arlington this weekend. In its 39th year, the Marine Corps Marathon will launch from near the Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial at 7:55 a.m. on Sunday, Oct ... (2014-10-26)

Marine Corps Marathon runners prepare for race day

ARLINGTON, Va. (NewsChannel 8) - Thomas Finnegan remembers every mile of the 17 Marine Corps Marathons that he has run. Continue reading. More on this story. Map: Road closures for 2014 Marine Corps Marathon. Girma Bedada, 33, of Columbia, ... (2014-10-25)

Best Halloween TV movies, specials and marathons to watch

Today.com (2014-10-25)

24-hour video game marathons kick off this weekend for a good cause

Extra-life-banner-e1405726479104 Playing video games for 24 hours straight may seem like an idea reserved for crazy people, but local gamers are undertaking the challenge to benefit charity. This Saturday morning marks the official start to the Extra ... (2014-10-24)

13 Halloween TV marathons for all ages: from 'Twilight' to 'Treehouse of Horror'

AMC is pulling out all the stops with their Fearfest marathon. Aside from their regularly scheduled episode of "The Walking Dead" airing this Sunday, they're also in the midst of showing pretty much non-stop horror films. Catch back-to-back airings all ... (2014-10-24)

Mankato Marathon runners: Bomb threats didn't slow us down

MANKATO — Despite the shadow cast by the Saturday arrest of a North Mankato man for making false bomb threats in connection with the event, Mankato Marathon participants and spectators said they refused to let the incident dampen Sunday's fun, ... (2014-10-22)

Helpful Tips: Marathon training in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Some of you may be gearing up for long-distance races across the country, but marathons and half marathons aren't easy. Here in Arkansas, there are some great races coming up including the "Soaring Wings Half Marathon" in ... (2014-10-22)

The Half-Marathon Achieves Its Personal Best

Nearly two million people finished a half-marathon in the U.S. last year, an all-time high and a fourfold increase from 2000, according to industry tracker Running USA. The 13.1-mile half-marathon now counts more than three times as many annual ... (2014-10-20)

The Numbers Half-Marathons

The half-marathon might be less glamorous than its big brother, the 26.2-mile marathon. But it's far more popular, as we outline in today's Personal Journal. Below are 12 facts about the 13.1-mile event, which is the fastest-growing standard-distance ... (2014-10-20)

Round-Up of Mid-October Marathons

Amsterdam had two first-time marathon winners as a favorite was weakened by malaria. Marathoners in Beijing contended with hazardous smog, while the fastest marathon in Iowa history was run in Des Moines. Kansas City's winner was a marathon ... (2014-10-20)

Man Runs Consecutive Marathons In Mankato

MANKATO, Minn. (WCCO) – Minnesota had another weekend of good running weather, which made for perfect conditions in Mankato. For most runners, finishing a marathon just once is good enough for a bucket list, but one bold runner decided 26.2 miles ... (2014-10-20)

9 Halloween movie marathons and TV specials you'll be dying to watch

AMC continues the scares on Friday, Oct. 24 with "The Omen" marathon, featuring four Damien films. The original is great, the others not so much. Unless, you know a frightening little kid who could be the spawn of Satan. Then, they're all absolutely ... (2014-10-20)

Man runs consecutive marathons forward, then backward

MANKATO, Minn. (WKRC) -- For many people, just finishing a marathon is enough to be on the bucket list. But, one man decided 26.2 miles wasn't quite enough. He wanted to double the distance. Ryan Chukuske ran a marathon forwards, and then ran it ... (2014-10-20)

Look: Costumed runners in masks brighten up the smoggiest of marathons in ...

The 2014 Beijing International Marathon consisted of running 42 kilometers through 'hazardous' air conditions. According to Xinhua, the PM2.5 level reached 331 micrograms per cubic meter in Beijing. The World Health Organization warns against going ... (2014-10-20)

Columbia's Lang completes marathon goal of 50-by-50

Phil Lang, 47, pictured in this portrait taken in 2009, completed his goal of finishing 50 marathons before the age of 50 when he crossed the finish line at this year's Baltimore Marathon on Saturday. Phil Lang, 47, pictured in this portrait taken in ... (2014-10-20)

Mankato Marathon runners: Bomb threats didn't slow us down

MANKATO — Despite the shadow cast by the Saturday arrest of a North Mankato man for making false bomb threats in connection with the event, Mankato Marathon participants and spectators said they refused to let the incident dampen Sunday's fun, ... (2014-10-19)

Dearborn's Brewis wins women's race at Detroit Marathon

Last year, Dearborn's Courtney Brewis was running track at Grand Valley State with some success. Now she is a Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon winner, and it comes as a bit of a shock to her. Brewis, who ran her first marathon in Duluth in June, ... (2014-10-19)

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Last year, Dearborn's Courtney Brewis was running track at Grand Valley State with some success. Now she is a Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon winner, and it comes as a bit of a shock to her. Brewis, who ran her first marathon in Duluth in June, ... (2014-10-19)

Columbus Marathon: Kenyans finish 1-2 in men's race; Woodring wins second ...

Eamon Queeney | The Columbus Dispatch Runners in the first group flood the starting gate before the 35th Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon, Sunday morning, October 19, 2014. Almost 20,000 runners converged on Columbus to run the ... (2014-10-19)

It's a repeat performance for KC marathon winner

Winning marathons is old hat for Geoffrey Kiprotich. Running marathons is still relatively new for Madeline Glass. They were both champions on Saturday morning at the 2014 Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon. Kiprotich, a native of Kenya, defended his ... (2014-10-19)

Dad, 88, son talk years of running marathons together

WE HAVE RUN 26 MARATHONS TOGETHER. IT HAS BEEN TREMENDOUS. IT IS NOT ONLY RUNNING MARATHONS BUT WHER WE GET TOGETHER YOU RUN ALONG A TRAIL WE CONNECT AND IT IS ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS. IT IS FOR ME AND ... (2014-10-18)

Sid Busch runs marathons in memories of heroes

ANYONE WHO PLANS TO RUN THE MARATHON TOMORROW KNOWS IT TAKES STRENGTH AND DETERMINATION AND MOTIVATION. PROBABLY A LOT MORE, TOO. ONE MAN WILL RUN THE RACE, GATHERING INSPIRATION FOR MEN AND ... (2014-10-17)

Columbus Marathon to hit Ohio State's campus this Sunday

This year's race sold out in record time and it is easy to see why when you look at what comprises the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon and Half Marathon. The 18,000 athletes running the race will be celebrating their own health and ... (2014-10-17)

Detroit Marathon: Know where to park and beat traffic

The basics: The Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon actually is a series of distance races — a 26.2-mile marathon, 13.1-mile international and U.S.-only half marathons, a 26.2-mile five-person relay, a 5k run/walk and a kid fun run. The 5k and kids events ... (2014-10-17)

Detroit marathon: Course map, where to park

Think running 26.2 miles is hard? Well, for thousands of runners in Sunday's 37th Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon, the most stressful part of their adventure will be the mad dash in the darkness to the starting line. That's because countless ... (2014-10-17)

Marathoner runs to honor Army Sgt., beaten Md. man

The Baltimore Running Festival has raised $10 million for charity, so on race day, you don't have to look far to find inspirational people doing great things. Megan Pringle introduces one of those people who keeps coming back to Baltimore with a ... (2014-10-17)

Forget London, there's plenty of other great marathons to sign up for ...

Cambridge News (2014-10-17)

Center Grove area man uses marathons to battle depression, build confidence

Starting as a teenager, a Center Grove area man felt discouraged and hopeless and had low confidence. At its worst, Pingnan Shi's depression caused him to contemplate suicide and made him unable to process tasks as simple as reading an email. His mind ... (2014-10-17)

10-year anniversary arrives for Grand Rapids Marathon, and also for couple who ...

He and Amy began dating, and the two have been together, and running marathons, ever since that first one for both of them in 2004. The couple has been busy training for Sunday's event, but it has become another interest that has united the two of them. (2014-10-16)

Wounded vet finds peace in handcycling marathons

Patton was a part-time staff member at the Achilles Freedom Team, which helps wounded veterans rebuild their lives through competitive activities such as marathons. Once a month, Patton visited Walter Reed with other staffers from the Achilles Team ... (2014-10-16)

Marathon runner completes 50-state goal

Hahn, who completed his 50-state quest Oct. 5 in Portland, Maine, told The Alpenhorn News Monday he began competing in marathons in 1984 in Portland, Oregon, but he hadn't considered pursuing a 50-state goal until he was challenged to do so by an ... (2014-10-16)

GOLD RUSH: Daily Marathons a Walk Down Memory Lane Before Friday's ...

In the meantime, Discovery Channel is running daily marathons of previous seasons, to get everyone reacquainted with the Hoffmans, Parker Schnabel, and refresh our collective memories about how everyone got where they are today—which, for most, is ... (2014-10-14)

What A Half-Marathon Did To Me Mentally And Physically: A Food And Fitness ...

After completing my third half-marathon at the New York Road Runners' Five-Borough Series in State Island, I've become all too familiar with the pain and pleasure the race can bring a runner. When I lined up next to the 8,868 other runners at the ... (2014-10-14)

Meet the man aiming to run a marathon every day for one year

What is remarkable about Young's mission is that he had never run a marathon before. While the former soldier represented Great Britain in Junior Biathlon and Triathlon tournaments during his youth, he said he was "terrible" at running. Still, it was ... (2014-10-14)

Reader Report: 13-year-old completes three half-marathons in eight months

I finished the Long Beach Half Marathon on Sunday, completing a goal that took almost a year to achieve — and I'm only 13 years old. By running in the 13.1-mile Long Beach Half Marathon, I finished the Beach Cities Challenge, a series of three ... (2014-10-14)

Chicago Marathon Runners Recovering, Sightseeing Day After Race

CHICAGO (CBS) — Many Chicago Marathon finishers echoed the idea that the Chicago crowd made a difference over 26.2 miles. WBBM's John Cody reports on Sunday's runners becoming Monday's sightseers. “The last mile was ok, the last two-tenths were ... (2014-10-13)

Results from the Weekend's Other Marathons

In the Netherlands, the 10K world record holder's marathon debut fizzled, while in Australia, ten runners' streak of consecutive marathons reached 37. There was a threepeat in Hartford, and a three-year winning streak ended in Scranton. In Minnesota ... (2014-10-13)

Marathons can be rewarding

In years previous, I came to expect the last miles of the marathon to be difficult physically and mentally. I have been to what I call, “the pain cave,” where everything hurts — everything from my head, to my stomach and hips, and even to my ... (2014-10-13)

Local runners prepare to fundraise, fly through NYC Marathon

2 in his pursuit of running a marathon in every state, he's striving to do this after finding himself cancer-free after learning he had Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2010. He's using the occasion to raise as much money as possible for the St. Jude Children's ... (2014-10-13)

Former Morton runner has completed three marathons in 2014, has more on the ...

Maciejewski ran her first Chicago Marathon last year and hasn't turned back, running two more marathons earlier this year before competing in Sunday's 26.2 mile race throughout the city of Chicago. What's more is that the Morton product has not only ... (2014-10-13)

2014 Chicago Marathon Comes To a Close

Chicago hosted the running world once again Sunday as nearly 45,000 runners took to the streets for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Runners snaked through several Chicago neighborhoods on a grand tour of the city, which continues to ... (2014-12-10)

61-year-old blind man running marathons to raise funding for cystic fibrosis ...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- The Chicago Marathon was underway on Sunday morning, and many of the runners are inspired by a cause close to their heart. David Kuhn is running for his granddaughter, who is fighting cystic fibrosis. Kuhn lost his eyesight after ... (2014-12-10)

5 Quick Thoughts On The 2014 Chicago Marathon: Eliud Kipchoge is a star ...

Kipchoge, 2003 World 5000m champion, running in his fourth marathon, threw down a 4:33 24th mile to pull away and get the win at the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon in 2:04:11, defeating the more heralded Kenenisa Bekele in the process, just as ... (2014-12-10)

Registration still open for Athens AthHalf half marathon to raise funds for ...

Hundreds of athletes from throughout the Southeast will race in the 5th annual AthHalf half-marathon scheduled for Oct. 19 in downtown Athens to raise funds for AthFest Educates. AthHalf is AthFest Educates' largest fundraiser each year, supplying ... (2014-11-10)

Abbott stakes out a high-profile position at major marathons worldwide

Starting in 2015, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will become the title sponsor of the World Marathon Majors, a consortium of six of the largest and most well-known marathons run around the world. The races include the Bank of America Chicago Marathon (which will ... (2014-10-10)

Abbott buys global marathon sponsorship

"We are at a milestone at this point in time," said Bank of America Chicago Marathon Race Director Carey Pinkowski, who helped orchestrate the deal on behalf of the series. "The direction Abbott was going in — healthy active lifestyle, celebrating ... (2014-10-10)

For ER nurse, marathons serve as tune-up races

It was a half marathon in a May that she can't quite put a finger on, but Moosic's Robin Mancinelli remembers vividly how the day ended. She had signed up for a pace team for that first significant race and at the end of the 13.1-mile journey, the ... (2014-10-10)

A serious runner doesn't wear costumes during marathons, right?

Like most any other marathoner, both skilled and novice, there are a few things I like to have handy when tackling those 26.2 miles. A water bottle is a necessity for me; I tend to dry out pretty easily. I also keep a packet or two of energy gels in my ... (2014-09-10)

Local runner completes a marathon in every state

Hometownlife.com (2014-09-10)

Man with Cystic Fibrosis Runs Marathons to Raise Money for the Cause

He loves training for them. He loves the freedom he feels while running. He loves pushing his body to the limits. But most of all, he loves crossing the finish line. "I cry every time," says Bell, 30, of Hoboken, New Jersey. But what makes him so ... (2014-09-10)

Man to attempt running 100 marathons in 100 days

Daren Wendell is taking ultra-marathon runner to a whole new level. He's been training for 22 months, and he leaves from California on Jan. 1. Darren chose to run 100 marathons in 100 days because he says he had to do something big to capture people's ... (2014-09-10)

Man to attempt running 100 marathons in 100 days

Daren Wendell is taking ultra-marathon runner to a whole new level. He's been training for 22 months, and he leaves from California on Jan. 1. Darren chose to run 100 marathons in 100 days because he says he had to do something big to capture people's ... (2014-09-10)

Man to attempt running 100 marathons in 100 days

Kalamazoo. MI (WXMI) —Many people don't even attempt a single marathon in their lifetime, but there's a man in West Michigan whose dream reaches far beyond that. Daren Wendell is planning on doing 100 marathons in 100 days, and he's running to coast ... (2014-09-10)

Man to attempt running 100 marathons in 100 days

Daren Wendell is taking ultra-marathon runner to a whole new level. He's been training for 22 months, and he leaves from California on Jan. 1. Darren chose to run 100 marathons in 100 days because he says he had to do something big to capture people's ... (2014-09-10)

Alumnus celebrates 50th birthday with 50 marathons

But David Knapp (PhD '96) has other plans for his 50th, which falls on Oct. 16: his 46th marathon of the year. The avid runner and Denver-based consultant has been celebrating the milestone since January with the goal of running 50 marathons throughout ... (2014-09-10)

With many different races out there, the marathon is still king

Trail runs and ultra-marathons appeal to the hard-core runners. The 5-kilometer and half-marathons are the most popular road runs in terms of sheer numbers. The marathon, however, remains the king of the distance races. There's just something special ... (2014-09-10)

Bluefields to be part of marathon series

The series consists of five races — both full- and half-marathons will be staged — in five states in five days. After starting at the state line of West Virginia and Virginia, the series will move on to North Carolina, then South Carolina, and will ... (2014-09-10)

Inaugural Morgantown Marathon To Be Hosted Fall 2015

All large cities like New York, Boston, and Pittsburgh have marathons. Soon Morgantown will also have one, in the fall of 2015, named “Morgantown Marathon 26.2 Almost Heavenly Miles.” The Morgantown Marathon will start and end at West Virginia ... (2014-09-10)

Blind marathoner Jeff Benelli set to run four races in five weeks

“In public I have to have my wife or one of my two boys guide me, and I am not functional on my own,” Benelli said. “The only time I feel independent is when I'm running marathons because I still have enough central vision to see shoulders and heads ... (2014-08-10)

Kalamazoo man attempting to run 100 marathons in 100 days for global water ...

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Many people don't even attempt a single marathon in their lifetime, but there's a man in West Michigan whose dream reaches far beyond that. Daren Wendell is planning on doing 100 marathons in 100 days, and he's running to coast to ... (2014-08-10)

Former Marine chases garbage trucks to train for marathons

With the Twin Cities Marathon just a few hours away, Bob Melcher describes how he stays in shape for his journey to the finish line. It might seem outrageous, but for Melcher, it's his way of life. "This is the best part right here. When you see the ... (2014-07-10)

Wheel well: Athlete sets goal of 2 marathons in 2 days

BRANDON | Jonathan Litzkow, a 19-year-old from Brandon, plans on participating in this year's I-35 Challenge in Des Moines and Kansas City, consisting of two marathons 190 miles apart. This is a Herculean exploit for anyone, but the Waterloo West ... (2014-06-10)

Asheville Pizza to host free Joss Whedon TV marathons

The restaurant's game room will host Whedon Wednesday starting Oct. 8 -- for potentially, years to come. That's because the game room will host free screenings of Joss Whedon's longtime television series, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," starting with the ... (2014-06-10)

Weekend Round-Up: The Marathons of Early October

While U.S. champions were being crowned in Minnesota, a runner in Portugal broke two significant records – but only after a rival was knocked down by a pacemaker. High-quality marathons were contested in America's two biggest Portlands and elsewhere, ... (2014-06-10)

Former Marine chases garbage trucks to train for marathons

With the Twin Cities Marathon just a few hours away, Bob Melcher describes how he stays in shape for his journey to the finish line. It might seem outrageous, but for Melcher, it's his way of life. "This is the best part right here. When you see the ... (2014-05-10)

So sweet! Breathless & exhausted after the Lakefront Marathon's 26.2 miles ...

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Thousands pounded the pavement on Sunday, October 5th as part of the annual Lakefront Marathon. While everyone's a winner after completing 26.2 miles, FOX6 found a spectator who feels like she came out on top! In the early ... (2014-05-10)

Portland Marathon another race on the way to 100 for cancer survivor Don Wright

Sunday morning's 43rd Portland Marathon includes nearly 10,000 runners ranging from teenagers to octogenarians, from 29 countries driven by a wide-ranging number of motivations and goals. For Don Wright of Lake Elmo, Minn., it was once just to say he's ... (2014-05-10)

Former Marine chases garbage trucks to train for marathons

With the Twin Cities Marathon just a few hours away, Bob Melcher describes how he stays in shape for his journey to the finish line. It might seem outrageous, but for Melcher, it's his way of life. "This is the best part right here. When you see the ... (2014-04-10)

St. George Marathon draws novice, experienced runners

GEORGE – Dana Henson, a biology student at Boise State University in Idaho, is entering her first marathon today by joining two other women who have ran in previous marathons. Asked why she was taking up the challenge, Henson, 41, of Garden Valley, ... (2014-04-10)

Tom McGrath runs 6 marathons to raise money for Achilles Kids

Tom “Running Man” McGrath is running six marathons this week in an effort to raise money for New York City students with special needs. The 64-year-old made a pit stop today at Lincoln High School in Coney Island while on his way to racking up more ... (2014-03-10)

Clayton Hardiman: Marathons show how we continue to evolve and live to make ...

Most of us never run a marathon. And even among those who do, time and pace are irrelevant for many. It's all about completing the course, not how quickly you complete it. But Kimetto, a one-time subsistence farmer who used to pass the hours on a ... (2014-03-10)

Good Question: Are Marathons Bad For Our Health?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — This coming Monday, you might see a few of your co-workers limping around the office after almost 12,000 people lace up for this Sunday's Twin Cities Marathon — 26.2 miles that circle around Minneapolis and St. Paul. (2014-03-10)

Our Longest Gaming Marathons

This might be more of a cautionary tale for how incredibly addictive a MMORPGs can be, but my longest gaming marathon would have to be about 30 hours in one sitting playing Aion Online. It started off innocent: grind for exp with some friends, join in ... (2014-02-10)

Local businesses excited about Wineglass Marathon

That includes 2,500 runners who will take part in the full marathon from Bath to Corning on Sunday morning, another 3,000 runners who have signed up for the fourth annual Wineglass Half Marathon, and about 800 expected for the third annual Wineglass 5K ... (2014-02-10)

St. George native vows to run 50 marathons before turning 50

She set the goal of running 50 marathons before she turns 50 on Nov. 6, and will achieve that goal by participating in the St. George Marathon on Saturday. She runs with a group of women friends, who dub themselves the Marathon Mommas, about eight ... (2014-01-10)

B.A.A. to Review Boston Marathon Registration

The Boston Athletic Association will soon look at whether to revise the Boston Marathon registration system for the 2016 edition of the race. "We annually review our registration process, our systems, trends in the industry, and we factor our ... (2014-09-30)

How Fast is the New Marathon World Record, Really?

Men's Fitness (2014-09-29)

Inching Towards 2 Hours: The Marathon WR Just Dropped to 2:02

On a beautiful day for running in Berlin, Dennis Kimetto won his second major marathon title and locked up the World Marathon Majors prize. Oh, and he also became the first human to break 2:03. That's 4:42 per mile for 26 miles. After ditching the ... (2014-09-29)

Forget Marathons: Business Is the Ultimate Endurance Sport

The celebrated tech startups and multi-million dollar investments we read about aren't because of a few quick business sprints. Instead, they are all the result of strong, concerted efforts of strength and discipline -- the type only seen in endurance ... (2014-09-29)

Dennis Kimetto breaks world record at Berlin Marathon (video)

Dennis Kimetto clocked a world record 2 hours, 2 minutes, 57 seconds, to win the Berlin Marathon on Sunday, becoming the third Kenyan to break the 26.2-mile mark in the German capital in the last four years. Kimetto, 30, bettered the record set by ... (2014-09-29)

Round-Up of Late September Marathons

On a weekend when Dennis Kimetto made history with his world record 2:02:57 in Berlin, fall marathon season hit high gear across the United States. Runners in Indiana had an unexpected obstacle, Joan Benoit Samuelson encouraged newbies in Ohio, ... (2014-09-29)

Sebastian man on path to complete in all 6 Major World Class Marathons

In April he won at the Boston Marathon. Ouweleen also finished first in Chicago and second in New York — the three Major World Class Marathons in the U.S.. After Berlin, Ouweleen plans to race in Tokyo in February and London in April 2016. That would ... (2014-09-28)

Cancer patient Ben Ashworth runs six charity marathons

"My preparations for most of the marathons have been less than ideal, but I've not been able to wipe the smile off my face when I've lined up at the start line," he said. "When I signed up to run the Berlin marathon I didn't know if I would be well ... (2014-09-28)

Cancer patient Ben Ashworth runs six charity marathons

"My preparations for most of the marathons have been less than ideal, but I've not been able to wipe the smile off my face when I've lined up at the start line," he said. "When I signed up to run the Berlin marathon I didn't know if I would be well ... (2014-09-28)

Dennis Kimetto breaks world record at Berlin Marathon

Kimetto also won the 2013 Tokyo and 2013 Chicago Marathons. Mutai, the 2011 London Marathon winner, also beat the previous world record by finishing second in 2:03:13. Mutai has finished second in Berlin, Chicago, London, New York City and the World ... (2014-09-28)

Amy Hughes completes '53 marathon record'

A woman from Shropshire has set what could be a new world record by running 53 marathons in 53 consecutive days. Amy Hughes, a 26-year-old sports therapist, from Oswestry, completed her last marathon in Manchester earlier. She first broke the women's ... (2014-09-27)

Amy Hughes completes 53 marathon record bid

Finishing her 53rd marathon in as many days, Amy Hughes has run into the record books, not only beating the women's record, but the men's as well. The challenge has seen the 26-year-old sports therapist, from Oswestry in Shropshire, run marathons every ... (2014-09-27)

The Week in Photos: festivals, street fairs, marathons and more in Hudson County

This week, photos from around Hudson County include scenes from Washington Park Live!; the fifth annual O'Connell's Run 5K and Newport Liberty Half Marathon; and Henry Greenfield, the 23-year-old Jersey City resident who is cycling more than 3,200 ... (2014-09-27)

Amy Hughes 'ultra runner' set to complete 53rd marathon in as many days

Once over she will have smashed the current women's record of 17 consecutive marathons, set by American Parvaneh Moayedi, and eased ahead of the men's record of 52. The number 53 is significant in other ways for the sports therapist from West Felton, ... (2014-09-27)

Corby woman to run two marathons in aid of St John

A Corby woman is set to run two East Midlands marathons in aid of St John Ambulance. Ellen Norris, 55, will be running the Ikano Robin Hood marathon on September 28 and the Leicester marathon on October 26. She is fundraising on behalf of the charity ... (2014-09-27)

Amy Hughes runs her 53rd marathon in 53 days

By the 17th day Amy had cruised past the women's record for consecutive marathons set last year by American Parvaneh Moayedi. She will ease past the men's world record of 52 today when she crosses the finishing line in Manchester. On her penultimate ... (2014-09-27)

Young woman's incredible achievement of 53 marathons in 53 days

And when she completes her latest marathon in Manchester on Saturday, Miss Hughes will have set a new record, which previously stood at 52, by running the official distance of 26.2 miles in a different city around the UK each consecutive day. Along the ... (2014-09-27)

British woman runs 53 marathons in 53 days, sets new world record

A British woman has run 53 marathons in 53 days, breaking the previous world record of 50 marathons in 50 days. Amy Hughes, a 26-year-old sports therapist, aimed to beat the record set by Dean Karnazes' of Inglewood, Calif. in 2005 to raise money for ... (2014-09-26)

64-Year-Old Man Will Run 6 Marathons In 6 Days For Charity

29, he will begin the first of six consecutive marathons -- in six days -- across New York's five boroughs to raise money to purchase shoes for Achilles Kids, a national group that provides support for children and adults with disabilities, many of ... (2014-09-26)

64-Year-Old Man Will Run 6 Marathons In 6 Days For Charity

29, he will begin the first of six consecutive marathons -- in six days -- across New York's five boroughs to raise money to purchase shoes for Achilles Kids, a national group that provides support for children and adults with disabilities, many of ... (2014-09-25)

41st Berlin Marathon Preview

The course, which is considered one of the fastest marathon tracks in the world, takes runners through the streets of Berlin, with start and finish points near the world-famous Brandenburg Gate. The 26.2-mile track starts at Tiergarten, loops around ... (2014-09-25)

75-year-old Cañon City man hopes to run his 250th marathon

CAÑON CITY, COLO. -- Running one marathon is a goal for some people, but one Cañon City man has now run 246 marathons all after the age of 50. Marvin Bradley is being honored with an award for his outstanding health and fitness improvements -- all ... (2014-09-25)

Torrington schools get funds to track kids' marathons

Since 2009, the Connecticut Association of Schools has sponsored kids marathons in the state. The program helps children develop regular physical activity routines while learning to train for an event. The lap tracking allows each student to receive ... (2014-09-25)

Syracuse mother of 7 to run 100th marathon

Gridley has done most of the marathons in Utah several times and has also traveled to 11 other states for races. She's run the Deseret News Marathon eight times, the Portneuf Medical Center Pocatello Marathon eight times, the St. George Marathon eight ... (2014-09-25)

On track for 250 marathons at age 75: Canon City man inspires health

On track for 250 marathons at age 75: Canon City man inspires health. A Canon City man has 248 marathon finishes in the record books and he plans to make it to 250 by the end of the year. "I don't think about being 75," said Marv Bradley. His current ... (2014-09-25)

Bicycle deliveryman surprised after marathons

Ramos rode his bicycle to Vermont – nearly a thousand miles – to compete in two marathons. Tuesday night at a party at Human Motor Works, the downtown Jimmy John's sandwich deliveryman was honored for his work. Ramos was joined by friends, family, ... (2014-09-24)

Dutch runners eager to see marathon's scenery

The Platte Valley Companies Monument Marathon and Half Marathon attracts runners from around the world. Some come for the challenge. Some come for the scenery. Some want to see the another part of the country. Some want to see what “The Good Life” ... (2014-09-24)

Record marathon runner hits Wrexham

A woman hoping to set a new world record of running 53 marathons in 53 consecutive days will be in north Wales as she nears the end of her challenge. Amy Hughes, 26, has already broken the women's record of finishing 17 back-to-back marathons and is ... (2014-09-23)

Mission accomplished! 5 friends run 5 half marathons in 5 days in 5 states

When I wrote about the five friends (four from Texas, one from Connecticut) who were planning to run five half marathons in five days in five states (the mere saying of the phrase makes me a little breathy), it was August and the races seemed far away. (2014-09-22)

Round-Up of Weekend Marathons, Here and Abroad

Fall doesn't begin in the Northern Hemisphere until today, but the fall marathon season was already well underway this past weekend. Much of the U.S. action was in the Midwest. Overseas, there were races in Australia's largest city and in Siberia ... (2014-09-22)

Belle Fourche-based marathon series plans 2015 return

Some of the times could qualify for big name marathons, some not nearly as fast - but when there are five runs in five days, it's a matter of endurance for runners at the peak of athletic ability and up into their 40s, 50s, 60s and even their late 70s ... (2014-09-22)

Cape Town Marathon to get underway

Race ambassador Elena Meyer says, “We want to build this event into one of those must run marathons in the world. So it's much more than just running a race, it's really is experiencing a city.” Meyer says runners are in for a treat on the route. “It's ... (2014-09-21)

Air Force Marathon 2014 Results: Men's and Women's Top Finishers

The 2014 Air Force Marathon is in the books after the event's 18th year concluded with Saturday's running. From broken records to shattered participation numbers, it was one of the best years yet. Steve Chu took home the men's full marathon title ... (2014-09-20)

LaGrange Park man conquers Ironman, continues fundraising in 2 marathons

7 in Madison, Wis., he has his sights set on finishing two more marathons by Nov. 2. Kaczmarz also is extending his efforts to raise funds for World Vision's Child Protection programs to combat child trafficking. He set a goal of $10,000 in June and ... (2014-09-19)

Episode schedule for TV Land's “Cosby Show” 30th anniversary marathons

Channel Guide Magazine (blog) (2014-09-19)

Weekend's Races Give Hints for Fall Marathons

Runner's World Newswire (2014-09-19)

52nd Annual Equinox Marathon Starts Saturday

“The Equinox Marathon is one of the oldest continuously run marathons in the country, so yes, it is really cool!" he says. "There's lots of marathons that have come and gone and lots of marathons that have sprouted up in the time since the Equinox has ... (2014-09-19)

Bluefield to host marathon series

The series consists of five races — both full- and half-marathons will be staged — in five states in five days. After starting at the state line of West Virginia and Virginia, the series will move on to North Carolina, then South Carolina, and will ... (2014-09-19)

Ask Mario: Can I Run A Half Marathon In 5 Weeks?

