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  • Marathon maniacs earn their moniker

    Marathon maniacs earn their moniker
    Zach Zimmerman freely admits what he does is a little crazy. In May, he ran two marathons in 15 days. This summer, he ran four half marathons in four days. "I felt good enough to run another one on the fifth day too," he said. "But I had to spend...
  • Half-marathons hold special appeal to female runners

    Half-marathons hold special appeal to female runners
    There's a good reason why half-marathons have become the most popular distance in America and why more women are showing up on the starting lines. Actually, it's a "half" good reason: "The half-marathon is a whole lot less wear and tear and a whole...
  • Doctors: Marathoners' reliance on painkillers poses risks down the road

    Doctors: Marathoners' reliance on painkillers poses risks down the road
    As part of her marathon training, Daisy Carranza has taken an over-the counter pain reliever nearly every day for the last several months. On race day Sunday, she's prepared to pop at least seven Extra Strength Tylenol capsules: two at the starting line,...
  • Chi running marries method and mindfulness

    Chi running marries method and mindfulness
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chi Running evolved when a tai chi-practicing ultra-marathoner decided to apply principles from the Chinese system of slow, smooth movement to his running. The resulting method, which enthusiasts hail as effortless and injury-free,...
  • Finally, New York cancels Sunday's marathon

    Finally, New York cancels Sunday's marathon
    New York mayor Michael Bloomberg finally got the message that in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the New York City Marathon had become an obscenity. Friday, in the face of blistering criticism, Bloomberg said Sunday's race has been cancelled.  It...
  • Alain Mimoun dies at 92; French runner won 1956 Olympic marathon

    Alain Mimoun, 92, an Algerian-born French distance runner who won the 1956 Olympic marathon after losing three Olympic races to Czech great Emil Zatopek, died Thursday. France's athletics federation announced his death but did not provide other details....
  • Inca Trail Marathon is a runner's high in Peru

    Inca Trail Marathon is a runner's high in Peru
    — There's really no better way to see a place than by foot. Even if the path is 26.2 miles and goes over a 13,800-foot mountain pass. And it's a race. Running a marathon in June along the Inca Trail, high in the Peruvian Andes, seemed like a...
  • Marathon runs out of medals, 1,300 runners to get them in the mail

    Marathon runs out of medals, 1,300 runners to get them in the mail
    -------------------- Running coverage of the 2012 Chicago Marathon today. The Bank of America Chicago Marathon ran out of medals for about 1,300 participants who finished the course seven hours after it had begun. Marathon organizers said they were...
  • Boone boys win team title, area runners take individual honors in Titusville

     
    Ken Pineiro of DeLand and Bryce Seymour of Hagerty captured individual honors, and Boone's boys cross country team placed first at the Astronaut-Rotary Invitational on Saturday in Titusville. Boone only placed one runner in the top five, Burkhardt...
  • Road warriors beware: south Bethlehem streets will be restricted this weekend

     
    Bethlehem officials including Traffic Coordinator Tiffany Geklinsky and police Traffic Capt. Dave Kravatz want to let all Lehigh Valley road warrors know that many streets on the city's busy South Side will be closed or restricted this weekend to...
  • #Flanagan to liven up #RW Half #marathon this weekend

     
    She didn’t come back from London with a bronze Olympic medal like she did from Beijing in 2008, but three-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan found England to be an excellent host. “It was by far my favorite Olympics,” Flanagan said on......