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3 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Farmer on feet for Middle East peace

WHERE Bill Clinton and Tony Blair failed, ultramarathon runner Pat Farmer hopes to succeed - bringing peace to the Middle East.

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16 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Mt. Kinabalu bound Abahan joins TNF 100

MT. KINABALU climbathon bound Sandi Menchi, together with some of Baguio and Benguet's elite runners are seen to test their mettles against foreign runners anew for the upcoming The NorthFace 100 slated May 3-4 to start and finish at the Baguio Camp John Hay.

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20 hrs ago | Competitor Magazine

Notable Names & Numbers In Boston

Unofficially, there were 31,779 finishers in today's Boston Marathon out of 32,408 starters and 35,755 official entrants.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Skechers GOrun Ultra: A running shoe for the trail

The GOrun Ultra running shoe from Skechers is a good choice for hikers looking for a cushioned step.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

WOODTV.com

From Oak Ridge - " Day 4

Easter Sunday night. Everyone one else has turned in and once again I've come to the Krystal to log onto the internet.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Competitor Magazine

Faces Of Boston: Lisa Georgis

Lisa Georgis finished last year's Boston Marathon in 3:49:15 and hopes to better her time by more than 15 minutes on April 21. I ran several races the got me a BQ, but my best times were at the 2012 Philadelphia Marathon and Central Park Marathon.

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Ghanamma.com

Meet the Man Who Runs Full Marathons with a Fridge on His Back

Tony 'the fridge' Phoenix-Morrison got his name from his unique way of running marathons - with a fridge strapped to his back.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Meet the Man Who Runs Full Marathons with a Fridge on His Back

Tony 'the fridge' Phoenix-Morrison got his name from his unique way of running marathons - with a fridge strapped to his back.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Local mom-athoner pounds pavement for a cure

Shannon Griefer ran a 135-mile ultramarathon in Death Valley in the middle of July, across the scorching hot terrain in the glow of the fiery sun.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Wave

Heat of the moment

Ultramarathon runners, Nicole Matera, 23, left, and Nathan Longcrier, 41, are shown in the heat chamber constructed in the basement of Longcrier's Fullerton home.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WMUR-TV Manchester

Dannis ready for Marathon Monday

PLAYERS FROM THAT SCHOOL LEAD SUMMER. RIVERA SENIOR RETIRED LAST SUMMER WITH 652 CAREER SAVES, THE MOST OF ALL TIME.

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Examiner.com

Review: Hoka One One Shoes

Minimalist running shoes have been getting all the buzz over the past year, but a bulkier pair that's well, attention-grabbing, caught our attention recently.

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Chronicle Live

Newcastle ultramarathon along Hadrian's Wall returns in June 2014

The Wall - the UK's largest ultramarathon between Carlisle and Newcastle Quayside - returns in June 2014 and promises to be bigger than ever.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Amputee veteran's Boston Marathon training is inspiration to others

Former U.S. Army combat engineer Edward Lychik, whose left leg was amputated at the hip after a blast in Afghanistan, runs with prosthetist Ryan Blanck in Tacoma, Wash., on April 7, 2014, in preparation for the Boston Marathon.

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Sun-Star

Musings of an ultramarathon spectator

WHILE most ladies were busy with other things, 250 of the country's tough women runners took part in the 3rd All Women Ultra Marathon in the wee hours of March 8-9, in Cebu City.

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Chronicle Live

Tony the Fridge hangs up his 42kg appliance after gruelling double marathon nightmare

Families in Fellgate say they were left in shock after the horror crash on the eastbound carriageway of the A194 Leam Lane in South Tyneside at around 11am yesterday The Chronicle understands that some senior players wanted to know why Hatem Ben Arfa found himself back in the team so quickly following the dressing room bust-up between Pardew and ... (more)

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

KKIQ-FM Pleasanton

Diablo Trails Challenge

April 19th Mount Diablo Diablo Trails Challenge has a run for everyone from those hitting the trail for the first time to experienced ultra-runners with a 5k, 10k, Half Marathon and 50K.

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Laughing Squid

Marathon Runner Documents His Experiences Running a 135 Mile Ultramarathon in Brazil

Back in January Josh Spector ran the Brazil 135 , a 135 mile ultramarathon that he documented with a GoPro head mount.

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Denver Post

Leadville couple planning to scale, ski 14 fourteeners in only 14 days

Anna and Rohan Lauer Roy of Leadville pose atop Mount Shasta in California. "When you get up at 4 a.m., it's amazing what you can do," Rohan says.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Mountain runners dominate Colorado Running Hall of Fame

Of the five athletes inducted into the 2014 class of the Colorado Running Hall of Fame, three enjoy roots in mountain and trail running .

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