I have been challenged to sign up for a half marathon not too long from now (5 weeks) and wanted to know if I had enough time (realistically) to train and get in shape for it??? Crazy that I'm considering it, as I HATE to run. But lots of my friends ... (2014-09-18)

'Qualifying' for marathons and everything else

Ryan Hall is fast. He is qualified. He's the only American marathon runner to break 2:05, accomplishing that at Boston in 2011. So when he toed the line at the same event in 2014 with the world's best, you'd have to believe he deserved to be there ... (2014-09-18)

Boston Marathon Registration for Qualifiers is Closed

Registration for qualifiers for the 2015 Boston Marathon closed at 5 p.m. Wednesday and won't reopen on Monday, September 22, because more qualifiers have applied than there are spots available, the Boston Athletic Association announced late ... (2014-09-17)

Marathons: Pulling back before the final push

If you're running a marathon or half marathon this fall, you'll soon be entering your final phase of preparation. It's an exciting time, especially for first-timers. It can also be confusing, given the conflicting advice out there about how to train ... (2014-09-17)

Eleven to go

Amy, who works as a fitness instructor at the Lion Quays resort near Oswestry, is trying to complete 53 marathons in as many days to raise funds for charity. She said her daily routine has now become fixed. “Once I've finished one marathon we have to ... (2014-09-17)

Five-state, five-day marathon series opens Sept. 17

Local hosts and organizers of the Center of the Nation marathon series projecting good weather and finalizing plans that schedule Belle Fourche as headquarters for the Mainly Marathons five-state in five-day runs. It's a second year for the runs that ... (2014-09-16)

Reality Check: Are You Ready to Run a Marathon?

According to Running USA, over 541,000 runners finished marathons in the United States last year. Incredibly, the amount of marathon finishers has increased over 40% in the last decade. Much of this growth is attributed to the popularity of the half ... (2014-09-16)

Boston Marathon Registration Opens to All Time Qualifiers Monday

Runner's World Newswire (2014-09-14)

Krar dominates, hundreds soak in Steamboat's ultra-marathons

So, it wasn't exactly news that a favorite in Friday and Saturday's 100-mile Run, Rabbit Run trail-running ultra-marathon was having trouble. But, Rob Krar? THAT favorite? The man well on his way to his second “ultra-runner of the year” distinction ... (2014-09-14)

Labor vs Marathons

When preparing for labor the first time around, I was confident that my marathon training and running experience would be a huge asset. Both long-distance running and labor require months of preparation along with hours of physical and mental endurance. (2014-09-13)

Boy, 11, has run marathons on all seven continents

By one estimate, he joins about 450 people worldwide, a sign of how marathons have multiplied in number and popularity in the past decade. But most of the others are in their 40s and 50s, according to Massachusetts-based Marathon Tours & Travel, which ... (2014-09-13)

64-year-old 'Running Man' to log 157 miles for kids with disabilities

Tom “Running Man” McGrath this month will run 157 miles through New York City – that's a marathon per day for six days – to benefit Achilles Kids, a group that aims to give children with disabilities the chance to walk, run, wheel and compete in ... (2014-12-09)

Southampton legend Francis Benali nears completion of epic marathon ...

He had completed marathons previously - and up to 40 miles on training runs - but never attempted such distances on consecutive days. Let alone 21 consecutive days. "I liked the idea of testing myself with some kind of event to see if I could deal with ... (2014-12-09)

Alamo Drafthouse to hold nationwide horror movie marathons this Halloween!

Now this is frightfully good news for those of you within a severed arm's reach of an Alamo Drafthouse: On Saturday, October 25, "select Alamo locations nationwide will host eyeball-melting, sleep-depriving journeys into terror with back-to-back ... (2014-11-09)

Chesco 11-year-old has run marathons on all seven continents

Philly.com (2014-11-09)

In it for the long run: Woman runs 35 marathons in 35 days in fundraising ...

Metro (2014-11-09)

Huell Howser's 'California Missions,' 'Prime Suspect' Marathons Begin Sunday

Nothing says quintessential KCET programming quite like a Huell Howser show and a British police procedural. So it's only fitting that we're cerebrating our 50th anniversary with marathons of Huell's "California Missions" and the critically-acclaimed ... (2014-11-09)

Why marathons are the best for fitness in the long run

If you are like me, you will be surprised to discover that running the marathon is actually easier than training for it. You should try to gradually increase your long runs to 20 miles. With these sessions your legs will get very tired but will become ... (2014-09-09)

No Sweat! 9 Marathons Worth Hopping on a Plane For

For today's runners, marathons aren't just about completing the race. They're about completing the race in style, and in an amazing location. Runners are choosing their races based as much on destination as the number of hills they'll have to endure. (2014-09-09)

Zammitto Training for Half Marathon

The distance runs at Mitchell's Coffee House at 6 a.m. on Saturday mornings has become quite a draw for local runners, particularly as the cooler months approach and half and full marathons are more available. This past Saturday, 20 runners, pretty ... (2014-09-09)

2015 Boston Marathon registration opens Monday

The Boston Athletic Association used the same process to register qualified runners as it used the 2012, 2013, and 2014 Boston Marathons, allowing the fastest qualifiers to register first. Registration is entirely online at www.baa.org. 30,000 official ... (2014-09-09)

Run a Mile Race, Instead of a Marathon

Wall Street Journal (2014-08-09)

Fitness profile: Dallas man plans to run 100 marathons by age 65

With 40 marathons under his belt, you'd think James Snell has been an athlete all his life. Not so. Now 55, he didn't start running till he was in his 30s and didn't become a committed distance runner for another decade or so. The University Park ... (2014-08-09)

Mario's millions: could US charity gaming marathons sweep the UK?

Awesome Games marathons are held twice a year – a winter event in Washington DC and a new summer event in Denver, Colorado (which supports Médecins Sans Frontières). The marathons are intensive week-long occasions that mix the energy of a live ... (2014-08-09)

Grad students win LVHN Via marathons

Samantha Roecker of Charlton, N.Y., another 24-year-old, who coincidentally went to Providence College in Rhode Island, also had never run a race longer than a 10K, but completed her quest to qualify for the Boston Marathon by winning the women's ... (2014-07-09)

Well on Wheels: Top skaters say marathons are easier on the knees than running

Well on Wheels: Top skaters say marathons are easier on the knees than running. HEALTH-EXERCISE. Greg Scace/Courtesy. Inline skaters at Skate of the Union use the paceline to conserve energy at the start of the race. Many adult skaters were runners in ... (2014-07-09)

A new marathon in Milwaukee?

Ponteri's plans come as participation in marathons, and even more so in half marathons, is climbing nationwide. More people are running the 26.2 mile and 13.1 mile races, and more communities have added the events to raise money for nonprofits and ... (2014-06-09)

Top Skaters Turning to Marathons For Health

Each took to the Fairfax County Emergency Vehicles Operations Course to complete 12 laps for a half marathon or 24 laps for the full marathon. Thomas, 46, from Gainesville, Va., had just started skating again a month before the race nearly 20 years ... (2014-05-09)

Marathon madness: Rock 'n' Roll Cleveland race canceled

CLEVELAND-Hundreds of Northeast Ohio runners are disappointed, after a much-anticipated half marathon is canceled just weeks before it was scheduled for Cleveland's lakefront. The Rock 'n' Roll Cleveland half marathon was set to take place on October ... (2014-04-09)

Jeptoo, Bekele and Kipchoge head 2014 Chicago Marathon elite fields

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon's 2014 elite competition will feature five men with personal bests of 2:05 or faster, and four women with the potential to break the tape on Columbus Drive under 2:20, organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race ... (2014-04-09)

Haunted by the ghosts of marathons past

I'm running through the woods, and it appears I am winning the marathon. I'm surprised by this, but I go with it. The pace is solid, I feel great. Everything is going as expected. But suddenly, I get lost. The course opens into an empty field and it's ... (2014-04-09)

One Fund Disburses Another $18.5 Million

BOSTON — The charity set up to help victims of the Boston Marathon bombings has distributed another $18.5 million to the families of those killed and the injured survivors. With the latest disbursement announced Tuesday, The One Fund has handed out ... (2014-03-09)

Plans continue for five-days of marathons in Belle Fourche

Organizers and local hosts for the Center of the Nation marathon series are finalizing plans that schedule Belle Fourche as headquarters for the Mainly Marathons five-state in five-day runs. It's a second year for the runs that are designed for ... (2014-02-09)

Marathon runner Gary Lew

Gary Lew was born to run, but he didn't know that until he started competing in marathons at the age of 43. Now 54, Lew averages about 10 marathons a year and has run all six of the world's major marathons - Boston, New York, Chicago, London, Tokyo ... (2014-02-09)

Colorado man running 50 marathons to raise money for Alzheimer's Disease

COLORADO SPRINGS,COLO. -- Turning 50 is a reason to celebrate, and one Colorado man is turning 50 this fall and is celebrating his birthday by running 50 marathons, all for a good cause. "I am running 50 marathons during the calendar year to try to ... (2014-02-09)

Tokyo man runs 155th marathon in Columbia

COLUMBIA - Columbia's Heart of America Marathon had one of its more unique participants Monday morning: Tokyo native Atsushi Kato, who attempted his third marathon in as many days. "The first day was Wyoming, second day was Nebraska, and this time ... (2014-01-09)

Here's Your Labor Day TV Marathon Guide

Labor Day, first celebrated in 1887, is officially described as a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of their country. Basically, it's a day to celebrate workers by not working ... (2014-08-31)

What To Watch On TV This Week: Specials, Finales, Premieres, Marathons And ...

HBO is airing a mini-marathon of "The Knick" on Labor Day. Watch the first three episodes beginning at 8 p.m. EDT. Episode 4 will air on Cinemax on Friday, Sept. 5, at 10 p.m. EDT. Cinemax. Don't miss out on any water cooler talk. We've rounded up the ... (2014-08-31)

Skip the cookouts this holiday weekend and overindulge on smorgasbord of ...

Here's a quick guide to some of the marathons and binge-worthy shows you can find across the cable and online spectrum. She just won the Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a drama series, and now you can find out — or rediscover — why Julianna ... (2014-08-31)

Top 10 Labor Day TV marathons

Who doesn't love a good TV marathon? Sit back and relax this Labor Day with some of your favorite shows. Thanks to The Huffington Post, you are set with tons of good marathons to watch on Monday. Below are 10 shows to choose from but you can check ... (2014-08-30)

Labor Day weekend marathons hits a Homer run

The happiest fans in the TV world this holiday weekend may be fans of “The Simpsons,” who can watch all Simpsons all the time in the FXX marathon that's running right through Monday. The new channel, split off from FX, has been running every “Simpsons” ... (2014-08-30)

Here's A Labor Day TV Marathon Guide, Because This Holiday Shouldn't ...

The marathon starts off with the first film in the original franchise, "Star Trek: The Motion Picture," then continues on to "The Wrath of Khan," "The Search For Spock," "The Voyage Home," "The Final Frontier" until finally ending on "The Undiscovered ... (2014-08-30)

Binge Watch Through Labor Day With Some Comedy Marathons

If you plan on doing nothing through the Labor Day weekend, then do nothing while laughing. The Simpsons 12 day marathon is going into its last days and is heading to its conclusion on FXX on Monday at midnight. Here's some other TV comedy marathons ... (2014-08-30)

FXX sets record with 'Simpsons' marathon for Labor Day weekend, running ...

The happiest fans in the TV world this holiday weekend may be fans of “The Simpsons,” who can watch all Simpsons all the time in the FXX marathon that's running right through Monday. The new channel, split off from FX, has been running every “Simpsons” ... (2014-08-30)

Labor Day marathon guide: Meet the 'Housewives of Melbourne' and more

For the plebes of the world with a few days off from toil, this Labor Day weekend is the perfect time to catch up on the marathon of shows playing on television, that range from gross (Botched) to fecund (19 Kids and Counting) to a marathon that's ... (2014-08-29)

FXX 'The Simpsons' Plans Include Fall Mini-Marathons 5 Nights a Week

'The Simpsons' have been all over the internet this past week, perhaps even moreso than usual, as FXX continues on with its 12-day marathon of all 522 episodes of the landmark animated series. If you thought that America's favorite family would take a ... (2014-08-29)

Labor Day 2014 TV programming

Channel Guide Magazine (blog) (2014-08-28)

CBS-Owned Stations to Run 'Mork & Mindy' Marathons

CBS-owned stations in six markets will pay tribute to Robin Williams with a Mork & Mindy marathon Labor Day weekend. The show, which starred a young Williams as an alien from another planet, comes from the CBS Television Distribution library. It ran on ... (2014-08-28)

Five-day, five state marathons return to Belle Fourche

The Center of the Nation marathon series is returning to Belle Fourche as headquarters for the Mainly Marathons five-state in five-day runs. It's a second year for the runs that are designed for marathon fans from around the U.S. and abroad who want to ... (2014-08-28)

Xavier Smith: Marathons are made for me

I'm a sucker for marathons. I always have been. There's something about the feeling that comes with spending a Saturday relaxing and watching numerous episodes or movies in continuation. I just need three things in order to have a successful marathon ... (2014-08-28)

Labor Day weekend marathons lacking

It's another holiday weekend, so that, of course, means another round of holiday weekend marathons in TV land. And, unfortunately, it's more of the same old, same old. That means networks showing a lot of the same series that they trot out every ... (2014-08-27)

Labor Day weekend marathons lacking

It's another holiday weekend, so that, of course, means another round of holiday weekend marathons in TV land. And, unfortunately, it's more of the same old, same old. That means networks showing a lot of the same series that they trot out every ... (2014-08-27)

Study: Gels a Good Fueling Option in Half Marathons

The new research looked at whether getting that amount of carbohydrates from gels instead of sports drink affected half marathoners' finish times. Fifteen runners did a half marathon on a treadmill on three occasions: once while drinking 20 grams of ... (2014-08-27)

'I swapped match-day pies and pints for kale, meditation and ultra-marathons ...

A football fan has lost 7st by giving up his season ticket and replacing match day pies and binge drinking with meditation and ultra-marathons. William Robertson, 28, from Glasgow, once weighed almost 21st. He now weighs 13st 4lb. He was a fanatical ... (2014-08-27)

Grandmother earns medals in Triple Crown half marathons

Kathy Carpenter celebrates her completion of the Triple Crown half marathon races with four of her grandchildren: from left, in back, Johnny and William Harper; and in front, Vivienne and Griffin Harper. Carpenter's son-in-law is Dr. John Harper, who ... (2014-08-27)

Game, set, marathon? Tennis players, already logging on-court miles, thinking ...

Several tennis pros with major-tournament titles on their resume have run marathons, among them Murray's current coach, Amelie Mauresmo, as well as Mats Wilander and Yannick Noah. But all did so after retiring from tennis, which is how Murray sees his ... (2014-08-26)

Edmonton man runs five marathons for his aunt

I contacted Myeloma Canada, the only national organization exclusively devoted to myeloma patients, and worked with them to organize a multi-city marathon campaign called Making Miles Matter for Myeloma. It started this week — at the Edmonton Marathon ... (2014-08-26)

Running marathons to save a life

Running a 42-kilometre marathon in the hopes of raising $25,000 for a terminally ill child is about as self-sacrificing as it gets. That is exactly the selfless act 46-year-old Jason Suppes accomplished on Sunday, Aug. 24, when the Edmonton Marathon ... (2014-08-26)

Free Press Marathon: Deadline tonight to register for international races!

The very first Free Press Marathon, on a 57-degree Sunday, drew 1,942 runners, starting on the Windsor waterfront at 9 a.m. At the turn of the century, the Free Press Marathon had yet to double in size, attracting 3,588 participants. But last year, on ... (2014-08-25)

Sacramento runners lace up for marathon season

For most of this group, the goal is the Dec. 7 California International Marathon, Sacramento's marquee running event. But getting to the start of that race can be tougher than running the marathon itself. “The most important piece of (running ... (2014-08-25)

runners lace up for marathon season

For most of this group, the goal is the Dec. 7 California International Marathon, Sacramento's marquee running event. But getting to the start of that race can be tougher than running the marathon itself. “The most important piece of (running ... (2014-08-25)

Hundreds Run in Inaugural State Fair Marathon Races

“We do know the numbers are up a little bit from last year in all the races for total, and to have 85 plus marathoners on your first marathon, especially with the forecast the way it was supposed to be, is really good,” says GI YMCA Race Events ... (2014-08-24)

Hundreds Run for the Wausau 5K Marathon

Believe it or not, David Knapp is running 50 marathons across the U.S. before the end of 2014. And it's all for his mother who lost her battle with Alzheimer's in 2001. "Since I'm turning 50 this year, I decided I wanted to run 50 marathons to celebrate. (2014-08-23)

Marathon runners flock to Green River

Charlie Weiland, a runner from Athens, Ga. said members of the group he's involved in, the Marathon Maniacs, compete in a number of marathons taking place throughout the county. To be a member, a runner must at least compete in three marathons in a ... (2014-08-22)

marathons, half-marathons and the enemy of good

I'm doing a half-marathon tomorrow. Working HARD for hours. And now that I have you thinking what a sleek athlete I must be, I'll confess: it's a poetry half-marathon. :). The Poetry Marathon 2014 (24 poem/ 24 hours) also has a half-marathon option. (2014-08-22)

Amy Hughes is running 53 marathons in 53 consecutive days

A SELF-CONFESSED "fitness freak" who is attempting to run 53 marathons in as many days will pound the streets of Derby on Sunday. Amy Hughes, 26, is trying to break the world record of running the most marathons on consecutive days. The sports ... (2014-08-22)

Marathons gain traction in sports vacations

“The attraction of running marathons overseas is the cool weather and I did a personal best of 4 hours and 25 minutes in Kumamoto,” said 46-year-old New, who also participated in the Gold Coast Airport Marathon in 2011 and the Hong Kong Marathon the ... (2014-08-22)

Marathons gain traction in sports vacations

“The attraction of running marathons overseas is the cool weather and I did a personal best of 4 hours and 25 minutes in Kumamoto,” said 46-year-old New, who also participated in the Gold Coast Airport Marathon in 2011 and the Hong Kong Marathon the ... (2014-08-22)

12 Tips For Moving From Marathons To Ultras

Maybe you're more than a little curious about the idea of running an ultra—even a 100-miler. Yet where to start can be a daunting proposition, even for an experienced marathoner. Duncan Callahan, a two-time winner of the Leadville Trail 100 Run and an ... (2014-08-21)

Bingley Harriers lend a hand as record attempt woman tackling 53 marathons in ...

BRADFORD has played a part in a marathon runner's attempt to break a world record while raising money for a charity which helps children affected by brain tumours. Sports therapist Amy Hughes arrived in the city for the latest 26 miles in her attempt ... (2014-08-21)

25 Best Adventure Marathons in the World

Trade in your walking shoes for some trainers next time you go see one of the world's most awesome wonders. Great adventures give you a lot to remember, but the greatest give you something to train for. Adventure marathons and ultra marathons aren't ... (2014-08-20)

Ireland OT to Run 12 Marathons in 12 Days

Tomorrow he will begin the first of 12 marathons in 12 days across the 12 counties in Leinster in support of the autistic children he works with on a daily basis. It has been a lot of hard work to organise and train, but it is all worthwhile for the ... (2014-08-20)

Shropshire marathon runner Amy sets new record

Amy Hughes, 26, of West Felton near Oswestry, has set out to run 53 marathons in 53 days – a total of 1,400 miles. If she completes all 53 she will be the overall record holder for consecutive marathon running. And now with 15 26.2-mile runs under her ... (2014-08-20)

Breast cancer survivor on a mission to run 50 marathons before she turns 50

... advise them on remaining fit and healthy. “I love spurring on women and especially mothers to help them stay fit and healthy,” she said. Ms Wooldridge's next marathon is the Melbourne Marathon on October 12. For more details, visit Melbourne Marathon. (2014-08-20)

Cricket club catering boss to run 10 marathons in 10 days for charity

John Stew, who works as catering manager for Leicestershire County Cricket Club, in Grace Road, began his running habit after quitting smoking in 2007. Since then, he has completed 104 marathons and raised at least £20,000 for charities. Now, at the ... (2014-08-19)

Amy attempts 53 marathons in 53 days

A woman chasing a new world record by trying to run 53 marathons in 53 consecutive days passed through the streets of Wakefield today. Amy Hughes is aiming to raise £53,000 for the Isabelle Lottie Foundation - a children's brain tumour charity which ... (2014-08-18)

UAE 'marathona' set for 777 challenge: 7 marathons, 7 continents, 7 days

UAE 'marathona' set for 777 challenge: 7 marathons, 7 continents, 7 days. Residents hopes to raise $1 million to educate children in Bangladesh. By. Staff. Published Monday, August 18, 2014. UAE resident Maria will kick-start in Australia, followed by ... (2014-08-18)

Every Episode of The Simpsons Marathon Starts This Week

The marathon includes 25 seasons of The Simpsons run in chronological order and equaling 552 episodes all together. To cover that many episodes, the marathon is going to take some time. For 24 hours a day, The Simpsons marathon will run for 12 days ... (2014-08-17)

Scott D. Pierce: FXX will air amazing 'Simpsons' marathon!

There's so much more to this than just the marathon and all the "Simpsons" FXX carry on a daily basis thereafter. • On Sundays, FXX will air themed, eight-episode mini-marathons leading into the "Simpsons" episodes that air on Fox (Ch. 13 in Utah). If ... (2014-08-17)

Half marathon caps a marathon week: On the run at the Gay Games

AKRON, Ohio -- The bright side of the 6 a.m. starting time of the Gay Games marathon and half marathon was not hitting any traffic on the drive to its start at the Akron Civic Theatre. I felt surprisingly spry when my alarm beeped at 4 a.m. so I could ... (2014-08-16)

Catch Robin Williams marathons, tributes in theaters, on TV and online

FILE-- Robin Williams, left, and Matt Damon appear in a scene from the movie "Good Will Hunting" which was nominated for Best Picture in the 70th Annual Academy Awards. Williams was nominated for best supporting actor and Damon was nominated for ... (2014-08-16)

Patrick Keith Anderson, 29, Ironman who enjoyed triathlons, marathons and ...

He enjoyed an active life, including running marathons, cross-country biking, triathlons and was an Ironman. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Wilmington. Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his wife of three years, Katie Anderson, of ... (2014-08-15)

Women Are Better At Marathon Running, Says New Study. Sort Of.

The study, which was published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, looked at data for over 90,000 marathon times from 14 different marathons, and found that the male runners slowed down an average of 16 percent by the end of the ... (2014-08-13)

12 year set to run 7 marathons on 7 continents

Marathon running can be a lonely journey a grueling and punishing 26.2 miles and is a mental, as much as it is a physical, battle between “me, myself, and I." But for Ramirez, she has dad, who follows her on a bike through every mile. He flashes Blanca ... (2014-08-13)

Study: Marathons brought $64M to San Diego last year

SAN DIEGO — Participatory endurance events such as marathons, open water swims and triathlons had an economic impact of $64.1 million on San Diego County last year, according to a study released Tuesday by the National University System Institute for ... (2014-12-08)

The Difference Between How Men and Women Run Marathons Is a Metaphor for ...

Women tend to pace themselves nice and steady, while men rush to the finish line and tire themselves out. Sound like anything you know? Those are the findings of a new paper analyzing data from 14 separate marathons and 91,929 individual scores, which ... (2014-12-08)

The Difference Between How Men and Women Run Marathons Is a Metaphor for ...

Women tend to pace themselves nice and steady, while men rush to the finish line and tire themselves out. Sound like anything you know? Those are the findings of a new paper analyzing data from 14 separate marathons and 91,929 individual scores, which ... (2014-12-08)

You think one half-marathon is tough? Try five. In a row.

To run five of them, five days in a row, in five states, you need to be a little crazy. Criteria to which five women (four from Texas, one from Connecticut) are nodding: Yes. Yes. Yes. And yes. But note that it's more than the love of running that ... (2014-12-08)

Lincoln charity fundraiser completes first of seven marathons in seven days

A Lincoln charity fundraiser has just completed the first of seven marathons in seven days in memory of his brother. Ben Gibbons is running in memory of his brother, Adam, who passed away aged just 18 on January 4, 2008 having suffered a brain ... (2014-12-08)

From Marathons To Mud Runs, Endurance Events Boost San Diego's Economy

Vince Vasquez, a senior policy analyst at the National University System Institute for Policy Research, found that 134,000 people competed in San Diego endurance events like marathons and triathlons in 2013, and says those races created about $64 ... (2014-11-08)

Kernels: Reviewing the marathons

First player with extra-inning homer in MLB debut since Miguel Cabrera in 2003. Youngest Cubs player with multi-homer game since Danny Murphy in 1961. Royals 1st time in team history with a grand slam and a three-run homer in same inning (Tuesday). (2014-11-08)

Goshen's Kathi Peck has finished marathons in all 50 states

After all, the 64-year-old has finished one marathon (26.2 miles) in each of the 50 states. For her 40th birthday, she ran 40 miles. That took about five laps around Lake Waramaug in New Preston. For her 50th, she ran 50 miles around the lake — in ... (2014-10-08)

Big Cottonwood Canyon Marathon Continues to Show Growth

Coming up Sept. 13, several roads in Cottonwood Heights will be closed for several hours for the Hoka One One Big Cottonwood Canyon Marathon and Half Marathon. But it's an inconvenience that will be eased by the adrenalin of a runner's high for local ... (2014-09-08)

Goshen's Kathi Peck has finished marathons in all 50 states

After all, the 64-year-old has finished one marathon (26.2 miles) in each of the 50 states. For her 40th birthday, she ran 40 miles. That took about five laps around Lake Waramaug in New Preston. For her 50th, she ran 50 miles around the lake — in ... (2014-09-08)

Jim Newton fights cancer his way

Cape Gazette (2014-07-08)

Why Women Are Better at Marathons

We already know that men generally make riskier decisions than women (driving faster, gambling—you know what we mean), and it turns out running is no different. Men are more likely than women to slow their pace while running a marathon, according to ... (2014-07-08)

After Losing 83 Pounds, Christie Dougherty Is Attempting To Run 1000 Miles In ...

How I Gained It: I grew up in a very healthy household. My parents have both run marathons and both were always very health conscious. But I rebelled against this lifestyle my parents tried to impose, for no reason except that I was a teenager and didn ... (2014-07-08)

After Losing 83 Pounds, Christie Dougherty Is Attempting To Run 1000 Miles In ...

How I Gained It: I grew up in a very healthy household. My parents have both run marathons and both were always very health conscious. But I rebelled against this lifestyle my parents tried to impose, for no reason except that I was a teenager and didn ... (2014-07-08)

Goshen's Kathi Peck has finished marathons in all 50 states

After all, the 64-year-old has finished one marathon (26.2 miles) in each of the 50 states. For her 40th birthday, she ran 40 miles. That took about five laps around Lake Waramaug in New Preston. For her 50th, she ran 50 miles around the lake — in ... (2014-07-08)

Goshen's Kathi Peck has finished marathons in all 50 states

After all, the 64-year-old has finished one marathon (26.2 miles) in each of the 50 states. For her 40th birthday, she ran 40 miles. That took about five laps around Lake Waramaug in New Preston. For her 50th, she ran 50 miles around the lake — in ... (2014-07-08)

This Woman Is Running 53 Marathons in 53 Days

A 26.2 bumper sticker is sometimes something for the bucket list. But imagine doing that 53 times in 53 days. That's the challenge Amy Hughes, a 26-year-old sports therapist from the U.K. (already a veteran of several marathons, including the London ... (2014-07-08)

3 Portland-area marathons in 3 days for Colo. man

I'm running 50 marathons to celebrate turning 50 this year and to raise $50,000 for the Alzheimer s Association. He lost his mother to Alzheimer s in 2001 and thought running the marathons would be a way to raise money and awareness. He says people are ... (2014-06-08)

Guinness World Record attempt: 53 marathons in 53 days

How? What? Why? Probably some of the questions you would like to ask Amy Hughes from Shropshire. She is hoping to break the Guinness World Record of running the most marathons on consecutive days. Currently the female record stands at 17 ... (2014-06-08)

Goshen's Kathi Peck has finished marathons in all 50 states

After all, the 64-year-old has finished one marathon (26.2 miles) in each of the 50 states. For her 40th birthday, she ran 40 miles. That took about five laps around Lake Waramaug in New Preston. For her 50th, she ran 50 miles around the lake — in ... (2014-06-08)

Women Pace Marathons Better Than Men Do

During marathons, women pace themselves more evenly than male competitors do, according to a study of thousands of racers. The results provide unexpected insights into some of the physical and emotional differences between male and female runners, ... (2014-06-08)

Envisioning a run of success for the SF Marathon

Now that it's over, the numbers tell an interesting story for the troubled San Francisco Marathon. The first point is that of the 20,007 finishers in all races, only 6,618 actually finished the full marathon. So while San Francisco streets were tied up ... (2014-05-08)

Why Mike Strange is running 94 marathons in 94 days

Running no fewer than 42.5 kilometres every day for 94 days gives Mike Strange a lot of time to think. The former Olympic boxer is running the equivalent of 94 marathons in 94 days for his fundraising BoxRun to help "knockout childhood cancer ... (2014-04-08)

Twelve-year-old plans to run marathons on all seven continents

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Here's why the S.F. Marathon was a mess

This week the San Francisco Marathon took stock of the 2014 race and came to a conclusion. Basically it can be summarized in one word. Whoops. The computer app that was supposed to allow family and friends to track runners didn't work, water was ... (2014-02-08)

12-Year-Old Wants To Become Youngest Person In World To Run A Marathon ...

Her first international marathon in Rwanda included being followed by a helicopter for a few miles after a newspaper article on her record-setting attempt made her a pseudo-celebrity in her hometown. Her father ran half the marathon alongside Blanca ... (2014-01-08)

How marathon training made me a better entrepreneur

The UpTake: Training for marathons takes commitment, planning, and grit to get through the hardest parts of the run. The same things happen when running a startup, says TrueNYC.com founder David Schnurman. He shares what was inspiring most on all ... (2014-01-08)

How marathon training made me a better entrepreneur

The UpTake: Training for marathons takes commitment, planning, and grit to get through the hardest parts of the run. The same things happen when running a startup, says TrueNYC.com founder David Schnurman. He shares what was inspiring most on all ... (2014-01-08)

Three down, four to go! Twelve-year-old girl plans to run marathons on every ...

