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  • Unstoppable: Edward Lychik, combat-wounded Army veteran and marathoner
    Unstoppable: Edward Lychik, combat-wounded Army veteran and marathoner
    The crack of a recoilless rifle split the Afghanistan air, impacting the end of a U.S. Army convoy, filling the air with shrapnel, smoke, and billowing dust. The shell struck the vehicle where combat engineer Edward Lychik perched in the gunner...
  • Runner by Patrick Lee
    'Runner' by Patrick Lee is much more that "just" a suspense story
    After reading a few pages of Patrick Lee's action/ suspense novel "Runner," the reader is quite likely to assume that it's basically just another in that long line of near-superhero adventures. All the conventions of the genre...
  • Runner quits after getting bib number 666
    Runner walks away from regional championships over '666' bib number
    A Kentucky high school cross country runner forfeited her chance to qualify for her state’s regional championship meet after she was assigned the bib number 666, which she would have to wear as she ran. The number conflicted with her...
  • Top 3 running retailers in Dallas
    Top 3 running retailers in Dallas
    Dallas is a thriving metropolis practically bursting at the seams with retail opportunity. Despite all of the pomp and circumstance surrounding Dallas's well known retail market, athletes can have a hard time scrounging up the much needed...
  • Kate Gosselin
    Kate Gosselin is proud of her daughter for becoming a runner
    Kate Gosselin is an avid runner and she will often tweet about her dedication to the sport. She is often participating in marathons in her local area and she was very vocal during the Boston bombings, as she could have been one of the victims....
  • Running with guns
    Running with guns: exercising your Second Amendment rights as a runner.
    Most runners know about the 1989 Central Park jogger case and, of course, the murder of Chandra Levy, whose killer attacked other women running in Rock Creek Park prior to Levy’s homicide. Assaults and rapes – and homicides –...
  • Marathon finish line in Central Park
    Thousands of New York marathon runners volunteer instead
    This week, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the 2012 ING New York City marathon was an on-again, off-again media debacle.With thousands of mid-Atlantic residents homeless and running low on food and water, New York city officials decided to...
  • Food for Runners 101: Banana Bread
    Food for Runners 101: Banana Bread
    Runners are always looking for healthy alternatives for their favorite guilty pleasures (i.e. peanut butter, chocolate, cake, cookies, etc.). While running on average burns 100 per calories per mile, runners - and athletes in general - still want...
  • Fall fitness event round up
    Cleveland fall fitness event round up
    Clevelanders endured a hot, dry and often oppressive summer. More than 25 days peaked at temperatures over 90 degrees and drove a lot of outdoor fitness enthusiasts inside in search of some relief. With the approach of fall many are hoping for...
  • Usain Bolt
    Usain Bolt ready to act? Hollywood wants runner for action hero movies
    Usain Bolt had the fans at the Olympic Stadium during the London Olympics on their feet. After winning gold medals twice in individual sports, the athlete catered to the cameras and got the fans excited around the world. His charisma and...
  • What did Oscar Pistorius teach us?
    What did Oscar Pistorius teach us?
    The 2012 Olympics are now in their second week, amazing individuals keep breaking records and taking home medals.When the Olympics are on not many think about the para-Olympics that disabled people compete in. Its not televised locally, nationally...
  • Flexible Shoe
    The feet of a runner
    We have all heard the saying, “no foot, no horse”. This concept also applies to a runner. Here are three rules of thumb to bear in mind before hitting the track.1. Wear good quality running shoes that fit properly, allow for ease of...
  • Monique Ositelu Overcomes Obstacles to Win Big at Furman
    Monique Ositelu Overcomes Obstacles to Win Big at Furman
    Monique Ositelu won the 800 meter run at the Furman Invitational on Saturday, April 14th, 2012. Just one year ago, she had been told to give it up after an Achilles injury and recurrent knee problems. What a difference a year makes.When Monique...
  • Micah True:  Legendary runner missing while running at hotel
    Micah True: Legendary runner found
    UPDATE: May 9, 2012An autopsy report released Tuesday by the Office of the Medical Investigator showed that Micah True had cardiomyopathy, a disease that results in the heart becoming enlarged, although the medical examiners could not tell what...
  • Runners are eccentric
    Wardrobe malfunction leads to marathon runner being tasered
    Pure runners are sometimes an eccentric bunch. Just ask the Olathe Running Club and the Kansas City Track Club. Their training habits and race strategies sometimes defy logic. At times they just let it all hang out.Take for example Brett Henderson...