VIDEO: Bank of America Chicago Marathon

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is approach fast (less than six weeks to go). I can’t wait to experience it!

Robin Williams on Running a Marathon

In addition to being an amazing actor, comedian and humanitarian, Robin Williams had close ties to the running community. In this clip for his Grammy winning 1986 show A Night At the Met, Williams explains how running a marathon delivers a cheaper high than cocaine.

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How Long is a Marathon? [Infographic]

The Marathon Distance in Perspective

The Marathon Distance in Perspective“How long is a marathon?” If you are one of the over 500,000 runners who completed a marathon in 2013, you already know it is 26.2 miles or 42.2 kilometres. However, many non-runners or curious individuals have no idea. And even if they know the numbers, they have a hard time understanding exactly how long it really is. Continue reading

Science of Marathon Running [Video]

Here’s a great explanation of the science of marathon running by Joe Hanson of PBS Digital’s It’s OK To Be Smart.

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