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2014-03-23 23:03:25

A new book arrives to celebrate the indomitable spirit of the Boston Marathon, and one man's love of running, in "Conquering the Beast: Thirty Years with the Boston Marathon." Written by physical therapist Nicholas San Martino, the memoir/training guide has recipes for homemade energy drinks, strategies that will get runners across the finish line, and an Epilogue of the author's experiences volunteering near the site of the explosions at last year's race. (PRWEB)...

2014-03-19 23:02:55

Gentle Giant to arrange and provide transportation of thousands of pounds of goods and athletic equipment for the 4th annual community road race. Westchester, NY (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 New York moving company Gentle Giant, an award winning local and long distance mover based in Massachusetts with offices across the country, announced today that it will act as the official mover of the 2014 Sleepy Hollow Half Marathon, put on by the organization Rivertown Runners. Taking place on Saturday...

2014-03-17 12:26:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 10,000 registered runners and walkers, including more than 40 national and world class runners, participated in the 7(th) Annual 26.2 with DONNA marathon weekend events held February 22-23, 2014 on Florida's First Coast. In contrast to last year's record cold, the race saw mild, humid conditions throughout most of Sunday until severe weather forced the race to close an hour earlier than expected....

2014-03-13 23:01:06

Industry Leading Sport Earphone Company Supports the Running Community by Funding Runners from Across the Country to Participate in this Year’s Boston Marathon St Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 yurbuds®, a company rooted in its strong connection to the running community, is honoring those who were affected by last year’s tragic events at the Boston Marathon by sponsoring four runners at this year’s event. The yurbuds #neverstop team is going back to Boston after all runners...

2014-03-11 16:24:53

-- Lauren Kleppin finishes third with time of 02:28:48 IRVINE, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASICS Mammoth Track Club athletes Gabe Proctor and Lauren Kleppin had a strong showing at Sunday's ASICS LA Marathon as the first Americans to cross the finish line. Hot off her recent second place finish in the U.S. National Half Marathon Championships, Lauren Kleppin placed third on Sunday and had a personal record time by beating her recent marathon time by more than 13...

2014-03-06 23:32:12

Now Available in the FitSnap Mobile App by Rollins Labs, Customized Themes to Support Athletes Training for Half and Full Marathons Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Available today in the iPhone app FitSnap, two customized themes that allow those training for marathons and half marathons to overlay photos with text and images. These pictures can be shared with friends through their social channels like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Fitsnap users take a new picture or select an...

2014-03-05 20:21:05

Partnership will add strategic marketing expertise to Project Sport's existing races and will preserve the unique, local experience each race is known for. LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OmniForce, LLC a world-leading athletic event production company based in Los Angeles, California announced an investment in Project Sport, LLC, a San Francisco-based events company whose mission is to provide competitive and recreational fitness events for participants of all ages and...

2014-03-04 08:28:23

The Quinn Family Foundation's rungevity© program encourages participants to run for a cause; five St. Louis charities will partner with rungevity and benefit at the 2014 running event ST. LOUIS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the leading active lifestyle sports media and event entertainment company, in partnership with The Quinn Family Foundation (QFF) today announced that rungevity has been named the title partner of the 2014 Rock 'n' Roll St. Louis...

2014-03-03 23:03:03

Ten-Video Series Follows Meb Keflezighi’s Preparation for the Boston Marathon San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The ElliptiGO Project, a group of elite athletes focused on using innovative training tools and techniques to improve performance, today launched a video series on RunnerSpace.com featuring ElliptiGO Project member, Meb Keflezighi. In this ten-video series, viewers will get a never-before-seen glimpse into Meb’s training for the 2014 Boston Marathon, plus his insights...

2014-02-25 23:04:37

Fit4Charity offers a unique opportunity to feel great through fitness while helping others with virtual marathons that donate 100% of the funds raised to a worthy cause. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Working out just became even better! Fit4Charity offers a unique opportunity to feel great through fitness while helping others with virtual marathons that donate 100% of the funds raised to a worthy cause. The organization is thrilled to announce their next event will be held in April...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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