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2014-01-29 12:23:57

Iconic yogurt maker announces contest for reserved qualified entries into the iconic race LONDONDERRY, N.H., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Runners in the 118(th) Boston Marathon will have new fuel powering their strides as Stonyfield, the world's leading organic yogurt maker, takes its place as an official sponsor. As part of its sponsorship, the New England company is forming Team Stonyfield, allowing qualified runners who missed the entry cutoff for the historic race to...

2014-01-23 23:04:49

Meb Keflezighi, Wendy Thomas and Matt Llano Lead Deep Field of ElliptiGO Project Athletes Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The ElliptiGO Project, a group of elite athletes focused on using innovative training tools and techniques to improve performance, today announced that ElliptiGO Project member, Meb Keflezighi, won the USA Half Marathon Championships in Houston on January 19th in a time of 1:01:23. Keflezighi’s victory was complemented by strong performances from the seven other...

2014-01-21 23:30:41

Marathon Dominator System designed by Jill Bruyere and Ben Greenfield is the latest program that teaches people how to run better and faster. A full review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if Marathon Dominator System is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Marathon Dominator System is the latest program that instructs people how to become a professional marathon runner. The program also provides a wide range of high intensity workouts to help people increase their speed,...

2014-01-21 12:26:10

46 Elite Athletes From 13 Countries Invited For 118th Running on April 21 BOSTON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 29(th) year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the elite field for the 118(th) running of the Boston Marathon on April 21. A complete field list follows. Reigning champions Lelisa Desisa and Rita Jeptoo will return to defend their titles, but will be challenged by the fastest field ever assembled for the world's...

2014-01-21 08:27:15

3-Time Cancer Survivor and Motivational Keynote Speaker Inspires Change Agents AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare workers struggling to keep up with new demands on their jobs can look for tactics to overcome adversity and deal with change from Matt Jones, a three-time cancer conqueror, and keynote motivational speaker who inspires healthcare audiences to achieve their victories as they hear his story. "I help develop your marathon mindset to overcome limiting beliefs so...

2014-01-09 11:40:16

For some runners, a marathon is not enough. Participation in so-called ultramarathons — defined as any distance beyond the standard 26.2-mile marathon — has grown exponentially in recent years. The number of runners who finished ultra-length races in North America increased from 15,500 in 1998 to 63,530 in 2012, according to UltraRunning Magazine. Despite its popularity, however, little is known about the health effects of this intense form of exercise. To learn more about the...

2014-01-06 12:24:40

Marathon event concludes successfully on January 2 XIAMEN, China, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 C&D Xiamen International Marathon kicked off in Xiamen, China on January 2, with 77,151 participants from 46 countries and regions running one of the world's most picturesque marathon routes. Mare Dibaba Hurssa from Ethiopia clocked in at 2 hours, 21 minutes and 36 seconds, breaking the female course record held for 6 years and winning the championship. The men's winner,...

2014-01-04 23:24:39

The IDSA brings Flagler Beach its first Skateboard Marathon on January 4th. Both a half marathon and World Record Breaking Mile look to bring the Stoke. Flagler Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 The sport of longboarding is coming to the beach for the start of 2014! For most, the start of new year is coronated with party hats and fireworks, but the city of Flagler Beach wants to be special. They have decided to host the first annual Flagler Beach Skate Vacation presented by Beach 92.7 on...

2013-12-26 12:20:38

XIAMEN, China, Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 C&D Xiamen International Marathon will be held in Xiamen, China on 2 January, 2014. The Xiamen International Marathon, going into its seventh year as an IAAF Gold Label Road Race event, has become the largest of its kind in China in terms of the professionalism of its organization and the recognition of its brand. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131226/CN38091 ) The 2014 C&D Xiamen International Marathon will...

2013-12-18 20:20:56

One coach will receive prestigious award for excellence on Wednesday, January 15 HOUSTON, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association, an organization devoted to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke, announced today the 2013 Coach of the Year finalists for the Marathon Oil Corporation Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards. The 2013 Coach of the Year finalists are David Bailiff (Rice), Art Briles (Baylor), Mark Dantonio (Michigan State),...