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An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt?
solated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. In a riveting narrative, award-winning journalist and often-injured runner Christopher McDougall sets out to discover their secrets. In the process, he takes his readers from science labs at Harvard to the sun-baked valleys and freezing peaks across North America, where ever-growing numbers of ultra-runners are pushing their bodies to the limit, and, finally, to a climactic race in the Copper Canyons that pits America
The title of this post pretty much says it all. I've now run this race five times and I have been amazed with the growth of this race over the years. This year was a hot one, but there was no shortage of beer and catered food for every runner after the race.
They also mentioned before the race that 100% of the proceeds have gone to cancer resear...
This is a fun, festive, flat, and fast race with slightly over half the race along the waterfront. It's nice to run and see the water without the hazards of running on sand. The bottleneck onto the Davis Island bridge at the start was a bit frustrating and the lack of wind for the first 4-5 miles on Davis Island made for a hot and humid start. B...
Date Posted: 2013-07-09
Disney Marathon Loved the race - 2013 Race By: Thomas Meade - (Sebring, FL)
I ran the Disney marathon in 1998 and then this year in 2013. The 2013 race has a great route through all the theme parks and avoids the long stretches of boring highway that the earlier race had. Many Disney characters along the route to greet and cheer us on. I think Disney put on a great race. There were no traffic problems, but I arrived about 2 h...
Kipsang Sets World Record at Berlin Marathon 9/29/2013 - New York Times Wilson Kipsang of Kenya set a world record of 2:03:23 at the Berlin Marathon on Sunday. The previous record was held by Patrick Makau of Kenya at 2:03:38.