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3 hrs ago | Competitor Magazine

10 Great Fall Half Marathons For 2014

Date: 9/21/14 Cost: $110 More info: runrocknroll.competitor.com/philadelphia Runners will be greeted with a flat and fast course that follows the Schuylkill River for the vast majority of the race.

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4 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer

Transgender activists visitng P.E.I., planning demonstration

Transgendered rights activist Jennifer McCreath will be visiting P.E.I. Wednesday to attend two official P.E.I. Pride events, and to hold a flag waving event and demonstration while in the province.

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8 hrs ago | GPB.org

Athletes Should Fear The Heat More Than The Heart Attack

When a runner's heart stops during a marathon, it gets a lot of press even though it's actually a pretty rare event.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Toronto Waterfront Marathon training one-third done

Toronto Waterfront Marathon training one-third done With six weeks of training complete, everything is going according to plan.

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SFGate

Fastest time at S.F. Half Marathon, but no victory

Runners at the front of the pack have their starting times recorded based on gun time; later runners are recorded by chip time.

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The News Journal

Delaware marathoner overcoming life's obstacle courseDelaware...

Delaware marathoner overcoming life's obstacle course 20-year-old finishes second in his first road race Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1mZP6lN Andrew Weller galloped across the Delaware Marathon's 26.2 miles on Mother's Day morning in Wilmington, putting additional distance on the personal strife that once slowed ... (more)

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Iol.co.za

SA elite gear up for Soweto Marathon

Some of South Africa's top road runners have confirmed they will compete in the Soweto Marathon in November, after the race was relaunched on Tuesday.

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IcNetwork

Grandfather Bryn's 18th marathon takes fundraising total to A 30,000

Former Commonwealth boxer Bryn Griffiths, who competed in the New Zealand Games in 1974, this year ran his 18th London Marathon raising a further A 1,820 for charity and pushing his total raised to A 30,000 over 20 years.

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Asian Correspondent

To pee or not to pee? Beijing's marathon conundrum

The official public opening of Beijing Marathon registration last week made world headline news, but for all the wrong reasons.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Halstead Gazette

Two keen sportsmen have presented 1,000 to a cancer unit after running the London Marathon.

Tom Cammack, Beth Canham, Gavin Allen; Vanessa Bradbury, George Cook, Denise Littlebury Gavin Allen and Tom Cammack supported the Mary Barron Suite at Colchester General Hospital because the head coach of their boxing club was treated by its staff after being diagnosed with cancer in 2007.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Eric Noe Joins TakePart.com as Editor-in-Chief

TakePart , Participant Media's digital news and lifestyle magazine and social action platform for the conscious consumer, announced today that veteran journalist Eric Noe has joined the growing website as its Editor-In-Chief.

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Worcester County Times

I'm headed to the Big Sur International Marathon

I'm headed to the Big Sur International Marathon Vanessa Junkin got into the Big Sur International Marathon, and she looks forward to her first California trip.

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Competitor Magazine

Photos: 2014 Bogota Half Marathon

More than 15,000 runners hit the streets in Colombia for Sunday's Bogota Half Marathon, and 29,000 more participated in the 10K race as part of the event.

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Yahoo!

5 crazy things you missed: Marathon fan's faceplant, Neymar's Downton audition

Often some of the funniest, most interesting and quirky moments in sport go almost unnoticed, rarely featured in reports or blog posts.

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Sydney Morning Herald

From 100kg smoker to champion marathon runner

Michael Shelley wins marathon gold, Stephanie Morton bests her idol and James Magnussen leads an Aussie sweep in the pools in day four at Glasgow.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

International Business Times

Australian Michael Shelley Beats Africans, Takes Gold in Marathon of 2014 Commonwealth Games

Michael Shelley of Australia celebrates after crossing the finish line to win the men's marathon gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 27, 2014.

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The York Daily Record

Frank Bodani: How 'Marathon Man' Clay Shaw started running again

Clay Shaw of Manchester Township runs on the Heritage Rail Trail near the Richland Avenue bridge in 2012 during his recovery from knee surgery.

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CBS Local

Reno Man, Berkeley Woman Win San Francisco Marathon

A Berkeley woman won the San Francisco Marathon Sunday for the second year in a row and a man from Reno, Nevada earned his first win.

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Hampshire Chronicle

Marathon man Way claims top-ten finish

SOUTH coast ace Steve Way will allow himself a few celebratory drinks following his top-ten finish in the Commonwealth Games marathon - but he won't be going overboard as he continues to try and inspire others.

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Sunday Herald

Thousands turn out to cheer on marathon through Glasgow

Thousands of spectators braved the damp conditions to cheer on the athletes along the 26.2-mile marathon course, which took in the city's squares, parks and bridges across the River Clyde.

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