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boston marathon
2014-04-15 10:06:33

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.

2014-04-14 16:23:18

Hoda Kotb, Co-Host, Fourth Hour of "Today" and Correspondent, "Dateline NBC," Hosted 11th Annual Race NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-time U.S.

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

2014-03-31 23:22:07

Company Releases Special Edition Product in Support of the 2014 Boston Marathon St.

2014-03-30 23:00:46

New Distributors and Continued Expansion into the International Elite Running Community Mark a Banner Year San Diego, Calif.

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).

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

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,

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

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/


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.