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2 hrs ago | This is The West Country

Borough marathon runners ready to help raft of good causes

A CHARITY has questioned the way some parents bring up their children after 356 youngsters were sexually abused in Avon and Somerset in the past two years.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Crocked action man finally finishes marathon despite broken hip

TWO months after breaking his hip just as he was about to finish a marathon, fundraiser Stuart Barnes has finally completed the challenge - on crutches.

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ABC15.com

Can heart attack damage be reversed?

In medical school, Gerald Karpman was taught that when it comes to matters of the heart, what's done is done.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Inaugural Harbor Lights Half Marathon to be held in Norfolk

The inaugural Blue Moon Harbor Lights Half Marathon, 5K and Final Mile will help kick of the city's six weeks of Holidays in the City.

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Lancashire Telegraph

East Lancs mum set to tackle race on blazing sands of Morocco

AN EAST Lancashire mum is set to take on 'the toughest race on earth' in a bid to finish her wish list before her 50th birthday.

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Townsville Bulletin

New York dream on track

TOWNSVILLE runner Toni Daisy is one step closer to chasing down her New York dream after a solid showing at the Gold Coast Marathon.

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Jefferson Post Online Edition

Grandfather Mountain Marathon this Saturday

For nearly half of a century, the Grandfather Mountain Marathon has brought endurance runners from all over the globe to Boone to challenge the steep and grueling trek through the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Boston.com

Updates From the Courtroom: Tsarnaev Friend on Trial

In this courtroom sketch, defendant Azamat Tazhayakov , a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, stood for arraignment with his attorney, Nicholas Wooldridge in federal court on Sept.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Effingham Herald

Half-marathon mom: finding inspiration in running for cousin's husband

Christy Marshall and her oldest son, Trey, 11, running the 2013 Star Valley Half Marathon.

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Hamilton Mountain News

Ward 11 candidate, marathon runner Vince Rigitano enters Hamilton council race

He's competed in numerous Boston Marathons. Now Vince Rigitano is preparing for what could be his most gruelling race as he takes on Ward 11 councillor Brenda Johnson in the Oct. 27 municipal election.

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WHDH

Man escaped Lowell fire that killed roommates

One man was able to escape the fast-moving flames that raged through a Lowell apartment building Thursday morning, but five people he lived with did not.

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The Now Newspaper

Shorter race to replace Surrey marathon this September

Runners may be disappointed the Surrey International World Music Marathon isn't returning to city roads this year, but a new 10-kilometre run is set for September.

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Competitor Magazine

Junyong Pak: 2:32 Marathoner + OCR Star

Junyong Pak is a 2:32 marathoner and a two-time defending champion of the World's Toughest Mudder.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Standard Chartered Marathon 2014: 3 things to note

New this year: A registration model designed to reward participants who sign up early - including a fee of just S$1 for 100 registrants at the launch event on July 16. SINGAPORE: Moving away from the Early Bird registration model and bringing the registration drive to five running communities are among some of the new features planned by the ... (more)

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CBS Local

Twin Cities Marathon Reaches Capacity

Event organizers Twin Cities in Motion say 12,200 participants have already enrolled for the race, which will take place Oct. 5. There are additional spots open to the first 175 people who take part in the Fundraiser Entry Program, by making a $100 tax-deductible donation on top of the $130 registration fee.

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HR Magazine

Marathon Victim Has New Outlook on Disabilities

More than a year after she lost part of her left leg during the Boston Marathon bombings, Heather Abbott now promotes fair employment practices for people with disabilities in her job as HR compliance manager for Raytheon Inc. "Never in a million years did I think I would become a person with a major physical disability at the age of 38," Abbott ... (more)

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York Press

Team effort to tackle marathon course

Howard Foster and David Gill, from Northern Gas Networks, with Jonathan Spooner, Helen Copeland, Sarah Woods, Tristan Ramsey and Ben Wright, of Charterhouse Recruitment When Helen Copeland woke up dazed and confused on the ledge of a mountain with two broken legs, the last thing she could have done was run a marathon weeks later.

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WHDH

Location to help marathon bombing victims opens in August

Victims of the Boston Marathon bombing will have a new resource. According to the Boston Globe, the Massachusetts Resilience Center will open at Boston Medical Center in August.

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Boston.com

Marathon bombing victims will get centralized help

Victims of the Boston Marathon bombings will be able to find mental health, behavioral, and psychological services inside a centralized location expected to open by August at Boston Medical Center, state and federal officials announced today.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Park Record

New half-marathon course to make debut

For those familiar with the course layout for the Park City Half Marathon, the out-and-back format has seemingly run its course.

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