30 Years Ago: First US Women's Olympic Marathon Trials
On May 12, 1984, 238 women lined up for the inaugural United States Women’s Olympic Marathon Trials. Women, for the first time, would compete in a marathon at the Olympics, running a course of 26.2 miles. ... > continued
Is the 'Barefoot' Running Dead?
Health claims that had helped drive the trend are coming under attack. Vibram, which makes the FiveFingers shoes that look like gloves for the feet, has offered to settle a class-action suit that contends the company profited from unsubstantiated claims the shoes strengthen muscles and prevent injury. ... > continued
Sandhollow Marathon April 11, 2015
Our new course starts and finishes in Hurricane Utah and loops around the lake, maybe the most beautiful course ever.Cash prizes for the first three men and women and prizes for the best costume. Thirty minutes from Zion Natl Park, twenty minutes from St George UT. > Race
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Run For Hospice May 9, 2015
Families and friends can honor a loved one and support hospice care at The Run for Hospice on May 10 in Weston. The Run For Hospice will feature a 5K and 10K run/walk, food, family-friendly activities and entertainment, and a balloon release at the conclusion of the event. All proceeds benefits Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services in the Wausau area. > Race
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One of the fastest marathon courses in the Midwest, The Glass City Marathon will begin in the center of the University of Toledo campus heading northwest into the quiet neighborhoods of Old Orchard, Ottawa Hills, and Sylvania.
Man Up Fathers Day 5/10K June 21, 2015
Twelth Anniversary of the Man UP Father's Day 5/10k Benefits the Obediah Cole Foundation For Prostate Cancer. Our Mission: Prostate Cancer Early Detection, Education and Awareness.