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2014-04-15 10:06:33

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill After experiencing a tragic and truncated end to the 2013 Boston Marathon, race organizers were faced not only with grief but with hundreds of administrative decisions, including plans for the 2014 race – an event beloved by Bostonians and people around the world. One of the issues they faced was what to do about the nearly 6,000 runners who were unable to complete the 2013 race. The Boston Athletic Association, the event’s organizers,...

2014-04-15 08:26:45

WORCESTER, Mass., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the 26.2 miles of 118(th) Boston Marathon looming before them on April 21, 14 dedicated WUNners from across the U.S. and Canada are in their final few days of training. The WUNners are racing to benefit Wake Up Narcolepsy (WUN) www.wakeupnarcolepsy.org, a nonprofit organization working to speed narcolepsy diagnosis and treatment, and fund medical research to find a cure. Narcolepsy is a devastating lifelong, neurological...

2014-04-11 08:22:20

Runners Will Now Be Able To Experience The World-Renowned Course Through Paofit's iPad App Without Leaving Their Home Or Gym LONDON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine lacing up to run the iconic Virgin Money London Marathon, passing over the famous Tower Bridge, and feeling the excitement and energy of the day without ever leaving your home or gym. Paofit and the Virgin Money London Marathon today announce the first ever digital marathon, allowing anyone in the world to...

2014-04-09 23:29:07

Diana Kyser McNeff will celebrate her 50th birthday with 36,000 other people running the Boston Marathon. Summit, NJ (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Diana Kyser McNeff, founding partner of COO on Demand, is running the Boston Marathon this year. As a result of the tragic events of last year, the 2014 Boston Marathon is going to be the largest ever, with 36,000 runners and millions of spectators. For Kyser McNeff, this run is special in a very personal way. Running the Boston Marathon has been a...

2014-04-09 12:27:47

Corner of Boylston and Dartmouth to be closed to traffic for the Production Scheduled FOR SATURDAY, April 12, 7:00 a.m. NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports Illustrated @SINow invites Bostonians to be part of an historic cover photo shoot featuring Boston Strong. The production is scheduled for Saturday, April 12(th), 7:00am, at the corner of Boylston and Dartmouth ... the finish line of the 2014 Boston Marathon. Sports Illustrated will make this shoot the cover of its next...

2014-04-08 12:27:37

As official yogurt sponsor, Stonyfield will provide fuel and fun for runners and spectators alike LONDONDERRY, N.H., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stonyfield, the country's leading organic yogurt, proudly celebrates its New England roots by announcing Team Stonyfield, its team of runners participating in the 118(th) Boston Marathon. The official yogurt of the Boston Marathon, Stonyfield handpicked a team of ten runners based on their love of delicious, organic yogurt as well as their...

2014-04-08 12:26:25

Made possible by support from AT&T, The Globe's first television documentary chronicles the stories of five runners at the scene of the 2013 Marathon blast BOSTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Globe today announced the release of 5 Runners, a first-of-its-kind television documentary -- developed and directed by Emmy Award-winning Boston Globe print and digital journalists -- that profiles five 2013 Boston Marathon runners who were crossing the finish line as the first...

2014-04-04 23:23:39

Top 5 running watches for the Boston marathon and 2014 marathon season have been named by the test staff at the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The top 5 running watches for this year's Boston Marathon have been named by the Heart Rate Watch Company. "Every Spring before the big Spring Classic marathon that is the Boston we like to choose our top running watches for 2014," says Rusty Squire, President of the Heart Rate Watch Company. He adds,...

2014-04-02 23:30:12

This Saturday, April 5, Kim MacKenzie, Miss Norway 2014, will run 13.1 miles in the Hollywood Half Marathon to support the Spark Program, with her fiancé, Spike Spencer. As a Spark Mentor last year for her company, The Body Archer®, Kim mentored two middle school students, teaching them on-the-job skills necessary to run a successful business and inspiring them to continue to reach their educational and career goals. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 This Saturday at six in...

2014-04-02 23:29:05

Inspirational and touching video produced by JJ Miller Productions to honor last year’s Boston Marathon runners and a story of this year’s marathon that demonstrates resilience and perseverance. Boston, MA. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 On April 21, 2014 the world’s focus will return to this great city to watch the 118th Boston Marathon. JJ Miller Productions has created an inspirational and touching video to not only honor last year’s runners and the tragedy that has overshadowed the...


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