A 12-year-old girl plans to run marathons on all seven continents, and has already completed three. Blanca Ramirez of La Puenta, California, is hoping to set the record for the youngest female to accomplish the feat while raising funds for Operation ... (2014-01-08)

133 Marathons and counting

When he isn't running in a marathon or on active duty, Keller works as a detective for the Topeka Police Department where he has put his ability to run long distances to good use. For the last 18 years, he has helped raise money for the Special ... (2014-07-31)

Calif. girl, 12, set to run 7 marathons on 7 continents

Instead of playing video games inside like many girls her age, 12-year-old Blanca Ramirez wants to "go out there and make a change in the world." The La Puenta, Calif., girl is doing that by attempting to be the first female to run seven marathons on ... (2014-07-31)

Rising junior runs the equivalent of six marathons through the desert

Rising College junior Jesús Pérez said he never really considered himself a “runner.” But that didn't stop him from and five other students from running 136 miles — the equivalent of about six marathons — through the desert in six consecutive days. (2014-07-31)

90 marathons in as many days

Another day, another marathon for Canadian Olympic athlete Mike Strange. And more proof that people can push themselves far beyond their normal limits with the right motivation. Strange is well known as a three-time Olympic boxer in Niagara Falls. But ... (2014-07-31)

12-Year-Old Girl Set To Race Seven Marathons Across The World For Charity

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — She's only 12 and wants to be the youngest female to run seven marathons on seven continents. Blanca Ramirez of La Puente started running last year and now hopes to break a world record to benefit the charity Operation ... (2014-07-30)

Run for your rice! Nagano marathons require runners to lug a sack of grain

On November 9, Ijimamachi will be holding its second annual Komedawara Marathon. While the festivities don't include a full marathon (Japan likes to use the term “marathon” for any long distance cross-country run), there are three courses for ... (2014-07-29)

Forget marathons, a 5-minute run is enough

Less than ten minutes of running a day is just as good for the heart as pounding the pavements for hours, a large study has found. Under an hour of exercise a week lowered the risk of dying of heart disease by a “staggering” 45 per cent and extended ... (2014-07-29)

Everyday Hero: Guide navigates blind runner through marathons

Kiper became a guide-runner, tethered to her friend, and started competed with Berberian in several races, including the past two Boston Marathons. Kiper takes care of transportation, paperwork, hotels and other responsibilities for competitions. (2014-07-28)

Frank Bodani: How 'Marathon Man' Clay Shaw started running again

Clay Shaw of Manchester Township runs on the Heritage Rail Trail near the Richland Avenue bridge in 2012 during his recovery from knee surgery. Shaw recently completed the King Salmon Marathon in Alaska, the last state he needed to complete a ... (2014-07-28)

San Francisco Marathon 2014 Results: Men's and Women's Top Finishers

In another memorable edition of the San Francisco Marathon, August Brautigam won the men's classification with a time of two hours, 32 minutes and 16 seconds and Anna Bretan won the women's classification with a time of 2:47:50 in the 2014 edition of ... (2014-07-27)

From kebabs to marathons for Way

Tens of thousands of kilometres and seven years later, the Englishman finished 10th in the Commonwealth Games marathon on Sunday, at the age of 40. "Best day ever," Way said after finishing at Glasgow Green in a personal best time of two hours, ... (2014-07-27)

Commonwealth Games 2014: Shelley and Cheyech win marathon golds

As the crowds banged the security boards at the finish Michael Shelley, a 30-year-old Australian, crossed the line to become the first non-African to win the Commonwealth Games men's marathon in 20 years. His time – 2hr 11min 15sec – was nothing ... (2014-07-27)

Recent live reporting posts

Men's marathon gold medallist Michael Shelley on BBC One: "I'm still pinching myself, it's very exciting. There have been some great Australians who have won this in the past, so it's great to be alongside them. I just stayed relaxed, and I'm over the ... (2014-07-27)

12-Year-Old Attempting to Run 7 Marathons on 7 Continents

A 12-year-old girl in California who is trying to become the youngest person ever to run seven marathons on seven continent sis almost halfway to meeting her goal. Newsletters · RSS Feeds · Mobile · Care-a-thon 2014 logo ... (2014-07-25)

La Puente Girl, 12, Trying to Break Marathon Record to Raise Money ...

A 12-year-old La Puente girl who is trying to become the youngest person ever to run seven marathons on seven continents is almost half way to meeting her goal. Blanca Ramirez has run four marathons so far. Her fastest time so far is 5 hours and 59 ... (2014-07-25)

La Puente Girl, 12, Seeks to Be Youngest to Run 7 Marathons on 7 Continents

KTLA (2014-07-23)

The New Movement's Megaphone Marathons, plus more things to do in New ...

Chris Trew and Tami Nelson, co-founders of The New Movement, present the fifth annual Megaphone Marathons in New Orleans July 21-27, 2014. After a successful Kickstarter, the comedy theater will move to a new location on St. Claude Avenue in ... (2014-07-23)

La Puente girl attempting to run seven marathons on seven continents

The marathon was supposed to be only a trial race -- if Blanca was going to try to become the youngest person to run seven marathons on seven continents, after all, her father thought it was only practical to use the O.C. Marathon to test her conditioning. (2014-07-23)

Calgarian becomes first woman to complete hat-trick of ultra-marathons

As Calgary marathon runner Lorie Alexander approached the 91-mile marker at Time Station 6 she saw in front of her the sun rise over the desert hills and behind her a painful night of running. This year's 135-mile Badwater Ultramarathon had the world's ... (2014-07-23)

Record Level for Upcoming San Francisco Marathon

More than 25,000 runners are expected at this year's San Francisco Marathon, a record for the annual race now in its 37th year. The race, which is also a Boston Marathon qualifier and point of pride for the Bay Area running community, has achieved a ... (2014-07-22)

Big changes for Pensacola Marathons for handicap cyclists

But this year, at the Pensacola Marathon, Mayo won't be able to participate, if he uses his hand cycle. "This year we will go with only the Hand Push Rim Cycles to compete for those who are disabled athletes" says Ray Palmer with the Pensacola Sports ... (2014-07-21)

Sportsman Channel Features Five Marathons in Five Weeks

New Berlin, Wis. –(Ammoland.com)- Sportsman Channel has created a summer 'hit list' of its hottest shows with five marathons running in five weeks beginning Monday, July 21. Some of these shows recently ended their first seasons and, due to popular ... (2014-07-21)

Fitness profile: Bill Berenson plans to finish 50 marathons in 50 states by ...

Fitness goals: I'll run three marathons this fall to finish all 50 states the week before my 60th birthday in November. My next goal is “7 by 70” — a marathon on seven continents by the time I turn 70. Paris next spring will be my third. Running ... (2014-07-21)

FXX to Air 12-Day Simpsons Marathon of Every Episode

At the Television Critics Association fall previews on Monday, FXX announced that it would air all 552 episodes of The Simpsons and the movie in a record-breaking 12-day marathon beginning Thursday, Aug. 21. That's 278 straight, chronological hours of ... (2014-07-21)

Pune Running Group trains for the upcoming marathons on the weekends

Pune: Always wanted to participate in a marathon and did not know how to participate in it, like professionals. Here is a solution, Pune Running Group has invited enthusiastic runners to join their 'Leap of Faith' program where their volunteers will ... (2014-07-21)

Yuma couple complete marathons on five continents

Runners 3. Yuma couple John Edmundson and Shanen Aranmór run a marathon in Chicago, which they called the “most amazing” due to the 1.5 million spectators. Buy this photo · Runners 4. Loaned photo ... (2014-07-20)

Joseph Abbott, guest columnist: Sprints and marathons: Apollo wrong model for ...

But marathons are a harder sell because sprints offer the sexy now, or at least soon, while marathons all but guarantee that the sexy will only come when someone else is in office to take the credit. Maybe this Congress is willing to take that risk ... (2014-07-20)

'Marathon Junkie' Engle wins Aspen race

The Marathon Junkie can cross Colorado off his list, with time to spare. Chuck Engle, the celebrated runner from Ohio known as the “Marathon Junkie,” won the fourth annual Aspen Valley Marathon on Saturday to complete his mission of 50 marathons in 50 ... (2014-07-19)

Running: Women best at setting even marathon pace

If you're looking for another runner to pace you in a marathon, ask a woman. She's more likely to hold an even pace for the entire race than a man, according to two recent studies that looked at race performances. The first study, published in the ... (2014-07-19)

NH lawyer running four marathons for good causes

A New Hampshire lawyer is getting ready to run four marathons in a row for four good causes. Related. State of the Race: 2016 New... State seizes boat abandoned in Hampton · Traveling memory wall displayed at NHMS · Former police officer back in jail ... (2014-07-17)

The San Francisco Marathon Sets Record For Race Registration

On Sunday, July 27, more than 25,000 runners and thousands of spectators will take to city streets and landmarks on course for the 37th annual San Francisco Marathon(TSFM). Known as THE original San Francisco race event and the only full and double ... (2014-07-17)

Former PSJ resident Jim Newton fights cancer his way: running marathons

One would think that having run for over 37 years, covered over 45,000 miles, completed 17 marathons, many half marathons, 10k's and 5k's, one would be in fairly good health. You might see Jim Newton, Kent County, DE's Environmental Program Manager, ... (2014-07-17)

Former PSJ resident Jim Newton fights cancer his way: running marathons

One would think that having run for over 37 years, covered over 45,000 miles, completed 17 marathons, many half marathons, 10k's and 5k's, one would be in fairly good health. You might see Jim Newton, Kent County, DE's Environmental Program Manager, ... (2014-07-17)

Marathon Junkie in Aspen Valley Marathon

Chuck Engle, aka The Marathon Junkie, will attempt to set a record for winning 50 marathons in 50 states — all in less than 2 hours, 50 minutes. “Chuck Engle was here three years ago, and he's coming back this year,” said Aspen Valley Marathon co ... (2014-07-16)

New Movement Megaphone Marathons Hit New Orleans July 21-27

Prepare for a week of great entertainment as Austin-born comedy group The New Movement brings its fifth annual Megaphone Marathons to the New Movement NOLA performance space on Burgundy Street from Monday, July 21, to Sunday, July 27. (2014-07-16)

Getting high on marathons

Rahul Verghese, is an avid marathoner, who loves challenges of mountainous proportion. The runner began his journey on a cold winter day in Chicago in 2000, and was hooked to distance running ever since. He ran his first marathon in Chicago in 2001 ... (2014-07-16)

Dundee woman Louise set to run four marathons in four days for mental health ...

The event covers a total distance of 102 miles — equivalent of four marathons in four days. Although Louise races often this is one of the rare times she is asking for sponsorship. She explained: “I don't like to keep fundraising because I run so ... (2014-07-16)

Determined Woman Runs 7 Marathons in 7 Days to Fight Cancer

Marathoner Eva Casale. Photo: Courtesy Team in Training/Eva CasaleIt's the rare person who runs and completes a marathon — just .17 percent of the U.S. population, according to 2013 statistics. But someone who runs seven marathons in seven ... (2014-07-15)

LIer finishes 7 marathons in 7 days

Although she had completed 51 full marathons and 32 ultramarathons, ranging from 31 to 126.2 miles, in the past, this was the first time she ran seven marathons in the same week. "It was a challenge in the heat this week," she said. "It was tougher ... (2014-07-13)

Eva Casale of Glen Cove finishes 7 marathons in 7 days to fight cancer

As she crossed a finish line marked off by chalk and an archway of purple-and-white balloons, the 49-year-old Glen Cove resident threw up her arms to celebrate. She had just finished her seventh and final marathon of the week, logging a total of 183.4 ... (2014-07-13)

Amazing-7 Marathons in 7 Days…Congratulations Eva L. Casale

She had just finished her seventh and final marathon of the week, logging a total of 183.4 miles. "Right now, I feel really great," said Casale. Although she had completed 51 full marathons and 32 ultramarathons, ranging from 31 to 126.2 miles, in the ... (2014-07-13)

Passion for marathons more about fun than times, medals

Newnan Times-Herald (2014-07-13)

For Trinidad native and Coweta resident, passion for marathons more about fun ...

Arlene Nicholas Saffian, a native of Trinidad and the events/volunteers coordinator at the Cancer Centers of America in Newnan, has accumulated her share of marathon medals from national events while also running in the Boston Marathon this past April. (2014-07-13)

Alton man to run 52 marathons

"Logistically this is a bit of a challenge so initially I aim to run one organised marathon per month and three unsupported per month on my home patch, independently adjudicated and ice permitting. Should snow and ice cause any problem then the ... (2014-07-13)

Meet Marathons: Piranhas distance swimmers hit pool Friday as weather ...

The first day of the swim meet is always reserved for the marathoners of the pool. It's a chance to showcase the swimmers who do what very few others wish to. Canon City's Piranhas got their swim meet started Friday with five locals in the pool. Each ... (2014-12-07)

Survived ovarian cancer, now running marathons – Chestnut Hill optometrist ...

Amos, a Doctor of Optometry who works for The Eye Institute in Chestnut Hill, is also an assistant professor at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Elkins Park, a musician (drummer), a marathon runner, a five-year survivor of stage III ovarian ... (2014-11-07)

Singapore, Cape Town marathons find sponsors

Adidas named official apparel partner of the Standard Chartered Marathon ...Campaign Asia-Pacific (blog) (2014-11-07)

Ultra pain: The insane things that insane people put themselves through to ...

It's well-known that marathons exert a serious toll on the body as it copes with the demands of running so far at such a pace. Post-race, the blood of a marathoner can paint a picture of diseased organs and biochemical decay thanks to compounds tossed ... (2014-10-07)

Glen Cove's Eva Casale completes third of seven marathons in 7 days for cancer ...

Casale, 49, an ultramarathoner, is planning to run seven marathons in seven consecutive days while raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Both she and Schantz are members of the society's Team in Training, a group that trains people to ... (2014-10-07)

10 things no one tells you before you run an ultra-marathon

Telegraph.co.uk (2014-10-07)

Glen Cove's Eva Casale completes second of seven marathons in 7 days for ...

She was just a few miles shy of completing her second marathon of the week, and a group of about 15 runners was going to join her for the last 7.2 miles. Casale, an ultramarathoner, is using some of her vacation time this week to run seven marathons in ... (2014-09-07)

TNM's Megaphone Marathons Takes on Two Cities: The annual comedy mini ...

And these Megaphone Marathons … as noted above, they don't happen just here in the ATX: This concentrated burst of improv and sketch and stand-up and comedic variety starts in Austin, but then it tours to the nation's other New Movement location: New ... (2014-09-07)

LIer finishes 2nd of 7 marathons in 7 days 20 m ago

She was just a few miles shy of completing her second marathon of the week, and a group of about 15 runners were going to join her for the last 7.2 miles. Casale, an ultramarathoner, is using some of her vacation time this week to run seven marathons ... (2014-09-07)

Marathon Pacing And Gender Differences

An analysis based on 14 marathons that occurred in the U.S. in 2011, which included almost 92,000 competitors, led scholars to conclude that, when it comes to running marathons, men are more likely than women to slow their pace. Psychology studies show ... (2014-07-07)

3 Portland-area marathons in 3 days for Colo. man

David Knapp ran three marathons. He started with the Foot Traffic Marathon on Sauvie Island Friday, then the Stars and Stripes Marathon on Saturday in Beaverton and finished his triple with the Cook Park Marathon on Sunday. Knapp has a big goal in mind ... (2014-07-07)

3 Portland-area marathons in 3 days for Colo. man

"I'm running 50 marathons to celebrate turning 50 this year and to raise $50,000 for the Alzheimer's Association." He lost his mother to Alzheimer's in 2001 and thought running the marathons would be a way to raise money and awareness. He says people ... (2014-07-07)

Long Island Woman To Run 7 Marathons In 7 Days To Fight Cancer

GLEN COVE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A Long Island woman is embarking on seven marathons in seven days to fight cancer. Glen Cove resident Eva Casale, 49, is an ultramarathoner who plans to log 183.4 miles in seven consecutive days starting Monday ... (2014-07-07)

New York woman to run 7 marathons in 7 days to fight cancer

She's completed 51 full marathons and 32 ultramarathons, ranging from 31 to 126.2 miles. The 49 year old is a coach and volunteer with Team in Training. It raises money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. She joined it in 2007 after donating a ... (2014-07-07)

Long Island woman to run 7 marathons in 7 consecutive days to fight cancer

GLEN COVE, New York — A Long Island woman is embarking on several marathons in seven days to fight cancer. Glen Cove resident Eva Casale is an ultramarathoner who plans to log 183.4 miles in seven consecutive days. She told Newsday ... (2014-07-07)

July 4 TV Show Marathons: What's on This Weekend?

And plenty of networks have you covered in this case, airing marathons of various shows on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. So bring that burger inside and scroll down to see what's on this weekend... Rick on the Tracks · Looking For a Copycat. JULY 4 (2014-05-07)

2014 4th of July Marathons on TV; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 7 ...

Happy 4th of July to all of you out there! We hope you are enjoying the day off on our country's birthday! It's time to relax and watch some TV on this holiday! We are known for letting you know what marathons are airing on TV on holidays and we will ... (2014-05-07)

World Record Holder Running Marathons Again

Oklahoma City marathon runner Emerald Groom enjoys running races for the competition, the challenges and overcoming obstacles. While she was training for the Chicago Marathon, Groom broke her right foot and leg. Groom was on crutches for 17 weeks, ... (2014-05-07)

Strabel wins back-to-back Mount Marathons

For the second year in a row, Eric Strabel won the Mount Marathon men's division. The Anchorage competitor completed the race in 44:46 — more than a minute before Matias Saari, who finished second with a time of 45:53 after taking fourth place last year. (2014-05-07)

The Best TV Marathons To Watch This Fourth Of July Weekend

TV networks are airing marathons of shows and movies all over the place the next few days, so you never have to leave the house. We rounded up some of the most promising marathons on the schedule so you can take a gander and settle in for some ... (2014-04-07)

4th of July TV marathons: Chomp down on 'The Walking Dead' and others

There's a whole set of marathons on for the weekend, some highly publicized (can you make it through three straight days of The Walking Dead?), some obscure and ready for love (a marathon of the animated Transformers series, which is surely better than ... (2014-04-07)

TV highlights: Television celebrates Independence Day with lots of marathons

Rather than sticking to their regular schedules, lots of channels are anticipating that your Fourth of July will start with you melting into your couch while binge-watching an all-day marathon of your favorite show. So, here is a selection of what you ... (2014-03-07)

Showtime Salutes Fourth with 'Sex,' 'Donovan' Marathons

Showtime is letting viewers celebrate the Fourth of July weekend with marathon airings of two of its top original series -- ahead of their sophomore-season debuts later this month. The premium network is looking to build awareness and score a ratings ... (2014-03-07)

Outside plans, inside TV marathons on holiday

The eve and the Fourth of July could be a little wet outside, according to the weather reports, so it's a good time to scout out the traditional TV marathons on classic shows. And weather or not, it's a good opportunity to set the digital video ... (2014-03-07)

69-Year-Old Breaks Record For Most Marathons In A Year

For the fourth time, 69-year-old Larry Macon has broken the Guinness World Record for marathons run in a year with 239 in 2013, according to the Guinness World Record website. That's 6,261.8 miles in a 12-month period spanning from December 1, 2012, ... (2014-03-07)

7 TV marathons to watch Fourth of July weekend

... the "Transformers" franchise, you'll love every minute of it. Fourth of July offers you another chance to enjoy the fantastic robots from you childhood when Hub network airs a marathon of the animated series "Transformers: Rescue Bots" from 11 a.m ... (2014-03-07)

July 4th Weekend 2014 TV Schedule: Over 26 Marathons To Watch July 4

But once you're done stuffing yourself silly with hot dogs, burgers and red, white and blue-decorated cupcakes, why not settle down in front of the TV for an assortment of movies and marathons? Besides, this is the perfect way to waste that hour after ... (2014-03-07)

July 4th: Movies, TV marathons and more for the holiday weekend

It's the visual punctuation seen in Friday's daytime marathon of '60s TV's all-star pop art spoof smash "Batman" (6 a.m.-5:15 p.m., IFC). The Caped Crusader comic books came to campy life in color TV's early years, when comic-balloon graphics and crazy ... (2014-03-07)

Here's Your Ultimate Guide To All Of The July 4th Marathons On TV

The BBC is airing an all day ode to the Enterprise and its crew with this interstellar marathon. Watch Patrick Stewart and LeVar Burton seek out new life and new civilizations, and to boldly go where no man has gone before. Watch all of the action ... (2014-03-07)

He does marathons — in the water

And on June 28, he circumnavigated the borough of Manhattan in the 28.5-mile Manhattan Island Marathon Swim in about 9 hours and 40 minutes (29,611 strokes.) Through his swims, Mr. McConnell has raised more than $200,000 for the Les Turner ALS ... (2014-03-07)

San Antonio marathon runner breaks Guinness world record for 4th time

KSAT San Antonio (2014-02-07)

In Marathon Pacing, Men Can Be 'Knuckleheads'

Women haven't been running marathons nearly as long as men, but they have taken well to the sometimes choppy waters. Indeed, they often seem to finish strong and smiling. Decades ago, marathon gurus began advising inexperienced marathoners to pick ... (2014-02-07)

TV celebrates the 4th with specials, marathons

Three networks mark the Fourth of July with specials on Friday. All of them feature musical performances from a wide variety of guests and, of course, fireworks. So, if you have an aversion to heat, humidity or pesky summer bugs, here's a look at where ... (2014-02-07)

Curley, Matthews capture Blue Water Half Marathon titles

A pair of 2013 Half Marathon race runner-ups - Matt Matthews of New Baltimore and Jenae Curley of Marysville - took home championships in their respective divisions. Matthews, 29, recorded a time of 1 hour, 25 minutes, 56 seconds. Curley, 22, was the ... (2014-02-07)

Longmont man finishes 15th marathon for charity

LONGMONT – Chris Robbie set out on a mission of endurance on June 16, to complete 15 marathons in as many days to raise money for a Ugandan school. Robbie is the co-founder of nonprofit Enduring Communities. One of their projects is funding 15 ... (2014-01-07)

July 4th TV Marathons Include The Walking Dead, Futurama, Batman, The ...

We've begun the process of rounding up the various Fourth of July TV marathons. We'd be happy to add to the list as more runs of TV shows (or movies) are brought to our attention. In the meantime, here's what we've gathered thus far for the 2014 July ... (2014-01-07)

Athlete of the week: Jenae Curley strong after winning first half marathon

The 2010 Marysville High School graduate is just a natural runner, whether she likes it or not. “Basketball has always been my favorite sport,” said Curley, who also ran cross country and track and field in high school. “I like staying active and ... (2014-01-07)

Curley, Matthews capture Blue Water Half Marathon titles

A pair of 2013 Half Marathon race runner-ups - Matt Matthews of New Baltimore and Jenae Curley of Marysville - took home championships in their respective divisions. Matthews, 29, recorded a time of 1 hour, 25 minutes, 56 seconds. Curley, 22, was the ... (2014-01-07)

Longmont's Chris Robbie completes 15 marathons in 15 days

Robbie, wearing worn tennis shoes and a green shirt that has "15 marathons, 15 days, 15 teachers" on the back, crossed the finish line around 11:15 a.m. to the cheering fan club. Robbie, 24, completed 15 marathons in 15 days to raise awareness and ... (2014-06-30)

Curley, Matthews capture Blue Water Half Marathon titles

A pair of 2013 Half Marathon race runner-ups - Matt Matthews of New Baltimore and Jenae Curley of Marysville - took home championships in their respective divisions. Matthews, 29, recorded a time of 1 hour, 25 minutes, 56 seconds. Curley, 22, was the ... (2014-06-30)

Desert ultra-marathoners test spiritual and physical mettle

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the world of long-distance running there are the marathoners, ultra-marathoners and the desert runners who trek for days through drought, wind, heat and cold with supplies strapped to their backs. Fitness experts say for ... (2014-06-30)

Beat the heat with Fourth of July TV specials, marathons

Beat the heat with Fourth of July TV specials, marathons. Andrew Lincoln stars as Rick Grimes in the " The Walking Dead" marathon airing Friday through Sunday on AMC, channel 48. FRANK OCKENFELS 3/AMC ... (2014-06-29)

SD cancer survivor running marathons in 50 states

Scott, an avid runner, wants to run a marathon in all 50 states, and had finished 21 marathons in 15 states before Nov. 15, 2012. That was the day she had a mammogram and, after calcifications were found in her breast tissue, a biopsy. (2014-06-28)

Man Running 21 Marathons Across Iceland

Ryan Stecker. Published June 28, 2014. After recovering from a serious car accident, Réné Kujan of the Czech Republic decided to use his feet for good and is now in Iceland running one marathon each day for 21 days to raise money for charity, reports RÚV. (2014-06-28)

CT native runs ultra marathon in South Africa

COAL TOWNSHIP - Josette Savidge, a graduate of Shamokin Area High School and the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, recently traveled to Durban, South Africa, where she participated in the Comrades Marathon, an ultra marathon with 18,000 ... (2014-06-28)

Man runs 15 marathons in 15 days to benefit 15 teachers in Uganda

Chris Robbie has always had a great sense of the world around him. An avid traveler, the 24-year-old Colorado native has visited more than 20 countries, many of them for volunteer or missions work. On a trip to Uganda in 2012, Robbie met a teacher ... (2014-06-27)

Former Marathon Director Sentenced for Insurance Fraud

On Tuesday, Lawrence Herman, the former assistant director of the Frederick Marathon in Maryland and a running industry figure, was sentenced to five months in prison, plus an additional five months of home confinement for filing a false auto accident ... (2014-06-27)

After cancer, 2 transplants, she still runs half marathons

I'm a member of the fitness group UWMC Team Transplant and have completed five half marathons, along with dozens of friends who have also had transplants. And I have been volunteering as a Patient Adviser at the UWMC, and as a Community Advocate ... (2014-06-26)

Pat Hagan Really Is Chattanooga's Marathon Man

If there is a runner in the Chattanooga area who deserves the nickname of Marathon Man, Pat Hagan would be the first to qualify. Hagan really is the marathon man. Or maybe we should say that he used to be the marathon man. (2014-06-26)

Pokémon X and Y Update: 'The Speed Gamers' Video Game Marathon to ...

The first marathon by The Speed Gamers was The Legend of Zelda series in March 2008. Within the 72 hours of gameplays, the marathon raised $1,090 for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. The marathons continued with Mario, Metroid, Halo, Metal ... (2014-06-26)

Meyer backs CT marathon

Johannesburg - Former long-distance ace Elana Meyer is confident the organisers of the Cape Town Marathon will succeed in their attempt to make it one of the most popular and prestigious 42km races in the world. The annual race, to be held in September ... (2014-06-25)

Cancer survivor running marathons in 50 states

Scott, an avid runner, wants to run a marathon in all 50 states, and had finished 21 marathons in 15 states before Nov. 15, 2012. That was the day she had a mammogram and, after calcifications were found in her breast tissue, a biopsy. "I really didn't ... (2014-06-23)

Marathons and Ultramarathons: A different kind of hard

A while back, I saw a question posted on an online forum, asking, "What is more difficult, a marathon or an ultramarathon?" Having only competed in marathons at the time, and wanting to try an ultramarathon, the question piqued my interest. As I read ... (2014-06-23)

Kona Marathon offers special finish line for 50 States Marathon Club members

When Jeffrey Ward crosses the finish line at the Kona Marathon Sunday he will complete a journey that has taken more than a decade. Ward is among five members of the 50 States Marathon Club who are expected to wrap up the challenge of completing a ... (2014-06-22)

SD cancer survivor running marathons in 50 states

Scott, an avid runner, wants to run a marathon in all 50 states, and had finished 21 marathons in 15 states before Nov. 15, 2012. That was the day she had a mammogram and, after calcifications were found in her breast tissue, a biopsy. "I really didn't ... (2014-06-22)

£10k charity cash ambition for mum who ran 10 marathons in 10 days

A MOTHER of three from Billericay has not only completed ten marathons in ten consecutive days, but has done so in the fastest ever time for a female of her age. Heather McDonald-Hamilton, of Tye Common Road, completed Brathay Trust's 10in10 and was ... (2014-06-22)

SD cancer survivor running marathons in 50 states

Scott, an avid runner, wants to run a marathon in all 50 states, and had finished 21 marathons in 15 states before Nov. 15, 2012. That was the day she had a mammogram and, after calcifications were found in her breast tissue, a biopsy. “I really didn't ... (2014-06-22)

Standing for three hours a day has 'the same health benefits as 10 marathons a ...

If you find it tricky to find the time – or the motivation – to go to the gym, here's some good news. Simply standing up for three hours a day is as good for you as running ten marathons a year, an expert has claimed. Dr Mike Loosemore, Lead Consultant ... (2014-06-20)

Stand up three hours a day for benefits of ten marathons, says top medic

Working standing up for just three hours a day has the same health benefits as doing ten marathons a year, a top sports medic has claimed as he criticised government exercise guidelines for putting people off by being too demanding. Dr Mike Loosemore ... (2014-06-20)

Women make up large majority of Rock 'n' Roll Seattle Marathon and Half ...

What: The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon is a series of races in 28 cities. This is the sixth time it has been in Seattle. When: Both the full and half-marathons begin at 7 a.m. Saturday. Where: The race starts at Seattle Center (John Street and 5th Avenue ... (2014-06-20)

Sittingbourne push marathons on Sunday

JESS PACKER, Sittingbourne's racing manager, intends to put extra effort into filling Sunday week's marathons. He said : “Next week [Sunday June 29] we have an 893m marathon as well as an 893m maiden for greyhounds who haven't won over eight bends ... (2014-06-20)

Local Marathoner Runs For A Good Cause

The long distance runner has competed in the New York City Marathon five times and last September ran a 100 mile event from Jones Beach to Oyster Bay to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. On July 7 she'll participate in the 7-7-7 Challenge, ... (2014-06-20)

Meb Keflezighi says he has 3 to 6 marathons left

“There are three to five, maybe six marathons left in these legs,” Keflezighi told TeamUSA.org. “I want to make sure that they count.” On April 21, Keflezighi became the first U.S. man since 1983 to win the Boston Marathon. It was a tearful triumph one ... (2014-06-19)

15 marathons in 15 days

(KUSA) Chris Robbie looks a lot like a guy you'd expect to run marathons: Thin and compact, full of energy. But 15 marathons in as many days? It takes a special kind of man to do something as crazy as that. Robbie is running to raise money for the non ... (2014-06-18)

NBC NEWS/KUSA

(KUSA) Chris Robbie looks a lot like a guy you'd expect to run marathons: Thin and compact, full of energy. But 15 marathons in as many days? It takes a special kind of man to do something as crazy as that. Robbie is running to raise money for the non ... (2014-06-17)

15 marathons in 15 days

(KUSA) Chris Robbie looks a lot like a guy you'd expect to run marathons: Thin and compact, full of energy. But 15 marathons in as many days? It takes a special kind of man to do something as crazy as that. Robbie is running to raise money for the non ... (2014-06-17)

The Sports Doctor: Strategies for half marathons

When preparing for a half marathon, the most important thing is to evaluate the weather conditions, especially if it is hot and humid. It is a necessity to be well-hydrated going to the starting line, as it is too late when you get thirsty. Then ... (2014-06-17)

Newport News One City Marathon hopes to 'unite the city'

The first full marathon on the Peninsula is scheduled for March 15, starting at Newport News Park near Fort Eustis and finishing downtown at the Victory Arch. The course will take runners through the Christopher Newport University campus, along the ... (2014-06-17)

June 15, 2014: Negotiating Elephant Truce With Armies, Running 50 Marathons ...

Life is hard for an elephant. The smart, empathetic animals are known to visit the bodies of their relatives who have died (like this forest elephant below). And they're being slaughtered for their tusks. But National Geographic Explorer Mike Fay ... (2014-06-16)

Easing into marathons: At USA Fit Bellingham, Holly Graham helps runners ...

USA Fit Bellingham is a 150- to 200-person exercise group with 10 coaches whose goal is to prepare runners of any age and any experience to complete a 5K race, or a half or full marathon. During a six-month training period, runners meet once a week to ... (2014-06-16)

Libertyville resident runs marathons in 50 states

“When the mail carrier asked again a year later, she mentioned the marathon was in Alaska. That piqued Zemla's interest. She completed a half-marathon in Libertyville, and on New Year's Eve that year, she called the mail carrier and agreed to run the ... (2014-06-16)

​Why millenials prefer obstacle races to marathons — and how that's ...

