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2014-10-10 12:22:55

SERIES WILL BE RENAMED ABBOTT WORLD MARATHON MAJORS STARTING IN 2015 ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and the World Marathon Majors announced a new partnership with Abbott becoming the race series' first-ever title sponsor. The series - comprising six of the largest and most renowned marathons in the world: Tokyo, Boston, Virgin Money London, BMW BERLIN, Bank of America Chicago and TCS New York City Marathon - will be renamed the Abbott World...

2014-10-01 12:26:24

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced a new partnership with the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, underscoring the company's commitment to helping people achieve their goals through good health. Abbott's presence throughout the event will include an interactive consumer experience at the pre-race Abbott Health & Fitness Expo, now renamed to reflect the company's strong partnership with the marathon. An expected 140,000 attendees...

2014-09-08 12:26:10

This is the eighth straight year every spot has been sold for the race COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the eighth consecutive year, the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon is sold out. Darris Blackford, Race Director, said the timing of the sell-out breaks last year's record by nearly a month, with a field of 18,000 athletes competing Sunday, October 19, 2014. Blackford attributes the marathon's partnership with Nationwide Children's...

2014-08-14 23:02:08

ProRehab and Team 13 Help Athletes Prepare for October 4th Race Evansville, Indiana (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 ProRehab and Team 13, the official training program for the 11th annual YMCA Evansville Half Marathon, are helping both experienced and novice athletes prepare for the Saturday, October 4, 2014 race. Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, beginning July 8th, for the 13 weeks leading up to the October 4th race, members of Team 13 meet to train and prepare for the half marathon, with...

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...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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