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2014-08-20 12:24:22

As the Official Timekeeper & Timepiece of the Event NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAG Heuer announced today that the world-leading luxury Swiss watch brand, recognized for its prestigious sports watches, has been named the official timekeeper and timepiece of the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon, for three years, from 2014 to 2016. "The TCS New York City Marathon perfectly embodies the TAG Heuer mindset of mental fortitude, perseverance and inner strength," said TAG Heuer...

2014-07-24 16:24:49

Tony Danza Appointed as Master of Ceremonies for the Charitable Event NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voices Against Brain Cancer, in partnership with New York Road Runners, will host its annual "Join The Voices! New York Run/Walk" on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at The Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park at 8:30 a.m. The charitable event, which last year raised close to one million dollars, will feature a five-mile run, a scenic walk, kids races and a fun family festival....

2014-04-14 16:23:18

Hoda Kotb, Co-Host, Fourth Hour of "Today" and Correspondent, "Dateline NBC," Hosted 11th Annual Race NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-time U.S. Olympian Deena Kastor, 41, raced to a first place finish at the 11th Annual More Magazine/Fitness Magazine Women's Half-Marathon in New York City's Central Park on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Kastor shattered the previous course record time of 1:13:25.051 set in 2013, running a blazing 1:11:38, setting not only a new event...

2014-04-02 16:27:14

Scotland Week 10k Run & Festival Takes Place on Saturday, April 5 NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 5 at 8 AM, a tide of tartan will descend on New York's Central Park as up to 9,000 runners take part in the eleventh annual Scotland Run (10K), part of the Scotland Week festivities. Runners line up at West Drive near 62nd Street and finish at West Drive near 67th Street. A key part of the annual Scotland Week celebrations, and operated by New York Road Runners (NYRR),...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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