Tagged: Marathon

Marathon Scorcher — What to Do?

April 14th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 30 Comments

The 2012 Boston Marathon is shaping up to be a scorcher.  According to the latest forecasts, Wellesley is slated to hit 85 degrees as most runners roll through.  If you’re among the competitors, the average temperature might be 80 for your entire race. But don’t fret.  It may not be an ideal day for running […]

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Your Silly Road Race 10:23.11

October 23rd, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

When the residents of tiny Norwalk, WI (pop. 650) saw the success of Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, MN, they caught the distance running fever and decided to jump on the ‘marathon train.’ Literally. Famous for its three-quarter-mile railroad tunnel incorporated into the course, the Rails to Trails Marathon was recently named one of the Midwest’s […]

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Your Silly Road Race 8:18.11

August 18th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

The Monster Marathon and Half Marathon will take place on Sunday September 4, and only the ambitious and the brave should face the challenge of the hardest marathon course in the East. Those up for the task will climb a total of 5,560 feet, through trails including the North Country National Scenic Trail and the […]

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