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2013-07-01 23:16:28

The Inaugural Lake Erie 100 Mile Triathlon, presented by Beast of Burden 100 Mile Ultra Marathon Series+ , was a tremendous success. The Lake Ontario event will be held Oct. 5 in Barker, N.Y. Lockport, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Great Lakes 100 Mile Triathlon Series is pleased to announce the inaugural Lake Erie 100 Mile Triathlon was an overwhelming success. Over 50 athletes registered from across the U.S. and Canada. The men’s overall winner, Dan Pierce of Erie, PA set the new 100 Mile...

2013-06-28 23:02:02

Set amidst the stunning backdrop of Lake Ontario, triathletes, their fans and their families will experience a unique and memorable challenge. Lockport, New York (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Great Lakes LLC will host the second annual Great Lakes 100 Mile Triathlon to benefit YMCA Camp Kenan and Camp Kenan’s Camper Scholarship. The race will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, along Lake Ontario in Western New York. The race will include a one-mile swim through Lake Ontario, 84-mile bike ride and...

2013-06-19 23:24:55

Amy Palmiero-Winters the first amputee to complete the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run and first female amputee to complete the Badwater 135 mile race through Death Valley, and holder of running records at distances from five kilometers to the marathon, will be lining up to compete in a race that 80% of the participants don´t finish. Hicksville, New York (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 There are millions of running races, thousands of marathons, hundreds of triathlons and dozens of...

2013-06-11 23:02:52

Summer Beast of Burden 100/50 Mile Ultra Marathon to be run along the historic Erie Canal Tow Path. Lockport, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 August 17 will mark the fourth annual running of the Summer Beast of Burden 100/50 Mile Ultra Marathon, a long-distance running race along the historic Eric Canal Tow Path. Racers will start at Widewaters Marina in Lockport, N.Y. at 10 a.m. on Saturday morning, August 17, and travel 12.5 miles along the Erie Canal Tow Path to the turn-around point in...

2013-05-31 23:26:15

Zensah® Compression Socks Are Essential Training and Recovery Tool for Indoor Cycling Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 The World Spinning® and Sports Conference kicks off this week. Taking place May 31st — June 2nd at the Hotel Intercontinental in Miami, FL, the WSSC Conference brings cutting-edge programming and dynamic brands from around the world, including Zensah® Compression Technology, to empower fitness professionals to pursue their professional and personal goals....

2013-05-15 23:03:52

The Double Road Race was created by running visionary and Runner's World magazine founder Bob Anderson. (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 An innovative running competition and brand new sport is hitting the roads of America this summer. The Double Road Race is a distance race consisting of two segments or legs — a 10-kilometer road run, followed by a five-kilometer road run, with a short rest break in between, order of finish determined by best combined or aggregate time. Bob Anderson created and...

Marathon Chances Determined Through DNA Test
2013-04-15 05:29:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have developed a new DNA test that can allegedly determine whether or not a person is capable of completing a marathon — or at the very least, finishing in a respectable time. According to Emily Davies of the Daily Mail, the genetic test, called XRPredict+, was developed by Jamie Timmons, the head of systems biology at Loughborough University. XRPredict+ focuses on a key group of 30 genes which determine how an...

2013-04-01 23:02:24

Saquito Mix LLC brings another endurance athlete onto their team of diverse athletes. Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Saquito Mix LLC has brought ultra runner Will Harlan onto their team of endurance athletes. Harlan a seasoned ultra runner, won the 2009 Caballo Blanco 50 mile ultra marathon in the Copper Canyons Mexico, the race made famous by Christopher McDougall´s best selling Born To Run. Harlan will represent the brand at race events and help build awareness about...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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