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2011-09-06 10:17:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) is pleased to announce the second round of Runner Friendly Community® designations: Allen Park, MI; Carson City, NV; Decatur, IL; Knoxville, TN; Lawrence, KS; Lynchburg, VA; Missoula, MT; Reading, PA; Salem, MA; and The Woodlands, TX. These communities have shown they meet the program's criteria, including community infrastructure, community support, and local government...

2011-09-01 11:17:00

EDINA, Minn., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Barefoot or minimalist running is on the rise. To assist runners with their transition, the Minnesota Chiropractic Association (MCA) is hosting a public education program designed to help "safely" transition runners who want to move toward minimalist or barefoot running. Seminar participants will learn the benefits of barefoot running, gain valuable injury prevention information and techniques to assist with their transition while gaining...

2011-08-24 07:00:00

Fall marathon runners are now deep into training. Indiana podiatric surgeon, John Rachoy, DPM, provides information and tips to all runners to help them avoid painful shin splints. Munster, IN (PRWEB) August 24, 2011 Many popular marathons take place in the Fall, making late summer âœcrunch timeâ for marathon training. John Rachoy, DPM, a board certified Indiana podiatrist at Medical Specialists Department of Podiatry, located in Northwest Indiana,...

2011-08-20 00:00:32

Rebranded from Run7on7, RunWell will raise funds for addiction treatment & recovery. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 Linda Quirk, accomplished ultra marathon runner and philanthropist, today announces the launch of RunWell: The Linda Quirk Foundation, a foundation that will continue to carry out her personal mission to raise funds and awareness for addiction treatment and recovery. Linda's philanthropic efforts over the past several years have been centered around Run7on7. After...

2011-08-18 10:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you're a marathon runner or a casual jogger, you may experience the side-effects from running - from sore knees to lower back pain. Kangoo Jumps are low-impact, rebounding shoes that allow runners of all levels to safely run or jog while eliminating up to 80 percent of the stress on knees, hips, and spine and improving endurance. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110818/NY54483 ) Kangoo Jumps were developed in Switzerland for...

2011-08-18 08:00:00

Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeons Offer Training Advice and Injury Prevention Tips ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Soaring gas prices may have slowed vacation travelers this summer but nothing seems to stop the number of Americans hitting the road, running. Nearly 50 million runners/joggers pound the pavement each week logging in an average of 24.4 miles, according to the National Runner Survey, 2011. With all that running, feet take a beating. More than...

2011-08-12 00:00:29

CrossFit San Ramon will be holding a class on August 13 to describe the proper techniques for running. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 CrossFit San Ramon Fitness Club has announced a class to allow runners to learn the proper running mechanics to increase speed and efficiency while reducing impact and injury. The class will be held on Saturday, August 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the CrossFit San Ramon location at 2411 Old Crow Canyon Road, Suite N in San Ramon. The goal of the...

2011-07-25 15:58:00

WORLD CHAMPIONS ENTERED INCLUDE JAZZ GREAT NOLAN SHAHEED (PLAYED LEAD TRUMPET FOR COUNT BASIE, STEVIE WONDER, ARETHA FRANKLIN, DIANA ROSS, MARVIN GAYE); SUB-7 WORLD RECORD STEEPLECHASER LISA RYAN; ALL-TIME GREAT DISTANCE RUNNER KATHY MARTIN; WORLD RECORD HOLDER 90+ DECATHLON CHAMPION RALPH MAXWELL; JOHNNYE VALIEN WITH HER 5 WORLD W85 GOLDS AND USATF'S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK; 97-YEAR OLD LELAND MCPHIE (MEET'S OLDEST, 3 WORLD GOLDS); AND NEW CLEVELAND AREA WORLD CHAMPION SPRINTERS STEVE ROBBINS...

2011-07-09 00:00:30

Thomas Steinbacher, the founder of Stradalli Cycle, has joined Achim Heukemes, the ultramarathon runner, as he rides across America (and then runs back again) to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the attack on the world trade center. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 Thomas Steinbacher, the founder of Stradalli Cycle - the high performance carbon bicycle manufacturer, is pleased to announce that he has joined Achim Heukemes, the ultramarathon runner, as he rides across America....

2011-06-30 00:00:28

NY Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy offers information and advice aimed at preventing running injuries in a newly published book titled "Running Without Injury" New York, NY (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 NY Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy (NYSM) is pleased to introduce their newly published booklet, Running Without Injury. The booklet is a collaboration between Dr. Michael Neely, a leading NY sports medicine specialist and co-owner of NYSportsMed, and physical therapist Krista Simon,...