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The Warmup Lap | 3.6.12 - Is Your Marathon Costume Copyright Compliant?

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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Giant Olympic rings are towed on The River Thames past the O2 which will be renamed the North Greenwich Arena during the games in London later this year. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Giant Olympic rings are towed on The River Thames past the O2 which will be renamed the North Greenwich Arena during the games in London later this year. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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How my London 2012 marathon plans were run off the road | guardian.co.uk

A British newspaper columnist was planning to run the 2012 London Marathon in and Olympics-themed costume. Then he was informed of the copyrights...

There are all sorts of combinations of words you can't use: Olympics, Olympiad, London, 2012, Games, medals, breadknife (OK, I made the last one up). You can't use the symbol of the Olympic rings, the paralympic logo, the Olympic mascots Wenlock and Mandeville (they're keeping an special eye on those). You can't use athletic images, representations of an Olympic-style torch and flame, even the colours of the Olympic rings.

Preliminary Autopsy Shows No Obvious Cause of Death for LR Marathon Runner | KARK-TV

The Pulaski County Coroner's Office says its preliminary autopsy on the body of Little Rock Marathon runner Mike Kelly shows no obvious cause of death. Kelly, 38, of Little Rock, collapsed at mile 11, around 11:30 Sunday morning. He died after being taken to UAMS.

Vitamin D linked to stronger bones in girls | latimes.com

Shock therapy does not reveal the cause of my leg problems | 5ksAndCabernets

Miley Cyrus: Jean Jogger | Celebuzz

And, finally, a bit of sorta-running-related nightmare fuel for us all...

Meet Cheetah, Boston Dynamics' Terrifyingly Fast Running Robot (Video) | Forbes