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2014-02-27 12:26:17

Professional Distance Runner Molly Huddle Surprises Standout with Elite Honor CAMAS, Wash., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 29(th) year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, recently announced Alexa Efraimson of Camas High School (Camas, Wash.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year. Efraimson was surprised with the news at school by American record holder in the 5,000...

2014-02-25 12:25:23

Specialty sporting goods retailer offers Angelenos tools to prepare for LA's biggest race day LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As participating Angelenos prepare for the 29th annual LA Marathon on March 9, premier specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet is providing race goers at all levels with tips and tailored in-store guidance to compete in the 26-mile race. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130509/LA11443LOGO) "Running a marathon takes a good deal of preparation...

2014-02-24 12:24:07

New Online Tools Offer Workouts Based on Sport-Specific Goals ALAMEDA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Face today officially launched a digital training platform in tandem with its new Mountain Athletics training apparel and footwear collection. The Mountain Athletics Collection, which is now available at retail stores and www.thenorthface.com, offers the durability and full range of motion necessary for intense functional training exercises. The Mountain Athletics Training...

2014-02-21 00:20:47

TOKYO, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Oct. 19 Event Features Guest Runner Yuki Kawauchi, P.R. Ambassador Masako Chiba - The Chiba Aqua-Line Marathon Planning Committee has announced entry application details for the 2014 Chiba Aqua-Line Marathon, which will be held on October 19. The Committee has invited Masahiro Okamura, who placed 4th in the marathon at the London Paralympics, and Saitama Prefectural Government employee Yuki Kawauchi to participate as guest runners in the full marathon...

2014-02-17 23:00:18

Mark Bramble, the head athletic trainer at Marlboro High School, recently performed CPR and used an AED to help save the life of a spectator at the Marboro High School vs Middletown High School Girl’s Basketball games. Marloboro, New Jersey (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 It was just a normal Tuesday afternoon at Marlboro High School for Mark Bramble, the licensed athletic trainer for the Mustangs. He was preparing like any other afternoon for the days games, on this day it was Varsity and...

2014-02-11 16:23:45

Four-week program and "Race Day Coaching Guide" created by elite athlete Andrew Kastor and Olympian Deena Kastor IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PEAR Sports, developer of the patent pending Heart Rate based interactive training platform in partnership with Coach Kastor, announced today the creation of two training programs intended specifically for ASICS LA Marathoners. Those programs, designed by elite athlete Andrew Kastor and Olympian marathoner Deena Kastor are...

2014-02-03 23:04:00

Continued adoption by elite runners and new sales milestones mark a banner year for ElliptiGO. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 ElliptiGO Inc., originator of the elliptical bicycle, today announced that 2013 was another exceptional year for the company. The company grew adoption of its products with elite runners at the masters, professional and collegiate levels while delivering its 10,000th elliptical bike to a consumer. More than 100 professional runners, including 2012...

2014-01-30 23:28:22

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) held its annual awards ceremony during the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA) Conference earlier this month. Three professional awards, three undergraduate student scholarships, and one school-centered honor are awarded annually based on achievement, service, and dedication related to the profession of athletic training (AT) and sports safety. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 On Saturday, January 11, 2014,...

2014-01-30 12:24:59

Professional Distance Runner Dathan Ritzenhein Surprises Standout with Elite Honor GRAND BLANC, Mich., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 29(th) year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, recently announced Grant Fisher of Grand Blanc High School (Grand Blanc, Mich.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year. Fisher was surprised with the news at school by three-time USA 12K...

2014-01-28 08:28:29

The International Athletic Association Announces The Return of the Jesse Owens International Athlete Trophy, Honoring Today's Elite Athletes NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Athletic Association (IAA), one of the leading athletic organizations providing recognition and support to professional and amateur athletes, today announced the return of the Jesse Owens International Athlete Trophy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/NY52300 ) The...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'