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2010-05-17 08:00:00

Team World Vision To Compete in South Africa's Comrades Marathon Their Goal - Find Sponsors for 1,500 Children Grueling 56-Mile Foot Race May 30th Then They'll Meet Children Whose Lives They Changed SEATTLE, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Comrades Marathon in South Africa is known as one of the most grueling endurance foot races on earth. On Sunday, May 30 (the 85th anniversary of the race) 20,000 athletes from all over the world will start the 56-mile foot race from...

2010-04-06 13:00:00

CHICAGO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced U.S. Olympic marathoner Ryan Hall, 27, will compete in the October 10, 2010 race in an attempt to lower the 2:05:38 American record set by Khalid Khannouchi in 2002. The Mammoth Lakes, Calif., resident and recognized philanthropist will lead a team of 100 runners representing his non-profit organization, The Hall Steps Foundation. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090122/CLTH018LOGO ) "I...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.