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3 hrs ago | International Business Times

Sony Android 4.4.4 and 4.4.2 KitKat: Pros and Cons on Upgrading Xperia Devices to New Firmware

But there are several advantages and disadvantages once the device has been updated to Xperia T2 Ultra running Android 4.4.2 KitKat allowing apps to be transferred to the microSD card which has been restricted by default.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The News-Press

Quiet and humble, area ultra-runner is also legendaryQuiet and...

Quiet and humble, area ultra-runner is also legendary Retired dentist Sue Ellen Trapp set records, but talking about them is like pulling teeth Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1mR9aXG Retired dentist and hall-of-fame ultra-runner Sue Ellen Trapp set records, but getting this modest Buckingham resident to talk about them is ... (more)

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Vancouver Sun

Calgary runner makes history in world's toughest race

Calgary marathon runner Lorie Alexander during the gruelling 135-mile Badwater Ultramarathon.

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Mirror.co.uk

Commonwealth marathon runner swaps 20-a-day cigarette habit for top ten Games finish

Steven Way, 40, was once 16 stone, but celebrated with a pint after finishing tenth and achieving a personal best and a British veterans' record at the Glasgow Games A former 16 stone couch potato who smoked 20 fags a day ran the biggest race of his life today and celebrated by going to the pub.

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The Modesto Bee

Cincinnati man wins grueling, 135-mile foot race

Harvey Lewis finished first Tuesday at the Badwater 135 ultramarathon, with a time just shy of 24 hours, beating out nearly 100 other competitors from across the world, 14 of whom weren't able to finish.

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Medford Mail Tribune

Saijo captures win in 50 mile at Siskiyou Out Back

Katsu Saijo crossed the finish line at the Siskiyou Out Back, accepted awards and beverages with both hands, walked toward a gravel parking lot, cut left, backtracked, spun right and then ... ended up about where he began.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

SFGate

Past the finish line: S.F. Marathon runners need a recovery plan

Karen Poole trains at Lake Mendocino, near Ukiah. She learned the hard way to plan a post-race recovery.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KSL-TV

From burgers to 'Bloodiest Runner' award: Top 10 trail races in Utah

Thanks to the beauty, availability and diversity of varying landscapes, Utah provides many unique locations to host trail running races.

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Los Angeles Times

Two legs and many hands on the grueling Badwater route

Every mile, a gold Chrysler minivan waited for Lisa Smith-Batchen. It carried her pit crew, armed with water spray bottles, wet towels, body cream, calorie-dense food, new shoes and bags of ice.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Blacktown Sun

Turia's talk a lesson in resilience

Inspiration: Turia Pitt addresses Rooty Hill High School students on the eve of her 27th birthday.n Picture: Gary Warrick The ultramarathon runner and engineer survived burns to 70 per cent of her body while competing at an event in Western Australia's Kimberley region in 2011.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

Houston Runner One of Six from Texas Set to Run 135 Miles Through America's Harshest Terrain

And to track him along the course, HCSS is installing one of their GPS units, a product he helped design, on his crew's van to follow his progress in real time.

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Waterloo Chronicle

Kinship abounds in ultra running

With this in mind, I offer my utmost respect to Steven Parke, Mitch Free, Patrick Campbell, Elise Maguire, Dale Draaistra, Clay Williams, Byron Guptill, and the many other ultra runners they represent.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Canada.com

Calgarian becomes first woman to complete hat-trick of ultra-marathons

As Calgary marathon runner Lorie Alexander approached the 91-mile marker at Time Station 6 she saw in front of her the sun rise over the desert hills and behind her a painful night of running.

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The Press-Enterprise

MurrietaBADWATER RACE: Inland runners challenge limits in 135-mile race

The first group of Badwater ultramarathon runners crossed the finish line Tuesday after logging 135 miles, enduring temperatures in the upper 90s and adding a new collection of blisters to their feet.

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Gazette Series

Athletics: Dursley trio take on Stones Ultra Marathon in aid of Cammpaign4Rob

THREE intrepid Dursley Running Club members joined another three runners from B&W Equine Vets in the 2014 Race to the Stones Ultra Marathon.

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Pressat

Carphone Warehouse challenge raises vital cash to support young people in crisis

Participants have been raising money for Get Connected , the UK's free, confidential helpline service supporting vulnerable young people in the UK.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Scoop

Strong start for Glenn Sutton at Badwater 135

Dunedin ultra endurance athlete Glenn Sutton makes a strong start at Badwater 135 Ultramarathon being staged out of Lone Pine, California, today.

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Examiner.com

Tips from the Guiness Book of World Records Marathon Runner: Parvenah

Imagine your typical week of training... for some it may be a few days of heated yoga, cardio, or weight training.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Denver Post

Endurance run a remarkable way to bring "family" together

Amanda Grimes, center, with yellow shirt around waist, poses with pacers, crew and friends after finishing the 100.5-mile Hardrock 100 Endurance Run on July 13, 2014, in the San Juan Mountains in Silverton, Colorado.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Max King, Anne-Marie Madden win TrailStoke

After 54 kilometres and about 3,000 vertical of climbing, Max King and Anne-Marie Madden emerged triumphant at the first ever TrailStoke race at Revelstoke Mountain Resort.

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