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2014-04-11 08:22:20

Runners Will Now Be Able To Experience The World-Renowned Course Through Paofit's iPad App Without Leaving Their Home Or Gym LONDON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine lacing up to run the iconic Virgin Money London Marathon, passing over the famous Tower Bridge, and feeling the excitement and energy of the day without ever leaving your home or gym. Paofit and the Virgin Money London Marathon today announce the first ever digital marathon, allowing anyone in the world to...

2014-03-31 23:22:07

Company Releases Special Edition Product in Support of the 2014 Boston Marathon St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 yurbuds®, the #1 selling sport earphone company in the United States, is releasing a Boston Special Edition Sport Earphone at this year’s Boston Marathon. Proceeds from the Special Edition product will benefit the Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF). With its roots in the running community, yurbuds is introducing the Boston Special Edition product to support...

2014-03-30 23:00:46

New Distributors and Continued Expansion into the International Elite Running Community Mark a Banner Year San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 ElliptiGO Inc., originator of the elliptical bicycle, today announced that 2013 was another exceptional year for the company’s international expansion. The company grew sales of its products globally with strong momentum in a number of key international markets while delivering its 10,000th elliptical bike to a consumer. Adoption by elite...

2014-03-28 23:02:12

Make-A-Wish Idaho received a very unique request from 17-year-old Rhett who is battling osteosarcoma (a type of bone cancer). Instead of wishing for a trip or meeting a celebrity, Rhett selflessly wished for track equipment for his high school. When contacted, AAE was humbled to not only fulfill Rhett's wish for the 80 hurdles and 10 starting blocks, but also added on a starting block cart and Track is Good T-Shirts for Rhett & his entire track team. Royersford, PA (PRWEB) March...

2014-03-23 23:03:25

A new book arrives to celebrate the indomitable spirit of the Boston Marathon, and one man's love of running, in "Conquering the Beast: Thirty Years with the Boston Marathon." Written by physical therapist Nicholas San Martino, the memoir/training guide has recipes for homemade energy drinks, strategies that will get runners across the finish line, and an Epilogue of the author's experiences volunteering near the site of the explosions at last year's race. (PRWEB)...

2014-03-19 23:02:55

Gentle Giant to arrange and provide transportation of thousands of pounds of goods and athletic equipment for the 4th annual community road race. Westchester, NY (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 New York moving company Gentle Giant, an award winning local and long distance mover based in Massachusetts with offices across the country, announced today that it will act as the official mover of the 2014 Sleepy Hollow Half Marathon, put on by the organization Rivertown Runners. Taking place on Saturday...

2014-03-17 12:26:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 10,000 registered runners and walkers, including more than 40 national and world class runners, participated in the 7(th) Annual 26.2 with DONNA marathon weekend events held February 22-23, 2014 on Florida's First Coast. In contrast to last year's record cold, the race saw mild, humid conditions throughout most of Sunday until severe weather forced the race to close an hour earlier than expected....

2014-03-14 20:21:37

Masters Track Day One World Records by Obera, Hewitt, Marks by 100-year old McPhie and Jazz Great Shaheed Also Headline Indoor Champs BOSTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UPDATE: Three-time Olympian *Ed Burke*, the US flagbearer at the 1984 Olympics, broke the world record for men 70-74 three times in the 16-pound weight throw with a toss of 20.93 meters/68 ft. 8 inches in a special night session at the USA Masters Indoor Track Championships in Boston. The special...

2014-03-13 23:01:06

Industry Leading Sport Earphone Company Supports the Running Community by Funding Runners from Across the Country to Participate in this Year’s Boston Marathon St Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 yurbuds®, a company rooted in its strong connection to the running community, is honoring those who were affected by last year’s tragic events at the Boston Marathon by sponsoring four runners at this year’s event. The yurbuds #neverstop team is going back to Boston after all runners...

2014-03-11 16:24:53

-- Lauren Kleppin finishes third with time of 02:28:48 IRVINE, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASICS Mammoth Track Club athletes Gabe Proctor and Lauren Kleppin had a strong showing at Sunday's ASICS LA Marathon as the first Americans to cross the finish line. Hot off her recent second place finish in the U.S. National Half Marathon Championships, Lauren Kleppin placed third on Sunday and had a personal record time by beating her recent marathon time by more than 13...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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