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2011-03-26 00:00:29

Bay Area program participants now have the option to train virtually with an online support system. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 25, 2011 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training (TNT), the renowned charity sports training program with more than 22 years of experience training individuals for an endurance event or hike adventure, now offers a new way to train with the Team "“ TNT Flex. TNT Flex is a flexible, customized online training option that provides...

2011-02-01 09:00:00

TEAM TO END AIDS endurance training program now open for registration WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIDS United has officially launched TEAM TO END AIDS, a new endurance training program for all levels of athletes that includes marathon and half marathon coaching. Beginners and experienced athletes can register today at: www.T2EA.com. In just a few months, TEAM TO END AIDS (T2) trains participants to complete a marathon or half marathon, even if they've never...

2010-11-02 00:00:35

The San Francisco Marathon Dares New York to Run on Their Turf New York, NY (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 First it was the Gold Rush, and then the .dot com era; now the two U.S. cities that sit almost parallel to each other on the map are gearing up for their proper marathons. On November 5th Golden Gate is inviting Gotham to support, "Worth the Hurtâ“ž¢," the global campaign led by heroes who run and stop at nothing to "Ëœconquer the hurt' for charitable...

2010-04-06 13:00:00

CHICAGO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced U.S. Olympic marathoner Ryan Hall, 27, will compete in the October 10, 2010 race in an attempt to lower the 2:05:38 American record set by Khalid Khannouchi in 2002. The Mammoth Lakes, Calif., resident and recognized philanthropist will lead a team of 100 runners representing his non-profit organization, The Hall Steps Foundation. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090122/CLTH018LOGO ) "I...

2010-03-18 15:00:00

CHICAGO, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Bank of America today announced it will match funds generated through its world-renowned Chicago-based running events - Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle and Bank of America Chicago Marathon - to launch a local youth fitness initiative in its continued support of after-school programs. In an event held today at Navy Pier, David Sontag, regional managing director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Management, announced a total donation of $324,000 will be...

2010-03-12 10:21:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The fifth running of the SunTrust National Marathon and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield National Half Marathon and Relay Races will be held in Washington D.C. on March 20, 2010. The marathon is the only one to be run entirely within the District of Columbia and has the fastest looped course in the country. The speed of the course draws elite runners including those trying to qualify for the US Olympic Trials and for the Boston Marathon. Joan Benoit...

2009-10-01 17:07:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the official wireless sponsor of the 2009 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, announced today that the company will provide its Field Force Manager product and PC cards to the race staff to guarantee crystal clear communication between staff members and to ensure emergency response communication can be organized and communicated clearly. The wireless company will also increase network capacity with the deployment of a temporary portable...

2009-09-01 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today launched its first-ever digital fundraising program, further extending the race's annual philanthropic impact of generating $10 million for local, national and global charities. The Marathon also introduced new advertising featuring 2009 race participants as well as results of a 2008 event economic impact study. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090122/CLTH018LOGO ) "Our 2009 campaign demonstrates...

2009-07-01 06:00:00

REGISTER NOW CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Just three months before 45,000 runners take to the streets of Chicago, the American Cancer Society Charity Runner Team is still offering entries to the sold out 2009 Chicago Marathon. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://news.prnewswire.com/viewrelease.aspx?STORY=ODE= "The Society is thrilled to offer the running community these high-demand slots for the Chicago Marathon," said Alison Tibbits, project...

2009-06-09 23:00:00

CHICAGO, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration for the 2009 Chicago Marathon is officially closed, and the only way to gain entry now is to join a non-profit team with availability. The Chicagoland Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) invites marathon runners to help them move miles closer to a world without Breast Cancer by joining Marathon for the Cure(R). 90 spots are available, but they are going fast, and the registration deadline is Thursday, June 25, 2009. Why run for...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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