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2011-10-27 00:25:00

With music, beer gardens, and a party atmosphere, Bend, Oregon is changing the way cross country races are organized and operated around the nation. Bend, Oregon (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Signaling a major shift in how cross country races are organized and operated, USA Track & Field announced they have selected Bend, Oregon as the site of the 2013 USATF National Club Cross Country Championships. Bend bid for the event against a number of metropolitan areas, including Chicago, San...

2011-10-17 17:12:58

Nearly all active people suffer ankle sprains at some point in their lives, and a new University of Georgia study suggests that the different ways people move their hip and knee joints may influence the risk of re-injury. In the past, sports medicine therapists prescribed strengthening and stretching exercises that targeted only ankle joints after a sprain. The study by UGA kinesiology researchers, published in the early online edition of the journal Clinical Biomechanics, suggests that...

2011-10-13 09:00:00

Heart Rate Watch Company has named the Timex Run Trainer as the best GPS running watch for 2011. Timex added many features to just sneak past the rival Garmin Forerunner 210. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 It has barely arrived in stores and already the Timex Run Trainer GPS watch is taking the running community by storm. It took all of the attributes of the Garmin Forerunner 210 and further improved upon them by adding even more features into a device at a slightly lower price point....

2011-09-27 19:55:00

The American Physical Therapy Association joins Olympic marathoner, Pacers Running Stores for live and online events Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 27, 2011 In celebration of National Physical Therapy Month in October, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is teaming up with Pacers Running Stores to raise awareness among the running community about injury prevention and improving performance. The education initiative leads up to the 36th annual Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) on...

2011-09-23 21:20:00

ING Runnerâs Nation, a Facebook-based interactive forum for runners to learn, engage and share stories, is hosting a contest for ING New York City Marathon 2011 runners to become an ING Runnerâs Nation âœFeatured Runner.â Six Featured Runners will be given ING Runnerâs Nation running wear and a Flip HD video camera to upload videos, photos and blog posts about their training leading up to marathon. Fans of the ING...

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...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'