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Robin Williams on marathon running

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Great bit from the "Live at the Met" special. Not into cocaine? Try marathon running.

Justin Timberlake joins the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Justin Timberlake joins the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, accepting his challenge from Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky, a married couple who were both injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. In 2014, both Patrick and Jessica completed the marathon on hand cycles.

Via Timerlake's Facebook page:

‪#‎ALSIceBucketChallenge‬. Thanks ‪#‎PatrickDownes‬ & ‪#‎JessicaKensky‬ for nominating me and The Tennessee Kids. We now nominate The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and The Roots...You've got 24 hours to donate AT LEAST $100 or douse yourself with ice. (Or both. We did both...and then we donated a bunch more. It's such a good cause.) To donate: http://alsa.org/donate/.

Usain Bolt "proclaims" at the Commonwealth Games

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Usain Bolt danced to The Proclaimers on the track before the 4x100 relay at the Commonwealth Games. Not sure what's better, Bolt's dancing or the camera operator's singing.

Chinese officials build, approve race track with 90-degree angles

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Seems athletics officials in China were eager to cut corners with a new race track...

Amazing Video of the Mt. Marathon Migration

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Otherwise known as the Alaskan Olympics, Seward, Alaska hosts the brave and the willing every July 4.

Shalane Flanagan, the 2014 Boston Marathon hometown favorite

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Is this the year Shalane Flanagan, a Marblehead, Mass. native, wins the Boston Marathon? She tells '60 Minutes' that she's ready, and why last year's attacks were so personal.

"It's my ultimate dream and goal to win the Boston Marathon. I am 'all-in' with this training."

Rod Delaney is a runner

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I'm a Runner: Rob Delaney

"The comedian named the “Funniest Person on Twitter” by Comedy Central shares his favorite running stories—good, bad, and ugly—and why he can’t take toe shoe-wearers seriously."

Dallas Marathon Canceled

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Organizers have pulled the plug on the Dallas Marathon scheduled to be run Sunday. North Texas was walloped by a wintry storm last night that iced roads across the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The race will not be rescheduled and no refunds will be given to those who paid for the race.

[Editor's note: The update on this is now posted here.]

VIDEO: miCoach SMART RUN, from adidas

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"Welcome to your smartest run, ever."

VIDEO: Double-amputee changes flat tire

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Here's Hector Picard, the first double-arm amputee Ironman finisher, changing a flat tire. So ... what's your excuse? (See more at http://www.dontstopliving.org/.)

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