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Run As One: Director Irene Davis, Spaulding National Running Center

As Director of the Spaulding National Running Center, Irene Davis was volunteering at a medical tent near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. Immediately after the explosions, the tent became a mass casualty center. Irene now uses that first-hand experience at the center to help patients address the new issues they face in understanding how to learn to walk and run again. The center also helps to retrain those who have lost a limb, and was the home to several bombing victims during their rehabilitation.

The Last 26: Episode 12: Running with Ryan Hall

Kinga runs with two time Olympian Ryan Hall on his training runs and tries to keep up the pace.

Countdown To London: Running All The Way To History

We started things off with Track, and South African runner Oscar Pistorius, who is set to make Olympic history. Pistorius will be the first amputee athlete to compete in the Olympic Games.

2014 Boston Marathon: Carr and Brown interview

Last year first responder Ranger Lucas Carr and his partner Matt Brown, talk about running the 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, […]

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, […]

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 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.

NFL’s DeMarcus Ware: “It’s not just a run for me.”

NFL star DeMarcus Ware (Red Bull Content Pool) Football star DeMarcus Ware had a frightening accident on the field in 2009 — severely spraining his neck after slamming headfirst into a lineman. After a few anxious moments, the immobilized player was placed on a stretcher and carted off the field. At the time, it was unknown […]

Boston Marathon Promo

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

2014 Paris Marathon

The Paris Marathon is one of the most popular marathons in Europe – a scenic run through a beautiful city, beginning on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees and running past many of the city’s iconic sites, including the Louvre and the Seine.

Why I Run: Dani Lost 64lbs.

Dani Holmes-Kirk was never a fan of running and yet is training for her second Boston Marathon. Since starting running she has lost 64lbs and now considers herself to have caught the running “bug.”

Run As One: Eric Goralnick, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Dr. Eric Goralnick, an emergency room doctor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, was a block away from the marathon when he learned about the bombing.  By the time he arrived at the ER, the staff was already in motion. The hospital’s personnel regularly undergo drills and training for emergency events, and on that fateful day, put all of their practice into play. This year, Dr. Goralnick plans to support the hospital’s team and honor those who were injured in last year’s bombings by running the 2014 Boston Marathon.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series : Hong Kong, China: Day 3 (Mobile)

For the second year running, Hong Kong will welcome a record 28 teams to the Sevens. This year’s Sevens will play host to the HSBC Sevens World Series (HSBC SWS) competition amongst the 15 core teams on the Series and Asia’s third-ranked side Sri Lanka, and a simultaneous 12-team international qualifier competition, the winner of which will be promoted to the HSBC SWS in 2014/2015.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series : Hong Kong, China: Day 3

For the second year running, Hong Kong will welcome a record 28 teams to the Sevens. This year’s Sevens will play host to the HSBC Sevens World Series (HSBC SWS) competition amongst the 15 core teams on the Series and Asia’s third-ranked side Sri Lanka, and a simultaneous 12-team international qualifier competition, the winner of which will be promoted to the HSBC SWS in 2014/2015.

2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships: Copenhagen, Denmark

This will be the 20th edition of the championships (including the two editions that were renamed the ‘IAAF World Road Running Championships’) and Denmark is the 16th country to host the World Half Marathon Championships. The event is being held in Scandinavia for just the second time ever, 20 years after Oslo hosted it. It’s also just the second time in the history of the championships that it is being held in spring. Brussels in 2002 was the only other World Half Marathon Championships that was held at this time of year.

Run As One: Dr. David R. King, Marathon Runner & Surgeon

Dr. David R. King runs to share in the personal victories of his fellow marathoners and had just finished running the 2013 Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. Little did he know that his experience as an Army doctor in Iraq and Afghanistan would be put to the test in his own backyard. Upon hearing of the blasts, he immediately went to Massachusetts General Hospital where he began treating and operating on patients. Dr. King plans to run the 2014 Boston Marathon.

