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Olympic Gold Medalist Frank Shorter Discusses the 2015 Boston Marathon

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By Seth Rubinroit

Perhaps no man was more influential in igniting the running boom in the United States of the 1970s than Frank Shorter. 968 more words

Marathon

2014 Boston Marathon Champion Meb Keflezighi Guests on Beyond The Medals

Meb Keflezighi (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES (April 13, 2015) – Just one week away from the 119th running of the Boston Marathon, Beyond the Medals – The Business of Sport… 780 more words

Marathon

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Guests on Beyond The Medals

Boston mayor Martin J. Walsh (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

With just over a month to go until the 119th running of the Boston Marathon, … 614 more words

Olympics

10 ways to test whether you could you survive being a runner in the 70s

For better or worse, the sport of distance running has changed quite a bit since the Running Boom first took off in the early 1970s. 1,759 more words

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Mountain Runners Dominate Colorado Running Hall of Fame

Via Nancy Hobbs, The Examiner:

“Of the five athletes inducted into the 2014 class of the Colorado Running Hall of Fame, three enjoy roots in mountain and  75 more words

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Personal Best Bass Pro (Birthday) Half Marathon!

My 24th birthday is this tomorrow and when I look back one year ago, it has been a whirlwind!

If you had asked me 365 days ago to predict the next 365, I wouldn’t even have come close! 545 more words

Sport

Keeping Up With The Olympian(s): L's Fun Run With Gold Medalist Frank Shorter

Frank Shorter is on a mission. The man known as the “father of the modern running boom” and won the gold medal at the 1972 Munich Olympics has more to share with the world. 428 more words

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