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#NYFW: The Season’s Most Stylish Athletes

If it’s September, you can be pretty sure of two things: Serena Williams will compete at the U.S. Tennis Open after which she will make an appearance at New York’s Fashion Week. Williams, who won her 6th U.S Open title and 18th Grand Slam single last weekend, has  fans on and off the court. One of the most recognized …

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Passion and Purpose Saves Lives

Every year since I was in 8th grade I have participated in the Entertainment Industry Foundation Revlon Run/Walk in Los Angeles, California. The event seeks to improve the lives of cancer patients and survivors though increased awareness, education, research, and diagnostic treatment services. Created in 1994 by Lilly Tartikoff, Ronald O. Perelman and the Entertainment …

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Sarah Prefers to Run

French Canadian Film ‘Sarah Prefers To Run’ Gets U.S. Platform

“I want to run,” is what 20-year-old Sarah (Sophie Desmarais) tells everyone, including her highly doubtful mom, when asked what she wants out of life. And so, after excelling on her Quebec City track squad, Sarah decides to pack up her stuff and move, along with guy friend Antoine, to Montreal, where she’ll be training for the big leagues …

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6-Year-Old Girl Sets Half-Marathon World Record

How does a six-year-old girl go about running a marathon? One mile at a time. Six-year-old Keelan Glass ran the Showdown Half Marathon last week in 2:47:30. Not only did she become the youngest to ever run a half marathon  she now holds a single-age world record according to the Association of Road Racing Statisticians. By all accounts, the …

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Fartlek and Other Runner’s Terms: Running Lingo A-Z

Everyone knows runners are all a little bit crazy, so it’s no surprise they have a language all their own. Here’s a list of the most popular terms. A Achilles tendon: The tendon that attaches your calf muscles to your heel bone. Achilles tendinitis can occur in new runners who increase their distance and/or intensity too …

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Ultrarunner Nikki Kimball is looking for traction on documentary project

I recently received the following email from extraordinary ultrarunner Nikki Kimball. Read on – and if you can help support the film in any way, please do so. It’s a worthwhile project with a great message! I am writing to ask for your support in the completion of my friend Jaime Jacobsen’s new documentary film …

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Pittsburgh Marathon Director is Pretty Tough

Banana counting, conference calls with Homeland Security, working with local Churches that are on the Marathon route about transporting parishioners for their services on race day…. All in a day’s work for Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Race Director, Patrice Matamoros. Work that has paid off in a big way. Under her tenure, the race …

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