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Marathon man Brasher inspires London to get riding

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUKE MACGREGOR/FILES (Reuters) – As race director of the London Marathon Hugh Brasher was not exactly short of things to do with his time but when the invitations went out for bidders to organize and run a mass cycling event on a similar scale he jumped at the chance. His organization duly got […]

Meb Keflezighi and Tennis Star Caroline Wozniacki to Run 2014 NYC Marathon

 Meb Keflezighi (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)  New York— Meb Keflezighi, the 2014 Boston Marathon champion and winner of the 2009 New York City Marathon, and Caroline Wozniacki, formerly the top-ranked player in the world and winner of the recent Istanbul Cup, will run as Team for Kids Ambassadors at the 2014 TCS New York City […]

2014 Mountain Bike Marathon Championship: Languad wins Women’s Race

For the third time, Annika Langvad (DEN) becomes the World Champ (2011, 2012, 2014) winning nearly from the start at 3:50:53, while Sabine Spitz (GER) was 2nd, 5:27 back, for a third time (2007, 2008, 2014).

2014 Mountain Bike Marathon Championship: Kulhavy wins

London Olympic Cross-Country champ Jaroslav Kulhavy (CZE) becomes the marathon World Champ, breaking away fairly early and holding for the win at 4:15:58, Alban Lakata (AUT) was 3:18 behind in 2nd.

Boston Marathon Raises Historic Amount

Boston Marathon (AP Photo/Stew Milne) BOSTON- Participants running on behalf of non-profit organizations raised $38.4 million for charity this year in the 118th running of the Boston Marathon. The 2014 figure is a record amount and nearly doubles the $20 million raised in 2013. In this year’s race on April 21st, with an expanded field […]

Desert ultra-marathoners test spiritual and physical mettle

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/TYRONE SIU (Reuters) – In the world of long-distance running there are the marathoners, ultra-marathoners and the desert runners who trek for days through drought, wind, heat and cold with supplies strapped to their backs. Fitness experts say for athletes grappling with these extremes, success is more a matter of can-do spirit than […]

Meb Keflezighi Plans to Return for 2015 Boston Marathon

Meb Keflezighi (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit Meb Keflezighi made history in April, becoming the first U.S. man since 1983 to win the Boston Marathon. Yet at the age of 39, Keflezighi knows his days as an elite marathoner are numbered. “I’m a realistic guy,” Keflezighi told TeamUSA.org, “but I’m running faster than than I ever have.” Keflezighi plans to […]

2014 Stockholm Marathon: Reporter tries to keep up

As Benjamin Bitok (KEN) was on getting ready to drop Nixon Machichin (KEN), a local reporter decided to see if she could keep pace with them, luckily she didn’t interfere with them.

2014 Stockholm Marathon: Andersson wins women’s race

Home town favorite Isabellah Andersson (SWE) gets her 6th win (2008-2011, 2013, 2014) with her second fastest time of 2:32:27, beating Asnakech Mengitsu (ETH) by 2:27.

2014 Stockholm Marathon: Bitok wins

Benjamin Bitok (KEN) gets the win at 2:13:20, out pacing Nixon Machichin (KEN) in the last eight kilometers by 46 seconds.

2014 Stockholm Marathon

The Stockholm Marathon, known as the ASICS Stockholm Marathon for sponsorship reasons, is an annual marathon arranged in Stockholm, Sweden since 1979. It serves as the Swedish marathon championship race.

Marathon Meb: Meb’s Typical Day

What is a typical day for 2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi? It may vary from day to day, but one thing is certain, it starts out early with a fresh workout.

Marathon Meb: Longevity & The Road Ahead

2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi talks about his personal road to the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games.

Marathon Meb: The Importance of Nutrition

2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi talks about the importance of nutrition when it comes to his performance. Meb pushes himself to the limits and is careful to incorporate a high amount of protein into his diet.

Marathon Meb: Working With Skechers

2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi talks about working with his shoe sponsor Skechers, and how it’s helped him succeed in his marathon goals.

2014 Boston Marathon: McGillivray interview

Boston Athletic Association Race Director, Dave McGillivray talks with Craig Hummer about putting the race together for today and how it all went.