We have seen a huge millennial turnout for road races and marathons that offer millennials more than just a workout run. About 60 percent of millennials try to work out on a regular basis, according to research conducted by Barkley and Boston ... (2014-06-16)

Libertyville woman completes marathons in all 50 states

When the mail carrier asked again a year later, she mentioned the marathon was in Alaska. That piqued Zemla's interest. She completed a half-marathon in Libertyville, and on New Year's Eve that year, she called the mail carrier and agreed to run the ... (2014-06-16)

15 days, 15 marathons: Denver man runs for kids

KUSA - Chris Robbie looks a lot like a guy you'd expect to run marathons: thin and compact, full of energy. But 15 marathons in as many days? Loading… Post to Facebook. 15 days, 15 marathons: Denver man runs for kids KUSA - Chris Robbie looks a lot ... (2014-06-16)

Runners from around Northwest join Vancouver USA Marathon's growing flock

It's hard to believe Yamada's first marathon was in 2011. His transformation from a sedentary 200-pounder to a svelte 135-pound endurance machine began with a “Biggest Loser” weight loss competition at his workplace, Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. (2014-06-16)

Manitoba Marathon runners brave rain, cross finish line

Rainy weather did not dampen the spirits of many runners in the 36th Manitoba Marathon this morning, including the four Winnipeggers who won the full and half marathons. Brian Walker, 32, won the men's full marathon with a time of 2:36:44, and Alice ... (2014-06-15)

Meeting Marathons Kickstart Reign of Nation's CEO

NEW DELHI: The day after the Modi Cabinet was sworn in, a Minister of State with Independent charge on his way home to Assam to celebrate got the shock of his life when he landed at Guwahati. He got a phone call from his office saying the Prime ... (2014-06-15)

Laugh-and-a-Half Marathon is a hearty success

The weather was cool and cloudy Saturday morning--nearly perfect for running, according to co-director Jodi Richey--and 630 runners from across the United States were in Norfolk to do just that by participating in the 2014 Laugh-and-a-Half Marathon. (2014-06-15)

Get-up and go: Why women outnumber men at many half-marathons

According to Running USA's annual State of the Sport report, women accounted for 61 per cent of participants in half-marathons (20 km) in 2013 -- up from 53 per cent in 2006. They also accounted for 43 per cent of marathon entrants in 2013, up from ... (2014-06-15)

'Never again!': Dad runs 10 marathons in 10 days

Bolton School governor Charles Cowling ran 10 marathons in 10 days after completing the gruelling Brathay 10in10, which is described as one of the country's most extreme endurance running events. Describing it as an “amazing” experience to have been ... (2014-06-15)

Longmont man runs 15 marathons in 15 days

Robbie, 24, will run the first of 15 marathons in 15 days to raise awareness and funds for the only school in Kito, a rural village in Uganda. Beginning Monday, Robbie will run 26 miles each day in different cities along the Front Rage starting in ... (2014-06-14)

ABC Family Hosts 'Boy Meets World' Mini Marathons in Preparation of the World ...

Burbank, CA (June 13, 2014) – ABC Family is celebrating all things Cory and Topanga with “Boy Meets World” mini marathons, airing Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET/PT all summer long, in anticipation of the ... (2014-06-13)

ABC Family Sets BOY MEETS WORLD Mini-Marathons

ABC Family is celebrating all things Cory and Topanga with "Boy Meets World" mini marathons, airing Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM ET/PT all summer long, in anticipation of the premiere of Disney Channel's family ... (2014-06-13)

Peterman to take on skating marathon

A Milaca para educator will be heading northeast to the Apostle Islands this weekend to try her luck in her first ever inline skating marathon. Melissa Peterman will trade her shoes for blades on June 14 as she goes to northern Wisconsin and the shores ... (2014-12-06)

Shropshire runner Amy steps up for 53 marathons in 53 days

The sports therapist is in training to take on the 1,400-mile challenge and says as long as she prepares well, she is confident of completing all the consecutive marathons. And she hopes to raise £53,000 for the Isabelle Lottie Foundation, a charity ... (2014-12-06)

Kline ready to help novices prepare for October event

In the coming weeks, Kline has agreed to provide training tips for readers who would like to run in the High Desert Half Marathon & 5K on Oct. 11 at Victor Valley College. Kline insists it isn't that hard to run a half-marathon. She should know. Since ... (2014-12-06)

Aspen Valley Marathon wins travel honor

“We've searched through every state to find the 50 top races and marathons worth traveling for. Charity races, full marathons, half marathons, local road races and many more were considered,” FlipKey.com said. “Some wowed us with their tireless ... (2014-12-06)

Hesperia resident has completed 33 marathons

Vanessa Kline finds herself constantly on the run, and it's not just because she has three children. The 33-year-old Hesperia resident is an ultra marathon runner, a role she worked into after signing up for her first marathon in 2012. In the coming ... (2014-11-06)

The Barkley Marathons Is The Kobayashi Maru Of Sporting Events

Participants in the annual Barkley Marathons are allotted just 60 hours to claw through more than 100-miles of unmerciful wilderness, enduring extreme temperatures and changes in elevation that equate to climbing up and down Mount Everest. Twice. (2014-11-06)

Daring Dan takes on seven marathons

North Devon Gazette (2014-11-06)

Larger city marathon in planning stages

The Wind Lake resident said he is seeking city approval to stage the inaugural Milwaukee Marathon sometime next spring. The 26.2-mile race will be run entirely within the city of Milwaukee. Ponteri said he hopes to have a half-marathon and 5-kilometer ... (2014-11-06)

Is Carbo-Loading The Answer To Avoiding The Wall?

Runners seldom hit the proverbial wall—that is, fall dramatically off their original pace toward the end of a race—in races of the half marathon distance and less. But it happens all the time in marathons. Why? The prevailing belief has been that the ... (2014-11-06)

Race organizer seeks OK for inaugural Milwaukee Marathon

The Wind Lake resident says he is seeking city approval to stage the inaugural Milwaukee Marathon sometime next spring. The 26.2-mile marathon will be run entirely within the city of Milwaukee. Ponteri said he hopes to have a half-marathon and ... (2014-10-06)

Marathoner Warshal says races keep him healthy

Whether in a debate or a response to a reader of his column in the Jewish Journal, publisher emeritus Rabbi Bruce Warshal is fast on his feet. However, when it comes to running marathons, which Warshal has done more than a dozen times, a slow and ... (2014-09-06)

This College Track Coach Was Fired Because He Wouldn't Stop Running ...

Aguero was suspended last year after running the 2013 Boston Marathon, with Potter telling him in a letter that his running the marathon “resulted in your missing team practice time, class time, and a possible meet attendance” — but as the Deadspin ... (2014-07-06)

Seven marathons in seven days for Combe Martin runner

A COMBE Martin runner plans to run seven marathons in seven days to raise money for charity. Dan Murdoch, 30, is set to run at least 26.2 miles each day along the South West coast path through North Devon and North Cornwall, setting off on June 29. (2014-07-06)

Move Over, Penguins, Marathon Coming Through

In the years between the marathons of my mid-20s and the one I had run with Peg, I had fully embraced adventure travel. I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, went on Himalayan treks in Nepal and Bhutan, hiked glaciers in Patagonia and more. But adding a ... (2014-06-06)

Murfreesboro Half Marathon online registration starts at 10 a.m. Saturday

“It's such a flat course that many runners from around the country use The Middle Half to train for full marathons, or to set a new PR (personal record).” Participants may register online by credit or debit card at www.themiddlehalf.com beginning at 10 ... (2014-06-06)

Murfreesboro Half Marathon online registration starts at 10 am Saturday

“It's such a flat course that many runners from around the country use The Middle Half to train for full marathons, or to set a new PR (personal record).” Participants may register online by credit or debit card at www.themiddlehalf.com beginning at 10 ... (2014-06-06)

Boxer running 90 marathons in 90 days to help fight children's cancer

Strange is running 90 marathons in 90 days to raise funds for the McMaster Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute and all Ronald McDonald Houses at sick children's hospitals across Canada. JOHN BRANNEN – THE NEWS. That's the message he's ... (2014-06-06)

New half marathon runs Saturday in Asheville

Asheville Half Marathon race director Julian Smith, who also directs the 40,000-runner strong Cooper River Bridge Run 10K in Charleston each April, said as of Wednesday, some 1,500 people had registered for the half marathon and 10K. He said he expects ... (2014-05-06)

McPherson doctor, son compete in marathons

His son, David, a professor of philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., also finished strongly at his age division at the Bayshore Marathon, as he finished 15th in the 45-49 division with a time of 3:22.19. That time was good enough to ... (2014-05-06)

First-Time Marathoners Don't Suffer Knee Damage

And it produced results similar to those seen previously: The runners' knees remained essentially unchanged by training for and completing a first marathon. The authors conclude: “High-impact forces during long-distance running are well tolerated even ... (2014-05-06)

McPherson doctor, son compete in marathons

His son, David, a professor of philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., also finished strongly at his age division at the Bayshore Marathon, as he finished 15th in the 45-49 division with a time of 3:22.19. That time was good enough to ... (2014-05-06)

Running 10 marathons in 10 days for charity

Having only run one marathon in my life (even in training) I don't quite know how I'm possibly going to manage 10 marathons in 10 consecutive days over a demanding course Lake District course (especially as I am currently suffering a painful calf ... (2014-05-06)

91-Year-Old Marathoner Smokes the Competition

Many nonagenarians are happy if they can still tie their shoes. Harriette Thompson not only laced hers up, she smoked the competition at the Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon Sunday. The 91-year-old from Charlotte, N.C., finished the 26.2-mile course in ... (2014-04-06)

Several Texas marathons open registration

The Austin Marathon and Half Marathon, which will run through the streets of the state's capital, opened registration on June 1. The race will be held on Sunday, February 15, 2015. The first 1,000 participants for either race receive a deal -- $70 for ... (2014-04-06)

91-Year-Old Woman Breaks Marathon Record

NPR (blog) (2014-03-06)

It takes a big heart to run 12 marathons in 12 months for the sake of children ...

Where inspiration began: Andrew O'Brien in the Uganda Bush Marathon. Mr O'Brien ran 12 marathons in 12 months to raise funds for ISIS Foundation, a charity founded in Bermuda, which helps communities and children in Nepal and Uganda. (2014-03-06)

Singapore man on how and why he ran 31 marathons in 30 days

Martial arts instructor Gerrard Lin made the headlines recently when he completed 31 marathons in 31 days to raise awareness of Singapore's Bone Marrow Donor Program. Previously, he had set himself a goal of completing a marathon with a 14kg tyre ... (2014-03-06)

Local woman attempts to run half marathon in every continent

A northwest Harris County woman who completed two half marathons across the world from each other in less than two weeks has a new goal: running a half marathon in all 50 states and seven continents. Adrienne Mynatt, a nurse practitioner, business ... (2014-03-06)

Humans evolved to run marathons

Back in 1978, Michael Baughman wrote an article in Sports Illustrated about how he outran a deer. The deer is more of a sprinter, than a marathon runner. On a warmish day (around 27°C) it took him about four hours to run down the deer over a distance ... (2014-03-06)

Cool runner! Woman, 91, sets marathon record

At age 91, Harriette Thompson of North Carolina set a record in Sunday's Rock 'n' Roll San Diego marathon. With a time of seven hours, seven minutes and 42 seconds, Thompson broke the U.S. record for the fastest marathon run in the 90-94 age group, ... (2014-02-06)

Dugout Digest – the Phillies, the Mets, and marathons

The Phillies and Mets found themselves forced into playing a five-game series this weekend because of a rain out earlier in the season. Unfortunately for both teams, three of their first four games in the series have gone to extra innings, meaning that ... (2014-02-06)

Why would anyone run ten marathons in ten days?

As anyone who's run a marathon will attest, simply reaching the finish line is an emotionally charged experience. Pounding the pavements for 26.2 miles is enough to break you mentally and physically; it's fair to say that the vast majority of people ... (2014-02-06)

Running events take place in Dublin & Cork

Organisers of the Flora Women's Mini Marathon say 15,000 women have signed up to run and the remainder will walk the ten kilometre course with many raising funds for over 800 charities. The route takes in Baggot Street, Pembroke Road, Merrion Road, ... (2014-02-06)

Marathon events take place in Dublin & Cork

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Det Norske Buys Marathon's Norwegian Assets for $2.7 Billion

Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA (DETNOR), controlled by billionaire Kjell Inge Roekke, will buy Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO)'s Norwegian business for $2.7 billion in a transformational deal that will boost output 14-fold and settle questions on funding. Det ... (2014-02-06)

Rand: Somewhere, there's a silver lining in cancelled Minneapolis marathon

I've attempted and completed four marathons in my life. Each one has followed pretty much the same blueprint: a gradual buildup of mileage over a four-month span, doing the longest training run (20 miles) about three weeks before the race and tapering ... (2014-02-06)

Ben Bruce Wins Big At Suja Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon

Lining up for his second marathon of the year—and his career—the San Diego native and adidas-sponsored athlete led from start to finish to win the Suja Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon in 2 hours, 23 minutes and 50 seconds. In February, Bruce won his ... (2014-01-06)

Seven marathons in seven days

Seven marathons in seven days. Matt Charters runs seven marathons in seven days to raise money for Chaos Support, a day centre in Havant for people with learning disabilities. Published on 31st May 2014. Latest; Most Popular; News; Sport; Lifestyle. (2014-05-31)

Senior shows marathons not young-man's game

Sunday marks the 50th Annual Scotiabank Calgary Marathon, and the 83-year-old, world-renowned long-distance runner will be there. Whitlock began his running career as a teenager in the suburbs of London, England, by winning multiple cross-country ... (2014-05-31)

Marathons have new title sponsor

MARQUETTE - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has signed on as the new title sponsor for the Marquette Half Marathon. "We are excited to have the support of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan," race director Jeri Mommaerts said. "The company ... (2014-05-30)

Comrades Marathon 2014: Route, Course Map, Times, Event Details

Bleacher Report (2014-05-30)

Women Run Fastest Marathons at Age 29, Study Says

If you're a big marathon runner, 29 may be the age you post your best time ever, a new Spanish study says. Researchers from Camilo José Cela University in Madrid analyzed the finishing times of more than 45,000 runners who took part in the New York ... (2014-05-29)

Glen Cove's Eva Casale running 7 marathons in 7 days to fight cancer

Lately, the ultramarathoner has been averaging between 75 and 90 miles each week as she prepares to run a marathon on July 7, another on July 8, and five more in the following five days, all on Long Island. In that one week, she expects to log a total ... (2014-05-29)

Like With Golf, Older People In Marathons Outperform Younger Ones

And when it comes to marathons, old people really blow the sports curve. They even turn it into a U-shape; a 55- or 60-year-old runner will often finish in the same time as an 18-year-old. The 26.2 mile race is now called a marathon because the Greek ... (2014-05-28)

Scott Clark runs in back-to-back US marathons

Scott Clark recently ran two marathons within a week on opposite coasts of the United States. The 50-year-old Summerside resident finished fourth in the field of 400 in the Boston 2 Big Sur Challenge. It is a combination of runners' times from ... (2014-05-28)

Native plans three marathons in three months to help 'Run over Depression'

To raise awareness of mental illness, Jim Shoopack is doing something that requires a rare level of mental toughness. Shoopack, an East Stroudsburg native, plans to run three marathons in three months. He ran the Garden Spot Village marathon in New ... (2014-05-28)

Bullied teen loses 200 pounds, now runs half-marathons

Christina Zdanowicz, (CNN) — Edgar Hernandez didn't expect to learn that he was pre-diabetic at age 16. When his mother burst into tears at the doctor's office, it hit him hard. He was 370 pounds and couldn't stand to look at himself. It was tough ... (2014-05-27)

Bullied teen loses 200 pounds, now runs half-marathons

When his mother burst into tears at the doctor's office, it hit him hard. He was 370 pounds and couldn't stand to look at himself. It was tough being a fat kid, but things became unbearable in high school. Edgar was seeing a therapist for depression ... (2014-05-27)

Jim Shoopack runs 3 marathons to help 'Run over Depression'

Shoopack, an East Stroudsburg native, plans to run three marathons in three months. He ran the Garden Spot Village marathon in New Holland in April. Next up is the Pocono "Run For the Red" marathon Sunday. Finally, he intends to take on the Xterra Big ... (2014-05-27)

Westport Running Coach Takes On 7-Continent Marathon Challenge

Wade-West is running seven marathons on seven continents to support Connecticut Challenge, the Fairfield-based organization that provides programs and support for cancer survivors. Wade-West has three more marathons on her odyssey, which she ... (2014-05-27)

Westport Running Coach Takes On 7-Continent Marathon Challenge

Wade-West is running seven marathons on seven continents to support Connecticut Challenge, the Fairfield-based organization that provides programs and support for cancer survivors. Wade-West has three more marathons on her odyssey, which she ... (2014-05-27)

Your Guide To All Of The Memorial Day Marathons On TV

Memorial Day is a time to honor the brave men and women who've given their service to this great country. Most people choose to celebrate by barbecuing, heading to the beach or visiting national monuments and war museums. But really, what's more ... (2014-05-26)

Your Guide To All OF The Memorial Day Marathons On TV | AMC

Memorial Day is a time to honor the brave men and women who've given their service to this great country. Most people choose to celebrate by barbecuing, heading to the beach or visiting national monuments and war museums. But really, what's more ... (2014-05-26)

Your Guide To All OF The Memorial Day Marathons On TV | AMC

Memorial Day is a time to honor the brave men and women who've given their service to this great country. Most people choose to celebrate by barbecuing, heading to the beach or visiting national monuments and war museums. But really, what's more ... (2014-05-26)

2014 Buffalo Marathon Sets Record

More than 6,700 runners from around the world took part in the 2014 Buffalo Marathon's full and half marathons, four-person relay race, and Inaugural John Beishline Memorial 5K Run held today, Sunday, May 25, in Buffalo. This was a record-breaking ... (2014-05-26)

Candy Spelling Complains About "Bionic" Lover's Penile Implant and their Sex ...

Candy Spelling Complains About "Bionic" Lover's Penile Implant and their Sex Marathons. Tweet. Getty (3). Many mothers go to great lengths to embarrass their daughters, but Tori Spelling's mom Candy really takes the cake. The widow of TV mogul Aaron ... (2014-05-26)

What To Watch On TV If You're Staying In This Memorial Day

As usually happens on a holiday weekend, there are more than a few marathons to enjoy on TV throughout the day. Whether you're in the mood for a themed movie day or just non-stop episodes of a show you like, there's something for everybody. So we went ... (2014-05-26)

Bullied teen loses 200 pounds, now runs half-marathons

When his mother burst into tears at the doctor's office, it hit him hard. He was 370 pounds and couldn't stand to look at himself. It was tough being a fat kid, but things became unbearable in high school. Edgar was seeing a therapist for depression ... (2014-05-26)

Hayfield woman completes gruelling desert marathons

But one Hayfield woman took it a step further, competing in the Marathon des Sables, the toughest foot race on earth, to raise money for the charity Mencap. The event sees participants tackle six marathons in six days across the Sahara desert carrying ... (2014-05-26)

App Allows You to Run Marathons, Exotic Trails Live

Starting next year, you're going to be able to start running marathons, like the London Marathon, from virtually anywhere you have access to a treadmill—from your home to the local gym. NY1's Adam Balkin filed the following report. This mobile app ... (2014-05-26)

Memorial Day 2014 TV Marathons; Top 10 Summer 2014 Television Picks

Happy Memorial Day! As usual, we have the holiday marathons on a holiday for you! We want to also give you a rundown of the top 10 series airing this summer on television once again! (Scroll below for that after our annual look at Memorial Day marathon ... (2014-05-26)

Seven marathons, seven continents in 25 days

... on all of the earth's seven continents. Soon after, a Seven Continents Club was established, listing the names of those who have completed a marathon on all seven continents — North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and ... (2014-05-26)

BT Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Delivers on Inaugural Liverpool Race

LIVERPOOL, UK — Nearly 7,500 runners from around the world toured the streets of Liverpool today for the inaugural BT Rock 'n' Roll Liverpool Marathon & 1/2 Marathon. Excitement around England's first Rock 'n' Roll Marathon was abounding, particularly ... (2014-05-25)

15 runners grind through first Eagle Nest Marathon

Eagle Nest is one of the hundreds of marathons Moayedi has completed during her running career. She holds the Guinness Book of World Records record for running 168 marathons in one year. For Moayedi, marathon running is a way to push herself. (2014-05-25)

Church minister and Truro teacher running 8 marathons in 8 days

The Reverend Mark Dunn-Wilson from Truro Methodist Church and David Crocker, a member of the congregation and teacher at Archbishop Benson school, set off yesterday on their first marathon-distance run. The pair hope to cover more than 226 miles ... (2014-05-25)

Suntracer Targets Arlington Marathons

In addition to Arlington International Racecourse's graded stakes tripleheader Saturday, May 24, fans of Arlington have a rooting interest in the Grade III Louisville Handicap at Churchill Downs, as popular Illinois-bred Suntracer takes on a field of ... (2014-05-23)

Most Marathons on 7 Continents in 1 Year: Trent Morrow sets world record ...

BONDI BEACH, Australia -- Between April 2013 and April 2014, Trent Morrow, 40, aka 'Marathon Man', successfully completed 160 official marathons across 7 continents, 16 countries and 45 US States, setting the new world record for Most Marathons on 7 ... (2014-05-23)

What to Watch: Hannibal's Last Course and 20+ Memorial Day Weekend ...

MemorialDayWTWPostPicOpt2 When you're tuckered out from the parade and stuffed full of barbecue this Memorial Day weekend, plop down on the couch and let TVLine take care of the rest. We've singled out some noteworthy marathons and specials, ... (2014-05-23)

What to Watch Sunday: Normal Heart, Mad Men's Finale, Plus Memorial Day ...

MemorialDayWTWPostPicOpt2 When you're tuckered out from the parade and stuffed full of barbecue this Memorial Day weekend, plop down on the couch and let TVLine take care of the rest. We've singled out some noteworthy marathons and specials, ... (2014-05-23)

Early Buzz: 'Big Bang,' TV marathons, Velvet Underground

Happy Friday, everybody! i know everyone is eager to start their three-day weekend, but I have some good stuff coming up (including Week in Music and Week in Pop), so stick around for a bit, won't you? Headlines: - Watch the big drum-off between Will ... (2014-05-23)

Boston Marathon emotional experience for McCook runner

In fact, Stamm's time in the first half of the marathon was 20 seconds faster than his first half at the Chicago Marathon, he said, where his time qualified him for Boston. Then, the terrain suddenly changed. Near the end of the 26.2 mile race, he hit ... (2014-05-22)

Mind your bib, runners: Bandits a common problem at marathons

One was stealing the spotlight. The other, a man running as a woman, was about to swipe a trophy. Both entered last year's Tacoma City Half Marathon without paying, creating what race organizer Paul Morrison called "all kinds of chaos." Doug Hill was ... (2014-05-22)

30th Bayshore, 220th marathon for Alpena runner

Saturday will be Christopherson's 30th Bayshore Marathon, adding to a remarkable tally of marathons or ultra-marathons that will total 220 when he takes off for the 32nd annual event on the grounds of Northwestern Michigan College. The 65-year-old ... (2014-05-22)

Milngavie's Shona in seventh heaven as she swaps marathons for mountains

20/05/14BRAEHEAD - GLASGOWSHONA Thomson is the only Scotswoman and one of only 20 females in the world to have completed marathons on all seven continents.Not content with gaining membership of the exclusive Seven Continents Marathon ... (2014-05-21)

Scots adventurer has run marathons in global extremes.. now she wants to climb ...

SHE has gone from suffering frostbite on her nose to braving sizzling temperatures of 36C as she became the first Scottish woman to run seven marathons in seven continents. Adventurer Shona Thomson's new aim ups the ante again, risking death in scaling ... (2014-05-21)

Med City Marathon: Bartocci closing in on 600 marathons

Frank Bartocci is closing in on his 600th marathon. By the end of the summer, the Rochester runner will be one of only an elite few athletes in the country to have run nine marathons in each of the 50 states. The medals hanging in his Rochester home ... (2014-05-20)

Bernard Llave: running marathons after dashing leukemia

Nineteen months ago, the Rock and Roll Half Marathon was the last thing on Bernard Llave's mind, after a painful toothache turned into a trip to the hospital. "I get to the ER: 'hey, you have leukemia, we need to find out what type it is,'" recounted ... (2014-05-20)

FX Marathons 'X-Men' Movies, Offers Exclusive Interviews, Clips From 'X-Men ...

“X-Men Takeover Thursday” features extensive cast interviews, as well as presentations of “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” “X-Men: The Last Stand,” and “X-Men: First Class.” When the newest film in a popular franchise comes out, a lot of fans like to go ... (2014-05-20)

Med City Marathon: A breath-taking achievement for Bartocci

04-21 Frank Bartocci 2 ols.jpg. Frank Bartocci is closing in on his 600th marathon. By the end of the summer, the 66 year-old Rochester runner will be one of only an elite few athletes in the country to have run nine marathons in each of the 50 states. (2014-05-20)

Gillette, Hill, Filipek, Kretz win titles in Great Lakes Bay Marathons

Jake Gillette calls himself a “Wheaties ambassador,” and on Sunday in the third annual Great Lakes Bay Marathons, he represented that product well. Gillette, 27, of Goshen, Ind., won the full marathon, crossing the finish line at Dow Diamond with a ... (2014-05-19)

Results here: Great Lakes Bay Marathon at Dow Diamond draws runners from ...

Midland, MI — Runners from 24 states and four countries were represented at the Great Lakes Bay Marathons on Sunday morning at Dow Diamond. About 220 runners participated in the full marathon, 26.2 miles, on May 18. About 420 runners ran the ... (2014-05-19)

Gillette, Hill,Filipek, Kretz win titles in Great Lakes Bay Marathons

Jake Gillette of Goshen, Ind., won the overall title in the full marathon in Sunday morning's Great Lakes Bay Marathons which started and ended at Dow Diamond in Midland. Lauren Hill of Saginaw was the female winner of the full marathon, Tony Filipek ... (2014-05-19)

An "average Joe" wins Colfax Marathon

Pat Sullivan crosses the finish line to win the men's devision of the Colfax Marathon with a time of 2:40:47 of the 9th annual Colfax Marathon May 18, 2014. (John Leyba, The Denver Post). There's nothing pretentious about the Colfax Marathon. It's a ... (2014-05-18)

In The Community: Schultz looking past measly marathons

Over the years, Schultz, who retired from teaching three years ago, has competed in 12- and 24-hour ultra-marathon races, including those that took place from 1984 through 2002 on the track at Academy Park High School's Knight Field. That event “died ... (2014-05-18)

Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon in Portland draws 10600 runners, features new 10K ...

TLS Journey tribute band performs during Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon TLS (Touch'n Love'n Squeez'n) Journey is a tribute band that performed for runners going by near the Oregon Convention Center during the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon. Their rendition ... (2014-05-18)

Suleman Abrar wins Cellcom Marathon; Seymour grad Sigl takes half marathon

At right, Suleman Abrar (13) stays behind Evan Paul Zdroik (5) as they race along the Fox River Trail in Green Bay during the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon. Abrar would win the race. / Evan Siegle/Press-Gazette Media ... (2014-05-18)

Suleman Abrar 'happy' with Cellcom win

Sigl has participated in both the full and half marathons several times during the 15 years of the event, but this perhaps was one of his better races. He won his second half marathon title and the first since 2011. Sigl, who finished fourth in the ... (2014-05-18)

World 10K Run: A Stepping-stone for India Hopefuls in Future Marathons

BANGALORE: The elite Indians, men and women, in the fray in the World 10K run are utilising the opportunity to prepare for bigger events and battles ahead. There are about 45 men and 28 women in the fray. The Indian challenge includes B C Tilak, V L ... (2014-05-18)

Today's Take: Cellcom Green Bay Marathon celebrates 15 years

The Cellcom Green Bay Marathon celebrates its 15th race this weekend. The event has come a long way since being launched in downtown Green Bay back in 2000. In the early years, the one-day event drew a few thousand runners. This year a crowd of ... (2014-05-18)

Crowds lure elite runner Ryf back for 14th Cellcom half marathon

The Green Bay Cellcom Marathon will celebrate its 15th year Saturday, having more than doubled in size since its inaugural race in 2000. Jason Ryf has been there for all but one as an elite runner in the half marathon. The only one the Oshkosh resident ... (2014-05-18)

Marathon runner got her start to overcome asthma

The Nagel Lake seasonal resident has participated in 100 marathons and ultra-marathons in several states. She lives in Seal Beach, Calif., and has run in many marathons in California. Other marathons were in Portland, Wash., Canada and more locally ... (2014-05-17)

15 runners grind through first Eagle Nest Marathon

Eagle Nest is one of the hundreds of marathons Moayedi has completed during her running career. She holds the Guinness Book of World Records record for running 168 marathons in one year. For Moayedi, marathon running is a way to push herself. (2014-05-17)

10 marathons in 10 days: Billericay mother-of-three undertakes 'huge task'

The Tye Common Road resident, who only started running marathons in 2007, has since completed 100 marathons including four on consecutive days – but this is her toughest challenge yet. The athlete began the endurance test on Friday, May 9, and will ... (2014-05-17)

Olympia teen marathoner thrives on challenge of 26.2 miles

John Teters, 17, recently added marathons to his busy list of extracurricular activities, which includes singing in the high school choir and the Olympia Youth Chorus, as well as volunteering with the Olympia Police Explorers program. Why marathons? He ... (2014-05-17)

Olympia teen marathoner thrives on challenge of 26.2 miles

One of the youngest runners at the start line of Sunday's Capital City Marathon has no interest in running cross country or track at Olympia High School, even though he's in the same building daily as seven-time men's winner Jesse Stevick, the Bears ... (2014-05-17)

Five marathons just a warm-up for Death Race

Marine Corps Capt. Eric Hovey of Patuxent River Naval Air Station and Maggie Seymour, a Marine from Virginia Beach, Va., stand together after a run in Maine. The two have been completing a marathon a day this week across New England, in preparation ... (2014-05-16)

15 runners grind through first Eagle Nest Marathon

Eagle Nest is one of the hundreds of marathons Moayedi has completed during her running career. She holds the Guinness Book of World Records record for running 168 marathons in one year. For Moayedi, marathon running is a way to push herself. (2014-05-16)

11-year-old girl heads to Rwanda marathon to start world record attempt

Ramirez will leave for a seven-country, seven-marathon trip Thursday. She is running to raise money for charity and hopes to accomplish her goal of finishing each marathon in all seven countries. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda/ San Gabriel Valley Tribune). (2014-05-16)

Marathoner & mother keeps ministry focus

A Baptist marathon runner who has raised more than $50,000 during the past year for an African mission has set an ambitious new goal. She plans to run eight marathons in eight months in eight states in what promises to be a grueling fundraising initiative. (2014-05-15)

Races and Places: Country Music Marathon, Nashville, Tenn.

"Due to the high elevation, heat and significant hills, this marathon was the most challenging I have experienced. Due to the challenges of this course I would not recommend this marathon for anyone trying a marathon for the first time. Additionally I ... (2014-05-15)

City's Top Chefs Put Marathons, Martial Arts, CrossFit on the Menu

Dave Beran, the James Beard Award-winning chef at Next, is training for his sixth marathon. He got home from work at 2:30 a.m. on a recent Saturday, only to scoot out the door six hours later for an 8-mile run. He was back at the restaurant at 11 a.m.. (2014-05-15)

Northeast Utilities Signs On To Sponsor Hartford Marathon

Connecticut Congressman John Larson with Northeast Utilities CEO Thomas May after the announcement that NU will sponsor of the 2014 Hartford Marathon in October. The announcement was made during a press conference at the Hartford Marriott ... (2014-05-14)

Indy student youngest to run half-marathons in all 50 states

He was influenced to cover the 13.1-mile distance by the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. He averaged about one half-marathon per month, but there was a nine-day stretch last July in which he ran three. He ran one up a mountain in Hawaii and ... (2014-05-13)

Exercise can be BAD for you! Training for a marathon could leave you needing a ...

