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Lehigh University to Host USATF Club Cross Country Nationals

December 13th meet to be run in Runner's World's backyard.<p>The 2014 USATF Club Cross Country Championships will be held on December 13 at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. <i>Runner's World</i>, which is based in nearby Emmaus, is one of the sponsors of this year's meet.<p>The meet was first held …

Mary Cain Readies for Nationals and Beyond

The now high school graduate transitions to true professional running.<p>Poised to run her first major race of the outdoor season in this weekend’s USATF Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, California, Mary Cain will compete as a new woman. After graduating from Bronxville (New York) High School last …

Eat That, Apple: Study Says Google Is Now the World's Most Valuable Brand

Google and Apple have been fighting for the title of the world's most valuable brand for years now, but last year Apple has been dominating the lists …

Common Running Injuries (and How to Fix Them)

If you run, eventually you’re going to get hurt. We know that’s not what you want to hear, but the numbers don’t lie (even if they do vary). According to the latest research, between 30 to 80 percent of you will suffer some sort of running injury. With this statistic in mind, we reached out to …

Need a Refill?

A refresher course on how much—and what—to drink on hot summer runs.<p>During the blazing days of summer, you need more than sunscreen to protect your body from the sun. "Hydration becomes most important during intense exercise in the heat," says Douglas Casa, Ph.D., who heads the University of …

How to Set a Long Term Running Goal

How to pick and train for a worthy goal that is six, nine, or 12 months out.<p>As you set your goals for the New Year, consider planning beyond your next race or even your next season and choosing an ambitious long-term target. "If you're just looking at lots of short cycles, it's hard to reach your …

What's the Difference Between Fartlek, Tempo, and Interval Runs?

Here's a quick breakdown of these three major types of speed workouts.<p><i>Hi Jenny, I just read your article,</i> <i>'</i><i>What Should I Do During the Off Season</i><i>?'. Very helpful, thanks! Could you briefly explain to me the difference between fartlek, tempo, and interval runs? Thanks! Mary</i><p>Hi, Mary. Thanks for the …

Lung Power

Need more air? Deep breathing can help you run longer with less effort.<p>Just before you crest a hill or reach the end of a speed interval, your lungs go into overdrive. Your breath becomes shallow and rapid. You think if only you could pull in more air, you could surge up that hill or maintain your …

Keflezighi to Throw Out First Pitch at Fenway

Boston Marathon winner will make appearance before Red Sox game against Yankees.<p>Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi continues his celebratory tour tonight when he will throw out the first pitch at Fenway Park in Boston prior to the Boston Red Sox game against the New York Yankees.<p>On Monday, …

Four Dead at Fort Hood, Three Victims Plus Gunman Killed

U.S. news<p>Four people were dead, including the gunman, and at least 16 others were wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, military officials told NBC News.<p>The gunman, identified as Ivan Lopez, 34 — an enlisted soldier — took his own life with a .45-caliber Smith and Wesson semi-automatic pistol, …

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Rick Ross Performs “The Devil Is a Lie” on ‘The Tonight Show’

The countdown is on for Rick Ross’ sixth solo album <i>Mastermind</i>, which hits retailers next week. The biggest boss hit New York City on Monday night, …

Warren Buffett Offers $1 Billion For Perfect March Madness Bracket

It’s not every day that Brady gets sent packing, Manning sends potential travelers scrambling to the midwest and a Stanford grad makes news for freaking out on reporter Erin Andrews but that’s exactly what happened on Sunday. It was a play-off day to remember and had many already looking forward to …

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

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Lamborghini Veneno Roadster

Country of Origin: Italy<br>Engine: 750-hp, 6.5-liter, 12-cylinder<br>0-62 mph: 2.9 seconds<br>Starting price: $4.5 million<br>Lamborghini says it plans to build only nine copies of the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster in 2014. Among many other innovations its lightweight body design makes extensive use of carbon …

Most fascinating city car of 2013: Toyota i-ROAD

Toyota’s i-ROAD is hardly the first attempt at a leaning three-wheel runabout.<p>Mercedes-Benz unveiled its functionally similar F300 Life-Jet in 1997, and General Motors displayed the very clever Lean Machine way back in 1982. But the i-ROAD city car – Toyota calls it a personal mobility vehicle – is …

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