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2015 Chicago Marathon

2015 Chicago Marathon

How to Run 26.2 Miles with Leg Cramps

On race day, 1.7 million spectators came to watch over 45,000 runners treat themselves to a 26.2-mile tour of diverse cultures, historic buildings and residences, renowned architecture, vibrant murals and the mouth-watering scents of some of the best dining in the world. Known

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2014 R4P Boston Marathon Race & Teaser Videos

Returning to Boston for Redemption

For the past 371 days, I have gone to bed and woken up thinking of solely returning back to #BostonMarathon and finishing what I started a year ago when I was stopped at mile 25.8 due to the explosions.

What was it like

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What was it like to run the 2013 & 2014 Boston Marathon?

Boston Strong All Day Long

I woke up every morning and went to bed every night thinking about what happened last year at the Boston Marathon. No matter how much I tried to write about that experience and what I saw, I just couldn’t find the words. I sat

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MY 2014 Boston Marathon Experience

Last year, I said “I will finish what I started” and returned to Boston with one goal: to soak up #BostonStrong and complete the world’s most prestigious marathon
Boston Marathon pictures

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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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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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Which location is next for R4P?

Adventure Marathon – 4 Unique Challenges

Spanning the globe, Adventure Marathon’s four challenges take runners to the most beautiful corners of the world. From the Greenlandic ice sheet to the African savannah, from the Great Wall of China to the Great Barrier Reef, runners will experience challenging

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1,000+ people donate to R4P

Thank you!!!

We want to extend a special thank you to each and everyone who chose to support the R4P campaign this year. It takes a lot of people to make such a wonderful campaign come together, and we are so very appreciative of your generosity. To all the

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