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20 min ago | Edmonton Journal

Edmonton man runs five marathons for his aunt

These are the words my Aunt Ruth sent me in an email describing her struggle with multiple myeloma.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Newsday

Game, set, marathon? Tennis players, already logging on-court miles, thinking of going long distance

Caroline Wozniacki returns a shot to Magdalena Rybarikova during their 2014 U.S. Open women's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Aug. 25, 2014.

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International Business Times

Chicago Marathon Brings Over $253 Million in Business

This is the first time that the economic impact of the Marathon has exceeded $250 million.

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Patch.com

Team Chapel Trains for the NYC Marathon

Bronxville, NY- If you visit any local walkway or trail you are likely to see people out for a jog.

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YourErie

Comedian Bob Newhart To Perform During Lucy Town Half Marathon & 5K Weekend

August 26, 2014 - The Lucy Desi Museum & Center for Comedy, Chautauqua Striders, and the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena are proud to announce that comedy legend Bob Newhart will be the featured performer of the 2014 Lucy Town Half Marathon & 5K weekend.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Review: 'Mean Streak' is filled with surprises

Dr. Emory Charbonneau, a pediatrician and marathon runner, finds herself trapped in an isolated cabin with a man hiding from the world in "Mean Streak," Sandra Brown's latest dive into romantic suspense.

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CBC News

Marathon final Toronto council meeting gets underway

Today the final meeting of the current council gets underway. Will it be the last one for Mayor Rob Ford? The marathon meeting - which includes more than 400 agenda items and could stretch over four days - will be the final gathering of this council before the Oct. 27 municipal election.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Townhall

Ferguson: The War Comes Home

America's attention recently turned away from the violence in Iraq and Gaza toward the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting of Michael Brown.

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The Jersey Journal

Widow of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev is living in North Bergen

Sixteen months after the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three and left scores injured or maimed, the widow of one of the suspects has settled here in Hudson County.

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Competitor Magazine

A Sub-2-Hour Marathon?!?! It Could Happen Sooner Than You Think

Kenya's Wilson Kipsang set the current marathon world record of 2:03:23 at the 2013 Berlin Marathon last Sept.

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The Intelligencer

Foster Planning to Carry Flag During Full Marathon

Joe Foster, who has gained local notoriety for running the past several Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classics in Wheeling holding a large American flag, said he is seeking a new challenge this fall.

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Leighton Buzzard Online

Marathon effort can give vital help to so many children

The Royal Parks Half marathon on October 12 is one of the most popular half marathons in the UK, taking in views of London's most renowned attractions.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Now a biopic on child marathon runner Budhia Singh's life

The latest buzz has it that Oriya filmmaker Soumendra Padhi is making a film on wonder boy Budhia Singh, who ran marathons at the age of 4, and his coach Biranchi Das.

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Edmonton Journal

McGrath runs personal-best in Edmonton Marathon, but still finishes second

Hometown favourite Tom McGrath ran a personal-best two hours, 28 minutes and 51 seconds, shaving a 1-1/2 minutes off his top Canadian finish at the Boston Marathon, but it wasn't enough to win the 23rd Edmonton Marathon on Sunday.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Reporter on the Run: Sweet success in the Edmonton Half-Marathon

On Sunday, I crossed the finish line at the Edmonton Half-Marathon faster than I ever expected.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Runners lace up for marathon season

Coach Charlie Brenneman, 36, right, talks to a group of marathon runners as they begin a 15 week training program with the Sacramento Running Association for the California International Marathon at Rio Americano High School on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif.

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Freepressseries.co.uk

First Old Severn Bridge marathon draws 2,000 runners

THOUSANDS of runners enjoyed stunning views as they took part in the first half marathon at the Old Severn Bridge linking England and Wales today.

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Detroit Free Press

Free Press Marathon: Time running out to register

Every runner has a story, a personal journey that brings him or her to the starting line and, at whatever the pace, after whatever the mileage, to the finish line.

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Times-Standard

Best for last: Big-money Hindley-Humboldt marathon to cap horse races at fair today

Aimee Oakley PW, second from left, takes the last bend before winning the first race of Saturday's action at the Humboldt County Fair.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Essexcounty Standard

Cyclists' wheels of fortune for leukaemia research

The team of fundraisers are taking part in the Hero of Hamelin Bike Ride which will see them pedal from Birmingham to Germany in six days.

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