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Half-marathon runner recovering at home - The Republic

Half-marathon runner recovering at home - The Republic | ICYMI | Scoop.it
Half-marathon runner recovering at home The Republic Amber Pendleton, 24, of Columbus, a runner who was carried across the finish line Saturday after experiencing heat-related illness at the Mill Race half-marathon, was released from Columbus...
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I'm working on an article about race rules. Does carrying someone over the line DQ that person? 

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The fascinating Venice Marathon nears — Time-to-Run Marathon

The fascinating Venice Marathon nears — Time-to-Run Marathon | ICYMI | Scoop.it
The 29th edition of the Venicemarathon will take place on 26th October 2014. It is said to be one of the most fascinating marathons in the world

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2014 State of the Sport – Part IV: Largest Road Races - Endurance Sportswire | Endurance Sportswire

2014 State of the Sport – Part IV: Largest Road Races - Endurance Sportswire | Endurance Sportswire | ICYMI | Scoop.it
The tremendous growth in the popularity of competitive distance running for fitness and health over the last 13 years is further illustrated by the results of Running USA’s latest State of the Sport Report. A comprehensive analysis of finisher totals at the nation’s Largest Road Races, the report analyzes available finisher data for 2013.
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Why Many Theme Races Have Failed Lately

Why Many Theme Races Have Failed Lately | ICYMI | Scoop.it
The crowded theme- and obstacle-race series space that comprises seemingly every kind of event—from mud to foam, dance party to zombie—has recently seen a spike in abrupt, last-minute cancellations. In the past year, the Electric Foam 5K, Great American Mud Run, 5K Foam Fest, Hard Charge Challenge, Hero Rush and Run for Your Lives 5K have ceased operations and denied registrants refunds.
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MarathonSwag.Com Launches "One Stop Shop" for Swag Buyers - Endurance Sportswire | Endurance Sportswire

MarathonSwag.Com has launched a “One Stop Shop” for Race Directors and Event Directors who purchase Custom Printed Swag for their participants. The new website offers everything a Race Director needs including Swag Bags, race bibs, custom medals, T-shirts and a choice of hundreds of other custom printed items.
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The Course » San Diego Half Marathon

The Course » San Diego Half Marathon | ICYMI | Scoop.it
On March 8, 2015, experience the San Diego Half Marathon & 5K, featuring a scenic route and a downtown Gaslamp finish! 100% of net proceeds profit local charitable causes. (Omg.
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This race is way fun. I'm biased because I had a PR here in 2013, but it's a well-organized event with a great course. 

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Is Your GPS Watch Accurate on Race Day?

Is Your GPS Watch Accurate on Race Day? | ICYMI | Scoop.it
Dear Susan- I have run two 5K's and one 10K to date. All of these races were a bit long according to my GPS. I ran almost 0.20 longer in one of these races. Is this typical? Aren't races supposed to be standardized distances?
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Wilmington to host half marathon, 5K - Wicked Local Tewksbury

Wilmington to host half marathon, 5K - Wicked Local Tewksbury | ICYMI | Scoop.it
Wilmington to host half marathon, 5K
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The run will begin at WCTV, 10 Waltham St., Wilmington, and wind through Wilmington's back roads, finishing at the start.
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Tenth Annual Chamber of Commerce Road Race, September 28th - Woburn Daily Times

Tenth Annual Chamber of Commerce Road Race, September 28th - Woburn Daily Times | ICYMI | Scoop.it
Tenth Annual Chamber of Commerce Road Race, September 28th Woburn Daily Times Coming this September runners are invited to Wilmington as the Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 10th running of their Half Marathon and 5K Run or Walk on September...
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Happy Monday! Only 124 Days left until... - California International Marathon | Facebook

Happy Monday! Only 124 Days left until CIM 2014!!

We are running a month long special on a couple of items on our online store:

- Women's 1/4 zip... (Happy Monday! Only 124 Days left until CIM 2014!
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One Important Lesson From Sports Psychology: Stop Overthinking

Studies show that overthinking causes you to choke under pressure. Here's how to simplify things and get the job done.
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The Difference Between How Men and Women Run Marathons Is a Metaphor for ... - Mic

The Difference Between How Men and Women Run Marathons Is a Metaphor for ... - Mic | ICYMI | Scoop.it
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The Difference Between How Men and Women Run Marathons Is a Metaphor for ...
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But male psychology also plays a role.
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More Races Offering Bike Valet Service

