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2013-12-11 12:23:41

Rita Jeptoo And Lelisa Desisa Set To Defend Titles On April 21 BOSTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Financial today announced the return of 2013 Boston Marathon champions Rita Jeptoo of Kenya and Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia for the 118(th) running of the race on April 21. With a world-class field contending for the men's champion's title this past April, the early miles of the race were typically strategic over the historic Hopkinton to Boston course. In the closing...

2013-12-09 23:25:32

If you’re a fitness enthusiast, you’ve probably read about the upcoming fitness trends for 2014. Some claim to “end the trend,” but none have mastered the time saving, all-level home workouts like RundleFit’s Workout Anywhere training system and their new services. (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 RundleFit’s fat burning, total body workouts developed as a resolution for personal weight loss goals. In 2007, Justin Rundle of RundleFit weighed close to 270 pounds and had just ended a...

2013-12-08 23:03:13

Garmin Forerunner 620 is the Heart Rate Watch Company's running watch of the year for 2013 and its features set is already becoming legendary. The watch does require a foot pod for indoor pace and distance which has caused confusion for some buyers say company representatives. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 Garmin Forerunner 620 running watches have built-in accelerometers in the chest strap according to the Heart Rate Watch Company but these won't measure indoor pace and...

A Smart Shoe That Can Evaluate Running Form In Real Time
2013-12-05 15:24:42

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Jogging has been proven to reduce stress, prevent cardiovascular disease, and build muscle. However, jogging can also induce a number of injuries, such as twisting or injuring an ankle joint, pulling a ligament or even breaking an ankle. With this in mind, researchers are developing a specialized running shoe with special sensors and microelectronics to help prevent future injuries. The electronics are integrated into the sole of the...

2013-11-15 16:22:17

- Over 55,000 runners participate in San Antonio and Las Vegas events on Sunday SAN DIEGO, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Running two marathons in two different cities, just hours apart from each other? Some would call it "crazy." Running enthusiasts will casually call it their own "amazing race." On Sunday, the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series 2013 event schedule concludes with not one, but two events on the same day. Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio commences on Sunday, November 17 at...

2013-11-14 20:23:13

Three-time Olympic Trials finalist seeking second half marathon win of the fall DALLAS, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The MetroPCS Dallas Marathon today announced that Sara Hall, the 2012 U.S. Cross Country Champion and three-time Olympic Trials finalist, is running the MetroPCS Dallas Half Marathon on Sunday, December 8. In her half marathon debut earlier this fall, Hall set a personal best and broke the course record en route to a win at the Healdsburg Wine Country Half Marathon....

2013-11-14 20:20:48

-- Mazda Official Vehicle Partner for Las Vegas Rock n Roll Marathon & 1/2 Marathon -- IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda is excited to bring its partnership with the Rock 'n' Roll marathon series as the "Official Vehicle" sponsor to Las Vegas. Racers will first see Mazda at the Health & Fitness Expo Friday and Saturday November 15 & 16( )at the Las Vegas Convention Center and then again on Sunday's race day in the Starting Line Village. The sponsorship...

2013-11-13 23:02:13

New Zensah® Reflect Compression™ Helps Runners to be seen in Low Light Conditions Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Zensah® has announced their sponsorship of the 2013 National Running Safety Month alongside the Independent Running Retail Association. The goal of National Running Safety Month is to educate runners about the importance of being visible when running during dark hours. Products featured by Zensah® include the new Reflect Compression™ Leg Sleeves and...

2013-10-25 08:24:07

True Sports Performance Brand Continues Its Commitment to the ING New York City Marathon with Exciting Activations in Every Borough IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An official sponsor of one of New York's most iconic events for over 20 years, ASICS America will bring the city together as one community of marathoners for this year's ING New York City Marathon. With upwards of 43,000 runners and more than 2 million expected spectators, New Yorkers will put the hustle and...

Men Walk Slower For Lovers
2013-10-24 12:03:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Every person has their own optimal walking speed, but men will slow that speed down if they are walking with the woman they love, according to a new study in the journal PLOS ONE. Preferred walking speed is affected by the use of body mass and lower limb length, and men tend to have more of both. With this difference in mind, study researchers noted unique changes in behavior when mixed-sex couples were observed walking together, as...