Training for a marathon could leave you needing a pacemaker. TAKING part in extreme races such as marathons and triathlons could leave you needing a pacemaker in later life, health experts have warned. By: Benjamin Russell. Published: Tue, May 13, ... (2014-05-13)

Lake Norman area runners enjoy Boston Marathon

Kim Atkins and Krista Schoenewolf had run marathons together for the past several years, including the famed Boston Marathon in 2012. But on their return trip to Boston this April, both Atkins and Schoenewolf could tell right away there was something ... (2014-05-13)

Blackburn cancer battler's 6 marathons in 6 months goal

A FATHER-of-three who has defied doctors and lived with bowel cancer for two years has begun an ambitious attempt to run six mar-athons in six months. Ben Ashworth, 35, is in the middle of chemotherapy for the terminal disease, having already surpassed ... (2014-05-13)

73-year-old has goal to run 100 marathons

Ardis and Sarah have done several half-marathons in the journey. They live in Lake Elmo, Minnesota, a suburb northeast of St. Paul, so traveling to Fargo isn't the long distance of other races. He's run Grandma's Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota, nine ... (2014-11-05)

Results from the 10th annual Fargo Marathon

They stayed dead even thru miles 20 to 23, but it was mile 25 when Kemboi decided to take over, he pulled away from Bearakus there and never looked back, Kemboi who won 5 marathons in a 10 month span a three years ago, took the race in a time of 2 ... (2014-11-05)

Results from the 10th annual Fargo Marathon

They stayed dead even thru miles 20 to 23, but it was mile 25 when Kemboi decided to take over, he pulled away from Bearakus there and never looked back, Kemboi who won 5 marathons in a 10 month span a three years ago, took the race in a time of 2 ... (2014-11-05)

73-year-old has goal to run 100 marathons

1 goal, but somewhere after running a marathon in his 30th state, Don Wright got to thinking: Why not join the 50-state club? By: Jeff Kolpack, The Jamestown Sun, WDAY. 73-year-old has goal to run 100 marathons. image. FARGO — It didn't start out as ... (2014-10-05)

73-year-old has goal to run 100 marathons

Ardis and Sarah have done several half-marathons in the journey. They live in Lake Elmo, Minnesota, a suburb northeast of St. Paul, so traveling to Fargo isn't the long distance of other races. He's run Grandma's Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota, nine ... (2014-10-05)

Exclusive interview: Sara Stokes talks new movie, music and marathons

Now she doesn't walk though, she runs. The singing starlet has become the spokesperson for Diva Half Marathon and 5k Series and recently just ran her first two with the group. She's been running since she was 12 years old and loves to get out and pound ... (2014-09-05)

72-Year Old Slam Poet Plans to Run 5 Marathons in 5 States in 5 Days

Next week he's running the New England Challenge: 5 marathons in 5 states in 5 days plus a 6th marathon in a 6th state on Monday. He'll run in Portland, ME on Monday, Nashua, NH on Tuesday, Warwick, RI on Wednesday, Hartford, CT on Thursday and ... (2014-09-05)

Nearly ideal conditions expected for start of Saturday's Fargo Marathon

FARGO – It was a tough winter for runners in the Upper Midwest training for the Fargo Marathon. At least the weather on race day is not expected to follow suit. It will be almost ideal for the 8 a.m. Saturday start on the Main Avenue Bridge, said WDAY ... (2014-09-05)

72-Year Old Plans to Run 5 Marathons in 5 States in 5 Days

Next week he's running the New England Challenge: 5 marathons in 5 states in 5 days plus a 6th marathon in a 6th state on Monday. He'll run in Portland, ME on Monday, Nashua, NH on Tuesday, Warwick, RI on Wednesday, Hartford, CT on Thursday and ... (2014-09-05)

72-Year Old Slam Poet Plans to Run 5 Marathons in 5 States in 5 Days

Next week he's running the New England Challenge: 5 marathons in 5 states in 5 days plus a 6th marathon in a 6th state on Monday. He'll run in Portland, ME on Monday, Nashua, NH on Tuesday, Warwick, RI on Wednesday, Hartford, CT on Thursday and ... (2014-09-05)

Mind your bib, runners: Bandits a common problem at marathons

Last month's high-profile race-bib bandit incidents at the Boston Marathon cast a spotlight on a tradition nearly as old and widespread as racing itself. Deanna Muller of Auburn-based BuDu Racing says she even sees bandits in small community races. (2014-08-05)

Mind your bib, runners: Bandits a common problem at marathons

One was stealing the spotlight. The other, a man running as a woman, was about to swipe a trophy. Both entered last year's Tacoma City Half Marathon without paying, creating what race organizer Paul Morrison called "all kinds of chaos." Doug Hill was ... (2014-08-05)

10 Unexpected Truths About Marathons

It's been a few weeks since I finished my Boston Marathon re-do, and while the whole event was memorable from start to finish (most especially the cheers from the crowds that helped motivate all us runners), it wasn't exactly an easy process. Now that ... (2014-08-05)

Ultra-marathons a test of the human body

It's considered by its participants to be the ultimate form of pushing the body to the extreme. How much can it handle when it comes to logging long distance runs? That's the challenge a young mother from Shelton set for herself last winter. Recently ... (2014-07-05)

Woman who died after collapsing during Boulder Spring Half Marathon ID'd as ...

The 20-year-old runner who collapsed near the finish line of Sunday's Boulder Spring Half Marathon at the Boulder Reservoir died later that day, the Boulder County Coroner's Office announced Monday. Jessica Dillon, of Castle Rock, died Sunday at ... (2014-06-05)

Team Jones runs full marathon together for first and last time

The same year Jones began training for marathons, his grandson and namesake John Joseph Jones II was born. Bound by name and a passion the rest of the family couldn't grasp, the two became running partners by the time John Joseph was 5 years old. (2014-06-05)

Runner struck by car during Kalamazoo Marathon says he'll be back in 2015

KALAMAZOO, MI – Eddie Vega, known in the marathon running world as the "Barefoot Bandito," had plans to run Sunday's Kalamazoo Marathon completely barefoot in an attempt to set a Guiness World Record. His attempt, however, was cut short just a few ... (2014-05-05)

57-year-old runs his 100th marathon

Lynch's original goal of 10 marathons quickly gave way to a new goal when a buddy made a suggestion. "We were walking up to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in the New York for the 1998 New York City Marathon and he said let's do all 50 states," Lynch ... (2014-05-05)

Minnesota's Fryer, Himler win 2014 Brookings Marathons

BROOKINGS – A chilly and windy Saturday morning greeted the 800-plus runners that braved Mother Nature and put their training to the test at the Brooking Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay that started and finished at Pioneer Park. Despite the ... (2014-05-05)

The Marathon Runners

Today, with 30 marathons – which are 26.2 miles – under his belt, including eight Boston Marathons, Pearson hits the pavement six days a week, and often logs from 50 to 70 miles each week. “Running is addictive,” Pearson said. “Cameron McLean, director ... (2014-05-05)

Eau Claire Marathon: Man runs his 583rd marathon

Eau Claire (WQOW) - Of the hundreds of people who geared up for the 6th annual Eau Claire Marathon, 350 competitors embarked on a laborious, lengthy 26.2 mile journey. Pat Toutant, the race director of the Eau Claire Marathon, said, "So far, so good ... (2014-05-05)

At record-breaking 10th OC Marathon, a firefighter runs for more than fitness

More Galleries. ADVERTISEMENT. firefighter-gear-smile-jo. El Segundo firefighter Jose Zambrano, 43, finishes the OC Marathon with a smile on his face and 45 pounds of gear on his back. He was continually stopped throughout the run and thanked for his ... (2014-05-05)

Sights from Sunday's Lincoln Marathon and Half-Marathon.

Lincoln Marathon results. Defending Lincoln Half-Marathon champion Bridget Easley of Lincoln and newcomer Ashley Miller of Lincoln battled into Memorial Stadium before the defending champion pulled away down the stretch Sunday for a 9-second victory. (2014-04-05)

Mind your bib, runners: Bandits a common problem at marathons

Last month's high-profile race-bib bandit incidents at the Boston Marathon cast a spotlight on a tradition nearly as old and widespread as racing itself. Deanna Muller of Auburn-based BuDu Racing says she even sees bandits in small community races. (2014-04-05)

Mind your bib, runners: Bandits a common problem at marathons

Last month's high-profile race-bib bandit incidents at the Boston Marathon cast a spotlight on a tradition nearly as old and widespread as racing itself. Deanna Muller of Auburn-based BuDu Racing says she even sees bandits in small community races. (2014-04-05)

Mind your bib, runners: Bandits a common problem at marathons

Last month's high-profile race-bib bandit incidents at the Boston Marathon cast a spotlight on a tradition nearly as old and widespread as racing itself. Deanna Muller of Auburn-based BuDu Racing says she even sees bandits in small community races. (2014-04-05)

Legally-blind local runner finishes grueling Boston Marathon

Nothing had prepared Keith Johnson for the euphoria he felt after completing the 2014 Boston Marathon. The 54-year-old Orangeburg resident had already run four marathons and five half marathons, but this was special, he said. Johnson has Leber's ... (2014-04-05)

Flying Pig weekend capped off by half, full marathons Sunday

REPORTING LIVE DOWNTOWN, TAMMY MUTASA WLWT NEWS FIVE. It was quiet at the starting line of the Flying Pig Marathon Saturday night, but that won't be the case Sunday and it was not the case earlier Saturday. Paralyzed in '99 car crash, man walks ... (2014-04-05)

Walk away from marathons, some doctors advise

Though marathon participation is at an all-time high, some doctors believe too much running can actually become a bad thing, placing an inordinate amount of stress on the heart, knees, shins and back. How much is too much? It depends on who you ask. (2014-04-05)

Pig is Smith's 20th marathon (or more) in 20 months

The celebration begins every day at about 5 a.m. Frank Smith slips on his size 10 ½ Brooks PureCadence sneakers, light as wings, their soles flat to mimic his natural running style. The gentle tapping of his feet across the pavement will last for six ... (2014-04-05)

After serious accident, man takes on Lincoln Marathon to meet goal

Cory Scheer displays his medal after finishing the Gobbler Grind Marathon in Overland Park, Kan., on Nov. 24, 2013. The Kansas City native is attempting to run 12 marathons in 12 months for charity, and the Lincoln Marathon will be his eighth since ... (2014-03-05)

Columbus Weekend: Graduations, Marathons & Basketball -- Oh My!

From graduations, to proms, to the Cap City Half Marathon, businesses are bracing for the extra guests. If you're going to OSU's graduation on Sunday at 12 pm, parking officials urge you to leave early. Treat it like a football game, because these lots ... (2014-02-05)

Columbus Weekend: Graduations, Marathons & Basketball -- Oh My!

From graduations, to proms, to the Cap City Half Marathon, businesses are bracing for the extra guests. If you're going to OSU's graduation on Sunday at 12 pm, parking officials urge you to leave early. Treat it like a football game, because these lots ... (2014-02-05)

75-Year-Old Ready To Finish 131st Marathon This Weekend

That something was running. He joined a running club. “They started talking about marathons and I was like, marathons, are you people crazy?” Fredrickson said with a laugh. At the age of 53, he finished his first marathon in his hometown of Houston, Texas. (2014-02-05)

Pittsburgh native on year-long quest to run 50 marathons in honor of mother

A Pittsburgh-area native is gearing up for this weekend's marathon. He's celebrating turning 50 with a year-long charity challenge in honor of his mother, who died of Alzheimer's in 2001. “It's nice being back in Pittsburgh,” said David Knapp. “I think ... (2014-02-05)

The String Cheese Incident performed musical marathons

A performance by The String Cheese Incident involved a couple of incidents -- including guest appearances by the The Blind Boys of Alabama and New Orleans' own Soul Rebels -- but mainly felt like a long, hypnotizing jam session as the Colorado-based ... (2014-02-05)

Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon 2014: Route, Course Map, Times, Event Details

There are many races run each year in the United States, but few marathons draw as much attention as the Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati, Ohio. The organizers of the 2014 edition of the 26.2-mile race are expecting around 150,000 spectators to fill ... (2014-01-05)

Boston Marathon winner continues historic run

"It was an extremely tough marathon - lots of climbs, you hit heartbreak hill, and you're not done climbing yet before you get to the finish, my arms were absolutely exhausted," said McFadden, the Clarksville, Md. native. Still, she won... Again. It ... (2014-04-30)

Liliya Shobukhova may have to pay back over £1m for doping conviction

The Guardian (2014-04-30)

Colorado Marathon marks No. 100 for two runners

100 at Sunday's Colorado Marathon up the Poudre Canyon west of Fort Collins. Lynch, 57, comes from Kihei, Hawaii, and he's run 50 marathons in 50 states. Meadows, 62, is a Fort Collins resident and longtime runner of the Colorado Marathon. Both altered ... (2014-04-30)

Giuliana & Bill Give Back: Bill and Giuliana Rancic Run Marathon, Grant Cancer ...

E! Online (2014-04-30)

Kalamazoo Marathon 'Earn Your Mittens' challenge a welcome test for Sturgis ...

Sara and Ross Randolph, of Sturgis, will run in the 2014 Kalamazoo Marathon Sunday as part of the "Earn Your Mittens" challenge that requires runners to compete in the Wisconsin Marathon in Kenosha, Wis. on Saturday and the Kalamazoo Marathon on ... (2014-04-29)

Energetic 16-year-old not slowing down on marathon pace

That's what it takes to be the youngest marathon runner in the Heartland Road Runners and Walkers Club and it's exactly what Kathy wanted her son to learn when she introduced him to running in 2008. He started with a 5K in the Mississippi River Run and ... (2014-04-29)

Boston Marathon Winner Continues Historic Run

It was the second straight year McFadden, 25, won the women's wheelchair title at the Boston Marathon but because of last years bombing, she says this year's marathon was different. She ran for Martin Richard, 8, and his family. Martin was killed in ... (2014-04-29)

THOMPSON: Marathons are in a class of their own

Part of that is because my friends and many of the good people in Clarksville still remember my experience at the 2013 Boston Marathon, which was sort of a memorable day for me and everyone else. Understandably, I got asked a lot if I'd run it again ... (2014-04-29)

Oz and Roizen column: Marathons can't overcome unhealthy eating habits

Q: I'm 57; I've been running marathons for 25 years and was just told I have coronary artery disease. How is that possible? — Brad J., Columbia, Mo. A: Your heart health depends on what you do for exercise, how you fuel your body and manage stress ... (2014-04-28)

Marathons can't overcome unhealthy eating habits

Q: I'm 57; I've been running marathons for 25 years and was just told I have coronary artery disease. How is that possible? — Brad J., Columbia, Mo. A: Your heart health depends on what you do for exercise, how you fuel your body and manage stress ... (2014-04-28)

Couples win half and full San Luis Obispo marathons, break records

Thousands of people laced up their running shoes Sunday morning for the annual San Luis Obispo Marathon. The man and woman who won the race happen to know each other. 25-year-old Ryan Neely and 24-year-old Kimberly O'Donnell are dating and ... (2014-04-28)

For many participants, marathons present more than opportunity to run

Pittsburgh Marathon spokeswoman Laura Short said fundraising efforts for this year's race are projected to exceed $1 million, with 75 percent of donations targeted for the Pittsburgh region. And that's actually down. Runners raised $1.6 million for ... (2014-04-28)

Runners' deaths in Raleigh half-marathon 'worst kind of anomaly'

Results of a study by 11 doctors published January 12, 2012, in The New England Journal of Medicine found “the incidence of sudden death was 1 per 259,000 participants” in U.S. marathons and half-marathons from 2000 to 2010. That's 10.87 million racers ... (2014-04-27)

Runners take on back-to-back marathons in Boston 2 Big Sur

'Just electrifying": Three from Cenla share experiences of running in Boston ...Alexandria Town Talk (2014-04-27)

Running: Schaeffer-Duffy family marathons with a message

She'll never take back the thoughtful expressions she penned in an essay for The National Catholic Reporter that reflected on her family's experience at last year's Boston Marathon. But Claire Schaeffer-Duffy of Worcester did wonder if it was wise to ... (2014-04-27)

Runner proposes marriage at Country Music Marathon finish line

George Bandy ran 13.1 miles in today's St. Jude Country Music Marathon with a family heirloom diamond ring safety-pinned inside his shorts. He wasn't worried about his run time. In fact, he was trying to slow down to ensure he came across the finish ... (2014-04-26)

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon: Meet 'The Running Doctor' Tom Coniglione

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon: Meet 'The Running Doctor' Tom Coniglione. Tom Coniglione has done 22 marathons and countless half marathons in his four decades of running. But he hasn't run the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon, because at this ... (2014-04-26)

Free Movie Marathons Running Across DC Region This Week

A couple of movie marathons get the week going on Saturday. One, at the Hirshhorn, is devoted to cult disaster movies. The other, at the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum, includes a couple of old dinosaur movies. It's part of the museum's welcome ... (2014-04-26)

Marathon scores high marks among running community

“Hospitality (wise) I think it's one of the most well-organized, well-run marathons. I don't think there's any other marathons that are better and it's not one of the worst ones,” said OK Runner store owner Tim Thompson, who's participated in 20 marathons. (2014-04-26)

Marathon Goddess returns to Big Sur International Marathon

Just 10 days after her father died of pancreatic cancer, Julie Weiss qualified for the Boston Marathon, which would be one of 52 marathons she would run in 2012 to raise money to fight pancreatic cancer. Weiss also ran the Boston Marathon this year ... (2014-04-25)

West Sound Guide '14: More than just marathons

Andrist had just signed up for the Seattle Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon two days before the injury. Instead of training for the race, she had to begin a different kind of marathon, the long, slow road back from three compression fractures. Two years ... (2014-04-25)

Farah told to lay off the marathons

Mo Farah's coach Alberto Salazar has told the runner not to compete in any more marathons until after the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Farah, who won gold in both the 5,000 and 10,000 metres at the London Games two years ago, finished eighth in his ... (2014-04-25)

Going the distance, Alaska Air Guardsman runs marathon of marathons

Capt. Shane Garling, the wing deployment officer of the 176th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Alaska Air National Guard, runs with his wife, Julie, in the Maui Oceanfront Marathon in Lahaina, Hawaii, Jan. 19. The couple completed their goal of running a ... (2014-04-25)

A long-running love affair with marathons

When asked earlier this week what the 82-year-old, who has dedicated most of his life to distance running, would discuss today at the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon Health and Fitness Expo in Champaign, Higdon was noncommittal. "Well, I have to sit ... (2014-04-25)

U.K. couple is running toward 1000 completed marathons

Owners of the Guinness World Record for most marathons completed by a married couple, the Majors are signed up to run the SLO Marathon on Sunday, Linda's 50th birthday and the well-traveled couple's first race in California. It will be the third ... (2014-04-25)

Mo Farah needs to forget about marathons and focus on what he's good at

Mo Farah's coach, Alberto Salazar, will tell the double world and Olympic champion when he returns to training next week that he should forget about running another marathon until after Rio 2016 and concentrate on what he does best - beating the rest ... (2014-04-24)

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon: 2012 winner Camille Herron back with a ...

She has won 13 marathons in 10 states and has a goal to win one in every state. A three-time U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials qualifier, Herron set the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon women's course record two years ago by running it in 2 hours, 45 minutes ... (2014-04-24)

Watch These Grooving 'Grannies' Get Down Before Running Marathons For A ...

And boy do they know how to bust a move! To get themselves pumped up before they run marathons, they dress up as "grannies" -- with wigs and all -- and rock out in honor of mental health, according to their Facebook page. Post by Jammin' Grannies. (2014-04-23)

Sooner or Later, Security Drones Will Be Hovering Over Major Marathons ...

The City of Boston had extra security at the Boston Marathon today, with 4,000 uniformed and plainclothes police officers and 100 police dog units lining the 26.2-mile (40.2 km) course—twice as many as last year's event, when two bombs that exploded ... (2014-04-23)

Pen & Ink: Easter, marathons and marathon baseball games

The Boston Marathon went off without any apparent hitches Monday, a year after the finish-line bombing and subsequent manhunt that gripped the nation. It was reportedly the second-largest field of contestants — 35,755 — in the marathon's 118th running. (2014-04-23)

Ben Beach, Iron Man of the Boston Marathon

The bombs that disrupted the Boston Marathon last April, killing three and injuring many more, horrified the country. They also cut the race short for many dedicated runners. Yet, behind the motto “Boston Strong,” the city of Boston and the marathon ... (2014-04-22)

The Upshot|What Good Marathons and Bad Investments Have in Common

My sister-in-law, Jane Richards, ran last year's Berlin Marathon. Throughout the course, she retched repeatedly. She collapsed only a few steps after finishing. Her body was a wreck, and she said the race was more painful than childbirth. Yet she ... (2014-04-22)

The Upshot|What Good Marathons and Bad Investments Have in Common

My sister-in-law, Jane Richards, ran last year's Berlin Marathon. Throughout the course, she retched repeatedly. She collapsed only a few steps after finishing. Her body was a wreck, and she said the race was more painful than childbirth. Yet she ... (2014-04-22)

On historic day, Boston keeps calm and marathons on (+video)

One spectator, Edward McCarver of Wallingford, Conn., ran 14 Boston Marathons between 1984 and 2004, and he's cheered other runners on in every marathon since. “There's just something about the Boston Marathon,” Mr. McCarver says. Last year, he and ... (2014-04-22)

What Good Marathons and Bad Investments Have in Common

My sister-in-law, Jane Richards, ran last year's Berlin Marathon. Throughout the course, she retched repeatedly. She collapsed only a few steps after finishing. Her body was a wreck, and she said the race was more painful than childbirth. Yet she ... (2014-04-22)

Sooner or later, security drones will be hovering over major marathons

The City of Boston had extra security at the Boston Marathon today, with 4,000 uniformed and plainclothes police officers and 100 police dog units lining the 26.2-mile (40.2 km) course—twice as many as last year's event, when two bombs that exploded ... (2014-04-22)

2014 Boston Marathon: Larry Chloupek a marathoner like no other

BOSTON — At a certain point Monday, it was no longer the aching in his forearms that made each step a chore, nor the growing fatigue in his right leg. What was making the 118th Boston Marathon difficult for Larry Chloupek were the tears in his eyes. (2014-04-22)

Run to Remember among 12 'must-run' marathons

EDMOND — The annual Run to Remember Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon is dedicated to the memory of the 168 people who were killed in the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Building in downtown Oklahoma City, said Kari Watkins, ... (2014-04-21)

Sooner or Later, Drones Will Watch Over Major Marathons

The City of Boston had extra security at the Boston Marathon today, with 4,000 uniformed and plainclothes police officers and 100 police dog units lining the 26.2-mile (40.2 km) course—twice as many as last year's event, when two bombs that exploded ... (2014-04-21)

Ben Beach Returns For 47th Consecutive Boston Marathon

BOSTON — Monday morning, for the 47th year in a row, Ben Beach will line up in Hopkinton to run 26.2 miles. The Maryland native holds the record for the most consecutive Boston Marathon runs in history. But his road to the record hasn't always been easy. (2014-04-21)

The People Who Watch Marathons

A little more than a year ago today, the Boston Marathon bombings turned an event meant to celebrate everything good about people into something that highlighted the very worst of humanity. Some quietly speculated that the terrorist attacks would deter ... (2014-04-21)

Kenyan Rita Jeptoo and American Meb Keflezighi Win the Boston Marathon

Rita Jeptoo, who won the Boston Marathon in 2006 and 2013, has conquered the race once again, breaking the course record today with a finishing time 2:18:57. She is 33 years old. She almost didn't come back to defend her title after the tragedy that ... (2014-04-21)

Overland Park man prepares for Boston Marathon, celebrates 45 years of ...

Gilbert has run six Boston Marathons since then. His last was 2009. Gilbert is expecting this first race since the Boston Marathon bombing last year to be extremely emotional. “There's so much excitement and motivation more than ever with the runners ... (2014-04-21)

Redlands man running in Boston Marathon for father, American pride

Rajan Christian, left, 44, of Redlands, and his father, Dr. Moses Christina, 81, of Loma Linda, run together on Thursda in Loma Linda. Rajan is flying to Boston this weekend to run in the Boston Marathon and his father will travel to watch. Photo by ... (2014-04-21)

Homeless SF marathoner doesn't run from his problems

SFGate (2014-04-20)

Nine marathons in nine days

He'll feel relieved because he wasn't there last year with his family at the finish line as they were the previous two years, and because he will be starting the last of nine straight days of running marathons. A 1996 Hillsboro High School graduate ... (2014-04-20)

Clinton marathon set along riverfront

Clinton marathon set along riverfront: This June, Mainly Marathons will host its Heartland Series, featuring five full- and half-marathons in five days in five states. The Mainly Marathons series allows runners to run five marathons in five different ... (2014-04-20)

What I Saw Running 26 Miles in North Korea's Stalinist Dictatorship

PYONGYANG, North Korea—As I wait for the gun to sound at the start of the Pyongyang Marathon, my nerves are overcome by a bout of self-consciousness. Here I am, a foreigner in North Korea, with high-end running gear, fluorescent sneakers and energy ... (2014-04-20)

Boston will be 100th marathon for Flushing's Rich Wallen

Wallen, a retired Flint Community Schools administrator and former part-time adviser at Baker College, has averaged five marathons a year since he started running in 1993. At the time, he started running as a means to improve his health, which he said ... (2014-04-20)

Ferreira's Boston Marathon run a show of solidarity

“I hadn't run any marathons the whole year before, I was kind of over it, but once that happened last year, I knew I had to run in Boston,” Ferreira said. “We had some friends who were at the finish line, and one of the people there was a little kid ... (2014-04-20)

Dan Ferreira's four-marathons-in-six-weeks schedule

Concord's Dan Ferreira is in the midst of a stretch in which he plans to run four marathons in a six-week period. His results and upcoming schedule: March 30. Knoxville, Tenn. 2:54.24, 14th of 694. April 13. Raleigh, N.C. 2:58.38, 8th of 1,615. Tomorrow. (2014-04-20)

Boston blasts changed marathons forever

When Ms. Matamoros was hired as race director of the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon in 2009, she brought in Mr. Thompson, a former director of the Philadelphia Marathon, and his team to manage race-day operations. Pittsburgh has been on the ... (2014-04-20)

Pregnant Woman Runs 10 Half Marathons

Meg has run ten half marathons while pregnant. A goal she made for herself after being inspired by her friend grace. “At the duel, a 1.5, 2 years ago she ran at 32 weeks pregnant, and if i hadn't seen her do that, I probably never would have thought to ... (2014-04-20)

Orlando man returns to Boston to run 100 t h marathon

Jim Miller was two-thirds of a mile from the finish line at last year's Boston Marathon when he heard the wail of sirens. The crowd around him sputtered, slowed and stopped; the runners in front of him began turning back. He tried to squelch a wave of ... (2014-04-19)

Man Runs 3 Marathons, In 3 Countries, In 3 Weeks

BOSTON (CBS) – Three marathons in three countries in three weeks, it sounds like an insane dream but one man is making it happen with the goal of helping a young woman live a better, more independent life. “It will transform my life and I'll have ... (2014-04-19)

Celebrities who have run marathons

Check out these celebrities who have run marathons. Tweet · Pin It. SLIDESHOW DESCRIPTION|HIDE. You may have always wanted to put yourself in your favorite celeb's shoes, but how about his or her running shoes? Check out these celebrities who have ... (2014-04-19)

Boston Marathon 2014 will be Bill Romito's 28th

He chose Boston over Holyoke, a marathon he likes to run with friends, but had to run three marathons this year to get to his magic number. He ran a marathon in Sedona, Arizona, on Feb. 2, a marathon in Hyannis on Feb. 23, and the Tobacco Road Marathon ... (2014-04-18)

RETIREMENT LIFESTYLES: Seventy-six and running marathons

Marvin Sonksen and his daughter, Marla, of Rifle, Colo., ran the Minneapolis/St. Paul (Minn.) Twin Cities Marathon on Oct. 6, 2013. The 26.2-mile course went around four lakes and along the Mississippi River. There were 8,857 finishers and Marvin ... (2014-04-18)

Road closures for Derby Festival marathons

Road closures for Derby Festival marathons. A number of streets in Louisville will be closed or designated for no parking starting Friday ahead of Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon. Both races start at 7:30 a.m. after wheelchair athletes. (2014-04-18)

Raleigh marathon doesn't give charity money from runners' fees

News & Observer (2014-04-18)

Raleigh marathon doesn't donate charity money from runners' fees

News & Observer (2014-04-18)

Norwalk Marathon Maniac Has Unfinished Business In Boston

Stoker, who has run 33 marathons total, will be running in Boston the fourth time. She will achieve Osmium Level status from Marathon Maniacs, an organization that rewards marathon running frequency, when she finishes the Boston race. Last year's ... (2014-04-18)

Celebrities who have run marathons

Check out these celebrities who have run marathons. marathon celebs - intro. 1 / 29. iStock/JordiDelgado. You may have always wanted to put yourself in your favorite celeb's shoes, but how about his or her running shoes? Check out these celebrities who ... (2014-04-18)

Celebrities who have run marathons

Check out these celebrities who have run marathons. marathon celebs - intro. 1 / 29. iStock/JordiDelgado. You may have always wanted to put yourself in your favorite celeb's shoes, but how about his or her running shoes? Check out these celebrities who ... (2014-04-18)

TBT Pesach: Of Matzah and Marathons

Given that this year, Pesach coincided with the First Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing, I thought it appropriate to take a peak at BZ's 2008 post about Matzah and Marathons, specifically preparations for the Boston Marathon. He was also ... (2014-04-17)

Faces of the Boston Marathon Field

After missing qualifying for the 2013 Boston Marathon by just 15 seconds, Haines ran the 2012 Anthem Richmond Marathon in 3:10:54 to capture a spot in this year's field. Haines said he started running marathons about two years ago. "It was a bucket ... (2014-04-17)

Around Pleasanton: Woman's ultimate marathon -- 50 in 50 states

A year ago this month, Nancy Morehead, of Pleasanton crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon. A few minutes later, she heard an explosion back where she had just been. Then she heard another. "My husband was a few blocks away and also heard ... (2014-04-17)

Breaking Down The 'Fastest Ever' Boston Marathon Men's Field #1 Through 11 ...

Considering how loaded last weekend's 2014 London Marathon was – with the fastest man in history Geoffrey Mutai, the world record holder Wilson Kipsang, world junior record holder Tsegaye Mekonnen, the defending champ Tsegaye Kebede, the Olympic ... (2014-04-17)

Monument native completes 7 marathons on 7 continents

She ran a safari marathon in South Africa and Rio de Janeiro to knock out South America. Her hardest competition was the Great Wall of China marathon. And just last month, she finished things off in Antarctica. Krysten lives in Los Angeles now but told ... (2014-04-17)

Runner on 8-day marathon of marathons stops in DC

Many have run marathons in the past, and they describe fellow runners as "family," which explains the grueling effort to honor those killed and injured at the Boston Marathon finish line. The team is broken up into five flights, with each one running ... (2014-04-17)

Training Properly For Marathon is Important

Lynchburg, VA - Two men died running the half marathon Sunday during Raleigh's inaugural Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. We have races very similar to that here in Lynchburg, with the Virginia Ten Miler. The half marathon in North Carolina over the weekend was ... (2014-04-15)

Houston runner returning to Boston Marathon one year later

CRIMESTOPPERS AT 713-222-TIPS. A DAY OF TRIBUTE TODAY AS THOUSANDS GATHER IN BOSTON TO MARK THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE BOSTON MARATHON BOMBINGS. IT'S TIME TO HEAL AND MOVE FORWARD, THAT WAS THE ... (2014-04-15)

On a World in Which Little Boys Do Not Die at Marathons

I grew up watching the Boston Marathon. It always hit at a lovely spot in the year: mid-April. In New England, this is an enchanting time, mostly because the months immediately preceding it have not lacked for cold. The flowers start to bloom, the ... (2014-04-15)

4 Arizona school superintendents to take on Boston Marathon

Baker, Woodall, and Davidson have completed many marathons together. They qualified for Boston by running the Grandma's Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota last summer. Along with running marathons in Tucson, St. George, Utah and Portland, Oregon, they ... (2014-04-15)

Why Do Healthy People Die Running Marathons?

