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2014-07-17 23:04:34

More than 25,000 runners expected at this year’s event from around the country– achieving a record level of early sign-ups. Thousands more will come out to watch. Major races (full marathon and both half marathons) have sold out. New event partners bring upgrades in technology and sustainability for participants and spectators. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 On Sunday, July 27, more than 25,000 runners and thousands of spectators will take to city streets and...

2014-07-08 23:08:49

Men are more likely than women to slow their pace in the marathon, according to a new study led by a Grand Valley State University researcher. Allendale, Michigan (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Men are more likely than women to slow their pace in the marathon, according to a new study led by a Grand Valley State University researcher. The findings were published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. The study, led by Robert Deaner, associate professor of psychology at Grand Valley...

2014-06-30 23:09:30

Industry-First “PR:Initiative” Program Generates Enthusiastic Response from Running Community San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The ElliptiGO Project, whose mission is to make runners faster through innovation, today announced their “PR:Initiative” (PR:I) had received hundreds of applications and was now underway with 130 participants. In partnership with Greg McMillan and the McMillan Running staff, program participants have received their free training programs and will follow...

2014-06-05 08:25:45

Two Geneia Employees Go from Non-Athlete to Half Marathon Runners in 11 Weeks BOSTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia announced today that the company is sponsoring the Runner's World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival in Boston on June 6(th)-8(th), 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140605/94733 "At Geneia, we wholeheartedly embrace the idea that health care innovation and wellness begins with us. That's why we are thrilled to sponsor the Runner's World Heartbreak...

2014-05-11 12:21:10

PITTSBURGH, May 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure® attracted more than 24,000 participants, including approximately 2,000 breast cancer survivors. The winners of today's Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 5K are as follows: 1(st) Place Overall WinnersMale: Kevin Beganics; New York, NY; 16:09Female: Michelle Corkum; Pittsburgh, PA; 17:59 2(nd) Place Overall WinnersMale: Daniel Young; Pittsburgh, PA; 16:50Female: Leigh Ciofani;...

2014-04-16 20:22:09

TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Team Canada Boston Marathon Brunch is pleased to announce 2013 marathon record holder Lanni Marchant will be dining with her fellow Canucks' to provide last-minute training advice, photos and autographs for all attendees. Ms. Marchant broke the 28 year old women's marathon record last fall at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, catapulting her quickly among the all-time great endurance athletes in Canadian Sports history. "I am really...

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...

2014-04-02 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...

2014-03-23 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...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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