Run As One: Wayne Levy, BAA Board of Directors

Having personally logged more than 100,000 miles, Wayne Levy has a genuine love for running and for how the Boston Marathon helps the city to stay strong. Wayne looks forward to the race every year because of its unique ability to bring the entire community together. Following the events of 2013, Wayne has struggled to accept a tragedy that happened on such a joyous and positive occasion, but has not let it stop him in his quest to bring more attention to the sport.

Universal Sports Network Presents Boston Marathon “Run as One” Series

Compelling Personal Stories of Perseverance, Resilience and Recovery an Integral Part of Network’s Coverage of 2014 Boston Marathon Network’s Distribution Partners Join Forces to Bring Event Coverage into as Many Homes as Possible Los Angeles (March 10, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the exclusive national television and digital media home of the Boston Marathon, announced […]

Run As One: David McGillivray, Boston Marathon Race Director

In 1973, David McGillivray made a personal commitment to run the Boston Marathon every year in tribute to his late grandfather, and has been the last person to cross the finish line every year since 1988 when he became the legendary event’s race director. And although his efforts were turned elsewhere on April 15, 2013, David fulfilled his promise to keep running and finished his 41st Boston Marathon 11 days later.

Get the Latest News In The Oscar Pistorius Trial

(Scroll Down For Previous Day’s News) Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:12am EDT Judge Thokozile Masipa granted the state’s request for a postponement to avoid conflicts with other cases. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel – nicknamed “The Pitbull” for his aggressive style – tore into defense witness Roger Dixon, questioning his credibility and expertise. Pistorius, 27, is on trial […]

Boston Athletic Association Invites the World to Run

Boston Marathon World Run application encourages runners of all abilities to participate in the athletic spirit of the 2014 Boston Marathon BOSTON, February 5, 2014 – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), organizer of the Boston Marathon, today launched Boston Marathon World Run, a mobile application and website that connects runners from around the world with the […]

2014 Tour of Oman: Stage 1: Interview

Andre Greipel (Lotto) talks about getting the first stage win in the 5th running of the Tour of Oman.

Bad news for Putin as Sochi satire floods Internet

(Reuters) – Vladimir Putin’s dreams of glory at the Sochi Winter Olympics are drowning in a sea of online satire poking fun at everything from the toilets to threats of a bomb attack. The Twitter account @SochiProblems, with comments on issues ranging from supposed spray-painting of the grass to signs banning fishing in the toilets […]

Geoffery Mutai And Priscah Jeptoo Win New York City Marathon

Larry Fine | NEW YORK | Sun Nov 3, 2013 11:10pm IST (Reuters) – Defending champion Geoffrey Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo won the men’s and women’s races at the New York City Marathon on Sunday for a Kenyan sweep in chilly, windy conditions through the city’s five boroughs. Jeptoo overtook front-running Ethiopian Buzunesh Deba with […]

10 Reasons To Countdown To Sochi with US

Featuring the most compelling stories leading up to the Winter Games, “Countdown to Sochi” airs every Wednesday from October 30 to February 5 at 8 PM ET only on Universal Sports Network. The 15-week show will showcase Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls through exclusive interviews and profiles, and will also have extensive coverage of winter sports […]

The Last 26: Episode 21: Overcoming Mental Challenges

Kinga meets with her running coach to get some tips on how to combat the mental challenges of running her 18 miler.

Universal Sports Network Announces Expanded Coverage of 2014 Boston Marathon

Los Angeles (October 21, 2013) – Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic and endurance sports programming, will provide LIVE television and online coverage of the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 21, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ET. LIVE race day coverage from Copley Square will also include pre- and post-race […]

Gibbon Slacklines Presents: Megastunt Over Las Vegas

Exhilarating spectacles will be taken to new heights Wednesday, Oct. 16 as Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil teams with Gibbon Slacklines to showcase a record-breaking highline walk attempt from the exterior of Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, 63 floors above the Las Vegas Strip.  As the kick off to the 2013 World Slackline Federation (WSFed) Slackline World Cup Finals taking place the following day inside the Michael Jackson ONE theatre, daredevil Gibbon athlete Andy Lewis will attempt to set the world record for the longest urban highline walked as he forges a 480-ft. high, 360-ft.-long slackline rigged from two of the Mandalay Bay resort towers running parallel to the Las Vegas Strip.

