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2015-02-20 00:20:58

Series also will introduce increased anti-doping efforts beginning in 2015 TOKYO, Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The ninth running of the Tokyo Marathon on Feb.

2015-01-20 12:24:59

36 Elite Athletes From 11 Countries Invited for 119th Running on April 20 BOSTON, Jan.

2014-10-10 12:22:55


2014-01-21 12:26:10

46 Elite Athletes From 13 Countries Invited For 118th Running on April 21 BOSTON, Jan.

2009-07-21 08:00:00

CHICAGO, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- 2008 Olympic Marathon gold medalist Sammy Wanjiru (KEN) today announced he will make his first U.S. appearance at the 2009 Bank of America Chicago Marathon in an attempt to better his current personal marathon record (2:05:10).

2009-04-20 12:00:43

Ethiopian Deriba Merga took the men's title and Kenya's Salina Kosgei edged defending women's winner Dire Tune by 1 second Monday in the Boston Marathon. Merga finished in 2 hours, 8 minutes and 42 seconds, well ahead of his nearest pursuers. Daniel Rono of Kenya was second at 2:09:32 and American Ryan Hall placed third, 8 seconds behind Rono. Robert Cheruiyot of Kenya, the three-time men's defending champion, finished fifth. Kosgei won a side-by-side run to the finish over Tune, of Ethiopia,...

2009-01-27 09:25:00

Four-time Boston Winner and 2007 World Marathon Majors Champion Robert K. Cheruiyot and 2008 Boston Winner Dire Tune set to defend their titles on April 20 BOSTON, Jan.

2006-04-17 18:41:59

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Kenya's Robert Cheruiyot set a course record on the way to winning his second Boston Marathon on Monday, while compatriot Rita Jeptoo strode to victory in the women's race. 2003 champion Cheruiyot, facing the largest field of top U.S.

2006-04-17 15:28:55

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Kenyan Robert Cheruiyot won his second Boston Marathon on Monday, beating the course record by one second. Fellow Kenyan Rita Jeptoo won the women's race in her first attempt at a U.S. marathon. Facing the largest field of top U.S.

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  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
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The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.