Woo-hoo, three-day weekend.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
Last week I introduced you to Joe D’Amico, a Chicago man who was training for the Los Angeles Marathon by <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/03/this-is-not-how-you-train-for-a-race">eating only McDonald’s during the 30 days</a> leading up to the race.
An Illinois man is less than 10 days away from a goal he set for himself 3 weeks ago, as he gave himself 30 days to prepare and train for the Los Angeles Marathon.
On Sunday, thousands of runners from across the world competed in the Tokyo Marathon in, I’m guessing, Japan, and the big winner was Ethiopia’s Hailu Mekonnen, who finished in first place and strengthened my belief that people from Africa are good runners.
Only a week ago, Natsuki Terada was at the top of his game.
An online sportsbook is taking wagers on the times of celebrities participating in the upcoming New York City Marathon.
Weird running story from Iowa: Two Kenyan marathon runners actually got lost while running the Quad-Cities Marathon, which is not to be confused with the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quad_City_DJ's">Quad City DJ's</a>, whose 1996 single, "C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)" made it to No.
Does combining your favorite thing in the world with your least favorite thing in the world make the thing you hate better, or the thing you love worse.
<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/anne_v_1.jpeg"></a>Most of us know Anne Vyalitsyna as supermodel Anne V from SI's swimsuit issue, but this weekend she'll trade in her two-pieces and body paint for running shoes as her efforts to raise money for people with disabilities culminate at the New York City Marathon this weekend.
That actually happened in Des Moines, where would be marathoners were held up on the course as a train passed through.
A Boston Marathon that saw <a href="http://www.sportressofblogitude.com/2009/04/21/radio-host-from-boston-causes-controversy-and-it-has-nothing-to-do-with-nappy-headed-hos/">a bomb scare</a> yesterday also nearly saw its first American winners since 1985.