Wilson Kipsang Breaks Marathon World Record In Berlin

REUTERS – Kenyan Wilson Kipsang made the most of the notoriously flat and fast Berlin streets to smash the marathon world record by 15 seconds en route to taking the title on Sunday. The 31-year-old Kipsang clocked a time of two hours, three minutes and 23 seconds to better the previous mark set two years […]

2013 Berlin Marathon

The Berlin Marathon is a major running and sporting event held annually in Berlin, Germany. The official marathon distance of 42.195 kilometers (26 miles 385 yards) is set up as a city-wide road race for both professional and amateur runners.

2013 Berlin Marathon (mobile)

The Berlin Marathon is a major running and sporting event held annually in Berlin, Germany. The official marathon distance of 42.195 kilometers (26 miles 385 yards) is set up as a city-wide road race for both professional and amateur runners. This event airs Sept 29 @2:30amET.

Equinox Tips: Marathon Strength Training: Week 10

The buzz word for this week: Pairings. In a meta sense, to run well and run healthy, you must complement your mileage with strength-training. “If you haven’t picked up on it yet, running really does need to be paired with lifting,” says Tier 4 coach Jason Skinner. “Structure, balance and movement tend to fall apart […]

Equinox Tips: Marathon Strength Training: Week 9

Just as there are superfoods, there are supermoves, exercises so dynamic and effective that they confer a particularly significant benefit and thus deserve a permanent place in your repertoire. One such move is the focal point of this week’s series, and it’s got Tier 4 coach Jason Skinner using superlatives. “Week 9 holds a special place […]

USN’s Hiking, Hydration & Endurance Gear Guide

Universal Sports put together a list of essential gear that will keep endurance athletes on track during their Fall 2013 (and beyond) training. Take a look at some of our favorite products from brands like High Sierra, Asics and Yurbuds.  Marlin 18 Hydration Pack by High Sierra Ideal for mountain biking, trail running, and day […]

The Last 26: Episode 11: Kinga Meets with Ryan Hall

Kinga meets with two time Olympian and American record holder Ryan Hall for tips on running a marathon and to see what a day is like in his shoes.

Ryan Hall Q&A

The Last 26: Running With Ryan Hall Ryan Hall is one of the most decorated American distance runners of all time. Among his many accomplishments, Hall is the current U.S. record holder for the half marathon and marathon. USN: When you don’t feel like running, how do you motivate yourself to train? Ryan: I make […]

Ryan Hall’s Marathon Tips

Ryan’s Advice: Five Running Training Tips for a Busy Schedule: 1. Get out the door: Even if you feel tired when you get home after a long day, just make it a point to get out the door. If you still feel tired once you have run a couple of miles then modify your workout. […]

An Additional 9,000 Runners Will Run In Boston Marathon In 2014

By Scott Malone BOSTON | Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:54am EDT (Reuters) – Next year’s Boston Marathon will include an additional 9,000 runners, amid a groundswell of support and interest in the wake of the bombing attack this year which killed three people and cut the event short, the marathon’s organizers said Thursday. Boosting the […]

The Last 26: Episode 9: Working Through The Pain

Kinga visits her acupuncturist to alleviate pain from her LCL injury due to running.

Merritt wins as world champions triumph in Stockholm

LaShawn Merritt of the U.S. races to win during the men’s 4×400 metres relay final of the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow August 16, 2013 file photo. Credit: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – American LaShawn Merritt eased to victory in the 400 metres as one of several newly-crowned world champions to shine […]

Bolt Is Officially Named World’s Best

Usain Bolt reacts after Jamaica won the men’s 4×100 metres relay final during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 18, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Phil Noble (Reuters) – Usain Bolt, already enshrined as one of the greatest Olympians of all time, became the most successful athlete in world championship history when he […]

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Jeter Interview

200m silver medalist Carmelita Jeter (USA) talks bout her injury, taking third and her chances of running in the relay.