You've likely read the sad news from this weekend in the world of distance running: Three relatively young men died on Sunday while running in otherwise festive, long-distance races in London and Raleigh, North Carolina. At the 34th London Marathon, ... (2014-04-15)

Team Hoyt to Run Last Boston Marathon

Team Hoyt has become a fixture on the Boston Marathon course, but after running it more than 30 times, the father-and-son team has decided it's time to say goodbye. Dick Hoyt pushed his son, Rick, who has cerebral palsy, in a wheelchair for their first ... (2014-04-15)

Time for Grandma's Marathons and 5Ks

Bob Gustafson, with Grandma's Marathon, stopped by the show to talk about a few of their great upcoming runs! The Fitger's 5K might be closed to registration now, but you can still help out a great cause! Bob told us that "It's a fundraising race for ... (2014-04-15)

2014 Boston Marathon: Comfortable, Cool Weather in Store

Following some rain showers this Saturday, drier weather will return to Boston in time for the 118th annual Boston Marathon. Drier weather will prevail through Monday, allowing the dampness from Saturday's rainfall to subside, according to AccuWeather ... (2014-04-15)

Tony The Fridge Fundraiser Completes London Marathon Twice (PHOTOS ...

The 49-year-old, from Hebburn, South Tyneside, hoped to complete four marathons inside 24 hours, but sunstroke and vomiting forced him to halve the planned distance. He was greeted by his wife and two of his children as he finished the challenge on The ... (2014-04-15)

Two die in Raleigh's first Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

... Report a typo. ShareThis via email, AIM, social bookmarking and networking sites, etc. RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Tragedy hit Raleigh's first ever Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Sunday when two participants in the half marathon suffered medical problems and died. (2014-04-15)

2 runners die near finish line of half marathon in North Carolina

Fox News (2014-04-14)

Running Experts Share Their Best Tips For First-Time Marathoners

“It's one thing to sign up for a marathon. It's another if you have, like, a four- or six-week window to train,” Jenny Hadfield, an author and frequent columnist for Women's Running Magazine and RunnersWorld.com, says. “I would recommend a solid 12 to ... (2014-04-14)

Woman has run marathons in all 50 states, sets new goals

Running two marathons a month means traveling to where the marathons happen, chasing the weather around the continent. She ran the Mayor's Marathon in Anchorage in June. She ran five marathons in three days in San Antonio. In December, she ran ... (2014-04-14)

London marathon death: how safe is it to run 26 miles?

A study presented to the American College of Cardiology in 2009 found that the risk of sudden death during a marathon is 0.8 per 100,000 people. By comparison, the report found that triathlons – which ask users to complete three sequential endurance ... (2014-04-14)

Deaths mar initial Raleigh Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

Runners head down Salisbury Street during Sunday's Raleigh Rock 'n' Roll Marathon & Half Marathon, with enthusiasm kept up by rock, country and many other bands playing along the full 26.2-mile route. Raleigh's scenic route struck some runners as hilly. (2014-04-14)

Adventures in Fitness column: The counterintuitive key to faster marathons

It sounds crazy. But after getting beat by several run-walkers in my first marathon – including April Birts of Fort Wayne, who walked every third or fourth lap of the indoor course at Goshen College -- I couldn't resist looking into this thing called ... (2014-04-14)

Marathoner running for Waltham's REACH

Erica Burditt is running the Boston Marathon on April 21 to raise money for REACH Beyond Domestic Violence, a Waltham-based nonprofit that provides safety and support to survivors of abuse while engaging communities to promote healthy relationships ... (2014-04-14)

The counterintuitive key to faster marathons

It sounds crazy. But after getting beat by several run-walkers in my first marathon – including April Birts of Fort Wayne, who walked every third or fourth lap of the indoor course at Goshen College -- I couldn't resist looking into this thing called ... (2014-04-14)

2 runners die in North Carolina half-marathon

The runners were among some 12,000 participants in the race, one in a series of half and full Rock'n'Roll marathons held across the United States and abroad but for the first time in Raleigh, said Dan Cruz, spokesman for the marathon series. Details on ... (2014-04-13)

Two runners die in North Carolina half-marathon

The runners were among some 12,000 participants in the race, one in a series of half and full Rock'n'Roll marathons held across the United States and abroad but for the first time in Raleigh, said Dan Cruz, spokesman for the marathon series. Details on ... (2014-04-13)

Tony the Fridge tackles gruelling London marathons challenge

Tony Phoenix-Morrison, of Hebburn, aims to raise tens of thousands of pounds for Cancer Research UK by completing four marathons in one day with a Smeg fridge, weighing more than 6st, strapped to his back. The challenge started at the London Marathon ... (2014-04-13)

2014 London Marathon live stream: Watch online

The 2014 London Marathon kicks off bright and early on Sunday, and we have all of the information you will need to tune in to the race. How can you tune in to today's London Marathon and follow along with the action? Here is all of the information you ... (2014-04-13)

Marathon 'bandits' fall prey to stricter security

At most marathons, unregistered runners — known as bandits — are considered freeloaders preying on the good will of race organizers and official entrants. Yet the Boston Marathon has long handled bandits with a light touch, turning a frowned-upon ... (2014-04-13)

How sports science is changing the way the London Marathon is run

The Guardian (2014-12-04)

Mo Farah is expected to win London Marathon – but it is not that simple

Long before his fingers are pointing at the gods and stars he expects to win. Not this time. As Farah makes his final preparations for Sunday's London Marathon, his first attempt at 26.2 miles, he admits he is as "clueless as everyone else" about his ... (2014-12-04)

Berger runs first marathon in 25 years

In 1988, at the age of 34, he ran the Chicago Marathon. While it was intention to run more marathons, life intervened and days turned into years, nagging injuries crept up near marathon season, and two to three extra pounds per year were added to his ... (2014-12-04)

10 things no one tells women before they run a marathon

Those two marathon experiences couldn't have been more different. Paris 2013 dawned a bright, clear day; the crowd was cheering, I had done all the training and set off with a spring in my step, high fiving small children and grinning at my adoring ... (2014-12-04)

10 thing no one tells women before they run a marathon

Those two marathon experiences couldn't have been more different. Paris 2013 dawned a bright, clear day; the crowd was cheering, I had done all the training and set off with a spring in my step, high fiving small children and grinning at my adoring ... (2014-12-04)

Marathon runner Adam Holland beats horse in unusual race

Mr Holland is the youngest person to run 100 marathons and also holds the word record for being the youngest and fastest person to run 10 marathons in 10 days. He now wants to beat his own record for running 10 marathons later this year. Between Friday ... (2014-11-04)

Rising Trend: Women Who Run Half-Marathons

(Newser) – Female runners are making half-marathons the sport's most popular distance race, reports Runner's World. It takes note of new stats from Running USA showing that a record 1.95 million people finished a 13.1-mile race last year, which marks a ... (2014-11-04)

Is London the Greatest Marathon in the World?

"London is the best. The course is fast, the field is strong, the weather is very nice, it is all the best for me to run my best,” Wilson Kipsang said. The world record holder for the marathon was expressing the sentiment prevalent in London this week ... (2014-11-04)

Elaine Green: Carmel's Marathon Woman

If you're running the Carmel Marathon this month and 59-year-old Elaine Green outlasts you on her arthritic knees, don't feel bad. The Hamilton County resident makes the Energizer Bunny look like an amateur with 165 marathons and ultras (races longer ... (2014-11-04)

Elaine Green: Marathon Woman

If you're running the Carmel Marathon this month and 59-year-old Elaine Green outlasts you on her arthritic knees, don't feel bad. The Hamilton County resident makes the Energizer Bunny look like an amateur with 165 marathons and ultras (races longer ... (2014-11-04)

Noble is the the Premier League's marathon man... with nine English players in ...

And, on the eve of the London Marathon, when 36,000 runners will pound the 26.2 miles around the capital, we can reveal who has been going the furthest for your team. For supporters of West Ham it will come as little surprise to learn that crowd ... (2014-11-04)

10 things no one tells you before you run the London Marathon

Without doubt, the London Marathon is one of the greatest marathons in the world. By Sunday afternoon, after hauling my body around the course's 26.2 miles, I will have done the race six times. It will be my 30th marathon – a fact that makes me realise ... (2014-10-04)

Sprints And Marathons

Sprints And Marathons. That is the problem faced by every nation, corporation, community and family. What do you do in the absence of heroic leadership? It is easy to say, “Think what Moses would have done.” But Moses did what he did because he was ... (2014-10-04)

Clinton to host marathons series

CLINTON — After 30 years of running marathons, Clint Burleson, of New Mexico, thought it would be worthwhile to organize interesting but low-key marathons into a multiple-day series of marathons. The series, known as Mainly Marathons, appeals to the ... (2014-10-04)

Potholes to portable toilets: a marathon runner's guide to world cities

He says he took up running to keep out of trouble, a remedy that has since seen him clock up 80 marathons in 18 different cities around the world, raising more than £60,000 for charity. The 54-year-old social policy analyst, who will be running his ... (2014-10-04)

READER SUBMITTED: "Running For Her Life At Walt Disney World Marathon ...

Kimberly Markey of Kensington, was profiled by Disney for their irunDisney campaign. She was undergoing treatment for breast cancer and ran through this treatment completing the three full marathons, including two World Marathon Marathons and 5 Half ... (2014-09-04)

Half-marathons getting runners' full attention

In the RT article, author Scott Douglas points out that in 1990, there were only about 303,000 finishers of half-marathons in the U.S. Last year, that number had jumped to 1.96 million. One of the chief reasons for this growth is the explosion of the ... (2014-09-04)

Forget big marathons, here's 11 of the wackiest, craziest races

From doughnut dashes to wife-carrying challenges, we have rounded up some of the more bizarre and unusual races on this, the week of the London Marathon. Perhaps next year you will be fundraising for the Siberian Black Ice Race or a zombie-infested ... (2014-09-04)

Tony the Fridge tackles four marathons in one day

Tony Phoenix-Morrison, of Hebburn, aims to raise tens of thousands of pounds for Cancer Research UK by completing four marathons in one day with a Smeg fridge, weighing more than 6st, strapped to his back. The challenge will start at the London ... (2014-09-04)

Report: 2013 Half Marathon Finishing Numbers Broke Records

In Running USA's yearly half marathon report, the numbers show there were 1.96 million finishers at the 13.1-mile distance, and the gender breakdown also broke records: 1,196,000 women and 764,000 men. Sixty-one percent of all finishers were females, ... (2014-08-04)

Walled Lake high schoolers raise funds through volleyball marathons

Students take a moment to pose March 28 at the Amp Radio booth at Walled Lake Western High School's volleyball marathon. The school raised more than $28,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Pictured (from left) are Leah McCarroll from Amp Radio, ... (2014-08-04)

The Half Marathon's Amazing Growth, in 3 Charts

First, the number of finishers in U.S. half marathons has exploded. In 1990, there were an estimated 303,000 finishers. That total had more than doubled by 2004. This year's record total of 1.96 million means that, in just less than a quarter-century ... (2014-08-04)

Madison marathon runner aims to take all seven continents

After finishing a marathon raising money for animal rescue in Antarctica, a Madison runner has now completed marathons on five different continents in pursuit of her long-term goal to run a race on every continent. Kelly Parish, a Madison resident and ... (2014-08-04)

Students rev up at Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon started in 1887 with the establishment of the Boston Athletic Association, a non-profit organization committed to promoting a healthy lifestyle through sports, especially running. In its 118th year, the marathon is on Monday, April ... (2014-08-04)

London Marathon's oldest competitor, 89, vows to keep running

'It's the crowd that pushes you round the marathon course and I crack jokes as I'm going round to keep people's spirits up. 'Samuel has said: "Please granddad, wait until I'm 18", but I'm not sure how well I'll hold up to be honest. Mr Freedman has a ... (2014-08-04)

Kevin Shaw: Lansing to host two marathons in 2014

Thanks to the leadership of Owen Anderson and Lansing Sports Management, that all changed when the first ever Lansing Marathon was successfully staged in the spring of 2012. By contrast, the Capital City River Run had always been Lansing's most high ... (2014-08-04)

Video replay transforms end of NCAA basketball games into marathon

Video replay transforms end of NCAA basketball games into marathon. One team was eight seconds away from the Elite Eight, but everybody had to stand around and wait. Late in overtime in last year's regional semifinal. Loading… Post to Facebook. (2014-07-04)

Two friends train for ultra marathon in South Africa; On one man's bucket list

Salwan, who has run more than 100 marathons and ultra marathons, not only runs the streets to train but also runs in the pool at the Natatorium in Cuyahoga Falls. “I have been water running at the Falls Natatorium for 26 years,” said Salwan. “Most of ... (2014-07-04)

Chemtai, Johnson win half marathons at Go! St. Louis

Jacob Chemtai, a Kenyan who now lives in Santa Fe, N.M., pulled away in the final two miles to win the half marathon, the feature event at the Go! St. Louis Marathon on Sunday. The $5,000 first prize was the biggest payday in the relatively short ... (2014-06-04)

Long distance: Judge Cruz completed 13 half marathons in 2013

By the time 2013 came around, Maria Elena Cruz was already a physical fitness devotee, dedicating three days a week to running and two more to spinning. Then she set a new challenge for herself: She would run 13 half marathons in 2013. (2014-06-04)

RUNNING: Sheffield half cancelled due to lack of water

THERE WERE farcical scenes on the streets of Sheffield this morning after athletes tried to run the city's half-marathon despite a last-minute cancellation. More than 6,000 runners assembled on the starting line of the 13.1 mile race in Attercliffe ... (2014-06-04)

Charity champ to run four London Marathons in less than 24 hours with fridge ...

His latest challenge for Cancer Research UK is to run four consecutive marathons back to back in a day – that's more than 104 miles. Tony's fund-raising efforts have given hope to thousands of people across the world. But he is risking his life, his ... (2014-05-04)

Paris Marathon Kicks Off a Month of Foot Races

Over the next three weeks, the marathon will be one of them. First, on Sunday, Kenenisa Bekele, the smooth and self-contained Ethiopian, perhaps the greatest track distance runner of all time, will move up and make his marathon debut in Paris. Then on ... (2014-04-04)

Portage student working toward 9 marathons in 9 days

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) – A college student from Portage is gearing up to run nine marathons in nine days this month. Brandon Yonke, a 20-year-old junior at Grand Valley State University, will run 240 miles as part of a coast-to-coast relay. Yonke was chosen ... (2014-04-04)

Retired banker cranks out 5 marathons, 5 days, 5 states

... Marv Bradley completed the annual Dust Bowl Series. Within the week, Bradley logged marathons in Dalhart, Texas, in 6 hours, 32 minutes and 10 seconds; Guyman, Okla., (6:34:14); Ulysses, Kan., (6:29:0); Lamar, (6:16:10); and Clayton, N.M., (5:23.08). (2014-04-04)

Quest for 50 marathons this year brings runner to St. Louis

Having refused to succumb to arguably the toughest course in the country, Knapp may have overcome the most difficult part of his pursuit to run 50 marathons in 2014. That quest will continue Sunday in the Go! St. Louis Marathon, which is the next stop ... (2014-04-04)

Retired banker cranks out 5 marathons, 5 days, 5 states

Imagine the heads shaking in amazement, then, over someone who just finished five marathons in five states in five days. And the last one was run in celebration of his 75th birthday. It happened a week ago when retired Canon City banker Marv Bradley ... (2014-04-04)

Quest for 50 marathons this year brings runner to St. Louis

Having refused to succumb to arguably the toughest course in the country, Knapp may have overcome the most difficult part of his pursuit to run 50 marathons in 2014. That quest will continue Sunday in the Go! St. Louis Marathon, which is the next stop ... (2014-04-04)

Camille Herron Chases Marathon Wins in All 50 States

A three-time U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials qualifier, Herron now has victories in 12 marathons in nine different states. Her goal is to win a marathon in all 50 states. One of Herron's Marathonguide.com teammates, Chuck Engel, a 43-year-old Ohioan who ... (2014-03-04)

New study shows surprising results for marathoners

However a new study is changing perceptions on those who compete in numerous marathons. A recently study of 50 men who ran the Twin Cities Marathon 25 years in a row showed some surprising results. The study showed the men who continually run the ... (2014-03-04)

Hermosa Beach woman completes marathons on seven continents in seven years

She said the thought of running seven marathons in seven years stretching across every region on Earth was daunting, but it was a self-imposed challenge she wanted to conquer. And Peek did not set out to obtain an impressive time or improve with each ... (2014-03-04)

Study: Marathons Might Be Bad for Your Heart

Study: Marathons Might Be Bad for Your Heart. A new controversial study is raising questions about the health benefits of distance running. KARE's Renee Tessman reports. About Us · Careers · Contact · Privacy Policy – UPDATED · Terms & Conditions ... (2014-02-04)

10th Marathon for Mental Health Awareness for Run Over Depression Founder ...

Jim Shoopack and his “Run Over Depression” organization will be participating in the Garden Spot Village Marathon in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania on Saturday, April 12th. The organization's founder will be partaking in his second marathon of the ... (2014-02-04)

Nevermind Boston and New York marathons, runners head to N. Korea

"I think a lot of the attraction is the 'Pyongyang' part rather than the 'marathon' part," said Simon Cockerell, a Beijing-based agent for the Koryo Tours travel agency. "A lot of the people going along to take part are interested in simply doing ... (2014-02-04)

Singaporean Man Runs 31 Marathons in 31 Days for Bone Marrow Disease

the Diplomat (2014-01-04)

Jared Campbell Finishes Barkley Marathons for Second Time

He started at 6:48 a.m. Saturday and finished at 4:38 p.m. Monday. In that time, Jared Campbell of Salt Lake City became just the second person to finish the Barkley Marathons twice, WBIR.com in Tennessee reported. Campbell was the only athlete in the ... (2014-01-04)

One runner finishes 100-mile Barkley Marathons

March 31, 2014: Jared Campbell of Salt Lake City finished the Barkley Marathons on Monday afternoon after completing the 100-mile course in 57 hours, 50 minutes, and 20 seconds. Campbell was the only runner out of 40 to finish. Jim Matheny, WBIR 3:53 ... (2014-01-04)

Double (marathon) duty

The website for the Boston 2 Big Sur Challenge tells it like it is quite clearly. “Only the fittest (or craziest!) ever attempt back-to-back marathons ... much less 3,000 miles apart,” it states. If that's the case, consider Christine (Hashem) Andersen ... (2014-01-04)

Foot Power: Marathon man Clay Shaw finishes two in three days, approaches ...

Clay Shaw runs during the Dust Bowl marathon in Ulysses, Kan., on March 24. Shaw is working on a quest to finish a marathon in all 50 states for a second time. The marathon was the 49th state in the 62-year-old's second circuit through the country ... (2014-01-04)

Study: Marathoners have more artery plaque

Even more impressive, are those who run marathons year after year. But a controversial study is raising questions about health benefits of distance running. A Minneapolis heart doctor found that long-time marathoners have more plaque in their arteries ... (2014-01-04)

Local breast cancer survivor finishes 275 marathons

SPOKANE, Wash. -- A Spokane native who fought breast cancer and won just finished her 275th marathon. Carol Dellinger said she had many reasons to run. It all started 24 years ago when a friend wanted to train for a marathon. “I just decided if she ... (2014-03-31)

Ann Arbor Marathon participation down 60 percent in two years

With a new date and a new route, participation in the Ann Arbor Marathon continued to fall. Two hundred forty one people finished the 2014 marathon Sunday in downtown Ann Arbor, a drop of more than 60 percent from the 605 that finished the first ... (2014-03-31)

Shamrock Shuffle Done: Now whether or not to run another marathon

I probably have one or two more marathons in me but if I'm gonna run another one, there has to be some extra prize at the end. Since my first marathon in 1998, I've run 22 marathons so I certainly have proven that I can push my body through 26.2 miles ... (2014-03-31)

Training For A Marathon Doesn't Just Make You Awesome -- It's Good For Your ...

Marathons have been increasing in popularity over the last decade, with 487,000 people finishing one in 2012 alone (up from 25,000 in 1976 and 353,000 in 2000). And now, a small new study shows that middle-aged people training for a marathon could be ... (2014-03-30)

Running: Marathon mania continues

Running USA, a nonprofit advocacy group for the sport of road racing, released is annual marathon report last week, and the numbers are not exactly surprising: Marathon mania continues. Marathons had 541,000 finishers last year, an all-time high ... (2014-03-30)

ND businessman runs marathons on all seven continents

Through the years, he competed in marathons in Norway, Argentina, Russia, South Africa and China, among other places, and across the United States, as well. He conjured the idea of running on all seven continents, so after some online research, he ... (2014-03-30)

Got Pheidippides? See him in Natick Mall Marathon exhibit

Have you heard of Pheidippides? Greek legend has it that the Athenian solider ran 150 miles from Athens to Sparta to ask for help in the Battle of Marathon in 490 B.C. against the Persians, according to the National Hellenic Museum. Later, it is said ... (2014-03-30)

One Man's Goal: 50 Marathons in 50 States

The 38th Annual Hogeye Marathon kicks off Sunday, and one racer is looking to complete a life-long goal of finishing 50 marathons in 50 states. Tomorrow when Angel Merraro crosses the finish line, he will be halfway to his goal. Merraro is from Ohio ... (2014-03-30)

Two marathons in a week for Horsham runner

A Horsham taxi driver will be running two marathons in the space of a week. Phil Reich, 52, will take part in the Brighton Marathon on April 6 before tackling the London Marathon on April 13, to raise funds for St Catherine's Hospice. He said: “I am ... (2014-03-29)

One marathon per state

Marathons also have special meaning for the couple as they met in Storm Lake in 2004 while running the Marathon to Marathon. When the two crossed paths again at Grandma's Marathon in Duluth, Minn., Lisa didn't let Randall get away and the couple were ... (2014-03-29)

Got Pheidippides? See him in Natick Mall Marathon exhibit

Those interested in the history of marathons from around the world can take in the National Hellenic Museum's "The Spirit of the Marathon: From Pheidippides to Today" exhibit at the Natick Mall. The exhibit is located near the infinity pool and will be ... (2014-03-29)

Barkley Marathons humble world's best ultra-runners

(WBIR - Morgan County) This Sunday, thousands of runners will pound the inner-city pavement during the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon. By the time the Knoxville race starts, a select group of extreme runners will have already been running for a ... (2014-03-29)

"I had cancer when I was six. Now I run ultra marathons"

Gavin O'Donovan was six years old when he accidentally bit into a spoon while eating a bowl of cereal, and the resulting cracked tooth saved his life. Also in this section. Grieving son left 'absolutely sickened' · Whistleblower fears backlash when she ... (2014-03-29)

Barkley Marathons insanity humbles world's best ultra-runners

Barkley Marathons insanity humbles world's best ultra-runners. Mar 28, 2014: The world's best runners and climbers are in Morgan County for an insane race inspired by a 1977 jail break. Only 14 runners have ever finished the 100 mile Barkley Marathons ... (2014-03-29)

Job candidates decry interview marathons

Many job hunters are running interview marathons — and are tired of it. They're weary of hiring practices that drag out job interviews for weeks in a nerve-wracking and often financially hurtful process. (2014-03-28)

Study answers: Are marathons good for heart?

kgw.com (2014-03-28)

Traffic delays expected Saturday with marathons, lane closures in Ormond

The route of the Tomoka Marathon runs from The Casements to Tomoka State Park and back. Some of the roads affected include Riverside Drive, Halifax Drive, Granada Boulevard, John Anderson Drive, North Beach Street, Walter Boardman Lane and ... (2014-03-28)

Marathon Training Lowers Heart Disease Risk In Middle-Aged Men

Marathon training actually reduces a person's cardiovascular risk, according to a study presented Thursday at the American College of Cardiology's scientific sessions in Washington, D.C. That's true even if they're just average recreational runners ... (2014-03-27)

Quadriplegic athlete inspired by Marines, competes in annual air station half ...

Paul Kelly, avid hand-cyclist, takes off from the starting line of the15th Annual Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point Half Marathon March 22, 2014. Kelly, a retired electronics engineer with Naval Air Systems Command, started participating in various ... (2014-03-27)

Get fit

What prompted the changes: I was overweight and miserable. I had withdrawn from life. I was so embarrassed and ashamed – it was suffocating me. I stopped living. I was so exhausted avoiding mirrors, terrified of making eye contact with myself. I was ... (2014-03-27)

Livermore, Pleasanton half-marathons fast approaching

Running enthusiasts can celebrate the arrival of spring with two half-marathons -- one through the rolling vineyards of Livermore and the other through the bucolic streets and trails of Pleasanton. The inaugural Livermore Half Marathon on Saturday will ... (2014-03-27)

Drawing for 2014 TCS New York City Marathon Held

The drawing for 9,170 non-guaranteed entries for the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon was held today. The marathon accepted 9,170 of 77,087 applicants or 11.90%. The race will of course feature 47,500 to 50,000 runners – the rest of whom are accepted ... (2014-03-26)

Science: Running Marathons Might Cause Heart Disease

.A study published in the current edition of Missouri Medicine found that 50 men who had run at least one marathon a year for 25 years had higher levels of coronary-artery plaque than a control group of sedentary men. A British Medical Journal study ... (2014-03-26)

Marathon Training Academy to join local runners in A2A

After attracting runners from 30 states for the 2013 edition of the Arbuckles 2 Ardmore marathon, race director Alison Smalley reached out to the creators of the top running podcast in the country for added exposure for the 2014 edition of the event ... (2014-03-26)

Southend athlete to run 262 miles in eight days for hospital campaign

A RUNNER is about to take on the challenge of a lifetime when he attempts to run ten marathons in eight days. Dean Ovel, a 37-year-old father of two from Westcliff, is planning to run 262 miles. His epic challenge starts with the Brighton Marathon on ... (2014-03-26)

NC oncologist Douglas Thompson excited to run in North Pole Marathon

Charlotte Observer (2014-03-26)

Englishman Runs Seven Sub-3:25 Marathons in Seven Days

"I'm bruised, battered and sore," Englishman Steve Edwards said after completing seven marathons in seven days in an average time of 3:22:13, with none of them slower than 3:24:44. The event, in a town called Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire, was ... (2014-03-25)

Meet Hearst's Global Marathon Man

To prepare for a marathon -- in Antarctica. "It was a good winter for training purposes," he said March 4 from Buenos Aires, where he was preparing to continue his journey south. Mr. Clinton completed the 26.2-mile race in Antarctica four days later ... (2014-03-25)

Comcast and Verizon offer free on-demand TV and movie binge-a-thons

If your idea of a good time is pigging out on an all-you-can eat buffet of free TV and movie fare, then you're in luck—at least if you subscribe to TV service from Comcast or Verizon. Both companies are offering free, weeklong video-on-demand ... (2014-03-25)

Updated: Results of the Waters® Wilmslow Half Marathon 2014

The 30th Wilmslow Half Marathon, which took place this morning, saw runners faced with all the elements but there were still smiles all around as the thousands of runners crossed the finish line. In one of the closest finishes for many years, just 12 ... (2014-03-25)

Mike Sandrock: Heart & Sole half marathon joins Boulder's Downtown Race Series

Henry Guzman has determination, as shown by the 105 marathons he has finished and the 30 ultramarathons he has raced. All that perseverance was needed when Guzman came up with the idea, two years ago, of putting on a half marathon and 10K road ... (2014-03-25)

Woman has run marathons in all 50 states

She runs before work, after work and to work if the weather permits. After a long flight, the itch to move is so powerful she's been known to dump her luggage in a taxi and head off on foot to her hotel. She's run a marathon in every state and is ... (2014-03-25)

New Data: Record Number of Marathon Finishes in 2013

The marathon was more popular than ever in the United States in 2013, according to Running USA's annual marathon report. There was an all-time high of 541,000 marathon finishers in 2013, 43 percent of them women, according to the report. (One runner ... (2014-03-24)

Steve Edwards completes seven marathons in seven days

As of today, Steve Edwards, a 51-year-old IT worker, has completed seven marathons in the span of a week. (Be honest: How lazy do you feel right now?) Edwards not only ran seven marathons in seven days, but he averaged a record time (for his age group) ... (2014-03-24)

ND businessman completes goal of finishing marathons on all 7 continents with ...

Through the years, he competed in marathons in Norway, Argentina, Russia, South Africa and China, among other places, and across the United States, as well. He conjured the idea of running on all seven continents, so after some online research, he ... (2014-03-24)

ND businessman completes goal of finishing marathons on all 7 continents with ...

WAHPETON, North Dakota — In storytelling, the concept of man vs. nature is one of the oldest archetypes there is. This one definitely applies. Jay Schuler, owner of GIANTS Snacks in Wahpeton, completed a difficult goal in early March by running a 26.2 ... (2014-03-24)

Results of the Waters® Wilmslow Half Marathon 2014

The 30th Wilmslow Half Marathon, which took place this morning, was won by Mohammad Aburezeq from Altrincham & District AC, in a time of 66 minutes and one second. It was a close finish with Mohammad completing the 13.1 mile course just five seconds ... (2014-03-24)

Seven marathons in seven days leads to world record for Steve Edwards

Gloucestershire Echo (2014-03-24)

Woman has run marathons in all 50 states

She runs before work, after work and to work if the weather permits. After a long flight, the itch to move is so powerful she's been known to dump her luggage in a taxi and head off on foot to her hotel. She's run a marathon in every state and is ... (2014-03-24)

Boston Marathon Profile – Meredith Kent

I have run four marathons. Two Boston (2012, 2013), two Chicago (2010, 2011). This will be my fifth marathon, my third Boston, and most likely, my last marathon. If you are fundraising, what organization are you raising money for? How much have you ... (2014-03-24)

Miller: Heavy lifting to be done at 2014 Boston Marathon

I couldn't be happier eating the exhaust of a woman who is the mother of three and the grandmother of four, a woman who still works as a pediatric nurse practitioner, a woman who will whip my tail in maybe the most closely watched marathon ever. Couldn ... (2014-03-23)

Woman has run marathons in all 50 states

She runs before work, after work and to work if the weather permits. After a long flight, the itch to move is so powerful she's been known to dump her luggage in a taxi and head off on foot to her hotel. She's run a marathon in every state and is ... (2014-03-23)

Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams win tense marathons at Sony Open

1-ranked Serena Williams won a marathon, too, taking 2½ hours to eliminate Caroline Garcia 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. Men's No. 1 Rafael Nadal began a bid for his first Key Biscayne title by beating Lleyton Hewitt 6-1, 6-3. Sharapova had two match points in the ... (2014-03-23)

“Running near the North Pole is just amazing”

Starting January this year, Rahim embarked on another world record breaking challenge, running an ultra-marathon on each continent in fastest time, 41 days and three hours, in an attempt to beat the previous record of 267 days (1999). He accomplished ... (2014-03-22)

Canterbury man takes up a marathon challenge to raise money for Unicef

The Canterbury resident is running between 40-50km every week including training and the half marathons, to raise $5000 for UNICEF. Mr Pillay has already raised more than $2300 from his 12 runs and aims to reach his target by the Melbourne Marathon in ... (2014-03-22)

Woman has run marathons in all 50 states

She runs before work, after work and to work if the weather permits. After a long flight, the itch to move is so powerful she's been known to dump her luggage in a taxi and head off on foot to her hotel. She's run a marathon in every state and is ... (2014-03-22)

Norwegian Teen Learns That Call of Duty Marathons and Energy Drinks Can Put ...

