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2014-06-19 23:01:36

Register with MDA Team Momentum and secure your entry in the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 The Muscular Dystrophy Association has a last chance opportunity for anyone interested in participating in the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon by securing a guaranteed entry through MDA Team Momentum, the organization’s new nationwide endurance program designed to help support MDA's mission to find treatments and cures for muscle disease. The...

2014-06-05 08:25:45

Two Geneia Employees Go from Non-Athlete to Half Marathon Runners in 11 Weeks BOSTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia announced today that the company is sponsoring the Runner's World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival in Boston on June 6(th)-8(th), 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140605/94733 "At Geneia, we wholeheartedly embrace the idea that health care innovation and wellness begins with us. That's why we are thrilled to sponsor the Runner's World Heartbreak...

2014-05-14 23:12:35

By using the latest light therapy device from Nature Bright Company, Toine Schoutens guides the famous 3FM DJ Giel Beelen from the Netherlands through his world record attempt "Longest Marathon, Radio broadcast." Irvine, California (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 On Monday May 12 at 6.00 a.m., Giel Beelen starts the biggest challenge of his career. He will try to obtain the Guinness World Record “Longest Marathon, Radio DJ”. Two years ago the Belgian DJ Peter van der Veire of MNM (VRT)...

2014-05-01 16:27:06

Fastest growing participatory sport takes important step towards global unification BOSTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Race, Inc., the world's leading obstacle racing company, today announced the selection of legendary adventure race icon, Ian Adamson (www.ianadamson.com), to lead the International Obstacle Racing Federation (IORF) (www.ObstacleRacing.org). The IORF, the creation of which Spartan Race also announced today, will serve as the international governing body of...

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...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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