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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...

2013-12-05 23:27:39

Longboarders from around the world prepare to break the world record for 1 mile on the beach. Flagler Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 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’ve decided to host a longboarding skate vacation to kick off the new year on the beach. Records will be broken and people’s wills will be tested in...

2013-12-05 23:00:47

Rafael Hernandez exemplifies the spirit of community engagement that has been a guiding principle of MedMar Healing Center from day one. In addition to running marathons, Hernandez and others at MedMar have organized blood drives, removed trash from area waterways, and collected canned food for the local homeless population. (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 MedMar Healing Center staff are pleased to announce that one of the dispensary’s co-founders, Rafael Hernandez, has invested a generous...

2013-11-29 23:25:12

Charity receives up to 400 registration slots for sold-out race. (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Walt Disney World Resort and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals have extended their long-term relationship with a new agreement naming Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a nonprofit raising funds and awareness for North American children's hospitals, as the presenting sponsor of the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend. The agreement gives Children's Miracle Network Hospitals an...

2013-11-29 23:01:37

Gentle Giant to arrange and provide transportation of several truckloads of goods and athletic equipment for the 43rd annual race throughout Seattle. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Seattle 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 43rd annual Seattle Marathon. Taking place on Sunday December 1st, the Seattle Marathon requires the...

2013-11-27 23:27:39

This past Saturday Pace University in Pleasantville held the first all night dance marathon to benefit Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY. Pleasantville, New York (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 This past Saturday Pace University in Pleasantville held the first all night dance marathon to benefit Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY. Nearly 300 members of the Pace community and friends of the hospital...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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