Cautionary tale #657: drinking too many energy drinks to do anything - in this case to play a marathon session of Call of Duty - can put you in a coma. That is exactly what happened to a 14-year-old Norwegian boy. After drinking four liters of energy ... (2014-03-21)

Dust Bowl Marathon Series returns to Las Animas

The Dust Bowl Marathon Series will be stopping in Lamar on Tue. March 25 as marathon runners and walkers from throughout the 50 states will be participating in the second annual event series. Towards the end of March, the panhandle region will be ... (2014-03-21)

'Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons' by Aydoğan Vatandaş*

'Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons' by Aydoğan Vatandaş*. Write Comment. 0. Add to Google. 'Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons'<br><i. 21 March 2014 /. After hinting that he may shut down Facebook and YouTube after the March 30 ... (2014-03-21)

Dance MaraTHONs on Campuses Across America

While Penn State may hold a dance marathon that's the largest student-run philanthropy in the world, it doesn't hold the only dance marathon. There are many universities across America that fundraise in a year-long effort, have executive committees and ... (2014-03-21)

For marathon runners, Jerusalem Syndrome means something else

“My little agency organizes trips to marathons at the end of the world,” he says, at his hotel in this part of the world. “Not ordinary places, but exotic destinations like Africa, Alaska and South America. I collect enthusiastic people who want to ... (2014-03-21)

Dedicated Stephen is ready to run a triple marathon

He has run the London Marathon twice and he was one of 25 representatives who helped celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Great South Run last year, having taken part a total of eight times. Stephen says: 'Seven years ago, I would never have thought I ... (2014-03-21)

Woman has run marathons in all 50 states

She runs before work, after work and to work if the weather permits. After a long flight, the itch to move is so powerful she's been known to dump her luggage in a taxi and head off on foot to her hotel. She's run a marathon in every state and is ... (2014-03-21)

Barkat: Jerusalem Marathon one of the top in the world

"There is no doubt in my mind that the Jerusalem Marathon is on the short list of marathons that one has to do at least once in a lifetime," Barkat said. "I'll be satisfied if everyone in the world who runs marathons, which is tens of millions of ... (2014-03-20)

Runner takes selfies with hot guys during NYC Half-Marathon

To combat boredom, 24-year-old Kelly Roberts of Brooklyn entertained herself by taking selfies with hot guys and posting them to her Instagram account while she ran the NYC Half-Marathon on March 16th. “I was standing in my corral right before the race ... (2014-03-20)

West Beckham nursing auxiliary runs four marathons in memory of her brother

The grandmother-of-two, from West Beckham, is tackling the marathons in memory of her brother Andrew, who died in June 2012 when he crashed his light aircraft into cliffs in Cornwall. Lt Cdr Andrew Stilwell-Cox, 55, had joined the Royal Navy aged 15 as ... (2014-03-20)

Woman has run marathons in all 50 states

She runs before work, after work and to work if the weather permits. After a long flight, the itch to move is so powerful she's been known to dump her luggage in a taxi and head off on foot to her hotel. She's run a marathon in every state and is ... (2014-03-20)

Hove father who ran London Marathon aged 16 tackles double challenge 25 ...

Toby Hamilton was 16 when he ran the London Marathon in 1989 and the 41-year-old from Hove is marking the anniversary by completing the same course seven days after running the Brighton Marathon. Mr Hamilton said: “As a 16-year-old lad I ran the ... (2014-03-20)

Cambridge teacher trying to complete 20 half marathons and 14 marathons by ...

Cambridge News (2014-03-19)

NWA events include marathons, seed planting and men coming to dinner

NWA events include marathons, seed planting and men coming to dinner. Submitted by The City Wire Staff on Tue, 03/18/2014 - 8:09pm. event preview by Brittany Ransom bransom@thecitywire.com. Northwest Arkansas will usher in the new season with ... (2014-03-19)

Six of the best from marathon man Colin

Colin is now one of around 37 World Marathon Majors Six Star Finishers. The retired Royal Mail senior manager, from Moodiesburn, has notched up an impressive 18 marathons in total, as well as half marathons, 10k and 5k events. This includes the Athens ... (2014-03-18)

Is Tony 'The Fridge' the world's most extreme marathon runner?

There are many things that make running a marathon with a 6st 10lb (42kg) fridge strapped to your back difficult. But possibly the hardest thing of all is stopping. When you straighten up, you tend to topple backwards -- pulled to the ground by the ... (2014-03-18)

Teen Dies After Completing the 2014 Shamrock Half-Marathon [Video]

Cameron Gallagher is dead after finishing the 2014 Shamrock Marathon A 16-year-old girl has died after completing the 2014 Virginia Beach Shamrock Half-Marathon. The teen, Cameron Gallagher, finished the race but fell ill afterwards and was taken to a ... (2014-03-17)

Two Deaths Reported at Half-Marathons Sunday

Two runners collapsed and died near the finish lines of half-marathons Sunday, and a third runner collapsed and had to be resuscitated immediately after completing the New York City Half. After finishing the Shamrock Half-Marathon in Virginia Beach, ... (2014-03-17)

Worldwide marathons could take you to Africa

Sponsored by and taking its name from a company that exports trout to Japan, it is one of the newest entries in a small but growing global phenomenon of unusual or extreme marathon events. Other such marathons take intrepid runners to North Korea or ... (2014-03-17)

Kenyan runners triumph in two separate marathons

Taipei, March 16 (CNA) Kenyan runners are often been the biggest winners in Taiwan marathons, and Sunday was no exception, with the top prize in the 2014 Taipei Expressway Marathon and the Tainan Historical Capital International Marathon both going ... (2014-03-16)

Elites face off in NYC Half Marathon

Among the list of entrants are 10 men who have dipped under 1:02 for the half marathon and seven women who have broken 1:10. In advance of the race -- which begins in Central Park, takes runners through Times Square and finishes in lower Manhattan ... (2014-03-16)

Farah ready for NYC Half Marathon

Mo Farah AP Photo Mo Farah is hoping to carry his track success over to the world's biggest road races. NEW YORK -- At PS 1 in lower Manhattan, near the finish line of Sunday's NYC Half Marathon, elementary school students had the chance to outkick Mo ... (2014-03-16)

'I did it': Marathons bring families, runners to Longview

'I DID IT'. Robin Oliver, left, and his son, Wiley Oliver, near the 5K finish line during Saturday's Longview Half Marathon and 5K. Buy this photo · 'I DID IT'. LES HASSELL. 'I DID IT'. Morgan Teague, 6, races toward the 5K finish line at the Longview ... (2014-03-16)

Marathons for children

“Running these seven ultra-marathons was the toughest challenge I have ever taken on, but that is nothing compared to the daily struggle our kids face on the streets of Dhaka,” she said. Print Friendly and PDF. Please enable JavaScript to view the ... (2014-03-16)

Marathoning Is Good For Your Heart

Regular exercise is great for your heart. Period. But some recent studies have suggested that too much exercise might actually hinder heart health, prompting doctors to question the merits of grueling, months-long marathon training. An innovative new ... (2014-03-14)

Boston Marathon Profile – Jim Forbush

Region – Northborough resident Jim Forbush, 46, is running his very first marathon, as part of the Special Olympics Massachusetts team. Has this winter's weather affected your training routine? Given the weather, I have stuck to indoor training for my ... (2014-03-14)

Lies Run Sprints, the Truth Marathons

Zimbabwe: Lies Run Sprints, the Truth Marathons. By Joram Nyathi, 14 March 2014. MDC-T mobs want to lynch secretary-general Tendai Biti. (He has in the past ranted about mobocracy in Zanu-PF.) Biti's sin is that he did the unthinkable. He told the ... (2014-03-14)

50 marathons before 50

In fact the Brisbane Marathon in August next year is on the day of my 50th birthday. "But I haven't run a marathon in five years, so I am going to run five marathons in two years. After running the Canberra Marathon in April, Rob them plans to run the ... (2014-03-14)

Mo Farah defends decision to do marathons

Olympic champion Mo Farah has accomplished just about everything possible for a distance runner to accomplish in track and field, which is why he's elected to truly test himself and race in the 2014 London Marathon in April. While some people, such as ... (2014-03-13)

Meet The Pinterest Engineer Who Runs 50-Mile Road Races For Fun

He had set a four-year plan for himself: the first year, he'd run a half-marathon. The second year, a full marathon. The third, a half Ironman, and the fourth, a full Ironman — an extreme triathalon that includes a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bicycle ride ... (2014-03-13)

There's more to marathons than just London

Thanks to the lovely Edinburgh Marathon Festival organisers for choosing May 25, I have to do two 20 milers on bank holiday weekends – one over Easter and the other in May. And could I find any suitable training runs or races for those dates? Nada. None. (2014-03-13)

Scenic warm-up for the "Big One", Lesotho marathon poses own challenges

Sponsored by and taking its name from a company that exports trout to Japan, it is one of the newest entries in a small but growing global phenomenon of unusual or extreme marathon events. Other such marathons take intrepid runners to North Korea or ... (2014-03-13)

Judge upholds $238000 award for West Van woman who ran marathons after MVA

WEST VANCOUVER -- The B.C. Court of Appeal has upheld a B.C. Supreme Court decision that awarded a West Vancouver woman more than $238,000 for injuries suffered when her minivan was rearended -- even though she continued to run marathons ... (2014-12-03)

7 Storylines Ahead Of Sunday's NYC Half Marathon

NEW YORK — Sunday's New York City Half Marathon here in Manhattan features 15 Olympians, three Olympic and World Championships medalists, as well as 11 national record holders. Among the list of entrants are 10 men who have dipped under 1:02 for ... (2014-12-03)

Dick And Rick Hoyt Prepare For Final Boston Marathon Together

BOSTON (CBS) – They are legends of the marathon, but this year will be the last Boston for Rick and Dick Hoyt. In fact, Dick Hoyt had planned to end his long marathon career after last year's race, but the bombings changed all that. “We're running this ... (2014-12-03)

'Wear Blue' runners to honor fallen soldiers in marathons

About 20 runners in the chapter are training to participate in Raleigh's Rock-n-Roll Marathon in April and Fort Bragg's All American Marathon in May. The Rock-n-Roll Marathon, which is presented by WRAL and the race's official charity partner, The V ... (2014-11-03)

10 Awesome Marathons To Sign Up For Right Now

Marathon season kicks into high gear in the fall, making right now a good time to start training for the 26.2-mile race you've always wanted to run. But every event is different, and before committing to a race you'll want to learn about your options ... (2014-11-03)

10 Awesome Marathons To Sign Up For Right Now

... us narrow down the 10 best marathons in the United States. FindTheBest ranked the marathons based on data from course certifications, USA Track and Field eligibility, overall championship times and rankings from Active.com, Forbes and Men's Health. (2014-11-03)

29 LA Marathons later, Silver Lake man is still running

John Butcher of Silver Lake was not thrilled with his time at Sunday's L.A. Marathon – about 5 hours, 27 minutes. Still, the 64-year-old Butcher, an HIV and cancer survivor, has every reason to be proud. Sunday was his 29th consecutive L.A. Marathon. (2014-11-03)

Sign up underway for 5K, half marathon

... underway for 5K, half marathon By Richard Yeakley ryeakley@news-journal.com Longview News-Journal. The president of the Longview Running Club said Monday she would spend Saturday making sure the annual half marathon goes off without a hitch. (2014-11-03)

Advice On Post-Marathon Recovery

Ultra Marathoner and fitness expert Jamie Walker joins us live to share advice on what you should and should not do after running a marathon. Jamie Walker is a 31 year old personal trainer and yoga instructor who runs over 2,000 miles a year (on average). (2014-10-03)

HALLOWEEN MARATHONS

Yes, it's like over 7 months before Halloween is upon us again but that gives us time to ask ourselves; why don't we have better horror marathons? I always look forward to Halloween for several reasons. The costumes, the NYC parade, what new cinematic ... (2014-10-03)

Valencia Man Has Run All 29 L.A. Marathons

Vulich is part of a select group of individuals, called the ASICS LA Marathon Legacy Runners, that can boast of completing every LA Marathon held since the race began in 1986, according to the LA Marathon website. Out of the 7,581 runners who finished ... (2014-10-03)

Father to push son's wheelchair in their final Boston Marathon together

The 118th running of the Boston Marathon, the world's oldest continuously-held 26.2-mile footrace, will take place on Patriot's Day, Monday, April 21. This year's race will feature the second largest field in the history of the legendary race. More ... (2014-10-03)

Local Breast Cancer Survivor Runs 275th Marathon

Four years and 40 marathons ago, Carol's cancer was discovered during a routine mammogram. It was a diagnosis that hit close to home because her sister battled breast cancer and her mom passed away from it. Therefore, when carol found out she too ... (2014-10-03)

Amane Gobena, Gebo Burka Win LA Marathon

CBS Local (2014-09-03)

LA Marathon: Painful finish for some runners and their fans

Two portable medical facilities set up near the L.A. Marathon's finish line in Santa Monica were packed Sunday afternoon with injured and dehydrated runners seeking relief from the 26.2-mile race. Alexis Perez-Rogers, a first-year medical student ... (2014-09-03)

Even bone cancer won't end 81-year-old's love affair with Los Angeles Marathon

Christian Moses Courtesy of Moses Christian Moses Christian, left, and his son Rajan have run more than 70 marathons together. It's possible that Sunday's Asics Los Angeles Marathon will be the last race for Moses Christian. Or, it could be the start ... (2014-08-03)

Inglewood runner Albert Allen has never missed a Los Angeles Marathon

In the decades since, he has competed in countless 5Ks, 10Ks, half-marathons and marathons — now he runs in about four or five marathons a year. The 1984 Los Angeles Olympics inspired the creation of the L.A. Marathon in 1986. Allen, along with other ... (2014-08-03)

Sold-Out LA Marathon Back On Track

The LA Marathon has been building some big momentum in recent years and it's only increased since the start of 2014. Once one of the top marathons in the U.S., various ownership problems and a decline in interest were leading to its demise in the the ... (2014-08-03)

New Mexico parks hosting marathons

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico's state parks are hosting a series of four marathons this spring. The marathons are scheduled May 8 at Sugarite Canyon State Park near Raton, May 9 at Eagle Nest State Park, May 10 at Ute Lake State Park near Logan ... (2014-07-03)

New Mexico parks hosting marathons

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico's state parks are hosting a series of four marathons this spring. The marathons are scheduled May 8 at Sugarite Canyon State Park near Raton, May 9 at Eagle Nest State Park, May 10 at Ute Lake State Park near Logan ... (2014-07-03)

New Mexico parks hosting marathons

The marathons are scheduled May 8 at Sugarite Canyon State Park near Raton, May 9 at Eagle Nest State Park, May 10 at Ute Lake State Park near Logan and May 11 at Conchas Lake State Park near Tucumcari. This is the first year for the races, which will ... (2014-07-03)

50 Marathons at Age 50

Iyob Tessema joined us live to talk about accomplishing his 20 year goal of running in 50 marathons by age 50. The LA Marathon will be Iyob's 52nd Marathon. He achieved his goal this past December. Iyob has been recognized by the LA County Board of ... (2014-06-03)

Damascus runner Michael Strobel finishes 50 marathons in 50 states (video)

Strobel completed 11 marathons the next year, and 12 the year after that. Last year, he ran 20 marathons, including five in six days. In January, Strobel, 54, completed his final marathon in Charleston, South Carolina, with his wife, Carissa, cheering ... (2014-06-03)

PARTYLINE: Mardi Gras and marathons: The week went by fast!

The day kicked off with the Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K Run at 7 a.m. Jimbo Holloway, Kelly Buzzett, Shaye Smith, Stephanie Burke, Wendy Morgan, Carol Stovski, Michelle Fillingim, and Sharon Thompson were some locals who completed the race. (2014-05-03)

Back-to-back marathons keep runners going

In a lot of ways, the Maple Leaf Indoor Marathon at Goshen College isn't a race so much as a convention for marathon collectors. Denis McCarthy came from St. Louis to run his 150th marathon on Feb. 23, the last day of the six-race event. Jennifer ... (2014-05-03)

Finding his stride: Caston grad competes in marathons

Bryce Baldwin never pictured himself running a marathon. That changed when he started working for Nike. A switch in careers and a new-found passion for fitness led the 2004 Caston High School graduate to complete his first marathon last year. (2014-04-03)

Three marathons in memory of two-year-old

TWO men will run three gruelling marathons in four weeks in memory of a special two-year-old. Martin Poole and Matthew Craig will tackle more than 78 miles in the trio of events, in gratitude for the care Martin's daughter Elsie Poole received before ... (2014-04-03)

Back-to-back marathons keep runners going

In a lot of ways, the Maple Leaf Indoor Marathon at Goshen College isn't a race so much as a convention for marathon collectors. Denis McCarthy came from St. Louis to run his 150th marathon on Feb. 23, the last day of the six-race event. Jennifer ... (2014-03-03)

Naperville man's marathons by the numbers

There's the number of miles he ran in races: 1,336.2; the number of marathons he ran in 2012: 26; the number of times he finished in the top three for his age group: five; and the number of times he ran four marathons in a month: thankfully, only one. (2014-03-03)

Naperville man's marathons by the numbers

There's the number of miles he ran in races: 1,336.2; the number of marathons he ran in 2012: 26; the number of times he finished in the top three for his age group: five; and the number of times he ran four marathons in a month: thankfully, only one. (2014-03-03)

Free Half Marathon That Wasn't

When Kenna Barkley of Oklahoma saw the advertisement for the 2013 Free Half Marathon in Arizona she was leery about one thing—it asked for a $50 deposit. Having run 26 half marathons since 2010, Barkley could somewhat understand the need to ask ... (2014-03-03)

Naperville man runs 50 marathons in 50 states

Chicago and Boston were Minichiello's first marathons — Chicago because he moved to the area in the mid-1990s and Boston because, well, it's Boston, and for marathoners, that's the holy grail. The first marathon that counted toward Minichiello's goal ... (2014-03-03)

Naperville man runs 50 marathons in 50 states

Chicago and Boston were Minichiello's first marathons — Chicago because he moved to the area in the mid-1990s and Boston because, well, it's Boston, and for marathoners, that's the holy grail. The first marathon that counted toward Minichiello's goal ... (2014-03-03)

Marathon runners honor fallen loved ones

Temple Daily Telegram (2014-03-03)

Marathon Man

From the scorching deserts of Africa to the freezing vistas of the North Pole and Antarctica, the 60-year-old and his wife, Uma, have run marathons on all seven continents, thereby ensuring a place for themselves in the Guinness World Records as the ... (2014-03-03)

Upvalley marathoners ready to race in backyard

While the Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon will continue to feature runners from all over the world, a handful of Upvalley entrants get to compete in their own backyard. The 36th annual race will begin at 7 a.m. sharp today in Calistoga, on ... (2014-02-03)

Beach woman close to finishing marathons in 50 states

Marathons, not merlot, have determined the path of her travels. In fact, if shes finishes the Napa Valley Marathon today, she will complete a nine-year quest to finish 26.2-mile races in all 50 states. According to records kept by the 50 States ... (2014-02-03)

Beach woman close to finishing marathons in 50 states

The frequent traveler considers the wine from New York's Finger Lakes one of their great finds. Poranski, of Virginia Beach, has visited wineries in 17 states, but don't mistake her for a sommelier. Marathons, not merlot, have determined the path of ... (2014-02-03)

Five half-marathons to raise cash for SpecialEffect charity

Mr Smith, who works for recruitment firm Wells Tobias, said he has done half-marathons before but was inspired to run for charity by Mr O'Regan, who is taking part in the Twin Town Challenge in May. The event sees participants drive from Witney to Le ... (2014-01-03)

MOVIES: AMC Theatres to hold 'Captain America' marathon

Good news for comic book movie fans: AMC Theatres will be having a special double feature to celebrate the release of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” The marathon kicks off Thursday, April 3 at 5:30 p.m. with “Captain America: The First Avenger” ... (2014-02-28)

A weekend of Oscar best-picture marathons and parties

A weekend of Oscar best-picture marathons and parties. Places to see the best-picture Oscar nominees as well as the Academy Awards ceremony; the Seattle Jewish Film Festival opens; and several film series continue. By Doug Knoop. Seattle Times staff. (2014-02-27)

Locals excited for marathon

While the 36th annual Napa Valley Marathon will continue to feature runners from all over the world, there will be plenty of local flavor from throughout the northern part of Napa Valley. The event will begin in Calistoga and continue through St ... (2014-02-26)

Little Rock Marathon One of 50 for Colorado Runner

Dr. Knapp – who lost his mother to Alzheimer's in 2001 – is hoping to raise at least $50,000 during the year-long marathon quest to help find a cure for the disease, which currently affects over 5 million Americans. “Watching Mom deteriorate as the ... (2014-02-26)

Penn State Raises $13.3M for Pediatric Cancer Research at Dance Marathon

She spent the weekend at the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, the largest student philanthropy in the world, where more than 700 college students took to the dance floor for 46 hours straight to raise money to fight childhood cancer. Since ... (2014-02-26)

Penn State Raises $13.3M for Pediatric Cancer Research at Dance Marathon

ABC News (blog) (2014-02-26)

Flying Pig Marathon adding fall half marathon aimed at women

“The Flying Pig Marathon is proud to offer this new half marathon, not just for women, but to all runners and walkers in Greater Cincinnati,” executive director Iris Simpson-Bush said in a news release Tuesday. “As in all our Flying Pig events, the ... (2014-02-25)

Marathoner Roy releases second book

Roy, who has run 115 marathons all over the globe - the last one being the 2013 Mumbai Marathon, said that with his book he wants to encourage his compatriots to take up running and other athletic sports. "With this book, I want encourage my countrymen ... (2014-02-25)

Marathons are for Lazy People

A lot of people ask me why I don't take part in marathons. The answer is simple, I'm just too lazy to run. There's no way I'm going to wake up early in the morning and run with a bunch of random people. If I ever want to experience that, all I need to ... (2014-02-25)

The long haul: Colorado Springs woman has run marathons in all 50 states

Dagmar Knudsen runs in Garden of the Gods, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. Knudsen finished running a marathon in all 50 states and 150 races total recently when she ran one in Hawaii. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock) ... (2014-02-24)

Top 10 scenic marathons of the world

Top 10 scenic marathons of the world. Backdropped by Buckingham Palace, a runner jogs across the Mall in London near the finish area for the 2013 London Marathon. (Sang Tan, AP Photo). By Linda Zavarol, San Jose Mercury News. Posted: 02/24/14, 4:19 ... (2014-02-24)

Top 10 scenic marathons of the world

Here is Forbes' list of top 10 marathons worth the trip, plus the race dates in chronological order. – Napa Valley Marathon (March 2). – Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris (April 6). – Virgin Money London Marathon (April 13). – Boston Marathon (April ... (2014-02-24)

Get off your bottom: Oscar nominee marathons and St. Vincent at 9:30

St. Vincent aka Annie Clark is your typical indie girl who can always be depended on for catchy hooks and badass fashion. Case in point: she just debuted a new purplish grey, cotton candy-like shock of curls that only the raddest of rad could pull off ... (2014-02-24)

Vail overcomes conditions, elite field at Gasparilla half marathon

Vail's time of 1 hour, 4 minutes, 6 seconds shattered the half marathon course record of 1:09:50 set last year by Babson Park's Jon Mott, who finished 13th on Sunday after winning Saturday's 15K race. To get an idea of how fast Sunday's field was ... (2014-02-24)

Photos: Malta marathons splashed with humour and colour

Months of preparation culminated in a dash from the Mdina bastions to Sliema yesterday, as 3,600 runners competed in the annual full and half marathons. The overcast weather led many of the runners to don ponchos, but one runner gave his carnival ... (2014-02-24)

5 ways to get your marathon debut right

A combination of jitters and an adrenaline rush, if that is what you're experiencing thinking about your very first marathon, we concur with you. No doubt the sport is extremely addictive. And then again, by now you surely have a countless number of ... (2014-02-24)

Vail, Scherf win Gasparilla Half Marathons

Some of America's fastest runners took to the streets of Tampa this morning for the Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon and 8K races under foggy and somewhat humid conditions, but all seemed to leave with a great impression of the race. "I loved it," said ... (2014-02-23)

Half Crazy Chicks aim to stomp out cancer with awareness in half marathons

Scialdone started with the idea to run a half marathon in each state. At the time, her mother was battling kidney cancer, and Yankosky's father also was fighting cancer. Scialdone's mother has since passed, and the two teamed up to make the goal about ... (2014-02-23)

Chumba, Tsegaye win Tokyo marathons

Dickson Chumba won the men's race at the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday in a meet record time as Kenyan and Ethiopian runners dominated. The 27-year-old Kenyan with a time of two hours, five minutes and 42 seconds was followed home by Tadese Tola of ... (2014-02-23)

Going the Distance Grows Shorter for Many Runners

When 30,000 competitors considered what distance to run in this weekend's Gasparilla Distance Classic, they had five choices: traditional or stroller-friendly 5-kilometer, an 8k, a 15k or a half marathon. One option they didn't have: a marathon. It ... (2014-02-22)

Rustington mum preparing for two marathons

LONG distance runner Michelle Hudson is preparing for her biggest challenge yet with the help of her five-year-old son Alfie. Michelle is in training for two marathons in the space of a week, in Brighton and then London, and on her shorter runs Archie ... (2014-02-22)

'Scandal,' 'Portlandia' marathons airing before season premieres

RETURNING SHOW MARATHONS Before new seasons start, previous episodes repeat for drama faves. "Scandal" (Saturday 11 a.m.-9 p.m. on BET, before its Thursday 10 p.m. return on ABC/7), "Rizzoli & Isles" (Tuesday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., leading into a 9 p.m. ... (2014-02-22)

Conductor prepares to run six marathons in six days to raise funds for ...

Eager, who once cycled from Land's End to John O'Groats in five days to raise funds for a musician who had been paralysed in a car accident, says running between the two arts venues, the distance of which almost equals six marathons, seemed like the ... (2014-02-21)

Nurse who volunteers at marathons inspired by runners

Blood pressure tops the checklist of this nurse from Bradenton, Fla., when she's at her regular job, helping new mothers. Same goes for when she volunteers in the medical tents of major U.S. marathons. She has returned to Fort Worth this weekend to ... (2014-02-21)

How Do I Love the Wine & Dine Half Marathon? Let Me Count the Ways

Disney offers several half-marathons throughout the year, each with slightly different themes and details. The last of the half-marathons of the year is the Wine & Dine Half Marathon in Walt Disney World. Last year, the event was on November 9, while ... (2014-02-20)

Napa Valley Marathon set for March 2

A sold-out field of 2,700 entrants from 14 countries, 48 U.S. states, and Washington, D.C. will gather in California's Napa Valley for the 36th Annual Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon on Sunday, March 2. The Napa Valley Marathon (NVM) asks each ... (2014-02-19)

Travel top 10: World's most scenic marathons

Scenic marathons. Why face the streets of suburbia for 26-plus body-numbing miles when you can run through bucolic vineyards, past historic landmarks, even through an African game reserve? Here is Forbes' list of top 10 marathons worth the trip, along ... (2014-02-19)

Of marathons and behavioral finance

On Sunday I completed my first major goal of 2014 when I completed a half-marathon. I have jogged a bit for years, but in a moment of New Year's-induced insanity, I committed to run 13.1 miles in front of friends and family, ensuring I'd never live it ... (2014-02-18)

President'€™s Day TV Marathons: From 'The Brady Bunch' To 'Veep'

Crime shows NCIS: Los Angeles and Criminal Minds will have marathons as well. So do Undercover Boss, the U.S. remake of the British hit, and Showtime comedy Veep. For a reality TV fix, Real Husbands of Hollywood, Basketball Wives LA, Top Gear and ... (2014-02-17)

Gebrselassie says Mo Farah should focus on track

Olympic champion Mo Farah will make his much-anticipated marathon debut in London this year. However, running legend Haile Gebrselassie thinks the 30-year-old should focus on continuing his dominance on the track as opposed to attempting a transition ... (2014-02-17)

Marathon Man Trent Morrow swoops back into Alabama, continuing on his ...

Travel Trouble for Marathon Man Australian Trent Morrow has been around the world in his quest to run the most official marathons on all seven continents. He experienced some trouble getting to his most recent stop, the Mercedes Marathon in Birmingham, ... (2014-02-17)

Mercedes Marathon women's winner Gisela Olalde: 'I ran all by myself' (photos ...

Lamke said that Olalde, 28, has been training hard for her entrance back into marathons, and that she specifically looked to the Mercedes Marathon as an important transition race. "She's been training so hard for the Birmingham marathon, and I'm ... (2014-02-16)

'Hometown girl' takes top female spot in Mercedes Half Marathon (photos added)

Mercedes Marathon Birmingham's Erica Speegle raises her arms as she crosses the finish line as the first female finisher of the half-marathon. The 2014 Mercedes Marathon, half-marathon and relay race run Sunday February 16, 2014 in Birmingham, ... (2014-02-16)

Marathon notebook | All sorts of characters, groups, sights were seen at 17th ...

