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Des Moines Marathon Delayed By Wayward Train

marathon-trainThe annual Des Moines Marathon took place over the weekend, but with a new twist in marathon running. The two men who were leading the race, Simon Sawe and David Tuwei of Kenya, made the final turn, only to find that their path was blocked by a freight train.

Sawe had led Tuwei by ten seconds at that point…

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Running Of The Bulls Kicks Off In Pamplona: Video

Ah, July. That wonderful time of year when the brave and the stupid run down the narrow streets of Pamplona, Spain just ahead of, behind, or under the feet of several bulls.

The annual Running of the Bulls kicked off yesterday, and as you can see, the bulls got the better of a…

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A Follow-Up On Kyle Perry, AKA Mop Guy

kyle-perryA couple of years ago, I wrote a brief post about a BYU track star who had been arrested after being involved in a mop fight in the middle of a Provo intersection.

As is usual with these stories, they get posted and we all move on, unless more news comes out and the sporting world revisits…

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San Francisco’s Bay To Breakers Race To Be Alcohol, Fun Free This Year

Each May, thousands of runners participate in the Bay To Breakers race that appropriately enough goes from the San Francisco Bay to the Breakers of the Pacific Ocean.

And each May, thousands more follow the runners, in costumes and completely without costumes (translation: naked), many of them intoxicated. People go as far to build floats…

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Scottish Duathlon Competition Gets Insurance Against Loch Ness Monster Attacks

When planning an event, it’s important to take into consideration anything that might go wrong, and then do whatever you can to prepare should the worst happen.

The organizers of the First Monster Duathlon, which will…

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