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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...

2014-07-29 23:11:55

Runners receive a complimentary evaluation and recommended plan of action to recover from and prevent further injuries. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 As the city prepares to host its first full marathon on March 15, Tidewater Physical Therapy continues to partner with Point 2 Running Company in Newport News to host a monthly Runner’s Injury Clinic. The clinics kick off at 6:30 p.m. on August 4, September 8, October 6, November 3, and December 1 at the Newport News Point 2...

2014-07-28 12:25:45

Unique training website offers individually-tailored 5K to marathon fundamentals, Max International nutrition for overall peak performance, health LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Entrepreneur and 12-year U.S. Army Veteran Nathan Pennington of Louisville has created a significant online niche with his marathon training site, RunDreamAchieve. In an increasingly health-conscious world dominated by an overwhelming number of apps and rather cookie-cutter running and...

2014-07-17 23:04:34

More than 25,000 runners expected at this year’s event from around the country– achieving a record level of early sign-ups. Thousands more will come out to watch. Major races (full marathon and both half marathons) have sold out. New event partners bring upgrades in technology and sustainability for participants and spectators. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 On Sunday, July 27, more than 25,000 runners and thousands of spectators will take to city streets and...

2014-07-08 23:08:49

Men are more likely than women to slow their pace in the marathon, according to a new study led by a Grand Valley State University researcher. Allendale, Michigan (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Men are more likely than women to slow their pace in the marathon, according to a new study led by a Grand Valley State University researcher. The findings were published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. The study, led by Robert Deaner, associate professor of psychology at Grand Valley...

2014-07-08 12:25:24

Registration closes soon for The MoonWalk NYC 2014, an overnight bra-baring marathon for vital breast cancer causes NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walk the Walk's night-time marathon for breast cancer, The MoonWalk NYC 2014 presented by Empire BlueCross BlueShield, will be closing its registration soon. Power Walkers looking to strut through the NYC streets in bedazzled bras and raise money for Memorial Sloan Kettering's Breast Examination Center of Harlem (BECH) will have...

2014-07-01 12:26:13

$38.4 Million Raised BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Participants running on behalf of non-profit organizations raised $38.4 million for charity this year in the 118(th) running of the Boston Marathon. The 2014 figure is a record amount and nearly doubles the $20 million raised in 2013. In this year's race on April 21(st), with an expanded field size of 36,000 registered runners, more than 300 organizations received donations in support of their missions. The majority of...

2014-06-30 23:09:30

Industry-First “PR:Initiative” Program Generates Enthusiastic Response from Running Community San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The ElliptiGO Project, whose mission is to make runners faster through innovation, today announced their “PR:Initiative” (PR:I) had received hundreds of applications and was now underway with 130 participants. In partnership with Greg McMillan and the McMillan Running staff, program participants have received their free training programs and will follow...

2014-06-27 23:00:29

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) is recruiting volunteers to staff its official Mile 19 water stop at the New York City Marathon. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 This year, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) has received the opportunity to staff the official water stop at Mile 19 of the New York City Marathon. The Meso Foundation is now recruiting volunteers interested in working on marathon day, on Sunday, November 2, between...


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