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2014-04-28 23:13:03

The Boston Police Department recently utilized the ISS 24/7 Text Communication solution for the 118th Boston Marathon. The implementation of the Text Communication software afforded runners and patrons the ability to report suspicious activity during the race. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The Boston Police Department recently utilized the ISS 24/7 Text Communication solution for the 118th Boston Marathon. This was the first running of the race since the bombing last year that...

2014-04-25 23:02:14

Sport Earphone Company’s Interactive Booth, Sponsored Athletes Team and Donation to Assist Runners in Need Made for a Memorable Weekend of Events St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 yurbuds®, a company deeply rooted in the running community, celebrated racers returning to the 2014 Boston starting line with a team of sponsored athletes and an interactive booth for all race attendees. With live video testimonials, t-shirt giveaways and exclusive Boston product benefitting charity,...

2014-04-24 23:10:42

Generation UCAN an Element of Keflezighi’s Personal Success in Boston New York, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Fresh off the heels of his recent Boston Marathon victory, Meb Keflezighi is rightly considered one of the country’s most successful endurance runners, and the 38-year-old elite athlete continues to consider Generation UCAN a valuable part of his training regimen and personal success. The go-to natural energy source for many of today’s Olympic, professional and collegiate...

2014-04-24 12:27:11

RALEIGH, N.C., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coming off record-setting participation in the fifth running of the annual Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon (TRM) presented by Inside-Out Sports, event officials have announced a new "early bird" discount price registration effective today. Those who register before May 6 will enjoy special pricing of $50 for either full or half marathon events to be held March 15, 2015. A schedule of incremental price increases over the coming...

2014-04-23 23:06:33

Meb Runs PR of 2:08:37 at Age 38 to Inspire Runners of All Ages San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The ElliptiGO Project, a group of elite athletes focused on using innovative training tools and techniques to improve performance, congratulated ElliptiGO Project member, Meb Keflezighi, on winning the 2014 Boston Marathon on Monday. Defeating a deep field stacked with international marathon winners, Meb held off Wilson Chebet of Kenya to finish with a new personal record of 2:08:37. With...

2014-04-22 16:21:37

- Partnership marks the sixth consecutive year and reinforces that Nissan is "Nashville Proud" - NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan is once again partnering with the St. Jude Country Music Marathon & ½ Marathon, which returns to Nashville on Saturday, April 26. The partnership between Nissan and the race, which is entering its sixth consecutive year, includes presenting sponsorship of the half-marathon. In addition, the 2014 Nissan Rogue will serve as the...

2014-04-18 23:04:30

Scobre Educational announces the release of a new YA book about the Boston Marathon. The book offers a fresh perspective on the history and future of the event, just one year removed from the 2013 bombing. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Scobre Educational announced today plans to publish a new four book series the ‘World’s Greatest Sporting Events.’ Each book will transport young adult readers to a sporting event that has resonated in history. The first in the series due out...

2014-04-18 16:22:13

LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Robert Joseph, DPM, is Los Angeles' leading foot and ankle surgeon, with a thriving Beverly Hills practice which includes major league athletes and A-List celebrities. His minimally invasive surgical technique has made Dr. Joseph, recently named Director of Podiatry at Mission Community Hospital in Panorama City, CA, Hollywood's go-to for corrective foot procedures. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140418/76414) A...

2014-04-18 12:21:47

BOSTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Both local and national REALTORS® joined together earlier this month to fundraise for REALTORS® running in the Boston Marathon. Representatives from the National, Massachusetts, and Greater Boston Associations of REALTORS® organized "REALTORS® Running for a Cause" on April 6 at Harpoon Brewery in Boston. The event was intended to help REALTORS® meet their fundraising goals in order to participate in the Boston Marathon on this...

2014-04-17 23:03:09

Gentle Giant to arrange and provide transportation of 25+ truckloads of goods and athletic equipment for the 118th annual race. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Gentle Giant Moving Company, an award winning local and long distance mover based in Massachusetts with offices across the country, is proud to announce today that they will be the Official Moving & Storage Partner of the Boston Marathon for the 18th consecutive year. While the actual race is on April 21, the Marathon’s...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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