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Last Friday morning in Mammoth Lakes, California, Mebrahtom (Meb) Keflezighi completed the last serious workout of his nearly two decades-long professional running career.
For two decades, Meb Keflezighi has been at the forefront of American distance running. Now, on the eve of his retirement, MEB: The Home Stretch is taking a five-episode look at his evolution—from a village in Eritrea to his triumphs on the streets of Boston and New York City—and his future.
It is a question that plagues all who struggle with weight: Why do some of us manage to keep off lost pounds, while others regain them? Now, a study of 14 participants from the “Biggest Loser” television show provides an answer: physical activity — and much more of it than public health guidelines suggest.
Does spending years running marathons or cycling for long distances potentially strain someone’s heart? Two major new studies of athletes and their coronary arteries suggest that the answer may be a qualified yes.
When the top 10 men and women at the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run crossed the finish line this past weekend in Auburn, Calif., they got more than just the satisfaction of a top finish in a tough ultramarathon. They also got drug tested.
However, women still cannot marry, divorce, travel, get a job or have elective surgery without permission from their male guardians.
Kathrine was the first woman to enter but Roberta Gibbs was the first woman to run an event officials thought a female body could not handle.
“Our therapy dogs are a catalyst to help the runners to relax,” says Nancy George-Michalson, executive director of New York Therapy Animals.
I had the chance to speak with one of the grittiest runners alive: Dean Karnazes. He’s known as the man who can run forever- the real life Forrest Gump meets Michael Jordan of running.
Hear that Ray, Ed, Jessica, and Brian!! Later article, confirmed that cars will be given.
In a scene straight out of a Looney Tunes cartoon, the top seven pack leaders were led astray after the lead motorcycle took a wrong turn.
Runners World lists six nightmare things that would never happen at HMRRC races!!
Have you ever daydreamed of ice cubes? The idea sounded absurd until I undertook the Marathon des Sables, a 147-mile adventure through the Sahara’s scorching 130-degree temperatures, towering sand dunes and steep mountain passes.
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