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2014-08-28 23:13:36

Registration now open for Sept. 16 – Oct. 12 flexible and convenient Children's Miracle Network Hospitals wellness program. 27-day Miracle Marathon helps participants get active while helping local kids get well. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 16, individuals and groups of all ages and fitness levels will begin a 27-day “Miracle Marathon” to improve their own health while supporting the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital....

2014-08-27 23:01:27

Skirt Sports, the innovative women’s running apparel brand is proud to announce its partnership with pioneer runner, Kathrine Switzer, most noted for her brave running of the 1967 all-male Boston Marathon. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Skirt Sports, the innovative women’s running apparel brand is proud to announce its partnership with pioneer runner, Kathrine Switzer, most noted for her brave running of the 1967 all-male Boston Marathon. The collaboration creates a line of women’s...

2014-08-26 12:26:59

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Runners must act now to save $5 on registration for the sixth running of the annual Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon (TRM) presented by Inside-Out Sports. On September 1 prices of both the March 15, 2015 events - the full and half marathons - will increase by $5 to $80 and $70 respectively. A schedule of incremental price increases is available at www.tobaccoroadmarathon.com/policies. See a video capturing the excitement at the...

2014-08-22 23:07:30

Tug McGraw Foundation and Team McGraw is partnering with Team Red, White and Blue to participate in the 39th Annual Marine Corps Marathon on October 26, 2014. Yountville, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Tug McGraw Foundation and Team McGraw is partnering with Team Red, White and Blue (Team RWB) to participate in the 39th Annual Marine Corps Marathon on October 26, 2014. TRWB athletes and Team McGraw runners will join forces in coaching, training and participation for the 26.2-mile course that...

2014-08-20 12:24:22

As the Official Timekeeper & Timepiece of the Event NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAG Heuer announced today that the world-leading luxury Swiss watch brand, recognized for its prestigious sports watches, has been named the official timekeeper and timepiece of the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon, for three years, from 2014 to 2016. "The TCS New York City Marathon perfectly embodies the TAG Heuer mindset of mental fortitude, perseverance and inner strength," said TAG Heuer...

2014-08-16 16:20:50

City Officials, Community Leaders and Running Enthusiasts celebrate the 13.1 mile race and downtown cultural festival as a landmark community event which supports the city's revitalization efforts. OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, City Officials and Community Leaders supported over 1,500 runners who participated in the city's first annual "The Town's Half Marathon Filtered By Brita" on Saturday. The 13.1 mile race through Oakland's historic...

2014-08-14 23:02:08

ProRehab and Team 13 Help Athletes Prepare for October 4th Race Evansville, Indiana (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 ProRehab and Team 13, the official training program for the 11th annual YMCA Evansville Half Marathon, are helping both experienced and novice athletes prepare for the Saturday, October 4, 2014 race. Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, beginning July 8th, for the 13 weeks leading up to the October 4th race, members of Team 13 meet to train and prepare for the half marathon, with...

2014-08-08 16:22:14

California's Classic Oceanfront Race will take place on February 1st of next year in Huntington Beach, California. HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers for the 19th annual Surf City USA Marathon announced registration levels reached an all-time high for the month of July and attributed the high volumes to racers who are traveling from out of town to compete. California's Classic Oceanfront Race will take place on February 1(st) of next year in Huntington...

2014-08-06 23:11:21

REGISTER NOW for the 10th Annual Sedona Marathon Event taking place on January 31, 2015. Sedona, Arizona (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Sign-up with your family and friends before September 1, 2014 to save on registration with Early Bird pricing! The boutique destination race event is expected to host more than 2,600 runners/walkers who will participate in one of these breathtaking panoramic races: 5K, 10K, Half Marathon or Full Marathon race, presented by the Sedona Chamber of Commerce &...

2014-07-30 10:01:14

American College of Cardiology Study finds more education, research needed for preventing heat stroke death Heat stroke is 10 times more likely than cardiac events to be life-threatening for runners during endurance races in warm climates, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The authors noted the findings may play a role in the ongoing debate over pre-participation ECG screenings for preventing sudden death in athletes by offering...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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