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2012-04-07 23:03:42

As part of the Boston Marathon weekend, thousands of runners are running a 5k blindfolded to raise awareness and support for organizations that provide services for the blind and visually impaired. The Carroll Center for the Blind, MAB Community Services & the National Braille Press have teamed up to raise funds for this year´s blindfold run. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 06, 2012 The Carroll Center, MAB Community Services and National Braille Press have teamed up to participate in a 5K...

2011-02-10 09:00:00

BOSTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 26(th) year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the elite field for the 115(th) running of the Boston Marathon on April 18. A complete field list follows. Reigning champions Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot and Teyba Erkesso will defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by one of the fastest and deepest men's and women's fields ever assembled for the Boston Marathon. Cheruiyot ran a...

2011-01-26 09:00:00

BOSTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of its 26th year as the principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial's Twitter site @JHFS_Boston26 will continue to provide tweets about the 2011 Boston Marathon and related activities to followers and marathon enthusiasts. After launching a year ago the site has proven highly successful, gaining followers that include Olympians, elite marathoners, coaches, and fans of the sport. Content will continue to include...

2010-12-14 09:03:00

BOSTON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 26th year as the principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced that Kara Goucher and Desiree Davila will headline the elite women's American team at the 115th running of the race on April 18, 2011. The matchup should prove exciting as both women seek positioning for the 2012 Olympic Marathon. Goucher, who trains under former Boston champion Alberto Salazar, is third on the all-time American list with a...

2010-12-01 09:00:00

BOSTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In their 26th year as the principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the return of top American Ryan Hall, for the 115th running of the race on April 18, 2011. Hall has proven himself as one of the best distance runners of all time and has shown he can compete successfully with Boston's world-class fields. After finishing third in 2009, Hall returned to Boston this past April and set a new U.S. course record with...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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