2013 FIE Fencing World Championship: Fencing bodycheck

In the Women’s Team Epee Bronze Medal match, with time running out for France, Jacques Andre charges Branza (ROU) and both end up on the floor, no score. Branza would recover for the final second to claim the win.

THE LAST 26: Episode 3: Kinga’s New Shoes

Kinga travels to A Runner’s Circle to replace her old shoes and get proper running gear only to learn she shouldn’t just pick them out by color!

The Last 26: Episode 3: Kinga’s New Shoes

Kinga travels to A Runner’s Circle to replace her old shoes and get proper running gear only to learn she shouldn’t just pick them out by color!

Gatlin Runs 9.95, Beats Bolt At The Golden Gala In Rome

Rome, Italy – 6 June 2103 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt’s defeat by Justin Gatlin in the 100 metres at the Rome Diamond League meeting on Thursday is unlikely to cause the Olympic champion too much concern ahead of August’s world championships. American Gatlin, bronze medallist at the London Games after a four-year doping ban, ran […]

Maurice Clarett Playing In Sevens Tournament

The Columbus Dispatch reports today that former Ohio State and Denver Broncos running back Maurice Clarett will be participating in the Ohio Rugby Sevens Invitational in Mechanicsburg, Ohio on May 25th. He will be playing for the Columbus affiliate of Tiger Rugby, who incidently will be responsible for picking the 2016 USA Rugby Sevens Olympic […]

Rudisha keeps his cool to see off Aman in Doha

May 10 (Reuters) – Kenya’s world record holder and Olympic champion David Rudisha had to work hard to secure victory over Ethiopian teenager Mohammed Aman in the 800 meters at the opening Diamond League meeting of the season in Doha on Friday. London Games sprint champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica won the women’s 200 and […]

Peerless Cavendish times it right again in Giro

Britain’s Mark Cavendish celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the sixth stage of the Giro d’Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race, from Mola di Bari to Margherita di Savoia, Thursday, May 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Gian Mattia D’Alberto) By Alasdair Fotheringham MARGHERITA DI SOVOIA, Italy, May 9 (Reuters) – Britain’s Mark Cavendish captured […]

Jeptoo keeps her feet for Kenya, Kebede takes men’s win

By Alison Wildey LONDON, April 21 (Reuters) – Priscah Jeptoo took advantage of a fall by Ethiopia’s Olympic champion Tiki Gelana to give Kenya their third successive victory in the women’s race at the London Marathon on Sunday. Ethiopian Tsegaye Kebede made up for missing out on the Olympics and destroyed Kenyan hopes of retaining […]

2013 London Marathon (mobile)

The London Marathon is a long-distance running event, the world’s largest marathon as of 2012 with 36,748 finishing the race, held in London, United Kingdom. The event was first run on March 29, 1981 and has been held in the spring of every year since. Since 2010, the race has been sponsored by Virgin Money, as the Virgin London Marathon. This is the 33rd edition of the event. This event airs 4/21 @ 4:00amET/1:00amPT.

2013 London Marathon

The London Marathon is a long-distance running event, the world’s largest marathon as of 2012 with 36,748 finishing the race, held in London, United Kingdom. The event was first run on March 29, 1981 and has been held in the spring of every year since. Since 2010, the race has been sponsored by Virgin Money, as the Virgin London Marathon. This is the 33rd edition of the event.

Boston champion McFadden a shining example in London

Tatyana McFadden of the U.S. smiles as she poses for a portrait with the Boston Marathon trophy after winning the women’s wheelchair division of the 117th Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts April 15, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi By Alison Wildey LONDON, April 19 (Reuters) – Boston Marathon wheelchair champion Tatyana McFadden fled the city after Monday’s […]

Kiprotich wants to be inspiration in London

Stephen Kiprotich (UGA) celebrates after winning the men’s marathon during the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Mall. Mandatory Credit: Leo Mason-USA TODAY Sports By Alison Wildey LONDON, April 17 (Reuters) – Stephen Kiprotich, who overcame childhood illness and the might of the Kenyans on his way to winning marathon gold at the London Olympics, […]

 
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