2014 Boston Marathon: Bill Rodgers interview

Four time Boston Marathon winner Bill Rodgers gives his thoughts on today’s race, with and American win and how far the event has come.

2014 Boston Marathon: Carr and Brown interview

Last year first responder Ranger Lucas Carr and his partner Matt Brown, talk about running the Marathon in 2014.

2014 Boston Marathon: Meb Keflezighi wrap-up interview

Meb Keflezighi and his wife talk to Paul Sunderland about his win in the 2014 Boston Marathon.

2014 Boston Marathon: Davila Linden interview

Desiree Davila Linden (USA) talks about finishing 20th during the 2014 Boston Marathon.

2014 Boston Marathon: Flanagan interview

American favorite Shalane Flanagan talks about her disappointment in coming in 7th during the 2014 Boston Marathon.

2014 Boston Marathon: Ryan Hall interview

American Ryan Hall talks about the American men’s race, and coming in 20th during the 2014 Boston Marathon.

Meb Keflezighi Wins 2014 Boston Marathon

By Scott Malone, Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Richard Valdmanis BOSTON, April 21 (Reuters) – Meb Keflezighi on Monday became the first U.S. male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades as onlookers chanted “USA! USA!,” an emotional performance in a city still recovering from last year’s fatal bombing attack on the world-renowned race. Keflezighi, […]

2014 Boston Marathon: Wheelchair Race: Van Dyk interview

Ernst Van Dky (RSA) talks about winning his tenth Boston Marathon (2001-2006, 2008-2010, 2014).

2014 Boston Marathon: Wheelchair Races: Van Dyk and Mcfadden wins

Ernst Van Dky (RSA) solos in to win his 10th Boston Marathon. After winning in the 2014 London Marathon, Tatyana Mcfadden (USA) wins her second straight in Boston.

2014 Boston Marathon: Women’s Race: Jeptoo wins

Rita Jeptoo (KEN) wins her third Boston Marathon (2006, 2013), by 58 seconds, breaking the 2002 course record by 1:46 at 2:18:57. Shalane Flanagan (USA) finished 6th.

2014 Boston Marathon: Meb Keflezighi interview

One year after the bombing, Meb Keflezighi talks about becoming the first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983.

2014 Boston Marathon: Women’s Race: Jeptoo interview

Rita Jeptoo (KEN) talks about winning her third Boston Marathon in record time, one year after the bombing.

2014 Boston Marathon: Meb Keflezighi wins

Meb Keflezighi becomes the first American man to win since 1983, with a personal best at 2:08:37, by 11 seconds over Wilson Chebet (KEN) who nearly chased him down.

2014 Boston Marathon: Finish Line Camera

As part of Universal Sports Network’s coverage of the 2014 Boston Marathon, the public will be able to view the LIVE marathon finish line web camera for the first time on USN.  Watch your favorite runners as they complete the legendary race in real-time (or post-race on-demand). 

Universal Sports Presents: 2014 Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. The Boston Athletic Association manages this American classic, which is sponsored by John Hancock Financial Services. The Boston Marathon has distinguished itself as the pinnacle event within the sport of road racing by virtue of its traditions, longevity and method of gaining entry into the race (via qualification).

2014 Boston Marathon (World Feed)

The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. The Boston Athletic Association manages this American classic, which is sponsored by John Hancock Financial Services. The Boston Marathon has distinguished itself as the pinnacle event within the sport of road racing by virtue of its traditions, longevity and method of gaining entry into the race (via qualification).

2014 Boston Marathon Preview Show: Boston, MA

In addition to the highly anticipated race, Universal Sports will air a special Preview Show from the finish line on Boylston Street featuring analysis of the elite field and live interviews on Saturday, April 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. ET. Features live interviews with Meb Keflezighi, survivor Heather Abbott, first responder Lucas Carr, Larry Rawson and more.

 

Marathon Meb on Longevity

2009 New York Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi (USA) talks about his hopes of staying healthy and getting on his third Olympic team (2004, 2012) in 2016.

Marathon Meb on Nutrition

2009 New York Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi (USA) talks about how important it is to eat the right foods when he is training.

Marathon Meb on Skechers

2009 New York Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi (USA) talks about becoming a world class athlete and getting his sponsor Skechers Performance Division, with his own Skechers shoe.

