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2011-04-16 00:00:29

A runner crosses the finish line at the Boston Marathon elated at setting a new personal best. Throughout the race, proper speed and real-time pacing data from satellites helped keep this runner on a very precise pace - not too fast and not too slow, but just right, like Goldilocks. All of this data was delivered to a wrist watch. (Vocus/PRWEB) April 14, 2011 There is no other watch for runners, or cyclists, like this anywhere else in the world because it's the world's first touch screen...

2011-03-02 00:00:25

Runner's World Magazine Singles Out Brooks Sports; Two Lucky Winners Choose From Three Notable Styles of Brooks Running Shoes Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 1, 2011 Onlineshoes.com and Brooks Sports are teaming up for a contest to give away two pairs of running shoes. Each winner gets to choose from one of three styles recently distinguished by Runner's World among running-only brands: the Brooks Glycerin® 8, Brooks Adrenalineâ“ž¢ GTS 11 and Brooks Ghost 3. Read...

2010-12-17 09:40:00

SINGAPORE, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) agencies picked up top honors, including three network of the year titles, at Campaign's Agency of the Year Awards in Singapore. Omnicom Group agencies swept up six of the eight regional awards. John Zeigler, Chairman and CEO of DDB Group Asia-Pacific, received the coveted Agency Head of the Year award for the region, while Mark Holden, recently promoted to Global Strategy Director of PHD Network, was named Asia-Pacific...

2010-11-03 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Plum Voice (http://www.plumvoice.com/) and New York Road Runners ("NYRR") (http://www.nyrr.org/) proudly announce that they are developing an Interactive Voice Response application ("IVR") that will allow spectators at the 2010 ING New York City Marathon to check a runner's race and medical status over any phone. Family members and friends can use the application to learn if a runner is receiving medical attention without having to contact race...

2010-08-11 07:35:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- James "The Road Runner" Thomas, a well-known runner, quit smoking seven years ago: "I never really smoked much, but I did always enjoy it." Like many, Thomas gave up cigarettes for health reasons and because he knew smoking would hold him back from achieving the success he trained so diligently for as a runner. For many ex-smokers this has been the end of the story, but Thomas actually started smoking again earlier this year: "My brother-in-law showed me...

2010-06-23 01:27:00

LONDON, June 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- So, the sun is shining, the nights are lighter and there is so much more motivation now to get out there and run. It's free (well mostly) and it has so many advantages that it would be churlish not to give it a go and set yourself a target of running around the block a couple of times... realbuzz.com the healthy active living website has come up with their top 10 beginner goals for first time runners. You need to be SMART when choosing your...

2010-06-02 09:00:00

DULUTH, Minn., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're looking to keep track of your favorite runners during Grandma's Marathon weekend, Verizon Wireless has the perfect solution. Beginning June 7, family members and friends can log onto GrandmasMarathon.com and simply enter the name(s) of the runner(s) they want to track. They then will select whether they want the information delivered by text message or email by entering a valid wireless phone number or email address. The tracking system,...

2010-05-19 08:00:00

NEW YORK, LOS ANGLES, LONDON, HONG KONG, and SAO PAULO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing companies, individuals and technologies that have shaped the way in which the world communicates, the 2010 Mobile Merit Awards winners and runner ups were announced today. Through nominations, the Mobile Merit Awards notes the excellence achieved in the global mobile industry. This year's winners were judged based on industry impact, innovation, technologies, social importance, implementation and...

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2010-03-09 06:25:00

Like a hard-driving athlete whose joints need help, the giant "Mars antenna" at NASA's Deep Space Network site in Goldstone, Calif. has begun major, delicate surgery. The operation on the historic 70-meter-wide (230-foot) antenna, which has received data and sent commands to deep space missions for over 40 years, will replace a portion of the hydrostatic bearing assembly. This assembly enables the antenna to rotate horizontally. The rigorous engineering plans call for lifting about 4 million...

2010-01-12 06:00:00

BOTHELL, Wash., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooks Sports, Inc. (www.brooksrunning.com), the only company in the world that offers footwear, apparel, and accessories exclusively for the runner, continues its pioneering history in the performance running industry by announcing today the launch of Brooks DNA, an innovative, first-of-its-kind cushioning system that adapts to the unique needs of each runner, offering customized cushioning and protection every step of every run. Available now in...


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2012-06-14 11:44:26

Symbol: QUMA6 Group: Dicot Family: Fagaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   QUDR Quercus drummondii Liebm.   QUSTA Quercus stellata Wangenh. var. araniosa Sarg.   QUSTM Quercus stellata Wangenh. var. margarettae (Ashe) Sarg. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TX, VA Classification:       Kingdom...

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