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2014-04-23 23:17:25

The Future Olympian Sports Clinics are headed to Atlanta, Ga after launching in Fiji Suva. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The clinics provide elite caliber training, hands on drills and techniques by five Olympic and World champion athletes with a combined total of 86 national and international medals. Partnering with the Georgia Track Club, these highly acclaimed athletes will provide instruction on proper technique, speed, agility, and core training. In addition, the athletes will...

2014-04-23 23:06:33

Meb Runs PR of 2:08:37 at Age 38 to Inspire Runners of All Ages San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The ElliptiGO Project, a group of elite athletes focused on using innovative training tools and techniques to improve performance, congratulated ElliptiGO Project member, Meb Keflezighi, on winning the 2014 Boston Marathon on Monday. Defeating a deep field stacked with international marathon winners, Meb held off Wilson Chebet of Kenya to finish with a new personal record of 2:08:37. With...

2014-04-23 12:25:35

1973 Marian College baseball team also inducted into M-Club Wall of Fame INDIANAPOLIS , April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marian University inducted Hulman & Company CEO Mark Miles and Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano into its Clayton Family Circle of Honor during a fundraiser dinner last night at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Catholic liberal arts university also honored its 1973 baseball team with a M-Club Wall of Fame induction. The fifth annual...

2014-04-18 12:21:47

BOSTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Both local and national REALTORS® joined together earlier this month to fundraise for REALTORS® running in the Boston Marathon. Representatives from the National, Massachusetts, and Greater Boston Associations of REALTORS® organized "REALTORS® Running for a Cause" on April 6 at Harpoon Brewery in Boston. The event was intended to help REALTORS® meet their fundraising goals in order to participate in the Boston Marathon on this...

2014-04-17 23:11:38

As the annual National Athletic Training Month (NATM) has ended for 2014, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) would like to recognize all of the athletic trainers (ATs), athletic training students (ATSs), and sports organizations in NYS that took part in promoting the athletic training (AT) profession during March to bring athletic health and safety into the spotlight. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Athletic trainers (ATs), as health care professionals who...

2014-04-17 23:03:09

Gentle Giant to arrange and provide transportation of 25+ truckloads of goods and athletic equipment for the 118th annual race. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Gentle Giant Moving Company, an award winning local and long distance mover based in Massachusetts with offices across the country, is proud to announce today that they will be the Official Moving & Storage Partner of the Boston Marathon for the 18th consecutive year. While the actual race is on April 21, the Marathon’s...

2014-04-17 12:25:57

Athletes Discuss Kenyan Culture and Training with Elmwood Elementary Students HOPKINTON, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock today brought the Boston Marathon defending women's champion Rita Jeptoo, two past champions, and other elite Kenyan athletes, to a pre-marathon rally with nearly 600 students from Hopkinton's Elmwood Elementary School. The rally, part of John Hancock's 'Scholars and Stars' program, gives students an opportunity to meet Kenyan athletes and...

2014-04-16 20:22:09

TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Team Canada Boston Marathon Brunch is pleased to announce 2013 marathon record holder Lanni Marchant will be dining with her fellow Canucks' to provide last-minute training advice, photos and autographs for all attendees. Ms. Marchant broke the 28 year old women's marathon record last fall at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, catapulting her quickly among the all-time great endurance athletes in Canadian Sports history. "I am really...

2014-04-15 23:11:05

#WEWILLRUN video deters the negative things that surround last year’s marathon and encourages people to rally around this one memorable event and bring this city together again. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 With only a week to the 118th Boston Marathon, the entire city, country and world's focus continues to grow to watch this great event which brings so many people together globally. Local Boston photographer and director JJ Miller produced a video #WEWILLRUN sharing a story...

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2014-04-15 10:06:33

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill After experiencing a tragic and truncated end to the 2013 Boston Marathon, race organizers were faced not only with grief but with hundreds of administrative decisions, including plans for the 2014 race – an event beloved by Bostonians and people around the world. One of the issues they faced was what to do about the nearly 6,000 runners who were unable to complete the 2013 race. The Boston Athletic Association, the event’s organizers,...


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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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