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Running : does it hurt or help your knees?

October 18, 2010 06:40   Quick links

In an article published last year, the New York Times tackled a usual and controversial issue about running. Didn’t you already have a discussion with a friend or a family member telling you to lower your milage, that running will ruin your knees? According to a Austrian study published last year, which followed marathon runners during 10 years, “Continuous exercise is ...

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How to gain speed on a Marathon

August 19, 2009 10:19   Quick links

For many first time marathon runners, finishing the race is the only goal. No matter how tired you finish, no matter how long it takes, only one thing matters : running (or walking) past the finish line. photo credit: smitty42 Once this goal is reached, the next one, most of the time is to run a faster marathon. But how can ...

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7 marathons on 7 continents in less than 7 days

February 01, 2009 19:31   Quick links News

Richard Donovan has just started a crazy challenge :  to run seven standard marathons on seven continents in less than seven days. If successful, he would become the first person to do so. It has just started yesterday. You can watch his progress on the web site set up for the challenge. Here is his schedule  : 31 January: Arrive in Cape ...

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Real and maintainable fitness goals are long time goals

January 23, 2009 07:09   Quick links

Many people when they start running or enter a fitness program are looking for quick and easy results. The web is full of ads and articles promoting the last trendy way to loose weight or to become fit and healthy in a few weeks without depriving oneself. We all know as marathoners, that it isn’t true. photo credit: Iwan Gabovitch While ...

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Don't forget any item before you leave for a marathon travel

February 18, 2008 23:12   Quick links Tips

Haven’t you ever felt helpless, before a race or after one because you have left a item at home that you now badly need ? I always loved to read and use pre-travel checking list. They are quite useful when you travel overseas. And they are all the more useful when you travel to run a marathon. You can find many ...

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The Spirit of Marathon

October 28, 2007 09:28   Quick links

I just can’t wait to watch it ! If the trailer’s right, it should remind a lot of memories to every marathon runner from rookie to elite. If you want more information, visit the official site of the movie. www.marathonmovie.com Where will you run your next marathon ? ...

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Measuring the distance

August 11, 2007 05:13   Quick links

If you have ever wondered how the exact distance of a marathon was measured by the experts of the IAAF, you can read this article in the New York Times. Olympian Task: Measuring 26.2 Miles, to the Inch Where will you run your next marathon ? ...

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