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2012-11-01 11:24:13

DOHA, Qatar, November 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Comic Relief Chief Executive Kevin Cahill will join athletes and policymakers to build a roadmap for change through sport Kevin Cahill, Chief Executive of Comic Relief, has added his name to the list of individuals and organisations that will discuss sport's impact on society at a global conference to be held in Doha in December. The Doha GOALS Forum, December 10-12, will hold debates on social...

2012-11-01 07:38:43

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), the leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been named a New York Road Runners (NYRR) senior sponsor and the exclusive IT consulting sponsor for the 2012 ING New York City Marathon to be held on Sunday, November 4, 2012. This is the third consecutive year that TCS has sponsored all three major U.S. marathons, including the 2012 Boston Marathon (April 16) and 2012 Bank of...

2012-10-16 04:00:16

Team All-American Founder Scott Fishman enters NYC Marathon, the world´s largest marathon. Scott inspires athletes every day and will be running in a pack with some of his very own clients. Fishman is also running in support of his charity efforts for spinal cord injury athletes. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 Master fitness trainer Scott Fishman was born in New York City, and lives in Manhattan, so for him choosing the NYC Marathon as his first marathon was easy. Scott recently...

2012-10-01 06:24:05

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration for the 2013 LA Marathon opened today, with race officials anticipating an early sellout due to growing popularity of the Stadium to the Sea course nationally and internationally. As a result of overwhelming demand, marathon officials are capping this year's race to ensure a world-class experience for every participant. The 2013 event will take place on Sunday, March 17. The LA Marathon's expanding charity effort and a new international...

2012-09-18 02:24:15

WACO, Texas, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Recovery Systems of America (I.R.S.A.), Inc., manufacturers of The COLD DADDY Chiller announced plans today to expand their sales base by applying for a GSA Schedule and actively pursuing federal contracts. Government officials utilize GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services knowing that companies on these schedules have been qualified and thoroughly vetted by the General Services Administration (GSA). COLD DADDY plans on...

2012-08-30 10:23:13

MANAMA, Bahrain, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two Bahraini athletes will compete in the 2012 London Paralympics held Aug. 29 to Sept. 9. Fatema Nedham, 45-years-old, will compete in the women's discus and javelin events after earning a wildcard slot last month. Born without legs and missing three fingers on each hand, Nedham began her athletic career in 2000 and previously competed in the 2008 Beijing Paralympics. Ahmed Meshaimi, 28-years-old, a previous silver medal winner at...

2012-08-29 10:21:55

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Race organizers for the OC Marathon, Surf City USA Marathon and Long Beach International City Bank Marathon today, proudly announce an extension of their popular Beach Cities Challenge racing series through 2014. "We have had tremendous success with the Beach Cities Challenge and are excited to keep the series going at the upcoming Long Beach International City Bank Marathon," said Bob Seagren, CEO of Run Racing. "We are...

2012-08-20 23:02:31

The new Polar RC3 GPS is a superb option for outdoor athletes in all sorts of sports, with the exception of swimming and triathlon, according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. This leaves the door open for Polar to come out with an integrated triathlon model in the future. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 The new Polar RC3 was announced last week as Polar's first fully integrated GPS watch according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. Polar is the inventor of the heart rate monitor and the...

2012-08-16 23:04:20

On the evening of August 4, 2012, two of coach, Alberto Salazar´s, Oregon Project protégés emerged as winners during the 10,000m, nabbing the gold and silver for Great Britain and America, respectively. These elite athletes, Mo Farah and Galen Rupp, showed incredible talent and skill. They also put to rest any doubts about Salazar´s unconventional training methods, which includes having them run significant weekly miles on a HydroWorx underwater treadmill....

2012-08-13 10:23:29

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The London Olympic Games have just concluded, and now all eyes turn ... to Los Angeles. With the 2013 LA Marathon just over six months away, organizers have unveiled a special package for those who want to run their best Marathon yet. And until LA Marathon registration officially opens on October 1, it's the only way to secure a spot at the starting line on March 17, 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120813/LA56609) Runners can...