Melvin Coleman of Greenville, N.C., gets people to stand at attention when he runs past them. The Stars & Stripes can do that. He ran Saturday's 17th MyrtleBeach.com Myrtle Beach Marathon as he runs all his races now, with a 3-by-5-foot American flag ... (2014-02-16)

Houston Marathon participants share running memories

If you've ever participated in or spectated a major road race, you'll see that age is nothing but a number for many runners. The same held true for the number of older runners covering 26.2 or 13.1 miles in the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco ... (2014-02-14)

Marathon Man: Air Force major to complete 75th marathon in 9 years

"Not many people can say that they run marathons -- and he does many of them in a year." Fenlason said he has always been a runner, starting with track club in 3rd grade. In college, he said he got slower, but he got back into running in his early 30s ... (2014-02-14)

Bucks County runner does ultra-marathons for military charity

Newtown – Newtown resident Jason Brady, a dedicated trail and ultramarathon runner, is set to run the Peak 100 Mile Snowshoe Race in Pittsfield, VT from Feb. 28 to March 1 in an effort to raise funds for the Army Ranger Lead the Way Fund, a military ... (2014-02-14)

Marathon Man bringing cape, messages to Myrtle Beach race

It won't be hard to identify Trent Morrow at Saturday's 17th Myrtlebeach.com Myrtle Beach Marathon. He'll be the one dressed in the red, blue and yellow “Marathon Man” ensemble complete with a red cape. Though Morrow is no superhero, the 40-year-old ... (2014-02-13)

Runner plans to do two marathons in a week

YVONNE Morton is bracing herself for a mammoth challenge as she prepares to run two marathons in the space of a week. Yvonne, 46, from Cricklade, is running the 52 miles in support of her dad, Ken, 70, who has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. (2014-02-13)

Former Bristol man: 'I'll run 7 marathons to help charities that helped me'

AS a child Bill Doody had a troubled life but with help from charities rebuilt his life and is now taking on a huge personal challenge in a bid to give something back. Now 46, Mr Doody is taking on seven marathons in seven days in aid of the NSPCC and ... (2014-12-02)

Bucks County runner does ultra-marathons for military charity

Bucks County runner does ultra-marathons for military charity. Published: Monday, February 10, 2014. Newtown – Newtown resident Jason Brady, a dedicated trail and ultramarathon runner, is set to run the Peak 100 Mile Snowshoe Race in Pittsfield, VT ... (2014-12-02)

'Maniac' Marathoner looking forward to return to Myrtle Beach

Larry Macon has told the story countless times, but that's what happens when you've run something like 1,250 marathons. On this day, he doesn't have the exact count because he hasn't tallied up his 2014 feats yet, but last year he finished 255 ... (2014-11-02)

2014 Boston Marathon To Get Feature Film Treatment

The Boston Marathon organizers announced yesterday that they have signed a contract with Jon Dunham to produce a documentary movie about this year's marathon. Dunham is well known in marathon circles for his two previous marathon movies, Spirit of ... (2014-11-02)

Runner plans to do two marathons in a week

YVONNE Morton is bracing herself for a mammoth challenge as she prepares to run two marathons in the space of a week. Yvonne, 46, from Cricklade, is running the 52 miles in support of her dad, Ken, 70, who has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. (2014-11-02)

Smart Marathon Training–Durability: Art Or Science?

The numbers seem daunting: Every marathon involves something on the order of 40,000 steps to complete, and every step puts up to four times my body weight of 155 pounds on each foot. The totals are frightening: My 150 marathons alone—not counting all ... (2014-10-02)

Colin Lea and David Darton to run four marathons in four weeks in four ...

Now Colin and his partner, David Darton, are embarking on “four in four on four for four” - meaning they will attempt to run four marathons in four weeks, across four different continents, to raise funds for four different charities. Colin said ... (2014-10-02)

High schools host dance marathons to raise money for hospital

High school students have promoted their dance marathon with pep rallies and during basketball halftime shows. At one school, the goal is to make the marathon a bigger event than prom. Franklin Community, Center Grove and Whiteland Community high ... (2014-09-02)

Magical marathon

The marathon is a long-distance running event with an official distance of 26.2 miles and was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon to Athens. The legend, although ... (2014-09-02)

Newport dad plans to run seven marathons in one week

A NEWPORT man will push his body to the limit in September by running seven marathons in seven days, in aid of the Starlight Children's Foundation. Will Davies, 35, wanted to raise money for the charity after it helped his son Rhys Davies, seven, while ... (2014-07-02)

Marcus & AMC best picture marathons, plus Oscar shorts programs

Various Marcus Theatres and AMC Mayfair Mall 18 will be presenting a two-day marathon of the Academy Award nominees for best picture on Feb. 22 and March 1. Marcus theaters also will be showing the live-action and animated Oscar-nominated short ... (2014-06-02)

An Alternative to Running in Marathons, Which Are Stupid

You may be thinking about running a marathon. You wouldn't be alone. More than 529,000 people finished a 26.2-mile race in 2012, including more than 140,000 in October. That's a lot of people running a lot of miles in a lot of places around the world. (2014-05-02)

Runners do not undergo enough preparation for marathons, study shows

Up to two-thirds of runners do not have enough weekly training for marathons, a university study released on Wednesday found. The problem was especially serious for amateur runners taking part in the 10-kilometre race in which two-thirds of ... (2014-05-02)

Runners do not have enough preparation for marathons, study shows

Up to two-thirds of runners do not have enough weekly training for marathons, a university study released on Wednesday found. The problem was especially serious for amateur runners taking part in the 10-kilometre race in which two-thirds of ... (2014-05-02)

Former 300-pound NFL lineman Alan Faneca much thinner, runs a marathon in ...

We've seen NFL linemen drop a lot of weight after retirement, but it seems like Alan Faneca has them all beat. Jeff Saturday looks good in a suit on ESPN, but he's not running marathons. Faneca did run the 26.2 miles this weekend, looking shockingly ... (2014-04-02)

Train Up and Tackle One of Five Local Marathons this Spring

Sure, I'm excited about Spring's warm temperatures and beautiful scenery -- but also excited because the season brings a slew of races upon us. Below is my list of five awesome local marathons for you to try. Lace up and embrace the season! 1. (2014-04-02)

London Marathon training is making my life miserable

Last November, my place in the 2014 London Marathon on April 13 was confirmed. The next day I dragged myself around a 5km circuit, aching and breathless. Before this I had never really run. I do not run. I'm not a runner. I ran round a small park once ... (2014-04-02)

Haines targets $1M from six marathons

Mr. Haines has also applied to enter the New York marathon, is considering Chicago and is hoping that his daughter Lizzy can join him on another one in the Pacific basin in late June. Then it's a well-earned rest, recharging of batteries and cranking ... (2014-04-02)

Former 300-Pound NFL Lineman Runs 3:56 Marathon

After dropping more than 100 pounds since retiring from the NFL in 2011, former offensive lineman Alan Faneca ran his first marathon Sunday in 3:56:17. Faneca, 37, started training for the New Orleans Rock 'n' Roll Marathon back in October after ... (2014-03-02)

I Ran 250 Marathons in one Year. This is What my Body Looked Like Afterwards

In a recent edition of the New York Times, journalist Gretchen Reynolds highlighted the findings from a study published by the Public Library of Science, under the heading "What Ultra-Marathons Do to Our Bodies" In summary, the study established that ... (2014-03-02)

21 Songs To Help You Wake Up From Those Morning Snooze Marathons

Here we are again. The weekend is over and the alarm is ringing, reminding us about real life. Well, maybe sleep for a few more minutes. Five snooze slaps later, and it's a mad dash out the door just to avoid being too late for work. It's hard to find ... (2014-03-02)

21 Songs To Help You Wake Up From Those Morning Snooze Marathons

Here we are again. The weekend is over and the alarm is ringing, reminding us about real life. Well, maybe sleep for a few more minutes. Five snooze slaps later, and it's a mad dash out the door just to avoid being too late for work. It's hard to find ... (2014-03-02)

Cable Marathons Wrecking 'Modern Family'

Cable Marathons Wrecking 'Modern Family'. Ted Stephens, VP-GM of KCWI-KDMI Des Moines-Ames, Iowa, to Twentieth Television: "As a broadcaster I am incensed by how you sold our industry down the river. The double standard you demonstrated in the ... (2014-03-02)

Iowa schools participate in Dance Marathon events

“We are able to work with the mini-Dance Marathons in eastern Iowa, but there are many more around the state,” said Sammie Marks, the executive development director for the University of Iowa Dance Marathon. “With ISU, UNI, and other Team Iowa ... (2014-03-02)

Health condition doesn't deter Miami half-marathon runner

The first person to begin Sunday morning's Life Time Miami Marathon and Half Marathon was who most people in the stands wanted to see at the end. Maickel Melamed has hypotonia, a condition similar to muscular dystrophy, but that has not stopped him ... (2014-03-02)

200 marathons over in a Flash for 'real life Forrest Gump'

Not only has it taken the British marathon man almost a year to complete his 8,000km (5,000-mile) challenge, but he's been mugged, beaten up, forced to sleep rough and suffered permanent foot injuries. But tomorrow he is set to end his journey in ... (2014-02-02)

Margin of error for success in marathons small

Approximately 800 of those anxious runners hope to run a half marathon, 13.1 miles. That is maybe my favorite distance. It is long enough to allow a runner to ease into the pace and short enough to let that same runner finish very strong. Your legs ... (2014-02-02)

The Long Run: Florida runner dedicating marathon to loved one

So you were the first person to register for this year's marathon. Was that on purpose? “No, honestly I can't remember. I know it was obviously New Year's Eve. I did the international half marathon back in 2012, and I always knew I wanted to do the ... (2014-02-02)

Lincoln gets another half-marathon option

The city's hallmark race sold out in record time despite expanding to 12,500 runners this year. The vast majority of entrants sign up for the half-marathon, an indication to Cohoon that there was demand for another 13.1-mile event through the streets ... (2014-01-31)

Super Bowl 2014: 76 Movies, Marathons And More To Watch On TV Besides ...

Super Bowl 2014 is on Sunday, Feb. 2, but if you're like me, then you can honestly care less. Don't sit and suffer through the big game this weekend – watch something else! Steal some wings; grab the bowl of salsa and check out 76 marathons, movies and ... (2014-01-31)

British man running across Canada 3 marathons away from finish

On Friday, McDonald is just outside Chilliwack, and having run about 187 marathons so far, the remaining distance seems to be an easily achievable goal. “A blip in the ocean,” said McDonald Friday morning. Story continues below. After starting on the ... (2014-01-31)

Gretna man, 71, still running marathons around the world

“We met in the Athens Marathon in 2003 -- were roommates aboard ship as we traveled to Antarctica in 2005, competed together in Moshi, Tanzania in east Africa in 2008. Over a period of 10 years, we have also competed in national races and spoken to ... (2014-01-31)

50 off-road marathons in 50 days

The ambitious plan involves running the marathons back to back, with no rest. He launched his venture today in Auckland with 50 ascents of Mt Eden. It's the not the first time that Malcolm has taken on this kind of challenge; in 2009 Malcolm became the ... (2014-01-31)

Canada's Kristen De Sousa completes seven marathons on seven continents ...

Kristen De Sousa, the 15-year-old Oakville-born runner who now lives in Dubai, has completed seven marathons on seven continents in three months. She was supposed to finish off with a regular marathon of 42.2 kilometres in Punta Arenas, Chile, on ... (2014-01-30)

May marathon planned at Eagle Nest Lake State Park

The marathon in Eagle Nest is part of New Mexico State Parks' inaugural marathon series. The series will begin May 8 at Sugarite Canyon State Park near Raton, continue in Ute Lake State Park in Logan May 10, and conclude at Conchas Lake State Park in ... (2014-01-30)

LA sports: Dodgers tickets, Magic and the Lakers, new marathons

Los Angeles will host the 2016 men's and women's U.S. Olympic marathon trials to choose the runners for the Rio Olympics. The race will be held on a looped course mostly downtown on Feb. 13, 2016. The annual Los Angeles Marathon will be run the ... (2014-01-30)

Mountaineer Movie Marathons

“Harry Potter” is a no-brainer when it comes to a series marathon. With eight films, “Harry Potter” is sure to take your mind off the white stuff and transport you to another world. Popular among science-fiction lovers, the “Harry Potter” movies will ... (2014-01-30)

Fun marathons

Back in 2004, an international marathon took place in Lahore to present a 'soft side' of Pakistan to world. In 2005, the marathon was banned. In 2007 approximately 26,000 people participated in the Lahore Marathon, making it one of the major marathons ... (2014-01-30)

Los Angeles will host the 2016 US Olympic marathon trials

Los Angeles Times (2014-01-29)

Top 10 Marathons Worth Traveling For

If you're going to set a big goal like running a marathon, you might as well make it as easy to achieve as possible. And anything you can do to ensure the 26.2-mile run is as painless as possible is a smart tactic. So why run through the ho-hum streets ... (2014-01-29)

Air France charges £6400 for an extreme marathon runner to change her flights ...

An extreme marathon runner may be forced to close her animal sanctuary after an airline charged her thousands of pounds to rebook her flight when she got trapped in Antarctica while fund-raising. Fiona Oakes, 44, had taken part in a 25-mile race in ... (2014-01-29)

Rotary Coastal Quest 630 To See Martin Parnell Run A Marathon A Day For 25 ...

Among other things, he ran 250 marathons in one year, he then ran the Kilimanjaro Marathon and climbed to the top of that very mountain three days later, and there's the time he ran a marathon in full lacrosse gear, all in the hopes of raising money ... (2014-01-28)

Rotary Coastal Quest 630 To See Martin Parnell Run A Marathon A Day For 25 ...

Among other things, he ran 250 marathons in one year, he then ran the Kilimanjaro Marathon and climbed to the top of that very mountain three days later, and there's the time he ran a marathon in full lacrosse gear, all in the hopes of raising money ... (2014-01-27)

Workout Achiever: I've run 13 marathons and got my sisters to start running

•Major exercise accomplishment: Helping five friends get to the finish line of their first marathon, and completing 13 marathons. •Proudest exercise moment: Qualifying for Boston Marathon and then running it in 2011 and helping both my sisters get the ... (2014-01-27)

Local marathon noticed nationally

Davis said he's glad the magazine gives marathons a few years to grow and still be considered new, because there are always kinks to be worked out in the first few years of a fledgling event. "It shows the hard work and passion that we've been driving ... (2014-01-27)

Mercedes Half Marathon named among nation's top 50 half marathons (photos ...

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Life by Daily Burn named the Mercedes Half Marathon one of the top 50 13.1-mile races in the country. It was an honor that came out of the blue for race organizers. "We don't know a lot about Daily Burn," said Kim Gillikin, a race ... (2014-01-27)

Oakville teen

OAKVILLE — Kristen De Sousa reacted with horror when her mother first suggested running seven marathons on seven continents in three months. “My first response was: absolutely no way. The thought really scared me,” the 15-year-old Oakville-born ... (2014-01-27)

World's Wackiest Marathons and Races

The Neverending Marathon If you're the type who steps onto the course and feels like he could run forever, consider signing up for Morocco's Marathon des Sables, a 151-mile "ultra-run" across the Sahara Desert. That should quench your thirst for ... (2014-01-27)

Register for three upcoming marathons

ecns (2014-01-27)

Miami Marathon races are getting close to full capacity

Even before South Florida learned last week that the Miami Marathon was bought by a billion-dollar fitness corporation, the 26.2-mile trek through Miami and Miami Beach was on its way to what organizers believed would be another successful run ... (2014-01-27)

Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon earns acclaim from health website

The website Life by Daily Burn has selected the top half marathon for each state, and its choice for Michigan is the 13.1-mile race connected to the Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon. The Daily Burn says it's “dedicated to helping you live a ... (2014-01-26)

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series Launches New Elite Program

Xtri.com (2014-01-24)

Mula Seboka Gets Surprise Victory in Women's Race at 2014 Dubai Marathon In ...

As expected the women's race at the 2014 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon was dominated by the Ethiopians who made it eight straight wins in succession in the women's raceand also claimed the top nine places. But what was a surprise was the winner ... (2014-01-24)

2014 Gold Coast Airport Marathon becomes IAAF Gold Label Road Race

The 2014 Gold Coast Airport Marathon has become the first road race in Oceania to be named as an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, after its status was confirmed by the organisers and the IAAF on Thursday (22). Athletics Australia Chief Executive Officer ... (2014-01-24)

The Vancouver marathon is super fun. So says Runner's World

But, according to Runner's World, the two blend beautifully at the Vancouver USA Marathon. The magazine named the 26.2 mile pounder to its list of top 10 fun feature-filled marathons in the U.S.. Runner's World studied marathons that have been in ... (2014-01-23)

Rock 'n' Roll Series Launches New Elite Program

SAN DIEGO—Reaffirming its historical commitment to elite runners, Competitor Group Inc., (CGI), owner of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series, has announced plans for an elite athlete program that supports top-tier and developing international and ... (2014-01-23)

AMC Theatres hosting Oscar nominees marathons in Tampa

The Veterans Expressway 24, in Tampa, and the Regency 20, in Brandon, will screen all nine Academy Award nominees for Best Picture in two marathon sessions spread over Feb. 22 and March 1. Tickets for the Feb. 22 showcase, which includes ... (2014-01-22)

Running can be for everyone, from 5Ks to marathons

Running 101 now has over 110 members ranging from 5k runners to marathoners. While each individual is striving towards their own goal, Gandara says they all share one common goal and that is to change their lifestyles. “A lot of people just kind of ... (2014-01-22)

Rock 'n' Roll Providence Half Marathon Canceled

Competitor Group, Inc., which puts on the Rock 'n' Roll race series, has canceled the half marathon it put on in Providence, Rhode Island between 2011 and 2013. "Due to a number of circumstances, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2014 ... (2014-01-22)

Boston Marathon elite field for 2014 announced

2 ranked marathoner in the world after winning the Chicago and Tokyo marathons in 2013 and holds the world record in the 25K; Mosop ran the second-fastest time at a certified marathon distance in 2011 with his 2:03:06 at Boston; and Kogo finished ... (2014-01-22)

What to watch: Snow-day TV marathons and Netflix picks

If boredom has started to kick in already as the snow piles up outside, settle in for a marathon TV session with a cup of hot chocolate. Here are our picks for TV marathons today: "House Hunters International". HGTV: Till 7:30 p.m.. Dream of all the ... (2014-01-21)

Boston Marathon reveals their fastest ever field

Organisers of the Boston Marathon have announced the elite field for the 118th edition of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 21 April. Reigning champions Lelisa Desisa and Rita Jeptoo will return to defend their titles, but will be challenged by Boston's ... (2014-01-21)

Marathon champ from 2011 goes unnoticed in 2014 Mumbai marathon

Three years back, he was a star and a part of the celebrations. On Sunday, when the entire city was bathing in the marathon sun, he took a desolate walk on the pavement beside Azad Maidan. Ethiopian Girma Assefa – the 2011 Mumbai Marathon champion ... (2014-01-21)

Virtual striders: 200 troops to run race as Music Marathon goes off

A member of the military runs in a 'shadow race' earlier this year. More than 200 members of the Desert Striders will compete in the Melbourne Music Marathon in a virtual race overseas as the Brevard race is being held. / For FLORIDA TODAY ... (2014-01-21)

Miami Marathon purchased by Life Time Fitness

The Miami Marathon and Half Marathon, approaching another 25,000-runner sellout, will celebrate its 12th anniversary on Feb. 2. On Friday, the event took a giant stride toward what organizers expect will secure the race for many more years. Life Time ... (2014-01-21)

112 marathons and still running at 81

He has run 111 full marathons since his first at age 43 (averaging almost three a year). In fact, Casey regularly runs the Scranton (Pa.) Steamtown marathon, where his hometown gives him a race number that matches his age. Last October he was No. 81. (2014-01-21)

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Running on Ugali, Kenyans conquer the world of marathons

Daily News & Analysis (2014-01-20)

Running and living, that's my motto: Rahul Verghese, Mumbai marathon's ...

It was surprising to hear a good number of people asking the same question after completing the Men's Full Marathon on Sunday, “Where is Rahul?”. Rahul wasn't someone who was lost, he was right there. He just had too many people to meet. And why ... (2014-01-20)

Jessica Draskau-Petersson, Rob Watson win PF Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona ...

Canadian Rob Watson surprised few when he sprinted through the final straightaway all alone at the conclusion of Sunday morning's 11th annual P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona 1/2 Marathon. But not everyone expected Denmark's Jessica ... (2014-01-20)

Rod Duren: Navy nurse resuscitates marathon

Long-time marathoner, Navy Cmdr. Mike Kohler, has taken the lead in retooling the old Blue Angel Marathon into the Blue Angels Rock N Fly Half Marathon and 5K scheduled for March 29. / Special to the News Journal ... (2014-01-19)

Two feet, 12 months, 24 marathons: Gary Davies' amazing feat after rugby injury

“But as I was researching training programmes it became clear that to keep my body in the best shape I'd have to run the equivalent of a marathon between every race, and so it made sense to simply run two marathons a month instead.” The transport ... (2014-01-19)

Rod Duren: Navy nurse resuscitates marathon

Long-time marathoner, Navy Cmdr. Mike Kohler, has taken the lead in retooling the old Blue Angel Marathon into the Blue Angels Rock N Fly Half Marathon and 5K scheduled for March 29. / Special to the News Journal ... (2014-01-19)

Local marathon features elite field

If you are planning to run the Tallahassee Half Marathon (13.1 miles) on Feb. 2, thank yourself for having already registered. Since the half marathon is now full, it is too late to register for it. Last year, the half marathon filled to capacity for ... (2014-01-19)

Callison: Running a marathon in all 50 states

Laura Raeder divides the marathons she has run into two categories: fun and “not always so much fun.” The marathon she ran in January 2013 in Indiana falls into the latter category, but as long as you didn't have to run it, it's fun to hear Raeder talk ... (2014-01-18)

Callison: Running a marathon in all 50 states

Laura Raeder divides the marathons she has run into two categories: fun and “not always so much fun.” The marathon she ran in January 2013 in Indiana falls into the latter category, but as long as you didn't have to run it, it's fun to hear Raeder talk ... (2014-01-18)

Thoughts on the 2014 Chicago Marathon Lottery Registration

From the Chicago Marathon website: participants can enter the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon registration lottery at any time during the lottery entry period from Wednesday, March 5, at 12 p.m., to Monday, April 7, at 12 p.m. U.S. Central Time. (2014-01-17)

Chevron Houston Marathon beefing up security

“If you bring a backpack or a spectator brings a backpack or large purse, we will pull you off to the side and just search through that real quickly, but it's not a credentialed area,” said Wade Morehead, with the Chevron Houston Marathon. The 25,000 ... (2014-01-17)

One bright moment in boring State of the State marathons

Dallas Morning News (2014-01-17)

Cooper River Bridge Run Director Brings Half Marathon To Asheville

The Cooper River Bridge Run 10K race in Charleston is the fifth largest race in the country with more than 40,000 runners each April. The Bridge Run director, Julian Smith, will start a new race, the Asheville Half Marathon, in June. / Mahmood Fazal ... (2014-01-16)

Citizen-Times Half ends run, new half marathon coming to Asheville

In just a few months we've lost some of the biggest and best races on the calendar – the Bele Chere 5K, the Ramble Run 5K/12K, and now the Citizen-Times Half and full Marathons. I love running, I love these races, I understand how hard and how ... (2014-01-15)

'Obsessive' lawyer can't stop running

So, backed into a corner, Macon, a month shy of 52, started running and took part in the first marathon of his life. He finished near the back of the pack in "5:20 or something," but loved the entire experience. His curiosity piqued, Macon ran two ... (2014-01-15)

A New Take On Running: Knitting Marathons

Yes, what you're witnessing is real. A man is knitting a multi-colored scarf while running…and he's not just taking a quick jog around the block. This picture was taken during the Kansas City Marathon on October 19, 2013, where David Babcock set the ... (2014-01-15)

A New Take On Running: Knitting Marathons

Yes, what you're witnessing is real. A man is knitting a multi-colored scarf while running…and he's not just taking a quick jog around the block. This picture was taken during the Kansas City Marathon on October 19, 2013, where David Babcock set the ... (2014-01-15)

What Ultra-Marathons Do to Our Bodies

Ultra-runners are different from you and me in one simple way: They run more. But a new study of these racers, who compete in events longer than marathons, joins other recent science in finding that they also tend to be older and have some different ... (2014-01-15)

Farah To Face Fast Field At London Marathon

A potential victory for marathon debutant Mo Farah at the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 13 just got a lot harder after event organizers announced today a powerful elite field to challenge the two-time Olympic gold medalist. A total of seven men ... (2014-01-14)

Charities Benefit From Ad Agencies' 24-Hour Creativity Marathons

Charities Benefit From Ad Agencies' 24-Hour Creativity Marathons. 20140110 createathon. Employees at Think Tank PR and Marketing celebrate their participation in a "CreateAthon" to improve local nonprofits' marketing. Enlarge Image. close 20140110 ... (2014-01-14)

Startup focused on half-marathons charts ambitious plan

He also connected with Eric Johnson, who had ran over 100 marathons. He credits Johnson's wherewithal as his race director with the company's initial success. Kane wants to keep the races small- an alternative to giant running events that clog up ... (2014-01-14)

Mumbai Marathon 2014, women who run and rock

Pervin, who was introduced to running by Savio D'Souza, her coach, has run 21 half marathons and one full marathon—The Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, where she finished at 4 hours and 48 minutes. Besides successfully completing half a dozen ... (2014-01-14)

Woman to run marathons in 7 continents to raise funds for street kids

She has been training for the past six months to run one of the world's toughest endurance races — seven full-distance 50km ultra marathons, to be run on each of the seven continents, across seven weeks; first of the seven events will start in ... (2014-12-01)

May marathon planned at Eagle Nest Lake State Park

The marathon in Eagle Nest is part of New Mexico State Parks' inaugural marathon series. The series will begin May 8 at Sugarite Canyon State Park near Raton, continue in Ute Lake State Park in Logan May 10, and conclude at Conchas Lake State Park in ... (2014-11-01)

84-year-old doctor says he's ready for half-marathon

HOUSTON – Dr. Bernard Blumenthal has put a lot of miles on his 84-year-old legs. This great-grandfather first started running marathons at age 55. “A year or two later, I did another marathon and I made it in the fastest time of my career, three hours, ... (2014-11-01)

From Breast Cancer to Marathons: The Power of Baby Steps

I'm a personal trainer, half-marathon runner and weight-loss coach, so many people are surprised to learn that a fit lifestyle doesn't come naturally to me. In reality it has been a long road to get where I am – spurred by two breast cancer diagnoses ... (2014-10-01)

Weekend starts Colorado runner's marathon against Alzheimer's disease

According to the old saying, "A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step." For David Knapp, a journey of 1,310 miles begins with his first step off the starting line of the Mississippi Blues Marathon in Jackson, Miss., on Saturday, and ... (2014-10-01)

May marathon planned at Eagle Nest Lake State Park

The marathon in Eagle Nest is part of New Mexico State Parks' inaugural marathon series. The series will begin May 8 at Sugarite Canyon State Park near Raton, continue in Ute Lake State Park in Logan May 10, and conclude at Conchas Lake State Park in ... (2014-10-01)

Why I need to run marathons

I need marathons. I need them to tell me what to do. They tell me what to eat, how much to drink, how often to exercise and when to rest myself. Perhaps as a 46-year-old man I should not need such a framework to guide me through life. But I do. I have ... (2014-10-01)

Loaded fields set for 2014 Chevron Houston Marathon

The 42nd edition of the Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend features stacked fields in both the Chevron Houston Marathon and the Aramco Houston Half Marathon, which plays host to the USA Half Marathon Championships. "Our Elite Athlete ... (2014-10-01)

Kentucky's two largest half-marathons join forces

The Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon presented by Walmart and HumanaVitality in Louisville and Lexington's RunTheBluegrass Half-Marathon presented by Bodyfit have created a partnership encouraging runners to participate in both events. (2014-09-01)

Meyers: 13 reasons to run a half marathon in 2014

Fort Collins has several half marathons, including the Horsetooth Half Marathon on April 13, the half marathon distance at the Colorado Marathon on May 4, the Colorado Run Half Marathon on Sept. 1, and the Equinox Half Marathon on Sept. 21. Each race ... (2014-08-01)

An Elderly Australian Couple Ran A Marathon. Every Day. For An Entire Year.

Here's a story that'll either inspire you to explore the limitlessness of human potential, or make you feel like the worthless sack of crap you are. For the entirety of 2013 — every single day of it — Janette Murray-Wakelin, 64, and Alan Murray, 68 ... (2014-08-01)

5 races that make marathons look wimpy

I'm currently training for a marathon. When I'm on a long training run and start to think, "This is stupid..." I don't stop and remind myself why I'm trying to run a 26.2-mile race. I prefer to comfort myself with "Yeah, but it's nowhere near as crazy ... (2014-08-01)

Annette Fredskov: A marathon a day made me stronger

(CNN) -- Annette Fredskov's recipe to alleviate the often crippling effects of multiple sclerosis is a curious concoction. It consists of one year, 366 marathons, 15,442 kilometers and 20 pairs of running shoes. "It's amazing because now I know I have ... (2014-08-01)

The Race for the Most Marathons in a Year

In his quest to beat the Guinness world record for the most marathons finished in a year (157), Australian Trent Morrow spent the month of December completing 26 marathons in four different states. The year-end sprint gave him a total of 161 official ... (2014-06-01)

Australian Couple in Their 60's Break World Record Running 366 Marathons for ...

Janette Murray-Wakelin, 64, and her husband Alan Murray, 68, of Melbourne, Australia set the new world record when they finished their 366th marathon on January 1, 2014. The couple achieved their challenge on a diet of raw fruits and vegetables, ... (2014-06-01)

LOMA LINDA: Runner completes 100th half-marathon

Press-Enterprise (2014-06-01)

Huntsville's Ken Johnson completes 100th marathon

What started out as an activity to maintain his health, Johnson has taken it to another level and has taken part in plenty of types of races, particularly marathons. On Jan. 1, Johnson ran in the Texas Marathon, which was held in Kingwood, and the ... (2014-05-01)

'House of Lies', 'Shameless' and 'Episodes' get Showtime marathons

house-of-lies-shameless-episodes-marathon.jpg. If you need to catch up on your favorite Showtime programs before they premiere, you're in luck. Showtime is running marathons of their shows "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Episodes." Friday through ... (2014-03-01)

Everything That Distracted Us This Week: Holiday Season Marathons Edition

What stands out most from the interminable post-Christmas tundra week of boredom and drunkenness was VH1's two-days-long New Year's marathon of Happy Endings. A perfect sitcom gone too soon, Happy Endings was the perfect balm to ease us gently ... (2014-03-01)

Need a New Year's resolution? This couple ran a marathon every day in 2013

Alan Murray, 68, and wife Janette Murray-Wakelin, 64, can truly say they've been there for each other through the sweat and the tears during their 43 years of marriage, particularly during this past year, in which the couple from New Zealand ran a ... (2014-02-01)

These grandparents ran 365 marathons in 2013

Janette Murray-Wakelin, 64, and Alan Murray, 68, ran a marathon distance every day of the year, and finished their 365th consecutive marathon on Dec. 31 in Melbourne; but why stop there? On Jan. 1, they ran another 26.2 miles, which they say is a world ... (2014-02-01)

TV Marathons Provide the Perfect Binge

The New WLNY spent the day with “The Odd Couple” The SYFY Channel of course had “The Twilight Zone” and even the Encore Western Channel ran “Bat Masterson” with Gene Barry. He wore a cane and derby hat you know. Nowadays, marathons have ... (2014-02-01)

Lincoln Marathon registration fills up in record time

Bredehoft attributed the races' rising popularity to pre-race hype on the Internet, the expanded trail, a nice course and lower entry fees compared to other marathons. "It keeps snowballing. It's a good thing for the city of Lincoln and the track club ... (2014-02-01)

Couple run marathons for record 366 days in a row

A vegan couple in their 60s from Melbourne have created a world record for running a marathon each and every day for the past year. Janette Murray-Wakelin, 64, and Alan Murray, 68, ran 366 marathons without a single day off. They covered almost 10,000 ... (2014-01-01)

Your guide to New Year's Day marathons

(EW.com) -- Now that you've properly celebrated the beginning of 2014, it's likely that you're in need of some downtime to recover from the night's festivities. And even if not, there's no harm in sitting on the couch anyway. Just in case you do plan ... (2014-01-01)

Your guide to New Year's Day marathons 2013

Just in case you do plan on joining us sofa-lovers, we've rounded up the television marathons that will help put your new year on the right track — as well as a few that won't. Check out your TV marathon options below: *Note: Final time is when final ... (2014-01-01)

Create your perfect New Year's Day TV marathon

If you're not a fan of college football and its numerous bowl games being played today, there are plenty of marathons of current and classic TV shows across the dial to keep you entertained well into the night. Happy 2014! “The Walking Dead” What ... (2014-01-01)