2015 Outback Marathon – Running in the Land Down Under

2015 Outback Marathon – Running in the Land Down Under

Red Clay for Days and Ayers Rock as Our Backdrop

When you think of Australia, what typically comes to your mind? Kangaroos. Fosters. The Crocodile Hunter. The Sydney Opera House. The Great Barrier Reef. For me, all of these iconic images stick out, but the area I want to

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MY Big 5 Marathon Video

2013 Big 5 Marathon is the wildest of them all!

To read the full cover story, go to: MY Big 5 Marathon Run (Run4Papa)
This was the hardest race of my life! 10 times harder than the Great Wall of China!
I was nervous. And if you saw what

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MY 2013 Boston Marathon Race Footage – SO CLOSE YET SO FAR

What was it like to run the 2013 Boston Marathon?

I never imagined that I would come up .4 miles short from completing my first Boston Marathon. When the bombings went off, a boston bomb squad officer pulled me aside and said, “Your race is over!”
From a running

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Local woman still recovering in Boston Hospital
BOSTON — At least two Charlotteans were among those injured in the Boston Marathon explosions Monday afternoon, according to a family member.
Nicole Gross, 31, a personal trainer at Charlotte Athletic Club, was at the finish line with her husband Michael when the explosions went off; they were waiting

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Running the Boston Marathon for $1/Mile

Bill Rodgers, 4-Time Boston Marathon Winner, Supports Run4Papa

Would you pledge $1 a mile? What about for 26.2 miles?
My “Papa,” a pediatrician of 50 years, was recently diagnosed with dementia. Since I’ll sleep plenty when I am dead, I figured why not do anything and everything possible to

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Never ever give up.

Arthur’s Inspirational Transformation

If this story can inspire someone you know, please share it with them!
Arthur’s story is highlighted from the beginning, in the upcoming documentary, INSPIRED: The Movie.
(Thanks to filmmaker Steve Yu for putting this inspirational video together!)
Arthur Boorman was a disabled veteran of

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