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The Warmup Lap | 3.22.12 - Marathons Are En Vogue These Days

You saw it over the weekend, as big cities such as Washington, D.C. and New York City held epic half marathons (and marathons) right through the heart of the cities.

It's becoming more and more common to see marathons spring up across the country as health fanatics, athletes and everyone in between get on the running bandwagon. It's about time!

New half-marathon to rock Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh will be host to a "Rock 'n' Roll" half-marathon in August 2013 featuring thousands of runners, rock bands and cheerleaders on a 13.1-mile course.

SLO Marathon could give local economy a boost | The Tribune &
In April, San Luis Obispo will play host to its first marathon in more than a quarter of a century.

Race Report: Tobacco Road Half Marathon - Stride Nation
Contrasted with the logistical nightmare that was the Rock and Roll USA Half Marathon, the Tobacco Road Half Marathon in Cary, NC was a smoothly-run event.

Indian Runner Prepares to Mark 101st Birthday with London Marathon | Asia | English
Indian-born runner Fauja Singh, who became the oldest person to complete a marathon when he crossed the finish line at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon last year, plans to compete in the London Marathon on April 22.

Will You Be Running The Boston Marathon? - Norwood, MA Patch
If you're running the Boston Marathon, we want to know!