Apr 06 6:04 a.m.
"The South African Van Dyk set a wheelchair marathon world record in Boston in 2004 with his winning time of 1:18:27."
Host a National Run a Mile Day Event!
Mar 24 1:21 p.m.
ARA is seeking community hosts for a National Run a Mile Day event in all 50 states. All the events are free. Organizers can purchase low-cost Miler T-shirts from ARA for Run a Mile Day events.
Is L.A. faster on foot?
Mar 19 8:07 a.m.
We know it takes about two hours to run a marathon (ha!). Steve Lowery investigated the question: Is it faster to run the course, or drive it?
Increase in Extremely Obese Children
Mar 19 5:17 a.m.
"The obesity epidemic is hitting children harder than ever, with 7.3 percent of boys and 5.5 percent of girls classified as extremely obese in a California study, researchers from Kaiser Permanente report."
Marathon Training and the Heart
Mar 18 5:20 a.m.
"Researchers measured stiffness in the runners' aortas using pulse wave velocity, and found that marathon runners had higher than average wave velocity, indicating an increased risk of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease."