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Runners Charity to Aid Newtown Missing $70K

A charity set up to aid the community of Newtown, Conn. in the wake of a deadly school shooting in 2012 has closed after reporting $70,000 in fund gone and its founder disappeared.

China's Growing Marathon Mania

Not only have the number of marathons held in China increased dramatically in recent years the size of the fields have boomed as well. The trend shows no sign of slowing down.

The Aftermath of the Dallas Marathon Cancellation

Runners left out in the cold by the cancellation of the Dallas Marathon are taking things into their own hands while organizers of the event have softened their "no refund" policy with an offer for next year's race.

The Polar Bear Marathon

The temperature at the start of the Polar Bear Marathon in Churchill, Canada this year: -20 degrees. The good news? There were no actual polar bears on the course.

Marine Corps Marathon is on

After some uncertainty due to the government shutdown, the 38th running of the Marine Corps Marathon is on.

Gov't shutdown threatens Marine Corps Marathon

"Without a resolution to the government shutdown this week, the MCM as planned is in jeopardy of being cancelled."

Tsegaye Kebede wins in London

Tsegaye Kebede.won Sunday's 2013 London Marathon, the first major marathon run since the tragedy in Boston.

Marathon Weekend is here

A look at the weekend's schedule for the Boston Marathon.

Ryan Hall out of Boston

Ryan Hall has been forced to withdraw from the 2013 Boston Marathon.

Mo Farah asked 'Haven't you run before?'

After winning the Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Half Marathon, a local news anchor asks Mo Farah if he's run before.

Mo Farah to run New Orleans

The recently-named European Athlete of the Year has his sights set on records as he readies to run in NOLA.

Desi Davila out at Boston

Desi Davila won't race in Beantown. The stress fracture that knocked her out of the Olympics will force her to miss the 2013 Boston Marathon.

NYC Marathon still set for Sunday, despite Sandy

The 2012 New York City Marathon is on as scheduled for Sunday, according to race director Mary Wittenberg, who sad that they'll have plenty of time to clean up after Sandy.

The war within New York Road Runners

The New York Times digs into the war around NYRR chief Mary Wittenberg, where profit and the promotion of the sport of running collide.

Mutai wins Berlin, but did Kimetto let him?

Geoffrey Mutai won Sunday's Berlin Marathon in 2:04:15, nearly missing the world record. And that's when the controversy stared.

San Francisco Marathon Registration Opens Early

Registration for the 2013 San Francisco Marathon is now open.

About 10,000 Spots In 2013 Boston Marathon Remain

When 2013 Boston Marathon registration re-opened Monday, there were about 10,000 bibs up for grabs.

About That 2013 Boston Marathon Registration

The 2013 Boston Marathon registration will be open all week, but only the fastest will be admitted.

Ritz Runs Strong Half In Philly, Eyes Chicago

Dathan Ritzenhein finished third in Philadelphia, setting up high expectations for the Chicago Marathon on Oct. 7.

Will Boston Open Up To All Qualifiers On Monday?

The field was almost 40 percent full after runners who beat their Boston Marathon qualifying times by 10 minutes or more were allowed to enter.

California International Marathon Fills Up 2 Months Earlier In 2012

The 2012 California International Marathon has filled up in record time.

California International Marathon The Latest 'Hot' Race, Almost 90% Full

The California International Marathon is on pace to sell out a month earlier than last year.

San Francisco Marathon 2012 Race Report: Death By A Thousand Hills

A race report for the 2012 San Francisco Marathon.

My 'Must-Run' Race Bucket List

Brooklyn Half-Marathon 2012 Recap: My First Half

This morning, I ran my first-ever half-marathon, and it was a hell of an experience. The Brooklyn Half-Marathon was well-executed by the New York Road Runners, allowing a record number of runners into the fold while still retaining a uniquely Brooklyn flair to the proceedings.

2012 New York City Marathon: I'm In!

Brooklyn Half Marathon Registration Begins Monday, March 26 At Noon

The long-awaited registration for the Brooklyn Half Marathon will open at 12:00 PM tomorrow, Monday, March 26, NYRR announced.

NYC Half Recap: Spectator Review Of Manhattan Race

A spectator of the NYC Half marathon discusses the experience with pictures and thoughts about Central Park, the Seaport and more.

Race Report: Tobacco Road Half Marathon

Half Marathon Pre-race Checklist

Uncertainty During Race Week

Marathon: The Ultimate Spectator's Sport

Marathons are unique in American sports as the spectators are actually the participants. Stride Nation ponders that interesting paradox.


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