More Races Offering Bike Valet Service | ICYMI | Scoop.it
After Dawn Letourneau crossed the finish line of last Saturday’s Beach to Beacon 10K in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, she grabbed some water and a banana and took her claim number to the valet.    Letourneau was no VIP or sponsor enjoying a luxury amenity. She was taking advantage of a fast and environmentally responsible way to travel to and from the race: by bike.    
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Boston Marathon Announces Qualifier Cut-Off for 2015 Race

Boston Marathon Announces Qualifier Cut-Off for 2015 Race | ICYMI | Scoop.it
The Boston Marathon field in 2015 will be capped at 30,000 participants. Photo: www.photorun.net
23,546 qualifying runners are accepted into the race, slated for April 20, 2015.
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Auckland Marathon rated one of world's best - Sport - NZ Herald News

Auckland Marathon rated one of world's best - Sport - NZ Herald News | ICYMI | Scoop.it
The Auckland Marathon is officially rated as a world-class event. - New Zealand Herald

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Death Valley Says No More Summer Daytime Races - Competitor.com

Death Valley Says No More Summer Daytime Races - Competitor.com | ICYMI | Scoop.it
The Badwater 135 changed its route in 2014; it may be permanent now. The newly released report from Death Valley National Park effectively brings an end to
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Rock 'n' Roll Cleveland Half Marathon on Oct. 11 canceled

Rock 'n' Roll Cleveland Half Marathon on Oct. 11 canceled | ICYMI | Scoop.it
The race organizers cited "low levels of participation and local support" in an email sent to registrants.
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Different Organizer Hopes to Put on Boulder Marathon

Different Organizer Hopes to Put on Boulder Marathon | ICYMI | Scoop.it
In the wake of the cancellation of the Boulder Marathon 16 days before the event was scheduled to take place, a different organizer, Human Movement Management, is trying to put on a marathon on the same course on October 5, the race's originally scheduled date. The event has the working name of 5430 Marathon, a reference to Boulder’s elevation, and, if held, will be free to all participants.
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Dehydration and GI Distress For Runners

Dehydration and GI Distress For Runners | ICYMI | Scoop.it
Staying hydrated can usually combat the GI distress that runners experience. Photo: www.shutterstock.com
It’s usually a lack of fluids, not the food you eat, that leads to GI problems.
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While I'm being contrary on gut issues, I don't agree with this. If it were only this simple. Dehydration and GI Distress For Runners http://sco.lt/...

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Stage Set for 32nd Annual Transamerica® Chicago Triathlon August 23-24th

Stage Set for 32nd Annual Transamerica® Chicago Triathlon August 23-24th | ICYMI | Scoop.it
WHAT: Athletes: More than 9,000 professional, amateur and youth triathletes will descend upon Chicago’s lakefront on Saturday, August 23rd and Sunday, August 24th to compete in the 2014 Transamerica Chicago Triathlon, presented by Toyota and...
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Grand Lake Marathon will provide scenic twist - Lima Ohio

Grand Lake Marathon will provide scenic twist - Lima Ohio | ICYMI | Scoop.it
Grand Lake Marathon will provide scenic twist
Lima Ohio
Bowersock grew up in St. Marys. He said when he used to ride his bike around the lake, he knew the distance and the beautiful scenery made it a natural choice for a marathon.
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Half Marathons Worth Traveling For {Win an entry to any race you choose} ~ Runner training for life

Half Marathons Worth Traveling For {Win an entry to any race you choose} ~ Runner training for life | ICYMI | Scoop.it
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Perfect chance to find your Picky Favorite race without paying a cent! Love it when somebody else will pay my entry fee. Doesn't happen ever, but I would love it. 

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2015 Love Run Half Marathon registration opens Aug. 15 - Philly.com (blog)

2015 Love Run Half Marathon registration opens Aug. 15 - Philly.com (blog) | ICYMI | Scoop.it
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2015 Love Run Half Marathon registration opens Aug. 15
Philly.com (blog)
Last year, Philadelphia runners added a new half marathon to their spring schedule.
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Mind of the Athlete -- De-Stigmatizing Sports Psychology - YouTube

Dr. Jarrod Spencer, Sports Psychologist, discusses how he and Mind of the Athlete work to explain what sports psychology really is and why it is important.
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Portland Marathon Featured Event in KICKSTARTER Campaign for Film about Runners - Endurance Sportswire | Endurance Sportswire

Portland Marathon Featured Event in KICKSTARTER Campaign for Film about Runners - Endurance Sportswire | Endurance Sportswire | ICYMI | Scoop.it
The project is live on KICKSTARTER today until September 10, 2014
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