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US Marine who lost both legs running 31 marathons in a month

Added: 10.11.2017 16:16 | 3 views | 0 comments

Rob Jones, who wears prosthetic legs, will run his 31st consecutive marathon on Saturday.


‘He’s an idiot,' says wife of man who plans to run 57 marathons in a year

Added: 08.11.2017 11:10 | 2 views | 0 comments

Dave Jones, who aims to set a world record, does not disagree.

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Olympic marathon champion banned four years

Added: 07.11.2017 14:26 | 8 views | 0 comments

A doping tribunal rejected Sumgong's explanation that EPO was in her system from being treated at a hospital


Athletics: Kenya's Sumgong banned for four years for doping offense

Added: 07.11.2017 10:25 | 3 views | 0 comments

Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has been handed a four-year ban by Kenya's anti-doping agency (ADAK) after testing positive for the banned blood-booster erythropoietin (EPO), officials said on Tuesday.


American woman wins NYC Marathon

Added: 05.11.2017 17:28 | 8 views | 0 comments

The NYC Marathon went off without a hitch and Shalane Flanagan became the first American woman to win the event in 40 years.


N.Y.C. Marathon 2017: Live Updates

Added: 05.11.2017 5:08 | 5 views | 0 comments

If you’re running the race, or know someone who is, or just think it’s kind of wild that 50,000 people will be ripping through the five boroughs today, follow along here.

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For Meb Keflezighi’s Last Marathon, a Special Treat and Dance

Added: 05.11.2017 1:01 | 2 views | 0 comments

To go out in style, one of the most accomplished American distance runners gathered with family and friends at an event that acknowledged his Eritrean roots.

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NYC ramps up security for marathon days after attack

Added: 04.11.2017 22:01 | 5 views | 0 comments

There will be additional officers, snipers, aerial surveillance and cement barriers along the 26.1-mile route

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For final NYC Marathon, ailing runner honors a friend

Added: 04.11.2017 11:22 | 4 views | 0 comments

The retired nurse will run the race carrying the ashes of a friend who died from ALS.


NYC Boosts Marathon Security After Truck Attack

Added: 03.11.2017 16:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

Police are mounting a massive security effort to secure the NYC Marathon after the deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. The detail will include rooftop snipers and 16-ton sanitation trucks filled with sand, positioned at key intersections. (Nov. 3)


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