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6 min ago | Erie Times News

Aldrink, Kaulen win titles at Erie Marathon

Ohio entrants Mike Aldrink and Laura Kaulen were the men's and women's titlists for Sunday morning's 41st annual Erie Marathon at Presque Isle. Aldrink, 37, won the 26.2-mile race for the third time when he crossed the finish line in 2 hours, 33 minutes, 29 seconds.

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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Paula Radcliffe - marathon record holder

Paula Radcliffe is the women's record holder for the fastest marathon time. She ran a blazing 2:15:25 at the London Marathon in 2003.

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8 hrs ago | NY1

Central Park Hosts NYC Marathon Tuneup

Thousands of runners took part Sunday in an 18-mile tuneup run in Central Park to prepare for the 44th annual New York City Marathon. Organizers said they expect nearly 50,000 runners to take place in the 26.2 mile New York City Marathon on November 2. Mary Wittenberg, president and CEO of the New York Road Runners, said the race gives marathoners a boost of energy as they enter the home stretch of their training.

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12 hrs ago | Ashbourne News Telegraph

Ashbourne Half Marathon: More than 400 runners take part

ORGANISERS said they were delighted with response to the annual Ashbourne Half Marathon, as more than 400 people took part. The event, at the town's recreation ground, is arranged by the Ashbourne and District Lions and Ashbourne Running Club and all proceeds from the charity event will go to the renal unit at the Royal Derby Hospital.

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16 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

Get set, go: runners limber up for today's Purbeck Marathon

The event, now in its third year, is due to get underway at The Downs, overlooking Swanage Pier, at 9.30am. After taking in many Purbeck and Jurassic Coast beauty spots, the competitors will finish along the seafront back in Swanage.

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20 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

Firefighters blazing Marathon trail for charities

Trowbridge firefighter Steve Taylor, left, will be running the Bristol Half Marathon in full kit, and his colleague Richard Thwaites who will be running with him to support him with liquids Mr Taylor, 41, will be joined by Salisbury-based firefighter Alex Hardisty and another Trowbridge firefighter, Richard Thwaites, for the 13.1 mile race. They aim to aid the FireFighters Charity and Ronald McDonald House, Bristol.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Jackson attorney Brad Box sets sights on Ironman

Jackson attorney Brad Box sets sights on Ironman 'This will be my one and only' Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/money/business/2014/09/13/jackson-attorney-brad-box-sets-sights-ironman/15603705/ If the average person were to leave Jackson and drive 144 miles east on Interstate 40, they would arrive in Mt. Juliet in about two hours and 15 minutes.

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The News-Gazette

Top of the Morning, Sept. 13, 2014

Things lean and mean STEVE WARNS won't do after finishing today's Crazy K at the Champaign County Fairgrounds : - Show off a first-place ribbon. "Me and my knocked knees aren't going to set any records," he said.

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Fermanagh Today

Keith Shiels is the defending champion of the Gransha Half Marathon

The 33rd Waterside Half Marathon at Gransha, Derry on Sunday is expected to be hotly contested with 1,900 runners in action in what should be perfect conditions. It is the last time that the event sponsored by Derry City Council and O2 which is promoted by City of Derry Spartans is being held over the present course.

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Warrnambool Standard

Mentha steps it out in half-marathon

KELLIE Mentha set herself two goals at the start of the year - to run a half-marathon in under two hours and clock up 1000 kilometres. KELLIE Mentha set herself two goals at the start of the year - to run a half-marathon in under two hours and clock up 1000 kilometres.

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Buckingham Today

Duo to run half-marathon in memory of Thomas

Claire Court and Ewan Gordon, both from Bicester will be taking part in the Oxford half-marathon in memory of Thomas Laurie PNL-141209-104455001 Two keen runners are taking part in a half-marathon in memory of a little boy who touched their lives. Ewan Gordon, 42, and Claire Court, 39, who both live in Bicester, are running in the Vitality Oxford Half Marathon on October 12 as part of 'Team Thomas' in memory of nine-year-old Thomas Laurie.

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Oxford Mail

Olympic legend hosts marathon training session

WITH the Oxford Half Marathon less than a month away, runners are being given some extra motivation by Olympic legend Sir Steve Redgrave. The five-times gold medallist will host a fitness training session tomorrow for fundraisers for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation at the Iffley Road track.

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Oxford Mail

Olympic legend hosts marathon training session

WITH the Oxford Half Marathon less than a month away, runners are being given some extra motivation by Olympic legend Sir Steve Redgrave. The five-times gold medallist will host a fitness training session tomorrow for fundraisers for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation at the Iffley Road track.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

This is Local London

Princess Alice Hospice looking for Dublin marathon runners

Princess Alice Hospice, Esher , wants participants to run the 35th Dublin marathon on October 27 and help the charity continue to provide care. Emma Waggott of the hospice's fundraising team said: "If you've ever thought of going a little further afield with your running then Dublin, with its green spaces, temperate weather and historic landmarks is the perfect place to start.

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The Globe and Mail

Attorneys in Boston Marathon bombing trial need to summon 2,000 people to pick jury

Prosecutors and defence attorneys in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bomber, say they will need to summon 2,000 people to pick a jury. The two sides jointly submitted their proposed jury selection process to U.S. District Court Judge George O'Toole on Friday.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

St Pete Women's Half Marathon scrapped

The California company that purchased locally owned/operated St. Pete Women's Half Marathon in 2012 notified registrants the 2014 race would be cancelled. St Pete Women's Half Marathon scrapped The California company that purchased locally owned/operated St. Pete Women's Half Marathon in 2012 notified registrants the 2014 race would be cancelled.

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Leamington Spa Courier

PICTURES: Runners pound streets in Kenilworth Half Marathon

Hosted by Kenilworth Runners, the 13 mile race drew in supporters along the route and raised thousands of pounds for district charities. Organisers have thanked everyone for taking part and coming out to support the runners in what was an "excellent morning".

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Bournemouth Echo

The race is on! UK's best-rated marathon across Purbeck hills and coast will better than ever

The race is on! UK's best-rated marathon across Purbeck hills and coast will better than ever This marathon, voted the UK's best-rated marathon by Runner's World magazine in 2013, is now in its third year. Race director Rose Clarke said: "The Purbeck Marathon has been very successful in its first two years and we are now in a position to start improving it, delivering more added value to runners and to the people of Purbeck.

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CBS Local

Marathon Bombing Survivor Runs To Raise Money For Amputees

Running represents a freedom for marathon bombing survivor Roseann Sdoia that she hasn't known since she lost her leg in the attack. She started running seven years ago and always knew she wanted to pick up the sport again.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Guardian-series.co.uk

John O'Shea tackled the Kazbegi Marathon at the weekend

An accountant who plans to tackle seven marathons in a week next year for charity went to the rescue of a fellow competitor after finding him concussed up a mountain. Jon O'Shea, 45, a partner at Haslers Chartered Accountants in Loughton, climbed the Kazbegi Marathon in Russia on Saturday as part of an intense training regime as he prepares for the extreme charity challenge.

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