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Researchers Help Boston Marathon Organizers Plan For 2014

Researchers Help Boston Marathon Organizers Plan For 2014 Race

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...

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2014-04-16 16:25:55

9 Schools Compete in Second Annual Friendship Sprint Medley Relay BOSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Marathon principal sponsor John Hancock, in partnership with the Boston Scholar Athletes (BSA) program and the Boston Public Schools, today hosted Scholars & Stars in Boston at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. More than 300 students from Boston Public High School track teams participated in the event. After dynamic stretching and core strengthening...

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...

2014-04-09 12:27:47

Corner of Boylston and Dartmouth to be closed to traffic for the Production Scheduled FOR SATURDAY, April 12, 7:00 a.m. NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports Illustrated @SINow invites Bostonians to be part of an historic cover photo shoot featuring Boston Strong. The production is scheduled for Saturday, April 12(th), 7:00am, at the corner of Boylston and Dartmouth ... the finish line of the 2014 Boston Marathon. Sports Illustrated will make this shoot the cover of its next...

2014-04-08 12:27:37

As official yogurt sponsor, Stonyfield will provide fuel and fun for runners and spectators alike LONDONDERRY, N.H., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stonyfield, the country's leading organic yogurt, proudly celebrates its New England roots by announcing Team Stonyfield, its team of runners participating in the 118(th) Boston Marathon. The official yogurt of the Boston Marathon, Stonyfield handpicked a team of ten runners based on their love of delicious, organic yogurt as well as their...

2014-04-08 12:26:25

Made possible by support from AT&T, The Globe's first television documentary chronicles the stories of five runners at the scene of the 2013 Marathon blast BOSTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Globe today announced the release of 5 Runners, a first-of-its-kind television documentary -- developed and directed by Emmy Award-winning Boston Globe print and digital journalists -- that profiles five 2013 Boston Marathon runners who were crossing the finish line as the first...

2014-04-02 23:31:38

Mobile app enables fans, family, spectators and first responders to capture and share photos and videos in real time to enhance Race Safety. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Today, VizSAFE, the first community safety social network announced updates to their mobile crowdsourcing platform in time to enhance safety and awareness at the 118th Annual Boston Marathon. VizSAFE’s mobile App and website, like other social media, is free and empowers the “crowd” to capture and map photos or...

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...

2014-03-31 08:25:32

Runners and Fans Encouraged to Contribute Videos to #ItsOurBoston Social Mosaic BOSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T*, a proud Boston Marathon sponsor since 2008, is adding a new feature to this year's race to give runners and fans a unique way to show their passion for one of the nation's most beloved marathons - and to provide support for One Fund Boston. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120612/DA23287LOGO AT&T is curating a digital mosaic showcasing submitted videos and...

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...

2014-02-25 23:04:37

Fit4Charity offers a unique opportunity to feel great through fitness while helping others with virtual marathons that donate 100% of the funds raised to a worthy cause. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Working out just became even better! Fit4Charity offers a unique opportunity to feel great through fitness while helping others with virtual marathons that donate 100% of the funds raised to a worthy cause. The organization is thrilled to announce their next event will be held in April...