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2013-06-13 08:27:41

BOSTON, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the continuation of donations being made to benefit those affected by the Boston Marathon bombings, the HealthBridge Managed Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers, along with CEO Daniel Straus, will be honoring the victims with their very own fundraiser. The fundraiser will be held at Boston's Museum of Science tonight from 5:30pm to 9:00pm. More than 300 guests are expected to attend. Notable attendees include Boston Marathon Director Dave...

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...

2013-06-06 16:24:20

-- First Issue After Bombings Packed with Exclusive Audio, Video and Interactive Features on iPad EMMAUS, Pa., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Runner's World Magazine's first issue after the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings is now available on the iPad, packed with exclusive audio, video and interactive features. The print edition of the July 2013 issue officially hits newsstands June 11. "This issue is dedicated almost entirely to what happened in Boston, why it still matters, and...

2013-06-06 08:27:03

First Ever, Non Stop 3,000 Mile Relay Race from Los Angeles to Boston Supports Those Affected by The Boston Marathon Tragedy BOSTON, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reminiscent of Amelia Earhart's remarkable acts, an inspiring race called The One Run For Boston is about to make history in the running community. The One Run For Boston (www.onerunforboston.org) is America's first coast-to-coast, nonstop, 3000-mile relay race ever to be attempted. It kicks off in Los Angeles Friday, June...

2013-06-04 08:26:56

Academy-Award-Winning Film Team Shares Passion Project with Runners Across the Country In Spirit of the Marathon II Debut CHICAGO, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Every time I open the tap and see clean water come out, my heart is filled with joy. I never believed that we could get such a thing," says one African mother of three who is featured in This Water is Beautiful, a 10-minute documentary short on the importance of clean water and the role Team World Vision plays in...

2013-05-31 23:03:27

Miami Public Speakers is excited to announce that Alex Cequea, Editor in Chief of iPhone Life magazine and professional speaker, will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the longest speech marathon in Fairfield, Iowa. Fairfield, IA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Alex Cequea will attempt to break the current Guinness World Record and will attempt to continually speak from 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 8th to 10 p.m. Sunday, June 9th. The entire event will last approximately 34 hours. The...

2013-05-30 23:00:17

Athletic trainers (ATs) are well versed in responding to sudden, even traumatic, emergency situations, but nothing like what unfolded on that harrowing day in April at the Boston Marathon. The New York State Athletic Trainers´ Association (NYSATA) and the District II National Athletic Trainers´ Association is proud to recognize the ATs who, in the face of unknown dangers, helped care for victims of the tragic events in Boston on that now infamous afternoon. Poughkeepsie, NY...

2013-05-30 16:24:36

Regional Brand Teams up with Elite Marathon Runner Josh Cox to Help Hydrate and Inspire This Year's Participants SAN DIEGO, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arrowhead(®) Brand 100% Mountain Spring Water will help keep runners hydrated along the course this weekend at the Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon & ½ Marathon benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as the event's official bottled water sponsor and ultimate training partner. The brand is teaming up with...

2013-05-26 23:00:16

RetirementRoadster.com finance and lifestyle magazine remarks about the moving conclusion to this year´s Boston Marathon, which ended yesterday with nearly 3,000 participants running the final mile of the oldest marathon in the country Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 RetirementRoadster.com finance and lifestyle magazine released their support of the 3,000 runners who succeeded in finishing the last mile of the Boston Marathon which was taken from them when two bombs went off near the...

2013-05-20 23:15:42

DonkBoard.com and the International Distance Skateboard Association will be having a skateboard marathon (26.2 miles) in Tradition, Florida, with proceeds to help the local Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County. Port St. Lucie, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 The International Distance Skateboard Association has elected Port St. Lucie to be an official race location for the best long distance skaters to attend and compete. This opportunity will give the city of Port City Lucie a venue of...