Marathon Meb’s Typical Day

2009 New York Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi (USA) talks about his typical day, as he trains for his next event.

Actor and Boston Native Michael Chiklis to Voice Opening of 2014 Boston Marathon on Universal Sports Network

Michael Chiklis (Courtesy of @MichaelChiklis) LOS ANGELES (April 18, 2014) – This Monday, the world will run as one with the City of Boston for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon. Actor Michael Chiklis will lend his voice to the opening sequence of Boston’s epic event airing on Universal Sports Network on April 21, […]

Universal Sports Interviews: Boston Marathon Runner Jason Hartmann

Though critics have called him “too tall”, American marathon runner Jason Hartmann finished in 4th place at the 2012 and 2013 Boston Marathon.

2014 Boston Marathon Finish Line Web Camera

As part of Universal Sports Network’s coverage of the 2014 Boston Marathon, the public will be able to view the LIVE marathon finish line web camera for the first time on USN.  Watch your favorite runners as they complete the legendary race in real-time (or post-race on-demand).  Starting at 10:30 am ET on Monday, April 21, visit http://www.universalsports.com to see the finish […]

2013 Boston Marathon Tribute: Tom Grilk

A week before the 118th Boston Marathon, the city of Boston came together to remember the tragic terrorist attack last year.

 

 

2013 Boston Marathon Tribute: Joe Biden

A week before the 118th Boston Marathon, the city of Boston came together to remember the tragic terrorist attack last year. And giving tribute to the heroes and the survivors of that day, Vice-President Joe Biden had these words.

Boston Marathoners Vow to Take Back New England’s Sacred Race

Boston Marathon (Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) BOSTON, April 14 (Reuters) – “Left on Boylston” in this American city means only one thing on marathon day. It means you’re in the home stretch of the Boston Marathon, and all of the early morning runs in the dark New England winters, and all the wild […]

2014 Boston Marathon on USN TV Facts

Boston Marathon (AP Photo/Stew Milne) LOS ANGELES (April 10, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the exclusive national television and digital media home of the Boston Marathon, will provide LIVE television and online coverage of the 118th Boston Marathon on “Marathon Monday,” April 21, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET. In addition to the […]

Mo Farah Vows to Return After Tough London Marathon Debut

April 13 (Reuters) – Mo Farah vowed not to abandon his marathon ambitions after a chastening transition from track to road on his competitive debut over 26.2 miles in London on Sunday. The Briton, who built up an aura of invincibility after winning 5,000 and 10,000 metre titles at the last Olympics and world championships, […]

2014 Rotterdam Marathon: Wipeout

In the aways treacherous feed zones, Gebru fails to get his drink and gets knocked to the ground. Unfortunately he would not finish the race.

2014 Rotterdam Marathon: Afework wins

Abebech Afework (ETH) wins her first marathon in a time of 2:27:50 nearly nine minutes over the course record and slower than last year when she was second.

2014 London Marathon: Wheelchair Race

Marcel Hug (SUI) manages to hold off David Weir (GBR) to win at 1:32:41. And Tatyana Mcfadden (USA) wins her second straight London Marathon by 1:32 at 1:45:12, breaking her old course record.

2014 London Marathon: Edna Kiplagat wins

Two time world champ (2011, 2013) Edna Kiplagat holds off her fellow Kenyan Florence Kiplagat, by two seconds, to get the win at 2:20:20.

2014 Rotterdam Marathon: Kipchoge wins

Eliud Kipchoge wins at 2:05:00, 33 seconds off the course record while beating fellow Kenyan, Bernard Koech by 1:07.

2014 London Marathon: Kipsang wins

2012 winner Wilson Kipsang (KEN) wins again this time with a new course record at 2:04:29, beating the old record by 11 seconds. Home town fav Mo Farrah finished 8th.

2014 Rotterdam Marathon

The ABN AMRO Marathon Rotterdam has been the biggest one-day sporting event in the Netherlands for 14 years in a row. The world’s top athletes will be at the start on the bustling Coolsingel.

2014 London Marathon

The London Marathon is a long-distance running event held in London, United Kingdom and part of the World Marathon Majors. In 2012 it was the world’s largest marathon with 36,748 finishing the race.

Boston Marathon Promo

We all Run As One on the 21st of April, 2014 for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon.

 
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