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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
This was my 1st 5k ever and even though it was cold out it was a blast, very well organized, lots of great sponsors, plenty of parking, Porto-potties, entertainment before and after. Simple fun road course through nice neighbor hoods and local community. Packet pickup at local YMCA well organized and bag of treats included ! Will most definitely run ...
The race was organized and the route was scenic, easy and flat (a little bumpy on the bridge). Pick up was much better than 2 years ago when we attended. The post and after party was excellent, the best in the area. There was live music, fun kid activities, give-aways, beer, and lots of food. The best part was getting tickets to a game!! Very wort...
Date Posted: 2014-03-18
Bolt Run 5 Mile Bolt Run 5 Mile Race Review - 2014 Race By: David Tilki - (Oldsmar, FL)
Great race, great course, great after-party. So well organized! I'll be back. The finish line at the end of the tunnel added to the experience.
Man completes 26 marathons in 26 days 12/24/2013 - CNN On Thanksgiving Day, Jayson Black, 28, began his mission to raise awareness and money for a Las Vegas food bank by running 26 marathons in 26 days for a total of 681.2 miles.
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.